On tonight's show, our panelists — Whose Line Is It Anyway? vet Greg Proops, Air Farce's Don Ferguson and Newstalk 1010 host Pay Chen — puzzle out whether we push too hard to be number one.
Which got us thinking of all the great number twos and threes and fours in the world: your Tenzing Norgays, say, and your Svetlana Savitskayas. Not sure who they are? Then check out our tribute to the best... that didn't come in first, in our gallery above.