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“Weakest Link”- 2NDS.F.
P: Eddie (air traffic controller in Cranston, RI), Stephanie (children’s book author orig. from POR, OR), Jennifer (demolition contractor in Boynton Beach), Sarah (interior designer in ATL), Gabby (biology student in Aurora, CO who’s also a black belt in karate & Tae Kwon Do), Curtis (human resources specialist & drag queen orig. from Williamsburg, KY), Walter (bartender in D.C.) & Andrew (server at sushi place in Oakland)
Acc. to the nursery rhyme “Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled…” what?
On St. Patrick’s Day it’s tradition to pinch people for not wearing what color?
C-cups or K-cups: which are the single-serve pods that go into KEURIG containers?
When a player scores 3 times in an ice hockey game it’s called a what?
Sarah: Hat trick
Rapper Armando Christian Perez performs under what canine name?
Gabby: Big Sean
Since 2013 Cory Booker has been a senator representing what state?
Man buns or ladyfingers: which should you expect to find in your tiramisu?
Walter: Ladyfingers– BANK
L.A. is infamous for what form of air pollution which’s a combination of the words “fog” & “smoke”?
Andrew: Smog– BANK
What song made famous by Ray Anthony’s big band told you to “put your right foot in” before shaking it “all about”?
Eddie: “The Hokey Pokey”
Yorkshire, Scottish & Airedale all share what common dog breed name?
What cosmetic co.’s iconic slogan is “Because you’re worth it”?
Jennifer: Estee Lauder (A: L’OREAL)
What Tony-winning musical told the story of the witches in the land of Oz before Dorothy arrived?
Jumping Spider & Salmon Ladder have been obstacles feat. on what reality competition show?
Gabby: “American Ninja Warrior”– BANK
What classic comic strip by Bill Watterson was partially inspired by 16th C. theologian John Calvin?
Curtis: PEANUTS (A: Calvin and Hobbes)
What German athletic sportswear co. is famous for its “three stripes” logo?
Walter: adidas– BANK
An ancient Greek term for “wise fool” is believed to give us what word for a 2nd-yr college student?
“Forged by the Sea” is the latest slogan of which branch of the U.S. military?
Eddie: Navy, BUT TIME EXPIRED
Cinco de Mayo falls on what date?
Andrew: May 5th
If I order a BLT but I tell ’em to hold the B what 2 ingredients are in my sandwich?
Stephanie: Lettuce & tomato– BANK
In her breakout video “Mooo!” Doja Cat repeats that she’s what animal?
What country’s astronauts are known as taikonauts?
Sarah: Taiwan (A: China)
In ’06 what video-sharing startup did Google buy for $1.65B?
Venus Williams or Venus de Milo: which is more likely to get tennis elbow?
Curtis: Venus Williams
The coin on your screen has whose face on the other side?
Walter: Andrew Jackson (A: FDR)
In language what literary device compares 2 things using the word “like” or “as”?
Andrew: Thesaurus (A: Simile)
What popular TV series starred Sandra Oh as the title character who chased an assassin named Villanelle?
Stephanie: Sandra Bullock (A: “Killing Eve”)
Using only 1 shirt & 1 tie at a time how many different combinations can you create w/ 4 shirts & 6 ties?
Jennifer: 20 (A: 24)
Erect since 1965 what’s the tallest man-made monument in the U.S.?
Sarah: Empire State Building (A: Gateway Arch)
What classic film inspired the religion known as “Dudeism”?
Gabby: “The Hangover” (A: “The Big Lebowski”)
In language what’s the singular form of the word “fungi”?
Curtis: Fungus– BANK
Which model of Converse basketball shoe was named for a player on the Akron Firestones?
Walter: The Birds (A: Chuck Taylor)
CURTIS RETAINED HIS VOTE FOR STEPHANIE
In her ’03 hit song Kelis promised which beverage of hers would bring “all the boys to the yard”?
The athlete on your screen’s playing what position?
Walter: Goalie– BANK
Acc. to Merriam-Webster the slang term “chillax” combines the word “chill” w/ what other word?
Rocker Marcus Mumford’s married to what star of the movie “Promising Young Woman”?
Jennifer: X (A: Carey Mulligan)
Ebony or Ivory: which’s a soap that claims to be 99 44/100% pure?
By definition a podiatrist specializes in the treatment of what body part?
Gabby: Feet– BANK
“The Big O” is a nickname for what largest city in Nebraska?
In ’18 what R&B female artist became the 1st person nominated for an OSCAR for acting & original song in the same yr?
Walter: Rihanna (A: Mary J. Blige)
The tiny insect on your screen has what monstrous name?
Andrew: Moth (A: Dragonfly)
What TV host holds the NFL record for most sacks in a season?
Jennifer: Deion Sanders (A: Michael Strahan)
Cyndi Lauper won a Tony for writing the score of what Broadway musical?
Sarah: “Kinky Boots”– BANK
Stars or stripes: which typically appear on 7 of the balls in 8-ball pool?
Gabby: Stripes– BANK
Which 1 of the “Children” from “Married…with Children” was removed from this photo?
Curtis: Christina Applegate– BANK
No time for: What pro skier became the 1st woman to win medals at 6 different world championships? (A: Lindsey Vonn)
Though it won 11 OSCARS what ’97 film did the Washington Post review by saying “OK, sink already”?
What office supply store sells a red button you can press to make a voice say “That was easy”?
Walter: STAPLES– BANK
What H word’s a Gen Z term for the symbol your parents know as the pound sign?
Idol or Legend: who’s had 4 top 10 singles in the U.S.?
In what country was the mojito cocktail invented?
Gabby: Mexico (A: Cuba)
In ’13 Salma Hayek earned an OSCAR nomination for portraying what Mexican painter?
Curtis: Frida Kahlo
Alphabetically speaking which comes 1st: the chicken or the egg?
Walter: Chicken– BANK
If you want to visit the Gobi Desert you have to go be in either China or what neighboring country?
Andrew: Russia (A: Mongolia)
Which common computer font got its name from the Latin word for “Swiss”?
Sarah: Ariel (A: Helvetica)
This actress & these Pepperidge Farm cookies have what name in common?
If you incl. commercials what’s the max number of “60 MINUTES” eps you could binge-watch in a day?
Curtis: 24– BANK
What former NBA star has made multiple trips to North Korea to hang out w/ Kim Jong Un?
Walter: Dennis Rodman– BANK
“Mingle All the Way” & “Fir Crazy” were 2 of the holiday movies that aired on what cable network?
Andrew: Lifetime (A: Hallmark Channel)
“Gesundheit” is a word that orig. in what language?
Ferris Wheel or carousel: which was named for its designer?
Chewing it or charbroiling it: what are you do if you’re masticating your meat?
Gabby: Charbroiling it
What MARVEL movie starring Paul Rudd used the tagline “Heroes don’t get any bigger”?
Unity, Destiny & Columbus are modules on what orbiting structure?
Walter: Satellite (A: International Space Station)
The co. formed for Muhammad Ali was named G.O.A.T. which stands for what 4-word phrase?
Andrew: “Greatest of All Time”– BANK
These 2 famous faces were both born in what country?
Gabby: India (A: South Africa)
What Welsh singer was the only person to sing the theme songs in 3 James Bond movies?
Curtis: Adele (A: Shirley Bassey)
Seven or Eleven: which’s a main character on “Stranger Things”?
Walter: Eleven– BANK
In the unlikely event you’re on a 1st-name basis w/ the Duke of Cambridge what would his 1st name be?
Andrew: Prince (A: William)
What Nobel Prize-winning Colombian novelist wrote One Hundred Years of Solitude?
Gabby: X (A: Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
No time for: Sex, drugs & stocks were at the center of what Jordan Belfort memoir later adapted into a Leo DiCaprio movie? (A: The Wolf of Wall Street)
McDonald’s fans freak out whenever it brings back what menu item that’s pork covered in BBQ sauce?
Walter: McRib– BANK
Easter always falls on which day of the wk?
What J word’s a fictional creature that’s the mascot for the Univ. of Kansas?
Which President was the 1st to occupy the Executive Mansion now known as the White House?
Walter: Jefferson (A: Adams)
Acc. to the popular mnemonic device “I before E except after…” what letter?
Andrew: V (A: C)
What’s the 1st element on the periodic table?
Olivia Colman received an OSCAR for Best Actress in 2019 for playing Queen Anne in what film?
Walter: “Queen Anne” (A: “The Favorite”)
Article II, Section 1 of the Constitution establishes what formal body whose vote decides the presidency?
Andrew: Democratic Party (A: Electoral College)
Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra married which Jonas brother?
Curtis: Joe (A: Nick)
After gaining its independence in 2011 what country became internationally recognized as the newest country in the world?
TIME (A: South Sudan)(Final bank: $43.5K)
What legendary U.S. highway once ran from Chicago to Santa Monica?
Andrew: Route 66
The singer who got over a billion views on YouTube for his song “Gangnam Style” is known by what 3-letter name?
Since 1920 what state has traditionally held the 1st primary elections of the presidential race?
Andrew: OH (A: NH)
In Greek mythology what winged horse was turned into a constellation in the northern sky by Zeus?
Spotify paid over $100M to exclusively stream the podcast of what UFC commentator & comedian?
Andrew: Joe Rogan
In geography the Harlem River forms the border between the Bronx & which other NYC borough?
Walter: Harlem (A: Manhattan)
Who holds the record for most OSCAR nominations for an actress w/o ever winning 1?
Andrew: Julia Louis-Dreyfus (A: Glenn Close)
In 1983 who became the 1st American woman in space?
Walter: Dorothy Dandridge (A: Sally Ride)
Founded in 1693 what VA university was named for the king & queen of England at the time?
Andrew: Virginia Tech (A: William & Mary)
Co-founder by insect collection Ben Silbermann what image-sharing social network bills itself as a “visual discovery engine”?
“Weakest Link” 6/20
P: Lindsey (health education assistant in Yorba Linda), Victoria (pharmacy school grad in Raritan, NJ), Preston (nonprofit worker in Charleston, SC who owns a dog named Channing Tatum), Tony (electrical engineer in S.D.), Pavel (registered nurse in NYC who’s a newlywed), Angela (project coordinator at the United Nations from Paoli, PA), Ricky (horror/suspense novelist in Baltimore who grew up on a state park where his dad was a ranger) & Jessica (toy collector in Durham, NC)
For nearly 30yrs what friendly purple dinosaur sang “I love you, you love me”?
What article of clothing must you be wearing if I just gave you an atomic wedgie?
Rice or Beans: who was National Security Advisor under George W. Bush?
Preston: Rice– BANK
If you B.S. your way to a B.S. degree it means you’ve earned a Bachelor of what?
What major electronics co. uses the slogan “Life’s Good”?
Pavel: RadioShack (A: LG)
What vengeful singer had #1 hits titled “Bad Blood” & “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”?
Angela: Taylor Swift– BANK
What punctuation mark came at the end of the movie titles “SHAZAM!” & “MAMMA MIA!”?
Neil deGrasse Tyson was being a real astrophysicist when he helped downgrade what former planet to “dwarf” status?
Jessica: Neptune (A: Pluto)
Penguins or Polar Bears: which’s a team in the NHL?
What part of a blouse or top comes in styles such as Peter Pan & pilgrim?
Victoria: Collar– BANK
What Z word’s another term for pimple?
1st opened in 1972 what restaurant chain got its name from a #1 single by the Rolling Stones?
Tony: X (A: Ruby Tuesday)
A big dam structure on the Colorado River was named for what 31st President of the U.S.?
Pavel: Hoover– BANK
Ang Lee won his 1st directing OSCAR for what movie about a love affair between 2 sheepherders in WY?
Angela: “Nomadland” (A: “Brokeback Mountain”)
What type of “beer” is traditionally used to make a Moscow Mule?
Ricky: Lager (A: Ginger)
What K word’s an Australian mammal that eats a diet of eucalyptus?
What ’60s sci-fi TV show 1st introduced viewers to Vulcans & Klingons?
Lindsey: “STAR TREK”, BUT TIME WAS UP
What classic game have you won if your queen just put your opponent in checkmate?
Lindsey: Chess– BANK
Acc. to the classic Christmas song which parts of Frosty the Snowman’s body were made out of coal?
What airline’s ads showed people in embarrassing situations followed by the tagline “Wanna get away?”?
Preston: United (A: Southwest)
The phrase “Jump the shark” came from an ep. where Fonzie water skied over an actual shark on what sitcom?
Tony: “Happy Days”
What P word’s a heavy woolen navy jacket traditionally worn by Navy sailors?
Which of the 4 faces on Mt. Rushmore wasn’t visible in this picture?
Angela: Washington (A: Lincoln)
What song from “Moulin Rouge!” incl. the lyrics “gitchie gitchie ya ya da da”?
Ricky: “Let’s Get Loud”
If you’ve posted nothing but TikTok challenges once a day for 5 full wks how many videos did you upload?
Deion Sanders or Bernie Sanders: who score an NFL touchdown & hit a MLB homer in the same wk?
Victoria: Deion– BANK
What French impressionist painted “Woman Combing Her Hair” & was known for his portraits of ballerinas?
What’s the alliterative term for the style of jumping rope being demonstrated here?
Tony: Double Dutch– BANK
A pasta alternative known as “zoodles” are noodle-like strips made from what vegetable?
What “Savage” female rapper won Best New Artist at the 2021 Grammys?
Angela: Cardi B (A: Megan Thee Stallion)
No time for: On what Jewish holiday is it tradition to open your front door to let a ghost join your seder? (A: Passover)
Votes: Ricky/Tony/Angela/Angela/Angela/Ricky/Preston- ANGELA
Back when BLOCKBUSTER was a thing their videos had a sticker that read “Be Kind, Please…” what?
What B word’s the pro trained to make your lattes & espressos at STARBUCKS?
Ricky: Barista– BANK
What was the last name of Ben Stiller’s character in “Meet the Parents”?
Lindsey: Focker– BANK
What’s the common name of the critter on your screen that can rotate its head 180° to the left or right?
Victoria: Praying mantis
What Golden State Warriors player holds the NBA record for the most 3-pointers in a single game?
Preston: Steph Curry (A: Klay Thompson)
G.I. JOE or G.I. tract: which one’s initials stand for “gastrointestinal”?
Tony: G.I. tract
The 1982 hit song “The Safety Dance” was released by what band?
Pavel: Hazard Dance (A: Men Without Hats)
Ask Jen Psaki a question & she’ll answer it since she holds what title at the White House?
Ricky: Press Secretary– BANK
Cincinnati’s main airport isn’t located in OH but rather in what neighboring state?
Lindsey: IL (A: KY)
If you’re on a diet you might be consumed w/ counting what units of energy found on food labels?
Which of the main stars of this sitcom was removed from this “Community”?
Preston: Donald Glover
The co. Bombas was founded to donate what clothing item to homeless shelters w/ every customer purchase?
Tony: Socks– BANK
Acc. to the OED what does the acronym YOLO stand for?
Pavel: You only live once
In what film did Anne Hathaway discover that she was royalty in the fictional kingdom of Genovia?
Ricky: “The Princess Diaries”, BUT TIME EXPIRED
Votes: Tony/Preston/Lindsey/Ricky/Ricky/Preston (Ricky was the SL)
To give you a wet willy I’d moisten my finger & stick it in your what?
For more than 30yrs John McCain was a senator representing what state?
Lindsey: AZ– BANK
On what ’70s sitcom was the dad an architect who designed a home where his 6 children shared 2 bedrooms?
Victoria: “The Brady Bunch”
Acc. to the U.S. Navy what breakfast cereal mascot actually wears the uniform of a commander?
Tony: Cap’n Crunch– BANK
Acc. to legend what ancient Macedonian king cut the Gordian knot?
Pavel: Genghis Khan (A: Alexander the Great)
What F word’s a Japanese term describing a thin mattress that rests upon a folding frame?
Awesome or wow: which word’s a palindrome?
Lindsey: Wow– BANK
What Snoop Dogg song feat. the lyric “Laid back (with my mind on my money and my money on my mind)”?
Victoria: “Dolla Dolla Bills” (A: “Gin and Juice”)
Fairbanks is a great place to witness what phenomenon seen here?
Tony: Aurora borealis
Who was Ellie Kemper’s high school drama teacher yrs before he starred in “Mad Men”?
Pavel: Winona Ryder (A: Jon Hamm)
What Italian composer of “La Traviata” & “Aida” had a last name that means “greens” in English?
Ricky: Verdi– NO BANK THERE
No time for: The 1st major sporting event named for a woman, the Billie Jean King Cup, is presented in what sport? (A: Tennis)
If you get bored at a party you can make your voice higher by sucking what gas out of a balloon?
Ricky: Helium– BANK
Fender or Bender: which’s a guitar co. that makes the Stratocaster?
What ’80s boy band orig. feat. Ralph, Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky & Mike?
Victoria: Beach Boys (A: New Edition)
What Irish poet wrote “The Tower” & “Sailing to Byzantium”?
Tony: X (A: William Butler Yeats)
What upholstered footstool shares its name w/ a long-ruling Turkish dynasty?
An ice cream bar w/ a polar bear on its label shares its name w/ what region in the Yukon?
Who hosts “Last Week Tonight”?
Victoria: John Oliver
What boots w/ iconic yellow stitching were named for the German physician who developed their air-cushioned soles?
Tony: Lugs (A: Doc Martens)
In ’19 what celebrity set a Guinness World Record for the fastest to a million followers on Instagram?
Ricky: Kim Kardashian (A: Jennifer Aniston)
Released in ’06 what Nintendo gaming console feat. a wireless remote & motion sensing technology?
Lindsey: Wii– BANK
No time for: Aerosmith’s only #1 hit was what song w/ a 7-word title?
Votes: Tony/Tony/Ricky/Victoria- TONY
What brand of fabric softener introduced its iconic teddy bear mascot to Americans in the 1980s?
What S word’s an ancient language that’s the root of many modern Indian languages?
Robert Browning wrote a famous poem about a Pied Piper who led rats out of what German town?
Ricky: Munich (A: Hamelin)
Drake’s “One Dance” was the 1st song to reach 1B plays on what music streaming service?
Lindsey: Spotify– BANK
What 19th C. American abolitionist wrote the autobiographical book My Bondage and My Freedom?
Victoria: X (A: Frederick Douglass)
Who was the 1st person to fly solo from Hawai’i to California?
Ricky: Lindenberg (A: Earhart)
When I say something’s “Greek to me” I’m quoting a line from what Shakespearean tragedy?
Lindsey: “Aphrodite” (A: “Julius Caesar”)
The LiveWire is a quiet all-electric motorcycle produced by what iconic American co.?
Tiger Woods & Michelle Wie are alumni of what prestigious Bay Area university?
Ricky: San Francisco (A: Stanford)(Final bank: $47.5K)
In Charlie Brown’s animated Halloween special Linus waited in vain for what imaginary character?
Lindsey: PEANUTS (A: “The Great Pumpkin”)
What was the only planet named for a female figure in mythology?
What beloved side dish from Ore-Ida was introduced at the National Potato Convention in 1954?
Lindsey: Tater tots
What larval stage insect shares its name w/ a leading U.S. manufacturer of construction equip.?
Victoria: Cocoon (A: Caterpillar)
What luxury automaker’s cars feat. a hood ornament named “Spirit of Ecstasy” which depicts a woman leaning into the wind?
What’s the only state capital w/ the letter X in its name?
What woman holds the record for most #1 hit singles by a solo artist?
Lindsey: Taylor Swift (A: Mariah Carey)
Prev. displayed at Tiffany’s a 9in aluminum pyramid now sits atop what famous U.S. landmark?
Victoria: Washington Monument
“Weakest Link” 6/13
P: Marsha (interior designer in Lauderhill, FL), Harriet (physician in Charlotte), Dan (medical device salesman in Long Island), Ty (college guidance counselor in PHX; orig. from CHI), Shawna (wildland fire captain in Truckee Tahoe, CA who’s also a snowboarder), Nicole (paralegal in Santa Barbara), Jon (nurse in Richardson, TX), Corey (personal care worker in Marinette, WI who owns 3 female rats)
In a classic folk tale who was hit on the head by an acorn then ran around insisting “the sky is falling”?
Marsha: Chicken Little
An actor or a plastic surgeon: who’s more likely to pick up a trophy at the SAG Awards?
Harriet: Actor– BANK
What restaurant chain’s ode to ribs repeated “I want my baby back, baby back, baby back”?
In what sport might you get caught staring at a backdoor slider?
Ty: Baseball– BANK
“Here We Go Again” was the sequel subtitle to what ABBA-based movie musical?
Shawna: “Breakfast Club”
In the bible who was instructed by God to build a boat & fill it w/ pairs of animals to survive a coming flood?
Nicole: Noah– BANK
What’s the 23rd letter of the English alphabet?
Eat it or wear it: what should you do w/ charcuterie?
Corey: Eat it– BANK
John Boyega originated the role of Finn in what movie franchise?
Marsha: “GREASE” (A: “STAR WARS”)
What I word means “house” in the language of the Inuit & shares its name w/ a brand of portable coolers?
Harriet: IGLOO– BANK
C.M. Coolidge’s painting “A Friend in Need” depicted a bunch of dogs playing what card game?
Bobby Brown or Millie Bobby Brown: who served as UNICEF’s youngest Goodwill ambassador?
“Allemande left” & “do-si-do” might get barked at you while you’re doing what state folk dance of OK?
Shawna: Line (A: Square)
If you giggle at gaggles or take ganders at geese what type of bird are you obsessed w/?
Nicole: Geese– BANK
The trendy pink salt mined in Pakistan was commonly named for what nearby mountain range?
Jon: Himalaya– BANK
Early in his career Morgan Freeman appeared as “Easy Reader” on what PBS kids’ show?
Corey: “SESAME STREET”– BANK
In the U.S. what brand of batteries has ads w/ a pink bunny that keeps “going and going and going”?
What P word are you munching on if you’re eating the signature product from vlasic?
The intersection on your screen’s located in what city in L.A. County?
Nicole: HOLLYWOOD (A: Beverly Hills)
In 2014 what British pop star finally married his longtime partner David Furnish?
Jon: Elton John– BANK
How many millimeters are in a centimeter?
Corey: 10– BANK
What star of “Dawson’s Creek” shares the same 1st & last name w/ a member of Destiny’s Child?
Marsha: Katie Holmes (A: Michelle Williams)
What cereal brand from Kellogg’s feat. a beaming sun holding 2 scoops of dried fruit on the box?
Harriet: Raisin Bran– BANK
Blues or Jazz: which’s the name of an NHL team?
In the human body the patella’s the bony cap that covers what joint in the leg?
Ty: Knee– BANK
What type of puzzle got its name from a Japanese term that loosely translates to “the numbers must remain single”?
Nicole: Sudoku– BANK
These 2 famous actors were both born in what country?
Jon: Canada (1 was Jim Carrey)- BANK
Uber or lyft: which rideshare co. orig. used a fuzzy pink mustache to ID its cars?
The Atlantic & Pacific Oceans are connected via what manmade Central American waterway?
Marsha: Panama Canal– BANK
If you’re a professional snake milker your job’s to extract what from a snake?
Harriet: Venom– BANK
No time for: William H. Macy played the Gallaghers’ debauched, depraved & dishonest dad on what TV series? (A: “Shameless”)
Every Dec. a bunch of nerds debate whether what ’88 Bruce Willis film was a Christmas movie?
Dan: “DIE HARD”
What yellow, orange & white Halloween candy was orig. called “chicken feed”?
Ty: Candy corn– BANK
H.I.M. or H.E.R.: which’s the name of a Grammy-winning recording artist?
What’s the royal-sounding name of this insect?
Jon: Yellow butterfly (A: Monarch butterfly)
In cooking what P word’s equal to 1/16 of a teaspoon?
Corey: BLANKED (A: Pinch)
What car brand began as a small utility vehicle commissioned by the U.S. Army in WWII?
Harriet: Ford (A: Jeep)
What toilet paper brand’s ads showed an animated bear bragging “my heinie’s clean”?
Dan: Charmin– BANK
Guests can take a gondola through the Grand Canal in what Vegas hotel?
Ty: Paris (A: Venetian)
If you post something boring online & someone replies “TL;DR” what does that stand for?
Nicole: “Too long; didn’t read”– BANK
Lint brush or cocktail glass: which’s used to swig a fuzzy navel?
Jon: Cocktail glass– BANK
This actor shares his last name w/ the capital of what U.S. state?
Corey: AZ (Joaquin Phoenix)- BANK
Often occurring at nighttime what medical condition’s abbrev. RLS?
Harriet: Restless leg syndrome– BANK
No time for: Twin brothers Julian & Joaquin Castro have respectively served as a mayor & a congressman from which southwest state? (A: TX)
Votes: Corey/Corey/Corey/Ty/Ty/Jon- COREY
What streaming series began w/ Elizabeth Olsen & Paul Bettany as a couple in an old black/white sitcom?
Nicole: “Wonder Woman” (A: “WandaVision”)
What word meaning “stick” in French’s the hollow cylinder passed from runner to runner in a relay race?
Jon: Baton– BANK
On your screen’s an old school photo of the guy who played what character in the movie “Old School”?
Harriet: Chevy Chase (A: Frank the Tank)
If you’ve got something between your legs that’s about 6ft tall & has 47 strings what concert instrument are you playing?
Dan: Cello (A: Harp)
Bringing to mind kisses & cheek-squeezing the Yiddish word “bubbe” translates to what relative?
Ty: Son (A: Grandmother)
What S word’s a traditional Indian women’s dress made of several meters of cloth wrapped & draped around the body?
Nicole: Sash (A: Sari)
What African-American holiday’s name came from a phrase meaning “first fruits of the harvest”?
Jon: Kwanzaa– BANK
The official song of what U.S. military branch begins “Off we go into the wild blue yonder”?
Harriet: Navy (A: Air Force)
Wichita’s the most populated city in what state?
Boom or firework: which word’s an example of onomatopoeia?
Ty: Boom– BANK
The alpha male in a family of mountain gorillas has what metallic-sounding name?
Nicole: Silverback– BANK
In ’02 iRobot 1st introduced what brand of automatic vacuum?
Jon: iVacuum (A: Roomba)
A bris or a Bar Mitzvah: which should a Jewish boy ideally have before he turns 13?
Harriet: Bris– BANK
What star on your screen won’t be “Home Alone” anymore after announcing the birth of his 1st child in ’21?
Dan: Macaulay Culkin
If Kathy Griffin were a mythological griffin she’d have the head of an eagle & the body of a what?
Used by pilots over radio what common 1st name means “message received”?
Jon: Soto (A: Roger)
Famous for his “Friends in Low Places” what country star has sold more albums than any solo artist in U.S. history?
Harriet: Garth Brooks– BANK
What T word’s an amino acid in turkey meat that was once believed to caused drowsiness?
Rotten Tomatoes gave a 0% score on the Tomatometer to “Staying Alive” which was a sequel to what movie?
Ty: “Saturday Night Fever”– BANK
Locks or Keys: which are connected by Florida’s Overseas Highway?
Jon: Keys– BANK
What “LAW & ORDER: SVU” cast member won a Grammy in ’21 for Best Metal Performance?
Harriet: LL Cool J (A: ICE-T)
No time for: Demonic Tutor & Black Lotus are powerful cards in what trading card game introduced in ’93? (A: Magic the Gathering)
DAN VOTED OFF HARRIET
Long before LeBron James the initials LBJ referred to what U.S. President?
Dan: Lyndon B. Johnson
In ’10 Steve Martin won a Grammy for an album on which he strummed what instrument?
Ty: Ukulele (A: Banjo)
The tallest building in Chicago, the Willis Tower, was orig. named for what retail co.?
Jon: Willis Outlet (A: Sears)
A young Kenan Thompson played athlete Russ Tyler in what film franchise?
Dan: “Good Burger” (A: “The Mighty Ducks”)
The largest moon in our solar system Ganymede orbits what gas giant?
Ty: Milky Way (A: Jupiter)
What hotel chain got its name from a 1942 Christmas movie musical?
Jon: Hilton (A: Holiday Inn)
Breakfast or dessert: when would you traditionally serve crepes Suzette?
Philosopher Lao-tzu was credited w/ the saying “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single…” what?
Ty: “…step”– BANK
Researchers at NYU calculated that it takes about 2500 licks to get to the center of what candy?
Jon: Tootsie Roll (A: Tootsie POP)
What legendary jazz pianist composed the hits “Epistrophy” & “Round Midnight”?
Dan: Miles Davis (A: Thelonious Monk)
No time for: What’s the only country whose name ends w/ Q? (Final bank: $54.5K)
In ’14 Dr. Dre sold what headphone co. to Apple for over $3B?
Which of Santa’s reindeer named in “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” came last alphabetically?
On the West Coast Hellmann’s mayonnaise is sold under what other brand name?
Dan: Miracle Whip (A: Best Foods)
For the 1st time since its founding TIME replaced the word TIME on its Nov. 2, 2020 U.S. cover w/ what 4-letter word?
Jon: WINS (A: VOTE)
“Along Came a Spider” & “Kiss the Girls” were 2 movies based on books written by what bestselling author?
Dan: Steven Spielberg (A: James Patterson)
What 1987 cover by Los Lobos was the 1st Spanish-language song to hit #1?
Jon: “Macarena” (A: “La Bamba”)
In 2011 which of the 6 U.S. Space Shuttle orbiters became the last to complete a mission?
Dan: China (A: Atlantis)
What British actress was the only person to win indiv. OSCARS for both writing & acting?
Jon: Helen Mirren (A: Emma Thompson)
What international organization awards the Florence Nightingale Medal to heroic healthcare workers?
Dan: Red Cross
“Weakest Link” 6/6
P: Rachelle (judge in HOU), JD (soap maker in Redlands), KELLY MIYAHARA (entrepreneur in SEA), Lionel (violin & viola teacher in Wilmington, DE), Izzy (magician in Rockville, MD), Spoon (recruiter for social media co. in San Jose), Sarah (analyst in Redmond) & Jessica (hospital chef in Mabank, TX)
In a leap yr what month has an extra day?
In the lyrics to “Here Comes Peter Cottontail” what holiday was on its way?
What B word’s a traditionally Jewish breakfast food w/ a hole in the middle?
Kelly: Bagel– BANK
The Mets & Jets consistently disappoint their home fans in what city (less so for the former so far this yr)?
Lionel: New York
How many syllables are in “disappointment”?
A leprechaun’s the mascot for what university’s Fighting Irish sports teams?
Spoon: Notre Dame– BANK
Penn or Teller: which is a job at a bank?
What “SAVED by the BELL” actor & “access hollywood” co-host wrote the books Knockout Fitness & Extra Lean?
“I Love Rocky Road” & “Like a Surgeon” were 2 of the song parodies performed by what singer?
Susan Bennett was once Roy Orbinson’s backup singer but now she’s a voice of what Apple virtual assistant?
If you need a 72lb wheel of Kirkland Signature Parmesan you have to go to what big box store?
A horse that “places” in a race has crossed the finish line in what order?
Peanut butter or jelly: which has a brand named for the character Peter Pan?
Daniel Day-Lewis won an OSCAR for playing the title President in what ’12 Steven Spielberg film?
What do the letters EV stand for in the olive oil classification EVOO?
Sarah: Extra virgin
What S word’s the green gloppy substance celebs are often doused w/ on nickelodeon?
Jessica: Slime– BANK
What actress w/ an iconic Colombian accent’s married to Joe Manganiello?
Rachelle: Sofia Vergara
In 2021 Cuba’s Raul Castro stepped down as the head of what political p=arty?
JD: Communist, BUT NO BANK IN TIME
A perfect rating on yelp is 5 what?
The doctors will literally have you in stitches if you’re in what part of the hospital that’s abbrev. OR?
Kelly: Operating room
“Chicago P.D.” is primarily set in what state?
Lionel: IL– BANK
Please or thank you: which was this person expressing in American sign language?
Izzy: Thank you
Bugs Bunny frequently fought what red-haired character whose name was inspired by a national park?
Spoon: Yosemite Sam
You’d be smart to know that your 3rd molars are more commonly known as what teeth?
What Z word’s a brand of plastic bags that’s been keeping food fresh for over 50yrs?
Rachelle: Ziploc– BANK
Named for a newspaper what famous Manhattan district stretches from 42nd to 47th St.?
JD: Manhattan (A: Times Square)
Based on their standard platform what person on an NFL field’s nicknamed a “Zebra”?
Balloons or champagne: what am I celebrating w/ if I’m poppin’ Cristal?
Lionel: Champagne– BANK
In “U Can’t Touch This” what 2 words came after the word “stop”?
Izzy: “Hammer time”
Since ’93 commercials have feat. yodelers calling out the name of what Swiss cough drop brand?
Spoon: “I love my wife”
In ’06 the actress on your screen married what recording artist?
Sarah: Keith Urban– BANK
What M word’s a popular Chinese game played w/ 144 tiles?
Rachelle: Match (A: Mahjong)
If Misty Copeland does a full rotation on the tips of her toes how many degrees has she rotated?
Launched in ’83 what colorful-sounding PBS series was hosted by LeVar Burton?
Kelly: “Reading Rainbow”– BANK
No time for: What former First Lady went on to become a delegate to the UN? (A: Eleanor Roosevelt)
KELLY VOTED OFF RACHELLE
What fast-food chain proclaims itself the “Home of the Whopper”?
Kelly: Burger King
What U word’s a soft cozy sheepskin that dates back to early 20th C. Australia?
Sir Mix-a-Lot or Sir Anthony Hopkins: who’s been knighted by the queen of England?
Izzy: Anthony– BANK
In Jan. ’21 what Olivia Rodrigo song hit #1 in its 1st wk on the Billboard chart?
Spoon: “The Jennifer is So Beautiful Song” (A: “driver’s license”)
The landmark on your screen’s located in what Australian city?
On facebook the Like button feat. an icon of a hand making what gesture?
JD: Thumbs up
Triumph or Torture: which’s the name of the Insult Comic Dog puppet voiced by Robert Smigel?
Kelly: Triumph– BANK
“Bah! Hambug!” was the classic clapback of what bitter Dickens character?
What New Yr.’s sporting event in Pasadena’s known as “The Granddaddy of Them All”?
Izzy: “Rockin’ New Year’s Eve”
Which of the 4 main stars of this sitcom was missing?
Spoon: George (Jason Alexander)– BANK
The samurai were a class of noble warriors that once ruled what island nation?
Sarah: Ming (A: Japan)
In her memoir Inside Out what actress wrote about her marriages to Ashton Kutcher & Bruce Willis?
JD: Demi Moore
Acc. to the Village People’s biggest hit song where was it “fun to stay”?
What building appears on the back of a current U.S. $20 bill?
Lionel: Congress (A: White House)
No time for: What D word’s both a delicious pastry & a northern European nationality? (A: Danish)
In “It’s a Wonderful Life” George Bailey met angel-in-training Clarence on the eve of what holiday?
Acc. to Merriam-Webster what P word’s a rodent whose name basically means “prickly pig”?
Lionel: X (A: Porcupine)
The 2 famous faces on your screen share what last name?
Izzy: Wilson– BANK
If Nick Lachey’s boy band dropped 10 degrees from its name what would its new name be?
Sarah: 88 Degrees
True or False: what did Khloe Kardashian name her 1st child?
JD: True– BANK
HERSHEY’S suggests adding strawberries to make a “Choco-Berry” version of what campfire treat?
What 12th letter of the Greek alphabet sounds like something you’d hear in a barnyard?
Lionel: E-I-E-I-O (A: Mu)
Having little to do w/ a South American snake what Nicki Minaj video has over a billion views on YouTube?
Which was invented 1st: lava lamp or Polaroid camera?
Sarah: Polaroid– BANK
In the popular meditation practice known as TM what does the T stand for?
What writing instrument shares its name w/ a style of slim-fitting skirt popularized by Christian Dior?
Kelly: Pencil– BANK
Pure gold’s how many karats?
Lionel: 24– BANK
What film’s soundtrack feat. Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy & Jennifer Hudson?
Izzy: “Annie” (A: “Dreamgirls”)
No time for: What F word’s a now-defunct social network that had more than 100M users in its heyday? (A: Friendster)
What African member of the horse family technically has black fur w/ white stripes?
Born to Walk or Born to Run: what was the title of Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography?
Izzy: Born to Run– BANK
The quarter on your screen commemorates what U.S. state?
What 2013 Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Yr is a photo that you take of you?
JD: Selfie– BANK
What classic sitcom had a theme song that began “Thank you for being a friend”?
What co. develops & distributes such software as Acrobat & Photoshop?
Britney Spears or Peabo Bryson: whose name’s an anagram for the word “presbyterians”?
Sarah: Peabo Bryson
After East & West reunified in 1990 what European country settled on the flag seen here?
What snooty-sounding term for a headwaiter’s based on the French for “master of the house”?
Kelly: Maitre d’– BANK
What ’90s dance craze was spawned from a song by the 1-hit wonder band Los Del Rio?
What T word’s the extended fabric on a wedding dress that trails behind the bride?
Sarah: Train– BANK
Representing the city of Portland what’s the only NBA team w/ a 2-word name?
No time for: Putting a mezuzah on your doorpost signifies that you practice what religion? (A: Jewish)
W/ over a billion speakers Mandarin is the most widely spoken form of what Asian language?
Sumatran & Siberian are types of what largest living member of the cat family?
Sarah: Tiger– BANK
What G word’s an ice cream that literally means “frozen” in Italian?
What “peppy” soap brand shares its name w/ a piece of citrus fruit peel?
Kelly: Dial (A: Zest)
Acc. to the Farmer’s Almanac the month of March comes “in like a lion” & goes “out like a…” what?
Sarah: April (A: “…lamb”)
What singer w/ hits like “Proud Mary” & “Private Dancer” was the subject of a ’21 documentary?
JD: Creedence Clearwater Revival
What French sculptor established a famous London museum to display her collection of wax figures?
Kelly: Madame Tussauds– BANK
“Souls to the polls” refers to the practice of people voting on what day of the wk?
Sarah: Tues. (A: Sun.)
What number do you need to press on a standard computer keyboard to write the name of rapper Ty Dolla $ign?
No time for: What metal combines w/ oxygen to give Mars its red color? (A: Iron)(Final bank: $79.5K)
More than half of America’s gold bullion reserves are held in Ft. Knox in what U.S. state?
Sarah: TN (A: KY)
What’s the only U.S. federal holiday that occurs in the Spring?
JD: Flag Day (A: Memorial Day- there was a note that Juneteenth became a federal holiday after this ep. was filmed)
In 2013 what Canadian co. recalled thousands of yoga pants whose sheer material revealed too much when bending over?
Sarah: Lulu Lemon
In terms of land area what’s the largest of the 7 continents?
Before becoming a Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor helped end a ’95 strike by pro athletes who were playing what sport?
It’s estimated in the late ’90s ½ of all CDs manufactured were free trial discs from what internet provider?
What spy novelist drew inspiration for his books from his experiences in British Naval Intelligence during WWII?
Sarah: Clancy (A: Ian Fleming)
What Dutch city’s home to the International Court of Justice?
JD: The Hague
“Weakest Link” 5/1
P: Casey (brewery worker in CIN), Eric (HS teacher in West Palm Beach), Briana (actress in NYC), Vince (interior designer), Mikayla (pro basketball player in PHI), Kari (mortician in Gobles, MI), Roberto (screenwriting student in Mazatlan) & Antonio (Army vet & Emergency Logistics Officer in Glenwood, IL)
In the well-known children’s song what 5 letters came after “Old MacDonald had a farm”?
Acc. to an old saying you shouldn’t look a gift horse in the what?
“STAR WARS” or “STAR TREK”: what are you geeking out if you have a Boba fetish?
Briana: “STAR WARS”
What NY island should you visit to ride the Cyclone roller coaster?
When a snake molts it’s shedding what part of its body?
Mikayla: Skin– BANK
In ’20 SONY released the latest generation of what video game console?
King or Queen: which was a band inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?
In trucking big rigs are known for having how many wheels?
Starting in ’05 Mindy Kaling was an actress, writer & eventually exec. producer on what sitcom?
Casey: “The Mindy Project”
What Jack Black movie was the basis for a ’15 Andrew Lloyd Webber musical?
Eric: “School of Rock”– BANK
What Hasbro board game’s name sounds like it’s apologizing?
In MLB the Cubs are based in Chicago; in what city are the White Sox based?
Barbie or Ken: what do Australians throw shrimp on?
Mikayla: Barbie– BANK
What animal does a male donkey mate w/ to make a mule?
Scotland Yard’s a metropolitan police force headquartered in what city?
Roberto: Scotland (A: London)
Often found on sweaters what A word’s a diamond-shaped pattern linked to a clan in Scotland?
Antonio: Ascot (A: Argyle)
The song “Good Morning to All” evolved into what tune that gets sung to people annually?
Casey: “Happy Birthday”– BANK
No time to bank after this question: In 1964 the Sealed Air Corporation 1st patented what packaging material that people love to pop? (A: Bubble wrap)
ERIC ELIMINATED ANTONIO
Sonny claims he’s “Cuckoo for…” what cereal?
Eric: Cocoa Puffs– BANK
Ross or Chandler: which is a clothing store chain where you can “Dress for less”?
What stage name did the “Jacka**” star on your screen take from the TN city where he was born?
Vince: Johnny Knoxville– BANK
What bloodsucking insect does the CDC call “the world’s deadliest animal”?
Scarlet & crimson are both shades of what color?
Kari: Red– BANK
Though it usually rains more than 100 days a yr what U.S. state’s nicknamed “The Sunshine State”?
After getting fired from a hardware store Bernie Marcus & Arthur Blank founded what multinational DIY chain?
Casey: LOWE’S (A: THE HOME DEPOT)
When Tweety shouts “I taut I taw a puddy tat” he’s usually referring to what cat?
The little fashionista on your screen’s blowing the seeds off what flower?
Briana: Dandelion– BANK
Hobbs & Shaw took on a cyber villain in a ’19 movie that was part of what film franchise?
Vince: “FAST & THE FURIOUS”
What variety of bean was named for the capital of Peru?
Named for a French acrobat what L word’s the 1-piece outfit in which gymnasts perform?
Kari: Leotard– BANK
The symbol & is known by what 9-letter word?
W/ its long hair, flat teeth & curved tusks what extinct elephant lived in tundra regions?
Casey: Woolly mammoth– BANK
What’s the 1-word stage name of the “cuchi cuchi” actress born Maria Rosario Pilar Lorenza Emilia Eugenia Martinez Molina Baeza?
Eric: Charo– BANK
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.’s a world champion athlete in what sport?
What kind of nut’s listed as an ingredient in nutella?
In ’17 what workaholic became Kelly Ripa’s regular morning co-host?
Briana: Ryan Seacrest– BANK
Which moonwalk happened 1st: APOLLO 11 or Michael Jackson’s?
Vince: APOLLO 11
2 buffoons who look & act alike are often referred to as Tweedledee & whom?
What popular search engine was orig. named Backrub?
Kari: Google– BANK
Dorothy or Toto: who had a #1 hit song in the ’80s titled “Africa”?
Someone who works late into the night’s said to be “burning the midnight…” what?
Eric: “…oil”– BANK
What’s the name of this poker hand (A-2-3-4-5)?
Briana: Royal flush
What shoe brand’s iconic back-of-the-heel logo’s a skateboard w/ the words “Off the Wall”?
What P word’s the name of Michelangelo’s sculpture in the Vatican of Mary cradling the body of Christ?
Mikayla: Pieta– BANK
How many strings are on a standard electric guitar?
What dairy product does the Bel co. sell under the brand The Laughing Cow?
Casey: String cheese- NOT ACCEPTABLE
Which Olsen sister played the Scarlet Witch in “Avengers: Endgame”?
Eric: Elizabeth– BANK
Bonnie or Clyde: which’s one of the longest rivers in Scotland?
When it was founded AT&T stood for American Telephone & what other mode of communication?
Vince: Telegraph– BANK
How many legs does a tarantula have?
In a Peter, Paul & Mary song who “frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honalee”?
Kari: “Puff the Magic Dragon”– BANK
No time to bank after: What West Coast city’s airport named its Terminal 1 for Harvey Milk? (A: San Francisco)
If you order your pie “a la mode” you’re asking for it to be served w/ what?
Kari: Ice cream
What Brothers Grimm fairy tale character spun straw into gold?
Eric: Rumpelstiltskin– BANK
A yardstick’s how many inches long?
Briana: 20 (A: 36)
The woman on your screen’s making a hand gesture that shows she’s rooting for what school?
Vince: Texas A&M (A: Univ. of Texas)
What singer had a top 10 hit in ’04 w/ her song “Toxic”?
Mikayla: Britney Spears– BANK
In the industrial average known as the DJIA what do the letters DJ stand for?
Kari: Darn Jolly
Leather or lace: which’s the traditional gift for a 3rd anniversary?
Eric: Leather– BANK
Due to a “TOTAL RECALL” election, in ’03 Arnold Schwarzenegger became the 38th governor of what state?
Briana: CA– BANK
What movie franchise feat. a mask-wearing serial killer named Michael Myers?
These 2 famous faces share what last name?
Mikayla: Williams (A: Morrison)
What’s the 2-word term for the generation born between 1946-64?
Kari: Baby boomers– BANK
What Italian term for singing w/o instruments translates to “in the church style”?
Eric: A cappella– BANK
In Greek mythology what snake-haired gorgon who turned people to stone was slain by Perseus?
Briana: Medusa– BANK
No time for: Named for a “fresh” rapper from the ’80s what D word’s a dance that people were “taught how to do” in the 2010s? (A: Dougie)
ERIC OUSTED VINCE
For 20 seasons Carson Daly has been the host of what singing competition show?
Eric: “the Voice”
The Corolla & Camry are popular models of what car?
Briana: Toyota– BANK
Eva Mendes was among the celebs who went naked for what organization’s anti-fur ad campaign?
Mikayla: PETA– BANK
What classic movie feat. the line “My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die”?
Kari: “The Princess Bride”
Independence Hall or the Capitol: which building’s depicted on the back of a $100 bill?
Eric: Capitol– BANK
The skeletons of sharks are composed entirely of what connective tissue?
What man patented dynamite then went on to endow a peace prize?
Mikayla: Nelson Mandela (A: Alfred Nobel)
Nicknamed “The Face That Runs the Place” John Cena was the 16-time world champion of what organization?
What degree of latitude are you on if you’re walking along the equator in Ecuador?
Eric: 0– BANK
What transgender actress earned 4 Emmy noms for playing Sophia on “Orange is the New Black”?
Briana: Alex Vause (A: Laverne Cox)
What brand of bright-colored kiosk dispenses DVDs to rent in more than 30K locations across the country?
Mikayla: NETFLIX (A: REDBOX)
Votes: Mikayla/Mikayla/Eric/Briana- MIKAYLA OUT
What U.S. sport’s traditionally referred to as our “national pastime”?
“Better Call Saul” is a spinoff of what TV show that starred Bryan Cranston?
Briana: “Breaking Bad”– BANK
What national flower of Malaysia’s used to make a bright red herbal tea?
Kari: Rose (A: Hibiscus)
What late singer-songwriter’s MN home & recording studio’s named Paisley Park?
Eric: Prince– BANK
Which U.S. territory’s home to the only national park in the southern hemisphere?
Briana: Puerto Rico (A: American Samoa)
What kind of animal is SEGA’s speedy video game hero named Sonic?
The 1914 conflict once known as “The War to End All Wars” is today better known as what?
Eric: WWI– BANK
It made good sense when Swatch teamed w/ Mercedes-Benz to create what teeny tiny vehicle brand?
Briana: Matchbox (A: smart car)
Acc. to her sitcom’s theme song what star “could turn the world on with her smile”?
Kari: Mary Tyler Moore
Acc. to its classic slogan what deodorant was “strong enough for a man, but made for a woman”?
Eric: Secret– BANK (Final bank: $95K)
Votes: Kari/Eric/Eric (he was out even though he answered every question correctly)
What astrological sign’s represented by 2 fish?
Nonprescription medications are designed as OTC which stands for what?
Kari: Over the counter
Who was the 1st woman to win an IndyCar series race?
Briana: Danica Patrick
The flags of Australia & New Zealand both feat. a British Union Jack along w/ what celestial constellation?
Kari: Orion’s belt (A: Southern Cross)
In 1971 who became the 1st actor to refuse an Academy Award?
Briana: Marlon Brando (A: George C. Scott)
What’s the only U.S. state that contains 2 Ivy League schools?
Kari: MA (A: NY)
Who was the only Republican U.S. President during the 34yr stretch between 1934-68?
Briana: Taft (A: Eisenhower)
Acc. to Billboard what singer’s the only artist to have a #1 single on 1 of its charters in each of the last 6 decades?
Kari: Bob Dylan (A: Cher)
In 1778 English explorer James Cook named his discovery the Sandwich Islands but today’s it’s officially known by what name?
Briana: Cook Islands (A: Hawai’i)
Orig. a crop-dusting business in the South what co. is the country’s oldest operating airline?
Kari: American Airlines (A: Delta)
“Weakest Link” 4/24
P: Lyric (leather worker in Oakland), Miriam (financial aid counselor in BKN), Marissa (server in luxury hotel from Ellicott City, MD), Tiffany (tech co. worker in Cerritos), Marc-Anthony (podcaster in Ft. Washington, MD), Zeke (validation engineer in MIN), Seth (anesthesiologist in Baton Rouge) & Daelynn (engineering mgr in Milwaukee, OR)
At the end of the classic ’33 film “KING KONG” climbed to the top of what NYC landmark?
Lyric: Empire State Building
What type of vision does SUPERMAN use to see through solid objects?
Miriam: Exothermic (A: X-ray)
In ’92 Bill Clinton made headlines by going on “The Arsenio Hall Show” & playing his what?
What toy brand orig. created its 18in dolls as a way to teach children about U.S. history?
Tiffany: American Girl– BANK
“Gumby” or pokey: which is a slang term for jail?
Marc-Anthony: Pokey– BANK
What jacket w/ a stand-up collar was named for the 1st PM of India?
Zeke: Modi (A: Nehru)
What’s the full name of the Fortune 500 financial institution that’s abbrev. BofA?
Seth: Bank of America
Someone who pretends to be sad is said to be crying what animal’s tears?
What “Godfather of Soul” did Chadwick Boseman portray in the movie “Get on Up”?
Lyric: Rick James (A: James Brown)
What restless American metropolis is famously nicknamed “The City That Never Sleeps”?
Miriam: NYC– BANK
What type of canned food was the “Dolphin Safe” label created for?
In ’02 ebay paid $1.5B to acquire what online payment processing service?
Flopsy, Mopsy & Cottontail were siblings of what Beatrix Potter character?
Marc-Anthony: My Little Pony
Drew Carey or Mariah Carey: which entertainer was born in Cleveland?
Performers who pirouette in pointe shows participate in what form of dance?
Seth: Ballet– BANK
You can get family heirlooms appraised on what PBS show w/ the tagline “Discovering America’s Hidden Treasures”?
Daelynn: “Antiques Roadshow”– BANK
No time for: Cocky online daters might describe themselves as VGL which typically stands for what? (A: Very good looking)
According to the expression you shouldn’t put all your eggs in 1 what?
In their #1 hit song Daft Punk endlessly repeated “We’re up all night to get…” what?
The landmark on your screen resides in what country?
Miriam: Italy– BANK
What 102-yr-old British car brand’s logo is a pair of wings attached to the letter B?
Marissa: BMW (A: Bentley)
“Chips” or “Salsa”: which was a ’70s TV show starring Erik Estrada?
For over 12yrs what former Rhodes scholar has hosted her own weeknight show on MSNBC?
Zeke: Dan Rather (A: Rachel Maddow)
Nelson Mandela spent more than 25yrs in prison before being elected president of what nation?
Seth: South Africa
What do the letters in the time zone GMT stand for?
Daelynn: Greenwich Mean Time
AppleBottoms or Muffin Tops: which was a brand of blue jeans?
Barack Obama & Sandra Bullock were both born under what sign of the zodiac w/ the shortest name?
Miriam: Leo– BANK
The bald eagle’s native only to which continent?
Marissa: North America
3yrs after winning an OSCAR for “The Queen” what actress played a machine gun-toting assassin in the movie “Red”?
Tiffany: Charlize Theron (A: Helen Mirren)
What “Rock City” rapper feat. his 1-time girlfriend Kylie Jenner in the video for his single “Stimulated”?
What ad slogan for WHEATIES contains the title of a book by Kurt Vonnegut?
Seth: “Just do it” (A: The Breakfast of Champions)
In Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice” Morocco said “All that glitters is not…” what?
Daelynn: “…gold”– BANK
McCarran International Airport serves what major city?
TIME (A: Las Vegas)
Sockets or plugs: which is a method of hair transplant?
W/ hits like “Straight Up” what pop star headlined a Vegas residency called “Forever Your Girl”?
Lyric: Mariah Carey (A: Paula Abdul)
On what holiday do kids warn about a trick if they don’t get a treat?
Derived from French what P word describes the act of crazy fun this guy’s having?
Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio sings & raps using what semi-adorable stage name?
Zeke: Lil Nas X (A: Bad Bunny)
Who was the 1st U.S. President born in HI?
In food what L word comes from the Yiddish term for “salmon”?
Daelynn: L’chaim (A: Lox)
Once called “The Queen of the Skies” what model number of passenger jet did BOEING announce would soon end production?
Lyric: Gulfstream (A: 747)
In 1976 to honor a North Vietnamese president the capital of Saigon was renamed what?
Miriam: Vietnam (A: Ho Chi Minh City)
Acc. to the nursery rhyme what did the itsy bitsy spider crawl up?
“Up” or “Sideways”: which was one of the top-grossing animated movies of ’09?
Zeke: “Up”– BANK
What makeup brand uses the iconic slogan “Easy, breezy, beautiful”?
What pint-sized star of this classic sitcom cast was removed from this photo?
Daelynn: Danny DeVito– BANK
The original slogan for U.S. Forest Service mascot Woodsy Owl was “Give a hoot, don’t…” what?
What U word’s the Eastern European nation in which Mila Kunis was born?
Daelynn: Uzbekistan (A: Ukraine)
Acc. to TACO BELL upgrading your crunchy taco to a crunchy Taco Supreme adds tomatoes & what other topping?
Miriam: Onions (A: Sour cream)
Artist Frida Kahlo claimed to have been born in 1910 because it marked the start of what historical event?
Marissa: Women’s rights (A: Mexican Revolution)
The house on your screen’s the birthplace of what famous record label?
Zeke: Motown– BANK
Waterloo Boy was an early model of what mechanical farming vehicle now sold by John Deere?
Leatherback & red-eared slider are species of what type of shelled reptile?
Multiple companies owned by “Fixer Upper” stars Chip & Joanna Gaines were named for what M word that’s a type of tree?
Miriam: Mohegan (A: Magnolia)
The logo for the LGBTQ organization Human Rights Campaign feat. what math symbol over a blue background?
A small stream or big fight: where are you if you find yourself in a donnybrook?
Zeke: Small stream
In 2019 Hironomiya Naruhito became the 126th person in Japanese history to hold what title?
Seth: President (A: Emperor)
SETH VOTED OUT MIRIAM
Acc. to the idiom how much is someone willing to pay for your thoughts?
In what holiday movie did Ralphie’s dad win a “major award” that was a leg lamp?
Daelynn: “A Christmas Story”– BANK
For whiskey to be called bourbon it must be produced in America & made from at least 51% what?
Marissa: Rye (A: Corn)
Acc. to the FBI what famous painter’s works have been stolen more than any other’s?
Zeke: Picasso– BANK
Who’s that girl who went from a small town in MI to headlining the Super Bowl Halftime Show?
Seth: Shakira (A: Madonna)
“Equal Justice Under Law” is the inscription over the entrance to what Washington, D.C. building?
Daelynn: Capitol Building (A: Supreme Court)
Kamala Harris’ mom immigrated to the U.S. from what country?
EA Sports has released a series of popular video games named for what former NFL coach?
Zeke: John Madden– BANK
In the MARVEL movies what hammer-wielding Norse god was played by Chris Hemsworth?
The flag on your screen was adopted in 1990 to represent what nation?
Daelynn: Belgium (A: Armenia)
Kevin Bacon or Jon Hamm: who’s had more than 15 Emmy nominations?
Marissa: Kevin Bacon
Pediatrician Priscilla Chan “liked” what social media billionaire so much she married him?
Zeke: Mark Zuckerberg– BANK
No time for: Salad, dinner & dessert are types of what utensil w/ tines? (A: Fork)
Dill pickle & TABASCO are flavors of what brand of meat sticks w/ a rhyming name?
Zeke: Turkey jerky (A: Slim Jim)
Who walked off w/ an Emmy for playing MC Pray Tell on the series “Pose”?
Seth: Julia Louis-Dreyfus (A: Billy Porter)
Founded in 1776 what academic honor society incl. 17th U.S. Presidents & more than 150 Nobel Laureates?
Marissa: National Honor Society (A: Phi Beta Kappa)
What legendary musician had a blues club named for him in Memphis & a guitar he named Lucille?
Zeke: BB King– BANK
Who was the last Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court to serve in the 20th century?
Seth: Thurgood Marshall (A: William Rehnquist)
What mythical creature got its name from the Spanish words for “goat sucker”?
Marissa: Chupacabra– BANK
Which of Angelina Jolie’s ex-husbands starred as Sherlock Holmes in the TV show “Elementary”?
Zeke: Brad Pitt (A: Jonny Lee Miller)
OSCAR-winning composer Trent Reznor has spent over 30yrs as the frontman for what popular band?
Seth: X (A: Nine Inch Nails)
No time for: Introduced by Sears in 1985 what credit card was the 1st to offer cash back based on purchases? (A: Discover)(Final bank: $46.5K)
MARISSA TOOK OUT SETH
Lollipop Woods & Licorice Lagoon are locations that have been feat. in what classic children’s board game?
Marissa: Candy Land
What famous catchphrase did Cuba Gooding, Jr.’s character make his agent repeat over & over again in “Jerry Maguire”?
Zeke: “Show me the money”
The 1st U.S. national park monument named for an African-American honors what scientist & educator?
Marissa: Neil deGrasse Tyson (A: George Washington Carver)
What gas is responsible for making Pop Rocks “explode” in your mouth?
Zeke: Nitrogen (A: Carbon dioxide)
Prior to 2021 who was the last person to have served as both Second Lady & First Lady of the U.S.?
Marissa: Jill Biden (A: Barbara Bush)
Who won a groundbreaking Best Actor OSCAR for his performance in the 1963 film “Lilies of the Field”?
Zeke: Sidney Poitier
What’s the full name of the charitable organization that forced wrestling’s WWF to change its name to WWE?
Marissa: World Wildlife Fund
What major tire co. had a founder whose 1st name was Benjamin & middle name was Franklin?
Zeke: BF Goodrich
What’s the northernmost state capital in the lower 48 states?
Marissa: Augusta (A: Olympia)
“Weakest Link” 4/17
P: Adu (social media creative strategist in Oakland), Dale (MS teacher in Corona), Alex (dog walker orig. from Ft. Lauderdale), Brock (Harvard College student in Scottsdale), Apple (comic book shop worker in OKC), Haidar (brewer in Miami), Brenda (community mgr in S.D.) & Jenny (farmer in Winchester, IL)
Lady Gaga & S’mores are limited-edition varieties of what NABISCO sandwich cookie brand?
What L word’s a Hawaiian necklace commonly made of flowers like orchids & jasmine?
Dale: Lei– BANK
General Mills or Colonel Mustard: which’s a character in the board game Clue?
Alex: Colonel Mustard– BANK
In what playful language would Jane’s name be pronounced “Anejay Ynchlay”?
Brock: “STAR TREK” (A: Pig Latin)
Acc. to the popular saying someone who’s making a mistake’s “barking up the wrong…” what?
Apple: “…tree”– BANK
An umpire might invoke the “infield fly rule” in what pro sport?
It has not been uncommon to see Common romantically involved w/ what standup comedian who starred in “Girls Trip”?
Brenda: Tiffany Haddish– BANK
Acc. to Greek mythology everything King Midas touched turned into what?
Acc. to a classic song by Bobby Pickett what spooky dance was a “graveyard smash”?
What flippant house flipper starred for 11 seasons on the bravo show “Flipping Out”?
Dale: Matthew Dark (A: Jeff Lewis)
Called the Father of the Constitution, which President helped author the Bill of Rights?
Alex: Jefferson (A: Madison)
Acc. to an Elmo & Patsy holiday song “Grandma Got Run Over By a…” what?
Brock: “…Reindeer”– BANK
If I use my 20% off BED, BATH & BEYOND coupon on a $20 salad spinner how much money will I save?
Apple: $4– BANK
Reb’l Fleur & RiRi are perfumes created by what R&B superstar?
Which Ivy League school was founded in 1764 as Rhode Island College?
Brenda: Harvard (A: Brown Univ.)
No time for: What Manhattan neighborhood attracts over a million people a yr to its Feast of San Gennaro? (A: Little Italy)
What ’90s pop group had such memorable lyrics as “I’ll tell you what I want, what I really really want”?
Haidar: Spice Girls
What Z word drives out onto the ice between periods during an ice hockey game?
In the 1940s Chuck Yeager made headlines as the 1st person to travel faster than the speed of what?
Jenny: Sound– BANK
IPO or IPA: what process makes your private business public?
The fashion line Miu Miu was created by & named for the head designer of what Italian brand?
Dale: Versace (A: PRADA)
Debuting in 1977 what musical feat. the songs “Tomorrow” & “It’s the Hard Knock Life”?
In ’21 what canine-themed cryptocurrency plummeted in value after it was made fun of on “SNL”?
Apple: bing (A: Dogecoin)
This dish & this actor have what name in common?
Spoiler alert: by the end of “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” Anthony Mackie became what superhero?
Brenda: BATMAN (A: Captain America)
Amy Schumer’s NY Times bestseller’s titled The Girl with the Lower what?
Jenny: Ham & Cheese (A: Back Tattoo)
In the Tour de France the “Red Lantern” is a title given to the cyclist who crosses the finish line in what place?
Adu: 1st (A: Last)
“Silk Stockings” or Silk Sonic: what group had a #1 hit w/ the song “Leave the Door Open”?
Dale: Silk Sonic
The aquatic landmark on your screen’s located in what Italian city?
Alex: Florence (A: Rome)
No time for: Known by one name what “Parks and Recreation” actress is the niece of a former president of Liberia? (A: Retta)
What sport are you playing if you’re trying to keep your 12lb Brunswick ball out of the gutter?
What state office did you gain if you just won a gubernatorial election?
Jenny: Governor– BANK
What bright red root vegetable’s traditionally the main ingredient of borscht?
Adu: Beet– BANK
The exercise position on your screen shares its name w/ what part assoc. w/ pirate ships?
W/ over 100M combined Instagram followers models Bella & Gigi are sisters w/ what last name?
Alex: Hadid– BANK
What social media app bills itself as “The fastest way to share the moment”?
Apple: Instagram (A: Snapchat)
From 1192-1867 Japan was led by what hereditary military commanders appointed by the emperor?
Exploding onto the scene in 1946 what type of swimsuit was named for an early atomic bomb test site?
Jenny: Manhattan (A: Bikini)
Bebe or JoJo: who teamed w/ Florida Georgia Line on “Meant to Be”?
How many total wheels are there on 2 tricycles & a bicycle?
Dale: 8– BANK
Lupita Nyong’o played Nakia, the trusted ally & love interest of T’Challa, in what ’18 film?
Alex: “Black Panther”– BANK
In 1903 cousins Edward Binney & C. Harold Smith founded what brand of crayons?
What S word’s a kitchen feature that comes in varieties like farmhouse & double-basin?
What English author wrote the novels Orlando & Mrs. Dalloway?
Haidar: Judy Blume (A: Virginia Woolf)
Even though the movie villain on your screen must not be named what was his name?
Adu: No Nose (A: Voldemort)
If you’re eating a steaming bowl of cock-a-leekie soup you’re enjoying a Scottish dish that traditionally feat. what meat?
Dale: Stomach (A: Chicken)
What iconic jazz saxophone player released the albums “My Favorite Things” & “Giant Steps”?
Alex: Dizzy Gillespie (A: John Coltrane)
In a popular TV show Tituss Burgess played an out-of-work actor w/ what “Unbreakale” roommate?
Apple: “Kimmy Schmidt”– BANK
What G word’s a men’s chin beard named in part for a common farm animal?
Haidar: Goatee– BANK
Texas is only 34 miles from Kansas, if you go through the panhandle of what state that borders both?
Adu: New Orleans
What Greek goddess of marriage & wife of Zeus was known to the Romans as Juno?
Dale: Hera– BANK
Gecko or frog: which of these animals pictured here is poisonous?
Alex: Frog– BANK
No time for: In 2021 what Scandinavian country finished 1st on the World Happiness Report for the 4th straight yr? (A: Finland- make that 5 straight yrs)
Bada Bing or Bada Boom: which was a club frequented by Tony on “The Sopranos”?
Apple: Bada Bing
The logo for Tommy Hilfiger is blue, white & what 3rd color?
DJ Khaled & Rick Ross were “swervin’ in my lo-lo” in the Top 40 hit “All I Do Is…” what?
Dale: “…Dance” (A: “…Win”)
The name of what Italian scooter was inspired by its tiny engine which sounded like a buzzing wasp?
Alex: VESPA– BANK
What filmmaker directed the film “Moonlight” & the ’21 streaming series “The Underground Railroad”?
Apple: Woody Allen (A: Barry Jenkins)
A prime number is only evenly divisible by itself & what other number?
For over 60yrs Alfred E. Neuman was the gap-toothed face of what humor magazine?
Dale: MAD– BANK
“Obsessed” was the debut single by what TikTok dance superstar & Item Beauty brand entrepreneur?
Alex: JoJo Siwa (A: Addison Rae)
Rebecca Bunch moved to West Covina, CA to pursue Josh Chan in what TV comedy series?
Apple: “90210” (A: “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”)
Q-Tip & Phife Dawg were members of what iconic ’90s hip-hop group?
Haidar: A Tribe Called Quest
This celebrity & this bird have what name in common?
Dale: Raven– BANK
No time for: The Navy built a desk for V-P Harris out of wood from what iconic 18th C. battleship? (A: USS Constitution)
For nearly 50yrs people in Albuquerque have gathered for an annual fiesta celebrating what flying objects?
Haidar: UFOs (A: Hot air balloons)
Often worn in a suit what floral fashion accessory’s French for “buttonhole”?
Alex: Ascot (A: Boutonniere)
One of the oldest collegiate a cappela groups in the nation, the Whiffenpoffs hails from what university?
Apple: Harvard (A: Yale)
What luxury refrigerator brand shares its name w/ the villain in the ’21 “Mortal Kombat” movie reboot?
Haidar: Sub-Zero– BANK
What mythological creature of Thebes ate anyone who answered her riddle incorrectly?
Alex: Medusa (A: Sphinx)
Who was the last U.S. President to serve in the 19th century?
Apple: George Bush (A: McKinley)
What’s 2:30PM in military time?
Haidar: 14:30– BANK
What actor from the “FAST & FURIOUS” franchise got his big break singing in a ’90s Coca-Cola commercial?
Alex: Chris Evans (A: Tyrese Gibson)
Which New England state’s nicknamed “The Bay State”?
Apple: New England (A: MA)
No time for: What man w/ an animalistic name hosted the TV adventure series “Man vs. Wild”? (Final bank: $44.5K)
Fencing, horse jumping & laser pistol are 3 of the 5 events that comprise what Olympic competition?
What were the 1st 3 words of the King James Bible?
Apple: “In the beginning”
What style of folk music from Trinidad shared its name w/ a daughter of the Titan Atlas?
Alex: Zydeco (A: Calypso)
In ’12 NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson became part-owner of what pro sports franchise?
Apple: X (A: Dodgers)
Invented by a German physicist in the early 1900s what device’s used to detect radiation?
Alex: X-ray (A: Geiger counter)
In 1933 workers’ right advocate Frances Perkins became the 1st female U.S. Cabinet member when she was named Secretary of what?
The 1st evidence founded by an animal that was admissible in a U.S. court came from what breed of dog?
Alex: German shepherd (A: Bloodhound)
Before moving to the U.S. Eddie & Alex Van Halen primarily spoke what language?
Apple: Czech (A: Dutch)
Four Corners Monument markets the meeting point of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado & what 4th state?
What former U.S. Secretary of State has a Washington, D.C. area airport named for him?
Apple: (John Foster) Dulles
“Weakest Link” 4/10
P: Michaela (policy advisor in Lebanon, OR), Sophia (writer & artist), Michael (retired attorney in Poughkeepsie), Will (product mgr in Forest Hills, NY), Elyssa (server in NYC), Samyra (Harvard student in New Orleans), Rodney (truck driver in NSH) & Nate (paleontologist in Crystal Lake, IL)
What “LOONEY TUNES” character’s famous for his catchphrase “Th-th-th-that’s all, folks!”?
Michaela: Bugs Bunny
What Vegas hotel was named for a city in Egypt & feat. a 30-story pyramid?
Fifty Shades of Grey was orig. a fan fiction piece based on what vampire-versus-werewolf saga?
If you thank someone by saying “mahalo” what language are you speaking?
Will: Hawaiian– BANK
Maria Bakalova got an OSCAR nomination for playing the daughter of what title character in his “Subsequent Moviefilm”?
Elyssa: “Selma” (A: “Borat”)
If Ben Affleck were the voice of Aflac’s mascot he’d playing a talking version of what animal?
Acc. to the saying even a broken clock is right how many times a day?
Rodney: Twice– BANK
What sitcom took place at the Ozark Highlands branch of the fictional big-box retail chain Cloud 9?
Nate: “Happy Endings”
“There once was a man from Nantucket” was a classic opening line of what style of 5-line poem?
Michaela: Haiku (A: Limerick)
Samuel L. Jackson & MLK, Jr. are alumni of which Atlanta college?
Sophia: X (A: Morehouse)
Ellen or twitch: which is a live video streaming service often used by gamers?
In a ’21 blockbuster film Godzilla once again took on what famous movie monster?
Will: “KING KONG”
Composer David Foster’s married to what former “American Idol” star?
Elyssa: Kelly Clarkson (A: Katharine McPhee)
What distinguished senator from IL was the 1st to cast a vote on the Senate floor while holding her baby?
Samyra: Nancy Pelosi (A: Tammy Duckworth)
How many fingers are used to salute while reciting the official Boy Scout oath?
Rodney: 4 (A: 3)
Acc. to its leprechaun mascot what breakfast cereal’s “magically delicious”?
Will: Lucky Charms
If you went parasailin’ w/ Sarah Palin where she was governor you’d be gliding over which state?
Guillermo del Toro won 2 OSCARS for what ’17 film in which a woman hooked up w/ a fishy guy?
Samyra: X (A: “The Shape of Water”)
What P word’s a trendy & bendy exercise regiment that you can do using a reformer?
In PEANUTS what sadist kept baiting Charlie Brown into kicking a football only to yank it away at the last second?
Nate: Lucy– BANK
Since 1948 a colossal monument has been under construction in the Black Hills of SD of what historic figure?
Michaela: Washington (A: Crazy Horse)
While drumstick refers to the leg, on what part of the chicken would you find a drumette?
Michael: Thigh (A: Wing)
What martial artist shared top billing w/ Chris Tucker in the “Rush Hour” movies?
Will: Jackie Chan
If € appears on your banknotes what currency are you holding?
Elyssa: Yen (A: Euro)
Sasha Fierce was the provocative alter ego of what pop diva?
What NC university calls its sports teams the Demon Deacons?
What classic ’60s TV series feat. 7 castaways incl. a professor & Mary Ann?
Nate: “Gilligan’s Island”
In ’19 the Scripps organization named 8 kids “octochamps” of what annual competition?
If Elon Musk has $150B & a round-trip to Mars costs $3B how many trips can he take?
No time for: The clothing brand Material Girl was launched in ’10 by what music icon & her daughter Lourdes?
2018 marked the 40th anniversary of what lasagna-loving cartoon cat?
Located on Wall St. this is a statue of what founding father?
Boxers or briefs: which would Mike Tyson’s lawyer file w/ a court?
Michael: Briefs– BANK
What chocolate brand promotes their creme-filled Easter eggs w/ ads feat. a clucking bunny?
The singer & comedian were both born w/ what last name?
Samyra: X (A: Adkins)
Who ran for President for the 1988 election & finally got elected 32yrs later?
Rodney: George W. Bush
London’s upper crust gets down & dirty in what steamy streaming series from Shonda Rhimes?
Nate: X (A: “Bridgerton”)
In “The Wizard of Oz” what character was given the honorary title “Doctor of Thinkology”?
Right or left: which of your feet’s farthest forward on your skateboard if someone calls you “goofy-foot”?
“Si, se puede!” is the motto of the labor organization UFW which stands for United what?
Will: Feminist Women (A: Farm Workers)
In H2O what does the O stand for?
Samyra: Oxygen– BANK
No time for: What fast-food chain uses the slogan “Quality is our recipe”? (A: Wendy’s)
Votes: Samyra/Rodney/Michael/Michael/Michaela/Will- MICHAEL OUT
Gwen Stefani met Blake Shelton on the set of what TV show?
Michaela: “The Simple Life”
In Hershey, PA many street lamps are shaped like what silver foil-wrapped candies?
Will: kisses– BANK
Lady Gaga or Barack Obama: who has more twitter followers?
This iconic hairstyle was worn in an ’80s fantasy film by what rock star?
Rodney: David Bowie– BANK
The athletic wear brand Fabletics was co-founded by what OSCAR-nominated actress from “Almost Famous”?
Nate: Kate Hudson
What L word’s the type of berry jam often served at IKEA’s bistro w/ their Swedish meatballs?
Michaela: Lingberry (A: Lingonberry)
Fans using #ReleaseTheSnyderCut led to a new 4hr version of what epic superhero movie?
Will: “Avengers” (A: “Justice League”)
Shinkansen are Japan’s high-speed railway cars commonly known by what ballistic nickname?
Samyra: Speed racers (A: Bullet trains)
What wireless technology was named for a 10th C. king who united Denmark & Norway?
Rodney: Blackberry (A: Bluetooth)
Married in 2006 Karen Fairchild & Jimi Westbrook belong to what Grammy-winning country music quartet?
Nate: The Judds (A: Little Big Town)
This is the flag of what 6th-most populated country in the world?
Michaela: Brazil– BANK
What city are you headed if your luggage tag reads JFK?
In 2021 a cargo vessel nearly as long as the Empire State Building blocked out what vital waterway?
Michaela: Panama Canal (A: Suez Canal)
In Greek mythology what fictional king famously killed his dad & slept w/ his mom?
Samyra: Oedipus– BANK
Breaths or heartbeats: what does the avg. person have more of in their lifetime?
Rodney: Heartbeats– BANK
What city in Liberia’s the only foreign capital named after a U.S. President?
Nate: Jefferson (A: Monrovia)
Due to his thick accent what action star’s voice had to be dubbed for his acting debut in “Hercules in New York”?
Michaela: Tom Cruise (A: Arnold Schwarzenegger)
Pop star or electric car: which’s Ava Max?
Samyra: Electric car
The actress on your screen’s married to what actor from “The Office”?
Rodney: Steve Carrell (A: John Krasinski)
The ZIP in ZIP Code is an acronym that stands for what 3 words?
Nate: Zone in postage (A: Zone improvement plan)
If you’re workin’ “9 to 5” like Dolly Parton that equals how many hrs out of your day?
Michaela: 8– BANK
No time for: What S word’s the more common term for the involuntary action known as sternutation? (A: Sneezing)
Votes: Rodney/Michaela/Michaela/Rodney– MICHAELA OUT BECAUSE RODNEY WAS THE STRONGEST LINK
What online social network was the subject of the ’10 film “The Social Network”?
Rodney: facebook– BANK
A U.S. Army general’s uniform displays 4 of what symbol on each shoulder?
Nate: Stars– BANK
What TV superhero’s secret identity was Kara Danvers?
Samyra: “Superwoman” (A: “Supergirl”)
In March 2021 the price of 1 unit of what cryptocurrency surpassed $60K?
Rodney: Bitcoin– BANK
What playwright wrote an autobiographical series of comedies known as the “Eugene Trilogy”?
Nate: Eugene Mirman (A: Neil Simon)
If the Hurricanes are dominating the Lightning you’re either watching The Weather Channel or what major pro sport?
Popularized by Coco Chanel in the 1920s what fashion item’s often abbrev. LBD?
Rodney: Purse (A: Little black dress)
What singer of the #1 hit song “Without Me” took her stage name from a subway stop on NY’s L train?
Nate: Adele (A: Halsey)
Ina Garten wrote nuclear energy budgets for the White House before becoming a celebrity chef known as “The Barefoot…” what?
When it launched in 1996 what did the MS in MSNBC stand for?
Nate: Major Source (Final bank: $37.5K)
What Canadian singer has sold over 33M copies worldwide of her album “Jagged Little Pill”?
Rodney: Billie Eilish
Meaning “burnt cream” in French what fancy dessert often gets its caramelized crust from a blowtorch?
Nate: Creme brulee
On Apr. 14, 1910 William Howard Taft became the 1st sitting President to perform what MLB tradition?
Rodney: First pitch
What’s the highest-grossing film to ever win the OSCAR for Best Picture?
Nate: “Lord of the Rings: Return of the King” (A: “TITANIC”)
What Ivy League univ. was endowed by & named for the founder of Western Union?
Rodney: Brown (A: Cornell)
Each yr what’s the 1st U.S. federal holiday to occur in Nov.?
Nate: Thanksgiving (A: Veteran’s Day)
Who was the very 1st “SNL” cast member to say “Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night!”?
Rodney: Chevy Chase
America’s longest interstate I-90 goes from Seattle through 13 states & ends in what city?
Nate: NYC (A: Boston)
In 1998 People launched a Spanish-language version after an issue feat. what late singer sold out?
“Weakest Link” 4/4
P: Emanuel (HS history teacher in the South Bronx from Passaic, NJ), Sarah (professional competitive eater in Olympia), James (man orig. from PHI who recently finished graduate school), Justine (Vista), Alex (client success mgr), Elizabeth (security guard in SAC), Tiffany (registered architect in Clayton, DE) & Nick (registered behavioral tech in Central City, KY)
What cartoon bird said “Beep, beep!” while trying to escape Wile E. Coyote?
Acc. to the popular idiom if you search for something that’s hard to find you’re looking for a needle in a what?
Sarah: Haystack– BANK
What co. has a fleet of 27-ft-long frankfurters on wheels called Wienermobiles?
James: Oscar Mayer
What A word’s the nut that turns into an oak tree?
Justine: Almond (A: Acorn)
“Ohio!” or “Oklahoma!”: which was a Broadway musical by Rodgers & Hammerstein?
In what MATTEL card game do you shout the name of the game when you only have 1 card left?
In the original SUPERMAN comic books Clark Kent & Lois Lane worked at what fictional newspaper?
Tiffany: The Sunday Times (A: Daily Planet)
Crispy potato pancakes called latkes are traditionally served during what Jewish holiday?
In a Jules Verne novel Phileas Fogg bet that he could circumnavigate the globe in how many days?
In ’08 Destiny Hope Cyrus legally changed her 1st name to what?
Sarah: Miley– BANK
Over 200M copies have been sold of what adventure game where everything’s pixelated?
James: “Clue” (A: “Minecraft”)
What openly gay knighted British actor needed a beard to play the wizard Gandalf in 6 movies?
Justine: James Gandalf (A: Sir Ian McKellen)
What long-running morning show’s currently co-hosted by Hoda Kotb?
The islands of Nantucket & Martha’s Vineyard are part of which U.S. state?
In ads what beer co. declared that its spokesman was “The Most Interesting Man in the World”?
Tiffany: Dos Equis– BANK
No time for: What goofy-looking motorized device did Kevin James ride around on at work in “Paul Blart: Mall Cop”? (A: SEGWAY)
Since 1959 what children’s cereal brand has used a “silly rabbit” as its mascot?
The Kennedy Space Center’s located in which state?
James: FL– BANK
Mick Jagger still fronts what ageless rock band?
Alex: Rolling Stones
How many stars are on the current U.S. flag?
Elizabeth: 50– BANK
Back in ’09 Pauly D & The Situation gymmed, tanned & laundered on what reality show?
Tiffany: “Shore Life”
The pooches on your screen are participating in what world-famous event?
Nick: Sledding (A: Iditarod)
“Munsters” or “Addams Family”: which would most likely be sold in a cheese shop?
Louis Marx & Co. created what plastic kids’ bicycle whose name highlights its large front tire?
Sarah: Big Wheel– BANK
When Steve Carell got his chest waxed in “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” he shouted the name of what celeb?
James: Britney Spears (A: Kelly Clarkson)
Habitrail primarily markets products for what solitary rodent that’s similar to a gerbil?
Alex: Gopher (A: Hamster)
The 2 celebs on your screen both have what last name?
Elizabeth: Simmons– BANK
What K word is a brown algae that forms fast-growing underwater forests?
Tiffany: Kelp– BANK
In “Old Town Road” what brand of jeans did Lil Nas X say were on his booty?
Nick: Blue (A: Wrangler)
What dark rye bread’s name came from German & roughly means “devil’s fart”?
Emanuel: Pumpernickel– BANK
No time for: The wealthiest monarch in the world’s the king of what Southeast Asian country? (A: Thailand)
Bruce Wayne wore a body-hugging unitard to fight crime as what superhero?
“Legend” by Bob Marley and the Wailers was the bestselling album of all time in what musical genre?
James: Reggae– BANK
Starsky or Hutch: which is a pen to keep rabbits in?
Alex: Hutch– BANK
What MLB team’s name means “beer makers”?
Elizabeth: Red Sox
Launched in ’04 what popular travel search engine’s spelled the same forwards & backwards?
This is a childhood photo of what singer?
Emanuel: Justin Timberlake
Someone who’s doing something extremely easy is said to be shooting what in a barrel?
Sarah: Fish– BANK
What was the 1st Dick Wolf-created show to start w/ the voiceover “In the criminal justice system”?
James: “Inspector Gadget”
If you have too much junk in your trunk you can drop it off w/ what co. that’s the nation’s largest renter of spaces?
Alex: U-HAUL (A: Public Storage)
Cream or Sugar: which was a classic rock band feat. Eric Clapton?
Elizabeth: Cream– BANK
This village’s situated on one of the many islands of what Mediterranean country?
Invented by Elwood Baker what 2-person card game has 2 types of liquor in its name?
Emanuel: X (A: Gin Rummy)
The hardest nut in the world to crack as well as the most expensive is what Hawaiian export?
Sarah: Macadamia– BANK
In ’96 Tyra became the 1st African-American to appear on the cover of what magazine’s swimsuit edition?
Sarah: Sports Illustrated
Bed or breakfast: which should Jewish people forgo during Yom Kippur?
James: Breakfast– BANK
This pup ink pink appeared in what ’01 comedy movie?
Alex: “Legally Blonde”– BANK
Jason Sudekis described the main character of what TV show as “Mr. Rogers meets John Wooden”?
Nick: “Hoosiers” (A: “Ted Lasso”)
What brand of spicy rolled tortilla chips comes in flavors incl. Nitro, Blue Heat & Fuego?
Emanuel: Takis– BANK
What L word’s printed on the face of every currently minted U.S. penny, nickel, dime & quarter?
Sarah: Liberty– BANK
At the 2021 OSCARS what actress danced her fanny off to the song “Da Butt”?
James: Cardi B (A: Glenn Close)
What country’s the birthplace of Rafael Nadal?
Alex: Sweden (A: Spain)
Are the clingy thingies on your screen stalactites or stalagmites?
What popular ice cream brand started in the Bronx but made up a fancy name so it would sound Danish?
“All I Wanna Do” is ask you what singer had a hit album in the ’90s titled “Tuesday Night Music Club”?
Sarah: Janet Jackson
The Murray & the Jasper are 2 of the many recliners made by what 94-yr-old furniture co.?
James: LA-Z-BOY– BANK
No time for: Pip or squeak- which’s the term for a dot on a domino?
What brand of paper towel calls itself “The quicker picker upper”?
Tom or Jerry: which’s a term for a male turkey?
This famous flex is the bulging bicep of what iconic fictional worker?
James: X (A: Rosie the Riveter)
Lisa Vanderpump starred in the Beverly Hills edition of what reality TV franchise?
Nick: “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”
What does the E stand for in FEMA?
Emanuel: Emergency– BANK
In the movie “There Will Be Blood” Daniel Day-Lewis barked the iconic line “I drink your…” what?
Sarah: “…truth” (A: “…milkshake”)
The Biden family canine Major is what breed of dog?
James: German shepherd
Inventor Charles Goodyear patented the vulcanization of what substance used in tires?
Which of the 4 main stars of “I Love Lucy” isn’t pictured here?
Emanuel: Ricky Ricardo– BANK
What Grammy-winning song for Whitney Houston was written nearly 20yrs ago by Dolly Parton?
Sarah: “And I Will Always Love You”
Manoj is the actual 1st name of what OSCAR-nominated Indian-American filmmaker?
James: M. Night Shyamalan– BANK
No time for: The name of what U.S. state capital city translates to English as “holy faith”? (A: Santa Fe)
Lady Gaga affectionately refers to her fans as Little what?
Emanuel: Monsters– BANK
In what Hasbro board game do you try to keep your rodent from getting incarcerated?
James: Mousetrap– BANK
The Broadway musical “Man of La Mancha” was inspired by what 17th C. novel?
Nick: Romeo and Juliet (A: Don Quixote)
Julius Caesar’s storied quote “Veni, vidi, vici” was most commonly translated as “I came, I saw, I…” what?
Emanuel: “…conquered”– BANK
What civil rights leader popularized the phrase “black power” & eventually changed his name to Kwame Ture?
James: Malcolm X (A: Stokely Carmichael)
If Tom Hanks adopted a Manx he would have a tailless breed of what animal?
Nick: Rat (A: Cat)
In what British sci-fi series was the main character a Time Lord who traveled in a TARDIS?
Emanuel: X (A: “Dr. Who”)
What candy brand’s color distribution’s approx. 25% brown, 25% yellow & 50% orange?
James: Reese’s peanut butter cups
What tiny island nation earns millions of dollars a yr by licensing its 2-letter internet domain .tv?
Nick: Jamaica (A: Tuvalu)(Final bank: $62.5K)
The tiniest member of what bird family can beat its wings up to 80 times per second?
In 1921 what iconic French designer launched her famous No. 5 perfume?
Nick: Marilyn Monroe
What city has an international airport named for jazz legend Louis Armstrong?
Emanuel: New Orleans
How many women currently sit on the U.S. Supreme Court?
Born Eric Bishop what OSCAR winner chose his gender-neutral stage name after noticing that women got picked to perform earlier at comedy clubs?
Emanuel: Dana Carvey (A: Jamie Foxx)
Of the American Presidents currently pictured on U.S. paper money who served most recently?
Millard & Linda Fuller founded what charity in 1976 which built its 1st home in San Antonio?
Emanuel: Habitat for Humanity
What snack brand has a container so iconic its designer had some of his ashes buried in one?
Nick: Cracker Jack (A: Pringles)
Who has won a record 14 Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Game Show Host?
Emanuel: Bob Barker
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P: Bruce (former radio DJ in Tacoma), Jeff (food critic in Fountain Valley, CA), Coriann (marriage & family therapist in Rancho San Margarita), Drew (sales mgr in Burbank), Rachel (babysitting co. owner in DET), Jaya (twitch streamer in Bowie, MD), Christina (space clearing & Feng Shui practitioner in Palm Harbor, FL) & Ian (airline baggage handler in DEN)
In “Hey, Diddle, Diddle” what did the cow jump over?
What does the I stand for in CIA?
Jeff: Intelligence– BANK
If Adam Driver were driving in the U.K. which side of the street would he be driving on?
In English what are the huevos in huevos rancheros?
Drew: Eggs– BANK
Dot dot dot, dash, dash dash, dot, dot, dot is Morse code for what 3-letter distress signal?
Rachel: SOS– BANK
Famous boxer or rapper: which one’s A$AP Rocky?
If you want to flatter me 1990s-style you should say I’m all that & a bag of what?
In a series of movies Alvin, Simon & Theodore are a trio of what animated critters?
What alcoholic beverage comes in varieties such as Syrah & Pinot Grigio?
Bruce: Red wine (A: Wine)
William Hoover made his fortune off of what John Spangler invention that totally sucked?
If you’re whale watching & you see its “fluke” what part of its body did you spot?
Coriann: Hole (A: Tail)
Hugh Laurie played the cynical pill-popping title character on what medical drama?
Beezus or Butthead: which was a character in a Beverly Cleary book?
Morgan Freeman portrayed God & handed Jim Carrey the keys to the world in what movie?
Jaya: “Bruce Almighty”
Before Vera Wang became a fashion designer she competed as a teen in what Winter sport?
Christina: Skiing (A: Figure skating)
If you could walk a mile in my shoes in 1hr how long would it take to walk a mile & a half?
Soba & udon are varieties of what Asian food staple?
MO is the 2-letter postal abbrev. for what U.S. state?
What kite-surfing British billionaire founded Virgin Atlantic & Virgin Galactic?
Coriann: Bruce Wayne
No time for: In the “SCOOBY-DOO” cartoons the gang drove around in a van named what?
If tonight’s the night for a Veggie Delite you can get it at what “Eat fresh” sandwich chain?
In what lullaby did an irresponsible parent put an infant in a treetop cradle?
Christina: X (A: “Rock-a-Bye Baby”)
Cobalt & navy are shades of what primary color?
When it’s in the wild what plant on your screen surprisingly eats more ants than any other insect?
Bruce: Venus flytrap
What star of “Kung Fu Panda” is the lead singer of Tenacious D?
Jeff: Jack Black– BANK
What tech giant became the 1st American co. to be valued at over $1T?
Drew: facebook (A: Apple)
What type of automobile’s also known as a “ragtop”?
This Golden State Warrior & this golden powder have what name in common?
Skittles or tittles: which is the term for the dots above a lowercase I or J?
Natasha Romanoff of the Avengers shares her nickname w/ what spider whose females eat their mate?
Ian: Black Widow
By definition how many items are there in a baker’s dozen?
Bruce: 13– BANK
Acc. to “Friday Night Lights” if you have “clear eyes” & “full hearts” you can’t what?
Jeff: Sing (A: Lose)
What ’90s Seattle grunge band released the songs “Jeremy” & “Evenflow”?
Drew: Oasis (A: Pearl Jam)
Anjou & Bartlett are varieties of what fruit?
On what popular virtual gaming platform can you spend Robux to customize your avatar?
Jaya: Roblox– BANK
What groundbreaking jazz trumpeter released the albums “Birth of the Cool” & “Kind of Blue”?
Christina: Louis Armstrong (A: Miles Davis)
No time for: Known as the Belle of Amherst what poet wrote “Because I could not stop for death, he kindly stopped for me”? (A: Emily Dickinson)
According to the expression if you hold a grudge against me for now reason you have a chip on your what?
What athletic shoe brand introduced the Air Jordan sneaker?
If you interpret it literally what traditional holiday song has my “true love” giving me 184 birds?
Bruce: “Deck the Halls”
This is a closeup of a very sought-after piece of furniture from what TV series?
Jeff: “Game of Thrones”
Drew Pinsky or Monica Lewinsky: who hosted a show that gave advice on relationships?
Drew: Drew Pinsky– BANK
What brand of licorice famously claimed it “makes mouths happy”?
MATTEL makes up to 6K miles of orange track a yr for what line of toy vehicles?
Jaya: Tonka (A: Hot Wheels)
Whose groundbreaking 1963 speech ended “Thank God Almighty, we are free at last”?
Ian: Martin Luther King, Jr.
What European country’s states incl. Bavaria & Hamburg?
Eli & Peyton Manning have each won 2 Super Bowl rings playing what position?
Jeff: Quarterback– BANK
On your screen is a portion of a work painted by what Dutch post-impressionist?
Drew: Vincent van Gogh
Dusty Springfield had a Top 10 single in 1969 titled “Son of a…” what?
Rachel: “…Gun” (A: “…Preacher Man”)
Jaya: If you’re riding the Wolverine you’re on a train route of what national U.S. rail co.?
Jaya: Amtrak– BANK
What hot sauce brand’s exclusively bottled in a factory on Louisiana’s Avery Island?
Ian: TABASCO– BRUCE DIDN’T BANK IN TIME
No time for: What comedic actress held the title jobs in the movies “The Boss”, “Spy” & “Ghostbusters”? (A: Melissa McCarthy)
(Note: Ian was wearing a kilt.)
Acc. to the well-known proverb “A bird in the hand is worth two in the…” what?
Orange roughy or orange smoothie: which is a type of fish?
Jeff: Orange roughy
This house isn’t quite so full since we removed which of this show’s main stars?
Drew: John Stamos
In what movie did Alyson Hannigan’s character tell a boy about her adventures “one time at band camp”?
Rachel: “American Pie”– BANK
What morning show co-host has been gal pals w/ Oprah since they worked together at a Baltimore TV station?
Jaya: Gayle King
It takes a lot of bluster to muster a filibuster, which only happens in what chamber of Congress?
In texting what does BTW stand for?
Jeff: By the way
Acc. to Bobby McFerrin’s Grammy-winning hit song “Don’t Worry, Be…” what?
Beloved by dads everywhere what brand of khakis was introduced in 1986 by Levi Strauss & Co.?
What D word does the object on your screen have over 300 of & Mario Lopez famously have 2 of?
Home to the very 1st STARBUCKS Pike Place Market’s located in what U.S. city?
Ian: Seattle– BANK
What “James Bond” actor 1st played Agent 007 in “Casino Royale”?
Jeff: Craig Daniel
What Z word’s the video game princess whom designer Shigeru Miyamoto named for F. Scott Fitzgerald’s wife?
In yoga what energy points in the body got their name from the Sanskrit for “wheel”?
Rachel: Chakra– BANK
No time for: What national daily newspaper owned by Gannett has been printed in color since its 1st issue in 1982? (A: USA TODAY)
In a 1965 OSCAR-winning musical Julie Andrews proclaimed “the hills are alive with the sound of…” what?
In 1972 Parker Bros. introduced what brand of foam football?
As of 2020 what U.S. state has the most Amish residents?
Ian: PA– BANK
Martin Sheen played an inconceivably competent President named Josiah Bartlet on what TV drama?
Drew: “West Wing”
What fictional detective famously lived at the London address 221B Baker St.?
Rachel: Sherlock Holmes
This 10-ton granite slab on your screen’s what MA tourist attraction?
Jaya: Plymouth Rock
In SCRABBLE the 2 tiles w/ a face value of 10 are the Q & what other letter?
Ian: Z– BANK
What Japanese car co. makes the Outback & the Forester?
In 2019 what movie superhero was played by Brie Larson?
Rachel: “Wonder Woman” (A: “Captain Marvel”)
Peggy’s a nickname orig. derived from what English name?
Jaya: Pegasus (A: Margaret)
Since 2014 Felipe VI has been king of what European country?
What P word’s the process used by some plants to turn sunlight into chemical energy?
Drew: Pigmentation (A: Photosynthesis)
No answer for: Four Corners & Witches Hot are 2 of the patterns in what game involving letters & numbers? (A: BINGO)
Votes: Rachel/Ian/Ian/Drew- IAN OUT
The state motto of KY is “United we stand, divided we…” what?
LeBron is now part-owner of what Boston baseball team?
Rachel: Red Sox
In medicine DDS stands for doctor of what kind of surgery?
Jaya: Dentistry– BANK
The U.S. population census is conducted every how many yrs?
What Elizabethan playwright wrote “The Comedy of Errors” & “The Winter’s Tale”?
Kristi Yamaguchi earned a gold medal for Team USA in what sport?
Jaya: Skiing (A: Figure skating)
Located in Stars Hollow Luke’s Diner was a regular hangout for the characters on what TV show?
Drew: “One Tree Hill” (A: “Gilmore Girls”)
In what war did Americans fight against an enemy known as the Redcoats?
Rachel: Civil (A: Revolutionary)
“Some animals are more equal than others” was a famous quote from Animal Farm by what author?
Jaya: Kurt Vonnegut (A: George Orwell)
What style of pizza w/ tomato, mozzarella & basil was believed to have been named for an Italian queen?
Jerry Seinfeld hosts “Comedians in Cars Getting…” what?
Rachel: “…Coffee”– JAYA DIDN’T BANK
No time for: What American author wrote The World According to Garp & The Cider House Rules? (A: John Irving)(Final bank: $121K- highest so far on this version of the show; they could’ve ran 3 chains)
For more than 20yrs tourists have “invaded” what town in NM to attend its UFO Festival?
Any plane that has the U.S. V-P on board’s known by what official call sign?
Jaya: Air Force Two
What specific variety of green fruit got its name from a chain of FL islands?
Rachel: Key lime
Diana Taurasi’s the all-time leading scorer in what pro sports league?
Jaya: Soccer (A: WNBA)
Founded in 1980 what organization has granted more than 330K life-changing requests to children in the U.S.?
The 1st digital-only artwork auctioned off by Christie’s was sold as an NFT which stands for what?
Jaya: Non-Federal Tax Payment (A: Non-Fungible Token)
A soldier named Dan Jose was obsessed w/ a beguiling woman in what opera by Georges Bizet?
Rachel: “Les Miz” (A: “Carmen”)
What type of giant North American tree was believed to have gotten its name from the creator of the Cherokee writing system?
Jaya: Evergreen (A: Sequoia)
The player who correctly answers the most wins the money accumulated in the game. If there is a draw, the game continues to sudden death, where the first to answer a question correctly over their opponent's incorrect answer wins. The loser, like all other contestants prior, goes home with nothing.
The rules for The Weakest Link are simple: A group of people answer questions in a circle. For each correct answer, the team goes up the totem pole of values they can “bank.” After one correct answer they can bank £250, after two correct answers they can bank £500, and so on.
The Weakest Link (British game show)
|The Weakest Link|
|No. of series||14 (13 original, 1 revival)|
|No. of episodes||1,706 (1,694 original, 12 revival)|
Published: Mar. 13, 2022, 3:00 p.m. “Weakest Link” Season 2 premieres on NBC on Sunday, March 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. You can also watch it on Peacock or on FuboTV live.
A Michigan woman has won a large sum of money on a game show where it's quite difficult to win anything at all. The owner of a babysitting company took home a whopping $121,000 on “Weakest Link” airing on NBC on Sunday, April 3.
"RUSSIAN ROULETTE" recently premiered on The Game Show Network much to my delight when the teasers for it showed different people 'falling' through open holes in the floor.
The highest prize ever won on the civilian daytime version was £5,420. The lowest was £750. The penultimate episode, a Quiz Champions edition in 2012, played to the regular rules and raised £7,750.
On the way out the door a rerun of weakest link (2020) was on, and it reminded me of when I was younger and watched the old version. I remember the weakest link falling through a trapdoor to below the stage.
An incorrect answer breaks the chain and loses all the money accumulated up to that point; however, a contestant can say "bank" prior to their question being asked, the accumulated money is stored, and the chain resets to zero.
Anne Robinson is stepping down as the host of Channel 4 quiz show Countdown after a year. The former Weakest Link presenter, 77, joined the daytime staple in 2021, becoming its sixth presenter and the first woman to take the role.
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Weakest Link has been renewed for a second season which will debut on March 6, 2022 March 13, 2022. Stay tuned for further updates.
Jane Lynch on Weakest Link
After almost seventeen years since Anne Robinson hosted the show, it was time for a new face.
Brad Rutter remains the all-time biggest winner of Jeopardy! according to the game show's Hall of Fame. His total winnings, including tournaments, of almost $5 million, were accumulated over 20 years beginning in 2000 when he was just 22 years old.
Anne Robinson net worth: TV presenter and game show host Anne Robinson has a net worth of $45 million. That net worth may come as a surprise to readers in the US, because she's mostly known for her short-lived NBC game show The Weakest Link.
Anne Robinson, the television presenter who amassed a £60 million fortune from The Weakest Link, and her husband John Penrose are to divorce, it was announced.
The reality game show features obstacle courses above "lava." Fans are curious about what happens actually to the contestants after they fall in the "lava." While the show makes it look like they never re-surface, it's likely just crafty editing.
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The show is shot at an old disused IKEA in Burbank, California. Prior to finding the location, multiple Hollywood studios turned down the opportunity to host the show due to concern about its messiness. The actual formulation of the lava is a closely guarded secret which only a few crew members know.
In round one, each player banked $5,000 out of a potential $25,000. After each round, contestants vote for the player they think is the "weakest link." Whomever receives the most votes will go home without any money.
Jules Robinson was crowned the winner of The Weakest Link on Tuesday night after beating husband Cameron Merchant. The Married At First Sight star won the reality tv special after answering just one question correctly during the final showdown.
The Weakest Link has made a return to TV screens. And fans have now realised why they recognise the voiceover so much. The quiz show has been rebooted with comedian Romesh Ranganathan replacing original host Anne Robinson.
For comparisons: Season one of Weakest Link on NBC averaged a 0.66 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 3.72 million viewers in the live+same day ratings. Note: These are the final national ratings, including all live+same day viewing and DVR playback (through 3:00 AM).
|Production locations||Original (2001–03): Studio 1, NBC Studios, Burbank, California Revival (2020–): Universal Studios Lot, Universal City, California|
|Running time||60 minutes (primetime) 30 minutes (syndication)|
The Weakest Link
Jane Lynch Explains the Rules of Weakest Link - YouTube
'The weakest link' is a television quiz game that is normally played by eight or nine contestan It consists of a number of rounds, in each of which money can be won and placed in a prize po After each round, one contestant (the weakest link) is eliminated; when just two players rem they compete against each other, the ...
"By taking it in turns to answer the general knowledge questions, the contestants try to build chains of correct answers, and at the end of each round each contestant votes to eliminate the fellow contestant they consider to be the Weakest Link in the chain. "With $250,000 on the line, there can only be one winner.
Anne Robinson is stepping down as the host of Countdown after a year, and said she hopes her stint helped TV bosses realise that not all women her age are “in care homes playing bingo”. Robinson, 77, last year became the first woman to regularly host the popular and long-running Channel 4 letters and numbers show.
The Weakest Link airs at 6:35PM on Saturday, 18 June 2022 on BBC One and iPlayer. The episode is a repeat which first aired in 2021.
You can watch Weakest Link on Peacock.
Published: Mar. 13, 2022, 10:33 a.m. Tonight at 9pm on NBC, Weakest Link returns for a whole new season of competition.
'The Weakest Link' with Romesh Ranganathan release date
23 at 6.30pm on BBC1. These two episodes form part of the 12-part new series of The Weakest Link. The Strictly and Christmas Specials and all subsequent episodes of The Weakest Link will also become available on BBCiPlayer shortly after they air on BBC1.
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Season One Ratings
The first season of Name That Tune averaged a 0.59 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 2.68 million viewers. Find out how Name That Tune stacks up against other FOX TV shows. Name That Tune has been renewed for a second season which will debut on March 29, 2022.
NBC's revival of “The Weakest Link” has been renewed for Season 2 at NBC. NBC has ordered 13 more episodes, with production set to begin later this year. Jane Lynch will return to host the series, which sees contestants answer general knowledge questions to bank prize money across multiple rounds.
As of July 12, 2022, Weakest Link has not been cancelled or renewed for a third season.
R2:Cinco de Mayo falls on what date?Andrew: May 5thIf I order a BLT but I tell ’em to hold the B what 2 ingredients are in my sandwich?Stephanie: Lettuce & tomato– BANKIn her breakout video “Mooo!” Doja Cat repeats that she’s what animal?Jennifer: CatWhat country’s astronauts are known as taikonauts?Sarah: Taiwan (A: China)In ’06 what video-sharing startup did Google buy for $1.65B?Gabby: YouTubeVenus Williams or Venus de Milo: which is more likely to get tennis elbow?Curtis: Venus WilliamsThe coin on your screen has whose face on the other side?Walter: Andrew Jackson (A: FDR)In language what literary device compares 2 things using the word “like” or “as”?Andrew: Thesaurus (A: Simile)What popular TV series starred Sandra Oh as the title character who chased an assassin named Villanelle?Stephanie: Sandra Bullock (A: “Killing Eve”)Using only 1 shirt & 1 tie at a time how many different combinations can you create w/ 4 shirts & 6 ties?Jennifer: 20 (A: 24)Erect since 1965 what’s the tallest man-made monument in the U.S.?Sarah: Empire State Building (A: Gateway Arch)What classic film inspired the religion known as “Dudeism”?Gabby: “The Hangover” (A: “The Big Lebowski”)In language what’s the singular form of the word “fungi”?Curtis: Fungus– BANKWhich model of Converse basketball shoe was named for a player on the Akron Firestones?Walter: The Birds (A: Chuck Taylor). degree it means you’ve earned a Bachelor of what?Tony: ScienceWhat major electronics co. uses the slogan “Life’s Good”?Pavel: RadioShack (A: LG)What vengeful singer had #1 hits titled “Bad Blood” & “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”?Angela: Taylor Swift– BANKWhat punctuation mark came at the end of the movie titles “SHAZAM!” & “MAMMA MIA!”?Ricky: !Neil deGrasse Tyson was being a real astrophysicist when he helped downgrade what former planet to “dwarf” status?Jessica: Neptune (A: Pluto)Penguins or Polar Bears: which’s a team in the NHL?Lindsey: PenguinsWhat part of a blouse or top comes in styles such as Peter Pan & pilgrim?Victoria: Collar– BANKWhat Z word’s another term for pimple?Preston: Zit1st opened in 1972 what restaurant chain got its name from a #1 single by the Rolling Stones?Tony: X (A: Ruby Tuesday)A big dam structure on the Colorado River was named for what 31st President of the U.S.?Pavel: Hoover– BANKAng Lee won his 1st directing OSCAR for what movie about a love affair between 2 sheepherders in WY?Angela: “Nomadland” (A: “Brokeback Mountain”)What type of “beer” is traditionally used to make a Moscow Mule?Ricky: Lager (A: Ginger)What K word’s an Australian mammal that eats a diet of eucalyptus?Jessica: KangarooWhat ’60s sci-fi TV show 1st introduced viewers to Vulcans & Klingons?Lindsey: “STAR TREK”,BUT TIME WAS UP. R4:What streaming series began w/ Elizabeth Olsen & Paul Bettany as a couple in an old black/white sitcom?Nicole: “Wonder Woman” (A: “WandaVision”)What word meaning “stick” in French’s the hollow cylinder passed from runner to runner in a relay race?Jon: Baton– BANKOn your screen’s an old school photo of the guy who played what character in the movie “Old School”?Harriet: Chevy Chase (A: Frank the Tank)If you’ve got something between your legs that’s about 6ft tall & has 47 strings what concert instrument are you playing?Dan: Cello (A: Harp)Bringing to mind kisses & cheek-squeezing the Yiddish word “bubbe” translates to what relative?Ty: Son (A: Grandmother)What S word’s a traditional Indian women’s dress made of several meters of cloth wrapped & draped around the body?Nicole: Sash (A: Sari)What African-American holiday’s name came from a phrase meaning “first fruits of the harvest”?Jon: Kwanzaa– BANKThe official song of what U.S. military branch begins “Off we go into the wild blue yonder”?Harriet: Navy (A: Air Force)Wichita’s the most populated city in what state?Dan: KSBoom or firework: which word’s an example of onomatopoeia?Ty: Boom– BANKThe alpha male in a family of mountain gorillas has what metallic-sounding name?Nicole: Silverback– BANK. R1:In a leap yr what month has an extra day?Rachelle: Feb.In the lyrics to “Here Comes Peter Cottontail” what holiday was on its way?JD: EasterWhat B word’s a traditionally Jewish breakfast food w/ a hole in the middle?Kelly: Bagel– BANKThe Mets & Jets consistently disappoint their home fans in what city (less so for the former so far this yr)?Lionel: New YorkHow many syllables are in “disappointment”?Izzy: 4A leprechaun’s the mascot for what university’s Fighting Irish sports teams?Spoon: Notre Dame– BANKPenn or Teller: which is a job at a bank?Sarah: TellerWhat “SAVED by the BELL” actor & “access hollywood” co-host wrote the books Knockout Fitness & Extra Lean?Jessica: X“I Love Rocky Road” & “Like a Surgeon” were 2 of the song parodies performed by what singer?Rachelle: BonoSusan Bennett was once Roy Orbinson’s backup singer but now she’s a voice of what Apple virtual assistant?JD: SiriIf you need a 72lb wheel of Kirkland Signature Parmesan you have to go to what big box store?Kelly: COSTCOA horse that “places” in a race has crossed the finish line in what order?Lionel: 1stPeanut butter or jelly: which has a brand named for the character Peter Pan?Izzy: JellyDaniel Day-Lewis won an OSCAR for playing the title President in what ’12 Steven Spielberg film?Spoon: “LINCOLN”What do the letters EV stand for in the olive oil classification EVOO?Sarah: Extra virginWhat S word’s the green gloppy substance celebs are often doused w/ on nickelodeon?Jessica: Slime– BANKWhat actress w/ an iconic Colombian accent’s married to Joe Manganiello?Rachelle: Sofia VergaraIn 2021 Cuba’s Raul Castro stepped down as the head of what political p=arty?JD: Communist,BUT NO BANK IN TIME. R5:What African member of the horse family technically has black fur w/ white stripes?Kelly: ZebraBorn to Walk or Born to Run: what was the title of Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography?Izzy: Born to Run– BANKThe quarter on your screen commemorates what U.S. state?Sarah: HIWhat 2013 Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Yr is a photo that you take of you?JD: Selfie– BANKWhat classic sitcom had a theme song that began “Thank you for being a friend”?Kelly: “Cheers”What co. develops & distributes such software as Acrobat & Photoshop?Izzy: AdobeBritney Spears or Peabo Bryson: whose name’s an anagram for the word “presbyterians”?Sarah: Peabo BrysonAfter East & West reunified in 1990 what European country settled on the flag seen here?JD: GermanyWhat snooty-sounding term for a headwaiter’s based on the French for “master of the house”?Kelly: Maitre d’– BANKWhat ’90s dance craze was spawned from a song by the 1-hit wonder band Los Del Rio?Izzy: “Floss”What T word’s the extended fabric on a wedding dress that trails behind the bride?Sarah: Train– BANKRepresenting the city of Portland what’s the only NBA team w/ a 2-word name?JD: SeahawksNo time for: Putting a mezuzah on your doorpost signifies that you practice what religion?. R2:Sonny claims he’s “Cuckoo for…” what cereal?Eric: Cocoa Puffs– BANKRoss or Chandler: which is a clothing store chain where you can “Dress for less”?Briana: RossWhat stage name did the “Jacka**” star on your screen take from the TN city where he was born?Vince: Johnny Knoxville– BANKWhat bloodsucking insect does the CDC call “the world’s deadliest animal”?Mikayla: MosquitoScarlet & crimson are both shades of what color?Kari: Red– BANKThough it usually rains more than 100 days a yr what U.S. state’s nicknamed “The Sunshine State”?Roberto: FLAfter getting fired from a hardware store Bernie Marcus & Arthur Blank founded what multinational DIY chain?Casey: LOWE’S (A: THE HOME DEPOT)When Tweety shouts “I taut I taw a puddy tat” he’s usually referring to what cat?Eric: SylvesterThe little fashionista on your screen’s blowing the seeds off what flower?Briana: Dandelion– BANKHobbs & Shaw took on a cyber villain in a ’19 movie that was part of what film franchise?Vince: “FAST & THE FURIOUS”What variety of bean was named for the capital of Peru?Mikayla: CuzcoNamed for a French acrobat what L word’s the 1-piece outfit in which gymnasts perform?Kari: Leotard– BANKThe symbol & is known by what 9-letter word?Roberto: AndW/ its long hair, flat teeth & curved tusks what extinct elephant lived in tundra regions?Casey: Woolly mammoth– BANKWhat’s the 1-word stage name of the “cuchi cuchi” actress born Maria Rosario Pilar Lorenza Emilia Eugenia Martinez Molina Baeza?Eric: Charo– BANKFloyd Mayweather, Jr.’s a world champion athlete in what sport?Briana: Wrestling. named Backrub?Kari: Google– BANKDorothy or Toto: who had a #1 hit song in the ’80s titled “Africa”?Casey: TotoSomeone who works late into the night’s said to be “burning the midnight…” what?Eric: “…oil”– BANKWhat’s the name of this poker hand (A-2-3-4-5)?Briana: Royal flushWhat shoe brand’s iconic back-of-the-heel logo’s a skateboard w/ the words “Off the Wall”?Vince: VansWhat P word’s the name of Michelangelo’s sculpture in the Vatican of Mary cradling the body of Christ?Mikayla: Pieta– BANKHow many strings are on a standard electric guitar?Kari: 6What dairy product does the Bel co. sell under the brand The Laughing Cow?Casey: String cheese- NOT ACCEPTABLEWhich Olsen sister played the Scarlet Witch in “Avengers: Endgame”?Eric: Elizabeth– BANKBonnie or Clyde: which’s one of the longest rivers in Scotland?Briana: ClydeWhen it was founded AT&T stood for American Telephone & what other mode of communication?Vince: Telegraph– BANKHow many legs does a tarantula have?Mikayla: 8In a Peter, Paul & Mary song who “frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honalee”?Kari: “Puff the Magic Dragon”– BANKNo time to bank after: What West Coast city’s airport named its Terminal 1 for Harvey Milk?. R2:According to the expression you shouldn’t put all your eggs in 1 what?Daelynn: BasketIn their #1 hit song Daft Punk endlessly repeated “We’re up all night to get…” what?Lyric: “…lucky”The landmark on your screen resides in what country?Miriam: Italy– BANKWhat 102-yr-old British car brand’s logo is a pair of wings attached to the letter B?Marissa: BMW (A: Bentley)“Chips” or “Salsa”: which was a ’70s TV show starring Erik Estrada?Tiffany: “Chips”For over 12yrs what former Rhodes scholar has hosted her own weeknight show on MSNBC?Zeke: Dan Rather (A: Rachel Maddow)Nelson Mandela spent more than 25yrs in prison before being elected president of what nation?Seth: South AfricaWhat do the letters in the time zone GMT stand for?Daelynn: Greenwich Mean TimeAppleBottoms or Muffin Tops: which was a brand of blue jeans?Lyric: AppleBottomsBarack Obama & Sandra Bullock were both born under what sign of the zodiac w/ the shortest name?Miriam: Leo– BANKThe bald eagle’s native only to which continent?Marissa: North America3yrs after winning an OSCAR for “The Queen” what actress played a machine gun-toting assassin in the movie “Red”?Tiffany: Charlize Theron (A: Helen Mirren)What “Rock City” rapper feat.. to the popular idiom if you search for something that’s hard to find you’re looking for a needle in a what?Sarah: Haystack– BANKWhat co. has a fleet of 27-ft-long frankfurters on wheels called Wienermobiles?James: Oscar MayerWhat A word’s the nut that turns into an oak tree?Justine: Almond (A: Acorn)“Ohio!” or “Oklahoma!”: which was a Broadway musical by Rodgers & Hammerstein?Alex: “Oklahoma!”In what MATTEL card game do you shout the name of the game when you only have 1 card left?Elizabeth: UNOIn the original SUPERMAN comic books Clark Kent & Lois Lane worked at what fictional newspaper?Tiffany: The Sunday Times (A:Daily Planet)Crispy potato pancakes called latkes are traditionally served during what Jewish holiday?Nick: HanukkahIn a Jules Verne novel Phileas Fogg bet that he could circumnavigate the globe in how many days?Emanuel: 180In ’08 Destiny Hope Cyrus legally changed her 1st name to what?Sarah: Miley– BANKOver 200M copies have been sold of what adventure game where everything’s pixelated?James: “Clue” (A: “Minecraft”)What openly gay knighted British actor needed a beard to play the wizard Gandalf in 6 movies?Justine: James Gandalf (A: Sir Ian McKellen)What long-running morning show’s currently co-hosted by Hoda Kotb?Alex: “TODAY”The islands of Nantucket & Martha’s Vineyard are part of which U.S. state?Elizabeth: NCIn ads what beer co. declared that its spokesman was “The Most Interesting Man in the World”?Tiffany: Dos Equis– BANKNo time for: What goofy-looking motorized device did Kevin James ride around on at work in “Paul Blart: Mall Cop”?. R2:Since 1959 what children’s cereal brand has used a “silly rabbit” as its mascot?Sarah: TrixThe Kennedy Space Center’s located in which state?James: FL– BANKMick Jagger still fronts what ageless rock band?Alex: Rolling StonesHow many stars are on the current U.S. flag?Elizabeth: 50– BANKBack in ’09 Pauly D & The Situation gymmed, tanned & laundered on what reality show?Tiffany: “Shore Life”The pooches on your screen are participating in what world-famous event?Nick: Sledding (A: Iditarod)“Munsters” or “Addams Family”: which would most likely be sold in a cheese shop?Emanuel: “Munsters”Louis Marx & Co. created what plastic kids’ bicycle whose name highlights its large front tire?Sarah: Big Wheel– BANKWhen Steve Carell got his chest waxed in “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” he shouted the name of what celeb?James: Britney Spears (A: Kelly Clarkson)Habitrail primarily markets products for what solitary rodent that’s similar to a gerbil?Alex: Gopher (A: Hamster)The 2 celebs on your screen both have what last name?Elizabeth: Simmons– BANKWhat K word is a brown algae that forms fast-growing underwater forests?Tiffany: Kelp– BANKIn “Old Town Road” what brand of jeans did Lil Nas X say were on his booty?Nick: Blue (A: Wrangler)What dark rye bread’s name came from German & roughly means “devil’s fart”?Emanuel: Pumpernickel– BANKNo time for: The wealthiest monarch in the world’s the king of what Southeast Asian country?. R5:What brand of paper towel calls itself “The quicker picker upper”?Emanuel: BountyTom or Jerry: which’s a term for a male turkey?Sarah: JerryThis famous flex is the bulging bicep of what iconic fictional worker?James: X (A: Rosie the Riveter)Lisa Vanderpump starred in the Beverly Hills edition of what reality TV franchise?Nick: “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”What does the E stand for in FEMA?Emanuel: Emergency– BANKIn the movie “There Will Be Blood” Daniel Day-Lewis barked the iconic line “I drink your…” what?Sarah: “…truth” (A: “…milkshake”)The Biden family canine Major is what breed of dog?James: German shepherdInventor Charles Goodyear patented the vulcanization of what substance used in tires?Nick RubberWhich of the 4 main stars of “I Love Lucy” isn’t pictured here?Emanuel: Ricky Ricardo– BANKWhat Grammy-winning song for Whitney Houston was written nearly 20yrs ago by Dolly Parton?Sarah: “And I Will Always Love You”Manoj is the actual 1st name of what OSCAR-nominated Indian-American filmmaker?James: M. Night Shyamalan– BANKNo time for: The name of what U.S. state capital city translates to English as “holy faith”?
Mit dem Gedanken, sich vom Partner zu trennen, spiele fast die Hälfte aller Menschen gelegentlich, sagt Krüger, der das Buch „Freiraum für die Liebe – Nähe und Abstand in der Partnerschaft“ geschrieben hat.. So zeigt der Einbruch der Scheidungszahlen ab dem Jahr 2007 nicht etwa, dass die Qualität der Beziehungen besser geworden ist.. Und tatsächlich zeigte diese Studie mit 2600 Schweizer Paaren, dass Menschen, die sich in ihrem Leben allgemein wohler fühlen, trennungsbereiter sind – und jene, die sich unwohl fühlen, eher an ihrer Partnerschaft kleben.. Betrachtet man die Scheidungszahlen vergangenen 50 Jahre, die sich seit dem Jahr 1955 vervierfacht haben, dann stellt man fest: Die hohe Trennungsrate reflektiert vor allem das gesteigerte Wohlbefinden der Frauen.. Die Trennung werde ihnen inzwischen vor allem dadurch erleichtert, dass sie zunehmend berufstätig und damit wirtschaftlich unabhängig seien, sagt Doris Wolf, die ein Buch mit dem Titel „Wenn der Partner geht.. Auch das gibt die Scheidungsstatistik wieder: Die Anzahl der Scheidungsanträge, die nach 26 oder mehr Ehejahren gestellt werden, hat sich seit 1993 verdoppelt.. Die Frauen wünschen sich daher eine wirkliche emotionale und praktische Partnerschaft, in der sich Geben und Nehmen die Waage hält.. Zusammen lachen und sich freuen können, den anderen trösten, motivieren und unterstützen, das schaffe die Basis für das, was jeder in einer Beziehung suche: emotionale Geborgenheit, Nähe, Zuverlässigkeit und Verständnis.. „Aber wenn man mit dem Partner irgendwann nur noch über die Sonderangebote aus dem Supermarkt redet, dann hat die Partnerschaft nur noch den Charme einer Wohngemeinschaft“, sagt Krüger.. Auch andere Belastungen, welche die Beziehung schwer machen können, wie Arbeitslosigkeit oder eine chronische Erkrankung, sind meist nicht der wahre Grund für eine darauf folgende Trennung – sondern zeigen, dass das Fundament der Beziehung nicht ausreicht, um diese Probleme gemeinsam zu bewältigen.. Die Idealisierung der Beziehung schützt die Partnerschaft sogar noch stärker als die Liebe und Verbindlichkeit in ihr.
When someone is evicted from the show her catch phrase “you are the weakest link-goodbye” is spoken in a more clipped manner, which once again builds up the tension in the unfortunate contestant as well as the other contestants.. Dark lighting is used on the audience throughout the show which isolates the contestants and makes the audience powerless; they cannot do anything to help the contestants: this raises tension.. Red lights are used whilst the contestants are selecting their vote, this makes contestants stand out and shows danger: there fellow contestants could be selecting them as the “weakest link”, so their prize money is at risk.. White light is continuously used around the presenter, Anne Robinson as this shows her power and importance in the show; it emphasises her superiority over the contestants.. It also creates suspense and tension as this shot allows the audience to see the contestant’s expressions.. The overhead shot is also used to create tension during the walk of shame; it causes embarrassment in the contestant who had been voted as “The Weakest Link”.. It highlights the status differences between the contestants and the presenter, this particular shot manages to create a vast amount of tension as it highlights the emotional distance between the contestants and the presenter.. This creates tension as it makes the contestants rush; it also represents how “The Weakest Link” is a fast paced quiz show where the amount of time which is available to you decreases each round.. The time is found in the bottom right hand corner of the screen, it is used to show how much time is left to answer or bank the money which they have attained, this once again creates tension for the television audience.
ANNE ROBINSON: Welcome to The Weakest Link.. GARETH MITCHELL: It's obvious that The Weakest Link is a quiz show, but according to host Anne Robinson, the Survivor aspect plays a prominent role.. ANNE ROBINSON: It's time to vote off the weakest link.. Until The Weakest Link, Anne Robinson was best known on UK television as a consumer watchdog.. GARETH MITCHELL: And what's actually going on there when you are so up front and rude to the contestants.. ANNE ROBINSON: Are you?. GARETH MITCHELL: The contestants are left to fend for themselves.. LADY: I think it's Anne that really makes the show, and that's why people want to go on it, and Anne's there, and you're worried about what she's going to say and that makes everybody nervous.. MAN: Here in the UK The Weakest Link has provided the nation with a national catch phrase.. For On the Media, this is Gareth Mitchell in London.. You are The Weakest Link.. You are The Weakest Link.. You are The Weakest Link.. You are The Weakest Link.. You ARE The Weakest Link.