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  • A Cuddle.

    New. The competitors are lured to a wasteland for a challenge involving eggs and medical equipment. David Baddiel spray-paints his face and Jo Brand reveals her psychic superpowers.

  • A Cuddle.

    New. The competitors are lured to a wasteland for a challenge involving eggs and medical equipment. David Baddiel spray-paints his face and Jo Brand reveals her psychic superpowers.

  • Taskmaster (9)

    New. Greg Davies delivers angry appraisals from his comfy throne, as Ed Gamble dons a baby's bonnet, Katy Wix makes Alex Horne wince and Rose Matafeo does a spot of screaming.

  • Taskmaster (9)

    New. Greg Davies delivers angry appraisals from his comfy throne, as Ed Gamble dons a baby's bonnet, Katy Wix makes Alex Horne wince and Rose Matafeo does a spot of screaming.

  • Don't Like Them to Go Bang.

    New. The five comics go undercover as they try to impress Greg Davies with their attempts at high-level espionage.

  • Don't Like Them to Go Bang.

    New. The five comics go undercover as they try to impress Greg Davies with their attempts at high-level espionage.

Episode guide

Taskmaster

Series 1

Taskmaster

  • Melon Buffet

    Schoolmasterly Greg Davies sets five fellow comedians - including Tim Key and Frank Skinner - devious tasks in this offbeat challenge show. First up: melon-eating!

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  • The Pie Whisperer

    Comedians get competitive as devious Greg Davies sets them some absurd challenges. Identifying pie contents and making a film backwards are on the agenda here.

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  • The Poet and the Egg

    Celebrities leave their dignity at the door as dastardly Mr Gilbert - aka Greg Davies - sets them some truly bizarre tasks, including building an egg tower.

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  • Down an Octave

    Greg Davies lays down tricky tasks to a gaggle of comedians. Josh Widdicombe and Frank Skinner are two of the poor souls who have to fill an eggcup with tears.

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  • Little Denim Shorts

    Pro celebrity suffering in Greg Davies' comedy challenge series. Frank Skinner takes a boulder onto a train. And can the comedians make a Swede blush?

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  • The Last Supper

    Roisin Conaty and Frank Skinner are among the comedians at the mercy of Greg Davies, who sets them some batty challenges - including playing golf with eggs.

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Taskmaster

Series 2

Taskmaster

  • Fear of Failure

    Greg Davies miffs Richard Osman, Katherine Ryan, Jon Richardson, Doc Brown and Joe Wilkinson by setting amusingly tough tasks. One of which involves a potato.

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  • Pork Is a Sausage

    Dastardly Greg Davies sets fiendish tasks for five plucky - some would say foolish - comics. Tune in for Jon Richardson's disturbing take on Three Blind Mice!

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  • A Pistachio Eclair

    Richard Osman and Doc Brown are amongst the funny folk who have to impress a guy in gold chains: the Mayor of Chesham! Greg Davies sets the nutty tasks.

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  • Welcome to Rico Face

    Greg Davies draws on his wicked Inbetweeners alter-ego as he sets Katherine Ryan and other celebs cruel tasks, from pet rescue to pineapple concealment.

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  • There's Strength in Arches

    Greg Davies sets crackpot celebrity challenges. Richard Osman does something appalling with a shopping trolley, before the series champion is crowned.

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Taskmaster

Series 3

Taskmaster

  • Pea in a Haystack

    Greg Davies sets bewilderingly brilliant tasks - involving vegetable propulsion, snowmen and Swedes - to five celebrities, including Al Murray and Dave Gorman.

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  • The Dong and the Gong

    Greg Davies thinks outside the box - or inside a cement-filled shoebox in Rob Beckett's case - as he sets celebs nutty tasks. Dave Gorman gets all bitey.

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  • Little Polythene Grief Cave

    Sadistic Mr Gilbert in the Inbetweeners, Greg Davies takes just as much pleasure from torturing celebs. Al Murray is confronted with an eggcup!

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  • A Very Nuanced Character

    Greg Davies dishes out surreal tasks to more celebs. The comics have to hand an item of clothing to a cyclist and grill an 83-year-old man called Hugh!

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  • The FIP

    Exasperated comedians are set absurd tasks. Before the series winner is crowned, we find out which celeb has the dishiest relative and why Rob Beckett is mad at peas.

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Taskmaster

Series 4

Taskmaster

  • A fat bald white man.

    Hugh Dennis, Joe Lycett, Lolly Adefope, Mel Giedroyc and Noel Fielding fell rubber ducks and destroy a cake to impress the very demanding Greg Davies.

  • Look at me.

    Surreal celebrity challenges that Greg Davies describes as 'consensual humiliation'. Lolly Adefope tries long distance painting. Hugh Dennis is befuddled by an egg.

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  • Hollowing out a baguette.

    Punishing celebrity challenges. Devious Greg Davies tries to spot our five camouflaged comics, before the gang attempt to herd some dogs and chickens.

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  • Friendship is truth.

    What will Mel Giedroyc do to a pommel horse? And why are Alex Horne and Noel Fielding dancing like shrews? Dastardly Greg Davies sets the nutty tasks.

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  • Meat.

    Greg Davies sets five comics a series of bizarre - some would say cruel - tasks. Noel Fielding has a sliding session, while Swedishman Fred receives an intense video call.

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  • Spatchcock it.

    The twisted minds of Greg Davies and Alex Horne spell bother for five comedians. Joe Lycett shows no mercy to a camel. Hugh Dennis gets a sleeping bag challenge.

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  • No stars for naughty boys.

    Fiendish celebrity assignments dished out by evil Greg Davies and Alex Horne. Hugh Dennis wields a blade, while Mel Giedroyc destroys a mannequin.

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  • Tony three pies.

    Greg Davies tortures our celebrities one last time in this series finale. Noel Fielding finds his soulmate, while Mel Giedroyc bites off more than she can chew.

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Taskmaster

Series 5

Taskmaster

  • Dignity intact.

    Greg Davies sets Aisling Bea, Bob Mortimer, Mark Watson, Nish Kumar and Sally Phillips some brilliantly bewildering tasks - including basketball without hands.

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  • The leprechaun or the lesbian.

    Greg Davies takes great pleasure in celebrity humiliation. Nish Kumar pretends he's Robin Hood, while Mark Watson feels the wrath of yoghurt.

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  • Phoenix.

    Proving he's as diabolical in real life as he is in the Inbetweeners, Greg Davies sets our five comedians absurd tasks such as jelly-balancing and coconut costumery.

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  • Residue round the hoof.

    Mark Watson and Nish Kumar pop toast together and Sally Phillips spreads absinthe on it. Greg Davies dishes out the absurd A-list challenges once more.

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  • A wind-dried puffin.

    Greg Davies sets tasks that are bizarre, cruel - and also very funny. Sally Phillips faces an amorous watercooler. Aisling Bea crams a dish into a balloon.

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  • Spoony Neeson.

    The consensual celebrity humiliation continues at the hands of wicked Greg Davies. Bob Mortimer champions sausage meat, while Sally Phillips returns to the womb.

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  • Boing boing.

    Evil Greg Davies sets five comedians cruel conundrums. Nish Kumar is presented with a coconut harness, while a blindfolded Sally Phillips handles a slice of bread.

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  • Their water's so delicious.

    The celebrity torture is almost over as the series climaxes. Aisling Bea leaps cushions, while Bob Mortimer educates us on Dumfries and Galloway.

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Taskmaster

Series 6

Taskmaster

  • Roadkill doused in syrup

    Tim Vine encounters a wet bra, Alice Levine barely attempts cricket and Russell Howard makes a convincing liger. Greg Davies sets the tasks.

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  • The Old Soft, Curved Padlock.

    Five celebs - including Russell Howard and Tim Vine - tackle wheelbarrow stunts and lemon towers as Greg Davies sets them truly absurd tasks.

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  • Tarpeters.

    Greg Davies metes out madcap misery. Liza Tarbuck shows her hatred of small toy men. Asim Chaudhry invents a new rain hat. Alice Levine tries to fathom darts.

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  • BMXing!

    Tim Vine strips to his waist, Russell Howard gets tattooed, while Alice Levine apes Leonardo da Vinci using squirty cream. Greg Davies sets the truly absurd tasks.

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  • H.

    Asim Chaudhry has fun with drain pipes, Tim Vine gets stuck in a tunnel and the Taskmaster himself, Greg Davies, vents his annoyance on right hand man Alex Horne.

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  • We met at mealtimes

    It is snowy globes, rubbery ducks and wooden-y spoons, as the competitors use their ingenuity to impress Taskmaster Greg Davies.

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  • One Warm Prawn.

    Greg Davies dishes out baffling tasks to five comics, who this time have to taste-test some baby food. Liza Tarbuck introduces a plastic lizard to a drill.

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  • The Bubble Brothers

    Russell Howard wraps a tie round his head and Tim Vine is left bereft by a small piece of bent metal. Greg Davies sets the truly absurd tasks.

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  • What kind of pictures?

    Russell Howard charms a nice lady called Carol and Liza Tarbuck makes a puzzle for children, that should not be seen by children.

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  • He Was A Different Man

    Tim Vine attempts a risky impersonation and Alex Horne receives a gift from Liza Tarbuck. The recipient of the Taskmaster's golden bonce is revealed.

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Taskmaster

Series 7

Taskmaster

  • The Mean Bean

    Taskmaster Greg Davies returns with sidekick Alex Horne as five comics line up to attempt his mostly meaningless challenges. Today: clothes, construction and caravans.

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  • My Eyes Are Circles

    Five fearless comics continue to battle for Taskmaster Greg Davies's coveted golden bonce. Today: hungry ogres, free money and invisible circles.

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  • Twelve blush majesty two

    Five intrepid comics compete to win Taskmaster Greg Davies's gorgeous golden skull. This week we discover what really makes Alex Horne's pulse race.

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  • OLLIE

    More apparently meaningless tasks are handed to five comedians by the Taskmaster, Greg Davies. Featuring switches, scales and, of course, a face full of mustard.

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  • Lotta Soup

    Taskmaster Greg Davies dishes out more praise and vitriol at his poor cast of comics. Today: spectacular fireworks, mayonnaise circles and a grumpy traffic warden.

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  • A coquettish fascinator

    The unseemly scramble to win Taskmaster Greg Davies's massive gold-plated noggin continues. This week, Kerry Godliman and Jessica Knappett resort to soapy violence.

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  • The Perfect Stuff

    Greg Davies challenges his five fearful funny people to entertain him by completing more baffling challenges, which this week involve corneas, crackers and construction.

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  • Mother Honks Her Horn

    Greg Davies deals out more withering looks and occasional faint praise in his role as the Taskmaster. Ever wondered what was underneath Phil Wang's costume? No? Oh dear.

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  • The Pendulum Draws The Eye

    Two episodes remain in the series and with Greg Davies's shiny head trophy within touching distance, tensions are beginning to run high between the contestants.

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  • I Can Hear It Gooping

    The series reaches its majestic climax. Who will win Greg Davies's coveted golden head to become just the seventh Taskmaster Champion in history?

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Taskmaster

Series 8

Taskmaster

  • Hello

    Five new contestants - Iain Stirling, Joe Thomas, Lou Sanders, Paul Sinha and Sian Gibson - complete a series of tasks under the watchful eye of Greg Davies and Alex Horne.

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  • A Novel About Russian Gulags

    The race continues for Greg Davies's golden head trophy. Today, an interesting selection of facial hair and a fascinating collection of continuous noises.

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  • Stuck in a Mammal Groove

    Joe Thomas struggles with the definition of a mammal, Iain Stirling devises an explosive chemistry experiment and Sian Gibson sends an NSFW text to Greg.

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  • The Barrel Dad

    The competitive nature of Taskmaster bubbles alarmingly to the surface as a simple team task involving a hammock exposes tensions between two of the five comics vying to win.

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  • Stay Humble

    Paul Sinha has some struggles with a basketball, Joe Thomas has a disastrous birthday and will Sian Gibson rescue Little Alex Horne from the sharp beak of an aquatic bird?

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  • I've Been a Bit Ill

    Paul Sinha, Lou Sanders and Iain Stirling become one while Greg Davies watches on, ready to issue his judgements. Sian Gibson seeks to redefine the definition of bounce.

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  • Rock 'n' Roll Umlaut

    Alex Horne takes scrupulous notes as Paul Sinha squats in a telephone box, and Iain Stirling stakes his claim for the Scottish national football team.

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  • This Is Trevor

    Joe Thomas grapples grumpily with some awkward hand-wear, Sian Gibson seems to find proof that she may be psychic and Iain Stirling shows some tasty shortbread who's boss.

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  • Clumpy Swayey Clumsy Man

    Lou Sanders chews on some stationery, Sian Gibson is crushed by a caravan, Paul Sinha wrecks a camera, Joe Thomas gets cross and Iain Stirling waves a stick about.

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  • Aquatic Sewing Machine

    Beach balls, water and sand contribute to a seaside feel, a jolly tone that is interrupted when Greg Davies deals with the questionable actions of one contestant.

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Taskmaster

Series 9

Taskmaster

  • Join Our Cult

    Greg Davies is back, joined as ever by Alex Horne. The five celebs making grand entrances for series nine are David Baddiel, Ed Gamble, Jo Brand, Katy Wix and Rose Matafeo.

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  • Five Miles Per Day

    David Baddiel steers some heavy machinery toward a representation of his childhood sweetheart, in the hope of impressing Taskmaster Greg Davies.

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  • Butter In The Microwave

    Ed Gamble gets reckless with a frying pan, Katy Wix asks for a pencil and Jo Brand shares a leisurely sandwich with David Baddiel.

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  • Quisps.

    David Baddiel shows a readiness to bare his chest and Katy Wix robs a piggy bank. Meanwhile, Alex is powerless in the face of Ed Gamble's creative vision.

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  • Another spoon.

    Jo Brand shows cowboys how to cowboy, Katy Wix tortures Alex Horne with the help of a garden arch and Rose Matafeo asks a stranger if they have a library card.

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  • Bready Bready Bready.

    Jo Brand demonstrates an impressive grasp of street slang, Katy Wix uses a long part of her body to steal something and David Baddiel takes a sledgehammer to a problem.

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  • Don't Like Them to Go Bang.

    New. The five comics go undercover as they try to impress Greg Davies with their attempts at high-level espionage.

  • Think About the Spirit.

    New. It's the grand final, which features peas, teas and absent keys, as Ed Gamble, Jo Brand, Katy Wix and Rose Matafeo vie to go home with Greg Davies's massive face.

  • A Cuddle.

    New. The competitors are lured to a wasteland for a challenge involving eggs and medical equipment. David Baddiel spray-paints his face and Jo Brand reveals her psychic superpowers.

  • Taskmaster (9)

    New. Greg Davies delivers angry appraisals from his comfy throne, as Ed Gamble dons a baby's bonnet, Katy Wix makes Alex Horne wince and Rose Matafeo does a spot of screaming.

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