Genius With Dave Gorman. Dave Gorman. Copyright: BBC.

Genius With Dave Gorman

BBC Two panel show. 13 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2009 - 2010. Stars Dave Gorman.

Series 1, Episode 6 - Stewart Lee

Stewart Lee, the stand-up comedian and co-creator of the controversal Jerry Springer: The Opera becomes this week's guest.

Further details

Genius With Dave Gorman. Image shows from L to R: Stewart Lee, Dave Gorman. Copyright: BBC.

Ideas

- Swimming lanes placed alongside cycling lanes: Not genius

- Virtual reality headsets for chickens: Genius

- Speed genius: Stewart considers some more ideas and gives his view instantly: Paint funny faces on airbags to defuse the tension around the scene of a car crash (Genius); Scratch-and-sniff airline sick bags to help you vomit (Not genius); Have all announcements in airports, railway stations, shopping centres and post offices read by Brian Blessed (Not genius); a website called "Socks Reunited" to help people find missing socks (Not genius); the political party that wins the general elections rules the country by day and the opposition rule by night (Not genius); a plan to stop world hunger by... (Run out of time).

- All vans which deliver fattening food should be on the move so that fat people have to chase after it and therefore get fit: Not genius.

- Wire a piano up to candles held by members of a choir. When one the lights is turned on, the member holding the light sings a certain not: Winner

Red Button Extras

- An animated scene featuring more of what the chicken is seeing in its virtual reality headset.

- An extended scene of the piano-choir with Dave playing "Rock Around the Clock".

- A selection of the best scenes from the series.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 1st May 2009
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Dave Gorman Host / Presenter
    Guest cast
    Stewart Lee Guest
    Production team
    John L Spencer Director
    Simon Nicholls Producer
    Ali Bryer Carron Executive Producer
    Armando Iannucci Executive Producer
    Mark Lawrence Editor
    Nick Peto Editor
    Simon Rogers Production Designer

    Video

    Remote controlled choir

    Meet the strangest choir you've ever seen.

    Featuring: Dave Gorman, Stewart Lee.

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