British Comedy Guide

QI. Image shows from L to R: Alan Davies, Sandi Toksvig. Copyright: TalkbackThames.


BBC Two and BBC One panel show focusing on quite interesting facts. 217 episodes (pilot + 15 series), 2003 - 2017. Stars Sandi Toksvig, Alan Davies and Stephen Fry.

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Series D, Episode 9 is repeated on Dave today at 11:20pm

Series B


1. Blue

First broadcast: Friday 8th October 2004

All the questions are themed on colours. With Jo Brand, Bill Bailey and Sean Lock.

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Birds - Golden-Fronted Woodpecker.

2. Birds

First broadcast: Friday 8th October 2004

With Phil Kay, Rich Hall and Jo Brand.

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Dog bomb approaching a tank.

3. Bombs

First broadcast: Friday 15th October 2004

With Clive Anderson, Phill Jupitus and Rich Hall.

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A copy of The Bible.

4. Bible

First broadcast: Friday 22nd October 2004

With Jeremy Hardy, Jeremy Clarkson and Barry Cryer.

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Brown bear running.

5. Bears

First broadcast: Friday 29th October 2004

With Jimmy Carr, Jo Brand and Bill Bailey.

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Brown Beaver.

6. Beavers

First broadcast: Friday 5th November 2004

With Anneka Rice, Sean Lock and Bill Bailey.

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Digestive Biscuit.

7. Biscuits

First broadcast: Friday 12th November 2004

With Arthur Smith, Dara O'Briain and Rich Hall.

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Bee collecting pollen.

8. Bees

First broadcast: Friday 19th November 2004

With Fred MacAulay, Rich Hall and Jo Brand.

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A Bat.

9. Bats

First broadcast: Friday 26th November 2004

With Josie Lawrence, John Sessions and Rich Hall.

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William F. Cody (aka Buffalo Bill).

10. Bills

First broadcast: Friday 3rd December 2004

With Clive Anderson, Phil Kay and John Sessions.

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11. Beats

First broadcast: Friday 10th December 2004

All the questions have a music theme. With Mark Gatiss, Linda Smith and Sean Lock.

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St Joseph with the Infant Jesus by Guido Reni, c 1635.

Christmas Special: Birth

First broadcast: Friday 17th December 2004

Special Christmas episode with Mark Steel, Phill Jupitus and Rich Hall.

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QI - The B Series

QI - The B Series DVD

Release date: Monday 17th March 2008

Stephen Fry presents this comedy panel game where artistic licence is king. Fry is joined by four others each episode and the point of the game is to come up with the most elaborate answer, as opposed to actually being right. Extras include: Banter with Backroom Boys: Audio commentry...


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