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The Weakest Link

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Host
Cornelia Frances
Broadcast
L WeakestLink AUS 2001
Seven Network: 5 February 2001-8 April 2002
Packager
Golden Globe Entertainment & Redheart

The Weakest Link Based on the British format of the same name where nine contestants competed for a potential prize of $100,000.

GameplayEdit

Their are eight rounds in total, starting with the "Strongest Link" in each round, players are asked a series of questions which they must attempt to answer. for each correct answer the team builds a chain of monetary amouts, which increase in value. Wen a player provides a wrong answer or passes, the chain is broken and the money collected in the chain is lost. the way to ensure the money will be saved is to "BANK" the earnings. at this point in the game a new chain is started. and their is a time limit which decreases for each round as players are eliminated. the money that's been accumulated at the end of each round at the end of the show forms the total prize money.

Money ChainEdit

The Money Chain goes as follows:

  • $10,000
  • $8,000
  • $6,000
  • $4,500
  • $3,000
  • $2,000
  • $1,000
  • $500
  • $200

Final RoundEdit

By the end of the 7th round, only two players remain. as they are left to fight it out in the "best of five", which each player is alternatively asked a series of questions. after the round, the player with the most correct answers wins the accumulated prize money. however, if both players are ended in a tie, then the questions will continue until one of the players obtains an outright lead over the other and is deemed the winner and the their prize money home.

PhotosEdit

Series PicsEdit

2002 promo photosEdit

Board GameEdit

A Board Game based on The Weakest Link was made by Blue Opal in 2001.

TriviaEdit

  • Brydon Coverdale once appeared on the show in 2001. He is now one of the Chasers on The Chase Australia where he is nicknamed "The Shark".

YouTube LinksEdit

Weakest Link promo from January 2001
Weakest Link promo from 2001
Another Weakest Link promo "that's got all of Melbourne Talking!"
Full Episode with a round where the target was hit.

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