This month, Emma and Steve look at the BBC's ill-fated attempt to do a "This Life" on Westminster - Party Animals.
It's an enjoyable drama and in many ways an admirable one. Certainly its stated intention to show Westminster in a more positive light is something that has been missing from most depictions of British politics.
But coming out in 2007, just before the crash and the expenses scandal, it never really chimed with the national mood and wasn't commissioned for a second series.
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