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The first season of After Life was released on March 8, 2019 on the streaming service Netflix and consists of six episodes.


After Life follows Tony, whose life is turned upside down after his wife dies from breast cancer. He contemplates suicide, but instead decides to live long enough to punish the world for his wife's death by saying and doing whatever he wants. Although he thinks of this as his "superpower", his plan is undermined when everyone around him tries to make him a better person.



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Notes and Trivia[]

  • Netflix ordered the series on May 9, 2018.

After Life Official Trailer HD Netflix


No. in series No. in season Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 1 "Episode 1.1" Ricky Gervais Ricky Gervais March 8, 2019
Tony's cantankerous funk - which he calls a superpower - is taking a toll on his co-workers. Meanwhile, a new writer starts at The Tambury Gazette.
2 2 "Episode 1.2" Ricky Gervais Ricky Gervais March 8, 2019
Thinking he has nothing to lose, Tony contemplates trying heroin. He babysits his nephew and starts to bond - just a bit - with Sandy.
3 3 "Episode 1.3" Ricky Gervais Ricky Gervais March 8, 2019
Tony hires a sex worker - but it's not what you think. A trip to the comedy club turns awkward. The nurse gives Tony a piece of her mind.
4 4 "Episode 1.4" Ricky Gervais Ricky Gervais March 8, 2019
Tony pushes back on Matt's idea to go on a blind date. Also, Tony makes an introduction and issues an uncharacteristic apology.
5 5 "Episode 1.5" Ricky Gervais Ricky Gervais March 8, 2019
Brian (finally) convinces Tony and company to visit his apartment for a story. Meanwhile, Matt receives a distressing call from his son's school.
6 6 "Episode 1.6" Ricky Gervais Ricky Gervais March 8, 2019
Making an earnest attempt to be happy - or at least not miserable - Tony gives some long overdue recognition to those who have stood by him.