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The Best Ricky Gervais Shows and TV Series 

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Updated May 14, 2019 416 votes 182 voters 26.1k views 14 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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The Office is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ricky Gervais Shows and TV Series
Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook

Premiered: 2001

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Mockumentary, Satire, Drama, Comedy

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 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ricky Gervais Shows and TV Series
Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant

Premiered: 2005

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Satire, Comedy

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 ...more

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An Idiot Abroad is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ricky Gervais Shows and TV Series
An Idiot Abroad Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant

Premiered: 2010

Genres (Tv): Travel documentary, Comedy, Documentary

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 ...more

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The Ricky Gervais Show ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ricky Gervais Shows and TV Series
Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Karl Pilkington

Premiered: 2010

Genres (Tv): Animated series

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 ...more

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Derek is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ricky Gervais Shows and TV Series
Ricky Gervais, Kerry Godliman, David Earl

Premiered: 2012

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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Life's Too Short is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ricky Gervais Shows and TV Series
Steve Carell, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant

Premiered: 2011

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Documentary

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The 11 O'Clock Show is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ricky Gervais Shows and TV Series
Daisy Donovan, Fred MacAulay

Premiered: 1998

Genres (Tv): Satire, 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 ...more
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After Life is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ricky Gervais Shows and TV Series
Ricky Gervais, Penelope Wilton, David Bradley

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Dark Comedy

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 ...more
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The Office is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ricky Gervais Shows and TV Series
Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski

Premiered: 2005

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Mockumentary

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 ...more

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Meet Ricky Gervais is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ricky Gervais Shows and TV Series
Meet Ricky Gervais Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Stirling Gallacher

Premiered: 2000

Genres (Tv): Talk 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. ...more
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Child Support is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ricky Gervais Shows and TV Series
Fred Savage, Ricky Gervais

Genres (Tv): Game 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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Le Bureau is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ricky Gervais Shows and TV Series
Le Bureau François Berléand, Xavier Robic, Benoît Carré

Premiered: 2006

Genres (Tv): Comedy

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 ...more
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La Job is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ricky Gervais Shows and TV Series
Sébastien Huberdeau, Paul Ahmarani, Sophie Cadieux

Premiered: 2006

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, 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 ...more
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HaMisrad is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ricky Gervais Shows and TV Series
Dvir Benedek, Maayan Blum, Eldad Fribas

Premiered: 2010

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, 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. ...more