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Danny Pledger

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Danny Pledger
Octochamp Statistics
Final positionQuarter-finalist
Seeding2
Points total635
Conundrums solved2
Danny Pledger as they appeared in Series 62.

Danny Pledger was an octochamp in Series 62. Their mother, Cheryl Cutler, appeared as a contestant in Series 64.

Pledger's total of 635 points was the lowest for an octochamp in the 15-round era until Steven Turnbull broke it with 619 in Series 80. Pledger returned for the finals as the No. 2 seed, but was ousted by No. 7-ranked Nicki Sellars in the second quarter-final – the first of four "upsets" to the seeding in the finals stages.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
5038 14/05/2010 P Steve Wilson 89 – 92 Danny Pledger Dr Hilary Jones Susie Dent 129
5039 17/05/2010 P Danny Pledger 85 – 55 Steven King Colin Jackson Susie Dent 128
5040 18/05/2010 P Danny Pledger 74 – 53 Sam Carpenter Colin Jackson Susie Dent 119
5041 19/05/2010 P Danny Pledger 76 – 51 Paul Sweetman Colin Jackson Susie Dent 120
5042 20/05/2010 P Danny Pledger 96 – 64 Derek Metson Colin Jackson Susie Dent 118
5043 21/05/2010 P Danny Pledger 65 – 53 Elaine Baig Colin Jackson Susie Dent 130
5044 24/05/2010 P Danny Pledger 77 – 64 Peter Joint Dr Phil Hammond Susie Dent 118
5045 25/05/2010 P Danny Pledger 70 – 54 Gaynor Edwards Dr Phil Hammond Susie Dent 119
5058 11/06/2010 QF Danny Pledger 60 – 100 Nicki Sellars John Inverdale Susie Dent 124
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