Taskmaster - Dave (Wednesdays 9pm). Best show on television. Series 7 out 5th September.

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by PaperMacheMario » Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:29 pm

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Taskmaster is a British comedy panel game show originally created by British comedian Alex Horne during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2010, and transferred to television on Dave in 2015. The TV series stars comedian and actor Greg Davies now in the titular role of the Taskmaster, issuing simple comedic and bizarre tasks to five regular contestants – usually comedians – with Horne acting as Davies's assistant and umpire during the challenges.




UPCOMING SERIES

Series 7
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James Acaster
Jessica Knappett
Kerry Godliman
Phil Wang
Rhod Gilbert


PREVIOUS SERIES

Series 1
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Frank Skinner
Josh Widdicombe
Roisin Conaty
Romesh Ranganathan
Tim Key

WINNER:
Josh Widdicombe



Series 2
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Doc Brown
Joe Wilkinson
Jon Richardson
Katherine Ryan
Richard Osman

WINNER:
Katherine Ryan



Series 3
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Al Murray
Dave Gorman
Paul Chowdhry
Rob Beckett
Sara Pascoe

WINNER:
Rob Beckett



Series 4
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Hugh Dennis
Joe Lycett
Lolly Adefope
Mel Giedroyc
Noel Fielding

WINNER:
Noel Fielding



Series 5
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Aisling Bea
Bob Mortimer
Mark Watson
Nish Kumar
Sally Phillips

WINNER:
Bob Mortimer


Champion of Champions

PREVIOUS WINNERS SPOILERS
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Josh Widdicombe
Katherine Ryan
Rob Beckett
Noel Fielding
Bob Mortimer

WINNER: Josh Widdicombe



Series 6
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Alice Levine
Asim Chaudhry
Liza Tarbuck
Russell Howard
Tim Vine

WINNER:
Liza Tarbuck


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Noticed there wasn’t a thread for this so thought I’d make one! Anybody else watch it? Genuinely my favourite tv show over the past few years, could watch it all day. :wub:

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PostRe: Taskmaster - Dave (Wednesdays 9pm). Best show on television. S6 E9 tonight.
by Return_of_the_STAR » Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:35 pm

Same, absolutely love it. Great format. I’m a bit behind with series 6 (which you don’t appear to have included on the OP) need to see the last three episodes.

They made a US taskmaster earlier this year, not sure if it will air here or not. It was only half an hour an ep with Reggie Watts as host but still with Alex Horne.

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by Christmas CrackErrkal » Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:36 pm

Awesome show.

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by satriales » Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:05 pm

Best show ever!!

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by PaperMacheMario » Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:12 pm

Return_of_the_STAR wrote:Same, absolutely love it. Great format. I’m a bit behind with series 6 (which you don’t appear to have included on the OP) need to see the last three episodes.

They made a US taskmaster earlier this year, not sure if it will air here or not. It was only half an hour an ep with Reggie Watts as host but still with Alex Horne.

Series 6 is higher up in the OP, it’s in a weird order as it’s the current series.

I can’t imagine the US one being on the same level but am happy to be proven wrong, will have to check it out at some point.


Tim Vine losing the hook on last week’s episode was one of my highlights of the whole show. :lol:

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by Monkey Man » Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:02 am

Great show, it's been renewed for a further 3 more series - http://www.chortle.co.uk/news/2018/02/2 ... new_series

Alice Levine :wub:

The US version was ok but not helped by the short episodes and lack of Greg Davies.

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by Curls » Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:43 am

Been watching this for a good while now. I think what got me into it was Romesh Rama's 'ballooon wizard' task.

It was absolutely fantastic. There have been some great ones through the series including Bob Mortimer's song in the last.

I don't watch it weekly and end up watching random episodes on Dave on night shifts. Been out of the country, so I'll have to watch season 6 on reruns when i'm back next week.

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by satriales » Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:44 am

PaperMacheMario wrote:I can’t imagine the US one being on the same level but am happy to be proven wrong, will have to check it out at some point.

The US version definitely isn't as good, but it's not as terrible as it could've been. It suffers from not having Greg Davies as Taskmaster and each episode is less than 30 minutes. Alex Horne is still there to keep things veering too far from the original format, but he reuses most tasks from the UK version.

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by Somebody Else's Presents » Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:00 am

Excellent show. Greg Davies is one of the best comedians today.

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by Rax » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:23 am

Love this show, definitely one of the best things on TV right now. I cant help but feel that season 6 has been the weakest of the bunch, Im not sure if its the tasks or the contestants but it doesnt seem to have the unpredictability of previous years. Its still very good though and Im enjoying it immensely.

Alice Levine. :wub: :wub: :wub:

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by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:34 am

It’s the best show on TV at the moment, Bob Mortimer’s groups song made me cry with laughter.


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by Christmas CrackErrkal » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:35 am

Rax wrote:Love this show, definitely one of the best things on TV right now. I cant help but feel that season 6 has been the weakest of the bunch, Im not sure if its the tasks or the contestants but it doesnt seem to have the unpredictability of previous years. Its still very good though and Im enjoying it immensely.

Alice Levine. :wub: :wub: :wub:


There doesn't seem to have been any task they only got one person to do so far which is a shame it's great seeing the person face when it turns our it was only them doing it.

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by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:37 am

Errkal wrote:
Rax wrote:Love this show, definitely one of the best things on TV right now. I cant help but feel that season 6 has been the weakest of the bunch, Im not sure if its the tasks or the contestants but it doesnt seem to have the unpredictability of previous years. Its still very good though and Im enjoying it immensely.

Alice Levine. :wub: :wub: :wub:


There doesn't seem to have been any task they only got one person to do so far which is a shame it's great seeing the person face when it turns our it was only them doing it.


Watch last nights episode ;)

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by Christmas CrackErrkal » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:38 am

Moggy wrote:
Errkal wrote:
Rax wrote:Love this show, definitely one of the best things on TV right now. I cant help but feel that season 6 has been the weakest of the bunch, Im not sure if its the tasks or the contestants but it doesnt seem to have the unpredictability of previous years. Its still very good though and Im enjoying it immensely.

Alice Levine. :wub: :wub: :wub:


There doesn't seem to have been any task they only got one person to do so far which is a shame it's great seeing the person face when it turns our it was only them doing it.


Watch last nights episode ;)


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by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:39 am

Errkal wrote:
Moggy wrote:
Errkal wrote:
Rax wrote:Love this show, definitely one of the best things on TV right now. I cant help but feel that season 6 has been the weakest of the bunch, Im not sure if its the tasks or the contestants but it doesnt seem to have the unpredictability of previous years. Its still very good though and Im enjoying it immensely.

Alice Levine. :wub: :wub: :wub:


There doesn't seem to have been any task they only got one person to do so far which is a shame it's great seeing the person face when it turns our it was only them doing it.


Watch last nights episode ;)


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by Christmas CrackErrkal » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:44 am

Moggy wrote:
Errkal wrote:
Moggy wrote:
Errkal wrote:
Rax wrote:Love this show, definitely one of the best things on TV right now. I cant help but feel that season 6 has been the weakest of the bunch, Im not sure if its the tasks or the contestants but it doesnt seem to have the unpredictability of previous years. Its still very good though and Im enjoying it immensely.

Alice Levine. :wub: :wub: :wub:


There doesn't seem to have been any task they only got one person to do so far which is a shame it's great seeing the person face when it turns our it was only them doing it.


Watch last nights episode ;)


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by Harry Ellis » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:44 am

I'm sure I watched 6x09 last week.

Love this show.

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by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:47 am

Drumstick wrote:I'm sure I watched 6x09 last week.

Love this show.


If you watch on demand then the episodes are a week in advance. Except for the final.

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by Harry Ellis » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:49 am

Rax wrote:I cant help but feel that season 6 has been the weakest of the bunch, Im not sure if its the tasks or the contestants but it doesnt seem to have the unpredictability of previous years.

Agreed, I've been watching S3 and S4 recently and tbh I think it's the contestants. This season's are relatively weak IMO and don't seem to have as much imagination as previous contestants.

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by Christmas CrackErrkal » Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:01 am

Drumstick wrote:
Rax wrote:I cant help but feel that season 6 has been the weakest of the bunch, Im not sure if its the tasks or the contestants but it doesnt seem to have the unpredictability of previous years.

Agreed, I've been watching S3 and S4 recently and tbh I think it's the contestants. This season's are relatively weak IMO and don't seem to have as much imagination as previous contestants.

Yeah I would agree with that. The Mark Watson season I think is may favourite so far.


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