The BEST Episodes of Taskmaster
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 7, 2019
Greg Davies is the Taskmaster, and with the help of his ever-loyal assistant Alex Horne, he will set out to test the wiles, wit, wisdom and skills of five celebrity contestants. At the end of the series, who will be crowned the Taskmaster champion?
#1 - Their Water's So Delicious
Season 5 - Episode 8
The celebrity torture is almost over as the series climaxes. Aisling Bea leaps cushions, while Bob Mortimer educates us on Dumfries and Galloway.
#2 - This Is Trevor
Season 8 - Episode 7
Joe Thomas grapples grumpily with some awkward hand-wear, Sian Gibson seems to find proof that she may be psychic and Iain Stirling shows some tasty shortbread who's boss.
#3 - The Pendulum Draws the Eye
Season 7 - Episode 9
Two episodes remain in the series and with Greg Davies's shiny head trophy within touching distance, tensions are beginning to run high between the beleaguered contestants.
#4 - I've Been a Bit Ill
Season 8 - Episode 9
Paul Sinha, Lou Sanders and Iain Stirling become one while Greg Davies watches on, ready to issue his judgements. Sian Gibson seeks to redefine the definition of bounce.
#5 - Quisps
Season 9 - Episode 4
David Baddiel shows a readiness to bare his chest and Katy Wix robs a piggy bank. Meanwhile, Alex is powerless in the face of Ed Gamble's creative vision.
#6 - Residue Around the Hoof
Season 5 - Episode 4
Mark Watson and Nish Kumar pop toast together and Sally Phillips spreads absinthe on it. Greg Davies dishes out the absurd A-list challenges again.
#7 - I Can Hear It Gooping
Season 7 - Episode 10
The series reaches its majestic climax. Who will win Greg Davies's coveted golden head to become just the seventh Taskmaster Champion in history?
#8 - Tony Three Pies
Season 4 - Episode 8
In the series finale, Noel Fielding finds an unlikely soul mate, Lolly Adefope shows everyone the money, and Mel Giedroyc bites off more than she can chew.
#9 - Aquatic Sewing Machine
Season 8 - Episode 8
This episode feature sand, beach balls, water and an angler's keepnet. There are also coffee pots, which don't help Joe Thomas, and a trumpet, which doesn't help Lou Sanders.
#10 - Clumpy Swayey Clumsy Man
Season 8 - Episode 10
Lou Sanders chews on some stationery, Sian Gibson is crushed by a caravan, Paul Sinha wrecks a camera, Joe Thomas gets cross and Iain Stirling waves a stick about.
#11 - Little Polythene Grief Cave
Season 3 - Episode 3
Sadistic Mr Gilbert in the Inbetweeners, Greg Davies takes just as much pleasure from torturing celebs. Al Murray is confronted with an eggcup!
#12 - No Stars for Naughty Boys
Season 4 - Episode 7
Hugh Dennis wields a blade, while Mel Giedroyc destroys a mannequin.
#13 - Boing Boing
Season 5 - Episode 7
Evil Greg Davies sets comedians cruel conundrums. Nish Kumar is presented with a coconut harness, while a blindfolded Sally Phillips handles a slice of bread.
#14 - Look at Me
Season 4 - Episode 2
Lolly Adefope tries long distance painting. Hugh Dennis is befuddled by an egg.
#15 - A Wind-Dried Puffin
Season 5 - Episode 5
Greg Davies sets tasks that are bizarre, cruel - and very funny. Sally Phillips faces an amorous watercooler. Aisling Bea crams a dish into a balloon.
#16 - Twelve Blush Majesty Two
Season 7 - Episode 3
Rhod Gilbert force-feeds mocha to Taskmaster Greg Davies' loyal assistant Alex Horne, Kerry Godliman boshes a ball and Phil Wang makes an odd noise.
#17 - He Was a Different Man
Season 6 - Episode 10
Tim Vine attempts a risky impersonation and Alex Horne receives a gift from Liza Tarbuck. The recipient of the Taskmaster's golden bonce is revealed.
#18 - Meat
Season 4 - Episode 5
Greg Davies sets five comedians some bizarre - some would say cruel - tasks. Noel Fielding has a sliding session, while Swedishman Fred receives an intense video call.
#19 - Fear of Failure
Season 2 - Episode 1
Greg Davies returns as the Taskmaster as five new comedic competitors tackle a raft of tricky tasks with today’s episode including a potato-throwing moment set to make television and sporting history.
#20 - Spoony Neeson
Season 5 - Episode 6
The consensual celebrity humiliation continues at the hands of wicked Greg Davies. Bob Mortimer champions sausage meat and Sally Phillips returns to the womb.
#21 - The Dong and the Gong
Season 3 - Episode 2
Greg Davies thinks outside the box - or inside a cement-filled shoebox in Rob Beckett's case - as he sets nutty tasks. Dave Gorman gets all bitey!
#22 - The Last Supper
Season 1 - Episode 6
In the last episode of the series, the five comics are not only playing for homemade chowder but also for the inaugural Taskmaster series winner’s trophy. Tasks include playing golf with eggs and cooking a meal using ingredients starting with every letter of the alphabet.
#23 - Rock 'n' Roll Umlaut
Season 8 - Episode 6
Alex Horne takes scrupulous notes as Paul Sinha squats in a telephone box, and Iain Stirling stakes his claim for the Scottish national football team.
#24 - Phoenix
Season 5 - Episode 3
Proving he's as diabolical in real life as he is in the Inbetweeners, Greg Davies sets our five celebs absurd tasks such as jelly-balancing and coconut costumery.
#25 - Spatchcock It
Season 4 - Episode 6
Joe Lycett shows no mercy to a camel, and Hugh Dennis gets a sleeping bag challenge.