The BEST Episodes of Taskmaster

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 11, 2021

Network: YouTube

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?

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Activate Jamali

#1 - Activate Jamali

Season 11 - Episode 10 - Aired May 20, 2021

In an epic final featuring dunking, dinosaurs and disastrous directions, Jamali Maddix staggers around and Mike Wozniak staggers everyone - again. Who will win Greg's head? (S11 Ep10/10)

star 8.29
75 votes
Meat

#2 - Meat

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired May 23, 2017

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 8.28
184 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
An Imbalance in the Poppability

#3 - An Imbalance in the Poppability

Season 12 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 23, 2021

Greg Davies and Alex Horne welcome five fresh competitors who are desperate to lay their mitts on Greg's golden head-trophy. This time: creepers, catapults and one (fake) cactus.

star 8.22
73 votes
Absolute Casserole

#4 - Absolute Casserole

Season 11 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 22, 2021

Jamali Maddix decorates the Taskmaster caravan, Sarah Kendall bites into a deep-fried kiwi fruit, and Mike Wozniak leaves Greg Davies in a state of horrified delirium.

star 8.22
79 votes
Spatchcock It

#5 - Spatchcock It

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired May 30, 2017

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

star 8.21
181 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Tony Three Pies

#6 - Tony Three Pies

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 13, 2017

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
156 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
The Pendulum Draws the Eye

#7 - The Pendulum Draws the Eye

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 31, 2018

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 8.19
107 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Their Water's So Delicious

#8 - Their Water's So Delicious

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 1, 2017

The celebrity torture is almost over as the series climaxes. Aisling Bea leaps cushions, while Bob Mortimer educates us on Dumfries and Galloway.

star 8.18
141 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
I Can Hear It Gooping

#9 - I Can Hear It Gooping

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 7, 2018

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 8.15
107 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Look at Me

#10 - Look at Me

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired May 2, 2017

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

star 8.14
169 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Fear of Failure

#11 - Fear of Failure

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 21, 2016

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 8.13
213 votes
Think About the Spirit

#12 - Think About the Spirit

Season 9 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 6, 2019

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.

star 8.13
86 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
The Perfect Stuff

#13 - The Perfect Stuff

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 17, 2018

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 8.12
109 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
No Stars for Naughty Boys

#14 - No Stars for Naughty Boys

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 6, 2017

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

star 8.12
156 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Mr Octopus and Pottyhands

#15 - Mr Octopus and Pottyhands

Season 11 - Episode 9 - Aired May 13, 2021

It's all to play for in the penultimate episode of the series. Mike Wozniak issues a stark warning. Lee Mack has a makeover. And there's a storm brewing on Taskmaster Island...

star 8.10
77 votes
Residue Around the Hoof

#16 - Residue Around the Hoof

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 4, 2017

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 8.09
146 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Twelve Blush Majesty Two

#17 - Twelve Blush Majesty Two

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 19, 2018

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 8.09
105 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Mother Honks Her Horn

#18 - Mother Honks Her Horn

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 24, 2018

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 8.07
101 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Pork Is a Sausage

#19 - Pork Is a Sausage

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 28, 2016

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.

star 8.07
221 votes
An Orderly Species

#20 - An Orderly Species

Season 11 - Episode 8 - Aired May 6, 2021

Taskmaster Greg Davies is impressed by Charlotte Ritchie's snack-munching methods and Jamali Maddix's pretty wings, as the race to win Greg's shiny skull-trophy continues.

star 8.06
72 votes
Don't Like Them Go Bang

#21 - Don't Like Them Go Bang

Season 9 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 30, 2019

The five comics go undercover as they try to impress Greg Davies with their attempts at high-level espionage.

star 8.05
94 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
A Fat Bald White Man

#22 - A Fat Bald White Man

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 25, 2017

Hugh Dennis, Joe Lycett, Lolly Adefope, Mel Giedroyc and Noel Fielding fell rubber ducks and destroy cakes to impress the very demanding Greg Davies.

star 8.05
178 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Quisps

#23 - Quisps

Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 25, 2019

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.

star 8.05
105 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Spoony Neeson

#24 - Spoony Neeson

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 18, 2017

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
141 votes
Directors: Andy Devonshire
Writers: Alex Horne
Premature Conker

#25 - Premature Conker

Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 8, 2021

Charlotte Ritchie climbs a ladder with some loo roll, Mike Wozniak tries out a new catchphrase, and Lee Mack terrifies an innocent member of the public.

star 8.04
75 votes