Episode 27
Title Series 5, Episode 1
Air date 12 July 2007
Host Dara Ó Briain
Left team Michael McIntyre
Hugh Dennis
Frankie Boyle
Right team Andy Parsons
Jan Ravens
Russell Howard
Result Hugh and Frankie's team won
Episode guide
Previous Series 4, Episode 6
Next Series 5, Episode 2

The first episode of the fifth series was first broadcast on the 12 July 2007. From this episode onwards Dara Ó Briain no longer performed an opening monologue from the performance area, instead he would be sitting at his desk and would introduce the panellists straight away.


Team Guest #
Hugh and Frankie's team Michael McIntyre 1st appearance
Andy and Russell's team Jan Ravens 1st appearance



  • G.B.T.C. – Gordon Brown Takes Charge
    • HD: Give Blair This Cyanide
    • AP: Give Back Tony's Cup
    • JR: Grumpy Bunny Takes Control
    • RH: God Bless Tesselated Crockery
    • RH: Gordon Brown Touching Cloth
    • FB: Gordon Battles Tourettes-- Cunt!
    • AP: Gerge Bush – Total Cock
    • RH: Gordon Brown Tickles Chickens
    • AP: Gin Brought in Tea Cup
    • MM: Gordon's Butler, The Claw
    • FB: Gordon Brown Termite's Cathedral
Green indicates unbroadcast suggestions released on the first Too Hot For TV DVD

NHS Revolving Door Of HappinessEdit

Travel Relationships Men's Health Sport
Andy Parsons Michael McIntyre Russell Howard Frankie Boyle


  • Film of Queen Elizabeth II meeting the Arsenal football team.
    • Jan Ravens voices Queen Elizabeth II
    • Hugh Dennis voices the team members and the other male characters

If This Is the Answer, What Is the Question?Edit

  • Answer: Over 31,000 Tonnes
  • Question: What is the estimated size of Live Earth's carbon footprint?
  • JR: The weight of the first ever mobile phone
  • AP: If you sell fertilizer, what size order should make you suspicious?
  • FB: If that bomb had gone off, how much cellulite would be spattered across central Scotland?
  • HD: How much weight has Charlotte Church put on in pregnancy?
  • FB: When Tony Blair was asked how many Iraqis he had killed, what was his callous reply?

Scenes We'd Like To SeeEdit

  • Unlikely things to hear at Wimbledon.
  • What a newsreader would never say.

External linksEdit

Mock the WeekSeries 5 Episodes
Episode 1 · Episode 2 · Episode 3 · Episode 4 · Episode 5 · Episode 6 · Episode 7 · Episode 8 · Episode 9 · Episode 10 · Episode 11 · Episode 12
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