Word For Word has been played on eighty-five shows. Members of one team exchange words, one word at a time, where that word must have no connection with the word that precedes it. The other team have to spot connections. A running joke now is that Graeme Garden will open with a word that could be easily mistaken for a reply to Jack's request to start.
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Series 59 Show 03

"Clement Mandolin was the musical director of an old Vera Lynn LP years ago … It was a string orchestra and Vera sang, and started another war." "Well, as with everything else you say Barry, we'll just have to take your word for it because, frankly, no-one else was around."
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Series 59 Show 01

"I think 'Nevertheless, plunge' is an instruction given to people when they're on that diving game on the TV … Splash! … 'cos they get nervous and they say 'Nevertheless, plunge'." "Wouldn't that game be a lot more entertaining if there was no water in the pool?"
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Series 58 Show 05

"Pantomime"
Victoria Wood"Bat" "I know for a fact Tim once played the back-half of a pantomime bat."
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Series 58 Show 03

First broadcast in November 2012
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Series 58 Show 01

First broadcast in November 2012
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Series 57 Show 05

First broadcast in July 2012