There was this sense that it wasn’t going to last, so the network wasn’t really going to try to fix it. I’m not sure you could get away with those things on a show that isn’t about to be canceled.
An oral history of “Freaks and Geeks”? Sure, I guess. I mean, there’s an audience for everything, so maybe that’s the kind of thing that will interest a few people? (And yes, it’s just as delightful as you might hope.)