Kids Try This At
Tonight on the Minute to Win It, a
stay-at-home mom teams up with a New York teacher for what promises to
be the most shocking round of stunts ever seen on this program.
The mom: CRYSTAL BRANTLEY (Ventura, CA),
who is playing for a new house for her family. The teacher: LEE DiGEORGE
(Queens, NY) , a super fan of the show who's posted many a video of many
a stunt. And for those GSNN faithful, YES, it's our contributor.
LEVEL 1: SPARE ME:
One contestant must drop marbles down pool noodles to knock over ten upright
As always, "failure to complete this task in 60 seconds may result in
First attempt (Crystal): FAIL (TIME OUT, two lives remaining)
Second attempt (Crystal): FAIL (TIME OUT, one
Final attempt (Lee): FAIL (GAME OVER). And the
supermom and the superfan become the first players in this season of MTWI to
leave the 60-Second Circle EMPTY-HANDED.
Next to play in the 60-Second Circle are camp
counselor CHELSEA ROBBINS (Phoenix) who is playing for her camp. She'll team up
with "BIG MACK" JONES (Heidelberg, MS), who's playing for his parents.
LEVEL 1: STICKY
BALLS: The contestant must roll five
marbles down the stage to a pad of double-sided tape. Only stuck balls will
First attempt (Chelsea): COMPLETE! (:24, $1000)
LEVEL 2: FACE THE
COOKIE: The team must move two cookies
from their foreheads to their mouth using only their facial muscles.
First attempt: COMPLETE! (:30, $2500).
LEVEL 3: PUDDLE JUMPER:
The contestants must blow three ping pong balls each from one water-filled cup
First attempt... COMPLETE (:40, $5000)
LEVEL 4: SUCK IT UP:
Using only a drinking straw, the contestants must suck up chocolate candies and
transport them atop positioned drinking straws. This must be repeated four
First attempt... COMPLETE! (:14, $10,000)
LEVEL 5: EGG ROLL:
Using a medium pizza box as a fan, the contestant must propel three eggs down
stage to a waiting area.
First attempt (Chelsea)... COMPLETE! (:09, $50,000)
LEVEL 6: KER-PLINK! OR PLUNK!:
As a team, the players must bounce marbles into a dish in a punch bowl filled
with water. Using the proper trajectory will result in a "ker-plink", but a
marble in the water will result in "ker-plunk". They must land enough marbles to
sink their dish.
First attempt... FAIL (TIME OUT, TWO lives remaining)
Second attempt... FAIL (TIME OUT, ONE life
Final attempt... FAIL (TIME OUT, GAME OVER). But
the two will split $50,000. Nothing wrong with that.
Next time, someone else will try to enter the 60
Second Circle, and leave it a millionaire.
For more information on the
games, to see this episode in its entirety, and to find out how to become a
contestant, go to