"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
- 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.
- Easter Egg: On the Disc 2, Series 2 Main Menu, press up, then select, the menu will reload and the star icon will be on the steam to the left, press select again for a mini "review" of Extras.
- In some episodes, some lines by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant are different in America than they are in Britain.