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The Best Ricky Gervais Shows and TV Series

Updated May 14, 2019 561 votes 242 voters 29.3k views14 items
Ricky Gervais shows list, ranked best to worst, including images of the shows when available. These TV series made by TV creator Ricky Gervais are listed by popularity, so only the best shows will be at the top of the list. This series list includes any shows that Ricky Gervais co-created and maybe served as an executive producer on. This list of television shows features programs produced, written, adapted by and helmed primarily by Ricky Gervais. This list answers the question, "What shows did Ricky Gervais create?"
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    After Life

    Ricky Gervais, Kerry Godliman

    PremieredMarch 8, 2019

    GenresSitcom

    After Life (Netflix, 2019) is a British dark comedy television series, created by Ricky Gervais. When Tony's (Ricky Gervais) wife suddenly dies he decides to get revenge on the world by doing and...  more

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    The Office

    Ricky Gervais, Mackenzie Crook

    PremieredAugust 7, 2002

    GenresSitcom

    The Office (BBC Two, 2001) is a British television mockumentary sitcom created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. The series follows the day-to-day lives of office...  more

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    Extras

    Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant

    PremieredJuly 21, 2005

    GenresComedy

    Extras is a British sitcom about extras working in television and film sets and in theatre. The series was co-produced by the BBC and HBO, and was created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and...  more

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    Derek

    Ricky Gervais, Karl Pilkington

    PremieredFebruary 23, 2013

    GenresComedy drama

    Derek (Channel 4, 2012) is a British television comedy-drama written by, directed by and starring Ricky Gervais. Derek (Rickey Gervais) is a care worker for a retirement home where he is ofter...  more
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    The Ricky Gervais Show

    Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant

    PremieredFebruary 19, 2010

    GenresComedy, Animated

    The Ricky Gervais Show is a British-American cartoon series produced for and broadcast by HBO and Channel 4. The series is an animated version of the popular British audio podcasts and audiobooks of...  more
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    An Idiot Abroad

    Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais

    PremieredSeptember 23, 2010

    GenresComedy, Travel

    An Idiot Abroad is a British travel documentary television series broadcast on Sky1, as well as a series of companion books published by Canongate Books, created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant...  more

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    Life's Too Short

    Steve Carell, Ricky Gervais

    PremieredNovember 10, 2011

    GenresComedy

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    Child Support

    Fred Savage, Ricky Gervais

    Premiered2018

    GenresGame show

    Child Support (ABC, 2018) is a game show series hosted by Fred Savage and starring Ricky Gervais. Contestants are asked a series of questions, and if they fail to answer correctly, they can be...  more
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    Meet Ricky Gervais

    Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant

    Premiered2000

    GenresTalk show

    Meet Ricky Gervais is a chat show written and hosted by the comedy writer and performer Ricky Gervais. It was produced by Talkback for Channel 4 in 2000 and ran for one series on Friday nights. The...  more
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    The 11 O'Clock Show

    Daisy Donovan, Fred MacAulay

    Premiered1998

    GenresSatire, Comedy

    The 11 O'Clock Show is a satirical late-night British television comedy series on Channel 4, which featured topical sketches and commentary on news items. It ran from 30 September 1998 to 8 December...  more
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    The Office

    Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson

    PremieredMarch 24, 2005

    GenresSitcom

    The Office (NBC, 2005) is an American mockumentary sitcom television series developed by Greg Daniels, based on the 2001 British series. Led by manager Michael Scott (Steve Carell), the office of...  more

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    La Job

    Sébastien Huberdeau, Paul Ahmarani

    Premiered2006

    GenresSitcom, Mockumentary, Comedy

    La Job is a French Canadian comedy television series set in Montreal. It is an adaptation of the British show The Office of the BBC. Produced by Anne-Marie Losique's Image Diffusion International, it...  more
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    HaMisrad

    Dvir Benedek, Maayan Blum

    Premiered2010

    GenresSitcom, Mockumentary, Comedy

    HaMisrad is an Israeli television sitcom, that airs on the Yes Comedy channel. It is a version of The Office, a 2001-2003 British sitcom that had already been remade in five other countries. HaMisrad...  more
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    Le Bureau

    François Berléand, Xavier Robic

    Premiered2006

    GenresComedy

    Le Bureau is a 2006 French television show that aired on Canal+. It is a French version of the popular British television series The Office. Le Bureau essentially adapted the scripts of the original...  more