No matter what people think of Ricky Gervais (arrogant arsehole or brilliant comic) he certainly provokes discussion. Last night's new show Derek led to an intense twitter-debate between myself and some friends about the merits of the Show, Gervais and the meaning and intent of certain words.
I think Gervais made something good last night, although maybe thats just because I really enjoyed the last 5-10 minutes. On the other hand, Gervais kind of "shot his load" with that last five minutes: it's unlikely that another episode would reach that same height of effective, emotional drama:
My review on Flickering Myth