The BEST episodes of Pointless Celebrities

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

Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present a celebrity version of the general knowledge quiz in which contestants try to come up with the answers that nobody else could think of.

Last Updated: 6/19/2024Network: BBC OneStatus: Continuing
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#1 - Soaps

Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/23/2016

Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present a special soap edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Featuring Joe Swash and John Altman, Nick Pickard and Ali Bastian, Victoria Bush and Zaraah Abrahams, and Sharon Maughan and Tina Hobley.

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3 votes

#2 - Special 2

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/19/2015

Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present a special celebrity edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Featuring Louise Wener and Kate Humble, Mary Peters and Jayne Torvill, Tony Hawks and Henry Kelly, and Gareth Hale and Norman Pace.

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8.67
3 votes

#3 - Christmas Special

Season 14 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/23/2020

With Dianne Buswell, Max George, Sally Phillips, Milton Jones, John Barnes, Dave Beasant, Jodie Kidd and Lisa Snowdon. Featuring a special performance from Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott.

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8.50
2 votes

#4 - Mixed Bag 1

Season 6 - Episode 24 - Aired 11/15/2014

Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present a special celebrity edition of the quiz that rewards the answers that no-one else could think of. Featuring Vanessa Feltz and Penny Smith, Kriss Akabusi and Roger Black, Keith Chegwin and Andrew Castle and Louie Spence and Carol McGiffin.

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2 votes

#5 - Musicals

Season 12 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/26/2019

A special musicals edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman, with contestants Rufus Hound, Trevor Dion Nicholas, Ria Jones, Sophie Evans, Carley Stenson, John Owen-Jones, Jodie Prenger and Denise van Outen.

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8.50
2 votes

#6 - Music

Season 13 - Episode 18 - Aired 11/14/2020

A special edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman, with contestants Lee Thompson, Pauline Black, Steve Brown, Barbara Dickson, Kimberly Wyatt, Cathy Dennis, Heather Small and Steve Hogarth.

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2 votes

#7 - Journalists

Season 10 - Episode 15 - Aired 11/5/2016

A celebrity journalists edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman. Featuring Jane Moore and Kevin O'Sullivan, Miranda Sawyer and Tony Parsons, Toby Young and Melissa Kite, and Lizo Mzimba and Frank Gardner.

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8.00
3 votes

#8 - Sci-Fi and Fantasy

Season 13 - Episode 19 - Aired 11/21/2020

A sci-fi and fantasy special, featuring Matthew Waterhouse, Louise Jameson, David Graham, Sophia Myles, Jimmy Vee, Lauren Socha, Madeline Smith and Stephanie Beacham.

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8.00
2 votes

#9 - Sitcoms

Season 11 - Episode 24 - Aired 10/20/2018

A sitcoms edition of the quiz, featuring Nerys Hughes, Victor McGuire, Shobu Kapoor, Abdullah Afzal, Guy Siner, Sue Hodge, Perry Benson and Jake Canuso.

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2 votes

#10 - News

Season 10 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/1/2016

A special celebrity News edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no one else could think of. With Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman, and featuring Alastair Stewart and Charlene White, Emily Maitlis and Nick Robinson, Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid, Rageh Omaar and Cathy Newman.

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3 votes

#11 - Law and Order

Season 10 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/28/2016

A special celebrity edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman. Featuring Helen Fraser and Victoria Alcock, Roberta Taylor and Chris Ellison, Arthur Bostrom and Mina Anwar, and Dominic Littlewood and Matt Allwright.

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8.00
2 votes

#12 - Mixed Bag 2

Season 6 - Episode 22 - Aired 11/1/2014

Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present a special celebrity edition of the quiz that rewards the answers that no-one else could think of. Featuring Anton Du Beke and Kate Garraway, Bonnie Langford and Todd Carty, Yvette Fielding and Mark Watson and Jon Culshaw and Debra Stephenson.

Directors: Nick Harris
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8.00
2 votes

#13 - Episode 5

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/12/2014

Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present a special celebrity 1970s edition of the quiz that rewards the answers that no-one else could think of. Featuring Anna Karen and Sally Thomsett, Ed Stewart and Sally James, Rick Wakeman and Roy Wood and Madeline Smith and Paul Henry.

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8.00
3 votes

#14 - Record Breakers

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/26/2013

Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present a special record breakers' edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Featuring Britain's tallest man and woman Neil Fingleton and Jessica Pardoe, 400m hurdles British record holder Sally Gunnell and 100m British record holder Linford Christie, Kellie Bright and Tim Bentinck from The Archers, the world's longest-running soap opera, and Andy Akinwolere and Janet Ellis, former presenters of Blue Peter, the world's longest-running children's television programme.

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#15 - Chefs

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/31/2013

Top chefs Rachel Allen, Jean Christophe Novelli, Paul Rankin and Rustie Lee take part.

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7.67
3 votes

#16 - Special 3

Season 10 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/3/2016

A special celebrity edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman. Featuring Tim Vine and Terry Alderton, Tracy-Ann Oberman and David Schneider, Reverend Richard Coles and Julia Hartley-Brewer, and Arthur Smith and Arlene Phillips.

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7.67
3 votes

#17 - TV Winners

Season 10 - Episode 38 - Aired 11/25/2017

A special celebrity TV winners edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman. Featuring Jane Devonshire, Simon Wood, Yasmina Siadatan, Lee McQueen, Sam Bailey, Michelle McManus, Jermaine Jackson and George Sampson.

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7.50
2 votes

#18 - Experts

Season 10 - Episode 20 - Aired 1/21/2017

A special celebrity experts edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman. Featuring Kieran Long and Piers Taylor, Martin Roberts and Amanda Lamb, Vicki Butler-Henderson and Tiff Needell, and John Hammond and Laura Tobin.

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7.50
2 votes

#19 - Arts and Culture

Season 10 - Episode 31 - Aired 10/7/2017

A special celebrity arts and culture edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-hostRichard Osman. Featuring Paul Morley and Annie Nightingale, Katie Derham and Will Gompertz, Tim Marlow and Janet Street-Porter, and Richard Stilgoe and Meera Syal.

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7.50
2 votes

#20 - Christmas

Season 10 - Episode 17 - Aired 12/24/2016

A special celebrity Christmas edition of the quiz, with Lesley Joseph, Duncan James, Faye Tozer, Bobby Davro, Joe Pasquale, Wendi Peters and Keith Chegwin.

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7.50
2 votes

#21 - Comedies

Season 10 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/27/2016

A special celebrity comedies edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman. Featuring Pauline McLynn and Hugh Dennis, Adil Ray and Charlie Higson, Vicki Michelle and Richard Gibson, and Tina Malone and Jean Fergusson.

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7.50
2 votes

#22 - Eurovision

Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/14/2016

A special Eurovision edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman, and featuring Johnny Logan and Linda Martin, Natalie Powers and Russ Spencer, Jenny Frost and Sophie McDonnell, and Bucks Fizz.

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7.50
2 votes

#23 - Number 1s

Season 6 - Episode 28 - Aired 12/13/2014

Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present a special celebrity number 1s edition of the quiz that rewards the answers that no-one else could think of. Featuring Paul Young and Carol Decker, Sheila Ferguson and Dana, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott and Keith Duffy and Mikey Graham.

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7.50
2 votes

#24 - Sport

Season 6 - Episode 25 - Aired 11/22/2014

Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present a special celebrity sport edition of the quiz that rewards the answers that no-one else could think of. Featuring Dennis Taylor and Bobby George, Ugo Monye and Phil Vickery, Sharron Davies and Louise Hazel and Dwain Chambers and Gail Emms.

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7.50
2 votes

#25 - World Cup Special

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/7/2014

Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present a special celebrity World Cup edition of the quiz that rewards the answers that no-one else could think of. Featuring Sir Geoff Hurst MBE and George Cohen MBE, Peter Shilton and Steve Bull, Graeme Le Saux and Jonathan Pearce, and Hope Powell and Casey Stoney.

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