Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jul. 21, 2005
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC TWO TV Network
Genre

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Extras (UK)

"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".

Extras (UK) - TV Special: Christmas Special Screenshot
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Last Episode

TV 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 …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 2 seasons and 13 episodes air between 2005 and 2007.

Character Guide

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Series Fun Facts

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  • 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.
  • Due to scheduling problems, Samuel L. Jackson had to film his fifth episode scenes a month before the first episode began shooting.
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