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

Taskmaster

Channel 4 and Dave comedy show setting comedians tasks. 105 episodes (12 series), 2015 - 2021. Stars Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner and others.

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

Series 11, Episode 10 - Activate Jamali

Charlotte Ritchie stumbles into some sand, Lee Mack dunks Alex Horne, Sarah Kendall stacks some fish fingers, Jamali Maddix staggers around a bit and Mike Wozniak staggers absolutely everyone. Again.

Further details

Prize task: The thing that makes you look the toughest.

* Mike Wozniak: A Mohawk wig, although he himself actually has hair styled into a Mohawk. - 5
* Jamali Maddix: A baseball bat with a nail in it. - 4
* Charlotte Ritchie: A leather cap. - 3
* Lee Mack: A coat hanger. - 2
* Sarah Kendall: An "apocalypse backpack", containing everything you could need in the event the world ends. - 1

Task 1: Make the best picture of a big scary dinosaur using this photocopier. You may not leave the garage. You have 15 minutes. Your time starts now.

* Sarah - 5
* Lee - 4
* Jamali - 3
* Charlotte - 2
* Mike - 1

Task 2: Scientifically work out how much Alex's feet and head weigh. You may not use the internet. Most accurate answer wins. You have 20 minutes. Your time starts now.

* Lee: 1.6kg for feet, 4.2kg for head. (Correct answer: 2kg for feet, 4.5kg for head) - 5
* Charlotte: 3kg for the head, 5kg for head. - 4
* Sarah: 880g for feet, 4.2kg for head. - 3
* Mike: 3.5kg for feet, 8.65kg for head. - 2
* Jamali: 4.2kg feet, 40kg for head. - 1

Task 3 (Team Task): Direct your teammate into the red circle. You must stay on your chair at all times. You may only issue one instruction of three words every 30 seconds. Fastest to get one teammate into the circle wins. Your time starts now.

* Mike, Lee: 4:10 - 5
* Charlotte, Jamali and Sarah: 21:18 - 2

Live task: Keeping your head still at all times, correctly don your special outfit. For every second your face is out of the frame, ten seconds will be added to your time. Put your hands in the air when you are correctly dressed. Fastest wins.

* Charlotte: 150 seconds - 5
* Mike: 210 seconds - 4
* Lee: 300 seconds - 3
* Jamali: 490 seconds - 2
* Sarah: 540 seconds (includes a one minute penalty for putting her outfit, all of which were llama costumes, on backwards) - 1

Final scores

* Lee - 19
* Mike - 17
* Charlotte - 16
* Jamali and Sarah - 12

Series scores

* Sarah - 158
* Mike - 154
* Lee - 151
* Jamali - 137
* Charlotte - 125

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 20th May 2021
Time
9pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Greg Davies Host / Presenter
Alex Horne Host / Presenter
Sarah Kendall Self
Lee Mack Self
Jamali Maddix Self
Charlotte Ritchie Self
Mike Wozniak 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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