A Look Back at Freaks and Geeks

JUDD APATOW: I felt like a father to everybody, and I felt like everyone’s world was about to collapse. I felt responsible, like I had to fight to have it survive so that their lives would be O.K., so that their careers could get launched. And so to completely fail was devastating to me. And especially for Paul, because this was Paul’s story.

10 years after the show was canceled, the actors and writers look back at their time working on the show in a Vanity Fair oral history.