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  • [ID: Five screencaps from Taskmaster, of Alex Horne performing a handshake with each contestant. Mel Giedroyc and Alex stare into each other’s eyes with their hands crossed on each other’s shoulders. Hugh Dennis and Alex lightly slap each other’s cheeks with both hands. Alex sniffs a pill given to him by Lolly Adefope, who smiles at the camera and says, “It’s paracetamol and codeine.” Alex sits blindfolded in a wheelbarrow, using a glove on a stick to shake a mannequin hand poking out of the fly of Noel Fielding’s boiler suit. Joe Lycett and Alex lightly tickle each other’s palms while Alex says, “I love you.” End ID.]

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  • [ID: Five screencaps from Taskmaster. Mel Giedroyc says, “I don’t like mannequins.” Greg Davies asks, “Oh, it’s just mannequins?” Mel replies, “Yeah, I’m not that keen on that head either,” and gestures at the golden Taskmaster trophy. Greg says, “I don’t like it either, and it’s mine.” End ID.]

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  • [ID: Two screencaps from Taskmaster. Mel Giedroyc stands in the lab opposite a mannequin wearing a suit. Mel points at the mannequin and says, “If that thing starts walking, I’m probably gonna vomit.” End ID.]

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  • [ID: Four screencaps from Taskmaster. Lolly Adefope, Noel Fielding and Joe Lycett stand around a wheelie bin. Joe says to Lolly, “I think you should go in the wheelie bin.” Then Mel Giedroyc is shown standing in a wheelie bin, wearing a helmet, while a blindfolded Hugh Dennis half-closes the lid. Hugh asks, “Do you mind being there with that on your head?” In the studio, Alex Horne says, “Just to confirm, both teams immediately put the women in the bin.” Greg Davies says, “Two women in a bin. Let’s… Let’s rock.” End ID.]

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  • [ID: Seven screencaps from Taskmaster. Greg Davies puts his hand on top of Alex Horne’s and asks, “Did you accidentally feel Mel’s boobs?” Mel Giedroyc gestures across her chest, saying, “There was a drive-by. Both of them.” She waves a hand downwards and continues, “And possibly in the Pennyfield area as well. It was fine! You saw there was a little bit of awkwardness.” Alex says, “Yeah, I found you after two and a half minutes, and then felt embarrassed for three days.” End ID.]

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  • [ID: Seven screencaps from Taskmaster. Alex Horne slides open the door of a wardrobe and sticks his arm inside. His eyes widen and he gasps, “Oh, my God!” Mel Giedroyc emerges from inside, saying, “There, you got me on the, um…” They stand outside the wardrobe and Alex makes a regretful grabbing motion, saying, “I still feel… I shouldn’t have gone…” The audience laughs as Alex looks troubled and Mel says, “No, it was fine.” Alex says, “Good game. Thanks,” and Mel replies, “Yeah, cheers,” as they shake hands. End ID.]

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  • [ID: Six screencaps from Taskmaster. A tray containing triangles of bread and a glass of milk is standing on a table in the garden. Mel Giedroyc says, “Ooh, snacks,” and immediately eats a piece of bread. In the studio, Greg Davies asks, “You like a little snack, don’t you, Mel?” Mel replies, “I do.” Greg says, “See something, eat it. Lovely.” Mel laughs. End ID.]

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  • [ID: Eight screencaps from Taskmaster. Mel Giedroyc, trying to identify objects hidden inside a sleeping bag, says, “That’s a YMCA helmet.” Alex Horne asks, “A YMCA helmet?” Mel says, “Yeah, the guy that was the construction manager.” Alex looks baffled. Later, Greg Davies says, “You felt a construction worker’s helmet, and you said, ‘It’s a YMCA helmet.’ You are aware that construction came before the Village People?” Mel and the audience laugh. End ID.]

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  • [ID: A screencap of Mel Giedroyc and Alex Horne on Taskmaster. Mel tries to hide a giant inflatable ball behind her back, but it’s about 10 feet in diameter. She says, “Nothing to see here, Alex!” End ID.]

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  • [ID: Two screencaps from Taskmaster. Mel Giedroyc stands on a football pitch and looks around with her hands on her hips, saying, “God, it’s bloody knackering when you see the size of a pitch, isn’t it? Imagine having to run all along!” End ID.]

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  • [ID: Six screencaps from Taskmaster. A photo of a pile of raw sheep’s wool is shown on the studio screen, and Mel Giedroyc says, “So we collected some raw wool and we played this game where you had to make yourself into a 19-century patriarch.” She mimes having facial hair and says, “So we did Ibsen. Stuck it on ourselves.” Greg Davies and Alex Horne glance at each other and Greg looks at his watch, as Mel continues, “We did Charles Dickens, and my favourite, which I did, was Isambard Kingdom Brunel.” End ID.]

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  • [ID: Two screencaps from Taskmaster. Mel Giedroyc, confronted with a pile of hundreds of peas on a table, says, “I’m gonna funnel them.” She starts swiping handfuls of peas off the edge of the table, directly into her mouth. End ID.]

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  • [ID: Four screencaps of Mel Giedroyc on Taskmaster. She says, “I used to love it on The A-Team… when there would be a moving vehicle, and people would run along… and jump into the vehicle.” She demonstrates a little run. End ID.]

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  • [ID: Six screencaps from Taskmaster. Mel Giedroyc, wearing a safety helmet, gets into a sleeping bag in the garden. She says to a member of the production crew, “Zip me up, love. This is absolutely brilliant.” Two members of the crew pull Mel around the garden by the foot of the sleeping bag, followed by Alex Horne with a measuring wheel, as Mel says, “This feels absolutely marvellous. You’re doing amazing work. You are incredible.” Afterwards, Mel says, “I think that’s the most fun I’ve had, sliding.” End ID.]

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  • [ID: A screencap of Mel Giedroyc on Taskmaster, saying, “It’s action without friction.” End ID.]

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  • [ID: Two screencaps from Taskmaster. Mel Giedroyc says enthusiastically, “Honestly, gang, check this out,” and presents a plush toy of three smiling peas in a zippable pod. End ID.]

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  • [ID: Six screencaps from Taskmaster. Mel Giedroyc says, “Did you see the pommel horse after that? Did anyone see it?” Greg Davies replies, “No, it had gone.” Mel says, “Did you see it in the house?” Alex Horne says, “I was there, so don’t ask me. I was there, so I saw it being moved by the people.” Mel looks deflated and the audience laughs. Noel Fielding says to Alex, “You are out of the Magic Circle.” End ID.]

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  • [ID: Five screencaps from Taskmaster, of Alex Horne performing a dance with each contestant against green-screened backgrounds. Mel Giedroyc and Alex press their palms together against a backdrop of a grimy alleyway. Noel Fielding and Alex point finger-guns at the camera against a night sky with fireworks. Joe Lycett and Alex raise their arms triumphantly on an airport runway while wearing sunglasses. Lolly Adefope and Alex grin at the camera while giving each other a double thumbs-up. Finally, Hugh Dennis lifts a slightly panicked Alex precariously over his shoulder. End ID.]

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  • [ID: A screencap of Mel Giedroyc on Taskmaster, saying, “Always happy whenever cling film is involved.” End ID.]

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