Episode 50 Eggheads


Episode 50

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

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against possibly the greatest quiz team in Britain.

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They are the Eggheads. No "possibly" about it, is there?

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-No.

-Eggs?

-Of course.

-No...

-Come on.

-It's a dead cert.

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-Are you feeling the force?

-Yes.

-Oh, yeah, I feel the force.

-Excellent.

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Hoping to get one over on our quiz champions today are Over and Out.

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Now, this team are all members of St Albans Cricket Club.

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Let's meet them.

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Hi, I'm Andy, I'm the managing director of a PR company.

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I'm Nick and I'm a chemistry teacher.

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Hi, I'm Jonny and I'm a masters student in politics.

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Hi, I'm Andy, I'm a project and programme manager.

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I'm Toby and I'm a data analyst.

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So, Andy, team, welcome. Great to see you.

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-Hello.

-Hi.

-It's the cricket club that brings you together, Andy, is it?

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It is, yeah. We all play cricket together.

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There's something about a dropped catch in there, is that right?

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Yeah, I'm unfortunately the back-to-back recipient

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of the Dropped Catch Of The Year award for St Albans Cricket Club.

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So they work out which was the one

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that you maybe should've collected?

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There wasn't much choice. I was a clear winner.

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How is it then, the cricket? Is it very competitive,

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or just leisurely, or what?

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It's pretty competitive. We run five teams on a Saturday

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and two teams on a Sunday.

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We play league cricket, we play friendly cricket,

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so... We've got a big youth section.

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We really cover most bases when it comes to the cricket.

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And the two Andys have quizzed before here?

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Yeah, we've done a little bit of pub quizzing before.

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Right, OK. Good luck. Every day there is £1,000 worth

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of cash up for grabs for our Challengers.

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However, if they fail to defeat the Eggheads,

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the prize money rolls over to the next show.

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So, Over and Out, I can tell you that the Eggheads are,

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I think we can call it a roll now, officially.

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They are on a roll, they've won six on the trot.

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That's good news for you in the sense that it means that £7,000

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is on the table today.

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Bad news in that they're in good form, but let's not worry

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about that. You can take them down, I'm sure.

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-Are you ready to try?

-We're ready, definitely.

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OK, first head-to-head battle is on Arts & Books,

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and you can choose from Judith, Dave, Kevin, Barry and Lisa.

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-Arts & Books...

-I would suggest you go for Barry and you go for it.

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-OK.

-Yeah.

-Shall we do that?

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-Yeah.

-Are you happy with that? I think we're going to go for Barry.

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And I'm going to...

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-OK.

-..do it.

-OK, the team captain, Andy goes in.

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Arts & Books the subject.

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And it's Barry "The Brain" who'll be in the Question Room as well.

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Please, gentlemen, go there now.

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Andy, I gather you had a really interesting musical job?

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Well, I run a PR company now in the music industry,

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but for many years I worked in the record industry.

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I worked throughout the '90s at Creation Records,

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home of Oasis and Primal Scream and various other people.

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Great, so you saw Oasis come up in the incredible way that they did?

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I did, I fought the Britpop wars.

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THEY LAUGH

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Yeah well, that was...

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There's been nothing like that probably since the...

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I was going to say the Beatles, but maybe T Rex and all that would've

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been similar, but it's unusual to have that level of hysteria, isn't it?

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Yeah, it was quite a remarkable time, I think.

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I think they worked out at one point that one in 12 people in the country

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bought (What's The Story) Morning Glory, their second album.

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It was an astonishing time.

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All right, good luck in this round, Andy.

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Arts & Books, and your choice, do you want to go first or second?

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I'll go first.

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So here's your question, Andy. Good luck.

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Which of these novels is set during World War I?

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Mm. Well, it's not Catch-22, cos that's in the Second World War.

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Er, The Quiet American, I don't know.

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I do know that the answer is Birdsong,

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which is set in the First World War.

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Birdsong is correct, yeah.

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Got a point. Over to Barry. How are you, Barry?

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-Well, thank you.

-You're an Oasis fan?

-Yes, yes...

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I didn't buy that album though,

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but I probably listened to every track on it many times.

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Yeah, it's good. Which Shakespeare character was the Prince of Tyre?

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Barry, was it...?

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Well, Othello was from Cyprus and Cymbeline was an English,

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a British King. So it was Pericles, Prince of Tyre.

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Pericles is right.

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One each. Back to you, Andy.

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Who is the central character of the EM Forster book, A Room with a View?

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I have to say, I don't know.

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I mean, I'm aware of the book, I haven't read it. Erm...

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It's going to be a complete guess.

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I'm going to say...

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er, Lucy Honeychurch.

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BARRY LAUGHS

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-Is he right, Barry?

-He's absolutely right.

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That's right. Lucy Honeychurch is the right answer, Andy. Well done.

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Going well, two out of two for our Challenger.

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Barry, how many lines are there in each verse

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of the Rudyard Kipling poem, If?

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Ooh!

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It's not two.

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It must be eight.

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Eight is correct.

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THEY LAUGH

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The sort of one you can come undone on, isn't it?

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-Easily.

-Yeah.

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Andy, to increase the pressure on our Egghead,

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and let's see if that shell gives way.

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Who painted Nu Couche, or Reclining Nude,

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which was sold for 170 million in 2015?

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The only one I've heard of is Modigliani.

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Erm...

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I don't know the other two.

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I'm going to say Modigliani.

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Wouldn't he be amazed if he knew his work had gone for that amount

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of money? I always think. Modigliani is the right answer, well done.

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Amedeo Modigliani, Three out of three.

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OK, they've started very well.

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Let's see if Barry can stay in there.

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Your question,

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which Steven Karam play set in a New York apartment

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won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Play?

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Barry, was it...?

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I missed this. I really don't know on this one at all.

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I'm sorry to say I haven't heard of any of those plays,

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so it's going to be an absolute guess.

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I'll go for The Father.

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The Father. Let's see, Challengers, do you know?

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-No.

-The Humans is the only thing that...

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Yeah, Andy's got it on this side.

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-The Humans is the answer, Barry.

-Oh!

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Well done, Andy. That's good. Good stroke for your team.

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That's not a dropped catch at all there, is it?

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-I'm thrilled.

-You're going to be in the final round,

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you've knocked out Barry "The Brain".

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Please come back to us and we'll see what the next round holds.

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We had an interesting passing reference to Othello in that round,

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and, Barry, you said he was from Cyprus?

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Yes, and I might have got that wrong.

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The play is set in Cyprus, but the subtitle of the play is

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Othello Moor Of Venice, so he might well be Venetian.

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Yes, that's right. So there's The Moor Of Venice

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and it's set in Cyprus, so there's all kinds of different things going on there.

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As it stands, Over and Out have not lost a brain. Done really well here.

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The Eggheads have lost Barry.

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And the next subject for you is Science.

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-Who would like this?

-I think that's you.

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Me? Yeah, sure.

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-That's going to be me, Jeremy.

-OK, Andy.

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Against which Egghead? And it can't be Barry.

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-Judith?

-Um, Judith, please.

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OK, very good. You like your science.

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Quite. If it's birds and bees, it's OK.

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Yeah, botany rather than the periodic table.

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Oh, the periodic table, yes. My nemesis, that is.

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So, Andy from Over and Out

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is playing Judith on Science from the Eggheads.

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Please now go to our legendary Question Room.

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Well, Judith, it is very wide, Science, isn't it?

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Huge, yes. And it's stars and...

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You go from the birds and the bees to stars.

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-Yeah.

-Exactly.

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All right. Well, there we are, Andy.

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Would you like to go first or second on Science?

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First, please, Jeremy.

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And here we go.

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Which of these animals often live for more than 50 years in the wild?

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Erm...

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I don't think it's a lion.

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Erm, I would...

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..probably rule out giraffe as well. I would guess the African element...

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Elephant!

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-JEREMY LAUGHS

-Erm, yes.

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OK, African elephant is right, well done.

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Let's see, Judith.

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In geometry, an acute angle is any angle of less than how many degrees?

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Is it...?

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Er, that's 90.

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-You sure?

-Er, fairly sure.

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90's right.

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So back to you, Andy.

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Which of these is a bone in the human ear?

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I know that the patella is in the knee.

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I'm not too sure about the other two.

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I've heard of scaphoid, so I'll go scaphoid.

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Eggheads, help us here, patella, where is that?

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-Knee.

-Kneecap.

-As Andy said.

-Knee, and scaphoid?

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-I think it's in the wrist.

-The wrist.

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-Think so.

-Malleus is the answer, Andy, sorry.

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-OK.

-So a chance for Judith now to take the lead.

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The megatherium, which grew to a length of around six metres,

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is an extinct member of which animal family?

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Judith, is it...?

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-Megatherium?

-The megatherium.

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Well, I mean... I'm thinking it must be a long,

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thin thing if it grew to a length of something.

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Erm, so I think I'd go for alligator.

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Which is a long, thin creature.

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Barry is looking as if he is in...

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has got a problem with indigestion or something.

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-Barry, what's happening?

-Megatherium is a giant sloth.

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-It's a giant sloth?

-Yes, it's quite...

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Although it was six metres long, it was a very squat animal.

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It's low and quite heavily built.

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I see. It's low and heavily built, Judith, but it is a sloth.

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All right, Andy, get this right, maybe Judith will start to tremble.

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In which US state did the Wright brothers

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achieve their first successful powered aeroplane flight in 1903?

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No, I don't know this one.

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I'm going to go for North Carolina.

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North Carolina is correct.

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Well done. OK, Judith, you need to get this one right.

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William C Campbell, Satoshi Omura

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and Youyou Tu were awarded which Nobel prize in 2015?

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I really don't know.

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I think, erm, as there are three of them...

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..a team effort,

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er, maybe it's physiology or medicine.

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I'm not even going to ask about the logic. You've got it right.

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-Mm.

-It's physiology or medicine, well done.

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So, level after three questions, Andy.

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It is hard to throw them off, isn't it?

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-It is.

-We go to Sudden Death, it gets a bit harder,

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I don't give you alternatives.

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Here's your question.

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How many horns did the triceratops dinosaur have on its face?

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I'm going to just have to go with the clue in the word,

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so I'll go for three.

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The name translates to three-horned face, so three is correct.

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Judith, you need this to stay in.

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In particle physics,

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the abbreviation LHC stands for large hadron what?

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-LHC?

-Yes.

-A collider.

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Collider's right.

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Level.

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Back to you, Andy.

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Astronauts from how many of NASA's 17 Apollo missions

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walked on the moon?

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I wish I could name them all.

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That is a tough question.

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Complete guess, out of 17...

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I would guess six.

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-Dave, is he right?

-Yeah.

-Six is right.

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LAUGHTER

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OK, Judith,

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if you get this wrong, you will be...toast.

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What nationality was Hans Gram, creator of the Gram stain,

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a widely used microbiological staining technique that aids

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in the identification and characterisation of bacteria?

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Hans Gram.

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I think he...

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might have emigrated to Australia. I mean, America.

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So he's going to be American.

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I...

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-No.

-He didn't?

-No, he didn't.

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-Where did he go?

-I don't know how to tell you this.

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Just straight out, come out...

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The answer is Danish and you've been knocked out, Judith. I'm sorry.

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Andy, well done. Sudden Death, you've beaten an Egghead,

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and that's two Eggheads down.

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Let's see what happens next. Please return to your teams.

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OK, game on. Over and Out have not lost any brains so far.

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The Eggheads are two down, they've lost two,

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they've lost Barry and Judith.

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What's going to happen next? Well, we have Film & TV.

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So who loves their film?

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You want to go for this? And then, do we go nuclear?

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-Who's going to do it?

-Tobes will do it...

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-You can do it.

-You happy with that?

-And then...

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-Go big.

-I'd be tempted to go big.

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-OK.

-Yeah.

-Go big?

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-Go Kevin.

-Go big.

-I think we're going to go Kevin.

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-Ah, OK. So, Toby, yeah?

-That's me.

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-Yes.

-OK. Toby from Over and Out is taking on Kevin from the Eggheads,

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as they say, going big.

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So please go to the Question Room now.

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OK, Toby, good luck to you, Film & TV against the great Kevin.

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Would you like to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please.

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Here we go. According to Forbes,

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who was the world's highest-paid actress between June 2015

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and June 2016, with pre-tax earnings of 46 million?

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I'm going to rule Anna Kendrick out.

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I'm going to go for Jennifer Lawrence.

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Yes, she tops a lot of the lists.

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Jennifer Lawrence is the right answer. Well done.

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OK, Kevin.

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The internet sensation Carpool Karaoke,

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in which pop stars sing along to their songs while being driven

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round LA was created by which chat show host?

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Well, I haven't actually seen this, but I've...

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I have come across it.

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And I've got an idea that it's actually James Corden.

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I think he, having now made his career as a chat show host

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in the States, I think he does this.

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James Corden is right. Yes, he's done very well stateside.

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OK.

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Level.

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Toby, for which organisation does Jodie Foster's character work

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in the film The Silence Of The Lambs?

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Now, The Silence Of The Lambs would've been released

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probably when I was still under the age of ten.

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I have since seen it, but I can't for the life of me remember...

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..what Jodie Foster's character did.

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Um, I'm going to go for...

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..the CIA.

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CIA. Team-mates?

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-We don't think so.

-FBI.

-I think it's FBI.

-FBI...

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It's FBI is the answer.

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OK, so let's see whether our own Hannibal Lecter can come back here.

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Where is the TV drama series Red Rock set?

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That's not ringing any bells at all.

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If you haven't heard of it, there's nothing to go on.

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I'll say Ireland. I simply have no idea.

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I don't know what it is.

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-Ireland is the right answer.

-Oh...

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Third question, Toby. You need to get this one right.

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Andy Kane, best known by his nickname Handy Andy,

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gained fame on which TV show?

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Was Handy Andy on...?

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Now, that is a..

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question that I should know the answer to.

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I'm going to go for DIY SOS,

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because...

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..Andy, the handyman, is hopefully good at DIY.

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Changing Rooms is the answer, Toby. So sorry.

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So, Kevin, you're in the final round.

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Maybe the Eggheads are coming back now.

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Come back to us, return to your teams

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and we will play one more round before that final.

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As it stands, Over and Out have lost a brain now from the final round,

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Toby's gone. The Eggheads are still two down,

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so it's still looking rather interestingly poised.

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And the last subject before the final is Sport.

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-I'll have that, please.

-Jonny, OK.

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I know you're sports mad.

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-Who do you want to take on? You can have Dave or Lisa.

-Not Dave.

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-Lisa, please.

-OK, very good.

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Jonny from Over and Out,

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and let's see if it's over and out for Lisa

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from the Eggheads on Sport. Please go to the Question Room now.

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Jonny, Sport versus the great Lisa,

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would you like to go first or second?

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I'll go first please, Jeremy.

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OK, here is your first question.

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Jonny, in gymnastics, how high is the balance beam above the floor?

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So, I think the balance beam, I actually...

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I actually don't even know that. The balance beam I think is the one,

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the one pole as such.

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Erm, I'm trying to think about how they mount onto it,

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but it's not coming to me.

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Er, I will guess at 2.25.

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I'm just trying to visualise, is this the one that's almost

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solar plexus height? Or chest height?

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Well, it's the one that the women do.

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So, erm, you know,

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you've got these diddy little gymnasts

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who are sort of four foot six and they can jump onto it.

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Some of them will use a springboard, but mostly they

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will mount without, so I think it must be 1.25.

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Yeah. 1.25, Jonny.

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OK.

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Lisa, which of these football teams played in the 2016-17

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Premier League?

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LISA LAUGHS

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I knew it was going to be that end of the table.

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Right, that's Bournemouth.

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They're all quite tempting, aren't they?

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Bournemouth is right.

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So she's ahead, Jonny.

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Catch up now.

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Which of these countries

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won its first ever Olympic gold medal in 2016?

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I hadn't heard of St Lucia or Madagascar

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winning a gold this time around

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and I think with the rugby sevens

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being the first time in the Olympics,

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it will be Fiji.

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That's right, and I remember the pictures of them celebrating

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cos they were so excited. Fiji's right, well done.

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OK, Lisa, your question now.

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Chance to take the lead.

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Helen Glover, born in 1986, is a famous name in which sport?

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Mrs Steve Backshall she goes by these days, I think.

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But with Heather Stanning she's a very successful rower.

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-It's rowing.

-Rowing is correct.

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So she's ahead,

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and, Jonny, you need to get this one right to stay in.

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In cricket, the shortest completed Test match in history

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at Melbourne in 1932 lasted for how many balls?

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I'm just trying to divide that by six.

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So 256 seems ridiculously short.

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Er...

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656 is 100 and a bit overs, and then 1,056, obviously...

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You get near to doubling that. Erm...

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I will go down the middle again with 656.

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You're right. Well done.

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You've got two out of three.

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656 is the right answer,

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and that would be an easy one to go wrong on.

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OK, Lisa, you still have the initiative here.

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If you get this right, you're in the final.

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Which capital city hosted its first Formula One Grand Prix in 2016?

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I'm fairly sure, but let me just check.

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I don't think there is a Grand Prix in Croatia.

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And when they run the Russian Grand Prix they run it out at Sochi.

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But, yeah, I think they built a really quite scary street circuit

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in Baku, I think that's right.

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Yeah, Baku.

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Baku is the right answer, Lisa. Well done.

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So after three questions you have beaten Jonny,

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who now goes out the game.

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And that means we're poised very equally for our final.

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Please come back to us and we'll play it.

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This is what we have been playing towards,

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it is time for the final round.

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As always it's General Knowledge,

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but I'm afraid those of you who lost your head-to-heads

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

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So, Jonny and Toby from Over and Out,

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and also Barry and Judith from the Eggheads,

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would you please now leave the studio?

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OK, Andy S, Andy K, Nick, you're playing to win Over and Out £7,000.

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Good jackpot today.

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Lisa, Kevin and Dave, you're playing for the Eggheads' pride.

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You're playing for the shirt

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and you're playing to make sure this roll continues.

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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 are allowed to confer.

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OK, so, Over And Out the question is,

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are your three brains better than these three over here?

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And can you do this without dropping a catch?

0:22:180:22:20

THEY LAUGH Do you want to go first or second?

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We'll go first, please.

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So, General Knowledge. Good luck, guys.

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Until 1968, Namibia was known by what name?

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First thing that sprang to mind was South West Africa.

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Yeah, because it's quite near South Africa, I think, isn't it?

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-Namibia?

-I mean, it was a section of South Africa.

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-OK.

-For some reason, the first thing that sprang to mind was South West.

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Isn't Namibia that side of...?

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I think it's South Africa and then Namibia's quite nearby.

0:22:530:22:56

-Is it down and left?

-I think so.

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Maybe it is. I mean, I bow to you, I don't know.

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-We're not overly sure.

-I can't picture it.

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-We are guessing a little bit, aren't we?

-Yeah.

0:23:030:23:05

-Go for it? South West?

-I'd go South West.

0:23:050:23:06

OK, without a great deal of confidence,

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South West Africa.

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Absolutely right. OK, Eggheads, your question.

0:23:110:23:14

Which underground line on the London Tube map is silver-grey?

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Is it...?

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-Jubilee.

-It's Jubilee.

-Used to live on it. Jubilee.

0:23:230:23:25

-District is green, isn't it?

-Yeah.

-Yeah.

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-Then Central's red.

-Central's red, yeah.

0:23:270:23:29

-Yeah, so the Jubilee line, yeah?

-Yeah.

-Yeah.

0:23:290:23:31

We're happy with the Jubilee line, please, Jeremy.

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Jubilee is quite right.

0:23:340:23:36

One each. Back to our Challengers.

0:23:360:23:38

Who became the Secretary of State

0:23:380:23:41

for Exiting the European Union in July 2016?

0:23:410:23:45

I think it's David Davis.

0:23:500:23:52

-Not Liam Fox.

-Not Michael Fallon.

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-Yeah, sounds familiar, now you've mentioned it.

-Yeah.

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Er, bowing to Andy S, go for David Davis, please.

0:23:570:24:01

David Davis is right.

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Two out of two. Well done.

0:24:030:24:05

Eggheads a little bit on the back foot here as we play

0:24:050:24:07

for £7,000.

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In Norse mythology, how many legs did Odin's horse Sleipnir have?

0:24:080:24:15

-It's eight.

-OK?

0:24:170:24:19

-Fine with that.

-Eight. Eight legs.

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-Yeah? So you're happy with that, Lisa?

-Yeah.

0:24:200:24:23

-Eight legs?

-I'm pretty sure.

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Yeah? Er, bowing to Kevin,

0:24:240:24:27

eight legs, please, Jeremy.

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Always a good idea to bow to Kevin.

0:24:310:24:33

Eight is correct. DAVE LAUGHS

0:24:330:24:35

2-2.

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Can't tell how this is going to go, but just get this one right

0:24:360:24:39

and it may be a case of sitting back

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and watching the batting collapse on the other side.

0:24:420:24:45

GENTLE LAUGHTER

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Work was a worldwide hit for which singer in 2016?

0:24:460:24:52

Is this...?

0:24:520:24:53

-Looking at...

-We're looking at you, Andy!

0:24:570:25:00

Work...

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Modern music, no idea.

0:25:010:25:03

Ooh...

0:25:040:25:05

I think it's Katy Perry or Rihanna.

0:25:050:25:07

A worldwide hit? Who's big worldwide?

0:25:070:25:10

-They all are.

-All of them.

-They all are.

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Big enough to have a worldwide hit.

0:25:120:25:14

Katy Perry's been quite busy, recently, hasn't she?

0:25:140:25:16

-Yeah.

-2016. I think Katy Perry.

0:25:160:25:19

-OK.

-I think it's Katy Perry.

-You sure?

-Yeah, go for it.

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OK, again, not overly confident, but we think it may be Katy Perry.

0:25:220:25:28

Katy Perry is your answer.

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Now, I was at the Brits, strangely,

0:25:300:25:32

in a seat so far up towards the ceiling my nose was bleeding,

0:25:320:25:36

and the artist came out and sang,

0:25:360:25:38

"Work, work, work, work, work, work."

0:25:380:25:40

Just says the word "work", doesn't it?

0:25:400:25:42

And I did momentarily pay attention, and it was not Katy Perry.

0:25:420:25:45

-It was Rihanna.

-Ah...

0:25:450:25:47

It was Rihanna.

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So, Eggheads,

0:25:490:25:51

your chance to take the contest with this.

0:25:510:25:54

Florence Nightingale featured

0:25:540:25:56

on which Bank of England banknote between 1975 and 1994?

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Was she on the fiver, tenner or 20?

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It was the fiver.

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-I thought it was 20? Oh, God.

-No, it's not 20.

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-It's not 20.

-20 was the, erm...

0:26:090:26:11

Right, let's just go... 20 was Shakespeare.

0:26:110:26:14

-Yeah.

-I think a tenner was the Duke of Wellington.

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And I think a fiver was Florence Nightingale.

0:26:170:26:19

-You...

-£50...

-You think Wellington was on the tenner?

0:26:190:26:23

I thought he was on the fiver.

0:26:250:26:27

-DAVE LAUGHS

-Right, OK.

0:26:270:26:29

-Let's have a think about this.

-How soon we forget, don't we?

0:26:290:26:31

-Right, so...

-I thought Elizabeth Fry was on the fiver.

-Huh?

0:26:310:26:34

-Was that later?

-She was, yeah.

0:26:340:26:36

Oh, man!

0:26:370:26:39

It's definitely not the 20.

0:26:390:26:41

-20 is Shakespeare.

-Yeah, definitely not the 20.

0:26:410:26:44

It's either the five or the ten.

0:26:440:26:46

-And I can...

-I can see Wellington on it.

0:26:460:26:49

Well, yeah, I'm pretty sure he was on the five.

0:26:490:26:52

But, of course, there have been different people on the five

0:26:520:26:54

-at different times.

-And the tenner changed, didn't it?

0:26:540:26:57

Yeah. I can't associate her with the fiver.

0:26:570:26:59

But the tenner changed, didn't it?

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-Yeah.

-Which is what might be confusing me,

0:27:010:27:03

because remember the shape of the tenner?

0:27:030:27:05

-Yeah, and Darwin went on to the tenner.

-Yeah.

0:27:050:27:08

I'm inclined to go with you.

0:27:080:27:11

-OK?

-If you can't... I think we're struggling to make

0:27:110:27:13

-a case for the...

-I'm inclined to go with the ten,

0:27:130:27:15

now I think about it, Wellington was there like that...

0:27:150:27:18

I'm certain it's not the 20...

0:27:180:27:20

Yeah, we've ruled that out. And then Wellington was on the...

0:27:200:27:24

-fiver.

-Five.

-Five there. And then Nightingale.

-Yeah.

0:27:240:27:28

-Shall we go ten?

-I think ten,

0:27:280:27:30

but it may be wrong. It may be wrong.

0:27:300:27:32

-We'll give it a shot.

-We've had one of our moments there!

0:27:320:27:35

Or probably I have.

0:27:350:27:37

Erm...

0:27:370:27:38

But on balance, we're going to go for £10 note, please, Jeremy.

0:27:380:27:43

If you've got this right, the contest is over.

0:27:430:27:46

You did start with five and you shifted.

0:27:460:27:50

Barry was getting very...

0:27:500:27:51

You were getting very excited back there, Barry.

0:27:510:27:53

Yes, I think it's a five.

0:27:530:27:54

-Oh, really?

-You think it's a five?

-Hmm.

0:27:540:27:57

It's lucky you're not in the final round, Barry,

0:27:570:27:59

cos the answer is £10.

0:27:590:28:00

You've got it right. We say congratulations, Eggheads,

0:28:000:28:03

-you have won.

-Played, Kevin.

-APPLAUSE

0:28:030:28:05

And they were all set to go five

0:28:080:28:10

and then there was just a little, "Hang on, everyone!"

0:28:100:28:13

From Kevin, so... Which does happen, he just pulled it back.

0:28:130:28:16

-Well done, Kevin.

-Well done, Kevin.

-Well done, Eggheads. Commiserations.

0:28:160:28:19

-Hope you enjoyed that.

-We had a great time.

0:28:190:28:21

-Thank you.

-They're good. They've done what comes naturally to them.

0:28:210:28:24

Increasingly so, this winning streak gets more and more impressive.

0:28:240:28:27

It does mean you're not going home with the £7,000,

0:28:270:28:30

so we will take that money and roll it over to our next show.

0:28:300:28:33

Eggheads, congratulations. Who will beat you?

0:28:330:28:36

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

0:28:360:28:39

£8,000 says they can't.

0:28:390:28:41

Till we quiz again, goodbye.

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