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8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown 

A raunchy spoof edition of Countdown (1982) with the stars of 8 Out of 10 Cats (2005).
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Complete series cast summary:
Susie Dent ...  Herself - Lexicographer 118 episodes, 2012-2019
Jimmy Carr ...  Himself - Host / ... 117 episodes, 2012-2019
Rachel Riley ...  Herself - Hostess / ... 115 episodes, 2012-2019
John Pohlhammer ...  Himself - Voice-Over / ... 112 episodes, 2012-2019
Robert Deaton Robert Deaton ...  Fabio 104 episodes, 2013-2019
Sean Lock ...  Himself - Team Captain / ... 90 episodes, 2012-2019
Jon Richardson ...  Himself - Team Captain / ... 86 episodes, 2012-2019
Joe Wilkinson ...  Himself / ... 55 episodes, 2012-2019
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A raunchy spoof edition of Countdown (1982) with the stars of 8 Out of 10 Cats (2005).

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2 January 2012 (UK) See more »

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This pilot was shown as part of "The Channel 4 Mash Up", in which Channel 4 shows crossed-over to celebrate the channel's 30th anniversary. See more »

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Referenced in Countdown: Episode #71.99 (2014) See more »

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Mixed-up clash of two very different shows
28 April 2017 | by DavidYZSee all my reviews

This bizarre merge of 8 Out of 10 Cats and Countdown began when Channel 4 did mash-ups of various programmes of theirs. This is the only one that was turned into a series. It doesn't work most of the time, because 8 Out of 10 Cats is a lighthearted comedy show aimed at young adults - whereas Countdown is a serious show aimed the elderly.

As with 8 Out of 10 Cats, some episodes are considerably better than others - depending on who is in that episode.


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