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For the third and final season of An Idiot Abroad, Ricky Gervais is sending his buddy Karl Pilkington in the footsteps of Marco Polo, who spent three years traveling from Venice to China in the 13th Century. And, this time, Ricky decided to give Karl a travel companion, Life's Too Short star Warwick Davis. They're about to have "the adventure of a lifetime, whether they like it or not."
In Saturday's season premiere, Pilkington and Davis start out in Venice, where Karl decides that living "in water" just "doesn't work." After checking into their hotel and navigating Venice's long alleyways like "Pac Man," Warwick and Karl spend a day in St. Mark's Square which Karl, who once longed for his travels to be more like vacations, complained that Warwick was treating the trip "too much like a holiday."