First broadcast on Saturday the 27th of September 1997. In the news: Eastenders in Ireland 
Chair:Simon HoggartReader:Brian PerkinsTeams:Alan CorenSteve Punt-v-Francis WheenJeremy HardyProducer:Jon Rolph
 
Writers: 
Brian Perkins
Sneak thieves riffled a guest's bedroom at one of Shropshire's most exclusive hotels, escaping with items worth over £400. They stole a jacket and shirts, a guest, and a £150 television. Shropshire Star
Result:Alan and Steve won with 16 points. Francis and Jeremy got 15.
    • My recording of this came to me as series thirty-nine episode five. However, the news items referred to seem to make this designation correct ... or at least better!