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x marks the spot

phr. (context idiomatic English) You will find what you are looking for under an obvious sign for it.

X Marks the Spot (game show)

X Marks the Spot was a British radio quiz and panel game, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 between 1998 and 2006. It could be likened to be a more light-hearted version of Round Britain Quiz. It was presented by the comedian and author Pete McCarthy until his death in October 2004. The writer and broadcaster David Stafford took over the reins from series 7.

X marks the spot

X marks the spot may refer to:

  • X Marks the Spot (1931 film), a 1931 film directed by Erle C. Kenton
  • X Marks the Spot (1942 film), a 1942 film directed by George Sherman
  • X Marks the Spot, a 1944 social guidance film, spoofed in Season 2 of Mystery Science Theatre 3000
  • X Marks the Spot (game show), a BBC Radio 4 game show which aired from 1998 to 2006
  • X Marks the Spot (album), an album by Ex Girlfriend
  • X Marks the Spot, a song by Sonata Arctica on their 2014 album Pariah's Child
  • "Planet X Marks The Spot", a song by Doctor Steel
X Marks the Spot (1942 film)

X Marks the Spot is a 1942 American crime film directed by George Sherman. It is a remake of the 1931 film of the same name.

X Marks the Spot (1931 film)

X Marks the Spot is a 1931 American Pre-Code crime drama film, directed by Erle C. Kenton and released by Tiffany Pictures, which operated from 1921 to 1932.

The story concerns a newspaper reporter indebted to a gangster for raising the money to save his little girl's life. The source material was remade into a 1942 film of the same name. Helen Parrish appeared in both versions.

Usage examples of "x marks the spot".

Either they're right and it's obvious, or it's hidden and you'll never find it without a detailed map where X marks the spot.

The quality of the image on it was better than Bosch had seen in the video booth at X Marks the Spot four nights earlier.