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Would I Lie to You? 

Two teams, lead by their team leader (either Lee Mack or David Mitchell), have to try and make the other team believe their crazy stories.

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Series cast summary:
David Mitchell ...  Himself - Team Captain 120 episodes, 2007-2020
Lee Mack ...  Himself - Team Captain 119 episodes, 2007-2020
Rob Brydon ...  Himself - Host / ... 107 episodes, 2008-2020
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Two teams, lead by their team leader (either Lee Mack or David Mitchell), have to try and make the other team believe their crazy stories.

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

16 June 2007 (UK) See more »

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Pants on Fire See more »

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London, England, UK

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(14 episodes)

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Originally the show was hosted by Angus Deayton. In 2009, he was replaced with Rob Brydon, after being censored by the BBC for making an inappropriate joke about Jimmy Savile and his mother. See more »

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Rob Brydon: I would never claim to have your range, David. "Shall I do Posh and Repressed, or Repressed and Posh?"
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Nowhere near as funny as the participants think it is
28 April 2017 | by DavidYZSee all my reviews

In this panel game, the players take turns in saying something amusing about themselves, then the others try to work out whether it's true or is a lie. It doesn't work most of the time. That's because most of the lies are either obviously untrue - or are so trivial that it doesn't matter.

The episodes vary a lot in entertainment value, depending who is taking part during that one - but most episodes are awful.

Some of the most common participants aren't good on this show, despite being good elsewhere. David Mitchell is very good in scripted comedy such as Peep Show and the sketch shows that he did with Robert Webb - but as himself, his formal and intellectual style is uncomfortably incongruous for this light-hearted format.


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