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Horrible Science

ITV and CITV sketch show about science. 10 episodes (1 series) in 2015. Stars Ben Miller, Chris Martin, Letty Butler, Tom Bell and others.

Series 1

1. Deadly Diseases

First broadcast: Sunday 13th September 2015

This episode coughs up the disgusting details of snot, sneezes and viruses, from the cruel common cold to shocking smallpox.


2. Abominable Blood

First broadcast: Sunday 20th September 2015

Red blood - what is it and why do we need it? How does it transport important things around the body? Bob the robot needs his first aid badge so he can go to the robot jamboree - the only trouble is he is hates blood. Mark is stopped just in time by expert Charles Drew as he is about to give someone a blood transfusion from a dog!


3. Chemical Chaos

First broadcast: Sunday 27th September 2015

This episode features explosions, atoms and fiendish forces that bubble, go bang and bump! What makes things explode? Lucy has made a mistake in the script and now everyone thinks the show is about elephants. It is a disaster - especially as their guest is the legendary scientist Marie Curie!


4. Space, Stars And Slimy Aliens

First broadcast: Sunday 4th October 2015

This episode examines what happens to our bodies in space.

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5. Wasted World

First broadcast: Sunday 11th October 2015

Gruesome greenhouse gasses and deadly toxic waste. Why do we recycle and what would happen if we stopped? Is global warming really bad news?

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6. Gruesome Guts

First broadcast: Sunday 18th October 2015

This episode examines poo, pizza and disgusting germs!

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7. Microscopic Monsters

First broadcast: Sunday 25th October 2015

This episode examines some of the nasty invaders that live in our homes and on our bodies.

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8. Bulging Brains

First broadcast: Sunday 1st November 2015

This episode examines the brain and how it works.

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9. Sounds Dreadful

First broadcast: Sunday 8th November 2015

Today, what is a sound? How do we hear? How do our ears work? Inventor of the telephone Alexander Graham Bell joins the team in the studio to talk telephones, and even metal detectors!


10. Vicious Veg

First broadcast: Sunday 15th November 2015

Flesh-eating plants and dancing flowers are featured in this week's show.

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