In season two of the hit series An Idiot Abroad, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant send their friend Karl Pilkington around the world again to complete the 'Bucket List' of life's adventures. Karl's thinking he's ticking off a list of the 'ultimate things to do before you die', but along the way the 'little Englander' must endure wing walking, tribal bungee jumping and shark diving, while dealing with Ricky's constant attempts to make him have a prostate test or go nude in the jungle.
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant send Karl to the island paradise of Vanuatu. In this first episode we see Karl attempt two very different types of bunjee jump, spend some quality time with a tribe that worship Prince Philip, go sand boarding and ware some very exotic underwear.
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant send Karl off to travel on the Trans-Siberian Express. In this episode we see Karl go through Cosmonaut training, have a fight with a Mongolian wrestler, visit a Dwarf Village theme park and get buried alive.
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant send Karl to Australia to swim with Dolphins. Along the way, Karl has an extended stop over in Thailand where he gets a make over by the local lady boys, takes part in a special Thai boxing match, spends time in a village inhabited by 100's of poisonous snakes and gets robbed by monkeys. Once in Oz, Karl discovers that, although he is diving with something, there's not a dolphin in site.
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant send Karl to Alaska to go whale watching. Karl takes a rides on a dog sled, stays with the local Inuit community, eats raw frozen meat and get very sick on a deep sea fishing trawler.
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant send Karl to Uganda to meet and spend time with highly endangered Mountain Gorillas. Along the way Karl prepares a feast for an African tribal king, encounters a rhinoceros and comes across a hippo that lives in a house all before having to trek 10 hours in to the jungle.
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant send Karl to America to travel the length of one of the most famous roads in the world, Route 66. During his trip, Karl goes to a cuddle party, prospects for gold, spends time with an Amish family, joins a hi-school choir and has to choose between going wing-walking or taking part in a Mr. Leather contest.
In the final 'Bucket List' adventure, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant send Karl to Japan to climb Mount Fuji. On the way Karl stays in a capsule hotel, visits a sumo stable where he takes on a wrestler, meets a Zen Master, and rides on the world's steepest rollercoaster.
Karl returns home from the 'Bucket List' of adventures Ricky and Stephen have sent him on and the guys discuss the highs and lows of his trip.