Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Greg Davies, Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Taskmaster

Channel 4 and Dave comedy show setting comedians tasks. 84 episodes (10 series), 2015 - 2020. Stars Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner and others.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Johnny Vegas, Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 10, Episode 3 - Point Of Swivel

The quest to take ownership of presenter Greg Davies golden head continues, under the beady eye of Little Alex Horne. Mawaan Rizwan attempts an upside-down farm-related illusion, Daisy May Cooper softens some pasta and Katherine Parkinson lays waste to a garden arch.

Further details

Prize task: The best thing that probably has a spring in its mechanism.

* Johnny Vegas: A one-armed bandit. - 5
* Mawaan Rizwan: A mattress. - 4
* Richard Herring: A penguin race game. - 3
* Katherine Parkinson: A water pistol. - 2
* Daisy May Cooper: An umbrella. - 1

Task 1: Make the best upside-down film. You have one hour. Your time starts now.

* Johnny - 5
* Mawaan - 4
* Katherine - 3
* Daisy - 2
* Richard - 1

Task 2: Put all the spaghetti into the grapefruit. The grapefruit may not leave this room. Most spaghetti in the grapefruit wins. You have ten minutes. For the last eight minutes you must stand with both feet on the spot on the floor. Your time stands now. [Bonus rule: After two minutes have past, the lights go out and you must complete the rest of the task in the dark.]

* Daisy: 757g - 5
* Mawaan: 442g, but he was a sneaky pasta snake for taking some spaghetti away and binning it. - 4
* Johnny: 407g - 3
* Richard: 147g - 2
* Katherine: 73g - 1

Task 3: Catapult this shoe into the bath using a homemade catapult contraption. Only your feet may operate your catapult contraption. You may not move the bath or this red green, and you must build your catapult contraption on this red green. Fastest wins. Your time starts now.

* Daisy: 8:05 - 5
* Johnny: 12:20 - 4
* Richard: 16:10 - 3
* Mawaan: 31:12 - 2
* Katherine: 32:45 - 1

Live task (Team Task): Draw a picture of the object on your card. You may not speak or communicate with your teammates in any way. You must stay on your spot and not move the canvass or turntable. You may not start drawing until the whistle blows. First team to guess their object wins. Each teammate scores two points for every correct guess.

* Daisy and Richard - 6
* Johnny, Katherine and Mawaan - 0

Final scores

* Daisy - 19
* Johnny - 17
* Richard - 15
* Mawaan - 14
* Katherine - 7

Broadcast details

This episode is currently available on All 4

Date
Thursday 29th October 2020
Time
9pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Greg Davies Host / Presenter
Alex Horne Host / Presenter
Daisy May Cooper Self
Johnny Vegas Self
Katherine Parkinson Self
Mawaan Rizwan Self
Richard Herring Self
Writing team
Alex Horne Writer
Production team
Andy Devonshire Series Director
Andy Cartwright Series Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
James Taylor Executive Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Rob Aslett Executive Producer
Andy Devonshire Executive Producer
Alex Horne Executive Producer
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