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The Cool Stuff Collective

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The Cool Stuff Collective
StarringSy Thomas
Vicky Letch
The Blowfish
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series3
No. of episodes39
Running time30mins
Production companyArchie Productions
Original release
NetworkITV (CITV)
Release13 September 2010 (2010-09-13) –
24 December 2011 (2011-12-24)

The Cool Stuff Collective is a British children's television programme, which was produced for three series that aired on ITV and CITV respectively from 13 September 2010 to 24 December 2011. The show featured reviews of the latest and forthcoming video games, gadgets, films and music. CITV also broadcast a similar format programme called "Play The Game" in 2004. Sy Thomas presented the programme for the majority of its run, with Vicky Letch and The Blowfish later taking over for the final series.


  • Sy Thomas (2010–11)
  • Vicky Letch (2011)
  • Tom "The Blowfish" Hird (2011)[1]


In 2011, the programme was found to have breached Ofcom's rules on product placement.[2] Ofcom stated that many of the items featured on the show ended with "overt encouragements" to consider purchase of the product.[citation needed]

Series Guide[edit]

Series Premiere Last in series Episodes
1 13 September 2010 13 December 2010 14
2 29 January 2011 30 April 2011 14
3 15 October 2011 24 December 2011 11


  1. ^ "The Blowfish".
  2. ^ Sweney, Mark (7 June 2011). "ITV kids' show rapped for plugging games". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 16 September 2011.