Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: Dive Deep Into British Brilliance with ‘The Steve Coogan Collection’

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Steve Coogan is one of the funniest people on the face of the planet. Better known in his native UK than here in the States, he’s nonetheless made a mark in American movies in The Trip, Tropic Thunder and Hamlet 2. But he’s really at his best in his British TV shows: Knowing Me, Knowing You, I’m Alan Partridge, Saxondale and others. If you want the ultimate intro to Coogan, or are already a fan and want to own the bulk of his work, The Steve Coogan Collection is absolutely incredible. It’s basically all of the British TV shows that made him a star over there, including the full runs of the three series mentioned above and a slew of other stuff. It’s a ton of material — 28 hours of content on 13 discs. You will not run out of things to watch in this set for a long, long time. Here’s the content rundown:

At last–a collection celebrating the true comic craftsmanship of British comedy icon Steve Coogan! From Alan Partridge to Duncan Thicket and from Pauline Calf to Tommy Saxondale, the award-winning Coogan’s outrageous, perfectly-observed, comic alter-egos have provided many of the funniest moments on British TV. This fantastic collection has them all–not just his iconic Partridge, Paul Calf and Tony Ferrino, but also cherished, one-off gems like Nathan Blaze, Gareth Cheeseman and Ernest Moss.Featuring over 28 hours of content on 13 discs.Contains all the episodes from:Knowing Me, Knowing YouKnowing Me, Knowing YuleI’m Alan PartridgeSaxondaleDr. Terrible’s House of HorribleCoogan’s RunPaul and Pauline Calf’s Video DiariesPaul and Pauline Calf’s Ham and Cheese SandwichThe Tony Ferrino PhenomenonPlus over four hours of special features