Never Mind the Buzzcocks

The BEST episodes of Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Never Mind the Buzzcocks is a comedy panel game show with a pop and rock music theme. The show is infamous for its dry, sarcastic humour and scathing, provocative attacks on the pop industry

Last Updated: 3/5/2022Network: BBC Two
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Rowland Rivron, Meat Loaf, Billie Piper, Nick Keynes
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9.00
5 votes

#1 - Rowland Rivron, Meat Loaf, Billie Piper, Nick Keynes

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/5/1999

Directors: Paul Wheeler
Christmas Special - Geoffrey Hayes, Coolio, Kelly Llorenna, Peter Stringfellow
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9.00
2 votes

#2 - Christmas Special - Geoffrey Hayes, Coolio, Kelly Llorenna, Peter Stringfellow

Season 11 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/29/2002

Directors: Paul Wheeler
Bill Bailey, Howard Jones, Grant Nicholas, Tony Wright
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8.80
5 votes

#3 - Bill Bailey, Howard Jones, Grant Nicholas, Tony Wright

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/2/1999

Directors: Paul Wheeler
Tommy Scott, Mani, Jo Brand, Matthew Marsden
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8.60
5 votes

#4 - Tommy Scott, Mani, Jo Brand, Matthew Marsden

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/9/1998

Directors: Paul Wheeler
Martin Chambers, Andy McCluskey, David McAlmont, Bob Mortimer
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8.56
9 votes

#5 - Martin Chambers, Andy McCluskey, David McAlmont, Bob Mortimer

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/26/1996

Directors: Steve Bendelack
Toyah Willcox, Kele LeRoc, Tom Gray, Adam Bloom
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8.50
4 votes

#6 - Toyah Willcox, Kele LeRoc, Tom Gray, Adam Bloom

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/26/1999

Directors: Paul Wheeler
Nicky Shaw, Chas Hodges, Kelle Bryan, Simon Day
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8.50
2 votes

#7 - Nicky Shaw, Chas Hodges, Kelle Bryan, Simon Day

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/18/2000

Terry Wogan, Edith Bowman, Rufus Hound, James Blunt, Imelda May
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8.50
12 votes

#8 - Terry Wogan, Edith Bowman, Rufus Hound, James Blunt, Imelda May

Season 24 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/11/2010

Anarchic pop quiz hosted by Terry Wogan with team captains Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus. Guests are: Edith Bowman, Rufus Hound, James Blunt and Imelda May.

Directors: Ian Lorimer
Best of Series 22 - Technically, The Best Series Ever
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8.50
4 votes

#9 - Best of Series 22 - Technically, The Best Series Ever

Season 22 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/16/2009

Suzi Perry, John Otway, Charlie Simpson, Richard Fairbrass
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8.33
3 votes

#10 - Suzi Perry, John Otway, Charlie Simpson, Richard Fairbrass

Season 12 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/6/2003

Directors: Paul Wheeler
Matthew Priest, Bruce Dickinson, Richard Fairbrass, Donna McPhail
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8.30
10 votes

#11 - Matthew Priest, Bruce Dickinson, Richard Fairbrass, Donna McPhail

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/12/1996

Directors: Steve Bendelack
Shovell, Ashley Slater, Cathy Dennis, Graham Norton
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8.22
9 votes

#12 - Shovell, Ashley Slater, Cathy Dennis, Graham Norton

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/19/1996

Directors: Steve Bendelack
Faye Tozer, Glen Matlock, Sara Cox, Junior Simpson
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8.20
5 votes

#13 - Faye Tozer, Glen Matlock, Sara Cox, Junior Simpson

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/19/1999

Directors: Paul Wheeler
Frank Skinner, Calvin Harris, Jon Richardson, Fearne Cotton, Tinchy Stryder
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8.17
12 votes

#14 - Frank Skinner, Calvin Harris, Jon Richardson, Fearne Cotton, Tinchy Stryder

Season 23 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/28/2009

Regular team captains Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus are joined by guest host Frank Skinner plus dance superstar Calvin Harris, comedian Jon Richardson, presenter Fearne Cotton and UK hip hop star Tinchy Stryder.

Juliette Lewis, Theo Hutchcraft, Nick Grimshaw, Kimberly Wyatt, Vic Reeves
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8.17
12 votes

#15 - Juliette Lewis, Theo Hutchcraft, Nick Grimshaw, Kimberly Wyatt, Vic Reeves

Season 24 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/16/2010

Team captains Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus are joined by guest host Juliette Lewis plus guest panellists Theo Hutchcraft, Nick Grimshaw, Kimberly Wyatt and Vic Reeves.

Directors: Ian Lorimer
Kerry Godliman, James Acaster, Har Mar Superstar, Nicole Scherzinger
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8.16
44 votes

#16 - Kerry Godliman, James Acaster, Har Mar Superstar, Nicole Scherzinger

Season 28 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/20/2014

Yasmine Akram, Steve Aoki, Bobby Mair, Rumer
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8.12
41 votes

#17 - Yasmine Akram, Steve Aoki, Bobby Mair, Rumer

Season 28 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/15/2014

Rhod Gilbert hosts another round of the light-hearted music quiz, with team captains Phill Jupitus and Noel Fielding joined by Irish actress Yasmine Akram, American musician and producer Steve Aoki, Canadian stand-up comedian Bobby Mair and singer-songwriter Rumer.

Directors: Ollie Bartlett
Rhod Gilbert, Jimmy Osmond, Tom Parker, Caroline Flack, Charlie Baker
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8.10
10 votes

#18 - Rhod Gilbert, Jimmy Osmond, Tom Parker, Caroline Flack, Charlie Baker

Season 25 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/12/2011

Rhod Gilbert hosts with team captains Phill Jupitus and Noel Fielding, and guests Jimmy Osmond, Tom Parker from The Wanted, Caroline Flack and Charlie Baker.

Directors: Ian Lorimer
Alex Brooker, Sara Pascoe, John Cooper Clarke, Amelia Lily
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8.09
47 votes

#19 - Alex Brooker, Sara Pascoe, John Cooper Clarke, Amelia Lily

Season 28 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/13/2014

Frankie Boyle, Miles Jupp, Goldie, Professor Green, Michelle Williams
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8.06
16 votes

#20 - Frankie Boyle, Miles Jupp, Goldie, Professor Green, Michelle Williams

Season 24 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/3/2011

Team captains Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus are joined by guest host Frankie Boyle plus guest panellists Michelle Williams, Goldie, Professor Green and Miles Jupp.

Directors: Ian Lorimer
Lee Mack, Jon Richardson, Diana Vickers, Andrew Stone, Irwin Sparkes
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8.06
17 votes

#21 - Lee Mack, Jon Richardson, Diana Vickers, Andrew Stone, Irwin Sparkes

Season 24 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/9/2010

Team captains Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus are joined by guest presenter Lee Mack plus guest panellists Irwin Sparkes, Diana Vickers, Jon Richardson and Andrew Stone.

Directors: Ian Lorimer
James Corden, Paloma Faith, Tom Clarke, Ben Miller, Janeane Garofalo
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8.05
74 votes

#22 - James Corden, Paloma Faith, Tom Clarke, Ben Miller, Janeane Garofalo

Season 23 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/30/2009

Buzzcocks returns for a new series with a new team captain, Noel Fielding. This week's guest host is James Corden.

Preston, Anne Charleston, Ed Byrne, Fyfe Dangerfield, and a special guest
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8.03
106 votes

#23 - Preston, Anne Charleston, Ed Byrne, Fyfe Dangerfield, and a special guest

Season 20 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/14/2007

Simon Amstell hosts the pop quiz with guests Preston, Anne Charleston, Ed Byrne, Fyfe Dangerfield, and a special guest.

Glenn Gregory, Bez, Tony Wright, Bob Mills
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8.00
3 votes

#24 - Glenn Gregory, Bez, Tony Wright, Bob Mills

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/18/1998

Directors: Paul Wheeler
Frank Skinner, Leeroy Thornhill, Rick Wakeman, Paul Godfrey
star
8.00
5 votes

#25 - Frank Skinner, Leeroy Thornhill, Rick Wakeman, Paul Godfrey

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/26/1999

Directors: Paul Wheeler