Ricky Gervais and Jane Fallon attend the Time 100 Gala celebrating the Time 100 issue of the Most Influential People In The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 23, 2013 in New York.
I’m incredibly fond and proud of 'The Ricky Gervais Show'. What started out as a bit of a laugh and a little experiment with a new-fangled thing called ‘podcasting’ slowly turned into a global cult – but without all the brainwashing and stuff.
We had lunch and got to ask him any questions we wanted ... And I remember going home and thinking, ‘Oh, my gosh. If nothing else happens except that I got to have lunch with Ricky Gervais, this is amazing.’ And now — look. It’s 10 years later and we made, like, a whole show.More quotes »
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