Issue 1529
dumb britain The Chase Celebrity Special, ITV
Bradley Walsh: Which South American country has the shortest name?
Celebrity: Zaire.


Pointless, BBC1
Alexander Armstrong: Complete this title: “The Hay…” by John Constable.
Contestant: Stable. The Hay Stable.


Eggheads, BBC2
Jeremy Vine: When parliament formed its own army in 1645, its commander was Fairfax. Who was his second-in-command?
Caller: Francis Drake.


Rolling in It, ITV
Stephen Mulhern: In Einstein’s equation E=mc2, what does the E stand for?
Contestant: Pi.


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