The former Weakest Link presenter took over from Nick Hewer as the host of the Channel 4 show in June.
Countdown caused controversy with its inclusion of an offensive answer this week, but the same thing would never have happened on Richard's BBC quiz show.
TV bosses admit it was “an error of judgement” to include the word in a recent show.
We can also look forward to Sir Trevor McDonald at the helm of Countdown for the day.
The former Weakest Link star will make her debut at the helm of Countdown on Monday.