An Idiot Abroad

What is it? An Idiot Abroad (2010-2013) is Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s TV show starring their friend and former radio producer Karl Pilkington. Pilkington is not an actor or comedian but is nevertheless found (somewhat unwillingly) hosting a travel show. The series thrives on Pilkington’s unintentionally hilarious and unique outlook on life. The show ran three…

Fun Box: Karl Pilkington

  Giveaway: Congrats to our winner, Mike, who has won a DVD of An Idiot Abroad on April 9, 2014, for correctly naming a Karl Pilkington near-death experience (Freeze-pop). Check other Fun Box features on this site for more chances to win free stuff in the future. Karl Quotes “I think it’s harder to come up with…

Pilkington Was Right

I cannot believe this. Radio producer and television host Karl Pilkington is frequently ridiculed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant for coming up with insane ideas. Every once in a while, he turns out to be right about something and it baffles the world, but there are some of his ideas that you know definitely…

An Idiot Abroad Season 3 Quotes

By this point, two episodes of the new season of An Idiot Abroad has aired. If you’re unfamiliar with the show, comedians Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant send their former radio producer around the world and get him to do things he doesn’t want to do because he had such a unique and funny outlook…