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Cricketers v Inquisitors

Victoria Coren Mitchell presents the quiz show about making connections. In this heat, three cricket fans take on a team of professional question setters.


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Hello and welcome to Only Connect. Sorry if I seem a bit disorientated.

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Last night I was visited by three spirits, of Christmas Past,

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Christmas Present and Christmas Yet To Come.

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Honestly, those ghosts get earlier and earlier every year.

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I've said to them, "It doesn't matter how many times you point

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"at my grave, I am not playing blind man's buff

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"in my nephew's living room.

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"It's just a groper's charter."

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Quizzing tonight, two fresh teams, and they are,

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on my right,

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Andrew Burford,

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a Black Country ombudsman who once ate his own height in sandwiches,

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Simon Williams,

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a law graduate, who at the age of 18,

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took the complete works of Oscar Wilde

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on a holiday to Ayia Napa.

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And their captain, Neil Clarke,

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a chartered accountant who opened a bank account for his daughter when

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she was ten hours old and started her pension when she was two.

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United by a weakness for wickets, they are the Cricketers.

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How's your team feeling ahead of its first appearance?

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Er, scared, nervous, petrified,

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-frightened are four words to describe how we feel.

-Excellent.

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And over the course of the evening, I hope that gets worse and worse.

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You are playing tonight, on my left,

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Luke Kelly,

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a European studies graduate,

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who gave away a live pig on a Spanish TV quiz show.

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Rob Cumming, a quiz question writer

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who has twice knocked out his two front teeth,

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and their captain, Julia Hobbs,

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a modern languages graduate

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who has performed as a stunt bottom on a BBC comedy programme.

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All quiz writers by trade,

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they are the Inquisitors.

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A team of question setters, eh?

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-Yes.

-And now you've turned gamekeeper. How does that feel?

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Erm, well, I quiz quite a lot.

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We quiz together in a team,

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so we're quite used to answering the questions,

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but this is a little bit different

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from what we're used to.

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-Good luck.

-Thank you.

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You won the toss, Cricketers,

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but in a first act of gamesmanship,

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you've decided to put your opponents in first.

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So, Inquisitors, please choose your Egyptian hieroglyph.

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-Er, Lion, please.

-OK.

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You're about to see the first of four apparently random clues,

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but they all have something in common.

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What is it? Your time starts now.

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THEY CONFER

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Oh, yeah...

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THEY CONFER

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OK. Shall we go for one more?

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-Go for one more?

-Shall we go for one more?

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That's genius, though.

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-That's very good...

-Shall we go for it?

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-Shall we go for it?

-Yeah, go on.

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Er, they are spoonerisms of things

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that you wear

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and where you wear them on the body.

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I am so impressed with your bravery

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-at coming in this early...

-Oh, God!

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..I'm going to let you have a go

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-at rewording that answer.

-Ah...

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-OK, then.

-OK.

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Maybe it's just a simple...anagram.

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Maybe it's just not things that you wear, then?

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For five points, they are not all things that you wear,

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but they are all spoonerisms.

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Coming in after one clue,

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-you get five points.

-Brilliant...

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What are the rest of the clues?

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-OK, parking meter.

-Parking meter...

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Block of flats and jellybeans.

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-"Belly jeans", I quite like that.

-Exactly right.

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Very well done for the full five.

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Cricketers, the game's afoot.

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-What would you like?

-Twisted Flax, please.

-The Twisted Flax. OK.

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These are going to be picture clues.

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They all have something in common. Here's the first...

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THEY CONFER

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-Shall we have the next?

-Next.

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Madonna.

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THEY CONFER

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-Shall we go for the next?

-Yeah.

-Next, please.

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Submarine.

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Are they Beatles songs?

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THEY CONFER

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Do you want to go with that?

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They're all part of Beatles song titles.

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Absolutely correct.

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You didn't need to see the walrus at the end, there.

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Very well done.

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Were you tempted to come in

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-after one clue?

-No! No.

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Raccoon, what else could it be?

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Raccoon!

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What are the songs?

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I think... Is it Ricky Raccoon?

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-Rocky Raccoon.

-Rocky Raccoon.

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Lady Madonna. Yellow Submarine.

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-I Am The Walrus.

-That's absolutely right.

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You know, I Am The Walrus was banned by the BBC,

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because of the words

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"pornographic priestesses"

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and "let your knickers down".

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And listen to me just saying them,

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just saying them.

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That's the 21st century for you.

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It's all gone downhill. Very well done for two points.

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Back to you, Inquisitors,

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what would you like this time?

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-Horned Viper, please.

-The Horned Viper.

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What is the connection between these clues?

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Here's the first.

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-Anything.

-It sounds Welsh.

-Maybe it's Welsh.

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Next, please.

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Football division. First... Football League, First Division...

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THEY CONFER

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Oh, I don't know.

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Next one.

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Next, please.

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Pluto.

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THEY CONFER

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Yeah, things that don't exist any more. Replaced by other things?

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Yes, yes.

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-Things that don't exist any more?

-Things that have been downgraded.

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-OK.

-The first... Yeah, they have been downgraded.

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-I think.

-Things that have been...

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There's the First Division...

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I can't let you chat. What's your answer?

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Things that have been downgraded?

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Well done, Luke. They are things

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that have been downgraded.

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What can you tell me about the clues you're looking at?

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I don't know what the first one means.

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Ffynnon Garw is in the film

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The Englishman That Went Up A Hill

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And Came Down A Mountain.

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It's the mountain that was, yeah, downgraded to a hill.

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That's exactly right.

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Football League First Division is now the Championship?

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Well, it's still the First Division,

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but when the Premiership came in,

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the First Division became, effectively, the Second Division.

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Yep. Pluto downgraded obviously to a dwarf planet, and the UK credit

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rating downgraded after the Brexit referendum, unfortunately.

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Very well done. Cricketers, back

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-to you for a choice.

-Water, please.

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Water. OK, what is the connection between these clues?

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Here's the first.

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THEY CONFER

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Next, please.

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THEY CONFER

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Next, please.

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THEY CONFER

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Next, please.

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Two seconds.

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Theme parks?

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Good guess,

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but not the answer, I'm afraid.

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Inquisitors, you have the chance of a bonus point.

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We think it's coat of many colours.

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Coats of many colours is the answer.

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Tell me about the clues.

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-Joseph, of course, the multicoloured raincoat.

-Yep.

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Colin Baker's Doctor Who wore a coat with lots of different colours

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and patches and things on it.

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-Dolly Parton...

-She is a song called Coat Of Many Colors.

-That's right.

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And actually, there's a film, a biopic of her life,

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that's called that as well.

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The song is about growing up

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very poor in Tennessee

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and her mother stitches together

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this coat out of bits of old rags,

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and she's very proud of it.

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And of course, the other girls at school are horrible.

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And the Pied Piper of Hamelin.

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I think in the Browning poem, the coat is two colours,

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red and yellow, but he's

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often described as wearing

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a party-coloured coat,

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a multicoloured coat.

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So, well done, you get the bonus

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and your own chance to choose.

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-Eye of Horus.

-One of them's Music.

-OK, Eye of Horus, please.

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JINGLE The Eye of Horus. Aha!

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The music question.

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So you're going to be hearing your clues.

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What do they have in common? First one coming in now.

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# No more poison

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# Killing my emotion

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# I will not be frozen... #

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-That's Remedy.

-# Dancing is my remedy, remedy... #

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Next one, please.

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# Tweedle, Tweedle, Tweedledee. #

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That's...

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THEY CONFER

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-It could be.

-# I'm as happy as could be... #

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If that Little Jimmy Osmond? It could be "little".

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-# Jiminy Cricket... #

-Next one. One more, please.

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# Now, I woke up this morning, Lucille was not in sight... #

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It is. That's Little Richard.

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-Little.

-Is the connection.

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What did we hear?

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Little Boots and Remedy for the first one.

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And was it Tweedledum and Tweedledee?

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It's just Tweedledee, yes,

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the follow-up to Long Haired Lover From Liverpool.

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Yeah, Little Jimmy Osmond.

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And the third one was Little Richard, Lucille.

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That's absolute right,

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Little Richard.

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You didn't need to hear Little Eva,

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which would've been the last clue.

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-Very well done. How many of the Osmonds can you name?

-Um...

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-Jimmy.

-Meryl.

-Donny. Meryl.

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-Marie.

-I think there's a Wayne.

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-Is there a Wayne?

-There's a Wayne.

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A Jay and an Alan.

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Who remembers Alan Osmond

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these days? And Richard Osmond, of course, the big one.

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Yeah, let's not forget Richard.

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Cricketers, back to you for

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the last question of the round,

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the Two Reeds.

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What is the connection between these two clues? Here's the first.

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THEY CONFER

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Yeah. Next.

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THEY CONFER

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Next, please.

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THEY CONFER

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Next, please.

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Two seconds.

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-Yeah.

-Parts of New York?

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They are all neighbourhoods

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in New York, yes.

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Dumbo and Nolita are a bit more obscure,

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but well spotted at the end.

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Neighbourhoods of New York.

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That means, at the end of round one...

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So, a huge start for the Inquisitors,

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and we're moving on to the sequences round.

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You'll be going first again.

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-What hieroglyph would you like?

-Twisted Flax, please.

-Twisted Flax.

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OK, you'll be seeing the first in a sequence of four clues.

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I want to know what is the fourth one. Your time starts now.

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567.

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That's horse racing.

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THEY CONFER

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Go next? Next, please.

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THEY CONFER

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Must be.

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Oh!

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So, it's... Oh, I know what the c...

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It's a word that's got "seven" in the middle.

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Oh, OK.

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875. Yeah. Quick.

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What's the word?

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Two seconds.

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So it's a word that's got the word "seven" in the middle.

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I'm trying to think of what it might be.

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I need to hear an answer

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that goes with the other clues.

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-SHE SIGHS

-Esteven.

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Not the answer, I'm afraid.

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So, Cricketers, I'm going to show

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you the third in the sequence,

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and you've got the chance of a bonus.

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Um...

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-I can't give you long.

-No.

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Nope, that's it. Now, you were on the right track.

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All you had to do was say,

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for example,

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70, but I need the numbers.

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One, two, three, four, five.

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Because key to this sequence is that the numbers underneath

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indicate where in the word the number appears.

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So if you look above 567, you will see that letters five,

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-six, seven of Cheltenham...

-Oh!

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-..are T, E, N, spelling "ten".

-Yeah.

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Letters three, four, five, six of puniness spell nine.

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Three, four, five, six, seven,

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E, I, G, H, T.

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So I need a word with "seven" in it

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and where those letters appear,

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spelled out numerically.

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A tricky one. No bonus for you,

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Cricketers, but you may choose a question. What would you like?

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My daughter said Lion, so Lion, please.

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Lion, OK.

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-Let's see if you will be grateful for that advice.

-Yes.

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What is the fourth in this sequence? Here's the first.

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THEY CONFER

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Next, please.

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Larry Page, wasn't he the co-founder of...Google, or something?

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Yeah, something Page.

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-Sundar, wasn't he...?

-He founded something... He...

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-Shall we go for the next one in the sequence?

-Yeah.

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Next, please.

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It could be Zuckerberg...?

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THEY CONFER

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Co-founder of...

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BUZZ

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Zuckerberg.

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Not the answer, I'm afraid.

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So, a bonus chance for you, Inquisitors.

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It's not that...

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Not a chance for a chat.

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Elon Musk?

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Not it either.

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What were you thinking the sequence was?

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Sort of internet or technological billionaires,

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going up in size?

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It's more specific than that.

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All these people have been CEO of Google.

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Oh.

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And we're going backwards

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from the current CEO,

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back towards the original one -

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-Larry Page, who held the position twice. ALL:

-Oh!

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So simply Larry Page again.

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That's what I wanted to hear.

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Your chance, now, Inquisitors,

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to make a choice.

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Eye of Horus, please.

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The Eye of Horus. OK.

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What would come fourth in this sequence?

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Here's the first.

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-Le chagrin.

-Le chagrin.

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OK, that's...pain?

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Is it a song name?

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-Sounds like, a bit Edith Piaf-y, or something.

-Could be.

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Next, please.

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-La joie...

-La joie...

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Joy.

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Do we go next?

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-What do you think the third one would be?

-Don't know.

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Next one, please.

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-Une fille...

-Oh! Um...

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BUZZ

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-Is it not...?

-Un garcon?

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Is the right answer, well done.

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And why is that?

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This is one for sorrow, one for joy, one for a girl, three for...

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One for sorrow, two for joy,

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three for a girl, four for a boy, in French.

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That's right, it is the magpie rhyme

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translated into French.

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It's not the French version, which goes differently,

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but it's ours translated.

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And it's interesting,

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le chagrin, there, is what they call a false friend.

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When you say chagrin in English,

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it means something else.

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In French, sorrow.

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Most people know it up to 7, don't they?

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Five for silver, six for gold, seven for a secret never to be told.

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-Do you know what eight magpies mean?

-No.

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A wish. Eight for a wish, nine for a kiss,

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ten for a marriage never to be old.

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-Oh.

-That's nice, isn't it?

-OK.

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Although that could also sound sinister,

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depending on how you interpret it. THEY LAUGH

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Well spotted.

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Back to you, Cricketers, for a choice.

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-Two Reeds, please.

-Two Reeds, OK.

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These are going to be picture clues.

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What sort of thing would you expect

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to see in the fourth picture?

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Time starts now.

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THEY CONFER

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Next, please.

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That's Ding Junhui.

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So what would it be...?

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Is it a name? Same name?

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Next, please.

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-That's Dong. Something D...

-Ding, dong.

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Chinese dong. Vietnamese dong.

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Which means...

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-Ding, dong, so...

-Dung.

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BUZZ

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Pile of dung?

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Would be lovely.

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We went for a dung beetle,

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cos we thought people

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would be happier to see it,

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but very well done, I will give you the points.

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What is this sequence?

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Dung, then dong for currency, then Ding...?

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Ding Junhui.

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And then, I presume she's...

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The lady's Deng?

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It's Wendi Deng,

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the former wife of Rupert Murdoch.

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Oh.

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He's now married to Jerry Hall.

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But he was previously married to Wendi Deng.

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The sequence is Deng, Ding, dong,

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a bell-like sequence.

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I wanted to hear dung,

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because we're going through the vowels,

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anything representing dung. Well done.

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Inquisitors, what would you like?

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-Water, please.

-Water. OK.

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What would come fourth in this sequence?

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Here's the first.

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-Calida.

-Calida.

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-I think there's a Costa Calida in Spain.

-OK.

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-So it could be working the way up the coast.

-OK.

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-Want the next one?

-Yeah.

-Next one, please.

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Almeria Costa, Almeria... Then you have Costa Calida,

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Costa Almeria, Costa Blanca, Costa Brava.

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I think it's Costa Brava.

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Shall we go for that?

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-I think we should.

-BUZZ

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Brava.

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-Not the answer, I'm afraid.

-Oh!

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So I'm going to show

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the third in the sequence to the Cricketers

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for a possible bonus point.

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Anyone got any idea?

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No.

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I can't give you long.

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-No idea.

-No idea, sorry.

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No idea.

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Now, you look at the third one, do you want have another go?

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-Blanca.

-No points, of course.

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-The answer is Del Sol.

-Oh!

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Oh, I got it the wrong way round!

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I think you know it's the Spanish Costas,

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but we're going south.

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I thought the Costa Calida was at the bottom,

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and I was working my way up.

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I used to work in Almeria,

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so I was going that way rather than that way.

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I did think you had an impressive accent

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as you went through the possibilities.

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But, yes, heading south.

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Who doesn't do that when they go to Spain?

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So, heading south, the answer would be Del Sol.

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-Sorry.

-Unlucky.

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No bonus point, then, Cricketers,

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but you may have the last question of the round,

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the Horned Viper.

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What is the fourth in this sequence?

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Here's the first.

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Astronauts...?

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Next, please.

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-Anil Kumble.

-Shane Warne...

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-Muttiah Muralitharan?

-Yeah.

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BUZZ

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Muttiah.

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Is the right answer for three points.

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And I don't think you'll have trouble

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explaining this sequence to the viewers.

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Yeah, it's wicket takers in Test match cricket, going by points.

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Glenn McGrath took about 500 wickets,

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Anil Kumble, about 600,

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Shane Warne, 700,

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Muttiah Muralitharan, 800.

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That is absolutely right.

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They are leading Test cricket wicket takers.

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Yes, 708 for Shane Warne,

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and on the top,

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800 for Muttiah Muralitharan.

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Well done.

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A cricket sequence, that was a nice treat,

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wasn't it? That was absolutely the bag of chocolate coins

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in the bottom of the stocking for you,

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at the end of round two.

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And that means the Cricketers have eight points,

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the Inquisitors have 12.

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Time now for the Connecting Wall, and Cricketers,

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it's your turn to go first this time, so you have a choice.

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Lion or Water?

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Lion, please.

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Most people do choose the Lion Wall, I think

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they think it sounds sort of powerful. And maybe it is.

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You have 2.5 minutes to solve it,

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starting now.

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Staccato is music.

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Mr Whippy, Mr Kipling, Mr Sheen...

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Mr Muscle.

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OK.

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Michael Ball, Michael Bolton...

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Michael Palin, Michael Portillo.

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Yeah, go...

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What's the other one?

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-Bay.

-Michael Bay. Yes.

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That's got to be it, hasn't it?

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-Yeah.

-Oh, it's got to be Portillo.

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-OK.

-OK.

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Three lives, now.

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Ice age... Ice hockey, ice sheet, ice lolly.

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-Ice floe.

-Ice floe.

-Ice sheet...

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Forked...tongue...

0:19:080:19:10

Sheet music?

0:19:100:19:11

Staccato is a musical term.

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Can you play hockey... Can you play musically...?

0:19:150:19:17

What else is there? We've got age...

0:19:170:19:19

Forked tongue...

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Has to be...

0:19:230:19:24

Why is it floe?

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Well, you get an ice floe and an ice sheet.

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Is there any word that goes with staccato?

0:19:290:19:31

Staccato...

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What else have we got in there, fork?

0:19:360:19:39

Sheet...

0:19:400:19:42

Ice lolly, ice hockey...

0:19:420:19:44

Fork, what else is forked?

0:19:440:19:46

HE SIGHS

0:19:480:19:49

Floe?

0:19:490:19:50

What else could staccato be?

0:19:510:19:53

-Musical is the only thing I know with staccato.

-Ball...

0:19:550:19:58

-Anything that doesn't...

-Yeah.

0:19:580:20:00

What else could it be?

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We'll be able to go for...

0:20:040:20:06

Ball...

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You've got a minute left.

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Are we going with these?

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These...

0:20:150:20:16

Age... Do you want to try...? What's the most likely?

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-Well, floe...

-Floe has got to be ice.

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You've solved the Wall! Very well done.

0:20:260:20:28

So that's four points for the groups.

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And what about the connections?

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We'll start with the blue group,

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Whippy, Muscle, Kipling, Sheen.

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Products with Mr in front of them.

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Mr Whippy, Mr Muscle, Mr Kipling, Mr Sheen.

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All brand names with Mr added.

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Well done. And the green group?

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Bolton, Bay, Portillo, Palin.

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Michaels?

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In theory, they're all Michaels.

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I mean, one of them, clearly, a giant among pygmies.

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And the next group.

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Hockey, age, lolly, floe.

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Ice precedes them.

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Ice hockey, ice age, ice lolly, ice floe.

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That's exactly right.

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And the final group?

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Ball, staccato, sheet, forked.

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-They're types of lightning!

-Lightning.

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I was going to say, you think you don't know this, but you do.

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Just at the same time as...

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It's lightning.

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Staccato, sheet, forked lightning.

0:21:150:21:17

The red herring there, ball, also a Michael,

0:21:170:21:19

but ball lightning is apparently, I've never seen it,

0:21:190:21:22

a sort of luminous ball of lightning that you get

0:21:220:21:24

during a thunderstorm, literally a ball of light.

0:21:240:21:27

Very well done. So that is four more points for the connections,

0:21:270:21:30

a bonus of two for getting it all right,

0:21:300:21:32

that is the maximum of ten.

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Time to bring in their opponents now, the Inquisitors,

0:21:340:21:36

and give them the Water Wall.

0:21:360:21:38

See what they can do about solving it.

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You have 2.5 minutes to solve this wall, starting now.

0:21:400:21:44

-Knoxville, Johnny Knoxville.

-Johnny... Johnny Vegas.

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-Johnny Morris.

-Yeah.

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Johnny... Hmm.

0:21:510:21:53

-Johnny Ball? Shall we try those?

-Go on.

0:21:530:21:55

I'd say, Vegas, Knoxville.

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OK. Um...

0:21:570:21:59

-Pucker up, cough up...

-Yeah.

0:21:590:22:01

Measure up. Wrap up, tap up?

0:22:010:22:03

-Wrap up. Go for wrap up.

-Wrap up.

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Butter up, as well, we've got.

0:22:050:22:07

-So, measure up... Set up...

-Yeah.

0:22:070:22:10

Cough up?

0:22:100:22:11

No.

0:22:110:22:12

Pucker up, cough up, wrap up, set up?

0:22:120:22:17

-Shaker, shot...

-Shaker, shot, muddler... Measure?

0:22:170:22:21

-Brilliant.

-So we've got belly up as well.

0:22:210:22:23

Three lives now, plenty of time.

0:22:230:22:25

So we've got up, we've got lots of ups.

0:22:250:22:27

Pucker, wrap, belly, tap, cough, set, they're all...

0:22:270:22:30

-In fact, lots of these are ups.

-Yeah.

0:22:300:22:33

Barn door...?

0:22:330:22:35

Belly, pork...

0:22:390:22:40

Jet set.

0:22:420:22:44

I don't know what else...

0:22:510:22:53

Puck...

0:22:530:22:54

But, set, bar...

0:22:540:22:56

Butter...

0:22:590:23:00

Wrap...

0:23:000:23:02

Wrap...

0:23:020:23:03

Cough sweet, cough...

0:23:070:23:09

Belly...

0:23:090:23:10

-Going to have to start going for the ups, though.

-Yeah.

0:23:120:23:15

-So what do you think? Pucker?

-You've got a minute left.

0:23:150:23:17

-Go for wrap.

-Wrap.

0:23:190:23:21

Let's go for cough, butter, belly, pucker.

0:23:230:23:25

OK. Cough, butter, belly, pucker.

0:23:260:23:30

No, that's one life gone.

0:23:300:23:32

-Barnstorming...

-Barnstorm, set...

0:23:320:23:35

Square... Cough, tap...

0:23:350:23:38

-I think cough has got to be one of the ups.

-Ups. Cough...

0:23:380:23:41

-And I think pucker, as well.

-Pucker.

0:23:410:23:44

-Have we done butter belly?

-Yeah, we did butter belly.

0:23:460:23:49

OK, let's go.

0:23:490:23:50

-No, one life left.

-One life.

0:23:500:23:51

-One more.

-20 seconds.

0:23:510:23:54

Butter up, pucker up...

0:23:540:23:56

Not wrap.

0:23:560:23:57

Not wrap. Pucker up, cough up...

0:23:570:23:59

Tap up, set up?

0:24:000:24:02

Belly up?

0:24:020:24:04

-No, that's it.

-No, that's your third life,

0:24:050:24:07

and the Wall has frozen, but you found two groups

0:24:070:24:09

and I'll give you more points if you can tell me the connections.

0:24:090:24:12

Knoxville, Vegas, Morris, Ball.

0:24:120:24:14

-They're all famous people called Johnny.

-They are TV Johnnies.

0:24:140:24:17

And the green group, measure, shaker, muddler, shot?

0:24:170:24:21

They're connected with cocktails.

0:24:210:24:22

They're used in bartending terminology.

0:24:220:24:24

And you can still get points for the connections

0:24:240:24:26

in the groups you didn't find. So let's resolve the wall.

0:24:260:24:29

There you go.

0:24:290:24:30

Butter, pucker, cough, wrap?

0:24:300:24:33

They can all be followed by the word up.

0:24:330:24:35

They can. Unfortunately, you got to the point

0:24:350:24:37

-where almost every word on the wall could.

-Yeah.

0:24:370:24:40

And what you didn't find was that last group, set, belly, barn, tap.

0:24:400:24:44

Dances? Dances.

0:24:440:24:45

They are dances.

0:24:450:24:47

Set dancing, a sort of Irish folk dancing,

0:24:470:24:50

and you'll know, of course, belly dance, barn dance, tap dance.

0:24:500:24:52

-Yeah, tap dance.

-They are dances.

0:24:520:24:54

So, two points for the groups and all four connections,

0:24:540:24:57

that is a total of six.

0:24:570:24:59

Let's have a look at the scores going into the final round.

0:24:590:25:02

So, we are absolutely even going into the missing vowels round.

0:25:080:25:12

Teams, you'll know this is the round where we take well-known names,

0:25:120:25:15

phrases and sayings, take out the vowels,

0:25:150:25:17

squidge up the consonants,

0:25:170:25:18

and I want to know, what are the disguised clues?

0:25:180:25:21

Points can be gained for the right answer

0:25:210:25:23

and lost for the wrong one, so buzz with care.

0:25:230:25:26

Fingers on buzzers, then.

0:25:260:25:28

I can tell you that the first group are all planes.

0:25:280:25:33

Inquisitors.

0:25:350:25:36

-Memphis Belle.

-Correct.

0:25:360:25:38

Inquisitors.

0:25:400:25:42

-Spruce Goose.

-Correct.

0:25:420:25:43

Inquisitors.

0:25:460:25:48

-Air Force One.

-Correct.

0:25:480:25:50

Cricketers.

0:25:540:25:55

-Enola Gay.

-Correct.

0:25:550:25:56

Next category, trains.

0:25:560:25:58

Inquisitors.

0:26:000:26:02

-Stephenson's Rocket.

-Correct.

0:26:020:26:03

Inquisitors.

0:26:060:26:07

-Trans-Siberian Express.

-Yes, it is.

0:26:070:26:09

Cricketers.

0:26:120:26:14

-Thomas the Tank Engine.

-Well done.

0:26:140:26:16

Inquisitors.

0:26:200:26:21

-Eurostar.

-Correct.

0:26:210:26:22

Next category, automobiles.

0:26:220:26:24

LAUGHTER

0:26:240:26:25

Ha, I knew this!

0:26:250:26:26

Inquisitors.

0:26:260:26:27

-Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

-Correct.

0:26:270:26:29

Inquisitors.

0:26:310:26:32

-Brum.

-Correct.

0:26:320:26:34

Cricketers.

0:26:380:26:39

-Tesla Model X.

-Well done.

0:26:390:26:41

Don't know this one?

0:26:490:26:50

It's Toyota Prius.

0:26:500:26:52

Next group, films with transport in the title.

0:26:520:26:54

Inquisitors.

0:26:570:26:58

-Snakes On A Plane.

-Correct.

0:26:580:26:59

Inquisitors.

0:27:020:27:04

-Murder On The Orient Express.

-Correct.

0:27:040:27:06

Inquisitors.

0:27:080:27:09

-Cars.

-Correct.

0:27:090:27:10

-Inquisitors.

-Oh. Uh...

0:27:140:27:15

No, you lose a point.

0:27:150:27:16

Cricketers, do you know?

0:27:160:27:18

-No.

-No?

0:27:180:27:19

It's The Boat That Rocked. Next category...

0:27:190:27:21

ROUND END MUSIC

0:27:210:27:23

But there's not going to be a next category,

0:27:250:27:28

because the bell has gone for the end of the quiz.

0:27:280:27:30

And I can reveal that, after a fearsome display in round four,

0:27:300:27:34

the winners, with 28 points, are

0:27:340:27:36

-the Inquisitors.

-God, well done, team.

0:27:360:27:38

And in second place, having got some of the most difficult ones,

0:27:380:27:41

with 21 points,

0:27:410:27:43

it's the Cricketers.

0:27:430:27:44

Very well done, both teams.

0:27:440:27:46

You are definitely through to the next round.

0:27:460:27:48

Cricketers, you may be among

0:27:480:27:49

our highest scoring losers.

0:27:490:27:51

Two teams will go through from this round even though

0:27:510:27:54

they didn't win their match, and you may be one of them, we don't know.

0:27:540:27:56

I hope we'll see you again.

0:27:560:27:58

What an exciting contest. Thank you for watching.

0:27:580:28:01

And before we go,

0:28:010:28:02

I'd like to apologise for what happened last week.

0:28:020:28:04

I thought the show was over and my microphone was off.

0:28:040:28:07

Obviously, I respect all contestants on this show as human beings,

0:28:070:28:11

and if I gave any impression otherwise, I'm truly sorry.

0:28:110:28:14

For me, phrases like, "Spread him on a cracker,"

0:28:140:28:17

"Buns that just won't quit,"

0:28:170:28:19

they're as innocent as, "Juice until the pips pop."

0:28:190:28:21

It's just words!

0:28:210:28:23

I'm glad I was able to clear that up.

0:28:230:28:25

Goodnight.

0:28:250:28:26

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