The Inbetweeners 'toe-curling' reunion is branded the 'biggest disappointment ...

The Inbetweeners Fwends Reunited 10th anniversary show has been slammed by devoted fans following its New Year's Day airing.

Flooding Twitter with angry responses, viewers lashed out at the Jimmy Carr-fronted show, which saw stars Simon Bird, Joe Thomas, Blake Harrison and James Buckley join together to run through a retrospective of the cult classic. 

While some branded the programme 'toe-curling, painful, awkward and cringeworthy', others were left agitated at the concept as they believed the comedy was set to be a new episode rather than a chat show. 

Happy days: The Inbetweeners Fwends Reunited 10th anniversary show has been slammed by devoted fans following its New Year's Day airing

Happy days: The Inbetweeners Fwends Reunited 10th anniversary show has been slammed by devoted fans following its New Year's Day airing

The foursome, who played Will McKenzie, Simon Cooper, Neil Sutherland and Jay Cartwright respectively, clubbed together to chat to the funnyman before going for a spin in the now-iconic yellow Fiat Cinquecento Hawaii car.

There was much fanfare over the reunion, however it seems the problems arose for fans due to confusion over the premise of the programme. 

Twitter users penned: 'Lukewarm thoughts on the Inbetweeners reunion, nice throwback & really enjoyed the section in the car...

'However Jimmy Carr was an awful host & talked over everyone. The 4 of them looked like they didn’t want to be there some of the time, and some of it was super cringe... #FwendsReunited was painfully bad. Greg Davies should’ve hosted it...

Way back when: Flooding Twitter with angry responses, viewers lashed out at the Jimmy Carr-fronted show, which saw stars Joe Thomas, Simon Bird, Blake Harrison and James Buckley (left-right) join together to run through a retrospective of the cult classic

Way back when: Flooding Twitter with angry responses, viewers lashed out at the Jimmy Carr-fronted show, which saw stars Joe Thomas, Simon Bird, Blake Harrison and James Buckley (left-right) join together to run through a retrospective of the cult classic

Shocker: Fans were extremely upset with the show however some insisted the show should be given a chance 

Shocker: Fans were extremely upset with the show however some insisted the show should be given a chance 

'#Inbetweeners... First let down of 2019 was thinking the inbetweeners special was going to be an episode when really it was a best bits of the show...

'The Inbetweeners reunion was toe-curling... The biggest disappointment of 2019 has already happened, Inbetweeners Friends Reunited, what is this s**t ffs... 

'Format of this show is f**king awful. Get rid of Jimmy Carr, get rid of the pointless awards and lets just have the cast anecdotes #fwendsreunited'.

Here come the -boys! There was much fanfare over the reunion, however it seems the problems arose for fans due to confusion over the premise of the programme

Here come the -boys! There was much fanfare over the reunion, however it seems the problems arose for fans due to confusion over the premise of the programme

Another problem arose in fans' confusion over the premise of the programme, as users wrote: 'I can’t be the only one who thought The Inbetweeners was going to be a 2 hour “special episode” instead of a Jimmy Carr panel show...

'Can we all agree that the inbetweeners reunion was false advertising?'

Despite this, others made it clear they were aware of the concept, writing: 'Blimey people are really losing their s**t on here about that #inbetweeners special that was on C4 last night!... 

'If i see one more person complain that the Inbetweeners reunion wasn’t a new episode i might delete my whole account because it was made so clear that it was a reunion. roll on 2020... 

Shocker: The show featured a host of inside facts and a glimpse at the first pilot 

Shocker: The show featured a host of inside facts and a glimpse at the first pilot 

'As if everyone thought that Inbetweeners reunion was an actual episode as always gonna be just a catch up show... if u thought it was gonna be another episode of the inbetweeners tonight u are truly brain damaged'.

Critics also hit out at the show, with a review in The Telegraph branding the show: 'A shambolic mess that failed to

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