After the runaway success of The Office
launched Ricky Gervais
and Stephen Merchant
’s careers, they reteamed for another BBC
comedy that was just as much of a cringe-inducing delight, but didn’t receive as much attention. Extras stars Gervais and Ashley Jensen
as a pair of struggling actors who scrape by with extra work and butt heads with A-list stars cameoing as themselves.
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From Ian McKellen
giving a baffling masterclass in acting and Les Dennis
crying in the nude to David Bowie
turning Andy Millman’s woes into the song “Little Fat Man,” there are a ton of hysterical moments across Extras’ two-season run.