Episode 23 Pointless


Episode 23

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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APPLAUSE

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Thank you very much indeed.

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Hello, I'm Alexander Armstrong and a very warm welcome to Pointless,

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the game where you are always striving for the lowest score.

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Let's meet today's players.

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-And couple number one.

-Hi, I'm Jenny.

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This is my childhood friend Sarah.

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She's from Derby and I'm from the West Midlands.

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-Couple number two.

-Hi, I'm Alex. This is my brother Christian

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and we've travelled from Rainford in Merseyside.

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Couple number three.

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I'm Alan and this is my partner Sally and we're from Newquay.

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And finally, couple number four.

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Hi, my name is Phil. This is my granddaughter Polly

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-and we're from Cambridgeshire.

-And these are today's contestants.

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Well, thanks very much, all of you. A warm welcome to you.

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We'll find out more about each of you throughout the show

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so that just leaves one more person for me to introduce.

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Here to do the heavy lifting like a husband on moving day,

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it's my Pointless friend, it's Richard.

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-APPLAUSE

-Hiya. Hi, everybody. Afternoon.

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-Good afternoon to you. Like a husband on moving day?

-Yeah.

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Like husbands on moving day are of any use whatsoever to anybody.

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-True. True enough.

-We had such a lovely show last time.

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It was really good fun. We got two returning pairs from that show.

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Alan and Sally got through to the head-to-head - very impressive -

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and Polly and Phil, our granddaughter and grandfather there,

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got knocked out in the second round which I thought was unfortunate.

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If you're a grandfather and you answer Pharrell Williams

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to any question, you should not be knocked out.

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That's my opinion. I think it was very unfortunate.

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And Luke and Gavin, who got through to our final,

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they won the jackpot.

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And they won the jackpot with the answer Algeria.

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If you didn't see it,

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I'm just going to let you guess what the question was.

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You can always watch it on iPlayer, last time's show,

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but Algeria won them the money, so back to £1,000.

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-But a great line-up of teams here, I think.

-Thanks very much, Richard.

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So, yes, as you gather, Luke and Gavin won the jackpot

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at the end of last time's show,

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so today's jackpot starts off back at £1,000.

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There it is. Right, if everyone's ready, let's play Pointless.

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So, remember this and this only.

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The pair with the highest score

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at the end of each round will be eliminated.

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Best of luck to all four pairs.

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Our first category this afternoon is Countries.

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

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-who's going to go second.

-(I'll go first.)

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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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UN member states that begin with U or N.

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Any country in the world that begins with the letters U or N, please.

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By country, we always mean a sovereign state

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that's a member of the UN in its own right,

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so that's what we're looking for.

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OK, there we are. Jenny, welcome to Pointless.

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-Thank you.

-Great to have you here. What do you do?

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I'm a primary school teacher.

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-And whereabouts is that?

-In the West Midlands.

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-What's the name of the school?

-St Mary's Primary School.

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-So, they'll all be watching, primed.

-Yes, hopefully.

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Now, what are your hobbies, Jenny?

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Well, I've got two small children,

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so lots of my time is spent with them.

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-What sort of age are they?

-Three and one.

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So, life is very busy, doing lots of fun things.

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-They take me back to my childhood as well.

-Very good. Now, Jenny,

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UN member states beginning with U or N.

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Always tough on that first podium.

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Yes, and geography is my weakest subject.

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-Norway.

-Norway, says Jenny. Norway.

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

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-OK.

-It's right.

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51.

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That's not bad. APPLAUSE

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Gets us off to a good start.

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Scary on that first podium there

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when you're asked a countries question.

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-Yeah, Norway. Begins with N.

-So it does.

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If this was just countries beginning with U,

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I would not have allowed it.

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-But the N, that's doing a lot of work for you there.

-Thank you.

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If it didn't have an N, it would be called Orway.

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LAUGHTER

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-That would be a shame, I think, wouldn't it?

-It would.

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If it began with a Y, it would be Urway.

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LAUGHTER

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-Thank you very much indeed, Richard. Now, Alex.

-Hi.

-Welcome to Pointless.

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Good to have you here. What do you do, Alex?

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I'm an oil rig mechanic, currently working on the largest

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-jackup oil rig in the world.

-Where's that?

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That's currently in the North Sea, based off the coast of Norway.

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Or Orway. What about that? LAUGHTER

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So, how do you get up there? You fly up to Oslo?

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No, I fly into Stavanger

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before a helicopter transfer out to the rig.

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How long do you spend out there? How long are your stints?

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I'm quite fortunate, really.

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I do two weeks in work before I have four weeks at home.

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AUDIENCE GIGGLES Oh, that's quite nice.

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That is quite fortunate.

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-Did you hear the audience there? They loved that.

-Yeah.

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Two weeks of work, four weeks at home.

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-It allows for a lot of Pointless at home.

-Very good.

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So, what else do you do in those four weeks?

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Do you have another job on the side?

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No, I try to fill my time with hobbies.

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I absolutely love my team sports. I'm very keen on American football.

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I play for the Chester Romans as a defensive lineman.

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Now, actually, oil rigs are huge, aren't they?

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Do you get to do sport on the oil rig as well?

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Do you have team sports there?

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As you can imagine, on one of the newest

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and the biggest oil rig in the world...

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Is it the biggest oil rig in the world?

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The biggest jackup oil rig in the world. It's quite impressive.

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-That is putting it into context.

-From its toes to the top,

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it's about the height of the Eiffel Tower.

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But is there a big gym there?

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-We have a very well-equipped gym on board.

-A stadium, I should think.

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We have table tennis on board,

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we have computer rooms, PlayStations.

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-We're very well set up on board.

-You must be sad to leave

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-when you come back for your four weeks.

-I'm afraid, yes.

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Alex, what would you like to go for?

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It was a country I was fortunate enough to visit last year with work

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and it's Namibia.

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Namibia, says Alex. Let's see how...

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What, so, that was part of your two weeks of work?

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Actually, four weeks, as we were bringing the oil rig round

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-from Singapore

-Oh, I see.

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So, you then got about seven months off after that, I hope.

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-Yes.

-In lieu. Good. LAUGHTER

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OK, so, Namibia, says Alex.

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

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It's right.

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51 is our only score at this point and you pass it.

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Look at that, Alex.

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12. There we are. Well done. APPLAUSE

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Yeah, very well done. Windhoek is the capital of Namibia.

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It means windy corner. Did you find it windy?

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It was very warm driving through the desert.

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Did you have to drive the oil rig?

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No, we were being towed on board a heavy-lift ship.

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-In fact, the biggest heavy-lift ship in the world.

-I was going to say.

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LAUGHTER

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I mean, I've seen some of the smaller heavy-lift ships

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and they're not really all that.

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Thank you very much indeed.

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-Alan, welcome back.

-Hi.

-Great to have you with us again.

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So nearly there - through to the final last time.

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-Remind us what you do, Alan.

-I'm semi-retired.

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I'm a writer and a blues musician.

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Tell us about your career as a blues harmonica player.

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I started at the age of 13 in Newcastle Central Station

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where, in those days,

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railway stations used to have little booths you could make records in.

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So, I went in with a mate and that was my first recording.

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Your first recording made in a booth on central station in Newcastle.

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-Yeah, yeah.

-What did you do with the recording?

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-Have you still got it?

-No.

-LAUGHTER

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-"No, it's terrible."

-One of my mates has got it,

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but I haven't seen him for 50-odd years, so...

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Well, if he's watching now, maybe he can get in touch.

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Newcastle station, by the way, it's the biggest,

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-heaviest station in the world.

-LAUGHTER

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In the world.

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Now, then, Alan, what would you like to go for?

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-Well, I was going to say Namibia, so that's unfortunate.

-Mm.

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So, I'm going to play it relatively safe

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and I'm going to say Uruguay.

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Uruguay. I was just thinking it was time we had the U's a bit.

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They're getting a little bit underrepresented here.

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Uruguay - let's see how many of our 100 people went for that.

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It's right.

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51 our highest score, 12 our low.

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You've passed the high.

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40, there we are, for Uruguay.

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APPLAUSE

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Yeah, well played. An awful lot of U's in that name as well.

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They've got the deepest, most profitable U mines in the world...

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-In the world.

-..in Uruguay.

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That's where we get all of the world's U's from.

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They took a few of them before they sailed off

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on the biggest U-boat...

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-LAUGHTER

-..in the world.

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They kept a few back. It used to be called Rgay.

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LAUGHTER

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Why? AUDIENCE GROANS

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Thank you very much indeed. Now, Polly.

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Welcome back to Pointless. Lovely to have you here again.

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-Remind us what you do, Polly.

-I'm a student in hospitality.

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-And you're about to start a hotel management course.

-Yes.

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-Which is, what, two years?

-Two years in four different hotels.

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And do you know where they'll be geographically?

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Or it could be anywhere?

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I just got my first placement which is going to be in Surrey.

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-In Egham, Surrey.

-OK. Well, that's quite fun.

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Have you done a little bit of research?

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-Did it look all right online?

-Yes, it's a nice, big manor house.

-OK.

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And when you're not doing that, Polly, what do you get up to?

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I quite enjoy amateur dramatics

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and I'm usually part of a drama group in the village

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-doing pantomimes at Christmas.

-Lovely.

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

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I don't know cos I was going to go for Uruguay,

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-but now that's gone.

-There's a pattern evolving here.

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-Everyone's going for the one just before.

-A relay.

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-I think I'm going to go for Uganda.

-Well, let's see.

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-Uruguay scored 40.

-Yes.

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Uganda - let's see how far down the column you get with that.

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51 is still our high score as you pass.

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Look at that! 35. APPLAUSE

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So, Alan's done you a favour, effectively, there.

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35 for Uganda.

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Yeah, well played, Polly. A very beautiful country, Uganda.

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Winston Churchill called it the Pearl of Africa.

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-Mm.

-Mm.

-There we are. Thank you very much indeed, Richard.

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

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Alex, very well done indeed. Namibia.

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That is the lowest score in the world.

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LAUGHTER

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Then we travel up to 35, where we find Polly and Phil,

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up to 40, Alan and Sally,

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and then 51 is where we find Jenny and Sarah.

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You're not way ahead, Sarah, but we need a low score from you

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-in the next pass.

-None, I'm afraid.

-So, good luck with that.

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We'll come back down the line.

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Can the second players step up to the podium?

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OK, Phil, welcome back. Remind us what you do, Phil.

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I'm a retired IT consultant, but I'm also a magistrate now.

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And when you're not sitting on the bench, what do you get up to?

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Well, I'm interested in sport,

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but I have to say it's mostly watching now,

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although I still do a bit of skiing.

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I like watching cricket and rugby

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and watching Pointless, of course.

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Well done. Thank you very much indeed.

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I hear it's the biggest quiz show in the world.

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LAUGHTER

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Phil, you are on 35.

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The high scorers are Jenny and Sarah on 51,

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so, yes, if you want to avoid being our new high scorers,

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15 or less is what you need.

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I'll go for Nicaragua.

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Nicaragua, says Phil. I like it. Here's your red line.

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If you can get below this, which is low,

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then you're definitely into the next round.

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

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Look at that. Very well done indeed!

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You needed 15. You got 14. APPLAUSE

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49 is your total.

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-Well done, Phil.

-Very neatly done there.

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Nicaragua in Central America, of course,

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with the Pacific Ocean on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other.

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What could be nicer?

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-Sounds lovely, doesn't it?

-Doesn't it? Yeah, thank you very much.

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-Now, Sally.

-Hiya.

-Welcome back.

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And so we discovered last time

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-that you are an artist who sculpts in plastic.

-Yeah.

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How do you get your plastic delivered?

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Does some sort of enormous lorry come and crane it off?

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No, it's not that big cos I use flat sheets, so I buy it,

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but I also get it from a scrap store which gets stuff

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that businesses have finished with, and then you're a member

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-and people can use it.

-That sounds fun.

-Yeah, it's great.

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So, you can just go and wander round and get your inspiration,

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I should think, see what's there.

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-It's very tempting to come out with lots.

-Yeah, I bet.

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There you are in Cornwall -

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just the most beautiful place one can imagine.

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What do you like getting up to there?

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We do a lot of walking, but also friends are important,

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-so I go for coffee a lot with friends.

-Excellent.

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-And travel to see other friends too.

-Very good.

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And they presumably come and travel to see you.

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Some do, but I think some people say they're going to come

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and then realise how far it is.

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-That's kind of Cornwall's blessing and its curse, isn't it?

-It is.

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-Hard to get to, but once you're there...

-It's gorgeous.

-Yeah.

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Now, 40 is your score. 51 still the high score.

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10 or less would assure you of a place in the next round.

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Well, there is a pattern cos I was going to say Nicaragua.

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-So, I'm going to say Uzbekistan.

-Uzbekistan.

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You see, I think that's a better answer, isn't it?

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Well, we'll discover. Who knows? Uzbekistan. There is your red line.

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If you get below that red line with Uzbekistan,

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you are through to the next round. Let's see how many people said it.

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It's right.

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Ooh, there we are. 18 for Uzbekistan.

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APPLAUSE Takes your total up to 58.

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I think that's enough.

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Yeah, and Uzbekistan, as we said before,

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one of the only doubly landlocked countries in the world.

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It's landlocked by a series of countries which are also landlocked.

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-It does not have very many deep-sea oil rigs, Uzbekistan.

-No.

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Thank you very much indeed.

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Now, Christian, welcome to Pointless.

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Good to have you here. What do you do?

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I'm a mental health nurse.

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And how long have you been doing that?

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-Just over a year now.

-OK. Enjoying it? Is that rewarding?

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Yeah, it's good. It's different every day.

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Yeah, I should think. Challenging.

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And what do you do when you're not doing that, Christian?

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-What do you get up to?

-Mostly watch TV.

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A lot of sports, a lot of catch-up TV.

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And occasionally, I get off the couch and walk the dogs.

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-Oh, how many dogs have you got?

-Two.

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Are they good at watching sport as well?

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Yeah, they love it, unless my teams are losing.

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Then they go and wait in the next room.

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Christian, you are on 12.

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The high scorers at the moment are Sally and Alan on 58,

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which means 45 would see you through.

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-What do you want to go for?

-I think I'm going to play it a bit safe.

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-I'm going to go with Nepal.

-Nepal, says Christian.

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OK, here is your red line. If you can get below this,

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you are through to the next round.

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

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It's right.

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Well done. You've done it, Christian.

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Good answer. 17 for Nepal,

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takes your total up to 29. APPLAUSE

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Great answer, Christian.

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Well played. Lovely low score on that second podium for both of you.

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Thank you very much indeed, Richard. Sarah, welcome to Pointless.

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Lovely to have you here. What do you do, Sarah?

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I have two jobs, actually. I work part-time in a supermarket

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and I'm also a massage therapist for people with special needs.

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I see. And what's your job in the supermarket?

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I work in stock control. I count tomatoes, basically.

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Count tomatoes. LAUGHTER

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-Are they loose tomatoes?

-Not always.

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If you see one and you're feeling a bit peckish, are you allowed to...?

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No, actually. When you spend half your working life around them,

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-they sort of lose their appeal.

-Yes, I suspect they probably do.

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-Get a little bit bored of them.

-Sarah, you're on 51.

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If you can score 6 or less...

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Yes, it's not going to happen, I'm afraid

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because geography is not a good subject for either of us.

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I had two or three answers, which have now gone,

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so I'm left with the basics and I'm going to go with North Korea.

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North Korea. Not a bad answer at all. North Korea.

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Here's your red line. Quite low.

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However, let's see if North Korea can get you down near that red line.

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

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It's right.

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You got it! 5!

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5. What about that? CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

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Takes your total up to 56.

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Very, very well done indeed, Sarah.

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-Good answer.

-How did that happen?

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Now, North Korea always scores very low on these rounds.

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We're always surprised by how low it scores, North Korea.

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There are only two countries in the world

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that would've seen you through.

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North Korea is one and the other answer,

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the best answer on the board, in fact,

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-some Pointless fans will know.

-Nauru.

-Nauru,

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exactly, would have scored you 2 points.

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Let's go through the rest of the scores. 14 for Niger,

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15 for United Arab Emirates, 20 for New Zealand.

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That's quite a low score as well, isn't it?

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Ukraine would have scored you 21,

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United Kingdom would have scored you 37.

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You would have got 39 for Nigeria, 40 for United States of America

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and 40 also for the Netherlands,

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and that's all the answers now, we've had.

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There we are. Thank you very much indeed.

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So, at the end of our first round,

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what an exciting sting in the tail there, Sarah.

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Very well done indeed.

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But it means we've got to say goodbye to Sally and Alan

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who I had high hopes would be going through to the final this time

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after a very strong performance in the last show.

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We have to say goodbye to you. It's been lovely having you.

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Far too soon in this second show, but brilliant to have you on.

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Thank you so much, Sally and Alan. APPLAUSE

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

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Well done, everybody. Made it through to Round Two.

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We've seen off one of our returning pairs

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and special mention to Sarah

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for a lovely low score with North Korea there.

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Brilliant play. Best of luck to all three pairs.

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Our category for Round Two this afternoon is...

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Literature. 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, and the question concerns...

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Literary sequels, Richard.

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On each board, we're going to show you the name

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of six literary sequels.

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We want you to tell us the name of the novel that first

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introduced the characters in the books you're about to see.

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With six on each pass, 12 in all to have a go at home,

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-very, very best of luck.

-Thanks, Richard.

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So, what are the original works that introduced

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the characters in these six books?

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I'll read those all again.

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Now then, Jenny.

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It's probably the biggest answer again, but I'm going to say

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Alice In Wonderland for Through The Looking Glass.

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OK, Alice In Wonderland, says Jenny.

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

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It's right.

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59.

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APPLAUSE Tactically, that might have been

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a wise thing to do. You might have taken

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the only one off the board that others knew.

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-59 for Alice In Wonderland.

-Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

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is its full title, but we always take Alice In Wonderland.

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Six years later was Through The Looking Glass.

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Or Through The Looking Glass And What Alice Found There,

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-to give it its full title.

-Thanks very much.

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Now, Christian.

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There's a couple that I'm toying with,

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but I don't know whether to go for the safe answer,

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a tactical answer or not.

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I think I'm going to go, because I'm a massive geek

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and it's really popular, Game Of Thrones, A Clash Of Kings.

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Game Of Thrones, says Christian.

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Let's see if that's right for A Clash Of Kings.

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Let's see how many people said it.

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It's right.

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59's our highest score. You pass it.

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Oh, look at that. Good score!

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12, Christian.

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APPLAUSE Very well done.

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Yeah, very well played. It was only intended to be a trilogy originally,

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the Game Of Thrones saga.

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-I think they should make a TV show out of it.

-That would be good.

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I think it could work.

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Thanks very much indeed. Now then, Polly.

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This board is all yours. If you really felt brave,

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you could go through it and fill in all our answers for us.

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I'm afraid I only know one of them, which, I hope it's right,

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is the bottom one, So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish,

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which is The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy.

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Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy. Let's see if that's right.

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

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It's right.

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Well, 59 is the highest score. You pass it.

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17. Not bad

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at all, Polly. APPLAUSE

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Good score for Hitchhiker's Guide.

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Well played, Polly. I thought that might score a few more.

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Yeah, there's five books in that series

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-and they've sold over 14 million copies worldwide.

-That'll do.

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Let's fill in the rest of this board, then.

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The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn -

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the original book was The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer.

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That would have scored you 15. Do you know Doctor Sleep?

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He released this quite recently,

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a follow-up to one of his most famous books.

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-No, which one?

-The Shining.

-Right.

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Would have scored you 6. And Tears Of The Giraffe...

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Is The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency.

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That's exactly what it is.

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It's actually the best answer on the board.

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Would have scored you 1 point. Well done if you said that.

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Thank you very much. We are halfway through the round

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so let's take a look at the scores. 12, the best score

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of that pass, Christian. Well done to you.

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17 is where we find Polly and Phil there.

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59, Jenny and Sarah. Now, Sarah,

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I feel it's deja vu here.

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Once again, we need a low score from you.

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-We need a bit of Sarah magic here.

-Beginner's luck.

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A last-minute gem from you might keep you in the game.

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Best of luck. We'll come back down the line now.

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Can the second players step up to the podium?

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OK, let's put six more books on the board, and here they are.

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We've got...

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I'll read those all one last time.

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Now, remember, we are looking for the titles of the original works

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that introduced the characters in these books.

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Phil, you're going to try and find the lowest-scoring one you can.

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The highest scorers at the moment are Jenny and Sarah,

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so 41 or less gets you straight through, Phil.

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Right, I know two or three, I think.

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I'm going to go for Catching Fire and that's The Hunger Games.

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The Hunger Games, says Phil.

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Now, here is your red line. If you can get below that

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with The Hunger Games, you are into the head-to-head.

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Let's see how many of our 100 people said The Hunger Games.

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It's right.

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Well done.

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19.

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APPLAUSE 36 is your total, Phil.

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First Pharrell Williams, now The Hunger Games.

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-He's very good, Phil, isn't he?

-Yeah.

-Very good.

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Thanks very much. Now then, Alex.

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Yes, I know a few up there.

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I think I'm going to go with...

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..The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.

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-The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.

-By Stieg Larsson.

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OK, 46 or less is your target.

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There's your red line. Get below that with

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and you're through to the head-to-head.

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Let's see how many of our 100 people said

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.

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It's right.

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And you're through. Well done.

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Ooh, just, at that. 39.

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APPLAUSE 39 takes your total up to 51.

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Well played, Alex. That was originally...

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That series was supposed to be ten volumes.

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He died after the third one, Stieg Larsson.

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Thanks very much, Richard.

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Now, Sarah, I'm afraid to say you are the high scorers,

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-even before you've given your answer. I'm sorry.

-Never mind.

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But do you feel like talking us through that board?

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-No, is the short answer to that.

-LAUGHTER

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I should know the James Joyce and I cannot bring it to mind.

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The Harry Potter one

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is Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets.

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The Scorch Trials, I've never heard of.

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And the answer I'm going to try is Closing Time, Joseph Heller.

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-I'm hoping it's Catch-22.

-Catch-22. Surely. Surely. Let's see.

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No red line, I'm afraid, cos you're the highest scorers,

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but let's see how many of our 100 people said Catch-22.

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It's right. Good answer.

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Very well done indeed.

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APPLAUSE 19. 19 for Catch-22

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takes your total up to 78.

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Well played, Sarah. Yeah, released 33 years after the original

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and it looks into the later lives of some of the characters.

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Now, let's take a look at the rest of these.

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So, the Ulysses is a sort of sequel to

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A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man.

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Would have scored you 1 point. Well done if you said that.

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Now, the JK Rowling one is actually

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Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone.

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It's the first book in that sequence. 17 points for that.

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And The Scorch Trials is a sequel to The Maze Runner,

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which is another very low scorer, another 1 point,

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so well done if you said that.

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Thank you very much indeed.

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So, at the end of our second round, the pair who are heading home

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with a high score of 78, I'm afraid, Sarah and Jenny.

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A lovely low score from you at the end of the last round

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kept you in. I'm afraid, this time, nothing could save you.

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You were the highest scorers anyway. We'll see you again next time.

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Look forward to that. Meantime, thanks very much, Sarah and Jenny.

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APPLAUSE

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But for Polly and Phil and Alex and Christian,

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it's now time for our head-to-head.

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Very well done indeed, Alex and Christian, Polly and Phil.

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You are now one step closer to the final

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and a chance to play for our jackpot,

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which currently stands, still, at £1,000.

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Well, from here on in, you can pair up,

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chat before you give your answers. First pair to win two questions

0:26:550:26:58

will be playing for that jackpot.

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Best of luck to both pairs. Let's play the head-to-head.

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

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Musicians With Initials For Surnames, Richard.

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Yeah, I'm going to show you pictures now of five musicians or singers

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who are known just with an initial as their surname.

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Can you tell us the most obscure of these five, please?

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OK, thanks very much indeed.

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Let's reveal our five musicians, and here they come.

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We've got...

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There we go. Five musicians with initials for their surnames.

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Alex and Christian, you're our low scorers, so you'll go first.

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THEY WHISPER

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OK, we think we know a few up there, but we'd like to go for B, Jay Z.

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B, Jay Z.

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B, Jay Z, say Alex and Christian.

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-Now, Polly and Phil.

-I only know A and E,

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so I'm going to go for A, which is Mel C.

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Mel C. We've got Jay Z and we've got Mel C.

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Alex and Christian went for Jay Z.

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

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It's right.

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34. Not bad at all. APPLAUSE

0:28:490:28:54

Polly and Phil, meanwhile, have gone for Mel C for A.

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

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It's right.

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Ooh... Ah, 44. APPLAUSE

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Close, but, Alex and Christian, you win that one.

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After one question, you're up one-nil.

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Mel C has had number-one singles in a quintet, a quartet,

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-as a duo and a solo artist. Only woman ever to do that.

-Amazing.

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And Jay Z there, both of his names are initials, aren't they?

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Aren't they, though?

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And when Beyonce married him, she became Beyonce Z, which is nice.

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It is nice.

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We will deal with D and E first. Do you know who D is?

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-Yeah, it's Kenny G.

-I had no idea that's what he looked like.

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-I knew who he was.

-You close your eyes,

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-of course that's what he looks like.

-17 points for Kenny G.

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-E is...Jessie J.

-Of course it is.

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And would have scored you 53.

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That looks like a waxwork of Jessie J.

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Yes. I don't know if she'd be pleased with that

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or not pleased with that. It isn't.

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She just has an amazing complexion.

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Blemish-free.

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Now, C is the best answer on the board.

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You get drummed out of hipsters club if you don't know this answer.

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That is the lead singer of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Karen O.

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-Karen O!

-And it's a pointless answer.

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-It's nice that it's Karen zero zero.

-That becomes Karen Ooh.

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-Karen Ooooh!

-LAUGHTER

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

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Polly and Phil, you get to answer it first, but you have to win this one

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to stay in the game, so best of luck. It concerns...

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LAUGHTER It's about stuff.

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Yeah, we are going to give you five clues to facts about stuff now.

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You'll see when it comes up on the board.

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-Just need you to give us the most obscure answer, please.

-Excellent.

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

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I'm going to read those all one last time.

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Polly and Phil will go first.

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THEY WHISPER

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I think it's going to be a high answer,

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but the 1997 film is The Full Monty.

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The Full Monty, say Polly and Phil. The Full Monty.

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Now then, Alex and Christian, that board's all yours.

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That's the only one we knew for certain.

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We're going to take a stab at the US boy band and go for 911.

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911, says Alex. 911. Were they US, 911? Maybe they were.

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Anyway, 911, says Alex and Christian.

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So, Polly and Phil have gone for The Full Monty.

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

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It's right.

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49.

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APPLAUSE

0:32:160:32:19

Alex and Christian, meanwhile, have gone for 911, the US boy band.

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Let's see if that's right. Let's see how many of our 100 people said 911.

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Bad luck, Alex and Christian.

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I'm afraid that's an incorrect answer,

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which means well done, Polly and Phil, back in the game.

0:32:340:32:36

Exactly what you needed to do. After two questions, it's one-all.

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911 were a British band, I'm afraid, even though

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-they had an American phone number.

-LAUGHTER

0:32:420:32:44

The answer to that one was New Kids on the Block.

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New Kids on the Block would have scored you 23 points.

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-The Secretary of Defence...

-Donald Rumsfeld.

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It was Donald Rumsfeld. And that would have scored you 3 points.

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The US author is Tom Wolfe

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and that would have scored you 7 points.

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And one of the best Liverpudlian dramas of all time,

0:33:010:33:04

Boys From The Blackstuff, and his character was Yosser Hughes.

0:33:040:33:08

Would have scored you 18 points.

0:33:080:33:10

Donald Rumsfeld - the best answer on that board.

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-Well done if you said that.

-Thank you.

0:33:120:33:14

Here comes your third question. This is the decider.

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Whoever wins this goes through to the final

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and plays for that jackpot, so best of luck. It concerns...

0:33:190:33:22

Grand Slam finalists defeated by Nadal or Djokovic.

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We're looking for the names of five tennis players.

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They've all been beaten in a Grand Slam final

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by one of these two gentlemen, but their names are in anagram form.

0:33:330:33:37

Can you unscramble them and tell us who they are, please?

0:33:370:33:39

OK, let's reveal our five mixed-up tennis players,

0:33:390:33:42

and here they are...

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I'll read those all one last time.

0:33:540:33:56

Alex and Christian will go first.

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THEY WHISPER

0:34:060:34:08

OK, we're not tennis buffs.

0:34:120:34:16

We'll take a punt at the middle one and go for Roger Federer.

0:34:160:34:20

Roger Federer. Roger Federer, say Alex and Christian.

0:34:200:34:24

Now then, Polly and Phil.

0:34:240:34:26

Do you want to talk us through that board?

0:34:260:34:28

-No.

-LAUGHTER

0:34:280:34:30

There's only one other we know.

0:34:300:34:32

The bottom one's Andy Murray.

0:34:320:34:33

And that's the one you're going to go for.

0:34:330:34:35

So, we have Roger Federer and Andy Murray.

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Alex and Christian said Roger Federer.

0:34:370:34:39

Let's see how many of our 100 got that.

0:34:390:34:40

It's right.

0:34:420:34:43

53 for Roger Federer. APPLAUSE

0:34:470:34:50

It's a big one.

0:34:500:34:52

Polly and Phil, meanwhile, have gone for Andy Murray.

0:34:520:34:54

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

0:34:540:34:57

It's right.

0:34:580:34:59

Oh, 69. Even bigger. APPLAUSE

0:35:000:35:03

Very well done, Alex and Christian.

0:35:030:35:05

After three questions, you're through to the final two-one.

0:35:050:35:08

Well played. Now, that top one.

0:35:080:35:10

If you got this at home, it's an absolutely terrific answer.

0:35:100:35:13

The losing finalist at the French Open in 2005 to Rafa Nadal,

0:35:130:35:16

and it was Mariano Puerta.

0:35:160:35:19

Very, very well played if you got that. 1 point.

0:35:190:35:22

I suspect we only put him in cos his name

0:35:220:35:23

-is an anagram of auto repair man.

-LAUGHTER

0:35:230:35:26

A driver Fred is David Ferrer. Would've scored you 10 points.

0:35:260:35:30

And this is a good answer as well. If you got this, well done.

0:35:300:35:33

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

0:35:330:35:36

-That would've scored you 8 points.

-There we are.

0:35:360:35:38

Thank you very much indeed, Richard.

0:35:380:35:40

So, the pair leaving us at the end of the head-to-head round,

0:35:400:35:43

I'm afraid, Polly and Phil. Round Two last time.

0:35:430:35:47

One better here and very, very close.

0:35:470:35:49

I mean, very close indeed. It could have gone either way,

0:35:490:35:52

but I'm afraid this is where we have to say goodbye.

0:35:520:35:54

Thanks for playing, Polly and Phil. Great contestants.

0:35:540:35:57

APPLAUSE

0:35:570:35:59

But for Alex and Christian, it's now time for our Pointless final.

0:35:590:36:02

Very well done, Alex and Christian. You've seen off all the competition

0:36:060:36:10

and you've won our coveted Pointless trophy.

0:36:100:36:12

You now get a chance to win our Pointless jackpot

0:36:180:36:20

and at the end of today's show, the jackpot is standing at £1,000.

0:36:200:36:25

Wow. Very well done indeed. First appearance on Pointless.

0:36:250:36:28

Straight through to the final. I mean, it's a shame for us.

0:36:280:36:31

It means we just get one show of Alex and Christian.

0:36:310:36:33

Now, what would you like to see come up in this last round?

0:36:330:36:36

-Any sort of science fiction. Football, obviously.

-Geography.

0:36:360:36:40

-I know, it's a shame.

-Any kind of big oil rigs, maybe?

0:36:400:36:43

That would also be fantastic. Anything engineering-based.

0:36:430:36:46

-Aw, wouldn't that be a dream?

-Actors beginning with A.

0:36:460:36:49

You get to choose your category from the four that are up on the board.

0:36:490:36:52

Let's hope there's something up there that suits you.

0:36:520:36:55

Today's selection is...

0:36:550:36:57

I'm a little bit tempted by The Blues Brothers, you know.

0:37:040:37:07

Quite geeky on my film.

0:37:070:37:09

Yeah, I know the film. Do you know what I mean? That's it.

0:37:090:37:12

I don't know the songs, don't know the artists.

0:37:120:37:14

I know a few of the songs. The Blues Brothers?

0:37:140:37:16

-If you're comfortable with that, yeah.

-Let's give it a go.

0:37:160:37:19

OK, I think we'd like to give The Blues Brothers a go.

0:37:190:37:21

-The Blues Brothers it is.

-OK, very best of luck, gents.

0:37:210:37:23

This one's been on our finals board for a while.

0:37:230:37:26

Thank you for choosing it. We're looking for any of the following.

0:37:260:37:28

We're looking for any of the nicknames

0:37:280:37:31

for the eight instrumentalists in The Blues Brothers band.

0:37:310:37:34

So, any of those nicknames.

0:37:340:37:35

We are looking for any songs on the original soundtrack

0:37:350:37:39

of The Blues Brothers on its original release.

0:37:390:37:41

Or we are looking for the name of anybody

0:37:410:37:43

who acted in the film The Blues Brothers in 1980,

0:37:430:37:46

according to IMDb.

0:37:460:37:47

So, Blues Brothers nicknames, songs on the original soundtrack

0:37:470:37:51

and any actors in the film. Very best of luck.

0:37:510:37:54

Thanks very much indeed.

0:37:540:37:55

So, as always, you've got up to one minute

0:37:550:37:57

to come up with three answers.

0:37:570:37:59

All you need to win that jackpot, £1,000,

0:37:590:38:01

is for just one of those answers to be pointless. Are you ready?

0:38:010:38:05

-Yeah.

-Yeah.

-OK, let's put 60 seconds up on the clock.

0:38:050:38:07

There they are. Your time starts now.

0:38:070:38:09

-This is up to you.

-Songs - Minnie The Moocher.

0:38:090:38:12

-I'll have to say yes.

-HE LAUGHS

0:38:140:38:17

Actors that were in there.

0:38:170:38:19

-Obviously Dan Aykroyd.

-John Belushi.

-John Belushi. Very obvious.

0:38:190:38:23

Sweet Home Chicago is one of the songs on there.

0:38:250:38:28

-That's two answers.

-I think we go for songs.

-Yeah.

0:38:280:38:30

We've got Sweet Home Chicago. One more.

0:38:300:38:33

-Everybody.

-Everybody.

-No, no, no.

0:38:330:38:36

There's the one in the church.

0:38:360:38:38

Dancing around in the church.

0:38:380:38:41

I can picture it, but I can't think of it.

0:38:410:38:43

Oh, the Peter Gunn Theme. OK.

0:38:430:38:46

It's up to you. I'll let you do that.

0:38:460:38:48

I haven't got a clue for nicknames, though.

0:38:480:38:50

I don't know about nicknames but

0:38:500:38:51

we've at least got three songs there anyway.

0:38:510:38:54

Are they going to be low-scoring?

0:38:540:38:56

I think Minnie The Moocher might be a good one for us.

0:38:560:38:58

-Minnie The Moocher.

-Ten seconds left.

0:38:580:39:00

Minnie The Moocher, Sweet Home Chicago,

0:39:000:39:02

-I'm quite happy with.

-Yeah? What was the last one?

0:39:020:39:04

-Peter Gunn Theme.

-Peter Gunn Theme.

0:39:040:39:05

-If you're solid, mate, I haven't got a clue.

-OK.

0:39:050:39:08

Sounds like you're happy with your three answers.

0:39:080:39:11

There's your time up. Let's hear what they are.

0:39:110:39:13

They're all from the original soundtrack.

0:39:130:39:16

We're going to go with Minnie The Moocher.

0:39:160:39:18

Minnie The Moocher.

0:39:180:39:20

-Sweet Home Chicago.

-Sweet Home Chicago.

0:39:200:39:22

-And the Peter Gunn Theme.

-And the Peter Gunn Theme.

0:39:220:39:24

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

0:39:240:39:27

-I think Minnie The Moocher.

-Minnie The Moocher goes last.

0:39:270:39:29

-Least likely to be pointless?

-Probably the Peter Gunn Theme.

0:39:290:39:32

Peter Gunn Theme, we put first.

0:39:320:39:34

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

0:39:340:39:36

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

0:39:360:39:38

Well, best of luck. Three good answers on the board there.

0:39:420:39:46

Let's just suppose one of those wins you that jackpot.

0:39:460:39:48

What would you do with it?

0:39:480:39:50

I'm off to Mexico in a few weeks

0:39:500:39:53

so it would go a long way towards some spending money.

0:39:530:39:55

Very good indeed. Christian?

0:39:550:39:57

I'd probably do what I was told with it, if honest.

0:39:570:40:00

LAUGHTER Fair enough. Very well done, you.

0:40:000:40:03

OK, well, as I say, very best of luck.

0:40:030:40:05

In each of these cases, we're looking for songs

0:40:050:40:07

from the original soundtrack of The Blues Brothers.

0:40:070:40:09

Your first answer was the Peter Gunn Theme.

0:40:090:40:11

Let's find out how many people said that.

0:40:110:40:14

If it's right and it's pointless, it'll win you £1,000.

0:40:140:40:17

How many people said the Peter Gunn Theme?

0:40:170:40:19

It is right.

0:40:210:40:23

Let's see how far down the column we get with this.

0:40:230:40:25

If it goes all the way down to 0,

0:40:250:40:27

you will leave here immediately with £1,000.

0:40:270:40:29

Down it goes through the teens

0:40:290:40:30

into single figures.

0:40:300:40:31

Still going down, still going down.

0:40:310:40:33

Ooh, 1! THEY GROAN

0:40:330:40:35

Well, that was the one you thought was your least likely shot

0:40:420:40:45

at a pointless answer and that went down to 1,

0:40:450:40:47

so it's all looking very good for all your answers, I'd say.

0:40:470:40:50

Only two more shots, though, at today's jackpot.

0:40:500:40:52

Your next answer was Sweet Home Chicago.

0:40:520:40:55

We're looking for tracks on the original soundtrack.

0:40:550:40:58

If this is right and it's pointless, it'll win you £1,000.

0:40:580:41:00

How many people said Sweet Home Chicago?

0:41:000:41:03

It's right.

0:41:050:41:07

Well, your first answer was Peter Gunn Theme.

0:41:070:41:09

That took us all the way down to 1.

0:41:090:41:12

Sweet Home Chicago

0:41:120:41:14

taking us down through into single figures.

0:41:140:41:16

Still going down, still going down.

0:41:160:41:17

You've done it!

0:41:170:41:18

CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

0:41:180:41:21

Fantastic. Very, very well done indeed. Superb.

0:41:210:41:24

There we are. Congratulations.

0:41:280:41:30

Sweet Home Chicago was a pointless answer,

0:41:300:41:32

which means you go home with our jackpot of £1,000.

0:41:320:41:35

Very well done indeed.

0:41:350:41:37

CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

0:41:370:41:40

Terrific stuff. Been great from word go on today's show.

0:41:420:41:45

Minnie The Moocher - correct answer -

0:41:450:41:48

would have scored 1 point as well.

0:41:480:41:51

So 1, 1 and 0. Well done with Sweet Home Chicago.

0:41:510:41:54

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

0:41:540:41:58

We will start with these nicknames.

0:41:580:41:59

Tom "Bones" Malone. You could've had Alan "Mr Fabulous" Rubin.

0:41:590:42:03

Murphy "Murph" Dunne.

0:42:030:42:04

I can't believe you didn't get Too Big, Alex.

0:42:040:42:06

-LAUGHTER

-I can't believe I didn't get Murph

0:42:060:42:09

-and the Murphettes.

-Surely Willie "Too Big" Hall.

0:42:090:42:11

Those are the only pointless answers.

0:42:110:42:13

The other nicknames - Duck, The Colonel, Blue Lou and Guitar -

0:42:130:42:16

all scored points. Now, the original soundtrack.

0:42:160:42:19

That's where you won your money. There were other good answers.

0:42:190:42:22

Gimme Some Lovin' was a pointless answer.

0:42:220:42:24

Jailhouse Rock. Old Landmark.

0:42:240:42:25

There's Sweet Home Chicago.

0:42:250:42:26

-The only other pointless answer was...

-BOTH: She Caught The Katy.

0:42:260:42:29

The biggest scorer was Everybody Needs Somebody To Love

0:42:290:42:32

and Shake A Tail Feather. Let's take a look at some of the actors.

0:42:320:42:36

Carrie Fisher, John Landis,

0:42:360:42:37

Ray Charles, Twiggy.

0:42:370:42:38

All sorts of famous people in this film.

0:42:380:42:40

John Lee Hooker was a pointless answer. Cab Calloway. Chaka Khan.

0:42:400:42:43

Lots of good pointless answers.

0:42:430:42:45

Well done if you got any of those at home.

0:42:450:42:47

Thanks very much indeed, Richard.

0:42:470:42:48

Thanks once again to our winning players, Alex and Christian,

0:42:480:42:51

who go away with today's jackpot of £1,000. Very well done.

0:42:510:42:54

Join us next time when we'll be putting more obscure knowledge

0:42:580:43:00

to the test on Pointless.

0:43:000:43:02

-Meanwhile, it's goodbye from Richard.

-Goodbye.

0:43:020:43:04

And it's goodbye from me. Goodbye.

0:43:040:43:06

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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