James Buckley was the only Inbetweeners cast member in the pilot but he didn’t play Jay
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"It is well hot."
"Might be too hot."
Those immortal words pretty much sum up what it's like to be living in the UK at the moment and they come straight from The Inbetweeners Movie.
The popular Channel 4 sitcom ran for three series and two movies in which it perfectly captured the essence of navigating secondary school and all the awkward experiences which followed.
However, before all of that there was a pilot episode of the show which was called Baggy Trousers back then and of the four boys who made The Inbetweeners such a classic comedy only James Buckley was in it.
Simon Bird, who played Will on the show, spoke about it recently at Comic Con North East.
He said: "Little bit of trivia actually is that there was a pilot of The Inbetweeners with a totally different cast except for James who was in the pilot, and he played Neil, so imagine that."
On top of that he hadn't been cast in the role of Jay yet, revealing that he'd actually played Neil in Baggy Trousers before getting the call which told him the show would be going ahead but he wouldn't be in it.
Buckley called The Inbetweeners creators to congratulate them on getting their pilot made into a show and to throw his hat into the ring for any 'smaller parts' since he'd been told they were going to 'completely recast'.
It was during that call that he was told they'd actually wanted him to switch roles over to Jay so it's probably quite lucky that he decided to call them up and get those wires uncrossed.
A hell of a lot of things can change between the making of a pilot episode and the show itself, if indeed the actual show ever gets made, with changes to the cast being one of the most common switches.
Sadly any hopes of an Inbetweeners comeback still seem like a distant dream as Bird said 'we're all so old' now and that it might be 'creepy and tragic' if they went back to the format as much older people.
It's been a depressingly long time since the show was actually on our screens and in the years since it ended the best fans have been able to get is the uncovering of some deleted scenes.
Joe Thomas (Simon) floated the idea that years down the line the boys of The Inbetweeners might not even still be friends as people naturally grow apart in their lives.