Karl is faced with the different aspects of life by travelling around the world and discovering how different people face life's challenges.
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Karl is faced with the different aspects of life by travelling around the world and discovering how different people face life's challenges.

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Is KP really an idiot?
17 February 2014 | by See all my reviews

Is Karl Pilkington a great actor or is he really the fool portrayed in the TV shows, 'An Idiot Abroad' and 'The Moaning of Life'? The question has been asked many times and, sad to say, the answer is that it is not an act. Ricky Gervais has explained on several occasions that Karl is, "just being himself". If you take a look at Karl's interviews, these confirm the case; same accent, same opinions, same Karl. He is uneducated and ill-informed (he has no tertiary education at all and didn't succeed as a student, even at secondary school). Though occasional displays of opinionated ignorance and stunning stupidity may be amusing for a while, they become tedious and lose their entertainment value very quickly. After all, we are laughing at Karl, not with him. Karl's success is due mainly to the fact that he enables very stupid people to feel comfortable in their ignorance and the marginally less stupid to feel superior.


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