8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Susie Dent, Jimmy Carr, Rachel Riley
8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

  • TV panel show
  • Channel 4
  • 2012 - 2021
  • 135 episodes (20 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 11 (Channel 4: Series 12), Episode 6

Jon Richardson and Michelle Wolf take on guest captain Jonathan Ross with Johnny Vegas. Pappy's join Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while Rachel Riley looks after the numbers and letters.

Preview clips


Jon and Michelle won, 42 points to 29.

Broadcast details

Friday 17th February 2017
Channel 4
60 minutes


  1. Wednesday 8th December 2021 at 11:10pm on More4
  2. Thursday 9th December 2021 at 11:10pm on More4

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 18th February 2017 9:00pm 4seven
Monday 20th February 2017 2:45am 4seven
Monday 20th February 2017 11:05pm C4
Wednesday 22nd February 2017 1:35am 4seven
Saturday 25th February 2017 1:05am 4seven
Saturday 25th February 2017 10:00pm 4seven
Saturday 29th April 2017 12:15am More4
Saturday 29th July 2017 11:05pm More4
Sunday 30th July 2017 2:20am More4
Monday 18th September 2017 11:05pm More4
Wednesday 29th November 2017 1:05am More4
Wednesday 29th November 2017 11:05pm More4
Sunday 28th January 2018 1:40am More4
Saturday 17th March 2018 10:55pm C4
Monday 19th March 2018 10:20pm 4seven
Wednesday 21st March 2018 1:10am 4seven
Thursday 22nd March 2018 10:15pm 4seven
Saturday 24th March 2018 1:20am 4seven
Sunday 6th May 2018 12:10am More4
Wednesday 4th July 2018 11:00pm More4
Monday 17th September 2018 11:05pm More4
Tuesday 18th September 2018 2:15am More4
Thursday 6th February 2020 12:10am More4
Sunday 31st May 2020 12:15am More4
Tuesday 1st December 2020 11:05pm More4
Friday 2nd April 2021 12:20am More4
Wednesday 15th September 2021 2:20am More4

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Guest cast
Jonathan Ross Guest
Johnny Vegas Guest
Michelle Wolf Guest
Ben Clark (as Pappy's) Self
Matthew Crosby (as Pappy's) Self
Tom Parry (as Pappy's) Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Richard Cohen Series Producer
Matt Hulme Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Andrew Westwell Executive Producer
Rose Hanson Edit Producer
Karen Murdoch Edit Producer
Charlotte Freinberg Producer
Stephanie Kemp Producer
Damon Tai Editor
Jamie Shemeld Editor
Tim Ellison Editor
Roger Williams Lighting Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer


Pappy's Glove Song

Pappy's perform an enlightening song about gloves.

Featuring: Pappy's, Pappy's & Pappy's.

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