Don't Blink. Last to Blink Wins | Full Task | Taskmaster

9. juni. 2020
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Rhod Gilbert, James Acaster, Kerry Godliman, Jessica Knappett and Phil Wang try not to blink for the longest amount of time in this Taskmaster series 5 task.
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In this Broadcast Award-winning, BAFTA and Emmy Award-nominated entertainment show, Taskmaster tyrant Greg Davies (Man Down, Cuckoo), with the help of his loyal assistant Alex Horne (The Horne Section and the show’s creator), sets out to test the wiles, wit and wisdom of five hyper-competitive comedians.
Comedians that have risked life, limb, and dignity in the hope of making the Taskmaster proud so far include: Frank Skinner (The Frank Skinner Show), Mel Giedroyc (The Great British Bake Off), Romesh Ranganathan (Asian Provocateur), Hugh Dennis (Outnumbered), Sally Phillips (Bridget Jones’ Diary), Rose Matafeo (Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner 2018), and Russell Howard (The Russell Howard Hour). Unaware of what awaits them in each wax-sealed envelope, only one competitor can become the victorious owner of His Royal Task-ness’ golden head and be crowned the next Taskmaster Champion.

  • They could've just winked

    Trajan KhanTrajan Khan19 timer siden
  • For a second I really though Alex has ear gauges

    Froufrou DeluxeFroufrou Deluxe2 dager siden
  • Is it just me, or did Rhod blink right after he counted down to nil, but before he grabbed his eyelids? It sure looks like it to me @ 3:43

    Bateleur90Bateleur904 dager siden
  • my record is around 5 mins, then my family told me to eat my dinner

    BearlyBearly5 dager siden
  • I would have just winked

    Devin GravesDevin Graves6 dager siden
  • Was anyone else looking for contacts? That makes it so easy to not blink😂

    Jessica AnneJessica Anne6 dager siden
  • Gamers be like "So its been 3 hours, I think I've made my point"

    Aidan303Aidan3036 dager siden
  • I want to know how the tape came off.

    Masood ShaikhMasood Shaikh6 dager siden
  • My time was 8:31

    packblixtypackblixty7 dager siden
  • Now I’m noticing everyone blinking the entire video

    packblixtypackblixty7 dager siden
  • I don't know about anyone else but I would have just laid down and closed my eyes. There was no rule saying that you can't close your eyes.

    solidsnakeismesolidsnakeisme7 dager siden
  • what if they did the hamster thing and closed one eye at a time? would that be just a wink? or a blink?

    yellownedyellowned11 dager siden
  • I saw the title and immediately thought to just keep your eyes closed. I'm actually dissappointed none of them thought of that and won by a land slide like other tasks.

    Faolan GreyFaolan Grey11 dager siden
  • British people are too funny

    Sophia ValloneSophia Vallone11 dager siden
  • Blinking is very quickly closing and opening your eyes. Just shut them!

    Tyler PiferTyler Pifer11 dager siden
  • So no gauges in his ear, then huge gauges appear. Hmmmmm.

    Fiskenburg 007Fiskenburg 00713 dager siden
  • I can easy win this

    faisal ahmedfaisal ahmed15 dager siden
  • It said no blink, but not no wink, so you can just go on and wink for 2 hours

    NonnoNonno18 dager siden
  • Wait how do we know he didn’t shut his eyes when he turned around?!

    Creepy :Creepy :20 dager siden
  • On the Norwegian version of this show one of the contestants didnt blink for 2 hours and 47 miniutes.

    Tormund GiantsbaneTormund GiantsbaneMåned siden
  • So disappointed none of them kept their eyes closed or even tried winking

    Dane ByrdDane ByrdMåned siden
  • In the Norwegian version of the show, one of the contestans, Bård Ylvisåker, did this for over 1 hour!

    Bård FlotenBård FlotenMåned siden
  • As someone who splits my time evenly between glasses and contacts, I can tell you for a fact that the girl did so well because she had contacts in (you can see them if you look closely). With contacts, you can hold off from blinking for an exponentially longer time than without them. The guy, meanwhile, doesn't look like he has contacts in. So, that's impressive.

    Meghan PfeifferMeghan PfeifferMåned siden
  • Easy just don’t open your eyes

    HumanHumanMåned siden
  • One of the contestants on the Norwegian version of this did it for 2.5 hours something. He had to go and took a small camera to film it

    Daniel WintherDaniel WintherMåned siden
  • Blink Blank Blunk

    megavernermegavernerMåned siden
  • I watched this video for 3:50 without blinking

    Johnny BloslJohnny BloslMåned siden
  • I love how they are always so focused on outthinking the task that there is often a very simple solution they often overlook.

    Joshua VossJoshua VossMåned siden
  • Im so freaking confused, Alex randomly shows up with like 1 inch plugs in his ears.

    Dylan StoneDylan StoneMåned siden
  • I've been watching a bunch of these and somehow I just noticed that Alex has gages...

    Daniel JensenDaniel JensenMåned siden
  • "...try not to blink for the longest amount of time in this Taskmaster series 5 task." - isn't this series 7?

    Scott NoyesScott NoyesMåned siden
  • After like one minute it gets way easy, like you don't need to do it anymore

    Eddie FIREEddie FIREMåned siden
  • There’s no way to tell if Rod didn’t cheat there when he turned away from the camera.

    G DG DMåned siden
  • technically a blink is rapidly closing and opening your eyes. if they just closed their eyes and never opened them, technically didnt blink

    IrishknifeRDIrishknifeRDMåned siden
  • Yeesh, Greg barely even fits in that house.

    Influx27Influx27Måned siden
  • Thanks taskmaster, for giving me an opportunity to stare into the beautiful eyes of one James Acaster

    Shramana DeyShramana DeyMåned siden
  • I thought of the 'just keep them closed approach' and also the wink each eye seperatly.

    Luke RowleyLuke Rowley2 måneder siden
  • I would have closed my eyes and not opened them. That is not a blink. Therefore I have won. Now give me my lap dance greg

    ChrisChris2 måneder siden
  • Just close your eyes and DONT open them. Its not a blink until you open update:Ah. Yes, they also present that as the MAster Solution. Yay me

    Marvin KitfoxMarvin Kitfox2 måneder siden
  • so no one just closed their eyes.......shame

    Bidwellz9Bidwellz92 måneder siden
  • I got an eye surgery that made me lose some feelings in my eyes and one of them is the sting of dry eyes. I’m the champion of staring contests now

    Dunkaroo DanDunkaroo Dan2 måneder siden
  • Couple of tricks for not blinking. Keep your eyes half-closed to reduce the surface area exposed to the air. Roll your eyes around so that some parts go under your kind and get some moisture. Tilting your head upwards or downwards will allow the tears to pool up and spread across the eye easier. Just what I learned from being determined to win staring contests in middle school. Once held my eyes open for 20 minutes for fun.

    Wabajak13Wabajak132 måneder siden
  • I would have just winked

    LowerJawLowerJaw2 måneder siden
  • They behave like 7 minutes is a really long time, but on the Norwegian equivalent of this show everyone stays for more than 20 minuits and one of them for more than 2 hours

    Matilde vikmanMatilde vikman2 måneder siden
  • What's with the ears mate

    UberCatUberCat2 måneder siden
  • In the norwegian version Bård Ylvisåker didn’t blink for 2 and a half hours

    Markus Berggren HagenMarkus Berggren Hagen2 måneder siden
  • ive had bells palsy for the last 5 months havent blinked my left eye since april i would kill this challenge lol

    Joey OchenskiJoey Ochenski2 måneder siden
  • Adding a new phrase to my vocab. “Saucy little devils”

    darthmzsdarthmzs3 måneder siden
  • I mean... if you just winked when one eye got tired I think you would’ve passed

    JasproseyJasprosey3 måneder siden
  • WTH did he do to his ears?

    Jerry WhidbyJerry Whidby3 måneder siden
  • Alex got gauges?

    Glence Raphael CambelGlence Raphael Cambel3 måneder siden
  • For context, here is the Norwegian taskmaster "don't blink" task. Rhod did 7 minutes. The Norwegian third place did more than 20 minutes.

    TaeeromTaeerom3 måneder siden
  • meanwhile me staring at my computer screen unblinking for hours at a time.

    Atria WulfAtria Wulf3 måneder siden
  • I literally haven't blinked through the whole video :D

    HibbouHibbou3 måneder siden
  • Ok so what is with Alex's new ear lobe

    max ridemax ride3 måneder siden
  • I would've just winked continuously.

    Black HatBlack Hat3 måneder siden
  • wtf has happened to Alex's ear ?? !

    mickstery6mickstery63 måneder siden
  • I would have either winked (only close one eye) and alternate eyes,or just keep them shut.

    Spencer MacDougallSpencer MacDougall3 måneder siden
  • Don't blink. Don't even blink. Blink and you're dead.

    Spencer MacDougallSpencer MacDougall3 måneder siden
  • Just keep winking with alternative eyes🤔😎

    Amber AgarwalAmber Agarwal3 måneder siden
  • Blinking is closing and opening the eyes. I'd have just closed my eyes and listened to music lmao

    MyrekMyrek3 måneder siden
  • Just wink

    KVN 47KVN 473 måneder siden
  • Did Alex get his ears repaired? Is this series older?

    Heather MartinHeather Martin3 måneder siden
  • Is a wink a blink? Just blink one eye at a time

    Kyle LiKyle Li3 måneder siden
  • Anyone else try to watch this without blinking

    Benjamin TuesdayBenjamin Tuesday3 måneder siden
  • My Record for longest time not blinking is half an hour or longer don’t know the exact time

    DartslingerDartslinger4 måneder siden
  • I lasted 33 minutes and 27.9 seconds oof

    Creatively LivingCreatively Living4 måneder siden
  • There's a condition called Lagophthalmos where your eyes never fully close, people have gone their entire lives without blinking

    Nathan GagerNathan Gager4 måneder siden
  • Back in high-school I could've won this, one of my science teachers had something wrong with him where either he couldn't blink or didn't have to and his tear ducts just keep his eyes lubricated, I thought it would be fun to do a staring contest while he taught class and by the end of the year I could keep my eyes open for like the entire class but I think it messes your eyes up if you do it for too long

    Nathan GagerNathan Gager4 måneder siden
  • Cry while keeping your eyes open. Simple.

    DeletinDeletin4 måneder siden
  • In the Norwegian version the player who won kept his eyes open for two hours and forty minutes

    ÅL til folket!ÅL til folket!4 måneder siden
  • WTF happened to Alex´s ears...

    Chris DChris D4 måneder siden
  • Rhod is the best contestant ever

    a aa a4 måneder siden
  • When the fuck did Alex get gauges?! 😂

    hyperrat12hyperrat124 måneder siden
  • How did I barely notice the ear gauges...

    DietCokewithlimeDietCokewithlime4 måneder siden
  • Writing this at start of video, but I would just close my eyes 😂😂

    Devon HowardDevon Howard4 måneder siden
  • Is no one going to talk about Alex’s massive ear gauges!?

    Arthur SWJArthur SWJ4 måneder siden
    • The taskmaster litterally forbid people from bringing them up at the beginning of the episode because Alex had obviously done it for the attention.

      emptankemptank3 dager siden
    • Nocke Devilkyn Yeah, they’re just prosthetics. It’s all makeup.

      Joe ExoticJoe Exotic10 dager siden
    • @Joe Exotic I'm glad you said that. I know stretching them takes quite a lot of time. I went back to the taskmaster official playlists and was like " He doesn't have them in these episodes... are they CGI'ing them out for television?!?" (which I only thought because it defin looks like you can see his chair behind him through the flesh tunnels

      Nocke DevilkynNocke Devilkyn10 dager siden
    • Ms. Hunter Yes it does. Especially if you’re stretching them safely. Those are at least an inch. That should take you over a year if you’re doing it responsibly. They’re obviously fake.

      Joe ExoticJoe Exotic14 dager siden
    • It doesnt take as long as you think to get to that size

      Ms. HunterMs. Hunter3 måneder siden
  • Who else tried not to blink when they started

    RenownWulfRenownWulf4 måneder siden
  • In the norwegian version of thi soneone did it for like 3 hours didnt blink

    Mart HusMart Hus4 måneder siden
  • Another option other than just closing your eyes at the start could have been to just wink the whole time. Wink one eye, then wink the other.

    Lancing KnightLancing Knight4 måneder siden
  • Anyone else just go the entire episode without blinking? Just me? Oh ok

    Dem0nKillingPR0 GamingDem0nKillingPR0 Gaming4 måneder siden
  • just keep your eyes shut from the begining

    Pablo SanchezPablo Sanchez4 måneder siden
  • Starts in 10 seconds. CLOSE YOUR EYES!

    KimKim4 måneder siden
  • haha that daughter is a genius lol

    Daisy, Oh DaisyDaisy, Oh Daisy4 måneder siden
  • My current record with no hands touching eyelids is 13:46

    RaymungandrRaymungandr4 måneder siden
  • For a while, James looked like he lives his life like that. Like he typically only blinks to make others comfortable lol

    P2PScrambleP2PScramble4 måneder siden
  • Who else tried to see how long they could not blink during this video

    Mayellen IMayellen I4 måneder siden
  • Litterly started the video and watched it whitout blinkin.

    krishenk 10krishenk 104 måneder siden
  • no one winked each eye the whole time :o

    Gabrielle JohnsonGabrielle Johnson4 måneder siden
  • Hey so am I the only one focused on alex horne gauges?

    Alexis ColtonAlexis Colton4 måneder siden
    • I googled it, it was one of the opening bits and their fake.

      Alexis ColtonAlexis Colton4 måneder siden
  • Rhod looked away from the camera, should be disqualified or at least the time after he looked away to be discounted.

    Jens LarssonJens Larsson4 måneder siden
  • Who else refused to blink during the clip

    Bradon HooverBradon Hoover4 måneder siden
  • I also thought of the keeping eyes closed thing right away!

    IchaelIchael4 måneder siden
  • I thought about just winking with each eye over and over cuz that’s not blinking

    ArcheerioArcheerio4 måneder siden
  • Stopped blinking at 1:28 and lasted until 5:23 when I had tears pouring down my face because they felt like it. Not too painful you just have to fight the urge to close your eyes all the way

    Christian StewartChristian Stewart4 måneder siden
  • Can't get over Alex's gauges. I just love them, they are beautious

    DatepigeonDatepigeon4 måneder siden
  • 3:00 exactly what i was thinking

    Lemon YipLemon Yip4 måneder siden
  • The best I have gotten was 21 minutes

    Nicholas RockeyNicholas Rockey4 måneder siden
  • This makes me feel like my ability to not blink is a secret talent I need to find a way to monetize

    Daniel HensleyDaniel Hensley4 måneder siden
  • To prove that they suck, I kept my eyes open the whole video.

    San Clemente Diablo AKA MarkSan Clemente Diablo AKA Mark4 måneder siden
    • Still less than rhod

      a aa a3 måneder siden
    • same here lol

      Esther JohnsonEsther Johnson4 måneder siden