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"Danger" is the first episode of the D Series of QI and the 37th episode overall. It was first broadcast on BBC Two on 29 September 2006. It featured no new panellists. The episode was preceded by "Combustion" and followed by "Discoveries".

ScoresEdit

Numbers in brackets mark appearances - e.g. "(2)" means "(second appearance)".

  1. Jo Brand (11): 7 points
  2. Sean Lock (9): 4 points
  3. Jimmy Carr (4): 0 points
  4. Alan Davies (37): -19 points

SubjectsEdit

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  • Odds of very unusual accidents:
    • 1 in 48 million — Being burned alive whilst you sleep.
    • 1 in 30 million — Being murdered.
    • 1 in 120 million — Choking to death.
    • 1 in 20 billion — Death by tea cosy.
    • 1 in 257,000 — Dying today.
  • According to the United Nations, you are three times as likely to die at work than you are at war.
  • Lumberjacks have the most dangerous jobs in America.
  • The most dangerous job in the world is said to be an Alaskan crab fisherman.
  • The most dangerous military stratagem was organised by King Goujian of Yue in 496 BC. Convicted criminals were in the front line of his army and were forced to cut off their own heads.
  • The most dangerous sport in the world is flying kites in Pakistan (the most dangerous country in the world) during Basant. You have to sever kite strings filled with glass and metal shards. It can only be played for 15 days of the year.
  • The most dangerous manager was Harry Colcord, manager of tightrope walker Charles Blondin.
  • The first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel was Annie Edson Taylor.
  • The most dangerous sporting activity for women is cheerleading.
  • Bungee jumping is a British invention.

General IgnoranceEdit

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  • Poor air quality[1] causes deep vein thrombosis on aeroplanes.
  • You should get 4–7 hours of sleep every night.
  • Seismologists use the Moment magnitude scale (MMS)[2] to measure the size of earthquakes.
  • The most dangerous earthquake in America since European settlement was in either New Madrid, Missouri (1811–1812) or Prince William Sound, Alaska (1964).[3]

ForfeitsEdit

  1. Sitting down for too long
  2. The Richter scale
  3. San Francisco 1906

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