Thursday, 30 August 2012

Karl Pilkington, be my friend

Recently Lee and I have been watching a lot of Karl Pilkington on Youtube. We watched an Idiot Abroad at the beginning of the year as a I was a bit late to the party, what with not having Sky at home. We watched them all pretty much back to back. Then that was it, all went quiet on the Karl front until recently. We downloaded his travel diary for like 30p on the Kindle and it was a funny read, and for that price you can't complain! 

His quotes are amazing, him and Ricky Gervais make me laugh so much. I don't even like Ricky Gervais that much normally, in my opinion he's a bit of a self righteous knob. Someone posted this link on their Facebook and since that fateful night I can't stop watching him:


Here are a selection of some of Karl's best quotes from Pilkipedia:

"Woke up at 9.55am. Soon as I woke up, I looked at Suzanne and she looked at me. I said, "Did I tell you about the immune system?" Suzanne starting laughing, I said it's amazing. She said, "Not now."

"They say it all started out with a big bang. But, what I wonder is, was it a big bang or did it just seem big because there wasn't anything else drown it out at the time?" 

"I'd kick it, and I'd say 'You knob-head'." - Karl tells Ricky his response to being poisoned by an octopus

Anyone else love Karl? 
Who would you like to be your best pal?

Becca x

11 comments:

  1. Hilarious! I had neve rheard of him before now! Your blog always introduces me to new fun things - I am totally going to be watching more of his skits on my lunch break!

    xoxo Bree
    The Urban Umbrella

    http://www.theurbanumbrella.com/

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  2. I adore Karl and I love Ricky, his laugh is infectious!

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  3. I find Ricky Gervais a bit of a knob too but I LOVE Karl !!

    Rachael @ madeupoflittlethings

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  4. I have Ricky Gervais, but I love Karl and Stephen Merchant! Karl is hilarious. I have a friend who looks like him =)
    xx

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  5. Ha!!! I love Karl! He makes me chuckle so much!!! Xxxx

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  6. Karl Pilkington is like the frigging weirdest/funniest guy ever. Love him Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant together. Ace team.

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  7. never heard of him until now but now that I checked him out, he's awesome :) I actually laughed out loud!

    xo, samantha
    sammyblackwood.com

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  8. I god I love Karl so much I also got his travel diary on the Kindle and it made me laugh so much, infact I've just reviewed it if you're interested (http://laurencaton.wordpress.com/2012/09/02/an-idiot-abroad-the-travel-diaries-of-karl-pilkington-by-karl-pilkington/) xxx

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  9. Me and my husband are BIG Karl fans!! We have the books, the dvd's etc

    Though he makes us laugh, we actually agree with a lot of his thoughts (not sure if I should be admitting that publicly?!) Can't wait for the new series! :D xx

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  10. I have a feeling I'm going to be you-tubin' Karl for the rest of the night! I hadn't come across him until now! Thanks for the introduction Becca :)

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  11. I LOVE karl, he is amazing!!

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