The Best Episodes of Taskmaster
Last Updated: Nov 12, 2018
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 - 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.
#3 - 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.
#4 - Mother Honks Her Horn
Season 7 - Episode 8
Phil Wang makes sure his outstanding outfit leaves even less to the imagination that it did before, Jessica Knappett demonstrates her mastery of a child's percussion instrument and James Acaster's dream comes true.
#5 - 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!
#6 - 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.
#7 - 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.
#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 - 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.
#10 - 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?
#11 - 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.
#12 - No Stars for Naughty Boys
Season 4 - Episode 7
Hugh Dennis wields a blade, while Mel Giedroyc destroys a mannequin.
#13 - 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.
#14 - 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.
#15 - Look at Me
Season 4 - Episode 2
Lolly Adefope tries long distance painting. Hugh Dennis is befuddled by an egg.
#16 - My Eyes Are Circles
Season 7 - Episode 2
Phil Wang makes ogres poignant, Jessica Knappett mimics a funny noise and James Acaster finds circles. Alex Horne records it all for Taskmaster, Greg Davies.
#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 - The Perfect Stuff
Season 7 - Episode 7
Greg Davies challenges his five fearful funny people to entertain him by completing more baffling challenges, which this week involve corneas, crackers and construction.
#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 - 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.
#21 - Friendship is Truth
Season 4 - Episode 4
What will Mel Giedroyc do to a pommel horse? And why are Alex Horne and Noel Fielding dancing like shrews? Dastardly Greg Davies sets the nutty tasks.
#22 - The Mean Bean
Season 7 - Episode 1
The Taskmaster Greg Davies returns, sending fear coursing through the veins of James Acaster, Jessica Knappett, Kerry Godliman, Phil Wang and Rhod Gilbert.
#23 - 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.
#24 - 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!
#25 - Pork is a Sausage
Season 2 - Episode 2
Nursery rhyme music videos are the flavour of episode two and viewer discretion is advised for Jon Richardson’s disturbing take on Three Blind Mice. Plus find out why Doc Brown isn’t an egg man.