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

Taskmaster

  • TV comedy
  • Channel 4 / Dave
  • 2015 - 2022
  • 116 episodes (13 series)

TV format in which Greg Davies and Alex Horne set a group of comedians various outlandish challenges. Also features Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner, Roisin Conaty, Josh Widdicombe, Tim Key and more.

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Series 13, Episode 6 - The 75th Question

Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Alex Horne, Judi Love
Ardal O'Hanlon straddles a mannequin, Judi Love demands access to a puppy, Sophie Duker asks a very good question, and Chris Ramsey takes a sausage to the nostril. Meanwhile, Greg's tiny secretary Alex Horne shows off his mastery of mimicry.

Prize task: Most calming item.

- Ardal O'Hanlon: A tea towel. - 5
- Chris Ramsey: An aquarium. - 4
- Sophie Duker: An access-all areas massager (i.e. a vibrator). - 3
- Judi Love: A fish water fountain. - 2
- Bridget Christie: A cat cafe voucher. - 1

Task 1: Use the cement mixer for something other than mixing cement. Best use of a cement mixer other than mixing cement wins. Your time starts when Alex does an impression of you.

- Chris: A centrifuge for a game in which the winner is the first to swallow part of a fast-moving sausage. - 5
- Judi: Mixing cocktails. - 3
- Bridget: A musical instrument for an artistic song. - 2
- Ardal: Washing hair in a salon. - 1
- Sophie: Dispensing ice breakers. - 1

Task 2: Record the highest number on this pedometer. Your have 20 minutes. Your time starts now.

- Bridget: 11 trillion gazillion, which she says while recording herself on her phone, while sitting on the pedometer. - 5
- Chris: 2,789 - 4
- Sophie: 1,209 - 3
- Ardal: 1,084 - 2
- Judi: 483 - 1

Task 3: Hold a meeting with yourselves. There must be eight of you at the meeting. Most dramatic meeting moment wins. You have 20 minutes. Your time starts now.

- Judi: A talk show style confrontation. - 5
- Ardal: A meeting of the tennis club, whose chairman is guilty of embezzlement and murder. - 4
- Sophie: A meeting of the Taskmaster cast and a dog to discuss Alex Horne's murder. - 3
- Chris: A meeting to discuss stolen chocolate. - 2
- Bridget: A meeting of her psyche. - 1

Live task: Correctly guess this person's first name. You must ask a yes-or-no question on your turn. If you take more than ten seconds to ask your question, you miss a go. The person who guesses correctly wins five points.

- Sophie: The name is Quentin, which she guts on the 75th question. - 5

Final scores

- Chris and Sophie - 15
- Ardal - 12
- Judi - 11
- Bridget - 9

Tie-break task: Sing "I've won" in a low voice and "this tie-break" in a high voice. Greatest vocal range wins.

- Sophie: A2 to E6, 25 notes. - Winner
- Chris: F2 to F5, 21 notes.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 19th May 2022
Time
9pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

Repeats

  1. Wednesday 25th May 2022 at 3:20am on C4

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 20th May 2022 1:20am 4seven
Saturday 21st May 2022 1:15am 4seven
Sunday 22nd May 2022 3:20am 4seven

Cast & crew

Cast
Greg Davies Host / Presenter
Alex Horne Host / Presenter
Ardal O'Hanlon Self
Bridget Christie Self
Chris Ramsey Self
Judi Love Self
Sophie Duker Self

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