Never Mind the Buzzcocks (1996– )

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A comedy trivia quiz based around pop music, originally hosted by Mark Lamarr up to October 2006, currently hosted by Simon Amstell. Team captains Phil Jupitus and Bill Bailey (who replaced... See full summary »

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Phill Jupitus ...
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Mark Lamarr ...
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A comedy trivia quiz based around pop music, originally hosted by Mark Lamarr up to October 2006, currently hosted by Simon Amstell. Team captains Phil Jupitus and Bill Bailey (who replaced Sean Hughes in May 2002) are joined each week by different music stars. Popular rounds include one where team members have to identify song intros hummed to them and another where a bygone music star has to be picked out of a line-up of lookalikes. Written by Blake Connolly revised by Ophiicus

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On the 100th show, broadcast on 6th January 2003, John Otway became the first person to rise from the obscurity of the Identity Parade to appear as a panelist on the show. On the same show Jimmy Constable, a former panelist, appeared in the Identity Parade. See more »

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Mark: I like the way Bill just buzzes in without a buzzer!
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Referenced in The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #3.2 (1999) See more »

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Very funny celebrity music quiz show
14 May 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

It's one of BBC 2's longest running serieses and no doubt as it's

funny and still is to this day.

Everyone's perfect for it. You can't imagine anyone else presenting

it than Mark Lamarr, Phill Jupitus is hilarous and Bill Bailey is

superb, outshining the former team captain before him, Sean

Hughes.

The rounds certainly create great games to play at home. Guess

the intro, opening lyrics.

One disapointment is when Mark Lamarr goes too far. Like giving

certain famous people death threats and making some quite

mean jokes.

Other than that, a verry funny show. May it continue.


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