Robinson caused a stir when Anne Robinson appeared on the comedy show Room 101 on 5 March 2001. She was hired as a chicken gutter and saleswoman during the holidays in the family business before taking office jobs at a law firm. Also in 2005 Anne Robinson appeared on an episode of the revived Doctor Who entitled Bad Wolf voicing a futuristic android version of herself fittingly named the "Anne Droid" hosting a lethal version of The Weakest Link in the year 200100 where those voted the weakest link are disintegrated into dust.
She gained notoriety as the hostess of the BBC game show The Weakest Link from 2000 to 2012 which earned her the nickname "Queen of Mean". She was one of the presenters on the long-running British series Watchdog from 1993 to 2001 before returning in 2009. Anne Josephine Robinson (born 26 September 1944) is an English television presenter and journalist known for her assertive views and acerbic style of presenting.