British general knowledge quiz show which spawned imitations around the world, notably in the USA.
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Anne Robinson ...
 Herself - Hostess / ... (83 episodes, 2000-2010)
Jon Briggs ...
 Himself - Commentator / ... (24 episodes, 2000-2010)
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Nine contestants work as a team to answer general knowledge questions against the clock and amass prize money up to a total of £1,000 per round. After each round, the contestants vote for whoever they consider the worst player. That player is the Weakest Link and is forced to endure the humiliating Walk of Shame. This continues with a decreasing time limit until only two players are left. They play head to head to decide the victor. Only the final winner wins any money. The other eight players leave with nothing. Host Anne Robinson is on hand to provide scathing commentary on the players' progress (or lack thereof), armed with her legendary catch-phrase: "You are the Weakest Link: goodbye!" Written by Robert Hampton

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There were a total of 1,693 episodes broadcast from August 2000 to March 2012, making the show one of the consecutively longest-running British quiz shows. The show ended at the request of Anne Robinson, who was wishing to pursue other projects and had stayed with the show for longer than intended. See more »

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Jon Briggs - Commentator: ...but will the team notice this?
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Referenced in Doctor Who: The Parting of the Ways (2005) See more »

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A Load of SH*T
6 February 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

You would think people would get wise on how stupid this Weakest Link game show is with it's Ginger grim-faced presenter that looks worse for wear after many years doing her show. When she appeared on Points of view she looked useless as a TV critic and now she looks even useless has a Game show presenter and was right, she's only good at putting people down when she feels threatened by them. I laugh when people call her the ginger scoucer with a face to drop dead with - it seems she gets up-set by these comments made about her, eh? from someone who likes dishing it out she obviously can't take peoples comments about her - is this telling you something?


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