Extras (2005–2007)

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Andy Millman is an actor with ambition and a script. Reduced to working as an extra with a useless agent, Andy's attempts to boost his career invariably end in failure and embarrassment.

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 Andy Millman (13 episodes, 2005-2007)
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 Maggie Jacobs (13 episodes, 2005-2007)
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 Darren Lamb (11 episodes, 2005-2007)
Shaun Williamson ...
 Barry / ... (10 episodes, 2005-2007)
Shaun Pye ...
 Greg / ... (7 episodes, 2005-2007)
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 Kimberley (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Gobbler (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Jamie Chapman ...
 Brains (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
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Andy Millman is an actor with ambition and a script. Reduced to working as an extra with a useless agent, Andy's attempts to boost his career invariably end in failure and embarrassment.

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Meet Darren Lamb, agent. Don't let the glasses fool you; he really is quite useless at his job. (season 1) See more »

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The episode with Ross Kemp was originally supposed to be the series opener. According to Ricky Gervais, HBO switched it with the second episode as Ben Stiller was better known in America. See more »

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Andy Millman: What's happening with my script?
Darren Lamb: What script?
Andy Millman: [rolls eyes] The script I gave you two months ago.
Darren Lamb: Is it funny?
Andy Millman: You haven't read it?
Darren Lamb: What's it called?
Andy Millman: "When the Whistle Blows".
Darren Lamb: [writing] "When the W Blows".
Andy Millman: Don't just write "W" you'll forget what the W stands for.
Darren Lamb: "When the Wind Blows".
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Give it a chance, it has all the makings of a potential classic...
25 July 2005 | by (Tokyo, Japan) – See all my reviews

It seems odd that the knives are being sharpened so quickly - one episode and, for some, it's all over bar the lynching. What price comedic success, eh…? Like everybody, I thought The Office was pure comedy gold. The premise was so strong that even the US offering couldn't fail. So, this time up, what has Ricky Gervais got for us? Well, more of the same only different. 'Extras' is in the same mould as The Office, there are those cringe worthy moments that we've all grown to love and expect...but there's a clever twist on the formula. The Gervaise character isn't the butt of all of the jokes this time around. Sure, the scene in the trailer with the crying eastern European reminded one of the fake sacking of Dawn and the scene towards the end at the party with the racial slurs was pure Brent, but more often than not Andy was observer and rye commentator on what was going on around him. This would simply have been beyond David Brent's self obsessed nature.

All in all, 'Extras' has what it takes and I await the next episode with great anticipation.


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