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Ricky Gervais Show

The Complete Second Season
Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
Categories: Comedy, Stand-Up & Jokes
4.5 out of 5 stars (945 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

It's the complete second season of The Ricky Gervais Show - six episodes in one tidy package. It's packed full of all-new drivel, as Ricky and Steve Merchant forage through the long grass of Karl Pilkington's brain. Plus, there's lots more from Karl's diary, as well as the unwelcome return of "Rockbusters".

Ricky Gervais, of course, is the award-winning co-creator and star of The Office (upon which the NBC hit series is based) and HBO's Extras. Steve Merchant, who also stars in Extras, is his long-time creative partner. Karl is a humanoid life form of undetermined origin.

And remember, you can also get The Complete First Season. Just click here.

Warning: Contains Explicit Language

© and (P) Ricky Gervais

Critic Reviews

"If Mr. Gervais made only podcasts for the rest of his career, I'd keep downloading." (The New York Times)

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  • Danny
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • 03-25-07

laugh out loud funny

Ricky Gervais is the perfect antidote to a boring car trip. My wife and I listened to the first and second seasons of his podcast over the holidays. At times I worried that I might have to pull the car over because I was laughing so hard.

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  • Bev
  • Alton, IL, USA
  • 04-09-07

Kept me laughing

I love this podcast - I have listened to parts of it several times. It is tough to describe but well worth a listen. I find these 3 very funny. Ricky Gervais can sometimes get a bit loud, but it is understandable.

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One on the best ever

Absolutely hilarious. Wish these seasons were longer! Karl Pilkington is one of my favorite people to watch and listen to. I would listen to him read the phone book.

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Hilarious

This is for anyone who is a fan of Karl, it's a must have podcast.

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3 Guys 1 Moron

Typical content from these 3 friends (Ricky, Steve, & Karl), so hilarious as usual.
If you have never listened, or watched, anything from this trio, than let me sum it up for you right now. Remember being in high school, hanging out with 2 of your close friends? Well picture that one of the 2 friends is a half-witted, uneducated, pea brained, balding twat (Karl). What would you (Ricky), and the other friend (Steve), do for entertainment? You would probably spend a great deal of time f***ing with, or making fun of, the dopey, dumb twat (The Ricky Gervais Show).

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Pilkington! Brilliant!

The obscure perspective of Karl pilkington will make you sad for the people like him in the world and simultaneously declare him to be brilliant!

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Best Podcast Ever

These 3 are hilarious enough to listen to repeatedly....great stress relief, or mood enhancement tool. Karl Pilkington is an idiot, and the premise is that Ricky & Steve just harass & confuse him & record the results. Brilliant.

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Awesome

I can and have listened to these over and over again and still find them completely hilarious and entertaining.

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  • Megan
  • Bonaire, GA, United States
  • 05-30-15

The hilarious podcast in full

There's some overlap between the HBO show and this podcast (obviously). But frankly, when the conversation is this funny, you don't mind revisiting it.

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Laugh after Laugh

What did you love best about Ricky Gervais Show?

I think Ricky and Steve do a great job at instigating Karl to say what he says, which is what really makes these podcasts funny.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

An Idiot on Podcasts

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  • J. Shepherd
  • 04-30-06

Five-star Drivel

Messrs Gervais and Merchant state several times that these podcasts are drivel. I agree whole heartedly. It is complete drivel, but it's funny drivel and very well put together.

Where else can you hear discussions (did I say discussions ?) on topics as diverse as nasty frogs that are so angry that they can kill 1000 people, spiders that go bald when you rub them, putting mirrors on the moon and how to fend off a killer octopus (by calling it a knobhead and giving it a kick) ?

Can't wait for the third series.

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  • TT
  • 08-16-16

Stick with season one

no where near as much value as season one - Ricky is overpowering and often interrupts just as things are getting funny

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  • James
  • 06-22-19

Classic

Never fails to make me laugh even though it's old, wish they'd do more together again

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  • Khanitez
  • 03-27-17

Good banter

The 3 are back again. Definitely worth listening to if you are a fan of the first season but in my opinion not as good as first season.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 04-24-19

wasn't as good as third series

This was good (always like Karl Pilkington) but not as good as the third series. Should have listened in the right order!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-12-19

good

good excellent very good very excellent. can't tho k of 9 more words to write

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  • Heydragonfly
  • 11-18-18

Hilarious

I've been laughing out loud for days at this. Pure gold! Thanks so much guys.

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  • AudiobookDevotee
  • 11-05-18

Just great.

If you liked the first series then you will definitely like this one too. :-)

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  • matt overington
  • 08-15-18

funny

this is a very funny podcast defo worth a listen all.three of them are very funny

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  • andy
  • 07-24-18

sheer brilliance

Love these podcasts!! filled to the brim with hilarity from KP coerced by rick/Steve. brilliant

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  • Chris Connolly
  • 08-02-17

Absolutely hilarious

One of the best podcasts available. Definitely worth the buy! Can't wait to listen to the next couple of seasons