An Idiot Abroad

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  • TV-14
  • 2011
  • 3 Seasons
  • 8.3  (30,426)

An Idiot Abroad is a comedy travel show first airing on Sky1 and starring Karl Pilkington, a man who first came to prominence as the producer of the XFM radio show The Ricky Gervais Show. Pilkington became well known on the show for an outlook on life heavily shaped by his complete obliviousness to many aspects of culture and a decidedly simplistic understanding of how the world works. The series hinges on the premise that Pilkington is being forced by Gervais and his writing partner Stephen Merchant to travel the world and experience other cultures and lands he would otherwise have no interest in seeing, all while the two comedians monitor his progress from back home. Each episode follows Pilkington

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China
3. China
February 2, 2013
Karl and Warwick finally make their way to China. But a surprise ending proves to be quite a high.
India
2. India
January 26, 2013
Karl and Warwick continue their travel to India. Laughing yoga and parts in a Bollywood film are trumped after Karl experiences his first holiday highlight.
Venice & Macedonia
1. Venice & Macedonia
January 19, 2013
In the third season premiere, Karl and Warwick Davis follow the path of Marco Polo and begin their adventure in Venice.
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An Idiot Abroad is a comedy travel show first airing on Sky1 and starring Karl Pilkington, a man who first came to prominence as the producer of the XFM radio show The Ricky Gervais Show. Pilkington became well known on the show for an outlook on life heavily shaped by his complete obliviousness to many aspects of culture and a decidedly simplistic understanding of how the world works. The series hinges on the premise that Pilkington is being forced by Gervais and his writing partner Stephen Merchant to travel the world and experience other cultures and lands he would otherwise have no interest in seeing, all while the two comedians monitor his progress from back home.

Each episode follows PilkingtonAn Idiot Abroad is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on January 22, 2011.

Where to Watch An Idiot Abroad

An Idiot Abroad is available for streaming on the Science Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch An Idiot Abroad on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 22, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (30,426)