Life's Too Short (2011– )

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The show centers on Warwick Davis in his day-to-day life, complete with the frustrations he faces.

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 Warwick Davis (8 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Ricky Gervais (7 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Stephen Merchant (7 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Cheryl (7 episodes, 2011-2013)
Steve Brody ...
 Accountant (6 episodes, 2011-2013)
Jo Enright ...
 Sue (5 episodes, 2011-2013)
Shaun Williamson ...
 Shaun Williamson (5 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Amy (4 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Les Dennis (4 episodes, 2011-2013)
Matthew Holness ...
 Ian (3 episodes, 2011)
Keith Chegwin ...
 Keith Chegwin (3 episodes, 2011-2013)
Peter Bonner ...
 Little Pete / ... (3 episodes, 2011-2013)
Sarah Bennett ...
 Ebony / ... (3 episodes, 2011-2013)
Colin Hoult ...
 Bryan / ... (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
Jon Key ...
 Anthony (2 episodes, 2011)
Raymond Griffiths ...
 Ray (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
George Appleby ...
 Dan (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
Lauren Barrand ...
 Herself (2 episodes, 2011)
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The show centers on Warwick Davis in his day-to-day life, complete with the frustrations he faces.

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He's big on ego. And a little short on everything else.

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Warwick Davis suggested the title for the series. See more »

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Referenced in Conan: The Mayan 'Dilbert Cartoon-a-Day' Calendar (2012) See more »

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Gervais said it's his funniest work. I concur.
27 September 2012 | by (Thailand) – See all my reviews

Gervais can be annoying. Despite this, I am a fan of almost everything he's done.

The Office was outstanding and Extras wasn't bad either.

I kept seeing a few negative reviews about this and for some reason it passed me by.

Recently, I got the chance to see the series. I wasn't expecting much.

Boy, was I wrong! There are so many laugh out loud moments in this series. Soooooo many. At the end of the day, that's what comedy is for...no? Warwick Davis is brilliant in this and shows what a fine actor he really is. He essentially plays a David Brent character in a mockumentary..but really, really well.

Some have criticized the show for being offensive towards smaller people. They just don't get it.

The fact that the main character is little becomes fairly irrelevant. He's just an odious toad! The dumb secretary and the manic depressive accountant are also hilarious characters.

The cringe factor of Gervais' work is always high but this series has a cringe factor through the roof. It can be uncomfortable to watch at times, but you can't take your eyes off it.

I loved it.

A measly 7.7 on here is probably almost as funny as the show.

Watch it and love it.


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