"Extras" is about an out-of-work actor (Gervais) who struggles for work when he keeps losing his parts to stars like DeNiro. However, he insists that they're "just lucky".
Last EpisodeTV Special: Christmas Special Aired: Dec. 27, 2007
Andy is now starring in a successful television series and has a new agent to represent him but he still wants more. Maggie has had a tough time …
Series Fun Facts
- In some episodes, some lines by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant are different in America than they are in Britain.
- The episode with Ross Kemp was originally supposed to be the series opener. According to Ricky Gervais, HBO switched it with the second episode as Ben Stiller was better known in America.
- According to a featurette on the Season 1 DVD set, "Finding Leo", Jude Law was supposed to appear in one of the episodes but pulled out at the last minute, leaving Gervais and Merchant…
[show]According to a featurette on the Season 1 DVD set, "Finding Leo", Jude Law was supposed to appear in one of the episodes but pulled out at the last minute, leaving Gervais and Merchant scrambling to find a replacement. "Finding Leo" follows Gervais' unsuccessful attempts to contact Leonardo DiCaprio.
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