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The Married Couple - May 31

Last time, Kerryann Shirdon won $50,000, and Earl Belt won $25,000. But the gutsy player of the night was Steve Nalepa, who went for the million... and lost.

Next in the game is a 43-year-old music equipment salesman from Horace Mann Elementary in Philadelphia, MICHAEL WARREN.  We see a pic of him. Donny Osmond called. He wants his hair back. He's a huge fan of Bruce Springsteen.

Round 1 begins with Jacob. Here's the first...

1st Grade Social Studies $1,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
Irving Berlin wrote what patriotic anthem that contains the words "Stand beside her and guide her"?

Michael quotes the rest of the song... and then says "My Country, 'tis of Thee."

With Michael is his wife Kelly. She doesn't think he's right. He isn't. It's "God Bless America". The only way he can win now is if Jacob wrote "God Bless America."

Jacob wrote... "America the Beautiful." Game over. Michael flunks out with nothing.

But before he leaves... Jeff invites Kelly to play the game! Is KELLY WARREN smarter than a 5th grader? Let's find out!

Kelly grew up in Chicago, and is a psychologist. Kelly picks Kyle to start the game off.

1st Grade Spelling $1,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
When reciting the English alphabet in order, what is the fourth consonant you'll say?

Kelly goes through it... She locks in F. And F... is an A! That's $1000!

Next...

2nd Grade World Geography $2,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
France borders which ocean?

Kelly locks in the Atlantic Ocean... Correct again!

Time for round 2 and classmate two. Marki, it's your seat...

Next question.

1st Grade Animal Science $5,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
TRUE OR FALSE? Every adult rhinoceros has exactly one horn.

Kelly knows NOTHING about rhinoceroses. She wants to PEEK at Marki's paper. She says TRUE. If you wanted to guarantee your stay, you go with her opposite answer.

She goes with FALSE. We already know that she's staying. ... and she keeps her save. Correct answer: FALSE!

Going for $10,000 now...

3rd Grade US Geography $10,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
What state's nickname is the Show Me State?

It's in there somewhere. Kelly goes with the COPY. Correct answer was Missouri.

Marki's answer... show me Misssoorii for $10,000!

Jacob, though... "If you guess it's 1/50."

Next to help her on the milestone is Alana.

2nd Grade Social Studies $25,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
What man, who would later be President, was the Commander-in-Chief of the American army during the US Revolutionary War?

George Washington would be the obvious answer, right? RIGHT!

Next up, the freeball.

3rd Grade Earth Science $50,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
Which of the following scales is used to measure earthquake intensity?
a) The Richter Scale
b) The Saffir-Simpson Scale
c) The Fujita Scale

She goes with the Richter scale. It's the only one Kelly knows.

Saffir-Simpson measures hurricanes. Fujita measures tornadoes. Kelly's right!

Next up for $100,000... It's Jacob.

4th Grade Math $100,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
How many numbers between 10 and 20 are perfect squares?

16 is a perfect square. It's the only thing Kelly can think of, so she goes with one. Michael doesn't feel good about that answer. He thinks that it's 12 and 16 for two...

"He's not as dumb as he looks... He's dumber!" The correct answer: one.

Kelly always wanted to go to space camp.

Next for $175,000...

4th Grade Astronomy $175,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
Approximately how long does it take for the moon to make one full orbit around the earth?
a) One day
b) One month
c) One year

It's not that obvious any more. She thinks it's one month. She goes with it. Locking it in. Michael wisely stops thinking.

Jacob said one month. Correct answer... One month!

Final classmate... Spen-CER!

5th Grade Measurements $300,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
How many pecks equal one bushel?

Spencer is locked. Kelly... has no idea. She's nervous... She could guess, but if Spencer's wrong, she loses $125,000. "I think I'm going to take the money and run like Forrest."

Correct answer is 4, but she's got $175,000.

School's out for now. Be back next week!

 

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