An Idiot Abroad

Seasons

An Idiot Abroad

Season 1 (2010)

All seven episodes of the first Sky 1 comedy travelogue series in which Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant send Karl Pilkington, who doesn't like travelling, to visit the Seven Wonders of the World. Hoping the trip will force Karl out of his comfort zone, broaden his mind and change his outlook on the world, the pair keep in touch with him by telephone from London as he offers his unique insights on the Great Wall of China, Christ the Redeemer in Brazil, Petra in Jordan, Machu Picchu in Peru, Chichen Itza in Mexico, the Taj Mahal in India and the Great Pyramids of Egypt. Episodes comprise: 'China', 'India', 'Jordan', 'Mexico', 'Egypt', 'Brazil', 'Peru' and 'Karl Comes Home'.

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An Idiot Abroad

Season 2 (2011)

All eight episodes from the second series of the Sky 1 comedy travelogue. Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant send Karl Pilkington, who doesn't like travelling, abroad to various destinations including New Zealand, China, Thailand, Alaska, Africa, America and Japan. During his travels Karl goes bungee jumping, fights Mongolian wrestlers, visits the North Pole, journeys along the famed Route 66 and more, while offering his unique take on his experiences. Episodes comprise: 'Desert Island', 'Trans-Siberian', 'Dolphin Swim', 'Whale Watching', 'Meet a Gorilla', 'Route 66', 'Mount Fuji' and 'Karl Comes Home'.

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An Idiot Abroad

Season 3 (2012)

The entire third series of the Sky 1 comedy travelogue. This time around, Ricky Gervais has managed to cajole the anything-but-intrepid Karl Pilkington into attempting to follow explorer Marco Polo's historic route from Venice, through Eastern Europe and India, to China. Karl will not be travelling alone, however, as Warwick Davis has been roped in to keep Karl company along the way - all 5000 miles of it!

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