Series 1, Episode 5 - Germaine Greer
- Friday 24th April 2009
- BBC Two
- 30 minutes
- Fruit machine ATMs: Not genius
- Female-only votes that redress the balance of history: Winning genius
- Onionade as a drink: Not genius
- Randomising the days of the week by lottery: Genius
- Bars for women, with resident cat hosts: Not genius
Red Button Extras
- An out-take involving a lamp.
- Rejected ideas: A magazine rack that can fit underneath a mattress; Decision making slippers that tell you what to do; a "Uncle Easter" similar to Father Christmas; Make the word "Knickers" singular and "Bra" plural; Water-proof karaoke machines for singing in the shower; Apple-flavoured, apple-shaped pears; "Not in service" signs for hearses so that you know you can overtake; Everyone should take their turn when it comes to laying the table; Make car bumpers magnetic and have the front and back bumpers have opposing polarities, so that cars would repel each other and thus reduce car crashes; All urine should be collected, treated and recycled back into water rather than being flushed down toilets - "I'm not sure what to do with the poo yet".
- An extended edition of the lottery week system, featuring an actual lottery and the voice of Alan Dedicoat.
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- Saturday 18th December 2010 at 19.40 on Dave
- Friday 2nd September 2011 at 11.20 on Dave
- Saturday 1st October 2011 at 14.40 on Dave
Cast & crew
|Dave Gorman||Host / Presenter|
|John L Spencer||Director|
|Ali Bryer Carron||Exec Producer|
|Armando Iannucci||Exec Producer|
|Simon Rogers||Production Design|