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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

  • TV panel show
  • Channel 4
  • 2012 - 2024
  • 157 episodes (24 series)

The 8 Out Of 10 Cats regulars play the famous words and numbers quiz with the help of guests. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson, Rachel Riley and more.

Episode menu

Series 1 (Channel 4: Series 2) - Channel 4 80s Night

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.

Further details

Countdown regular Susie Dent will be going together with Vic Reeves in Dictionary Corner, while the country's favourite boffin Rachel Riley will be providing the letters and numbers with a little help from Joe Wilkinson.

This episode is part of Channel 4's 80s Night, which will also feature Adam Hills hosting a new one-off celebrity edition of quiz show Fifteen to One; an 80s episode of Alan Carr: Chatty Man and, on Sunday, the panel show Big Fat Quiz of the 80s with Jimmy Carr.


Jon and Henning won, 46 points to 22.

Broadcast details

Friday 20th September 2013
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 21st September 2013 1:05am 4seven
Saturday 21st September 2013 9:00pm 4seven
Monday 23rd September 2013 2:30am 4seven
Tuesday 24th September 2013 10:30pm C4
Thursday 26th September 2013 1:05am 4seven
Wednesday 1st October 2014 10:00pm More4
Thursday 2nd October 2014 12:45am More4
Saturday 15th November 2014 9:00pm More4
Sunday 16th November 2014 12:10am More4
Wednesday 17th December 2014 10:00pm More4
Friday 27th February 2015 9:00pm 4seven
Wednesday 25th March 2015 11:00pm More4
Sunday 14th June 2015 9:00pm 4seven
Sunday 30th August 2015 12:15am More4
Friday 2nd October 2015 12:10am More4
Sunday 31st January 2016 12:15am More4
Friday 11th March 2016 11:15pm More4
Thursday 28th September 2017 12:05am More4
Saturday 3rd March 2018 11:05pm More4
Sunday 4th March 2018 2:15am More4

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Joe Wilkinson Self
Guest cast
Lee Mack Guest
David O'Doherty Guest
Henning Wehn Guest
Vic Reeves Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Neil Webster Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Script Editor
Production team
Simon Staffurth Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Richard Cohen Series Producer
Lisa Kirk Producer
Adam Hutchinson Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Andrew Westwell Executive Producer
Damon Tai Editor
Dan Evans Editor
Tim Ellison Editor
Nick King Production Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer

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