Series 9, Episode 5 - Another Spoon
Prize task: Best defunct thing.
* David Baddiel: The ashes of his late pet cat Monkey. - 5
* Kerry Godliman, sitting in for Katy Wix: A £5 Woolworths voucher. - 4
* Jo Brand: A Margaret Thatcher nutcracker. - 3
* Ed Gamble: An extensive guide to the Millennium Dome. - 2
* Rose Matafeo: A sharps bin, full of disused syringes, belonging to her flatmate. - 1
Task 1: Lasso Alex. You must stand behind this line at all times. Fastest wins. Your time starts now.
* Jo: 1:20 - 5
* Rose: 2:20 - 4
* Katy: 7:30 - 3
* Ed: 9:30 - 2
* David: 24 minutes - 1
Task 2: Make the most accurate and inventive egg timer. You have ten minutes to plan your egg timer, and then 20 minutes to make your egg timer, after which Alex will boil an egg for as long as your egg timer lasts. The Taskmaster likes his eggs runny, but not too runny. You may not use any pre-existing timing devices. Your time starts now.
* Jo - 5
* Rose - 4
* Katy - 3
* David - 2
* Ed - 1
Task 3 (Team Task): Part 1 - Get to know this person. You will be tested on your knowledge of this person in ten minutes time. You may not write anything down or leave the lab. You must take it in turns to ask a completely different question. The person will tell the truth, lie, then brag in that order, but not necessarily starting with the truth. Your time starts now. Part 2 - The exam. NO cheating. The exam will last ten minutes. Conferring IS permitted. Alex will only accept your first answer. Part 3 - A bonus point for who can best recreate the person's party trick.
* Ed, Katy and Rose: 3.5 out of 5. - 4
* David and Jo: 1.5 out of 5, with Jo getting the bonus point. - 3 for Jo, 2 for David.
Live task: Looking at your mirror and facing forward at all times, build the highest tower of bricks on the table behind you. You must stay on your spot and use your litter pickers at all times. Highest tower after two minutes wins.
* Ed and Rose: 2 - 5
* Jo: 1 vertically - 3
* David and Kerry/Katy: 1 horizontally - 2
* Jo - 19
* Rose - 18
* Katy - 16
* Ed - 14
* David - 12
- Wednesday 2nd October 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|
The contestants must make the most inventive and accurate egg timer, without using any pre existing time devices.
The contestants must lasso Alex in the quickest time possible...
David Baddiel worries that he will be mistaken for his cat, due to a name collar mix up, in this outtake from Episode 5 of Taskmaster Series 9.