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The Trip 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2010– )
Steve is asked to review restaurants for the UK's Observer who is joined on a working road trip by his friend Rob who fills in at the last minute when Coogan's romantic relationship falls apart.
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Series cast summary:
Steve Coogan ...  Steve 18 episodes, 2010-2017
Rob Brydon ...  Rob 18 episodes, 2010-2017
Rebecca Johnson ...  Sally 11 episodes, 2010-2014
Claire Keelan ...  Emma 9 episodes, 2010-2014
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When Steve is asked by The Observer to tour Northern England's finest restaurants, he envisions it as the perfect getaway with his beautiful girlfriend. But, when she backs out on him, he has no one to accompany him but his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob. Series two finds the men touring Italy. Written by Anonymous

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1 November 2010 (UK) See more »

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Steve Coogan states in his autobiography that he and Rob Brydon both initially disliked the pitch for the series, but went along with it anyway due to their friendship with Michael Winterbottom. See more »

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A 90-minute feature version was shown at film festivals a few months before the screening of the TV series. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #14.65 (2010) See more »

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The finest Comedy Pleasure for 2010
30 November 2010 | by Jason-BoultonSee all my reviews

Words cannot describe how wonderful this comedy is. Steve Coogan has moved up to genius with his wonderful portrayal of 'himself?'. Sad and bitter he feels the world still doesn't appreciate him for the genius he is. The self depreciation is wonderful as is his partner in these adventures Rob whose everlasting cheerfulness and wish to truly help Steve stop worrying about things and just enjoy the comedy he can give to people. I will never tire of 'Whaddyagot' Pacino and 'Mr Chrissssstian' Hopkins from Rob and Steve's bored look as he delivers these lines week in week out.

Finest comedy moment - almost to a Chaplin level of pathos - Steve Coogan's vain attempts to recreate in a hotel room mirror Robs 'Man in a Box'. True genius. 30 minutes each week of unbelievable terrific comedy snuck away on BBC2 at 10pm. I have rewatched each episode several times on iplayer and will get the DVD when released. This is one to mention up there with the best and please please watch as many episodes whilst you can. Genius - nothing more or less. Congratulations to all concerned.


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