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)
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 Greg / ... (7 episodes, 2005-2007)
Sarah Moyle ...
 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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Once in a great while a man really has a chance to shine. This is not that man. (season 1) See more »

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In the Kate Winslet episode, she states the reason she's doing a film about The Holocaust is because she'd been nominated for four Academy Awards and hadn't yet won, but doing a film of this nature would guarantee her an Oscar. Four years later, after five nominations in total, she finally won the Oscar for Leading Actress, for her Holocaust based drama 'The Reader'. See more »

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Maggie's Boyfriend: [while having sex] Oh, come on love, you're like a dead horse, put a bit of minge round it!
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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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