I just binge watched all six episodes of the new Ricky Gervais vehicle 'After Life'.
It's formulaic Gervais: excruciating discomfort before magnificent redemption, but if you love your partner I suspect that at some point in the watching you'll need to go and hold them close. I sure did.
There were parts I had to skip because they are just too 'fingernails on blackboard' (true to formula), but there are others that pierce the hardest hearts.
As to his claim that it's his best work, that's hard to say, but it's worth a look if you if you can deal with his brand of verbal brutality - that serves to enhance and contrast the sweetness of the recovery.