Big fat quiz is a Christmas tradition. Every year this show is held as an annual quiz show. Big fat quiz is held at the time of Christmas. For this quiz, three teams compete with each other. All of the three teams have British celebrities as players. In the end, it is tested which team got the most out of the show. But the main purpose of the show is to notice the fun factor of the host. The host of the show is Jimmy Carr. He is a comedian. Along with that, he is a well-known writer, and presenter on television as well. He started his comedy career in the year 2000. Before his comedy career, he used to work as a marketing executive. Now you can watch him on the big fat quiz show.
Main Aspects of This Show:
The big fat quiz covers the following aspects within the show;
- Food fight
- Psychosexual drama
- Old-fashioned screaming match
This show is an amazing, and beautiful opportunity for entertainment at a great level. Comedians from different areas come and show their talent through this show. This show gains a lot of hype every year. In general, there are many comedy shows that are held in America. But all these shows cannot compete with the big fat quiz. And every person who joins, or watches this show feels entertained. This is because it is highly engaging. Within this show you will find unlimited series of jokes.
Last year this show was held on Boxing Day. That day remained highly memorable for many. Like every year, 2022 will also have this show on a big stage. The expected date for the big fat quiz in 2022 is the 7th of January. It is expected that the show will be barring an Omicron derailment.
If you are an academic researcher and you don’t have any idea about this show, you should check its history. It will help you in understanding the purpose, and popularity of this show. You may not remember each show by its content. So it is better to make a relevant hint for each show. For example, you can take it as ‘Big fat quiz of the decade’. Or you can identify it by the name of most famous participant of the show.
Let’s get back to the pat of discussing each show;
Through back on Past Shows
The first broadcast of big fat show was held in December 2004. From 2004 till now, this show has presented something big on the stage every year. The big fat quiz is held once in a year. Irrespective of this, ‘the big fat anniversary quiz’ has been held two times by now. The first ‘big fat anniversary quiz’ was held in the year 2007. Whereas the second ‘big fat anniversary quiz’ was held in the year 2015. ‘The big fat quiz of everything’ started in 2016. It comes up in the form of ‘special’, and ‘series’. Up until now, it had multiple series of 2016. This further had three episodes. The rest of the year, it comes up in the form of special show. And is only presented once a year. There is another form of this show. It is termed as ‘the big fat quiz of the decade’.
Let’s discuss some recent shows in detail.
Big Fat Quiz of 2017
In the show of 2017, there were three teams. The first team was named as ‘The Tinsel Sisters’. The second team was named as ‘Team Pain’. While the third team had the name of ‘Cake in the Maze’. Each team had two members.
Team no. 1 = The Tinsel Sisters
Team members = Davis Mitchell, and Roisin Conaty.
Team no. 2 = Team Pain
Team members = Big Narstie, and Katherine Ryan.
Team no. 3 = Cake in the Maze
Team members = Richard Ayoade, and Noel Fielding.
This show was pre-recorded on 6th of December. And it aired on 26th of December 2017.
Big Fat Quiz of 2018
In 2018, the number, and division of teams remained the same. There were three teams, and each team had three members. The first team was named ‘The Internet is a Mistake’. The second team was named ‘Gilliwinks’. Whereas the third team had the name of ‘Discount Fireworks’. Each team had two members.
Team no. 1 = The Internet is a Mistake
Team members = David Mitchell, and Michelle Wolf.
Team no. 2 = Gilliwinks
Team members = Claudia Winkleman, and Mo Gilligan.
Team no. 3 = Discount Fireworks
Team members = Noel Fielding, and Richard Ayoade.
This show was pre-recorded on the 5th of December. And it aired on the 26th of December 2018. All of the three teams really rocked in this show and made it memorable for all.
Big Fat Quiz of 2019
This show was held at Elstree Studios. Just like the past shows, it was recorded earlier on the 9th of December. Whereas the date for this show to air remained the same as 26th of December 2019. It was released on Channel 4 at 9 PM. Jimmy Carr presented this show. And he presented the show in front of top celebrities. In 2019, the panel consisted of Dara Ó Briain, and Maya Jama with team names as Mayajamadararama. Roisin Conaty, and Asim Chaudhry were also the part of the panel with team names as Quiz Hurley, & Huge Grant. And lastly, Richard Ayoade, and Noel Fielding made a team of Diminishing Returns. This panel assisted Jimmy Carr and made the show full of fun too with a special focus on data science.
Big Fat Quiz of 2021
The big fat quiz of 2021 disappointed its viewers. Following the legacy, Jimmy Carr hosted this show too. But the line-up was not as per the expectations of the viewers. People missed the past teams so much. The tweets related to Noel Fielding, and Russell brand remained disappointing.
Although there were people who accepted the line-up as satisfactory, the number of people who were disappointed was also noticeable. Many people showed love for James Acaster.
The team distribution in the show of 2021 was as follows;
Team no. 1 = JJ Bringing Bling
Team members = Jonathan Ross, and Judi Love.
Team no. 2 = Glow in the Dark Ghosts
Team members = Sara Pascoe, and James Acaster.
Team no. 3 = The Oblivious Two
Team members = Guz Khan, and Sarah Millicanit.
It is expected that this big fat quiz will continue its legacy in the year 2022. And that this year, no one will be disappointed. Every single person will aim towards enjoying this show at a great level.