The Joke Machine. Joke Master (Jarred Christmas). Copyright: Liberty Bell.

The Joke Machine (2014)

CBBC stand-up. 50 episodes (1 series), 2014 - 2016. Stars Jarred Christmas.

The Joke Machine

Schoolchildren compete to tell the best jokes, with a comedy punishment for those whose efforts are not up to scratch. Jarred Christmas hosts

Genre
Stand-Up
Broadcast
2014 - 2016
Channel
CBBC
Episodes
50   (1 series)
Star
Jarred Christmas
Director
Jason Dawson
Producers
Jason Dawson, Jamie Isaacs and Hugh Lawton

The Joke Machine is an interplanetary craft manned by the Joke Master, who is in search of the UK's best jokes. Where better to look than the school playground?

In each episode, children from two schools are beamed up into the Joke Machine and compete to tell the best jokes. However, if they fail to amuse the Joke Master they get a comedy punishment.

From smoke, splats, stamps and blasts, the feisty banter between master and joke teller can lead to unpredictable consequences.

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