This is currently airing over here in the UK. It's the latest comedy from Gervais & Merchant, following the day-to-day life of Warwick Davies (from Willow fame).
Fans of The Office & Extras should definitely give it a watch. Here's a link to the episodes on BBC iPlayer. If it doesn't work in your region, I'm sure with a bit of searching you'll find it elsewhere.
Oh sure, Johnny Depp looks and acts like an actual person and it's based on a Hunter S. Thompson novel, but they should have just gone ahead and called it Pirates of the Caribbean 5. It's basically what this was.