Episode 9 Pointless


Episode 9

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


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APPLAUSE

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

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

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is to avoid the obvious answers and find the obscure ones.

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Let's meet today's players.

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And couple number one.

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My name's Adrian. This is my son, Max.

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And we're from Trowbridge in Wiltshire.

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Couple number two.

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Hello, my name is Nigel. This is my lovely wife, Sue.

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And we're from the sporting capital of England, Leicester.

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Couple number three.

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Hello again, I'm Gyasuddin, and this is my younger sibling Kulsum,

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-and we're from Blackburn.

-And finally, couple number four.

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Hello, my name is Thomas. This is my friend, Aled.

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And we're from Pontypridd in South Wales.

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And these are today's contestants. APPLAUSE

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

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Great to have you here. We'll get a chance to 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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More positive than a weekend at a self-belief seminar,

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

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-Hiya. Hey, everybody. Afternoon.

-APPLAUSE

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-Good afternoon to you.

-And to you.

-Now, three returning pairs.

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It seems unfair, we've put our new pair on podium one.

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Poor old Adrian and Max.

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And we cleverly go in order of how well people did

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from podium four onwards.

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Well, we'll start with podium two,

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where Nigel and Sue got all the way through to the head-to-head.

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Gyasuddin and Kulsum got through to Round Two.

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And Round One, unfortunately,

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for our gents there on the fourth podium,

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where Thomas gave the best answer possible pretty much,

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gave an unbelievably good answer.

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Aled, I'm going to say less so.

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Certainly, if one of them has some making up to do, it's Aled.

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That's all I'm saying. It won't happen, Aled, I'm sure,

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because you're a very bright man.

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I'll tell you what I'm wrestling with.

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Adrian is Max's dad.

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And you think he looks like his brother?

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He could be his older brother.

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Well, is there a way we can ask without alerting them to the fact

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-that we're asking?

-I don't know, could be a bit awkward.

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-In your chat, why don't you...?

-Maybe in my chat, I'll just ask,

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I'll come right out with it and just say...

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Just ask what year he was born in or something like that.

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-Well...

-That's the way to do it, isn't it?

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What was the number one when you were born? Something like that.

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-Yes, that's a really good idea.

-Then we can look it up.

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-I'll look it up and I'll tell you.

-Got it.

-Boom. That's a great idea.

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Lovely. Thank you very much indeed.

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Now, Linda and Liz didn't win our jackpot last time,

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which means we add another £1,000 to that,

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so today's jackpot starts off at £3,000.

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There we are. APPLAUSE

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

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OK, only one thing to remember as ever and that is this -

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

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eliminated, so do what you can to make sure you are not that pair.

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Very best of luck to all four pairs.

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Our first category today...

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

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who's going to go second?

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

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OK, and the question concerns...

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-Richard.

-Yeah, on each board we're going to show you some lists of

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characters who all appeared in certain novels.

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You just need to tell us the name of the novel, please.

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It's going to be 14 novels in all to guess at home. Good luck.

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OK, so we're looking for the novels that first featured these characters

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and here's our first board of seven.

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It reads like this. We've got...

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I'll read those all again.

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Max...look at that. Our newcomers, on podium one, welcome to Pointless.

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-Great to have you here from Trowbridge.

-Yes.

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What do you do, Max?

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I'm a student at uni at the minute. I'm in UWE in Bristol.

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Very good, and what do you study?

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-Studying journalism.

-And you're in your first year?

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-Yeah, just finished my first year.

-So at this stage it's still pretty

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-general journalism, is it, you're not...?

-Yeah, yeah,

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we tend to specialise in the third year,

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so still getting into it at the minute.

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-Getting an idea where you might want to specialise?

-Sports, probably.

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-Sports.

-A big sport fan, so...

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Max, can I ask if you took a year out before university?

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Or did you go straight to university?

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-I went straight to university.

-And you're in the first year?

-I am.

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-OK...

-This is all... This is all very good background.

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-I've got that.

-Just good background stuff.

-Yeah.

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Very good. Max, how is your literature?

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Um...it can be good,

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but with this board, it doesn't look like it's going to be.

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I'm just going to have to take a random guess.

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I'm going to have to go with Pride And Prejudice for...

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Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect and Zaphod Beeblebrox.

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-That's just...the first one that came into my mind.

-OK!

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Zaphod Beeblebrox, Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect...

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Pride And Prejudice. Let's see if that's right.

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

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No. No.

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Little bit after Jane Austen's time. 100 points for you, then.

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First one that came into my head.

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Yes, she missed a trick there, didn't she,

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not having a character called Zaphod Beeblebrox in Pride And Prejudice?

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That would have made that film a bit more interesting.

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I'll say. Thanks very much, Richard.

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Sue, welcome back.

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Sue, what do you do?

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I'm a study skills tutor at De Montford University,

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and I'm kind of a part-time artist.

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Now what sort of art do you do?

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I design and print my own materials and do up old furniture and...

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So you go out and find sort of things in junk shops and...

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-Yes.

-And up... What do they call it? Up something?

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-Up-cycle.

-Up-cycle, is what you do.

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-Yeah.

-So what's the most ambitious thing you've done?

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I've just done a really nice button backed chair for a customer.

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Oh, fantastic. That sounds great.

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Sue, now, what about these characters from novels?

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Um, well, I had a quick panic there,

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but I'm going to go for the fourth one down

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and Rebecca.

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Rebecca. Rebecca for Mrs Danvers, et al.

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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 Rebecca.

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It's right.

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Well, you passed our high score

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the minute you came down the column there.

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19 for Rebecca. Very well done indeed.

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Yeah, by Daphne du Maurier, of course.

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Mrs de Winter narrates the novel

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and is married in that novel to

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-Zaphod Beeblebrox.

-That's right. LAUGHTER

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Thank you very much indeed.

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Kulsum, welcome back to Pointless.

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-Remind us what you do.

-I'm a research assistant,

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working in stroke research at university.

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And what do you like getting up to when you're not hard at work?

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Um, mainly keeping active, running and going to the gym,

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-that sort of thing.

-Very good indeed.

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-Do you read much?

-Erm... I used to, not so much any more.

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Um, this board isn't looking great for me.

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-OK.

-Um...

-This is good news for Max.

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-Possibly.

-Yeah.

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What would you like to go for there?

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Going to take a bit of a risk and go with the second one,

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-Yossarian and co.

-Yeah.

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And say Catch-22.

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Catch-22, says Kulsum.

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Let's see if that's right for Minderbinder, etc.

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Let's see how many of our 100 people got it, if it's right, Catch-22.

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It's right. Very well done indeed, Kulsum.

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You are now approaching 19,

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passing 19. There you are, our new low score.

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Very, very well done indeed,

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Catch-22, 14.

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Yeah, terrific answer, Kulsum. Very well played.

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Obviously it's introduced the whole concept of catch-22

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into the English language.

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Thank you very much indeed, Richard.

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Now, Aled, welcome back.

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-Hello.

-Welcome back. Far too soon we had to say goodbye to you last time.

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Remind us what you do, Aled.

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I'm a teacher's assistant at a primary school.

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A teacher's assistant at a primary school

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and remind us what your hobbies are.

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My hobby, which I went into a lot last time, was radio.

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Radio.

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It's fantastic, you have a late-night show,

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-don't you, on local radio?

-Yes, that's right.

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Do you get to choose everything you do on that show?

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Is it a complete free swim, or...?

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I like to make it as equal as I can

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but every now and then I do slip in a few personal favourites.

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Not meant to, not meant to.

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-Oh, really?

-No.

-Are you given a playlist?

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Bit of a slap on the wrist if you change it, yeah.

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But you're given a kind of broad range of so-and-so from the charts.

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-Right.

-And so-and-so of your choice.

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-Brilliant.

-Now, Aled, this board is all yours.

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-Do you want to talk us through it and fill in all the blanks?

-Right.

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Once we reached there, I had two answers I knew.

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And they haven't been taken,

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so I knew tactically there I was safe from here on.

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-Right.

-So it's either...

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Well, I'm going to be biased and choose the one that I adore

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and I love Douglas Adams,

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so I'm going to go for Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect and Zaphod Beeblebrox,

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with Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy.

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Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy says Aled.

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Let's see how many of our 100 people

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got Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy.

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It's right. Well, 100 was our high score.

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You passed that a while ago.

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19 is the next high score.

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34.

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Not bad at all, Aled. 34.

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It's better than my personal best, isn't it?

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-It certainly is.

-Well played, Aled. That's more like it, isn't it?

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It's more fun when you know them. Now let's fill in these.

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Jean Valjean, etc?

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-Is Les Mis.

-Les Miserables, yeah.

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All of these have been films as well. 25 points for that.

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Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy?

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Now THAT'S Pride And Prejudice.

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That is Pride And Prejudice. Max, yeah, unlucky.

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40 points for that. Athos, Porthos, Aramis?

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-Three Musketeers.

-Three Musketeers.

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For 58. And do you know the bottom one?

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-Jack Torrance, Danny Torrance?

-I do, it's The Shining.

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It is The Shining. Absolutely. And that would have scored 5 points.

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Well done if you said that at home, best answer there.

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Thank you, Richard. We're halfway through the rounds,

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so let's take a look at those scores. 14, very well done, Kulsum.

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You are the low scorer there.

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I hope that gets you into the next round.

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Then up to 19, where we find Sue and Nigel.

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Then up to 34,

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where we find Aled and Thomas. Then up to 100,

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where we find Max and Adrian.

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Mm. Yeah...

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Very, very best of luck with finding a nice low score, Adrian.

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Who knows? There might be another 100 scored in the next pass.

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You don't know. But a low score from you is definitely what we will need.

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We're going to 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, now, let's put seven more sets of characters from novels

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up on the board and here they are.

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We have got...

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I'm going to read those all again.

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Thomas, welcome back to Pointless. Remind us what you do, Thomas.

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I am currently a master's student studying health,

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sport and exercise science at the University of South Wales.

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Right, and you've got one more year of that.

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No, I'm doing my dissertation now over the summer.

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Brilliant, well, what are your interests, Thomas?

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I enjoy music and watching sport, so...

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Very good. What kind? Do you play music?

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-Do you play an instrument?

-I sadly don't play music.

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I wish I did, but I go to a lot of gigs all the time.

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Do you sing, Thomas?

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Badly, in my own free time, but...

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That's OK. At least it's not on anyone else's time, Thomas!

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Bad singing on someone else's time is unforgivable.

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There you are on 34. You should be able to get through.

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65 is your target before anyone else has even answered.

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So, yes, let's hope. Aled's set you up pretty well there.

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What would you like to go for?

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Cos the pressure is off due to Adrian and Max's score,

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I'll go for Katniss Everdeen, Peeta Mellark and Effie Trinket,

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-for The Hunger Games.

-The Hunger Games, says Thomas.

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Vigorous nods all around. There's your red line.

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If you get below that with The Hunger Games, you're definitely

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through to the next round. But let's see how far down we get.

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It's right.

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And you're through! Look at that!

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Down it goes. A surprisingly low score.

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30, taking you up to 64.

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Very comfortably through the line, too.

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Well played, Thomas. By Suzanne Collins.

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It spent over six years on the New York Times' bestsellers' list.

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-Thank you very much indeed. Gyasuddin, welcome back.

-Thank you.

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Good to have you here. Remind us what you do?

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I'm a pharmacist working in a community village pharmacy.

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Where we sell the special salts.

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You... HE LAUGHS

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Special...? Exactly. The boutique pharmacist.

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-That's the one.

-It's not a chain, it's a boutique.

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Nice soaps. Very good indeed.

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Yes, being a village pharmacist, I mean, you're in the background.

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You have a direct line to what's wrong

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-with everyone in the village, then?

-We do, yeah.

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Well, I've been at this village pharmacy for about eight years now.

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-Right.

-And they count me as part of the community now

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and they all come in with all their problems,

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whether medical or nonmedical!

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My father was a doctor.

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And when my voice broke, I started to sound quite like him.

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And so if I ever answered the telephone at home,

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people would just tell me what was wrong with them, until I could go,

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"Stop, stop, I'm not him!"

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Gyasuddin, there you are on 14.

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If you can score 85 or less, you're definitely through.

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Well, literature is definitely not one of my strong points.

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And I only knew two answers on the board and one of them has gone.

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So, I'm going to go for Heathcliff, Catherine Earnshaw and Mr Lockwood -

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-Wuthering Heights.

-Wuthering Heights, says Gyasuddin.

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Here is your red line. If you can get below that

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with Wuthering Heights, you're straight through to the next round.

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How many people said Wuthering Heights?

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It's right,

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-and you are through. Well done.

-Good job.

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Not bad at all. 52.

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66, your total.

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Yeah, well played. It's her only novel, of course,

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but they say she did write another one that's never been found.

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-Never been found.

-Have they looked in the drawer?

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No. No-one has actually looked.

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-They should look.

-Yeah, no, they should look.

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They said, "Look, at some point we will look but it's a mess in there."

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-So they haven't.

-Thank you very much indeed.

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-Now, Nigel, welcome back to Pointless.

-Thank you.

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Remind us what you do, Nigel?

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I'm a technician.

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I work for the county council on assistive technology.

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That's right. We heard about assistive technology last time.

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Remind me what that is! NIGEL LAUGHS

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I remember, but for the people who don't.

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I forget frequently.

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We put equipment into people's houses

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to help them live independently.

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Now that's a brilliant thing. Assistive technology.

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A wonderful thing. Helping people to live independently.

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A great thing. Now, Nigel, what are your hobbies?

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I've recently taken up walking football.

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-OK. Right. That's one up from sedentary football...

-It is!

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..where people just go around on stools.

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Only just. That's very much like we all look.

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It's basically a way of getting old men back into football.

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-That's quite fun.

-Because we can no longer run.

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How long before you all break into runs, though?

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Or is it you're absolutely not allowed to run?

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No. It's not allowed to run, and basically most of us can't anyway.

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It's essentially, if you ever been to see Fulham play,

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-it's essentially that.

-LAUGHTER

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That's extraordinary. Seriously, what constitutes a run?

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You must keep one foot on the ground at all times and then apparently

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-you're walking.

-That must look hilarious.

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-It does.

-Now, Nigel, there you are, you're on 19.

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Our high-scorers, Adrian and Max, are on 100.

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So 80 or less gets you through.

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OK. Boo Radley etc are in

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To Catch A Mockingbird.

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To Catch A Mockingbird. To Catch A Mockingbird, says Nigel.

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OK, here is your red line.

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You have to go below that red line.

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Is that a right answer? Let's see how many of our 100 people said it.

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No.

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No, Nigel.

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I'm afraid that's an incorrect answer. That scores you 100 points.

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It takes your total up to 119.

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Ooh, Adrian! Adrian.

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-Wow.

-Wow!

-We could have a chance?

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-Yeah.

-Yeah, sorry, Nigel.

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I will give all the correct answers at the end of the pass.

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Thank you very much indeed.

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Now then, Adri... How old are you, Adrian?!

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LAUGHTER

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-I'm 44.

-Are you really?

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-Good nick for 44.

-Lots of sport, lots of drinking water.

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Lots of sport, lots of drink...and water.

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-There we are.

-Next to whisky!

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Now, Adrian, what do you do?

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I'm a business development manager for a fire sprinkler company.

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For a fire sprinkler company?

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Yeah. So we put fire sprinklers into residential properties.

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This is where all the water comes?

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To get that complexion, so youthful!

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That's quite fun, isn't it?

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Yeah, I'm mainly in the sort of sales contract side of it.

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Oh, I see. So you don't get to test it?

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-No. I've never seen one go off in the...

-No?

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..in the five years I've been doing this.

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-Many complaints coming through? No?

-No.

-Good stuff.

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Now, Adrian, you have been handed

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the most enormous and unexpected lifeline there

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by Nigel and Sue, who I have to say are our most qualified players today

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in terms of how they performed last time.

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If you can score 18 or less...

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That's a big ask.

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Winston Smith is 1984.

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And Boo Radley is To Kill A Mockingbird.

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I'm going to go for To Kill A Mockingbird out of those two.

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To KILL A Mockingbird. I'm sorry, Nigel.

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You are thinking of To Catch A Thief.

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Maybe. To Kill A Mockingbird.

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HE SIGHS

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Here is your red line. You have to get below that

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with To Kill A Mockingbird.

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Let's see how many of our 100 people said To Kill A Mockingbird.

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Well, let's see, are you go to get below that red line?

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No! Oh, no! 20!

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I can't believe it!

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What a knife-edge close

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to our exciting first round.

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Takes your total up to 120.

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Wow.

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Blimey, you got away with that, Nigel, didn't you?

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The confidence with which you gave

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To Catch A Mockingbird was wonderful.

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And so many people at home would have gone,

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"Yeah, To Catch A Mockingbird."

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And it's, yeah, To Kill A Mockingbird.

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The top one, Holden Caulfield

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is The Killer In The Rye.

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It's The Catcher In The Rye, forgive me.

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11 points for that. I think maybe in your head, you had both of them.

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-Possibly.

-You mixed them up a little bit.

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Winston Smith, Julia etc was 1984.

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Would have scored you even more points, though,

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would have scored you 45. Estella, Joe Gargery and Miss Havisham?

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-Great Expectations.

-Great Expectations.

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25. The best answer on the board, Dorothea Brooke etc

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-is...?

-Middlemarch.

-Middlemarch, yeah.

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That would have scored you 1 point.

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So very well done if you said that.

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Thank you very much indeed.

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

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with their high score of 120, I'm afraid,

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Adrian and Max. Not a bad score from you.

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But, Max, the Jane Austen/ Zaphod Beeblebrox mashup there,

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was, I'm afraid, a costly one. But we'll see you again next time.

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I'm sure you'll get further then. But in the meantime,

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thanks very much, Adrian and Max.

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APPLAUSE

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

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Look at that, suddenly we're down to three pairs.

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Ooh, it just happens like that, doesn't it?

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And then at the end of this round, we'll be down to two.

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Best of luck to all three pairs. Our category for Round Two today is...

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It's Eurovision. Can you decide on 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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-Richard?

-In a moment, we're going to show you 12 flags on this board,

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and we're looking for the name of any act

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that has won the Eurovision Song Contest

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for one of these countries, please.

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I see. Thank you very much indeed.

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OK, so now we're going to show you an image, as Richard says,

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with various flags on. That image is going to stay up

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for the whole round.

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You just have to say the name of any acts that you think might correspond

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with one of these flags. Here is the image.

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There we go.

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12 flags.

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Sue, we start with you.

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Erm...

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-Lulu.

-Lulu, says Sue. Lulu.

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

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Absolutely right.

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Fantastic. 8 for Lulu.

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What a great score. A good start to the round.

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Yeah, Boom Bang-A-Bang was a joint winner.

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-Four winners that year. But Lulu was one of them.

-Those were the days.

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When was the last time there were four joint winners?

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Well, I'd imagine then - 1969.

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France, Spain and the Netherlands also won that year.

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-Which is virtually everyone who was in it!

-Yeah.

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Thank you very much indeed.

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-Now, Kulsum.

-I can think of some...

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..that I think might be fairly obvious.

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But I'm going to go with someone whose flag I hope is up there.

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I'm going to say Conchita?

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Conchita.

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We might need more than just Conchita.

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There were two names there.

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I haven't the foggiest!

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I might have to go with my code word for when I don't know it,

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and say Conchita Flapjacks.

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LAUGHTER

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That is the most extraordinary coincidence.

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I've always said, one of these days, it's going to happen.

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But...

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Conchita Flapjacks, let's see if that's right.

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Oh, I'm sorry!

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Oh, Conchita Flapjacks is such a good name.

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There you are. 100 is what that scores you, I'm afraid.

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Yeah, sorry, Kulsum, but Conchita Flapjacks is a brilliant name.

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If we don't have Conchita Flapjacks

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representing us in the next few years...

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It's a great name.

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There we go. Now, Thomas.

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-What would you like to go for?

-I was struggling with the first name

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of the answer on podium two.

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So now I've got the first name, I'll go for Conchita Wurst.

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Conchita Wurst, says Thomas.

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Conchita Wurst. Let's see if it's right.

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

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It's right.

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Look at that! 3 for Conchita Wurst.

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Very well done.

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Yeah, well done, Thomas. Rise Like A Phoenix won for Austria.

0:23:230:23:27

There's the Austrian flag.

0:23:270:23:28

Thank you very much. Well, we're halfway through the round.

0:23:280:23:30

Let's take a look at those scores. 3, the best score of the pass.

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Thomas and Aled looking very strong at this point, I might add.

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Then up to 8 where we find Sue and Nigel.

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Than 100, Kulsum and Gyasuddin.

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So, yes, we're going to need a low score from you.

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You never know what will happen in the next pass, Gyasuddin,

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so a nice low score might be enough.

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

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Can the second person please step up to the podium?

0:23:480:23:50

Now then, Aled.

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Aled... I mean, for a seasoned radioman like you,

0:23:550:23:58

I'd have thought this is just a walk in the park, a round like this,

0:23:580:24:01

-isn't it?

-It's music in the broadest of senses, isn't it?

0:24:010:24:03

But may I just say, Conchita would probably have been my go-to.

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But the other one that I've got is Lordi.

0:24:090:24:12

WELSH ACCENT: Lordi?

0:24:120:24:14

That's good. Is that how we should be saying it?

0:24:140:24:16

It's how I am saying it!

0:24:160:24:17

-LAUGHTER

-Who knows?

-Lordi.

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OK, I'm going to say it like that, too. 96. There's your red line.

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If you can get below that, you are through.

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Lordi. Sounds great like that.

0:24:240:24:26

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

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It's right and you're through.

0:24:320:24:34

Very well done.

0:24:340:24:35

8 for Lordi.

0:24:380:24:41

Taking your total up to 11.

0:24:410:24:42

-Very good.

-Well played, Aled.

0:24:420:24:44

They mean business today, those boys, don't they?

0:24:440:24:46

Yeah, won in 2006 for Finland

0:24:460:24:48

with Hard Rock Hallelujah.

0:24:480:24:50

Thank you very much, Richard.

0:24:500:24:52

Now then, Gyasuddin...

0:24:520:24:54

-I'm struggling with this one!

-Oh!

0:24:540:24:56

Erm...

0:24:560:24:57

Catherine And The Waves, is it?

0:25:000:25:01

Catherine And The Waves.

0:25:010:25:03

-I'm not sure if that's right but...

-Catherine And The Flapjacks.

0:25:040:25:08

Let's see. Is it right? No red line for you. You're the highest scorers.

0:25:080:25:11

Let's see how many of our 100 people said Catherine And The Waves.

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Oh, bad luck, Gyasuddin. I'm sorry.

0:25:170:25:19

That's another incorrect answer,

0:25:200:25:22

taking your total up to 200.

0:25:220:25:24

Yeah, joining the 200 club, I'm afraid.

0:25:240:25:26

I'll give all the answers at the end of the pass.

0:25:260:25:28

Thank very much indeed.

0:25:280:25:30

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

0:25:300:25:33

-Sandie Shaw.

-Sandie Shaw says Nigel.

0:25:360:25:39

No red line for you.

0:25:390:25:40

You're already through. But let's see how many of our 100 people

0:25:400:25:43

said Sandie Shaw.

0:25:430:25:44

It's right.

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26 for Sandie Shaw.

0:25:520:25:54

34 is your total.

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Yeah, Puppet On A String, also a UK number one, won in 1967.

0:25:570:26:01

Now, let's look through some of these answers, shall we?

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You've got Israel in the top left.

0:26:030:26:04

Dana International would have scored you 7.

0:26:040:26:06

Milk And Honey would have scored you 1.

0:26:060:26:08

And Izhar Cohen And The Alphabeta was a pointless answer.

0:26:080:26:11

Spain, Massiel, 1. Salome was a pointless answer.

0:26:110:26:14

Sweden, four pointless answers.

0:26:140:26:16

Mans Zelmerlow, who won in 2015.

0:26:160:26:18

Charlotte Nilsson, Herreys and Carola.

0:26:180:26:20

One point for Loreen.

0:26:200:26:21

And the highest answer on the board, unsurprisingly, Abba with 51.

0:26:210:26:24

Denmark there and three pointless answers here as well.

0:26:240:26:26

Emmelie de Forest, Grethe and Jorgen Ingmann

0:26:260:26:29

and the Olsen Brothers are all pointless answers.

0:26:290:26:31

Ireland, should be some scorers here.

0:26:310:26:33

Johnny Logan would have scored you 14.

0:26:330:26:35

Dana would have scored you 16.

0:26:350:26:38

And pointless answers, Eimear Quinn, Linda Martin, Niamh Kavanagh,

0:26:380:26:40

and Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan.

0:26:400:26:42

So very well done if you said any of those. The next flag is Azerbaijan.

0:26:420:26:45

Ell and Nikki would have been a pointless answer there.

0:26:450:26:48

Austria, we've had Conchita Wurst,

0:26:480:26:50

but also Udo Jurgens would've been a pointless answer.

0:26:500:26:53

Now the UK - we've had Sandie Shaw and Lulu.

0:26:530:26:55

Katrina And The Waves, Gyasuddin,

0:26:550:26:57

Katrina And The Waves would have scored you 13 points.

0:26:570:26:59

Buck's Fizz would have scored you 37 points.

0:26:590:27:01

Bigger scorer anyway. And 10 points for Brotherhood Of Man.

0:27:010:27:04

And Switzerland, Lys Assia was a pointless answer.

0:27:040:27:06

Celine Dion who, of course, famously won for Switzerland

0:27:060:27:09

would have scored you 4 points.

0:27:090:27:10

Norway, Alexander Rybak, Bobby Socks and Secret Garden,

0:27:100:27:13

all pointless answers.

0:27:130:27:14

And two one-pointers for Germany, who are Lena and Nicole.

0:27:140:27:17

Very well done if you said any of those pointless answers at home.

0:27:170:27:20

Thank you very much indeed. So at the end of our second round,

0:27:200:27:23

the pair we have to say goodbye to, with their high score of 200,

0:27:230:27:25

newest members of the club, Gyasuddin and Kulsum.

0:27:250:27:28

I'm afraid this is the end of the road.

0:27:280:27:29

It's been great having you here.

0:27:290:27:31

Thank you so much for coming to play. Gyasuddin and Kulsum.

0:27:310:27:33

APPLAUSE

0:27:330:27:35

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

0:27:360:27:39

Well, congratulations, Thomas and Aled, Nigel and Sue,

0:27:440:27:46

you're now one step closer to the final

0:27:460:27:48

and a chance to play for our jackpot,

0:27:480:27:51

which currently stands at £3,000. There we are.

0:27:510:27:53

OK, so we've reached the head-to-head,

0:27:560:27:58

which means you're now allowed to play as a pair.

0:27:580:28:00

The first pair to win two questions will be playing for that jackpot.

0:28:000:28:03

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

0:28:030:28:06

OK, here is your first question.

0:28:110:28:12

And it concerns...

0:28:120:28:14

-Richard?

-We're going to show you five photos

0:28:180:28:20

of cast members now of TV shows that begin with the letter D,

0:28:200:28:23

but what are the shows, please?

0:28:230:28:25

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

0:28:250:28:28

We've got...

0:28:280:28:29

There we go. Five television shows that begin with the letter D.

0:28:550:28:58

Now, Thomas and Aled, you are our low scorers, so you will go first.

0:28:580:29:02

We'll go for A and Desperate Housewives.

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Desperate Housewives, say Thomas and Aled.

0:29:060:29:08

Now, Nigel and Sue, that board's all yours.

0:29:080:29:10

Talk us through it.

0:29:100:29:11

C is Downton Abbey.

0:29:110:29:14

E is Doc Martin.

0:29:140:29:16

-And D...

-Is Dallas.

0:29:160:29:18

So you choose which we go for now.

0:29:180:29:20

D, Dallas.

0:29:210:29:23

You're going to go for Dallas. So we have Desperate Housewives

0:29:230:29:26

and we have Dallas. Thomas and Aled said Desperate Housewives for A.

0:29:260:29:29

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

0:29:290:29:32

It's right.

0:29:350:29:36

22.

0:29:420:29:43

Good score. This is going to be very interesting.

0:29:460:29:48

I wonder what Dallas is going to score these days.

0:29:480:29:51

D, Dallas, say Nigel and Sue.

0:29:510:29:54

Will it beat 22?

0:29:540:29:56

Oh! 35 for Dallas.

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It still lives on in the public consciousness.

0:30:070:30:10

And that means very well done, Thomas and Aled,

0:30:100:30:12

after one question, you are up 1-0.

0:30:120:30:13

Well played, gents. It's actually the best...

0:30:130:30:15

Of the three answers you knew,

0:30:150:30:17

that was the best score you could have got as well.

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Cos C is Downton Abbey, a very big score, 85.

0:30:190:30:22

And a big score for Doc Martin as well, it's a big hit.

0:30:220:30:25

59 points for that.

0:30:250:30:27

And the best answer is B.

0:30:270:30:28

It's an American sitcom.

0:30:280:30:30

It was over here for a couple of years.

0:30:300:30:32

Dharma And Greg, sitting in the front there,

0:30:320:30:35

and that would have scored you 2 points.

0:30:350:30:36

-Very well done if you said that.

-Thanks very much indeed.

0:30:360:30:39

OK, here comes your second question and this is one you have to win,

0:30:390:30:41

Nigel and Sue, to stay in the game.

0:30:410:30:43

But you get to answer it first, so good luck with that.

0:30:430:30:45

Our second question is all about...

0:30:450:30:47

-Richard.

-Yeah, simply five clues now to facts relating to Venus.

0:30:490:30:53

Can you give us the most obscure answer?

0:30:530:30:54

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

0:30:540:30:57

We've got...

0:30:570:30:59

I'll read those again.

0:31:160:31:18

Nigel and Sue, what would you like to go for?

0:31:340:31:37

We'll go for the second one down which we think and hope is Mercury.

0:31:370:31:41

Mercury, say Nigel and Sue.

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Mercury. Now, Thomas and Aled,

0:31:440:31:46

you can talk us through the board if you can.

0:31:460:31:49

Do you know any for certain?

0:31:490:31:50

-Er...

-Because otherwise, I'll go for my punt.

0:31:500:31:53

-Yeah.

-Go on, then.

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-Have a stab in the dark.

-Top one, Aphrodisiac?

0:31:540:31:57

QUIET LAUGHTER

0:31:570:31:59

No? OK.

0:31:590:32:00

No, I think they were laughing

0:32:010:32:02

because it was such a pleasingly correct answer, Aled.

0:32:020:32:05

LAUGHTER

0:32:050:32:07

Nigel and Sue went for Mercury.

0:32:070:32:10

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

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said Mercury.

0:32:130:32:14

33 for Mercury.

0:32:230:32:25

Thomas and Aled have gone for Aphrodisiac for the goddess of love.

0:32:280:32:32

Let's see if that's right.

0:32:320:32:35

Let's see if it's right.

0:32:360:32:37

It's not quite right.

0:32:410:32:44

But very well done, Nigel and Sue, you're back in the game.

0:32:440:32:46

After two questions, it's 1-1.

0:32:460:32:48

Yeah, a bit early for an aphrodisiac, isn't it?

0:32:480:32:51

Although aphrodisiac does come from the answer which is Aphrodite.

0:32:510:32:54

Aphrodite would have scored you 30 points.

0:32:540:32:57

-The Paris museum...?

-Is the Louvre.

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Louvre. Absolutely. It would have scored you 54.

0:33:000:33:02

-The one at the bottom, the British pop group?

-Bananarama.

0:33:020:33:04

Bananarama. Would have scored 19 points.

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That would have been a very good answer.

0:33:060:33:08

The best answer on the board is the author.

0:33:080:33:10

You either remember it or you don't, this one.

0:33:100:33:12

-It's John Gray.

-John Gray.

-John Gray would have scored you 2 points.

0:33:120:33:14

So, again, very well done if you got that.

0:33:140:33:16

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

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Whoever wins this goes through to the final

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and plays for that rather nice jackpot

0:33:210:33:22

so best of luck to both pairs.

0:33:220:33:24

Our third question is all about...

0:33:240:33:26

-French Cities, Richard.

-Good luck, both teams.

0:33:280:33:30

We're just going to show you five names of French cities now

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but with alternate letters missing.

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Can you tell us what the cities are, please?

0:33:340:33:36

OK, let's reveal our French cities with bits missing.

0:33:360:33:39

And here they are.

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I'll read those one last time.

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Thomas and Aled will go first.

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We'll go for the one we know.

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We'll stick with Marseille, for the bottom one.

0:34:060:34:09

You're going to say Marseille for the bottom one, OK.

0:34:090:34:11

Marseille. So, Nigel and Sue, talk us through the board.

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Struggling with the top one.

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The second one we think is Avignon and then Grenoble, and then Limoges.

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We think we're going to go for Avignon.

0:34:230:34:26

-Yeah, Avignon, please for the second one.

-You're going to go for Avignon.

0:34:260:34:29

So, we have Marseille and we have Avignon.

0:34:290:34:30

Thomas and Aled went for Marseille. Let's see if that's right

0:34:300:34:33

and see how many of our 100 people got Marseille.

0:34:330:34:35

65 for Marseille.

0:34:410:34:42

Meanwhile, Nigel and Sue have gone for Avignon.

0:34:450:34:47

Let's see if that's right.

0:34:470:34:49

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

0:34:490:34:51

Well done. Avignon pips it.

0:34:560:34:59

-Well done!

-26 for Avignon.

0:34:590:35:02

Which means, Nigel and Sue, after three questions,

0:35:020:35:05

-you're through to the final 2-1.

-Very nicely done.

0:35:050:35:07

We'll fill in the scores now for the other ones that you knew.

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Limoges is correct.

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Limoges would have scored 44. Grenoble is also correct.

0:35:130:35:17

That would have scored 39. The best answer is the top one.

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It's Besancon.

0:35:200:35:22

Besancon, and would have scored you 8 points.

0:35:220:35:24

-Very well done if you said that.

-Thank you very much indeed, Richard.

0:35:240:35:27

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

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Thomas and Aled.

0:35:290:35:31

Very strong performance all the way through the show

0:35:310:35:33

and we can forget all about your early exit last time

0:35:330:35:36

on the strength of that. But I'm afraid you didn't just manage

0:35:360:35:38

to carry it over the line into the final.

0:35:380:35:40

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

0:35:400:35:42

Thanks so much. Thomas and Aled, great contestants.

0:35:420:35:44

APPLAUSE

0:35:440:35:45

But for Nigel and Sue, it's now time for our Pointless final.

0:35:470:35:49

Congratulations, Nigel and Sue,

0:35:530:35:55

you have seen off all the competition

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and you have won our coveted Pointless trophy.

0:35:570:35:59

You now have a chance to win our Pointless jackpot

0:36:050:36:08

And at the end of today's show, the jackpot is standing at £3,000.

0:36:080:36:12

Well, I mean, people can fluke their way through to the head-to-head.

0:36:150:36:18

You know, that happens from time to time.

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But if you make it through twice, you know you're onto something.

0:36:200:36:23

You are in your rightful place, it's fair to say, Nigel and Sue.

0:36:230:36:25

-Thank you.

-I wish you were right.

0:36:250:36:27

It's great to have you here. Now...

0:36:270:36:29

the board behind me, you know what it's like in this round.

0:36:290:36:31

Four rather random seeming things will come up

0:36:310:36:33

and they might all look impossible but there will be slightly kinder

0:36:330:36:37

subcategories behind each one. Today's selection reads like this.

0:36:370:36:40

We've got...

0:36:400:36:41

Oh, dear.

0:36:510:36:52

Great offices of state - we might have a punt.

0:36:520:36:54

I think the scorers we ought to have a go at, don't you?

0:36:540:36:56

You think so? I'll go with you.

0:36:560:36:58

-OK. We'll go for Top Scorers In 14/15, please.

-Top Scorers, Richard.

0:36:590:37:03

Very best of luck. Three different sports here.

0:37:030:37:05

We're looking for any of the 50 top scorers

0:37:050:37:08

in the English Premier League in 2014/2015, please.

0:37:080:37:11

We are looking for any of the 30 top scorers at the Cricket World Cup

0:37:110:37:15

in 2015. Or we are looking for anyone

0:37:150:37:17

who scored three tries or 40 points

0:37:170:37:19

at the Rugby World Cup in 2015, please.

0:37:190:37:22

So, Premier League top 50 goal-scorers,

0:37:220:37:24

Cricket World Cup, top 30,

0:37:240:37:25

and then anyone who scored three tries or 40 points

0:37:250:37:28

in the Rugby World Cup in 2015. Very best of luck.

0:37:280:37:30

Thank you very much indeed.

0:37:300:37:32

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

0:37:320:37:34

and all you need to win that jackpot

0:37:340:37:36

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

0:37:360:37:39

-Yes, I think we are.

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

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There they are, your time starts now.

0:37:420:37:43

I think we must have a punt on David Nugent.

0:37:460:37:49

-OK.

-I'm not even sure whether he's in the top 50.

0:37:490:37:52

-No.

-But I think he was...

0:37:520:37:53

We've got to give a chance with Jamie Vardy.

0:37:550:37:56

I don't know how many he scored last year.

0:37:560:37:58

-But again he's got a chance of being in the top 50.

-Yes.

0:37:580:38:02

-Other than that...

-What about the bloke in rugby

0:38:020:38:04

with the crinkly hair?

0:38:040:38:07

Can you be a bit more specific, do you think?

0:38:070:38:09

I'm really not good... I can only think of...

0:38:100:38:12

Tigers.

0:38:120:38:13

Oh, I see. Tuilagi.

0:38:140:38:16

-Yes.

-You think Tuilagi? Might have been, mightn't he?

0:38:160:38:18

Well, yeah, we weren't there very long, were we?

0:38:180:38:21

Yeah, let's go for him. Let's go for Manu Tuilagi.

0:38:210:38:23

-Well, he's a bit obscure, isn't he?

-Yeah, let's go for that one, then.

0:38:230:38:26

Those three? David Nugent...

0:38:260:38:27

-Anybody in cricket?

-..Jamie Vardy,

0:38:270:38:29

Manu Tuilagi. No, I've no idea about the Cricket World Cup top scorers.

0:38:290:38:33

Ten seconds left.

0:38:330:38:35

I could take a punt at one of the Indians but I wouldn't...

0:38:350:38:41

-No real confidence.

-Well, let's go...

0:38:410:38:44

OK, that is your time up. I now need your three answers.

0:38:440:38:46

Sounds like you've arrived at them anyway.

0:38:460:38:48

OK, so, the Rugby World Cup, we'll go for Manu Tuilagi.

0:38:480:38:51

Manu Tuilagi.

0:38:510:38:52

The Premier League top scorers,

0:38:520:38:54

we've got to give Jamie Vardy a mention.

0:38:540:38:56

-Jamie Vardy.

-And also David Nugent.

0:38:560:38:59

David Nugent. Of those three,

0:38:590:39:01

which is your best shot at a pointless answer, do you think?

0:39:010:39:03

-Well, I would think...

-The rugby one.

0:39:030:39:05

-OK.

-Manu Tuilagi, we'll put last.

0:39:050:39:08

-Yeah.

-Least likely to be pointless?

0:39:080:39:10

-Jamie Vardy.

-Jamie Vardy.

-Which puts David Nugent in the middle.

0:39:100:39:13

In the middle. OK, well, let's pop those answers up on the board

0:39:130:39:16

in that order, then. And here they are...

0:39:160:39:18

We've got Jamie Vardy, we've got David Nugent

0:39:180:39:20

and we've got Manu Tuilagi.

0:39:200:39:22

OK, well, very, very best of luck.

0:39:220:39:24

Now, if one of these answers were to win that jackpot for you, £3,000,

0:39:240:39:28

what would you do with it? Nigel, you first.

0:39:280:39:31

I think we just might have a hell of a Pointless party.

0:39:310:39:34

-Push the boat out.

-Oh, fantastic.

0:39:340:39:36

-Sue, how about you?

-Yeah, I think I'll have to go with that.

0:39:360:39:39

-We'd have to have a...

-Big Pointless party.

0:39:390:39:42

-Yes.

-Oh! Anyway, very, very best of luck.

0:39:420:39:44

As I say, your first answer was Jamie Vardy.

0:39:440:39:46

In this case we were looking for Premier League top goal-scorers

0:39:460:39:49

from the 14/15 season. This has to be pointless, obviously,

0:39:490:39:51

for you to win that jackpot.

0:39:510:39:53

Let's find out, for £3,000, how many people said Jamie Vardy.

0:39:530:39:56

Is it right? Is it pointless?

0:39:560:39:57

-No, bad luck.

-Oh.

0:40:020:40:04

Not a correct answer but you managed to get him mentioned.

0:40:040:40:07

Got Leicester into the show once again.

0:40:070:40:09

Which means you only have two more shots at today's jackpot.

0:40:090:40:12

Your next answer was David Nugent.

0:40:120:40:14

Again, we're looking for top goal-scorers

0:40:140:40:16

in the Premier League in the 14/15 season.

0:40:160:40:18

It has to be pointless for you to win that jackpot.

0:40:180:40:20

For £3,000, how many people said David Nugent?

0:40:200:40:22

Oh, no!

0:40:260:40:27

Oh, we're going for a hat-trick, I think.

0:40:290:40:30

I'm afraid another incorrect answer there.

0:40:300:40:32

So everything is now riding on your third and final answer,

0:40:320:40:35

which is Manu Tuilagi.

0:40:350:40:36

This has to be correct, then it has to be pointless

0:40:360:40:39

for you to win that jackpot of £3,000.

0:40:390:40:41

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

0:40:410:40:44

Is it a pointless answer?

0:40:440:40:46

Oh, bad luck!

0:40:490:40:51

I'm afraid...

0:40:530:40:54

..that was a lovely clean sweep you made of that round.

0:40:580:41:00

A bridge too far.

0:41:000:41:02

Oh, I'm sorry that category didn't quite suit you there.

0:41:020:41:06

You didn't manage to find that all-important pointless answer.

0:41:060:41:08

So I'm afraid you don't win today's jackpot of £3,000.

0:41:080:41:11

That will roll over onto the next show.

0:41:110:41:12

It's been brilliant having you on both shows,

0:41:120:41:14

really strong performance across both of them.

0:41:140:41:16

Great to have you through to the final,

0:41:160:41:18

and great to be able to send you home with a Pointless trophy each.

0:41:180:41:20

Very well done indeed. Nigel and Sue.

0:41:200:41:22

APPLAUSE

0:41:220:41:24

Yeah, it's unlucky. Tuilagi didn't play at that World Cup.

0:41:250:41:28

You were really unlucky with Vardy and Nugent,

0:41:280:41:30

both of whom scored five goals,

0:41:300:41:31

and six goals was what you needed to be in that top 50.

0:41:310:41:34

There was a Leicester player, though,

0:41:340:41:37

who scored 11 goals in that season

0:41:370:41:38

who was Leonardo Ulloa.

0:41:380:41:40

And he was a pointless answer.

0:41:400:41:43

-Oh!

-I'm so sorry.

0:41:430:41:46

Let's start with the Premier League top scorers.

0:41:460:41:48

18 goals for Charlie Austin. Remember the season he had?

0:41:480:41:51

Danny Ings also had an amazing season.

0:41:510:41:52

David Silva. Papiss Demba Cisse.

0:41:520:41:55

You could have had Aaron Ramsey, Ander Herrera,

0:41:550:41:57

you could have had Gomis,

0:41:570:41:58

Charlie Adam, you could have had Sakho, Glenn Murray, Graziano Pelle,

0:41:580:42:02

Sigurdsson, Jason Puncheon, Jonathan Walters, Jordan Henderson,

0:42:020:42:05

Kevin Mirallas, Leroy Fer, Loic Remy.

0:42:050:42:07

You could have had Fellaini, Nacer Chadli, Nikica Jelavic, Oscar,

0:42:070:42:12

Sadio Mane, Santi Cazorla.

0:42:120:42:13

You could have had Stewart Downing, Steven Naismith,

0:42:130:42:15

lots and lots of names there. I'm so sorry.

0:42:150:42:18

Let's take a look at cricket now.

0:42:180:42:20

David Warner of Australia,

0:42:200:42:22

Ed Joyce who played for Ireland in that World Cup,

0:42:220:42:24

the leading run-scorer of all in that World Cup, Martin Guptill.

0:42:240:42:27

You could have had Dhawan as well.

0:42:270:42:28

You also could have had David Miller, Glenn Maxwell,

0:42:280:42:31

Coetzer, Ul-Haq,

0:42:310:42:32

Rohit Sharma, Sean Williams, William Porterfield of Ireland.

0:42:320:42:35

You could have had Virat Kohli as well.

0:42:350:42:37

So plenty of pointless answers there too.

0:42:370:42:39

And we'll move on to the rugby now.

0:42:390:42:42

Again, some big names here, Dan Biggar of Wales,

0:42:420:42:44

Greig Laidlaw of Scotland.

0:42:440:42:46

You could have had Milner-Skudder, Nick Easter.

0:42:460:42:49

Everybody apart from Carter, Savea, Farrell,

0:42:490:42:52

Davies, Habana and JP Pietersen,

0:42:520:42:54

everybody else on that list was a pointless answer.

0:42:540:42:56

Very well done if you got any of those at home.

0:42:560:42:58

And I'm so sorry that a Leicester striker

0:42:580:43:01

for the first time in a long time didn't win something.

0:43:010:43:04

Thanks very much indeed.

0:43:040:43:06

Nigel and Sue, great having you on the show.

0:43:060:43:08

Sadly, though, they didn't win today's jackpot

0:43:080:43:10

which means it rolls over onto the next show

0:43:100:43:12

when we will be playing for £4,000.

0:43:120:43:14

Join us then to see if someone can win it.

0:43:170:43:19

Meanwhile, it's goodbye from Richard.

0:43:190:43:21

-Goodbye.

-And it's goodbye from me. Goodbye.

0:43:210:43:24

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


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