The Weakest Link (2000– )

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British general knowledge quiz show which spawned imitations around the world, notably in the USA.

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Anne Robinson ...
 Herself - Hostess / ... (82 episodes, 2000-2010)
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 Himself - Commentator / ... (23 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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Doctor Who (2005) has made a parody of this in the first season. In this parody, the weakest link gets killed when voted off. See more »

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Host: Caroline, in science, of what is botany the study?
Caroline O'Shea: Bottoms?
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Horribly funny
30 July 2003 | by (Nevada) – See all my reviews

This show is so funny that sometimes it can be a horrible show. I hate it when Ann makes fun of somebody when they do something wrong. She thinks that she is better than everyone else. I also hate the attitude that the contestant give after they have been voted off.


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