The BEST episodes of Mock the Week

Every episode of Mock the Week ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Mock the Week!

Mock the Week is a political comedy improv show from the producers of Whose Line Is It Anyway? The series features teams of comedians improvising sketches about current political events in a humorous and satirical manner. Mock the Week stars Dara O'Briain and features regulars Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons who are joined by celebrity guests each week.

Last Updated: 2/1/2023Network:BBC Two
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Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Stewart Francis, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Zoe Lyons
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9.18
44 votes

#1 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Stewart Francis, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Zoe Lyons

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/6/2009

Host Dara O'Briain is joined by regulars Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons and special guests Stewart Francis and Zoe Lyons.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Milton Jones, Hal Cruttenden, Holly Walsh and Ed Byrne
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9.02
60 votes

#2 - Milton Jones, Hal Cruttenden, Holly Walsh and Ed Byrne

Season 12 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/19/2013

Dara O Briain and the team look back at the last seven days and extract the hilarity with guests Milton Jones, Hal Cruttenden, Holly Walsh and Ed Byrne.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Gina Yashere, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Frank Skinner
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9.00
49 votes

#3 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Gina Yashere, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Frank Skinner

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/9/2009

Host Dara O'Briain is joined by regulars Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons and special guests Frank Skinner and Gina Yashere.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Rob Beckett, Ed Byrne, Milton Jones and Zoe Lyons
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8.89
63 votes

#4 - Rob Beckett, Ed Byrne, Milton Jones and Zoe Lyons

Season 13 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/9/2014

Host Dara O Briain and regulars Hugh Dennis and Andy Parsons are joined by Rob Beckett, Ed Byrne, Milton Jones and Zoe Lyons on the topical comedy quiz. The panellists give their take on the week's major news stories and participate in a series of stand-up spots and improvised games.

Stewart Francis, Seann Walsh, Ava Vidal
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8.79
71 votes

#5 - Stewart Francis, Seann Walsh, Ava Vidal

Season 10 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/23/2011

Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis and Andy Parsons laugh at another week's news with guests Chris Addison, Stewart Francis, Seann Walsh and Ava Vidal.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Greg Davies, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Lucy Porter
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8.74
82 votes

#6 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Greg Davies, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Lucy Porter

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/23/2009

Host Dara O'Briain is joined by regulars Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons and special guests Greg Davies and Lucy Porter .

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
A Look Back, Part 2
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8.70
27 votes

#7 - A Look Back, Part 2

Season 21 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/4/2022

The second of two special episodes looking back at the 17-year history of the show as it comes to an end, featuring some of its funniest moments from recent years.

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Chris Addison, Jack Whitehall, Ed Byrne, Miles Jupp
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8.67
40 votes

#8 - Chris Addison, Jack Whitehall, Ed Byrne, Miles Jupp

Season 9 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/7/2010

Topical comedy show. Dara O Briain and the team look back over another week's events. Featuring guests Chris Addison, Jack Whitehall, Ed Byrne and Miles Jupp.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Clips Show - Best of Series 9 and outtakes
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8.67
40 votes

#9 - Clips Show - Best of Series 9 and outtakes

Season 9 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/14/2010

Dara O Briain, Andy Parsons, Hugh Dennis and Russell Howard and guests return with a special edition featuring the best of the series, outtakes and unseen material.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Angela Barnes, Alasdair Beckett-King, Rhys James, Zoe Lyons, Ahir Shah
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8.65
26 votes

#10 - Angela Barnes, Alasdair Beckett-King, Rhys James, Zoe Lyons, Ahir Shah

Season 21 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/21/2022

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Series 11 Highlights So Far and Unseen
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8.63
41 votes

#11 - Series 11 Highlights So Far and Unseen

Season 11 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/19/2012

Clips Show - Best of Series 4
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8.62
45 votes

#12 - Clips Show - Best of Series 4

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/15/2007

Best of Series 6 and Unseen
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8.60
45 votes

#13 - Best of Series 6 and Unseen

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/25/2008

A special compilation show packed full of unseen material, out-takes and best bits from the series. With host Dara O'Briain and regulars Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons and Russell Howard.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Angela Barnes, Ed Byrne, Glenn Moore, Sean McLoughlin
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8.60
25 votes

#14 - Angela Barnes, Ed Byrne, Glenn Moore, Sean McLoughlin

Season 21 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/14/2022

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Milton Jones, Kevin Bridges, Russell Kane, Patrick Kielty
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8.59
98 votes

#15 - Milton Jones, Kevin Bridges, Russell Kane, Patrick Kielty

Season 9 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/23/2010

Dara O Briain and the team look back over another week's events with guests Milton Jones, Kevin Bridges, Russell Kane and Patrick Kielty.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Series 12 Compilation
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8.59
51 votes

#16 - Series 12 Compilation

Season 12 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/10/2013

Compilation of the best bits from Series 12.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Chris Addison, Stewart Francis, Ed Byrne
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8.57
100 votes

#17 - Chris Addison, Stewart Francis, Ed Byrne

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/22/2010

Dara O Briain and regulars Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons romp through another week's news with guests Stewart Francis and Ed Byrne.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Hugh Dennis, Stewart Francis, Andrew Maxwell, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Andi Osho
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8.57
46 votes

#18 - Hugh Dennis, Stewart Francis, Andrew Maxwell, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Andi Osho

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/4/2010

Dara O Briain and regulars Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons frisk another suspicious-looking week and uncover guests Stewart Francis, Andrew Maxwell and Andi Osho.

Christmas Special
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8.55
40 votes

#19 - Christmas Special

Season 11 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/27/2012

Dara O Briain and the team present an extended Christmas spectacular with a stocking full of hilarious festive treats, out-takes and ghosts of Christmas specials past.

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Christmas Special
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8.53
40 votes

#20 - Christmas Special

Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/22/2009

Special festive edition of the topical show with Dara O Briain and his little helpers - Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons. Also includes clips from the series and contributions about Christmas from some of the comedians.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Watch Now:Amazon
Milton Jones, Jack Whitehall, Ed Byrne, Micky Flanagan
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8.52
104 votes

#21 - Milton Jones, Jack Whitehall, Ed Byrne, Micky Flanagan

Season 10 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/7/2011

Dara O Briain and the team tickle the ribs of another week with guests Ed Byrne, Micky Flanagan, Milton Jones and Jack Whitehall.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Clips Show - Best of Series 9 So Far
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8.51
99 votes

#22 - Clips Show - Best of Series 9 So Far

Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/29/2010

A special show featuring all new out-takes and a few best-of clips from the series so far, including a David Cameron Between The Lines round, a newsreel featuring Fabio Capello and the England squad, and discussion about Boris Johnson, the Queen and fo...otball.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
A Look Back, Part 1
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8.50
20 votes

#23 - A Look Back, Part 1

Season 21 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/28/2022

In the first of two special episodes commemorating the end of the long-running topical comedy series, a chance to see some of the very finest moments from the first half of its 17-year history.

Watch Now:Amazon
Hugh Dennis, Milton Jones, David Mitchell, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Ben Norris
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8.50
44 votes

#24 - Hugh Dennis, Milton Jones, David Mitchell, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Ben Norris

Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/24/2009

Hosted by Dara O'Briain, with regulars Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons and Russell Howard joined by guests Milton Jones, David Mitchell and Ben Norris.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Series 10 Highlights So Far And Unseen
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8.49
101 votes

#25 - Series 10 Highlights So Far And Unseen

Season 10 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/14/2011

Dara O Briain and the team present a special edition of the topical quiz featuring unseen material, show highlights and out-takes with guests including Micky Flanagan, Chris Addison and Milton Jones.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd

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