Episode 27 Eggheads


Episode 27

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 awesome quiz champions

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today are Risky Quizness from the West Midlands.

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Now, this team all work together

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at a multinational bank in

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Birmingham. Let's meet them.

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Hi, I'm Dave, and I'm a bank manager.

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Hi, my name's Abbas, and I'm a risk analyst.

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Hi, my name is Jen, and I'm a bank manager.

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Hi, I'm Stuart, and I'm a risk analyst.

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Hi, I'm Jay, and I'm also a risk analyst.

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So, Dave and team, hello.

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-TEAM:

-Hi.

-Great to see you.

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So a bank in Birmingham, essentially, Dave?

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Yeah, so, the head office for a big bank in the centre of Birmingham.

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Oh, so you haven't got customers coming through the door?

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No, no, so we work in the head office.

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We're all on the similar or the team...

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-OK.

-..and we all work together each day,

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basically managing sort of risk for the bank.

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Managing risk. Well, there is a little bit of risk in the studio,

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I'm afraid to say, against these Eggs.

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They are in very good form at the moment.

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-Do you quiz together?

-Yeah, so, we do a weekly quiz at work.

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I do sort of win most of the time.

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-You win most of the time?

-Yeah, I win most of the time, yeah.

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Excellent, that's very good, that's why you're captain.

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Yeah, that's why I'm captain.

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I drag some of the others along

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that do HELP me to win sometimes, yeah.

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And you've also completed a couple of eating challenges for charity.

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You know, being not the smallest lad, I can put away a bit of food,

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so, yeah,

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I'm up for anything that's there to help charity,

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and eating's just one of my strong points.

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Great stuff. Well, I think the Eggheads, some of them,

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have certainly been inclined towards that in the past.

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Anyone a good quizzer here,

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anyone looking forward to this, or are you all quaking?

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-Looking forward to it.

-Yeah.

-Yep, definitely.

-Excellent.

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Brilliant. Well, it's great to see you, Risky Quizness.

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Like the team name. I wish you all the best.

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

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for our Challengers.

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However, if they fail to defeat the Eggheads,

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the prize money rolls over to our next show.

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Now, Risky Quizness, the Eggheads have done rather well,

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and they've won the last dozen games.

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So there's £13,000 if you win today.

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Would you like to try?

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-TEAM:

-Yeah.

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The first head-to-head battle is on the subject of History.

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Challengers, you can have Beth, Chris, Pat,

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Barry, or Steve.

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Who did we sort of put forward for that?

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-Was it Jay?

-I think it was me.

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I think it was Jay who wanted it, yeah?

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But it's whether Politics comes up...

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No, let's give it to Jay.

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-I think we'll give it to Jay.

-Jay at the end on History.

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-Who do you think, Jay?

-Who would you like to take on?

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-Beth?

-Go on, Jay.

-We really need to take out the strongest person.

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I think we should stick to that strategy.

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I don't mind, who do you think?

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-Beth.

-Let's go for Beth.

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-Yeah?

-OK, yeah.

-All right,

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Jay from Risky Quizness playing Beth from the Eggheads on History.

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This'll be an exciting round. To ensure there's no conferring,

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please take your positions in our Question Room.

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Jay, have you got a bit of History going on?

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Yes, I did study quite a bit of it at university.

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I did mainly sociology and politics,

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but I did do a few history modules as well.

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Brilliant, excellent. And I noticed as well you were crowned

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Skegness' under-nine dance champion.

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Yes, that's correct. Yeah, I used to throw a few shapes in my time.

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Well, good luck with the dancing and the history.

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The history probably comes first in this round.

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And you can choose whether you go first or second against Beth.

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OK, I'd like to go second, please.

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Beth, your first question.

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Which empire was created by tribes in the region of Anatolia,

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now part of modern Turkey?

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The Ottoman Empire was around Turkey.

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Ottoman is right. Well done.

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Jay, over to you.

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The Battle of Castiglione,

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a crushing French victory which is often said to have ended

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the Hundred Years' War, took place in which century?

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I'm thinking more towards the 18th century,

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I don't know for sure. Yeah,

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I'll go for 18th century.

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Well, it was a long war, but it didn't stretch that long.

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-It's the 15th.

-OK.

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Beth, the notorious outlaw Dick Turpin

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was hanged on the outskirts of which city in 1739?

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The Horrible Histories do a fantastic Dick Turpin song,

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tells you all about his life and how he was caught,

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when he sent a letter to somebody,

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and the postman or someone recognised his handwriting.

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And that was when he was in York.

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Nothing wrong with using a bit of Horrible Histories

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to get the answer. Well done, Beth. York is right.

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OK, Jay, your question.

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In which field did Anne Bonny

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and Mary Read find fame in the 18th century?

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And you must get this one right.

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I'm drawn towards medicine straightaway.

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I don't know for sure.

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Yeah, I'm going to go for medicine.

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Your answer is medicine. Let's check with the Eggs, here.

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-Eggs?

-It's not medicine, they were pirates.

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-They were pirates.

-And one of them,

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one of them escaped the noose by a useful technique

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that only women were capable of. She was pregnant.

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Right. So they were actually pirates, Jay,

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I'm sorry to say. There's no way back for you in this round.

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I'm sorry, it just didn't quite fall for you there, did it?

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-No, don't think so.

-Really sorry about that.

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Piracy is the answer.

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You've been beaten by our Egghead Beth.

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Beth will be in the final.

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Come back to us, plenty of time for our Challengers. We'll play on.

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Well, we had mention of Horrible Histories there, Beth,

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which is a great way of learning stuff.

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It's fantastic. It's a fantastic way, and they do fantastic songs,

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they're so memorable.

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The Dick Turpin song was done in the style of Adam Ant.

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And was there something to do with his handwriting, then,

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-what happened?

-He was in prison, and he was trying to get out,

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so he wrote a letter, and the postmaster,

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the postman recognised the handwriting

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cos he had been the one to teach him how to write to start with.

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And he said, "Oh, that's not who he says he is."

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He signed it under a pseudonym, and he said, "Well, that's Dick Turpin."

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So Dick Turpin was already in prison when he was caught.

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-I think that's right, isn't it? Yep. Yeah.

-Yeah, OK.

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So Risky Quizness have lost a brain - sorry, Jay -

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from the final round.

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But don't worry, it's early, no need to change tactics yet.

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And also don't give away what the tactics are.

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That's important as well.

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The Eggheads have not lost any brains so far.

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And the next subject for you, Challengers, is Arts & Books.

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Who wants this?

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So, we did talk about this on the way up, on the train.

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Yeah, but it was between me and you.

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I'm good at Art...

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Well, I'm not GOOD at Arts, I can do Arts.

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-Books, I'm...

-Who's more comfy with it out of you two?

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I'm...I'm not comfortable. I'm not...

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-I'll do it, then.

-You'll do it?

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-Yeah.

-OK, Jen, a bank manager,

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against which Egghead? Anyone but Beth.

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Who do you think? Try and take one of the stronger ones?

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Well, any's going to be difficult, isn't it? So...

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-What do you think about Steve?

-I'll go for Steve.

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-I'll go for Steve.

-All right, he has his off days, not very many of them,

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-but...

-Don't know what's round the corner, Jeremy.

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Jen from Risky Quizness to play Steve from the Eggheads.

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And just to ensure there's no conferring, please take your positions.

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Good luck with this, Jen.

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Try and level it up for your team of Challengers.

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We're on Arts & Books,

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and you can tell us whether you go first or second.

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Er, I'm going to go first.

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Here we go, Jen.

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Dead Cert, published in 1962,

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was the debut novel by which writer?

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The only person that springs to mind

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out of those three authors to me would be Dan Brown.

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And I'm thinking he's written stuff like The Da Vinci Code,

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but I'm not entirely sure.

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I haven't heard of Dick Francis or David Nicholls,

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so I'm going to go with Dan Brown.

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Yeah, he did absolutely write

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The Da Vinci Code... but contemporary books so

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he doesn't actually stretch as far back as 1962,

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Dan Brown. And David Nicholls

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might even be a bit younger than Dan Brown.

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He's quite a young writer.

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So we were looking for Dick Francis here.

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-OK.

-And Dick Francis does a lot of horse-based fiction.

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-OK.

-He used to be a jockey.

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So, I suppose Dead Cert

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suggests betting, does it, Eggs, or...?

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Yeah, stone-cold certainty.

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I think Dick Francis - and Chris'll correct me if I'm wrong -

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rode Devon Loch, the horse that spectacularly collapsed.

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-I think he did, yeah.

-Yeah.

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OK, Steve, let's hope the same thing doesn't happen to you.

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The writer Peter Mayle is best known for his 1989 memoir

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A Year In... Where?

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I think...

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I think they made a TV series about it with John Thaw,

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it was Provence.

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Provence is right. Not Hartlepool.

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-No.

-As fun as that would be.

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OK, Jen, let's see if we can get you

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on the score sheet now.

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Lyrical Ballads,

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first published in 1798,

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is a collection of poems

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by Samuel Taylor Coleridge and which other poet?

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John Betjeman, I haven't heard of.

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I've heard of Lord Byron and William Wordsworth.

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So I'll probably have to go between those two.

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I don't know if Wordsworth is that old, I don't know.

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I think I'm going to go with Lord Byron, please, Jeremy.

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Lord Byron is your answer.

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Well, you're right to rule out John Betjeman, who was 20th-century.

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Can we help with Lord Byron and William Wordsworth, Eggheads?

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It's a little early for Byron,

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he would have been a very, very young man then.

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-So which one is it, then?

-It's William Wordsworth.

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William Wordsworth is the correct answer, Jen.

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I'm so sorry.

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So, Steve, you have a chance

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to take the round.

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Spectacles is the title of a 2015 memoir

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by which comedian and presenter?

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Well, I don't know this.

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But, out of the three,

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the only one I can think of

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that actually wears spectacles is Sue Perkins.

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So, on the basis of that, I'll say Sue Perkins.

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Very good truffling around in the question, there.

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I think Ruby Wax has worn spectacles.

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She has, but not as often as Sue Perkins,

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I wouldn't have thought.

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-She's worn them less often.

-Yeah.

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Sue Perkins is the right answer, Steve, well done.

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Jen, sorry, you were beaten by our Egghead,

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and as a result will not be able to help your team in the final round.

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If you both return to us, we'll play round three.

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As it stands, Risky Quizness have lost a couple of brains

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from the final round. No cause for panic yet.

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If you've got the turbos, the jets, turn 'em on.

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This is the moment, though, OK?

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Challengers, the Eggheads have not lost any,

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and they're in the middle of this run at the moment,

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so they need stopping. The next subject for you is Sport.

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Who would like this?

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-That's a good one.

-I think I'd like to take that.

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-Stuart?

-Stu.

-Good stuff.

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And, which Egghead?

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Any of the three gents in the middle.

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-Stick with Barry, I think.

-Stick with Barry?

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-Yeah?

-I'll stick with Barry, cos I want to take his shirt from him!

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Everyone loves Barry's shirts!

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So, Stuart from Risky Quizness

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taking on Barry from the Eggheads on Sport.

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Please go to our Question Room now, gentlemen.

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So, are you going to swap shirts at the end, Stuart?

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I don't know about swapping shirts, cos I'm quite keen on my own,

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but I'd like to take away Barry's with me as well!

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Now, I know you love football, don't you?

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I do love football, yes. I'm a big, avid football fan.

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And they nicknamed you Statto at school?

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That's correct, yes. Among other things,

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Statto was one of my preferred nicknames.

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Because of your love of statistics and your knowledge of, what,

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FA Cup finals, going back years, and all that?

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Going back so far, I'd say.

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I wouldn't say going back to the 1920s,

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but definitely the sort of '90s and early 2000s.

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And you did also queue to audition for The X Factor.

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That's right, yes. Some time ago now.

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Unsuccessful audition, but never mind, eh?

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Were you singing or doing statistics?

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I was singing. Unfortunately, they wouldn't let me do statistics,

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else I'd have done a mixture of the two!

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That's your dream, isn't it, Barry?

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To go on The X Factor just reciting

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facts about volcanoes you've visited, or something.

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I think I'd have a record for the most people to switch off

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a television in one night!

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Well, they switch on for you here.

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So, Stuart, you're playing the great Barry, known as The Brain.

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Would you like to go first or second on Sport?

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I would like to go first, please, Jeremy.

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And here we go with your first Sport question.

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What is the first name of the elder Brownlee brother,

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a double Olympic gold medal-winning triathlete?

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I have heard of the Brownlees.

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I'm not particularly good at Olympic questions.

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There's something in the back of my mind ringing Alistair.

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I've not got a lot to go on,

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but I'll go with Alistair, please, Jeremy.

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Alistair is your answer, and it's absolutely correct, well done.

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So that the other brother is named what, Eggs?

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-Jonathan.

-Jonathan and Alistair, the two brothers.

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Barry, which tennis player is nicknamed the King of Clay

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due to his Grand Slam success on that surface?

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Well, Rafael Nadal has won a load of French Opens, one after the other,

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and they are all played on clay, so I think it has to be Rafael Nadal.

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Rafael Nadal is the right answer, well done.

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So one each.

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And we go back to you, Stuart.

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Which position in rugby union is traditionally classed

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as either blindside or openside?

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I was fearing getting a rugby question, Jeremy.

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Rugby's not my particular strong point.

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I wouldn't say it's a hooker, but I haven't got a clue.

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I'd have to go for a guess, and I'll go with flanker,

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-please, Jeremy.

-Barry, is he right?

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He's totally right.

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Well done, Stuart, you're scoring well.

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Scoring for the team here.

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So Barry, to keep up -

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which men's squash player won ten consecutive

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British Open singles titles

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between 1982 and 1991?

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Oh. Well, I was hoping Jonah Barrington

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came up, but then Jahangir Khan came up,

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who's also had a very successful record.

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So it's a question of dates.

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I think Jonah Barrington is earlier than that,

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so I'm going to say Jahangir Khan.

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You're quite right, Barry, well done.

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Jahangir Khan is the answer, so two each now.

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This can be crucial, Stuart,

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here's your question.

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At which international cricket ground might a player

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open the bowling from the Fort End?

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I'm not familiar with the Fort End.

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I know a little bit about cricket

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but my knowledge doesn't stretch this far, unfortunately.

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-I will say Galle.

-OK, Galle.

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Galle is the right answer.

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Three out of three!

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Playing well, maybe you're rescuing your team here.

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Barry, you need this to stay in.

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Who was the first Dutch cyclist to win the Tour de France?

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I know the first of quite a few nations who have won

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the Tour de France, but the Dutch one has escaped me.

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So let's have a think if any of the names ring any sort of bell.

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I think if it was Jan Janssen,

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I would have probably remembered the name,

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because of the alliteration.

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So on the basis that he's alliterative, I'll discount him,

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and I'll try Joop Zoetemelk,

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and my apologies for my Dutch pronunciation!

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OK, I'm told it's "Yoop".

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-"Yoop".

-"Zoetemelk" you got completely right.

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But it's not him. Oh, Barry, it's Jan Janssen!

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Ah! Never...

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There we are, so it was the alliterated one.

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Well done, Stuart, you've just done

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a beautiful operation there in the Sport round.

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Just when we thought it was getting difficult for the

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Challengers, you've won through. You will be in the final. Please return to us, both of you.

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One more round to go.

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Now, maybe Risky Quizness are on the turn.

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They have lost two brains from the final round,

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but they have now knocked out an Egghead.

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So this could be crucial, this next round.

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It's Music. Last round before the final,

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and it's going to be Abbas or Dave.

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-It's going to be...

-It's going to be me.

-Yeah.

-Yeah.

-Abbas, OK.

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Against which Egghead?

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You could either have Pat or Chris, two of the gents here.

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We may as well try and knock out Pat.

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-Yeah. Let's go for it.

-Have a crack at Pat.

-Yeah.

-Yeah?

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-We'll go for Pat.

-Take a crack at Pat.

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So it's Abbas from Risky Quizness

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versus Pat from the Eggheads

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and for the last time, please go to our Question Room.

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OK, Abbas, you ready for Music?

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-Yes.

-I know you've met a lot of famous people,

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for example the former president of Pakistan.

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-Yeah.

-Who was that?

-General Pervez Musharraf.

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And did he pop round or something, or...?

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It was just like a get-together at my gran's house,

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and this was after he resigned as president,

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and he was visiting the UK.

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So one of my uncles arranged for him to come round the house,

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and we all got together.

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We had some tea and just had a bit of a chat about Pakistan.

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What an amazing thing.

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So he's just sitting there in his civilian clothes,

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and he's not in power any more,

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and presumably he could talk quite freely?

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Yeah, we were just talking, just like a general chitchat

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about the cricket,

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and about how Pakistan has moved forward.

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Yeah. And then, I know you're a lover of sport,

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and particularly boxing.

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Yeah, boxing as well. I mean, I have met quite a few boxers as well,

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like Jake LaMotta.

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Jake LaMotta's amazing, cos he, I think, was born in the 1920s.

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And he was the one who was Raging Bull, the film, was based on.

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Yeah. I mean, when I did meet him, he was quite old, I mean fairly old,

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so...

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And he was a great bloke as well.

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We had a conversation about boxing.

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I mean, he visited one of our local gyms where we used to box.

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Wonderful. You had a kind of

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lifetime dream come true there, did you?

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It was a dream come true, because I am an avid boxing fan as well,

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so I do generally watch boxing as well.

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-Do you box yourself?

-I mean,

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I used to, but not any more, as you can tell!

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I wouldn't say that at all -

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you look like you could take Pat out any time!

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THEY CHUCKLE SOFTLY

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-What are you saying, Jeremy?!

-But it has to be done with quiz questions,

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unfortunately! Music, Abbas, do you want to go first or second?

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I'll go second.

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OK, Pat, it's your question first.

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"Don't think me unkind, words are hard to find"

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are the opening lyrics to which song by The Police?

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Well, my first thought is De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da.

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I think there was lots in that song about inarticulateness and the

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difficulty of saying things, so that's promising.

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Message In A Bottle starts off with something about a lone castaway.

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I think De Do Do Do is all about a person's inability to articulate

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their feelings and express themselves, so I'll go for that.

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De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da.

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De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da is the correct answer.

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# Don't think me unkind... #

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-How does it go, Steve?

-Like that.

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Yep! You're right.

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THEY LAUGH

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Someone said, you know, it was in Sting's

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quite pretentious phase, and it's a reference to Dadaism.

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-Oh.

-Just so as you know.

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OK, Abbas, here's your question.

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Which of these is the common name for a popular composition

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by the German composer Pachelbel?

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That's P-A-C-H-E-L-B-E-L.

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Pachelbel.

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OK.

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I'm going to go for Air On The G String.

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I'm just trying to work out who that is, is that Bach?

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-Yes.

-OK, JS Bach did Air On The G String.

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Minute Waltz, Eggheads?

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-Chopin.

-Chopin.

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Canon In D was the answer.

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Is that one that people have at their weddings?

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Yes. It's very common at weddings.

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It's the theme to Ordinary People, the film Ordinary People.

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Oh, yeah. OK. Pat, your question.

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Who became the lead singer of the US band Pearl Jam in 1990?

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This is a pretty tight, grungy band from the Seattle area,

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and Eddie Vedder was their lead singer.

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Eddie Vedder is correct.

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Well done. He's got two, so,

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

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-Yeah.

-By what name is the East Sussex-born musician

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Rory Graham better known?

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Stig of the Dump.

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Now, is Stig of the Dump a musical person, Challengers?

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I don't think it's Stig of the Dump.

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I think Stormzy's name is Michael.

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I'd go Rag'N'Bone Man, personally.

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Yeah, Dave, you're right.

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Rag'N'Bone Man is the correct answer here, Abbas.

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So sorry. The round goes to Pat.

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Just before the final,

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you've been knocked out by our Egghead.

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If you return to us, both of you, rejoin your teams,

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we'll see what happens next.

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So, this is what we have been playing towards.

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It is time for the final round

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which, as always, is General Knowledge.

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

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

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So, Abbas, Jen and Jay from Risky Quizness,

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and also Barry from the Eggheads,

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would you please now leave the studio?

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Dave and Stuart, you're playing to win Risky Quizness £13,000.

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What a jackpot we've got today!

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Steve, Pat, Chris and Beth,

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

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which is A, the Eggheads' reputation,

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but B, to keep piling up this cash and...

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well, I suppose, taunting Challengers with it

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because you love to snatch it away!

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

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They're all General Knowledge,

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you can confer.

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So Dave and Stuart, the question is,

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can your two brains defeat these four mega brains?

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I know you can do it, I'm feeling it could be set for this.

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So I wish you well, and would you like to go first or second?

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We'll go first, please, Jeremy.

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OK, Dave,

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throughout this contest, you've been as cool as a cucumber.

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Good luck to you and Stuart.

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What is the name of Colombia's official currency?

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We should know this.

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I'm trying to pull something from the back of my mind.

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I think Colombian dollar, CMD.

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Is that the code

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for currency for Colombia?

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Could be. I don't think it's the peso.

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-No.

-That sounds Mexican.

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I don't think shilling sounds familiar.

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I'd be happy with a punt at dollar, I think.

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I'm leaning towards dollar.

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-Yeah?

-Yeah. When it first came up, I was leaning towards shilling,

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but the more I look at it, the more I think dollar.

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-Let's go dollar.

-Are we agreed on dollar?

-Yeah.

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Yeah, we're going to go for dollar, Jeremy.

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Colombian dollar is your answer.

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Eggheads, is this right?

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-I'm not sure.

-I think it's the peso.

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Yeah, I'd be inclined towards peso.

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It's not shilling, that's for sure.

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I know a couple HAVE changed to dollar, but...

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The answer is peso.

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-OK.

-It's hard, I know,

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and as bankers you deal with so many currencies

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that it's easy to get them mixed up.

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Eggheads,

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of which organisation did Gianni Infantino

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become the new president in 2016?

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-FIFA.

-FIFA, I think.

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-Yeah.

-Definitely FIFA.

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He replaced the big man, didn't he? Sepp.

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Yeah, I think it's FIFA.

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He took over as head of FIFA.

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Head of FIFA is quite right.

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The first one is anti-doping, is that right?

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Yeah, the World Anti-Doping Agency.

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And the second one is athletics.

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-It is.

-FIFA is right, so they've gone ahead.

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Catch up with this. Which British politician

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was nicknamed Fatty Pang by the Chinese media?

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-It wasn't Tony Blair.

-It wasn't Tony Blair.

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No, it definitely wasn't Tony Blair. Let's think about the other two.

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I'm trying to think if I've seen

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any of the other two in the media at all.

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Fatty Pang...

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I'm trying to...

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Trying to think if that

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sort of rings a bell with anything, or...

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It doesn't with me. The only thing I can think with Pang is,

0:24:470:24:49

does it fit in with Patten?

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Yeah.

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Again, this isn't...

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..something that we're quite sure of, Jeremy.

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So we're going to go for Chris Patten on the basis

0:24:590:25:02

that it sounds sort of right.

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You're absolutely right, well done.

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Chris Patten is the answer, nicknamed Fatty Pang.

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So, it's one each, let's see what the Eggheads do now.

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Which world champion boxer legally added the word "Marvelous"

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to his name in 1982?

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-ALL:

-Marvin Hagler.

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-Marvelous Marvin Hagler.

-That's him, yeah.

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Yeah, that was Marvin Hagler, Jeremy.

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Marvelous Marvin Hagler, quite right.

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

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In Greek mythology, who was the murderous uncle of Perdix?

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That's P-E-R-D-I-X.

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Well, I thought, before it came up, it was Daedalus.

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The only thing that rings a bell with me is Minos and Minotaur,

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but that doesn't bring murder

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or anything to mind to me, so...

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If that was your gut feeling before the answers came up,

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-I would stick with that.

-Yeah. Again, it's not a cert.

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Erm... I thought of Daedalus before it came up.

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I don't know why,

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I'm not 100% certain,

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but that's sort of what I'd lean towards,

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so that's what we'll go for.

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OK, Daedalus...

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And this to stay in.

0:26:230:26:25

The correct answer is Daedalus.

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That was brilliant, and particularly cos it was in your head

0:26:280:26:31

-before we gave you the options.

-Yeah.

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I don't know, it just seemed to spring to my mind when I heard the

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question. I must have read it or seen it on the way up here, I think!

0:26:360:26:40

Really?! Seen it on the way up here?

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Yeah, we were testing all sorts of questions on the way up

0:26:420:26:45

so I'm sure that it's...it's just sort of stuck in my memory.

0:26:450:26:48

OK, Eggheads, you can take the contest now.

0:26:480:26:51

If not, we go to Sudden Death.

0:26:510:26:53

Here is your third question.

0:26:530:26:55

In which part of the human body would you find the muscles

0:26:550:26:58

called the sternocleidomastoids?

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That's all one word.

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That'd be your neck.

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-Yeah.

-Sterno...

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The sternum's down there, the mastoids are up here.

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Yeah. Got to be right.

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You'd find those in your neck, Jeremy.

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Right. If you are correct, you've ended the contest.

0:27:160:27:21

If you're wrong, we go to Sudden Death.

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The brilliant Daedalus answer, has it saved you?

0:27:230:27:25

Let's see.

0:27:250:27:27

The sternocleidomastoids are in...

0:27:270:27:30

..the neck.

0:27:300:27:31

We have to say congratulations, Eggheads, you have won.

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Bad luck, because you were a 1 note away from taking them

0:27:390:27:42

to Sudden Death in the final round.

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Yeah. Close one.

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-Close.

-Yeah.

-Very close.

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Commiserations, Risky Quizness.

0:27:470:27:49

You ran them close, with £13,000 to play for.

0:27:490:27:52

The Eggheads have done what comes naturally.

0:27:520:27:54

You did get three out of three in the final,

0:27:540:27:56

and maybe we didn't see your full power today, Eggheads, I don't know.

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But this winning streak continues.

0:27:590:28:01

It does mean the Challengers don't go home with the £13,000.

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We will roll that money over to our next show.

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Eggheads, congratulations.

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I don't think you will ever be beaten.

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Join us next time to see if a new team can take them down

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for £14,000.

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Until then, goodbye.

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