Episode 37 Eggheads


Episode 37

Jeremy Vine hosts the show where every day a new team of challengers take on what is probably the greatest quiz team in Britain, made up of some of the country's top quizzers.


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These people are amongst the greatest quiz players in Britain.

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Together, they make up the Eggheads,

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arguably the most formidable quiz team in the country.

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The question is - can they be beaten?

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Welcome to Eggheads,

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the show where a team of five quiz challengers pit their wits against

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possibly the greatest quiz team in Britain.

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They are the Eggheads. Taking on our awesome quiz champions

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today are the Thursday Knights. Now, this team are all associated with

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the University of Warwick chorus. Although they don't quiz regularly,

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they believe that with a combined age of 357 years,

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they will have soaked up enough trivia to help them along,

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against this lot over here. Let's meet them.

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Hi, I'm JG, and I'm a semi-retired IT consultant.

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Hello, I'm John, and I'm a solicitor.

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Hello, I'm Nick, and I'm a retired engineer.

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Hello, I'm Phil, and I'm a retired mechanical engineer.

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Hello, I'm Mike, and I'm a retired education adviser.

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So, JG and team, welcome.

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-Hello.

-Good to see you.

-Hello.

-And tell us about University of Warwick,

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or the Warwick chorus.

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Well, it's an un-auditioned chorus which consists of community people

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as well as staff and students from the University of Warwick.

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It's been going for 28, 30 years, and we sing primarily classical,

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although occasional jazz things, but mostly...

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Currently rehearsing a Verdi Requiem but we have done virtually all

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the Requiae and many other classical works.

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If I asked you to sing later,

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would that embarrass some members of the team?

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Yeah? Better not, then!

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I did think about trying to get two tenors and two basses so that

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-we could do Dies Irae from the Verdi Requiem.

-Yeah.

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When we got, normally, 200...230 or more...

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-It's difficult.

-Four would be a bit... Asking a lot!

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OK, I hope your quizzing is as good as your singing,

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those of you who sing. Good luck, team.

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Every day, there is £1,000 worth of cash up for grabs

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for our Challengers. However, as you know,

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if they fail to defeat the Eggheads, that prize-money rolls over

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to the next show. So, here we are, Thursday Knights.

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The Eggheads have won the last three games.

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They just... They had a bit of an incident,

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which I'm not talking about, a few games ago.

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They've almost got back into their stride,

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and you need to break them up right now.

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It means £4,000 is on the table for you to win.

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-Would you like to get cracking?

-Absolutely.

-Fantastic.

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The first head-to-head battle is on the subject of Film & TV,

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and you can choose from Judith, Beth, Pat, Steve and Chris.

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-Film & TV.

-TV. I think that's...

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-I think Mike...

-I pulled the short straw on this one.

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OK, Mike, so the battle plan has already not survived

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first engagement with the enemy, as they say. Who would you like?

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-Any advice?

-Advice. We haven't seen much from Beth, of course, but...

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-I don't know, being fairly new.

-Yeah.

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-Well, let's try.

-OK. All right.

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Chris, famously the last movie you watched was where they had a bloke

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playing the piano at the front, wasn't it?

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The up-and-coming Studio Keystone, yeah.

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Anyway, you're out of this one. Mike from Thursday Knights

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versus Beth from the Eggheads on Film & TV, and to ensure there's

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no conferring, please go to the Question Room now.

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Mike, before we start,

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I should ask why you're called the Thursday Knights.

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Because choir practice is on Thursdays

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during the university terms,

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and when we started to agree to meet,

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we met in each other's houses on Thursday nights.

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The Knights bit is the clever,

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because we're the Thursday Knights with a K in front.

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Yeah, because you're galloping in your armour.

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Yeah, exactly, well, keep the armour on,

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cos this lot play a hard game, as you know.

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There's no messing with them. So you're up against Beth on Film & TV.

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Would you like to go first or second, Mike?

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I think I'll go first, as a matter of course.

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And here we go. William Roache first played Ken Barlow in the TV soap

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Coronation Street in which year?

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Well, I don't think it was 1940s,

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I really don't think it had started yet.

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In the '50s, I think it started,

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and I think he was pretty well established by the 1980s

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so I'll go for 1960.

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1960 is quite right.

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OK. Beth, your question.

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John Kettley, born in 1952, found fame in which role on TV?

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Well, as the 1990s song goes, "John Kettley is a weatherman".

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-He was a weather forecaster.

-Weather forecaster's right, yeah.

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All right. Mike, your question.

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In the 1995 film Braveheart,

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which member of William Wallace's family is killed,

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igniting his quest for vengeance?

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Well, it was a youngish woman, and I don't think it was his mother,

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so I'm going to say his wife.

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So you've seen the film?

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Yes. Yes.

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Sounds like you weren't that moved by the incident in question.

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Well, the incident was one thing,

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the retelling of history was another.

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All right. Understood, I get where you're coming from.

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Wife is correct.

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-Oh, well done!

-He's playing well on Film & TV.

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-Yeah.

-Yeah.

-Beth, your question.

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Which of these Star Trek films was released in 2016?

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Oh, one of my husband's favourite things, Star Trek.

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Star Trek Nemesis was one of the earlier Star Trek films.

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Star Trek Into Darkness was the second of the reboots,

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so I'm sure it was Star Trek Beyond.

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Star Trek Beyond is quite right.

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Well done. Mike, your question, third question.

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Get this one right, put some pressure on.

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Which of these actresses was born first?

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I'm likely to be offensive to one of them in my answer, aren't I?

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I think none of them is in the first flush of youth.

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I have a feeling that I read recently they're all in their 50s,

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whatever they look like, and I think they all look terrific.

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-Well done.

-Erm...

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Nick in our team always tells me to go for the middle

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if you're uncertain, but I think I'm going to go for Julia Roberts.

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OK. Julia Roberts was born in 1967.

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Nicole Kidman was born in 1967.

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Sandra Bullock was born in 1964.

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-Oh!

-So the middle was the one.

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Nick, I'm sorry.

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He thought about it.

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Beth, you can take the round with this question.

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In which year was the Academy Award for best animated feature

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first awarded?

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Now, surprisingly a rather late entry into the Academy Awards.

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And it wasn't as late as 2012.

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I'm pretty sure it wasn't as early as '92.

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Yeah, 2002 sounds about the right sort of area for the entrance

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of this award, so 2002.

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If you have this right, you are in the final round.

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Anyone know on the Eggheads side?

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-Quite tricky.

-I know it was won by Shrek.

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-Won by Shrek. Oh, so...

-I'm not sure about the year.

-Ah!

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-That would be 2000...

-It will be 2002.

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They like it, Beth, 2002 was the right answer.

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Well done. Mike, sorry.

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Knocked out by Julia Roberts.

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Well, there are worse things! There are worse things.

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So you won't be in the final and Beth will.

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Please return, rejoin your teams.

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So the Thursday Knights have taken a bit of a jousting lance.

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-Yes.

-Not centrally, but just, I think, a glancing blow.

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They've lost a brain. The Eggheads have not lost any so far,

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and the next subject is History.

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Who would like this? Oh, there's a worrying silence.

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It's got to be Phil, I think. Yeah.

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-Yeah.

-Phil, you like your History?

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He was deputed.

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-OK.

-Yeah. Not my favourite subject.

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-Not your favourite?

-No.

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All right, you can have any Egghead except Beth.

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-Chris.

-Chris, I've been told.

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He knows a lot of history.

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-Oh, does he?

-He's lived a lot.

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Well, I've been around longer than most people.

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You've seen a lot of it up close.

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So, Phil from the Thursday Knights

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versus our own Chris from the Eggheads.

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Please, gentlemen, go to the Question Room now.

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So, Phil, is History your choice?

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-It is.

-Oh...

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-Not my favourite.

-..I thought you'd been kind of volunteered for it.

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-Well, it's one of my subjects.

-Oh, good, OK.

-But not the strongest.

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OK. And you like it, Chris?

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Well, History is real, it exists. The present is transitory

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and the future is nebulous, so study History.

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-Ah!

-You see how profound he gets.

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Honestly, it just comes from nowhere.

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So, Phil, good luck. First or second on History?

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First, please.

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OK, here is your first question.

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Where was William the Conqueror born?

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Certainly not in England. Erm...

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I don't think it was Germany, so I will certainly go for France.

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France is the right answer.

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Well done. You knew that, Chris?

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-Well, he was Duke of Normandy, so it is France, yeah.

-Yeah.

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OK, here's your question.

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Which of these groups of people came from Hungary?

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If you see a Hungarian stamp, even today, it says "Magyar poster,"

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-so they are Magyars.

-Magyar is correct.

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Phil, your question.

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How did the Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev die?

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Certainly wasn't a plane crash and - well, I remember this happening -

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it wasn't assassination.

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I believe he almost dropped dead in the street of a heart attack.

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Heart attack is the right answer. Well done. Back to you, Chris.

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The Hundred Years War was fought

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between England and France from 1337 to what date?

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Er... Well, it was 118 years, wasn't it?

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So 1337...

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So, 1453 in that case.

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That's good quizzing, you're right. 1453.

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He's good, isn't he, Phil?

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-Mmm.

-JEREMY LAUGHS

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-So far.

-Here is your third question, this is the one.

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This is the turnaround moment now.

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Which of these politicians was Prime Minister of Great Britain

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for just under 15 years?

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Chatham... Now, I think that was one of the... I can't remember his name,

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but I think it was probably a fairly long stretch.

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Having been told to go for the middle one if in doubt,

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and my friend went for not the middle one,

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I'm going to go for the middle one.

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-The Earl of Liverpool.

-Chris, you know?

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Well, it's Chatham, isn't it? William Pitt the Elder.

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Argh!

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The answer is the second Earl of Liverpool. Well done!

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Even Eggheads can be wrong sometimes.

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Chris does say it with immense conviction when he's wrong.

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Almost more than when you're right, Chris, actually.

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-Yes.

-It's brilliant.

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OK, you'd be an amazing con man, because you convince everybody.

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Right, your question, Chris,

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and if you get this wrong,

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you're going to have to go out the hatch.

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What was the first name of the man after whom Wyatt's Rebellion,

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a 1554 uprising against Mary I, was named?

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Wyatt. Thomas...

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Thomas Wyatt. Thomas.

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Thomas Wyatt is your answer.

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You're right. Well done, 3-3.

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So it gets a bit tense now, Phil,

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we go to Sudden Death.

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I don't give you choices.

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The Gulf War was triggered in 1990

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by which country's invasion of Kuwait?

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Erm... The invasion of Kuwait by...

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-Iraq.

-Iraq is quite right, under Saddam Hussein.

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Chris, in January 1959, what became the 49th state of the USA?

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Er, 49th...

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Well, Hawaii's the 50th, so it was Alaska.

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Yeah, you could have gone wrong there, but you didn't.

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Alaska's right. Phil, your question, Sudden Death.

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In 1679, which diarist was charged

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with leaking naval secrets to the French?

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The only diarist I know around that time was Samuel Pepys.

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Samuel Pepys is the right answer.

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Chris, if you get this wrong, you're out.

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Who was president of the USA

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at the start of the 1979 Iran hostage crisis?

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-Jimmy Carter.

-Jimmy Carter is right.

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History, Sudden Death. Phil, back to you.

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Who was the first Hanoverian monarch to be born in England?

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I should think it was George II.

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It was George III.

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OK, Chris, for the round.

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Who was the head of the German Luftwaffe

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during the Battle of Britain in 1940?

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Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering.

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Hermann Goering is the right answer.

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Chris, you've taken the round, on History.

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I know you love your First and Second World War,

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so I would have been surprised if you'd got that wrong. Well done.

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Phil, sorry, you've been knocked out.

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He knows his history, and you won't be able to help your team

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in the final round. So, Phil, Chris,

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come back to us, and we'll see what the next round brings.

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So, as it stands, the Thursday Knights have lost a second brain

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from the final round. The Eggheads are still all there.

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The next subject is Sport.

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Who would like this?

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-Hooray(!)

-Hooray.

-The plan has slightly...

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-That's defini...

-Nick.

-I'll take that.

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OK, Nick, our retired engineer.

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Which Egghead? It can be Judith or Pat or Steve.

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We decided on Judith.

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Yes. Yes.

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OK, so, it is Nick from the Thursday Knights,

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with no intention of being chivalrous, I am sure,

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to Judith from the Eggheads.

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For Sport. Please go to the Question Room now.

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Nick, is this your choice of subject?

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-Yes, it was, yes.

-Good luck against our Judith.

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And would you like to go first or second?

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I'd like to go first, please.

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Here we go.

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The tennis player Heather Watson won which competition

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at Wimbledon in 2016?

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It certainly wasn't the Ladies Singles.

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And I don't think it was the Ladies Doubles.

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I think it was the Mixed Doubles.

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Mixed Doubles is right. Well done. Judith, by what score

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did Portugal defeat France in the final

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of the 2016 European football Championships?

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Um, I think it was 3-1.

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3-1. You've got a memory of those goals?

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Yes.

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JEREMY LAUGHS

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It was 1-0, Judith, sorry.

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-Oh!

-You got half the score there,

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but there were three phantom goals involved. 1-0.

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Phil, back to you.

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For which international rugby union team

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did the fly-half Stephen Larkham play over 100 matches?

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Now, rugby isn't necessarily my best sport, so I'm going to certainly go

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against my rule of the middle.

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I don't think he was South African.

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I just might remember Australia.

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Australia is the right answer.

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-Yes!

-OK, the pressure's increasing, Judith.

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You need to get this one right.

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The golfer Henrik Stenson won his first major in 2016

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when he finished 20 under par at which of these tournaments?

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Well, it wasn't the Masters.

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Oh, gosh, which one from the other two was it?

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I think it was The Open.

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-Yes, brilliant work. It is The Open, well done.

-Mm.

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So you're back in the game here, Judith,

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and we return to Nick.

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Which of these Pakistani cricketers is a spin bowler?

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Sharp intake of breath.

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It's certainly not Mohammad Amir. He's their fast bowler.

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I don't know, but I'll go for Riaz.

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It's Shah. Yasir Shah.

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So, get this right, Judith,

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and you're in Sudden Death territory.

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-Oh, Lordy!

-No, that's a good thing.

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We'll be here for ever!

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No, no, it's a good thing.

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Which of these cyclist recorded his 30th stage win on the Tour de France

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in 2016?

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I thought that was Mark Cavendish.

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Mark Cavendish is right, Judith, well done.

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So, Nick, she's held you there,

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and that means we go to Sudden Death.

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It gets a bit harder - I don't give you different choices.

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In which decade did Kevin Keegan

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make his debut for the England football team?

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It wasn't the '60s.

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I don't think it was the '80s. I think he made it in the '70s.

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-And your answer is?

-'70s.

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'70s is right. Well done.

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Judith, to stay in, how many gold medals

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did Usain Bolt win at the 2012 Olympic Games?

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I think it... I think it's three.

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-You're absolutely right. Three is correct.

-Mm.

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It's 100, 200, and then it's the relay.

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So, well done, you are still in it, and we go back to Nick.

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In American sports, in which city is the National Football League team

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known as the Colts based?

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I need some clues here.

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So, the Colts would be horses, cowboys...

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So I will go Dallas.

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Anyone on your team know?

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-Denver, I think.

-Denver Colts?

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Just looking for a word that goes with Colts.

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-Anyone here?

-Indianapolis.

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-Indianapolis Colts is the answer.

-Ah.

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So, Judith, you are on the verge of a place in the final here on Sport.

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This whole room is going to fill with confetti.

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In rugby union, what number shirt does a team's fullback usually wear?

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-15.

-Is she right, Challengers?

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-Absolutely.

-Judith, you've got it absolutely right.

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Well done!

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-You've won on Sport.

-I can't believe it!

-There we go!

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Well done, Judith.

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-Sorry, Nick.

-Yep.

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Beaten by our Egghead, and as a result,

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you will not be in the final round.

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Please come back. We'll play on.

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I'm starting to think, Judith, you are spending your Saturday nights

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propping up a sports bar somewhere.

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Talking about American football with everyone who, you know,

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passes the time of day.

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You know how many sports rounds you've won on the trot now?

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-How many?

-Five!

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No! Oh, that's not very many.

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Anyway, we must hurry on, cos Judith has to get back to the sports bar.

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As it stands, the Thursday Knights have lost three brains

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from the final round. The Eggheads have not lost any brains so far.

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The next subject for you is Geography.

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-Who would like this?

-There's only one left.

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It's suddenly become very real. Is that you?

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-All right, JG.

-It's got to be me.

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Good, good, lovely. And against which Egghead?

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It could be either Pat or Steve.

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All right, then, we'll take Steve.

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Good stuff. JG from the Thursday Knights

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versus Steve from the Eggheads on Geography.

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To ensure there's no conferring,

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please take your positions in the Question Room.

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So, Geography, JG.

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Team captain now, big moment.

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Do you want to go first or second?

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I'll go first and get it over.

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So, get through this round, then you've got two in the final.

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Here's your first question. Which of these is not a state of the USA?

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I know New Mexico is. It's next to Texas.

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New Hampshire, I'm fairly certain, is New England,

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so therefore, I'm going for New Brunswick.

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Yes, indeed, you're right. Is that Canada?

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Yes, it is. OK, New Brunswick, you're right.

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Steve, how are you doing, my friend?

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-Still here, Jeremy.

-Good, good.

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On the London Underground,

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the Piccadilly Line has a distance of about 0.25 kilometres between

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Leicester Square and which other station?

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STEVE SIGHS

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I do not have a clue.

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I know London like the back of somebody else's hand.

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For no particular reason, I'll say Covent Garden,

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cos I like the sound of it.

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Covent Garden, Steve!

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-Really?

-Well done. Yeah, yeah.

-Sorry.

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OK, back to you, JG.

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The state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo is part of which country?

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Hmm, they're all very close... No, Philippines, yes.

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Sarawak...

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I think that has to be Indonesia.

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Malaysia is the answer, JG, sorry.

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So Steve has the chance to take the lead.

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Barcelona is the capital of which of Spain's autonomous communities?

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Well, the one leaping out at me there

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is Catalonia, so that's me answer.

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Catalonia is quite right.

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JG, you've got to get this one right.

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Which of these African countries is landlocked?

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Not Equatorial Guinea, certainly. That goes out onto the ocean.

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The Congo has gone through so many changes, but Burkina Faso...

0:21:560:22:01

No, I think Republic of the Congo.

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Burkina Faso is the answer, JG.

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It's hard, that. Congo must have a coastline somewhere.

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-Yeah, it's quite small, though.

-Yeah. Sorry, JG.

-Oh, well.

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I think Steve has knocked you out, and will be in the final round,

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and actually, if you both return to us,

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we will play that final round.

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So, this is what we have been playing towards. It is time for

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the final round, which, as always, is General Knowledge,

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but I'm afraid those of you who lost your head-to-heads won't be allowed

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to take part in this round, and I'm afraid I have to look this way

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at JG and Nick and Phil and Mike from the Thursday Knights.

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Would you please now leave the studio?

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John, you're playing to win the Thursday Knights £4,000, no less.

0:22:390:22:42

Chris, Steve, Pat, Beth and Judith,

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

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which is the Eggheads' reputation.

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

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This time, they're all General Knowledge.

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You can confer. Sorry that doesn't help you.

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So, John, the question is can you defeat these five brains

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-with your one?

-It seems startlingly unlikely.

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-Do you know? It's happened more often than you would think.

-Right.

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And sometimes the sheer number of them, it causes trouble, so let's...

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-We can but hope.

-We can but hope.

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Would you like to go first or second?

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I would like to go first please, Jeremy.

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Here we go. Caymans are South American animals closely related

0:23:190:23:22

to which of these creatures?

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That would be the alligator, Jeremy.

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Alligator's right. Straight there.

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Eggheads, what is added to

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coconut cream and pineapple juice to make

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a Pina Colada cocktail?

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-Rum.

-Rum. Everyone happy with Rum?

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-And an umbrella.

-It's not there, Judith, it's not an option.

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We think that's rum.

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Rum is the right answer.

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Your question, John. Which of these people

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celebrated their 70th birthday in 2016?

0:23:520:23:55

I don't think Richard Branson is that old.

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I would be surprised if Bill Gates was.

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I'll go down the middle with Donald Trump.

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You are a very good quizzer. Donald Trump is correct.

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OK. Eggheads,

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which of these areas of the United Kingdom

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voted to leave the EU in the 2016 referendum?

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-Northern Ireland.

-Well, Northern Ireland voted to stay in.

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-Oh, no, they stay, sorry.

-Scotland want to stay in.

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-Wales wanted to leave.

-It must be Wales.

-It's Wales.

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Wales and England, I think.

0:24:280:24:29

-Wales wanted to leave.

-Voted to leave, yes.

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Scotland definitely want to stay.

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Northern Ireland, I think, was narrowly stay.

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Because they were worried about the border, and that kind of thing.

0:24:350:24:38

-What do we think, Chris?

-Yep.

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We think that's Wales.

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Yes, Wales is right.

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Back to our Challenger.

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John, who wrote the bestselling novel Me Before You, which was

0:24:460:24:51

adapted into a film starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin?

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Yes, I have absolutely no idea about this.

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I will straightforwardly guess Sophie Kinsella.

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-No, it's not, it's Jojo Moyes.

-OK.

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Your chance now, Eggheads, to take the contest.

0:25:140:25:16

Which of these featured on the UK number one single

0:25:160:25:19

One Dance by Drake?

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-Don't associate Lil Wayne with that song.

-No?

-No.

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I mean, I'm not saying... I'll go with the majority,

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but for me, if I were on me own, I'd say Wizkid.

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-I really...

-Have you reason to believe...?

0:25:340:25:37

I don't know if I've heard...

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Because when the song comes up on the charts, it's Drake,

0:25:390:25:44

and that's obviously "featuring,"

0:25:440:25:45

and I've obviously not looked at that bit.

0:25:450:25:48

-Blocked the feature bit out?

-Yeah.

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Well, it's rap, isn't it, basically?

0:25:500:25:51

I'd be inclined towards Lil Wayne myself.

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-That's what I thought.

-Is that what you think?

0:25:530:25:55

Go with that, then. Yeah, if that's what do you think.

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I think he's a more regular collaborator, he pops up.

0:25:580:26:01

He's just done that one, hasn't he, Sucker For Pain, from Suicide Squad,

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with about three more of them.

0:26:040:26:06

So we'll go with your faint notion, or we go with just a calculated

0:26:060:26:11

-the most regular collaborator?

-Yeah. Yeah...

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-It's a bit unsatisfactory.

-It is, I know.

-What do you fancy?

0:26:140:26:17

-What we do? Do we go with...?

-Majority rule.

0:26:170:26:19

Abstaining. I don't want to...

0:26:190:26:22

So it's two against me, so I'll go with Lil Wayne.

0:26:220:26:26

OK, we're in trouble here.

0:26:260:26:29

Lil Wayne has the higher profile and seems to pop up more often in

0:26:290:26:32

collaborations, but Steve has a sort of memory for Wizkid.

0:26:320:26:36

We're going to go for Lil Wayne.

0:26:360:26:38

OK. Lil Wayne.

0:26:380:26:39

-Steve was right, though.

-Oh!

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-Wizkid.

-Always go with instincts.

-Yes.

0:26:410:26:44

Sorry, Steve.

0:26:440:26:45

You did a lovely little sort of soliloquy there, Steve.

0:26:450:26:48

No, but, it's a democracy rule, isn't it? So...

0:26:480:26:51

Three questions each, the scores are level,

0:26:520:26:55

and we go to Sudden Death.

0:26:550:26:56

So, John, well done, you've held them off. I know that's frustrating,

0:26:560:26:59

that Jojo Moyes moment. Wipe it out of your mind.

0:26:590:27:01

Here is your first Sudden Death question.

0:27:010:27:03

I don't give your alternatives.

0:27:030:27:05

Which star sign falls between Aquarius and Aries in the calendar?

0:27:050:27:11

-Capricorn.

-Do you know this, Eggheads?

0:27:110:27:13

-Pisces.

-Pisces.

-Pisces.

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Sorry.

0:27:150:27:16

OK, Eggheads, you have another chance.

0:27:160:27:19

Oh, what a let-off!

0:27:190:27:20

In which TV sitcom did Windsor Davies play the role of

0:27:200:27:23

the irascible sergeant major Tudor Bryn Williams?

0:27:230:27:26

It Ain't Half Hot Mum.

0:27:260:27:28

Sounds like it.

0:27:280:27:29

-Can you think of anything else?

-Not a sergeant major, I can't.

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No? OK, we're going for It Ain't Half Hot Mum.

0:27:330:27:37

It Ain't Half Hot Mum.

0:27:370:27:39

-Do you know this, John?

-Yeah, they're absolutely right.

0:27:390:27:41

There is no point in me even drawing this out, because you've got it

0:27:410:27:44

completely right. It was It Ain't Half Hot Mum.

0:27:440:27:46

We say congratulations, Eggheads, you have won.

0:27:460:27:48

Well done.

0:27:480:27:49

Well, as I said,

0:27:540:27:55

sometimes when they're all together those massive brains all sort of

0:27:550:27:58

-start colliding, so it almost...

-Yes.

-You could see the trouble.

0:27:580:28:02

You won! Look joyful.

0:28:020:28:05

-Commiserations...

-We don't want to look smug.

0:28:050:28:07

..to the Thursday Knights.

0:28:070:28:08

The Eggheads have done what comes naturally to them,

0:28:080:28:10

and they still reign supreme over Quizland, so it does mean

0:28:100:28:13

our Challengers are not going home with the £4,000,

0:28:130:28:15

so we roll it over to the next show.

0:28:150:28:17

It's building up, isn't it?

0:28:170:28:18

And look at you, all five of you, again. You're on good form.

0:28:180:28:22

Who will ever beat you?

0:28:220:28:23

Join us next time to see if a new team of Challengers can do it.

0:28:230:28:26

£5,000 says they haven't got a chance.

0:28:260:28:29

Till then, goodbye.

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