Ricky Gervais and Elmo Get Naughty

Speaking of Ricky Gervais, who honed the comedy of discomfort on the U.K. version of The Office and on Extras, he somehow managed to finagle his way onto the set of Sesame Street, in an episode that will air in November. Associated Press got hold of the show's outtakes, which features Gervais antagonizing Elmo and playfully pushing the boundaries of good taste. This is hilarious mostly because, believe it or not, Elmo is game:

[Thanks to The Bilerico Project.]

[Crossposted on Parabasis.]


  1. The best thing about this is that Ricky Gervais sounds more like Elmo when he laughs than Elmo.

  2. I kept waiting for them to kiss.