A comedy panel game in which being Quite Interesting is more important than being right. Sandi Toksvig is joined each week by four comedians to share anecdotes and trivia, and maybe answer some questions as well.
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 Himself (216 episodes, 2003-2017)
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 Himself - Host (199 episodes, 2003-2016)
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A comedy panel game in which being Quite Interesting is more important than being right. Sandi Toksvig is joined each week by four comedians to share anecdotes and trivia, and maybe answer some questions as well.

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Trivia

The show was invented with spin-offs in mind. Stephen Fry and John Lloyd bought an old building in Oxford which has been done up to become the QI Building featuring a bar and a bookshop. See more »

Goofs

When explaining the jobs of "Nightsoilmen", Stephen Fry says "People had outdoor jacksies in those days". He probably meant to use the word "Johns" or "Khazis". See more »

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Stephen Fry: There's nothing funny about trying to make people laugh!
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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 #1.5 (2015) See more »

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Great comedy platform
28 May 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I really enjoy QI. It has what most 'quiz' show's lack. It never takes itself seriously, the guests are always witty and have fun making the show.

Back in 2005 I was lucky to watch them record an episode at the London Studios. What a great night's entertainment. The stuff that they leave out is just as funny so although it takes them over 2 hours to record a show the time flies.

Stephen Fry is such a clever man , the best bits are always when the other guests take the pee out of Stephen for being too posh.

GREAT ENTERTAINMENT!


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