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The Final Countdown 

Roy tries to locate a window-cleaner who left his ladders in Roy's flat, Moss becomes a member of the strange, secret, elite club of Countdown (1982) champions, and Jen investigates what's going on in the Heads of Department meetings.

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Graham Linehan
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Chris O'Dowd ... Roy Trenneman
Richard Ayoade ... Maurice Moss
Katherine Parkinson ... Jen Barber
Matt Berry ... Douglas Reynholm
Gemma Chan ... Ivana
Mark Chatterton Mark Chatterton ... Jeremy
David Crow David Crow ... Negative One
Brian Limond Brian Limond ... Barry the Window Cleaner
Gresby Nash Gresby Nash ... Alistair
Karin Perathoner Karin Perathoner ... Club Receptionist
Adam Stevens Adam Stevens ... Hoist Window Cleaner
Benedict Wong ... Prime
Gyles Brandreth Gyles Brandreth ... Gyles Brandreth
Rachel Riley ... Rachel Riley
Jeff Stelling Jeff Stelling ... Jeff Stelling
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Storyline

Roy moves into his new flat and is then mistaken for a window-cleaner; and celebrity status for Moss comes easy when he reaches new heights on the renowned quiz show Countdown (1982), leading to exclusive membership of the 8+ Club. Jen is envious to know just what is going on in the Heads of Department meetings where soft, white dressings gowns are involved. She's feeling very left out and eager to find out. Written by Cinema_Fan

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Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 July 2010 (UK) See more »

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Trivia

Visible on the wall of the IT department in this episode is the map from xkcd comic 256: "Online Communities". See more »

Goofs

When Roy first meets Alistair, Alistair is with a girl. When he walks past Roy after the conversation ends, the girl is not with him. See more »

Quotes

Roy: [shouts] I'm not a window cleaner.
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Connections

References Fight Club (1999) See more »

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Rising Mercury
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Music by Terry Devine-King and Nick Ingman
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Great Episode
6 July 2010 | by matejdujicSee all my reviews

I was really happy as 4th season had started but first episode wasn't so funny to me. But anyway i know that one average episode doesn't make show bad so couldn't wait for second epy and I was excited after seeing it. I've seen it three times now and I just can't stop laughing on the scene where moss and Roy enter the club 8+ with hip-hop music and low camera slow-motion walking. Of course legendary moments of unlicensed battles and matrix parody, invaluable moments anyway. Is it just me or Asian looking guy in dark dress smiled a little bit when he was "walking" away from Moss, when he was sitting in waiting room? Sorry for confusing English.


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