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 to Pointless.
This is the show where all the questions have been asked
to 100 people before the show and all our contestants have to do
is come up with those answers no-one else could think of.
Let's meet today's players.
Couple number one.
Hi, I'm Roy, this is my daughter, Siobhan,
and we're from Angmering, near Worthing in West Sussex.
Couple number two.
Hi, my name's Sam. This is my friend, Nadia,
-and we're from Southampton.
-Couple number three.
Hi, my name is Will. This is my friend, Tommy,
and we're from Belfast.
And finally, couple number four.
Hi, I'm Junaid. This is my friend, Jonathan, and we're from Manchester.
And these are today's contestants. APPLAUSE
Thanks very much, a warm welcome to all of you,
we'll get to chat to you throughout the show as it goes along,
so that just leaves one more person for me to introduce.
Here to go hard, then go home is my Pointless friend, it's Richard.
-Good afternoon to you.
-And to you.
-Now, this is a little bit like Groundhog Pointless.
Cos we've got three returning pairs
and not only have we got three returning pairs,
they're all on the same podiums as they were last time.
-That's weird, isn't it?
Jonathan and Junaid at the end, they got through to Round Two.
We've got Tommy and Will back,
got knocked out in Round One but quite controversially, I think,
quite unluckily. And Sam and Nadia, who got all the way through to
our head-to-head. So we've got one new pair, Roy and Siobhan,
-and we've put them on podium one.
-That seems a little bit harsh, doesn't it?
-We'll have to look after them.
-I think we will.
And they're from lovely Angmering in West Sussex.
All my family are dotted along that coast as well.
-Aw, well, that's nice.
-So I hope you've got a nice question for them.
-Just to kick us off.
-Let me have a little look. No.
Well, Martin and Shirley won the jackpot last time
so today's jackpot starts off back at £1,000. There it is.
Right, if everyone's ready, let's play Pointless.
I'm sure I don't need to remind everyone of this
but just in case you've forgotten,
the pair with the highest score at the end of each round
will be eliminated, so keep those scores nice and low.
Best of luck to all four pairs.
Our first category this afternoon...
is Famous People. Famous People.
Can you all decide in your pairs who's going to go first and second,
and whoever's going first, please step up to the podium.
OK, so our question concerns...
Surnames containing Mc or Mac, Richard.
Yes, we're going to show you a board now of 16 pictures of people,
all of whose surnames contain the letters Mc or Mac.
Can you just tell us who they are, please?
Thanks very much. So, as Richard explained,
we're going to put an image up on the board.
That won't change halfway through the round,
that will stay up for the whole round.
All those people have surnames containing Mc or Mac,
you just have to find the most obscure you can. Here is that image.
There we are.
There are all our Mcs and Macs.
Roy, we come to you, from Angmering.
Angmering. Roy, what do you do?
I work for a scientific and professional publisher.
Roy, what are your interests when you're not...?
-Well, I spend quite a lot of time in the gym.
I spend quite a lot of time playing the piano, just to relax,
but I think for whatever time's left,
I think there's nothing better than, in the summer,
Worthing Pier on a deckchair with a bag of chips.
-That's downtime heaven for me.
You've got to fight off the gulls but, yeah.
-There is that, yeah.
-Roy, what about our Macs here?
I know a few of these. Erm...
Who to go for?
I think I'm going to go for John McCain.
John McCain, says Roy. John McCain.
Let's see how many of our 100 people got John McCain.
Oh, it's a good answer, Roy, look at that!
Fabulous answer, 5.
Very well done indeed.
APPLAUSE A great start to the round.
Good work, 5.
Yeah, there he is on the second row on the right there.
The presidential candidate against Barack Obama.
Thanks very much indeed. Nadia, welcome back.
Now, remind us what you do, Nadia?
I work for Southampton City Council.
We are both special educational needs officers.
-Whose idea was it to come on the show?
We were bored at work one day and she said,
"Shall I fill in the application form?" So...
-Obviously, in our own time, then, that evening...
-..she applied for us.
What are your interests, Nadia?
I like a good box set, going to musicals at the West End.
-Do you have a favourite?
-How many times?
-Three, once in Broadway.
-Oh, that's normal.
-Sometimes people say 54, which is...
I'm going to try to not go for the easy ones,
so I'm taking a bit of a risk cos I'm not 100% sure of her surname,
other than the Mac bit, but I think it's Andie MacDowell.
Let's see if Andie MacDowell's right
let's see how many of our 100 people spotted her.
Come on, Andie, come on.
21. Not bad at all, Nadia.
APPLAUSE 21 for Andie MacDowell.
Well done, Nadia, there she is on the third row on the left
and, spookily, she was in Groundhog Day.
-How weird is that?
-What about that?
-How weird is that?
Thank you, Richard. So, Tommy, welcome back.
Remind us what you do, Tommy.
I'm training to be a geography teacher at the minute.
Any favourite bits of geography that you like?
I ask because I'm afraid I gave up geography far too soon.
That was a bad decision.
-Imagine what you could've been with...
I literally... Yeah!
-Yeah, I guess, favourite parts of geography,
I like conflict because, like, we're from Northern Ireland.
We're taught a big deal about the Northern Ireland conflict
and that's fun to teach, particularly over here
cos a lot of people from England don't really know that that happened
and so forth, so it's fun to teach and the kids kind of like it,
-Very good. Now, Tommy.
We've got some quite low scores from our board of Macs.
Yeah. So, yeah, I'm going to go for one that I'm fairly confident about.
I think his second name is just Mac,
-I think it's Bernie Mac.
-Bernie Mac, says Tommy.
Let's see if it's right, let's see how many of our 100 people
went with Bernie Mac.
It's right. Well, 21's our high score.
Bernie Mac, I suspect, will pass that,
and it does.
6. Very nice.
Nestling just above our low score of 5.
That's a great answer, Tommy.
Yes, second from the left there on the top row.
He's in all the Oceans films and he's also had his own show,
the Bernie Mac show, as well, in the States.
Thanks very much, Richard.
-Remind us what you do, Junaid.
-I'm a trainee accountant.
How long till you qualify fully?
-One and a half to two years.
And what are your interests, Junaid?
I'm into my films and TV shows.
What's the TV show that's making you stay up too late at the moment?
There's a show on called Quantico.
It's big in America.
OK, very good. It'll be coming here soon presumably.
-I don't know.
-Now, Junaid, who do you want to go for?
I wanted to go for Bernie Mac but as that's taken, I'm torn between two.
I think I'll go for Seth MacFarlane.
OK, Seth MacFarlane, says Junaid.
Let's see how many of our 100 people went for Seth McFarlane.
Well, 21 is still our high score
and you pass that.
8. Another single figure score.
-Well done, Junaid.
Great answer, Junaid. We've got some good teams here today, haven't we?
-Yes, Seth McFarlane,
there he is on the second row on the left, the creator of Family Guy,
also does lots of the voices, writes it, allsorts.
Thanks very much indeed. Well, we're halfway through the round,
let's take a look at the scores as they stand. 5, Roy,
the best, the first and the best.
Well done, Roy and Siobhan, looking pretty strong on the back of that.
As indeed are Tommy and Will on 6.
Then 8, Junaid and Jonathan,
then 21, Nadia and Sam.
-It was head-to-head last time.
We've got to find a low-scoring Mac there, Sam.
Are you feeling confident? Have you got a good one?
-I've got some.
-OK, fingers crossed.
We need a low score to keep you in the game.
We're going to come back down the line now.
Can the second players please step up to the podium?
OK, now, Jonathan.
-Jonathan, welcome back.
-Remind us what you do.
-I'm also a trainee accountant.
-Working in Bury.
-Working in Bury, in a completely different firm?
What are your interests, Jonathan?
I like my music, I like playing the guitar.
I play a bit of badminton and a bit of football
and, yeah, we're also part of a very average quiz team.
-Very good. Now then, you're on 8.
Ideally, you'd be scoring 12 or less to get through to the next round,
to be sure of a place in Round Two.
the only ones I know for sure are going to be too high,
so I'm going to take a punt on William McKinley.
William McKinley, that is a complete punt, is it?
No, I think it's the president on the third row.
OK, good. So not so much of a punt but there we are. William McKinley.
There is your red line, let's see how many of our 100 people
said William McKinley.
It is William McKinley.
5 is our low score at this point.
You're through... APPLAUSE AND CHEERING
..and you score a pointless answer.
Very well done indeed, Jonathan!
That adds £250 to today's jackpot, takes the total up to £1,250,
scores you nothing and is generally marvellous.
Very well done indeed, Jonathan, 8 is your total.
I mean, it keeps getting better and better - that is terrific stuff.
And we see him there on the board just below John McCain.
There was a great thing I saw online the other day,
which is somebody I think in America,
and they've ranked all the presidents in order of hotness.
It's really worth reading. They've done it in a very funny way.
McKinley did not score too highly on that list, unfortunately.
Yeah, McKinley did not like having his photograph taken, did he?
No, he was furious about it.
He's going, "And you're certain this is going to be on a banknote?"
Thank you very much! Now, Will, welcome back.
-So, we discovered last time
that you are a wheelchair rugby player.
-I am indeed, yeah.
-And playing for Ireland?
I am, so I get to travel all around the world and play that,
-so it's pretty fun.
-Where are you off to next?
-Well, I'm over to Stoke first.
-But we'll skip past that!
And then I'm going over to Poland.
And who are the people, you know, the world beaters?
Erm, at the moment you'd probably say Canada are probably the best.
Are you playing them any time soon?
We just missed out on the Paralympics just there, so...
unfortunately not, but you might see us on the TV one day.
-Well, good luck with that.
-Well, other than today!
Other than today. Will, who would you like to go for?
-You're on 6 - a great low score from Tommy in the first pass.
All the good ones
I would've known have gone.
So I'm going for Ewan McGregor.
Ewan McGregor, says Will. Let's see if that's right.
Here is your red line.
It's quite low.
Let's see how you do. If you get below it,
you're definitely in the next round.
Let's see how many people said Ewan McGregor.
Ooh, not bad!
Not bad at all! Look at that,
22 for Ewan McGregor!
APPLAUSE Taking your total up to 28.
Yeah, well played. There's Ewan McGregor,
right next to William McKinley.
-Sam, welcome back.
We've discovered once again that you work together.
-When you leave work,
what's the thing you most look forward to doing?
Oh, just eating.
No, I spend a lot of time at the gym,
so I do a lot of spin classes and circuit training.
-I hate spin!
Oh, no, I love spin!
How long did you have to do it before you didn't just fall off?
-Before I hardened to it?
Probably, like, a good couple of months before the pain ceased.
-Oh, no. I couldn't do that.
-I've done it once.
-You haven't really given it a good bash.
No! Never again! Oh.
Anyway, now, Sam, what you have to do here is score 6 or less. 6.
I know a lot of them, but they're all going to be high scorers,
so I think this might be the end for us, unfortunately but...
I'm going to say Melissa McCarthy?
Melissa McCarthy, says Sam. Melissa McCarthy.
Let's see if that's right and how many of our 100 people said it.
There is your red line -
you have to be below that to be sure of a place in the next round.
How many people said Melissa McCarthy?
Oh, it's not bad, look at that.
Oh, you've done it! You've done it, 5.
You needed 6, you scored 5, takes your total up to 26.
Very well done indeed! APPLAUSE
Well played, Sam.
Yes, she was the third highest-paid actress in the world in 2015,
Melissa McCarthy, behind Jennifer Lawrence and Scarlett Johansson.
-She was in Spy, Bridesmaids, all sorts of things.
-Lots of good films.
-Mm, she is brilliant. Siobhan - from Angmering.
-I'm quite enjoying saying Angmering.
-Yeah, it's quite nice, isn't it?
-It's not a place
I've had much opportunity to say. What do you do, Siobhan?
I'm currently on my gap year at the moment,
-but I'm working, saving up for travelling.
Where's the big travel going to be?
-The big travel is going to be around Europe for a month.
Oh, for the gap year, so you're working the rest of that year?
-I thought you were meant to do more travelling than that?
-So did I, so did I!
-Yes! Come on, Roy,
she needs to do more travelling than that.
It hasn't quite panned out like that.
What happens in the autumn? Where do you go, what will you be doing?
-Well, hopefully to Nottingham.
Yeah, to study psychology and criminology.
I happen to know the admissions department at Nottingham
watch Pointless avidly - it's how they choose their star students.
Do well here, Siobhan, it could all be looking up.
Thank you very much.
What would you like to go for? You have to score 22 or less.
Erm, everything I knew has gone,
so I'm going to go for...
-John McIn... Oh, that nearly sounded
like it was going to be a great answer there, didn't it, Roy?
-You know what I'm talking about!
There is your red line.
-Let's see if it's right.
Oh! Siobhan, I'm sorry! Never mind.
I'm sorry, I'm afraid that's an incorrect answer,
there is no John McIntyre on that board.
Scores you 100 points, takes your total up to 105.
Great reprieve on podium three there, though.
But you were about 78% of the way along to a correct answer.
There's John McEnroe, is the tennis player on the bottom row there.
Actually would've been too many points anyway,
John McEnroe would've scored you 27 points.
Let's go through the rest of these now.
Top left, everyone knows who he is. Actually doesn't score that well,
-I think, cos of the surname.
Correct - would've scored you 22 points.
Steve McQueen there would've scored your 51 points.
Next to him, James McAvoy...
Now, there's a pointless answer on that second row as well.
If you remember watching the Wonder Years,
it's Winnie from the Wonder Years and it's Danica McKellar.
Very well done if you said that.
On the third row, the only one we've missed out there is...
-Sir Ian McKellen would've scored you 20 points.
Now, on that bottom row,
two wonderful British actresses down there,
but the first one, on the left...
-..is Paul McCartney, biggest scorer, 66.
Then it is Kelly Macdonald, she would've scored you 1.
And on the bottom right there is Helen McCrory
and she would've scored you 1 point.
Thank you, Richard. So, at the end of our first round,
the pair we're saying goodbye to with their high score of 105,
Siobhan and Roy, I'm sorry, it's you!
Oh! You were the low scorers, you were riding high...
right up until John McIn...
-Literally on the "tyre"!
We'll see you next time, look forward to that very much indeed.
Meantime, thanks very much, Siobhan and Roy.
But for the remaining three pairs, it's now time for Round Two.
And so three pairs remain. Well, Groundhog Day continues,
and everyone remains as they were on their previous podiums.
What about that, Tommy and Will? Phewee!
Well done there, you dodged a bullet!
Best of luck to all three pairs -
our category for Round Two this afternoon...
is Agriculture. Agriculture.
Can you all decide in your pairs who's going to go first and second?
And whoever's going first, please step up to the podium.
OK, and the question concerns...
Wine-growing regions. Richard?
Yeah, agriculture just got slightly more interesting there, didn't it?
-On each board we're going to show you six pairs of regions,
and they're all from different countries.
You need to tell us the countries with which you'd associate
these wine-growing regions, please.
There's going to be 12 pairs in all to have a go at at home,
so best of luck. You'll like this, won't you?
I'm loving it already.
Mm, mm-hm! Let's reveal our wine-growing regions.
Here they are. Our first board of six looks like this.
I'm going to read those all one last time.
There we go.
Erm, I'll go...
Well, this is part of our honeymoon.
Napa Valley and Sonoma
is in the USA.
-USA, says Sam.
-Let's see if that's right,
let's see how many of our 100 people said the USA.
Not bad at all.
40 for the US. APPLAUSE
Well played, Sam, it's quite a scary board, that one.
There's a couple of literally low-hanging fruits
-to pull off the vine there.
-Thanks very much indeed.
Tommy - geography, you see, it's geography!
-Yeah, geography and alcohol mixed together -
-I should be good at this.
-A dream combination!
I should know a lot more because
my parents are fond wine drinkers.
They'll probably hate me saying
that on national television.
But I'm going to hazard a guess
at Hawke's Bay and Marlborough
Australia, says Tommy, for Hawke's Bay and Marlborough.
Let's see if it's right and how many of our 100 people said Australia.
Bad luck, Tommy, I'm afraid that's incorrect.
Scores 100 points.
I'll give all the correct answers at the end of the pass.
Thanks very much, Richard.
-..this board's all yours.
If you want to just go through it and fill in our blanks
-before you say which one you want to go for?
-Erm, I wish I could!
I only know Bordeaux and Burgundy,
which is obviously France.
But I'm pretty sure
that must be in the 80s or 90s,
so I don't know whether to risk it.
Ningxia just sounds Chinese to me.
I don't know if they grow wine
Erm, I'll go for Bordeaux
and Burgundy, France.
OK, France, says Junaid. There we are, let's see if it's right,
let's see how many of our 100 people said France.
It is right.
look at that, 89.
APPLAUSE Not bad -
damage limitation there, Junaid.
Yeah, should've taken a risk, really.
I mean, clearly China does have wine and those are indeed -
Ningxia and Penglai are Chinese wine regions.
It's a very low scorer as well. Would've scored 12 points.
Now, how are you on this? Hawke's Bay and Marlborough,
-It's the other one.
-It's New Zealand, I'm afraid.
Would've scored 26. Eger and Szekszard -
where do you think they're from?
-And you've drunk a lot of wine in your life.
-It's in Europe somewhere, isn't it?
-There you are.
-9 points for that.
-And Wachau and Kamptal?
It IS Austria.
-Austria, there we go. LAUGHTER
3 points for that, so that's the best answer on that board.
Thank you, Richard. So we're halfway through the round.
Let's take a look at those scores. 40, Sam,
best score of the pass, well done.
There you are, Sam and Nadia,
I would say at this stage probably looking likely
a return to the head-to-head for you.
89's where you find Junaid and Jonathan...
Yes, I'd say that it's going to be between you and Will, Jonathan,
to see who stays with us and who leaves at the end of the round.
But best of luck. We come back down the line now,
can the second players please step up to the podium?
OK, let's put six more pairs of wine-growing regions
up on the board and here they are.
I'll read those all again.
There we are.
Jonathan, you're on 89. If you can score 10 or less,
you are definitely in the head-to-head.
This isn't great!
So I'm going to go with the bottom one and say Italy.
OK, you're saying Italy
for Vinho Verde and Madeira.
Let's see if that's right. Here's your red line - quite low.
Will you get down there, I wonder, with Italy?
Ooh, bad luck, Jonathan.
I'm afraid that scores 100,
it may well not be the last 100 of the round,
-but takes your total up to 189.
-Yeah, not Italy, I'm afraid.
I'll give all of the correct answers at the end of the pass.
-Will, you've got a chance here.
88 or less keeps you in the game.
Again, yeah, this wouldn't be one of my best topics.
I don't know any of them.
I'm going to hazard a guess at the second one, Primorska...
erm, with Poland.
Primorska and Podravje - let's see if that is Poland.
Here is your red line - nice and high.
Get below that, you're into the head-to-head.
How many people said Poland?
Bad luck, Will.
I'm afraid not Poland.
That scores you 100 points and takes your total up to 200.
It's going well, isn't it? Isn't it?
When you are in Poland, I wouldn't order them -
that would be my advice.
Thank you, Richard.
Now, then, Nadia, you're in the head-to-head for the second time.
-Takes a little bit of pressure off here.
-A little bit.
Do you fancy just having a stab at any of these?
I don't even drink wine. Erm...
-I'm going to guess one. Erm...
There's a couple of others
that are shots in darks -
I'm going to say Spain...
-The Catalunya and La "Manch-ca".
-OK, Catalunya and La Man-cccha.
Apologies to any Spanish people watching.
-Let's see if that's right.
-If it IS Spanish.
If it IS Spanish. It might not be! LAUGHTER
-Let's see if it is!
-Apologies to any Latvians out there, maybe?
Let's see how many of our 100 people said Spain.
-No red line for you - you're already through.
It IS Spain. Look at that!
86 is your total. APPLAUSE
-Lovely low score there, well done.
Yeah, both famous regions of Spain - Catalunya and La Mancha.
-The bottom one...
That would've scored 31.
Now they get a little bit harder.
The top one I bet you'll know, Aconcagua Valley?
-Chile. That would've scored 11 points.
Now, this next one down, which I'm not even going to pronounce,
-although you did a wonderful job of it...
-Primorska and Podravje.
-Yeah. Every Slovenian in the country is applauding you!
It's Slovenia - well done if you said that.
Man, oh, man, you drink a lot of wine if you said that. 2 points.
Barossa Valley and Yarra Valley.
-That is Australia.
-20. And Salta and San Juan.
-I think is Argentinian.
Is Argentina, yeah.
And that would've scored 5.
Thank you very much, Richard.
So we are at the end of our second round,
and I'm sorry to say, Tommy and Will,
we once again have to say goodbye to you with your high score of 200.
It's been great having you on the show.
I'm sorry, that was a tough board, actually.
I'm afraid this is where we say goodbye.
Tommy and Will, thanks so much for playing.
But for Sam and Nadia, Junaid and Jonathan,
it's now time for our head-to-head.
Congratulations, Nadia and Sam, Junaid and Jonathan.
You are now one step closer to the final
and the chance to play for our jackpot,
which currently stands at £1,250.
Right, here we are in the head-to-head,
the point at which you're now allowed to start playing as teams.
You can confer before you give your answers.
First pair to win two questions will be playing for that jackpot.
Well, best of luck to both pairs. Let's play the head-to-head.
Here is your first question and it concerns...
Disney/Pixar villains. Richard.
We'll show you five pictures now of villains from Disney or Pixar films.
We need you to tell us the names of the films
-that these villains appear in, please.
-OK, thanks, Richard.
Let's reveal our five villains, and here they are.
There we are,
five Disney/Pixar villains.
So, Nadia and Sam, you've been our low scorers, so you will go first.
-Feel free to confer.
-I love the fact this is where we do well.
OK, you go for it.
We're going to go with D.
-Which is the villain from The Princess And The Frog.
The Princess And The Frog, say Nadia and Sam.
The Princess And The Frog.
Now, then, Junaid and Jonathan,
do you want to talk through the rest of that board?
Erm, we were...
I was quite excited when Disney and Pixar villains came up,
and then I saw what they were.
I think C might be Aladdin, but if
so, I think it will score higher
so we might as well take a risk.
Erm... I think we'll go for A, Robin Hood.
OK, you're going to say A, Robin Hood. A, Robin Hood.
So we have The Princess And The Frog and we have Robin Hood.
Now, Nadia and Sam went for Princess And The Frog for D.
Let's see if that's right, let's see how many people said it.
-Very well done, Nadia and Sam.
Look at that, it's a brilliant answer! 1.
Well, that's going to be tough to beat, Junaid and Jonathan.
But you've gone for Robin Hood for A.
Let's see if that's right. Robin Hood,
how many of our 100 people said that?
Not bad, 18.
Not bad for Robin Hood. APPLAUSE
But very well done, Nadia and Sam. After one question, you're up 1-0.
Yeah, two very good answers there. I think this is a tough board too.
-It is tough.
-It's been a tough show today.
Erm, B, any ideas?
Beauty And The Beast, correct.
That would've scored you 8 points.
So again, a very low scorer.
That's the highest score on the board, that's 33.
And do you know E?
Cinderella. That would've scored 16.
-Fair. Thank you very much indeed, Richard.
So here comes your second question. Junaid and Jonathan,
you get to answer it first but you have to win it to stay in the game.
So best of luck. Our second question is all about...
Relations of Queen Elizabeth II.
We're going to show you five clues now to people
who are related to Queen Elizabeth II.
Can you give us the most obscure answer?
She'll be delighted at home.
She'll be like, "Oh, man, I am going to rip this."
She'd be pleased enough.
The Queen, ma'am, if you are watching, I know you do.
She'd have been delighted about the wine,
I imagine you enjoyed because a lot of Commonwealth countries there.
She's also then thinking, Disney and Pixar villains, she's a fan of.
-And suddenly, boom!
-There it is.
Although she's thinking,
"Now, this won't come up if I ever go on Pointless Celebrities."
Oh. She hasn't yet been on Pointless Celebrities.
-No, she was going to come on, wasn't she?
-With Chico and she wasn't well.
-That's right, yeah.
She couldn't do it. But, uh, ma'am,
-come on, five out of five on here, I hope.
-I think so. I think so.
Let's reveal our five clues.
And here they come. We've got...
I'll go through those one last time.
Junaid and Jonathan will go first.
-That's what I thought.
We both thought the fourth one was Sarah Ferguson, erm,
so we think we'll risk it and play it.
OK, Sarah Ferguson, say Junaid and Jonathan.
Now, then, Sam and Nadia. That board's all yours.
Do you want to talk us through it?
We're not entirely sure.
I think the bottom one could be Prince William.
I think he did history, but then 2011 doesn't sound like long enough.
We're not too sure about the first two,
so we're going to go with Camilla Parker Bowles
as the Duchess of Cornwall.
OK, Camilla Parker Bowles.
We have Sarah Ferguson and Camilla Parker Bowles.
Junaid and Jonathan went for Sarah Ferguson,
let's see if that's right for the Little Red author.
29. Nadia and Sam have gone for Camilla Parker Bowles.
Let's see if that's right.
Let's see how many of our 100 people said that.
Yeah, 41. APPLAUSE
Well done, Junaid and Jonathan, back in the game.
After two questions, it's 1-1.
Well played. A couple of low scorers on this board.
Do you know the top one, the second husband of the Queen's daughter?
Timothy... Timothy... What is his name?
-Lawrence. There you are.
7 points for that. Became fourth in line to the throne in 2015.
-She was born in 2015.
And the best answer, yeah, the 2011 is the clue here.
-And it's Sarah Ferguson's daughter.
Beatrice, yeah. And she would've scored 5 points,
-best answer on the board.
-Thank you very much indeed.
So here comes your third question.
Whoever wins this goes through to the final
and plays for that jackpot, so best of luck to both pairs.
Our third question is all about...
It's about Cosmetics. Richard.
We're going to show you the names now of five common types of cosmetic
but in anagram form.
Can you unscramble them, please, and give us the most obscure answer?
OK. So, can you re-make-up these make-ups?
And here they are.
We have got...
Sam and Nadia, you'll go first.
-What's the third one?
Are you sure?
-Yeah? We're going to go with the third one, then, as eyeshadow.
Eyeshadow, say Nadia and Sam.
Eyeshadow. Now, then, Junaid and Jonathan,
do you want to talk us through the others?
We know lipstick, mascara and eyeliner.
We think the second one will probably beat it,
but we just don't know what it is!
We'll go for eyeliner.
OK, so we have eyeshadow and we have eyeliner.
Sam and Nadia went for eyeshadow. Let's see if that's right.
Let's see how many of our 100 people went for eyeshadow.
40 for eyeshadow.
Junaid and Jonathan have gone for eyeliner.
Let's see if that's right. Let's see how many of our 100 said eyeliner.
57 for eyeliner.
APPLAUSE Very well done, Sam and Nadia.
After three questions, you're through to the final, 2-1.
-Yeah, and you're quite right.
Only one answer there that would've won the point,
that is the second one down, which we will get on to.
The top is lipstick, lipstick would've scored 71.
It's mascara, of course, down the bottom there,
that would've scored 83, that's the biggest scorer.
And the best answer is number two...
-Is nail varnish.
-And that would've scored 31 points.
-Thanks very much.
So the pair leaving us at the end of the head-to-head round
is Junaid and Jonathan. Well, that was very close, I have to say.
All those answers pretty close.
Tough going second after The Princess And The Frog there,
but you did incredibly well. Great performance across the show,
and you found a pointless answer earlier on, Jonathan,
so congratulations for that. But I'm afraid this is where we say goodbye.
Thank you so much for playing, Junaid and Jonathan.
But for Nadia and Sam, it's now time for our Pointless final.
Well, congratulations, Nadia and Sam.
You've seen off all the competition
and you have won our coveted Pointless trophy.
You now have a chance to win our Pointless jackpot
and at the end of today's show, the jackpot is standing at £1,250.
What a game! We had all our Macs and Mcs, then we had wine regions.
-We had fun with that, didn't we?
Then we had Disney villains, then we had relations of the Queen,
and then we had cosmetics. And here you are.
Anything you particularly want to see come up in this round?
-Yeah, more Disney villains!
-More Disney villains?
-That's our strong point, we think.
Film, music, food could potentially be good.
Well, fingers crossed. Today's selection looks like this.
-What is that?!
It'll be films and things.
We've got a bit of a shot, I reckon.
Russia I might know, depending on the era, but...
-Yeah, we have to.
-Yeah. So the Year 1985, please.
-The Year 1985.
OK, good luck. Three very different questions here
cover very different areas.
We are looking for...
any artist, the individuals, please,
who appeared on the We Are The World single.
We are looking for anyone who made the cut
in the 1985 Masters golf tournament.
Or we are looking for any cast member
of the original Back To The Future film.
So, artists on We Are The World,
anyone who made the cut in the Masters,
or the cast of Back To The Future, according to IMDB.
-Very best of luck.
-Thanks very much indeed.
Now, as always, you've got up to one minute to come up with three answers
and all you need to win that jackpot is for just one of those answers
to be pointless. Are you ready?
-OK, let's put 60 seconds up on the clock.
There they are, your time starts now.
Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder.
But they're all going to be high.
OK. I don't really...
I don't know the song.
Back To The Future, Michael J Fox.
-I'm just trying to think,
I don't think I know any obscure ones from Back To The Future.
I can't even remember the professor's name at the moment.
He wouldn't be one anyway.
Erm, I mean, We Are The World artists, is it worth saying...?
Americans. Tina Turner, she was in it!
-Yeah, let's go with her.
-It was all American artists?
Around the same time as Band Aid.
So what about things like...
Whitney Houston or people like her?
-She wouldn't have been...
-She wouldn't have been too big though, then.
-Oh, right, OK. Erm...
Oh, God, Back To The Future, that's really annoying me.
Erm, what's that one's name
who plays the mum?
-Ten seconds left.
-Is it Lorraine something?
No, that's her name in the actual film, isn't it? Erm...
We'll just say some of the singers.
-Just some American singers.
OK, time up. What answers are you
going to give from what category?
-Tina Turner's going to be wrong now.
-It's all right.
So, We Are The World artists for all of them.
OK. And you are going to go for?
-And Michael Jackson.
OK, there we are, three answers. Of those three,
which is your best shot at a pointless answer, do you reckon?
-Probably Tina, I think.
-Tina Turner we'll put last.
-Least likely to be pointless?
-Probably Michael Jackson.
He organised it all, I believe.
OK, well, let's put those answers up on the board in that order, then,
and here they are. We've got...
Well, best of luck. Now, let's just imagine one of those,
Tina Turner, let's say -
your last one, that you thought was probably your best shot -
what if everyone suddenly forgot her
and you walk off with that jackpot of £1,250?
-What would you do with it?
-Well, I bought a house last year
so every penny I earn sort of just goes into that.
Windows, carpets, walls.
Very good. Walls - useful, aren't they?
Nadia, what would you like to do?
I was thinking we'd go out for lunch!
After that, probably a decent holiday.
OK. Well, best of luck. Your first answer was Michael Jackson.
In all three cases,
you've gone for artists featured on We Are The World.
Only one of these has to be pointless
for you to win that jackpot. So, for £1,250, let's see how many
of our 100 people said Michael Jackson.
Is it pointless?
Well, it's right.
Now it has to be pointless for you to win that jackpot of £1,250.
Michael Jackson taking us down through the 40s, into the 30s,
into the 20s. Still... 25.
-That's not bad.
-Unfortunately not a pointless answer.
-It was never going to be.
-You have two more shots at today's jackpot.
Your next answer was Stevie Wonder.
Again, it has to be pointless for you to win.
-It has to be right!
-It has to be right and then pointless
for you to win that jackpot. So, for £1,250, let's see how many
of our 100 people said Stevie Wonder.
Well, it's right. Michael Jackson was right, took us down to 25.
Stevie Wonder now taking us down through the 30s, through the 20s,
passes 25, down into single figures.
Still going... Oh.
7! There we go.
There we go. 7. All moving in exactly the right direction here.
-Still not pointless, though.
-One more shot at today's jackpot.
Your third and final answer was Tina Turner.
You sure it's right, Tina Turner?
I'm a really big fan, so it could just be...
-She's just always there!
-Just always there.
OK, let's find out. If Tina Turner is right and is pointless,
it'll win you £1,250.
Let's see how many people said Tina Turner. Let's see if it's right.
It is right! THEY GASP IN RELIEF
Tina Turner's right. Now, Michael Jackson was right.
Three right answers -
your first answer, Michael Jackson, took us down to 25,
which we've passed. Stevie Wonder took us down to 7,
which we've passed. Down we go with Tina Turner!
You've done it! CHEERING
LAUGHING: Very well done indeed.
What about that?
Very well done indeed. Superb.
Well, that is fantastic.
You're going to get lunch,
you're going to get walls for your house.
It's just brilliant, this, isn't it?
Oh, congratulations. Tina Turner was a pointless answer,
which means you go away with our jackpot of £1,250.
Very well done.
Yeah, very well played. This is a great jackpot round,
cos those first two categories, if you know your stuff about music
or sport, there's loads and loads of good pointless answers.
Let's take a look at some more We Are The World artists.
You could have had Billy Joel, Cyndi Lauper, Daryl Hall.
John Oates, you could have had as well. Latoya Jackson,
Paul Simon, Ray Charles, Tito Jackson, Waylon Jennings -
loads and loads of pointless answers on there.
Very well done if you got one of those.
Now, the golf - any golf fans would have cleaned up on this round today.
They've got loads of pointless answers. We'll look at a few.
You could have had...
All Major winners,
all sorts of other people.
In fact, everyone apart from Faldo, Nicklaus, Ballesteros,
Player, Norman Langer, Watson, Lyle, Torrance, Graham and Trevino -
everyone else who made the cut was a pointless answer.
Back To The Future actors, slightly harder.
There's a few good answers here.
Billy Zane would've been a good one.
He's one of Biff's gang.
Lea Thompson played the mother -
-she would have scored you three points.
The only people who scored points there were Michael J Fox,
Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover,
Harry Walters Junior and Claudia Wells.
Everyone else is a pointless answer, so very well done
if, like in the studio, you got one at home.
Thanks very much, Richard.
Thanks very much again to our winning players, Nadia and Sam,
who go away with today's jackpot of £1,250.
Join us next time, when we'll be putting more obscure knowledge
to the test on Pointless. Meanwhile, it's goodbye from Richard...
-..and it's goodbye from me. Goodbye.
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.