Shooting Stars. Image shows from L to R: Bob Mortimer, Ulrika Jonsson, Vic Reeves. Copyright: Channel X / Pett Productions
Shooting Stars

Shooting Stars

  • TV panel show
  • BBC Two / BBC Choice
  • 1993 - 2011
  • 72 episodes (8 series)

Possibly the world's barmiest, weirdest, surreal and off-the-wall panel show. Presented by Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. Also features Ulrika Jonsson, Mark Lamarr, Will Self, Jack Dee, Johnny Vegas and more.

Episode menu

Series 5, Episode 5

Preview clips

Round 1

The round includes questions about a dog and Bob's shoes.

At the end of the round, Team A have 1 point and Team B have 2 points.

Round 2 - Fox

The categories are Alaga, Spuds, Wordup and Abunkup. The categories that weren't chosen were Akip and Assaant.

At the end of the round, Team A have 3 points and Team B have 4 points.

Round 3 - Quickfire

The round includes questions about Jesus Christ and vasectomies.

At the end of the round, Team A have won with 5 points. George Dawes doesn't say what Team B's final score is.


Victoria Silvstedt is sitting inside a box. Inside with her is a hippo.

Broadcast details

Sunday 10th November 2002
BBC Choice
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Vic Reeves Host / Presenter
Bob Mortimer Host / Presenter
Ulrika Jonsson Team Captain
Will Self Team Captain
Johnny Vegas Regular Panellist
Matt Lucas George Dawes
Rhys Thomas Donald Cox, The Sweaty Fox (Voice)
Graham Skidmore Announcer
Guest cast
Eddy Grant Guest
Victoria Silvstedt Guest
Sabrina Washington Guest
Dave Chapman Baked Potato
Writing team
Vic Reeves Writer
Bob Mortimer Writer
Rhys Thomas Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Lisa Clark Producer
Alan Marke Executive Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Alex Craig Production Designer
June Nevin Costume Designer
Lisa Cavalli-Green Make-up Designer
Martin Kempton Lighting Designer
Dan McGrath Composer
Pete Baikie Composer


Bob's Dance

Vic and Bob did this routine throughout the fifth series.

Featuring: Bob Mortimer & Vic Reeves.

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