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An Idiot Abroad

Episode List: An Idiot Abroad (2010)

Brit Karl Pilkington has led a sheltered life. Not having done any traveling, he enjoys living within the comforts of what he knows, basically that being what is purely British. As such, his friends, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, decide to send Karl to various parts of the world to experience unfamiliar cultures. (imdb)

Seasons: 3, Episodes: 21

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A man, who sees the world as a photograph, is forced by his friends Ricky and Steve to go out to see the seven wonders of the world. What he does not know, is that he will be getting pranked the whole time.
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China (2010) - Season 1, Episode 1
Ricky and Stephen send Karl on his first trip to perhaps Karl's worst nightmare: China.
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India (2010) - Season 1, Episode 2
Upon Karl's arrival in Delhi, his senses are overwhelmed, and not in a good way, which is not helped by his sleeping arrangements.
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Jordan (2010) - Season 1, Episode 3
Karl is somewhat excited about his trip to Petra, Jordan, if only because of its association with the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989).
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Mexico (2010) - Season 1, Episode 4
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant send reluctant Karl Pilkington to see Chichen Itza in Mexico. Arriving in the middle of the Easter celebrations, Karl witnesses a crucifixion, is forced to do Mexican wrestling, and learn cowboy skills.
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Egypt (2010) - Season 1, Episode 5
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant send reluctant Karl Pilkington to Egypt to see the Great Pyramids. He tries out a traditional Egyptian outfit, experiences Cairo night life, and comes across a restaurant whose staff are all deaf.
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Brazil (2010) - Season 1, Episode 6
When Karl is told that his next trip will be to Rio de Janeiro to see Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado, his first reaction is that it is akin to a pylon: something that is there everyday that people probably get tired of seeing.
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Peru (2010) - Season 1, Episode 7
Karl is relieved that this trip is his last, but is worried that Ricky and Stephen will do something monumentally outrageous to end the series on a high note. Karl has never heard of the monument he is to visit next: Machu Picchu. He is also not aware of the potential of altitude sickness due to lack of oxygen.
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Karl Comes Home (2010) - Season 1, Episode 8
Karl, now back in Britain after his "seven wonders" trips, sits down with Ricky and Stephen to discuss the experience.
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