Watch Ricky Gervais join the cast of House of Cards and Orange Is the New Black

The Office and Derek star realises he may be better off watching rather than bantering with the ladies of Litchfield Prison in new Netflix advert

After watching a few episodes of the best TV dramas around, you just want to be in them. Or do you?


It’s the question asked by Ricky Gervais as he makes hilarious spoof appearances in top shows House of Cards, Orange Is the New Black and Lilyhammer in an advert for Netflix titled “Superfan”.

He appears as Frank Underwood in the Oval Office and bumps into Steven Van Zandt (Frank “The Fixer” Tagliano) from Lilyhammer, before clashing with the inmates of Litchfield prison where he realises he may be better off watching from the comfort and safety of his sofa. We doubt he’s ever been called “an ugly bit of ladyman” before…


Even better, we have been treated to some funny outtakes from the shoot, comprised mainly of Gervais mucking around with House of Cards actor Michael Kelly: