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Life's Too Short: Series 1 [Blu-ray]


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  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English
  • Dubbed: None
  • Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
  • Audio Description: None
  • Region: Region B/2 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B006CEWGVY
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #161,346 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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Customer Reviews

This is one of the funniest shows I have ever seen.
Nicholas Power
That being said, I'm not bored of it, it's just that I can tell Ricky had involvement in this project, which is good.
Ashley Garrett
I absolutely love Warwick with Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant!
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Mr. Fahey on February 12, 2013
Format: DVD
The only bad thing about this series is it only has seven episodes. If you like Ricky Gervais and his type of humor, you'll like this fictional account of Warrick Davis's life as a little person actor. The cameos are hysterical and amazing considering how famouse these people are. It's cleverly written and has a cast of supporting characters who are all well done. I recommend it for an afternoon of laughs. There are no plans to continue the series at this time and that's a shame, becuase it is hysterical.

If you don't like the British version of the Office or Extras, etc. Don't watch this, it isn't for you. If you do like those shows, jump on this one, it's right up there.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By P David on December 11, 2013
Format: DVD
This show is just plain funny. This show proves that Warwick Davis is a phenomenal comic actor. He does the double takes, delivers the straight lines, has great reaction shots, but is perhaps best in physical comedy. If you enjoy dry comedy or slapstick, it is absolutely worth the money to buy this DVD (actually 2 DVDs). The cameos by Liam Neeson and Johnny Depp are, if anything, rather tedious compared to Warwick Davis' brilliant acting. Don't hesitate to take a chance on this. I look forward to watching it again and again.
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Graham Swearingen TOP 1000 REVIEWER on November 19, 2012
Format: Blu-ray
This short (no pun intended) series focuses around Warwick Davis (Willow, The Leprechaun, Return Of The Jedi) and Ricky Gervais (Stardust, Extras) as fictionalized versions of themselves and mainly the struggle of being a little person in the world of cinema. This series is light hearted and yet meaningful in regards to what it's like to work in main stream film making as a little person and trying to break out of the typical type cast roles. This BBC series has great cameos by Liam Neeson, Johnny Depp, Sting and many more. If you've ever seen any other Ricky Gervais shows (like Extras) then you'll know what to expect with the style of writing and comedy in this series. It is funny, cringe-worthy and smart. Received fairy negatively because of its social fuax pas and unpleasant scenarios, I think this show is just not understood by most audiences. This isn't supposed to be some message riddled show about the life of a little person, but more of a fictionalized stereotypical look at how little people are often treated in society and mainstream film making as well as stereotypical Hollywood actors being egotistical and vapid. While there are some messages and subtexts to be had in this 7 episode run, mainly it is meant to entertain, evoke cringing and laughs and broaden ones horizons which I felt it did an exceptional job of.

I will update my review on the Blu-Ray transfer when it becomes available.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Nancy on April 17, 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Disclaimer: I love Ricky Gervais' humor. (Although for some reason, I wasn't as fond of "Extras"). I watch "Life's Too Short" over again for the nuances. Warwick Davis looking into the camera is priceless. If you're the person (as I often am) that tries to multitask and listen for the dialogue you'll miss the best parts here. Ricky knows how to do it. The watcher becomes the camera man just bursting inside with unbelievable glee at the moments he/she caught on camera. Ricky is a master; he gives us just enough of Warwick's life to want more.
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By Bev manegold on March 31, 2014
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This is so funny! For someone so small, he acts big. Never gives up, full of ideas. Really enjoyed watching this & would recommend it to anyone. Very good actor!
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By F. Ganter on August 3, 2013
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Funny series, especially for Star Wars fans. Warwick Davis did a great job. However, the series was uncomfortably between a reality show and an actual movie. I thought Extras was much better.
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By the repeller on May 30, 2013
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
I love this show. It has one of my favorite actors Warwick Davis. I think this show is going be hilarious.
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Part of what makes this show so amusing and funny is the fact that Warwick Davis is very egotistical, but extremely awkward and basically failing at life in this series. Asking for money, lying to people to make himself look good (and then they find out the truth), etc. As a huge follower of Ricky Gervais, this is basically almost any character Ricky Gervais has ever done. This is a mixture of David Brent and Andy Millman. That being said, I'm not bored of it, it's just that I can tell Ricky had involvement in this project, which is good. It's charming and I'm glad I purchased it.
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