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Episode 39

Jeremy Vine hosts the show where every day a new team of challengers take on what is probably the greatest quiz team in Britain, made up of some of the country's top quizzers.


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These people are amongst

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the greatest quiz players in Britain.

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Together, they make up the Eggheads,

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arguably the most formidable quiz team in the country.

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The question is, can they be beaten?

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Welcome to Eggheads, the show were a team of five quiz challengers

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pit their wits against possibly the greatest quiz team in Britain.

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They are the Eggheads.

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I don't know why I'm saying possibly, definitely, Eggs.

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-Yes. Of course.

-Isn't it?

-Yes.

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-That's what we're here for.

-Look at them, so modest.

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Challenging our resident quiz champions today

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are T'Villidge Fowk from North Yorkshire.

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Now, three of this team

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work together at York Sport Village,

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and to complete the quintet,

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team captain Ashley has called upon the services

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of a couple of his quizziest friends.

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Let's meet them.

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Hello, my name's Ashley, I'm a senior operations manager.

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Hi, my name is Richard, and I'm a business manager.

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My name's Tasha, I'm a marketing coordinator.

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Hello, my name is Alex and I'm a PhD student.

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Hello, my name is John, I'm a design and development engineer.

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So, Ashley and team, welcome.

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-ALL:

-Hello.

-Good to see you.

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Did I pronounce the team name correctly there?

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-You did, yes.

-T'Villidge Fowk.

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-T'Villidge Fowk.

-OK.

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Fowk or folk? YORKSHIRE ACCENT: Folk?

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-Folk.

-Folk.

-Folk.

-Right.

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Because you are working for the York Sport Village?

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-That's correct, yes.

-Which is a leisure place?

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It's a sport and leisure complex, yes.

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Wonderful. So, are you looking forward to this?

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-Very much so. Yes.

-And have you done any practising?

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We were doing the app on the way up, so yeah...

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Oh, I've done that, yeah.

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-Is that quite good?

-It is.

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When you get beat, they do look very smug.

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LAUGHTER

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Yes, well, that took days of filming.

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Every day, there is £1,000 worth of cash up for grabs

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for our Challengers.

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However, if they fail to defeat the Eggheads,

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the prize money rolls over to the next show.

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So, T'Villidge Fowk,

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the Eggheads have won the last five games,

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so they're just getting some steam up here

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and you've got to stop them.

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And if you do, you'll win £6,000.

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The first head-to-head battle

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is on Geography, and you can choose from

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Judith, Steve, Kevin, Pat or Dave.

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-That is...you?

-Me, yeah.

-John?

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Yeah? Yeah. That's John.

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John. Against whom?

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-Judith?

-Who looks lost?

-Judith, do you reckon?

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-Yeah.

-We'll take Judith, please.

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I'm definitely lost.

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LAUGHTER

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So John from T'Villidge Fowk...

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I'm never going to get used to saying that.

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Keep me right on it. I've got to give it total conviction.

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..versus Judith, who says she's lost.

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To ensure there's no conferring,

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would you please take your positions in our famous Question Room?

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Judith, how would you pronounce the team name?

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Um...T'Villidge Faulk.

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T'Villidge Folk.

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I don't know.

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You pronounce it, you do it.

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It's definitely a long O.

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T'Villidge Fowk.

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-What?

-T'Villidge Fowk.

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-Folk.

-Folk.

-Village folk?

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-Village folk.

-What about "T'"?

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The "T'" is... T'Villidge Fowk.

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-That's it.

-T'Villidge Fowk.

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-Spot-on, Jeremy.

-Knife and spoon and fork.

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-So it's like fork.

-One more time, Judith. You've got it now.

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T'Villidge Fowk.

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'Ey up.

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LAUGHTER

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Well, I was going to talk about your skydiving, John,

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but I think Judith has upstaged us.

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How many skydives have you done?

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-Four.

-Some of us just wouldn't dream of doing it.

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It seems like unnecessary risk, but for others, it's vital.

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It's a great way of seeing the landing gear

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while the plane is in the air.

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Brilliant. Well, you've jumped out the plane now here on Eggheads.

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You're playing Geography against Judith

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and would you like to go first or second?

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First, please.

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And here is your first question, John. Good luck.

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In which county is the town of Cheltenham?

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OK, so I'm not certain on this.

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But I have heard of an organisation called Cheltenham and Gloucester.

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So I think I'm going to go for Gloucestershire, please.

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Gloucestershire is the right answer. Well done.

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Judith...

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Which dance shares its name

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with the capital of the US State of West Virginia?

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Well, I think that might be Charleston.

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-It is Charleston.

-Did you do the Charleston?

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I did do the Charleston on Strictly, yeah,

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and it was the one that I realised that needed the most practice,

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so I was doing it for weeks and weeks in the bathroom, in lifts...

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-Yes.

-..down the high street - very odd behaviour by me.

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Some very odd movement by the feet. OK, John.

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Mount Wellington, or Kunanyi, overlooks which Australian city?

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OK, so...again, I don't know. Um...

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I'm just going to have to go for a pure guess on this.

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I'm going to say...Perth.

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Let's see, who's our key Australian here.

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Go on, Eggheads.

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-I think it's Hobart.

-Hobart is the answer, John. Sorry.

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Judith, to take the lead.

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France's Seine river

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is approximately how many miles long?

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Oh, that's a terrible question.

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At least it's not kilometres.

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It can't be 1,200 miles long.

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That's more than London to John O'Groats.

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I should think it's probably 800 miles long.

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It's not, actually. It's 500.

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Oh, damn it!

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It's a little bit of a let-off there, John.

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You're still level. Get this one right,

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see if you can just push Judith out of the hatch.

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The flag of the Maldives is a red background

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with a green rectangle bearing a white what?

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I'm not doing too well on these Geography questions.

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Again, I'm not certain.

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Um...I'm going to take another guess

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and go for...crescent.

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-Crescent is right.

-Yes!

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Well done.

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Judith...

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To stay in.

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Eau Claire and Crescent Heights

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are neighbourhoods in which Canadian city.

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And Eau Claire is E-A-U then C-L-A-I-R-E.

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I was hoping it would say Quebec, because Eau Claire sounds French.

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Well, I think I'll go for what I think is the biggest city

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because why on earth should one know about the others?

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I've really no idea. So I'm going to Ottawa.

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-You're going Ottawa.

-Yeah.

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It's Calgary, Judith.

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Why should one know that?

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One should know that because one is a quizzer.

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LAUGHTER

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That's not a good enough answer.

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-So, John, well done.

-Thank you very much.

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You took on an Egghead.

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We've gone from Eau Claire to "Oh, Judith".

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You've been knocked out, Judith. Sorry.

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John, you're in the final round. Well done, Challengers. Great start.

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Please come back, rejoin your teams and we'll see what happens next.

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Well, thanks to Calgary, T'Villidge Fowk have not lost a brain yet.

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The Eggheads have lost Judith.

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You're still looking cross about it.

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I'm furious. Why should I know the A to Z to Calgary?

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LAUGHTER

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-I mean...

-Why are we here?

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The next subject is Politics.

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Now, is this good for you, team?

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We do have a politics student in our midst.

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Brilliant. That's what you need.

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-So, Alex...

-Will it be me?

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-It is.

-Alex, fantastic.

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Because often Politics is the one that draws the gasps.

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So that's brilliant. Alex against which Egghead?

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-It can't be Judith.

-Who do you reckon?

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-Do you want to try Steve?

-Yeah, go on, then.

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-Steve.

-OK, good stuff.

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So Alex from T'Villidge Fowk versus Steve from the Eggheads.

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This team name is killing me!

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Please go to the Question Room now.

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So, Alex, Politics.

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First or second against Steve?

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I think I'll go first.

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And here is your first question.

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In May 2016, who was elected to lead

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the Ukip group in the Welsh Assembly?

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Erm...

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Well, I don't think it was George Galloway.

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Erm...

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I'll go for...

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Neil Hamilton, but I'm not sure.

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Yeah, it is Neil Hamilton, is the answer.

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Steve, in the 1950s

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and '60s, the Aldermaston marches were demonstrations against what?

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It's a bit before my time,

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but I'm pretty sure it's nuclear weapons, Jeremy.

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Nuclear weapons it was.

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Well done. OK, back to you, Alex.

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What name is given to the directly elected lower branch

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of the Parliament of the Isle of Man?

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I guess, as they're directly elected,

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representatives would make sense.

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I don't think it's the other two,

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so I'm going to go for House of Representatives.

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Steve, do you know this?

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-House of Keys.

-House of Keys.

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Got a special name.

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So, Steve has the chance to take the lead.

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Who was appointed Secretary of State

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for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in July 2016?

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I think that was

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Theresa May's opponent in the Conservative leadership clash.

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It's Andrea Leadsom.

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Yes, she had a bit of a nightmare, didn't she,

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when she was standing against Theresa May,

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but then she was given a job. Andrea Leadsom is correct.

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So you're in the lead, Steve.

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Alex, you need this one. Which 18th-century political figure

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was nicknamed The Great Commoner

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because of his popularity with the British public?

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I think that was William Pitt, the Elder.

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-You went straight there.

-Yeah.

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Was that by elimination or just...?

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-Just I knew that one.

-You knew it, great.

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That's a very good reason.

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William Pitt, the Elder is right.

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Well done. So you're level, but Steve can take it with this.

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The US President John F Kennedy was born in which US state?

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Hm. Well, I know he represented Massachusetts in...

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As a senator, so that will have to be my answer, I'm afraid.

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Unless it's a complete red herring, but I'll say Massachusetts.

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It is indeed Massachusetts, Steve. Well done. Sorry,

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that one wrong answer was a bit costly on the Isle of Man, Alex.

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-You've been knocked out.

-Oh, well.

-Things are level.

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Come back to us and we will see what happens in the next round.

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Getting exciting, isn't it?

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T'Villidge Fowk have lost one brain from the final round.

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The Eggheads have also lost a brain, so it's level.

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Try and take the advantage now with Sport.

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Do you have a Sport person?

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We do indeed and it's this guy

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-to the left of me.

-That's me.

-Richard?

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-Yeah.

-OK. Business manager against which Egghead?

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Got to be one of the three on the left.

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Could I try and take on Kevin, please?

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You certainly can.

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Take on the linchpin.

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So Richard from T'Villidge Fowk versus Kevin from the Eggheads.

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Please go to our Question Room now.

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Richard, Sport.

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Would you like to go first or second?

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I'd like to go first, please.

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OK, Sport up against the great Kevin.

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Here is your first question.

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All the athletes from which country were banned from competing

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in the 2016 Paralympic Games?

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I'm pretty sure that's Russia,

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so I'll go for Russia with that one, please.

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Russia is the right answer.

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Well done. Kevin, a player in which

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of these rugby union positions takes part in a scrum?

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Well, a full back does the running and the fly half ditto,

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so it's second row.

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Second row is quite right.

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OK. Back to you, Richard.

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Which of these footballers has played over 100 times for England?

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That has to be Wayne Rooney.

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It is indeed Wayne Rooney.

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Well done. So, two out of two. Back to Kevin.

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In 2016, it was confirmed that which of these sports would feature

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at the 2020 Olympic Games?

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Well, the 2020 games in Tokyo, but the one there

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that I think has been included is surfing.

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Surfing is the correct answer, Kevin.

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OK, Richard, your question. Get this right,

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put Kevin under some pressure.

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At which Minnesota golf club was the 2016 Ryder Cup held?

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Medinah was a few years ago, which was the miracle of Medinah.

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I think Valhalla was even longer ago,

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so I'm going to have a go at Hazeltine, please.

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Yeah, you're a good quizzer, Richard.

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You got it right. Well done. Hazeltine it is.

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Three out of three. Playing well. Kevin.

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The cricketer Rangana Herath

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has taken over 300 Test match wickets for which team?

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Right, well, I don't think I'll divert on this one.

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I thought of one of those before the choices came up,

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so I will say Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka is correct. Well done. So three out of three for you both.

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We go to Sudden Death now, Richard.

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It gets a bit harder because these questions are not multiple-choice.

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Serena Williams and which other tennis player

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won their third Olympic women's doubles title in 2012?

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I think that...

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has got to be probably her sister, Venus Williams.

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You are absolutely right. You are tempted to sort of think of all

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the tennis players in the world and actually it was her sister.

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Close to home.

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So, Kevin, you have to get this right.

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Which Premier League football team did Paul Pogba join in 2016

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for a record fee of nearly £90 million?

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Ah.

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I've gone astray here because he was at one time with Man United.

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But who has he gone to now?

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Gone a bit blank, unfortunately.

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Erm...

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I have realised that I don't actually know.

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I should know and I don't.

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I think I'll have to say your lot, Jeremy, Chelsea.

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But I'm not...

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-"Your lot, Chelsea."

-I'm not sure. Yeah, sorry about that.

-Interesting.

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-Bit of circuitry come undone...

-Yeah, it has.

-..in your huge brain.

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I think I've got to let Dave tell you the answer here.

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Manchester United let him go in an argument over wages and then he went

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to Juventus, was quite successful there,

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and then United bought him again.

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-Manchester United.

-Manchester United.

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That means the round is yours, Richard.

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Well done. Well done. You've knocked out Kevin.

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On Sport and on Manchester United, which will be painful for Dave,

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so maybe you've caused all kinds of trouble in the Eggheads' team.

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Come back to us and we'll play the last round before the final.

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Well, things have taken a turn for T'Villidge Fowk.

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Who've... LAUGHTER

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I'm giving it everything here!

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-That was perfect.

-They've lost one brain while T'Eggheads have...

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LAUGHTER

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..lost two. And just press the advantage here,

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keep the focus, guys.

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The next subject is Film & TV.

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-Who wants this?

-It'll be me.

-It's Tasha.

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Brilliant. And you gave a little pat on the desk, Tasha, as if to say,

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this is what we wanted.

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Excellent. And you can have either Dave or Pat.

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I'm going to go for Pat.

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Brilliant. Tasha from T'Villidge Fowk versus Pat from the Eggheads

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on Film & TV. You fancy this, Pat?

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I'm happy to answer on Film & TV, yeah.

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OK. There we are.

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To me, he sounds rattled.

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It's taken me years to work out how to read Pat.

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Please go to the Question Room now.

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OK, Tasha. Film & TV, would you like to go first or second?

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I'd like to go second, please.

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So here we go. Pat gets the first question.

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In the film version of the Wizard Of Oz, what type of dog is Toto?

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I think he's a...

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a terrier of some sort, maybe a West Highland.

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He's not the spaniel, he's definitely not a poodle.

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He's a terrier.

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He is a terrier.

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Well done. Toto the terrier.

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Over to you now, Tasha.

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Which TV series is based on a series of books by George RR Martin?

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Well, I'm a big fan and I know for a fact that it's Game Of Thrones.

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It is Game Of Thrones. Well done.

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Pat, the '90s TV series The Darling Buds Of May

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was adapted from a series of books by which writer?

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I think people like David Jason and Catherine Zeta Jones

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featured in this,

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and I think it was based on works by HE Bates.

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HE Bates is correct. And Chesterton was Father Brown, was he?

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Yes, Father Brown. And JD Salinger is Catcher In The Rye

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and Franny And Zoe and those sort of things.

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That's right. OK. Thank you.

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So Pat got it right.

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Get this one right to stay abreast of him.

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Who directed the 1994 film Muriel's Wedding, starring Toni Collette?

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I can't say I've seen this film.

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It came out the year I was born, so a little bit young.

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For some reason, I don't think it's PJ Hogan.

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I think I'm probably going to go for Mike Figgis.

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But that's really just a vague gut feeling.

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OK, let's check with the Eggs here.

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-Eggheads, do you know?

-It's Hogan.

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Hogan is the answer. PJ Hogan.

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So, Pat has the chance to take the round here.

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Third question. In the 2016 film Finding Dory,

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which British actor provides the voice for a sea lion called Rudder?

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This for the round, Pat. Is it...?

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I think I have a memory of reading

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that The Wire stars Idris Elba and Dominic West,

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that their first getting back together

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may have been in Finding Dory as sea lions.

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I think I've got to go on that and go for Dominic West.

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I love the way your brains work.

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You remember an article which said that Idris Elba and Dominic West

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met again after The Wire as sea lions.

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-Yes.

-Dominic West is the right answer.

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Sorry, Tasha. He's good, actually.

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So, well done, Pat, you're in the final round.

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Tasha, you've been knocked out.

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It's now level and we're going to play that final round next.

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So this is what we have been playing towards.

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It is time for the final round.

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As always, it is General Knowledge.

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But I'm afraid those of you who lost your head-to-heads won't be allowed

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to take part in this round. So that's Tasha and Alex

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from T'Villidge Fowk and Kevin and Judith from the Eggheads.

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Would you please now leave the studio?

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Ashley, Richard and John,

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you're playing to win T'Villidge Fowk £6,000.

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Dave, Pat and Steve, you're playing for something

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that money can't really buy - the Eggheads' reputation,

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and to continue what is now, I think, officially a roll.

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As usual, I will ask each team three questions in turn.

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This time, they're all general knowledge. You can confer, gents.

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So the question is, can you with your three brains

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defeat these three famous ones over here?

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-I'm sure it can be done. And I wish you luck.

-Thank you.

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So, Ashley, Richard and John, would you like to go first or second?

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We'll go first.

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OK, General Knowledge. Your first question.

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Which of these refers to the sport that involves being secured

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inside a large transparent ball,

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which is then rolled along the ground

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or down hills?

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Is it...?

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-Zorbing.

-I'm pretty sure that's zorbing.

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-That's what I was thinking as well.

-Yeah, we all agree zorbing.

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Zorbing is right. I haven't ever done this.

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Have you done...? John, you've probably done this.

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I've seen it done, but it unfortunately clashed

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with a different adrenaline-filled activity I was doing.

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OK. Eggheads.

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The saying "gertlush", meaning very good,

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is most associated with people from which British city?

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Don't trust my accent.

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It's spelt G-E-R-T-L-U-S-H.

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Is it...?

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I always thought Newcastle. It's a Geordie Shore thing.

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-Yeah.

-I can't see any reason for a Bristol or Hull.

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People from Bristol or Hull, they're not really renowned for

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-their accents.

-I think we've got to go Newcastle.

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I thought lush was sort of a Welsh thing, wasn't it?

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Lush. But I don't know.

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-I'm fairly...

-OK.

-..happy with Newcastle.

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-What about you, Steve?

-It's favourite out of the three for me.

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Newcastle. We're not entirely sure, Jeremy,

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but based on the possibility that Geordie Shore

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has been more prominent,

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we'll go Newcastle, please.

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Newcastle is your answer.

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Gertlush. You're in York, so you can help.

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Have you heard this one?

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I assumed lush was Welsh, so I would have probably chosen Bristol.

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-I'd have gone with that.

-Yeah, and the one fact, really,

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that these guys had over here as they snatched at their answer

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was that lush is Welsh, because that came from Pat,

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but somehow Pat was ignored.

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Bristol is the answer.

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It could be a very, very expensive mistake by the Eggheads

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on the first question. My goodness.

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Temperature rising.

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Next question is for T'Villidge Fowk.

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What type of creature is the ibis?

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-It's 100% a bird. Absolutely certain.

-Yeah?

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-If you're sure of that, then I'm happy with that.

-It's definitely not

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-any of the others. No, it's definitely a bird.

-Right.

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I wouldn't disagree with John on that one. It's a bird.

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-Bird is the right answer. Well done.

-Thank you.

-Well done.

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All you have to do is get your next question right

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and you've won £6,000.

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If you do that, there is nothing they can do about it.

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All right, Eggheads. See if you can get off the blocks here.

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If you get this wrong, it's over.

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What nickname is given to a form of computer malware that can be

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downloaded to a user's device

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without warning simply by the user visiting a compromised website?

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-Drain-train doesn't sound right.

-Drive-by

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has the echo of a drive-by shooting, so it's just extreme bad luck

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that you've stumbled across misfortune just by circumstance.

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Yeah, I can't say I've ever heard of it.

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-No.

-Drive-by sounds plausible.

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There is sort of a story behind that

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-that would make some sort of sense.

-Yeah.

-Yeah.

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-Yep, we'll go for drive-by.

-Go for it. Yeah.

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Again, we're not sure of this,

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-but we're going to go for drive-by, please, Jeremy.

-OK.

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-If you've got it wrong, the contest is over.

-Mm-hm.

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-Drive-by is the right answer.

-Well done.

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Saved it. So they have got a point and beware here,

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because you let them back in,

0:23:510:23:53

they're going to be hungry for a win.

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If you get this right,

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you've won £6,000 and they don't get another look in.

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Smith sewing,

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Moffett sewing and McCain sewing are methods used in making which items?

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I know books as being binding.

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You bind books.

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I'd discount books.

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Between the other two...

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I'm trying to think of what sort of way you would use

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different types of sewing and...

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..on that logic, there seems to be more opportunity with sails

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than there does to be with saddles, but I don't know.

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You'd expect so. Saddle.

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Yeah, I don't really have an inkling either way.

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-There must be hundreds of types of sails.

-Yeah.

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Different types of the yacht, different forms of sail.

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Shall we take a joint decision on yacht?

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I'm happy with that. I don't really know.

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I'm sorry if it's wrong. I'm really sorry if it's wrong.

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I think... We definitely don't know the answer, but I think...

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..through majority decision we're going to choose yacht sails.

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If you had got this right, you would have £6,000,

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but I'm afraid it is books.

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-Wow.

-OK, so the situation is this - the Eggheads have one, you have two,

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you had the money coming closer to you there, but don't worry.

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You've not lost by any manner of means.

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In fact, if they get this one wrong, you've won the contest anyway.

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So let's see. Chalcis, Eggheads, is the capital of which Greek island?

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Spelt C-H-A-L-C-I-S.

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Anybody know?

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-No, I'm afraid.

-Well, Ithaca is Odysseus, ain't it?

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Yeah.

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-Euboea is, what? The second biggest Greek island.

-Yeah.

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Paros I don't know much about at all.

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Does Chalcis come up in mythology?

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-It's classical, ain't it?

-Right.

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-So...

-Of those three islands...

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Is that where Clashing Rocks are?

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You know in Jason And The Argonauts, they go in through past there

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and that's Chalcis, I'm sure it is.

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-Or perhaps I'm just talking rubbish.

-No. No, no.

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Well, who came from...? Didn't Odysseus come from Ithaca?

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-That's what I'm saying.

-It's possibly slightly higher profile

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-in mythology than the other two.

-I mean, it will be the biggest,

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so you imagine that probably would have the capital,

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but you can give the capital to anything, really.

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Yeah, they can all have capitals.

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Playing on my own, I'd probably go Ithaca,

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-but that's...

-Well, that's one thing to hang on.

0:26:370:26:42

What about you, Pat?

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We don't know what the capitals of these islands are,

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so at the very tenuous...

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-Ithaca?

-Ithaca is perhaps the best we have.

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-Yeah. Are we all...?

-If it's wrong, I'm sorry.

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We're going to just talk ourselves out of it, aren't we?

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Again, we do not really know,

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but the consensus is going Ithaca, please, Jeremy.

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OK, you've said Ithaca.

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-If you've got it wrong, they've won the jackpot.

-Yes.

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Can I check backstage?

0:27:110:27:12

Is that too painful for you to see whether Kevin and Judith know?

0:27:120:27:15

Kevin? Judith?

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The one from the Golden Fleece legend

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is a different place altogether.

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That's over at the far end of the Black Sea.

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-That's my logic gone.

-So it's not the same Chalcis.

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-OK, there's two Chalcises?

-Yeah.

-Right.

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The answer is Euboea.

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So we say congratulations, Challengers! You have won!

0:27:320:27:36

Well...

0:27:380:27:40

rarely, rarely do we see - no disrespect, Eggs -

0:27:400:27:43

but you only scoring one out of three in the final round.

0:27:430:27:46

My goodness. And that's it.

0:27:460:27:47

Bang, you're gone.

0:27:470:27:49

-Well done.

-Well played.

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-Thank you very much.

-Very well played.

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That was scarier than one of your skydives, John.

0:27:520:27:55

-Yeah.

-I thought, with the saddles and the sails,

0:27:550:27:59

I thought you'd gone, but not so.

0:27:590:28:01

-Really well done.

-They were tough questions.

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-They were very tough.

-Yes, some tough ones.

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I'm really glad we went first.

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Well, really well done.

0:28:070:28:09

I hope you've enjoyed the day.

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-Definitely.

-Thank you very much.

-With the win is good, but I hope

0:28:100:28:13

you've enjoyed the rest of it as well.

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Congratulations. And I love the T'Villidge Fowk name.

0:28:140:28:18

You've just won £6,000.

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So you can go back and say to all your colleagues,

0:28:190:28:22

you are officially cleverer than the Eggheads.

0:28:220:28:24

A bit of an enquiry going on here already.

0:28:240:28:27

You proved they can be beaten.

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Do join us next time on Eggheads to see if a new team

0:28:290:28:32

with a different name will be just as successful.

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Until then, we really enjoyed today. Goodbye.

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