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Episode 42

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 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.

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The show where a team of five quiz Challengers pit their wits against

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possibly the greatest quiz team in Britain.

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They are the Eggheads.

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Taking on the might of our quiz Goliaths today are

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the Bird Brains.

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Now, this team all work for the same

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food-manufacturing company and have come together from Derbyshire and Belfast.

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-Let's meet them.

-Hello, I'm Ian.

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I'm a category planning manager.

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Hello, I'm Katharine.

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I'm head of talent.

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Hi, I'm Andy, I'm head of planning.

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Hi, I'm Jackie and I'm an HR manager.

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Hi, I'm Chris and I'm a commercial manager.

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So, Ian and team, welcome.

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-ALL:

-Thank you.

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So, different branches of the same company, Ian.

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-Yes.

-And it's chicken and turkey.

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Chicken and turkey. We do both at different times of the year, but, yes.

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And do you quiz together?

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No, we do not. We're together today really to raise money for our chosen

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charity Farm Africa.

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-So, that's what we're trying to do.

-I see. OK.

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But also, the Eggheads will be aware that you could be bluffing about not

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-quizzing. He gives you a big wink.

-Yeah.

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-Couldn't you?

-Yeah.

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Yeah, exactly.

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-We planned it on the train coming up.

-OK. Good luck.

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Every day, there is £1,000 of cash up for grabs 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, Bird Brains, the Eggheads had a bit of a bad time.

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They then won the last game.

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So, they're not sure yet whether they are back on track.

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It means there's £2,000 for you to win today.

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-Would you like to have a go?

-Yes, we would.

-Yes, we would.

-I thought so.

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The first head-to-head battle is on the subject of Film & TV and you can

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choose from Chris, Dave, Kevin, Barry and Lisa.

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All right, team.

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Who's going to do this one?

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-Film.

-Who's that?

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-Chris.

-OK.

-Is that you?

-OK.

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Chris at the end? OK.

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Who do we want to go for?

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We'll go for... What do you think?

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-Chris at that end.

-Chris?

-Chris at that end.

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Oh, right, you're a decisive lot, aren't you?

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Some people take about five minutes to work it out.

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I'm impressed. Chris from Bird Brains versus the other Chris.

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We're going to have to work out a way of telling you apart, Chris.

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-Bootiful.

-LAUGHTER

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To ensure there's no conferring,

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please take your positions in our Question Room.

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So, Chris Hughes, I'm just wondering...

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-Mm.

-..who comes first?

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The chicken worker or the Egghead?

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This is a variation on the chicken and egg joke, isn't it?

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On the whole chicken and egg philosophical conundrum.

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Yeah, because... Obviously, other Chris, you've got to decide...

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Well, you've got to answer the question, Challenger Chris.

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So, there we are. Film & TV, you can tell us.

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We'll finally get the answer.

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I think in this instance, the chicken person will come first.

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The chicken goes first. Are you ready?

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-Absolutely.

-Let's do it.

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OK. Chris, here's your question.

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Which of these characters featured in a 2016 film of the same name?

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I would go down the centre with Jason Bourne.

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Jason Bourne is quite right, well done.

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OK, Egghead Chris.

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The TV bloopers show It'll Be All Right On The Night was first broadcast

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in which year?

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Well, it started out with Denis Norden.

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It wasn't as early as 1957 and it wasn't as late as '97, so it's 1977.

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1977 is right.

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Back to you, Challenger Chris.

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In EastEnders, who did Martin Fowler marry in May 2016?

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EastEnders is probably not my strongest area.

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Something's attracting me to Tina.

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So, I'll go for Tina.

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I wonder what is attracting you to Tina.

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It's almost like Chris.

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-Christina.

-Oh, I see, you're being attracted by your own name.

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LAUGHTER

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That's one way of getting the answer,

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who might have a Chris in their name.

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Oh, I wish it was right.

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Stacey is the right answer.

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OK, Chris Hughes.

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In the 1993 film Mrs Doubtfire,

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what accent does Robin Williams' character adopt when he assumes the

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identity of the nanny Euphegenia Doubtfire?

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-IN SCOTTISH ACCENT:

-Well, he does a sort of very dour Scots accent.

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So, it's Scottish.

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It is indeed Scottish.

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You're taking your chances doing that in Glasgow.

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Oh, bless him, Robin Williams.

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OK. Scottish is right. Well done.

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So far, Chris is in the lead, Egghead Chris.

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You need to get this one right, Challenger Chris.

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Chicken Chris. Who presents the TV series Fake Or Fortune alongside the

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art expert Philip Mould?

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Chris, is it...?

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Oh. You're testing me today, Jeremy. Erm...

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Sorry.

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To be honest, it's going to be a guess.

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I'll have to go with

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-Kirsty Young.

-OK, if you've got this right, we play on.

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Let's just check with your team.

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-Do you watch it anyone?

-Yeah, it's Fiona Bruce.

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It's Fiona Bruce.

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I'm so sorry.

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Chris, the Challenger,

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the Locomotive, as we call him, has knocked you out.

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Chris, you'll be in the final.

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Come back to us. Early days.

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We'll play on.

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OK, the Bird Brains have lost a brain from the final round.

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The Eggheads have not lost one yet.

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And the next subject for you is Politics.

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Who would like Politics?

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-That's quite easy.

-OK.

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It's Jackie.

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OK, Jackie.

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-OK.

-Our HR manager.

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Against which Egghead?

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-Can't be Chris.

-Lisa?

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-I think we said Lisa.

-Lisa. Lisa.

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Very good.

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So, Jackie from Bird Brains...

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-You like that, don't you?

-No.

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..Lisa from the Eggheads,

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please, both of you go to our famous Question Room now.

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OK, so would you like to go first or second, Jackie?

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I'd like to go first, I think, please.

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-Here we go. Good luck.

-Thank you.

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How many people voted for the UK to leave the European Union in the 2016 referendum?

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Was it...?

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Hm. That's a tricky one. It was obviously a close vote.

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I would go with 17.4 million.

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Absolutely right, well done.

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OK, Lisa, here's your question.

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Gerry Adams became the president of which political party in 1983?

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Lisa, was it...?

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That's Sinn Fein, Jeremy.

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Well, we have a Northern Ireland contingent here, so let me

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-just check.

-Yes.

-Yes.

-Yes, it was definitely Sinn Fein.

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Well done.

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Jackie, back to you. Second question.

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Which of these world leaders was suspended from her presidential duties in

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May 2016 after impeachment proceedings were started?

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I think I do vaguely recall this.

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I'm not certain, but I'm going to go with Dilma Rousseff.

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Dilma Rousseff is the right answer.

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Do you remember which country this was?

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I want to say Brazil.

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Bang on. Well done.

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Lisa, your second.

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In July 2016,

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there was a failed military coup attempt against the government of

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which of these three countries?

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I think it was Turkey.

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Let me just have a little think.

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I think it is Turkey.

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Turkey's right. Well done.

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So, see if you can get the third one right, Jackie,

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and put some pressure on the Egg.

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See if she cracks. What is Theresa May's maiden name?

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I really don't know this one.

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Theresa Sheffield doesn't sound right.

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Complete guess, I'm going to go with Theresa Brasier.

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Yes, it is right.

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Well done. Lisa, here's your question.

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You're on the precipice.

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The US politician Tim Kaine became a senator for which US state in 2013?

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Now, you see,

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US elections in 2016, I made my little fact list

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while it was going on.

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I was there going, "Right, OK, got that one.

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"Yeah, match them up with a state."

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Tim Kaine, I think the representative for Virginia.

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Virginia is correct.

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So, you both got three out of three.

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Sorry, Jackie, you couldn't shake her off.

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So, we go to Sudden Death.

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It gets a bit harder. I don't give you alternatives.

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-Are you ready to go?

-Yep.

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The Equal Franchise Act of 1928

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gave all women over what age in the UK the right to vote?

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In my mind I'm going up all the time.

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So, I started at 21, I moved to 25, and I think I might be now at 30.

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Erm...

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I'm going to go with 30.

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I don't know why I think that, but I'm going to go with 30.

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OK, let's check with the Eggs here.

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-Eggs?

-I think it's 21.

-21.

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Yeah, it's 21.

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-Oh!

-Jackie. Did it hit 30 at some point?

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Yeah, the first time women got the vote, it was women over 30.

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Do you know when that was?

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-ALL:

-1918.

-'18.

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-So, 1918 was 30.

-Right.

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Lisa, if you get this right, you've taken a place in the final.

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Which former London Mayor became Foreign Secretary in July 2016?

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How could we forget? Boris Johnson.

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Boris Johnson is right and with that, you take your place in the final.

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Sorry, Jackie, you've been knocked out. Lisa will go through.

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Please come back and re-join your teams and we'll play the next round.

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So, the Bird Brains have lost another brain from the final round.

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The Eggheads are still there,

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all five of you. And the next subject is Arts & Books.

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-Who would like this?

-Arts & Books. I can't do Arts & Books.

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I think it'll have to be you.

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OK.

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-We're going to go with Andy.

-OK, Andy.

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Head of planning. Against which Egghead?

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And it needs to be Barry, or Kevin, or Dave.

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-Erm...

-Dave.

-I think I'll go Dave, please.

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I know you like your Arts & Books.

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Yeah, it depends what it is.

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If it's Harry Potter or Game Of Thrones, no.

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So, Andy from the Bird Brains versus Tremendous Knowledge Dave from the

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Eggheads. Please take your leave of us and go to the Question Room.

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So, Andy, you were a student in the '80s.

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-I certainly was.

-And studying what?

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-Economics.

-Oh, OK, so, we're close to Arts & Books, but not that close.

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No, not close enough.

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But somehow you met Madonna?

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Yes, the local radio station at the time ran a competition when she was

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on tour, to go and meet her and have a bite to eat

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and I won the competition.

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So, this was before she was mega, mega, mega, wasn't it?

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This was... This was a really early tour.

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So, this was the time of sort of singles like Holiday and Like A Virgin.

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Right. Well, she was pretty big then.

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So, what was it like? Meal for two, or what?

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No, actually, I went along with a friend of mine.

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So, it was a meal for three.

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-Yeah.

-But, no, it was fine.

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She was really good fun.

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How nice. Meeting Madonna.

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Dave, that's right up on our list of impressive experiences.

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-Oh, it's top-notch, isn't it?

-That is top-notch.

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Brilliant. Absolutely superb story.

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So, Andy, Arts & Books, do you want to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please, Jeremy.

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And good luck.

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In 1836,

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what became the first work by Charles Dickens to be published

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originally in monthly instalments?

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I seem to remember hearing about this

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listening to something on the radio.

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But the answer isn't jumping to mind.

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I don't think it's Martin Chuzzlewit.

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For some reason, The Pickwick Papers stands out,

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so I'll go with The Pickwick Papers.

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You're right, well done.

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OK, Dave, your question.

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What was the real first name of the writer known

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as Dr Seuss?

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I think it's Theodor Dryser, so I'll go Theodor.

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Theodor's right. Back to you, Andy.

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The politician Shirley Williams is the daughter of which novelist?

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I don't think it's in the Sackville-West family.

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But I'd be guessing between the other two.

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I'm drawn to Violet Trefusis.

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So, I'll go with that, Jeremy.

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It's Vera Brittain.

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Dave, your question.

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Published in 1977,

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Dying Of The Light is the first novel by which fantasy and science fiction author?

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HE LAUGHS

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Oh, dear. Paid for this.

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Right, I'm going to rule out Arthur C Clarke.

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I think he was earlier. I did say about my Game Of Thrones

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lack of knowledge. But I didn't think he wrote science fiction,

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George RR Martin. He could do.

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Fantasy and science fiction I associate with Ray Bradbury,

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so that's got to be my answer.

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-Ray Bradbury.

-Oh, interesting.

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OK. Because you could have ruled him out for the same reason that you

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lost Arthur C Clarke.

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Eggheads, correct me if I'm wrong, he was operating before.

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-In the '50s.

-Oh, yes.

-In the '50s, yeah.

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-Yeah, so I was...

-Fahrenheit 451 and all that.

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-Yeah.

-George RR Martin.

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I didn't associate him with science fiction, so...

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-Game Of Thrones guy.

-Yep. OK.

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One point each. Back to you, Andy.

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The Seven And Five Society that was composed of seven painters

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and five sculptors was founded in which year?

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Andy, is it...?

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Unlikely something like that would be founded at the start

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of the Second World War, so I would rule that out.

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1919, end of the First World War, art back in fashion.

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Again, I'm guessing between the first two,

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but I'll go down the middle and go with 1919.

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-1919 is the right answer.

-Well done, Andy!

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This is all good for your sponsorship, isn't it?

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I know every question you get right, you're...

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You're getting sponsored for, for Farm Africa. That's good.

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So, Dave, see if you can stay in.

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Which 15th century Italian painter is believed to have died

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at the age of only 26?

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I don't know.

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I don't know how old Fra Angelico was. I've heard of him.

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Was he that young?

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No, I'm going to fall on my sword here - Fra Angelico.

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-Who is it, Eggheads?

-Masaccio.

-Masaccio...

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-Masaccio.

-..is the answer.

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And with that, we say well done, Andy.

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-Well done, Andy.

-You've taken the round.

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Brilliant. You took on an Egghead, you emerged triumphant.

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You've just broken the rhythm of the Eggheads here.

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So that's very good news. You will be in the final.

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Please return to us, we will play the last round before the final.

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As it stands, the Bird Brains have lost two brains from the final round,

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but the Eggheads have now lost a brain.

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The next subject is Sport.

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-Who wants Sport?

-That'll be me. I'll take that one.

-OK.

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-I'll take that one, Jeremy.

-OK, skipper goes in.

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Our category planning manager, Ian, against either Barry or Kevin.

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-Two big hitters.

-I'd like to go with Kevin.

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-Kevin.

-OK.

-Kevin.

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-If I lose, I lose, then.

-THEY LAUGH

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Well, at some point, he's going to be in front of you,

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so give it a go.

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Ian from the Bird Brains versus Kevin from the Eggheads.

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Please go to the Question Room now.

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OK, Ian, it's Sport.

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Not your particular choice, or were you looking forward to this?

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I'm OK with sport. Yeah. Not too worried.

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Have you had one of your problems recently been Sport, Kevin?

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-I can't remember.

-I lost the last one I did.

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-Yeah.

-Yeah. Bit of blankness.

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Yeah, just a little absence. Nothing to worry about.

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I don't know yet.

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We'll let you know. Ian on Sport. Do you want to go first or second?

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I'll go first please, Jeremy.

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And here is your question.

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In football, what colours are the stripes on the shirts

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usually worn by Newcastle United players for home games?

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Well, I think they're called the Magpies because of black and white,

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so I'll go with black and white.

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Black and white is right.

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Well done. Kevin.

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Which of these England cricketers became famous

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for being an all-rounder?

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Well, be a bit careful,

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but Steve Harmison is primarily known as a bowler.

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And Alastair Cook is really primarily known

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as an opening batsman.

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So, Andrew Flintoff.

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Andrew Flintoff is the right answer.

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All right. Back to you, Ian.

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Which of these women is a left-handed tennis player?

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Left-handed.

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I don't believe Steffi Graf was.

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My initial thought was Martina Navratilova.

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So, I'll have to go with my initial thought.

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So, I'm going with Martina Navratilova.

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You are right. Martina Navratilova.

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Well done. I like your look of relief, Ian, that's good.

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You're doing well. Kevin.

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In UK horse racing, the Triple Crown consists of the 2,000 Guineas,

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the Epsom Derby and which other race?

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Well, the only one of those that's one of the classics,

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let alone the Triple Crown, is the St Leger.

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So, St Leger.

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Yes, St Leger is correct. So, we're on Sport.

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Third question for you now, Ian.

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Le Bron James left Miami Heat to re-join which NBA team in 2014?

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Can't say that basketball is my sport.

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I think, and I'll go with, Los Angeles Lakers.

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It's Cleveland Cavaliers. Ian, sorry.

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So, Kevin has a chance to steal a place in the final.

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The American, Simone Biles is a famous name in which sport?

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She had a fantastic Rio Olympics in 2016.

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She's a gymnast.

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Gymnastics is the right answer.

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You're in the final. Sorry, Ian, beaten by our Egghead.

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But then he is very good. And it's not over for your team.

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Please, both of you, re-join us and we'll see what happens in the final round.

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So, this is what we've been playing towards.

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It is time for our final round.

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And, as always, it's General Knowledge.

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But I'm afraid those of you who lost your head-to-head

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won't be allowed to take part in this round, so that's Ian,

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Jackie and Chris from Bird Brains, and also Dave from the Eggheads.

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Would you please now leave the studio?

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Katharine, Andy, you're playing to win the Bird Brains' £2,000.

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Lisa, Barry, Kevin and Chris,

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you're playing for something that money can't buy,

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the Eggheads' reputation.

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

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This time, the questions are all general knowledge.

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You are allowed to confer.

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So, Bird Brains, the question is can your two brains defeat these four?

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And if you need to release chickens at any point, just do it.

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Put them off. Katharine and Andy, good luck.

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-Do you want to go first or second?

-First?

-First.

-First, please.

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All the best. Here we go.

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Who received her fourth Oscar nomination

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for her work in the 2015 film Joy?

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Was this...?

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-I have absolutely no idea.

-Neither do I.

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I don't think it's Jennifer Lawrence.

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I don't know if she's had any Oscar nominations, has she?

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See, I would have said definitely not Amy Adams.

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In which case, it would be Emily Blunt.

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I can't remember her getting one either.

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No, I can't. My first... My first reaction was Jennifer Lawrence.

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But... It's... I can't even remember the film.

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Joy. Shall we go with Jennifer Lawrence?

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Let's go with Jennifer Lawrence. Shall we?

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-OK.

-Yes, we'll go with Jennifer Lawrence.

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Oh, you swerved around there.

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You did well there, Katharine,

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to just be open to the idea, because you're right.

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The answer was Jennifer Lawrence.

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Eggheads, the Dirham is official currency

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of which of these countries?

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That's D-I-R-H-A-M.

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-United Arab Emirates?

-Yes.

-Yeah, I'd say United Arab Emirates.

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-Are we all happy with that?

-Mm-hm.

-OK, Germany...

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Jeremy, we're going for the United Arab Emirates.

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United Arab Emirates is the right answer.

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You didn't really struggle there, but that may happen.

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OK, Challengers.

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What are the dimensions in millimetres

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of a standard A3 sheet of paper?

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-Right.

-We should know this from selecting the paper

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-in the printer at work.

-A3.

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620 feels like it's probably too big.

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-Yeah.

-520 feels right.

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I don't know whether four...

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420 feels too small.

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-Oh, maybe... Maybe not.

-Well, 297 x 2 is...

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590. And 520. That's too square, is it not?

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Yeah, no, that's a good point.

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I think it would be 297 x 420.

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But then, I got the last one wrong.

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No, no, I think... I think, even just using my hand as a guide,

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I think 520 is too big.

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I think... I think you're right. I think we'll go with the first one.

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-It's yours.

-OK, we're going to go with 297 x 420.

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You've got it right. Well done.

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297 x 420.

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Did some good reasoning there.

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A3 is twice the size of A4.

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-And A4 is 297 x 210.

-Ah, OK. Useful.

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Eggheads, according to Forbes, who was the highest-earning author in the world

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between June 2015 and June 2016 with pre-tax earnings of 95 million?

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Oh, my goodness me.

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So, it's between mid-2015 and mid-2016.

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-Yes.

-Not that that will particularly help.

-No, I think it does.

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Because John Grisham wrote most of his novels before that, hasn't he?

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So, you're looking at more recent things and Dan Brown's wrote

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The Da Vinci Code and Inferno and everything a way back.

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I think possibly James Patterson

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would be the more recent of them.

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I'm not convinced any of them have had a new release in that period.

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-I think you'd be relying heavily on...

-Historical.

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..previous sales, in the same way as most of the rich musicians.

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The ones with the big back catalogues.

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Patterson is an industry, basically. Churns them out.

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Some of them are co-written, some of them are ghost-written.

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-Tricky.

-I could think about this forever.

-Yeah.

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If you just hadn't seen the list, it's...

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If it comes to a vote, my vote's for Patterson.

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Chris, have you any ideas?

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Yeah, well, Dan Brown's a sort of passe phenomenon, isn't he?

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And John Grisham tends to be more of a steady seller rather than having

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fast peaks of sales, so I'm probably inclined toward Patterson.

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-As Kevin says, he's an industry.

-Yeah, exactly, yeah. You'll see...

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You'll see on the shelves, you'll see loads of James Patterson books.

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You know, with other people's names, as well.

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But it's a James Patterson brand.

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I'd probably have to go for Patterson.

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-Right, that's three of us.

-He's the one about which I know the least,

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-so I wouldn't have gone for him.

-No, no.

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But I'm quite prepared to fall in with the majority.

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I can see exactly what you mean though with the past sales thing.

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-OK, shall we go?

-Yeah, it... It's very tricky.

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You can look at it either way.

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Well, we could talk about this for a long, long time

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and still not come to any firm conclusion.

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But on the balance that James Patterson is more of an industry

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than the other two, we think on sheer volume alone,

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it will be James Patterson.

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James Patterson did have a lot of books out between June 2015...

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I hope there's not a but coming there.

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Just... Just in that one year, he had a lot out.

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So, the logic was good, but is the answer correct?

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Do you know the answer?

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I think we would have tended towards James Patterson, as well.

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James Patterson is the right answer.

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-Well done, gentlemen.

-Eggheads, you just crept to it.

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OK, now get the third one right.

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You can see that they're in a bit of a state still.

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Which of these supermodels is the tallest?

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I think... I think all of the press...

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..I'm sure was around Naomi Campbell was really tall.

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That's the one that jumps out at me.

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I mean... But...

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Yeah. You see, I wouldn't tend toward Cindy Crawford,

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but I'm not sure about Elle Macpherson,

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because I think she's quite tall as well.

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-So, we're definitely ruling Cindy Crawford out.

-Yes.

-Definitely.

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OK. So, can you think of them on the catwalk at any stage together?

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No!

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I mean, is there anything about Elle Macpherson

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that brings to mind the fact that she's tall?

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Not particularly. Not particularly.

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My first instinct was Naomi Campbell. But...

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OK. Shall we go with Naomi Campbell then?

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Bearing in mind, we don't really know.

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-We'll go with Naomi Campbell, Jeremy.

-OK.

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One of them is six foot and the other two are 5'9".

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Let me check with the Eggs here. Do you know?

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-It's Elle Macpherson.

-Elle Macpherson.

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So, chance for the Eggheads now in this close game.

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Get this right, the contest is over.

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Your question. Cold Water,

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featuring Justin Bieber and Mo was a UK number one single

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for which pop act in 2016?

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-It's Major Lazer.

-Major Lazer.

-Major Lazer.

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Well, three of us instantly said Major Lazer on that one.

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I don't think Chris passed an opinion,

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but I'm sure he will agree with us if we all go for Major Lazer.

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-I won't stand in your way.

-Major Lazer.

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The pop act that had Cold Water was indeed Major Lazer.

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We say congratulations, Eggheads. You have won.

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So, I don't know how they do that,

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but sometimes they've been looking at lists of...

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Or maybe you've just been dancing around to it in your dressing room, Barry?

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No, no, no, that was a list one, trust me.

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-Thank you for playing.

-Thank you.

-Commiserations to our Bird Brains here.

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The Eggheads have done what comes naturally to them and they are just

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about reigning supreme again over quiz land.

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It does mean you don't go home with the £2,000,

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so the money rolls over to our next show.

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Eggheads, well done. Back on track.

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Join us next time to see if a new team of challengers have the brains to defeat them.

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£3,000 says they don't.

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Until then, goodbye.

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