In this hybrid of "Inquizition" and "Survivor," contestants test their trivial mettle as a team and against each other. After each round of play, the team votes out the most expendable ... See full summary »
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Anne Robinson Anne Robinson ...  Herself - Host 31 episodes, 2001-2002
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In this hybrid of "Inquizition" and "Survivor," contestants test their trivial mettle as a team and against each other. After each round of play, the team votes out the most expendable member, who instantly gets the biting send off of "You are the Weakest Link. Goodbye." In the end, only one player goes home with any money. Written by ZeroG1

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16 April 2001 (USA) See more »

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During the middle to end of the series tapings in the US, the live audience thought the show was so good, that they would often applaud unasked at the end of the show. See more »

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Anne: (winner's name), you are tonight's Strongest Link, and will leave with $XX,000. (loser's name), you leave... with NOTHING!
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Referenced in Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos (2002) See more »

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Better than the UK version
19 February 2002 | by djamescSee all my reviews

Being a Brit I had the 'pleasure' of watching this before the americans... expect it was rubbish. It was more a pensioners thing, it was awful, dull and boring with the meek british contestents (polite you could say) just taking it and it was rubbish.

the american version is being shown here now and it is hilarious! They fight back and Anne is obviously having the time of her life. Even though I notice that the American version has a team of about 12 writers makig up her nasty comments. but who cares? It is made even more exciting by the 1 million pounds prize money, here it is a measley ten grand.

I must say though the previous person got it wrong on how it works. Through the rounds there is a possible 750 thousand up for grabs (125 thousand per round) and the final round whatever they win they get double therefore making up a potential win of 1 million.

This is a show that works best with americans. Enjoy


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