8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

The WORST episodes of 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Every episode of 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown!

Jimmy Carr hosts proceedings as the 8 Out of 10 Cats crew take over the words and numbers quiz.

Last Updated: 8/12/2022Network: Channel 4
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Jo Brand, Joe Wilkinson, Jamali Maddix, Rachel Parris
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#1 - Jo Brand, Joe Wilkinson, Jamali Maddix, Rachel Parris

Season 23 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/12/2022

Jimmy Carr hosts a brand-new series of the words and numbers game show mash-up, with Countdown regulars Rachel Riley and Susie Dent. Jon Richardson and Jo Brand take on Joe Wilkinson and Jamali Maddix. Rachel Parris is in Dictionary Corner.

Lee Mack, Joe Wilkinson, Jessica Knappett, Nigel Ng
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7.16
32 votes

#2 - Lee Mack, Joe Wilkinson, Jessica Knappett, Nigel Ng

Season 22 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/28/2022

Jimmy Carr hosts, as Lee Mack and Joe Wilkinson take on Jon Richardson and Jessica Knappett. Comedian Nigel Ng is in Dictionary Corner. Regular Countdown mathematician Rachel Riley and lexicographer Susie Dent are on hand to adjudicate.

Katherine Ryan, Roisin Conaty, Jessica Hynes, Sara Pascoe, Lolly Adefope, and Morgana Robinson as "Natalie Cassidy"
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7.17
77 votes

#3 - Katherine Ryan, Roisin Conaty, Jessica Hynes, Sara Pascoe, Lolly Adefope, and Morgana Robinson as "Natalie Cassidy"

Season 16 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/13/2018

Katherine Ryan hosts a special, celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage. Roisin Conaty and Jessica Hynes go against Sara Pascoe and Lolly Adefope. Also featuring Morgana Robinson in character as Natalie Cassidy, with Susie and Rachel.

Tom Allen, Rosie Jones, Adam Riches
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7.33
58 votes

#4 - Tom Allen, Rosie Jones, Adam Riches

Season 20 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/7/2020

Jimmy Carr hosts as Jon Richardson and Tom Allen take on Sean Lock and Rosie Jones. With guest Adam Riches as Sean Bean, plus experts Susie Dent and Rachel Riley.

Katherine Ryan, David Mitchell, Nick Helm
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7.40
35 votes

#5 - Katherine Ryan, David Mitchell, Nick Helm

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/31/2016

Jimmy Carr presides over the hit comedy panel show where Sean Lock and Katherine Ryan take on Jon Richardson and David Mitchell. Nick Helm is in Dictionary Corner.

Jack Dee, Tom Allen, Judi Love, John Cooper Clarke
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7.42
45 votes

#6 - Jack Dee, Tom Allen, Judi Love, John Cooper Clarke

Season 22 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/14/2022

Jimmy Carr hosts the game show mash-up, with Countdown regulars Rachel Riley and Susie Dent. Jack Dee and Tom Allen take on Jon Richardson and Judi Love. Dr. John Cooper Clarke is in Dictionary Corner.

Paul Foot, Angela Barnes, John Cooper Clarke
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7.43
56 votes

#7 - Paul Foot, Angela Barnes, John Cooper Clarke

Season 21 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/21/2021

Jimmy Carr host with Rachel Riley and Susie Dent. Sean Lock and Paul Foot take on Jon Richardson and Angela Barnes. John Cooper Clarke joins Dictionary Corner.

David O'Doherty, Natasia Demetriou, John Kearns
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7.46
79 votes

#8 - David O'Doherty, Natasia Demetriou, John Kearns

Season 10 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/19/2016

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and David O'Doherty go up against Jon Richardson and Natasia Demetriou. John Kearns joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, with Rachel Riley.

Alan Carr, Harriet Kemsley, Jonathan Ross, Maisie Adam, Huge Davies
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7.47
19 votes

#9 - Alan Carr, Harriet Kemsley, Jonathan Ross, Maisie Adam, Huge Davies

Season 23 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/5/2022

Jimmy Carr hosts a brand-new series of the words and numbers game show mash-up, with Countdown regulars Rachel Riley and Susie Dent. Alan Carr and Harriet Kemsley play against Jonathan Ross and Maisie Adam. Huge Davies is in Dictionary Corner.

David O'Doherty, Johnny Vegas, Jamie Laing, Holly Walsh
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7.48
122 votes

#10 - David O'Doherty, Johnny Vegas, Jamie Laing, Holly Walsh

Season 12 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/27/2017

Jimmy Carr hosts a new edition of the panel game with Jon Richardson and David O'Doherty taking on guest captain Johnny Vegas, and Jamie Laing. Holly Walsh joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while Rachel Riley looks after the numbers and letters.

Sarah Millican, Nish Kumar, Maisie Adam, David O'Doherty
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7.49
37 votes

#11 - Sarah Millican, Nish Kumar, Maisie Adam, David O'Doherty

Season 22 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/4/2022

Jimmy Carr hosts the game show mash-up, with Countdown regulars Rachel Riley and Susie Dent. Sarah Millican and Nish Kumar take on Jon Richardson and Maisie Adam. David O'Doherty is in Dictionary Corner.

Katherine Ryan, Joe Lycett, Johnny Vegas, Christopher Bliss
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7.51
59 votes

#12 - Katherine Ryan, Joe Lycett, Johnny Vegas, Christopher Bliss

Season 21 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/14/2021

Katherine Ryan and Joe Lycett take on Sean Lock and Johnny Vegas. Jimmy Carr hosts. Rachel Riley looks after the numbers. Christopher Bliss joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner.

Stephen Mangan, Jason Manford, Tim Key
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7.52
69 votes

#13 - Stephen Mangan, Jason Manford, Tim Key

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/27/2014

Jimmy Carr hosts, alongside Sean Lock and Jon Richardson, who are joined by Jason Manford and Stephen Mangan. Tim Key joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while Joe Wilkinson 'helps' Rachel Riley.

Roisin Conaty, Asim Chaudhry, Josh Widdicombe, Bill Bailey
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7.52
42 votes

#14 - Roisin Conaty, Asim Chaudhry, Josh Widdicombe, Bill Bailey

Season 22 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/21/2022

Jimmy Carr hosts, as Roisin Conaty and Asim Chaudhry take on Jon Richardson and Josh Widdicombe. Bill Bailey is in Dictionary Corner. Regular Countdown mathematician Rachel Riley and lexicographer Susie Dent are on hand to adjudicate.

Joe Wilkinson, Lee Mack, Katherine Ryan, Brett Domino
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7.53
53 votes

#15 - Joe Wilkinson, Lee Mack, Katherine Ryan, Brett Domino

Season 21 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/18/2021

Jon Richardson and Joe Wilkinson take on Lee Mack and Katherine Ryan. Brett Domino is in Dictionary Corner. Jimmy Carr hosts, with Rachel Riley and Susie Dent.

Joe Wilkinson, Sara Pascoe, Sam Simmons
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7.54
82 votes

#16 - Joe Wilkinson, Sara Pascoe, Sam Simmons

Season 18 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/9/2019

Sean Lock and Joe Wilkinson take on Jon Richardson and Sara Pascoe. Sam Simmons is in Dictionary Corner, while maths whizz Rachel Riley looks after the letters and numbers.

Kerry Godliman, Joe Wilkinson, Mr Swallow
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7.55
64 votes

#17 - Kerry Godliman, Joe Wilkinson, Mr Swallow

Season 20 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/31/2020

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Kerry Godliman take on Jon Richardson and Joe Wilkinson. With Susie Dent, Rachel Riley and Dictionary Corner guest Mr Swallow, aka Nick Mohammed.

Vic Reeves, Lee Mack, Sara Pascoe, Alex Horne
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7.57
60 votes

#18 - Vic Reeves, Lee Mack, Sara Pascoe, Alex Horne

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/19/2015

Jimmy Carr hosts while team captain Sean Lock and Vic Reeves take on guest captain Lee Mack with Sara Pascoe. Alex Horne and the Horne Section join Susie in Dictionary Corner.

Richard Ayoade, Jessica Knappett, Alex Horne
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7.57
82 votes

#19 - Richard Ayoade, Jessica Knappett, Alex Horne

Season 16 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/17/2018

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Richard Ayoade take on Jon Richardson and Jessica Knappett. Plus special guests Alex Horne and the Horne Section.

Phil Wang, Alan Carr, Harriet Kemsley, David O'Doherty, Joe Wilkinson
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7.57
61 votes

#20 - Phil Wang, Alan Carr, Harriet Kemsley, David O'Doherty, Joe Wilkinson

Season 16 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/10/2018

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Phil Wang take on guest captain Alan Carr and Harriet Kemsley. Plus special guests David O'Doherty and Joe Wilkinson.

David Baddiel, Trevor Noah, Joey Essex
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7.60
68 votes

#21 - David Baddiel, Trevor Noah, Joey Essex

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/12/2014

Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock and Jon Richardson are joined by celebrity guests David Baddiel and Trevor Noah. Joey Essex is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent, while Alex Horne helps Rachel Riley.

Joe Wilkinson, Jayde Adams, David Baddiel
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7.60
129 votes

#22 - Joe Wilkinson, Jayde Adams, David Baddiel

Season 12 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/3/2017

Jimmy Carr hosts the panel game with Sean Lock and Joe Wilkinson taking on Jon Richardson and Jayde Adams. David Baddiel joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while Rachel Riley looks after the numbers and letters.

Jason Manford, Joe Wilkinson, Lee Mack, Fay Ripley, Alex Horne
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7.61
33 votes

#23 - Jason Manford, Joe Wilkinson, Lee Mack, Fay Ripley, Alex Horne

Season 14 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/22/2017

Jimmy Carr hosts as guest captain Jason Manford and Joe Wilkinson take on guest captain Lee Mack and Fay Ripley, Alex Horne and The Horne Section are in Dictionary Corner

Joe Wilkinson, Chris Addison, Katherine Ryan, David O'Doherty
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7.61
64 votes

#24 - Joe Wilkinson, Chris Addison, Katherine Ryan, David O'Doherty

Season 12 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/1/2017

Jimmy Carr hosts, and it's Jon Richardson and Chris Addison against Joe Wilkinson and Katherine Ryan, with David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Lee Mack, Victoria Coren Mitchell, Alan Carr, Dane Baptiste, Sam Simmons
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7.61
72 votes

#25 - Lee Mack, Victoria Coren Mitchell, Alan Carr, Dane Baptiste, Sam Simmons

Season 15 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/26/2018

Jimmy Carr hosts another new edition of the words and numbers game. Guest captain Lee Mack and Victoria Coren Mitchell take on guest captain Alan Carr and Dane Baptiste. Sam Simmons is in with Susie Dent, and Rachel Riley is in charge of the letters and numbers.

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