The List (6 July 2017)

As of the end of episode 12, here is our list of everything in the world, ordered from best to worst. This list may be outdated; you can check the latest version here, though it may contain spoilers for episodes you haven’t heard yet.

  1. Water (substance)
  2. NASA (organisation)
  3. New York (city)
  4. Berlin (city)
  5. Smartphones (object)
  6. Cats (animal)
  7. Compass (navigational instrument)
  8. Bob Dylan (musical artist)
  9. Marriage (concept)
  10. Switzerland (country)
  11. Jurassic Park (film)
  12. Nineteen Eighty-Four (George Orwell novel)
  13. Drums (musical instrument)
  14. Michelangelo’s David (sculpture)
  15. Red pandas (animal)
  16. Pangolins (animal)
  17. Edinburgh Festival Fringe (event)
  18. The 48 Hour Film Project (event)
  19. Mario (game franchise)
  20. The Blues Brothers (film)
  21. Summer holidays (concept)
  22. Sunday (day of the week)
  23. Cher (musical artist)
  24. Headphones (object)
  25. Being unable to stop laughing (experience)
  26. Having good teeth (concept)
  27. Daytime (concept)
  28. Nighttime (concept)
  29. Grilled cheese sandwiches (food)
  30. Hands (body part) [new entry]
  31. Blue (colour)
  32. George Foreman grills (object)
  33. Dancing (concept)
  34. Eurovision Song Contest (event)
  35. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (J. K. Rowling novel)
  36. Knightmare (TV series) [new entry]
  37. Furbies (toy)
  38. Porridge (food)
  39. Bananas (fruit)
  40. Cocktails (drink)
  41. The Loch Ness Monster (mythical creature)
  42. Reality (concept)
  43. The Room (film)
  44. Monster Raving Loony Party (political party)
  45. 1866 (year)
  46. Mobile card readers (technology)
  47. New book smell (smell)
  48. Shirts (clothing)
  49. Coffee pods (object)
  50. T-shirts (clothing)
  51. Coca-Cola (drink)
  52. Nutella (spread)
  53. Profanity (concept)
  54. The feeling at the start of a rollercoaster ride (sensation)
  55. Self-service checkouts (concept) [new entry]
  56. Old book smell (smell)
  57. Coco Pops (food)
  58. Spiders (animal)
  59. Trashy TV (concept)
  60. Country music (genre)
  61. Sonic the Hedgehog (game franchise)
  62. Wearing shorts (concept) [new entry]
  63. The liberal social media bubble (concept)
  64. Slippers (footwear) [nudged up by Gavin]
  65. Feet (body part) [new entry]
  66. Alpha Centauri (star system)
  67. American radio stations (concept)
  68. Cheese rolling (event)
  69. Hanging Gardens of Babylon (wonder of the world)
  70. Video conferencing (technology)
  71. The “have you brought your own bags?” thing (concept) [new entry]
  72. Gift wrapping (concept)
  73. Straws (object)
  74. Breakfast in bed (concept)
  75. Schadenfreude (concept)
  76. Freshly squeezed lemon juice (drink)
  77. Party balloons (object) [grudged down by Mark]
  78. East 17 (band)
  79. Word Twist (game)
  80. Word Porn (website/Facebook page)
  81. Teleportation (hypothetical technology)
  82. When a dog follows you and it isn’t your dog (situation)
  83. Loose change in the street (concept)
  84. Hypnic jerk / “the kick” (sensation)
  85. Saying goodbye on the phone (situation)
  86. Clothes shopping (concept) [new entry]
  87. Getting a haircut (experience)
  88. When you’re at the bus stop and you don’t know whether the person in front of you is getting on the bus (situation)
  89. The American tipping system (concept)
  90. Being sweaty (experience)
  91. The common cold (disease)
  92. Piers Morgan (person)
  93. Jealousy (emotion) [grudged down by Alex]
  94. Homeopathic medicine (concept) [new entry]