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Episode 11
Title Series 2, Episode 5
Air date 17 February 2006
Host Dara Ó Briain
Left team Gina Yashere
Hugh Dennis
Frankie Boyle
Right team Andy Parsons
Rory Bremner
Greg Proops
Result Rory's team won
Episode guide
Previous Series 2, Episode 4
Next Series 2, Episode 6

The fifth episode of the second series was first broadcast on the 17 February 2006.

Guests[]

Team Guest #
Hugh and Frankie's team Gina Yashere 2nd appearance
Rory's team Andy Parsons 6th appearance
Greg Proops 1st appearance


Rounds[]

Headliners[]

  • B.I.D.P. – Brown In Dual Premiership
    • RB: Bags I Downing Street Parking Place
    • HD: Brown's Invisible Dandelion Plant
    • GY:
    • GP: Brown Dyslexic Person Is (Deliberately using incorrect initials)
    • FB: Brown's Iraqi Death Punch
    • AP: Budget Is Definately Preferable
Red indicates the use of a large word with an incorrect initial.


Between The Lines[]

Hugh Dennis tells us what Tony Blair (Rory Bremner) is really saying in his review of his years at Downing street.


  • RB: Uh, gosh, Ladies and gentlemen, the world, is a difficult and dangerous place, we face perhaps the greatest challenges we've ever faced in our history
  • HD: Time to go
  • RB: It is the greatest duty of any Prime Minister and any government to protect the safety and security of their citizens
  • HD: Whoops
  • RB: As, Prime Minister I spent a lot of time lying awake at night staring into the abyss
  • HD: I wish Cherie would sleep with her mouth closed
  • RB: I know that people are just going on and on and on about when I'm going to step down
  • HD: I know Gordon is going on and on and on about when I'm going to step down
  • RB: But when I do, I'm not a kingmaker, there will be a proper procedure for the successor
  • HD: Whom so ever pulls the sword from the stone he is the one
  • RB: I know that in time Gordon will be an excellent leader
  • HD: For the opposition
  • RB: I know that a lot of people think I'm insincere
  • HD: But hey I love you all
  • RB: But when I actually do move on from my career in public service, I'm looking foward to a new challenge
  • HD: Tonight Matthew, I'm going to be James Blunt

Round and Round and Round It Goes, Where It Lands Do Some Jokes[]

The Future George Bush Crime
Frankie Boyle Greg Proops Gina Yashere & Andy Parsons


If This Is the Answer, What Is the Question?[]

World News
  • Answer: 30 Yards
  • Question: How far away was 78 year old Harry Whittington standing when US vice president Dick Cheney shot him?
  • AP: How long after starting a marathon, do you start to regret wearing the rhino outfit?
  • GY: On Saturday night, what is the distance between Jodie Marsh's ankles?
  • FB: How much of a start should the British army give Iraqi kids?
  • GP: What is the circumference of the average American?
  • RB: The bus is 31 yards away, how far can you run before it moves off?
  • FB: How far is the average child away from a pedophile if they sit at the very back of the classroom?
  • FB: The distance Dick Cheney considers someone to be prey?

Ask The Politicians[]

Roles
  • DÓ: Host
  • RB: Duke of Edinburgh
  • HD: Spokesman for the Conservatives
  • GP: A TV evangelist
  • GY: Member of the public
  • FB: Member of the audience
    (Question: What would the panel do to combat Bird flu?)
  • AP: Member of the audience
    (Question: What do the panel think is the best way for parents to discipline their children?)


Scenes We'd Like To See[]

Main article: Scenes We'd Like To See: Series 2, Episode 5
  • What you don't want to hear a Prime Minister say.
  • Unsettling things to hear from the cockpit of a plane.
  • Bad valentine cards to receive.

External links[]

Mock the WeekSeries 2 Episodes
Episode 1 · Episode 2 · Episode 3 · Episode 4 · Episode 5 · Episode 6 · Episode 7
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