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

Taskmaster

Dave comedy show setting comedians tasks. 74 episodes (9 series), 2015 - 2019. Stars Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner and others.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Alex Horne, Rhod Gilbert. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 7, Episode 7 - The Perfect Stuff

Greg Davies challenges his five fearful funny people to entertain him by completing more baffling challenges which this week involve corneas, crackers and construction.

Further details

Prize task: Most exciting thing beginning with "G".

* Rhod Gilbert: Greg's childhood toys. - 2
* James Acaster: Glasses which James claims belonged to Ghandi. - 2
* Phil Wang: A gold $5 bill (costs $3.95). - 1
* Kerry Godliman: A bowl of guacamole. - 1
* Jessica Knappett: A signed poster of Greg. - 1

Task 1: Throw something into the bin on the other side of this fence. You may not use ladders. You may not touch the fence. You must stay this side of the fence. Fastest wins. Your time starts now.

* Rhod: 3:17 - 5
* Phil: 7:19 - 4
* Jessica: 7:35 - 3
* Kerry: 12:02 - 2
* James: 19:10 - 1

Task 2: Don't blink. Last to blink wins. Your time starts in ten seconds.

* Rhod: 7:10
* Jessica: 1:17
* James: 12.4 seconds
* Phil: 12 seconds
* Kerry: 11 seconds

Task 3 (Team Task): Make the best extension to the Taskmaster house. You have 30 minutes. Your time starts now.

* The Girls - 4
* The Boys - 1, except for James who is given 2 because of the pain he went through doing the task.

Task 4: Make the best Christmas cracker. You have ten minutes to order your materials, and 20 minutes to make your Christmas cracker. Your time starts now.

* Phil - 5
* Everyone else - 3

Live task: Walk over and hit that drum in exactly 9.58 seconds. Also, there are two bonus points for the person with the most magnificent walk.

* Rhod: 9 seconds - 5
* James: 11.18 seconds - 4
* Kerry: 6.15 seconds - 3
* Jessica: 27.2 seconds, but gets the bonus points. - 3
* Phil: 6.1 seconds - 2

Final scores

* Rhod - 21
* Jessica - 18
* James and Phil - 15
* Kerry - 14

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 17th October 2018
Time
9pm
Channel
Dave
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Greg Davies Host / Presenter
Alex Horne Host / Presenter
James Acaster Self
Jessica Knappett Self
Phil Wang Self
Kerry Godliman Self
Rhod Gilbert 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
Hilary Rosen Executive Producer
Rob Aslett Executive Producer
Andy Devonshire Executive Producer
Alex Horne Executive Producer
Thomas Perrett Editor
Andi Meek Editor
Joe Haughey Editor
Rebecca Bowker (as Becky Bowker) Editor
Pete Gellatly Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Dru Masters Composer
Tom Howe Composer

Videos

Throw Something In A Bin Over A Fence

The contestants are tasked with throwing something over the fence and in to a bin, without using ladders to look over or touching the fence. Rhod has something to say about what constitutes as a ladder.

Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, James Acaster, Jessica Knappett, Phil Wang, Kerry Godliman, Rhod Gilbert.

No blinking challenge

Rhod Gilbert attempts the no blinking challenge, with a painful approach.

Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Rhod Gilbert.

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