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Complete series cast summary:
Phill Jupitus ...  Himself - Team Captain / ... 281 episodes, 1996-2014
Mark Lamarr ...  Himself - Host 157 episodes, 1996-2005
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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 2011. From that point forward the show was hosted by different guest hosts every week until Rhod Gilbert became the new permanent host, beginning in 2014. Current team captains are Phil Jupitus and Noel Fielding, with Bill Bailey and Sean Hughes being previous captains. Each week different musicians and comedians make up the teams and play musically themed rounds, including one where team members have to identify song intros hummed to them and another where a bygone music star has to be picked out of a line-up of lookalikes. Written by Blake Connolly revised by Anonymous

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UK

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English

Release Date:

12 November 1996 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Забей на панк-рок See more »

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Trivia

An episode from the autumn 2008 series was pulled after guest captain _Russell Brand_ got involved in a scandal unrelated to the show, and finally aired amid a run of repeats in January 2011. See more »

Quotes

Phill Jupitus: Stand up a minute.
Simon Amstell: Why, what's wrong with me?
Phill Jupitus: You look like you've been drawn by children.
[childishly]
Phill Jupitus: This is a man in a suit. I've got lots of brown so
[manically]
Phill Jupitus: Here's his hair.
Simon Amstell: That's what I was going for.
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Featured in Goodbye 2000 (2000) See more »

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Superbly funny
26 November 2002 | by hkuczala7See all my reviews

Mark Lamarr, Bill Bailey and Phil Jupitus are just plain hilarious. Mark Lamarr's unrestrained jokes are at times quite disturbing, but Immensely funny with it. Bill Bailey's general appearance is enough to keep me laughing. And Phil Jupitus is an extremely funny man.

The four guests on the show each week, can only make the show more amusing- I do not think it is possible for a guest to slow down the fast-paced comedy or the host and his team captains.

Just Brilliant.


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