Duck Quacks Don't Echo

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This article is about the UK series. For the US series, see Duck Quacks Don't Echo (US TV series). For the misconception that a duck's quack doesn't echo, see List of common misconceptions#Biology.
Duck Quacks Don't Echo
Genre Comedy
Format Panel game
Presented by Lee Mack
Theme music composer Rumble Music
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 2
No. of episodes 8 (as of 28 March 2014)
Production
Executive producer(s) Andy Auerbach
Dean Nabarro
Chris Brogden
Location(s) Pinewood Studios
Running time 60 minutes (inc. adverts)
Production company(s) Magnum Media
Broadcast
Original channel Sky1
Picture format 16:9 (1080i HDTV)
Original run 7 February 2014 (2014-02-07) – present
External links
Website

Duck Quacks Don't Echo is a British television comedy panel game show that aired on Sky1 since 7 February 2014.[1] It is hosted by Lee Mack.

Rounds[edit]

Each episode has three rounds.

Episodes[edit]

Series 1[edit]

# Original air date The Facts Panelists
1 7 February 2014
  • Human earlobes are in a direct line with their nipples.
  • You are as tall as your arm span.

Fact Off

  • Touching someone's upper arm will help you get what you want from them. (Dara)
  • Dog urine glows under UV light. (Mel C)
  • In an attempt to appear normal people will copy the actions of a group even if they know the action is really stupid. (Ruth)

Fact Finder

  • The defence mechanism of the Turkey Vulture is to vomit on its predators. (chosen by Dara)
  • Regular didgeridoo playing is an effective treatment for snoring. (chosen by Mel C)
  • Peeing while sitting allows for a longer and healthier sex life. (chosen by Ruth)

Mack's Fact

  • It is possible to stick an adult to the ceiling and hang them upside down by their feet using only household superglue.
Melanie Chisholm (30)
Dara Ó Briain (28)
Ruth Jones (24)
2 14 February 2014
  • It is possible to flip an egg in a shot glass, without touching the egg.

Fact Off

Fact Finder

  • A beaver's anus tastes like raspberry. (chosen by Olivia)
  • An adult male will never be shorter than his mother. (chosen by Rhod)
  • There is a spider that, when it bites you, can give you an erection that lasts for hours. (chosen by Paul)

Mack's Fact

Olivia Colman (23)
Rhod Gilbert (33)
Paul Hollywood(39)
3 21 February 2014
  • There is a part of your body that doesn't feel any pain because it has very few nerves.

Fact Off

Fact Finder

  • A lost wallet is more likely to be returned if it has a photo of a baby inside. (chosen by Sue)
  • People with blue eyes have a higher alcohol tolerance. (chosen by Aston)
  • The shorter your index finger, the more masculine you are. (chosen by Bob)

Mack's Fact

  • One of the safest places to be during lightning is in your car.
Sue Perkins (35)
Bob Mortimer (34)
Aston Merrygold (30)
4 28 February 2014

Fact Off

Fact Finder

  • The domestic cat can run faster than Usain Bolt. (chosen by Miranda)
  • Men develop belly button fluff and women don't. (chosen by Stephen)
  • If a polar bear catches your scent it will hunt for you until the day it dies. (chosen by Richard)

Mack's Fact

Miranda Hart (35)
Stephen Graham (34)
Richard Ayoade (26)
5 7 March 2014

Fact Off

  • The average human produces 1.43 pints of sweat a day. (Kathy)
  • Contrary to popular belief, you are able to sneeze with your eyes open. (Sanjeev)
  • If people believe they have had alcohol, even if they haven't, they will behave as though they are drunk. (John)'

Fact Finder

  • Goats have accents and cows have regional moos. (chosen by John)
  • On average you break your toes ten times a year. (chosen by Sanjeev)
  • Blue whales are so enormous that a human can crawl through their largest vein or artery. (chosen by Kathy)

Mack's Fact

Sanjeev Bhaskar (25)
Kathy Burke (32)
John Hannah (35)
6 14 March 2014
  • There is a fruit that makes sour things taste sweet.

Fact Off

Fact Finder

Mack's Fact

  • When you are scared you literally get cold feet.
Ricky Tomlinson (27)
Sara Cox (25)
Jon Richardson (29)
7 21 March 2014
  • You can separate the yolk of an egg from the white by using a plastic bottle.

Fact Off

  • The more a swimming pool smells of chlorine, the dirtier it is. (Jimmy)
  • You can survive a 20 foot drop if you are wrapped in 75 metres of bubble wrap. (Sir Terry)
  • Women are superior at remembering routes. (Carol)'

Fact Finder

  • If you rub onions on your feet you will be able to taste them in your mouth 30-60 minutes later. (chosen by Sir Terry)
  • Black cab drivers have more developed brains than the rest of us. (chosen by Jimmy)
  • Your nipples are the same colour as your lips. (chosen by Carol)

Mack's Fact

  • If you drop a heavy object in front of your face attached to a rope it will never hit you when it swings back.
Sir Terry Wogan (29)
Jimmy Carr (32)
Carol Vorderman (23)
8 28 March 2014

Best-of compilation of previous seven episodes with some previously unaired footage.

Series 2[edit]

# Original air date The Facts Panelists
1 1 September 2014[2] Stephen Mangan, Davina McCall and Paddy McGuinness
2 2014
3 2014
4 2014
5 2014
6 2014
7 2014
8 2014 Best-of compilation of previous seven episodes with some previously unaired footage.

Reception[edit]

Writing for The Arts Desk, Matthew Wright said of the first episode "With QI's questions about Noam Chomsky substituted for lightweight popular psychology and an investigation into dog urine, there’s not enough substance to bear the weight of the lengthy investigations."[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Duck Quacks Don't Echo". Sky Media. Retrieved 9 August 2013. 
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Duck Quacks Don't Echo, Sky 1". The Arts Desk. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 

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