Alan Partridge’s Top TV Moments
Certain TV shows are watched so excessively that quoting them in general conversation has just became part of the norm. The Office, The Simpsons and Spaced are three such, but none have been stolen from with quite as much regularity as Norfolk’s favourite son, Alan Partridge. For better or for worse, Partridgisms have cemented their place in our everyday vernacular. The likes of, “cos I’m a bloody bloke”, “see the match?” and “scum, sub-human scum” are just a few of the phrases that AP (with a little help from his writers) has gifted to the world over the years.
He may be a socially awkward, insensitive, selfish, narcissist obsessed with his own celebrity status, but despite all this, it’s hard to not love Alan. The man who spent 182 days staying at the Linton Travel Tavern, punched a disabled man with a partridge and drove to Dundee in his bare feet is a comedy icon for the ages and with his debut film Alpha Papa out now, we thought it was high time we looked back across his glittering TV career and highlighted his best bits. Kiss my face (sorry).
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