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 4, Episode 3 is repeated on More4 today at 11:10pm.
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Series 6

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Sunday 3rd May 2015

Sean Lock, Bill Bailey and Paul Foot go up against special guest captain Sarah Millican, Rob Delaney and Romesh Ranganathan. Nina Conti joins Susie Dent.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 15th May 2015

Sean Lock and Kevin Bridges are up against Jon Richardson and Kathy Burke, with Joe Lycett in Dictionary Corner. Nick Helm 'helps' Rachel Riley with the numbers and letters.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 22nd May 2015

Sean Lock and Rhod Gilbert are up against Jon Richardson and Sara Pascoe. Johnny Vegas is in Dictionary Corner, while Joey Essex 'assists' Rachel Riley with the numbers and letters.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 29th May 2015

Jon Richardson and Katherine Ryan take on Sean Lock and Rob Beckett. Greg Davies is in with Susie Dent, while Rachel Riley takes care of the numbers and letters.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 5th June 2015

Sean Lock and Miles Jupp take on Jon Richardson and Greg Davies. Holly Walsh is in with Susie Dent, while Rachel Riley deals with the letters and numbers.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 19th June 2015

Jimmy Carr hosts, while Sean Lock and Vic Reeves take on special guest captain Lee Mack with Sara Pascoe. Alex Horne and the Horne Section join with Susie Dent, while Rachel Riley takes care of the numbers and letters.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Friday 26th June 2015

Sean Lock and Bob Mortimer take on guest captain Sarah Millican and Katherine Ryan. Alex Horne and The Horne Section join Susie Dent.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Friday 3rd July 2015

Jimmy Carr hosts, while Sean Lock and Roisin Conaty take on guest captain Sarah Millican and Rhod Gilbert. David O'Doherty joins Susie Dent.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Friday 10th July 2015

Jimmy Carr hosts another game. Sean Lock and Seann Walsh take on special guest captain Joe Wilkinson and Danny Dyer. Bill Bailey is in with Susie Dent.

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10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Friday 17th July 2015

Sean Lock and Johnny Vegas take on special guest captain Sarah Millican and Rob Beckett. Susie Dent is in with Vic Reeves, while Rachel Riley looks after the numbers and letters.

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11. Episode Eleven

First broadcast: Friday 24th July 2015

Jimmy Carr is joined by Sean Lock and Mel Giedroyc and special guest captain Lee Mack with David O'Doherty. Susie Dent is joined by Adam Buxton in Dictionary Corner.

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12. Episode Twelve

First broadcast: Friday 31st July 2015

Sean Lock and Freddie Flintoff take on special guest captain Bill Bailey with Roisin Conaty. Susie Dent is joined by Rob Beckett in Dictionary Corner.

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13. Episode Thirteen

First broadcast: Friday 7th August 2015

Jimmy Carr is joined by Sean Lock and Liza Tarbuck, taking on special guest captain Sarah Millican with Romesh Ranganathan. Susie Dent is joined by Phill Jupitus in Dictionary Corner, while Rachel Riley looks after the numbers and letters.

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14. Episode Fourteen

First broadcast: Friday 14th August 2015

Sean Lock and Bill Bailey take on special guest captain Joe Wilkinson with Isy Suttie. Susie Dent is joined by Joe Lycett.

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15. Episode Fifteen

First broadcast: Friday 21st August 2015

Jimmy Carr hosts a new edition of the panel game, with Sean Lock and Henning Wehn who take on special guest captain Bill Bailey with Jessica Hynes. Susie Dent is joined by Tom Allen in Dictionary Corner, while Rachel Riley looks after the numbers and letters.

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16. Episode Sixteen

First broadcast: Friday 28th August 2015

Jimmy Carr hosts a new edition of the panel game, with Sean Lock and Sara Pascoe who take on Jon Richardson and Josh Widdicombe. Susie Dent is joined by Alex Horne & The Horne Section in Dictionary Corner, while Rachel Riley looks after the numbers and letters.

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17. Episode Seventeen

First broadcast: Friday 4th September 2015

Sean Lock and Greg Davies take on Jon Richardson and Holly Walsh. Susie Dent is joined by Vic Reeves in Dictionary Corner, while Rachel Riley looks after the numbers and letters.

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Christmas Special

First broadcast: Tuesday 8th December 2015

Johnny Vegas joins Sean as they take on Jon and Katherine Ryan, while David O'Doherty is in Dictionary Corner.

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