March 26, 2015

After two seasons on the show Derek, Ricky Gervais is bidding farewell to his role as a quirky retirement home employee in a Netflix special.

“It always seems to be two series and a special. I did it with The Office, Extras, Idiot Abroad and now Derek,” Gervais told The Hollywood Reporter. “The way I write and the way I develop characters and the overall arc, that seems to be the optimum length for me.”

The special, which has already aired in the United Kingdom, hits Netflix in the United States on April 3.

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