A comedy panel game in which being Quite Interesting is more important than being right. Stephen Fry is joined each week by four comedians to share anecdotes and trivia, and maybe answer some questions as well.
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A comedy panel game in which being Quite Interesting is more important than being right. Stephen Fry is joined each week by four comedians to share anecdotes and trivia, and maybe answer some questions as well.

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QI XL  »

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Trivia

If the show's schedule continues at the current pace (2015), it will run out of letters in 2029. Quite interestingly, the ampersand used to be the last letter of the alphabet. See more »

Goofs

The word "Unfriended" was in use much earlier than suggested on QI, and can be found in Shakespeare's King Lear. See more »

Quotes

Stephen Fry: Pliny thought a sure cure for a headache was to tie the genitals of a fox around your forehead.
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Stephen Fry: But still, it's better than propping up the evil Pharmaceutical Companies that are destroying our World...
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Crazy Credits

The researchers who provide the questions and information for Stephen Fry are credited as "QI Elves" which is how they are referred to on the show. Occasionally they are also given other interesting titles like "Curator of Jack and Jill" These can be seen in the "Cast And Crew". See more »

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Referenced in Ballot Monkeys: Episode #1.3 (2015) See more »

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FANTASTIC!
15 October 2003 | by (Nottingham, England) – See all my reviews

Stephen Fry, as per usual, is involved in one of the funniest and most entertaining shows on British Television. After Blackadder and the like what can one expect from him? This programme is not just funny it is indeed, Quite Interesting(sorry for the pathetic pun). If anybody has ever wondered what noises frogs make, how many wives Henry VIII had, or the why Plato was called Plato, you must see this programme!

My friends and the whole of my college, after me watching it, know what snippits of information have been on the programme because i make sure that they are told the best bits. I advise any power-crazed factophile to watch this at the earliest opportunity (Thurs BBC2 10:00, BBC4 10:30)!


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