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"Who's Doing The Dishes?" Is The Most WTF Daytime TV Show Right Now

It's a game show where the loser has to wash the dishes. That's it.

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So this show has returned for a new series today...

You might have missed it in amongst countless shows about shitty-looking properties at auction and Tipping Point, the game show where contestants try out a beach arcade machine you once spent £2.20 on.
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You might have missed it in amongst countless shows about shitty-looking properties at auction and Tipping Point, the game show where contestants try out a beach arcade machine you once spent £2.20 on.

HERE'S THE CONCEPT: Brian McFadden arrives at a celebrity's house where they are preparing a three-course meal for some contestants about to arrive.

OMG it's Linda Barker aka the designer from Changing Rooms.
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OMG it's Linda Barker aka the designer from Changing Rooms.

The contestants then arrive at the property wearing blindfolds, so they can't tell where they are.

To ensure that they don't know where they are, the windows have also been covered in the shittest black cardboard known to man.
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To ensure that they don't know where they are, the windows have also been covered in the shittest black cardboard known to man.

The contestants and the celebrity don't see each other. Brian gives the contestants each course of the meal while the celebrity stays in the kitchen.

And each course is a clue about the celebrity. When Ann Widdecombe was the celebrity, this was her clue.

??????????????!!????!?!?!??!?!??!!?????!?!?!??!!?????!?!??!!??!!?!
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??????????????!!????!?!?!??!?!??!!?????!?!?!??!!?????!?!??!!??!!?!

Here was a clue from Toby Anstis.

Of course. So obvious. How silly me.
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Of course. So obvious. How silly me.

If the contestants don't correctly guess the celebrity, they have to do the dishes afterwards.

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If the contestants do correctly guess the celebrity, then the celebrity has to do the dishes.

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That's it.

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That's the entire show.

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The winner also gets £500. Not the celebrity. The celebrity is doing this for fun.

I wouldn't exactly say that the show is high-octane.

This is what a contestant said at the start of one of the episodes.
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This is what a contestant said at the start of one of the episodes.

There are many problems with this show. Firstly, why is this a television show? Why is this a show? WHY?

Secondly, it is crippled by its length. For example, this is what a contestant said after arriving at interior designer Linda Barker's home.

This is five minutes into a show that lasts one hour.In this episode he basically says "Linda" 500 times.
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This is five minutes into a show that lasts one hour.

In this episode he basically says "Linda" 500 times.

The other issue is that sometimes the celebrity can be so C-list the contestants don't know who they are.

Fantastic.
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Fantastic.

Weirder is that there are some celebrities so obscure it's difficult for the viewer to know who they are. For example, Bob Carolgees and Spit the Dog anyone?

Clue: He was on Tiswas.
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Clue: He was on Tiswas.

AND AT THE END: We viewers either watch a celebrity looking sad washing up, or four contestants washing up looking sad.

Here is Toby Anstis celebrating his win alone.

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This show is currently on its third series.

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Who's Doing the Dishes? is on ITV weekdays at 3pm.

BONUS: Here are Chloe Jasmine and Stevi Ritchie's clues in their chocolate cake. They were both stars in X Factor once I think.

IT CAN'T BE MORE OBVIOUS. IT'S SO OBVIOUS. OH MY GOD.
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IT CAN'T BE MORE OBVIOUS. IT'S SO OBVIOUS. OH MY GOD.