Episode 61 Eggheads


Episode 61

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, the show where a team of five quiz Challengers

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pit their wits against possibly the greatest quiz team in Britain.

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They are the Eggheads. Are you feeling the force today?

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-Yes, definitely.

-We're going from strength to strength.

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You are indeed. Taking on our quiz champions today are...

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In forming this team,

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captain Helen has called upon the quizzing services of friends

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from the various clubs she belongs to and former colleagues as well.

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Let's meet them.

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Hello, I'm Helen, a retired post office clerk.

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Hello, I'm Chris and I'm also a retired post office clerk.

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Hello, I'm Sandy. I'm a retired army officer.

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Hello, my name is Chris. I'm a retired administrator.

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Hello, I'm David and I'm a retired grants advisor.

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-So, Helen and team, welcome. Good to see you. ALL:

-Hello, Jeremy.

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-Helen, You're the main connector here, is that right?

-Yes.

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OK, so The Queen Bee's Cs. I understand "Queen Bee",

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-which must be you.

-Correct. It's based on my initials.

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-My initials are HM, for Her Majesty.

-Oh, I see, OK. And what are the Cs?

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The Cs are all my team members have either got

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C as their first initial, their last initial or, in one case, both.

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-So, we've got a Chris, a Caypole, a Clayton and a Clayton.

-Correct.

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-I see. And you were a post office clerk.

-Yes.

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-Which was a great job, I'm assuming.

-It was, for 20 years, yes.

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I know you met all kinds of people, like Zsa Zsa Gabor

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-and Jimmy Connors.

-Er, that was in my hotel job.

-Ah.

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Cos I was thinking, "Did they all come into the post office?

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"That seems like quite a busy branch."

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Quite a lot came into the post office,

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but for the first 20 years of my life, I was in the hotel business.

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And if these five turned up asking for a room, would you give them one?

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-Er, I'd check on their ratings first.

-You'd have to think about it.

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Good luck, team. Every day there is £1,000-worth of cash

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up for grabs for our Challengers.

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However, if they fail to defeat the Eggheads,

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our prize money rolls over to our next show.

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So, formalities out the way.

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Queen Bee's Cs, I can tell you the Eggheads are on a storming run.

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They've won the last 17.

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-CHALLENGERS:

-Whoa!

-Oh, yes.

-We like it.

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I think that's good, on balance,

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although there is a slight obvious downside.

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But it does mean, if you win today,

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it's £18,000 that you go away with.

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-Are you ready to try?

-We certainly are.

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OK, Queen Bee's Cs,

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the first head-to-head battle is on the subject of Film & Television.

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You can have either Beth, Dave, Chris,

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-Barry or Lisa.

-Right, Film & Television.

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-Who's good on Film & television?

-Is it going to be me?

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It's not the one I wanted but...

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-You can go if you like.

-We know we need to keep you.

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It's not for me, certainly.

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-So, I think it's going to have to be me, team.

-OK.

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-It's you, Helen, is it?

-It's me, straightaway.

-Straight in, OK.

-Yes.

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High risk. Who would you like to play?

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-I think I'd like to take on Beth.

-Very good.

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So, it's going to be Helen from The Queen Bee's Cs

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versus Beth from the Eggheads on Film & TV.

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Please both of you go to our famous Question Room.

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Good luck, Queen Bee, up against our Beth.

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Would you like to go first or second?

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I think I'd like to go second, Jeremy, please.

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OK, Beth, your first question then.

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Tony Warren, who died in 2016,

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was best known as the creator of which long-running soap opera?

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He was, um...

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Ooh, yes.

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He was the mind behind Coronation Street.

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He was indeed. Coronation Street. OK, Helen, back to you.

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Jane Tennison was the main character in which TV detective series,

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first aired in 1991?

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Right, well, it wasn't Cracker

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and I don't think it's as recent as Happy Valley,

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-so it must be Prime Suspect.

-Yes, indeed.

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-Do you remember who played her?

-Um, Helen Mirren.

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I think it was. Beth, back to you.

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What is the title of Josh Widdicombe's sitcom,

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starring the comedian himself, which was first broadcast in 2014?

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-It's just called Josh.

-Josh is right.

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OK, Helen,

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who played Captain Mainwaring in the 2016 film Dad's Army,

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directed by Oliver Parker?

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I saw this movie and I must admit, I liked it very much.

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Um, it wasn't Bill Nighy. He's too tall.

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It wasn't Hugh Grant. I think he's too thin.

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-It was Toby Jones.

-Toby Jones is right.

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-Any Eggheads seen this film?

-Yes.

-And what do we think of it?

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-It was refreshing and it was lovely to watch.

-Yeah?

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-Very enjoyable afternoon.

-So, Beth, your third question,

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level after two.

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Which character was played by both Eartha Kitt and Julie Newmar

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in the 1960s television series Batman?

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Kapow! It was Catwoman.

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Kapow, it was! Catwoman is right.

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So, because she started, she's got to three

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before you, Helen. You've got to get this one right to stay in.

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The singer David Bowie played a character called Phillip Jeffries

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in which David Lynch film?

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I don't know this one.

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Um, I won't go for Wild At Heart.

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It doesn't sound like Twin Peaks.

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I'll go for The Straight Story.

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Let's see if any Eggheads know this. Eggs?

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-I thought it WAS Twin Peaks, actually.

-Lisa thinks Twin Peaks.

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The correct answer is Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me.

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-CHALLENGERS:

-Oh!

-Oh, we've lost the captain.

-Oh!

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We have lost the skipper, we've lost the Queen.

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-Oh, no.

-Oh, my goodness.

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Is this an early crisis? Well done, Beth, you're in the final round.

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Sorry, Helen. Beaten by our Egghead,

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but you can come back and you can still command strategy

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here at the desk, OK? Please return to your teams.

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Right, so Queen Bee's Cs have not just lost a brain,

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they've lost the THE brain from the final round,

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so the rest of the team are going to have to pile in here.

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The Eggheads are all still there, all five of them.

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The next subject for you is Music

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so, Helen, who would like this?

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THEY TALK OVER EACH OTHER

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We know for Music, it's going to be Chris.

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OK, and do you think we should have another Chris?

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-Why not? Shall we?

-Yes?

-Give it a go.

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Come on, Chris? Ready to be throttled?

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You know my parameters. I'm not going to reiterate them.

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Yeah, we'll see how a rap question affects you both.

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Neither of you would like that.

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Chris R from Queen Bee's Cs will take on Chris from the Eggheads.

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The two Chrises on Music -

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thankfully, wearing different coloured shirts.

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Please go to the Question Room now.

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OK, Chris and Chris, good luck.

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And Chris R, you can choose whether you go first or second,

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-as the Challenger.

-May I go first, please, Jeremy?

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You may indeed and here we go. Good luck.

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"We're leaving together But still it's farewell

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"And maybe we'll come back To Earth Who can tell?"

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are the opening lyrics from which UK hit single of the 1980s?

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Ooh, not a very good start cos I'm not very good on lyrics.

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I know who got number one here, there and everywhere.

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Sounds like something that might be Livin' On A Prayer,

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so that's what I'm going for.

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Yeah, if I sang it, I don't know... Lisa, can you?

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-Yeah, but brace yourself cos it's going to be loud.

-OK, go on.

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# We're leaving together

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# But still it's farewell

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# And maybe we'll come back

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# To Earth, who can tell?

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# I guess there is no-one to blame

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-# We're leaving ground

-Leaving ground

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# Will things ever be the same again?

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TOGETHER: # It's the final countdown Da-da-da-da. #

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I'm sorry, that's such a long way of telling you the answer, Chris.

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It's not Livin' On A Prayer.

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I was about to sing Livin' On A Prayer

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at the end of Lisa's thing and I couldn't face it.

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I'm really sorry, it's the Final Countdown.

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-That's all right.

-But at least we heard that.

-Mm-hmm.

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Lisa Thiel, that was amazing. Chris, back to Earth. Your question.

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Who did the singer Sarah Brightman marry in 1984?

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She married Andrew Lloyd Webber.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber is right. Back to you, Chris R.

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What is the meaning of the musical notation term "ritardando",

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"ritardando"?

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-Crikey, it's not going for me, this one.

-Can I spell it for you?

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R-I-T-A-R-D-A-N-D-O.

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"Rita" suggests maybe "once more".

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I don't think it's "slowing down" or "stop",

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-so I'll say "play once more".

-Ritardando.

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I think I'm going to let Barry answer this one.

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-It's gradually slowing down.

-Gradually slowing down.

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Maybe because of "ritard" in there.

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-That's right, yes.

-Hard to spot when you're in the both though.

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"Gradually slowing down" is the answer.

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We go back to Chris Hughes. You can take it

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with this question.

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Perfect Illusion, released in September, 2016,

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is a single by which recording artist?

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Ah... It's a toss-up between Ariana Grande and Rihanna. Um...

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Perfect Illusion is, I believe, Rihanna.

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-No, it's Lady Gaga.

-Is it?

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I'm so sorry, Chris. Well, I'm not really.

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Cos it means you're still in it here, Chris, Chris the Challenger.

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Get this right and who knows?

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Which country and western singer wrote the song Hey, Good Lookin'?

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Hopefully, I get one right,

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and it's not Kenny Rogers, I don't think, so, um... Johnny cash...

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-Hank Williams.

-Hank Williams is correct.

-Oh!

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Well done, Chris, well done. On the scoreboard.

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OK, Chris Hughes, you can take the round with this question.

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According the lyrics of the song Chattanooga Choo Choo,

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at about what time does the train leave the Pennsylvania Station?

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Ah...

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-A quarter to four.

-Yeah, is he right, Chris R?

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-Yes.

-He is right.

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To get a train-related question in a Music round,

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you really were quite lucky there, Chris, knowing your love of trains.

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Chris Hughes, you'll be in the final.

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-Chris, you've been knocked out.

-Never mind.

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Let's hope for a comeback from the Challengers.

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Please rejoin your teams and we'll play on.

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So, The Queen Bee's Cs have lost two brains from the final round

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-but, as we've said, they are playing very well.

-They are.

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Lots of teams have been this way, and you can turn it around.

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The Eggheads are all still sitting there, sitting pretty,

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in a manner of speaking. The next subject for you is History.

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-CHALLENGERS:

-Ah!

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-We know who's History.

-I'll give it a go.

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-You will, right.

-Sandy?

-Yes.

-OK, Sandy, against whom?

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-Who do you think?

-You can have Dave, Barry or Lisa.

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-I'll try Dave, please.

-Very good.

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So, Sandy from Queen Bee's Cs - you said that with a certain

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formidable concentration, a sense of destiny, I think...

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-Desperation.

-..versus Dave from the Eggheads.

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Please go to our Question Room.

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Sandy, I noticed when the word went round that it was History,

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-everyone chose you.

-Afraid so, Jeremy.

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Have you been revising or has it always been your passion?

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History is my subject, Jeremy.

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I'm one of these geeks who knows dates and things

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but occasionally things drift out my brain,

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so I'm not 100% reliable, but I know some things.

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You were an army officer

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and I always think that with the army and battles,

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there's a lot of history there, isn't there?

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That's a fair point, yes. Yes, I know my battles.

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OK, Sandy, would you like to go first or second?

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Er, I'm going to take a gamble at going second, Jeremy.

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OK, everyone's going second at the moment.

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Here we go, Dave, your question.

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In which year were the English, Scottish and Irish monarchies

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all restored under Charles II, marking the end of the interregnum?

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1660.

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1660 is right.

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OK, Challenger,

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which city became the capital of West Germany in 1949?

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Yes, I think I'm fairly confident it's not Munich,

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although it was the biggest city.

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And Hamburg was the biggest port, I think.

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But I'm being drawn inexorably towards Bonn, please, Jeremy.

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You are quite right. Bonn is the right answer.

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OK, Dave, your question.

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The 10th century Norwegian explorer Erik the Red is best known

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as the founder of the first permanent European settlement where?

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Ha! Sorry, having bit of a brain freeze here.

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Er, Erik the Red...

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I thought he discovered Greenland, so...

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I thought he discovered Greenland, so Greenland.

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-Let's check with the Eggheads.

-Just thinking about this

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cos there was a Viking settlement in Finland,

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which was in Nova Scotia, in L'Anse aux Meadows,

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and I was wondering if that was Erik the Red

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or his son, Leif Erikson. I think it was Greenland, yes.

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You're right, Dave, it's Greenland.

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It is the right answer anyway. Well done.

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So, he's ahead.

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Sandy, keep up here. Your team needs you.

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Tojo Hideki was Prime Minster of which country

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during most of World War II?

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Sorry, can you spell his name, please, Jeremy?

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T-O-J-O H-I-D-E-K-I.

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I cannot believe that Russia or China

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would go down the prime minster route, so...

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By default, I think I'll stick with Japan, please, Jeremy.

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Japan is correct. Well done.

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Dave, your question

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By what nickname is the US army's 101st Airborne Division,

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renowned for its role on D-Day, commonly known?

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I've not heard this.

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My instinct is Screaming Eagles,

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but I have a problem with Golden Unicorns,

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for the simple reason that Gold was one of the beaches.

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But...

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I'm going to stick with Screaming Eagles

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because it was my first instinct, so Screaming Eagles.

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-Chris will know this.

-Yes, Screaming Eagles.

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Yeah, so Screaming Eagles is right.

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So, he's got three and you've got two, Sandy.

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You need to get this one right to stay in.

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According to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle,

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which British ruler invited the Saxon warriors Hengist and Horsa

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to come to Britain to help him fight the Picts?

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I'll just go for it, Jeremy.

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I'm fairly certain that in 449 AD,

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Vortigern invited Hengist and Horsa into Kent.

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Let's see whether it's the biggest bluff of all time.

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-Challengers, do you know this?

-I'm sure he's right.

-OK.

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-He's totally right.

-You're totally right!

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JEREMY LAUGHS

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Great quizzing.

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So, level after three. You've got a bit of a contest here,

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-haven't you, Dave?

-Yes, I have.

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-You've suddenly realised that.

-Yep.

-OK, so, we go to Sudden Death.

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Gets a bit harder for you both. I don't give alternative answers.

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Dave, which Swedish diplomat and important figure

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in the search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq

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had earlier served as the Director General

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of the International Atomic Energy Authority?

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Got to get the name right. Right, got to go for it.

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Hans Blick.

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-You said Hans Blick.

-Yeah.

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-It is Hans Blix.

-That's fine.

-Sorry, Dave.

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-No problem.

-You didn't have an X on the end of it, did you?

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No, no, that's totally fine.

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All right, so in your hands, Sandy.

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Turning it around for your team.

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The 1812 Battle of Borodino

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led to Napoleon's forces taking control of which nearby city?

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I'm trying to think if there was another city on the way

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but I can't think of one, so I have to go for Moscow, Jeremy.

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-Is he right, Dave?

-Yes, he is, yeah.

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Moscow is the right answer, Sandy. You've taken that round.

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Very tight between you.

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Great quizzing.

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Well done, both. Dave, you're out though.

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Return to your teams and we'll play the last round before the final.

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Maybe it's heading back the Challengers' way.

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The Queen Bee's Cs have lost two brains,

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but the Eggheads have lost a brain now too

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in that tight-fought History round.

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Our last subject before the final is Arts & Books.

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Thank you, Jeremy.

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And it's going to be Chris or David, is that right?

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-Yes.

-I'll try that one, Jeremy.

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OK, Chris. Which Egghead would you like to take on, Chris?

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And I'll try Lisa, please.

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OK, Chris C from Queen Bee's Cs

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taking on Lisa from the Eggheads on Arts & Books.

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Please go to our Question Room for the last time.

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Chris, would you like to go first or second against Lisa?

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I think I'll try first, Jeremy, please.

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Here is your first question.

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Which of these is a type of poem, written to lament someone's death?

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Er, sonnet... I think that's more to do with the love for somebody.

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Haiku, I'm not quite sure what that is.

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I think I'll go for elegy, please, Jeremy.

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It is elegy. Well done.

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Lisa, what is the name

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of the title character's best friend

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in the novel Bridget Jones's Diary?

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She has two, but I think the one we're referring to here is Shazzer.

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Shazzer's right. Back to you, Chris.

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With whom did Neil Gaiman write the 1990 book Good Omens?

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I don't think it would be Martin Amis.

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Er, I'll try Terry Pratchett, please, Jeremy.

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Terry Pratchett is correct. CHALLENGERS CHEER

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OK, Lisa, your question.

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Who would be most likely to win a PEN/Faulkner Award?

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That's "Pen" in capital letters, slash Faulkner.

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I wonder what that stands for.

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Obviously, Faulkner was a novelist.

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Um, I wonder what the PEN bit stands for. That's probably the clue here.

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No, I could think about this for an awfully long time.

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I'm not going to get very far. I will try novelist.

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Yeah, you're right. It is novelist.

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-But PEN is Poets, Essayists, Novelists.

-Ah!

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So, two each, after two questions.

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Come on, Chris.

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Kouros was the name given to any freestanding Ancient Greek sculpture

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that depicted which of the following?

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I haven't heard of any Olympian god...kouros.

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I think it was a nude man, Jeremy.

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Nude man is correct.

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CHALLENGERS CHEER

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All right, so is this the moment

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the show turned?

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If you get this wrong, you're out, Lisa.

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The American painter Clyfford Still, who was born in 1904,

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is most closely associated with which art movement?

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1904...

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He's probably a little young for cubism.

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Unless he started very early.

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I always think of cubism as being

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a marginally more European movement anyway.

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Abstract expressionism... Well, I could talk about it,

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but none of what I say would make sense, so we'll skip that.

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Um, I'll go for pop art.

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Ooh, some pain on the Eggheads' side. Why, what is it?

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He's an abstract expressionist.

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Abstract expressionism is the answer.

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-Well done to you, Chris.

-Thank you.

-You've taken the round.

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-You looked a bit surprised there.

-Well...

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You were still totting the numbers up. 3-2 to you. You're in the final.

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Come back to us, both of you,

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and we'll play that final round for £18,000.

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So, here we are. This is getting exciting, isn't it?

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This is what we have been playing towards.

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It is time for the final round - as always General Knowledge.

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Those of you who lost your head-to-heads

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are not allowed to take part in this round, though.

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So, that is Helen and Chris R from Queen Bee's Cs,

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but also Lisa and Dave from the Eggheads.

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Would you please now leave the studio?

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Sandy, Chris and David,

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you're playing to win Queen Bee's Cs £18,000.

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Barry, Chris and Beth, you're playing for something

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that money can't really buy, 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, the questions are all General Knowledge. You can confer.

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So, Queen Bee's Cs, with the Queen looking on there, from backstage,

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we're going to find out if your three brains can beat these three.

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It definitely can be done, so Sandy, Chris and David, good luck.

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-Would you like to go first or second?

-Yeah?

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We'd like to go first, please, Jeremy.

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Good stuff. Here is your first question, playing for £18,000.

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What name is given to the restricted stopping areas on UK roads

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that are indicated by either single or double red lines?

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-I think that's routes.

-Red route, isn't it?

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-We've got them near where we live.

-If you're sure, go for it.

-Yeah.

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Yeah, we're pretty sure that that's red routes, Jeremy.

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-Check with the Eggheads. Are they right?

-Yeah.

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Red routes is correct. Eggs, your question.

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What is the approximate population of Botswana?

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It won't be 2.2 billion.

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-It won't be 2.2 billion.

-No.

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200,000 sounds very small.

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-2 million sounds about right.

-2 million?

-Yeah.

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Botswana is mostly a desert country,

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with most of the Kalahari desert,

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but I still think more than 200,000 people would live there,

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so we're going to go for 2 million.

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2 million is your answer.

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-If it were 2.2 billion...

-It would be crowded!

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..you'd look pretty silly, wouldn't you? 2 million is right.

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2.2 billion, honestly!

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Right, your second question, Challengers.

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Which of the following is the name of a station on the Paris Metro?

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-Not Waterloo.

-It can't be Waterloo, no.

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So, it's Pyramides or...

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Think about the design of the Pompidou thing.

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That's a pyramid shape, isn't it?

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-Oh, and Napoleon won the Battle of the Pyramids.

-Ah, go for that then.

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Marcel Marceau signs. You wouldn't hear the announcer.

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-Pyramides.

-Er, well, we don't think it's Waterloo. Er...

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And not Marcel Marceau, either. We think it might be Pyramides.

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Pyramides is correct. Two out of two, playing for £18,000.

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Just watch these Eggheads gradually get nervous.

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Your second question, Eggs.

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What is the meaning of the Spanish phrase "Lo siento"?

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-Could you spell that for us?

-Of course.

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It's two words. L-O and then S-I-E-N-T-O. Lo siento.

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THEY DISCUSS QUIETLY

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I'm tempted to go for "I understand".

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Spanish is not my language.

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-It's not "I'm sorry."

-What about...?

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So, "sentient" would be "know", wouldn't it?

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-Yeah.

-To be sentient.

-Yeah.

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It must come from the same root.

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-Yeah.

-Yeah.

-Yes, it's got to be.

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-OK.

-Yeah.

-Yeah.

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Well, we think the key word

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is "to know",

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cos in Latin, that's "sentient",

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so "Lo siento" must mean "I understand."

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Right. And that comes from your fluent Spanish?

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-It comes from a bit of Latin, I think.

-Yeah. Lisa's laughing...

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Lisa's crying. What's happening, Lisa?

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Well, believe me, I'm sorry,

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but probably not as sorry as they will be.

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-It's "I'm sorry."

-Oh!

-Oh!

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-Ooh!

-BARRY:

-Oh, well, we didn't know.

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It's like the moment in The Six Million Dollar Man

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where he bursts into flames in the desert.

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"I'm sorry" is the answer.

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OK...

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It's in your hands now.

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If you get this question right, you've won £18,000.

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-Now the Queen Bee really IS looking on.

-No pressure there.

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-Fingers crossed.

-No pressure.

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Your third question, for £18,000, Challengers.

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What is the term for someone who hangs around locks, bridges

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or other canal features, much like a trainspotter, watching the traffic?

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-It's not speleologist, cos that's a caver, isn't it?

-Yeah.

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I thought I'd heard of it, yes.

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That's one down. What's a gricer? What's the...?

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Gongoozler...

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-What's it called, a water diviner? That doesn't help.

-A gricer...

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Gongoozler...

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What's a...?

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Gongoozler, which is like, well, Venice and gondola.

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-Well, yeah. It could be one of those sort of...

-Gongoozler.

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-Gongoozler sounds better.

-Shall we go for that then?

-Yes.

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It's a good word to go down fighting on, isn't it?

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OK, well, we don't know the answer to this, Jeremy,

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but we rather like the word "gongoozler",

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so we thought we'd go for "gongoozler".

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-Just to be clear, your answer is "gongoozler"?

-Yes.

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OK, if you've got it right, you've won £18,000.

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The Queen Bee looks quite excited there. What do you think?

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-Gongoozler.

-You think so?

-Yes.

-Eggheads?

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I think we've been well defeated.

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The answer is gongoozler.

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We say congratulations, Challengers. You have won!

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You're also, by the way, our 150th winning team,

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so many, many congratulations.

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They've been playing so well, these Eggheads but, in the end,

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I don't know what happened in the Spain question.

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We'll never know, but there'll be a full inquiry later, no doubt.

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The secret is, Jeremy, I'm a Leicester City supporter,

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-so it was in the stars.

-Exactly, Leicester City. It's in the stars.

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Congratulations, Queen Bee's Cs.

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You've won £18,000 and you can now say you are officially cleverer

0:28:120:28:15

-than the Eggheads.

-I don't think so.

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You've proved they can be beaten. The jackpot is now reset.

0:28:170:28:20

You've got to rebuild and replace your battered pride

0:28:200:28:23

and we hope you join us next time on Eggheads

0:28:230:28:25

to see if a new team of Challengers will be just as successful.

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Until then, great game. Thank you so much for coming. Goodbye.

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