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8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

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Show Synopsis

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown follows the format of Countdown, with its compulsive play along factor as a familiar spine, but is packed with comic appearances and content that viewers wouldn’t ever see on regular Countdown: the show’s opening when Jimmy Carr affectionately roasts all the participants, a comic discussion of the players’ preparation and funny mascots for the show, visual gags while the Countdown clock runs down, and comics showcasing funny items in Dictionary Corner.

The show is hosted by Jimmy Carr, with team captains Sean Lock and Jon Richardson and features Rachel Riley and Susie Dent on maths and dictionary duty respectively.

8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

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Episode 15, Series 9

Tuesday January 21 at 2:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 15 | Series 9

With Joe Wilkinson as Guest Team Captain, Danny Dyer, Gabby Logan, and David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 16, Series 9

Wednesday January 22 at 2:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 16 | Series 9

With David Mitchell as guest Team Captain, Russell Howard and Cariad Lloyd, and Sam Simmons in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 17, Series 9

Thursday January 23 at 2:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 17 | Series 9

A Christmas special with Kathy Burke and Russell Howard, and Joe Lycett in Dictionary Corner

Episode 18, Series 9

Friday January 24 at 2:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 18 | Series 9

A New Year's special. Johnny Vegas is guest captain, David O'Doherty joins Suzie in Dictionary Corner, and Richard Osman and Sara Pascoe compete for Countdown glory.

Episode 23, Series 9

Friday January 24 at 8:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 23 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Joe Wilkinson, Roisin Conaty, David Mitchell, and Tom Allen in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 24, Series 9

Friday January 24 at 9:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 24 | Series 9

With guest team captain Jonathan Ross, Johnny Vegas and Michelle Wolf, and Pappy's Fun Club in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 23, Series 9

Saturday January 25 at 2:50am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 23 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Joe Wilkinson, Roisin Conaty, David Mitchell, and Tom Allen in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 24, Series 9

Saturday January 25 at 3:35am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 24 | Series 9

With guest team captain Jonathan Ross, Johnny Vegas and Michelle Wolf, and Pappy's Fun Club in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 24, Series 9

Saturday January 25 at 10:10pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 24 | Series 9

With guest team captain Jonathan Ross, Johnny Vegas and Michelle Wolf, and Pappy's Fun Club in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 16, Series 9

Sunday January 26 at 6:05am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 16 | Series 9

With David Mitchell as guest Team Captain, Russell Howard and Cariad Lloyd, and Sam Simmons in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 23, Series 9

Sunday January 26 at 1:00pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 23 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Joe Wilkinson, Roisin Conaty, David Mitchell, and Tom Allen in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 24, Series 9

Sunday January 26 at 6:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 24 | Series 9

With guest team captain Jonathan Ross, Johnny Vegas and Michelle Wolf, and Pappy's Fun Club in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 19, Series 9

Monday January 27 at 2:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 19 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Noel Fielding, Stephen Mangan, Fay Ripley, and the Brett Domino Trio.

Episode 20, Series 9

Tuesday January 28 at 2:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 20 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Russell Howard, Roisin Conay, Phil Wang, and Nick Helm in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 20, Series 9

Wednesday January 29 at 5:10am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 20 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Russell Howard, Roisin Conay, Phil Wang, and Nick Helm in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 21, Series 9

Wednesday January 29 at 2:20pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 21 | Series 9

With guest team captain Johnny Vegas, Jamie Laing and David O'Doherty, and Holly Walsh in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 22, Series 9

Thursday January 30 at 2:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 22 | Series 9

With Jayde Adams and Joe Wilkinson, and David Baddiel in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 23, Series 9

Friday January 31 at 2:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 23 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Joe Wilkinson, Roisin Conaty, David Mitchell, and Tom Allen in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 25, Series 9

Friday January 31 at 8:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 25 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Lee Mack, James Acaster, Sarah Millican, and John Cooper-Clarke in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 26, Series 9

Friday January 31 at 9:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 26 | Series 9

With guest team captain Joe Wilkinson, Chris Addison, Katherine Ryan, and David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 25, Series 9

Saturday February 1 at 2:50am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 25 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Lee Mack, James Acaster, Sarah Millican, and John Cooper-Clarke in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 26, Series 9

Saturday February 1 at 3:35am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 26 | Series 9

With guest team captain Joe Wilkinson, Chris Addison, Katherine Ryan, and David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 26, Series 9

Saturday February 1 at 10:10pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 26 | Series 9

With guest team captain Joe Wilkinson, Chris Addison, Katherine Ryan, and David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 25, Series 9

Sunday February 2 at 12:55pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 25 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Lee Mack, James Acaster, Sarah Millican, and John Cooper-Clarke in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 26, Series 9

Sunday February 2 at 6:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 26 | Series 9

With guest team captain Joe Wilkinson, Chris Addison, Katherine Ryan, and David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 20, Series 9

Monday February 3 at 6:15am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 20 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Russell Howard, Roisin Conay, Phil Wang, and Nick Helm in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 24, Series 9

Monday February 3 at 2:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 24 | Series 9

With guest team captain Jonathan Ross, Johnny Vegas and Michelle Wolf, and Pappy's Fun Club in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 25, Series 9

Tuesday February 4 at 2:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 25 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Lee Mack, James Acaster, Sarah Millican, and John Cooper-Clarke in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 26, Series 9

Wednesday February 5 at 2:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 26 | Series 9

With guest team captain Joe Wilkinson, Chris Addison, Katherine Ryan, and David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 27, Series 9

Thursday February 6 at 2:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 27 | Series 9

With Joe Lycett, Michelle Wolf, and Adam Riches in Dictionary Corner.

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