The following are examples of rejected specialist subjects:[4]Template:Failed verification. The contestant scores one point for each correct answer and may pass as often as desired. Trivia Mastermind.

The Junior version was cancelled after the two 2007 series. The specialist subjects were The World of Glee; UK Dialling Codes; U2; Husky Dogs and Back to the Future. After the contestants have answered the specialised questions, they are given general knowledge questions. If contestants have the same score and number of passes, a five-question tiebreaker is played. In August 2010 during an edition of Mastermind Champion of Champions, the 2010 series champion, Jesse Honey, scored 23 out of 23 on "Flags of the World" in the specialist subject round, an all-time record. It was presented by Magnus Magnusson. [citation needed]. PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 00:05, Mon, May 25, 2020. On another occasion, Have I Got News for You turned the Mastermind spotlight on one of its favourite guests, Boris Johnson, when he appeared in 2001.

Check out the new and old movies we adore and plan to stream this Diwali season, from Devdas to Hindi Medium. In one send-up, which appeared on the television edition of Dead Ringers, the contestant offered to answer questions on Mary Queen of Scots, but when an answer was given, John Humphrys was shown saying "Yes, but you sexed that answer up". The score was equalled in November 2009 by gas fitter Michael Burton; he only scored 2 for his specialist subject, Angels.

Once both responses are revealed, the correct answer is given. [3] The celebrity version then also aired on BBC Two for a first full series of three episodes in December 2003/January 2004, also hosted by Humphrys.[1]. A special guest would always be invited to present the trophy to the winner, with the exception of the final edition in 1997, where host Magnus Magnusson presented the trophy to the new winner. The show had three series over a 15-month period, from September 2000 to December 2001. In 1974, Morecambe and Wise performed a sketch based on Mastermind, which featured Magnússon and the black chair.

For the first round, each contestant in turn is given a set length of time, usually two minutes (one minute and a half in semi-finals, similarly hereinafter), to answer questions on a specialised subject which he or she has chosen. As the camera panned out it became evident that the chair itself was on a platter, slowly turning in a giant microwave oven. Ashman would go on to become six times IQA world champion. Master Minds is a reformatting of the Game Show Network game show Best Ever Trivia Show, pitting three contestants against three trivia experts, or "Master Minds." It came back in 2008 as a 10-part competition this time entitled Sport Mastermind. The second occasion was in 1998, when Magnus Magnusson appeared as a guest. Honey's score was equalled by Iwan Thomas, who scored a record 23 (in two-and-half minutes) in the general knowledge round in 2010.

If they can answer it correctly, they win the $10,000 and the return trip. Its current whereabouts are unknown.[9]. After the opening round, HIGNFY regular Ian Hislop mentioned that in accordance with a long-running theme of Humphrys' other well-known role as anchor of BBC Radio 4's Today Programme, he was about to spring a surprise on him. The contestants are now recalled in reverse order of number of points scored in the first round. [1] The original black chair was given to Magnus Magnusson as a souvenir when he retired from the show. 5/10 Carl Frampton, Victoria Fritz, Wayne Sleep and Rav Wilding are in the spotlight tonight.

Also in 2004, Johnny Vaughan's BBC Three show Live at Johnny's featured a version called Mastermind Rejects—the premise being that the specialist subjects were too ludicrously obscure even for Mastermind. SBS ’s new quiz show continues a 47-year tradition of tense moments, obscure special subjects and THAT black chair. Contestants faced questions fired at them by a panel of four sports and entertainment celebrities for two minutes; like Mastermind, there were two rounds of questions, but the first round had each panellist's questions representing a different sports category pertaining to their area of expertise, and the second round had no categories and the contestant could not control who asked the questions; they were fired at random. The contestant may pass (by simply saying "pass") if he or she doesn't know the answer, or prefers not to spend time trying to remember the answer: the questioner does not begin to read the next question until the contestant has given an answer or said "pass".

In 1975 The Goodies featured Mastermind in the episode "Frankenfido" when a dog (Bill Oddie in a suit) appeared on the show and managed to correctly answer questions asked of it as they all had answers that could be represented by growls, such as 'bark' and 'ruff'. Using the back-up chair from the Mastermind studio, each team member chose a specialist subject, only to have them swapped before being questioned in the chair on their randomly selected subject and general knowledge.

The format is the same as the standard show,[1] although each episode is treated as a single contest with the winner receiving a trophy and contestants fees being donated to charity. The specialist subject was The History of the Home Video Recorder, 1972 to 1984.[11]. Currently in production      No longer in production, Conversation with Magnus Magnusson, March 2004, World War II British campaigns in North Africa, "Mastermind's lowest scorer: 'It wasn't my night, "Black chair brings ignominy for Mastermind contestant", http://www.thelinkportal.co.uk/files/video/deadringersmastermindtheopera.swf, "Mastermind – BBC One London – 11 September 1972", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 26 December 1972", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 3 September 1973", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 27 December 1973", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 5 September 1974", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 23 December 1974", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 4 September 1975", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 22 December 1975", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 7 September 1976", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 24 December 1976", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 30 August 1977", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 20 December 1977", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 7 September 1978", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 26 December 1978", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 5 September 1979", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 23 December 1979", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 31 August 1980", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 21 December 1980", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 6 September 1981", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 27 December 1981", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 9 January 1983", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 8 May 1983", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 29 January 1984", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 27 May 1984", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 6 January 1985", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 5 May 1985", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 12 January 1986", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 29 June 1986", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 4 January 1987", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 7 June 1987", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 7 January 1988", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 5 June 1988", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 15 January 1989", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 11 June 1988", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 7 January 1990", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 17 June 1990", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 20 January 1991", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 2 June 1991", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 16 February 1992", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 7 June 1992", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 10 January 1993", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 16 May 1993", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 20 March 1994", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 21 August 1994", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 9 April 1995", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 6 August 1995", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 29 May 1996", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 14 October 1996", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 9 June 1997", "Mastermind – BBC One London – 1 September 1997", "Mastermind – BBC Radio 4 FM – 6 April 1998", "Mastermind – BBC Radio 4 FM – 29 June 1998", "Mastermind – BBC Radio 4 FM – 29 March 1999", "Mastermind – BBC Radio 4 FM – 21 June 1999", "Mastermind – BBC Radio 4 FM – 8 May 2000", "Mastermind – BBC Radio 4 FM – 31 July 2000", "Supermind – BBC One London – 1 January 1976", "Supermind – BBC One London – 28 December 1976", "Supermind – BBC One London – 3 January 1978", "Cup Final Grandstand – BBC One London – 6 May 1978", "Cup Final Grandstand – BBC One London – 12 May 1979", "Cup Final Grandstand – BBC One London – 10 May 1980", "Mastermind International – BBC One London – 28 February 1979", "Mastermind International – BBC One London – 7 April 1980", "Mastermind International – BBC One London – 11 June 1981", "Mastermind International – BBC One London – 3 June 1982", "Mastermind International – BBC One London – 29 August 1983", "Mastermind Champions – BBC One London – 1 May 1982", "Mastermind Champions – BBC One London – 3 May 1982", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mastermind_(British_game_show)&oldid=985525172, Television series by Hat Trick Productions, Articles with dead external links from January 2018, Articles with permanently dead external links, Pages using infobox television with alias parameters, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2019, Articles with unsourced statements from July 2019, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 26 October 2020, at 13:25. Three contestants face off against three trivia experts.

... Former Mastermind champions go head-to-head for a place in the Champion of Champions final. The current record for the overall lowest score is 3 points, set on 21 December 2016 in a Celebrity edition by parasport athlete Kadeena Cox, scoring all 3 points on her specialist subject of Arsenal F.C. Three celebrity contestants, Ken Jennings, Muffy Marracco, and Johnathan Corbblah face off against mere mortals in "Masterminds," hosted by Brooke Burns.

First prize is a 14-day trip to London and the coveted chair. There was another series in 2005 (subjects included Black Holes and the Star Wars trilogy), which was won by Robin Geddes, whose specialist subjects were The Vicar of Dibley and A Series of Unfortunate Events, with a third series airing in 2006, won by Domnhall Ryan, and featuring subjects such as Harry Potter and Chelsea Football Club, and a fourth series in 2007 won by Robert Stutter and a fifth series later that year won by David Verghese. During the second round, each contestant in turn answers a series of general knowledge questions.

Four and in later contests five or six contestants face two rounds, one on a specialised subject of the contestant's choice, the other a general knowledge round. Mastermind Champion of Champions was a 2010 5-part competition that featured previous Mastermind champions. He finished as runner-up with a combined score of 36 points, losing out to Pat Gibson by having two more passes. It came back in 2008 as a 10-part competition this time entitled Sport Mastermind. One episode included Mastermind: The Opera.[8]. The second occasion was in 1998, when Magnus Magnusson appeared as a guest. Originally, the contestants played in the same order as in the first round; currently, they play in ascending order by first-round score. Berry chose his specialist subject as Alton Towers and only scored 3 points before a blackout, in which he apparently shoots the host after being told to sit down. Game Shows Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. The previous record for the overall lowest score is 5 points, set on 29 January 2010 by software analyst Kajen Thuraaisingham, scoring 4 points for his specialist subject of the life of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.



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