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Duck Quacks Don't Echo
Comedy panel game
Country of origin
No. of series
No. of episodes
(inc. 2 specials)
company(s) Magnum Media
16:9 ( 1080i HDTV)
7 February 2014
is a Duck Quacks Don't Echo British television comedy panel game show that has been aired on Sky1 since 7 February 2014. It is hosted by Lee Mack.
Each episode has three rounds.
Fact Off - The three guests reveal their favourite fact and try to see if it is true. The fact proving segments are narrated by John Sergeant
Fact Finder - Each of the three guests choose an audience member who has a fact which is given to three experts who reveal if the facts are true or not.
Mack's Fact - The guest with the highest score takes part in a fact Mack wants to prove.
Episodes [ edit ]
Series 1 (2014) [ edit ]
Original air date
7 February 2014
earlobes are in a direct line with their nipples. You are as tall as your arm span.
Touching someone's upper arm will help you get what you want from them.
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.
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)
It is possible to stick an adult to the ceiling and hang them upside down by their feet using only household
(30) Melanie Chisholm
Dara Ó Briain (28)
Ruth Jones (24)
14 February 2014
It is possible to flip an egg in a shot glass, without touching the egg.
Dogs "catch" human yawns.
Shrimps are fitter than humans. (Rhod) If you swear when you hurt yourself you raise your
pain threshold. (Paul)
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)
Olivia Colman (23)
Rhod Gilbert (33)
(39) Paul Hollywood
21 February 2014
There is a part of your body that doesn't feel any pain because it has very few nerves.
Double-dipping tortilla chips means you get 50 to 100 bacteria from other people's mouth in every bite. (Sue)
There are certain dance moves that women find more attractive.
Laughing 100 times is equivalent to 10 minutes on an exercise bike.
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)
One of the safest places to be during lightning is in your car.
(35) Sue Perkins
Bob Mortimer (34)
Aston Merrygold (30)
28 February 2014
Pigeons can remember humans by face. (Miranda)
You can guess the gender of a human being by smelling their breath.
(Stephen) 3 year olds can't lie.
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)
(35) Miranda Hart
Stephen Graham (34)
Richard Ayoade (26)
7 March 2014
The average human produces 1.43 pints of sweat a day.
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.
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)
Sanjeev Bhaskar (25)
Kathy Burke (32)
(35) John Hannah
14 March 2014
There is a fruit that makes sour things taste sweet.
Scratching is contagious. (Jon)
Two thirds of people tilt their head to the right when they kiss.
(Sara) Men are better at
multi-tasking than women. (Ricky)
When you are scared you literally get cold feet.
Ricky Tomlinson (27)
Sara Cox (25)
(29) Jon Richardson
21 March 2014
You can separate the yolk of an egg from the white by using a plastic bottle.
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.
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)
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)
(32) Jimmy Carr
Carol Vorderman (23)
28 March 2014
Best-of compilation of previous seven episodes with some previously unaired footage.
Series 2 (2014) [ edit ]
Original air date
1 September 2014
You can tell if a pair of trousers will fit you by wrapping them around your neck.
It is impossible to crush an egg when you hold it at the top and the bottom.
After a conversation with an attractive woman, men are less able to perform mental tasks.
You can block a tickle.
(Paddy) There are certain tunes which are guaranteed to make babies dance.
Male bats have the highest rate of homosexuality in any mammal.
(chosen by Stephen) If you have a tongue piercing, it increases your chance of being struck by lightning.
(chosen by Paddy) We make the best decisions when we need to wee.
(chosen by Davina)
You can lift a person off the ground using helium balloons.
Stephen Mangan (26)
(36) Davina McCall
Paddy McGuinness (26)
8 September 2014
People are more likely to believe a statement is true if it rhymes.
Identical twins smell exactly the same.
(Holly) Airborne bacteria from a flushing toilet can reach a toothbrush six feet away.
Aggression is the normal response to cute animal pictures.
(chosen by Dara) If your earlobe isn't attached and your dad's is, then he isn't your real dad.
(chosen by Holly) If you feed curry to sheep it reduces their farts by 40%.
(chosen by Hugh)
Soaking your muscles in cold water makes you 25% weaker.
Dara Ó Briain (18)
Holly Willoughby (23)
(29) Hugh Dennis
15 September 2014
22 September 2014
Despite popular belief, it is possible to tickle yourself.
Men always have the upper hand.
Northerners are dirtier than Southerners
People are more stupid when they are wearing a swimsuit
It is impossible for a blindfolded person to walk, swim or drive in a straight line
If two sets of identical twins have children, they will also be identical
(chosen by Denise). Most toilets flush in the note of E flat
(chosen by Jason). If you have wetter ear wax, you're more likely to have stronger body odour
(chosen by Richard).
You can stretch a swimming cap so far that an adult can fit inside it.
(27) Richard Madeley
Denise Van Outen (22)
(27) Jason Manford
29 September 2014
6 October 2014
13 October 2014
Best-of compilation of series 2 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." [1 ]
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