QI

QI is the world’s most impossible quiz. On the face of it, QI (short for Quite Interesting) is a TV comedy panel game like any other. It has a chairman and four contestants, who are asked questions and get points for their answers. But there the resemblance ends.

The questions on QI are so difficult that the panellists almost never get one right. So the chairman only gives points for interesting answers, regardless of whether they are correct, or even relevant. In theory, it is quite possible for the most ignorant person in the room to win the game. In practice, this rarely happens. This is because the game is booby-trapped to the disastrous disadvantage of people who believe everything they are told.

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Series 12, Episode 11

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry comes over all kinky with Janet Street Porter, Sandi Toksvig, Johnny Vegas and Alan Davies.

Series 12, Episode 11

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry comes over all kinky with Janet Street Porter, Sandi Toksvig, Johnny Vegas and Alan Davies.

Series 13, Episode 11

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry lumps together a whole lot of L-themed larks, from lava lamps to love handles. With David Mitchell, Ronni Ancona, Jimmy Carr and Alan Davies.

Series 12, Episode 12

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry discusses knights and knaves. Victoria Coren, Sue Perkins, Rev Richard Coles and Alan Davies are his guests at the round table.

Series 12, Episode 12

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry discusses knights and knaves. Victoria Coren, Sue Perkins, Rev Richard Coles and Alan Davies are his guests at the round table.

Series 12, Episode 13

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry looks at everything in the kitchen but the sink, with Victoria Wood, Richard Osman, Jason Manford and Alan Davies.

Series 12, Episode 13

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry looks at everything in the kitchen but the sink, with Victoria Wood, Richard Osman, Jason Manford and Alan Davies.

Series 12, Episode 14

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry gets into the Christmas spirit with Jo Brand, Brendan O'Carroll, Phill Jupitus and Alan Davies.

Series 12, Episode 14

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry gets into the Christmas spirit with Jo Brand, Brendan O'Carroll, Phill Jupitus and Alan Davies.

Series 12, Episode 12

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry discusses knights and knaves. Victoria Coren, Sue Perkins, Rev Richard Coles and Alan Davies are his guests at the round table.

Series 12, Episode 13

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry looks at everything in the kitchen but the sink, with Victoria Wood, Richard Osman, Jason Manford and Alan Davies.

Series 12, Episode 14

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry gets into the Christmas spirit with Jo Brand, Brendan O'Carroll, Phill Jupitus and Alan Davies.

Series 13, Episode 12

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry introduces the QI Christmas special - and a very special guest. With Carrie Fisher, Bill Bailey, Jimmy Carr and Alan Davies.

Series 12, Episode 15

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry goes decidedly kitsch with Sue Perkins, Reginald D Hunter, Jimmy Carr and Alan Davies.

Series 13, Episode 12

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry introduces the QI Christmas special - and a very special guest. With Carrie Fisher, Bill Bailey, Jimmy Carr and Alan Davies.

Series 12, Episode 15

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry goes decidedly kitsch with Sue Perkins, Reginald D Hunter, Jimmy Carr and Alan Davies.

Series 12, Episode 16

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry looks at a complete kaleidoscope of K topics with Liza Tarbuck, Susan Calman, Sandi Toksvig and Alan Davies.

Series 12, Episode 16

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry looks at a complete kaleidoscope of K topics with Liza Tarbuck, Susan Calman, Sandi Toksvig and Alan Davies.

Series 13, Episode 12

BBC UKTV

Stephen Fry introduces the QI Christmas special - and a very special guest. With Carrie Fisher, Bill Bailey, Jimmy Carr and Alan Davies.