The BEST Episodes of Taskmaster

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 4, 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?

I've Been a Bit Ill

#1 - 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.

star 8.30
30 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Clumpy Swayey Clumsy Man

#2 - 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.

star 8.30
30 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Their Water's So Delicious

#3 - 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.

star 8.28
76 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
The Pendulum Draws the Eye

#4 - 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.

star 8.26
47 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
This Is Trevor

#5 - 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.

star 8.22
36 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
I Can Hear It Gooping

#6 - 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?

star 8.22
45 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Residue Around the Hoof

#7 - 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.

star 8.22
83 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Tony Three Pies

#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.

star 8.21
90 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Little Polythene Grief Cave

#9 - 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!

star 8.20
110 votes
Aquatic Sewing Machine

#10 - 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.

star 8.19
32 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
No Stars for Naughty Boys

#11 - No Stars for Naughty Boys

Season 4 - Episode 7

Hugh Dennis wields a blade, while Mel Giedroyc destroys a mannequin.

star 8.16
90 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
A Wind-Dried Puffin

#12 - 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.

star 8.13
78 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Look at Me

#13 - Look at Me

Season 4 - Episode 2

Lolly Adefope tries long distance painting. Hugh Dennis is befuddled by an egg.

star 8.12
101 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
He Was a Different Man

#14 - 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.

star 8.11
47 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Twelve Blush Majesty Two

#15 - 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.

star 8.10
51 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Boing Boing

#16 - 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.

star 8.10
72 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Meat

#17 - 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.

star 8.07
91 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Fear of Failure

#18 - 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.

star 8.05
136 votes
Spoony Neeson

#19 - 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.

star 8.04
75 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
The Dong and the Gong

#20 - 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!

star 8.04
103 votes
The Last Supper

#21 - 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.

star 8.04
104 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Phoenix

#22 - 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.

star 8.02
83 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
The F.I.P.

#23 - The F.I.P.

Season 3 - Episode 5

Exasperated comics are set absurd tasks! Before the series winner is crowned, we find out which celeb has the dishiest relative and why Rob Beckett is mad at peas.

star 8.00
100 votes
Rock 'n' Roll Umlaut

#24 - 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.

star 8.00
35 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Spatchcock It

#25 - Spatchcock It

Season 4 - Episode 6

Joe Lycett shows no mercy to a camel, and Hugh Dennis gets a sleeping bag challenge.

star 8.00
89 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne