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

Taskmaster

Channel 4 and Dave comedy show setting comedians tasks. 85 episodes (10 series), 2015 - 2021. Stars Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner and others.

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Series 6

Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Russell Howard, Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

1. The Old Soft Curved Padlock

First broadcast: Wednesday 2nd May 2018

So, Taskmaster Greg Davies is back with his assistant Alex Horne to challenge five brave comics to take on his tricky tasks. First: wheelbarrow stunts, lemon towers and a big wardrobe in a field.

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Taskmaster. Tim Vine. Copyright: Avalon Television.

2. Tarpeters

First broadcast: Wednesday 9th May 2018

Under the watchful eye of Greg's loyal lapdog Alex Horne, Liza Tarbuck demonstrates her hatred of small toy men, Asim Chaudhry invents a new kind of rain hat and Alice Levine tries to work out the rules of darts.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Alex Horne, Alice Levine. Copyright: Avalon Television.

3. One Warm Prawn

First broadcast: Wednesday 16th May 2018

The five comedians take a nostalgic trip to childhood as they are compelled to taste-test some mystery baby food, among other odd tasks. As usual, they are judged harshly by Taskmaster Greg Davies, who is aided by resident stats geek, Alex Horne. Plus, Russell Howard presents a nightmarish fairy tale and Liza Tarbuck introduces a plastic lizard to a cordless drill.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Asim Chaudhry, Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

4. BMXing!

First broadcast: Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Tim Vine strips to his waist, Russell Howard gets tattooed, while Alice Levine apes Leonardo da Vinci using squirty cream. Greg Davies sets the truly absurd tasks.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Tim Vine, Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

5. H.

First broadcast: Wednesday 30th May 2018

As the series nears the halfway point, the five comic contestants grow ever more eager to lay their hands on the coveted Taskmaster trophy. Asim Chaudhry has fun with drain pipes, Tim Vine gets stuck in a tunnel and, dissatisfied with his charge's performance, Greg Davies gives Alex Horne a sharp telling off in front of everyone.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Alice Levine, Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

6. We Met At Mealtimes

First broadcast: Wednesday 6th June 2018

This week it's snowy globes, rubbery ducks and wooden-y spoons as all five competitors attempt to impress Greg with their creativity and ingenuity while Alex Horne provides crucial data analytics.

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Taskmaster. Asim Chaudhry. Copyright: Avalon Television.

7. Roadkill Doused In Syrup

First broadcast: Wednesday 13th June 2018

In this episode, Tim Vine encounters a wet bra, Alice Levine barely attempts cricket and Russell Howard makes a convincing liger.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Alice Levine, Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

8. What Kind Of Pictures?

First broadcast: Wednesday 20th June 2018

Alex Horne, subservient servant to glorious Taskmaster, Greg Davies, gets a treat as he's allowed to crack open five unusual chocolate eggs. Meanwhile, Russell Howard uses ear wax to charm a nice lady called Carol, Asim Chaudhry goes digging for invertebrates and Liza Tarbuck makes a puzzle for children... that should not be seen by children.

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Taskmaster. Alice Levine. Copyright: Avalon Television.

9. The Bubble Brothers

First broadcast: Wednesday 27th June 2018

Alex Horne provides the crucial stats as Alice Levine gaffers nails to her nose, Russell Howard wraps a tie round his head and Tim Vine is left bereft by a small piece of bent metal.

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10. He Was A Different Man

First broadcast: Wednesday 4th July 2018

It's the final episode of the series and all five contestants not called Alice Levine or Asim Chaudhry still have genuine hopes of winning the greatest prize on earth: the shiny golden bonce of Taskmaster Greg Davies. Russell Howard invents sticky tape architecture, Tim Vine attempts a risky impersonation and Liza Tarbuck gifts Alex Horne a big, messy cake.

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