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Episode 12
Title Series 2, Episode 6
Air date 24 February 2006
Host Dara Ó Briain
Left team Jo Brand
Hugh Dennis
Frankie Boyle
Right team John Oliver
Rory Bremner
Jeremy Hardy
Result Hugh and Frankie's team won
Episode guide
Previous Series 2, Episode 5
Next Series 2, Episode 7

The sixth episode of the second series was first broadcast on the 24 February 2006.


Team Guest #
Hugh and Frankie's team Jo Brand 5th appearance
Rory's team John Oliver 7th appearance
Jeremy Hardy 2nd appearance


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

  • Answer: Up To 18 Months
  • Question: According to one expert how soon can people expect Bird Flu to be passed from human to human?
  • JB: What is the minimum wait for the customer careline for British gas?
  • FB: What is Stephen Hawking's personal best for the marathon?
  • HD: How long does it take Abu Hamsa to lace up his shoes?
  • RB: What's the waiting list for a bed in maternity?
  • FB: How long is a Scottish Winter?
  • HD: How long does it take the average man over 40 to send a text message?
  • JB: How long does it take Sting to ejaculate?

Between The Lines[]

Hugh Dennis tells us what Gordon Brown (Rory Bremner) is really saying about his impending job as the Prime Minister of the UK.

  • RB: Ladies and gentlemen, for nearly 9 years now I have been Chancellor of the Exchequer.
  • HD: Ladies and gentlemen, for nearly 9 years now I have wanted to be Prime Minister.
  • RB: There have been much talk about a handover, I think it's more important than that, it's not just about myself and Tony, it's about the future of the country.
  • HD: It's my turn!
  • RB: Throughout that time I have controlled the economy prudently and sustainably.
  • HD: One more stamp and I get a free Cappacino.
  • RB: I know people find David Cameron attractive, but I have qualities that he hasn't.
  • HD: I'm big, I'm tough and I'm hung like a horse.
  • RB: I'm a great believer in national identity.
  • HD: Oki the new.
  • RB: But I don't believe in cultural stereotypes.
  • HD: Many a meckle makes a muckle.
  • RB: I know that some people think I'm dur and sullen ha ha and some people think I've got a lack of charisma ha ha.
  • HD: (stares blankly)
  • RB: Now, of course I'm looking forward to working with John Presscott, he's an able politician with robust views which he expresses most effectivly.
  • HD: He's a fat grumpy bastard.

Le Cercle de L'actualité[]

Sport Charity Hospitals
John Oliver Frankie Boyle Jeremy Hardy & Jo Brand


  • W.S.B.S. – Wembley Stadium Behind Schedule
    • JB: Wembley's Single Builder Sorry
    • FB: Well Surprise Bloody Surprise
    • HD: We're Surrounded By Scaffolding
    • RB: Wembley Six, Builders Seven
    • FB: We Sold Both Shovels


Scenes We'd Like To See[]

Main article: Scenes We'd Like To See: Series 2, Episode 6
  • What not to say on receiving a winter olympics medal.
  • Improbable things for Osama bin Laden to say on his tapes.
  • Unlikely thing for a TV announcer to say.

External links[]

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