Ricky Gervais and Jon Stewart Ricky Gervais and Jon Stewart

Ricky Gervais was supposed to talk about his upcoming HBO stand-up special, Out of England 2, during his appearance on The Daily Show. But between the British comic's chemistry with Jon Stewart and Gervais' blasé attitude toward promoting his own show, their conversation covered different, wider terrain.

During their seven-minute conversation Tuesday, Gervais and Stewart discussed the possibility of a Stephen Hawking talk show. "I was just imagining also how Jay Leno would figure out how to f--- him over," Stewart jokes.

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Plus, find out why Stewart prefers Gervais sans jacket, why Gervais loves the word "vertebrae" and the brilliant negotiating techniques of Gervais' agent.

Watch the full interview:

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