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BBC Two and BBC One panel show about quite interesting facts. 249 episodes (pilot + 17 series), 2003 - 2020. Stars Sandi Toksvig, Stephen Fry and Alan Davies.

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Series M - QI VG: Compilation Show 14

More of the best bits from Series M, with Stephen Fry, Alan Davies and guests.

Further details


- A mixture of new material and best bits from Series M.


- Best Bit - A Medley of Maladies Tangent: The human buttocks cannot break an egg.

- Best Bit - Middle Muddle: Merseyside craze for monocles.

- Best Bit - Messy Tangent: Using frogs as barometers.

- Best Bit - Marriage and Mating Tangent: When Queen Victoria died, her circumference was greater than her height.

- Best Bit - M-Places Tangent: The state mottos of Alaska and Kentucky.

- Best Bit - Maths Tangent: A mathematical limerick.

- Best Bit - Making a Meal of It: Milky magic trick.

- Best Bit - Misconceptions Tangent: Beaver repopulation.

- Best Bit - Monster Mash Tangent: The death of Darnley, husband of Mary, Queen of Scots.

- Best Bit - Miscellany: The symptoms of bicycle face.

- Best Bit - Military Matters Tangent: The easily-folding map and the tissue folding trick.

- Best Bit - Menagerie Tangent: The monotonous lark.

- Best Bit - Miscellany: The dangers of moss.

- New Material - M-Places Tangent: Alan once went on a coach which had a lavatory in the middle of it. The driver was a very large man, who pulled the bus over, prized himself out from behind the wheel, went down the aisle, down into the lavatory, and when he came out he said: "No-one can use the toilet. It's full."

- Best Bit - Medieval and Macabre: The place where most missionaries are sent to.

- Best Bit - Maths: The Pythagoras waterwheel.

- Best Bit - Merriment: Johnny Vegas and Jenny Eclair argue over ice creams.

Broadcast details

Friday 25th March 2016
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Stephen Fry Host / Presenter
    Alan Davies Regular Panellist
    Guest cast
    Bill Bailey Guest
    Jo Brand Guest
    Jimmy Carr Guest
    Phill Jupitus Guest
    Jeremy Clarkson Guest
    David Mitchell Guest
    Johnny Vegas Guest
    Sandi Toksvig Guest
    Sue Perkins Guest
    Ross Noble Guest
    Chris Addison Guest
    Sarah Millican Guest
    Susan Calman Guest
    Julia Zemiro Guest
    Sara Pascoe Guest
    Noel Fielding Guest
    Josh Widdicombe Guest
    Aisling Bea Guest
    Lucy Porter Guest
    Matt Lucas Guest
    Sami Shah Guest
    Sheila Hancock Guest
    Cariad Lloyd Guest
    Rhod Gilbert Guest
    Greg Davies Guest
    Danny Bhoy Guest
    Jenny Eclair Guest
    Romesh Ranganathan Guest
    Dermot O'Leary Guest
    Eddie Kadi Guest
    Sara Cox Guest
    Scott Penrose Master Magician
    Writing team
    James Harkin Script Editor
    John Mitchinson Question Writer
    Molly Oldfield Question Writer
    Andrew Hunter Murray Question Writer
    Anne Miller Question Writer
    Stevyn Colgan Question Writer
    Anna Ptaszynski Question Writer
    Production team
    Ian Lorimer Director
    John Lloyd (as John Lloyd CBE) Series Producer
    Piers Fletcher Producer
    Sohail Shah Executive Producer
    Justin Pollard Associate Producer
    Nick King Editor
    Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
    Howard Goodall Composer
    Mat Coward Researcher
    Alex Bell Researcher

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