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Ricky Gervais Live: Animals (2003)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Comedy | Video 17 November 2003
Ricky Gervais entertains a live audience in his first stand-up routine.

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Ricky Gervais entertains a live audience in his first stand-up routine.

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Ricky mentions one official sighting of King Kong referring to the 1933 RKO film, however the picture shown on stage shows the Japanese Toho King King. See more »

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25 November 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Ricky Gervais is the GOD of comedy! This particular stand up is one of the best I've seen in a long time. He is absolutely irreverent, politically incorrect and says things everyone thinks but obviously don't have the guts to say out loud.

Whats best about Gervais' style is the little under the breath one-liners that pop in from time to time.

IMO, the one of the funniest moments is when he walks casually to the lectern, picks up his beer while saying "I could solve the world's problems....(takes a swig from the beer)... If I cared". FANTASTIC!

OK, so not everyone will like the Anne Frank jokes, but his comic genius is simply undeniable. Fact.


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