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Episode 64

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, the show where 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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Hoping to get one over on our quiz champions today

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are the Fox Cubs.

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This team were in the same

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sixth form class at Manchester Grammar School

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and recently reunited for the first time in nearly 50 years.

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Let's meet them.

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Hi, I'm Roger. I'm an emeritus professor of law.

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Hi, I'm Graham and I'm a writer.

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Hi, I'm Jon and I'm a retired property consultant.

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Hi, I'm Ian and I'm a retired civil servant.

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Hi, I'm Richard and I'm a psychometrics consultant.

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Roger, team, welcome, great to see you.

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-Hello.

-Roger, was it great to see each other when you all reunited?

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Yes, it was. Yes.

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Did you have that amazing thing

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-where you can just pick up straightaway?

-Absolutely, yes.

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-Really?

-Yes.

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I should ask you about the team name.

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Fox Cubs relates to your teacher.

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He was our form master and English teacher, Geoff Fox.

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-Still with us, I gather?

-Yes, still with us.

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Knows all about this.

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Maybe watching today and cheering you on.

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He says he will, yes.

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-He was a good teacher?

-Very good teacher. Yes.

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That makes all the difference, doesn't it, Eggheads?

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Anyone here had a great teacher?

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Yes, I had a fantastic biology teacher.

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I was going to drop biology A-level

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but it was her that encouraged me to keep with it.

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And now it is your career. Yeah. I had a great English teacher.

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Good luck. Summon up the spirit of the class.

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Stay united here in the face of the onslaught.

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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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If they fail to defeat the Eggheads,

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that prize money rolls over to our next show.

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So, Fox Cubs, the Eggheads have won just the last game.

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That means there is £2,000 for you if you win today.

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-Would you like to try?

-Yes, please.

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OK, let's go for it.

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The first head-to-head battle is on the subject of Geography.

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You can choose either Judith, Beth,

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Pat, Steve or Chris.

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-Who is going to go for it?

-Do you want to?

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Do you want to?

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One of us, presumably.

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-Shall I go?

-Yes. Graham.

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Graham, our writer, against which Egghead?

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Any one of the five.

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-Beth.

-Beth.

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That's what I was going to think of.

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-Beth, please.

-One of the newest Eggheads.

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Graham from the Fox Cubs versus Beth from the Eggheads on Geography.

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Please both of you go to our Question Room.

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I understand you worked in the library, Graham, did you?

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Yes, I was a librarian for nearly 40 years.

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-It was where?

-Various different places.

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Most of the time I was working for an international law firm

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as their head of information services

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but before that I was at Hull University and Kingston Polytechnic.

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And if we say to the Eggheads University of Hull library,

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what is your immediate name?

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-Philip Larkin.

-Philip Larkin,

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one of the undoubtedly great poets of the 20th century,

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who I understand worked

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in the library just down the corridor, did he?

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-He was my boss.

-So, as somebody once said, you met him as he lived.

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Yeah, sure. He was rather reserved so one didn't see him a lot.

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He stayed in his office a lot.

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But I had a few very pleasant conversations with him

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over the year or two that I was there.

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I promise you don't have to say he was a nice guy.

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-I'm assuming he was quite grumpy at times.

-Very.

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Those poems, do you love them yourself?

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-I do.

-Remarkable.

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Good stuff. On Geography, then, I am sorry it is not Arts and Books, but there we go.

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Geography for you against Beth.

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-Would you like to go first or second?

-I'll go first, please.

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Here we go. Geographically speaking, which of these countries occupies

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a large proportion of the Scandinavian peninsula?

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Iceland isn't in the peninsula. I assume the peninsula is the bit

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that includes Norway, Sweden and Finland, so Denmark

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wouldn't be included in that, so I think the answer must be Sweden.

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Sweden is right. Well done.

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Over to you, Beth. Hobart is the capital of which state of Australia?

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Luckily I am not afflicted with the same gaping hole of Australia

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as Lisa is. I am pretty sure that is Tasmania.

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She would fly into a panic if she saw this question.

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Tasmania is right.

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OK, Graham. The equator passes through which of these countries?

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The equator passes through South America

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so it won't go through Mexico.

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It certainly doesn't get anywhere near South Africa.

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So the answer must be Indonesia.

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You're very good. Indonesia is right.

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Graham ahead. Can Beth catch up?

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What is the approximate population of Saudi Arabia?

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Wow. It is a big country.

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Does it have a similar population to Great Britain?

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Or does it have half of that?

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Probably half of that. 32 million.

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You have done very well there.

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It is not an easy question. 32 million is right.

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Toe to toe, Graham. Here we go, your third question.

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Ouagadougou is the capital of which African country?

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The capital of Benin is Porto-Novo.

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The capital of Botswana is Gaborone.

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And the capital of Burkina Faso is Ouagadougou.

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Good quizzing. Burkina Faso is right.

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He knows his capitals, Beth.

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-Yeah, he does.

-We can tell a quizzer a mile off, can't we?

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OK. Your question to stay in.

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What is the capital of the French departement of Gironde?

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Gironde?

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That is certainly not Paris

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and Le Havre is on the Brittany, Normandy coast

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so it's got to be Bordeaux.

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Well done again. Bordeaux it is.

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So, perfect round for you both so far, three out of three.

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We go to sudden death. Graham, it gets a little bit harder.

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I don't give you options.

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-Are you ready?

-Yup.

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Which Benelux country has a name

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that translates from its native language into

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English as low country?

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The Netherlands.

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The Netherlands is right. Nederland as it is to them.

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Beth, to stay in.

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Mount Paektu, the highest mountain in North Korea,

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lies on the border between that country and which other?

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With Lisa's gaping hole over Australia,

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my gaping hole is over east Asia.

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I am going to...fingers crossed and hope that North Korea

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joins itself up with China. China.

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China is correct. Graham...

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Netherthorpe, Pitsmoor and Darnall

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are suburbs of which English city?

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So we are talking...

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..possibly moorland.

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I've never heard of any of them.

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I'm going to go for Nottingham.

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-Do you know this, Beth?

-No,

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I would have thought maybe slightly more north than Nottingham.

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Leeds possibly? Sheffield?

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Sheffield is the answer.

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Beth, you have a chance to take the round with this question.

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The flag of Ghana features a black star

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and how many different coloured bands?

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-Three.

-Three is right.

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Red, yellow and green. Well done, you are in the final.

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Well played, Graham,

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that was a really fearsome challenge you put in there.

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You are very good. Please come back to us, both of you,

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and we will play on.

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As it stands, the Fox Cubs have lost one brain from the final round.

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The Eggheads haven't lost any so far.

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The next subject for you is Science.

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Who was the science stand-out in class?

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-We didn't do science.

-We're all liberal arts!

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There was no swot?

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I see. OK.

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I have been nominated as the fall guy here.

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-Jon, OK.

-Jon is our expert on science.

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Property consultant against which Egghead?

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-Anyone but Beth.

-I would say Judith.

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Judith, yeah.

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Judith.

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-I can hear a strange noise.

-It is me groaning.

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Why would you groan at Science?

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I have never had a science lesson in my life.

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-Have you not?

-We're in the same boat, Judith.

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You are in the same boat? OK.

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Let's see. Somebody may be hiding their knowledge.

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Jon from the Fox Cubs versus Judith from the Eggheads.

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To ensure there is no conferring,

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please take your positions in our famous Question Room.

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Jon, I know that many of the team members are very decorated in their

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lives since school and you won the Cromwell Prize in 1972.

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Yes, that was given out by my university, East Anglia,

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on historical research into Oliver Cromwell.

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Brilliant. You got a monetary prize or whatever?

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What did you do with it?

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I spent it on a celebratory party

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and they informed my tutor what I had spent the money on only to get,

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instead of a letter of congratulations,

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I got a letter back saying you should have realised

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it was to be spent on furthering your research into Oliver Cromwell.

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Oh, dear!

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The money had gone, so it was too late.

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Hopefully you talked about Cromwell at the party.

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No. This was a story that I have never told any of

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my colleagues here in the team,

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so this is the first they have heard of it.

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Jon, would you like to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please, Jeremy.

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Your question -

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a salinometer is a device used to read the percentage of

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what substance in a solution?

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Saline will be salt.

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Salt is quite right.

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Judith, your question.

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What is the scientific study of insects known as?

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Is this seismology, entomology or psychology?

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It is not psychology or seismology, so it is entomology.

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Are you sure it is not psychology?

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Definitely. That is the mind.

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Entomology is right.

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We are back to you, Jon.

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The human genome project,

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the aim of which was to mark all the genes on the human chromosomes,

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was begun in which year?

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It is not an answer that immediately springs to mind.

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I think it was before 2010.

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I would go for 1990.

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1990 is the right answer.

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Judith, often used in food products,

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gelatine is a substance derived from which protein?

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Gelatine, I thought that came from beef.

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That was the great worry about it.

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When the mad cow disease scare happened.

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I think it is keratin.

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Here you have gone astray, Judith.

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Oh, dear. It is collagen.

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Collagen. That is what holds skin together, isn't it?

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Gelatine... Yes, maybe that is the beef connection.

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I thought keratin had something to do with your hair.

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-Like gel?

-Well, no, not that you put on your hair,

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but it sort of held the hair together.

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Well, that is gel.

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Collagen is right, I'm sorry, you have fallen foul of keratin there,

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so you can take the round now, Jon, with this answer.

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The yellow-brown transparent gem citrine

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is a variety of which mineral?

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Citrine is C-I-T-R-I-N-E. Citrine.

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I don't think it's diamond.

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I don't think it's gypsum either.

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I think it's quartz.

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The correct answer is quartz.

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Well done, Jon. You have got three out of three.

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Judith, you have fallen by the wayside.

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I'm afraid you have been knocked out.

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You will be in the Sin Bin in the final round. There we are.

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A bit of a problem on science.

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Maybe she's right. Jon, it is good news for your team.

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Please come back to the studio and we will play the next round.

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As it stands, the Fox Cubs have lost one brain from the final round

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and you have just turned and knocked one of theirs out.

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The Eggheads have lost one, too.

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It is getting a bit lively now.

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The next subject is Sport.

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Who would like this, Roger?

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-Ian.

-I will take that, Jeremy.

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Ian, a retired civil servant against...

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Let me see, Chris, Steve or Pat?

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-Chris, apparently.

-OK, somebody watches the show.

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Ian from the Fox Cubs is taking on Chris on sport.

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-I'll get my coat.

-Don't get your coat,

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get your donkey jacket and off we go.

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To ensure there is no conferring, please go to the Question Room.

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Sport against Chris, Ian, would you like to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please, Jeremy.

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Here is your question. How far to the nearest foot does the oche stand

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from the board in a professional game of darts?

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If you were throwing darts from 15 feet you would have to be

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pretty good or have a good screen around the audience, I think.

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I believe it is eight.

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-Chris, do you know this?

-It is eight, yes.

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Eight is the answer, well done.

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That is the key thing. Eight is right.

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Chris, your question.

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Which Japanese martial art has a name that

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translates as "way of the sword"?

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Judo is the gentle way, karate is empty hand

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and in kendo they belabour themselves with bamboo rods

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like swords, so it is kendo.

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Yes, and they wear kind of helmets and stuff?

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Kendo is right. OK, back to you, Ian.

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The footballer Jens Lehmann

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played in which position for both club and country?

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I've seen him play so I won't discuss it,

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Jens Lehmann was a goalkeeper.

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He won't discuss it because he played for...

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He played for the wrong team.

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I know who you're talking about. We could mention Arsenal but this is

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about Germany and you're right anyway.

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Goalkeeper is correct.

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Chris, the winter sport of bandy

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is most similar to which of the following?

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Bandy, they play it in Ireland, don't they?

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It's not ski jumping and curling they have to play on ice,

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so it's not curling.

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I think bandy is an extremely vicious game played on grass that's

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a bit like ice hockey. So that's the answer.

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Let's see if the Eggheads know.

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-Is he right?

-He's right.

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It's like ice hockey. It's played on ice, though.

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It's like ice hockey.

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Chris, you're right. Ice hockey. We gather from Pat it is played on ice.

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OK.

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2-2.

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Ian, it's tense. Here's your question...

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The Scottish athlete Laura Muir specialises in what kind of event?

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This is very embarrassing in Glasgow.

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I'm afraid this is going to have to be a punt, I'm awfully sorry.

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I'm going to say middle-distance running.

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Middle-distance running is the right answer.

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Three out of three.

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OK, Chris, your question.

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Published in 2016,

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Unguarded is the title of which England cricketer's autobiography?

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Unguarded.

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Possibly a wicketkeeper.

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None of those are known for making unguarded remarks

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so spin a three-sided coin,

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straight down the middle, Michael Vaughan.

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Sorry, Chris, it's Jonathan Trott.

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Sorry, you been knocked out by Ian who got three out of three,

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which is always handy. You took on an Egghead,

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Ian, you emerged triumphant, so advantage to your team now.

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This is getting exciting.

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

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So, as it stands, the Fox Cubs have lost one from the final round.

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The Eggheads have lost two brains from the final round.

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Let's savour this moment, guys.

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This is a good moment. Now you need to drive it home

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with the next round, the last one before the final.

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Knock another Egghead out, game on.

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Film and TV is the subject.

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So Richard or Roger?

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That must be me.

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-OK, Richard.

-Thank you, Richard.

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Psychometrics consultant, against which Egghead, Pat or Steve?

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-I would say Steve.

-Steve, please.

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Very good. Richard from the Fox Cubs

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is going to play Steve from the Eggheads.

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Please, for the last time, go to the Question Room.

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So Film and TV. Do you want to go first or second against Steve?

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First, please.

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Who presents the UK version of the TV show

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I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here?

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Right. I was scientifically chosen for this particular subject

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because I don't watch television.

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So I'm going to have to make a guess...

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..on no information at all.

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Ant and Dec.

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No, you've got it, Ant and Dec is right.

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They're the ones in the jungle.

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OK, Steve.

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Your question. Who played Detective Roger Murtaugh

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in the Lethal Weapon series of films,

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starring opposite Mel Gibson?

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To the best of my knowledge, the only one that was in those films

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is Danny Glover, so that's my answer.

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Danny Glover is quite right.

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Richard, which Only Fools And Horses character

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was played by Lennard Pearce?

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Right, this has got me thinking frantically.

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I'm ruling out Trigger.

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Scientifically it must be Uncle Albert because it's on the left.

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Is that scientific?

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I don't know.

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Judith's rule is you go down the right.

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All right, Uncle Albert.

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Was Uncle Albert in something, Steve?

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Well, he was in Only Fools And Horses but I think that was

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-Buster Merryfield.

-And who played Trigger?

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Roger Lloyd Pack.

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So the answer here is Grandad, Richard, I'm sorry.

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Good to see you showing off your facts, Steve. Impressive.

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All of them.

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I know you've got some spare, I know that.

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Here's your question.

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Which actress played the role of Clara Oswald in the TV series

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Doctor Who from 2012-2015?

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Well, Doctor Who is a show I absolutely adore.

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I've watched it for years.

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Since Tom Baker was on it.

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So I know full well that's Jenna Coleman.

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It is the brilliant Jenna Coleman, you're right.

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Who then popped up in Victoria, didn't she?

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-She did indeed.

-Great actress.

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So he's in the lead, Richard.

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It's not panic stations but it would be good if you got this one right.

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Well, more than that,

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you must get it right to stay in. No two ways about it.

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What is the name of the organisation that the hero works for

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in the 1960s puppet TV series Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons?

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As I said I'm implying strict scientific theory to this

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and I'll go for International Rescue.

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No.

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Let's see if your team-mates agree. I heard a groan. No?

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Well, International Rescue was definitely Thunderbirds.

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Thunderbirds, yes, that was.

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So which one is this? Do you know?

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-I'd go for Spectrum.

-I'd go for World Intelligence.

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-Steve, what would you say?

-Spectrum.

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Spectrum is the answer, Richard.

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So Steve has taken the round.

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No way back for you and that really leaves it in an interesting

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position for the final because you're going to be perched equally.

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Please return to us, gents, and we will play the final round.

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This is what we have 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 that those of you who lost your head-to-heads

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won't be allowed to take part in this round.

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So Graham and Richard from the Fox Cubs,

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and Chris and Judith from the Eggheads,

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would you please now leave the studio.

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Roger, Jon, Ian.

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You're playing to win the Fox Cubs £2,000.

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Hopefully with Mr Fox watching, your old teacher.

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Steve, Pat and Beth, you're playing for something 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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They're all general knowledge and you can confer.

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Gentlemen, so the question is - can your three brains defeat these

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three super brains over here?

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And Roger, Jon, Ian, would you like to go first or second?

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We'll go first please, Jeremy.

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OK, here's your question.

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The term "dick" is sometimes used as a slang term for which professional?

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The term "dick" is sometimes used as a slang term for which professional?

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It's detective, I don't think we need to discuss that.

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-Detective.

-Yes, in lots of...

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I was thinking Raymond Chandler's books and all of that.

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Big Sleep and so on. Detective is right.

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OK, Eggheads, your question.

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The trainer Angelo Dundee, who died in 2012,

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was a leading name in which sport?

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Boxing.

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I think he famously trained Muhammad Ali, he was a boxing trainer.

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Yes, I read Muhammad Ali's autobiography

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and he was on every other page.

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Boxing is the answer. Well done.

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Back to you.

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The high-energy dance the cancan first became a popular musical dance

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during which period?

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-I think...

-Didn't Toulouse-Lautrec...

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Yes, so it's the late 1800s.

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I would've thought it was the 1800s, that's what...

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The pictures of dancers in that sort of style.

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Definitely not the 1700s.

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No, but I'm sure... It's definitely not 1700s, I agree.

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Shall we?

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Yes. I'm happy with that.

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For better or for worse, we're going for 1800s.

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You've got a memory of a Toulouse-Lautrec poster?

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I think that's right, I think he did do a painting

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with all of the legs in the air?

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1800s is right. Well done.

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OK, Eggheads, behind at the moment.

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During which conflict was the Battle of Blenheim fought?

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-Spanish Succession.

-Spanish Succession.

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I think it's the Spanish Succession.

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THEY CONFER

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Yes.

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We think that's the War of the Spanish Succession.

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War of the Spanish Succession is the right answer.

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They're not thrown off easily, these Eggheads.

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OK, your third question -

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get this one right and they may stumble and fall.

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This could be the tricky one.

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Get it wrong and it gives them a clear shot at goal.

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Drake was at number one in the UK singles charts

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with the song One Dance for how many consecutive weeks in 2016?

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Question from hell.

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I have absolutely no idea.

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Any thoughts, any input, Jon?

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I have a fancy it was for longer than five weeks.

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Do you, well, if you have a fancy, you go for it.

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He's got teenage children,

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which is the very tenuous thing that we're going to hold on to.

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So are you going for ten, are you?

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I don't know, I think it might be fifteen,

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I think it was there for quite a long time.

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-Fifteen is nearly four months.

-OK, so we'll go ten.

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Well, no, I'm just asking, I'm just saying.

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Split the difference. Split it down the middle and go ten.

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Are you sure? How...

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I'm not sure.

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OK, how strong is your inkling, as the Eggheads always say,

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for fifteen, because I don't want us to talk you out of it

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-just as a blind...

-It's 50-50.

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I don't think it's five.

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-Right.

-Fair enough.

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OK. We'll go with you on that.

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I think ten is probably the best option.

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OK.

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Fifteen, as Ian says, is a long time.

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Right, I have absolutely nothing to give on this.

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I don't.

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-I think we should go ten.

-Right.

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I won't say Jon says, no...

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Unfortunately we have absolutely no idea on this.

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After some rather inconsequential discussion

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we're going to go with ten.

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OK, I see your logic because you argued out of five

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because that's not really long enough

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to make it important enough to be a question and then

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we had fifteen from Jon and then Ian said well, that's a long time,

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that's four months and then you kind of just went down the middle

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and you went to ten as a sort of a compromise.

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I'm feeling bad for you because it's fifteen.

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Oh, it was fifteen, yeah.

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There was a moment when I thought you were going to get it.

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I listened very carefully, you did all you could, Roger,

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you chaired that very well.

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So, fifteen is the answer.

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OK, Eggheads, it's in your hands now.

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If you get this right, the contest is over.

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If you get it wrong, we go to Sudden Death.

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In which US city was the Home Insurance Building,

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considered to be the first skyscraper built in 1885?

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That's Chicago.

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Chicago. Daniel... is it Daniel Burnham.

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No, it wasn't, it would be Sullivan.

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OK, yeah, it's not Los Angeles or Las Vegas.

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-Yeah, we're happy with that.

-Yeah, yeah, yeah.

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We think that's Chicago.

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1885, the Home Insurance Building.

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Do you know it?

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I would have gone for Chicago.

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The correct answer is Chicago.

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We say congratulations, Eggheads, you have won.

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-Would you have known the Drake?

-Yes.

-You would have known that?

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-Yes.

-Well, because you follow who's number one when?

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Yeah, and he was number one for a long time.

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You just can't believe it was number one for that long.

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Yeah, as we were saying, nearly four months.

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I think one more week, it would have taken the record.

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It was the equal record.

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-Or equal record.

-Isn't that Wet Wet Wet or somebody?

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-No, Bryan Adams.

-Bryan Adams.

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-Another Canadian.

-Well, Challengers, I'm sorry.

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The Eggheads have sort of done what they are quite good at doing,

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which is just nicking it on the third question of the final

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and it happens all the time

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and it means they reign supreme over quizland

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so you won't be going home with the £2,000.

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-I hope you've enjoyed your time.

-Oh, yes.

-Yes, thank you very much.

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It's been another go at the school reunion.

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Yes, that was the main motive.

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And Mr Fox, if you're watching, you can be proud of them.

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Eggheads, congratulations.

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Who will beat you? Join us next time to see if a new team of challengers

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have the brains to take these Eggheads down.

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It's now going to be £3,000 they're playing for.

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Until we quiz again, goodbye.

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