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Hacker Time

CBBC variety. 63 episodes (6 series), 2011 - 2016. Stars Phil Fletcher, Ed Petrie, Neil Sterenberg, Simon Lowe, Wendi Peters, Ore Oduba, Helena Smee and others.

Series 1

1. Anton Du Beke

First broadcast: Wednesday 21st September 2011

Hacker explores the world of dance, tricking Anton Du Beke into being his studio guest and challenging the Strictly star to a dance-off.

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2. Dani Harmer

First broadcast: Wednesday 28th September 2011

Hacker tries to break into the acting world and tricks CBBC's Dani Harmer into being a studio guest. Plus a return trip to Downstairs Abbey.


3. Danny Anthony And Anjili Mohindra

First broadcast: Wednesday 5th October 2011

Hacker gives us his unique take on aliens from galaxies far away and tricks Danny Anthony and Anjli Mohindra from The Sarah Jane Adventures into the studio. Plus we return to Downstairs Abbey.


4. Steve Backshall

First broadcast: Wednesday 12th October 2011

Hacker offers his unique take on animal programmes and tricks 'Deadly' Steve Backshall into the studio. Plus, a trip back to Downstairs Abbey.


5. Carol Kirkwood

First broadcast: Wednesday 19th October 2011

Hacker presents his unique take on the world's weather and tricks Carol Kirkwood from BBC Weather into the studio. Plus, a visit to the Dogs In Space.


6. Ore Oduba

First broadcast: Wednesday 26th October 2011

Hacker shares his unique take on sports and tricks CBBC's Ore Oduba, from Sportsround, into the studio. Plus another visit to the Dogs In Space.


7. Pollyanna Woodward

First broadcast: Wednesday 2nd November 2011

Hacker shares his unique take on the world's best gadgets, and tricks Pollyanna Woodward from The Gadget Show into the studio to stay with his wacky new invention. Plus a return trip to Downstairs Abbey.


8. JK And Joel

First broadcast: Wednesday 9th November 2011

Hacker introduces viewers to the world of double acts, and fools Hider In The House duo JK and Joel into the studio. With comedy guests and outtakes from other programmes, plus another trip to the hysterically historical Downstairs Abbey.


9. Stefan Gates

First broadcast: Wednesday 16th November 2011

Hacker explores the tasty world of food. He cooks up trouble when he invites Gastronuts presenter Stefan Gates into the studio. Plus a trip to see those Dogs In Space.


10. Bill Turnbull And Sian Williams

First broadcast: Wednesday 23rd November 2011

Hacker tricks BBC Breakfast presenters Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams into appearing on his own new programme idea, Dog's Breakfast. Plus a visit to the Dogs In Space.


11. Jedward

First broadcast: Wednesday 30th November 2011

Hacker attracts Jedward into the studio. Plus some great Jedward mess-ups and a trip to Downstairs Abbey.


12. Helen Skelton

First broadcast: Sunday 11th December 2011

Hacker shares his unique take on television adventurers. He tricks Blue Peter's Helen Skelton into the studio to see if she knows as much as him. Featuring a return to those Dogs In Space.


13. Iain Stirling

First broadcast: Friday 16th December 2011

In the last of the series, Hacker tries to trick a huge teenage heartthrob into the studio. It goes horribly wrong, and CBBC's Iain Stirling has his part to play in it!

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