Comedian Jimmy Carr opened the show with his familiar trivia slot and promptly exploded into explaining the trivialities of ‘did you know in the human body there is 25 feet of human intestines and if you lay them out end to end on a tennis court you would die’ or on average a person walks between 8 – 10,000 steps a day - all the trips to answer the door when the pizza arrives soon add up.”
In many ways, in our opinion this humorous rendition of ‘Countdown’ is far more popular than either 8 Out of 10 Cats or the Countdown series by themselves. The fact that the programme is now in its’ seventh series is testament of this.
How did an Award winning company become involved? A few months ago were we approached by a representative of the production company and asked if we were willing to donate one of Challenger Site Services products i.e. a portable toilet. We of course said yes and the rest as they say is history. Although we didn’t have the name and logo positioned on the portable W.C there was no mistaking the high standards and quality of a Challenger Site Services Portable Toilet being paraded on set.
We won’t spoil the surprise and give away who won the lavatory in the blog but you can view the programme and find out in the link https://youtu.be/IHteGm01y9g
One piece of trivia from us …did you know the original title 8 out of 10 cats is derived from a well-known advertising tagline for *‘Whiskas’ cat food, which originally claimed that "8 out of 10 cats prefer Whiskas". An extraordinary thought!
8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown is broadcast on Channel 4 from 9pm until 10pm on Fridays.
*source Wikipedia. Images courtesy of Channel 4