Hoff the Record

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Hoff the Record
GenreComedy, satire
StarringDavid Hasselhoff
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series2
No. of episodes12
Production
Running time30 minutes
Release
Original networkDave
Original release18 June 2015 (2015-06-18) –
10 June 2016 (2016-06-10)

Hoff the Record is a British television comedy show starring David Hasselhoff, which was screened on Dave in June 2015.[1][2] It follows a mockumentary fly-on-the-wall format with David Hasselhoff playing a fictionalised version of himself in the autumn of his career, relocating to the UK to seek new opportunities.[3] A second series was commissioned by Dave and began airing on 6 May 2016.

Cast[edit]

Character Portrayed by Series
Series 1
(2015)
Series 2
(2016)
David Hasselhoff David Hasselhoff Main
Max Coleman Fergus Craig Main
Dieter Hasselhoff Mark Quartley Main
Terry Patel Asim Chaudhry Main
Harriet Fitzgerald Ella Smith Main
Danny Jones Brett Goldstein Main

Series overview[edit]

SeriesEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
1618 June 2015 (2015-06-18)23 July 2015 (2015-07-23)
266 May 2016 (2016-05-06)10 June 2016 (2016-06-10)

Episodes[edit]

A total of twelve episodes across two series were produced and broadcast.

Series 1 (2015)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleOriginal air dateProd.
code
11"The Movie"18 June 2015 (2015-06-18)1.01
David arrives to meet his manager Max and is introduced to his assistant and driver. Attempting to reinvigorate his career, his first role is casting for the part in his biopic, however he struggles to impress the director.
22"Renew or Die"25 June 2015 (2015-06-25)1.02
Max reveals his latest proposal for David; an aftershave commercial. As the recording doesn't go well, he is recorded in a private conversation making perceived derogatory comments about women.
33"The United Nations"2 July 2015 (2015-07-02)1.03
Following a personal training session, the Hoff decides to do good in the world and wants to become a UN goodwill ambassador. To gain experience, he attends a mock UN meeting at a school and faces up against the obnoxious head boy Alvin.
44"Hostile Environment Training"9 July 2015 (2015-07-09)1.04
The Hoff decides to contribute to charity, helping to dismantle land mines. Attending a hostile environment training course with Dieter and Harriet, the foul-mouthed course leader causes David and Dieter to make an escape attempt.
55"The Warlord"16 July 2015 (2015-07-16)1.05
Max arranges for The Hoff to attend the birthday party of a "community leader", who turns out to be a trigger-happy warlord in Tergistan. Dieter performs an insulting dance, with the group having to escape in the Warlord's converted Opel "KITT" car.
66"The Abduction"23 July 2015 (2015-07-23)1.06
Terry kidnaps his daughter while driving David to Southend-on-Sea, with the police believing and media reporting that David has kidnapped the girl. On top of a multi-storey car park, Terry launches a Fathers 4 Justice protest.

Series 2 (2016)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleOriginal air dateProd.
code
71"Death Hoax"6 May 2016 (2016-05-06)2.01
A death hoax over David and a watersports accident does Hoff's album sales no harm at all, but our hapless hero struggles to stay deceased while Danny plans a search and rescue mission.
82"Rehab"13 May 2016 (2016-05-13)2.02
Max checks Hoff into rehab.
93"Divorce"20 May 2016 (2016-05-20)2.03
Hoff's new manager promises him Shakespeare. What he gets instead is celeb cage fighting.
104"Wedding"27 May 2016 (2016-05-27)2.04
Hoff is booked to perform at a wedding.
115"Finance"3 June 2016 (2016-06-03)2.05
Hoff enters a devil's pact with a suave millionaire to fund a musical.
126"Horror"10 June 2016 (2016-06-10)2.06
Hoff gets a role in a low-budget horror film.

Home media[edit]

The first six episodes plus deleted scenes were released in a single-disc DVD set on 30 November 2015.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wallis, Sara (13 June 2015). "Hoff The Record: David Hasselhoff sends himself up in hilarious new comedy". The Mirror. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Hoff the Record, there's a brand new commission for Dave". corporate.uktv.co.uk. UKTV. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  3. ^ Wallis, Sara (13 June 2015). "Hoff The Record: David Hasselhoff sends himself up in hilarious new comedy". Retrieved 1 October 2017.

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