Episode 1 HH: Gory Games


Quirky quizzes and gory games. Plus, watch out for vicious Vikings, rotten Romans and the severed heads, beehives and rocks!


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# If mummies, rats and fleas ain't your thing

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# And you don't like the sound of an exploding king

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# If you're easily scared and don't laugh at poo

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# You'd better turn off, this show ain't for you

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# Still watching? Then let's test your brains

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# With Horrible History's Gory Games... #

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Hello, and welcome to Gory Games with me, Dave Lamb.

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And me, Rattus Rattus.

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This is the show where you get to test your knowledge

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of Horrible Histories, with truly gruesome, gory games.

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Yes, so if you're of a nervous disposition,

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a bit squeamish or easily shocked, then this show is not for you.

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Right, that should got rid of the parents. On with the programme.

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Yes, let's meet today's Horrible Historians.

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Hi, I'm Lukas.

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Hi, I'm Zoe.

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Hi, I'm TJ.

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Right, just to get us in the mood,

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I've prepared a little warm-up game from the Georgian era.

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-Rattus, tell me this isn't another one of your hare-brained ideas.

-No.

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It's a genuine Georgian game

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from the Highland Games of the 1820s. It's called Twisting the Cow.

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-Twisting the Cow?!

-Mm.

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In front of our four players is a cow carcass.

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All they have to do is twist its legs off.

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Er, sorry, our contestants can't do that.

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Course they can.

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The cow carcass is really rotten, so the legs will practically drop off.

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No, what I mean is they can't do that because it's disgusting.

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Sorry, Big Tony, can you help me get this out of here, please?

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I'm not having this.

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FLESH TEARING

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-We have a winner!

-Ooh.

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Right, I'm going to need a new shirt, and when I get back

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I do not want to see this useless carcass.

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Or a dead cow.

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Lukas, Zoe and TJ, you are playing to win Year Spheres.

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Each Year Sphere contains a date. At the end of the show,

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your Year Sphere dates will be added up,

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with AD dates being added to your total

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and BC dates being subtracted from it.

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If these were your Year Spheres, your total would be...

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-Rattus?

-Er, four?

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Oh, dear. It's 735, actually. Did you even go to school?

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I lived in a sewer near a school, if that counts.

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-It counts better than you do.

-Oi!

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At the end of the show, the person with the highest year score

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will win a prize to take home and keep.

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One picked out by my fair paws.

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So it's probably one to take home and throw away.

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Right, let's get cracking, and, to find out what this round's about,

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it's over to the Gory Grid.

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It's the Rotten Romans.

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So, four questions on the Rotten Romans coming up.

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The person who gets the most right wins the Year Sphere.

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Your four Roman topics are...

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Lukas, please pick away.

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Er, I pick...Emperors.

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True or false?

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Emperor Domitian was so scared of being stabbed in the back,

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he stood with his back against the wall, all day long.

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So, true or false?

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Let's have a look at those answers.

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Everybody has gone for true.

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Let's find out if you're all right or all wrong.

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It's false.

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But he did have the walls of his palace polished like mirrors,

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so he could see behind him.

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That's no points so far. Plenty of time to catch up.

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-Ever worried someone's after your job?

-Not likely.

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They'd have to work with you, Rattus.

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-Zoe, it's your turn to pick a topic.

-I pick Luck.

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True or false, we Roman ladies believed it was good luck

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to comb our hair with the spear of a dead gladiator.

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Show me your answers, everyone.

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Everyone's gone for true again.

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They agreed last time and were wrong. And this time?

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It's true. Though it wasn't such good luck for the gladiator.

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No, absolutely not. Excellent. We're all off the mark.

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TJ, it's your turn to pick a topic.

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Executions.

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Is this true or false?

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Let's have a look at those answers.

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Everybody's gone for true again.

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I can tell you...

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it's true, the wasps would sting him to death.

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-Please do not try this at home.

-Not even with your PE teacher.

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Not even with him.

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Look at that. Two points apiece with one topic left to go.

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The last topic is Parents, and that is a question from Rattus Rattus.

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If a Roman child angered their father,

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then the father could sell them off as a slave.

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Is that true or false?

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-Oh!

-They've all gone for true.

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Three true answers again.

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Rattus, put us out of our misery. Are they right or wrong?

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It's true.

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And if they were really angry, the father could have the child executed!

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So next time you're badly behaved, be glad your parents aren't Roman.

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OK, well, you've drawn, seeing as you've agreed on everything.

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Three points apiece. That means we go to the buzzer tie-breaker.

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First one to buzz in and give me the correct answer wins the Year Sphere.

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Beginning with the letter G,

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what name was given to specially trained warriors

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who fought in the Colosseum?

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-TOILET FLUSHING

-TJ.

-Gladiator.

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Gladiator is absolutely right. TJ, you've won the quiz.

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It's time to choose your Year Sphere from our trolley wally.

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All right, TJ? Pick your Year Sphere.

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Nobody knows which one contains which date, but be warned,

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one could be a Stone Age date, worth millions of minus points.

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Are you sure that's the one you want?

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-Yeah.

-OK, I'm off. Push, push, push...

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So, winning the quiz means that TJ is automatically through to play

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the Roman game, but will he be alone or will everyone get to play?

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Let's find out.

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It's an All Play Gory Game.

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So that means it's off down the time sewer with the lot of you.

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Go on, TJ, lead the way.

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-See you, Dave.

-Bye. See you, Zoe.

-Bye.

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-See ya!

-See you, Lukas.

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The Roman Empire didn't get so big without the Romans being ruthless.

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It's time to play...

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When attacking an enemy fortress, Roman armies would use catapults

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to lob in rocks, beehives and - wait for it -

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the severed heads of any defenders they'd captured.

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Fire as many missiles into your fortress target as possible.

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Ready, steady...

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-HORN BLARING

-So, it's Savage Siege.

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What they have to do is catapult different objects into the basket.

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-There's a head on the way now.

-Oh! TJ's got one in straight away.

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A decapitated head has been flicked into a basket,

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and that's a cause for celebration.

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They've got lots of different objects.

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There's Lukas loading a rock.

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A beehive, which he's going to attempt to fling in, TJ.

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That's fallen short, but he's got a head in.

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So he's in the lead by a HEAD, Rattus!

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-Ha-ha, quite literally, Dave.

-Absolutely. By two heads!

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There's a second head, landing nicely.

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Well, it's an excellent start from TJ.

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It's a decent start from Lukas, he's landed one there in his net.

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Here, he lines up a head.

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Oh, that scores two. They're neck and neck, well, head and head.

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Now, Zoe, that's a better effort. She's put that into TJ's basket!

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-Oh no!

-Oh, well, that won't count, Rattus, and why should it?

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You know it wasn't him who put it in there.

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And TJ's putting plenty in there himself, isn't he?

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He's forged ahead of Lukas, who's dropped back dramatically.

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-TJ's on the point of mastering this, isn't he, Rattus?

-He is, Dave.

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The skill to this game appears to me to be your pull on the catapult

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in relation to the weight of the object being catapulted,

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with the stones weighing twice as much as the head

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and the beehive being variable, depending on the number of bees.

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Superb analysis, that, Rattus.

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That's years of experience coming from Rattus.

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Ooh, one bouncing out from TJ.

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-One miles over the top from Lukas. Extraordinary.

-BELL CHIMES

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-There's the bell.

-30 second remaining.

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30 seconds, the disembodied voice agrees with me.

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Is this the beginning of a comeback for Lukas? There's one for Zoe.

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Finally she lands one, and TJ re-establishes his lead.

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Clear blue water for TJ. Another one for TJ. Extraordinary effort!

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Zoe pops another one in his basket. That won't count either.

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Lukas suddenly finds himself miles behind. TJ, eight points scored now.

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An extraordinary effort. What an aim this man has. Nine stones!

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-Extraordinary scenes here.

-HORN BLARING

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Time's up!

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-It's all over.

-It's all over.

-It's all over.

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The savage siege is at an end.

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The heads, the rocks and the hives fall silent.

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And TJ is king of catapults.

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That was tremendously exciting, but way out in front was TJ.

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Please collect your Year Sphere.

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You were absolutely brilliant at that.

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And, Zoe, TJ was doing well enough on his own without your help.

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What happened there?

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I don't know, I think my aim was off.

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And Lukas, you started off with an absolute rocket, didn't you?

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-Yeah, but...

-It was good.

-It just went wrong.

-It went wrong?

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Are you blaming your equipment?

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-Yes.

-Good, it's the equipment's fault.

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So, to find out what's next, it's over to the Gory Grid.

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It's the Vile Victorians. Good day!

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Ah, so four questions again,

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and here are your all-important Victorian topics.

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-Zoe, it's your turn to pick first this time.

-Schools.

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How were you punished in a Victorian school

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if you left ink blots and finger marks on your work?

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So, is it A, B or C? Let's have a look at those answers.

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Everybody has gone with A.

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Well, let's find out if they're all right or all wrong.

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The answer is A, you were caned.

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Usually with an especially thin cane, because they hurt more.

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You weren't put to death, even Victorian schools weren't that bad.

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Thankfully, they weren't that bad.

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TJ, it's your turn to pick a topic.

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Um...

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Gadgets.

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Prop question, prop question!

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This is a genuine Victorian gadget,

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but what was it for? Was it...

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A, a backside protector for schoolboys when they were caned?

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RATTUS CACKLES

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He loves all that stuff.

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Was it B, a belly warmer for coach drivers?

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RATTUS CACKLES

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Bums and tums, loves them both.

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Or was it C, a headache cure?

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So, show me now.

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And at last, they have disagreed on something.

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The actual correct answer is...

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B.

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It was a belly warmer for coach drivers,

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so Lukas picks up the point.

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Do you know the best way to keep your belly warm?

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-What's that?

-Plenty of fur.

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Not something we can all do.

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Lukas, it's your turn to pick a topic.

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-Crimean War.

-Crimean War?

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Rattus, in your own time.

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Which of these items of clothing

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does not take its name from the Crimean War?

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OK, let's see your answers now, please.

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Zoe and TJ agreeing on B, Lukas out on his own again on C.

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Rattus, which is it?

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The answer is...

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B, the Wellington boot.

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Named after the Duke of Wellington, famous from the Battle of Waterloo.

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And that wasn't part of the Crimean war.

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The cardigan was invented by the Crimean officer Lord Cardigan,

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and the balaclava was named after

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the famous Crimean battle of Balaklava.

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Oh, I've just come over all brainy again!

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THUD!

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At last, a bit of peace and quiet.

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-I'm up again!

-Couldn't last.

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Never mind. Everyone on two points, excellent.

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Last question this round is on Parlour Maids, and here it comes.

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A parlour maid in a posh Victorian house had to work long days,

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but just how long were their days?

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So, a parlour maid had to work very long hours, but just how long?

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Let's see your answers now, please.

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Well, Lukas an Zoe agreeing on C, TJ striking out on his own on B.

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The answer is C.

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Maids worked 16 hours a day from 6.30am till 10.30pm.

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But they did get paid nearly £6.

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That's a year, obviously, not per hour.

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I'd have done it for that.

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Lukas and Zoe, it's fingers-on-buzzers time,

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to decide the fate of the Year Sphere.

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Beginning with the letter S, what did all children have to attend...

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SNEEZING

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-Lukas.

-School.

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School is correct. Well done, Lukas.

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You've just won your first Year Sphere.

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As the quiz winner, you're also through to play the Victorian game,

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but will it be just you or will the others get to play too?

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Let's find out.

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It's a Single Play Brainy Game, so I hope your brain's feeling ready.

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Lukas, get yourself down that Time Sewer.

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LUKAS GRUNTS

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel - designer, engineer, visionary

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and rubbish magician.

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Yes, back in 1843, one of the Victorian age's greatest minds

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got a coin stuck in his throat while doing a magic trick.

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He eventually managed to dislodge it using a clever device.

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It's time to play...

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Your challenge it to work out which cog goes where.

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Once they're in the right place,

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you can turn the wheel to flip Brunel upside down

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to dislodge the coin and win your Year Sphere.

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But be quick - you're against the clock, which is starting to tick...

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now!

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HORN BLARES

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So, Lukas is underway on this Barmy Brunel challenge.

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He's got a very small one in his hand.

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Well, that's not going to go in there.

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I can't imagine he'll leave it there. Oh, he left it there.

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I'm not entirely sure he understands the principle of cog mechanisms.

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Yes, I don't think you'll get Brunel moving very far

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with that tiny little fella lying next to the main crank cog.

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There's Brunel, lying there.

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He's not going to be doing anything, I don't think.

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Dave, I have to say, "a technological marvel"

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is just one of the phrases that does not describe this machine.

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Have to agree with you at the moment.

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Mind you, having said that, once the cogs are in the right place,

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it definitely does work.

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The trouble is,

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Lukas doesn't seem to understand the basic principles here.

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That's not touching anything. That's not going anywhere.

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It's looking grim for Barmy Brunel.

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Yep.

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No...that's not going to work.

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DAVE CLEARS HIS THROAT

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DAVE SIGHS

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Rattus, pass me that letter.

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Maybe now's a good time to mention,

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we've had a lovely cake sent in, Rattus,

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by a Mrs Jones of East Grinstead.

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It's a strawberry cake and we're delighted to receive it,

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so thank you, Mrs Jones. We'll have that with a cup of tea later.

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-Was that the one with blue icing?

-It was.

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I just found that a bit odd.

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-What do you mean? Have you eaten it?

-Mm.

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That's a shame. I was looking forward to that.

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30 seconds remaining.

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So just 30 cake-free seconds remaining now. Thank you, Rattus(!)

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And it's not happening for poor old Lukas.

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It's very different, though, isn't it, Rattus,

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when you're there, under the lights, the pressure of the moment's on you.

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It's all very well sitting up here and, er...seeing how it works

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-but if you're down there it's a different story.

-Quite right, Dave.

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It's just not going to work out for him here,

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-I think he's running out of time now.

-Time's up!

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And he has...run out of time, so poor Barmy Brunel

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is going to have to choke to death and it's all Lukas's fault.

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Not really.

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Welcome back, Lukas. Take your place behind the podium.

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No Year Sphere, I'm afraid.

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Brunel designed all sorts of amazing things,

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including what was - at the time -

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the biggest ship in the entire world,

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the SS Great Eastern.

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Sadly, when the ship was launched,

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the engine room exploded, killing six people.

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The horror of the explosion gave Brunel heart problems and he died.

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-That's not funny at all!

-I know, we should probably move on.

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Over to the Gory Grid to find out who's up next.

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It's the Terrible Tudors.

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Four questions as always and here are your four Tudor topics.

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-TJ, it's your turn to lead off.

-Executions.

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Executions.

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How many executions was I responsible for in my lifetime?

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Was it...

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It is A, B or C? Show me now.

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Interesting.

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The answer is...

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Which, coincidentally, is roughly my daily intake of calories.

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-HE FARTS

-Oh.

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Revolting.

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So, TJ, what a start.

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1-0 up.

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Lukas, it's your turn to pick a topic.

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Er, Jobs.

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What did my Groom of the Stool have to do?

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A, look after all my royal furniture?

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B, wipe my bottom?

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Or, C, help me up on to my horse?

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Let's have a look at those answers.

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So Lukas and TJ agreeing on B. Zoe going out on her own with C.

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The answer is B. He had to wipe my bottom.

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Which was a busy job, given how much I like to eat.

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HE FARTS

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Oh!

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It sounds dreadful, but Groom of the Stool was a sought-after position,

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because it meant that you were close to the king.

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But much too close!

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HE LAUGHS

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THEY ALL LAUGH

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In many cases, much too close.

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Zoe, pick a topic.

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Erm, Cures.

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Hope you're feeling brainy. Here's my question...

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A, swallowing powdered human skull?

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B, licking a live toad?

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Or, C, eating minced rat brains?

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Zoe and TJ going for A, Lukas out on his own with C.

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The answer is...

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A, swallowing powdered human skull.

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Hope you got it right!

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Wow.

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How they worked out that swallowing powdered human skull

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would make you feel LESS sick, I have no idea.

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OK. TJ has an unassailable lead. He's 3-1-1 up.

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Collect yourself a Year Sphere, TJ.

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So, TJ, you are through to play the Tudor game

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but will it be All Play or will it be you playing all on your own?

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Let's find out.

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It's an All Play Brainy Game.

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Well, it's time for you all to clear off down the Time Sewer.

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Lead the way, TJ.

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-Bye, Dave.

-Bye, TJ. I love the way you say goodbye to me every time.

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-Bye, Dave!

-Goodbye, Zoe!

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Elizabeth I liked to look good.

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Only problem was, she didn't look good.

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Her skin had been trashed by smallpox and lead-based make-up,

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so she preferred to have portraits of her younger self copied

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rather than have artists paint how she really looked.

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It's time to play...

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You have to assemble two perfect copies of an Elizabeth portrait.

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The problem is your two puzzles are made from differently shaped pieces.

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Fiendish!

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Complete your puzzles quicker than the others to win the Year Sphere.

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In 3...2...1...

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HORN BLARES

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And they're off.

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They've got to build two identical portraits of Queen Elizabeth here

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but the pieces for the two pictures are cut in different ways,

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so it's a real problem for the mind, this one.

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A real problem for the mind.

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Zoe making an easy start. Lovely.

0:20:330:20:35

It's a considered start there, Dave, isn't it?

0:20:350:20:38

It really is. It really is.

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TJ there has a first piece in place. It's a big piece.

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He's gone for the centre of the picture, her fizzog.

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It's a lovely technique, that, to get those big pieces down early.

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I have to say, Zoe seems to be doing extraordinarily well, Rattus.

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She is, she's storming ahead here.

0:20:560:20:59

Come on, boys!

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I could've painted a portrait quicker than this!

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Granted, it would have been a bit rubbish.

0:21:040:21:07

Come on, Zoe. Come on, Zoe!

0:21:070:21:09

She's doing extremely well here. Look at this.

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I can see the queen's head twice, there, and I haven't been drinking.

0:21:120:21:16

That is a tremendous effort.

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Look at this, she's absolutely steaming along here.

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Come on, Zoe!

0:21:220:21:23

I don't think the boys have actually seen how fast Zoe's doing here.

0:21:230:21:27

They're almost napping!

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Yeah, I can see an awful lot of empty, yellow space there

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and quite a lot of green space as well, whereas Zoe is there.

0:21:320:21:35

She's actually done it!

0:21:350:21:37

Well, congratulations, Zoe. That is fantastic.

0:21:370:21:41

Welcome back. Zoe, collect your Year Sphere.

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-I hope it's a good one!

-I'm not very good at puzzles.

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Not bad at mazes though, from my years as a lab rat,

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when they tested intelligence-improving drugs on me.

0:21:530:21:56

-The drugs didn't work, then?

-No.

-No.

0:21:560:21:58

Time for the final round.

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Over to the Gory Grid one last time to find out what we've got.

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It's the Vicious Vikings.

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No quiz in our final round,

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it's straight to our big All Play Viking Endgame.

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And it's a scary one!

0:22:110:22:14

Everyone, get back down that Time Sewer, now!

0:22:140:22:17

-Bye, Dave!

-Bye, TJ!

0:22:170:22:19

-Bye, Dave!

-Bye!

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It's 793 AD and the peaceful tranquillity

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of the island monastery of Lindisfarne

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is about to come to an end.

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And how! It's time to play...

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You are defenceless monks.

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Your only hope of survival is the Vikings won't find you.

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Every time you step on a sinking, squeaking wooden panel,

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you'll be sent back to the start.

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Reach the end of the path and you're faced with two doors.

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Behind one is freedom.

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Behind the other is...

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Hrrargh!

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..a Viking.

0:22:550:22:56

Find him and you have to start all over again.

0:22:560:22:59

First person to escape wins the Year Sphere. Ready...

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steady...

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HORN BLARES

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So here we go then, with Viking Attack.

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And they all got it wrong straight away.

0:23:070:23:09

Extremely wrong, there. Everyone back to the start!

0:23:090:23:12

Completely wrong-footed themselves, literally.

0:23:120:23:15

They literally did exactly that. Look at that monk in the background.

0:23:150:23:18

Oh, ho! He was sinister. They're not sinister, though,

0:23:180:23:21

they're peace-loving people. I don't know why we fear them. There's one!

0:23:210:23:25

Anyway, back to the game. It's a very, very cagey game, this.

0:23:250:23:30

I've not seen anyone patent the "dab" technique yet,

0:23:300:23:34

which I think we'd have to outlaw, where you dab your foot down

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at the panel that's in front of you, just to see if it's going to move.

0:23:370:23:40

Sensibly, they haven't tried that.

0:23:400:23:43

But look at Lukas, he seems to be doing well here.

0:23:430:23:45

He's made it well over halfway already.

0:23:450:23:48

There he is... Oh! You see it go down there.

0:23:480:23:50

That's what happens -

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the panel depresses, it gives a squeak and you're back to the start.

0:23:520:23:55

PANEL SQUEAKS

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This is squeakier than the Bi-annual Mouse Gorgonzola Cheese Festival!

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And that was squeaky.

0:24:020:24:03

It's an absolute squeak-fest, that event.

0:24:030:24:05

I've been to it many times.

0:24:050:24:06

I think one of the difficulties with this game, Dave,

0:24:060:24:10

is you hear the other boards squeaking as well as your own,

0:24:100:24:14

which makes it quite tricky.

0:24:140:24:15

The giveaway is your foot will sink down if it's you.

0:24:150:24:19

-That's absolutely right.

-So...Lukas is back up there.

0:24:190:24:22

I think he's going all the way here.

0:24:220:24:24

I don't want to get overexcited but one more step and he's done it.

0:24:240:24:27

-Come on!

-It's a solid step! Now, he's got the 50-50 choice.

0:24:270:24:30

Is it freedom or is it miserable death?

0:24:300:24:33

-It's freedom!

-Freedom!

0:24:330:24:35

And there's the dance. And why wouldn't he dance?

0:24:350:24:38

He's just had his life saved!

0:24:380:24:40

Welcome back. Lukas, help yourself to a Year Sphere.

0:24:400:24:45

Time to count up those Year Spheres, and remember,

0:24:450:24:48

AD years are added to your total and BC years are subtracted from it.

0:24:480:24:54

So despite the fact that there's an imbalance in Sphere numbers,

0:24:540:24:57

anyone can still win at this stage.

0:24:570:25:00

Lukas, we'll start with you. Show me your first Sphere, please.

0:25:000:25:04

1918 AD.

0:25:040:25:07

The end of the First World War.

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Let's have a look at your second one.

0:25:090:25:11

1805 AD.

0:25:110:25:15

The Battle of Trafalgar was that year. That's a total of 3,723.

0:25:150:25:20

That is an excellent target.

0:25:200:25:22

Now, Zoe, seeing as we're only up to the year 2011,

0:25:220:25:26

this could be a problem for you. Let's look at what you've got.

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Oh, it was 1788 AD, the first European settlement in Australia.

0:25:290:25:35

TJ, it's all down to you. 3,723 to beat. Can you do it?

0:25:350:25:40

Let's have a look at your first Sphere.

0:25:400:25:42

1199 AD, the death of Richard the Lionheart.

0:25:430:25:48

You're up and running. Let's look at the second.

0:25:480:25:50

1415 AD. Henry V beat the French at Agincourt.

0:25:520:25:56

You need 1,110 to win.

0:25:560:26:00

Let's have a look at that final Sphere.

0:26:000:26:03

1840 AD!

0:26:030:26:06

Queen Victoria married Prince Albert.

0:26:060:26:08

And that means that today's winner, with 4,454 points, is TJ,

0:26:080:26:13

who gets to take home the incredibly rare star prize.

0:26:130:26:17

"Incredibly rare" in that it's incredibly hard to find prizes

0:26:170:26:20

as bad as the ones Rattus comes up with.

0:26:200:26:23

Come on, Rattus, what's today's epic disappointment?

0:26:230:26:26

Well, for your information, this prize is actually a beautiful ring,

0:26:260:26:31

dating back to the 17th Century.

0:26:310:26:33

-That actually does sound pretty good.

-Unfortunately...

0:26:330:26:38

this ring belonged to a victim of the famous pirate Blackbeard

0:26:380:26:41

and as the ring didn't slip easily off the finger,

0:26:410:26:44

Blackbeard did what any self-respecting pirate would do.

0:26:440:26:49

He cut the whole finger off!

0:26:490:26:51

RATTUS CACKLES

0:26:510:26:53

-Rattus, you have surpassed yourself.

-Ooh, thank you!

0:26:530:26:56

Not a compliment.

0:26:560:26:57

-Well, congratulations to TJ!

-Yes.

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There you go, TJ. Congratulations.

0:27:010:27:03

You may want to put it somewhere you can't see it.

0:27:030:27:05

Well, it just remains for me to say thanks to our champion, TJ,

0:27:050:27:09

and thanks also to our gallant runners-up, Zoe and Lukas.

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And no thanks whatsoever to Rattus.

0:27:140:27:16

Your growing frustration is thanks enough, Dave.

0:27:160:27:20

You've been watching Gory Games. Goodbye!

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