Iain Stirling, Joe Thomas, Lou Sanders, Paul Sinha and Sian Gibson pit their wits against perfectly pointless problems in a bid to impress Taskmaster Greg Davies and his simpering secretary Alex Horne
Five new contestants - Iain Stirling, Joe Thomas, Lou Sanders, Paul Sinha and Sian Gibson - complete a series of tasks under the watchful eye of Greg Davies and Alex Horne.
The race continues for Greg Davies's golden head trophy. Today, an interesting selection of facial hair and a fascinating collection of continuous noises.
Joe Thomas struggles with the definition of a mammal, Iain Stirling devises an explosive chemistry experiment and Sian Gibson sends an NSFW text to Greg.
The competitive nature of Taskmaster bubbles alarmingly to the surface as a simple team task involving a hammock exposes tensions between two of the five comics vying to win.
Paul Sinha has some struggles with a basketball, Joe Thomas has a disastrous birthday and will Sian Gibson rescue Little Alex Horne from the sharp beak of an aquatic bird?
Alex Horne takes scrupulous notes as Paul Sinha squats in a telephone box, and Iain Stirling stakes his claim for the Scottish national football team.
Joe Thomas grapples grumpily with some awkward hand-wear, Sian Gibson seems to find proof that she may be psychic and Iain Stirling shows some tasty shortbread who's boss.
Beach balls, water and sand contribute to a seaside feel, a jolly tone that is interrupted when Greg Davies deals with the questionable actions of one contestant.
Paul Sinha, Lou Sanders and Iain Stirling become one while Greg Davies watches on, ready to issue his judgements. Sian Gibson seeks to redefine the definition of bounce.