An Idiot Abroad: Season 2, Episode 2

Trans-Siberian Express (28 Jan. 2012)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Documentary, Comedy, Reality-TV
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Karl takes the Trans-Siberian Express from Moscow to China. On the trip, he experiences a Russian steam room, undergoes Cosmonaut training, meets a magnetic man, gets buried alive, competes in a wrestling match, and visits a dwarf village.


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The next adventure that Ricky and Steven convince Karl to do is take a trip on the Trans-Siberian Express, which is the least offensive of the bucket list items but which is still not very palatable to him. He dreads the train trip more after his encounter with one of the first people he meets in Moscow. His pre-train trip stay in Moscow is not helped by his encounter with a roomful of half naked men. But once on the train he begins to relax... for twenty minutes. At his first stop, he, in honor of the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's space flight, is to go into cosmonaut training. He is relieved by some news with this regard. Back on the train, he meets a man, whose gift he finds somewhat silly but still cannot be fascinated by. At the next stop, he learns about a natural healing process, which may be literally his most death defying feat yet, but one in which he ultimately feels very relaxing. He learns that he will take a side trip into Mongolia, where he must defend the honor of... Written by Huggo

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Interviewer: What superpower would you like, then?
Karl: I can't help you with one. I'd be bullshit man. There's so many meetings going on where, you know people are bullshitting. I'd just like to walk in. I wouldn't need a special costume, just dressed like this and I would fly in and I'd go, "Bullshit. He's talking bullshit." And they'd go, "Oh. He's Bullshit Man." And I'd go, "Yea. It is Bullshit Man. You're talking bullshit." And eventually, people would stop talking bullshit. Anything that's going on in the ...
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