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Episode 5

Celebrities test the depths of their knowledge in this special edition of the quiz, with Ray Quinn, Paul Young and Chris Kamara. Alexander Armstrong presents.


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Thank you very much. Hello, I'm Alexander Armstrong. Welcome to a celebrity edition of Pointless,

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the quiz show that puts obscure knowledge to the test. Every question was asked to 100 people.

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To be in with a chance of winning our final round jackpot,

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our celebrities need answers the 100 people didn't come up with. Let's meet our Pointless celebrities.

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First up, we welcome Paul and Stacey Young.

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Paul, we know you as one of our country's most popular singers,

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-the man who opened the Band Aid single, the very first line of that.

-A popular pub quiz question.

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-Please introduce your playing partner, Paul.

-My playing partner is Stacey, my wife of 24 years.

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-And we met on the second video shoot, I think...

-Yeah, second.

-..for Come Back And Stay.

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You've done a lot of other things. You've been on Celebrity MasterChef, Hell's Kitchen.

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-You've become a bit of a cook, haven't you?

-I'm a bit of a foodie.

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It's a hobby that's become a little bit more than that. I enjoy it almost as much as making music.

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-Making food's great, too.

-Stacey, you were formerly a model,

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-so I guess fashion is strong for you.

-It should be, unless I forget!

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-You never forget fashion.

-Might be a bit old now.

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Paul, music, food... What other areas are good for you?

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Geography I'm not bad. The weaker points are science and politics, two things my kids are great at.

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-I don't know where they got that from.

-Anything weak for you, Stacey?

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-The same two.

-How long have you got?

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-Lovely to have you on the show. Paul and Stacey, very best of luck.

-Thank you.

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Next we welcome Shaun Murphy and CJ de Mooi.

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Shaun, you're a world snooker champion and, CJ, most people will know you as an Egghead.

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-How do you two know each other?

-We just met at the snooker a few years ago.

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CJ's a big snooker fan and I play a little. We just bumped into each other.

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-We've become good friends over the years.

-So, CJ, an Egghead. You're going to know everything.

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I like geography, history, science, literature. I'm absolutely useless on sport, popular culture.

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Ask me anything on soap operas, you'll have 100 points straight away.

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OK, Shaun, snooker - I'd be very upset if you didn't know everything. A bit of travel?

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-Snooker must take you around the world.

-Yeah, I'm very lucky to have done a lot of travelling.

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I've seen some fantastic places. It's been amazing.

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OK, well, very best of luck. It's lovely to have you on the show.

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Next we welcome Chris Kamara and Martin Offiah.

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Well now, Kammy, we know you as a former footballer, manager and, of course, a pundit and presenter.

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Martin, of course, you were an ex-rugby league player. What brings you together as a team?

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When I was a young boy, I watched Wigan rugby... and he was performing really well.

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-I was a Leeds Rhino fan.

-But I was at Wigan.

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-Martin, what are good areas for you?

-I quite like watching the History Channel,

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-so Second World War is an area of interest for me.

-Very good.

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-That was your topic on Celebrity Mastermind.

-Yeah. I did come last!

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-Well, equal third I'd like to call it.

-Fair enough.

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-Chris, what about you?

-Sport, if you don't mind.

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-Yeah, yeah, OK.

-And anything to do with booze!

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We'll call that food and drink. Less of the food.

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It's lovely having you both. Welcome to Pointless, best of luck.

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Finally, we've got Ray Quinn and Emma Stephens.

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Ray, most people will know you as an award-winning star of Brookside,

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X Factor, Dancing On Ice and Legally Blonde The Musical. Please introduce your partner.

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This is my wonderful fiancee, Emma. We met on Grease back... three and a half years ago now.

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-Yeah, so here she is.

-That's it.

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-Emma, what were you playing in Grease?

-I was playing Marty and then went on to play Sandy.

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-So musical theatre is going to be very strong.

-Hopefully, like sport, I hope I don't show myself up.

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-Fingers crossed. Musical theatre, nature.

-Nature.

-Er, that's about it!

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-Very good. Ray, what would you like to come up?

-I'm not entirely sure. I'd like to say musicals,

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but I'm blagging it myself, so...

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-Cars. Cars.

-Probably cars. I'm a massive fan of cars.

-Motor sports.

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-Lovely to have you both on the show.

-Thank you.

-A very warm welcome.

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We look forward to discovering your hidden knowledge during the show.

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There's only one person left to introduce. His pen is ready to go, his chair is at the optimal height,

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-but he's still not wearing any trousers. My Pointless friend, Richard.

-Hiya.

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Hiya.

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-Well...

-That's a pretty good line-up.

-It is.

-Question one you could loosely affiliate with music.

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-And question two you could loosely affiliate with sport.

-OK, thanks very much, Richard.

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All our questions have been put to 100 people before the show. We want obscure answers they didn't get.

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To stay in the game with a chance to win our jackpot, our teams must score as few points as they can.

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Everyone's trying to find a pointless answer that none of our 100 people knew.

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Each time that happens, we add £250 to the jackpot. As each of our celebrities is playing for charity,

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we start off with a jackpot of £2,500.

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Right. If everyone's ready, let's play Pointless.

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In this first round, each of you must give me one answer and you cannot confer with your partner.

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Whichever pair has the highest score will be eliminated. An incorrect answer scores the maximum 100 points

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so avoid those if you can. OK, our first category this afternoon is...Eurovision.

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RAY: Yes! I'm joking.

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Can you all decide who is going to go first and who goes second?

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And whoever's going first please step up to the podium.

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OK, let's find out what the question is. We gave 100 people 100 seconds to name

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as many countries which have won the Eurovision Song Contest as they could. Richard?

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Any country, other than the UK, which has won the Eurovision Song Contest up to 2011.

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Where a country no longer exists, we need its name when it won.

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So any country that has ever won the Eurovision Song Contest.

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Wow. Right, Paul and Stacey, you all drew lots before the show and you get to go first.

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Em...

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I'm going to say...

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-Finland.

-OK, Finland, says Stacey.

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Let's see if that's right and how many people said Finland.

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It's right.

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Oh, it's a good answer, Stacey. Look at that - 18.

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Very well done. 18 for Finland.

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-Richard?

-Great start, Stacey. They won in 2006. Lordi won with Hard Rock Hallelujah.

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-I knew that.

-Wow. Lordi.

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Now then, Shaun...

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-I'm going to go for... Republic of Ireland.

-Let's see if that's right

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and, if it is, how many of our 100 people said Republic of Ireland.

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It's right.

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Oh, that's a high score.

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It's a lot better than 100, but 71 for the ROI.

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Good score in snooker, not so good on Pointless. They've won it seven times.

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Thanks very much, Richard. Kammy, the most obscure country to win the Eurovision Song Contest.

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-Do you follow it at all?

-Not really, but with ABBA being a Swedish band, I'd think Sweden.

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Sweden. OK, nice obscure answer there from Kammy. Let's see if Sweden is right

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and, if it is, how many people said Sweden.

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It's right.

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Oh, it's not bad. 58.

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58 for Sweden.

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Yeah, they've won it four times as Kammy well knows. ABBA was 1974. They last won it in 1999.

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Thank you. Now, Ray, something tells me you might be quite good at this.

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You're having a laugh.

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-Really?

-Yeah. I'm going to say Germany.

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OK, Germany says Ray. Let's see if that's right and, if it is, how many people said Germany.

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-Well done, Ray. It's right.

-That'll do me.

-Down it goes.

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-Good score - 39. Well done, Ray.

-Yes! I'm proud of that.

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-39 for Ray.

-Yeah, they won in 2010. They also won in 1982 as West Germany.

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We're halfway through. Let's take a look at the scores.

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Best score of the round was from Stacey. A cracking score of 18.

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Then we go up to 39, Ray and Emma.

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Then 58, Chris and Martin.

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And up to 71, Shaun and CJ. But I think CJ will have a brilliant answer,

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otherwise we won't see you in the next round. Can the second celebrities take their places?

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Here we go. Remember, we are looking for countries that have won the Eurovision Song Contest.

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Emma, you're on 39. Cracking answer from Ray.

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The high scorers on 71 are Shaun and CJ. That means if you can score 31 or less,

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-you are definitely in the next round. Is this good for you?

-Em, not really, no.

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-But I'm going to give it my best shot. I think Italy.

-Italy.

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-Yes, I'll go for Italy.

-Well, Germany did well for Ray. There is your red line.

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Get below that red line and you are through comfortably. Italy, is it right? How many people said it?

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Well done, Emma.

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-You've done it! Very well done - 16!

-Get in!

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That's a great answer. Takes your total up to 55. Richard?

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Safely through. Italy have won it twice, the last time in 1990.

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Now then, Martin. Martin...

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You're on 58. The high scorers are still Shaun and CJ on 71.

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-If you can score 12 or less...

-LAUGHTER

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-I'm going to say Israel.

-Israel, says Martin. Here comes your red line.

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If you get below that, you are through comfortably.

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Israel. Is it right? How many said it?

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It's right.

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34.

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-Whoo! Not bad!

-34. Takes your total up to 92. You are our new high scorers.

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-Richard?

-There's a big crossover between rugby league and Eurovision.

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Martin just symbolises it perfectly, doesn't he?

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Not ashamed to show the sort of knowledge that he's just shown us there.

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Israel have won it three times.

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CJ, your score is 71. The high scorers are now on 92.

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A score of 20 or less would see you straight into the next round.

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I will go for Azerbaijan.

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-Ooooh!

-Watch and learn, everybody. There's a quizzer.

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CJ says Azerbaijan.

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There's your red line. If you get below that with Azerbaijan,

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you are in the next round. Let's see if that's right and how many said Azerbaijan.

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It's right.

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And you're through to the next round. It scores only four points! Takes your total up to 75.

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Very, very well done, CJ.

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-Richard?

-Yeah, they won in 2011. That just seems unfair, doesn't it?

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Now then, Paul. The high scorers are still Martin and Chris on 92.

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-A score of 73 or less will see you through.

-I was going to go for a wild card,

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but I think I can afford to play it safe.

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Ish.

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-With France.

-France. There's your red line.

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It's nice and high. If you can get below that, you are through to the Head to Head. Best of luck.

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France. Is it right? How many said France?

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Yep, it's right.

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And you are through.

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42 for France!

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-It's good enough.

-Just about!

-Takes your total to 60.

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-Richard?

-Perfect tactics, Paul. That's exactly the way to play.

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They've won five times. There's no pointless answers at all.

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There's some low-scoring ones. Best answer would have been Belgium or Austria, for one point.

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Monaco was two points. Other low scorers - Yugoslavia, Serbia, Latvia, Ukraine, Estonia.

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Well done if you said those at home.

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Thanks very much, Richard. So at the end of Round One,

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the losing pair with the highest score is Kammy and Martin.

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-Aww. 92 is not a bad total, either.

-Devastated, I have to say.

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Oh, dear. What will you take away from your Pointless experience?

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-Nothing.

-Nothing.

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Chris and Martin, thank you so much for joining us. It's been a real treat. Brilliant contestants.

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But for the remaining three pairs, it's now time for Round Two.

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Obviously, there's only room for two celebrity pairs in our Head to Head, so one team leaves after this round.

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Our category for Round Two is... celebrities.

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-Can you all decide who's going to go first and who's going second?

-LAUGHTER

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Whoever's going first, please step up to the podium.

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OK, our Round Two questions concerns...footballers and their WAGs.

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-Richard?

-I told you it was loosely associated with sport. We'll show you six names one each pass.

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Tell us which footballers these people are married to.

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Give us a nice obscure answer for fewer points.

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Give us an incorrect answer, you'll score 100 points. 12 names in all to get at home.

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Here we go. We are looking for the footballers who are married to these people. And we have...

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HE READS THE LIST

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I'll read those all again, only if you make that face, CJ!

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And here we go...

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There we are.

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Stacey...

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Oh, I'll just have to go safe and I'm really sorry, it's lame,

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-but Abigail Clancy is married to Peter Crouch.

-Abigail Clancy, Peter Crouch.

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Is that right? How many people knew that? Peter Crouch, Abigail Clancy.

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It's right.

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38.

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Not a terrible score.

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-38 for Peter Crouch.

-Very good answer. Married in 2011.

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OK, Peter Crouch, great answer. Now then, Shaun.

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I only know three of them and one of them's gone,

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so I'm going to have to go for Alex Curran, who I think is married to Steven Gerrard.

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Alex Curran, Steven Gerrard. Let's see if that's right.

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Is Alex Curran married to Steven Gerrard? How many people knew that?

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Ah, it's right! There we are, Shaun.

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Down it goes. 33. There we are, 33.

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-Not a bad score. Alex Curran.

-Well done, Shaun.

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She launched her own perfume. Know what it was called?

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Alex. It makes you smell like Alex Ferguson.

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-OK.

-Yeah.

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-Now then, Emma, talk us through the board.

-The only person I know on that board is Coleen

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-and Wayne Rooney. So that's the only answer I can give.

-No shame in that.

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Coleen McLoughlin, Wayne Rooney.

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Let's see if that's right and how many knew it.

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Coleen McLoughlin, Wayne Rooney.

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It's right.

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80!

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80. I mean, that's...

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-That's really quite high.

-All right!

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-No, no...

-I knew it would be high!

-No, no, this isn't your answer. It's our 100 people.

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Yeah, 80 out of 100, but it's better than 100.

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Let's have a look at the rest.

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Carly Zucker was married in 2009 to Joe Cole.

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That would have scored 16 points.

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Toni Poole in 2007.

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-John Terry.

-Yeah, John Terry. There you go. Lionel Richie sang at their wedding.

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-Wow.

-They were furious. They booked Shane Richie.

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LAUGHTER

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And Simone Lambe is a pointless answer. Very well done if you knew she was married to Michael Ballack,

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Chelsea and Germany midfielder.

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Thanks, Richard. We're halfway through. Let's look at those scores.

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Shaun and CJ, looking very good on 33. Very strong.

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Then up to 38, where we find Stacey and Paul.

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Then Emma and Ray, up there on 80, but luckily Ray gets first pick of the board.

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-You'll find the Simone Lambe, maybe.

-Fingers crossed.

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Good luck. Can the second players please take their places at the podium?

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OK, we're going to put six more WAGs on the board. Here they come.

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HE READS THE LIST

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I'll read it one more time.

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Remember, we are looking for the footballers to whom these women are married.

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And you want the one the fewest people knew. Ray, you're on 80.

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-Yeah.

-We need a nice low score.

-I'm hoping it is. A name popped into my head.

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I'm hoping it's right. I think Louise Nurding is Jamie Redknapp's wife.

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Louise Nurding, Jamie Redknapp. CJ is just so upset about that!

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It must be right, then! LAUGHTER

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There's no red line for you. Just hope it goes down as far as it can.

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Is it right? How many said it?

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Yes, it's right.

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-40!

-That's OK. That's not too bad.

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-40 takes your total up to 120. Richard?

-Well played, Ray.

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In 2004, Louise Nurding named FHM's Sexiest Woman of the Decade.

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-Wow.

-That's not bad going. A title neither you nor I have.

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Now then, CJ, the high scorers are Ray and Emma on 120.

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You are on 33. A score of 86 or less would see you straight into the next round.

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I'm afraid I just don't know any of these, so I'll have to go for Victoria Adams and David Beckham

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Victoria Adams, David Beckham, says CJ.

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If you get below that red line with Victoria Adams and David Beckham, you are in the head-to-head.

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Is that right and if it is, how many people said Victoria Adams, David Beckham?

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You've done it. 78.

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APPLAUSE

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There you are. 78 takes your total up to 111. Very well done. Richard?

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Safely through. Scored just less than Coleen McLoughlin.

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If it said Posh Adams

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or Victoria Spice...

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-Or Posh Spice...

-Yeah.

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Maybe 82, maybe 83 people would have got it.

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I think maybe 97 people might have got that.

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Right, Paul... The high scorers on 120 are Ray and Emma.

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You're on 38. A score of 81 or less will see you through to the next round.

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Leanne Wassell, don't know, Sheree Murphy, don't know,

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Claudine Palmer, don't know, Joy Beverley, don't know,

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but as it's married in 1958,

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the most famous footballer I can think that might have been playing in the '60s would be Bobby Moore.

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And that's all I've got.

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Bobby Moore, putting everything on Bobby Moore.

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OK, here is your red line. It's nice and high.

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Bobby Moore, you are saying.

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Is that right for Joy Beverley married in 1958?

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Let's see if it is and if it is, how many people said it.

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Oh, bad luck, Paul, I'm afraid that's an incorrect answer, so you score the maximum of 100 points.

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It takes your total up to 138. Sorry.

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Yes, sorry, Paul. Faultless logic. It was the right thing to do.

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She was the eldest of the Beverley Sisters

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and she married a man capped over 100 times for England, Billy Wright. Would have scored 2 points.

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Let's go through the board. Sheree Murphy married Harry Kewell,

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former Leeds and Liverpool player - 16 points.

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Claudine Palmer has a first class degree in Economics and Finance from University College Dublin

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and she's married to Robbie Keane - 3 points.

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And Leanne Wassell is the pointless answer on the board. She would have added £250 to the jackpot

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the day she married Wes Brown, ex of Man United and now Sunderland. Very well done if you got those.

0:24:080:24:14

Thank you, Richard. The losing pair at the end of Round Two

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with the highest score, I'm sorry to say, it's Paul and Stacey.

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-Never mind.

-Aw!

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Well, sport was never my strong point.

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-I'm afraid this is where we have to say goodbye and every time you go away, you take a piece...

-Oh!

0:24:260:24:32

-Oh, never mind.

-You take a piece of us with you.

-That's nice.

-At least I like to think you will.

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Thank you so much, Stacey and Paul, it's been lovely having you on the show. Brilliant!

0:24:390:24:44

APPLAUSE

0:24:440:24:46

But for the remaining two pairs, things get even more exciting now as we enter the head-to-head.

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Congratulations, Ray and Emma, CJ and Shaun, you are now only one round away from the final

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and a chance to play for our jackpot which currently stands at £2,500.

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APPLAUSE

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Only one pair can play for that money and to decide which pair it will be, you now go head-to-head.

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For each question, you will be shown five options.

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Each pair needs to pick just one answer, but you can now confer.

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Score less than the other pair and you will win that question.

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The first pair to win two questions will be playing for the jackpot. Let's play head-to-head.

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OK, here is your first question.

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It concerns...

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-Richard?

-For this question, we'll show you five pictures of fashion designers.

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We've also shown them to our 100 people. Which of these is the most obscure?

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Thanks very much, Richard. Let's reveal our five fashion designers and here they come.

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We've got...

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There they are, our five fashion designers.

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Ray and Emma, you've played best throughout the show so far, so you get to go first.

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We have five fashion designers. You name the one you think the fewest of our 100 people recognised.

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I'd go with C because it's black and white, innit?

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LAUGHTER

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I think it might be Chanel, but I don't know.

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-OK, you are saying C...

-Yeah.

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..and Chanel.

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OK.

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CJ and Shaun...

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I think A is Tom Ford, B is Donatella Versace

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and E is Jean-Paul Gaultier.

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Just on the basis that I'm not sure who C is...

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If it is Coco Chanel, then we don't have much of a chance anyway,

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so let's hope it isn't and we'll go for a definite one and go for E, Jean-Paul Gaultier.

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OK, Jean-Paul Gaultier you are saying for E.

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So we have Coco Chanel and we have Jean-Paul Gaultier.

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Ray and Emma went with Chanel. Let's see if that's right and if it is, how many people said Chanel.

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-And it is.

-Oh, my gosh!

-Very well done, Emma.

0:27:240:27:27

-Down it goes.

-Go on.

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21.

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-APPLAUSE Yeah!

-21. That's a great answer.

0:27:310:27:34

Yeah!

0:27:340:27:35

CJ and Shaun have gone for E who they think is Jean-Paul Gaultier.

0:27:350:27:41

Let's see if that's right and if it is, how many people said Jean-Paul Gaultier for E.

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It's right.

0:27:470:27:49

21 is the score it has to beat. Will it go down that far...?

0:27:490:27:53

31.

0:27:530:27:54

31.

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APPLAUSE

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Very well done, Ray and Emma. After one question, you are ahead 1-0. Richard?

0:27:580:28:03

Very well played, Emma. It's a very good answer.

0:28:030:28:06

CJ, if you had gone for A, Tom Ford, you'd have won the point.

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It only scored 7, so it would have been a terrific answer.

0:28:100:28:14

B is Donatella Versace.

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She would have scored 30.

0:28:160:28:18

There's C, Coco Chanel.

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D is the best answer on the board - 1 point.

0:28:200:28:23

You'll know the name, if not the face, of Donna Karan - 1 point.

0:28:230:28:27

And E, we've seen already, is Jean-Paul Gaultier - 31.

0:28:270:28:30

-Very well done if you got all five of those.

-Thanks very much, Richard, and very well done, Emma and Ray.

0:28:300:28:37

Here comes the second question. CJ and Shaun, you've got to win this question to stay in the game.

0:28:370:28:42

It concerns...

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-Oh, no!

-Richard?

-We're about to give you five clues to facts about David Cameron.

0:28:470:28:52

What's the most obscure of these facts? Very best of luck.

0:28:520:28:56

Thanks, Richard. Let's reveal five clues about facts to David Cameron. And here we are. We've got...

0:28:560:29:03

I'll read those all one more time.

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There we are. CJ and Shaun, you go first this time.

0:29:330:29:36

As I said before, you have to win this question to stay in the game.

0:29:360:29:41

I think we'll probably have to go for the special adviser

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which I believe was Norman Lamont.

0:29:460:29:48

Norman Lamont, you are saying was the former Chancellor to whom he was special adviser. So, Ray and Emma...

0:29:480:29:54

We really don't know any of the answers.

0:29:540:29:57

The only one we can have a stab in the dark with is the famous public school

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and I don't even know if it counts as a school or a university.

0:30:020:30:06

What do you think?

0:30:060:30:08

-Oxford School, whatever it's called.

-Oxford.

0:30:080:30:11

OK, you are saying Oxford.

0:30:110:30:14

CJ and Shaun have said the former Chancellor to whom he was a special adviser was Norman Lamont.

0:30:140:30:19

Let's see if that's right and if it is, how many people said it.

0:30:190:30:23

It's right.

0:30:230:30:25

6.

0:30:310:30:32

APPLAUSE

0:30:320:30:34

6 of our 100 people knew that

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and Ray and Emma are saying that the famous public school he attended was Oxford.

0:30:400:30:45

Let's see if that's right and if it is, how many people said that.

0:30:450:30:50

-Oh, damn!

-Bad luck. It doesn't matter. You had a point in hand.

0:30:510:30:55

After two questions, you are now even, one point apiece. Richard?

0:30:550:31:00

Yeah, he did go to Oxford University. Eton was the name of his public school.

0:31:000:31:06

-That would have scored 57.

-Can you not change the question?

0:31:060:31:10

Even if we changed the question, you'll still lose the point because CJ gave us the best answer,

0:31:100:31:16

which is the special adviser to Norman Lamont which scored 6 points.

0:31:160:31:20

Let's go through the rest of them.

0:31:200:31:22

His wife's name is Samantha. Would have scored you 38.

0:31:220:31:25

The daughter born in 2010... It's good to know that CJ doesn't know something. That's humanising.

0:31:250:31:31

That was Florence. Would have scored you 11 points.

0:31:310:31:34

-His parliamentary constituency, also a low scorer, 7 points for, CJ...?

-Witney.

-Absolutely right.

0:31:340:31:40

Here comes your third question. Whoever wins this question is in the final.

0:31:400:31:45

Your third question concerns...

0:31:450:31:47

-Richard?

-We'll show you five proverbs or sayings from the Oxford Book of Proverbs.

0:31:500:31:55

They're all missing one food or drink-related word. What's that word, please?

0:31:550:32:00

OK, let's reveal our five food and drink proverbs.

0:32:000:32:04

I'll read those all again.

0:32:230:32:26

Now then, Ray and Emma, you get to go first this time.

0:32:390:32:43

This is another tricky one because there's some that you think you know, but it could be wrong.

0:32:430:32:49

-Just do the last one.

-"You can't make an omelette without breaking any eggs."

0:32:490:32:54

You say, "You can't make an omelette." "Omelette" is the missing word there. CJ and Shaun...

0:32:540:33:00

I know four. I don't know the second one.

0:33:000:33:02

"Why buy a cow when milk is so cheap?" "Man cannot live by bread alone."

0:33:020:33:07

"Fine words butter no parsnips." That's what we should go for.

0:33:070:33:11

"Fine words butter no parsnips." What do you think?

0:33:110:33:15

-Fine words from Shaun there(!)

-LAUGHTER

0:33:170:33:19

Let me put it this way. That's the one we'll go for.

0:33:190:33:23

OK, so you are going to go with "fine words butter no parsnips".

0:33:230:33:27

So we have from Ray and Emma, "You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs."

0:33:270:33:32

Let's see if "omelette" is right and if it is, how many people said it.

0:33:320:33:36

It's right.

0:33:360:33:38

-Oh, 86!

-Yes, you know...

0:33:380:33:41

CJ and Shaun, you said, "Fine words butter no parsnips."

0:33:410:33:45

Let's see if that's right and if it is, how many people said that.

0:33:450:33:49

It's right and you are through to the next round.

0:33:490:33:52

14.

0:33:560:33:57

APPLAUSE

0:33:570:33:58

Good answer, CJ and Shaun, so after three questions, you are through to the final 2-1. Richard?

0:34:010:34:06

It's the best answer on the board. Ray and Emma, you've played so well throughout and taken them to 2-1,

0:34:060:34:12

-but they gave the best answer twice in a row.

-We've done all right.

0:34:120:34:16

Let's go through the rest of them.

0:34:160:34:18

"Man cannot live by bread alone" would have scored 57.

0:34:180:34:22

"Why buy a cow when milk is so cheap?" Would have scored you 36.

0:34:220:34:26

-And "you can't put new..."

-Wine.

-"..wine in old bottles." 30 points.

0:34:260:34:31

The best one there, "Fine words butter no parsnips." Well done if you said that at home.

0:34:310:34:36

Thank you, Richard. The losing pair at the end of the head-to-head, it's Ray and Emma.

0:34:360:34:41

-Guys, you've done so well.

-I don't want to go.

0:34:410:34:45

-You can stay if you like.

-I need to go before I embarrass myself.

0:34:450:34:49

I don't think you did at all. Oxford... In America, they call universities "schools".

0:34:490:34:54

I'm made up that we've done well. I'm made up about that Chanel one. I wouldn't have known that one.

0:34:540:34:59

-It's just a shame we're not taking anything home for our charity, but never mind.

-So share it!

0:34:590:35:05

-Ray and Emma, thank you so much for playing. It's been lovely having you on the show.

-Thanks for having us.

0:35:050:35:12

APPLAUSE Good luck.

0:35:120:35:14

But for Shaun and CJ, it's now time for our Pointless final.

0:35:140:35:18

Congratulations, CJ and Shaun, you have fought off all the competition

0:35:210:35:25

and won our coveted Pointless trophy.

0:35:250:35:28

You now have a chance to win our Pointless jackpot and at the end of today's show, it stands at £2,500.

0:35:340:35:40

APPLAUSE

0:35:400:35:42

Your Pointless career so far has been slightly up and down. The first round was not especially dazzling.

0:35:440:35:51

I thought after Shaun gave the Republic of Ireland answer as our very first utterance in the show

0:35:510:35:56

it would be our last one, I thought we were out.

0:35:560:35:59

Well, here you are in the final.

0:35:590:36:01

To win that money for your charities, all you have to do is find a pointless answer.

0:36:010:36:06

We haven't had any today. You only have to find one now and you go home with that money.

0:36:060:36:11

First you've got to choose a category and you have a choice of five categories.

0:36:110:36:16

Before the show, we agreed that if we got this far,

0:36:250:36:28

which we are very lucky to do after my Republic of Ireland mess-up,

0:36:280:36:32

we'd go with whatever you wanted to go with.

0:36:320:36:36

LAUGHTER

0:36:360:36:38

-We'll go for Flags, Alexander.

-OK, let's find out what the question is.

0:36:380:36:42

We gave 100 people 100 seconds

0:36:420:36:44

to name as many countries that have national flags with three stripes as they could.

0:36:440:36:49

-Richard?

-We want any country in the world that has a flag

0:36:490:36:52

which consists of three vertical or horizontal stripes.

0:36:520:36:56

They must all be different colours and go in the same direction.

0:36:560:36:59

Any flag that has a crest or symbol on it doesn't count. Countries with a three-striped flag, please.

0:36:590:37:06

OK, you now have up to one minute to come up with three answers.

0:37:060:37:09

All you need to win that £2,500 is for just one of those answers to be pointless. Are you ready?

0:37:090:37:16

-We are.

-Let's put 60 seconds on the clock and here they are.

0:37:160:37:20

Your time starts now.

0:37:200:37:22

It's a pity there's no symbols allowed.

0:37:220:37:25

Don't do anything from Europe.

0:37:260:37:29

Generally, avoid any major country that's been in the FIFA World Cup.

0:37:290:37:34

Chad?

0:37:360:37:38

Um...

0:37:390:37:41

Oh, dear.

0:37:410:37:43

I'm struggling now to avoid ones without symbols on them.

0:37:430:37:47

Just going across...

0:37:520:37:54

I think Chad doesn't have a symbol on it.

0:37:570:38:00

That does, that does. Oh, dear!

0:38:020:38:06

I'm trying to avoid anything in Europe.

0:38:070:38:11

-That does. Oh, dear.

-Ten seconds left.

-Oh, dear.

0:38:110:38:14

Anything in South America?

0:38:140:38:17

-He's only playing. He'll have got it.

-I wouldn't bet on it!

0:38:170:38:22

-OK, I've got...

-OK.

-I've got three possibles.

-OK, your time is up

0:38:230:38:27

We were looking for flags with three stripes. I now need your three answers.

0:38:270:38:32

We'll go for Chad, Netherlands

0:38:320:38:36

and...

0:38:360:38:38

-Russia.

-Russia, OK.

0:38:380:38:41

So we have Chad, the Netherlands and Russia.

0:38:410:38:46

-Which of those are you going to keep till last?

-Chad.

-Chad.

0:38:460:38:51

-Lovely. Which is your least likely?

-Russia.

0:38:510:38:54

OK, let's put them up on the board in that order. We have got...

0:38:540:38:59

OK, flags with three stripes on. Russia was your least confident shot at a pointless answer.

0:39:020:39:08

You only have to find one pointless answer to win that £2,500 for your charity.

0:39:080:39:13

Just one.

0:39:130:39:15

OK, let's see if Russia is right and if it is, how many people said Russia.

0:39:150:39:19

It's right.

0:39:220:39:24

If this goes all the way down to zero, you'll be leaving here with £2,500 for your charities.

0:39:240:39:29

-Down it goes into the teens.

-Go on!

0:39:290:39:32

Into single figures... 7.

0:39:320:39:35

-7.

-APPLAUSE

0:39:350:39:37

Unfortunately, not a pointless answer. You only have two more chances to win today's jackpot.

0:39:400:39:45

-That's not bad, 7 for your first answer?

-That was his least favourite.

-That's pretty good.

0:39:450:39:50

Let's hope nobody said your next answer, the Netherlands.

0:39:500:39:54

This has to be pointless to win that jackpot of £2,500.

0:39:540:39:57

Let's see how many people said the Netherlands.

0:39:570:40:01

Also correct.

0:40:020:40:04

Your first answer of Russia went down to 7. Let's see how far down the Netherlands goes.

0:40:040:40:09

If this goes down to zero, you leave here with £2,500.

0:40:090:40:13

14.

0:40:130:40:15

-APPLAUSE

-14.

0:40:150:40:18

You only have one more chance to win today's jackpot, £2,500, and it is all riding on Chad.

0:40:180:40:24

-What do you think Chad's flag looks like?

-What if Chad's wrong?

-If it is, I'm not going to do well here.

0:40:240:40:30

-Describe it for us.

-I think Chad is similar to the flag of Romania.

0:40:300:40:34

-I think it's very similar to Romania

-What are your charities? Shaun?

0:40:340:40:38

Well, our chosen charity is the Paul Hunter Foundation

0:40:380:40:42

which was set up after Paul sadly passed away a number of years ago.

0:40:420:40:47

It's a foundation that helps a lot of underprivileged kids get off the streets, basically,

0:40:470:40:52

-and it's something that as snooker we're really into.

-Very well done.

0:40:520:40:56

An excellent charity.

0:40:580:41:00

Let's hope your last answer will see that charity £2,500 richer.

0:41:000:41:05

OK, Chad...

0:41:050:41:07

This has to be correct and it has to be pointless if you're to leave here with £2,500 for your charity.

0:41:090:41:15

We were looking for flags with three stripes.

0:41:150:41:18

Chad, is it right, and how many people said it?

0:41:180:41:23

It's right.

0:41:240:41:27

You were pretty confident if it was right, it might go all the way down.

0:41:270:41:31

7 we scored with Russia, 14 with the Netherlands.

0:41:310:41:33

If this goes all the way down to zero, you leave here with £2,500.

0:41:330:41:37

-You've done it! Very well done. Very well done indeed. Fantastic.

-CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

0:41:370:41:43

Congratulations. Chad was a pointless answer,

0:41:470:41:50

which means you'll be leaving here with a jackpot for your charity of £2,500.

0:41:500:41:56

-APPLAUSE

-Very, very well done indeed.

0:41:560:41:59

Amazing.

0:41:590:42:00

-So, Richard...?

-Very well played, gents, very well deserved, going to a very deserving cause.

0:42:020:42:08

CJ, you say it's similar to the Romanian flag.

0:42:080:42:11

Chad and Romania are the only two countries with identical flags.

0:42:110:42:16

It's blue, yellow and red vertical stripes. Let's look at some of the pointless answers.

0:42:160:42:21

There's seven, five of them in Africa. Let's look at all of them.

0:42:210:42:25

Congratulations if you got any of those at home and congratulations to you guys as well. Very well played.

0:42:350:42:41

Thanks once again to our winning celebrities Shaun and CJ

0:42:410:42:45

who go away with today's jackpot of £2,500.

0:42:450:42:48

APPLAUSE

0:42:480:42:50

Thank you to our other celebrity pairs Chris and Martin, Paul and Stacey, and Ray and Emma.

0:42:520:42:57

Join us next time when we put more obscure knowledge to the test on Pointless.

0:42:570:43:02

-Meanwhile, it's goodbye from Richard.

-Goodbye.

-And it's goodbye from me. Goodbye.

0:43:020:43:07

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0:43:300:43:33

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