Here’s what happens when Ricky Gervais finishes a script

Who doesn't celebrate the end of a project like Tom Cruise?

When you’re Ricky Gervais and you’ve just finished writing a script, simply popping to the kitchen to stick the kettle on isn’t enough. No, no, no. That’s nowhere near rock ‘n’ roll enough for a man who admits in his blog that he’s got three or four projects on the go, including the upcoming David Brent movie, Life on the Road. 

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So, when Gervais added that last full stop to the final episode of Derek – choosing to stick to his “usual formula of two series and a special” – he jumped up on his furniture á la Tom Cruise.

We imagine there was some really loud music playing, a dry ice machine no doubt started up, maybe some flashing lights… 

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Then he probably went and had a bath. He loves those.