Saturday, 13 June 2009

Series G - General Guide

Yesterday saw the last episode of QI Series G being recorded, thus seeing the completion of the shows longest series yet, consisting of sixteen editions stuffed full of quite interesting G-related topics, not to mention good gags, glorious guests and General Ignorance.

As well as being the longest series, there are also some quite interesting guests. Nine new faces have appeared on the show. These include three women, two of whom are the first lesbians to appear on the show, our third American guest, our second Irish guest, our second Australian guest and our first Dane. It also sees a guest who has not appeared since Series A. This series also sees the first time where QI is played by more than four panellists.

Here is the list of episodes, in order of recording date:

1) G-Animals: Bill Bailey, Sean Lock, Sandi Toksvig and John Hodgman.

2) Gravity: Barry Humphries, Bill Bailey and Rich Hall.

3) Gothic: Jimmy Carr, Jack Dee and Sue Perkins.

4) Games: Phill Jupitus, Sean Lock and Liza Tarbuck.

5) Gifts: Clive Anderson, Jimmy Carr and Jan Ravens.

6) A Galimaufrey of Gingambobs: Phill Jupitus, Hugh Dennis and Andy Hamilton.

7) Green: Danny Baker, Bill Bailey and Jeremy Clarkson.

8) Greek: Phill Jupitus, Clive Anderson and Rich Hall.

9) Groovy (Christmas Special): Bill Bailey, Lee Mack and David Tennant.

10) Girls and Boys: Ronni Ancona, Sandi Toksvig and Jack Dee.

11) Geometry: Rob Brydon, Johnny Vegas and David Mitchell.

12) Genius: David Mitchell, Dara Ó Briain and Graham Norton.

13) Germany: Jo Brand, Rob Brydon and Sean Lock.

14) Geography: Jo Brand, Rob Brydon and Jimmy Carr.

15) Gardens and Groceries: Dara Ó Briain, Rob Brydon and David Mitchell.

16) Greats: Jo Brand, Sean Lock and David Mitchell.

It is expected that the series will start sometime in the autumn.