The series opener of this podcast-turned-animated TV series finds Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington discussing a variety of unusual topics, including the benefits of 20th-century inventions; population control; supernatural events; and prehistoric times. Also introduced: a segment called "Monkey News," in which Karl explains the origins of space travel.
Topics include Karl's theory on a reverse-aging process; charitable gifts for families in need; the merits of space travel; a choice of superpowers; and personal mottoes. Also: a "Monkey News" segment about a Moscow TV station.
Topics include Karl's upcoming trip to a spa; the customs of New Guinea tribes; a visit to an antiques store; and an e-mail about dangerous dolphins. Also: a "Monkey News" segment about a zookeeper's marriage.
Topics include the meanings of certain idioms; Karl's list of the Top 50 "Freaks of All Time" he'd like to meet; and New Year's resolutions. Also: a "Monkey News" segment about a rescue by the New York City fire department.
Topics include what the future looks like for hedgehogs; a man's reaction to a kidney transplant; and Karl's choice to save either Ricky or Stephen from a sinking ship. Also: a "Monkey News" segment about an airline strike.
Topics include romantic gestures for Valentine's Day; observations by philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein; homelessness; and a trip to Malaga, Spain. Also: a "Monkey News" segment about a 1960s space mission.