25 Shows That Prove Britain Has The Most WTF Television Out There
The UK has some of the best TV in the world, but also some of the most WTF.
Tree of the Year: A Channel 4 series where Dougal from Father Ted gives an award to a tree, because apparently trees deserve their own ceremony now.
Dogs Might Fly: a show where dogs, actual dogs, are taught how to fly light aircraft.
Some of the training didn't really go to plan though.
Culinary Genius: a cooking battle show featuring rounds where contestants had to just cut up vegetables.
The show also featured the most WTF catchphrase.
Life Stripped Bare: a baffling social experiment where three households gave up their possessions, including all of their clothes, to see if it made them happy.
Drugs Live: a show where we got respected Channel 4 newsreader Jon Snow to try skunk for some reason.
Naked Attraction: People choose who to date by seeing them for the first time naked in a box. (They only see one part of their anatomy at a time – so, like, penis first.)
Spring Break With Grandad: British teens head to Cancun with their older relatives in a competition to see who can "party the hardest".
Trainspotting Live: a live BBC Four show where we saw trains passing various stations, followed by analysis.
Who's Doing The Dishes?: where contestants try to guess which celebrity is cooking them dinner, and if they guess correctly the celebrity does the washing up.
Sex Box: a show where people literally have sex in a box and then talk about it in front of a studio audience.
Game of Clones: a dating show where they ask a guy or girl what their type is and then they make eight people look exactly like that type – and then they date.
Carjackers: a show where people steal their significant other's car and turn it into something else. (This woman turned her fiancé's car into a giant chicken nugget.)
Just Tattoo of Us: Friends and family choose tattoos for each other, with the twist being that they can be "revenge tattoos" like this...
Flockstars: a celebrity sheep-herding show, which featured the most goddamn ridiculous catchphrase.
The Jump: a show where the climax consisted of celebrities going down a ski jump that looked 10cm high.
Splash!: a celebrity diving show, starring Tom Daley, where minor celebrities jumped into a pool...in Luton.
Tipping Point: a game show where people drop coins into a machine in an attempt to make it push out more coins (like those 2p arcade games you get at the seaside).
Dogging Tales: a documentary about people who have sex in the woods, featuring some of them in masks.
Celebrity Carry on Barging: Debbie McGee and other celebrities see if they can go down the Kennet and Avon Canal and successfully pass through 29 locks.
Celebrity Sex Pod: where celebrities went into a room and asked a robot voice various questions about sex.
I Survived a Zombie Apocalypse: a reality show where members of the public pretended to escape from zombies (which is weird, because zombies don't exist).
Flintoff: Lord of the Fries: Renowned British cricketer Andrew Flintoff travels round the UK selling fish and chips out of the back of a van for some reason.
Trains with Pete Waterman: The record producer and talent show judge (who managed Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan) talks about his own railway locomotives.
Shaun Ryder on UFOs: The Happy Mondays singer claims that he saw a UFO while at a bus stop in Salford when he was 15. In this show he works out why.
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