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    Here Are 50 Greatest "Tasks" That Have Ever Been On "Taskmaster"

    "Your time starts now."

    Taskmaster, a British game show where comedians/funny celebrities get judged for how they go about completing outlandish tasks, is easily one of the greatest gifts television has ever given us — eat your heart out, The Wire.

    So — honestly, naively — I decided to rank the 50 best Taskmaster tasks of all time, not realizing how difficult it would be to narrow it down to merely 50. There are so many tasks I cannot believe haven't made this list, from Mawaan's helium egg (Season 10) to H. (Season 6) to Nish with that basketball (Season 5).

    But when push comes to shove, here are the 50 best Taskmaster tasks of all time, ranked.

    (Not including the Champion of Champions or New Year's specials.)

    50. "Draw a picture of the object on your card. You may not speak or communicate with your teammates in any way. You must stay on your spots and not move the canvas or turntable. First team to guess their object wins." (Season 10)

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    Task @ 6:46.

    49. "Be photographed in the most unusual situation wearing this fez. You have eight weeks. Your time starts now." (Season 7)

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    Task @ 14:33.

    48. "Complete this adventure. Unless otherwise stated, you must stick together and only open one task when you've completed the previous one. Fastest wins. Now either look in the toaster or go to the shed." (Season 9)

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    Task @ 25:24.

    47. "Standing in a queue, draw the most accurate pictures. Alex will show the person at the back of the queue a picture. The person at the back of the queue must draw this picture on the back of the person in front of them. The person at the front of the queue must draw the picture they think has been drawn on the back of their pad. You have one minute per drawing. No one may communicate with anyone else. The team with the most accurate three drawings wins." (Season 9)

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    Some of task @ 0:22.

    46. "Write down as many obscure animals as possible. You have three minutes. Your time starts now." ... "Guess the animals your teammate has on their list. Your teammate must only use mime. They may not write anything down or show you the list. You have 10 minutes. Most animals guessed wins. Your time starts now." (Season 6)

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    Task @ 23:41.

    45. "Poke a part of your body out of the shower curtain and waggle it about for 10 seconds. The Taskmaster will guess what part of the body it is. Biggest part of the body that the Taskmaster incorrectly identifies wins." (Season 13)

    44. "Make the best snowman. You have one hour. Your time starts now." (Season 3)

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    43. "Follow the instructions on the signs and park this buggy in the parking bay. You have a maximum of 10 minutes to prepare your journey, during which you may not move any of the items on the course. Your journey must start from where the buggy is now. Also, you must be wearing this blindfold correctly at all times during your journey. Most accurate journey wins. Your preparation time starts now." (Season 8)

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    Video is only some of the task.

    42. "[Bring in as a prize the] thing that makes you look the toughest." (Season 11)

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    Task @ 2:20.

    41. "Lasso Alex. You must stand behind this line at all times. Fastest wins. Your time starts now." (Season 9)

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    Task @ 7:56.

    40. "[Bring in as a prize the] most high-octane item." (Season 5)

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    Task @ 2:01.

    39. "Get to the microwave in as few steps as possible, and open the door before the microwave dings. There's five minutes on the clock. The microwave starts now." (Season 3)

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    38. "Destroy this cake. The most beautiful destruction wins. You have 30 minutes. Your time starts now." (Season 4)

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    37. "Completely conceal yourself in this phone box. No part of you or your clothing may be visible from outside the phone box. Fastest wins. The time stops when you shout, ‘I’m invisible!’ Your time starts now." (Season 8)

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    36. "Conceal this pineapple on your person. No part of the pineapple may be thrown away. You have 20 minutes, after which Alex will inspect you. Most incorrect guesses wins. Your time starts now." (Season 2)

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    35. "Make that balloon hover untethered for 20 seconds. During the hovering, the top of the balloon must not be higher than your chin, and the bottom of the balloon must not be lower than your waist. Also, you must sneer throughout the 20 seconds. Fastest wins. Your time starts now." (Season 11)

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    34. "[Bring in as a prize the] most desirable thing for the person below you in the alphabet, or the highest alphabetically if you're the lowest alphabetically." (Season 12)

    33. "Write the best lyrics to the Taskmaster theme tune, and perform them in the most memorable way. You have 30 minutes. Your time starts now." (Season 9)

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    Task @ 20:13.

    32. "Hide from Alex. Alex is in the caravan. He has already started counting to 100." (Season 4)

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    31. "Make this coconut look like a businessman. You have 10 minutes to plan this, then 10 minutes to make him. Your time starts now." (Season 5)

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    30. "Paint the best picture of the Taskmaster. Only the paint and brush may touch the mat, easel, and canvas. You have 10 minutes. Your time starts now. (Also, you must smile at the camera with increasing enthusiasm every 30 seconds.)" (Season 4)

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    Task @ 13:52.

    29. "Send the Taskmaster an anonymous cheeky text message every single day for the next five months. Your time starts now." (Season 5)

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    Task @ 2:45.

    28. "Walk over and hit that drum in exactly 9.58 seconds. Also, there are two bonus points for the person with the most magnificent walk." (Season 7)

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    Task @ 37:50.

    27. "Give Alex a high-five. The third fastest high-fiver wins. If you are the first or the last, you will receive zero points. You must high-five Alex in the next 10 minutes. Your time starts now." (Season 13)

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    Video is only some of the task.

    26. "Complete the course as slowly as possible. You must be riding the bicycle forward within the limits of the course at all times. Every time you put a foot on the ground, the clock will be paused, and your final time will be halved. If you leave the course or miss an instruction, your time will also be halved, and the clock will be paused until you are back in position. Slowest wins. Your time starts when Alex fires his starter's pistol five minutes from now." (Season 12)

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    25. "Get this camel through the smallest gap. You have 10 minutes. Your time starts now." (Season 4)

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    24. "Make the best music video for a nursery rhyme. You have one hour. Your time starts now." (Season 2)

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    23. "Wearing that blindfold at all times, travel as far as possible in three minutes. Alex will be at your side at all times because he is a strong, independent, handsome man. On removing the blindfold, you will then have another three minutes to retrace your steps to your starting position. Longest successful retracing of steps wins." (Season 5)

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    22. "Record the best multi-track song about your team. You must record all six tracks with your voice or body, and each person must record the same number of tracks. Most powerful multi-track song wins. You have 20 minutes. Your time starts now." (Season 13)

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    Task @ 30:27.

    21. "Create the best caricature of the person on the other side of the curtain. You may not look at the person. The person may only say yes and no. You'll get a bonus point if you can find out the person's full name. You have 10 minutes. Your time starts now." (Season 4)

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    Task @ 17:05.

    20. "One at a time, make a noise without the Taskmaster identifying you. The person who makes the most unidentified noises wins." (Season 12)

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    19. "Make the best extension to the Taskmaster House. You have 30 minutes. Your time starts now." (Season 7)

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    18. "Count the beans in this baked bean tin. Your time starts now." / "Count the hoops in this tin of spaghetti hoops. Your time starts now." / "Count the grains of rice in this bag of rice. Your time starts now." (Season 1)

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    Video is only some of the task.

    17. "Tell the Taskmaster you love him in the most meaningful way. You have half an hour. Your time starts now." (Season 6)

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    Task @ 25:25.

    16. "Catapult this shoe into the bath using a homemade catapult contraption. Only your feet may operate your catapult contraption. You may not move the bath or this red green, and you must build your catapult contraption on this red green. Fastest wins. Your time starts now." (Season 10)

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    15. "Pop the balloon. You must stay behind the rope at all times. You must not move the rope. You may buy the tools you need with time. Fastest wins. Your time starts when Alex has shown you his tool shop." (Season 12)

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    Video is only some of the task.

    14. "Physically recreate a classic computer game. Best recreation wins. You have one hour. Your time starts now." (Season 7)

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    13. "Direct your teammate into the red circle. You must stay on your chair at all times. You may only issue one instruction of three words every 30 seconds. Fastest to get one teammate into the circle wins. Your time starts now." (Season 11)

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    Video is only some of the task.

    12. "Buy the best present for the Taskmaster. Here is £20. You have 10 weeks. Your time starts now." (Season 1)

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    11. "Fart. Fastest wins. Your time starts now." (Season 11)

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    10. "Alex is on that bridge in the distance with lights on his head. Get as close as you can to Alex without him noticing you. Alex will duck down behind the wall for 10 seconds, then pop up for 10 seconds, then back down for 10 seconds, and so on until he notices you. The task starts when Alex first ducks down behind the wall one minute from now." (Season 8)

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    Task @ 28:27.

    9. "Do something that will look impressive in reverse. The Taskmaster will see whatever act you perform played backwards. You must therefore do something backwards that will look impressive when the footage is played in reverse. [Your time starts now]." (Season 1)

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    8. "Please whisper this task to Alex. ... Put as many different things in the bathtub as possible. Most different things in the bathtub wins. Seal the top of this bathtub with cling film. Most successfully cling-filmed bathtub wins. Fill the bathtub with water. Most water in the bathtub wins. You have three minutes. Your time starts when Alex blows his whistle." (Season 4)

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    Video is only some of the task.

    7. "Solve the riddle. You must all stay in your rooms. Fastest wins. Your time starts now. Also, you will get two bonus points if you can make one of your teammates say the word 'submarine.' You may not say submarine at any point. If they think you've tried to make them say 'submarine,' you lose two points." (Season 12)

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    Video is only some of the task.

    6. "In the lab, there is a watermelon. Eat as much watermelon as possible. You have one minute. Your time starts when you open the door to the lab." (Season 1)

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    5. "Camouflage yourself. You have 10 minutes to plan your camouflage. After a further 10 minutes, you will be photographed in position. Your time starts now." (Season 4)

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    4. "Get this potato into the golf hole. You may not touch the red green. [Your time starts now.]" (Season 2)

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    3. "Make the most exotic sandwich. You have 10 minutes to plan your exotic sandwich, then 10 minutes to construct it. Your time starts now. ... Eat your exotic sandwich. Fastest wins. Your time starts now." (Season 4)

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    Task @ 7:31.

    2. "When you hear this siren during a future task, put on a boiler suit and lie flat on the ground. You may not touch or move a boiler suit until the siren sounds. Fastest wins. ... Tie yourself up as securely as possible. Slowest to be released by Alex wins. You have 10 minutes. Your time starts now." *Siren sounds* (Season 7)

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    Task @ 6:11, then 26:13.

    1. "Write and perform a song about this woman. Best song wins. You have 5 minutes to talk to the woman and then 30 minutes to write her a song. Your time starts now." (Season 5)

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