Episode 2 Pointless


Episode 2

Quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else can think of.


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Thank you very much, indeed. Hello, I'm Alexander Armstrong, and welcome

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to Pointless, the show where the aim of the game

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is to find the most obscure answer possible.

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Let's meet today's players.

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Couple number one.

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Hi, I'm Paul and this is my mum, Mary, and we're from Newcastle.

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Couple number two.

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Hi, I'm Caroline. This is my husband, Conrad, and we live in

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-Barry, South Wales.

-Couple number three.

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Hi, I'm Ranvir. This is my mum, Jaspal, and we're from Bradford.

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-And finally, couple number four.

-I'm David. This is my friend, Steve.

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We were both from Essex, but I'm now from Walthamstow.

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And these are today's contestants.

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Thank you very much, all of you, we'll find out more about you

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throughout the show as it goes along, so that just leaves one more

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person for me to introduce.

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Letting our contestants down gently like balloons at a 100th

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birthday party, that's my Pointless friend, it's Richard.

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Hiya. Hi, everybody. Welcome along.

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-Good afternoon to you.

-And to you.

-Two returning

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pairs from our previous show, and they both did well, actually.

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Steve and David got knocked out in Round Two and Conrad

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and Caroline all the way through to the head-to-head, so they'll be

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difficult to beat. And our two new pairs is both son and mother

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-combinations. That's nice, isn't it?

-That's really nice.

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Also gives an extra bit of

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competitiveness to the affairs to see which

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mother and son combination's going to win.

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Lovely to have Conrad, our bus driver, back for another show.

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Typical, isn't it? We wait 200 shows for a bus driver,

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-then two turn up at once.

-LAUGHTER

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Thanks very much, Richard. Elena and Jordan didn't win the jackpot last

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time so we add another £1,000 to that and today's

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jackpot therefore starts off at £2,000.

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There we are.

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

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So, all we have to remember is this.

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The pair with the highest score at the end of each round will

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be eliminated. That is it.

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Nothing else to remember, except no conferring till we get

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to the head-to-head round. Our first category this afternoon is...

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Ireland, that's nice. Can you all decide in your pairs who's going to

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go first, who's going to go second? And whoever's going

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first, please step up to the podium.

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OK, and the question concerns...

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-Famous Dubliners, famous Dubliners, Richard.

-On each board we're going

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to show you seven clues to famous people born in Dublin, you just need

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to tell us who they are, please. There's going to be 14 in all, to

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-have a go at it at home, so very best of luck.

-Thanks very much.

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OK, let's reveal our first board of famous Dubliners,

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and here they come.

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I'm going to read those one last time.

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Paul, a very, very warm welcome.

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I'm sorry, a lot to digest there, isn't there? What do you do, Paul?

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-I'm a film student.

-Whereabouts are you a film student?

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-At Queen Mary, in London.

-In London.

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-Are you enjoying it?

-Yes, yeah, I do.

-How far into your course are

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-you?

-I've just finished first year.

-And two more years after that?

-Yes.

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And what sort of film are you specialising in? Or do you not,

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is it fairly broad at this stage?

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Yeah, I haven't actually studied film ever before,

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-so it was a bit of a risk, but I'm enjoying it.

-Yes, it'll get you up

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-to speed, your foundation year.

-Yes.

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Very good, and your interests, apart from film?

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I play a bit of tennis, and I'm a bit of a tennis nut.

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And also, I sing as well,

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so... More when I'm in Newcastle with my brother.

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We do a few gigs, round Newcastle.

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So it's just up in Newcastle you feel more like singing,

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than you do down here, but, yeah.

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Paul, now, what are you going to go for on this board?

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Well, I think I know a few of them,

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but I think I'm going to play it safe because it's the first go.

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So, I'm going to go for the actor who starred in the films

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Phone Booth and In Bruges, and say Colin Farrell.

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Colin Farrell, says Paul. Let's see

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how many of our 100 people said Colin Farrell.

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Not bad, down it goes to 31. Not bad at all, Paul.

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Good start to the round.

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APPLAUSE

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Well played, Paul. Glad you went for a film one as well.

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Usually students try and avoid the subject they do

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just in case they get it wrong.

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Yeah, he won a Golden Globe for his role in In Bruges, which is

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-a terrific film.

-Excellent. I haven't seen it.

-You'd love it.

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I must. I must. Thanks very much indeed, Richard. Now, Conrad.

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Welcome back. Welcome back, now we discovered that you live in Barry.

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-Yes.

-You drive a bus.

-Yes.

-What are your hobbies?

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My hobbies include a little thing called geocaching, which is

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like a modern day treasure hunt.

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You sign up to a forum and you get coordinates from there and you punch

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it into your mobile phone and then you go look for these things.

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What kinds of things do you find?

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Oh, just little containers, usually contains a little logbook...

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-Slice of cake.

-..or little items that people leave and then you can

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-swap it out.

-That's good. How far do you go?

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Have you ever been on your route into Cardiff, or one of the many

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routes and just had to stop and get down because you've just passed a...

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-I could say yes, but my boss will not be pleased.

-OK. Fair enough.

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-Now, Conrad, what are you going to go for on this board?

-Um...

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I think the only one I know is the football striker who

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moved from Tottenham Hotspur to LA Galaxy in August 2011.

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I think that's Robbie Keane.

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"Robbie Keane," says Conrad. Let's see if Robbie Keane's right, and if

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it is, let's see how many people said it.

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It is right.

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That's a very good answer, Conrad.

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15. Very well done, indeed.

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APPLAUSE

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If you're only going to know one of them, it's a pretty good

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one to know, Robbie Keane. I sat behind him on a plane recently, with

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-his son, who was very well-behaved.

-That's good.

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There you go, so if you're watching, Robbie, congratulations,

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as a parent as well as a footballer.

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Double accolade, that's great. That is good, thank you.

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Now, Ranvir, welcome to Pointless. Lovely to have you here.

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-Ranvir, what do you do?

-Not much at the moment. I'm in limbo.

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I've just handed in my PhD so I'm waiting to hear back.

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Oh, nervous times. Do you have any indication, have you done any...?

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I presume there are modules that you've done.

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No, it's just one big project, basically, for four years, yeah.

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Four years of it?

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-How long before you get the result?

-Hopefully, a few months.

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-Three months from now, I hope.

-And then you'll be Dr Ranvir,

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-that's quite exciting, isn't it?

-I will be.

-Very good.

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And what are your interests, Ranvir?

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-Well, outside the PhD, that took up a lot of time.

-What was your PhD in?

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It was on an aspect of Formula 1 technology. I was investigating...

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Now, that's a cool thing to do your PhD on, isn't it?

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-It was very interesting, yeah.

-Very good.

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So, I'm guessing Formula 1 is one of your interests.

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-That's a dream, yeah.

-Yeah. Anything else? What else?

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Well, my main hobby is jujitsu, so that's the main one,

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which I've been doing for eight years now, actually,

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-longer than I care to admit.

-Do you have belts in jujitsu?

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-Yeah, yeah, we have a belt system so...

-What belt are you at?

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-I'm at light blue belt now.

-Light blue.

-Two more to instructor.

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Very good.

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OK, now, Ranvir, what would you like to go for on this board?

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Well, I'd like to go for Robbie Keane,

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but that's not a possibility any more.

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I'm going to have a guess at the snooker player.

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I can hear a strong Irish commentator's voice in my head

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-and I think it's Ken Doherty.

-Ken Doherty, says Ranvir.

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Ken Doherty, is it right? How many people said it, if it is?

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It's right. That's a good answer, Ranvir, very well done.

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Well, 31 is our highest score

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at this point and you pass it.

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15's our low and you pass it.

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Look at that! 5!

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CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

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Hats off, Ranvir.

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That is fantastic.

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APPLAUSE

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Kind of good that Robbie Keane had gone,

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otherwise you'd have gone for it and scored 15. But 5, that's a great

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-score.

-That's a great answer,

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very well played.

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Yeah, he's a great player

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and a very lovely fella, as well.

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Have you sat behind him on public transport?

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I have had the great pleasure of meeting him up at the Crucible.

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Thank you, well done. That's good. David, welcome back.

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David, remind us what you do.

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-I'm an author, I write books.

-You're an author, you write books

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and all sorts of different things. You were saying last time,

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-conspiracy theories.

-Yes, conspiracy theories and true crime, mainly.

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What's the most exciting conspiracy theory

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-you've written about?

-I don't know which one is the most exciting.

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The ludicrous ones are always exciting but they're a bit weird.

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I think the most interesting one is the murders of JFK

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and his brother, Robert Kennedy.

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To write about conspiracy theories do you have to be a conspiracist

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-yourself, then?

-No, I usually annoy a lot of conspiracy theorists

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because I say 95% of them are absolute rubbish,

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but the 5% where there's real fact

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and it's a conspiracy fact, rather than a conspiracy theory,

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they're the interesting ones, they're the ones we're looking at.

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OK, now, David. What about all these unanswered questions on our board?

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Would you like to talk us through them?

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Well, the writer of the play is Oscar Wilde,

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lead singer of U2 is Bono...

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..singer of Nothing Compares 2 U would be the wonderful

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Sinead O'Connor, and I really kind of

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almost want to take a chance on the last one because I used to know

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the guy who played Albus Dumbledore in the first two Harry Potter films.

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It was Richard Harris.

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So, I kind of almost want to go for that one but that would be

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a risk, and I think that would be Michael Gambon, so...

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I'm going to go for a risk.

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It's probably going to be a bust.

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I'm going to say Michael Gambon for the actor who played

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Albus Dumbledore in six of the eight Harry Potter films.

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OK, you're steering round Richard Harris, you're going

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for Michael Gambon. OK, well, let's see if that's right.

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Let's see if that Gambon pays off. CHUCKLING

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-Ooh.

-Oh.

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How many people said Michael Gambon?

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He's right!

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He's right. 19 it scores you.

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Very well done, indeed, David. 19.

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Very well played, David.

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One of those very rare occasions where all four pairs have

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got the four lowest answers on the board,

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so it's going to be a terrific show today. I think it's really, really

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good work from everybody.

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Let's fill in the more obvious ones, and, in fact, David gave us

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all the correct answers.

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The next best answer would have been Oscar Wilde

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for The Importance Of Being Earnest.

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That would have scored you 36,

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then Sinead O'Connor for Nothing Compares 2 U,

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she would have scored 55, and Bono was the biggest scorer of all,

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and he would have landed you 87 points.

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My goodness. Thank you very much. We're halfway through the

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round. Let's take a look at those scores. The best score of the pass

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was yours Ranvir, very well done.

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5, putting Ranvir and Jaspal

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in a very strong position, then up to 15

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where we find Conrad and Caroline,

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up to 19, where we find David and

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Steve, and then 31, Paul and Mary.

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Not that far ahead,

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Paul and Mary, but Mary,

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let's have a nice low score from you

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-to keep you in the game, please.

-Yes.

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We're going to come back down the line now,

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could the second players step up to the podium?

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OK, let's put seven more clues to famous Dubliners up on the board

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and here they come.

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I'll read those one last time.

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Steve, welcome back. Now, remind us what you do, Steve.

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I'm an accountant.

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And when not being an accountant, you have many other interesting

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-hobbies, including the one you told us about last time.

-I do, I play the

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-bagpipes.

-You play the bagpipes?

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-On your own, or do you play in a band?

-No, I play in a band.

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The band is called the Essex Caledonian.

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-Excellent.

-I haven't decided whether to tell them that I'm on this,

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so they may or may not be watching.

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Do you play at civic events and things like that?

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I've played at the Albert Hall...

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-Very good.

-..and I've played in Billericay High Street.

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Which, be honest, which did you enjoy the most?

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Since I'm here, Billericay High Street.

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OK, now, Steve you're on 19, the high scorers are

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at this end here, Mary and Paul on 31,

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if you can score 11 or less, you're into the next round.

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Ah, it'll have to be the winner of the Nobel Prize

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and the author of Waiting For Godot, which was Samuel Beckett.

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Samuel Beckett, says Steve. Here's your red line, if you can get below

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that red line with Samuel Beckett, you are into Round Two.

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Let's see how you do.

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It is right.

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I have a feeling this might be

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a low one.

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24, not bad.

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Not bad, 43 is your total.

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You might have done enough there, Steve.

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Yeah, the good answers continue.

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Very well played, Steve. Samuel Beckett.

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Thank you very much indeed. Now then, Jaspal, welcome.

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Lovely to have you here on Pointless. What do you do, Jaspal?

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I'm retired.

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-I used to work as an admin clerk in the hospital.

-When did you retire?

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Oh, about four years ago.

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Is retirement rather nice or do you miss...? Maybe it was nice in the

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-hospital. Maybe there were lots of nice people...

-I do miss

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-a lot of patients, just a busy hospital.

-Yeah.

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What have you been doing since you've retired?

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Have you taken on new things?

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-I just do a lot of reading and a lot of cooking.

-That's good.

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Reading, do you have any particular favourite authors?

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Just generally, I like Danielle Steele,

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that's the main books I like to read.

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Excellent, now then, Jaspal, you've been left in a very strong

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position by Ranvir in the first pass. The high scorers are just

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behind you there, Steve and David at the moment.

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43, so if you can score 37 or less, you're through.

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Right, I'm afraid I'll have to go for the top one, the co-founder

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of Band Aid, the leader singer of the Boomtown Rats

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is Bob Geldof.

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Bob Geldof, says Jaspal. Let's see if that's right.

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Let's see how many people said it. There is your red line. Below that,

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you're home and dry.

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It was right.

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41.

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41, taking your total up to 46.

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APPLAUSE

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Great news for Steve and David behind you there.

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Starting to get very exciting now, isn't it, this round?

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Co-founded Band Aid with Midge Ure, of course.

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Thank you very much indeed. Now then, Caroline.

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Welcome back, head-to-head last time, should be fairly easy for you

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to get through to the head-to-head again this time.

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30 or less is all you need to score.

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Remind us what you do, Caroline.

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I'm a carer that works with terminally ill, mentally ill

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and the elderly, and also, I teach music in a primary school.

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-Yeah, teach the violin, you said last time.

-Mm-hm.

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And that's a brave move, to be teaching.

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What age are your violin pupils?

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All ages in primary, but it does sound like a bunch of cats

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in a shed when they start out but with my tuition, it improves.

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But do you know what? That is amazing.

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If you can get children to just to play enough, if they can keep

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the bow in a straight line, get their finger positions, you know?

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We use stickers, to keep the finger positions,

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-put stickers on the violins.

-Very clever.

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Now, Caroline, you're on 15, as I say, you have to score 30, or less.

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Yes, I was trying to delay this moment. Um...

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All right.

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I know one for definite, but the novel one,

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I don't know if the person I'm thinking of wrote Dracula or

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Frankenstein, I know it was something creepy, but I don't know

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-which one.

-I'm going to say good luck.

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SHE GIGGLES

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I think I 'm going to have to guess because it's our second time on,

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and so, I want to be able to say I tried, so I'm going to say

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-the novel, Dracula, was Bram Stoker.

-Bram Stoker, says Caroline. Here

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is your red line. If you get below that with Bram Stoker, you're

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through to the next round. How many people said Bram Stoker?

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It's absolutely right, very well done, Caroline.

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Oh!

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34. This is very close, indeed.

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-49 is your total.

-Wow, what a round.

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What a round. Bram Stoker himself would have liked it cos

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he was a mathematics graduate from Trinity College, Dublin.

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-There you are.

-He would have seen all sorts of patterns here.

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Oh, wouldn't he? Thank you very much.

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Now, OK, Mary, welcome to Pointless. Tell me what you do.

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I'm a careers adviser in the university.

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How long have you done that for?

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I've been a careers adviser for about 30-odd years, on and off.

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And this particular job I've been doing for five years.

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Mary, aside from that, what are your interests? What do you like doing?

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I like writing and acting. And I like Georgian theatre.

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-Georgian theatre. That's very specific.

-Yes.

-OK.

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Any particular reason why?

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Well, it started a long time ago when an ex-husband of mine

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wanted to put Laurence Sterne's, not Tristram And Shandy,

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-A Sentimental Journey, create it for the stage.

-Yeah.

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And, so, it developed from there, really.

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And I developed a character to introduce it,

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called Mrs Silvia Slurp, who's an 18th-century has-been

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of an actress, who is a touring player, but she's a survivor.

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-That sounds great. Have you played her many times?

-Yes.

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Very good. Now, Mary, the moment has come.

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We need to get an answer from you, we need 17 or less.

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That's your target, 17 or less.

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Do you fancy talking us through that board and just supplying names?

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Well, I know the TV presenter is Graham Norton.

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I don't know the others but I know that

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Dervla Kirwan starred in Ballykissangel,

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but I don't know if she did Goodnight Sweetheart. Oh.

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And I don't know which is the most popular out of those two,

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but, um, maybe I'm going to take a risk.

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Dervla Kirwan.

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Dervla Kirwan for Ballykissangel

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and Goodnight Sweetheart.

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Let's see if that's right. There's your red line.

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If you can get below that

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red line, Mary,

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you're through to the next round.

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Let's see how many of our 100 people said Dervla Kirwan.

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-It's wrong.

-It's absolutely right.

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Oh! 22.

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APPLAUSE

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Wow, that's happened

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a lot in this second pass.

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So that takes your total up to 53. Um, not a bad total at all.

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Absolutely, now, if you had said Graham Norton,

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-it's the right answer and it's the best answer on the board.

-Oh, no!

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It would have scored you 12 points. It would have been

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a terrific answer. Obviously, massively famous,

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but not so many people know that he played Father Noel,

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actually he played him brilliantly, a very funny character.

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And the golfer was Padraig Harrington,

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would have scored you 14 points, and the biggest scorer on the board

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there, the Boyzone singer, Ronan Keating.

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-Would have scored you 57.

-Thanks very much indeed.

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So, at the end of our First Round the pair we have to send home,

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with their really not that high, high score of 53, is Mary and Paul.

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Nothing right, and you knew a low-scoring answer as well, Mary.

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Well, I suppose that makes it feel

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-better in a way...

-Yes.

-Better because we know you're coming back.

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It would be awful if this were

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the final farewell. We'll see you next time, Mary and Paul.

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We look forward to that very much.

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Thanks very much for playing, Mary and Paul.

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

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And so, now only three pairs remain.

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At the end of this round, we'll have to say goodbye to another pair.

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Ranvir, hats off to you, the lowest individual score of that round,

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fabulous answer there, Ken Doherty.

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Steve and David, well done, our lowest combined score,

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very well done. Caroline and Conrad, very well done, as well,

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actually all three scores were very, very close indeed. It's going to be

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very exciting, this round, I think. Best of luck,

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all three pairs, our category for Round Two is Science.

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Science. Can you all decide in your pairs who's going to go first,

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who's going to go 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. Here it comes.

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We gave 100 people 100 seconds to name as many...

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Chemical elements that do not

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contain the letter O in their name, Richard.

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Simply any element of the periodic table that doesn't contain

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a letter O, and that is as of May 2015.

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OK, thank you very much indeed. Conrad.

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The first answer I could think of, and I'll go with that, is zinc.

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Zinc, says Conrad. Zinc. Let's see if it's right.

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Let's see how many of our 100 said zinc.

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It is right.

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30.

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Not bad.

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30 for zinc.

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Of course, if zinc did have an O in it, it would be called zoinc.

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-Aw, it's a shame, isn't it? Aw, I wish you hadn't said that.

-Yeah.

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-Or zinco.

-Yeah.

-Quite fun, but, yeah, zoinc.

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Now, Jaspal, what would you like to go for?

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I'm not sure if this is a chemical element, let's see, um...

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-Calcium.

-Calcium, says Jaspal. Let's see if calcium's right.

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Let's see how many of our 100 people said calcium.

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It's right.

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Well, zinc scored 30.

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Calcium leaves zinc

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in its wake, look at that.

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That goes to 12.

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Very well done, indeed, Jaspal.

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-Thank you.

-APPLAUSE

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Well played, Jaspal. It's got I's, it's got A's, it's got U's,

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but no O's. Perfect.

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-A perfect candidate.

-Yeah.

-There we are. Thanks very much. David.

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We want the name of any chemical element that doesn't contain

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the letter O.

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I'm going to be honest, I'm a bear of little brains.

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-Arsenic.

-Arsenic, says David.

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Let's see how many of our 100 people said that.

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It's right. Well, 30's our high

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score. 12 is our low.

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You passed 30.

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You passed 12!

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6!

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APPLAUSE

0:22:510:22:53

Not bad at all.

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6 for arsenic.

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It's one of those things that people forget as an element, because we

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think of it as something entirely different. But prawns contain a

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-surprising amount of arsenic.

-That's why they're so delicious.

-Mmm.

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-Exactly.

-Thank you very much indeed.

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

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6, David and Steve,

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looking very strong

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on the far podium, there.

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Up to 12 we find Ranvir and Jaspal,

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then up to 30,

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Conrad and Caroline. So, Caroline, low score from you,

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please. We're going to come back down the line now,

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can the second players please step up to the podium?

0:23:200:23:22

-Steve.

-Hello.

-Chemical elements that do not contain the letter O.

-Oh.

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That's the one, yeah.

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LAUGHTER

0:23:320:23:34

There's one I want, no, I'm not going to risk it.

0:23:340:23:37

-Ytterbium.

-Ytterbium.

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Ytterbium, says Steve. There's your red line. If you can get below

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that with ytterbium, you are into the head-to-head.

0:23:450:23:47

Let's see how many people said it, let's see if it's right.

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It is right.

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You're into the head-to-head.

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That's a pointless answer, Steve, very well done indeed.

0:23:590:24:01

CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

0:24:010:24:02

That adds £250 to the jackpot taking the total up to £2,250. It scores

0:24:020:24:07

you nothing. It leaves your total at 6, the lowest total of the round.

0:24:070:24:10

-Well done.

-Brilliant stuff, Steve, very well done.

0:24:100:24:13

An old Pointless favourite, ytterbium.

0:24:130:24:15

It's the most volatile rare-earth element.

0:24:150:24:17

It has almost no practical use,

0:24:170:24:19

-which makes you feel rather sorry for it.

-It's very useful here.

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Yes, do you know what? Suddenly, it does have practical use.

0:24:220:24:25

Thank you very much indeed, Richard. Now then, Ranvir.

0:24:250:24:29

Well, Steve's just inspired me not only to take a gamble,

0:24:300:24:33

but there's a very similar-sounding element and I think it's yttrium.

0:24:330:24:36

Yttrium, says Ranvir.

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HE WHISPERS: They're very good on that middle podium, aren't they?

0:24:380:24:41

Yes. The highest scorers on 30 are Caroline and

0:24:410:24:43

Conrad, there's your red line.

0:24:430:24:45

Get below that, you're through.

0:24:450:24:47

It's right.

0:24:490:24:51

Very well done. Look at that, Ranvir.

0:24:550:24:57

Oh! 1!

0:24:570:24:58

APPLAUSE

0:24:580:25:00

1, that's an excellent score, takes your total up to 13, very well done.

0:25:000:25:04

Yeah, more great answering, very well played.

0:25:040:25:06

I don't know who'd be happier, the Yttrium Council or the

0:25:060:25:09

-Ytterbium Council, to get pointless or one point.

-Mmm.

-What's better?

0:25:090:25:13

ALEXANDER CHUCKLES Thank you very much indeed.

0:25:130:25:15

Now, Caroline, I have sad news.

0:25:150:25:17

I'm afraid, even before you've given your answer, you are the

0:25:170:25:19

high scorers. I'm sorry. But, hey!

0:25:190:25:21

-After that, what are you going to say?

-Blimey.

0:25:210:25:24

The thing is, my sister's a chemist, so I'm sure she's, like,

0:25:240:25:27

sending me brainwaves.

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But, I was terrible at chemistry, I got magnesium oxide in my eye once.

0:25:280:25:32

LAUGHTER

0:25:320:25:34

I'm not sure. I think, we're out anyway...

0:25:340:25:37

-Barium.

-Barium.

-I don't even know if it's a thing.

0:25:370:25:40

Is it a thing? I don't know.

0:25:400:25:41

Well, you're from Barry. Barium, of course.

0:25:410:25:43

LAUGHTER

0:25:430:25:44

Let's see. No red line for you, I'm afraid cos you're already our

0:25:440:25:47

high scorers, but let's see how many of our 100 people said barium.

0:25:470:25:51

Absolutely right!

0:25:540:25:55

Ah! It's a great answer

0:26:000:26:01

as well, Caroline. Fantastic answer.

0:26:010:26:04

Takes your total up to 35.

0:26:050:26:08

Yeah, it's barium, really,

0:26:080:26:09

but I think we should rename it "barryum"

0:26:090:26:11

-in honour of your hometown.

-Thanks.

0:26:110:26:13

There's quite a few pointless answers.

0:26:130:26:15

Let's take a look at some more of them. We've already heard one.

0:26:150:26:18

Very well done, if you said...

0:26:180:26:20

Those are all the pointless answers, let's take a look at the top three

0:26:310:26:34

answers. The ones that most of our 100 people said.

0:26:340:26:36

Helium, 28, should be at the top, shouldn't it?

0:26:360:26:38

LAUGHTER

0:26:380:26:40

Zinc, 30.

0:26:400:26:42

And the highest scorer of all, silver, 42.

0:26:420:26:45

So, firstly, helium should be right at the top,

0:26:450:26:47

and secondly, silver should not be first.

0:26:470:26:49

-Mmm.

-Yeah?

-Mm-mm.

-Yeah, you hear me.

-Mm.

0:26:520:26:56

Something's awry there.

0:26:560:26:57

-There's a... Write about that.

-That's a conspiracy.

0:26:570:27:00

-Yeah, that is a conspiracy, right there.

-Thanks very much, Richard.

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So, at the end of our second round, the people

0:27:030:27:05

we have to say goodbye to, I'm sorry to say, it's Caroline and Conrad.

0:27:050:27:08

Head-to-headers last time. I'm afraid, this time, an early exit,

0:27:080:27:11

but it's been great having you on both shows, thank you so much for

0:27:110:27:14

playing, Caroline and Conrad.

0:27:140:27:15

APPLAUSE

0:27:150:27:17

But for the remaining two pairs, it's now time for our head-to-head.

0:27:170:27:20

Very, very well done, Steve and David, Ranvir and Jaspal. You're now

0:27:260:27:29

one step closer to the final and the chance to play for our jackpot,

0:27:290:27:32

which currently stands at £2,250.

0:27:320:27:35

CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

0:27:350:27:38

Well, you know what happens from this point on. You're now allowed to

0:27:380:27:41

start playing as teams, in that you can chat before you give your

0:27:410:27:43

answers. First pair to win two questions will be playing for that

0:27:430:27:46

jackpot. Well, every so often we do have a real

0:27:460:27:49

humdinger of a head-to-head round.

0:27:490:27:51

And I have reason to feel this is going to be one of those.

0:27:510:27:54

Very, very strong performances and across both rounds,

0:27:540:27:58

so, yes, this should be very close. Best of luck to both pairs.

0:27:580:28:01

Let's play the head-to-head.

0:28:010:28:02

OK, here comes your first question, and it concerns...

0:28:080:28:11

Agatha Christie film adaptations. Richard.

0:28:140:28:16

Going to show you five pictures

0:28:160:28:17

from films which were made from Agatha Christie novels.

0:28:170:28:20

We need you to tell us the name of the film.

0:28:200:28:21

We've given the initials as well to help you out.

0:28:210:28:24

OK. Thanks, Richard.

0:28:240:28:25

Let's show our five stills from Agatha Christie adaptations,

0:28:250:28:28

and here they are. We've got...

0:28:280:28:30

There we are. Five stills from

0:28:570:28:59

Agatha Christie film adaptations.

0:28:590:29:01

Steve and David, you've been our low scorers,

0:29:010:29:03

so you will go first.

0:29:030:29:05

Right, I don't know D.

0:29:070:29:08

-Which of the other ones are obscure to you?

-I'm...

0:29:100:29:12

I only know two of them, and they're the two popular ones,

0:29:120:29:15

which is Murder On the Orient Express and Death On The Nile.

0:29:150:29:18

So, I'll leave it up to you.

0:29:180:29:20

-STEVE SIGHS

-OK.

0:29:200:29:23

We'll go for A, and it's The Mirror Crack'd.

0:29:230:29:26

The Mirror Crack'd, say Steve and David for A.

0:29:260:29:29

The Mirror Crack'd.

0:29:290:29:30

Now, Ranvir and Jaspal.

0:29:300:29:32

I think E, Death On The Nile.

0:29:320:29:35

Death On The Nile for E.

0:29:350:29:37

Which one do you think...?

0:29:370:29:38

Oh... It's difficult.

0:29:400:29:41

I think they're both going to be quite high, but...

0:29:410:29:43

-I don't know D. Do you know D?

-No. Erm...

0:29:430:29:47

-C or E. What do you think?

-I don't know.

0:29:470:29:49

-Shall we go for E? Take a gamble.

-Yeah, we'll go for E.

0:29:490:29:51

-Death On The Nile.

-Death On The Nile, say Ranvir and Jaspal for E.

0:29:510:29:54

So, we have The Mirror Crack'd and Death On The Nile.

0:29:540:29:57

Steve and David said The Mirror Crack'd for A.

0:29:570:29:59

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

0:29:590:30:02

It's right.

0:30:030:30:04

That's a good answer.

0:30:100:30:11

Very well done indeed.

0:30:110:30:12

10 for The Mirror Crack'd. APPLAUSE

0:30:120:30:15

Meanwhile, Ranvir and Jaspal have gone for Death On The Nile for E.

0:30:150:30:19

Let's see if that's right, let's see how many people said that.

0:30:190:30:22

It's right.

0:30:250:30:26

APPLAUSE

0:30:290:30:31

43. 43.

0:30:330:30:35

Very well done, Steve and David.

0:30:350:30:37

After one question, you are up 1-0.

0:30:370:30:39

Let's take a look at the rest.

0:30:390:30:40

There's a couple of answers that would've beaten The Mirror Crack'd.

0:30:400:30:43

The second answer would've beaten it,

0:30:430:30:45

and that is Diana Rigg there and Maggie Smith in Evil Under The Sun.

0:30:450:30:50

Would've scored 6 points, amazingly.

0:30:500:30:51

C is Murder On The Orient Express.

0:30:530:30:55

That would've scored you 72.

0:30:570:30:59

Now, this last one is a pointless answer.

0:30:590:31:01

You've got Tony Randall as Poirot there

0:31:010:31:03

and Robert Morley as Hastings

0:31:030:31:05

in The Alphabet Murders.

0:31:050:31:07

Very, very well done if you got that at home.

0:31:080:31:11

Thank you very much indeed, Richard. OK, here comes your second question.

0:31:110:31:14

Ranvir and Jaspal, you get to answer it first,

0:31:140:31:16

but you have to win it to stay in the game, so best of luck.

0:31:160:31:19

It concerns...

0:31:190:31:20

Astronomers and cosmologists. Richard.

0:31:240:31:26

Five clues now to facts about famous astronomers and cosmologists.

0:31:260:31:29

Again, to help you out, we've given you their initials.

0:31:290:31:32

OK, let's reveal our five clues, and here they come.

0:31:320:31:35

We've got...

0:31:350:31:36

I'll read those all again.

0:32:020:32:03

Ranvir and Jaspal go first.

0:32:250:32:27

-SHE WHISPERS:

-I don't really know any.

0:32:270:32:30

I only know Patrick Moore.

0:32:300:32:33

Shall we go for that, a safe one, or go for a gamble?

0:32:330:32:35

-SHE SPEAKS INDISTINGUISHABLY

-..go for a gamble.

0:32:350:32:38

No. I don't know any. Erm...

0:32:380:32:39

There's a couple we know,

0:32:420:32:43

but we think they're going to be high scorers.

0:32:430:32:45

We're going to go for the host of the BBC series The Sky At Night,

0:32:450:32:48

-Patrick Moore.

-Patrick Moore, say Ranvir and Jaspal. Patrick Moore.

0:32:480:32:51

Now, Steve and David.

0:32:510:32:53

-You know all these?

-Well, I think so.

0:32:530:32:56

Do you want to talk us through them?

0:32:560:32:57

Yeah, so it's Carl Sagan, Edmond Halley

0:32:570:33:00

and Galileo, but...

0:33:000:33:02

-And Nicolaus...

-Let's play it properly.

0:33:020:33:04

I think the best answer up there is probably Nicolaus Copernicus.

0:33:040:33:07

-I think so, too.

-Yeah.

0:33:070:33:08

OK, so you are going to go for Nicolaus Copernicus.

0:33:080:33:10

OK, let's see if they're both right.

0:33:100:33:12

So, we have Patrick Moore and Nicolaus Copernicus.

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Patrick Moore, say Ranvir and Jaspal.

0:33:150:33:17

Let's see how many people said that.

0:33:170:33:19

51. APPLAUSE

0:33:250:33:28

51 for Patrick Moore.

0:33:290:33:30

Steve and David have gone for Nicolaus Copernicus.

0:33:300:33:33

Let's see if that's right, let's see how many people said that.

0:33:330:33:35

It's right.

0:33:370:33:38

And it wins you the point.

0:33:400:33:41

Very well done. Copernicus.

0:33:410:33:43

Look at that. 14.

0:33:430:33:45

Very well done indeed. APPLAUSE

0:33:450:33:47

And it means, Steve and David, after only two questions,

0:33:470:33:49

you are through to the final, 2-0.

0:33:490:33:51

You chose the right one as well of the ones you knew -

0:33:510:33:53

it was the lowest answer on the board, that one.

0:33:530:33:55

Carl Sagan was the next best answer -

0:33:550:33:58

he would've scored you 16.

0:33:580:33:59

Edmond Halley, the next best answer -

0:34:000:34:02

he would've scored you...26.

0:34:020:34:05

And Galileo is the biggest scorer of the ones you knew there -

0:34:050:34:09

58 points.

0:34:090:34:11

Thank you very much indeed, Richard.

0:34:110:34:13

So, the pair leaving us at the end of this round,

0:34:130:34:15

the head-to-head round, are Ranvir and Jaspal.

0:34:150:34:18

Wonderfully strong performance the whole way through the show,

0:34:180:34:21

then suddenly Steve and David found their footing

0:34:210:34:23

in this head-to-head round

0:34:230:34:25

and just pipped you on each of those questions.

0:34:250:34:27

We'll see you again, and on the strength of today's performance,

0:34:270:34:30

hope we can expect great things from you - we'll look forward to that.

0:34:300:34:32

Thanks very much indeed. Meanwhile, Ranvir and Jaspal.

0:34:320:34:35

APPLAUSE

0:34:350:34:38

But, for Steve and David, it's now time for our Pointless final.

0:34:380:34:41

Well, congratulations, Steve and David.

0:34:450:34:48

You have seen off all the competition,

0:34:480:34:50

and you have won our coveted Pointless trophy.

0:34:500:34:52

You now have a chance to win our Pointless jackpot,

0:34:580:35:00

and at that end of today's show, the jackpot is standing at £2,250.

0:35:000:35:05

CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

0:35:050:35:08

I think it's only fitting that you should be playing for that jackpot

0:35:080:35:11

considering you have contributed to it

0:35:110:35:12

with the only pointless answer we've had on the show

0:35:120:35:15

for a while now, actually.

0:35:150:35:16

So, very, very well done.

0:35:160:35:18

We've put you through your paces, I think,

0:35:180:35:19

-across both the shows you've been on.

-Yep.

0:35:190:35:22

Anything you would like to see to round it all off?

0:35:220:35:25

Anything to which we happen to know the answer.

0:35:250:35:28

Erm... We're eclectic. We'll take what comes.

0:35:280:35:31

OK. Very good.

0:35:310:35:32

Well, let's see what does come, and here are today's selection.

0:35:320:35:36

Roaring Twenties, X-Men stars -

0:35:370:35:40

right up your street, I'd have thought -

0:35:400:35:41

-the Lake...

-I could do the X-Men!

0:35:410:35:43

The Lake District, the ICC Cricket World Cup.

0:35:430:35:47

I don't like the look of the Roaring Twenties.

0:35:500:35:52

Oh, go on. We'll go for the cricket.

0:35:520:35:54

We'll go for the ICC Cricket World Cup.

0:35:540:35:56

-OK, cricket, it is. Richard.

-You'll go for that?

0:35:560:35:58

OK, very best of luck, gents. Three different categories here.

0:35:580:36:01

We're looking for anybody who played in

0:36:010:36:02

the 2015 Cricket World Cup final - any of those 22 players -

0:36:020:36:06

we're looking for anybody who's taken 20 wickets or more

0:36:060:36:08

in any Cricket World Cup from 1975 through to 2015

0:36:080:36:12

or any player who's scored two or more centuries,

0:36:120:36:14

again, from 1975 all the way through to 2015

0:36:140:36:17

in the Cricket World Cup. For the last two of those,

0:36:170:36:19

they can be across all World Cups they've played in -

0:36:190:36:22

they don't have to be in a single World Cup. Best of luck.

0:36:220:36:24

Thanks. As always, you've got up to one minute

0:36:240:36:27

to come up with three answers.

0:36:270:36:28

All you need to win that jackpot

0:36:280:36:29

is for just one of those answers to be pointless.

0:36:290:36:32

-Are you ready?

-As ready as we're going to be.

0:36:320:36:34

OK, let's put 60 seconds

0:36:340:36:35

up on the clock. There they are.

0:36:350:36:37

Your time starts now.

0:36:370:36:38

How are we doing?

0:36:380:36:39

Cos I'm thinking...

0:36:390:36:40

There's an Australian one,

0:36:400:36:41

but I can't remember

0:36:410:36:42

their face, in the final.

0:36:420:36:44

-I'm... Look, Steve, I know nothing.

-OK.

0:36:440:36:46

-I'm a bear of little brains.

-All right.

0:36:460:36:48

-No pressure, then.

-No pressure.

0:36:480:36:50

-Er...

-I told you I'd be better at X-Men.

0:36:500:36:53

OK... Yeah, well... Erm...

0:36:540:36:58

-Come on, you can do this.

-OK.

0:36:590:37:02

Who has taken 20

0:37:020:37:03

or more wickets? Er...

0:37:030:37:04

STEVE MUMBLES

0:37:070:37:09

Richard Hadlee almost certainly has...

0:37:090:37:11

in one World Cup.

0:37:110:37:12

Erm...

0:37:120:37:14

HE MUMBLES

0:37:140:37:17

Well, the biggest player I know...

0:37:220:37:24

You can do it.

0:37:240:37:25

I think Virat Kohli's

0:37:250:37:26

probably done it.

0:37:260:37:28

Ten seconds left.

0:37:280:37:29

-Virat Kohli, the Indian batsman is probably...

-Go for it.

0:37:290:37:31

STEVE MUMBLES

0:37:310:37:35

-Well, go on.

-OK.

-Go for it.

0:37:350:37:36

-I'll go for it.

-You're the big one.

0:37:360:37:37

OK, that is your time up. Steve...and David, obviously, but...

0:37:370:37:41

-It's mainly him.

-..I'm looking to Steve here.

0:37:410:37:43

What are your answers, and which category you're answering in?

0:37:430:37:46

I think I'll stick with players who have scored two or more centuries.

0:37:460:37:50

OK. STEVE SIGHS

0:37:500:37:53

-Virat Kohli...

-Virat Kohli.

-..of India...

0:37:530:37:55

..erm...Brendon McCullum of New Zealand...

0:37:560:37:59

Brendon McCullum.

0:37:590:38:01

-..and AB de Villiers of South Africa.

-AB de Villiers.

0:38:010:38:04

And I'm not terribly confident on any of them.

0:38:040:38:06

Of those three, which is your best shot at a pointless answer?

0:38:060:38:09

-Probably Virat Kohli.

-Virat Kohli, we put last.

-I'll put him last.

0:38:090:38:13

Least likely to be pointless?

0:38:130:38:14

Because more people have heard of him, Brendon McCullum.

0:38:140:38:17

Brendon McCullum. OK, goes first, and AB de Villiers in the middle.

0:38:170:38:20

OK, well, let's pop those up on the board in that order, then,

0:38:200:38:23

and here's what they look like.

0:38:230:38:25

We've got Brendon McCullum, we've got AB de Villiers,

0:38:250:38:27

and we've got Virat Kohli.

0:38:270:38:30

Three perfectly reasonable sounding answers up on the board there.

0:38:300:38:33

The question is are any of them right?

0:38:330:38:34

Are any of them pointless?

0:38:340:38:36

Now, if one of those happens to be pointless,

0:38:360:38:38

you will win that jackpot - £2,250.

0:38:380:38:41

Not bad to be taking home.

0:38:410:38:43

What would you do with that? Steve first.

0:38:430:38:46

As soon as my kids find out about this,

0:38:460:38:49

I will have no further say,

0:38:490:38:51

but I can see words like Euro and Disney

0:38:510:38:54

marching towards the conversation.

0:38:540:38:56

OK. David?

0:38:560:38:58

My wife is Australian,

0:38:580:38:59

and it's her grandmother's 90th birthday this coming Christmas,

0:38:590:39:04

so all of the money will go straight to her ticket

0:39:040:39:06

so she can go home for her grandmother's birthday.

0:39:060:39:09

Very good indeed.

0:39:090:39:10

Well, listen, let's hope one of these answers

0:39:100:39:12

wins that jackpot for you.

0:39:120:39:14

Now, in all three cases, we were looking for batsmen who scored

0:39:140:39:18

two or more centuries in ICC World Cup cricket.

0:39:180:39:22

OK, your first answer was Brendon McCullum.

0:39:220:39:25

This was the one you thought was

0:39:250:39:26

probably least likely to be pointless.

0:39:260:39:28

Let us find out, though.

0:39:280:39:29

If it is pointless, it'll win you £2,250.

0:39:290:39:32

How many people said Brendon McCullum?

0:39:320:39:33

Oh!

0:39:380:39:39

Bad luck. Your first answer, incorrect,

0:39:400:39:43

which means everything is now riding on your last two answers.

0:39:430:39:47

Your second was AB de Villiers.

0:39:470:39:49

Again, we were looking for scorers of two or more centuries.

0:39:490:39:53

AB de Villiers, if it's right and pointless, will win you £2,250.

0:39:530:39:58

How many people said it? AB de Villiers.

0:39:580:40:00

-Oh.

-It's right.

0:40:030:40:04

Well, Brendon McCullum

0:40:040:40:06

turned out to be

0:40:060:40:07

an incorrect answer,

0:40:070:40:08

but AB de Villiers taking us

0:40:080:40:09

down through the 20s

0:40:090:40:10

now into single figures...

0:40:100:40:13

Yes, down it goes. Still going down.

0:40:130:40:14

Ooh, 2.

0:40:140:40:16

APPLAUSE

0:40:160:40:18

Oh, well. I'm proud of you.

0:40:190:40:21

OK. That's a great answer, though.

0:40:220:40:24

That's a great answer. Fantastic score.

0:40:240:40:27

Sadly not a pointless answer,

0:40:270:40:29

which means everything is now riding on your third and final answer,

0:40:290:40:32

which is Virat Kohli.

0:40:320:40:33

You had no hesitation, I think, putting this one last.

0:40:330:40:37

It has to be right.

0:40:370:40:38

If it is, and if it is pointless, it'll win you £2,250.

0:40:380:40:41

Let's find out how many people named Virat Kohli

0:40:410:40:43

as a scorer of two or more centuries.

0:40:430:40:46

It's right.

0:40:500:40:51

Virat Kohli is right.

0:40:510:40:53

Brendon McCullum, sadly,

0:40:530:40:54

wasn't right. AB de Villiers

0:40:540:40:56

was right and took us

0:40:560:40:57

all the way down to 2.

0:40:570:40:58

Virat Kohli now taking us

0:40:580:40:59

into single figures.

0:40:590:41:00

Down it goes. Still going down.

0:41:000:41:02

Passing 2. You've done it!

0:41:020:41:04

CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

0:41:040:41:06

Very, very well done indeed.

0:41:060:41:09

Very good.

0:41:100:41:11

Very well done. Congratulations.

0:41:160:41:18

Virat Kohli was a pointless answer,

0:41:180:41:20

which means that you are going home with that jackpot of £2,250.

0:41:200:41:24

Very, very well done. APPLAUSE

0:41:240:41:27

Very well played, gents.

0:41:300:41:31

An object lesson on how to play that jackpot round as well.

0:41:310:41:34

So often teams say, "We know a bit about this and a bit about that."

0:41:340:41:36

Steve took control and said,

0:41:360:41:38

"I know this subject so we're going to do it,"

0:41:380:41:40

and took it upon yourself and won the jackpot. Congratulations.

0:41:400:41:43

Scored two centuries, Kohli - one in 2011, one in 2015.

0:41:430:41:46

Brendon McCullum scored so many centuries in one-day cricket,

0:41:460:41:49

but hasn't scored two at World Cups.

0:41:490:41:50

Let's take a look at the pointless answers in the different categories.

0:41:500:41:53

Players in the 2015 final. It was Australia and New Zealand,

0:41:530:41:56

so lots of them are familiar from 2015 tests.

0:41:560:41:58

James Faulkner and Josh Hazlewood are the Australians.

0:41:580:42:01

Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor.

0:42:010:42:02

Also the New Zealanders you could've had -

0:42:020:42:04

Corey Anderson, Grant Elliot, Luke Ronchi, Martin Guptill.

0:42:040:42:07

All of those were pointless. Well done if you said any of those.

0:42:070:42:10

Any player who's taken 20 or more wickets -

0:42:100:42:12

loads of answers on this one. Loads of pointless ones.

0:42:120:42:14

Allan Donald was a pointless answer.

0:42:140:42:16

Brett Lee, Phil Defretas of England, Wasim Akram.

0:42:160:42:19

You could've had Anil Kumble, Chaminda Vaas, Heath Streak,

0:42:190:42:22

Klusener, Malinga, Michael Holding, Jayasuriya.

0:42:220:42:25

You could've had Shoaib Akhtar, Steve Waugh, Waqar Younis.

0:42:250:42:28

Loads and loads of pointless answers there.

0:42:280:42:30

Let's take a look at the batsmen.

0:42:300:42:33

Herschelle Gibbs, Mark Waugh,

0:42:330:42:35

Sourav Ganguly, Tillakaratne Dilshan.

0:42:350:42:38

Again, absolutely loads of pointless answers.

0:42:380:42:40

Aravinda de Silva, David Boon, Gordon Greenidge,

0:42:400:42:42

Jayawardene, you could've had, Virender Sehwag.

0:42:420:42:44

Loads and loads of pointless answers,

0:42:440:42:46

but only one important one - Virat Kohli.

0:42:460:42:48

-Very well played, gents.

-Thanks very much, Richard.

0:42:480:42:50

Well, thanks, once again, to our winning players, Steve and David,

0:42:500:42:53

who go away with today's jackpot of £2,250. Very well done.

0:42:530:42:57

Join us next time when we'll be putting

0:43:010:43:03

more obscure knowledge to the test on Pointless.

0:43:030:43:05

-Meanwhile, it's goodbye from Richard.

-Goodbye.

0:43:050:43:07

And it's goodbye from me. Goodbye.

0:43:070:43:09

Quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else can think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman.


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