An Idiot Abroad Season 1
S01 E01Sep 23, 2010
China Sep 23, 2010 Karl Pilkington's journey begins in the Far East. As well as casting his verdict on The Great Wall of China, he immerses himself in the culture with laugh-out-loud results.
S01 E02Sep 30, 2010
India Sep 30, 2010 Karl travels to India and gives own unique verdict on its ancient customs and vibrant culture.
S01 E03Oct 7, 2010
Jordan Oct 7, 2010 This week, Karl Pilkington's voyage takes him to Petra in Jordan, by way of Israel. What will he make of the 'rose-red city half as old as time'?
S01 E04Oct 14, 2010
Mexico Oct 14, 2010 Karl travels to Mexico where he pays a visit to Chichen Itza. He also tries his hand at wrestling, learns how to become a cowboy, and hunts for a Mexican jumping bean.
S01 E05Oct 21, 2010
Egypt Oct 21, 2010 Karl Pilkington's journey continues in Egypt, where Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant have arranged for him to sample the local culture. He tastes delicacies including rabbit meat, takes a boat ride down the Nile and is entertained by a belly dancer, before visiting the pyramids
S01 E06Oct 28, 2010
Brazil Oct 28, 2010 Tag along with Karl Pilkington as he takes up temporary residence in Rio de Janeiro. On his way to Christ the Redeemer, he experiences a back wax and Brazil's famous beaches.
S01 E07Nov 4, 2010
Peru Nov 4, 2010 Reluctant explorer Karl Pilkington visits Peru, where he is unhappy with the Amazon jungle's toilet arrangements, and fails to impress a local tribe with his hunting skills. Arming himself with oxygen, the Mancunian then sets off on a high-altitude, eight-hour trek to witness Machu Picchu, the fortress city of the ancient Incas.
S01 E08Nov 11, 2010
Karl Comes Home: The Debrief Nov 11, 2010 Reluctant globetrotter Karl Pilkington is reunited with Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant to reflect on his journeys to the seven wonders of the modern world, considering whether travel has truly broadened his mind.