Argumental (2008– )

TV Series  -   -  Comedy | Game-Show
6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 274 users  
Reviews: 4 user

Two opposing teams of comedians are given series of topics to debate.

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 101 titles
created 05 Sep 2011
 
a list of 1003 titles
created 28 Apr 2012
 
A
a list of 1262 titles
created 28 Nov 2012
 
a list of 72 titles
created 24 Dec 2012
 
a list of 17 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Argumental" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Argumental (2008– )

Argumental (2008– ) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Argumental.

Season:

4 | 3 | 2 | 1

Year:

2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Have I Got News for You (TV Series 1990)
Comedy | Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Hilarious, totally-irreverent, near-slanderous political quiz show, based mainly on news stories from the last week or so, that leaves no party, personality or action unscathed in pursuit ... See full summary »

Stars: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton, Angus Deayton
QI (TV Series 2003)
Comedy | Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

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.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Alan Davies, Bill Bailey
Never Mind the Buzzcocks (TV Series 1996)
Comedy | Game-Show | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A comedy trivia quiz based around pop music, originally hosted by Mark Lamarr up to October 2006, then hosted by Simon Amstell until his departure in 2009. From that point forward the show ... See full summary »

Stars: Phill Jupitus, Mark Lamarr, Bill Bailey
Pointless (TV Series 2009)
Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A game show where contestants aim to score the fewest points possible by guessing the least popular answers given by people in polls on various subjects.

Stars: Alexander Armstrong, Richard Osman, Caroline Ambrose
You Have Been Watching (TV Series 2009)
Comedy | Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Charlie Brooker quizzes celebrity guests on their televisual literacy.

Stars: Charlie Brooker, Frankie Boyle, Rufus Hound
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
Stars: Alexander Armstrong, Dave Lamb, Clive Anderson
My Favourite Joke (TV Series 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Stars: Barbara Windsor, Alan Carr, Jo Brand
Big Bad World (TV Series 2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Big Bad World is a comedy about what happens when you wait for life to begin. Ben has just graduated and the world should be his oyster, but he quickly finds himself back in his hometown ... See full summary »

Stars: Blake Harrison, David Fynn, Seann Walsh
Room 101 (TV Series 1994)
Comedy | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Stars: Paul Merton, Nick Hancock, Frank Skinner
Was It Something I Said? (TV Series 2013)
Comedy | Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Stars: David Mitchell, Richard Ayoade, Micky Flanagan
Comedy | Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Mick Thomas
Stars: Jimmy Carr, Richard Ayoade, Noel Fielding
10 O'Clock Live (TV Series 2011)
Comedy | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stars: Charlie Brooker, Jimmy Carr, Lauren Laverne
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
John Sergeant ...
 Himself - Host (40 episodes, 2008-2010)
Marcus Brigstocke ...
 Himself - Team Captain (40 episodes, 2008-2010)
...
 Himself - Team Captain (40 episodes, 2008-2010)
Sean Lock ...
 Himself / ... (18 episodes, 2009-2012)
Edit

Storyline

Two opposing teams of comedians are given series of topics to debate.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

panel show | discussion

Genres:

Comedy | Game-Show

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 October 2008 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Whose Side Are You On?  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in 24 Hour Panel People: Episode #1.3 (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Absolute Balls - Not Worth Watching...
22 January 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

What we've got here is a programme trying its best to fit the framework for what is popularly known today as the "quizcom" - a quiz with a comedic element forming the backbone of the programme.

Argumental, a Dave exclusive, is not shown on analogue terrestrial television, simply because it is nowhere near as good as every other quizcom out there. "Have I Got News For You," "Mock The Week," "Never Mind The Buzzcocks," et al contain more humour in their first two minutes than Argumental contains along the course of an entire show.

There are two reasons for this - one being the nature of the show, and how arguing for something you might not necessarily believe leaves you with a dearth of ideas. The main reason why Argumental fails dramatically to hit the mark, is the substandard comedians desperate to ply their trade, and prove that they are not, by any means, "C-list" comedians. In doing so, however, they prove more than any stand-up ever could, that they are nothing but "C-list" jokers, bereft of ideas, lacking the necessary charms required to drive a show and its audience on for the duration of an entire series.


5 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
First post! GildedButterfly
Where can I get Argumental on the Net? some_libertine
24/11/08 Episode GildedButterfly
Series 2 chay_frules
What happened to the rest of series 2 chay_frules
series 4 ??? Lizzie_1977
Discuss Argumental (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page