The BEST Episodes of Taskmaster
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 10, 2021
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 - 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.
#2 - 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.
#3 - 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.
#4 - 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.
#5 - 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.
#6 - 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.
#7 - 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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - Look at Me
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired May 2, 2017
Lolly Adefope tries long distance painting. Hugh Dennis is befuddled by an egg.
#10 - 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.
#11 - 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.
#12 - No Stars for Naughty Boys
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 6, 2017
Hugh Dennis wields a blade, while Mel Giedroyc destroys a mannequin.
#13 - 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?
#14 - 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.
#15 - 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.
#16 - 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.
#17 - 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.
#18 - 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.
#19 - There’s Strength in Arches
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 19, 2016
In the final episode Taskmaster Greg Davies finally gets to present his glorious trophy to the overall champion. But before that triumphant moment, there's still time for more ridiculous task attempts, including Richard Osman doing something appalling with a shopping trolley.
#20 - Little Polythene Grief Cave
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 18, 2016
Sadistic Mr Gilbert in the Inbetweeners, Greg Davies takes just as much pleasure from torturing celebs. Al Murray is confronted with an eggcup!
#21 - 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.
#22 - A Wind-Dried Puffin
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 11, 2017
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.
#23 - Boing Boing
Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 25, 2017
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.
#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.
#25 - 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.