"Extras" says goodbye
By Michael O’Connell, Special to Metromix
Over its brief two-season run, “Extras” gave us more celebrity guest stars than actual episodes. Even the show’s final send-off (airing Sunday, Dec. 16 at 9 p.m./8c on HBO) is jam-packed with stars willing to let you "have a laugh" at their expense, including Clive Owen, David Tennant, a stoned, sex-soliciting George Michael and a raving Gordon Ramsay.
Here’s a look back at some other fabulous self-parodists—the most memorable famous faces who came to play with Andy (Ricky Gervais), Maggie (Ashley Jensen) and the gang.