This uber cool box
set collects a decade of the Chasers as they take the Mickey out of
politics. This box set includes The Election Chaser (2001), The
Chaser Decides (2004), The Chaser Decides (2007) and Yes We Canberra
(2010) with a plethora of unseen footage as a bonus.
For those not in the
know, the Chaser's crew are a witty group of individuals who really
know no boundaries when it comes to their comedy and on more than
one occasion, they had to "apologise" for one of the comedic stunts.
The Chaser's is made up of Charles Firth, Dominic Knight, Chas
Licciardello, Julian Morrow, Craig Reucassel, Chris Taylor and
Unlike some comedy
"teams", everyone in The Chaser's is amusing and whether it's Andrew
Hansen singing a song about politics or Chas Licciardello following
a politician down the street, all aspects of their comedy will put a
big fat smile on your face.
Another amusing aspect
about The Chasers Election Campaign box set is that all the
politicians that they visit from John Howard to Kevin Rudd, Tony
Abbot and even
Julia Gillilard is that many of these politicians have no sense of
humour at all. Whereas some… actually ham it up for them which is
more so evident in their Yes We Canberra! For those that can’t
ham it up for them when they are in the spotlight for the wrong
reasons, some find it quite difficult to retort to their targets.
It's just a joy to watch, especially given the dry political
Apart from a healthy amount of "Champaign comedy", this box set
includes over 2 hours of special features that include The Original
Election Chaser Pilot (2001), Commentary by The Chaser team and
Andrew Denton, Executive Producer of the 2001 series, Digitally
remastered jokes, Four identical replays of that old Ma Meninga
clip, Dated jokes about Meg Lees... and seriously... hundreds of
other classic moments that turn out to be note quite as funny you
remember them being.