The BEST Episodes of Taskmaster
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 13, 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 - Think About the Spirit
Season 9 - Episode 10
It's the grand final, which features peas, teas and absent keys, as Ed Gamble, Jo Brand, Katy Wix and Rose Matafeo vie to go home with Greg Davies's massive face.
#2 - 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.
#3 - Shaqinahat
Season 9 - Episode 8
Greg Davies delivers angry appraisals from his comfy throne, as Ed Gamble dons a baby's bonnet, Katy Wix makes Alex Horne wince and Rose Matafeo does a spot of screaming.
#4 - 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.
#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.
#6 - 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.
#7 - 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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#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 - 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.
#12 - 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.
#13 - 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!
#14 - No Stars for Naughty Boys
Season 4 - Episode 7
Hugh Dennis wields a blade, while Mel Giedroyc destroys a mannequin.
#15 - Butter in the Microwave
Season 9 - Episode 2
Ed Gamble gets reckless with a frying pan, Katy Wix asks for a pencil and Jo Brand shares a leisurely sandwich with David Baddiel.
#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.
#17 - 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.
#18 - Another Spoon
Season 9 - Episode 5
Jo Brand shows cowboys how to cowboy, Katy Wix tortures Alex Horne with the help of a garden arch and Rose Matafeo asks a stranger if they have a library card.
#19 - 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.
#20 - Look at Me
Season 4 - Episode 2
Lolly Adefope tries long distance painting. Hugh Dennis is befuddled by an egg.
#21 - Join Our Cult
Season 9 - Episode 1
Greg Davies is back, joined as ever by Alex Horne. The five celebs making grand entrances for series nine are David Baddiel, Ed Gamble, Jo Brand, Katy Wix and Rose Matafeo.
#22 - Five Miles Per Day
Season 9 - Episode 3
David Baddiel steers some heavy machinery toward a representation of his childhood sweetheart, in the hope of impressing Taskmaster Greg Davies.
#23 - 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.
#24 - 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.
#25 - 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.