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Karl Pilkington: Satisfied Fool

Karl Pilkington: Satisfied Fool

  • TV comedy
  • Channel 4
  • 2007
  • 1 episode

Karl left school 19 years ago with only one GCSE. After years of ridicule, he has decided to find out just how intelligent he is. Stars Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Germaine Greer, Heinz Wolff, David Icke and Will Self

Key details

Genre
Comedy
Broadcast
2007
Channels
Channel 4
Episodes
1
Stars
Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Germaine Greer, Heinz Wolff, David Icke and Will Self
Writer
Karl Pilkington
Director
Dave Lambert
Producers
Dave Lambert, Henry Normal, Ted Dowd and Karl Pilkington
Companies

Karl Pilkington is best known for the world-record-breaking podcasts that he does with friends Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant... where he is frequently told that he is an idiot.

Karl left school 19 years ago with only one GCSE - an E in history - an exam that he doesn't remember taking. After years of ridicule, he has decided to find out just how intelligent he is and if having more knowledge would make him any happier: "Me mates keep telling me that I should be more intelligent and that I should know more, but... I say, if I did know more, would it make me any happier?"

Karl gets advice from known intellectuals, including Germaine Greer, Will Self and even David Icke, while explaining his concerns on gaining more knowledge.

Additional details

Part of

Channel 4's 2007 Comedy Lab Pilots

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 22nd October 2007 on Channel 4
Episode length
30 minutes
All previous repeats
  • Saturday 25th August 2012 at 2:05am on 4seven
  • Friday 24th August 2012 at 12:15am on C4

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