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Episode 41

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 AND CHEERING

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

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and welcome to Pointless, the show where the aim of the game is to find

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the most obscure answer possible. Let's meet today's players.

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APPLAUSE

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-And couple number one.

-Hello, my name is Catherine,

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this is my partner St Jon, and we're from London.

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-Couple number two.

-Hi, I'm Liv, this is my dad, Giles,

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and we're from Kenilworth in Warwickshire.

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-Couple number three.

-Hello, I'm Parag,

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this is my friend Joe and we're both studying at Cardiff University.

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And finally couple number four.

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Hello, I'm Janis, this is my good friend Ann and we're from Surrey.

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And these are today's contestants.

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APPLAUSE

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Thanks very much, all of you. Very warm welcome to Pointless.

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Great to have you here. We'll chat to each of you

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throughout the show as it goes along.

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So, that just leaves one more person for me to introduce.

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Coming round from his afternoon disco nap,

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it's my Pointless friend... LAUGHTER

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-..it's Richard.

-Hiya.

-APPLAUSE

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Hi, everybody. Good afternoon.

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I'll tell you what, as you get older, I'm now 45,

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-an afternoon nap is one of the great...

-Aw!

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If you've just woken up from one, what, it's just wonderful, isn't it?

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Love it. No, coming out of one's not so good.

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-Do you not think?

-No...

-If you're still on the sofa, it's quite nice,

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-if you don't have to be somewhere.

-But that's why tea was invented.

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-Hmm!

-As a pick me up. Literally a pick me up.

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-Literally.

-That's why Pointless was invented.

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-That's right.

-It's like an alarm clock.

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That column is like an alarm clock for daily snoozers.

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Now, what an amazing jackpot round last time.

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People always want Harry Potter,

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that's what we are asked for all the time,

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and Anthony and Liya got Harry Potter and had to name any teacher

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from the Harry Potter novels

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and walked away with the jackpot as well.

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Did brilliantly, had a wonderful 60 seconds.

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I think lots of people at home, hopefully lots of kids as well,

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got Pointless answers.

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A good round - if you want to test yourself, take a look at it.

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-It was good, wasn't it?

-It was.

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It was great fun. It means the jackpot's gone, but there it is.

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-Let's get going, shall we?

-Let's do it.

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So, Anthony and Liya won the jackpot last time,

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is basically what we're saying,

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

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

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APPLAUSE

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So, remember this, the pair with the highest score

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at the end of each round will be eliminated.

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Do your best to make sure you're not that pair.

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Best of luck. Our first category this afternoon is Fashion.

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Fashion. Can you 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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the "ABC" of fashion and style.

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The "ABC" of fashion and style,

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-written by Mr Richard Osman.

-Ha-ha! Yeah, quite!

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We'll give the seven descriptions on each pass

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of famous people from the worlds of fashion and style.

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All of their surnames begin with an A, a B or a C.

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There'll be 14 in all to have a go at

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at home so the very best of luck.

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Thanks very much indeed. So, who are these famous figures from fashion?

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And this is our first board of seven and it reads like this.

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I'm going to read those all again.

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-St Jon, welcome back.

-Thank you.

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-You were head-to-headers last time.

-We were, yes.

-Oh!

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Somehow, you managed to find answers to do with Wolverhampton

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-in pretty much every round.

-Pretty much.

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-Which was impressive.

-I like to be consistent.

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Well, there you are. St Jon, remind us what you do.

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I'm a logistics manager at the Royal Academy of Arts.

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At the Royal Academy, which is great fun,

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but you were saying last time that this is a fairly recent job for you.

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Yes, as of last year. May of last year I started.

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And since you started at the Royal Academy,

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-has the logistics just gone...?

-It has certainly increased.

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-The efficiency, just what they're managing to do there...

-Oh, it's...

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-..since you have joined.

-Leaps and bounds.

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Fabulous, fabulous. Now, fashion, St Jon -

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-your other great love.

-Yes(!)

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What would you like to go for?

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Well, I think there's only one on there that I actually know,

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so that's the one I'm going to have to go for,

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which is the British photographer who married Catherine Deneuve,

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which I think is David Bailey.

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David Bailey, says St Jon, let's see if that's right.

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

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It is David Bailey.

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42. Not bad. Not bad. APPLAUSE

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Gets us off to a good start, St Jon, thank you.

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He also married Marie Helvin, David Bailey.

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The number of models who marry photographers, extraordinary.

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-It's weird, isn't it?

-Yeah.

-Marry someone who makes them look amazing.

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LAUGHTER Hmm. Thanks very much, Richard.

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Now, Liv. Very warm welcome to Pointless.

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-Great to have you here from Kenilworth.

-Well, yes.

-Well, yes!

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What do you do in Kenilworth, Liv?

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I don't live in Kenilworth all the time,

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-cos I study at Kings College London.

-Ah!

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I see. What are you studying and which year are you in?

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I'm in the third year, but of four, in politics, philosophy and law.

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-With a view to going where?

-Um...

-Or maybe doing

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-none of those sorts of things?

-I'm going for a combination,

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so my interests are, um, migration ethics and refugee charities.

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-So, yeah.

-Excellent. Very good.

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OK, Liv, this board of fashion people,

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-is anyone leaping out at you?

-It's not the best board for me,

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so I'm going to go for presenter and model

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who won her first British Style Award - Abbey Clancy.

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Abbey Clancy, says Liv. Let's see if that's right.

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Let's see how many of our 100 people went for Abbey Clancy.

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Ooh.

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Ooh, I'm sorry, Liv.

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-An incorrect answer.

-That's all right. I took a risk.

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It scores you 100 points.

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It might not be the last 100 points in this round, so be reassured.

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Yeah, sorry, right initials and she is a model,

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-but not the right answer, I'm afraid.

-Thank you.

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-Thanks very much. Parag!

-Yes!

-Welcome back.

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-Thanks very much.

-Welcome back.

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Now, yes, we had to say goodbye to you last time...

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-Yeah.

-..after two fantastic low scores from Joe.

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SOME LAUGHTER Um, you were brilliant

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low scorers in the first round, and then, the second round,

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-we had a high score.

-I'm feeling a bit the same,

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but a bit more confident this time.

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-Well, that's good.

-Yeah.

-We've thrown Fashion at you, Parag.

-Yeah!

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-You can see...

-And it's stuck.

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-Look at that.

-A bit of a change from yesterday.

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There we are. Parag, remind us of what you do?

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I'm a PhD student at Cardiff.

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In heterogeneous cata...catalis...something?

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-Close - heterogeneous catalysis.

-That's exactly what I said.

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LAUGHTER OK, there we are.

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Now, Parag, what would you like to go for on this board?

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I think it's got to be the bottom question,

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-and Coco Chanel.

-Coco Chanel, says Parag.

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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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54 - not bad at all, well done. APPLAUSE

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Chanel No 5 is called Chanel No 5,

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cos it's the fifth version they tested out.

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-Ah!

-Yeah.

-Because there's a No 19 as well,

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so presumably, on the same basis, they must be testing loads.

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-Can you imagine?

-Why do they keep on testing after they'd already

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-landed on the one they wanted?

-Well, cos, presumably,

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-they wanted more.

-LAUGHTER

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Um, there we are. Thank you very much.

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Now then, Ann, a warm welcome to Pointless.

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-Lovely to have you here from Surrey.

-Thank you.

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-What keeps you busy in Surrey?

-Um, what keeps me busy?

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-Well, I'm learning to play piano.

-Are you?

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-Even though my piano teacher wears earplugs when I'm at it.

-Really?

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I don't believe that! When did you start learning?

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-Um, about two years ago.

-And what spurred you into that?

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Um...keeping my brain going during retirement.

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-And are you much more diligent about practising?

-No.

-Oh, really?

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-No.

-I know it's a good...

-I'm still on book one.

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-Are you?

-Yeah.

-SOME LAUGHTER

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-Now, is your piano teacher very patient?

-But I play them well.

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LAUGHTER I bet you do.

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Are you very reluctant to move on to new pieces,

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-once you've got one nice and polished?

-No, I like new pieces.

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I think it's my teacher that's reluctant.

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Oh, really? Ha-ha!

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Is it on your teacher's piano or your piano that you learn?

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-Um, his.

-There you are.

-Yeah.

-OK.

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-And I help out at a blind club as a volunteer.

-Oh, really?

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-Give them lifts, make sandwiches, that sort of stuff.

-Very good.

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-Good for you. OK, Ann, this board...

-Yeah.

-..in fact is all yours.

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Do you fancy talking us through them and see which one you can fill in?

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I'll have a go, I'll have a go. I think the top one's

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Manolo Blahnik, or something like that.

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The Space Odyssey one, I believe, is Hardy Amies.

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The model and singer, lady of France, Carla Bruni.

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And the Welsh designer, Laura Ashley.

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And I don't know the AC.

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I think I'll go for Hardy Amies.

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Hardy Amies. Sounds good to me.

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

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Very good. Now, our lowest scorer at this point is 42,

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which you have passed very comfortably indeed.

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Down it goes, look at that! Seven, Ann!

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-APPLAUSE

-Thank you.

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Very well done.

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-7 for Hardy Amies.

-I'll tell you - Ann knows her stuff, doesn't she?

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-Doesn't she?

-Very impressive.

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Yeah, Hardy Amies, also the dressmaker to the Queen as well.

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You took us through the board very nicely.

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Manolo Blahnik, you are right.

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Actually scores more points than Hardy Amies. Would've scored you 12.

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Carla Bruni, you are also correct, for 20.

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Laura Ashley, you are also correct.

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That would've scored 37. But the best answer on the board,

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it's not Abbey Clancy.

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Um, Alastair Campbell.

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LAUGHTER

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It's not Alastair Campbell, I'm afraid. It's Alexa Chung.

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Alexa Chung. And she would've scored you two points.

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-Very well done if you said that.

-Thanks very much indeed.

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Halfway through the round, let's look at those scores.

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Seven, the best score of that pass.

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Well done, Ann. And by some margin as well, I might add.

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Cos then, we travel up to 42, where we find St Jon and Catherine.

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Then up at 54, where we find Parag and Joe.

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And then, I'm afraid, it's 100 for Liv and Giles.

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That was a tough steer there, I think, the AC.

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And I can see, yes, it was very confusing.

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-Anyway, Giles, you know what you have to do in the next pass.

-Yeah.

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So good luck with that. We'll come back down the line now.

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Can the second players please step up to the podium?

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OK, let's put seven more descriptions up on the board.

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And here they come. We have got...

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

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Now then, Janis, a warm welcome to Pointless to you, also from Surrey.

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-Yes.

-And what do you like getting up to?

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I like planning my holidays, I like going on holiday a lot.

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Oh, how nice. Where are you planning at the moment?

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We are thinking about going to the States later in the year,

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-so we're looking at doing that.

-Have you done the States before?

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Yes, a few times, three or four times.

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Are you going to go to a new place this time?

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-Yes, new area.

-Where do you think?

-Maybe the national parks.

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-Ooh, very nice. Yellowstone, somewhere like that.

-Yes.

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How wonderful. Very good. Now, Janis, Fashion.

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Ann has set you up beautifully there...

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-She has.

-..with a lovely low score of seven.

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92 or less is enough to get you into the next round

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-before anyone else even answers.

-Well, the last board was lovely,

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cos I knew I think all of the answers on that one,

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and this one's a bit more difficult, as is always the case.

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Um, I think I'm going to give it a go,

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-with the make-up artist as Bobbi Brown?

-Bobbi Brown, says Janis.

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Let's see if that's right, here is your red line.

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

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It's right.

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Another great answer from that fourth podium there.

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Down it goes.

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Ten.

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APPLAUSE Very well done indeed, 17.

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Before anyone else has even answered,

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-that is the lowest total of the round.

-Yes, by a mile as well.

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-We are going to have to watch Janis and Ann, I think.

-I think so.

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-Very impressive performance.

-Yeah.

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-Thank you, Richard. Joe.

-Hello.

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Joe, welcome back.

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-Thank you.

-In your third year...

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-Yes.

-At Cardiff.

-Yes.

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-Studying?

-Geography.

-Geography.

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-Yes.

-Now, also chairman of the Cardiff...

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Cardiff University Cricket club.

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What about that? What colours do you play in?

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-Well, white most of the time.

-Indeed!

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What are the telltale bits?

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We are red, black and yellow, slash gold.

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-Oh, that is nice.

-Yeah.

-That's a very fine set of colours.

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Depends how it goes through the printer, really.

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-Depends which printer you use.

-Yeah!

-There we are.

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And, when you finish at Cardiff, for that time will come to an end...

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-Yes, unfortunately so.

-..what will you do?

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I've read about this "real life" Um, I'm thinking

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I'll probably go travelling, maybe sort of around Europe.

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I was thinking more of a career, but, yes...

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Well, I'm planning for unemployment then travelling.

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-OK, fair enough. There we go.

-And then "a career".

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There you go. Now, Joe, you are on 54.

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If you can score 45 or less, you're through to the next round.

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Yes, I know a few on there, unfortunately.

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But I'm going to go for the Malaysian-born shoe designer

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-and say Jimmy Choo.

-Jimmy Choo, says Joe.

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Here is your red line - if you can get below that with Jimmy Choo,

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you are into the next round automatically.

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There we are. How many people said Jimmy Choo?

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Yes, you've done it.

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Very well done indeed. APPLAUSE

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45 you needed, 33 you got. 87.

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Well played. His real name was actually Jimmy Chow,

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but it was misspelt on his birth certificate.

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There we are. Thanks very much, well done, Joe.

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Through you go to the next round. Now, Giles. I'm sorry.

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Yes, that is nothing wrong with Liv's answer,

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apart from the fact, um...

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it was right in every other regard.

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-Giles, welcome to Pointless.

-Thank you.

-What do you do?

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Er, I work in the NHS, and I'm a paediatric orthopaedic surgeon.

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Right you are. Very good. How long have you been doing that?

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So, I've been in Coventry for ten years now.

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-Right. Were you a surgeon elsewhere?

-So, I was a trainee before that,

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and I specialised in children a few years before that.

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I see. Because I'm very stupid.

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-Orthopaedic surgeon is...

-Yes?

-What exactly is that?

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So, er, orthopaedics is bones and joints.

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And paediatric orthopaedics is bones and joints in children.

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-So I'm a children's bone and joints surgeon.

-Right,

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which is much more complicated, cos their bones are still growing.

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You don't want to do anything that's too permanent, presumably,

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-to bones that are still in flux?

-Yes, that's exactly right.

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And it's one of the joys of treating children, actually, is that

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they grow. They get sick quickly, but they get better quickly,

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-and it's a fantastic job.

-Very good.

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OK, Giles, there you are, high-scorers.

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We need a low score from you at the very least to keep you in the game.

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So as you can tell, I'm...

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Fashion is not my thing, um...

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But I think I know some of them.

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And I think the top one, son of Sir Terence, is Jasper Conran.

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Jasper Conran, says Giles.

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No red line for you, I'm afraid, as you're the high-scorers,

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but let's see how far down the column we get with Jasper Conran.

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Oh, it's a good one. Look at that, 27.

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APPLAUSE 27, taking your total up to 127.

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Well, you've certainly kept yourselves in the running, anyway,

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-127.

-Yeah, Jasper Conran. His mother is Shelly Conran, the author.

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Thanks very much, Richard.

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-Now then, Catherine, welcome back.

-Thank you.

-Welcome back.

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Now, remind us what you do, Catherine.

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I'm an administrator for a London University.

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-But in your spare time...?

-Yes!

-Goth Valley?

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-Gothic Valley.

-GOTHIC Valley.

-Gothic Valley WI.

-Yes.

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Did you set up Gothic Valley WI?

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No, um, our current president, Holly, did.

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She had been a member of a WI in Devon,

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and had decided because we all...

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..as a community, as a Gothic community,

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generally follow very much closely the WI ethos,

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-that it'd be quite fun to set up a branch, so we did.

-That's great!

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-So do you have to apply for membership?

-Yes.

-And there you are.

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-And have you been along to the big, the Annual General Meeting?

-Yes.

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-Yes, we do.

-Fantastic!

-We're all in.

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-All out. All in black! Corsets and all!

-What are the similarities

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and ethos between Goths and the WI?

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Jam, baking...

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-Jesus and Mary Chain?

-..feminism.

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Jam and baking. Well, listen, I mean, I knew some Goths in my youth.

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They weren't doing a lot of baking.

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LAUGHTER

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-Maybe they were.

-Maybe.

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Maybe they were. Certainly didn't go out much.

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LAUGHTER Aw!

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Now, Catherine, this board is all yours.

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-Would you like to talk us through it?

-Oh, joy, um...

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I'm not sure if the Designer Of The Year is Catherine Burton.

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The former pop star is Victoria Beckham.

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Giorgio Armani did Katie Holmes's bridal dress, I think.

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And Naomi Campbell...

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interesting woman.

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Um, I think I might have to say Giorgio Armani.

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-Giorgio Armani, says Catherine.

-Yes.

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Here is your red line - get below that with Giorgio Armani,

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you are into the next round. How many of our 100 said Giorgio Armani?

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It's right. And you're through, well done.

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-Ooh!

-Look at that, 18!

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Lovely low score there. That takes your total up to around 60.

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Good work, Catherine. A couple of nice answers as well

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outside of that one. The pop star is Victoria Beckham.

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She would've scored you 61.

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And it is of course Naomi Campbell.

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Would've scored you 46. So you chose right on the ones you knew.

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It's not Catherine Burton. Maybe Sarah Burton you're thinking of.

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It is Christopher Bailey, and it's a pointless answer,

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so very well done at home if you said Christopher Bailey.

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Thanks very much indeed, Richard. So, at the end of our first round,

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the pair we have to say goodbye to,

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with their high score of 127, I'm so sorry, Giles and Liv,

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it is you, um, but I say this from time to time,

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but if feels Pointless slightly

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owes you one next time you come back.

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I'm not saying we'll give you it, just saying...

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From a karma point of view, I think that was an unfortunate

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slip-up there. We will see you next time, Giles and Liv.

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But in the meantime, thanks very much for playing,

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Giles and Liv. APPLAUSE

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

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APPLAUSE

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And just like that, we're down to three pairs.

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Obviously, we say goodbye to another pair at the end of this round,

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but let's not think about that yet.

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Let's just dwell on how brilliantly Janis and Ann did.

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Fantastic first round from you, wonderful.

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-Thank you.

-Individual lowest score and individual joint score.

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Joe and Parag, back in the second round again. It's getting through

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-to the next round...

-Yeah!

-..we have to do, so good luck with that.

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And best of luck to St Jon and Catherine as well.

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Our category for Round Two this afternoon is...

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World Geography.

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World Geo... Joe, it's your degree!

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-LAUGHTER

-Yeah, I know!

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OK! Can you all decide in your pairs

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who's going to go first, 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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bodies of water and the countries that border them.

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Bodies of water and the countries that border them. Richard?

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In a moment, Xander's going to show you the names of four seas.

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We're looking for any country that borders one of these seas, please.

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As always, by country, we mean a sovereign state

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that's a member of the UN in its own right. Very best of luck.

0:21:080:21:10

Thanks very much indeed. So, as Richard mentioned,

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we'll put these four seas up on the board,

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and they will remain up for the entire round.

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We won't be changing them halfway through the round.

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You just have to name any country that borders one of these four seas,

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and here are those bodies of water.

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-St Jon?

-Hi. Um... Oh.

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I am going to take a guess at this and I'm going to say Arabian Sea,

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United Arab Emirates.

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The United Arab Emirates, says St Jon. Let's see if that's right.

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Let's see how many of our 100 people went for the UAE.

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It's right.

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Look at that, 12.

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APPLAUSE

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-12 for the United Arab Emirates.

-Well played, St Jon.

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Yes, it's got a coastline on the Persian Gulf,

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which is part of the Arabian Sea.

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-There we are. Thank you very much. Now, Parag?

-Yes.

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-What would you like to go for?

-Er, I want to go for Yemen.

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Yemen, says Parag. Yemen - let's see if it's right.

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

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Yep.

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Well, 12's our only score at this point,

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and you're just above it on 13.

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APPLAUSE Beautiful grouping there, sir.

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-13 for Yemen.

-Yeah, coastline on the Red Sea, and also the Gulf of Aden,

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which is also part of the Arabian Sea.

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There we are. Now, Janis...

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Yeah, um... I think I'll go for Estonia.

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Estonia, says Janis. Let's see if Estonia is right.

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

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It is right.

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Well, 13's our high score, 12 is our low,

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so the grouping is pretty tight.

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And you join that grouping there at the lower end on 12.

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APPLAUSE Very well done indeed, with Estonia.

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Nearly 4,000 kilometres shoreline. On the Baltic Sea, of course.

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-It is good so far, isn't it?

-Isn't it? Going very well.

-Yeah!

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Let's just have a look at those scores.

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Only two scores between our three pairs.

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On 12, we have Janis and Ann.

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And we have St Jon and Catherine.

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And then, way up to 13, out in front, we have Parag and Joe.

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So, Joe, although it's only one point,

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there is a little added pressure on your shoulders.

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-Yeah, exactly.

-We need a low score.

0:23:340:23:36

-If only there were a geographer in the house(!)

-Well, yeah!

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-I know!

-OK, we come back down the line now.

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Can the second players please step up to the podium?

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Now then, Ann, remember, we're looking for any country

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that borders one of these bodies of water.

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There we are. What would you like to go for? You're on 12.

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Ideally, a pointless answer would keep you...

0:23:550:23:58

-I'm not good at this...

-..keep you safe in this game.

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-..but I'm going to have a go and say Finland.

-Finland, says Ann.

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Let's see if that's right.

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

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There is a sort of imaginary red line,

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right at the bottom of the column,

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but let's see how far down the column we get with Finland.

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It is right.

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Oh, look at that.

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That's a great answer, ten! APPLAUSE

0:24:230:24:25

Lowest score so far, Ann, very well done.

0:24:250:24:28

-22 is your total.

-Yeah, Finland's got Baltic coastline as well.

0:24:280:24:30

-It is very nervy now, isn't it, this one?

-Isn't it?

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-Goodness me!

-Very nervy. No-one feeling it more, I suspect,

0:24:330:24:36

-than Joe right now.

-You suspect correctly.

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-There we are. Geographer Joe, as they call him back in Cardiff.

-Yeah!

0:24:390:24:43

-Catchy, isn't it(?)

-Um, yes, your target is eight or less.

-Yeah.

0:24:430:24:47

Er, I am stuck between two.

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And pressure is on.

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I am going to go for Lithuania.

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-Lithuania, says Joe.

-Yes.

-Lithuania.

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Oh, I'm feeling it now.

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Lithuania. Here is your red line.

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It's low. Lithuania.

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HE SIGHS

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Is it right? How many people said it?

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It's right.

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Still going down, Joe.

0:25:180:25:21

Oh, 11!

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APPLAUSE 11 for Lithuania.

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Not bad, not bad.

0:25:250:25:26

-The grouping is fantastic here, 24 is your total.

-Yeah.

0:25:260:25:30

How about this? Yes, 90km of coastline, again on the Baltic.

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I promise there are answers here that are not between 10 and 13.

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-They do exist.

-LAUGHTER

0:25:370:25:40

-This is great!

-Isn't it?

-Yeah!

-Very exciting indeed.

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Now then, Catherine. We come to you on 12.

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If you can score 11 or less,

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you are through to the head-to-head

0:25:490:25:52

for a second time.

0:25:520:25:54

Oh, dear. Um...

0:25:540:25:56

I'm going to have to go for Latvia.

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Latvia, says Catherine.

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Latvia. Here is your red line.

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If you can get below that red line with Latvia,

0:26:020:26:05

you are into the head-to-head.

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

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It's right.

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Oh, 13!

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APPLAUSE 13 for Latvia.

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SOME LAUGHTER

0:26:220:26:23

Takes your total up to 25.

0:26:230:26:25

Joe and Parag, you've broken through the glass ceiling that is Round Two,

0:26:250:26:30

you are into the head-to-head.

0:26:300:26:31

Very well done. What an exciting second round.

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Amazing! I suspect, Joe,

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you were choosing between Lithuania and Latvia, were you?

0:26:350:26:38

-Well, yes, and Qatar as well.

-Oh, Qatar as well.

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Qatar would've scored you six points, would've ruined everything.

0:26:410:26:44

-Oh?!

-Would've ruined everything for everybody.

0:26:440:26:46

-LAUGHTER

-Don't tell me that!

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That was a terrific round. Now, there's only one pointless answer

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for any of these, so well done to our 100.

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Bordering the Arabian and the Red Sea is Djibouti.

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-Djibouti would've been a pointless answer.

-THEY LAUGH

0:26:560:26:59

Now, Red Sea, you'd have got one point for Eritrea,

0:26:590:27:01

five points for Sudan. You'd have got 13 points for Jordan.

0:27:010:27:04

Those are the best answers there. Caspian Sea - only three answers.

0:27:040:27:07

Kazakhstan would've scored you one,

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and Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan would've scored three.

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Baltic and Caspian - Russia would've scored you 31.

0:27:120:27:15

The best answers for Baltic Sea alone would've been Poland,

0:27:150:27:18

which would've scored you five. Denmark would've scored you six,

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Germany would've scored you seven, and Sweden, nine.

0:27:200:27:23

The Arabian and Red Sea - Saudi Arabia, 29.

0:27:230:27:26

Arabian Sea and Caspian Sea - only one answer is Iran,

0:27:260:27:28

and Iran would've scored you 19.

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And the Arabian Sea, some good answers here.

0:27:300:27:32

Bahrain and Kuwait both would've scored you three points.

0:27:320:27:35

Six for Qatar, as I say, seven for Iraq,

0:27:350:27:38

eight for Pakistan, 11 for Oman.

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Those are the best answers in all the categories up there.

0:27:400:27:43

India would've scored you 12 for the Arabian Sea as well.

0:27:430:27:45

Thanks very much indeed, Richard. So at the end of our second round,

0:27:450:27:48

the pair who are heading home with a high score of 25...

0:27:480:27:51

High score, it's not a high score,

0:27:510:27:52

it's a brilliant low score, but just one higher

0:27:520:27:55

than your nearest rival, but, St Jon and Catherine,

0:27:550:27:57

I'm afraid it's the end of the road, but it's been wonderful

0:27:570:27:59

having you on both shows. Thank you so much for playing.

0:27:590:28:02

-Thank you.

-Thank you.

-St Jon and Catherine.

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But for Janis and Ann, Joe and Parag,

0:28:050:28:07

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

0:28:070:28:09

APPLAUSE

0:28:090:28:10

Congratulations, Janis and Ann, Joe and Parag,

0:28:140:28:16

you're now one step closer to the final and a chance

0:28:160:28:19

to play for our jackpot, which currently stands at £1,000.

0:28:190:28:23

Well, here we are, we have reached that lovely level

0:28:230:28:25

of the head-to-head round, which means, from now on, you can confer.

0:28:250:28:29

You can pool your resources, which is fabulous.

0:28:290:28:32

First player to win two questions will be going through to that final.

0:28:320:28:35

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

0:28:350:28:37

APPLAUSE

0:28:370:28:39

Here's your first question, and it concerns...

0:28:430:28:47

-The Rat Pack, Richard.

-Yes, we'll show you five pictures now

0:28:490:28:52

of members of what were referred to as the Rat Pack.

0:28:520:28:54

Can you identify the most obscure of these five, please?

0:28:540:28:57

Thanks very much indeed. OK, let's reveal our five Rat Pack people.

0:28:570:29:03

And here... Five RATS! And we have...

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There we go, five members of the Rat Pack.

0:29:280:29:30

You just need to identify them.

0:29:300:29:32

Janis and Ann, you've been our low scorers, so you will go first.

0:29:320:29:35

WHISPERING

0:29:350:29:37

Um...

0:29:410:29:43

-We'll go for C.

-Yeah?

-Joey Bishop.

0:29:430:29:46

Joey Bishop, say Janis and Ann.

0:29:460:29:47

Joey Bishop. Now then, Joe and Parag?

0:29:470:29:50

Do you want to talk us through the rest of that board?

0:29:500:29:52

Er, I can...

0:29:520:29:53

A is Frank Sinatra.

0:29:530:29:56

D, I believe, Sammy Davis Jr.

0:29:560:29:58

And E is Tony Bennett.

0:29:580:30:02

E or D.

0:30:020:30:04

D, Sammy Davis Jr.

0:30:060:30:07

OK, D, Sammy Davis Jr.

0:30:070:30:09

So, we have Joey Bishop, we have Sammy Davis Jr.

0:30:090:30:11

Janis and Ann went for Joey Bishop. Let's see if that is right for C.

0:30:110:30:14

Let's see how many of our 100 people got Joey Bishop.

0:30:140:30:16

It is Joey Bishop.

0:30:190:30:20

Oh, look at that, it's a brilliant answer.

0:30:250:30:27

APPLAUSE Look at that - one!

0:30:270:30:29

One of our 100 people got Joey Bishop.

0:30:290:30:32

Very well done indeed, Janis and Ann just keep on going.

0:30:320:30:35

Joe and Parag have gone for Sammy Davis Jr for D.

0:30:350:30:40

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

0:30:400:30:42

It's right.

0:30:450:30:46

71.

0:30:470:30:49

Still, a correct answer, but well done, Janis and Ann.

0:30:490:30:51

-After one question, you are up 1-0.

-Yeah, not a lot you could do there.

0:30:510:30:54

It's the best answer on the board by an absolute mile.

0:30:540:30:57

Very well played.

0:30:570:30:58

Let's take a look at the rest.

0:30:580:30:59

You were right about Frank Sinatra,

0:30:590:31:01

but Sinatra obviously a big scorer, would've scored you 81.

0:31:010:31:04

Ladies, do you know B as well?

0:31:040:31:06

-Peter Lawford?

-Peter Lawford.

-Peter Lawford, yeah.

0:31:060:31:08

Um, scores more than Joey Bishop, though, scores you 14.

0:31:080:31:11

And not Tony Bennett, E.

0:31:110:31:13

-But Dean Martin.

-Dean Martin.

-Yeah, Dean Martin.

0:31:130:31:16

And that would've scored you 70.

0:31:160:31:17

Why were they called the Rat Pack, Richard?

0:31:170:31:19

Oh, because they used to eat...

0:31:190:31:20

-They chased rats.

-LAUGHTER

0:31:200:31:22

That's where they started, before they got famous.

0:31:220:31:25

-Yeah.

-They were used in cotton mills in California...

-Yeah.

0:31:250:31:30

-Just turn up?

-Turn up and they were chased...

-Sometimes, they'd sing,

0:31:300:31:33

literally while they were... CLICKS HIS FINGERS

0:31:330:31:35

Which wasn't what they were paid to do, but that's when...

0:31:350:31:37

A Hollywood producer who was buying some cotton for a film,

0:31:370:31:41

a film all about cotton, which is called The Cotton Club...

0:31:410:31:46

-LAUGHTER CONTINUES

-and he was there.

0:31:460:31:48

Suddenly, he heard this singing. He goes, "Who are these guys?"

0:31:480:31:51

"Oh, what, the Rat Pack? They're just catching rats."

0:31:510:31:53

-Yeah.

-And he goes, "Hold on, I've got an idea here."

0:31:530:31:56

-Brilliant.

-And before you know it, the Rat Pack are born.

0:31:560:31:58

-There we are. Brilliant. Thank you very much.

-No, an absolute pleasure.

0:31:580:32:01

Anything else you need to know, just ask me.

0:32:010:32:03

LAUGHTER Anyway!

0:32:030:32:05

Here comes your second question. Joe and Parag, you answer first,

0:32:050:32:07

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

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Our second question today is all about...

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Historic Buildings In London.

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Yeah, five clues now to Historic Buildings In London.

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Can you give us the most obscure answer?

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

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Five clues there. I'll read them again.

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Joe, Parag, it's over to you.

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WHISPERING

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OK, so the second question,

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we're going for Westminster Abbey.

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Westminster Abbey, say Joe and Parag,

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Westminster Abbey for the Duke of Wellington's tomb.

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Now, Janis and Ann, it's over to you.

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Talk us through the board.

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-Um...

-Right, well, the top one is Madame Tussauds.

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I'm not sure about the Duke of Wellington, it does say Cathedral,

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so I'm thinking maybe St Paul's.

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Midland Grand Hotel, that's St Pancras.

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The Royal Palace is Hampton Court, just down the road.

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And then the official residence must be Buckingham Palace.

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-Go Hampton Court, then.

-We'll go for Hampton Court.

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-You'll go for Hampton Court. Keep it local.

-Yeah!

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OK, there we are, Hampton Court.

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So we have Westminster Abbey and we have Hampton Court Palace.

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Let's see how many of our 100 people said Westminster Abbey,

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but let's, crucially, see if it's right.

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Oh, bad luck, Joe and Parag, I'm afraid, an incorrect answer there,

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which means Janis and Ann, you merely have to be correct

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with Hampton Court and you will be going through to the final.

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Let's see if you are correct.

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Absolutely right.

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Oh, it's not a bad score either, 43 for Hampton Court Palace.

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APPLAUSE But as I say, most importantly,

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you are correct, which means, after only two questions,

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you're straight through to the final 2-0.

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Through to the final, Janis and Ann. We might give you the money now.

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-You don't get anything wrong at all.

-LAUGHTER

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Taking us through the board very nicely again.

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Madame Tussauds up the top there, would've scored you 86 points.

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You're correct that the Cathedral is St Paul's Cathedral, that's 36.

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The best answer on the board is the next one down, it is St Pancras.

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31 points for that.

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-They reopened it in 2011, it's beautiful.

-Hmm.

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It's well worth a visit if you're down in St Pancras or King's Cross.

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Really worth it. You can wander in there, wander around.

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And it is Buckingham Palace,

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and Buckingham Palace would've scored 75.

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Thanks very much. Interesting that scores less than Madame Tussauds

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-somehow, isn't it?

-It is. Well, you can see the Queen in both of them.

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LAUGHTER That's true.

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-That is...

-But you can get closer to her in Madame Tussauds.

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There you are. Absolutely right. Well, thank you very much.

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

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I'm afraid, Joe and Parag, it's been a brilliant campaign this time.

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Through to the head-to-head. THEY LAUGH

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I mean, there was nothing you could do, and that just slightly put you

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-on the back foot, I think, didn't it?

-Yeah.

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But it's been great having you on the show.

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Thank you for playing. Joe and Parag!

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APPLAUSE

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But for Janis and Ann, it's now time for our Pointless final.

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Congratulations, Janis and Ann.

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You have seen off all the competition

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and you have won our coveted Pointless trophy.

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You now have a chance to win our Pointless jackpot,

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

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Well, you just haven't put a foot wrong.

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From Hardy Amies at the beginning to Hampton Court at the end,

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lovely low scores, 2-0 in the head-to-head. It's all just perfect.

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I'm only sorry it's not a slightly bigger jackpot, to be honest,

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-but very impressive.

-It can only go downhill now, then!

-Well, let's see.

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As always, you get to choose your category from the four we put up

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on the board. Today's selection of categories looks like this.

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We've got New Jersey In Popular Culture, Summer - oh, that's nice -

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Opera, and Acting Seans.

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-Acting Seans or Summer? Summer could be nice.

-Let's have a go at...

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-Oh, Acting Seans - I only know one.

-Yeah. Summer.

-We'll go for summer.

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-You're going to go for Summer - OK, Summer it is.

-OK, very best of luck.

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There's one of these I think that you can certainly have a crack at.

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People at home can as well.

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Maybe the others as well.

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Let's find out. Here are your three categories.

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We are looking for the title of any UK top 40 single

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released by Donna Summer according to officialcharts.com.

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We are looking for any cast member,

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the name of anyone credited with acting,

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in I Know What You Did Last Summer, according to IMDB,

0:37:110:37:14

and we're looking for any of the top 48 countries

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visited by UK residents in 2014, please.

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So, according to the Office of National Statistics,

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the top 48 countries visited by UK residents.

0:37:240:37:26

-Very, very best of luck.

-Thanks very much indeed.

0:37:260:37:29

Now, as always, you've got a minute to come up with three answers,

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and all you need to win that jackpot

0:37:320:37:34

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

0:37:340:37:36

-We're ready.

-Yeah.

-Good. Let's put 60 seconds up on the clock.

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There they are. Your time starts now.

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Donna Summer. Do you know any Donna Summer?

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-I know one.

-Yes.

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I Feel Love, I think it's called.

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-And I don't know...

-I don't know the cast.

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Shall we just...? We'll get rid of the cast.

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-The countries...

-It's going to be Spain and France and...

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-The top 48...

-Hmm.

-USA.

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Russia...

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I'm trying to think.

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What about the Azores, somewhere like that?

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What about one of these Scandinavian countries,

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-maybe Sweden or somewhere like that?

-Yeah, could do.

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Do you want to go...? Yeah, cos it's got to be pointless,

0:38:130:38:15

-so there's no point even going for a definite, really.

-No, no.

0:38:150:38:18

So, do you want to go for the Donna Summer?

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-OK.

-Go for that.

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-Go for...

-It's probably well-known, but we'll just have a go.

-Yeah.

0:38:210:38:24

-And we'll have a go with Sweden.

-Sweden, and shall we try the Azores?

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Is it a country?

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-Ten seconds left.

-Oh, maybe not, no.

0:38:310:38:34

Let's go Poland.

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Yeah, could do.

0:38:360:38:38

-It's the whole year, isn't it?

-Hmm.

0:38:380:38:41

-Poland.

-OK, that's your time up. I now need your three answers.

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-We're going to go with Donna Summer, I Feel Love.

-I Feel Love.

0:38:440:38:47

But we're not sure about that. And then the countries...

0:38:470:38:49

-Yeah.

-..we're going to go for Sweden...

-Sweden?

-Sweden.

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-..and Poland.

-Poland.

-And Poland.

0:38:520:38:54

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

0:38:540:38:57

-If it's right, I think Poland will be.

-OK, Poland goes last.

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-Least likely to be pointless?

-Donna Summer.

-Yeah, Donna Summer.

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-I Feel Love, OK.

-Really not confident.

0:39:030:39:04

Let's pop those answers on the board in that order, and here they are.

0:39:040:39:07

We've got...

0:39:070:39:08

Well, three good answers on the board there.

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What would you do if one of those turns out to be pointless

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and wins that jackpot for you?

0:39:180:39:19

What would you spend your jackpot winnings on, Janis?

0:39:190:39:22

Er, well, my husband volunteers at a charity in Dorking called

0:39:220:39:26

The Brigitte Trust, so, certainly, some of it would go for that,

0:39:260:39:30

and maybe treat my daughters as well.

0:39:300:39:32

Very good indeed. Ann, how about you?

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I'd probably take some family members out for dinner,

0:39:330:39:36

and make the sandwiches for the blind club.

0:39:360:39:38

Very nice. Two lovely things to be doing with your winnings there.

0:39:380:39:42

Let's hope one of these answers... Wouldn't it be lovely

0:39:420:39:44

-if one of these answers wins that jackpot for you?

-It would.

0:39:440:39:47

You just deserve it, just on the strength of your performance alone throughout the entire show.

0:39:470:39:51

Anyway, your first answer was I Feel Love.

0:39:510:39:53

We were looking for Donna Summer, UK top 40 singles.

0:39:530:39:55

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

0:39:550:39:58

How many of our 100 people said I Feel Love?

0:39:580:40:01

Well, it's right. I think we knew that, though.

0:40:040:40:07

I Feel Love now has to be pointless for you to win that jackpot.

0:40:070:40:10

Down it goes through the 30s...

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Oh, 35. 35 for I Feel Love.

0:40:120:40:14

APPLAUSE

0:40:140:40:16

-Not a bad score, but I'm afraid not a pointless answer.

-No.

0:40:180:40:21

We only need pointless answers in this round.

0:40:210:40:23

Your next answer was Sweden. In this case, we were looking

0:40:230:40:27

for the 48 most visited countries by UK residents.

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

0:40:300:40:33

How many of our 100 people said Sweden?

0:40:330:40:35

It's right. A correct answer, Sweden.

0:40:400:40:43

Now, Donna Summer's I Feel Love took us down to 35.

0:40:430:40:46

We've passed 35 comfortably with Sweden.

0:40:460:40:48

Down we go through the teens and into single figures.

0:40:480:40:50

Down we go, still in single figures. Going down...

0:40:500:40:52

It's not there! Well done indeed. APPLAUSE AND CHEERING

0:40:520:40:54

-Look at that.

-I can't believe it!

0:40:540:40:56

-That is brilliant!

-I can't believe that!

-Superb.

0:40:560:41:01

THEY LAUGH

0:41:010:41:02

Well done, you. Superb!

0:41:020:41:04

Well, Sweden was a pointless answer,

0:41:070:41:09

which means you go home with that jackpot of £1,000 - brilliant.

0:41:090:41:12

APPLAUSE

0:41:120:41:14

-Thank you so much.

-Thank you.

0:41:140:41:16

-Oh, my gosh!

-I knew that question was made for you,

0:41:160:41:18

cos it's one of those ones. We don't know the answers, do we?

0:41:180:41:21

But you've got to sort of work it out in your head, and Poland -

0:41:210:41:23

your other answer - it's also on the list,

0:41:230:41:25

would've scored you one point.

0:41:250:41:27

-Oh!

-Would've scored you one point.

-AUDIENCE GASPS

0:41:270:41:29

Um, now, we'll get onto that list in a moment, but we'll start

0:41:290:41:32

with the other answers. We'll start with Donna Summer.

0:41:320:41:34

The big answers for that were I Feel Love, Hot Stuff, MacArthur Park -

0:41:340:41:37

they were the big answers, but plenty of pointless answers as well.

0:41:370:41:40

Dinner With Gershwin, Down Deep Inside.

0:41:400:41:42

No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) was a pointless answer.

0:41:420:41:44

State Of Independence, a pointless answer as well.

0:41:440:41:47

You could've had Back In Love Again, Heaven Knows, I Love You,

0:41:470:41:49

I Remember Yesterday, Rumour Has It, Unconditional Love, Winter Melody -

0:41:490:41:53

all of those were pointless answers.

0:41:530:41:54

Well done if you said any of those.

0:41:540:41:56

Now, the cast of I Know What You Did Last Summer,

0:41:560:41:58

only five scoring answers here, actually.

0:41:580:42:00

You'd have scored points for Sarah Michelle Gellar,

0:42:000:42:03

Freddie Prinze Jr, Jennifer Love Hewitt,

0:42:030:42:04

Johnny Galecki and Ryan Phillippe.

0:42:040:42:06

Everyone else in that film was a pointless answer.

0:42:060:42:09

Now, the top 48 countries, lots and lots of pointless answers here.

0:42:090:42:14

Er, we start with Jamaica. I was thinking of those holiday islands,

0:42:140:42:17

but actually, only Jamaica and Barbados would've scored you one -

0:42:170:42:19

they're the only of those kind of Caribbean islands on the list.

0:42:190:42:22

Luxembourg was a pointless answer. Russia, a pointless answer.

0:42:220:42:25

There's Sweden as well. Plenty more.

0:42:250:42:26

Denmark was a pointless answer, Finland also a pointless answer -

0:42:260:42:30

it comes back again. Hungary, Israel, Lithuania, Nigeria, Norway,

0:42:300:42:35

Pakistan, Romania, Slovakia, Tunisia.

0:42:350:42:37

So lots of interesting names on that list.

0:42:370:42:40

Congratulations. You've absolutely stormed the entire show,

0:42:400:42:42

and lovely to see you walk away with the jackpot as well.

0:42:420:42:45

-Thank you so much.

-Thank you.

-Thanks very much, Richard,

0:42:450:42:47

and thanks once again to our winning players, Janis and Ann,

0:42:470:42:50

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

0:42:500:42:52

APPLAUSE

0:42:520:42:54

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

0:42:550:42:58

to the test on Pointless. Meanwhile, it's goodbye from Richard...

0:42:580:43:00

-Goodbye.

-And it's goodbye from me - goodbye.

0:43:000:43:03

APPLAUSE

0:43:030:43:06

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.