Series 9, Episode 2 - Butter In The Microwave
Prize task: Best bag.
* Rose Matafeo: A bag she croqueted herself, with the word "Best" croqueted into it. - 5
* Katy Wix: A bagpipe with no pipes. - 4
* Jo Brand: A sanitary towel disposal bag. - 3
* Ed Gamble: A belly bum-bag. - 2
* David Baddiel: A bag of sour sweets. - 1
Task 1: Correctly identify which bin Alex is in. You must adhere to the commandments behind the curtain. [The Seven Commandments: I - You may wheel one bin three metres. II - You may gently shake one bin. III - You may strike one bin with a frying pan. IV - You may push one bin over. V - You may listen to one bin with a stethoscope. VI - You may avert your eyes and drop one thing into one bin. VII - You may phone Alex's phone from the phone in the phone box.] You may only have one guess. No bins are to be opened at any point during the task unless authorised. Fastest correct guess wins. Your time starts now and stops when you have your guess.
* Ed: 3:40 - 5
* David: 6:53 - 4
* Jo, Katy and Rose: Guess incorrectly. - 0
Task 2: Draw a portrait of the Taskmaster using 16 A1 pages. You may not remove the A1 pages from the flipchart during your drawing. After the task, the A1 pages will be laid out in the pattern shown on the front page. You may only draw on the flipchart paper. Best portrait wins. You have 20 minutes. Your time starts now.
* Katy - 5
* Jo - 4
* Ed and Rose - 3
* David - 1
Task 3 (Team Task): Complete this adventure. Unless otherwise stated, you must stick together and only open one task after you have completed the previous one. Fastest wins. Now either look in the toaster or go to the shed. [Bonus rule: Fastest to say the word "demeaning" at any point during the tasks wins.]
* Ed, Katy and Rose: 29:00, with a Task Tally of 24. - 5
* David and Jo: 36:26, with a Task Tally of 9. - 3
Live task: Part 1 - Make a lovely little ball arrangement. You have 100 seconds. Part 2 - [While blindfolded] Flatten all of the yellow balls, throw all of the red balls into the bucket and turn all the blue balls into one big blue ball. Most balls in the right shape and place after 100 seconds wins.
* Jo: Almost 100%, due to her throwing one ball at the audience. - 5
* Ed and Katy: 45% - 4
* Rose: 33% - 2
* David: 12% - 1
* Ed - 19
* Katy - 18
* Jo and Rose - 15
* David - 10
- Wednesday 11th September 2019
- 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|
This week the contestants have to draw a portrait of Taskmaster, Greg Davies, across 16 pieces of A3 paper.
Contestants must guess which wheelie bin Alex Horne is in whilst also following the Taskmaster commandments.