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Life's Too Short - New Ricky Gervais/Stephen Merchant show

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  1. Konstantin K

    Konstantin K Big League Poster

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    [video=youtube;DyrOr24hdEY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyrOr24hdEY&[/video]

    http://www.avclub.com/articles/lifes-too-short,57957/

    Wow, that seems like a paper-thin premise. But it's Gervais and Merchant, so it has to be funny, right?
     
  2. Voss's Tumor

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    Sending Karl around the world was thin as hell too, but it worked. I kind of got sick of the Karl schtick, but I watched all of the HBO specials too, so I was worn out already.
     
  3. justifyyourgarb

    justifyyourgarb You drab South Bend cocksuckers are all the same.

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    Warwick Davis was great in Extras.
    [video=youtube;7q_n1sygGSY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7q_n1sygGSY[/video]
    I'll probably check the new show out.
     
  4. jagsfans

    jagsfans Registered User

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    Bump for this show's premiere on 02/19. What is the consensus around here on Gervais's other series. The Office or Extras, which is better?
     
  5. Jacuzzi Billy

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    The Office easily. People who say Extras just like to pick the unpopular choice and I don't believe them.
     
  6. Hudson

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    Gervais was funnier when he wasn't training to be an action hero.
     
  7. English Gent

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    Loved both 'The Office' and 'Extras', but 'Life's Too Short' was a big disappointment. It got a pretty hostile reaction in the UK, mainly because it seemed like a rehash of things that had already been played out in the previous series. A big issue is that Warwick Davis just come across like a dwarf version of Gervais. I did have a few chuckles, but it was a big come down from Gervais's earlier work. That said, the Liam Neeson scene is one of the funniest things I've ever watched.
     
  8. Josh_R

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    Anyone else watching this? There are definitely some pretty funny moments, but it really seems like a tiny version of Andy Millman.

    This week's scene with Johnny Depp and Gervais/ Merchant was fucking hilarious!
     
  9. Stormrider666

    Stormrider666 Hell is home.

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    Seriously we need to pick one thread to post in.
     
  10. Mags

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    Yep I like it.
     
  11. LiLJimmysHog

    LiLJimmysHog Professional negative prick

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    Pretty good so far. The Liam Nieson scene in the first episode was hilarious.
     

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