The BEST Episodes of Taskmaster
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 11, 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 - 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)
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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?
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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...
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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 - 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.