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Never Mind the Buzzcocks 

Music-based comedy quiz show.
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Complete series cast summary:
Phill Jupitus ...  Himself - Team Captain / ... 281 episodes, 1996-2014
Mark Lamarr ...  Himself - Host 157 episodes, 1996-2005
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A comedy trivia quiz based around pop music, originally hosted by Mark Lamarr up to October 2006, then hosted by Simon Amstell until his departure in 2011. From that point forward the show was hosted by different guest hosts every week until Rhod Gilbert became the new permanent host, beginning in 2014. Current team captains are Phil Jupitus and Noel Fielding, with Bill Bailey and Sean Hughes being previous captains. Each week different musicians and comedians make up the teams and play musically themed rounds, including one where team members have to identify song intros hummed to them and another where a bygone music star has to be picked out of a line-up of lookalikes. Written by Blake Connolly revised by Anonymous

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BBC [UK]

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 1996 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Забей на панк-рок See more »

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Trivia

An episode from the autumn 2008 series was pulled after guest captain _Russell Brand_ got involved in a scandal unrelated to the show, and finally aired amid a run of repeats in January 2011. See more »

Quotes

[in the 'what's the next line of the song' round]
Mark: Girlfriend in a coma?
Bill: Oh... dear.
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Connections

Remade as Doe maar normaal (2007) See more »

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Excellent show, Simon Amstell is "a competent and witty host" and guests are milked for every dirty deed they ever committed.
22 November 2007 | by dieyoung9See all my reviews

OMG r u taking the mickey man this show is hilarious, Simon Amstell is such a witty guy! Also it is mainly a comedy and its 4 people who like good music and a good laugh. How can u say the people "think" they are funny, of course they r funny Noel Fielding is the biggest up and coming comedian in the whole of the UK and his show is quickly becoming a cult classic. I'm not even trying 2 be harsh but u have a screw loose what do u find funny then?! I strongly advise people to ignore the comment written before this, I must say I'm open to people's opinions and perhaps the show is not for him but the reasons for his dislike are terrible! Simon Amstell actually makes me laugh out loud, if you like wit and prefer to steer clear of slapstick comedy then watch this. Granted there are some guests who do continue to dwell at the slapstick end of the scale but in general it is good English comedy with the use of language and avoids broad comedy with which to appeal to the masses.


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