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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 3 Summary

The animated show returns for a third series. Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington muse over everything from slugs and freaks to the mind/body problem and world hunger.

  • The Ricky Gervais Show

    Episode 1

    Karl pitches his movie idea - The Wife of Brian. So, an out of work actor called Bryan takes over the body of the dead Tom Cruise to finish Mission Impossible 8.

  • The Ricky Gervais Show

    Episode 2

    The animated comedy with Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington is back for a third series. In this episode, Ricky finds Karl's views on charity mind-boggling, but hilarious.

  • The Ricky Gervais Show

    Episode 3

    Karl explains why he'd like to join the army and recounts his most harrowing acts of bravery.

  • The Ricky Gervais Show

    Episode 4

    Topics include Room 102, based on George Orwell's Room 101 from 1984; an idea for stopping overweight people from eating late-night snacks; and what Karl would take to a desert island.

  • The Ricky Gervais Show

    Episode 5

    Karl describes a typical day for him, which includes spending time alone working on DIY projects.

  • The Ricky Gervais Show

    Episode 6

    Ricky, Stephen and Karl share their definitions of what it means to be an Englishman. And Karl explains why, if he wasn't English, he'd rather be Italian.

  • The Ricky Gervais Show

    Episode 7

    Karl claims not to have any interest in law and order, but he still has strong opinions on noise pollution, and astounds Ricky and Stephen with his views on shoplifting.

  • The Ricky Gervais Show

    Episode 8

    Topics include Karl's thoughts on medical advancements, sickness and an idea for a machine that would enable physicians to feel their patients' pain.

  • The Ricky Gervais Show

    Episode 9

    More animated comedy with Ricky, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington musing on everything from slugs and freaks to the mind/body problem and world hunger.

    In this show, they discuss the origins of the universe and the evolution of creatures other than humans. Plus, Karl talks about the downside of recycling, world travel and restroom encounters.

  • The Ricky Gervais Show

    Episode 10

    In this show, the guys discuss Ancient Greece and what laws and rules they may have instigated. What would life be like if Karl was made President of Society

  • The Ricky Gervais Show

    Episode 11

    In this show, topics include Karl's thoughts on the importance of historic artefacts and how his book will be viewed in the future. Plus, the meaning of popular wartime expressions and what life must be like for a soldier's spouse.

  • The Ricky Gervais Show

    Episode 12

    Ricky, Stephen and Karl muse over more deep issues... In this show they cover Ricky and Stephen watching the World Cup while sharing a hotel bed, the problems of over-zealous sports fans and cheating in sports, Ricky's childhood football trial, and Karl's saliva production.

  • The Ricky Gervais Show

    Episode 13

    Ricky, Stephen and Karl pick over Karl's thoughts on the insect world, and Stephen's embarrassment when buying condoms. Plus entries from Karl's diary about cutting avocados, dating twins and visiting his parents.

The Ricky Gervais Show synopsis

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

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Ricky, Stephen and Karl share their definitions of what it means to be an Englishman. And Karl explains why, if he wasn't English, he'd rather be Italian.

E4 2.30am Mon 22 Sept