Episode 27 Beat the Brain


Episode 27

John Craven hosts the quiz in which a team must navigate puzzles and problems to win money. A Welsh family see if they can outsmart the Brain and take home the £3,000 jackpot.


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Hello, it's me, Brain.

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Our team of four are poised for a strenuous mental workout.

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To get you in the mood, try these two examples.

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What's the phrase or saying?

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A clock is reflected in a mirror. What's the real time?

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I'll give you the answers at the end of the show.

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Now, let's see if our four contestants can work

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together as they try to beat The Brain.

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APPLAUSE

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Please welcome a man who can challenge my mind any day,

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-it's John Craven.

-Well, thank you very much indeed.

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Hello, and welcome to Beat The Brain.

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Now, prepare yourself for a mental workout that will

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test your little grey cells like no other quiz on television.

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Without further hesitation, let's meet our questioning queen.

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How are you today, Brain?

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Super, John. Hey, here's a question for you -

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who's your favourite brain?

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-Oh, that's a hard one.

-BRAIN GASPS

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-Of course YOU are!

-Ha-ha! Correct, you little tease.

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-You're so clever.

-How clever is our team going to be today?

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Let's find out by meeting them. Please introduce yourself.

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I'm Paul and I'm a teacher and an author.

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I'm Naomi and I'm a teaching assistant.

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I'm Joe and I'm a project manager.

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I'm Olivia, I'm team captain, and I'm a nurture officer.

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-APPLAUSE

-Welcome.

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You're all from Newport in South Wales and, Olivia,

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-as team captain, have you chosen a name for the team?

-Team Cerebrum.

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Why is that?

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We like to think of ourselves as quite intelligent

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-but we're debating the name now.

-Maybe you want to change it later.

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-We'll see.

-I hope not.

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And what's the connection between the four of you?

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There's my fiance, there's my cousin and my father.

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Ah, so it's very much a family team effort.

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Do you think you're going to beat The Brain? What do you think, Paul?

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I think we've got a 50-50 chance of beating The Brain.

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Well, we'll see what happens, OK?

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This is how it works. The show's brain is divided into six Zones.

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Now, The Brain will select four out of the six Zones for you to

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play today and, Olivia, as the team captain, it's up to you to decide

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which of the members you think will play best in each of the Zones. OK?

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You'll face a series of questions in your Zone with each correct answer

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adding three seconds to what we call your Brain Bank.

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And the more time you build up,

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the better chance you have

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of beating The Brain

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in today's final and walking away with our jackpot of £3,000.

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-So, Cerebrum, are you ready to play?

-Yeah.

-Right, OK.

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Well, it's time to find out which Zone you'll be facing first.

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Brain, the Zone, please.

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So, Olivia, Orientation, who do you think will be best at that?

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-What are you thinking? Joe?

-Yeah.

-So?

-Joe.

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-You're volunteering Joe, are you?

-Thank you.

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Well, Joe, come and join me in the Orientation Zone.

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APPLAUSE

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I hear that you like food challenges.

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Now, what on earth does that mean?

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It's a bit of a phenomenon at the moment where, you know,

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there's large plates of food that you then eat as a challenge

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and then if you win you get a prize or like a T-shirt

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or something like that.

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-And have you made any money from it?

-No, no money.

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Just some indigestion and a few T-shirts.

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-Here's your chance to win big money.

-Great.

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Shall we find out what's going to happen?

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You'll play two games in the Zone, both games have three questions

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worth three seconds each, so let's play the Orientation Zone.

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-Joe.

-Yes, Brain?

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-I am the all-powerful Brain. Wiggle your eyebrows.

-OK, Brain.

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Wiggle your nostrils.

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Levitate.

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Only joking. Here's your first game.

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-What is the real time, Joe? To help you out, have a trial run.

-OK.

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What's the real time?

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OK, so just flip it over. The real time would be ten to two.

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Ten to two, you're saying. Are you correct?

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You are indeed. No trouble with that one.

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-No, seems OK.

-That was just a test.

-That's right, yeah, yeah.

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-Now we play for real. Are you ready?

-I am.

-The Brain, game, please.

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You can have a maximum of 45 seconds to answer three questions, Joe.

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Please remember I can only accept your first answer.

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Every correct answer will add three seconds to your Brain Bank.

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Your game starts now.

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-OK, so that one is quarter to 11.

-Quarter to 11.

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Yes, that's correct. Next one.

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OK, that one is...ten to five.

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Ten to five, yes, that's the real time.

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OK, and that one is...

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..25 to 5.

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25 to 5, yes, yes, correct, with 20 seconds still to spare.

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-APPLAUSE

-Yeah, that wasn't too bad, yeah.

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As we say, different brains for different games.

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And that's obviously a game for your brain.

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-I wonder if the second game will be.

-Here's hoping.

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-Can we have it, please, Brain?

-Very quick there, Joe. That upset me.

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Here's your second game.

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Match the viewpoint on the left to the numbered position on the right.

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To get your eye in, have a trial run.

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Which viewpoint, do you reckon? Out of one to eight.

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There, I think, with the pyramid on there,

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that's position number one,

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you can't really see the diamond at the back

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and that rules out that whole side there and then with the yellow

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hexagon shape on the south there it would lead me to number seven.

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Number seven, you would say.

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You're absolutely right.

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Very clever reasoning there. I think you're going to

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have to be a bit quicker.

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Brain is not going to let you hang about quite as much

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when we play it for real. OK? Right, ready to play?

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Yes, remember you only have a maximum of 45 seconds to

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answer three questions and I will only accept your first answer.

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Your game starts now.

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-OK, I think that one's number eight.

-Number eight, you're saying.

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Yes, you're correct. Next one, please.

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-OK, that's number two.

-Number two, you say.

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Yes. One more to come.

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25 seconds left.

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-OK, that one's number four.

-Number four, you say confidently.

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Yeah. A clean sweep.

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That is very good indeed, you have 18 seconds in the first Zone.

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-Didn't he do well, Brain?

-Yes, I'm distraught.

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Joe, you added 18 seconds in that Zone - full house.

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Which means in total Cerebrum have 18 seconds in their Brain Bank.

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-APPLAUSE

-Very good, Joe.

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Your team will be proud of you and you can return to them now.

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So, it's time to find out which Zone is coming next

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and who is going to take it on. So, Brain, Zone, please.

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Observation.

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Olivia, who are you going to nominate for the Observation Zone?

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Erm... Yeah, I think Dad.

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I should have good observation skills. Should, being a teacher.

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-I have to observe what's going on around me.

-Yeah.

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-Dad's going to do it.

-Yeah.

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Paul, come and join me in the Observation Zone.

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APPLAUSE

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Tell me a little bit about yourself.

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I've been a primary-school teacher for about 24 years

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-and then in the year 2000 I started to write children's books.

-Oh.

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-So I've had five books published as well.

-More than I have.

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You have other talents.

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What about your talents in the Observation Zone?

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Yes, I'll give it my best shot.

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OK, well, let's play the Observation Zone.

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Brain, please reveal the first game that Paul will be playing today.

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-Hello, Paul.

-Hello, Brain.

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Imagine you've written a novel called The Brain,

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what would the first sentence be?

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"The Brain woke up in a particularly good mood, she was

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"astonished to see four such gorgeous contestants

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"sitting before her."

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Yeah, right(!) This is your first game.

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What's the difference in value between the two totals?

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To give you some practice, Paul, have a trial run.

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-What's the difference in the two?

-I can see only one coin is different.

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-I think the difference is ten pence.

-Ten pence, you're saying.

-I think.

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Is that correct? It is indeed.

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So you argued that correctly to yourself.

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I realised pretty soon it was a visual thing, maybe in that shot,

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rather than count the money.

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Yeah, I think it is, you're probably right, it is

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-more visual than actual mathematics.

-Yeah.

-You ready to play?

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-Yeah, fingers crossed.

-Right, we're ready, Brain.

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You have 45 seconds to answer three questions correctly.

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Please remember I can only accept your first answer.

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Your game starts now.

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The difference is four pence, I think.

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Four pence, correct.

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30 seconds left.

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-Having trouble with that one.

-Talk yourself through it.

-40 pence.

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40 pence, you think.

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-Eight pence. So one to go. 15 seconds left.

-OK.

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There's a 50 on that one, there's not a 50 on that one.

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-Quick, have a guess, have a guess.

-40 pence.

-40 pence.

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45, almost correct.

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You made a very good start on that game, didn't you?

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The first one was easier.

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And then there were just too many coins all jumbled up.

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Well, we'll see how you do on game two, shall we?

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-What game will Paul be playing?

-Here's your second game, Paul.

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Tell me which numberplate you saw.

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To get you in the groove, have a trial run.

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-Right, which of those six numbers?

-I think it's...

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-YE42 THX.

-X, yeah.

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-I think.

-So you're saying, what? Number two?

-Sorry, number two.

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Number two, you're saying, let's see if you're correct.

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Yes, you are indeed.

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Quite observant when it comes to registration numbers?

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-Not normally so good.

-Well, we'll see how good you are now.

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-Ready to play the game?

-Ready to play, yeah.

-Off we go.

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I can only accept your first answer. Your game starts now.

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-Er, three, I think.

-Number three, you're saying.

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Yeah, that's correct, next one.

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-A bit quicker, that, wasn't it?

-I think it was five.

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You think it was five, you're going for five.

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-Yeah, you're correct, well done.

-That was fast.

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Please don't let it be any faster.

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The other way that time.

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-Which one of those six?

-Number five again, I think.

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Number five, you're saying. Is that correct?

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Yes, it is. Well done.

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-Phew!

-I haven't let the side down too badly.

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-Well, that was a full house on that game, wasn't it?

-Yeah.

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So, Brain, you didn't quite fox him on that, did you?

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Not quite, and it'll really help you

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later in the final, Paul, because you added 12 seconds in that Zone,

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which means Cerebrum have 30 seconds in their Brain Bank.

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-Well done, Paul, please go and rejoin the team.

-Thank you.

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We're halfway through now, Cerebrum family,

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-so, Naomi and Olivia, cousins.

-Yes.

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-And just you two to go.

-Yes.

-How are you feeling at the moment?

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-Got a bit of girl power going on.

-Yeah, yeah.

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Well, you know the four possible options that might face you.

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-Yeah.

-Are you ready for it?

-Yeah, let's do it.

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Right, let's find out which Zone is next

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and who is going to take it on.

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Brain, Zone, please.

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So, Olivia, what about Logic? Either you or Naomi.

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Yeah, I'll take it.

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The captain is going to play this Zone.

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Well, come and join me, Olivia.

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APPLAUSE

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Your team are doing very well so far. Are you feeling lucky?

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Yeah.

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This was my preferred round but I think it should be OK, hopefully.

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And when it comes to this Zone, you know,

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to Logic, are you a logical sort of person?

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I think so, yeah, I'd like to say I am, yeah.

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Let's see how you do because, don't forget,

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there's another 18 precious seconds on offer in this Zone,

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that's three seconds for every correct answer,

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so let's play the Logic Zone.

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Brain, please reveal the first game that Olivia will be playing.

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-Hello, Olivia.

-Hi, Brain.

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Your fiance, Joe, is gorgeous. That's logical

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but who's your favourite film actor?

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-Oh, I like Tom Hardy.

-Oh, me too.

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He makes me tingle from my frontal lobe to my cerebellum.

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Anyway, phew, here's the first game.

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Olivia, identify the phrase or saying

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from the cryptic visual puzzle.

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You can warm up by having a trial run.

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Now. What phrase do you think that is?

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Cover working.

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Erm...

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Shall I tell you what I think it is? Because I've not seen this before.

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-Yeah.

-I think that's Working Undercover.

-Oh.

-Is it?

-Yeah. Yeah.

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Is it? Yeah. Can I have your points?

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That gives you some idea, so are you ready for it?

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-Yeah.

-OK, off we go.

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You can have as many guesses

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as you like, but I will not move on to the next question

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until you give me the correct answer or you pass.

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You only have 45 seconds to answer three questions. Olivia...

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your game starts now.

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Six feet under?

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Six feet under. Well done, yep. Next one.

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-Half-time?

-Half-time?

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-A game half...

-Another go? Come on.

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A half...

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OLIVIA LAUGHS

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(Game half.... Game... Hmm...)

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Split... Game... Split game?

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-Pass.

-You're passing on that one.

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-A Game Of Two Halves, OK?

-Oh!

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Here is the last one. 14 seconds left.

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Times Square?

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Times Square. Yes, well done!

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-That was a hard one, that one.

-Yeah, the middle one, I thought,

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if I could go on to the next and get it, I would still have...

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Yeah. It was good logic to pass there, because you were

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-really stumbling on that one.

-I really was.

-Everybody would have

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-been at home, I'm sure, as well. Ready for game two?

-Yes, OK.

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Here is your second game.

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You must pick up the sticks in the correct order, from top to bottom.

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Here is a trial run.

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Yellow,

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red,

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black,

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white, blue, green?

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Let's see if you're right.

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That's what you said.

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-Well done.

-OK. I can do this, I think!

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-Have you played this game before?

-I like Pick Up Sticks, yeah!

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-Not quite our version before, but...

-No!

-Shall we pick up some sticks?

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-Let's do it, yeah!

-Right, off we go.

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You have 45 seconds

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to answer three questions correctly. I will only accept your first answer.

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Your game starts now.

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Yellow,

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white,

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red, blue, green, black.

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Is that correct?

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-Yes, it is!

-Yay!

-On to the next one.

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Yellow, black...

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Oh, no. Let's start again.

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-No... I'm sorry.

-Oh!

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Next one, yeah. That was the order. Next one, now.

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Green,

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black,

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red, white, yellow, blue.

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Let's have a look.

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Yes, that was correct. Well played.

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-I said white and I meant yellow.

-We have to accept the first thing

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you say, I'm afraid.

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-You did well there.

-Yeah, not bad.

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-Two out of three in each game of the Zone.

-Yeah.

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So, Brain, what is your verdict on Captain Olivia?

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I got you a little flustered in the middle of that one.

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You did. It was all the Tom Hardy talk, first of all.

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I know! My evil plan worked!

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But, Olivia, you added 12 seconds in that Zone.

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This means, in total,

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Cerebrum have 42 seconds

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in their Brain Bank!

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That is very well done, Olivia. Hope you enjoyed playing

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against The Brain. Please rejoin your team-mates.

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-Well, Naomi, you are the final player.

-Yeah.

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So, why don't you come and join me and we will find out

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which of the final three Zones you will be playing?

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APPLAUSE

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Now, you, I hear,

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lost five stone in one year.

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-That's amazing.

-I have, yeah. I have been running with my dog.

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I just did the Newport Half Marathon.

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-Do you feel a lot better for it?

-Yeah, definitely.

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Well, I reckon that we have Language, Multitasking and Memory

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-still left to play.

-Yeah.

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Which one don't you want?

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Language.

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-Why?

-I don't know. I think I'll be better at Memory or Multitasking.

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Well, let's see what The Brain is going to do.

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-Hopefully, she's in her best mood.

-Brain, which Zone are you going

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to choose for Naomi?

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Oh, ha-ha!

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The one you didn't want!

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-Oh, OK!

-Oh, dear. How do you feel now about that?

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Eh, like I'm not getting those 18 seconds, maybe!

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You never know. It might be just up your street.

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-Yeah.

-We are not talking about

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big tomes or anything like that. We are talking about key words

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-and things like that, OK?

-I'll give it a try.

-See how you do.

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Let's play the Language Zone.

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APPLAUSE

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So, Brain, please reveal which game Naomi will be playing first.

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-Hello, Naomi.

-Hello.

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-You like running?

-I do like running.

-How many driving lessons

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-have you had?

-Eh, over 30.

-Have you left the industrial park yet?

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No, I have not. I'm not allowed on the roads yet!

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Just as well you like running.

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-Here is your first game.

-Thanks.

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I will give you a word, Naomi. All you need to do is spell it backwards.

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-OK.

-Have a trial run.

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DRAIN.

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N-I-AR-D.

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Yes, well done. Yes.

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-You seemed very confident on that.

-It might have been a fluke!

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Let's find out, shall we, as we play for real.

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Naomi, remember, once you have said a letter, you cannot change your mind.

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Your game starts now.

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VIOLIN.

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NI-L-OI-V.

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NI-L-OI-V. Yes, well done. Next one, please.

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EARRING.

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G-N-I-R-R-A-E.

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Yes, that's right. And a very difficult one there.

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So, one more, please.

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KETCHUP.

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P-U...

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H-CTEK.

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Is that correct?

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Yes, well done.

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Yeah, that was a saucy one.

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LAUGHTER

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Shouldn't laugh at my own jokes, either. What... I mean, Language

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is obviously better than you thought.

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-Yeah. That was OK.

-Yeah.

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-Do you want to see what happens in the next game?

-Yes, please.

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-Can we have the game, then, please?

-Yes, John.

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Here is the second game.

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Find the word that fits between the other two.

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Each dash represents a letter.

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Here is a trial run, to help you get a feel of the game.

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Eh, couch.

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Couch, you are saying. Leather couch. Couch potato.

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Is that correct?

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No. Jacket. Not enough letters.

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-C-O-U-C-H.

-Yeah.

-OK, right.

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-OK. Yeah, right.

-One dash for each letter...

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-Yeah.

-..in the game.

-I'll look closer.

-OK.

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-Ready to play?

-Yes.

-Off we go.

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Naomi, you only have 45 seconds to answer three questions.

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Your game starts now.

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Union.

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Rugby Union. Union Jack.

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Yes, correct. Next one.

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Erm...

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30 seconds. You can pass, if you want to.

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Date.

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Gate?

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-Right, let's see...

-No. Oh, pass.

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Pass. Yep.

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-Sign.

-Oh.

-Next one.

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Ten seconds left.

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-Three seconds. Guess.

-Pass.

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-Out of time, I'm afraid.

-Oh.

-Card.

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-Birthday card and card trick.

-Yeah.

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-Easy when you see the answer up there on the screen, isn't it?

-Yeah.

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-But you did incredibly well.

-Thank you.

-You did.

-Not too bad.

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You have left your team in a very good position.

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-Hasn't she, Brain?

-I'm afraid she has.

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Naomi, you added 12 seconds in that Zone,

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which means, Cerebrum, you have finished with a grand total

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of 54 seconds

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-in your Brain Bank.

-That is a good figure.

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So, nice to meet you, Naomi. Please return to the rest

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of the family team. We have finished the individual Zones.

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It is now time for our team to try to beat The Brain one last time

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and take home some serious cash in today's final.

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Cerebrum, from Wales, you have put 54 seconds into your Brain Bank

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and now is your chance to turn the time you have built up into money.

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You need to answer eight questions correctly -

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two each - within that time to beat The Brain.

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if you manage to do that within the 54 seconds,

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you will take home our jackpot of £3,000,

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but if you go over your Brain Bank time,

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you still have a chance to win a fair amount of cash. The Brain has

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given you another two minutes in which to answer, but as the time

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counts down, so does the money.

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If the time runs out completely, so does the cash.

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Olivia, as team captain, you have chosen the order of play.

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-Any particular reason for that?

-I panic a bit.

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I think Naomi will be good at keeping it cool...under pressure!

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How do the rest of you feel about this positioning?

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-Joe, are you happy in the middle?

-Yeah, I'd rather be in the middle.

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I think these guys cope a lot better under pressure than I would, so...

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-So, you are happy to play now?

-Yes.

-Right. It's time to get serious.

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Let's play the final!

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Brain, over to you.

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You will only face questions from the games you have already seen today,

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but for every game in the final,

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I will only accept your first answer.

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Cerebrum, beat me, if you can!

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So, that is the challenge. Can you beat The Brain?

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As usual, we will be starting with the player on the left.

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That is you, Olivia. I need two correct answers from you

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before I can pass to the next person and so on. Everybody understand?

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-Yep.

-The very best of luck.

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Let's start the final!

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Which viewpoint?

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8.

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No. What is the difference?

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Five pence.

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Yes. What word in the middle?

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Pass.

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What phrase?

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Pass.

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OSTRICH.

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H-C...

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..I-T...

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..S-O.

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No.

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What time is it?

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20 to...

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nine.

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Yes. Paul.

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White,

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green, yellow,

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red, blue, black.

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Yes!

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-4?

-No.

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20 past five.

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Yes.

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Joe.

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Role reversal.

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Correct.

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-Love.

-Yes.

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Naomi.

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3.

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Yes.

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3.

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Stop the clock!

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APPLAUSE

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Well done! Eight correct answers! One minute and four seconds left.

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You did it in very good time.

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Congratulations.

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You have won £1,600!

0:26:590:27:01

THEY CHEER

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So, congratulations, again. That is a very good score. Pleased, Olivia?

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-Yeah, I am pleased, yeah!

-Pleased with your team?

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Yeah! Definitely!

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You did better than me!

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You got off to a bit of a slow start, but there is a bit of money

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in the kitty now. Thank you very much for playing.

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Brain, what do you think of their performance?

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Well, they have taken half the finances out of my Brain Bank,

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so I'm very sad indeed. I thought you liked me, Cerebrum!

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LAUGHTER

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Well, thank you all at home for watching today. Hope you enjoyed

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playing along, but for now, it's goodbye from Cerebrum...

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How about a Welsh goodbye?

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ALL: Da bo chi!

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-Goodbye from The Brain.

-Goodbye.

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And goodbye from me. See you again, next time we play beat The Brain.

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Before you go, it's time to find out how you did with our two

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Play at Home questions. Here is a reminder...and the answers.

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What is the phrase or saying?

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The answer is...

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A clock is reflected in a mirror. What is the real time?

0:28:070:28:10

The answer is...

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If you got those right, well done. If you didn't, you can always improve

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your skills by watching more Beat The Brain!

0:28:190:28:23

John Craven hosts the quiz in which contestants and viewers face a mental fitness test set by the most exacting of task masters: the Brain. A team of four contestants must navigate a selection of tricky puzzles, fiendish logic problems and prickly posers in an effort to win a cash prize.

A Welsh family from Newport see if they can outsmart the Brain and take home the £3,000 jackpot.