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Life's Too Short 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (2011–2013)
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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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Series cast summary:
Warwick Davis ...  Warwick Davis 8 episodes, 2011-2013
Ricky Gervais ...  Ricky Gervais 7 episodes, 2011-2013
Stephen Merchant ...  Stephen Merchant 7 episodes, 2011-2013
Rosamund Hanson ...  Cheryl 7 episodes, 2011-2013
Steve Brody Steve Brody ...  Accountant 6 episodes, 2011-2013
Jo Enright Jo Enright ...  Sue 5 episodes, 2011-2013
Shaun Williamson ...  Shaun Williamson 5 episodes, 2011-2013
Kiruna Stamell ...  Amy 4 episodes, 2011-2013
Les Dennis ...  Les Dennis 4 episodes, 2011-2013
Matthew Holness ...  Ian 3 episodes, 2011
Keith Chegwin ...  Keith Chegwin 3 episodes, 2011-2013
Peter Bonner Peter Bonner ...  Little Pete / ... 3 episodes, 2011-2013
Sarah Bennett Sarah Bennett ...  Ebony / ... 3 episodes, 2011-2013
Colin Hoult Colin Hoult ...  Bryan / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2013
Jon Key Jon Key ...  Anthony 2 episodes, 2011
Raymond Griffiths Raymond Griffiths ...  Ray 2 episodes, 2011-2013
George Appleby George Appleby ...  Dan 2 episodes, 2011-2013
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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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English

Release Date:

February 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Elu on liiga lühike See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Warwick Davis suggested the title for the series. See more »

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Good hearted fun
21 November 2011 | by biXenSee all my reviews

I find Life's Too short to be a funny and quirky mockumentary following Warwick around showing us his (not so) glamorous life as an agent for other little people. It seems to me that many English viewers are a bit biased about Gervais, but if you like his other series you'll like this.

Much of the fun revolves around Ricky's office and there's cameos as usual, including Liam Neeson, Carrel, Depp and more. I've watched the episodes a few times to really take them in, and I'd say it grows on me too. Warwick's parody of himself and the comedy Gervais and Merchant add makes him likable and funny. Most of the fun is based on the fact that he's trying hard to present his business and himself as a little person as more glamorous then it is, but then it's apparent to viewers that it's not. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise, that's what the comedy is about here.

I think other reviewers show they don't pay attention when they say it's cheap or lazy comedy, and criticize Warwick falling off his heightening phone books and out of the car, it comes right after he narrates that he wants to show viewers that he's a classy guy, and that's just funny. Simple, but funny.


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