Issue 1539
dumb britain Celebrity Mastermind, BBC1
John Humphrys: The characters Mick and Linda Carter were introduced in 2013 as the pub landlords in which television soap opera?
Lucrezia Millarini: One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest.


University Challenge, BBC2
Jeremy Paxman: King Ghidorah, Megalon and Mothra are among creatures to have fought which enduring film character in films made between 1964 and 1992?
Richard Askam: Lassie.


The Chase, ITV
Bradley Walsh: In 2017 Dame Judi Dench had what type of flower named after her?
Jimmy Osmond: Flower.

Walsh: In the Christmas carol “I saw three ships”, on what day did the ships come sailing in?
Colin Jackson: Wednesday.


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