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Episode 65

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


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These people are amongst the greatest quiz players in Britain.

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Together, they make up the Eggheads,

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arguably the most formidable quiz team in the country.

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The question is, can they be beaten?

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Welcome to Eggheads, the show where a team of five quiz Challengers

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

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Here they are, the Eggheads.

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Smiling but also looking menacing, I think.

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-No!

-Wherever you're watching, if you want to solve a question,

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Dave has a teaser for you.

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Yes, Dagen H refers to which particular event in Swedish history?

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-Dagen H.

-Yep.

-An event in Swedish history.

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We'll have the answer for you at the end of the show.

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Taking on our awesome quiz champions

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today are The Chefs.

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Now, this team of students

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from the University of Nottingham

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take their name from their shared love of cooking.

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Let's meet them.

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Hi, I'm Freddie and I'm a classics student.

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Hi, I'm Dan and I'm a physics student.

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Hi, there, my name is Joe and I'm a philosophy student.

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Hi, I'm Fred and I'm a history student.

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Hi, I'm Daniel and I'm studying architecture.

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-So, Freddie and team, hello.

-Hello.

-Great to see you.

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So University of Nottingham, Freddie.

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Yes. Yes. We are currently third years

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and we'll be graduating soon.

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And have you got lots of different subjects covered here?

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Yeah, we've got quite a wide range of topics, I think,

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so hopefully we've got enough knowledge in general

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-to beat the Eggheads here today.

-And crucially, cooking, you all cook.

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Yeah, I mean, me and Joe are actually going to write

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our own student cookbook, hopefully, one day.

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We're quite big on cooking in the house.

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We've got our own, like, speciality meals, each of our own.

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I think Joe quite likes...

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My speciality's a mushroom risotto.

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-Really?!

-What time's dinner?

-LAUGHTER

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We didn't have this at... when I was at college.

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-It's just... It was just Pot Noodle.

-No, no, no.

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So you're properly using, you know, the stove and everything.

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I think we like to think we're better than we actually are,

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but, yeah, we rate ourselves quite highly, don't we, guys?

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Brilliant. Good luck, Challengers.

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

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but if the Challengers fail to defeat the Eggheads,

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that prize money just rolls over to the next show. Now, Chefs,

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these eggy Eggheads have won the last 12 games.

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OK? And we need you to fry them up and cook them and serve them today.

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And if you do, you will win £13,000.

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-Wow.

-Right.

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So it's a serious amount of money as a jackpot.

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Would you like to get cracking?

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Yeah, let's do it, guys.

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

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So it's one of you, please, against Dave,

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Lisa, Steve, Kevin, or Judith.

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All right. Film & TV guys, what do you reckon?

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Shall we go with Dan, yeah?

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-Yeah.

-We'd like to have Daniel for TV.

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OK, Daniel.

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Against which Egghead, Dan? Look at them all there.

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Ready to be broken open.

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Go for Steve, I think.

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-I think we're going to go for Steve.

-Good stuff.

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Daniel from The Chefs to play Steve from the Eggheads.

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Film & TV the subject.

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Is this going to be the day the jackpot goes?

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Please take your positions in our legendary Question Room.

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So, Daniel, do you want to go first or second?

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I think I'm going to go second.

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OK, good luck to you both and, Steve, we start with you.

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Which TV character is famous for using a sonic screwdriver?

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Is it...

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Well, actually you couldn't have given me a better question, Jeremy,

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cos I've watched Doctor Who from being a small child

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and I know full well he has a sonic screwdriver.

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So my answer is The Doctor from Doctor Who.

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The Doctor from Doctor Who is the right answer, Steve, well done.

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Daniel,

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who plays the role of John in the TV comedy series Car Share?

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Is it...

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Er, I think I've got this one.

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My mum's a big fan of him.

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It's Peter Kay.

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Peter Kay is correct.

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One each. Back to you, Steve.

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In which part of the UK is the TV drama series Happy Valley set?

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Yeah. It's Raquel, isn't it, Sarah Lancashire.

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I think it's Yorkshire.

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Yorkshire is right.

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OK, Daniel.

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The archaeologist Dr Rene Belloc appears in which of these films?

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Um...well, I mean, I've seen Jurassic Park.

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Er, and Jaws but not the Raiders Of The Lost Ark.

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Well, seeing as Jurassic Park is all about dinosaurs,

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I'm going to go with that, so Jurassic Park.

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Is he right, Steve?

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I'm not exactly sure with the title of the character,

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but because you've said archaeologist,

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I would probably be inclined towards Raiders Of The Lost Ark.

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Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Daniel, is the answer.

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So back to Steve for his third question,

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and you can take the round with this, Steve.

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Which film, for which Susan Sarandon won an Oscar,

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is based on a book by Sister Helen Prejean? Is it...

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Yeah, it's quite a moving film actually, Jeremy.

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It's Dead Man Walking.

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Very good. Susan Sarandon was indeed in Dead Man Walking.

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Dead Man Walking is the right answer. He's got three out of three.

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That's... I know that's tough on you, Daniel,

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so you're beaten by our Egghead and you won't be in the final.

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Please return to us, both of you. Early days. We'll play on.

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-OK. Well, Daniel, sorry, but that can happen.

-Yeah.

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And The Chefs have lost a brain from the final round,

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but it's really, really early and just keep pressing now,

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Freddie and team. Keep the hob on.

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Keep the gas on. The next subject is Science.

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-Science.

-I guess that's me, then.

-I think that's you.

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-Are you sure?

-Who are you going to take on?

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Did we say Judith before?

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I think Judith would be good.

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I think I'll have this one, Jeremy, and, I think, take on Judith.

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-OK, Dan.

-Oh, no, really?

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Your, your subject is?

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-Physics.

-Physics, OK.

-Hopefully it comes up.

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So, Dan, from The Chefs versus Judith from the Eggheads.

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To ensure there's no conferring,

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would you please take your positions in the Question Room.

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Here we are on Science.

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Good luck, Dan, don't be intimidated by Judith.

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-I won't be.

-Would you like to go first or second?

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

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OK, here is your question.

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Which of these is a condition that occasionally affects elephants?

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Is it...

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Well, I'm not familiar with this exact syndrome,

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but guessing by the fact that you wouldn't really

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ever get a floppy tusk

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and a floppy trunk is probably necessary for survival,

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I suppose floppy ears syndrome would be the...

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answer that would lead it me to, so I'll go for that.

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It's a very good question and it's trickier than it looks.

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-The answer is floppy trunk syndrome...

-Really?

-..Dan.

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All right, Judith. Which of these bones

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are located in the human hand?

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Well, vertebrae are in your back.

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Intercostals must be something to do with your ribs...

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I think it's metacarpals.

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Metacarpals is right.

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Right, Dan. What word taken from

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the Latin refers to the region of

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completely dark shadow cast by the Earth or Moon during an eclipse?

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So my understanding of zenith is it's more of a...

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..sun-related. I would assume that's seeing...

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Something doing with seeing the sun.

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Umbra is something to do with being dark,

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I don't know the Latin origins of it.

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And again, they're all something... They're all to do with...

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..circles, I can tell you that much.

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But I'd have to go for umbra just because it's got that association in

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my brain with darkness and shadow.

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Is he right, Challengers? What do you think?

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-Think so.

-Yeah, they like it.

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Yeah, umbra is correct, well done.

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OK, so level.

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Judith, your second question.

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The process of anodising, in which a metal is given

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a protective oxide layer by means of electrolysis,

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is most often carried out on which of these metals?

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Oh, dear. I don't know.

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I thought I knew and I'm not sure that I do.

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I'm going to say aluminium.

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Aluminium is the right answer, Judith. Well done.

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She's not making this easy, Dan, is she?

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-No.

-Get this one right and there's still hope.

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Get it wrong and you are out.

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Which of these birds' names is derived from its distinctive method

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of propelling itself across the water?

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So...the answer doesn't immediately jump to mind.

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I don't know this.

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I'll just go for cruiser swan because clipper and steamer,

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the steamer duck doesn't make any sense for transport.

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Clipper goose seems inefficient to clip the water,

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if that's what it means.

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Yeah, I know what you mean. Clipping the water to sort of bounce

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-along it.

-Yeah, that seems...

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Let's see. Judith, do you know this one?

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I would have said steamer duck.

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I have some sort of instinct about steamer duck.

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All right.

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It is steamer duck, Daniel.

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Oh, dear, knocked out by Judith.

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She is good. Scientists on Science, Judith, again.

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Another scientist on Science.

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Wow! Where will this end?

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Please return to us and we'll play round three.

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As it stands, The Chefs have lost two brains from the final round.

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So the plan to just sizzle and crackle the Eggheads

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from the word go hasn't worked, but you can still win, definitely.

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We're still confident, I think, aren't we, boys?

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Yeah, stay confident, that's good.

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All right. So for our brilliant students,

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the next subject is Arts & Books.

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Now, who would like this?

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Arts & Books.

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-Probably Joe, right?

-Definitely.

-Who are you going to take on?

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-Lisa or Kevin?

-Dave, Lisa or Kevin?

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-Take on Kevin.

-Try and knock him out.

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-Or Dave.

-Yeah.

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THEY CONFER

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Your decision. Your decision, Joe.

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Jeremy, that will be my category. I'm going to take on Lisa, please.

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OK, Joe from The Chefs to take on Lisa from the Eggheads.

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Round three can be crucial. Please go to our Question Room.

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-Joe, you're a philosophy student.

-That's right, yeah.

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All right, good stuff.

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Well, Joe, you are playing on Arts & Books.

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I know that might take you outside your comfort zone,

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but would you like to go first or second?

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Can I go second, please, actually?

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OK, a philosopher goes second, that's going to get us all thinking.

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Right. Lisa,

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which of these artists was born in the USA?

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I think that's Jackson Pollock.

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Jackson Pollock is correct.

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Was he just big splashes, basically?

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He used to do all sorts of things to his paintings,

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-some of them less savoury than others, I believe.

-Yeah.

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All right.

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Your question now, Joe.

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Which classic children's book opens with this line,

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"Once there were four children

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"whose names were Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy"? Is it...

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I'm pretty sure it's The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe.

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I'm just going to double-check the names...

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Yeah, I'm pretty sure. I'm going to go for

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The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe.

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Yeah. Completely right. The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe.

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Brilliant.

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Lisa, the full title of Agatha Christie's novel

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that became the film The Mirror Crack'd

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is The Mirror Crack'd from what?

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Assuming it's a straight lift from Tennyson,

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it would be the mirror crack'd from side to side.

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Side to side is quite right.

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And we go to Judith, cos you and I were talking about Tennyson

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-the other day, weren't we?

-Yes, it's the Lady of Shalott.

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The Lady Of Shalott and what's that verse,

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that famous verse that begins with the word out?

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"Out flew the web and floated wide,

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"The mirror crack'd from side to side,

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" 'The curse has come upon me,' cried the lady of Shalott."

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Oh, amazing!

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-And we agreed it's still amazing to read?

-Oh, I love it.

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One of my favourite poems.

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Do you know it, Lisa? Do you read it sometimes?

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I do. I dare say Judith did a perfect rendition there,

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-so there's no need, but it's one of my favourites.

-Yeah.

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OK, side to side is right.

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So, back to you, Joe.

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Which of these well-known authors

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died in the same year as Shakespeare?

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Pretty sure it's not Charles Dickens.

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That leaves me with the other two.

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I think I'm going to go for, if that's you pronounce it, Moliere.

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-It's Cervantes.

-Sure.

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OK. So...

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..potential advantage and, in fact, a round-winning question

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for Lisa now.

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Donald Farfrae is a character in which Thomas Hardy novel?

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I don't know how central a character he is,

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which is bothering me slightly,

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cos I probably made a stab at it if it was...

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..a central character.

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Um, I don't read Hardy for the simple reason

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I find him terminally boring.

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Um, I don't know.

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And I don't think I've got a way of narrowing it down either.

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Because I don't really know what most of these are based on.

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It sounds sort of vaguely Scottish, but I didn't know

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Hardy had any set in Scotland, it's possible that he does.

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I think I will go with the one with which I am least familiar, overall,

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although, as I say, my familiarity is not great,

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and go for Jude The Obscure.

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Jude The Obscure.

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I see Judith very upset by what you've said about Thomas Hardy.

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Yes, I rather like Thomas Hardy.

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-Do you know the answer?

-I think it's The Mayor Of Casterbridge.

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The Mayor Of Casterbridge.

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-OK.

-The Mayor Of Casterbridge

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is the right answer and that gives you a way back in, Joe, here,

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but you need to get this one right.

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Who wrote the long poem Ash Wednesday,

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published in its entirety in 1930,

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in an attempt to come to terms with his religious struggles

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after his conversion to Christianity?

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So, you mention Christianity.

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I'm pretty sure CS Lewis was Christian.

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He did write a book about God, I think.

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You know, I'm really not sure about the other two at all.

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Just because I have that one kind of link...

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CS Lewis writing some kind of book on,

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I think, religion and Christianity.

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I'm going for CS Lewis.

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It's the obvious thing because, yes,

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the Christian dimension in Shadowlands and all that.

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TS Eliot is the poet

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who combines the poetry and the faith.

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So it's TS Eliot, this one.

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So sorry, Joe, you've been beaten by Lisa.

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Lisa's in the final round

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and we're going to see if the Challengers can rescue it,

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cos we've got one more round before the final.

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The Chefs have lost three brains from the final round,

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the Eggheads have not lost any so far.

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The next subject for you and the last one

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before the all-important final is Politics.

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Now, who wants this?

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It's going to be Fred or Freddie.

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THEY CONFER

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-Go on.

-All right, Jeremy, I think that's going to have to be me.

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It's not my area of expertise, but I'll give it a go.

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Understood. I'm sure you've got lots of politics going on at university.

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Freddie then, against which Egghead?

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You've got two left, you've got Dave or Kevin.

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I mean, I think I said before I came on the show

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that I'd always love to take on Kevin,

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but I think we've all lost so many brains already,

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I think I'm going to go for Dave and hopefully knock out Dave.

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He looks a bit nervous. I'm trying to get in his head here.

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Yeah. Yeah, he does.

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He looks like he's hiding something.

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Freddie from The Chefs versus Dave from the Eggheads.

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Please, for the last time, go to our famous Question Room.

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So Politics, Freddie. Do you want to go first or second?

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I think I'll go first, Jeremy.

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Good luck. Who did Nicola Sturgeon

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succeed as leader of the SNP in 2014?

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Yeah, I don't think it's John Swinney.

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I'm pretty sure it's Alex Salmond.

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Alex Salmond is quite right, yeah. He was leader for a long time. OK.

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Dave, in which month of 2017 did Theresa May

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call for a snap general election?

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Right. Let me have a think about this,

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cos it could go quite easily wrong.

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Usually it's about six weeks, isn't it, to a build-up to an election.

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Um...yeah.

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I do think it was April.

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Yeah. April is right.

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One could go wrong there.

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You can do, yeah, but as I said, it's usually six weeks,

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six weeks of campaigning, isn't it?

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-So...

-OK. Your question, Freddie.

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Nursultan Nazarbayev became he President of which country in 1990,

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a position he would go on to hold for over 25 years?

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Well, I don't think it sounds too Greek, to honest with you,

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so I'm leaning towards the other two options.

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It's quite a tough question this one, but I'm going to have to go

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straight down the middle and say Kazakhstan, I think.

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Yes, Kazakhstan is correct. Well done.

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Well done. OK, Dave, in politics,

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what is the term for the doctrine and practice

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of unlimited centralised authority and sovereignty,

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as vested especially in a monarch or dictator?

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Right. Dogmatism sounds like you're being dogmatic

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and just going on the same path. Doesn't really fit that definition.

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Completism, again doesn't really hit me.

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I like absolutism because you've got absolute monarchy,

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so absolutism is my answer.

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I thought totalitarianism would come up or something like that,

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but absolutism is a bit more obscure, but it is the right answer.

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Well done. 2-2.

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You're playing well, Freddie.

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See if we can get you into the final here.

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The first time the UK had a referendum about whether to remain

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in the Common Market,

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it was during the term of office of which Prime Minister?

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Yeah, I know it's...

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I'm pretty sure it's...

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around the later half of the 20th century,

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but obviously all these Prime Ministers are around that time.

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I'm leaning towards...

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It's between James Callaghan and Harold Wilson, I think.

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I'm going to say James Callaghan.

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Ah, you've gone the wrong way, I'm afraid.

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I was leaning towards Harold Wilson at first.

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I changed my mind actually, so it's frustrating, but...

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Harold Wilson is the answer. OK, Dave,

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which British Prime Minister was born in 1852?

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1852.

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-That's a very good question.

-1852.

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OK. Right, well, let's have a look at dates here.

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Cos if it's David Lloyd George,

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that would mean he was in his 60s when he became Prime Minister,

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but obviously, there were no old-age pensions,

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um, things like that.

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Now, Asquith was slightly earlier as the Prime Minister,

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but again, could conceivably be there.

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Bonar Law was in 1923 and was a very short-term one,

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so I can't see him being 71.

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Now, just because of the longevity of the career beforehand,

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I'm going to go David Lloyd George.

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Oh, now, you've gone the wrong way,

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but I loved your analysis of it.

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-It was Herbert Henry Asquith.

-OK.

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So, after three questions, the scores are level.

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This is good, Challengers.

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You've taken an Egghead to Sudden Death.

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Freddie, it gets a bit harder though.

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-I don't give you different options for the questions, OK?

-Yep.

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Which regulatory body was described by Ed Miliband in 2011

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as a toothless poodle?

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Which regulatory body?

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Trying to think of...

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..who regulates...

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..TV. Urgh!

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Got in my head.

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I'm just, I'm going to go, I'm going to say Ofcom.

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It's not. I mean, you've gone TV to Ofcom,

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which is the right connection,

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but if you'd started with the newspapers,

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you would've gone to the right answer.

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-Do you know, Challengers?

-We were guessing with,

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we were toying between YouGov and Ofcom.

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Well, YouGov's a part of pollsters.

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-Yeah.

-Press Complaints Commission.

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The PCC is the answer, cos I think they were in the middle

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of that hacking scandal and all that.

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So, Dave, Sudden Death.

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You have a chance to take the round on this question.

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The headquarters of the European Central Bank are in which country?

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I think they're in Frankfurt, in Germany. Germany.

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If you've got it right, you're in the final round, Dave.

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The answer is Germany.

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So Dave is in the final.

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Freddie, team captain on the Challengers' side, knocked out.

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It's looking difficult, but it's not impossible.

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Please return to us, both of you, and we'll see what happens

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in the final round with £13,000 to play for.

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So how exciting this is. It's what we've been playing towards.

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It's time for our final round.

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As always, it's General Knowledge.

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

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are not in this round, so that is

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Freddie, Dan, Joe, and Daniel from The Chefs.

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Would you, please, now leave our studio?

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So, Fred, you are playing to win The Chefs £13,000.

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Dave, Lisa, Steve, Kevin and Judith,

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

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which is the Eggheads' reputation, and to keep this run going.

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

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This time, they're all General Knowledge.

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Normally, I say you can confer.

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Obviously that's tricky today.

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But the real question at the heart of this, Fred,

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is whether your one brain can defeat these five

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and I bet it can.

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-It's been done before.

-It's been done before more than once.

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Would you like to go first or second?

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I think I'll go second, please, Jeremy.

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So the Eggheads have the first question and here we go.

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What name is given to a monument to commemorate a person or persons

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not actually buried at the site?

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-I think it's a cenotaph. Cenotaph?

-Yeah, yeah.

-It might be cenotaph.

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Cenotaph, yeah.

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The literal translation is empty tomb and it's cenotaph.

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Didn't realise that. Cenotaph is the right answer. Well done.

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And now we go to you, Fred.

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The Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla is most famous

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for revolutionising the music of which traditional dance style?

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Oh, that's a tricky one.

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Music's probably not... not my strong point.

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Argentinian.

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I wouldn't associate the waltz with being something Argentinian.

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I don't know. I seem to associate tango with something being

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more South American. So I think I'm going to go with my gut,

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and I think I'll go for tango on that one.

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Yep, there is an Argentine tango.

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You're absolutely right. Tango is the right answer. Well done.

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-OK, Eggheads.

-Who played the role of

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Newt Scamander in the 2016 film

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Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them?

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-Eddie Redmayne.

-Eddie Redmayne.

-Eddie.

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Yeah, joining the Potterverse bandwagon, it was Eddie Redmayne.

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Eddie Redmayne is right.

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So, we move

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back to you, Fred.

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Old Rowley was a contemporary nickname for which British monarch?

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Ooh, that's a difficult one.

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I mean, I do a history degree, but that sort of...

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I focus mainly on the modern stuff,

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so that's quite a difficult question, that.

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So I think, I think I heard you say before, "When you don't know,

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"go down the middle." So I'm going to go, and go with Charles II.

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Charles II is the right answer.

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Well done. Two out of two.

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Now, we just need them to just have a little problem.

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Scleritis is a name for an inflammation

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in which part of the human body?

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-Eyes.

-It must be the eyes.

-Eyes.

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-Sclera in the eye.

-Yep.

-Yeah.

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-OK with eye?

-Mm.

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We believe that's the eye, Jeremy.

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Eye is right. Scleritis is an inflammation of the eye.

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OK, they've got their eyes on the target here.

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They've got three out of three, so you need to...

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Because you let them start, you must get this one right

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to stay in the contest for £13,000.

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And here's your question, Fred.

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Which company's model 1873 rifle became renowned

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as "the gun that won the West"?

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1873.

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Winchester... I think Winchester's more of a shotgun, I think.

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Rifle, shotgun...

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Remington, I haven't heard of.

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Smith & Wesson, I have heard of,

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but I'm not quite sure what they specialise in.

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I think I'm just rambling here,

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cos I don't think I'm going to come to it,

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so I think I'll go with the one I know.

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I'm going to go for Winchester, cos I think it's a rifle.

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"The gun that won the West".

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I would've gone for Remington, I must say, but I would've been wrong.

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-Winchester's the right answer.

-Well done.

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Your team love that.

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Look at that team.

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OK, well, it's a shame they got their three right,

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cos sometimes they can come unstuck on their first three,

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and then you would've won £13,000 and game over.

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It's not game over, though. We go to Sudden Death.

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You're playing really well, Fred. So the Eggheads now have

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the first Sudden Death question and as you know, Eggs,

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I don't give you alternatives.

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Which international award, given annually since 1979

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to recognise the contributions of a living architect,

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is often referred to as the Nobel Prize of Architecture?

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-Pritzker Prize.

-Pritzker Prize.

-Yeah, it's the Pritzker Prize.

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-Pritzker Prize, yeah?

-That is the Pritzker Prize.

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Pritzker is right.

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The Pritzker Prize.

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All right, it's all about staying in.

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-They're good, aren't they?

-They are good, yeah.

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Would you have got that?

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-I don't think so, no.

-OK.

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Which member of the pop band The Monkees

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regularly wore a woollen hat?

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That's a horrible question, because I've listened to The Monkees,

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I love some of their songs, my dad is a big fan.

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Unfortunately, I don't know any of the members.

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I'm thinking Ray Davies, but I know that's The Kinks.

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I don't know why he would've done both.

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But I don't really... I don't think I've got a better answer than that.

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No, I'm going to have to say Ray Davies, even though I'm very unsure.

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-Eggheads?

-Mike Nesmith.

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Mike Nesmith is the answer.

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But it's a hard reach, given that they're 30 years

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-before you were born or something like that.

-Yeah.

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So, there we go on Sudden Death.

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

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Commiserations to you, Fred.

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You did what would have, on other days, won you the contest

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to get three right in the final round, but I'm sorry,

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the Eggheads are really on storming form at the moment,

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so you're meeting them in their best form, their best shape.

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This winning streak of yours continues.

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

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We take that money, we roll it over to our next show

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and we say congratulations, Eggs. Who will beat you?

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Oh, Dave, you had a question.

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Yes, I did.

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It was Dagen H.

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It was the name given to which particular event in Swedish history?

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-Go on, then.

-Right, in 1967,

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Sweden changed from driving on the left to driving on the right.

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Obviously, it's quite rare around the world for that to happen,

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-so that's the answer.

-Wow. Thank you. Dagen H.

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Join us next time to see if a new team of Challengers

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have the brains to defeat the Eggheads.

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We're going to have our own Dagen H if they do.

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£14,000 says they can't do it,

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but they get surprised sometimes, don't they?

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Until we quiz again, goodbye.

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