The Pilot Version - The very first attempt at televising the QI format. No titles, background photos or set design as we later knew from the following Commissioned Series version. Its possible this Pilot was recorded relatively cheaply, unedited, "as live", as Stephen Fry refers to running out of tape, as the banter gets quite anarchic, and the running time hits 35 minutes, instead of the later tight 30 minutes.
Stephen Fry hosts the almost impossible quiz show with guests Alan Davies, Jo Brand, Howard Goodall and Jeremy Hardy. The theme of this edition of the show is atoms and questions range from Argentina to the composition of air.
Stephen Fry poses questions on the topic of arts to Alan Davies, Linda Smith, Bill Bailey and Richard E. Grant. Questions in this edition include - who invented the telephone and what is the most dangerous animal in Africa?
Stephen Fry hosts a festive edition of the quiz show. Alan Davies, Sean Lock, John Sessions and Phill Jupitus attempt to identify the gender of Rudolf the reindeer and guess which Christmas decoration a German village exported worldwide.