The $100 Hamburger and Tach Time: Citation Needed 6x02

  • Published on Jun 1, 2017
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  • rotlavir
    rotlavir 4 days ago

    that thumbnail hamburger is the saddest thing i've ever seen

  • Dragongaga
    Dragongaga Month ago

    More precisely, it's "Bürger", which means literally "Citizen"

  • nightw4tchman
    nightw4tchman Month ago

    11:02 Christ this one hits close to home for me. My dad is a pilot and gets accused of the £100 hamburger flights fairly often BUT also most GA crafts have cigarette lighters for charging as well.

  • OrangeC7
    OrangeC7 2 months ago +1

    I laughed too hard at "It's 37 inches this afternoon"

  • Louis Taylor
    Louis Taylor 3 months ago

    Tom Scott aside, I struggle to decide which of these goons are more annoying.
    Yet I keep coming back.

  • Jay Biddle
    Jay Biddle 4 months ago +2

    Anyone else notice how Matt, despite not having any monitoring equipment moved the mic away from Gary during his intro.

  • Oliver Gs
    Oliver Gs 4 months ago

    HA HA HA!

  • htmlguy88
    htmlguy88 5 months ago

    water despenser ...

  • TheTomtaru
    TheTomtaru 7 months ago +2

    anyone noticing the window behind Tom does that illusion thing with the dots on the lines between the squares?

    • CWrathall1994
      CWrathall1994 2 months ago

      TheTomtaru I can’t until you said that. Now I can’t unsee it!

  • ShadowKick32
    ShadowKick32 7 months ago +1

    Shower : A rain box

  • Rootoc The Ranger
    Rootoc The Ranger 7 months ago +2

    So you've been Tom Scott, who are you now?

  • Lahbreca
    Lahbreca 7 months ago +2

    Do civilized persons come on plates?

  • dylan Kirkland
    dylan Kirkland 7 months ago +1

    Just descovered this series yesterday. Already watched 8 episodes.
    Citation Needed deserves to be a real tv show, with a rotating panel of comedians. Keeping Tom Scott as the host of course.

  • woodfur00
    woodfur00 7 months ago

    As an American, it boggles my mind that Brits don't eat PB&J sandwiches.

    CORROMPIDO 7 months ago

    Kcal not cal

  • MINIMAN of iron
    MINIMAN of iron 7 months ago +16

    I've been Tom Scott, see you next time!
    well.. this makes it seem like you aren't Tom Scott in real life..


    • Osmosis Jones
      Osmosis Jones 4 days ago

      MINIMAN of iron has been. Still is, but has been too

  • Greg Wilmoti
    Greg Wilmoti 8 months ago

    I really wanna be in this group of friends. Reminds me of my politics class

  • Lawrence Calablaster
    Lawrence Calablaster 8 months ago

    I've just discovered that the German captions aren't censored.

  • Geoff Wood
    Geoff Wood 10 months ago

    Anyone else horribly Distracted by the optical illusion of the window behind them the little dots at the cross.

  • Monkeyofdoom44
    Monkeyofdoom44 11 months ago +1

    Shower: Human washer
    Shower: Water dripper
    Shower: person cleaner
    Shower: Homoerectus sprayer
    I tried to describe a shower without using the word shower. Turns out it's not that hard.

  • Mouse-Floof
    Mouse-Floof Year ago

    Right, so... through the magic of google maps... Were you guys suggesting on landing on the A1237? Or on the long bit of Stirling Road?
    Also, where is the Wimpy in relation to York Megabowl?

  • Northfan42
    Northfan42 Year ago

    So, a tachometer in a plane works almost identically to those in road vehicles, measuring the revolutions per minute in parts of the mechanism. Neither of them measure distance like Gary said. Why did Tom agree with that? Distance in cars and the like is measured by an odometer.

    • mspenrice
      mspenrice Year ago

      It's an engine hours meter. Aircraft engines generally keep a steady-ish rpm when in level cruising flight, much like travelling on a motorway with cruise control turned on. You throttle up somewhat to climb, and particularly take off, but this is usually compensated for by throttling back to descend and land. So by measuring how many total rotations the engine has turned through (which, yes, is more like an odometer, but it's considered "tach time" rather than distance because the counter is attached to the propshaft rather than the wheels/speedometer) and dividing that by the recommended cruising revs, you get a rough but good-enough idea of how long the plane's been aloft for.
      Similar systems are used on marine and stationary engines (and probably diesel-electric locomotives?) to determine how long they've been in use, when they need servicing, how much usage to charge for if they're rented out, etc, and for the same reasons that you can't easily measure distance (or there's no distance to measure), and as the only thing that really matters is how many revolutions the engine's done and/or the load placed on it (which in an ungeared system such as running a generator, or turning a propeller), you may as well just assume it's in top gear all the time and work directly off the revs.
      And you do after all perform a limited version of this with road vehicles, by shortening the service intervals if they're generally used for low speed stop-start work (where you're often in low gear and so the engine turns more per mile travelled) or otherwise put under unusual strain... Indeed I think the automatic service reminder lights/messages in modern cars have at least an element of (unstated, unreadable) tach time to them, which is why they can end up coming on rather earlier (and seemingly randomly so) than the stated ideal service intervals in the handbook.

  • justarandomgeek
    justarandomgeek Year ago +1

    Shower without "Shower": indoor rain machine

  • Rawov Un Lupin
    Rawov Un Lupin Year ago +4

    The one time Tom says "price is right rules" and actually enforces them instead of just going with an undefined or the closest answer.

  • Shep Shep
    Shep Shep Year ago

    Spit take

  • Joseph Bissett
    Joseph Bissett Year ago

    Wimpy only comes on a plate if you ask nicely.

  • 0MindSwept0
    0MindSwept0 Year ago

    It’s kind of funny watching you four (or really them three because you seem to take this serious route more often than not) improv and out and just say random stuff, i’ll definitely be watching more of these.

  • Dylan Rambow
    Dylan Rambow Year ago

    A shower is a "rain locker."

  • Dan Lyle
    Dan Lyle Year ago

    Thanks to Gary's joke about voting in a township, I now understand why the German word for citizen is Bürger

  • Mcprolol Mixer
    Mcprolol Mixer Year ago

    Shower: a portable rain dispenser

  • Huntracony
    Huntracony Year ago +76

    - Human sprinkler
    - Artificial localized rain maker
    - Human car wash
    I think I've succeeded.

  • CaptainRGB
    CaptainRGB Year ago

    I was expecting to hear:
    What does the scouter say about the calorie level?
    IT'S OVER 9000!!!!

  • Naþan Ø
    Naþan Ø Year ago

    I have watched this video several times and still have no clue what the titular $100 hamburger is.

  • Konstantin Khitrin
    Konstantin Khitrin Year ago +30

    Most piston engine aircraft still use magnetos to generate the spark. Hence, you can fly them with all electrical systems off. Moreover, many instruments are pressure-driven, so you still get nearly all of the instruments, save for navigation. It's actually not as unsafe as it sounds. The plane's designed to be safe to land in case of total electrical failure.

    • Paul Sengupta
      Paul Sengupta 6 months ago

      I had a problem with the voltage regulator on my aeroplane a while back, so I'd fly around with the master switch off to save the battery, so I could start it again to get home. The only real problem was that I nearly gave myself a heart attack every time I looked at the fuel gauges and they both read empty before realising I'd got the power turned off.

    • nardgames
      nardgames 10 months ago +3

      mspenrice 1 Aircraft engines have 2 magnetos each for redundancy
      2 the ability to shut off the magnetos is needed to crank the engine without starting
      3 if you turn that switch of irl, your engine stops

    • mspenrice
      mspenrice Year ago +3

      If I remember how it went in the old Microsoft Flight Simulator (v2.0, on our Atari...), the mags were mainly used for starting the engine (where all battery power would go to the starter, not the spark plugs - with mags being feature I've wished for with automotive engines before when the battery has only been strong enough to turn the engine over but not make a spark off its own back) and as backups in case of the otherwise ordinary alternator (and/or battery) failing. The program, having only the one fixed dashboard to save on memory, allowed you to set magnetos as "on" for left, right, or both (as well as off completely) engines even on a single engine plane, but most of the time you could turn them off and see no difference in performance, as it defaulted to starting you with a running engine and no faults unless you specifically set it to be different.
      Presumably over-using them risks them wearing out, or wastes fuel / doesn't make as good a spark or something, so you wouldn't want to turn them on unless absolutely necessary. Because I don't know why you wouldn't just leave both turned on permanently otherwise. Like with the carb heater feature which didn't seem to do much in-game in normal conditions, but I expect might reduce engine power IRL in high ambient temperatures, as well as draining the battery or loading up the alternator, despite being fairly vital to prevent it icing up at high altitudes or in winter.
      I mean, I'm not an aeronautical expert, that's just something I remember from an old game. But I don't get why you'd be able to turn them off if they weren't essentially an optional backup and meant the engine(s) didn't run as well (or at least as efficiently) as when using the alternator... but of course running poorly is better than not running at all, if the main system has failed.
      Incidentally, I wasn't aware that there were any electrically driven instruments in a traditional aircraft panel, other than maybe the VOR beacon indicators, and the radio of course. They'd have been electrically lit (again with switchable lights, to avoid burning out bulbs unnecessarily) so reading them at night with failed electrics could be a problem if you didn't have a backup torch to point at the dash, and a lot have now been replaced with "glass cockpit" LCD (or even CRT) displays, but a trad altimeter works off air pressure, engine tachometer works off a cable driving a magneto-esque thing (as per old car speedometers) driving the needle progressively harder against a coil spring the faster the cable turns, airspeed indicator in much the same way connected to a turbine device in the pitot tube, the compass is, well, a compass (with a low-friction mechanism converting the horizontal readout to a vertical display), and the false-horizon pitch/bank indicator is a simple (but maybe gyro stablised?) thing with a heavy weight attached to the bottom of the painted ball. All nice and mechanical :)
      (though I can't quite figure out the descent/ascent rate indicator, not that I recall the game showing such a thing, so perhaps it's not something you get on low end planes... still, I imagine an analogue version could work similar to the tach and speedo, just with the drive being somewhat geared up, and/or a rather weaker pair of springs driving it to the centre position, so it would give a useful indication without the altimeter needle having to spin rapidly)
      Of course, it's rather harder to provide a readout for the fuel tank, oil pressure, oil/coolant temperature, and naturally voltage, but I have a feeling if your electrics quit on you those wouldn't be considered so important any more as you concentrated more on finding somewhere to land as soon as possible rather than working out how much longer you could cruise for on the remaining fuel, or if running at full throttle was about to overheat the engine...

  • DanThePropMan
    DanThePropMan Year ago

    I swear, it's worth watching this show just for the pun prize alone.

  • Emily Andress
    Emily Andress Year ago +1

    The window in the back is doing that grey spots illusion thing for me.

  • Kyra Zimmer
    Kyra Zimmer Year ago

    "i'm the driver" kinda reminds me of Sterling Archer: "I WANNA FLY THE TRAIN!"

  • Louis Barrass
    Louis Barrass Year ago +1

    why does Matt sound and look like hes on crack

  • B D W Hardy
    B D W Hardy Year ago

  • Gotz the Ironhand

    Raspberry jam on a burger with bacon and jalapenos is actually quite good. Wouldn't recommend peanut butter though.

  • 8bit -fooders
    8bit -fooders Year ago

    Wimpy is far superior

  • ewonais
    ewonais Year ago +5

    shower: a water pipe leaking controllably

  • Patrick Freeman
    Patrick Freeman Year ago

    I swear you are going to ruin me keyboard with water I spew all over it every time any of you make a gag.

  • An_on
    An_on Year ago

    Shower = artificial waterfall

  • kirk_76
    kirk_76 Year ago

    FYI tarmac is a lie.

  • Ben Godfrey
    Ben Godfrey Year ago

    woahhh rewatching this and making a ground braking discovery... Gary's world buffet experience is like Wing's in Hull

  • Skye Murphy
    Skye Murphy Year ago

    It is weird that Wimpy only exists next to bowling alleys, it's weird they exist

  • HappyBeezerStudios - by Lord_Mogul

    There are actually tape measure clocks.

  • Virginia Otter
    Virginia Otter Year ago

    is peanut butter and jelly sandwich not a normal things in other countries?

  • Catherine Knight
    Catherine Knight Year ago +12

    You've legitimately boosted Wimpy's sales. There used to be one where I grew up. It's no longer there, but there is one in the the place I'm staying this weekend. I checked to see if they do vegetarian burgers and they do a 'Lemon and Pepper Quorn Burger'! There's my Saturday dinner plans.

    • The Mad Hammer
      The Mad Hammer 8 months ago

      Catherine Knight I'm not a veggie but a 'lemon and pepper quorn burger' sounds really good

  • Gideon Thomas
    Gideon Thomas Year ago

    Do the British not have pb and j?

  • Gideon Thomas
    Gideon Thomas Year ago

    I'm from Denver! And yeah, never heard of it.

  • catandfishfc
    catandfishfc Year ago

    That "Power Shower" joke made me drop my phone, turning off the video. My phone's obviously had enough of this

  • Matthew Trzcinski

    Elvis was killed by opiate induced constipation, which is an increasingly common problem

  • Logan Brown
    Logan Brown Year ago

    I think the next one should be a ticket to Worcester's butler's fish feast. It would be Fry's fry fry-up.

  • Techstriker1
    Techstriker1 Year ago

    Having just watched the episode with no intro (bat bombs) and never watching one before, this one makes a lot more sense with the intro. xD

  • 1UpsForLife
    1UpsForLife Year ago +3

    Whenever I try to watch this show, it reminds me of when I went to London and tried to watch the game shows on TV: It's so British that I can barely understand anything that's going on.

  • Skywalker1138
    Skywalker1138 Year ago +3

    I can't believe how surprised about Gary Brannon's buffet story, hasn't everyone been in that mental space before

  • Bugget Noxes
    Bugget Noxes Year ago

    Is that.... Toast?

  • k
    k Year ago

    I am an English speaking Canadian... but i still need the sub tittles to get the jokes.

  • Sam Marks
    Sam Marks 2 years ago +1

    Excellent episode. Now I'm off to take a spraybath.

  • PanzarMetal
    PanzarMetal 2 years ago

    100$ Hamburger for an hour, no ?

  • Brett Daniels
    Brett Daniels 2 years ago

    How do you become part of the studio audience?

  • piccolomaniac
    piccolomaniac 2 years ago +1

    "What is a Hobbes hour?"
    "A nasty, brutish, and short one."

  • smaster7772
    smaster7772 2 years ago

    wish they were longer

  • Happy Ijuko
    Happy Ijuko 2 years ago

    i hate the damn window behind it makes me that dot effect you'd see the picture on facebook.. makes my brain hurts xD

  • Lord LunaEquie is me
    Lord LunaEquie is me 2 years ago

    I love these. I wish they came around more often, or at least that I knew more shows with similarly fantastic hosts.

  • Declan Brennan
    Declan Brennan 2 years ago

    Ah - I was hoping Tach Time was to do with how Tachyons experience time where they see the universe getting smaller as it youthens towards the big bang - truly the Melin of quantum particles- in fact like him, they probably don't exist. :-)

  • MC_P_123
    MC_P_123 2 years ago +24

    ya know, Tom always says "I've been Tom Scott", does he have alternate names?

  • James Whyte
    James Whyte 2 years ago +1

    Just realised the "Oh Yeah" is Matt Grey! Why didn't I notice before?!

  • AnimeSunglasses
    AnimeSunglasses 2 years ago

    As an aviation professional, I want to point out that slower is often NOT safer in flying.
    You can reach a stall (of the wing, in aviation the engine isn't what you worry about stalling) at speeds significantly above the nominal stall speed if you are climbing or maneuvering.
    Slight oversimplification, but the upshot is, as long as you aren't going faster than the aircraft's structure and aerodynamics can handle, high and fast is safe, low and slow is dangerous.

  • Holobrine
    Holobrine 2 years ago +46

    What is a ferrous pet rock held dear by a North Pole dweller for use in religious ceremonies?

    Santa's metal sentimental sacramental sediment.

  • Matthew Stamp
    Matthew Stamp 2 years ago

    Did wimpy express change in £ or pence i.e. 1870p or £18.70

  • Lewis MacKenzie
    Lewis MacKenzie 2 years ago

    I like how the entire audience look like they could be doing their own 'Citation Needed' tribute shows.

  • bdf2718
    bdf2718 2 years ago

    I saw "Tom Scott" and thought the video was going to be interesting. My mistake.

  • Zendal Darkman
    Zendal Darkman 2 years ago

    self indulgent

  • Big_Adam_2050
    Big_Adam_2050 2 years ago

    Dude, Wimpy is the shit. Really solid fecking burgers.

  • Stephen Woods
    Stephen Woods 2 years ago

    Slower is not necessarly safer. Aircraft are NOT automobiles. The least safe flight is one that is low and slow.

    • blindleader42
      blindleader42 Year ago

      Gideon, Low and fast can be dangerous but not worse. It's rare and often involves an illegal maneuver, like buzzing. Low and Slow is typically used in two different circumstances, usually in the traffic pattern of an airport. Another aircraft is described as low and slow if it is of lower performance than your own, and you have the responsibility of avoiding it. Stephen Woods is describing one's own speed in the traffic pattern, and it means not much faster than your stall speed. An aerodynamic stall in the traffic pattern is a major cause of fatal accidents in general aviation..

  • Jimmy Lundberg
    Jimmy Lundberg 2 years ago

    I couldn't sit through 5 minutes of citation needed before because the close-ups were too much, but it's actually funny (having seen 6x01 and 6x02 now)

  • Ricky DeMann
    Ricky DeMann 2 years ago

    So the whole Hobbs meter thing is a bit incorrect. The majority of all aircraft begin measuring Hobbs time when the engine starts based off a oil pressure switch. Modern Hobbs meters do not tell you your duration in the air. Older models may have, but I do not know much about that.

  • yan-Deriction
    yan-Deriction 2 years ago

    nobody on this panel knew what a $100 hamburger is. Sad!

  • A Liar
    A Liar 2 years ago

    awh man i remember going to wimpy when i was still in south africa, god bless

  • RosalegaFrumlegt
    RosalegaFrumlegt 2 years ago +9

    Where can I donate and how much would it cost to get the TechDif crew to play Cards Against Humanity (or whatever offbrand equivalent of your choice)?

  • John Beauvais
    John Beauvais 2 years ago

    On the Diamond Twinstar the Hobbs ran off the left engine so you could shut down the left engine and save money

  • John Beauvais
    John Beauvais 2 years ago

    I love the $100 Hamburger! I fly down to a place in Marathon in the keys and it is great fun

  • yan-Deriction
    yan-Deriction 2 years ago

    if this is your way of begging the internet to buy you a Citation...

  • The Garden of Eatin
    The Garden of Eatin 2 years ago

    Made many $100 hamburger runs. Tach time: Airplanes do not have odometers because how would that work? So it has an "odometer" like mechanism built into the tachometer, calibrated to read in hours. Mind you a tach "hour" isn't a clock hour, if you idle the engine it's slower, if you run the engine at full speed it's faster. Most aircraft have an additional quartz clock called the Hobbs meter which does read in straight up hours and tenths as long as the oil pressure is up to operating spec. Finally of course, there's the ship's clock which reads the current time.

  • 607
    607 2 years ago

    Amazing as always!

  • Dennis Lubert
    Dennis Lubert 2 years ago +43

    Particularly good answers with historical relevance should get History Biscuits: somewhat unusual looking, but not quite edible.

  • Roxor128
    Roxor128 2 years ago

    All I could find myself thinking of after mention of the Elvis foods was how revolting they sound. Peanut butter, bacon and banana or jam... Ugh!

  • Naþan Ø
    Naþan Ø 2 years ago

    They seem to be unable to distinguish dollars from pounds.

  • Naþan Ø
    Naþan Ø 2 years ago

    I want to see the Technically Difficulties play Disputed - Discuss.

  • K1W1fly
    K1W1fly 2 years ago

    Hobbs in a Cessna (and most light GA aircraft) is generally triggered off the Oil pressure switch.

  • Charles Sloat
    Charles Sloat 2 years ago

    Also it's american bacon so it's 6 inches of fat

  • Popoto Productions
    Popoto Productions 2 years ago

    Wimpy' in York is no longer open & the roads have been changed at the roundabouts so most now have barriers in the middle and edges unlike you would be able to get a Cessna down it but i would love to see someone try land one xD

  • Sam B
    Sam B 2 years ago

    That window behind Tom is an illusion. Black dots keep appearing where white actually is!

  • Brooke Scaife
    Brooke Scaife 2 years ago

    I don't understand the rules of the game. They were just talking about burgers and people were getting poubts willy-nilly. Just as I thought I understood, they bring on "mystery biscuits". and I thought, no, I'm really bloody lost😂

    • SKS Throwaway
      SKS Throwaway Year ago

      Brooke Scaife the rules are explained at the beginning of every episode but I'll restate them here because Tom says them really quickly and you might not understand him if you aren't used to British accents
      the contestants are supposed to guess the contents of a Wikipedia article that only Tom has access to. good guesses get points. Tom occasionally helps the contestants along if they get really lost. if a guess is exactly right or bloody hilarious they get mystery biscuits.
      however, the contestants frequently get sidetracked and go on long tangents, which occasionally causes tom to switch the article he's looking at to something more relevant to the current topic of discussion. that way, if they somehow state something factually correct during their off-topic rambling, they can still get points.

  • Paul Sengupta
    Paul Sengupta 2 years ago

    I don't normally watch Citation Needed (I watch all your other videos!) but with the mention of the $100 hamburger and tach time, I had to click it! Hello to fellow pilots. The British equivalent is the £100 bacon sandwich. By the way there's a Wimpy in Farnborough, not far from the airport.

    • hermand
      hermand Year ago

      Paul Sengupta You seem to be on every TVclip video I watch!! Met you at at the Halfpenny Green student fly in a few years back - fly safe!

  • Jaspirita
    Jaspirita 2 years ago +1

    Matt is so cute

  • Evan Mobley
    Evan Mobley 2 years ago

    I hecking love this series.