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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

2014 - 2016
50   (1 series)
Jarred Christmas
Jason Dawson
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.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 26th May 2014 on CBBC at 5:55pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 15th October 2014 on CBBC at 7:30am
Length of episodes
10 minutes
Last repeat
Friday 8th December 2017 at 2:15pm

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