The whole premise of the show is a pretty good metaphor for the current state of British politics.
Nicola Sturgeon isn't half as impressive when someone gets up in her grill, and Labour must thank their lucky stars that Ruth Davidson isn't moving south any time soon.
Beneath the populist chatter, Ukip's preferred policy - grammar schools - would do nothing for the poor.
The election debate is being defined by the claim and counter-claim of two nationalisms – one Scottish and out, and one British and in denial.
The Conservatives are getting ready for another coalition - this time with Ukip.
The former PM, who once said he didn't mind how much David Beckham earned, says he agrees "completely" with the Labour leader on the subject.
The swing in Labour’s heartlands is even greater than the swing implied by national polls.
The outcome of the election is uncertain. But there are some things that will definitely happen afterwards, regardless of the result.
Bradford West candidate George Galloway suggested he would have Bradford Brewery investigated after its Twitter account asked him if he was "still a thing"
In the debates, David Cameron looked peripheral, a professional who has lost hunger. That could be the end of him.