The Ricky Gervais Show by Ricky GervaisRicky Dene Gervais is an English comedian, actor, director, producer, writer and broadcaster.
Gervais achieved mainstream fame with his television series The Office and the subsequent series Extras, both of which he co-wrote and co-directed with friend and frequent collaborator Stephen Merchant. Besides writing and directing the shows, Gervais played the lead roles of David Brent in The Office and Andy Millman in Extras. Gervais has starred in a number of Hollywood films, assuming leading roles in Ghost Town and The Invention of Lying. Gervais has performed on three sell-out stand-up comedy tours, written the best-selling Flanimals book series and starred with Merchant and Karl Pilkington in the most downloaded podcast prior to March 2009, The Ricky Gervais Show.
He has accumulated a multitude of awards and honours, including seven BAFTA Awards, four British Comedy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, two Emmy Awards and the 2006 Rose dOr, as well as a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. In 2010 he was voted third greatest stand-up comedian of all time by Channel 4, behind Richard Pryor and Billy Connolly. In 2010, he was named on the Time 100 list of the worlds most influential people.
The Ricky Gervais Show Series 1 Episode 5: Glass Houses
I need to listen to this show as Karl is just so funny, I am asking here as I can't seem to find the page anywhere on this site anymore!! I loved the show back then and would record every episode. If you are a fan of this trio then you will enjoy the old XFM radio shows. Please note that originally when it started Karl was just with them to press buttons, but as season 1 develops you will notice how Karl gradually gets involved more and more, until he is fully part of the show. The show ran from - Enjoy, and if you appreciate the time and effort to list these please consider sharing with your friends using the social like buttons.
Karl discusses why he believes a will is a form of charity, and how his attorney suggested he marry his girlfriend for tax purposes. After Stephen recalls being the only kid in his school to dress in a costume for Comic Relief Day, Karl shares his idea that there should be one, and only one, charitable cause per year. After Ricky informs Karl that he is very popular amongst members of the Armed Services, Karl recounts how, as a kid, he looked up to his older brother, who was in the Army, and longed to join because he made his bed so neatly. Also, Karl describes a harrowing day when he defended a pie from a bank robber and other acts of bravery. Also, Karl shares his solution to keep overweight people from eating in the middle of the night, and chooses the one item he would take with him if stranded on a desert island. After Karl insists that he is really a happy-go-lucky guy at heart, spending most of his time home alone doing DIY projects, Ricky and Stephen ask Karl to take them through the ins and outs of a typical day in his life. Ricky, Stephen and Karl discuss the laws of society and what rules Karl would enforce or not if he were president.
Cancel anytime. It's the third and final instalment of our best bits of the Ricky Gervais Show on Xfm. More drivel from the Ricky, Stephen, and Karl from the 3rd series. In this episode In this episode: The unsightly face of social evolution; vestigial destiny of the digitus minimus manus; Karl has Google on the brain; Karl's starter for 10; Karl gets disorientated; Forwards looking foreword - teeth, pants, specs and predictive spelling; Steve's plans for the End of Days; Chaos theory reinvented; Ambitions unfulfilled; Karl takes the path less trodden; Shop Idol; and Britain's Got Chiropody.
The series began as a free feature on the website of The Guardian , but a cost was added when the series was marketed by Audible for the second and third series. While Karl is in hospital for treatment of Kidney Stones, he is given time to think. He asks Ricky and Steve if leaf insects were insects that had just been "havin' it off" with a leaf. Steve tries to yet again persuade Karl that insects do not have consciousness and fails. Karl's diary: Monkey toll-booth, a slug's life, and how to get attention in a corner shop. A special podcast was made available as a giveaway to people that went to see Gervais' standup tour Fame. On 12 October this was made available as a free download to the general public, via the same subscription as the video podcasts.
Although it took some convincing to get Karl onboard in the form of a poster campaign and blog by Gervais, all three eventually reunited in the recording studio in July to record 4 half hour episodes. The show is available on iTunes and Audible as an audiobook series. Jump to: navigation , search. Category : Series. Personal tools Create account Log in. Series 5 Episode 1.