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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.

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Episode 8, Series 12

Friday September 24 at 10:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 8 | Series 12

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Sara Pascoe take on guest team captain Alan Carr and Tom Allen.

Episode 7, Series 8

Saturday September 25 at 11:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 7 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Bill Bailey take on guest captain Joe Wilkinson and Isy Suttie.

Episode 4, Series 10

Sunday September 26 at 11:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 10

Hosted by Jimmy Carr, each week team captains Jon Richardson and Sean Lock join comedy guests to play Countdown with help from Susie Dent in dictionary corner, and Rachel Riley on…

Episode 9, Series 12

Monday September 27 at 10:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 12

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and David Mitchell take on Jon Richardson and Sarah Millican.

Episode 10, Series 12

Tuesday September 28 at 10:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 10 | Series 12

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Johnny Vegas take on a guest team captain Katherine Ryan and Joe Lycett.

Episode 11, Series 12

Wednesday September 29 at 10:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 11 | Series 12

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Daisy May Cooper take on guest team captain Richard Ayoade and Ivo Graham.

Episode 1, Series 13

Thursday September 30 at 10:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 13

Bob Mortimer and Lucy Beaumont join the team with Adam Buxton in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 2, Series 13

Friday October 1 at 10:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 2 | Series 13

Harry Hill and Rose Matefeo join the team with the Horne Section in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 8, Series 8

Saturday October 2 at 11:50pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 8 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Henning Wehn take on guest captain Bill Bailey and Jessica Hynes.

Episode 5, Series 10

Monday October 4 at 12:40am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 5 | Series 10

Hosted by Jimmy Carr, each week team captains Jon Richardson and Sean Lock join comedy guests to play Countdown with help from Susie Dent in dictionary corner, and Rachel Riley on…

Episode 3, Series 13

Monday October 4 at 11:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 13

Joe Wilkinson and Kiri Pritchard-McLean join the team with the Brett Domino Trio in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 4, Series 13

Tuesday October 5 at 11:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 13

Richard Ayoade and Katherine Ryan join the team with David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 5, Series 13

Wednesday October 6 at 11:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 5 | Series 13

Miles Jupp and Sophie Duker join the team with Lee & Dean in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 6, Series 13

Thursday October 7 at 11:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 6 | Series 13

Kevin Bridges and Victoria Coren-Mitchell join the team with Spencer Jones in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 7, Series 13

Friday October 8 at 11:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 7 | Series 13

Harriet Kemsley and Chris McCausland join the team with Nick Helm in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 9, Series 8

Sunday October 10 at 12:40am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Sara Pascoe take on Jon Richardson and Josh Widdicombe.

Episode 6, Series 10

Monday October 11 at 12:40am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 6 | Series 10

Hosted by Jimmy Carr, each week team captains Jon Richardson and Sean Lock join comedy guests to play Countdown with help from Susie Dent in dictionary corner, and Rachel Riley on…

Episode 1, Series 7

Monday October 11 at 11:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 7

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Kevin Bridges and Kathy Burke, with Joe Lycett in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 2, Series 7

Tuesday October 12 at 11:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 2 | Series 7

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Rhod Gilbert and Sara Pascoe, with Johnny Vegas in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 3, Series 7

Thursday October 14 at 12:05am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 7

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Rob Beckett and Katherine Ryan, with Greg Davies in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 4, Series 7

Thursday October 14 at 11:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 7

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Greg Davies and Miles Jupp, with Holly Walsh in Dictionary Corner.

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