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dumb britain Tipping Point, ITV
Ben Shephard: John Aniston is the Greek-American actor father of which Friends actress?
Contestant: Um, um, Courtney Cox.


Pointless, BBC1
Alexander Armstrong: Can you give me the name of a medallist from the Rio Olympics?
Contestant: Mo... Mowlam.


The Chase, ITV
Bradley Walsh: Which “mad monk” was born in Siberia in about 1869?
Contestant: Confucius.

Walsh: What kind of animal was Roy Rogers’ companion Trigger?
Contestant: Bear.


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