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Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge 

Alan Partridge hosts his own chat show on the BBC. He insults and belittles almost all of his guests and is humiliated by the rest.




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Series cast summary:
Steve Coogan ...  Alan Partridge 8 episodes, 1994-1995
Rebecca Front ...  Bridie McMahon / ... 8 episodes, 1994-1995
Patrick Marber ...  Forbes McAllister / ... 7 episodes, 1994-1995
Steve Brown Steve Brown ...  Glenn Ponder 7 episodes, 1994-1995
David Schneider ...  Adrian Finch / ... 5 episodes, 1994-1995
Doon Mackichan ...  Liz Heron / ... 3 episodes, 1994-1995
Melanie Hudson ...  Nina Vanier / ... 2 episodes, 1994
Sarah Cameron Sarah Cameron ...  Clown / ... 2 episodes, 1994
John Thomson ...  Joe Beasley / ... 2 episodes, 1994
Carl Forgione ...  David Harrison / ... 2 episodes, 1994-1995


Alan Partridge hosts his own chat show on the BBC. He insults and belittles almost all of his guests and is humiliated by the rest.

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Comedy | Talk-Show


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15 April 1998 (USA) See more »

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Knowing Me, Knowing You See more »

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TalkBack Productions See more »
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(6 episodes) | (1 episode)

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The title of the show was named after the ABBA song "Knowing Me, Knowing You". See more »


Alan Partridge: Phillip Parsons, if you're watching, in five minutes' time, I will be strapped to a Wheel of Death and you will have a plate with some words and a knife and a fork. What I'm trying to say is you're going to eat your words.
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6 July 2005 | by mafsterSee all my reviews

When I first watched this show, I wasn't sure. My friend told me how funny it was but at first it seemed a bit normal. However, I gave it a chance and watched some more. It was too late, I was hooked.

This show is brilliantly written and the jokes are so different to other comedies it feels refreshingly different. It does require a different view point for it's comedy but when looking from that perspective, this show stands tall.

The character himself, Alan Partridge, is a wonderful creation and Steve Coogan has cemented his name in comedy history. I love everything about this character and can quite easily watch this show over and over again.

The funniest thing is, you seem to be laughing at Alans crashing career which is sick but you just don't care.

The best part of this show was the ABBA medley. Truly brilliant.

This is comedy at it's very best. The supporting characters are truly wonderful and as for Alan Partridge himself, fantastic and brilliant.


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