A topical news panel show with Jimmy Carr as host, and team captains Sean Lock and Jon Richardson.
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A topical news panel show with Jimmy Carr as host, and team captains Sean Lock and Jon Richardson.

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8 из 10 кошек  »

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The name 8 out of 10 cats come from the old Whiskas advert '8 out of 10 cats prefer Whiskas to any other cat food' See more »

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Fantastic bit of British game-show comedy!
11 August 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

8 out of 10 cats is a game show in which two teams answer questions linked to opinion polls answered for by the general British public. Hosted by the terrific Jimmy Carr, it features Sean Lock and Dave Spikey (both also brilliant) as the team captains, and a host of famous faces to be the other team members. The comedy comes thick and fast, especially from Lock and Spikey, with regular quips from the guests, most of which are surprisingly funny! With a host like Carr, and team captains who know what they're doing, this programme is an absolute treat and should not be missed.

This programme has become one of my favourite comedy game shows, up there with Have I Got News For You, Shooting Stars, and Never Mind the Buzzcocks. Don't Miss!


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