Two teams, lead by their team leader (either Lee Mack or David Mitchell), have to try and make the other team believe their crazy stories.
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Two teams, lead by their team leader (either Lee Mack or David Mitchell), have to try and make the other team believe their crazy stories.

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Nowhere near as funny as the participants think it is
28 April 2017 | by (Essex) – See all my reviews

In this panel game, the players take turns in saying something amusing about themselves, then the others try to work out whether it's true or is a lie. It doesn't work most of the time. That's because most of the lies are either obviously untrue - or are so trivial that it doesn't matter.

The episodes vary a lot in entertainment value, depending who is taking part during that one - but most episodes are awful.

Some of the most common participants aren't good on this show, despite being good elsewhere. David Mitchell is very good in scripted comedy such as Peep Show and the sketch shows that he did with Robert Webb - but as himself, his formal and intellectual style is uncomfortably incongruous for this light-hearted format.


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