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The hardest to watch part of that show is when Gervais — who at this point has dropped weight and has been working out and has done a successful standup special — is overlaughing at the “does he do the whistle line?” so much and doesn’t get the hi-5 he’s looking for. It’s as uncomfortable as anything David Brent ever did, and just as fascinating.

I’m really glad you’re writing about this. Clearly.

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