- "Bobo Fing" is a language spoken by 10,000 people in Mali. Not to be confused with "Bobo" (a language of Burkina Faso) or "Gogo" (spoken by 10 million in Tanzania).
- King Arthur's lance was called "Ron", short for "Rongomynad". His helmet was named "Goosewhite", his armour was called "Wygar" and his war cry was "Clarence!"
- "Butter hamlets" are small tropical fish which can be found in 10 different colours.
- Tim is the 6th most popular name for a baby boy in Germany. (Forfeit: Adolph - because Stephen's card was spelt like that and Alan who said the answer was thinking "Adolf" as in Adolf Hitler, the penalty was reduced to -8 points)
- Richard Gere's middle name is Tiffany. (Forfeit: Gerbil)
- William Huskisson MP, the first person killed in a rail accident, had previously escaped death after a horse fell on his head during his honeymoon.
- The penis bones of badgers were used by Victorian gentlemen as tie clips.
- "Rectal inflation" was an old method of blowing tobacco smoke through the rectum as a means to resuscitate the drowned.
- Victorians who could not afford chimney sweeps would drop a goose down to clean it instead.
- Guessing the meanings of Dutch words:
- "Tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog moesten vele Nederlanders tulpenbollen eten," is Dutch for, "During the Second World War, many Dutch people had to eat tulip bulbs," which is a true fact.
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Cast & crew
|Stephen Fry||Host / Presenter|
|Alan Davies||Regular Panellist|