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The What In The World? Quiz. Image shows from L to R: Lee Hurst, Marcus Brigstocke, Dominic Holland. Copyright: Shine.

The What In The World? Quiz

Channel 5 panel show. 10 episodes (1 series), 2008 - 2009. Stars Marcus Brigstocke, Lee Hurst and Dominic Holland.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 5th September 2008

This week the show covers such diverse topics as poisonous plants, sailing stones and light refraction. The guest experts are Stuart Hine and Dr Mark Spencer from the Natural History Museum.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 12th September 2008

Marcus Brigstocke presents the comedy panel show with team captains Lee Hurst and Dominic Holland. The guests from the world of science are Helen Meredith and Ben Davis.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 19th September 2008

Two teams go head to head over four rounds of scientific questions and challenges. Topics include the world's longest beard, the furthest distance a kangaroo can jump and how much water the average person will drink in their life. And in a studio experiment, Dr Chris Smith will attempt to make a glass bowl disappear.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 30th October 2009

Two teams go head to head over four rounds of scientific questions and challenges. Topics include sleepy sloths, the speed of mud and a man who smashes melons with his head. And in a studio experiment, Dr Chris Smith constructs a vacuum-cleaner bazooka.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 6th November 2009

Marcus Brigstocke presents the comedy panel show with team captains Lee Hurst and Dominic Holland.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 13th November 2009

Marcus Brigstocke presents the comedy panel show with team captains Lee Hurst and Dominic Holland.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Friday 20th November 2009

Marcus Brigstocke presents the comedy panel show with team captains Lee Hurst and Dominic Holland.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Friday 27th November 2009

Marcus Brigstocke presents the comedy panel show with team captains Lee Hurst and Dominic Holland.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Friday 4th December 2009

Marcus Brigstocke presents the comedy panel show with team captains Lee Hurst and Dominic Holland.

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10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Friday 11th December 2009

Marcus Brigstocke presents the comedy panel show with team captains Lee Hurst and Dominic Holland.

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