The Best Episodes of Taskmaster

Last Updated: Feb 14, 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 Can Hear It Gooping

#1 - 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 8.42
36 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
Their Water's So Delicious

#2 - 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 8.36
70 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
Residue Around the Hoof

#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.

star 8.32
76 votes
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 8.28
39 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
Twelve Blush Majesty Two

#5 - 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 8.26
43 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
Boing Boing

#6 - 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 8.22
67 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
Spoony Neeson

#7 - 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 8.22
69 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
Little Polythene Grief Cave

#8 - 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
104 votes
Mother Honks Her Horn

#9 - 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.

star 8.18
33 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
A Wind-Dried Puffin

#10 - 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 8.18
72 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
Tony Three Pies

#11 - 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 8.18
85 votes
Writers: Alex Horne

#12 - 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 8.13
76 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
No Stars for Naughty Boys

#13 - No Stars for Naughty Boys

Season 4 - Episode 7

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

star 8.12
84 votes
Writers: Alex Horne

#14 - 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 8.12
86 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
Look at Me

#15 - Look at Me

Season 4 - Episode 2

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

star 8.08
97 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
The Mean Bean

#16 - 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.

star 8.07
55 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
My Eyes Are Circles

#17 - 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.

star 8.07
45 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
The F.I.P.

#18 - 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 8.06
94 votes
Fear of Failure

#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.

star 8.05
129 votes
The Perfect Stuff

#20 - 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.

star 8.05
37 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
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
98 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
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He Was a Different Man

#22 - 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 8.02
43 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
The Dong and the Gong

#23 - 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 8.02
98 votes
Friendship is Truth

#24 - 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.

star 8.01
91 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
The Poet and the Egg

#25 - The Poet and the Egg

Season 1 - Episode 3

The comedians build a tower for an egg and make a video ‘blooper’. The results are kind of surprising and kind of scary. Plus, Josh Widdicombe gives Greg Davies the ultimate gift – one that they will both remember FOREVER.

star 7.99
105 votes
Writers: Alex Horne
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