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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Series cast summary:
Karl Pilkington ...  Himself - Presenter 11 episodes, 2013-2015
John Montgomery John Montgomery ...  Himself - Opening Narrator / ... 11 episodes, 2013-2015
Richard Yee ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2013-2015


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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25 January 2014 (USA) See more »

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Moaning of Life See more »

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Is Ignorance Really Bliss? Just Ask Karl Pilkington.
28 October 2013 | by Jason OldakowskiSee all my reviews

An idiot is bored with the meaninglessness of his existence and seeks to broaden his horizons in an attempt to become a better man. PSYCH! It's actually about a little roundy-headed, chimp-like Manch moron who is being paid handsomely to travel the world and seek out freakishly happy freaks in an attempt to understand why they seem so much happier than him. For example, the first episode sees Karl probing the human compulsion to get married. He's been in a relationship with the same woman for half his life and they've never tied the knot because he doesn't see the point. Can anyone in the world possibly change his outlook on what he's always considered to be the myth of so-called "Wedded Bliss"?

The only reason Karl Pilkington has agreed to make this "Travel Mockumentary", that could very vaguely be referred to as "An Idiot Abroad Series 4", is because those brilliant "bullies" (aka Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant) are no longer at the helm. They have absolutely no say in where he goes or what he does. Karl is finally in charge of his own itinerary... and there's no Dwarf-For-Hire tagging along to act as a "hindrance" (No offense Warwick). This means that if Karl should find himself in a lacklustre location and/or a sticky situation, he has no one to blame but himself. LET THE FUN BEGIN!

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