An Idiot Abroad

An Idiot Abroad is a British travel documentary television series broadcast on Sky1 and Science, as well as spin-off books published by Canongate Books, created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant and starring Karl Pilkington. The ongoing theme of both the television series and the books is that Pilkington has no interest in global travel, so Merchant and Gervais make him travel while they stay in the United Kingdom and monitor his progress.

TitleAn Idiot Abroad
First Air DateSeptember 23rd, 2010
Last Air DateDecember 14th, 2012
GenresComedy, Documentary
NetworkSky One
Production CompaniesSky, Me & You Productions, RiSK Productions
ProducersStephen Merchant, Ricky Gervais
Number of Seasons3 Seasons
Number of Episodes19 Episodes
Plot Keywordtravel
Karl Pilkington
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Ricky Gervais
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Stephen Merchant
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Warwick Davis
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