The Ricky Gervais Show

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Gervais, Merchant and Pilkington's record-breaking banter, accompanied by specially-created animation

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Gervais, Merchant and Pilkington's record-breaking banter, accompanied by specially-created animation

Series 2 Summary

More animated chat from the indefatigable trio. In Series 2, subjects include kidney stones, the animal kingdom, Karl's thoughts on camping and Stephen's embarrassing anecdotes from a recent trip to Rio de Janiero. To name but a few.

  • Clive Warren

    Episode 1

    In the opening episode of series two, Karl pitches a bizarre idea for a film and Stephen reads from Karl's diary, sharing his thoughts about Australia and why he hates camping.

  • Two Karls

    Episode 2

    Karl imagines what life would be like if he had a doppelgänger.

    Meanwhile, Ricky poses a logic riddle that Karl has difficulty solving and Stephen shares some embarrassing travel anecdotes.

  • Bee stroking

    Episode 3

    Ricky teaches Karl some facts about animals, Karl offers a misguided theory about evolution, and Stephen reads from Karl's diary.

  • Chameleons

    Episode 4

    Karl addresses one of his pet peeves: animals that are treated like people. He also issues a public safety announcement for chameleons, and Stephen reads from his diary.

  • Giant goldfish

    Episode 5

    Karl reveals that he once saw a bee have a heart attack. In Karl's diary, Stephen reads a news report that a new sea creature has been discovered.

  • Stick insects

    Episode 6

    Karl tells the story of having kidney stones and ponders a phenomenon.

  • Book of freaks

    Episode 7

    Stephen recounts his night out at a London club and Karl writes a poem about a bothersome person he once met in hospital. Ricky casts doubt on Karl's story about a monkey toll-operator.

  • Karl with Shampoo

    Episode 8

    Ricky reads some predictions for the future, prompting Karl to share his theories on them.

  • Dr Karl with Ricky

    Episode 9

    Karl contemplates how many different species are actually needed in the world and whether or not we should keep looking for new forms of life. Later, Ricky tries to redesign the human body.

  • ricky_gervais_show: Animation of Karl Pilkington

    Episode 10

    Karl reminisces about an overabundance of breath mints throughout his childhood.

    After years of nursing a childhood leg injury, Karl visits a massage therapist with dubious credentials.

  • The Ricky Gervais Show: Animation of Ricky Gervais

    Episode 11

    After pondering the concept of memory, Ricky and Karl perform a role play where they are the two lobes of Karl's brain and Karl explains why Martians are more advanced than Earthlings.

  • The Ricky Gervais Show: Karl

    Episode 12

    Ricky, Stephen and Karl discuss whether old urinals or sharks in formaldehyde should be considered works of art. Later, Karl defends whistling as a valid form of artistic expression.

  • The Ricky Gervais Show: Ricky, Karl and Stephen

    Episode 13

    Ricky and Stephen challenge Karl to describe his ideal version of the world but Karl is suspicious of a perfect life.

    Karl explains his snack eating rituals to Ricky and Stephen in the park.

The Ricky Gervais Show synopsis

Gervais, Merchant and Pilkington's record-breaking banter, accompanied by specially-created animation

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