We're watching it too, mainly because all the school scenes were filmed in the school dh works in. He met Josie Russell and our car was just in the background when Sid was in the car with his mum. What a claim to fame, eh?
Baffled by this thread... got it on in the background tonight (so not actually watching it granted), and it just seems to be a lot of swearing and some bloke that looks faaaaaaaaaaaar too much like Ron Weasley!
Admittedly the kid from About a Boy has aged much better than expected