Top 10 Best Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant Movies and TV Shows of All Time Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant invaded American comedy from across the pond.

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant are two of the most brilliant comedians on the planet, and somehow they’re British. They brought their special brand of humor stateside in a variety of projects, working both together and alone. In fact, these days, they’ve mostly been working solo, but we pair them up here because we’ll always remember them as a pair…of poofs. Check out the hilarious filmography of Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant

10. Cemetery Junction

Gervais and Merchant share writing and directing credits for this 2010 coming-of-age dramedy set in 1970s England.

9. Derek/Hello Ladies

Ricky Gervais Derek hello_ladies

When they created and starred in their own shows, we got to see their individuality.

8. After Life

Ricky Gervais After Life

Of course, Gervais went depressing comedian on us like some comedians are apt to do when they think we need to see them acting dramatic. Just make us laugh, monkey.

7. The Ricky Gervais Show


The duo teams with Karl Pilkington to discuss topics of the day.

6. David Brent: Life on the Road


Imagine they made a movie about The Office, and it was just a documentary about Michael Scott in a band. That’s pretty much what this is.

5. An Idiot Abroad


Pilkington is sent around the world so two smug assholes can laugh at how naive he is.

4. Extras

Ricky Gervais Extras

3. Life’s Too Short

2. The Invention of Lying

Ricky Gervais Invention of Lying

1. The Office (UK & US)

The Office Dunder Mifflin


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