Two Irish TV executives are visiting Alan to discuss possibilities for future projects. Alan tries to impress them with his knowledge of Irish things and his "An Afternoon with Alan Partridge" event ...
Michael has a new friend, Tex, who likes all things American. Alan is jealous and cancels Michael's invitation to join Alan in watching all the James Bond films. Lynn's new boyfriend, Gordon, warns ...
The character Peter Linehan, head of News and Current Affairs at the BBC, is named for Graham Linehan, who appears in one of the episodes as an RTÉ executive. See more »
Although Alan Partridge comes from Norwich in East Anglia, on occasion Steve Coogan's Manchester accent comes through in the character. See more »
You work in a petrol station Michael. It's not the Gulf War. Which ironically is like a large petrol station.
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The initial BBC television broadcast of the first episode contained a sound clip of Joni Mitchell's song 'Big Yellow Taxi'. Due to music rights issues, this clip was removed from the VHS video versions. However, the BBC's initial release on DVD accidentally left the sound clip intact. This version was quickly withdrawn from sale and replaced by a 2 disc version with the sound clip correctly silenced. See more »
The comic genius that is Steve Coogan has done it again. This series is certainly as good as the previous which had some genuine laugh out loud moments. Excellent! The First episode being the best, followed by the fourth, an absolute classic BRITISH gem of a comedy
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