Type
Reality/Game Show
Premiered
Aug. 24, 2009
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network
Genre

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Pointless (UK)

Quiz show featuring teams of contestants attempting to find correct but obscure answers to general knowledge questions in order to score as few points as possible, and become eligible to compete for the show's cash jackpot. Contestants seek to find correct answers that were given by as few participants as possible; those given by no participants are termed "pointless" and are the most desirable. Every pointless answer given during the main game increases the jackpot by £250.

Pointless (UK) Season 21 (2019)

21x01 21 21x01 Series 21, Episode 1
Categories: Pop Statd - Solo Artists and Their First UK Number Ones, The Muppets, British Animals With Plants in Their Names, "Ten" Things, Literary Relatives and Golf Courses. Rob ...
Jan. 28, 2019
21x02 21 21x02 Series 21, Episode 2
Categories: Political Leaders, Music Genres in Other Words, National Geographic's "Best Trips to Take" in 2018, Romance, Novels of Evelyn Waugh and London Theater. Neal and Miriam won ...
Jan. 29, 2019
21x03 21 21x03 Series 21, Episode 3
Categories: Cinema - Films With Missing Body Parts, 2018 Winter Olympic Nations, Famous Waynes, Birthplace Museums and Night Trains. Darin and Yen won the Pointless jackpot of £1, ...
Jan. 30, 2019
21x04 21 21x04 Series 21, Episode 4
Categories: US Geography, Famous People Who Share Their Name With Popular Baby Names, Christmas Number Ones, Novak Djokovic and Films by "Doctor Who" Actors. Georgie and Henry won the ...
Jan. 31, 2019
21x05 21 21x05 Series 21, Episode 5
Categories: Pop Music - Collaborations on UK Number One Singles, UK Politics, Films Released in The UK in 2017, Andy Murray and The American Revolution. Christine and Alan won the Pointless ...
Feb. 01, 2019
21x06 21 21x06 Series 21, Episode 6
Categories: Sporting Definitions, Children's Television, People With Months in Their Names, The Wizard of Oz, Patterns in Fashion and Disco Music. Gemma and Kenny won the Pointless ...
Feb. 04, 2019
21x07 21 21x07 Series 21, Episode 7
Categories: The Brit Awards - Winners of The "Best British Album" Award, Words of Five or More Letters in "Dictionary", Actors directing Themselves, Wales and Sports in The USA. Charlie ...
Feb. 05, 2019
21x08 21 21x08 Series 21, Episode 8
Categories: 20th Century Playwrights, James Bond Films With a double "O" in The Title, Ingredients in Italian Cuisine, Animals Stretching, Famous Swiss People, Songs With Buildings ...
Feb. 06, 2019
21x09 21 21x09 Series 21, Episode 9
Categories: Planets and Constellations That Contain The Letter "A", Book Titles - Non-Fiction Books, People With Adjectives For Surnames, Television Comedies Adapted From Radio, Funk ...
Feb. 07, 2019
21x10 21 21x10 Series 21, Episode 10
Categories: Missing Words - Overlapping Sitcoms and Pop Songs, The England Football Team, Animals in Blue Planet II, Daniel Day-Lewis and Superman Films. Joanna and Kate won the Pointless ...
Feb. 08, 2019
21x11 21 21x11 Series 21, Episode 11
Categories: Trees, Famous Figures - People With Unusual Middle Names, Descriptions of Flags, Golden Globe Winners in 2018 and Sporting "I Have Nevers". Alison and Jill won the Pointless ...
Feb. 11, 2019
21x12 21 21x12 Series 21, Episode 12
Categories: Harvard University Alumni, Chemistry, Famous People Running, Wallace & Gromit and German Football. Gill and Matt won the Pointless jackpot of £4,000.
Feb. 12, 2019
21x13 21 21x13 Series 21, Episode 13
Categories: Oscar-Nominated Disney and Pixar Songs, People on English or Scottish Banknotes, Puddings, Secrets and Lies and BAFTA-Nominated TV Actresses. Hannah and Alison won the Pointless ...
Apr. 01, 2019
21x14 21 21x14 Series 21, Episode 14
Categories: Words Ending in "...ound", Celebrity Families, Flightless Birds, The Edwardian Era, Monsters and Vampire Films. Woz and Iain won the Pointless Trophy.
Apr. 02, 2019
21x15 21 21x15 Series 21, Episode 15
Categories: Things With UK Cities in Their Names, Characters in Broadway Musicals, Events of The 1970's, Holidays, Animals By Definition and Long-Distance Running. Alex and Jess won ...
Apr. 03, 2019
21x16 21 21x16 Series 21, Episode 16
Categories: Famous People, Board Games, Disappearing Dogs, Diana Ross and London. Sue and Alan won the Pointless Trophy.
Apr. 04, 2019
21x17 21 21x17 Series 21, Episode 17
Categories: Largest Islands, Culinary Ingredients, Film Directors Played On Screen, Hugh Laurie, Pop Songs Featuring Female Names Beginning With "B" and Noisy Films. Sam and Tracey ...
Apr. 05, 2019
21x18 21 21x18 Series 21, Episode 18
Categories: Surnames of U.S. Presidents That Come Alphabetically Between Clinton and Trump, Pop Music - Synonyms of Band Names, Types of Head Wear By Definition, Rob Reiner Films, Toronto ...
Apr. 08, 2019
21x19 21 21x19 Series 21, Episode 19
Categories: Football, Forbes Magazine's Greatest Business Minds, Bays, UK TV Competitions, Stephen King and Batman on Film. Jordan and Ben won the Pointless Jackpot of £1,000.
Apr. 09, 2019
21x20 21 21x20 Series 21, Episode 20
Categories: U.S. States With An Odd Number of Letters in Their Names, Literature - Book Series And Their Authors, Famous People Who Share Names With Trees, The Top Moments in English ...
Apr. 10, 2019
21x21 21 21x21 Series 21, Episode 21
Categories: Pop Music- Music Acts With UK and US Number 1 Albums, British Geography - Historic Counties That End in "..Shire", Famous Ruths, Hollywood Remakes of Asian Films and Modern ...
Apr. 11, 2019
21x22 21 21x22 Series 21, Episode 22
Categories: Surnames of Composers On The "Classical 100", British Currancy - Things Depicted On The Royal Mint's Ten Pence Coin Collection, "Best Female Comedy Performance" BAFTA Winners, ...
Apr. 12, 2019
21x23 21 21x23 Series 21, Episode 23
Categories: Units of Lengths, Famous People - TV News Presenters, Roman Britain, Animals That Turn White in The Winter, Synanagrams and England Footballers. Ellie and David won the ...
Apr. 15, 2019
21x24 21 21x24 Series 21, Episode 24
Categories: The Greatest Tennis Players of The Open Era, Pop Music - Starry Songs, Famous Fictional Film Couples, Hats and Roald Dahl Films. Mark and Brian won the Pointless Trophy ...
Apr. 16, 2019
21x25 21 21x25 Series 21, Episode 25
Categories: Food and Drink, Sport - Sixes in Cricket, Flags of U.S. States, Penguins and "Maternal" Films. Eleanor and Helen won the Pointless Jackpot of £2,750.
Apr. 17, 2019
21x26 21 21x26 Series 21, Episode 26
Categories: History - World War II, Music Groups - Members of Five Piece Groups That Became Four Pieces, "Red" Things, Castles and Serena Williams. Danny and Olivia won the Pointless ...
Apr. 18, 2019
21x27 21 21x27 Series 21, Episode 27
Categories: First Names of Fashion Designers, European Geography, Dancing With Ellen Degeneres, Champagne and George Washington. Joe and Iraj won the Pointless Trophy.
Apr. 19, 2019
21x28 21 21x28 Series 21, Episode 28
Categories: Words Ending "..aw", Alliterative Actors, Flying Machines, Famous "Lords", Sports Projectiles and Pioneering Teams in Rugby. Wendy and Derek won the Pointless Jackpot of ...
Apr. 22, 2019
21x29 21 21x29 Series 21, Episode 29
Categories: Constellations and Their IAU Abbreviations, Celebrity Names, Types of Footwear by Definition, Works by Charles Dickens, Acronyms and Initialisms and British Train Stations ...
Apr. 23, 2019
21x30 21 21x30 Series 21, Episode 30
Categories: James Bond Films With An Odd Number of Words In The Title, The Royal Family - People In The Line Of Succession To The British Throne, Colorful Food, Angel and Demons, Archaic ...
Apr. 24, 2019
21x31 21 21x31 Series 21, Episode 31
Categories: Words Beginning "Para", Chemistry, Famous People With Countries In Their Names, Animated TV Shows and Punk & Alternative Rock Bands. James and Emma won the Pointless Tr ...
Apr. 25, 2019
21x32 21 21x32 Series 21, Episode 32
Categories: UK Recipes, The Italian Titles of British Novels, People Who Share Names With Mr Men, Fields, Female French Open Winners and 21st Century Films By Female Directors. Roy ...
Apr. 26, 2019
21x33 21 21x33 Series 21, Episode 33
Categories: Popular Landmarks, U.S. Sitcoms - "Friends" Characters and Their Actors, Colorful Bands, Love in Poetry and 2010s Pop Lyrics. Sarah and Jamie won the Pointless Trophy.
Apr. 29, 2019
21x34 21 21x34 Series 21, Episode 34
Categories: Oscar Nominated Animated Films, U.S. States Larger Than Florida, Animals Running, A-Level Maths Terms, Things With Names That Include First Names and Pop Music On Film Soundtracks. ...
Apr. 30, 2019
21x35 21 21x35 Series 21, Episode 35
Categories: Top Grape-Producing Countries, Historical Events in July, The UK's Most Visited Attractions in 2017, Things That Share Their Names with "Top Gun" Call Signs, Winnie-The-Pooh ...
May. 01, 2019
21x36 21 21x36 Series 21, Episode 36
Categories: Things That Share Their Names With Terms in Computing, Alliterative Sportspeople, Coffee, Aerobatic Display Teams, Yorkshire Cities and TV Sporting Competitions. Matt H ...
May. 02, 2019
21x37 21 21x37 Series 21, Episode 37
Categories: Number 1 Albums in The 2010s, US Pesidents With An Even Number of Letters in Their Surnames, 1970s Fashion, People Who Share Names With Irish Counties, Films Based on Shakespeare ...
May. 03, 2019
21x38 21 21x38 Series 21, Episode 38
Categories: Spanish Words in The English Language, 2018 Formula One Drivers, Country Houses And Stately Homes, Things That Share Their Names With The Young of Animals, Music CDs and ...
May. 06, 2019
21x39 21 21x39 Series 21, Episode 39
Categories: Branches of Science That End With "Ology", Teams at The 2018 Commonwealth Games, Famous Joans, People Who Have Been Prime Minister More Than Once and TV Cookery Programs. ...
May. 07, 2019
21x40 21 21x40 Series 21, Episode 40
Categories: Horticulture - Fruit And Vegetables That Hold The RHS Award of Garden Merit, Alliterative Authors, Buildings in New York City, Storage Units and The Year 1977. Martin and ...
May. 08, 2019
21x41 21 21x41 Series 21, Episode 41
Categories:"Carry On" Films, Historical Events, UK Beaches, Shades of Pink And Purple, Films With Cop in The Title and Royal Academies And Societies. Natalie and Charlotte won the Pointless ...
May. 09, 2019
21x42 21 21x42 Series 21, Episode 42
Categories: Countries That Contain The Letters M, A or P, The RSPB's 2018 Big Garden Birdwatch, Art Materials, March and 1970s Rock Lyrics. Jake and Ryan won the Pointless Trophy.
May. 10, 2019
21x43 21 21x43 Series 21, Episode 43
Categories: Films That Had UK Top 40 Album Soundtracks, English or British Monarchs Who Ruled For At Least a Decade Since 1066, Steven Spielberg Films, Fashion and Classic Champions ...
May. 13, 2019
21x44 21 21x44 Series 21, Episode 44
Categories: Book Titles With Shared Words, Groups of Six in Sport, Fictional Penguins in Films, "Easy" and "Hard" Things and Films Set in Los Angeles. Anthony and Adam won the Pointless ...
May. 14, 2019
21x45 21 21x45 Series 21, Episode 45
Categories: Match of The Day Commentators, People, Places and Events From Ancient History, "Pots" and "Pans", Tabloid Novels, Australian Towns and Cities and "Knights" in Popular Culture. ...
May. 15, 2019
21x46 21 21x46 Series 21, Episode 46
Categories: Definitions From Samuel Johnson's Dictionary, Post-War Politicians Who Took Office Before They Were 60, School Science Equipment, "Cold" Things and 1970s Horror Films. Paul ...
May. 16, 2019
21x47 21 21x47 Series 21, Episode 47
Categories: EU Member States or Their Capitals With No Repeated Letters, Famous Hamiltons, Shakespeare Plays, Rays, Australian Female Solo Artists and Cocktails. James and Sharif won ...
May. 17, 2019
21x48 21 21x48 Series 21, Episode 48
Categories: "F"s in Science, Instruments Played by "BBC Young Musician of The Year" Brass, String, Keyboard or Woodwind Category Winners, People Collecting Honors, Food in American ...
May. 20, 2019
21x49 21 21x49 Series 21, Episode 49
Categories: People Nominated To Appear On The Next £20 Note, Christmas Songs, Rainbows Over Cities, Art, The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Film Musicals Of The 2010s. Jill and Jessica ...
May. 21, 2019
21x50 21 21x50 Series 21, Episode 50
Categories: National Parks and Their Nations, Sporting Champions, Religious Buildings In The UK, Rats and "Bride" Films. Anu and Emma won the Pointless Trophy.
May. 22, 2019
21x51 21 21x51 Series 21, Episode 51
Categories: Words Ending "...up", European Figures - Famous Belgians, Famous People Holding Umbrellas, Canals, Stringe Instruments and Westminster MPs. Adriian and Claire won the Pointless ...
May. 23, 2019
21x52 21 21x52 Series 21, Episode 52
Categories: Classical Mythology - Things That Share Their Names With Greek and Roman Gods And Goddesses, UK Album Charts - The Biggest-Selling Albums of 2017, Athletes In Action, "Strange" ...
May. 24, 2019
21x53 21 21x53 Series 21, Episode 53
Categories: UK Coastal Towns, 2018 Classic FM Hall Of Fame Composers, Slow Animals, Ancient Egypt and Tennis Players Who Defeated Wimbledon Legends. Andy and Chris won the Pointless ...
May. 27, 2019
21x54 21 21x54 Series 21, Episode 54
Categories: Novels That Are Over 600 Pages Long, Chemical Elements That Are Not Gases At Room Temperature, Famous Appearances At The "Grand Ole Opry", Things That Share Their Names ...
May. 28, 2019
21x55 21 21x55 Series 21, Episode 55
Categories: Any Country Whose Name Comes Between "North" And "South" Alphabetically, Famous Gardeners, Famous People With The First Name Louis, Members Of a Wedding Party and Most Capped ...
May. 29, 2019

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Season 21 Videos

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