James Acaster Absolutely Hates The Shot Put | Room 101 | James Acaster

James explains why he finds the shot put so miserable to watch...
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  1. Patch


    4 uur geleden

    Is that the Jerma ending noise?

  2. Mark Skater

    Mark Skater

    12 uur geleden

    my friend almost die to a shotput coz my other stupid friend decided to wait till every1 throw their ball so he think he could have every1 watch him throw the furthest n guy number 1 didnt wait till teacher instruction to recover it n almost walk out n got smash in the face he manage to duck in time n we never got shot put class ever again

  3. S WP

    S WP

    Dag geleden

    That thumbnail is just an inch away from becoming a Trainwreck.

  4. Marcomanseckisax


    2 dagen geleden

    he's not wrong.

  5. Darren Taylor

    Darren Taylor

    2 dagen geleden

    Berlin was 1936

  6. Roneish


    2 dagen geleden

    I wonder if he ever held a shot put after this video, because sports day growing up involved shot put and its ridiculous how heavy and hard to put the shot was.

  7. Jimmmy Tibbs

    Jimmmy Tibbs

    2 dagen geleden

    Only weasels dont like shotput

  8. Christopher Davies

    Christopher Davies

    2 dagen geleden

    1936* Frank

  9. JohnNC


    2 dagen geleden

    Olympic shot put is 16lbs.

  10. Daphne Honma

    Daphne Honma

    2 dagen geleden

    No one cares about this guy it’s just a Netflix scam hashtag down with the one percent

  11. Jodie Marie

    Jodie Marie

    2 dagen geleden

    I love this man so much

  12. Nirmal Kirtisinghe

    Nirmal Kirtisinghe

    2 dagen geleden

    The Shot Put is one of the few events that has never been out of the olympics... The shot itself weighs almost as much as Acaster himself.

  13. RookInCharge27


    3 dagen geleden

    Awwwww, James 😭 I did shot put

    • Human Person

      Human Person

      2 dagen geleden

      Throw a cabbage at him for revenge.

  14. grengd


    3 dagen geleden

    Now I've thought about it. Yes, It is pointless !

  15. Danny Danny

    Danny Danny

    3 dagen geleden

    Watching this wishing I knew how the licensing of this works. How much of the ad revenue JA's legal crew - the litigation nation - have to give to the production company and Frank Skinner.

  16. Phil Isherwood

    Phil Isherwood

    3 dagen geleden

    The full video is so much better - they get a real Olympian to demonstrate the Shot Put and the look on James' face is priceless!

  17. gomonkeyfly


    3 dagen geleden

    never heard of this sport until today.

  18. HeapOfBones


    3 dagen geleden

    "I've never held a shot put" do brits not do athletics in physical education in school? obviously the kids' stones are lighter than adult ones but every kid I grew up with has at least a basic understanding of how hard shot-putting is

  19. Karl Price

    Karl Price

    3 dagen geleden

    Jaycaster is gonna start an Only Fans soon

  20. Shadow Heart

    Shadow Heart

    3 dagen geleden

    It's Skinner's closing joke that makes all of this.

  21. soless dialtone

    soless dialtone

    3 dagen geleden

    if you’ve ever seen two shot putters going at it, you’d know james is out of his depth.

  22. JoJo


    3 dagen geleden

    James's stand-up comedy is amazing, but it's his participation in shows that I simply love! Is awkward persona and his clever remarks are just side-splitting funny! My face hurts from laughing, most of the times! 😂😂😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣

  23. Sarita Morrison

    Sarita Morrison

    3 dagen geleden

    So what did he misread it as?

  24. 1personiam


    3 dagen geleden

    It's no Javelin but I'll take watching shotput over the 5k everytime

  25. denied


    3 dagen geleden

    james please can we have merch with your face on it i know you'd wear it 🥺

  26. Angel D

    Angel D

    3 dagen geleden

    Why on earth would you make the thumbnail an image of James that can so easily be taken out of context to be something VERY bad

    • Alejandro Ramos

      Alejandro Ramos

      Dag geleden

      I think you mean very good

    • JoJo


      3 dagen geleden

      Because it's hella funny! 🤣

  27. Larry Lawton Laughing

    Larry Lawton Laughing

    4 dagen geleden

    Berlin Olympics was 1936 and shot put is only fun to like 10000 people in the world and they are really good at shot put and just like to show off to the rest of the world.

  28. in4merATP


    4 dagen geleden

    Literal tossers

  29. Alex Benavidez

    Alex Benavidez

    4 dagen geleden

    That Berlin olympics joke caught me off guard. Not ashamed to admit I laughed.

    • Matthew


      Dag geleden

      @Sunbird Falls Music Clever...

    • Hazzmatt Plays

      Hazzmatt Plays

      3 dagen geleden

      @job0wnage what are you the date detective?

    • Sunbird Falls Music

      Sunbird Falls Music

      3 dagen geleden

      @bad1dobby You're Reich, Anne Frankly, I'm out of Mein Kampf-ort zone

    • job0wnage


      3 dagen geleden

      @bad1dobby fair play haha

    • WonderWhatHappened


      3 dagen geleden

      @bad1dobby with the context that was a funny comment. Thank you!

  30. Simon Dowsett

    Simon Dowsett

    4 dagen geleden

    It's a can of worms to all the other "How is that an Olympic sport!?" events.

  31. Kimberley Morton

    Kimberley Morton

    4 dagen geleden

    The shot put is very useful for kids why don't want to do anything on sports day.

  32. Barbara Joseph-Adam

    Barbara Joseph-Adam

    4 dagen geleden

    Loves cold lasagna, hates shot put. Got it.

  33. Dristi Buzarbaruah

    Dristi Buzarbaruah

    4 dagen geleden


    • Matthew


      Dag geleden

      Shame he got the year wrong, though...

  34. Bald Manc Twat With A Head Like A Fucking Orange

    Bald Manc Twat With A Head Like A Fucking Orange

    4 dagen geleden

    He's right. Shot put doesn't appear to be fun for anyone involved...

  35. Robinz


    4 dagen geleden

    I've done shot put and it's not even fun to do, definitely not fun to watch. The balls are heavy tho.

  36. Julia57 just me

    Julia57 just me

    4 dagen geleden

    He has a point, I mean it's literally people chucking a bloody ball but it's the way he says it : )

  37. Matt Lawson

    Matt Lawson

    4 dagen geleden

    Berlin Olympics was 1936*

  38. Liberty Stone

    Liberty Stone

    4 dagen geleden

    James is like two seconds away from starting to post fancams of himself

    • vibe ceo

      vibe ceo

      3 dagen geleden

      I mean I'm not opposed to the idea

    • Kate Stew

      Kate Stew

      3 dagen geleden

      please id love that

    • sean clements

      sean clements

      3 dagen geleden

      Yeah I'd prolly tune in

    • Chris Barnes

      Chris Barnes

      4 dagen geleden

      I'd watch that

  39. TastyChevelle


    4 dagen geleden

    Good for you James, own your own content!

  40. Anonymous


    4 dagen geleden

    This channel's entire existence is based on Obama awarding Obama meme.

    • Ihmisen Kuva

      Ihmisen Kuva

      Dag geleden

      Stupidity and sassiness go poorly together. Just FYI.

  41. Oikku Oek

    Oikku Oek

    4 dagen geleden

    Shot put is something to keep the fat kids engaged on track&field day. To give them a sensation of "doing sport". Also that host(I can't remember his name, and no one cares) is so granpa.. Opens with a poo-joke, and ends with a nazi-joke. Could we finally get to ridicule the enslavers and genociders of this century, or are they still in charge?

  42. Gem James

    Gem James

    4 dagen geleden

    100% agree!🙌

  43. Rose Papadopoulos-Hedden

    Rose Papadopoulos-Hedden

    4 dagen geleden

    I wonder how he feels about javelin

  44. Ricky Byrd

    Ricky Byrd

    4 dagen geleden


  45. Otto


    4 dagen geleden

    the 1 dislike is just an angry shotput fan

    • nicoooot


      4 dagen geleden

      It's the liar from the audience.

  46. Roderick Cerys

    Roderick Cerys

    4 dagen geleden

    james uploading his own clips is so funny to me

    • Matteo Müller

      Matteo Müller

      2 dagen geleden

      @Jeffrey Podis How do you know? Since a lot of the content is from Hypothetical, which runs on Dave. And Dave isn’t a Channel 4 entity.

    • Jeffrey Podis

      Jeffrey Podis

      3 dagen geleden

      Channel 4 owns this channel I believe so he doesn't receive any of the ad revenue

    • fla la

      fla la

      3 dagen geleden

      A lot of comedians do this now with their own NLcameras channels It’s appears to be the normal thing to do now

    • J4ckski


      4 dagen geleden

      @Matteo Müller absolutely yes 👍😎

    • Dan Saunders

      Dan Saunders

      4 dagen geleden

      Celebs pay people to run these I highly doubt he is editing and posting them himself

  47. B Hew

    B Hew

    4 dagen geleden

    Skinner is criminally underrated imo

    • Geoo


      3 dagen geleden

      ​@Neil Lewis Haha that's fair enough mate, I see your argument and don't disagree with you. For me, when I agreed with OP, I see Frank as underrated in terms of like popular opinion if you will. I'm struggling to find a way to explain what I mean, but for instance, if I were to talk comedy or comedians with my friends or family or even the wider public, I feel like few would think to bring Frank Skinner up, other than myself, as one of the funniest men in the country. I think also my feeling is exacerbated by my opinion that many of the current crop of comics that appear on basically every TV show nowadays are vastly overrated, people like Nish Kumar and Jack Whitehall come to mind (though, of course, I understand my opinion is subjective).

    • Neil Lewis

      Neil Lewis

      3 dagen geleden

      @Geoo id like to but I can't help it. I seem to live in a world where no one knows what underrated means. Be it sports stars, musicians, actors or comedians. Recently I read that Gene Hackman is "underrated". The man has been nominated for 5 Oscars. Why do people constantly feel the need on NLcameras to describe the most highly rated people in pop culture as "underrated"? Did I miss a meeting?

    • Geoo


      3 dagen geleden

      @Neil Lewis Stop being that guy Neil

    • Neil Lewis

      Neil Lewis

      3 dagen geleden

      I hate having to keep being this guy but hes not is he. Frank has been a big tv star for over 30 years. He has hosted prime time chat shows and has been given plenty of air time, praise and awards over the years. In fact hes so highly rated that the BBC have made him the host of room 101, a big time long running show on their flagship channel. If our biggest most successful comedians are underrated, then who is adequately rated?

    • Steven Bristol

      Steven Bristol

      4 dagen geleden

      Took me a second to grasp Frank's comment at the first I thought he meant "people 100 years ago could be impressed by anything." Then I realized what he meant and gasped involuntarily 😅

  48. CrashSable


    4 dagen geleden

    There are only 2 reasons to watch ANY sport 1) You're trying to learn the techniques used. 2) You're trying to construct new techniques that will be effective against the specific person you're watching (most likely because you plan to compete against them at some point). For these reasons, almost every Olympic event should be scrapped. We know the most efficient ways to sprint/jog/throw/jump/vault/lift/etc. Watching them is no more interesting than watching a cog spinning. Yeah, every so often there might be a slight improvement in technology that lets the cog spin a bit more efficiently, but it's still just a cog spinning. Unless something comes along to fundamentally change the way the event is performed (like the Fosbury Flop did), it's just not worth running the event again.

  49. ABackwaterPrincess


    4 dagen geleden

    It's true and he should say it

  50. Javen Turner

    Javen Turner

    4 dagen geleden

    Thumbnail looks rather, um, 1940s German 😬

  51. Shuja armar

    Shuja armar

    4 dagen geleden

    I mean who really likes the shot put

  52. Afro Donkey

    Afro Donkey

    4 dagen geleden

    hello James Acaster fans.. lets unite

    • Dana Wrigley

      Dana Wrigley

      4 dagen geleden

      @Conscious Purpose Cabbage leaf worn on our lapel.

    • Conscious Purpose

      Conscious Purpose

      4 dagen geleden


  53. Kayleigh Club

    Kayleigh Club

    4 dagen geleden

    I agree with the shot put 😂😂😂i don't like it 😂😂the shot put is very heavy though 😂 James my hero ❤️

  54. Anna B

    Anna B

    4 dagen geleden

    And he’s right I’ve never even watched the shot put.

  55. Lukas Quiney

    Lukas Quiney

    4 dagen geleden

    Shot put = the sporting version of McDonalds. Lots of “big” people and always disappointing

  56. icetech6


    4 dagen geleden

    Haha that thumbnail... it looks like James is starting up a old club.....

    • MotoTrist


      4 dagen geleden

      That the people of the Berlin 1938 Olympics would approve of, you reckon?

  57. levi yankosky

    levi yankosky

    4 dagen geleden

    Explain the large cup gag please, is that called a shot put somewhere in Britain?

    • levi yankosky

      levi yankosky

      4 dagen geleden

      Dear lord that's the best british humor

    • jonas1015119


      4 dagen geleden

      shat pot, its a chamber pot

  58. Kate Olivia

    Kate Olivia

    4 dagen geleden

    Put the bit on when the satsuma gets lobbed 😂😂

  59. James R

    James R

    4 dagen geleden

    Agreed. Anyone who enjoys shot put should be SHOT then PUT six feet under

  60. Wasim Ahmed

    Wasim Ahmed

    4 dagen geleden

    I mean he is making a lot of sense there

    • Wasim Ahmed

      Wasim Ahmed

      Dag geleden

      @GetawayFilms You just need an excuse to watch more James Acaster clips mate, I've been there

    • GetawayFilms


      Dag geleden

      I challenge you to find a video of James Acaster NOT making sense... Go on.. Try

  61. Zachary Sewell

    Zachary Sewell

    4 dagen geleden

    Ugh shot put

  62. Srestha Chakraborty

    Srestha Chakraborty

    4 dagen geleden

    Very early and now I don't know what to say. :|