15/09/2010 Weakest Link


15/09/2010

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 John, I'm 54, from Holmfirth, and I'm a police sergeant.

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I'm Marcia, I'm 46, from Bracknell and I'm a town planner.

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I'm Gerry, I'm 66, from Peterborough and I'm a part-time postman.

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I'm Jodie, I'm 20, from Norfolk, and I'm a student studying sports tourism.

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I'm Ian, I'm 47, from Blackpool, and I'm a plumber.

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I'm Margaret, 55, from Buckie in Banffshire and I'm a voluntary classroom helper.

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I'm Rob, I'm 22, from Wallasey on the Wirral, and I'm a barman.

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I'm Pauline, I'm 67, from Kent, and I'm a retired butcher and fishmonger.

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I'm Martin, 33, I live in Lambeth, and I'm a doctor.

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OK, just to remind you. In each round there's £1,000 to be won.

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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 in it. Say "Bank!" before the question 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, Gerry. Let's play the Weakest Link.

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

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In time measurement, how many days in one week?

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-Seven.

-Correct. In the nursery rhyme "It's raining, it's pouring", the old man bumped his what?

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-Head.

-Correct. In pet care, a kitten that is house-trained uses a litter tray or a litter bin?

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-A litter tray.

-Correct.

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Sweden is a country in the northern part of which continent?

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-Scandinavia.

-Even Europe.

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In titles, what is the masculine form of the term Empress?

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-Emperor.

-Correct. In ventriloquism, when a dummy says the phrase, "Gottle of geer,"

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which letter has been mispronounced?

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-G.

-B!

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In food, eating horseradish, chillies or mustard results in which taste - hot or salty?

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-Hot.

-Correct. In superstition, which word meaning wealth or luck goes before "teller"

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for a person who makes predictions about the future?

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-Fortune.

-Correct. In tennis, when starting to serve, a player throws which object in the air?

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-A ball.

-Correct. In English legend, what is the usual two-word name

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for the Medieval outlaw sometimes known as Robin of Locksley?

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-Robin Hood.

-Correct.

-Bank.

-In photography, what C is the general term for pictures

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not produced in black and white?

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-Colour.

-Correct. In outdoor clothing,

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the thick padded items of footwear worn in cold weather are moon what?

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-Boots.

-Correct. In the UK in the 1960s,

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Panda Car was a nickname for a vehicle used by which service?

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-Police.

-Correct. In colloquial English, someone who affects pretentiously posh manners

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is described by the three-word term, "lah-de..." what?

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-Dah.

-Correct. In nature, most birds build their nests with Tarmac or twigs?

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-Twigs.

-Correct. In maths, what is 100 minus 92?

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-8.

-Correct. In pastimes, what H is the name

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of a children's game that culminates in a correct guess or a complete depiction of a person on a gallows?

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-Hangman.

-Correct. In landmarks, the Roman fortification built in northern England

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is called Hadrian's what?

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-Wall.

-Correct.

-Bank!

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Time's up. You've reached and banked your £1,000 target. It took you a bit of time!

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Whose fault is that?

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Who's the club-class clown?

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Who's an executive idiot? Who needs to go?

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Time to vote off the weakest link.

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According to the statistics, Gerry is the strongest link.

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Margaret is the weakest link, but who will be the first to take the Walk of Shame?

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

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Pauline.

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Pauline.

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Margaret.

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Pauline.

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Pauline.

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Pauline.

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Margaret.

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Margaret.

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Margaret.

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-What do you do, Marcia?

-I'm a town planner.

-Who for?

-Wokingham Borough Council.

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Oh, Wokingham was planned, was it?

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-Yes.

-Really? And what do you specialise in?

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-Em, housing developments.

-Because you've got good taste?

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-Yes.

-Just put your board down.

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Go over towards Gerry.

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Just for clarity here, YOU are making decisions on taste in Wokingham?

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Yes.

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That's good taste, is it?

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Pop yourself up again. Put your board up.

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And I suppose you're a complete authority on architecture?

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-I know a little bit about it.

-And you're in charge of planning? Fabulous(!)

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-Why Pauline?

-She got one wrong.

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-What do you do, Ian?

-I'm a plumber.

-Where do you do that?

-Blackpool.

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-In Blackpool, can you be a plumber of you haven't got horrible tattoos all up you?

-Yes.

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-Really?

-The main thing is to be able to go, "Ohhh," when people ask the price.

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-Really? So what's the price, Ian?

-Ohhh.

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-What does that indicate?

-It means I'll need to think about it.

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Put your board down. Move towards Jodie. Not too close.

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Hold out your arms.

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-Is that it?

-No, I've got a few more.

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If you pull up your shirt, what is there?

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That.

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So disgusting. Put it down again.

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Move back.

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Are you married? Put your board up.

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-Second time, Anne.

-And the tongue out there, was that for the first one?

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No, I've got another one for her.

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-Why Pauline?

-Em, she got one wrong

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and she's got a long way to go back.

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-What do you do, Jodie?

-I'm a student.

-Studying what?

-Sports tourism.

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-Have you learnt how to go on holiday with a footballer yet?

-In the process.

-Yes.

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-What's your ambition? To marry a footballer?

-No!

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-So what's your ambition?

-To be successful and have lots of money and a big house, nice car.

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-How are you going to do that? With sports tourism?

-Get a good job.

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As what?

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Em, an events co-ordinator or something in sports development.

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-So who are the extensions for?

-For me.

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-Not your boyfriend?

-I don't have a boyfriend.

-Have you ever had one?

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-I have.

-What happened to the last boyfriend?

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-He cheated on me.

-He didn't!

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-With your best friend?

-Yeah.

-Really? You're totally trained to be a WAG!

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Yeah!

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-Why Pauline?

-I think Pauline and Margaret both got one wrong, but Pauline's name's shorter.

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Pauline, you are the weakest link. Goodbye.

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Being on the Weakest Link was a really great experience.

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Somebody had to go first. I made the mistake and it's me, but it was well worth it.

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Round 2. £1,000 in the bank. We're now taking 10 seconds off your time.

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We'll start with the strongest link. Gerry. Let's play the Weakest Link.

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Start the clock.

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In novelty records, Ernie, the subject of a UK number one by Benny Hill in 1971,

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had what occupation?

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-Milkman.

-Correct. In bodybuilding, a six-pack refers to muscles in which part of the body -

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the abdomen or the thighs?

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-Abdomen.

-Correct. In 20th century literature, Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man was the first novel

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of the Irish writer James who?

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-Pass.

-Joyce. In fabrics, what P is a name for cloth with a tartan pattern?

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-Plaid.

-I'll accept that.

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In food, which word for a mixed drink follows prawn and fruit to make a starter and a dessert?

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-Cocktail.

-Correct. In gatherings,

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jamborees are traditionally attended by members of the Mafia or the Scouts?

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-Scouts.

-Correct. In US politics, which high office of state was held by Gerald Ford and Harry S Truman

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but not by Bill Clinton or George W Bush?

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-President.

-Vice President.

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In pop music, which boy band had UK hit singles in the 1990s entitled Everybody Get Up

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and Keep On Moving?

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-Pass.

-Five. In school discipline, what D is the usual name

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for the punishment whereby a pupil is kept late on the premises?

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-Detention.

-Correct. In geography, the River Douro forms part of the boundary between Portugal

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and which other country?

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-Spain.

-Correct. In TV, on Countdown, a maths graduate called Rachel Riley took over in 2009

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as the replacement for which personality?

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-Susie Dent?

-Carol Vorderman.

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In the conventional sense of the word, dead-heading is carried out at a doctor's or in a garden?

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-Gardening.

-Correct.

-Bank.

-In English football, the year 1871 marked the start of which trophy?

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-The FA Cup.

-Correct. In finance, what I is the name given to the charge paid by a borrower

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to a lender for a loan of money?

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-Interest.

-Correct. In film, the 2003 comedy-drama written and directed by Richard Curtis

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in which Bill Nighy plays an ageing rock star is Love what?

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-Actually.

-Correct.

-Bank.

-In the Soviet Union, until 1991 the Committee for State Security

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was known by what three letters?

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-KGB.

-Correct. Since the 18th century, a classified list of which form of transport

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is at Lloyds - bicycles or ships?

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-Ships.

-Correct. In expressions, which word precedes shaven

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to mean having no hair on the lower face?

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-Clean.

-Correct.

-Bank!

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Time's up! That was the correct answer and your bank was in time. You won £220.

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Who's the Encyclopaedia Britannica and who's the Little Britain?

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Who's top of the food chain and who's the bottom feeder? Time to vote off the weakest link.

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

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The strongest link, statistically, is Jodie, but will the team notice that?

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

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Ian.

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Ian.

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Ian.

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Marcia.

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Marcia.

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Ian.

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Ian.

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John.

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-What do you do, Rob?

-I work in a bar.

-It's what you always wanted?

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-No, but it pays the bills for now.

-Let me guess. You've got a perfectly good university degree.

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-And you can't be bothered to get a proper job.

-You read me like a book.

-What did we pay for?

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-English and Drama.

-Is there nothing you learnt there that will provide a job for you?

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There is. I'm looking to go into writing, acting.

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-You can audition now.

-Right.

-Put your board down.

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-Move over.

-This way? That way?

-This way.

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-I only work on direction.

-What are you doing?

-One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest.

-Who are you?

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I was McMurphy, the part Jack Nicholson played.

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This is Rob being Jack Nicholson.

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I don't have to do this and I don't have to do that! Get away from me with that thermometer, Sam!

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See, you don't have to talk Liverpudlian, do you? Move back. Put your board up.

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-Why Ian?

-The Carol Vorderman one.

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-Gerry, what do you do?

-I'm a part-time postman.

-Delivering mail?

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Not any more. I did for 30 years, but I work inside now.

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-I'm a cutter and tipper.

-And what does that mean?

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-I take mail bags off of a container.

-Yes.

-Cut 'em, tip them out onto a table.

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-That's how all the fragile things break?

-No, I'm very careful. I tip them out on the table.

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-Do you still get up early?

-No, no, not any more.

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-So your missus has you.

-I haven't got a missus.

-Oh.

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-Why haven't you?

-I've had missuses.

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-How many?

-Well, I've had two,

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-I've been engaged a few times...

-Two missuses. How many near misses?

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Oh, I dunno. Six or seven.

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Are you frightened of commitment?

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No, no, no. I don't know why I do it. I just get involved.

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Next thing I know, I'm in some jewellery shop.

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-I'm on Mr Ratner's Christmas card list this year!

-Why Ian?

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-He did get two questions wrong.

-He was the worst player.

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Ian, you are the weakest link. Goodbye.

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When Anne was having banter with me, I did feel she was trying to intimidate me,

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but I don't get intimidated easily. She asked me about my tattoos.

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I've got some that she can't see that I couldn't show her on national TV.

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Round 3. In the bank, £1,220. Another 10 seconds off the time.

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We'll start with the strongest link. That's Jodie. Let's play the Weakest Link.

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Start the clock.

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The punk group that had a UK hit single in 1981 entitled Swords of 1,000 Men

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is called Tenpole what?

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-Stripe.

-Tudor.

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In botany, which Irish national emblem can be any of several three-leafed plants

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including white clover, lesser yellow trefoil and wood-sorrel?

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-Shamrock.

-Correct. In international politics, in UNESCO, the letter E stands for which word?

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-Emergency?

-Educational.

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In the children's books by Francesca Simon,

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the unbearably well-behaved sibling of Horrid Henry is Perfect who?

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-Patricia.

-Peter. In clothing, baseball, dunce's and flat are all styles of which headgear?

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-Cap.

-Correct. In wedding customs, the small table gifts given to guests are known by what name -

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promises or favours?

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-Favours.

-Correct. On EastEnders, what's the first name of the character who, in 2010,

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confessed to killing Archie?

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-Pass.

-Stacey. In food, baked beans, cottage cheese and tuna mayonnaise are traditional fillings

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for a jacket what?

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-Potato.

-Correct. In aviation, what A is any company that runs a fleet of planes

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providing scheduled flights for passengers and cargo?

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-Airways.

-Airline.

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Rob, in history, the Wild West outlaw called Harry Longbaugh, who teamed up with Butch Cassidy

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became known by what nickname?

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-The Sundance Kid?

-Correct. The seafront promenade in Blackpool is commonly known as the Golden what?

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-Mile.

-Correct.

-Bank!

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The sculpture by Giacometti that set a record price at auction in 2010 is of a man or a duck?

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-A man.

-Correct. In pop music, what word meaning consideration or regard is the title

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of a 1967 single by Aretha Franklin that was written by Otis Redding?

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-Respect.

-Correct. In national currencies,

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until it was replaced by the euro, the French franc had 100 what?

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-Centimes.

-Correct. In golf, what P is the term for the number of strokes a good player should require

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to complete a particular hole?

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-Par.

-Correct. Which 1992 film starring Kristy Swanson

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was subsequently made into a TV series with Sarah Michelle Gellar in the title role?

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-Buffy...the Vampire Slayer.

-I'll accept.

-Bank!

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Time's up. Your bank was in time and you won £350.

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But which dimwit should you dump?

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Time to vote off the weakest link.

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The statistics reveal that the strongest link is John.

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Gerry is the weakest link, but can he 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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Margaret.

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Jodie.

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Rob.

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Rob.

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Rob.

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Gerry.

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Margaret.

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-What do you do, Margaret?

-I'm a voluntary classroom helper.

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Do you reach the children anything creative?

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-I help them with story writing.

-You can write stories?

-Not me. I help the children write stories.

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-How can you unless you can write them?

-I've a good grasp of the English language.

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-You write poetry?

-Yes, I do.

-Give me an example.

-Come on this show if you dare,

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And be intimidated by that icy stare

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You'll forget everything It goes out of your head

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-I wish to goodness I'd stayed in my bed.

-Why Rob?

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Because he's young. He'll get over it.

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-So, Jodie, who's single because her last boyfriend had a one night.

-Yeah, just a fling.

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-Why Rob?

-I think he was the weakest link.

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Rob, you are the weakest link. Goodbye.

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To be voted off after the third round is a bit disappointing.

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I thought I'd just done enough with that last bank to save myself, but apparently not.

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As Margaret said, I'll get over it.

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Round 4. In the bank, £1,570. Another ten seconds off the time.

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We'll start with the strongest link. That's John. Let's play the Weakest Link. Start the clock.

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In maths, what is 44 plus 17?

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-61.

-Correct.

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The 1970s advertising campaign for a brand of vermouth promoted the versatility of the drink

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with the slogan, "Any time, any place, any..." what?

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-Where.

-Correct. Which word precedes "up" in the term for the process of powering a clockwork toy

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and "down" for a period of calm after frantic activity?

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-Wind.

-Correct.

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In books, the 1954 autobiography by ME Clifton James about his time impersonating a British army general

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is entitled I Was Monty's what?

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-Python.

-Double.

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The African nomadic group of hunter-gatherers known as the Bushmen live in which desert?

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The Gibson or the Kalahari?

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-Gibson.

-Kalahari.

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The fleshy rear part of the roof of the mouth

0:22:270:22:31

that closes off the nasal passages during swallowing is known as the soft what?

0:22:310:22:36

-Palate.

-Correct. In a lift, on the buttons indicating the floors, the letter B stands for which word?

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-Basement.

-Correct.

-Bank!

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A type of old-fashioned sweet resembling honeycomb is known as cinder what?

0:22:450:22:51

-Toffee.

-Correct.

0:22:510:22:53

In the solar system, the constellation known as the Southern Cross has what formal name?

0:22:530:22:59

The Crux or the Redux?

0:22:590:23:01

-Crux.

-Correct.

0:23:010:23:03

In TV, the 1980s sitcom starring Paul Nicholas and Jan Francis as a couple in an on-off relationship

0:23:030:23:09

was entitled Just Good what?

0:23:090:23:11

-Company.

-Friends. In weather,

0:23:110:23:14

what H is the measure that has a relative value of 100% when the air is saturated with water vapour?

0:23:140:23:20

Could you repeat the question?

0:23:200:23:22

In weather, what H is the measure that has a relative value of 100%

0:23:220:23:26

when the air is saturated with water vapour?

0:23:260:23:29

-Hydrogen.

-Humidity.

0:23:290:23:31

In pop music, according to the lyrics of a 2006 UK No.1 single by Lily Allen,

0:23:310:23:37

"At worst, I feel bad for a while, but then I just" what?

0:23:370:23:41

-Pass.

-Smile.

0:23:420:23:44

In cycling, what's the word for the thin rods that radiate from the hub of a wheel to support the rim?

0:23:440:23:50

-Spokes.

-Correct. In Christianity, Primate of All England is a title held by the Archbishop of where?

0:23:500:23:57

-Canterbury.

-Correct. In the book by Mary Norton, the Borrowers live

0:23:570:24:02

in the guttering or under the floorboards?

0:24:020:24:05

-Under the floorboards.

-Correct.

-Bank!

-Which four-letter word for a delivery...

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Time's up. I can't complete the question. You put in the kitty £150.

0:24:120:24:16

Who thinks "pi squared" is two portions of pudding?

0:24:160:24:20

Who thinks "coq au vin" is a bad French truck driver?

0:24:200:24:24

Time to vote off the weakest link.

0:24:240:24:26

Statistically, the weakest link is Margaret.

0:24:280:24:31

The strongest link is Marcia, but will the voting reflect reality?

0:24:310:24:36

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

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Jodie.

0:24:450:24:47

Jodie.

0:24:470:24:49

Jodie.

0:24:490:24:51

Margaret.

0:24:510:24:53

Jodie.

0:24:530:24:55

Jodie.

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-What do you do, Martin?

-I'm a doctor.

0:25:010:25:04

-Who's missed their appointments today because you're here?

-Nobody.

-Why not?

0:25:040:25:10

-Because I'm doing some research at the moment.

-How long have you been doing that?

-About a year and a half.

0:25:100:25:17

So, for the last 18 months, loads of patients haven't been able to see you?

0:25:170:25:22

-Well, I still see patients doing the research.

-Do you make them better?

-No, because it's research.

0:25:220:25:28

If I come in ill to you, you'll say, "Sorry, can't make you better, you're just here as a guinea pig"?

0:25:280:25:34

No, that's not what I would say.

0:25:340:25:36

-Why Jodie?

-Because she got the most answers wrong.

0:25:360:25:40

-What do you do, John?

-I'm a police officer.

-What rank?

-A sergeant.

0:25:400:25:44

-Are you behind a desk?

-No, I'm on the front line.

-Is that why you're shouting at me?

-Yes.

0:25:440:25:50

-Projecting my voice, so people can understand when I ask them to do something.

-Are you keeping control?

0:25:500:25:56

Yes, we're regaining control.

0:25:560:25:58

From whom? The baddies?

0:25:580:26:01

We're getting control from the 24-hour drinking that has caused a lot of work for the doctor there.

0:26:010:26:06

So, we're in the middle of Huddersfield?

0:26:060:26:10

-Huddersfield, Batley, Dewsbury.

-Let's be in Huddersfield.

-OK.

-I'm causing a riot.

-Yes.

0:26:100:26:15

-What would you say to me?

-I'd say, "Can we have the small ginger one arrested to reduce the riot?"

0:26:150:26:21

-Why Jodie?

-I enjoyed her answers. "Monty Python" was classic, but she was the weakest link.

0:26:210:26:28

Jodie, you are the weakest link. Goodbye.

0:26:280:26:31

I was completely unlucky with my questions because they were all completely before my time,

0:26:360:26:42

so I took a guess and the guesses didn't sound quite as silly in my head as when I said them.

0:26:420:26:48

Round 5. Your total is £1,720. Another ten seconds off the time.

0:26:500:26:55

We'll start with the strongest link from the last round. That's Marcia, the town planner.

0:26:550:27:01

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

0:27:010:27:05

In a town or city, a residential street used by drivers as a short cut

0:27:050:27:10

is known by the alliterative term, "rat" what?

0:27:100:27:13

-Run.

-Correct.

0:27:130:27:15

What "I" is the name of the South American Empire that has its capital Cusco in modern-day Peru?

0:27:150:27:21

-Inca.

-Correct.

0:27:210:27:24

The Oscar-winning actress born in Belgium in 1929 with the surname Ruston

0:27:240:27:30

was known professionally as Audrey who?

0:27:300:27:33

-Hepburn.

-Correct. In maths, what is three-quarters of 28?

0:27:330:27:38

-21.

-Correct.

0:27:380:27:39

-Bank!

-In clothing, in the terms "fob chain" and "fob watch",

0:27:390:27:44

the word "fob" refers to a pocket or a lapel?

0:27:440:27:48

-A pocket.

-Correct. In radio, at the beginning of Listen With Mother,

0:27:480:27:52

the presenter asked the children if they were sitting how?

0:27:520:27:56

-Comfortably.

-Correct. What's the title of the painting by Edvard Munch

0:27:560:28:01

in which a figure stands with his mouth open, holding his hands to his head?

0:28:010:28:06

-Scream.

-Correct.

0:28:060:28:08

What D is the usual name for timber found floating in the sea or washed up on the shore?

0:28:080:28:14

-Debris.

-Driftwood. The US blues and rock singer who recorded versions

0:28:140:28:19

of Piece Of My Heart and Ball And Chain in the late 1960s was Janis who?

0:28:190:28:24

-Jackson.

-Joplin.

0:28:240:28:27

In ornithology, in terms of length,

0:28:270:28:29

the wandering albatross of the Southern Ocean holds the record for which parts of the body?

0:28:290:28:35

-The wings.

-Correct.

0:28:350:28:37

In restaurants, which implements are placed on the tables for the diners

0:28:370:28:42

to use after their meal - toothpicks or cotton buds?

0:28:420:28:45

-Toothpicks.

-Correct.

-Bank!

0:28:450:28:48

In a phrase derived from fishing used to mean "completely",

0:28:480:28:51

which word is accompanied by "hook" and "sinker"?

0:28:510:28:54

-Line.

-Correct. In chemistry, what P is the name of the atomic particle that is identical to a hydrogen ion?

0:28:540:29:02

-Pass.

-Proton.

0:29:060:29:08

In literature, the Regeneration trilogy set in the First World War,

0:29:080:29:12

that includes The Ghost Road, was written by Pat who?

0:29:120:29:16

-Pass.

-Barker.

0:29:160:29:19

In human biology, which condition experienced only by females consists of three trimesters?

0:29:190:29:25

-Pregnancy.

-Bank!

0:29:250:29:27

Time's up. That was the correct answer, your "bank" was in time

0:29:270:29:32

and as a result, team, you made £270.

0:29:320:29:36

But whose credit has now been crunched?

0:29:380:29:42

Whose brain is feeling the strain? Time to vote off the weakest link.

0:29:420:29:47

For the third time in the game, Margaret is the weakest link.

0:29:480:29:53

Statistically, the strongest link is John, but whose game is over?

0:29:530:29:58

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

0:29:590:30:04

Margaret.

0:30:070:30:09

Martin.

0:30:090:30:11

Margaret.

0:30:110:30:13

Martin.

0:30:150:30:17

Margaret.

0:30:180:30:21

-Sergeant John, why Margaret?

-Both her and Martin got a couple of questions wrong.

0:30:230:30:28

-I knew Margaret's, but not Martin's, so I was being fair.

-Postman Gerry, why Margaret?

0:30:280:30:34

Margaret got a couple of questions wrong and I thought she was the weakest link.

0:30:340:30:39

She was. Margaret, you are the weakest link. Goodbye.

0:30:390:30:43

I'm quite pleased to have lasted as long as I did.

0:30:490:30:52

I should have been voted off a lot earlier.

0:30:520:30:55

I knew the answers. Just my brain and my mouth didn't work in synchronisation.

0:30:550:31:01

Round 6. In the bank, £1,990. Another ten seconds off the time.

0:31:030:31:08

We'll start with the strongest link. That's John. Let's play the Weakest Link.

0:31:080:31:14

Start the clock.

0:31:140:31:16

In TV, the journalist and radio host who became the main presenter of Panorama in 2007 is Jeremy who?

0:31:160:31:23

-Paxman.

-Vine.

0:31:230:31:25

In UK geography, the chief town on the Isle of Wight is called Newport or Old Harbour?

0:31:250:31:31

-Newport.

-Correct.

0:31:310:31:33

In theatre, the 1961 hit musical by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley

0:31:330:31:39

was called Stop The World, I Want To what?

0:31:390:31:42

-Get Off.

-Correct.

0:31:420:31:44

In imperial weights and measures, there are how many pounds in three stone?

0:31:440:31:49

-42.

-Correct.

0:31:490:31:51

-Bank!

-In travel in France, the SNCF is the network responsible for which mode of transport?

0:31:510:31:58

-Railway.

-Correct.

0:31:580:32:01

The American actress and singer who starred in the films Beaches, The Rose and The First Wives Club

0:32:010:32:07

is Bette who?

0:32:070:32:09

-Midler.

-Correct.

0:32:090:32:10

In architecture, the plaster moulding that runs around the walls of a room just below the ceiling

0:32:100:32:16

is known as a cornice or cornea?

0:32:160:32:19

-Cornice.

-Correct.

-Bank!

0:32:190:32:21

The methods used by a government to raise funds are known as ways and what?

0:32:210:32:26

-Means.

-Correct.

0:32:260:32:29

Which species of thrush was named for its habit of eating the white berries of a parasitic plant?

0:32:290:32:35

-Mistle.

-Correct.

0:32:350:32:37

-Bank!

-In comedy, the performer who was best known for his funny walk,

0:32:370:32:41

wearing a wig, black tights and large boots was Max who?

0:32:410:32:45

-Pass.

-Wall.

0:32:470:32:49

In religion, what T is the popular name of the order of Roman Catholic monks

0:32:490:32:54

called the Cistercians of the Strict Observance?

0:32:540:32:58

Can you repeat the question?

0:32:580:33:00

What T is the popular name of the order of Roman Catholic monks

0:33:000:33:04

called the Cistercians of the Strict Observance?

0:33:040:33:08

-Pass.

-The Trappists. The name of which simple card game follows the word "cold"

0:33:080:33:13

for a very sudden frost or sharp drop in temperature?

0:33:130:33:17

-Snap.

-Correct. What's the surname of the brothers Greg, Ian and Trevor who played cricket for Australia...

0:33:170:33:24

-Chappell.

-Correct.

-Bank!

0:33:240:33:26

Time's up. That was the correct answer and your "bank" was in time

0:33:280:33:33

and you therefore put into the kitty £300.

0:33:330:33:37

So, will there be a shout out for John? Perhaps Martin's the next casualty?

0:33:370:33:42

Should Gerry get the sack or have you plans for Marcia?

0:33:420:33:46

Time to vote off the weakest link.

0:33:460:33:48

Martin is the strongest link because he got all his answers right.

0:33:500:33:54

The weakest link statistically is Gerry, but how will the votes go?

0:33:540:33:59

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

0:34:000:34:04

Marcia.

0:34:070:34:09

Gerry.

0:34:100:34:12

John.

0:34:120:34:14

John.

0:34:180:34:20

-Martin, why John?

-Both Marcia and John got one wrong.

0:34:220:34:26

-Why did you vote for John, Gerry?

-I was aware John got a question wrong, as I did.

0:34:260:34:31

But, um...I just went for John.

0:34:310:34:35

John, you are the weakest link. Goodbye.

0:34:350:34:38

I'd be happy to have Anne on the beat because she'd keep the youngsters in check.

0:34:440:34:49

She'd stare at 'em,

0:34:490:34:51

speak to them and they'd say, "Yes, Anne, no, Anne, I'm going home, Anne, good night, Anne."

0:34:510:34:57

Round 7. In the bank, £2,290. Another ten seconds off the time.

0:35:000:35:04

We'll start with the strongest link. That's Martin.

0:35:040:35:08

Let's play the Weakest Link.

0:35:080:35:11

In human anatomy, which part of the digestive tract is longer? The large intestine or the small intestine?

0:35:120:35:18

-Small.

-Correct.

0:35:180:35:21

In tourist destinations, the island of Bali is part of which Asian country?

0:35:210:35:26

-Indonesia.

-Correct.

0:35:260:35:29

The 1976 UK hit single by Lynyrd Skynyrd written in response

0:35:290:35:33

to a song criticising the Deep South by Neil Young is called Sweet Home where?

0:35:330:35:38

-Alabama.

-Correct. What "A" is the name for the technique of descending a steep slope backwards,

0:35:380:35:44

using a rope secured above the climber?

0:35:440:35:47

-Abseiling.

-Correct.

-Bank!

-In ancient and medieval philosophy,

0:35:470:35:51

it was believed all substances were composed of four elements - earth, fire, water and which other?

0:35:510:35:56

-Air.

-Correct.

0:35:560:35:59

In French literature, the 1857 novel by Flaubert

0:35:590:36:02

that led to the prosecution of the author for immorality is entitled Madame who?

0:36:020:36:07

-Pompadour.

-Bovary.

0:36:070:36:09

In politics, at the 1992 General Election,

0:36:090:36:12

candidates of the Natural Law Party famously promoted which technique - yogic flying or panic buying?

0:36:120:36:19

-Yogic flying.

-Correct.

0:36:190:36:21

In the TV sitcom Friends, the three principal male characters have the first names Chandler, Joey and what?

0:36:210:36:27

-Pass.

-Ross. In maths, what is 90 divided by 6?

0:36:270:36:33

-15.

-Correct.

0:36:330:36:35

Since 1997, which food items have been sold as small, medium, large or very large,

0:36:350:36:40

following the abolition of the O to 7 sizing system?

0:36:400:36:44

-Hats.

-Eggs.

0:36:440:36:46

-Bank!

-In marine life, what B is a predatory, tropical fish resembling a pike

0:36:460:36:51

that can grow up to two metres long and can attack humans?

0:36:510:36:55

-Shark.

-Barracuda. In Judaism,

0:36:550:36:58

the Sabbath greeting "Shabbat shalom" comes from which ancient language?

0:36:580:37:03

-Pass.

-Hebrew. In a car in the UK, antifreeze is added to which part...

0:37:060:37:11

-Radiator.

-Bank!

0:37:110:37:13

Time's up. That was the correct answer and your "bank" was in time.

0:37:150:37:20

And as a result, into the kitty went £220.

0:37:200:37:24

In Round 8, you get to treble what you bank.

0:37:240:37:27

Have the courage to vote off the WEAKEST link.

0:37:270:37:31

Having answered the most questions correctly, Martin is the strongest link.

0:37:320:37:38

Gerry is statistically the weakest link, but who will survive the final vote?

0:37:380:37:44

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

0:37:460:37:51

Gerry.

0:37:540:37:56

Marcia.

0:37:560:37:58

Gerry.

0:38:020:38:04

-Martin, why Gerry?

-I thought he was the weakest link.

0:38:060:38:10

-Marcia, why Gerry?

-Martin's better-looking.

0:38:100:38:14

Gerry, you are the weakest link. Goodbye.

0:38:150:38:18

Being on the Weakest Link, it was on my bucket list

0:38:230:38:26

and whatever has happened, I'm more than happy with my day.

0:38:260:38:30

I've crossed it off my list and now I can move on to the next thing.

0:38:300:38:34

Round 8. In the bank, £2,510. In this round, 90 seconds.

0:38:360:38:41

Whatever you win will be trebled. We'll start with the strongest link. That's Martin.

0:38:410:38:46

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

0:38:460:38:49

In human anatomy, the adjective "renal" means belonging or relating to which pair of organs?

0:38:490:38:55

-Kidneys.

-Correct.

0:38:550:38:58

What "O" is the name for a pillar of stone with four sides and a tapered end that is erected as a landmark?

0:38:580:39:04

-Obelisk.

-Correct.

0:39:040:39:06

In music, the 1995 UK No.1 album by Pulp which included the singles Disco 2000 and Common People

0:39:060:39:13

was entitled Different what?

0:39:130:39:16

-Pass.

-Class.

0:39:170:39:19

In history, the Bill passed by Parliament in 1832 that extended voting rights

0:39:190:39:24

became known as the Reform Act or Remission Act?

0:39:240:39:27

-Reform Act.

-Correct.

0:39:270:39:29

In TV, what was the two-word title of the 1976 drama

0:39:290:39:33

in which John Hurt, Derek Jacobi and Christopher Biggins all played Roman Emperors?

0:39:330:39:38

-Pass.

-I, Claudius. The soup called borscht that originated in Eastern Europe

0:39:380:39:43

gets its reddish colour from which ingredient?

0:39:430:39:46

-Beetroot.

-Correct.

-Bank!

-In which athletics event

0:39:460:39:50

does the equipment for the men's version measure just over 2.5 metres and weigh 800 grams?

0:39:500:39:55

-The javelin.

-Correct.

-Bank!

0:39:550:39:58

The films Superman III, Stir Crazy and See No Evil, Hear No Evil all starred the US comedian Richard who?

0:39:580:40:04

-Pass.

-Pryor.

0:40:040:40:06

The TS Eliot Prize is awarded each year in which field of literature? Poetry or biography?

0:40:060:40:12

-Poetry.

-Correct.

0:40:120:40:14

According to Newton's Third Law of Motion, for every action, there is a reaction that is equal and what?

0:40:140:40:21

Time's up. The correct answer was "opposite".

0:40:230:40:28

And between you, you won £40, which we will treble.

0:40:280:40:33

It gives you prize money today of £2,630.

0:40:330:40:36

There can only be one winner.

0:40:360:40:39

Now up to five questions each. If there's a tie, it's Sudden Death.

0:40:390:40:43

So, Marcia and Martin, for £2,630,

0:40:430:40:46

let's play the Weakest Link.

0:40:460:40:49

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

-I'll go first.

0:40:500:40:57

Marcia, at the 2010 Brit Awards,

0:41:010:41:04

which US singer won in three categories,

0:41:040:41:07

namely, International Female Solo Artist, International Album

0:41:070:41:11

and International Breakthrough Act?

0:41:110:41:14

-Beyonce?

-The correct answer is Lady Gaga.

0:41:150:41:18

Martin, in theatre criticism,

0:41:180:41:21

in 1662, which famous diarist described A Midsummer Night's Dream

0:41:210:41:26

as "the most insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life"?

0:41:260:41:32

-Samuel Pepys.

-That is the correct answer.

0:41:330:41:36

Marcia, in history, in Yugoslavia, from 1934 until his death in 1980,

0:41:360:41:42

the military and political leader Josip Broz

0:41:420:41:47

was known by what four-letter name?

0:41:470:41:49

-Pass.

-The correct answer is Tito.

0:41:500:41:53

Martin, in TV, the irritating Mrs Warboys

0:41:530:41:58

and the annoyingly cheerful Nick Swainey

0:41:580:42:01

were friends of the main characters in which 1990s sitcom?

0:42:010:42:07

-Keeping Up Appearances?

-The correct answer is One Foot In The Grave.

0:42:070:42:11

Marcia, in communications,

0:42:110:42:14

the name of which style of pictorial language used in Ancient Egypt

0:42:140:42:18

is derived from the Greek for "sacred writings or carvings"?

0:42:180:42:23

-Hieroglyphics.

-That is correct.

0:42:230:42:25

Martin, in sailing in 2010, for the first time since 1992,

0:42:250:42:32

which major trophy was won by the USA

0:42:320:42:35

as Oracle beat the Swiss boat Alinghi?

0:42:350:42:39

-The America's Cup.

-That is the correct answer.

0:42:390:42:43

Marcia, in cinema,

0:42:430:42:45

what title is shared by a 1967 film comedy and its remake in 2000

0:42:450:42:51

in which the devil is played by Peter Cook

0:42:510:42:54

and Elizabeth Hurley respectively?

0:42:540:42:56

-Pass.

-The correct answer is Bedazzled.

0:42:570:43:01

Martin, before local government reorganisation in 1974,

0:43:010:43:06

which shire county in eastern England was divided into parts

0:43:060:43:10

called Lindsey, Kesteven and Holland?

0:43:100:43:13

-Lincolnshire.

-That is the correct answer.

0:43:150:43:19

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

0:43:210:43:25

and you go away with £2,630.

0:43:250:43:28

Marcia, you leave with nothing.

0:43:280:43:32

Join us again for the Weakest Link. Goodbye.

0:43:330:43:37

I have enjoyed being on the Weakest Link today.

0:43:370:43:40

It was nice to meet the other contestants and it was good to meet Anne.

0:43:400:43:45

The highlight has been winning the money, the second was meeting Anne

0:43:450:43:49

and the third was the whole day experience.

0:43:490:43:52

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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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