8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Sean Lock, Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson. Copyright: Zeppotron.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Channel 4 panel show based on the words and numbers game. 118 episodes (17 series), 2012 - 2019. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

Another series is in development.
Series 14, Episode 4 is repeated on 4seven tomorrow at 12:25am.
Recording at Dock 10 (MediaCityUK). Tickets

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 26th July 2013

Jason Manford joins Sean Lock, while Rhod Gilbert teams up with Jon Richardson. Regulars Jimmy Carr, Susie Dent, Rachel Riley and Joe Wilkinson are also on the show. Plus Danny Dyer.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 2nd August 2013

Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock and Jon Richardson and the Countdown regulars are joined by guests Miles Jupp and Rhod Gilbert.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 9th August 2013

This week, Jimmy, Sean and Jon are joined by celebrity guests Sarah Millican and Humphrey Ker. Countdown regular Susie Dent is in with Rich Hall, while the country's favourite boffin, Rachel Riley, provides the letters and numbers with a little help from comedian Joe Wilkinson.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 16th August 2013

Sarah Millican and Chris Ramsey play the game with Sean, Jon and Jimmy this week. Susie Dent is joined in Dictionary Corner by Abandoman, while Rachel Riley dispenses the letters and numbers with a little help from comedian Joe Wilkinson.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 13th September 2013

Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson and special guest captain Lee Mack are joined by celebrity guests Bob Mortimer and Adam Hills. Countdown regular Susie Dent is in with help from Alex Horne and the Horne Section while Rachel Riley, provides the letters and numbers with a little help from Joe Wilkinson.

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Special: Channel 4 80s Night

First broadcast: Friday 20th September 2013

Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson and special guest captain Lee Mack get an 80s makeover as they go back in time with Henning Wehn and David O'Doherty.

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