Countdown Lookalikes?

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Graeme Cole » Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:16 pm

I saw this bloke on TV today who looks just like Countdowny person Jimmy Carr.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by James Robinson » Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:22 pm

Graeme Cole wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:16 pm
I saw this bloke on TV today who looks just like Countdowny person Jimmy Carr.

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I'd say purely by having him in close proximity, that he looks just like Countdowny person Graeme Cole... :P :P :lol: :lol:
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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Tom S » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:09 am

Didn't notice that. Good spot.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Tom S » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:13 am

Last week's champ Paul Nixon and S76 champ Stephen Read are a bit alike in both appearance and demeanour.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Callum Todd » Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:58 pm

Cracking shout from Graeme.
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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Johnny Canuck » Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:23 pm

Tom S wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:13 am
Last week's champ Paul Nixon and S76 champ Stephen Read are a bit alike in both appearance and demeanour.
And octototal.
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A: "Gigaparsecs", because there is a gigaparsec before the last S.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Mark Deeks » Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:57 pm

Graeme Cole wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:16 pm
I saw this bloke on TV today who looks just like Countdowny person Jimmy Carr.

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(Edited - someone changed the wiki image)
If he had a kid with Jim Jeffries.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Fiona T » Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:56 pm

S81 contestant John Osmond

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and Canadian astronaut and all round awesome guy, Chris Hadfield

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Gavin Chipper » Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:05 pm

That's not bad actually.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Mark Deeks » Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:56 am

Dinos Sfyris, Phil Makepeace and Matt Morrison's beard have joined forces to create a new Gevin Chapwell sobriquet.

https://www.facebook.com/NowThisFuture/ ... 801824807/
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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Tom S » Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:42 pm

https://www.aussievision.net/post/the-f ... cides-2020

Eddy Byrne spotted at a Eurovision Party.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Mark Deeks » Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:34 pm

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Have a guess.
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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:47 pm

Looking forward to the guesses.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Graeme Cole » Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:41 pm

Mark Deeks wrote:
Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:34 pm
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Have a guess.
Is it Jon Elmer?

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sun Oct 27, 2019 3:03 pm

Elliott Mellor
Stewart Holden

I know who it is but I'm just going to name people anyway (it might be one of them).

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Callum Todd » Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:00 pm

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Nice to see Ross McColm take on Mike Springett on celeb countdown the other night.
Mark Deeks wrote:Callum Todd looks like a young Ted Bundy.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Gavin Chipper » Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:36 pm

There's a Ross McColm?

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Matt Rutherford » Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:51 pm

Paul Erdunast is seen here lamenting the downfall of West London's nightlife-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZukiRrYROA
Being from Birmingham and avoiding the accent is quite the odd phenomenon.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Johnny Canuck » Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:53 pm

Getting Susie and (slightly age-progressed) Rachel vibes, respectively, from Sara Sidle and Catherine Willows from the original CSI.
Q: What is the longest word in the world?
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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Gavin Chipper » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:27 am

Series 82 contestant Iain Campbell

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And UKIP guy Patrick O'Flynn

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Gavin Chipper » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:29 am

Series 82 contesant Steve Agace

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And series 46 champion Ben Wilson

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Fiona T » Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:00 pm

Series 69 Champion Callum Todd

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Belgian guy arrested for licking handrails

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8-) <-2m-> 8-)

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Ian Volante » Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:03 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:29 am
Series 82 contesant Steve Agace

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And series 46 champion Ben Wilson

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It's like Ben and Ken Bruce produced progeny.
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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Fiona T » Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:55 pm

Countdown legend, Callum Todd, during lockdown

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Sex Pistols bassist, Sid Vicious
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8-) <-2m-> 8-)

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Mark Deeks » Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:01 am

Eoin Monaghan wrote:
He may not be liked on here, but you have to give some credit to Mark

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Mark Deeks » Sat May 02, 2020 2:32 am

Eoin Monaghan wrote:
He may not be liked on here, but you have to give some credit to Mark

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Tom S » Sat May 02, 2020 9:03 am

The opponent yesterday looked just like Tony Robinson.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Conor » Sat May 02, 2020 12:27 pm

Series 80 runner-up Elliott Mellor:

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Irish singer Christy Dignam

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sat May 02, 2020 12:37 pm

I think Woody Allen is a good Elliott.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Toby McDonald » Sat May 02, 2020 3:57 pm

Surprised no-one has done this one yet:

Series 76 winner, Stephen Read
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And, Chief Medical Officer, Chris Whitty
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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Toby McDonald » Thu May 07, 2020 12:33 pm

Series 78 contestant and Apterite, George Armstrong
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And the bottom left guy in this Co-op advert
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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Fiona T » Sat May 16, 2020 11:50 am

As pointed out by Damian on HyperZoomDown

Series 73 contestant James Rowan

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and

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ
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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Edward McCullagh » Mon May 25, 2020 12:56 pm

Chris Wills
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Father Cyril McDuff (from Father Ted)
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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Ronan M Higginson » Mon May 25, 2020 2:05 pm

Edward McCullagh wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 12:56 pm
Chris Wills
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Father Cyril McDuff (from Father Ted)
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:lol:

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Ben Wilson » Wed May 27, 2020 4:43 pm

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And

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Gavin Chipper » Wed May 27, 2020 5:27 pm

Anti-Semitic, that's a shame. Jews don't really have claws for hands you know.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Fiona T » Sun May 31, 2020 9:18 pm

Some footbally chappy Giovanni Reyna

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And CoC XIV winner, Dylan Taylor

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8-) <-2m-> 8-)

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Mark Deeks » Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:57 am

Turns out Conor Travers was in Veruca Salt.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Ben Wilson » Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:23 pm

Graeme Cole + messy hair + sideburns=

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(Supergrass front man Gaz Coombes btw)

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Graeme Cole » Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:38 pm

Amazing scenes on Challenge as Ben Wilson's older self makes it into the Millionaire hot seat.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Ben Wilson » Sat Jul 18, 2020 8:59 am

Touché.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Innis Carson » Sat Jul 18, 2020 1:33 pm

Graeme Cole delivers the definitive performance of Bruch's Scottish Fantasy: https://youtu.be/3aVET-CDRWk?t=1348

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sat Jul 18, 2020 8:09 pm

Some good stuff in here. Keep it coming.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Matt Morrison » Thu Aug 06, 2020 7:13 pm

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I don't know what this is but I know who it is. Tim Down.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Tom S » Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:37 pm

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=htt ... AdAAAAABAW

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=htt ... AdAAAAABAD

Found a pretty good Dylan Taylor lookalike. Theo Christine, actor in one of BBC4's recent Saturday night dramas, The Last Wave.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Tom S » Wed Aug 19, 2020 8:51 pm

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=htt ... AdAAAAABAF

http://wiki.apterous.org/images/f/f7/Phil_Hulme.png

Series 82 octochamp Phil Hulme and actor Steve Evets. Even has the gravelly voice to boot.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Gavin Chipper » Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:21 am

I'm pretty sure this as come up elsewhere so I'm not claiming credit for it, but I can't find any evidence for it - at about 23 seconds into this video is Bradley Horrocks.

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Tom S » Fri Sep 04, 2020 1:32 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:21 am
I'm pretty sure this as come up elsewhere so I'm not claiming credit for it, but I can't find any evidence for it - at about 23 seconds into this video is Bradley Horrocks.
Poor Brad, seems like he's had a quick few years since his Countdown appearance!

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Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Post by Fiona T » Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:06 pm

Series 19 runner up, Gino Corr

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Actor and singer, Paul Nicholas

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8-) <-2m-> 8-)

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