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The Scandalous 1980s Musical Past of Ricky Gervais Caught on Tape

It's pretty rare that I am actually speechless.

I don't know what to say after watching this clip of The Office's Ricky Gervais' appearance on UK talk show Room 101. Let me put it this way: our very own David Brent (that would be Gervais, natch) was in a band called Seona Dancing and filmed this 1984 music video for their song "Bitter Heart." Watch it and you'll catch a seriously baby-faced Gervais and a rare glimpse of genius. Or at least of 1980s- inspired madness.



It's no "Free Love on the Freelove Highway" but just... wow. Seriously, wow. (Special thanks to Televisionary reader Whitney for bringing this rare gem to my attention.)

Comments

Anonymous said…
hilarious!
Anonymous said…
Too funny! Ricky looks mortified after watching the video. Poor guy. David Brent would have loved the publicity!
Anonymous said…
Wow. Just...wow. Awesome.

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