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Watching Question Time Is Better When You Watch It On Twitter

12/12/2014 00:09 GMT | Updated 12/12/2014 11:59 GMT

Thursday night saw the much-anticipated rumble in the Canterbury jungle as Nigel Farage and Russell Brand lined up against each other on Question Time.

And they barely said two words to each other.

Luckily, Britain's favourite thing to do during Question Time is make sure everyone on Twitter knows that they're watching it.

The clash of two big names and three other people threw the internet into a frenzy:

The show covered a range of topics, from Nigel Farage's salary...

To recent breastfeeding scandals...

To how Ukip would fight to keep retain the soul of the NHS. Oh no, hang on...

But even a discussion about men interrupting women didn't stop Nigel Farage from interrupting a woman:

Obviously the seating arrangement came up.

Then someone appeared to equate Twitter followers with social responsibility.

Most people at home were just playing the QT drinking game:

Sadly Penny Mordaunt didn't really fulfil expectations:

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Dimbleby even seemed to get a bit annoyed with her rambling cutting down on Russell and Nige's air time.

This guy was too busy shouting at the politicians to listen to them answer his question about politicians shouting at each other:

Farage and Brand did spar a little bit with the comedian calling the Ukip leader a...

But then he got fairly smacked down by an audience member...

Things escalated dramatically...

Luckily the audience didn't disappoint and Bunny La Roche, formerly of the Socialist Workers' Party, started yelling at everyone:

But at least we got a few good soundbites for the morning news:

Even if some of the facts weren't quite true...

Oh, and there was that weird bit when 'Enoch Powell' and 'Timmy Mallet' started trending because of this chap...

In conclusion, people came away feeling dazed and as if nothing was really sorted out.