Anyone who has seen the previous celebrity specials - especially the edition where Johnny Vaughan failed to get grips with the oven controls, accidentally grilling his biscuits instead of baking them - will know that the standard isn't always as high as it is on the normal series
Meanwhile, Neil Fitzmaurice, whose specialist subject was the films of Robert De Niro, recalls: "They said it wouldn't be as hard as the normal series
, but I thought it was bloody hard
And fans needn't worry - the normal series
may be over for another year, but Celebrity Big Brother returns early next week.
Jacob Bynum and his crew took them through the normal series
Written by a young author, the short and simple books in the My New Normal series
boast a third- to fourth-grade readability level.
Any of those accomplishments would be enough to highlight any normal Series
, to move any of those players to the next level of stardom.
Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2011 (BBC1, 8pm) Following on from last year's Christmas special, which saw John Barrowman triumph over MP Vince Cable and June 'Dot Branning' Brown, this year's festive offering of Strictly will once again feature famous faces who quite fancied taking a spin around the ballroom, but couldn't commit to the three long months of training, tears and fake tans required for the normal series
But over the series it has been five million on average, the celebrity one went really well and then the normal series
made Channel Five the top station in the UK for Friday nights.
I like X Factor and I might watch the new Celebrity Big Brother - that's more fun than the normal series
Supplemental supernumerar-ies resemble the normal series
, but are usually smaller.
We did the normal series
of conversion-mode (helicopter-style) landing patterns, and my student was doing fine.