If you've heard of QI, the chances are that you've heard of the BBC2 comedy panel quiz of the same name, hosted by Stephen Fry. Unlike any other quiz show you will have failed to avoid catching, QI's questions are impossible to answer, but at least the guest panel of top-shelf comedians can laugh at themselves (and the universe in general) while trying.
At its core, it enshrines the original view of Lord Reith that the BBC should 'educate, inform and entertain', all three of which duties are carried out to the great enjoyment of panel and audience alike.
With Jeremy Clarkson, Sandi Toksvig and Danny Baker.
Carrie Fisher, Bill Bailey, and Phill Jupitus joined Stephen and Alan on the show for a festive edition.