Episode 10 Eggheads


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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 pit

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their wits against possibly the greatest quiz team in Britain.

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They are the Eggheads.

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Taking on our quiz champions today are the Kendaliers from London.

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Now, this team quiz together regularly

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at the Duke of Kendal pub near Marble Arch,

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where team captain Alan is the quizmaster.

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Let's meet them. Hi, I'm Alan,

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and I'm a retired headteacher.

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Hello, I'm Jonathan.

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I'm a local government officer.

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Hello, I'm Kate, and I'm an education adviser.

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Hi, I'm Toby, and I am a primary schoolteacher.

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Hi, I'm Ian, and I'm a fraud investigator.

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So, Alan and team, hello.

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Hello. And this is all about the Duke of Kendal pub, Alan.

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Yeah. We have a quiz there once a month, I'm the quizmaster.

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And everybody else in the team here,

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they are sometimes in different teams,

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sometimes they combine together.

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So did you go around the pub and say "You, you, you and you"?

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I'm not that bossy!

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But to get the best quizzers...

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Whilst choosing this team, we did slightly hand-pick, yes.

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We looked carefully. And, Alan, you set the questions,

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does that mean you know a lot of answers?

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Cos, I must say, I ask them a lot here but they're always cleverer.

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I don't set all of the questions, I set the picture questions.

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The picture questions? Yes.

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Which are quite fiendish.

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Fiendish, yes. What, you have a picture of a person...?

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Oh, it's all sorts of themes.

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Good luck, Challengers.

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Every day there is ?1,000 worth of cash up for grabs - however,

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if the Challengers fail to defeat the Eggheads,

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that prize money rolls over, as you know.

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The Eggheads have won just the last game, I can tell you,

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so they look very beatable,

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and it means you will win ?2,000 if you triumph today.

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Would you like to get cracking?

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Yes. We would.

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OK. So, the first head-to-head battle is on the subject of Sport.

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And you can choose between Beth, Kevin, Chris, Dave and Lisa.

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It would be, wouldn't it? That was the one we really didn't want. You didn't want this?

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Who would be Sport? I think it's got to be me, hasn't it?

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Go on, then. Go on, Alan.

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It's me. Oh, dear. So there was no sporting person?

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There was nobody who's really, really strong at Sport.

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OK. So Alan, retired headteacher, against which Egghead?

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Any one of the five.

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Who's going to struggle with Sport? Shall we go for Chris? Yeah.

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I think, yeah. Yeah.

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I'll take on Chris, please.

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That's going to go down well!

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This has the tragic inevitability of certain Greek tragedies, yeah.

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Naming no Greek tragedies!

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So, Alan from the Kendaliers, to take on Chris from the Eggheads.

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To ensure there's no conferring,

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would you please take your positions in our legendary Question Room.

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So, Sport, Alan, and would you like to go first or second?

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

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Good luck. When Jessica Ennis-Hill announced her retirement

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from athletics in 2016, how many Olympic gold medals had she won?

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Now... She certainly won the gold medal in London.

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I think actually in Rio she lost to a Belgian,

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so I'm going to say 1, Jeremy.

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That's a brilliant answer, yeah, 1 is correct.

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Chris. In 2016,

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Antonio Conte became manager of which Premiership football team?

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Conte... Italian, by the sound of him.

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Erm...

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I don't think it's West Ham.

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Chelsea, Tottenham, Chelsea Tottenham...

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Well, you support Chelsea.

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So...probably Tottenham.

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I'll say Tottenham. JEREMY LAUGHS

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I thought you were going to say, "So it's probably Chelsea."

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I've never heard you mention him, so...

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Ah, well, that's a good bit of reasoning, yeah.

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Chelsea's the answer. Uh-huh.

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Good start for the Challengers here, what about this?

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Very first question.

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Go, Alan. Banana skin.

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OK, Alan. Eyes on the target here.

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Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares won which two

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Grand Slam men's doubles titles in 2016?

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I don't think they won the Australian Open...

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Right, I'm far from certain,

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and I'm going to take a guess and go for...

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French Open and Wimbledon.

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No, it's right at the other end actually,

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it's Australian Open and US Open.

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Chris. The swimmer David Wilkie

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won an Olympic gold medal for Great Britain in which city?

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Ah... David Wilkie.

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Long time ago.

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Er... When was LA?

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'84, wasn't it?

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Tokyo was too early.

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Have to go with Montreal.

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Yes, you've got it right, Chris. Well done, Montreal it is.

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So, level, after two questions.

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And back to you, Alan, for your third.

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The 1979 Formula 1 world champion Jody Scheckter

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was born in which country?

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Jody Scheckter, which is spelt by the way S-C-H-E-C-K-T-E-R.

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Right. I don't think it's Australia.

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Now, Niki Lauda was Austrian.

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Was Jody Scheckter Austrian as well?

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Again, I'm not certain.

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I'll go down the middle with South Africa.

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Team-mates, is he right? We think so, yeah.

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They like this, Alan, you've got it absolutely right. South Africa.

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OK, Chris, under pressure here.

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The England cricketer Andrew Caddick spent his English domestic

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first-class cricket career at which county club?

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Don't think he's a Yorkshireman.

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Somerset...or Essex?

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Andy Caddick, from Essex.

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Yeah, I'll go with Essex.

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Dave? Somerset. Somerset is the answer!

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Oh, wrong one again, yeah.

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Alan will be in the final round, Chris has been knocked out.

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Please return to us, both of you, rejoin your teams, and we'll play Round 2.

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So, the Kendaliers haven't lost any brains from the final round so far,

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the Eggheads have lost a brain.

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And the next subject is Film TV.

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So who would like this?

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Who's the person who watches it all?

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Looking at Toby?

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I'll go for it. Yeah.

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Toby? OK, our primary schoolteacher.

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Against which Egghead, Toby?

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Anyone but Chris.

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Erm...

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I would go for Lisa.

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Lisa? Yeah. Lisa?

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OK, we choose Lisa. I think they're all good at it.

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Going to go for Lisa? Going to go for Lisa.

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Very good. So Toby from the Kendaliers, Lisa from the Eggheads,

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please go to the Question Room.

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On Film TV, Toby - would you like to go first or second?

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I'd like to go first, please.

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All right, here we go.

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In order of years of release,

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which is the second film in the Star Wars franchise?

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Order of years of release...

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Um, I'm going to go with The Empire Strikes Back.

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Yeah, I so remember it when it came out. You're quite right.

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The Empire Strikes Back came after the original Star Wars.

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Lisa, who was the host of the game show Countdown when Carol Vorderman joined?

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Incomparable and much missed Richard Whiteley.

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Yeah, what a great man.

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Richard Whiteley is correct.

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OK, over to you, Toby.

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Which Disney animation features the cat character Thomas O'Malley?

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Oh... Disney animation.

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Disney animation...

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Erm...

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Not something I'm hugely hot on, let's have a look.

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Now, the obvious answer would be The AristoCats,

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it's got "cats" in it.

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I'm going to go The Rescuers.

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Let's see... Your team, do they know?

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What do we think? I think it's The AristoCats.

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It is The AristoCats!

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They're all Disney animations, I do believe.

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The AristoCats, Toby. Sorry.

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Lisa, in which decade was the American TV drama series

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The Rockford Files first broadcast?

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Oy, oy, oy.

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See, I immediately thought '70s, and then I went, "Oh, maybe '60s.

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"Or maybe it's even further back than that."

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So I think maybe I can safely rule out the '90s, at least.

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Erm... I don't know.

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I suppose the sort of percentage guess is the '70s.

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And it was my first instinct. We'll try the 1970s.

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Yeah, 1970s is right.

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And was it Jim Garner...?

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Jim Garner, yeah. In the '50s, he would have been far too young

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to play a private detective, I'm thinking.

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See, I have no idea what it's even about!

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He's a private detective, I think he's in a caravan.

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Every episode he gets a message,

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it sends him on a trail of something...

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It's all very urbane and kind of friendly,

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there's not too much blood and thunder.

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Yeah. I'm not selling it, am I?

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Nah, I'll give it a miss.

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OK, Toby.

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So, two to the Eggheads, one to you.

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You need to get this one right.

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In 1964, which Coronation Street character died of a heart attack

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in a snug in the Rovers Return?

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Coronation Street...

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Erm...

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Ooh.

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Let me cast my mind back.

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I wouldn't have heard of...

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I can't think that far back for Coronation Street.

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I'm going to go Minnie Caldwell.

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Now, your team laughed when I read the question,

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is that cos someone here's a Coronation Street fan?

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It's because Toby's never seen it.

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Oh, you've never seen the programme?!

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So anyone here know the answer?

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It's quite difficult. We were wondering about Martha Longhurst.

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It is Martha Longhurst.

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Before I was born as well. 1964.

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Martha Longhurst has knocked you out, Toby, I'm sorry.

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Lisa is triumphant, she will be in the final round.

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So levelling up here.

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Come back to us, and we'll play Round 3.

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So as it stands, the Kendaliers have lost a brain from the final round,

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the Eggheads have lost a brain too, they've lost Chris.

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The next subject for you is Science.

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Intake of breath, I sense...

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It's got to be Ian. Yeah, it's got to be you. Ian? OK.

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Our fraud investigator.

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Who looks like a Science fraud here?

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Oh... What are we going to do?

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I think Kevin. Yeah?

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Do you think? Are you sure? You want to try and take out Kevin?

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Yeah, I don't see why not. Oh, go on!

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You only get one chance.

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It's often a good thing to try. I'm going to take on Kevin.

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Good stuff, and I think you haven't had a run-out for a while.

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Not on this, no. No.

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Good to get you gingered up. So to speak. Yes. OK.

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Ian from the Kendaliers, to play Kevin, on Science,

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from the Eggheads, the Grand Master.

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To ensure there's no conferring,

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please take your positions in the Question Room.

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So I feel we haven't played on Science for a while, Kevin.

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No, I think that's probably right. I'm not too sure when the last one was.

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Are you very good on Science, is that the reason,

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people have run scared?

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People make their choices depending on what their tactics

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on the day are, so...

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I don't think it's necessarily a reflection of anything

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in particular. And, Ian, you're a fraud investigator?

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Yes, certainly am.

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And is that tax, or is that just everything?

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Erm, everything, really. It's whenever people have lost money

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and they want someone to try and track it down

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and find out who's done it.

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That's brilliant. Sounds like a plot from a movie.

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Sometimes, but a lot of Excel spreadsheets

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and going through bits of paper, so not quite that glamourous.

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Well, we'll leave it mysterious cos it sounds very good at the moment.

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Science for you, Ian. Would you like to go first or second?

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I'd like to go first, please.

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And here we go with your first Science question.

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What word follows "sciatic" to make a part of the human body?

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So, when you first said the question I was thinking "I'm not 100% sure,"

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but, erm...

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I don't think ear or toe rings a bell,

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so I'm going to go for the sciatic nerve.

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Yes, you're right.

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Kevin, here we are, first science question I've asked you

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in a little while.

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Which of these is an insect whose larvae can be used as

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biological pest control for the garden?

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Mm, that's interesting.

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Well, lapwing is a bird.

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So it's not that. I mean, lacewing is certainly an insect.

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I don't know lanternwing, so it would be...

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It may be, but it would be taking a real chance to go for that.

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At least I know lacewing is an insect.

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I'll have to try lacewing, but it could be lanternwing.

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Now, it is lacewing, you're right. OK.

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Ian. What eyesight aid was developed in 1887 by Adolf Fick?

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Right, this is something I'm not totally certain of.

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I'm not sure, I think maybe the...

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maybe the glass working to be able to do that

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would have been around then, so...

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I think I'm going to go towards contact lens. It sounds...

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It sounds late enough but also early enough at the same time.

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So I'm going to go for that.

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Sounds very early for contact lens, but you've got it right.

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Well done. Contact lens it is.

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Playing well. Kevin.

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NTSC and PAL are two common standards used in which technology?

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Well, they were the two...

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sort of American and European versions

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that were the systems used for television.

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So it's analogue television.

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Analogue television is correct.

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Two each. Third question, back to you.

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Ian, this could be crucial.

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The chemist and inventor Alfred Nobel died in 1896

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in which country?

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1896, that's not ringing any bells for any of those countries

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in particular...

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I know that he was from Norway.

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So...

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You know, quite close to Russia?

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That's the only logic I'm thinking at the moment,

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I'm going to go for Russia.

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It's Italy, I'm afraid.

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So you've got two out of three.

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Kevin has a chance to take the round.

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What common name is given to the deep sea octopuses from the genus

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Grimpoteuthis, due to their resemblance to a Disney character?

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I mean, I'll rule out Mowgli.

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Mowgli was a human boy. Why would it be Mowgli?

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I'm a bit torn between the other two, because my first thought was...

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..Dumbo, because of the trunk of the elephant.

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That sort of thing.

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On the other hand, an octopus with several legs -

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there's the famous shot of Bambi learning to walk and to stand

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with the legs splaying out in all directions, so...

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you could make a case for that as well.

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I'll have to try Dumbo octopus, but I...

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..I'm not sure.

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OK, I hear your uncertainty.

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Dumbo's right, though, Dumbo octopus.

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Well done, Kevin. Ian, you were beaten by our Egghead,

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and as a result you won't be able to help your team in the final round,

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I'm afraid. So come back to us, both of you. One more round to play.

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As it stands, the Kendaliers have lost two brains from the final round,

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the Eggheads have lost one.

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It's not a crisis.

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But this is the moment now just to take one of them out.

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Last chance you get, and the subject is Politics.

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Another intake of breath on this side.

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What were you hoping for subject-wise, that's not come up?

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Geography and History. Ah, I'm so sorry.

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Shall I go? Or do you want to have a go in the Question Room?

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You go. All right, looks like it's me!

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That's good. You want to do it, that's good.

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Education adviser Kate, against either Dave or Beth.

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What do we reckon? Try Beth.

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Try Beth?

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We'll go for Beth. Right, so Kate from the Kendaliers,

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Beth from the Eggheads.

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For the last time, please go to the Question Room.

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So Politics, Kate, would you like to go first or second?

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

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Here we go. In May 2015,

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Lord Sugar announced he would be leaving which political party,

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to which he had been signed since 1987?

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It's the Labour Party.

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It is indeed. It is indeed.

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Beth. What is the first name of the politician who married Ed Balls

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in 1998?

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She is Yvette Cooper. Yvette.

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Yvette is the right answer.

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Back to you, Kate. In which decade did Ronald Reagan

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become Governor of California?

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Ooh... Well, I know it wasn't the 1980s,

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because that's when he became President,

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I think, for the first time.

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So the basis that I don't really remember...

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I'm going to go for the 1960s.

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Yeah, the logic is good,

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he became President in 1980

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and was Governor of California from the '60s, yes.

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Beth. Adam Smith, the 18th-century Scottish political economist

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and philosopher, is best known for his book The Wealth Of what?

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Er... Wealth Of Nations.

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It is indeed The Wealth Of Nations.

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Zooming along here, two each.

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Back to you, Kate. Who became the First Minister of Northern Ireland

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in January 2016 - the first time a woman has held the title?

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Oh, goodness me.

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She's... I've seen her on the TV very recently,

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and I'm struggling with her name.

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I don't think it's Danielle Roberts.

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I'm going to go for Arlene Foster.

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Team, what do you think? Yeah.

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I think she's right. I think that's right.

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Absolutely right, Arlene Foster.

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Here we go, Beth.

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To stay in. The 2016 sole recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize

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was the president of which country?

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I think this was to do with his work with a guerrilla organisation,

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the FARC?

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And I think that's Colombia.

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It is indeed Colombia. Well done, Beth.

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So three each after three questions.

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So Sudden Death we go to, Kate.

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It gets a bit harder - I don't give you alternative options.

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Which British Prime Minister met Adolf Hitler

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in Munich in September 1938?

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So immediately before the Second World War,

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who was the Prime Minister?

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Neville Chamberlain.

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Neville Chamberlain is correct. Well done.

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Beth, you need to get this right to stay in.

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Who was appointed Shadow Home Secretary in October 2016?

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Let's try Angela Eagle.

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Let's see if the Eggheads know...

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Diane Abbott. Diane Abbott is the answer. You've been knocked out.

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Well done, Kate, you're in the final round

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on Sudden Death. Good play!

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Please come back to us, rejoin your teams,

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and we will play that final round.

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So this is what we have been playing towards -

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it is time for the final round which, as always,

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is General Knowledge.

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

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to take part in this round.

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So Toby and Ian from the Kendaliers

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and Chris and Beth from the Eggheads,

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would you please now leave the studio.

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Alan, Jonathan, Kate, you're playing to win the Kendaliers ?2,000.

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Lisa, Dave and Kevin,

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you're playing for something that money can't buy, which is the Eggheads' reputation

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and just to get the show rolling again!

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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.

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You are allowed to confer.

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OK, team? So, Kendaliers,

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the question is can your three brains defeat these three

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in a famous victory?

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Alan, Jonathan, Kate, do you want to go first or second?

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First? I think we should go first, yes.

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We'll go first.

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All right, good luck.

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General Knowledge - first question to you.

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Justin Theroux, who married Jennifer Aniston in 2015,

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is what relation to the TV presenter Louis Theroux?

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I think they're cousins.

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I think they're definitely of the same generation.

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The same generation?

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Mm. Cos I think... Isn't Justin the son of another famous Theroux?

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I think he is, yes.

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Shall we go cousins? I'm pretty sure it's cousins.

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I'm not...

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I certainly don't know, so I'm happy to follow you.

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Yeah. Cousin?

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We'll go for cousins.

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Cousin is correct.

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All right. Over to you, Eggheads.

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Korky the Cat appeared on the front page of which British comic

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from 1937 until 1984, when he was replaced by Desperate Dan?

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Happy with The Dandy? Oh, yes.

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Dandy? Is it The Dandy or The Beano?

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No, it's Dandy. Desperate Dan was definitely The Dandy.

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And Korky the Cat was The Dandy.

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Yeah, yeah. We're going for The Dandy, please, Jeremy.

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The correct answer is Dandy. Well done.

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Second question, Challengers.

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In mythology, who was the lover of Thisbe,

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with whom he conversed through a chink in a wall,

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as their parents had forbidden them to marry?

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This was part of Midsummer Night's Dream.

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It was Pyramus and Thisbe.

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That sounds good to me. Right, OK, yes.

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OK. Happy to go with that? Yeah.

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We'll go with Pyramus.

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I like that, Jonathan.

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Straight there, Midsummer Night's Dream. Pyramus and Thisbe.

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You're quite right. Pyramus it is.

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Over to you, Eggheads.

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Which English MP was fined ?5,000 in 2016

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for making unsolicited electioneering calls?

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If it was electioneering,

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it could be to do with local elections

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but it could be to do with the Brexit referendum, as well.

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Yeah. I...

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You got an instinct?... Well, I...

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Tom Watson got into trouble for something.

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Yeah, that's what I was thinking.

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I'd not heard of Hilary Benn or Lammy...

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Cos the first thing I was thinking of was Danczuk.

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The Rochdale lad, but... Yeah.

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I've got an idea that Tom Watson got into trouble for something,

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but I can't remember what it...

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what it was. And, obviously, he's senior.

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He is. He's senior within the Labour Party.

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Deputy leader, yeah.

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Whereas the other two, at that time in 2016,

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wouldn't have had positions within the party? Yeah.

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With Lammy... Was he standing for anything in particular?

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Oh, oh, London. Oh, hello.

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London Mayor, wasn't he?

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Hmmm.

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Five grand in 2016.

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It could have been investigated and... Yeah.

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It could've been for any reason, really, in 2016.

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OK, we're going to have to... I think...

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I would say...

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it's, on balance...

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I mean, it could be either of them but, on balance,

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it's probably best to go with our first instincts.

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OK, so we're going to go with Tom Watson.

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I'm OK to go with that. OK.

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Right, we don't know. We don't know.

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We don't know, Jeremy, but...

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..on balance, we're going to go with Tom Watson.

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Tom Watson. Now, you were on the right track there

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with the London Mayor thing.

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David Lammy wanted the Labour nomination.

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That's what these calls were in connection with.

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The answer was David Lammy.

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You've got it wrong. Difficult question, no doubt about it.

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It gives you clear sight of the ?2,000.

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If you get this question right, you've won.

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You've beaten the Eggheads. Here we go.

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The actress Pamela Lane was the first wife of which playwright?

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They've all been married to famous women. Yes.

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Arthur Miller, most notably to Marilyn Monroe...

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Of course, yes.

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..for which he is best known.

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So, I'm thinking, as a guess, because I don't know...

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I would think, if they're asking

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the question "who was the first wife,"

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it would point to Arthur Miller,

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because his second wife was more famous. So well-known.

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It's good logic. It's good logic.

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I think we would have heard of her

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if she was married to Tom Stoppard. Yeah.

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John Osborne, I think, was married to Jill Bennett.

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Oh, he was, yes. OK.

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But whether he was married before that, I don't know.

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Let's go for Arthur Miller. So, we'll go with Arthur Miller, please.

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John Osborne is the answer. Oh!

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Not Arthur Miller.

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So there was the chance there to take the whole contest.

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Eggheads are still behind.

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If you get this wrong, they've won.

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Eggheads, to stay in, what is the capital of the Italian region

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of Friuli Venezia Giulia?

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It must be Trieste, cos it's not Bologna and it's not Genoa.

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Those are two other regions. Two other regions, yeah.

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It's Trieste, isn't it? Yeah. We're happy.

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We're all...? It's geography, mate.

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You two are on your own. If you're happy, I'm happy.

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We just thought we'd make Trieste our answer. Trieste.

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Jeremy, we're going for Trieste, please.

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Trieste is the correct answer. Well done. You've pulled it back.

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Ooft! Skin of your teeth there! We were.

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Up against some good quizzers here.

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We go to Sudden Death, Kendaliers.

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You don't get alternative answers from me.

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Here is your first question.

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What is the name of the 184m high observation tower

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built in Seattle for the 1962 World's Fair?

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Something to do with...

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I think it's something to do with sky, or star...

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Not Starbucks.

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They started there, but it's not.

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If it's some kind of tower, Sky Tower?

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There's something in Vancouver... Sky. No, it's...

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It's not the Skylon Tower? No, Skylon was, I think

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the Festival of Britain, I think. Oh, it was, wasn't it, yes?

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Yes. It's something sort of along those lines, I think.

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Shall we have a punt at something?

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I think it's going to come in...

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Star Tower?

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It's not Tower. It's a bit like Skylon.

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I think it's just one... One word.

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Starburst. Starburst, yeah.

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You're not there, and you're not far away. Let me just...

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Space Needle. Space Needle! Ah!

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But they haven't won yet.

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Eggheads, you can take the contest with this question.

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Which Steven Spielberg film tells the story of the conman Frank Abagnale?

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Catch Me If You Can. Catch Me If You Can.

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Let me just clarify that -

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Catch Me If You Can. Catch Me If You Can.

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Frank Abagnale Jr, I think. Catch Me If You Can.

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Our answer is Catch Me If You Can.

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If you've got this right, you've taken the contest, Eggheads.

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The answer is Catch Me If You Can.

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We say congratulations, Eggheads, you have won.

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And you ran them very close with that one answer

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which was needed, and didn't come.

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Eggheads, well done. You played well there,

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cos you had to hold on to your nerves, there.

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That was a real tightrope act. And you were close to the Lammy.

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I was listening carefully, but, there we go.

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They discuss it, and sometimes they go astray.

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Commiserations, Kendaliers.

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Good game. I hope you enjoyed it.

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We did. You were proper quizzers, so I know how good you are.

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We can tell. The Eggheads have done what comes naturally to them.

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They reign supreme over quiz land.

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It does mean you're not going home with the ?2,000,

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so the money rolls over to our next show.

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Eggheads, well done.

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Maybe we can build up a little bit of a run, here.

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Maybe, maybe not. Maybe they'll be stopped.

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Join us next time to see what the next team

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can do against the Eggheads.

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There will be ?3,000 to play for.

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Until then, goodbye.

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ET, Indiana Jones.

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