Extras: Season 2 (2006 - 2007)

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Critic Consensus: With Andy's elevated-although equally unsatisfying-status in the industry, Extras' second season hits the ground running with fresh satirical insights into the world of entertainment.

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Episodes

1
Air date: Jan 14, 2007
2
Air date: Jan 21, 2007
3
Air date: Jan 28, 2007
4
Air date: Feb 4, 2007
5
Air date: Feb 11, 2007
6
Air date: Feb 18, 2007

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Series 2 sees Andy getting more and more recognition for his work in his sitcom "When The Whistle Blows" but he begins to neglect his firendship with Maggie. Guest stars include; Orlando Bloom, David Bowie, Daniel Radcliffe, Chris Martin, Sir Ian McKellen and Jonathan Ross.

Cast

Ricky Gervais
as Andy Millman
Ashley Jensen
as Maggie Jacobs
Stephen Merchant
as Darren Lamb
Sarah Moyle
as Kimberly
Martin Savage
as Damon Beesley
Guy Henry
as Iain Morris
Ian McKellen
as Ian McKellen
Robert De Niro
as Robert De Niro
Jonathan Ross
as Jonathan Ross
Robert Lindsay
as Robert Lindsay
Sophia Myles
as Defense Lawyer
Paul Albertson
as Maggie's Date
Jennie Goossens
as Date's Mother
David McKail
as Date's Father
Richard Morris
as Homeless Man
Moira Stuart
as Herself
Gerard Kelly
as Ian "Bunny" Bunton
Penny Ryder
as Parent's Friend
Jonathan Cake
as Steve Sherwood
David Earl
as Obsessive Fan
Helen Anderson
as Daniel's Mum
Rufus Jones
as Journalist
Lawry Lewin
as Researcher
Nicola Sanderson
as Receptionist
Patricia Potter
as Andy's Old Flame
Geraldine Alexander
as Boutique Saleswoman
Lee White
as Sales Assistant
Toby Walton
as Sitcom Director
Katy Wix
as Girl in Nightclub
Bob Mercer
as Nightclub Punter
Julia Rayner
as Telethon Producer
Toby Longworth
as BAFTA Executive
Germaine Greer
as Germaine Greer
John Peters
as `Holby' Producer
Mark Kermode
as Mark Kermode
Perry Blanks
as Security Guard
Mark Kermode
as Mark Kermode
Donna Berlin
as Reporter
Mark Lawson
as Mark Lawson
Marek Larwood
as Autograph Hunter
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Critic Reviews for Extras Season 2

All Critics (20) | Top Critics (11)

The revelation on "Extras" is Ashley Jensen , who makes Maggie so kooky, so proud, and so dear.

Jun 15, 2018 | Full Review…

Few stars can write and play a kicked-in-the-mouth underdog as smartly as Gervais does here.

Jun 19, 2018 | Full Review…

There's no question that "Extras" is a hoot, especially for anyone who spends much time observing the ins and outs of fame and the media, but Gervais is correct that less is more.

Jun 19, 2018 | Full Review…

When comics play inferior versions of themselves, it usually involves self-criticism. This was gloating.

Jun 19, 2018 | Full Review…

Andy's humiliations as a minor celebrity aren't quite as funny as was his earlier shame at being a nobody, but as a satire of showbiz vanity, Extras can still be described as (what else?) stellar.

Jun 19, 2018 | Full Review…

"Extras" remains a sneak attack on one's defenses and yet another roguish triumph for Gervais and his witting accomplices.

Jun 19, 2018 | Full Review…

[The] second season of "Extras"...is even more excruciating -- which in this case means better -- than last year's.

Jun 19, 2018 | Full Review…

"Extras" offers a deliciously mean exploration of the mixed blessings of becoming a paid TV actor.

Jun 19, 2018 | Full Review…

[This second season] is far better than the good but uneven first year of the show.

Jun 19, 2018 | Full Review…

Will Chegwin have a similar renaissance after playing himself as a racist, homophobic, anti-Semitic crap actor? Such is the Midas touch of Gervais and Merchant, he probably will.

Jun 19, 2018 | Full Review…
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