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That yellow bear has had a lot of influence on my life; mainly years of bullying for having a 'posh voice' because I said things like 'oh bother'. Phil: We both do a lot of writing for the content we make on YouTube or the radio, and I used to write short horror stories as a teenager. We decided that would be a book! Phil: I get inspired by my own awkward encounters in life! Phil: Buffy the Vampire Slayer! She fought demons and survived high school at the same time! What a hero. Dan: Most fictional universes are terrifying, dangerous dystopias. No thanks.
The show was a spiritual successor to the original Request Show on the station, allowing listeners to request songs to be played but also encompassing additional entertainment features. The show's successor, The Internet Takeover , began airing on 1 September at 9pm. After doing a variety of other work for BBC Radio 1, such as one-off shows at Christmas and work at the station's presence at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe , in November it was announced that Dan and Phil would present the show, with the visual element bringing a change of format.