A game show where contestants aim to score the fewest points possible by guessing the least popular answers given by people in polls on various subjects.
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The computer on Osman's desk is just a prop. This is why he can often be seen reading answers off a piece of paper. See more »

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Alexander Armstrong - Presenter: Let's see if it's right, and if so, how many people said it.
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Mind-numbingly addictive
3 November 2010 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

The thing that makes this show so brilliant is that it actually feels like an accomplishment when you know a good (obscure) answer. Who was the director of "The Terminator"? James Cameron. Was that fun? Of course not. However, when you have to name a James Cameron movie and try to go for an answer few people have heard of, that's an actual challenge. And because there's never one right answer you either know or don't know, you can actually sort of play this within family circles and such and such. The format has been tinkered with a lot already, but really the changes were all for the better. While there used to be four rounds that were somewhat slow-paced and similar to each other, now the show has actually transformed into a more compact program with less contestants, more interesting variations on the basic concept and just generally more fun. I also really like Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman, who host this show in quite a unique, atypical way. Richard's interventions can be well, pointless, as he has to say roughly the same stuff every episode (we're aware obscure answers score less points and wrong answers score 100, why the hell does he say that before the SECOND round?), but more often they're hilarious. Behold, the only quiz show I've ever liked, may it be on forever.


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