Ed Petrie and his mates compete in Europe's most unusual and amazing challenges, including the world's biggest food fight and a Belgian bathtub regatta.
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Join us for the All Over the Place Main Event Extravaganza.
When Ed takes on his buddies the weirdest things happen.
That seems perfectly normal now.
Chris tries to dodge Christmas.
Michelle takes to her bed.
Iain forgets his manners.
Naomi picks a fight.
And Johny has no idea what he's doing.
I have no idea what I'm doing.
So enjoy all the madcap highlights!
# All over the place
# All over the place
# North, south, east, west On a bizarre quest
# Me and my mates, all over the place!
# It's true what you've heard, everything is absurd
# Whatever we do is strange but true!
# All over the place
# All over the place
# There's stuff to do in Europe that is totally ace
-# And it turns up...
-# ..all over the place! #
-Thumbs up, thumbs down.
-What are you doing, Naomi?
-Thumbs up, thumbs down, Caesar.
I'm reliving being a gladiator.
-Remembering our epic battle in the Croatian amphitheatre.
And our other Croatian event was rubbish.
No, it wasn't rubbish, it was brilliant.
Yeah, I know it was, I mean, it was about rubbish.
The dustcart race in Zagreb.
Whoa. Oh, no, this is serious stuff.
Anyway, the viewers will be seeing all the highlights.
Before that I wanted to give you a present
for being my best co-presenter called Naomi.
Oh, Ed, you shouldn't have.
Yeah, I know I shouldn't but the boss said I had to.
I'm joking, you've been great.
And to celebrate that fact, I would like you to pick a present
from my bag.
Oh, what could it be?
It's a high visibility jacket with your name on it.
Yes. Yes, it is. You can thank me later.
Ha-ha. We'll come back to that vest soon.
But first, it's one of the most dramatic Main Events ever
in Pula, Croatia.
This arena is one of the six largest Roman amphitheatres in the world.
And Ed and Naomi are taking a trip back in time
to fight as gladiators here.
The big difference between Roman times and now
is that no-one fights to the death.
It's just a big show. Phew.
And the Roman Emperor Caesar, that's this guy here,
has their fate in his hands.
Now it's time for the biggest,
and probably the most appalling gladiator battle ever seen.
Petrius Flatulus versus Naomius Wilkinsinius.
Oh, I just hit myself in the head.
Look at me, I'm putting on a show!
I have come all the way from Londinium to destroy this worm.
I'm out of breath already.
You're going down, Wilkinson.
Oh, Naomi shows some fancy footwork there.
And some not-so-impressive swordplay from our gladiators.
You weren't expecting that, were you? Ha-ha!
Come on, crowd.
-Petrius Flatulus is running away.
The audience don't like their gladiators to run away,
this might go against you, Ed.
Stop laughing you two, this is serious stuff.
And the winner is...
I can't walk in these.
Yay! Well done, Naomi, time to claim your prize tree from Caesar.
How are you going to fit that in your suitcase?!
Thank you, Caesar. Thank you. Hvala.
Now Caesar must decide the fate of Petrius Flatulus.
Oh, no, Ed is getting lots of boos from the audience.
This doesn't look good.
He's quite a nice bloke, really.
Yes! Yes, I'm still alive, I'm still alive. Thank you!
Remember that bright yellow vest?
Well, it was needed for our next Main Event in Zagreb, Croatia.
This is Cest is d'Best, Zagreb's annual street festival
which features performers and musicians from all over the world.
But today's Main Event is a wheelie-bin bike race
featuring the city's street cleaners.
Ed and Naomi will go bin-to-bin
to find out which of them is the fastest.
But before that they get a training run with the experts
cos it's tougher than it looks.
Oh, no, this is serious stuff.
Now it's time to find out who will win this wheelie tough challenge
and who'll be garbage.
-Aah. Come on, come on!
Ed is speeding ahead like a...speedy thing.
-Naomi's off to a rubbish start.
Time to start recycling.
See if you can catch him.
You don't want to be a has-bin.
-Where is she?
-Quick, move straight.
-It's looking close but oh, Ed crosses the line
and quickly bins the bike.
-I said they were dangerous.
-That is frightening.
Ed, France is a bit weird, look at the size of our tiny coffee cups.
No, no, this is an espresso cup. It's how the French like their
coffee short and black, they call it...
-IN A FRENCH ACCENT
-What about this, then?
-Ah, that is weird in this part of France.
Because we're about to show you why they like to play boules
with things shaped like this.
Here in Haut-de-Cagnes they play boules with square boules.
Because the town is built on a hill. Genius!
Our boys joined the locals and Ed's team were victorious
so how about a consolation prize for Johny?
I've got you a present from Ed Petrie's bag of thank yous.
It's my old bath plug, to remind you of the bath tub regatta in Belgium.
Row, we need to row!
I suppose I should just be thankful you didn't get me anything
to remind me of that splash diving that we did at that German pool.
Oh, no, no, I got you a reminder for that as well.
Johny wasn't the only one getting wet though
when he and Ed took a trip to Schweinfurt in Germany.
This is the World Splash Diving Championship.
The rules of this event are simple - dive off a board
into a pool and make the biggest, most stylish splash.
Ed and Johny get two dives each to impress the judges
and Ed is up first.
He chooses to dive from three metres.
-Get on with it!
Oh, and it's a great first dive from Ed and the judges like it too or
maybe they just like his German shout out
because Ed gets a score of...
-Oh, I'm so nervous.
-Johny's done a pretty good job of
hiding it but he is quite worried about this.
He didn't know how to swim until he was 18 years old.
OK, I've got to do it.
He's never jumped off anything this high before.
Johny's starting on the three metre board, as well.
It's a long way down.
The crowd can sense his tension.
Germany, World Cup winners!
Oh, brilliant first dive and the crowd are going wild.
But the judges aren't too keen.
Scoring him six points less than Ed.
Once you've done one, it's out of the way and the adrenaline's going.
But now that I've got to do another one from this high...
it's when you look down, it's when you look down.
That's because you're standing on the five metre board.
Johny could barely jump off a one metre board earlier.
-Now look at him.
-Ed and the crowd are loving that.
The judges' scores are in for Johny's two dives.
Let's see if Ed can do any better.
Here we go.
It looks like Ed is going for the seven.
You're right, Johny, Ed's made his way up to the seven metre board.
Oh, it's a bit high, actually. Look at this.
No, I don't want to. Oh, I'm feeling dizzy. Stop looking down.
Don't mess up, Ed!
Ed looks as nervous as I feel.
Oh, Ed's seven metre dive looked good but was it enough to win?
So the winner is...
Yes, with a judges' score of -
Ed completely stuffed Johny.
Think I made a bit of a splash today, Johny.
Yeah, you made such a splash, Ed, and I was so impressed
by your jumping I just want to see you do it again.
And there was more watery silliness when Ed and Johny
went head-to-head again in Dinant, Belgium.
Each year, thousands of people come here to watch vessels
built around bath tubs be paddled down the river.
Yup, that's right, it's a bathtub race.
Ed and Johny must each join a team and try to stay afloat.
The race is on and the winner is the one
who crosses the finish line first.
Ed's team make a flying start on their floating fire engine
and take an early lead.
But Johny's big bathtub is going round in circles.
I have no idea what I'm doing.
Well, you're in luck Johny, arr, cos Ed be in trouble.
These people are like pirates!
Oh, no, one of our team has been taken prisoner.
20 minutes into the race and Johny's finally moving
in the right direction and sneaks past a preoccupied Ed.
But Ed soon spots Johny making a move and races to close the gap.
And he also has a little present for him.
Got a water balloon with Johny Pitts' name on it.
Row, we need to row!
Johny's team look bored of rowing.
The boys are coming face to face.
Water balloon time.
Oh Ed, that was pathetic.
Where's that bucket? Can I borrow that a sec? Merci.
Maybe stick to throwing buckets of water from now on.
I'm surprised I haven't used up all the water in this river.
Ed's float takes the lead and he's nearing the finish line.
But Johny's making one final push, is it enough?
Pipped by the Petrie again.
ED YODELS Good times, Ed.
That was the best yodelling festival I've ever competed in.
It's also the only yodelling festival you've ever competed in.
Well, not really, especially here in the Swiss Alps it's not.
No, no, no, I meant the French Festival Of The Unusual.
That was unusual.
Anyway, I got you this to say thank you
for being such a great co-presenter.
-Oh, that's lovely of you, Ed.
-I got you...this.
It's a thing that makes a cow noise.
-Yes, yes, it is.
-It reminded me of your yodelling.
Thanks very much.
The best and indeed only yodelling festival these two visited
all happened in Davos, Switzerland.
This is Jodlerfest, where over 10,000 yodellers come to take part.
Yodelling is a style of singing that people first used
to communicate over long distances in the mountains.
Ed and Michelle's challenge today is to try and sing their way to victory
by taking part in a yodel-off!
The watching crowds decide the winner, so here go-o-o-es.
Oh, well done, Michelle, that sounds pretty good.
She looks relieved that's over. And it's Ed's turn next.
Oh, and he's looking nervous.
Why are you laughing?
No, the question is why are you howling it?
Now it's all down to the crowd to decide the winner.
-Clap for Ed.
-GENTLE APPLAUSE AND CHEERING
-Clap for Michelle.
-LOUD APPLAUSE AND CHEERING
The winner for All Over The Place is Michelle.
Can Ed level the score with Michelle when they visit Mahalon in France?
This is the Festival Of The Unusual.
Every year they toss crepes, fling flip flops and throw berets.
But today, Ed and Michelle are taking part
in the very unusual bed race.
Teams race their beds around a course in the fastest time possible.
For Ed and Michelle this means a lie down but there's no time to relax.
-Trois, deux, un, ALLEZ!
And Michelle takes an early lead. Ed looks scared as always.
But Ed's bed has hit the hay.
Which is appropriate because hit the hay means to go to sleep.
Anyway, back to the race.
Will that hay bale be the final straw for Ed?
Michelle is way out in front.
Team Michelle's approaching the corner tres dangereux.
But it's an impressive power slide from Team Ed
which keeps him in contention.
Lewis Hamilton would be proud of that.
Michelle looks confident on the long straight.
But Ed is catching up.
At halfway, it's looking neck and neck.
Oh, Ed has the racing line.
He's pushed Team Michelle off course.
Michelle has crashed, it's a disaster
but she's picked up an extra helper.
Not quite sure that's allowed.
It's the last climb and Team Ed is out in front.
Team Michelle looks like they're ready for their beds.
Oh, here we go, last bit, last bit.
Come on, here we go!
Tu es ne plus.
Don't tell them in French, it's embarrassing.
You're so close.
He's slumber one. Meanwhile Michelle's crashed again.
She is literally all over the place.
See what I did there?
And finally Michelle is over the line.
Le grand prix. All Over The Place on Europe, aujourd'hui...Team Ed.
Ho, ho, ho!
Ho, ho, ho...
No, from the belly. Ho, ho, ho!
Ho, ho, ho...?
Maybe next time you're at the World Santa Claus Congress
in the world's oldest amusement park in Denmark you could drop
the laughing altogether and call yourself Grumpy Santa.
Ha, ha, ha(!)
Well, if I'm Grumpy Santa, who are you supposed to be?
I'm Hipster Santa, in homage to the Hipster Club, in Berlin.
I'll give you a present from my sack, cos I'm such a lovely Santa.
Ed, you shouldn't have!
Oh, you really shouldn't have...
Are these your unwashed skinny jeans from the Hipster Cup tug-o-war event?
Just a little token of my appreciation.
Keep hold of those jeans, Chris, you'll need them
for the Hipster Cup in Berlin, Germany.
This is a gathering of super trendy people known as hipsters
who think it is cool to keep ahead of fashions.
They gather every year to compete in the Hipster Cup.
Ed and Chris have three hip events to take part in.
And first up, it's...
First over the red line wins!
Two hands? You are using two hands!
We're all using two hands!
Yes! Well done, Team Ed.
Two Hands Petrie over there!
If you have got to hands, Chris, use them.
So Ed pulls ahead by winning the first round.
The winner is the one
who throws them the furthest.
Good effort, Ed,
you have managed to get it most of the way down the field.
Is that all right?
APPLAUSE AND CHEERING
Hm, Chris, not bad either.
They have thrown their glasses, but how are they going to measure up?
And the winner of this competition is Ed.
Finally, it is the jute bag race,
which is basically a sack race
with a shopping bag.
Hop to it, you two!
-It's so hard!
Come on, guys, it's not that difficult.
My pants are falling down!
Did you forget to wear a belt, Chris?
Well done, Ed! Not so well done, Chris.
So Ed bags the Hipster Cup and Chris couldn't look more delighted.
But could he level the score with Ed
when they get all Christmassy at Klampenborg, Denmark.
While the real Santa has his feet up for the summer,
hundreds of his helpers make their way here to Bakken Theme Park
to bring some Christmas cheer to July.
Ed and Chris have got to get into the Christmas spirit to find out
who is the better Santa's little helper
in the Santa Pentathlon.
Five Carnival events with a Christmassy theme will decide
the winner. First up is...
And Ed's horse wins by a mile
to give him the lead.
I won! I've actually won the race!
Next up, who can have the most smashing Christmas
by destroying the most dinner plates?
Chris is up first.
And it is not so much Christmas as 'Chris mess.'
But Ed smashes it!
You wouldn't want to let this Santa in your house.
That is another one to Ed.
Ho, ho, ho!
Our next event is a test of Santa's strength.
Ho, ho, ho, ho, ho, ho!
And Ed hammers home another victory and goes three up.
Next up, our Santas get squirting for...
Chris is looking confident.
But unfortunately for him, Ed pips him at the post.
By ten points!
Poor Chris has yet to win a game.
Finally, can Chris save beardy face and win the last event?
The first Santa to do four lengths is the winner of the...
Off to a good start(!)
It looks like Chris has found his dodgem talent.
He is romping this one.
And Santa Chris finally wins an event.
But we all know who was getting the best present of all...
-The award for the Santa Pentathlon goes to... Santa Ed.
Hungry work, this presenting, isn't it?
-My food is not here yet, can I have a chip?
-Have a chip, buddy.
-Ew! What did you put on these?
I can have any more tomatoes, not after La Tomatina.
-Spanish tomato throwing event we took part in.
Yeah, you are right, tomatoes do get everywhere.
-Can I have some of this instead?
-Yep, have some salad. It is fresh.
Oh, this tastes weird as well. What did you put in here then?
-Cough syrup?! Oh...
-Yeah, I couldn't have any olive oil,
not after that olive-stone spitting competition.
-The event in Spain where we had to see who could
spit an olive stone the farthest.
I just want to give you a little gift to bring back some of those
happy memories of filming together.
Thanks, mate, just as long as it is not tomato-based.
You know how I hate the tomatoes.
-It's tomato ketchup.
And we will catch up on why Iain hates tomatoes soon,
but first, let's head to Cieza, in Spain.
Olive-seed spitting is a big deal in this part of Spain.
The organisers are even hoping it will become an Olympic sport.
The junior event means for one day a year,
local children are encouraged to spit.
Now it is time for our big kids to have a go.
Just don't step over that line or you'll get a red flag
and the spit won't count.
You get to attempts. And, Iain, you're up first.
Ready, steady, spit!
Oh, the spit looks good, but it is a red flag for Iain.
Turns out his big foot was over the line. So that one won't count.
Next up, Team Ed.
Oh, good shot, but his feet crossed the line. It is a foul.
Iain's first was a foul. It all comes down to his second spit.
Oh, and it is an epic spit from Iain.
And no red flag!
Spit number two for Ed.
-Ed, Ed, Ed!
The spit looks solid. Oh, let's see that again.
It is right at the edge of the screen,
but it is enough to Spitty Stirling?
So, after two attempts, the distance is measured and the results are in.
Ed's first attempt was a foul, but on his second attempt,
his spit measured an impressive...
Iain also fouled on his first spit,
but on his second, he managed a distance of...
So Iain wins!
I'm st... I'm speechless!
Now it is tomato time.
Can Ed squash Iain at our final Main Event in Bunol, Spain?
La Tomatina is the world's biggest food fight.
Each year, 20,000 people gather to throw 120 tonnes of squashed
tomatoes at each other.
These tomatoes are not for eating, they are grown to be thrown.
While the locals cover up their houses,
Ed and Iain cover up in goggles and white boiler suits.
Their challenge today is to keep those suits as white as they can.
That might be tough because the boys are on a truck
full of tomatoes that they have to throw at the crowd.
And that means being sitting ducks when the tomatoes get thrown back.
Here we come, guys.
Tres, dos, uno, tomato!
It is the end of the world, with fruit!
Look down there!
I have never seen anything like this in my life.
It is tomato mayhem.
And at the halfway stage,
it looks like Iain is a shade less red than Ed.
But there is still 30 minutes left to dodge the tomatoes.
I have never been more tomato-y in my entire life.
Although it looks like total pandemonium,
the only thing that gets hurt is people's pride.
Remember, this is the world's biggest organized food fight.
Don't try this at home with your tomatoes,
they just want to be eaten.
Craziest thing, I think, I've ever done.
That seems perfectly normal now.
I think Ed and Iain have given up on staying clean.
This one will come down to the judges' final decision.
That's the end. That marks the end.
The crowd salute our breed warriors,
battered and bruised, like the tomatoes they have thrown.
I think that was the most intense thing I've ever experienced.
Definitely the most intense thing involving fruit.
But the question is,
who will be crowned cleanest Tomatina tomato thrower?
The winner is...
So there you have it, that was a little look
back at some of our amazing, if slightly bizarre, European events.
And I have to say, I think I did rather well this year.
And after giving such generous gifts to my fellow presenters,
I thought it was time I treated myself,
so I'm going to drive an Italian classic.
Ciao for now!
And once again, didn't I do well?
Nice car, that.
Do keep watching All Over The Place - Europe!
Ed Petrie and his CBBC mates go head-to-head in the main event special! They compete in some of Europe's most unusual and amazing challenges, including the world's biggest food fight in Spain, a bathtub regatta in Belgium, the Splashdiving Championships in Germany, a Roman gladiator battle in Croatia, a bed race on Bastille Day in France and the Santa pentathlon in Denmark.