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All those things you learned in elementary school are about to come back to haunt you... in the form of a quiz show that tests how dumb you've become.

Host: Jeff Foxworthy
The Class: Jenna Balk, Bryce Cass, Jonathan Cummings, Olivia Dellums, Francesca deRosa
Announcer: Mark Thompson
Creators: Mark Burnett, Roy Bank, Barry Poznick, John Stevens
EP: Mark Burnett, Barry Poznick, John Stevens
Packager: Mark Burnett Productions, Zoo Productions
Origin: CBS Television City, Los Angeles, CA

Airs: Fridays at 8p ET on FOX
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Episode 3.8 - All Dressed Up...
October 31

Last time, a teenage mayor presided over the quiz, taking home $25,000. A prom king & queen did better with $100,000 to their name.

First tonight is a 31-year-old bartender and self-proclaimed #1 Boston Celtics fan from India Brook Elementary in Plymouth, MA, here is.. DAVE ELLIS. And he's even brought his lucky jersey, with the "5th" on it for "5th Grader".

Here's his board.

5th Grade Literature 5th Grade Social Studies
4th Grade US History 4th Grade World History
3rd Grade Earth Science 3rd Grade World Geography
2nd Grade Vocabulary 2nd Grade Spelling
1st Grade Life Science 1st Grade Music

And today, he won't just be playing with the 5th graders, he'll have a visiting class of... Celtics cheerleaders: Alexis, Rachel, Caitlin, Rebecca, and Stacy. NICE.

We start the test with Caitlin and...

1st Grade Music $1,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
What is the name of this musical instrument?

That looks like a trombone. Dave remembers playing the guitar, but he's right with trombone for $1000.

1st Grade Life Science $2,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
Roses are the only flowering plants with thorns.

Dave has never worked in a florist's. He did work as a donut froster. Doesn't really help him here. He PEEKS. Caitlin says... TRUE. Dave goes with FALSE. He's assured himself of at least $2000...

... and he still has his save. Dave is RIGHT!

Next up to help is Jenna.

2nd Grade Spelling $5,000   COPY SAVE
Spell the following word.


Dave... gets it right!

The class said... well, Francesca was the only one to get it wrong.

2nd Grade Vocabulary $10,000   COPY SAVE
Which of these is a synonym of the word "rural"?
a) Urban
b) Countryside
c) Metropolitan

Dave rules A and C out to lock in B. And B is right. A synonym is the same. Therefore, rural = countryside.

The cheerleader said... Well, Rachel and Stacy were wrong.

Next up to help for this milestone question is Francesca.

3rd Grade World Geography $25,000   COPY SAVE
Kathmandu is the capital of what country?

Fun fact: Dave's all-time favorite Celtic is Larry Bird.

Dave goes with Nepal.

Cheerleaders went with Myanmar, India, Brazil, and Malaysia. Jenna said... Nepalitin. "The country famous for making tri-colored ice cream."

Aaaaand SWISH! Dave's locked in on $25,000!

4th Grade US History $50,000   COPY SAVE
On Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks famous refused to give up her seat on a bus in what US city?

Fun fact: Dave skipped first grade and went straight to second!

He goes with Montgomery, Alabama.

Cheerleaders go first with... Birmingham, Montgomery, New York, and Atlanta. 5th Graders said... New York, Memphis, Atlanta, and Baltimore. Francesca said... New York City.

For the record, it's not New York City... It's MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA!

Next up is Stacy, the only one to get that last question right. Turns out that she's from nearby New Bedford. So if this doesn't work out...

3rd Grade Earth Science $100,000   COPY SAVE
Pure cork comes from the ocean.

He thinks it's false... from a tree? He's right. It's from the cork oak.

5th Grade Literature $175,000   COPY SAVE
In what decade was the Herman Melville novel "Moby Dick" first published?

Dave has no idea. He drops out with $100,000. He would've guessed 1920s.

Correct answer: 1850s.

DROP OUT: $100,000

Next student to come up is a 28-year-old winner of the 2008 Miss Plus America from Independence Elementary in Denver... LACRESHIA WITCHER! She's also a director of the Emma Center, a center for troubled youths and families which she helped develop. Her board...

5th Grade Astronomy 5th Grade US History
4th Grade Music 4th Grade Measurements
3rd Grade Spelling 3rd Grade World Geography
2nd Grade Grammar 2nd Grade US Geography
1st Grade Animal Science 1st Grade Math

First up, Bryce and this...

1st Grade Math $1,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
The sum of the digits in the number 768 is equal to 22.

She wasn't very great at math...

Fun Fact: Lacreshia is fluent in sign language.

She locks in with TRUE.

7 + 6 + 8 = 21. The correct answer is FALSE.  Bryce needs to be right in order to continue...

Bryce said... TRUE.


New student next time...