Sick Of It
Karl Pilkington returns to Sky One to play the character of Karl in a second series of Sick of It, the critically acclaimed tragi-comedy about a middle-aged man haunted by the voice inside his head as he lurches from one existential crisis to another.
About Sick Of It
Surreal, joyful, poignant, and peppered with Karl’s trademark wit and comic philosophising, series 2 plunges us further into the world of the lovable loser with a weakness for biscuits. When his elderly aunt Norma hires a young sparky care worker – Ruby, Karl feels pushed out and embarks on some soul-searching. He comes to the realisation that he needs to do more with his life and tries to overcome his low self-esteem and anxiety issues to better himself, upgrade his career and find love – invariably failing miserably.
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The charactersMeet the cast of Sick Of It
Karl Pilkington co-creates and stars in this comedy drama about a crotchety cabbie and his inner self, who's not shy about speaking his mind.
Karl comes to a big realisation when a noisy baby leaves him at the end of his tether.
Karl books a holiday alone, but his hopes of a quiet week are dashed when the nosy locals discover he is on his own.
Karl and Norma wind up on a mad journey to Eastbourne after Karl accidentally takes a cherished photo to the charity shop.
Karl's big plan to woo Zoe goes out the window when a dad and his son get into his cab. Then, an urgent pick-up derails things even further.
Karl's doctor tells him he needs to get over Zoe and start dating again to cure his constipation, but he finds himself constantly saying the wrong things.
Aunt Norma replaces Karl with a care worker, triggering a bout of soul searching about how little he has achieved.
Karl decides to move into personal chauffeuring. The aim? To earn enough to move out.
Karl runs into an old mate and a school crush when an existential crisis has him heading back to his hometown to right a wrong.
A comedy club gig provides an unexpected revelation as Karl hunts high and low for a daytime laugh that will stop him chuckling in his sleep.
Karl gets a wake-up call, just as Ruby and her boyfriend hit a rough patch. It's his big chance to make move, but will his inner voice let him?
Karl reluctantly travels to New York with Ruby to meet Norma's family, but trip brings the pair closer together.