The Ricky Gervais Show. Image shows from L to R: Stephen Merchant, Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais. Copyright: Media Rights Capital / Wildbrain
The Ricky Gervais Show

The Ricky Gervais Show

  • TV chat show
  • E4 / Channel 4
  • 2010 - 2012
  • 39 episodes (3 series)

An animated version of the comedy podcasts recorded by Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington.

The Ricky Gervais Show

Key details

Genre
Chat Show
Broadcast
2010 - 2012
Channels
E4, Channel 4
Episodes
39 (3 series)
Stars
Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington
Writers
Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington
Directors
Craig Kellman and Dan Fraga
Producers
Michelle Papandrew, Margaret M. Dean, Michelle Wilson, Pamela J. Arseneau, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Karl Pilkington, Glyn Hughes and more
Companies

From the creators of The Office and Extras, this animated series using the original recordings of The Ricky Gervais Show podcasts comes to Channel 4.

Gervais's much loved podcasts have earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most downloads. The Ricky Gervais Show features the same banter between the comedian and his sidekicks Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington, with animation accompanying the original recordings of the trio.

Storylines include the merits of 20th-century inventions; Karl's suggestion for population control; how philosophy has evolved through the ages; as what thoughts Karl has in his round head about charity.

Additional details

Production
Animated
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 23rd April 2010 at 10:30pm on Channel 4
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 31st July 2012 at 11pm on E4
Next repeats
  1. Series 1, Episode 5: Today at 1:30am on CC Extra
  2. Series 1, Episode 6: Saturday at 3:35am on CC Extra
  3. Series 1, Episode 7: Saturday at 4am on CC Extra
  4. Series 1, Episode 8: Saturday at 4:25am on CC Extra
  5. Series 1, Episode 9: Saturday at 4:50am on CC Extra
  6. Series 1, Episode 10: Saturday 18th December at 3:45am on CC Extra
  7. Series 1, Episode 11: Saturday 18th December at 4:10am on CC Extra
  8. Series 1, Episode 12: Saturday 18th December at 4:30am on CC Extra
  9. Series 1, Episode 13: Saturday 18th December at 4:55am on CC Extra
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