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Greg Davies is the Taskmaster, and with the help of his ever-loyal assistant Alex Horne, he will set out to test the wiles, wit, wisdom and skills of five celebrity contestants. At the end of the series, who will be crowned the Taskmaster champion?

About Taskmaster

Greg Davies is the Taskmaster, and with the help of his ever-loyal assistant Alex Horne, he will set out to test the wiles, wit, wisdom and skills of five celebrity contestants. At the end of the series, who will be crowned the Taskmaster champion?

TV Show Information

Year of Release: 2015
Country: gb
Last Updated: Friday 07 December, 2018
Minutes per Episode: 45
Genre: comedy
Rating: 8,9/10
Season(s): 5
Network: Dave
TV Show Status: returning series
Releasing Episodes: Tuesday on 21:00
Likes: 121

Episode Overview

Season: 2
Episode: 2 - Pork is a Sausage
Released: 28 June 2016
Description: Nursery rhyme music videos are the flavour of episode two and viewer discretion is advised for Jon Richardson’s disturbing take on Three Blind Mice. Plus find out why Doc Brown isn’t an egg man.
Episode: 3 - A Pistachio Éclair
Released: 05 July 2016
Description: In one of the most difficult challenges of the competition so far the rivals find themselves confronted with an intimidating man in gold chains in episode three, the Mayor of Chesham. Their task? To impress this apathetic authority figure.
Episode: 4 - Welcome to Rico Face
Released: 12 July 2016
Description: In the penultimate episode, the five take on more tasks to win a combination of points and respect from Greg Davies. As well as pet rescue and pineapple concealment, there’s a unique experiment carried out on one of the unsuspecting contestants.
Season: 3
Episode: 1 - Pea in a Haystack
Released: 04 October 2016
Description: Greg Davies sets bewilderingly brilliant tasks - involving vegetable propulsion, snowmen and Swedes - to five celebs, including Al Murray and Dave Gorman.
Episode: 2 - The Dong and the Gong
Released: 11 October 2016
Description: Greg Davies thinks outside the box - or inside a cement-filled shoebox in Rob Beckett's case - as he sets nutty tasks. Dave Gorman gets all bitey!
Season: 4
Episode: 1 - A Fat Bald White Man
Released: 25 April 2017
Description: Hugh Dennis, Joe Lycett, Lolly Adefope, Mel Giedroyc and Noel Fielding fell rubber ducks and destroy cakes to impress the very demanding Greg Davies.
Episode: 2 - Look at Me
Released: 02 May 2017
Description: Lolly Adefope tries long distance painting. Hugh Dennis is befuddled by an egg.
Episode: 3 - Hollowing Out a Baguette
Released: 09 May 2017
Description: Punishing celeb challenges. Devious Greg Davies tries to spot our five camouflaged comics, before the gang attempt to herd some dogs and chickens.
Episode: 4 - Friendship is Truth
Released: 16 May 2017
Description: What will Mel Giedroyc do to a pommel horse? And why are Alex Horne and Noel Fielding dancing like shrews? Dastardly Greg Davies sets the nutty tasks.
Episode: 5 - Meat
Released: 23 May 2017
Description: Greg Davies sets five comedians some bizarre - some would say cruel - tasks. Noel Fielding has a sliding session, while Swedishman Fred receives an intense video call.
Episode: 6 - Spatchcock It
Released: 30 May 2017
Description: Joe Lycett shows no mercy to a camel, and Hugh Dennis gets a sleeping bag challenge.
Episode: 7 - No Stars for Naughty Boys
Released: 06 June 2017
Description: Hugh Dennis wields a blade, while Mel Giedroyc destroys a mannequin.
Episode: 8 - Tony Three Pies
Released: 13 June 2017
Description: In the series finale, Noel Fielding finds an unlikely soul mate, Lolly Adefope shows everyone the money, and Mel Giedroyc bites off more than she can chew.
Season: 5
Episode: 1 - Dignity Intact
Released: 13 September 2017
Description: Greg Davies sets Aisling Bea, Bob Mortimer, Mark Watson, Nish Kumar and Sally Phillips brilliantly bewildering tasks, including basketball without hands!
Episode: 2 - The Leprechaun or the Lesbian
Released: 20 September 2017
Description: Greg Davies takes great pleasure in celebrity humiliation. Nish Kumar pretends he's Robin Hood, while Mark Watson feels the wrath of yoghurt.
Episode: 3 - Phoenix
Released: 27 September 2017
Description: Proving he's as diabolical in real life as he is in the Inbetweeners, Greg Davies sets our five celebs absurd tasks such as jelly-balancing and coconut costumery.
Episode: 4 - Residue Around the Hoof
Released: 04 October 2017
Description: Mark Watson and Nish Kumar pop toast together and Sally Phillips spreads absinthe on it. Greg Davies dishes out the absurd A-list challenges again.
Episode: 5 - A Wind-Dried Puffin
Released: 11 October 2017
Description: Greg Davies sets tasks that are bizarre, cruel - and very funny. Sally Phillips faces an amorous watercooler. Aisling Bea crams a dish into a balloon.
Episode: 6 - Spoony Neeson
Released: 18 October 2017
Description: The consensual celebrity humiliation continues at the hands of wicked Greg Davies. Bob Mortimer champions sausage meat and Sally Phillips returns to the womb.
Episode: 7 - Boing Boing
Released: 25 October 2017
Description: Evil Greg Davies sets comedians cruel conundrums. Nish Kumar is presented with a coconut harness, while a blindfolded Sally Phillips handles a slice of bread.
Episode: 8 - Their Water's So Delicious
Released: 01 November 2017
Description: The celebrity torture is almost over as the series climaxes. Aisling Bea leaps cushions, while Bob Mortimer educates us on Dumfries and Galloway.
Season: 6
Season: 7
Episode: 1 - The Mean Bean
Released: 05 September 2018
Description: The Taskmaster Greg Davies returns, sending fear coursing through the veins of James Acaster, Jessica Knappett, Kerry Godliman, Phil Wang and Rhod Gilbert.
Episode: 2 - My Eyes Are Circles
Released: 12 September 2018
Description: Phil Wang makes ogres poignant, Jessica Knappett mimics a funny noise and James Acaster finds circles. Alex Horne records it all for Taskmaster, Greg Davies.
Episode: 3 - Twelve Blush Majesty Two
Released: 19 September 2018
Description: Rhod Gilbert force-feeds mocha to Taskmaster Greg Davies' loyal assistant Alex Horne, Kerry Godliman boshes a ball and Phil Wang makes an odd noise.
Episode: 4 - OLLIE
Released: 26 September 2018
Description: Jessica Knappett piles shoes on a butcher's scales, James Acaster tries an emergency alarm and Rhod Gilbert smears mustard in his eyes - all to please Taskmaster Greg Davies.
Episode: 6 - A Coquettish Fascinator
Released: 10 October 2018
Description: At the halfway stage, all contestants, with the possible exception of Phil Wang, still have high hopes of winning. Kerry Godliman and Jessica Knappett resort to soapy violence.

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