08/09/2010 Weakest Link


08/09/2010

Nine contestants play as a team to win up to 10,000 pounds. However, only one takes the prize money home; round by round the contestants vote off the weakest link.


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Here are the nine contestants preparing for today's show.

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Only one will win up to £10,000.

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The others will leave with nothing when voted off as the weakest link.

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Welcome to the Weakest Link.

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Any of the nine people in the studio here today could win up to £10,000.

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They've only just met, but to win they'll have to work together.

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However, eight will leave with nothing as, round by round,

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we lose the player voted the weakest link. Let's meet the team.

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I'm Davy. I'm 41, from Edinburgh and I'm an environmental co-ordinator.

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I'm Sue, 62, from Padstow in Cornwall, retired book-binder.

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I'm Gavin, I'm 28, from Kent and I'm a satellite engineer.

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I'm Kerry, I'm 42, from London, and I'm a team secretary.

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I'm Jim, I'm 74, from South Yorkshire and I'm a retired teacher.

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I'm Hayley, I'm 29, from Chelmsford, and I'm a trading standards officer.

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I'm Tom, I'm 19, from Cheshire, and I'm a student studying biological sciences.

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I'm Elaine, I'm 57, from York, and I'm an employment and training officer.

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I'm Sean, I'm 38, from Somerset, and I'm a business development sales manager.

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OK, just to remind you,

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in each round there's £1,000 to win.

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The fastest way is to create a chain of nine correct answers.

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Break the chain, you lose the money. Say "Bank!" before the question is asked and the money is safe.

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Round 1. Three minutes on the clock. We'll start with the person whose name is first alphabetically.

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That's you, Davy.

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Let's play the Weakest Link.

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The first question is for £20. Start the clock.

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The nursery rhyme character Simon who met a pie man going to the fair

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is described by which word meaning uncomplicated?

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-Simple.

-Correct. In UK currency, which coin has the lower value - a penny or a pound?

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-A penny.

-Correct.

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In entertainment, what name is given to the short stick waved by a magician during a trick?

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-A wand.

-Correct. In clothing, what's the general term for any internal pouch

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in a garment such as a pair of trousers, used for carrying small items such as keys?

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-Pocket.

-Correct. In spelling, the surname Clarkson and the words conceited and childish

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all begin with which letter of the alphabet?

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-C.

-Correct. In sport, nose bands made of sheepskin are often worn by which racing animals?

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N... Horses!

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I'll accept. Just.

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Tom, in occupations, the common alliterative term for a female crossing patrol officer

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is a lollipop what?

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-Lady.

-Correct. In TV, after the departure of Angus Deayton as its host in 2002,

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which topical panel game began using various guest presenters instead?

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-Pass.

-Have I Got News For You.

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In an orchestra, in order to play a piccolo a musician would do what - kick it or blow it?

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-Blow it.

-Correct. Davy, in maths, what is 34 plus 11?

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-45.

-Correct.

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In the adult human body,

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206 is usually given as the number of distinct examples of which type of hard, skeletal structures?

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-Bones.

-Correct.

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In definitions, what T is the term for any person older than 12 but younger than 20 years old?

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-Teenager.

-Correct. On a ship, the two-word phrase normally shouted to draw attention

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to someone in need of rescue after falling in the sea is "Man..." what?

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-Overboard.

-Correct. In the military, pilot officer is a rank in which of the UK Armed Forces?

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-The RAF.

-Correct.

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-Bank!

-In British customs, Catherine Wheels and Roman Candles are ignited on which occasion?

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-Bonfire Night.

-Correct.

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In cinema, the American actor nicknamed Duke and noted for his many appearances in Westerns

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had the professional name John what?

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-Pass.

-Wayne.

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In business, which word for a place where goods are bought and sold goes after flea, cattle and stock

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to make three familiar terms?

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Sorry, can you repeat the question?

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In business, which word for a place where goods are bought and sold goes after flea, cattle and stock

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-to make three familiar terms?

-Exchange.

-Market.

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Time's up. And you won £450.

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But who makes the feeble look fantastic?

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Who's your speciality simpleton?

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Time to vote off the weakest link.

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With no correct answers, Elaine is the weakest link.

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Statistically, the strongest link is Hayley, but who will the players vote off at this early stage?

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Voting over. It's time to reveal who you think is the weakest link.

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Tom.

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Elaine.

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Elaine.

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Elaine.

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Elaine.

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Elaine.

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Elaine.

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Tom.

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Elaine.

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-What do you do, Hayley?

-I'm a trading standards officer.

-Where?

-Chelmsford in Essex.

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So tanning centres, high heels that aren't high enough.

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-Have you got a boyfriend?

-Actually, yes. A very gorgeous young man.

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-Younger than you?

-Yeah.

-Where did you meet him?

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-I met him on a dating website.

-You couldn't find anyone in Essex without going on the internet?

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Well...

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-I thought I'd try something a bit different.

-How long have you been going out?

-Very early days.

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-A few months.

-That's a lifetime for an Essex girl.

-That is so true.

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-It's one of my long-term relationships.

-OK.

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-Why Elaine?

-Elaine got two questions wrong.

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-What do you do, Gavin?

-I'm a satellite engineer.

-Where?

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-I work from home.

-You put all the satellite dishes on your own house?

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-No, only one.

-And what's the little block behind the satellite dish?

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There isn't a little block behind the satellite dish.

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There is - a council house.

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There's many different buildings behind dishes.

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-Why Elaine?

-We had quite a lot of money building up on the board

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and Elaine got her question wrong.

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-What do you do, Kerry?

-I'm a team secretary.

-And is it interesting?

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Not really, no. Quite boring.

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-How do you fill the long hours?

-I write poems...

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-Have you come with a poem?

-I have. You inspired me to write one.

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-Promise me nothing rhymes with Link or wink.

-I'm afraid I can't promise you that, Anne.

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OK, off you go. This is Kerry.

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-She's not Poet Laureate yet.

-I had to write it down. I'm nervous.

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I'm going on the Weakest Link To face the dreaded smile and wink

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To suffer at the hands of Anne And see my pride go down the pan

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My kids will have to leave school Because I made them look a fool

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My husband, out of pure disgrace At work will have to hide his face

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Unless, however, Anne can find A way to be less cruel, more kind

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I'm hoping she might just take pity

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-And make me look more bright and witty.

-Wouldn't you rather I made you more pretty?

-That as well.

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-I was going to put that in, but I changed it.

-Board up.

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-Why Elaine?

-She got a question wrong. I know Tom did as well, but I had to choose.

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Elaine, you are the weakest link. Goodbye.

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It was absolutely fair to vote me off. I got both my questions wrong.

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They were building up money... If somebody hadn't banked, I'd have lost a lot of money again.

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Absolutely fair.

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Round 2. In the bank, £450. Now 10 seconds off your time.

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We'll start with the strongest link. That's Hayley!

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Let's play the Weakest Link. Start the clock.

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In pop music, Diana Ross began her career with which chart-topping girl group?

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-The Supremes.

-Correct. In a proverbial warning against assuming that something is certain,

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what should not be counted until they are hatched?

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-Chickens.

-Correct. In a car factory, machines and workers arranged to carry out different processes

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are called an assembly what?

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-Line.

-Correct. In geography, Romania is a country in the central part of which continent?

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-Europe.

-Correct. At a circus, the large mesh beneath trapeze artists or acrobats

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is called a safety what?

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-Net.

-Correct. In gardening, what B is the tropical plant with hollow, jointed stems called canes

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that are frequently used as stakes?

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-Bamboo.

-Correct.

-Bank!

-In the Netherlands,

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the towns of Edam and Gouda are famous for which dairy product?

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-Cheese.

-Correct. In modern parlance,

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something exciting or impressive has the gosh effect or wow factor?

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-Wow factor.

-Correct. In customs, which patron saint in the UK is celebrated on 23rd April?

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-Pass.

-St George.

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In pastimes, the name coined in the 1950s for a low racing vehicle consisting of a frame with wheels,

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engine and steering gear is a go what?

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-Kart.

-Correct. In TV,

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what surname is shared by a Liverpool comedian called Tom and a singer named Des?

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-O'Connor.

-Correct.

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In biology, what V is another term for sight, meaning the ability to perceive with the eye?

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-Vision.

-Correct. In pop music, Elton John and Kiki Dee had a UK number one single in 1976

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with Don't Go Breaking My what?

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-Heart.

-Correct. In the Bible,

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Jacob had a dream about which object ascending from Earth to Heaven - a rope or a ladder?

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-A ladder.

-Correct. After it was purchased by Greenpeace in the '70s,

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the UK Government trawler Sir William Hardy was renamed Rainbow what?

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-Warrior.

-Correct.

-Bank.

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What Z is the city with the largest population in Switzerland?

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-Zurich.

-Correct. The British actor who starred in Sexy Beast, Beowulf

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and The Departed is Ray who?

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-Winstone.

-Correct. In education, what name is given to the sticks, usually of calcium sulphate,

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that were used to write on a blackboard?

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-Chalk.

-Correct.

-Bank! >

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OK. You've reached and banked your £1,000 target.

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That money will go through. One of you will not.

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Who's just opened an account at the Bank of Idiot?

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Time to vote off the weakest link.

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With the most questions correct, Tom is the strongest link.

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The weakest link, statistically, is Hayley, but can she survive the vote?

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Voting over. It's time to reveal who you think is the weakest link.

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Hayley.

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Tom.

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Hayley.

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Hayley.

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Hayley.

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Sue.

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Hayley.

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Hayley.

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-What do you do, Davy?

-I'm an environmental co-ordinator.

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-What does that mean?

-I do things at Edinburgh University to do with recycling

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and...trying to save the planet, basically.

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Are you in charge of the bins?

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That's one aspect of my remit, yeah.

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-So you're the bin man.

-That's certainly a big chunk of what I do.

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So put your board down.

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Do you prance round the campus looking as if you're teaching there in that outfit?

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I have been known to prance on occasion.

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OK, move over towards Sue.

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How do you prance?

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Yes, OK.

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Right, move back. Put your board up. And are you qualified?

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I've got a Master's Degree, a Bachelor's Degree

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and half of a PhD that I didn't quite finish.

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So you've had all this expensive education and you've ended up a bin man.

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-I've drunk from the fountain of knowledge, Anne.

-Anywhere else? The pubs in Edinburgh?

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-It has been known, yeah.

-Yes. Are you keen on the environment?

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Em, yeah, I like to think I'm mean, keen and living the green dream, Anne.

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-Where did you go for your holiday?

-I went to the Isle of Mull.

-How did you get there?

-We walked.

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-LAUGHTER

-You can walk on water as well?

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No, we swam that part, Anne.

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-Why Hayley?

-She tripped up on one question in the last round.

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-What do you do, Sean?

-Business development sales manager.

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-OK, let's see your telephone manner.

-It's very good.

-I'll be the judge of that.

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-Ring ring!

-Good afternoon. It's Sean from CMT Services.

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Em...it does require a bit of a two-way thing, usually.

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-What do you want?

-Well, I'm not cold-calling you at all.

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It would be an introduction before I make a call to you.

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-How's the introduction?

-Could be a mail shot.

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That's as bad as cold calling. Why Hayley?

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I think she passed on a question at a key moment.

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Hayley, you are the weakest link. Goodbye.

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Anne definitely came off best in the banter between us. She comes off best with everybody.

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But I really enjoyed talking to her and her taking the mick out of me. I didn't mind it at all.

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Round 3. In the bank, £1,450. Another 10 seconds off the time.

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We'll start with Tom. Let's play the Weakest Link.

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Start the clock.

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At the Olympic Games, the balance beam is apparatus used by women in which discipline?

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-Gymnastics.

-Correct. In the title of a 1920s song written by Joe Burke and Al Dubin,

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the singer invites the listener to tiptoe through which flowers?

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-Daisies?

-Tulips.

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In the home, what A precedes cupboard to give a term for a heated space to store linen?

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-Airing.

-Correct. In 18th-century literature, the author of Moll Flanders and Robinson Crusoe

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was Daniel who?

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-Defoe.

-Correct. In British customs, which is the only form of tobacco allowed in the House of Commons -

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snuff or cigarettes?

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-Cigarettes.

-Snuff. In TV, the title of which series

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tracing the family trees of celebrities is a six-word question asked of a person acting arrogantly?

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-Who Do You Think You Are?

-Correct.

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In world geography, Nippon or Land Where The Sun Rises is the local name for which Asian country?

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-Japan.

-Correct. In carpentry,

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what C is the name of a metal hand tool with a bevelled cutting edge used to shape or work wood?

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-Carver?

-Chisel.

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In travel, in the UK approximately 2 out of 3 public transport journeys are made in which type of vehicle?

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-Bus.

-Correct.

-Bank.

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In sport, flat back four refers to a football defence or attack?

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-Defence.

-Correct. In 1980s pop music,

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the British singer whose solo UK hit singles include Love Resurrection and Love Letters is Alison who?

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-Moyet.

-Correct. In maths, what is 63 minus 12?

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-52.

-Even 51.

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In cinema, the 2003 martial arts thriller subtitled Volume One

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and its 2004 sequel Volume Two each had the rhyming title Kill who?

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-Bill.

-Correct. In children's activities,

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-what L is the usual name of the game in which players jump over the bent backs of others?

-Pass.

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Leapfrog. In the UK, the amount of money that can be earned in a year before being liable for income tax

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is a personal what?

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-Allowance.

-Correct. In building construction, a roof that slopes is described as pitched or forked?

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-Pitched.

-Correct. In journalism, an article that fills two facing sheets of a newspaper

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is known as a DPS - Double Page what?

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-Spread.

-Correct. In education, John Moores University...

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Time's up. You won just £20.

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Who lost you all that money?

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Who's more annoying than a teenager's ring tone?

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Time to vote off the weakest link.

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With all his answers wrong, Gavin is the weakest link.

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Davy is, statistically, the strongest link, but whose game is over?

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Voting over. It's time to reveal who you think is the weakest link.

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Gavin.

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Gavin.

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Tom.

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Sean.

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Sean.

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Gavin.

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Gavin.

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-What do you do, Sue?

-I'm retired.

-So you sit at home all day?

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No, I've got a part-time job during the summer season in a fudge shop.

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-Where?

-In Padstow.

-Yeah.

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-Why would I go to Cornwall and want fudge?

-You've never tasted ours. It's home-made and beautiful.

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-Where's it made?

-It's made in our industrial factory at the top of the hill.

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-Are there parts of the year with no fudge?

-There is. And then I retire.

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-I do nothing.

-Lucky you. Why Gavin?

-I don't like satellite dishes.

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-What do you do, Tom?

-I'm a student.

-What are you studying?

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-Biological sciences.

-What have you learnt so far?

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-I've learnt...biology things, plants, animals.

-Yeah.

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-Genes, genetics.

-Yeah.

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-And...fungi, viruses, bacteria.

-OK.

-A whole range.

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-When you get a degree, how will this come in useful?

-Em...well, it may not do.

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It may do or it may just look quite good, hopefully. Is the plan.

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It'll look good in order to what?

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-Get a job.

-As what?

-Anything. Quiz show host, maybe.

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-Can you perform?

-What do you think? You're the pro.

-Why Gavin?

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I think he got at least two wrong. And that purple shirt is a bit garish.

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Gavin, you are the weakest link. Goodbye.

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Sue said that she didn't like satellite dishes. I think that's a very unfair reason,

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but that's how the game is played. As for Tom, I bet he really wants this t-shirt. I'll give it to him.

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Round 4. In the bank, £1,470. Another ten seconds off the time.

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We'll start with the strongest link from the last round. That's Davy. Let's play the Weakest Link.

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Start the clock.

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A person who supports someone else in difficult situations stands by them through thick and what?

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-Thin.

-Correct.

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What G is a type of immature cucumber that is pickled in vinegar and sold in fish and chip shops?

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-Gherkin.

-Correct.

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Which four-letter word can mean both a small implement used for shaping the fingernails

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and a box or folder for storing paperwork?

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-File.

-Correct.

-Bank!

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In pop music, I Want Your Sex, Fastlove and Outside were all UK hit singles for which British singer?

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-Pass.

-George Michael.

0:22:210:22:23

In wildlife, rather than antlers, the Chinese water deer which has established itself in East Anglia

0:22:230:22:30

has which appendages - tentacles or tusks?

0:22:300:22:33

-Tusks.

-Correct.

0:22:330:22:35

In TV in 2004, which comedian began narrating the series You've Been Framed

0:22:350:22:40

after the departure of the host Jonathan Wilkes?

0:22:400:22:43

-Harry Hill.

-Correct.

0:22:430:22:46

At a golf club, what is referred to informally as the 19th hole?

0:22:460:22:50

-The clubhouse.

-I'll accept.

0:22:500:22:52

-Bank!

-In science, what P is the word that is normally used

0:22:520:22:56

to describe an eclipse of a celestial body that is not total?

0:22:560:23:00

-Pass.

-Partial.

0:23:010:23:03

In royalty, the Koh-i-noor which was set into the platinum crown made in 1937 for the future Queen Mother

0:23:030:23:10

is which type of precious stone?

0:23:100:23:13

-Ruby.

-Diamond.

0:23:140:23:16

In literature, the 1998 debut novel by Sarah Waters about a girl called Nan

0:23:160:23:22

who becomes a dresser for a musical artiste is called Tipping The what?

0:23:220:23:26

-Tipping The Stone.

-Velvet.

0:23:260:23:29

In geography, the Balearic Islands belong to which European country?

0:23:290:23:34

-Spain.

-Correct.

0:23:340:23:36

The BBC radio show featuring interviews with ordinary people that ran from 1946 until 1992

0:23:360:23:42

was called In Your Face or Down Your Way?

0:23:420:23:45

-In Your Face.

-Down Your Way.

0:23:450:23:47

In 19th century politics, which British Prime Minister had the first names William Ewart?

0:23:470:23:53

-Pitt.

-Gladstone.

0:23:530:23:56

In the treatment of illnesses, what D is the quantity of a drug or medicine

0:23:560:24:01

to be taken by a patient at any one time?

0:24:010:24:04

-Dosage.

-Correct.

-Bank!

0:24:040:24:06

In maths, what is two-thirds of 33?

0:24:060:24:08

-10.

-22.

0:24:090:24:12

In jazz, the composer and musician Bix Beiderbecke...

0:24:120:24:17

Time's up. You won £220.

0:24:180:24:21

But who probably thinks keyhole surgery means having new locks fitted?

0:24:210:24:26

Who thinks a bounty hunter likes chocolate?

0:24:260:24:31

Time to vote off the weakest link.

0:24:310:24:33

Tom is the strongest link because he didn't get an answer wrong.

0:24:340:24:39

Statistically, the weakest link is Jim, but will the votes reflect the reality?

0:24:390:24:45

Voting over. It's time to reveal who you think is the weakest link.

0:24:460:24:51

Jim.

0:24:520:24:54

Jim.

0:24:540:24:56

Jim.

0:24:570:24:59

Sue.

0:25:000:25:02

Sue.

0:25:030:25:05

Kerry.

0:25:080:25:10

Davy, with two degrees and half a PhD,

0:25:120:25:17

couldn't you do something else other than empty the bins at Edinburgh University?

0:25:170:25:22

It's a very important job. I get a great deal of satisfaction from it. And I do other things too.

0:25:220:25:28

-Like what?

-I help to write policy and strategy.

0:25:280:25:32

And I attend the occasional meeting.

0:25:320:25:35

I'm falling off asleep! Why Jim?

0:25:350:25:38

He's been doing really well, but he just lost concentration in the last round.

0:25:380:25:43

-Kerry, why Jim?

-He got a couple of questions wrong

0:25:430:25:46

and I just thought he lost his nerve a little bit.

0:25:460:25:50

Jim, you are the weakest link. Goodbye.

0:25:500:25:53

I don't know anything about pop music.

0:25:570:26:00

I don't watch popular television and I got two questions on those things.

0:26:000:26:05

And I just hadn't a clue.

0:26:050:26:08

Round 5. Your total is £1,690. Another ten seconds off the time.

0:26:090:26:13

We'll start with the strongest link from the last round. That's Tom. Let's play the Weakest Link.

0:26:130:26:19

Start the clock. In Greek mythology, name the woman who opened a box

0:26:190:26:23

and released all human evil into the world.

0:26:230:26:26

-Pandora.

-Correct. In lawn tennis, a shot played immediately after the ball hits the ground is a half what?

0:26:260:26:33

-Volley.

-Correct.

0:26:330:26:36

In the British class system, what "A" is the term for the people and families with hereditary titles?

0:26:360:26:42

-Aristocracy.

-Correct.

-Bank!

0:26:420:26:45

The literary hero created by John Buchan who features in the books Greenmantle, The Thirty-Nine Steps

0:26:450:26:51

and Mr Standfast is Richard who?

0:26:510:26:53

-Pass.

-Hannay. In the solar system,

0:26:530:26:55

if planets lying inside the Earth's orbit are called inferior,

0:26:550:26:59

what similar term is used for those such as Mars that lie outside it?

0:26:590:27:04

-Exterior.

-Superior.

0:27:060:27:08

In Wales since 1896, it's been possible to reach the summit

0:27:080:27:12

of Mount Snowdon by which form of transport? A cable car or a railway?

0:27:120:27:17

-A cable car.

-A railway.

0:27:170:27:19

The TV drama series that ran from 1993 until 2002

0:27:190:27:23

and was set around a doctor's surgery in the fictional village of Cardale was called Peak what?

0:27:230:27:29

-District.

-Practice.

0:27:290:27:31

In religion, Hindus celebrate New Year's Day on the fourth day of which five-day-long festival?

0:27:310:27:37

-Diwali.

-Correct.

0:27:380:27:40

-Bank!

-At large airports, what T is the moving pavement used

0:27:400:27:44

to convey passengers and luggage to the departure gates?

0:27:440:27:47

-Carousel.

-No, travelator.

0:27:470:27:50

The 2007 revival of which West End musical included a new song entitled King Of My Heart,

0:27:500:27:56

sung by the character Pharaoh in the style of Elvis Presley?

0:27:560:28:00

-Les Miserables.

-Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

0:28:030:28:07

In expressions, which four-letter word meaning "close" goes before "up" and "it"

0:28:070:28:13

to make two informal instructions to be quiet?

0:28:130:28:16

-Shut.

-Correct.

0:28:160:28:18

Which organ of the giant anteater is covered with sticky saliva

0:28:180:28:23

and can be extended as much as 24 inches?

0:28:230:28:25

-Tongue.

-Correct.

0:28:250:28:28

In the early 1900s, the German toy manufacturer Steiff trademarked which metal item

0:28:280:28:33

in the ear of its teddy bears? A button or a safety pin?

0:28:330:28:37

-A button.

-Correct.

-Bank!

-The Dutch...

0:28:370:28:40

Time's up. Your "bank" was in time and you won £220.

0:28:410:28:45

But if these were the Oscars, who'd win Least Supported Actor?

0:28:450:28:50

Who thinks CO2 is a government department of spies?

0:28:500:28:55

Time to vote off the weakest link.

0:28:550:28:58

With the most correct answers, Davy is the strongest link.

0:28:590:29:03

Kerry is statistically the weakest link, but will the team notice that?

0:29:030:29:08

Voting over. It's time to reveal who you think is the weakest link.

0:29:090:29:15

Kerry.

0:29:160:29:18

Kerry.

0:29:190:29:21

Tom.

0:29:210:29:23

Kerry.

0:29:240:29:27

Kerry.

0:29:290:29:31

-Sean, why Kerry?

-Because she got two questions wrong.

0:29:330:29:37

-Tom, why Kerry?

-Kerry got two answers wrong and I think the rest of us only got one.

0:29:370:29:43

Kerry, you are the weakest link. Goodbye.

0:29:430:29:46

Reading my poem on national TV didn't really sink in at the time.

0:29:520:29:57

My hands were shaking so much that I didn't really appreciate what I was doing.

0:29:570:30:02

But I'm sure when I watch it back, when friends and family show me it, I might cringe a little bit.

0:30:020:30:08

Round 6. In the bank, £1,910. Another ten seconds off the time.

0:30:100:30:14

We'll start with the strongest link from the last round. That's Davy. Let's play the Weakest Link.

0:30:140:30:20

Start the clock.

0:30:200:30:23

What W is the building complex in Washington

0:30:230:30:25

that gave its name to the scandal that led in 1974 to the resignation of President Nixon?

0:30:250:30:31

-Watergate.

-Correct.

0:30:310:30:33

In maths, if the number 30 is quadrupled, what is the result?

0:30:330:30:37

-120.

-Correct.

0:30:370:30:39

In 2010, the Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton set two world records

0:30:390:30:44

as she kayaked down which South American river for Sport Relief?

0:30:440:30:48

-The Amazon.

-Correct.

-Bank!

0:30:480:30:51

A poem by WE Henley written in 1875 ends with the well-known lines,

0:30:510:30:55

"I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my" what?

0:30:550:30:59

-Ship.

-Soul.

0:30:590:31:02

Toughening steel by heating it before plunging it into cold water is called tempering or angering?

0:31:020:31:08

-Tempering.

-Correct.

0:31:080:31:10

In film, the actor who from 1959 to 1964 starred opposite Doris Day

0:31:100:31:15

in romantic comedies such as Pillow Talk was known as Rock who?

0:31:150:31:19

-Hudson.

-Correct. In the UK, the paid absence from work allowed to a man after the birth of his child

0:31:190:31:26

is usually known by what two-word name?

0:31:260:31:29

-Paternity leave.

-Correct.

-Bank!

0:31:290:31:32

The lead singer with The Undertones who later had UK hit singles

0:31:320:31:36

in the 1980s as a solo artist is Feargal who?

0:31:360:31:39

-Sharkey.

-Correct. In an expression meaning that diversity makes human existence interesting,

0:31:390:31:44

what is said to be the spice of life?

0:31:440:31:47

-Variety.

-Correct.

0:31:470:31:49

The French term for the phrase "by air mail" on stickers attached

0:31:490:31:53

to letters or parcels being sent abroad is "par" what?

0:31:530:31:56

-Avon.

-No, "avion".

0:31:560:31:59

In insects, what name taken from classical mythology is given to the immature form of a dragonfly?

0:31:590:32:05

Nymph or muse?

0:32:050:32:07

-Nymph.

-Correct.

0:32:070:32:09

The explorer and navigator Cristobal Colon is better known by what English name?

0:32:090:32:15

-Ranulph Fiennes.

-Even Christopher Columbus.

0:32:150:32:18

The 1933 novel by James Hilton set in the Tibetan monastery in the valley of Shangri-La

0:32:180:32:25

is entitled Lost what?

0:32:250:32:27

-Lost...City.

-Horizon. In sport...

0:32:280:32:31

Time's up. You won £200.

0:32:340:32:37

But has Sue fudged her chances?

0:32:370:32:40

Perhaps Sean hasn't sold himself?

0:32:400:32:43

Is Tom no good in practice?

0:32:430:32:46

Or should Davy be binned? Time to vote off the weakest link.

0:32:460:32:50

Having got all his answers right, Tom is the strongest link.

0:32:510:32:56

Statistically, Sean is the weakest link, but who will lose out in the vote?

0:32:560:33:01

Voting over. It's time to reveal who you think is the weakest link.

0:33:020:33:08

Sean.

0:33:080:33:10

Sean.

0:33:110:33:13

Sean.

0:33:150:33:17

Sue.

0:33:190:33:21

-Davy, why Sean?

-It was the toughest decision of my life, Anne.

-Really?

0:33:230:33:27

Well, one of the toughest maybe. He just fluffed on one, unfortunately. He'd been doing so well.

0:33:270:33:34

-Sue, why Sean?

-I thought he got two wrong, Anne.

-He did.

0:33:340:33:38

Sean, you are the weakest link. Goodbye.

0:33:380:33:41

My daughter is going to be over the moon. My wife is going to be happy wherever I finished.

0:33:460:33:53

And my two-year-old son, he will be, "Daddy on telly, Daddy telly, Daddy telly!"

0:33:530:33:58

Round 7. In the bank, £2,110. Another ten seconds off the time.

0:34:010:34:06

We'll start with the strongest link from the last round. That's little Tom. Let's play the Weakest Link.

0:34:060:34:13

Start the clock.

0:34:130:34:15

The internet address watchtower.org

0:34:150:34:18

is used by the religious organisation most commonly known by what two-word name?

0:34:180:34:24

-Pass.

-Jehovah's Witnesses.

0:34:240:34:27

The 1970s TV series written by Michael Palin and Terry Jones

0:34:270:34:31

that satirised adventure stories from boys' annuals was entitled Ripping what?

0:34:310:34:36

-Yarns.

-Correct.

0:34:360:34:39

In maths, which term was coined by a 9-year-old boy

0:34:390:34:42

to mean the number 1 followed by 100 zeroes? Yahoo or googol?

0:34:420:34:46

-Googol.

-Correct.

0:34:460:34:49

A close-fitting, strapless top made from an elasticated fabric is known by the rhyming name "boob" what?

0:34:490:34:55

-Tube.

-Correct.

0:34:550:34:58

In pop music, the hits of which female group who won the MOBO Award for Best Garage Act in 2002

0:34:580:35:05

included Scandalous, One Night Stand and B With Me?

0:35:050:35:08

-Mis-Teeq.

-Correct.

0:35:080:35:11

-Bank!

-In French food, the traditional dish comprising chopped beef fillet, onions, seasoning

0:35:110:35:18

and an egg yolk, all eaten raw, is called "steak" what?

0:35:180:35:22

-Diane.

-No, steak tartare.

0:35:220:35:24

In the animal kingdom, what P is the name for the breeds of gundog

0:35:240:35:28

that indicate the position of game by the direction of their stance?

0:35:280:35:32

-Pug.

-Pointers.

0:35:320:35:34

In weather forecasting, at sea level, 1,013 millibars is the average value

0:35:340:35:39

of the quantity known as atmospheric what?

0:35:390:35:42

-Pressure.

-Correct.

0:35:420:35:45

In transport, the road known as the A3 runs from London to which city on the south coast of England?

0:35:450:35:51

-Portsmouth.

-Correct.

0:35:520:35:54

In history, the title originally conferred on Henry VIII in 1521

0:35:540:35:59

and since used by succeeding British monarchs is Defender Of The what?

0:35:590:36:03

-Kingdom.

-Faith.

0:36:030:36:05

In cinema, the films Major League, Eight Men Out and The Natural all centre on which sport?

0:36:050:36:11

-Baseball.

-Correct. In chemistry...

0:36:110:36:14

Time's up. You won £200. In Round 8, you get the chance to treble what you bank.

0:36:160:36:22

You need to hang on to the best player and you've got a chance to raise the bank balance.

0:36:220:36:28

Time to vote off the WEAKEST link.

0:36:280:36:31

Davy is the strongest link with the most correct answers.

0:36:320:36:36

The weakest link statistically is Tom, but who will be taking the final walk of shame?

0:36:360:36:43

Voting over. It's time to reveal who you think is the weakest link.

0:36:450:36:49

Tom.

0:36:500:36:52

Tom.

0:36:530:36:55

Davy.

0:36:580:37:00

-Davy, why Tom?

-I think he's played a great game,

0:37:020:37:06

but he got his pugs mixed up with his pointers in the last round there, Anne, so it had to be him.

0:37:060:37:13

-Sue, why Tom?

-I thought he was the weakest link, Anne.

-He was.

0:37:130:37:17

Tom, you are the weakest link. Goodbye.

0:37:170:37:20

It feels really good to have got how far I did on the Weakest Link.

0:37:260:37:30

A bit annoying that I won't be taking home that money, but I've really enjoyed it.

0:37:300:37:35

Round 8. You've won £2,310. In this round, you have 90 seconds.

0:37:370:37:42

Whatever you win will be trebled. We'll start with the strongest link from the last round. That's Davy.

0:37:420:37:48

Let's play the Weakest Link. Start the clock.

0:37:480:37:52

In the tongue-twister involving two lorries, one is red while the second one is which colour?

0:37:520:37:58

-Yellow.

-Correct.

-Bank!

0:37:580:38:00

In TV, the 1975 drama starring John Hurt that was based on the autobiography of Quentin Crisp

0:38:000:38:06

was entitled The Naked what?

0:38:060:38:08

-Eye.

-Civil Servant.

0:38:080:38:11

In a car engine, a dipstick is used to check the level of which fluid?

0:38:110:38:15

-Oil.

-Correct. The line "full length, half length, fully fashion calf length"

0:38:150:38:21

is from a UK hit single by Patrick Macnee and Honor Blackman entitled Kinky what?

0:38:210:38:26

-Tea.

-Boots. In human anatomy,

0:38:260:38:30

what everyday name is given to the orifice at the upper end of the digestive system?

0:38:300:38:35

-The throat.

-The mouth.

-Bank!

0:38:350:38:38

A whisky blending company was established in 1820 in Kilmarnock by a grocer named Johnnie what?

0:38:380:38:44

-Walker.

-Correct. In cricket, a delivery from which a batsman fails to score a run

0:38:440:38:50

and the bowler does not take a wicket is called a dot ball or dash ball?

0:38:500:38:55

-Dot ball.

-Correct.

-Bank!

0:38:550:38:57

Which bird is responsible for the distinctive sound of drumming on trees, often heard in spring?

0:38:570:39:03

-The kingfisher.

-No, the woodpecker.

0:39:030:39:06

In European politics, the Chancellor of Germany from 1998 to 2005 was Gerhard who?

0:39:060:39:14

-Schroeder.

-Correct.

0:39:140:39:16

-Bank!

-In phrases, which word meaning "slip" or "slide" precedes "row" to make...

0:39:160:39:22

Time's up. You won £90 which we will treble.

0:39:250:39:30

It gives you prize money today of £2,580.

0:39:300:39:34

But there can only be one winner.

0:39:350:39:38

So now up to five questions each. If there's a tie, we'll go for Sudden Death.

0:39:380:39:44

Therefore, Davy and Sue, for £2,580, let's play the Weakest Link.

0:39:440:39:50

-Davy, as the strongest link in the last round, you have the choice of who goes first.

-Ladies first, Anne.

0:39:520:39:58

Sue, in a 1980 interview, which Hollywood star confirmed

0:40:000:40:05

that in the early 1930s, he had been assessed after a screen test

0:40:050:40:10

with the words, "Can't act, slightly bald, also dances"?

0:40:100:40:16

-Frank Sinatra.

-The correct answer is Fred Astaire.

0:40:160:40:19

Davy, in geography, which Arctic territory

0:40:200:40:23

and self-governing dependency of Denmark

0:40:230:40:26

is separated from Canada by the Davis Strait

0:40:260:40:30

and has Nuuk as its capital?

0:40:300:40:32

-Greenland, Anne.

-That is the correct answer.

0:40:340:40:37

Sue, in measuring time,

0:40:370:40:40

a period of 168 hours is equal to how many days?

0:40:400:40:44

-One week.

-That is the correct answer.

0:40:450:40:48

Davy, in TV, which satirical, topical series was shown

0:40:480:40:53

between 1984 and 1996

0:40:530:40:56

and featured grotesque puppets voiced by impressionists

0:40:560:41:00

such as Jan Ravens, Alistair McGowan and Rory Bremner?

0:41:000:41:04

-Spitting Image.

-That is the correct answer.

0:41:040:41:07

Sue, the particle physicist Professor Brian Cox

0:41:070:41:12

was formerly the keyboard player with which group

0:41:120:41:16

that had a UK No.1 single with Things Can Only Get Better?

0:41:160:41:20

-Pass, Anne.

-The correct answer is D:Ream.

0:41:200:41:23

Davy, in British history in 1660,

0:41:230:41:26

two years after the death of Oliver Cromwell,

0:41:260:41:29

which monarch was proclaimed King of England?

0:41:290:41:33

-Edward.

-The correct answer is Charles II.

0:41:330:41:36

Sue, in the British Isles, which cathedral city in Cornwall

0:41:360:41:41

is the most southerly and westerly in England?

0:41:410:41:44

-Truro.

-That is the correct answer.

0:41:440:41:46

Davy, in theatre, which play that opened in the West End in 2010

0:41:460:41:51

is set in a Texan energy company

0:41:510:41:54

at the centre of a famous 1990s financial scandal?

0:41:540:41:59

-Wall Street...

-The correct answer is Enron.

0:42:000:42:04

Sue, in sport, which boxer knocked down Gene Tunney in 1927,

0:42:040:42:10

but lost the fight in the famous "Long Count" incident

0:42:100:42:14

when the referee delayed starting the count?

0:42:140:42:17

-Joe Louis.

-The correct answer is Jack Dempsey.

0:42:180:42:21

Davy, in the children's book Treasure Island,

0:42:210:42:25

the character Billy Bones reveals that he has been first mate

0:42:250:42:29

to which notorious pirate?

0:42:290:42:32

-Long John Silver.

-No, the correct answer is Captain Flint.

0:42:320:42:37

And after five questions each, your scores are tied,

0:42:380:42:41

so, Sue and Davy, let's play Sudden Death.

0:42:410:42:45

Sue, in the King James Bible in the New Testament,

0:42:480:42:52

which Apostle of Jesus is referred to as Didymus, meaning "the twin"?

0:42:520:42:57

-Simon.

-The correct answer is Thomas.

0:42:580:43:01

Davy, on railway tracks in the UK,

0:43:010:43:04

the standard gauge of four feet, eight and a half inches

0:43:040:43:08

is also named after a railway pioneer with what surname?

0:43:080:43:14

-Stephenson.

-That is the correct answer.

0:43:150:43:18

That means, Davy, you are today's strongest link

0:43:200:43:24

and you go away with £2,580.

0:43:240:43:27

Sue, you leave with nothing.

0:43:270:43:30

Join us again for the Weakest Link. Goodbye.

0:43:310:43:35

I came for the day to enjoy myself, winning or losing.

0:43:360:43:41

I can still go home quite proud of myself.

0:43:410:43:44

I never in my wildest dreams thought I'd actually win the Weakest Link.

0:43:440:43:48

It was always just an idea to come on the show and have a laugh and see what the experience was like,

0:43:480:43:54

so, yeah, over the moon, absolutely.

0:43:540:43:57

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Nine contestants play as a team to win up to 10,000 pounds. However only one takes the prize money home; eight players leave with nothing as round by round their team-mates vote them the weakest link.


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