Series 5, Episode 1 - Dignity Intact
Prize task: Something that makes the most excellent noise.
* Mark Watson: An opera singer. - 5
* Sally Phillips: A "Mosquito" youth disperser. - 4
* Aisling Bea: An airhorn. - 3
* Bob Mortimer: A rubber cylinder with a metallic end that makes the noise of a blackbird. - 2
* Nish Kumar: A CD of a looped recording of Nish's own laugh. - 1
Task 1: Give Alex a special cuddle. Most special cuddle wins. You have 20 minutes. Your time starts now.
* Bob: Cuddling Alex in the boot of Bob's car, with a can of deodorant. - 5
* Sally: Cuddles him on the ground, while covering Alex with various foodstuffs. - 4
* Aisling: Dresses up as Sexy Cuddle-Bot 5000. - 3
* Nish: Cuddles Alex while covered in cushions. - 2
* Mark: Cuddles him outside, by a riverbank, while showing Alex a picture of Alex's wife and feeding him grapes and a Curly Wurly. - 2
Task 2: Get Alex onto dry land as elegantly as possible. Alex must remain dry. You have a maximum of 20 minutes. Alex will hoist the anchor in two minutes.
* Nish: 4:05 - 5
* Sally: 10:12 - 4
* Aisling: 8:22 - 3
* Bob: 12:37 - 2
* Mark: 17:45 - 1
Task 3: Get the basketball through the hoop. You may not touch the basketball with your hands. You may not wear gloves or anything reasonably be construed to be gloves. Fastest wins. Your time starts now.
* Bob - 5
* Mark - 4
* Aisling - 3
* Nish - 2
* Sally: Disqualified for using wellington boots as gloves. - 0
Prize task: Get one item of fruit into the fishbowl. You may not leave or move your chair. You may not throw your fruit. Fastest wins.
* Mark: 0:12 - 5
* Bob: 0:20 - 4
* Nish: 1:09 - 3
* Sally: 3:40 - 2
* Aisling: DNF - 1
* Bob - 18
* Mark - 17
* Sally - 14
* Aisling and Nish - 13
- Wednesday 13th September 2017
- 60 minutes
Cast & crew
|Greg Davies||Host / Presenter|
|Alex Horne||Host / Presenter|
|Andy Devonshire||Series Director|
|Andy Cartwright||Series Producer|
|Richard Allen-Turner||Executive Producer|
|James Taylor||Executive Producer|
|Jon Thoday||Executive Producer|
|Hilary Rosen||Executive Producer|
|Rob Aslett||Executive Producer|
|Andy Devonshire||Executive Producer|
|Alex Horne||Executive Producer|
|James Dillon||Production Designer|
In this clip we see Bob Mortimer give Alex a cuddle, which turns out to be a little on the creepy side.
The contestants are tasked to get a basketball into a hoop without touching it with their hands or anything that can be reasonably construed as gloves.
Nish gives Alex a special cuddle using a sofa cushion.