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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Alan Davies ...  Self / ... 271 episodes, 2003-2020
Stephen Fry ...  Self - Host 201 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 Qi theme tune actually has a secret message hidden within it, spelling out www.alan0andstephenhero.com in Morse code. In 2016 (when this titbit was first revealed on the show), a real link to the show's official webpage was created from this URL. See more »

Goofs

The photograph of the piece of knitting with "I woolly love you" in Morse Code knitted into it is shown upside down. This is particularly noticeable because the O in you (dash dash dash) and the I (dot dot), are in the wrong places. See more »

Quotes

Stephen Fry: [quoting Albert Einstein] Only two things are infinite - the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not so sure about the universe.
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Crazy Credits

The on-screen credits for each episode of Series 16 (the P series) include a credit for a Puzzle Wrangler called Pandora. The "surname" of this "person" changes with each episode. These are clues to a puzzle, with a mystery prize to be revealed for one lucky winner at the end according to the programme makers. See more »

Alternate Versions

Occasionally the arrangement of the opening/end credits music would be modified slightly to match the theme of that particular show. So, for instance, when the given topic was something like "All things french", an accordion would be heard prominently in the mix. But perhaps the most obvious case of modification would be in the "Holiday Special", where in addition to jingle-bells being added, the first two lines from the song by that same name were cleverly integrated into the music - thus adding three more notes to the second line of the main melody. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Ballot Monkeys: Episode #1.5 (2015) See more »

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FANTASTIC!
15 October 2003 | by datrex1See all my reviews

Stephen Fry, as per usual, is involved in one of the funniest and most entertaining shows on British Television. After Blackadder and the like what can one expect from him? This programme is not just funny it is indeed, Quite Interesting(sorry for the pathetic pun). If anybody has ever wondered what noises frogs make, how many wives Henry VIII had, or the why Plato was called Plato, you must see this programme!

My friends and the whole of my college, after me watching it, know what snippits of information have been on the programme because i make sure that they are told the best bits. I advise any power-crazed factophile to watch this at the earliest opportunity (Thurs BBC2 10:00, BBC4 10:30)!


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English

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11 September 2003 (UK) See more »

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(93 episodes)

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