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Ricky Gervais: Out of England - The Stand-Up Special (2008)

TV Movie  -   -  Documentary | Comedy  -  15 November 2008 (USA)
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Award-winning actor/comedian Ricky Gervais' first-ever HBO stand-up special features his unique takes on such disparate issues as fund-raising, autism, fame, nursery rhymes, Nazis, moronic friends, obesity and more.

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Award-winning actor/comedian Ricky Gervais' first-ever HBO stand-up special features his unique takes on such disparate issues as fund-raising, autism, fame, nursery rhymes, Nazis, moronic friends, obesity and more.

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Same Old, Same Old
22 November 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I don't know if this was released purely for an American audience, although I suspect so. Actually I would hope so for Gervais' sake otherwise he is still doing the same jokes he was doing 3-5 years ago. When I started watching I thought it was an old show but I note the release date is 2008 so....

Released just in time for Christmas, if I had bought this I would feel ripped off, there is nothing new here,just the same old jokes you've probably heard a million times before.

They don't age well either. This has 'cash in' on his success written all over it.

Disappointing.


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