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Season 43 Episode 19

7th May 2006

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Aired Monday 2:00 PM May 07, 2006 on BBC
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7th May 2006
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Presenters: Rufus Hound and Trevor Nelson
Playlist: • Keane - Is It Any Wonder? [Performance] • Matt Willis - Up All Night [Performance] • Bruce Springsteen - Dancing In The Dark [Archive Promo Video - Jan 1985] • Infernal - From Paris To Berlin [Performance] • Rihanna - S.O.S. (Rescue Me) [Repeat Performance] • Vittorio - Bedshaped [Performance] • Feeder - Lost & Found [Performance] • Daz Sampson - Teenage Life [Performance] • Orson - Bright Idea [Performance] • Gnarls Barkley - Crazy [Repeat Performance]moreless

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SUBMIT REVIEW
    Rihanna

    Rihanna

    Performance

    Guest Star

    Vittorio

    Vittorio

    Performance

    Guest Star

    Infernal

    Infernal

    Performance

    Guest Star

    Rufus Hound

    Rufus Hound

    Guest Presenter

    Recurring Role

    Trevor Nelson

    Trevor Nelson

    Guest Presenter

    Recurring Role

    Gnarls Barkley

    Gnarls Barkley

    Performance

    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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    • TRIVIA (12)

      • Onscreen Factoid: (for Gnarls Barkley) Danger Mouse and Cee-Lo met 8 years ago at a talent contest in Georgia, U.S.A.

      • Onscreen Factoid: (for Orson) The band got signed in the UK after they gained huge popularity in online chat rooms!

      • Onscreen Factoid: (for Daz Sampson) Look out for Daz at the 51st Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday 20th May on BBC 1.

      • Onscreen Factoid: (for Feeder) Feeder are named after singer Grant's first fish bowl. He think's fish bring good luck!

      • Goof: Microphone feedback heard at the beginning of Vittorio's performance.

      • Onscreen Factoid: (for Vittorio) Vittorio's the first Italian male to be excused from compulsary military service.

      • Onscreen Factoid: (for Rihanna) Always a star, Rihanna won her school's beauty and talent pageants.

      • Onscreen Factoid: (for Infernal) Denmark's no.1 dance export have sold over 1 million albums world wide.

      • Onscreen Factoid: (for Bruce Springsteen 'Dancing In The Dark') This was Bruce's first really big UK hit and the start of his world domination phase. Nowadays he's riding high in the album chart with a record of folk songs. Find out more by catching his exclusive BBC concert here on BBC 2, BBC 4 and Radio 2 in the next fortnight.

      • Onscreen Factoid: (for Matt Willis) Matt got his big break after being spotted performing an Oasis song ata pub karaoke.

      • Onscreen Factoid: (for Keane) Before he formed Keane, keyboardist Tim was asked to join Coldplay by his friend Chris Martin.

      • Goof: Witness the look of confusion on Rufus Hound's face when he realises he can't hear the Director because his earphone has fallen out. He puts it back in just in time to realise they've no time to plug next weeks show.

    • QUOTES (1)

      • Trevor: Next week?
        Rufus: (struggling with his talkback earphone) Err, yeah you're gonna be up in Dundee with Radio 1.
        Trevor: Top of the Pops in Dundee with Radio 1, guess who's on?
        Rufus: I don't know but it's time to say goodbye so find out on the in'ernet! Ta'da!
        (Camera zooms backwards)
        Trevor: (shouting) PRIMAL SCREAM! SUGABABES! PINK! LOTS MORE!

    • NOTES (3)

      • Eurovision Calling: Daz Sampson's 'Teenage Life' is Britain's entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2006.

      • Missing Band Member: Feeder bass player Taka Hirose was absent for the performance in this episode, apparently he'd been called to hospital as he was about to become a father.

      • Musical Connections: Vittorio performance an Italian version of 'Bedshaped' a song originally realeased by Keane who also appear in this episode.

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