CHANNEL 4 4SEVEN E4 MORE4 FILM4 4MUSIC 4oD

Episode Guides

Twelve months. Celebrity panellists. And one very sarcastic host. It's the Big Fat Quiz of the Year, and there are some questions that need answering...

About the Show

Twelve months. Celebrity panellists. And one very sarcastic host. It's the Big Fat Quiz of the Year, and there are some questions that need answering...

  • Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2013

    Jimmy Carr puts a panel of A-List celebrity teams to the test as they battle it out to see who remembers most about the events of 2013. This year's teams are Jack Whitehall with Jonathan Ross, Dara O Briain with Kristen Schaal, and Noel Fielding with Richard Ayoade.

  • Big Fat Quiz of the 90s

    Big Fat Quiz of the 90s

    The Big Fat Quiz is back with an all-new look back at the 1990s.

    Host Jimmy Carr is joined by Jonathan Ross, Jo Brand, Sue Perkins, Lee Mack, Bob Mortimer and Richard Ayoade to play the comedy quiz that goes retro, along with guest question-setters, including Hanson, Melinda Messenger, Andi Peters, Mr Motivator and Goldie.

  • Big Fat Quiz of the 80s

    Big Fat Quiz of the 80s

    Jimmy Carr is joined by three teams of top celebrities for another fiendishly difficult pub quiz about news, music, telly and fashions of the 1980s.

    Playing the quiz are David Mitchell, Phill Jupitus, Alan Carr, Sarah Greene, Jack Dee and Jason Donovan. And, as ever, Jimmy is helped by a host of famous question-setters, including Jim Bowen, Kim Wilde, Tony Robinson and Toyah Willcox.

  • Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2012

    Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2012

    Jimmy Carr puts another panel of celebrities to the test as they battle it out to see who remembers most about 2012.

    What did Prince Harry get up to in Vegas? Why were we all talking about pasties and sausage rolls? And how did Usain Bolt celebrate his amazing 200m win at the Olympics?

    If you know the answer to all, some or even none of the above, then join us as a host of big names, including Jonathan Ross, Russell Howard, Jack Whitehall and James Corden vie for the coveted Big Fat Quiz crown.

    As usual, Jimmy will be calling on some seriously A-list question-setters, with Seth Rogen, Jack Black, Ricky Gervais, Will Ferrell, Quentin Tarantino and Sacha Baron Cohen all turning up to lend a helping hand in previous years.

    Play along at home or just sit back and let the celebs do all the hard work, but don't miss The Big Fat Quiz of the Year.

  • Big Fat Quiz of the 00s: Richard Ayoade and Noel Fielding

    Big Fat Quiz of the 00s

    Jimmy Carr hosts the third and final of the special editions, looking back at the decade that inspires the thought: 'blimey, could we really not come up with a better name than the noughties?' Embarrassing.

    So why did the US briefly rename French fries? How did the Crazy Frog cause controversy? And what on earth was Touch the Truck?

    If you haven't got a clue about any of these questions then it's probably time you were in bed!

    If you do, then join guests Alan Carr, Kevin Bridges, David Mitchell, Sarah Millican, Richard Ayoade and Noel Fielding with special guest appearances from Duncan Bannatyne, Gregg Wallace, McFly and Peter Andre as they give the noughties the Big Fat Quiz treatment.

  • Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2011

    Jimmy Carr puts a panel of A-list celebrities to the test as they battle it out to see who remembers most about the events of 2011.

    At the end of her multi-award-winning year, Miranda Hart takes a seat on the panel for the first time. Also being inducted into the Big Fat Quiz Hall of Fame is legendary comedian Eddie Izzard.

    To round off a trio of quiz virgins, Jamie Oliver swaps his saucepans for sarcasm. They're competing alongside Big Fat Quiz of the Year veterans Jonathan Ross, David Walliams and David Mitchell.

    Can you remember which celebrity was winning in 2011? Which sportsman had his secrets spilled in the House of Commons? And how on earth did select committee hearings become the must-watch TV of the summer?

    If you know the answer to all, some or even none of the above then join us to find out who will follow in the footsteps of Russell Brand, Simon Pegg, Noel Fielding, Ruth Jones and Alan Carr to vie for the Big Fat Quiz crown.

    As usual, Jimmy will be calling on some seriously A-list question setters: Ian McKellen, Ricky Gervais, Will Ferrell, Quentin Tarantino and Sacha Baron Cohen have all turned up to lend a helping hand in previous years.

    Whether you're a quiz wizard or if you'd rather sit back and let the celebs do all the hard work, don't miss The Big Fat Quiz of the Year - the perfect way to see out 2011.

  • Big Fat Quiz of the Year

    Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2010

    Jimmy Carr puts a panel of celebrities including Jonathan Ross, Ruth Jones, Alan Carr, Noel Fielding, Michael McIntyre and Richard Ayoade to the test as they battle it out to see who remembers most about the events of 2010.

    Can you remember the name of instrument that was the scourge of the South African World Cup? Which unsuspecting character did Gordon Brown brand as 'ignorant' during the general election? What did 50-year-old spinster Mary Bale throw away to become Britain's most hated woman?

    If you know the answer to all, some, or even none, of the above then join Jimmy as he challenges a host of famous faces to win the coveted Big Fat Quiz crown.

  • Big Fat Quiz 2009

    Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2009

    Why was Christian Bale so angry in January? What made NASA so happy in December? And which scandal prompted President Obama to call Kanye West a "jackass" in September?

    The biggest, fattest and funniest quiz of the year returns with a stellar line-up including David Mitchell, Charlie Brooker, Claudia Winkleman, Rob Brydon, Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross.

    Jimmy Carr does the quizzing, Peter Andre drops in for a surprise visit and as usual there's a glittering host of A-listers popping up to ask questions about the year's events.

  • Big Fat Quiz 2007

    Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2007

    Who can win the most points for knowing what hit the headlines in 2007? Host Jimmy Carr takes his regular seat with celebrity teams including Jonathan Ross, Rob Brydon, Russell Brand, Noel Fielding, David Mitchell and Lily Allen to put the celebrities through their paces.

  • Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2006

    Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2006

    Host Jimmy Carr and his celebrity teams - including Jonathan Ross, Russell Brand, Rob Brydon, David Walliams, Noel Fielding and Cat Deeley come together to battle it out to see who knows most about what hit the headlines in 2006.

  • Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2005

    Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2005

    Do you remember who Prince Charles was talking about in 2005 year when he said "I can't bear that man"? Or what Tom Cruise shouted as he leapt up onto Oprah's sofa? Host Jimmy Carr and celebrity teams including Jonathan Ross, Sharon Osbourne, Gordon Ramsay and Rob Brydon, gather for Channel 4's end-of-the-year entertainment bash.

  • Big Fat Quiz 2008

    Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2008

    A star-studded line up of celebrities including Davina McCall, Claudia Winkleman, Dara O'Briain, Michael McIntyre, Sean Lock and James Corden vie for the Big Fat Quiz of the Year trophy, battling it out to see who knows most about the news and events of the past 12 months.

  • Title graphics of the Big Fat 25th Anniversary Quiz

    The Big Fat 25th Anniversary Quiz

    Join Jimmy Carr and team-mates Frank Skinner, Jack Dee, Alan Carr, David Mitchell, Carol Vorderman and Richard Ayoade for a very special edition of Channel 4's legendary quiz of the year.

Big Fat Quiz synopsis

Twelve months. Celebrity panellists. And one very sarcastic host. It's the Big Fat Quiz of the Year, and there are some questions that need answering...

Episode Guide >

Watch on 4oD

2 Episodes

Our Picks Tonight

See all TV listings