The show's graphic design, music, and fictional programming content was a clear pastiche of what was, at the time, a relatively low-budget new satellite broadcasting service "Sky". Rare examples of actual Sky programming from the same period can be found online. By 2019, the Sky (UK & Ireland) range of channels were spending hundreds of millions of pounds on big budget original programming.
Game Show Host:
So let's start, and could you all spell out the names of your native countries. Maria, you first.
Game Show Host: Very close there, but it actually ends in a Y. Next, Pierre.
Game Show Host: Yes, but there's no such letter as uh, now Klaus.
Game Show Host: Not even ...