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Ricky Gervais to Deliver Hilarious Armageddon Comedy Special on Netflix

Comedian Ricky Gervais is about to make this Christmas extra special as he gears up to premiere his highly-anticipated Armageddon stand-up special on Netflix. Mark your calendars for December 25th, because, as Gervais jokingly puts it, “For the next 2,000 years, people will remember the 25th December as the day Armageddon was released on Netflix.”

Directed the talented John L. Spencer, Gervais delivered a memorable performance at the renowned London Palladium earlier this year. Known for his brilliant work on acclaimed shows like The Office, Extras, and Afterlife, Gervais brings his irreverent and thought-provoking humor to center stage once again.

In this one-of-a-kind stand-up special, Gervais will wow audiences with his sharp wit and fearless comedy. According to a press release from Netflix, the show promises to delve into various subjects, including the end of humanity, political correctness, family weddings, funerals, and the ever-evolving world of Artificial Intelligence.

Fans of Gervais can expect nothing but a hilarious rollercoaster ride that challenges societal norms, provokes laughter, and forces us to reflect on the absurdities of everyday life. This new special follows the success of his previous Netflix specials, Humanity and SuperNature, which premiered in 2018 and 2022 respectively and were met with critical acclaim and widespread fan appreciation.

So, sit back, relax, and get ready to laugh until your sides hurt as Ricky Gervais brings his unique brand of comedy to your screens this holiday season. Armageddon is coming, and it’s going to be a rip-roaring good time!


  • 1. When will Ricky Gervais’ Armageddon stand-up special be released on Netflix?
  • Answer: The Armageddon stand-up special will premiere on Netflix on December 25th.

  • 2. What can viewers expect from the special?
  • Answer: Viewers can expect Ricky Gervais’ trademark sharp wit and fearless comedy, delving into topics such as the end of humanity, political correctness, family events, funerals, and Artificial Intelligence.

  • 3. Has Ricky Gervais had previous specials on Netflix?
  • Answer: Yes, Ricky Gervais has previously premiered two successful specials on Netflix titled Humanity (2018) and SuperNature (2022).