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Comedy panel game in which host Sue Perkins asks two teams to decide who is the greatest of the many people who share a particular name.

Last Updated: 10/10/2022Network:BBC Two
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Rob
star
8.13
8 votes

#1 - Rob

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/27/2019

This week Josh is joined by Top Gear presenter Chris Harris and historian Kate Williams and Richard is joined by comedians Lucy Porter and Joe Wilkinson.

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Liz
star
8.00
5 votes

#2 - Liz

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/13/2019

This week Josh is joined by comedian Kerry Godliman and historian Kate Williams and Richard is joined by presenter Gabby Logan and comedian Tom Davis.

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Jules
star
8.00
7 votes

#3 - Jules

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/20/2019

This week Josh is joined by comedian Andy Hamilton and historian Suzannah Lipscomb and Richard is joined by television presenter Naga Munchetty and comedian Reginald D Hunter.

Mo
star
7.69
13 votes

#4 - Mo

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/2/2019

Sue Perkins hosts the comedy panel show about people with just one thing in common - they all have the same name. Josh is joined by comedian Tom Allen and historian Kate Williams and Richard is joined by broadcaster Angela Scanlon and comedian Griff Rhys Jones.

Jo
star
7.50
14 votes

#5 - Jo

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/25/2016

Guests Danny Baker, Aisling Bea, Robert Webb and Kate Williams join Sue, Josh and Richard.

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Emma
star
7.50
6 votes

#6 - Emma

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/23/2019

This week Josh is joined by comedian Desiree Burch and historian Kate Williams and Richard is joined by comedians Katy Brand and Nish Kumar.

Harry
star
7.50
8 votes

#7 - Harry

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/30/2019

This week Josh is joined by comedian Angela Barnes and historian Suzannah Lipscomb and Richard is joined by film director Paul Feig and comedian Jon Richardson.

Paul
star
7.44
9 votes

#8 - Paul

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/11/2017

In episode four, Josh is joined by Ed Gamble and historian Suzannah Lipscomb, and Richard is joined by Katy Brand and the BBC's media editor Amol Rajan. Cue lots of comic banter, funny facts and unusual stats as the as the two teams vie to outdo the other.

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Dave
star
7.42
12 votes

#9 - Dave

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/1/2016

Joining the teams are Ruth Goodman, Adil Ray, Jon Richardson and Holly Walsh.

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Charlie
star
7.38
13 votes

#10 - Charlie

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/30/2017

Host Sue Perkins and captains Richard Osman and Josh Widdicombe are joined by Rob Beckett, Stephanie McGovern, James Acaster and Suzannah Lipscomb to compete to earn the right to decide the greatest ever bearer of the name Charlie.

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Kate
star
7.38
16 votes

#11 - Kate

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/18/2016

Absolutely Fabulous creator Jennifer Saunders, comedian Romesh Ranganathan, W1A star Jessica Hynes and historian Suzannah Lipscomb join team captains Richard Osman and Josh Widdicombe to answer questions about famous people who share a name, with the winners earning the right to pick the greatest bearer of the moniker. Sue Perkins hosts.

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Christmas Special
star
7.36
11 votes

#12 - Christmas Special

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/19/2018

In this festive series opener Josh Widdicombe is joined by Chris Packham and historian Suzannah Lipscomb and Richard Osman is joined by Carol Vorderman and James Acaster. Cue lots of comic banter, funny facts and unusual stats, as the as the two teams vie to outdo the other.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
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Anne
star
7.33
15 votes

#13 - Anne

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

In episode three, Josh is joined by James Acaster and historian Kate Williams, while Richard is joined by Ed Balls and Lauren Laverne.

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Mark
star
7.30
10 votes

#14 - Mark

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/9/2019

This week Josh is joined by comedian Al Murray and historian Suzannah Lipscomb and Richard is joined by comedian Ellie Taylor and actor Stephen Mangan. Cue lots of comic banter, funny facts and unusual stats, as the as the two teams vie to outdo the other.

Chris
star
7.23
13 votes

#15 - Chris

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/8/2016

The guests are Paul Hollywood, Joe Lycett, Sara Pascoe and Kate Williams.

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Steve
star
7.17
12 votes

#16 - Steve

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/6/2017

Host Sue Perkins and captains Richard Osman and Josh Widdicombe are joined by Lucy Porter, Chris Addison, Al Porter and Kate Williams to compete to earn the right to decide the greatest ever bearer of the name Steve.

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Alex
star
7.14
14 votes

#17 - Alex

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/9/2017

Host Sue Perkins and captains Richard Osman and Josh Widdicombe are joined by Danny Baker, Gabby Logan, Adil Ray and Kate Williams to compete to earn the right to decide the greatest ever bearer of the name Alex.

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Lou
star
7.13
15 votes

#18 - Lou

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/27/2017

In episode two, Josh is joined by Hugh Dennis and historian Suzannah Lipscomb and Richard is joined by Rebecca Front and Phil Wang.

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Jack
star
7.11
9 votes

#19 - Jack

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/22/2018

In the final episode of the series, Josh is joined by Tom Davis and historian Kate Williams and Richard is joined by Robert Peston and Aisling Bea.

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Christmas Special
star
7.10
10 votes

#20 - Christmas Special

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/21/2017

In this special festive edition, Josh is joined by Jack Dee and historian Suzannah Lipscomb and Richard is joined by Martin Kemp and Liz Bonnin. In a twist to the usual format, different names are discussed, all with a link to Christmas. So expect fiendish facts about everyone from the baby Jesus to Noel Edmonds!

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Christmas Special
star
7.00
16 votes

#21 - Christmas Special

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/21/2016

A special festive edition to kick off the second series. Sue Perkins is joined by captains Josh Widdicombe and Richard Osman. Completing the line up are Danny Baker, Sara Pascoe, Deborah Meaden and historian Kate Williams. In a twist to the usual format, different names are discussed, all with a link to Christmas. So expect fiendish facts about the Queen's Christmas speech, Delia Smith's Christmas cooking and the original Father Christmas, St Nicholas.

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John
star
7.00
13 votes

#22 - John

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/8/2018

In episode six, Josh is joined by Miles Jupp and historian Kate Williams and Richard is joined by Sally Phillips and Roisin Conaty. Cue lots of comic banter, funny facts and unusual stats, as the two teams vie to outdo the other.

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Ben
star
6.92
13 votes

#23 - Ben

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/23/2017

Host Sue Perkins and captains Richard Osman and Josh Widdicombe are joined by wildlife expert Chris Packham, actor Paul Feig, comedian Jon Richardson and historian Kate Williams to compete to earn the right to decide the greatest ever bearer of the name Ben.

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Jane
star
6.88
8 votes

#24 - Jane

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/15/2018

Josh is joined by Adrian Chiles and historian Suzannah Lipscomb, and Richard is joined by Sara Pascoe and Anita Rani.

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Frank
star
6.83
23 votes

#25 - Frank

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/4/2016

Sue, Richard, and Josh are joined by Stephen Mangan, Kate Williams, Roisin Conaty, and Rob Beckett to talk about people named Frank, Frances, or Fanny.

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