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Ricky Gervais?

Discussion in 'The Vapor Lounge' started by hopandstop, Jun 8, 2009.

  1. hopandstop

    hopandstop Well-Known Member

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    Who else has watched The Office and Extras and noticed how genius they are? Two of the best show ever, to me. Definitely not for everyone due to the subtleties and psychology behind it, but that's also taking it a bit far.

    As real as TV has been able to show, really. Anyone else a fan? Which series do you like better and why?

    And what about the adaptations? Anyone like them? I think the US series has taken some things too far, but it has its moments.

    And the podcasts. Classic. Karl is incredible.
     
  2. owin

    owin Well-Known Member

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    He's hilarious. I like The Office better than Extras. They both are great and he is hilarious in both.
     
  3. SpiralArchitect

    SpiralArchitect ? & beyond

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    I really dig the US version of The Office. Got all the episodes and rewatch it pretty regularly. I've never watched any of these other shows....

    When Kevin dropped his giant bucket of chili in the [edit: 3rd episode before the] season finale, I just about shit myself. :lol:

    http://www.hulu.com/watch/70879/the-office-casual-friday#s-p1-so-i0
     
  4. owin

    owin Well-Known Member

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    hahaha oh man I couldn't stop laughing when I saw that.
     
  5. KeepCalm

    KeepCalm Reindeer, reindeer, reindeer

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    Choism Well-Known Member

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    He was funny as hell in ghost town.
     
  7. hopandstop

    hopandstop Well-Known Member

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    Ghost Town was good. Looking forward to the new features he's written and directing. Names escape me now, but one used to be called The Other Side of the Truth.
     
  8. CapnVape

    CapnVape Well-Known Member

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    I'm a huge fan of Ricky Gervais. The man is definately a comic genius as both a writer and actor. Both the Office and Extras were wonderful shows, though I give a slight edge to the Office as the funnier show. I'd like to see him do another series.

    Peace
     
  9. EveryDayAmnesiac

    EveryDayAmnesiac Bad news from the stars.

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    The laugh of Ricky Gervais is definitely infectious...



     
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  10. Seren

    Seren Away with the fairies

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    Love Ricky - & really love Derek!



     
  11. Ox45

    Ox45 Well-Known Member

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    Very funny dude and I'm thankful for him discovering Patrice O'Neal (R.I.P.)
     
  12. VaporsVaporizer

    VaporsVaporizer On the Stoop

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    I love Ricky and i especially love how much of an animal advocate he is :tup:
     
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  13. EveryDayAmnesiac

    EveryDayAmnesiac Bad news from the stars.

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  14. syrupy

    syrupy fumed

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    He is just a fucking genius.



    Merchant isn't far behind.

     
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  15. EveryDayAmnesiac

    EveryDayAmnesiac Bad news from the stars.

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    Just fast-forward a little... ;)
     
  16. steiner666

    steiner666 Serial vapist

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    Love everything this man has ever created, as well as his religious views, causes he supports. Especially anything to do with Karl Pilkington LOL. I've seen all of his sitcoms (most multiple times), and theyre great, but i cant even say just how many times i've watched Idiot Abroad, The Ricky Gervais Show... and The Moaning of Life, tho that one technically doesnt count i guess, since Gervais isnt actually in it? But in your head you can still hear his laugh at certain times and after karl says certain things lol
     
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  17. Havelock Vetenari

    Havelock Vetenari Patrician

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    Although occasionally funny,i personally(!) think he's easily the most overrated comedian in quite a while...
    :rolleyes::p;)
     
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  18. EveryDayAmnesiac

    EveryDayAmnesiac Bad news from the stars.

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    Seren Away with the fairies

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  20. EveryDayAmnesiac

    EveryDayAmnesiac Bad news from the stars.

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    I wish I could enjoy life as much as Ricky seems to...

     
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    EveryDayAmnesiac Bad news from the stars.

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  22. smokie

    smokie Well-Known Member

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    Also the series hello ladies a U.S. series with Stephen merchant is well worth a watch. First episode not the best so stick with it. There are only 6 episodes
    Also the U.S. episode of the office where they do a fun run for rabies was a good episode think it's season 4 ep 1.
    The British one is a classic though
     
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  23. Deja Vu

    Deja Vu drawn to FC like animal magnetism

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    Derek was an amazing show! I watched them all in a week and it was a very emotionally charged adventure!
    Such a beautiful heart on a gifted comedian, and I love all of his stand ups.
     
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  24. Seren

    Seren Away with the fairies

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    :nod:....... it's absolutely steeped in sentimentality. But, it also never fails to make me belly laugh - very underrated IMO - I love it!

     
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  25. Deja Vu

    Deja Vu drawn to FC like animal magnetism

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    And we can't forget this guy...

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