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We Need Answers, Series 2 Episode 4 of 13

Duration: 30 minutes

Anarchic comedy game show in which celebrity guests answer questions set by the public.

Mark Watson hosts, Tim Key is in the questionmaster's chair and Alex Horne provides expert analysis from a booth as two celebrities battle it out to be crowned the winner and avoid the shame of donning 'The Clogs of Defeat'.

In a Christmas-themed episode, writer, comic and performer Neil Innes competes against TV presenter Kirsten O'Brien, with question master Alex dressed as Father Christmas.

The rules are simple - contestants must match their answer to the one given by a text answering service. Questions can range from 'How many gerbils would have to be stacked on top of each other to reach the moon?' to 'Is gravy a condiment?'.

In the cunning physical challenge which pits the contestants against each other, Neil takes on Kirsten in a Christmas present-wrapping contest.

  • No More Women - Round 4: The Dressing Room

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    Filmed minutes before a particularly energetic episode of We Need Answers, Tim Key and Mark Watson resume their long-running series of No More Women: a name-game they invented some time ago, which is now creeping slowly across the country, like mist in the morning. Soon no-one will be able to do anything because it'll be everywhere (that goes for the mist or the all-consuming game - it's not a bad analogy). By the way, I'm Alex Horne and I'm in charge of the commentary and the analogies.


Mark Watson
Alex Horne
Tim Key
Kirsten O'Brien
Neil Innes
Nick Wood
Simon London
Executive Producer
Jo Sargent


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