The Odd Couple
Tonight, can a mild-mannered math teacher
and a youth group leader/super powered grandmother team up to take the
60-Second Circle for $1 million dollars without driving each other
The aforementioned players are MIKE
NEUMANN (San Diego) and MARGIE FOGAL (Orange County, CA).
LEVEL 1: CANDELIER:
Using paper plates and a lot of aluminum cans, the contestant must construct an
inverted pyramid of cans, with one on the bottom, followed by two, and so on,
until there is a five-story structure.
As always... "Failure to complete this
task in 60 seconds may result in ELIMINATION."
First attempt (Mike)... COMPLETE! (:17,
LEVEL 2: WORM DIVING:
Using a single gummy worm as bait, a contestant must reel in a single pretzel
and consume the pretzel without using their hands.
First attempt (Margie)... FAIL (TIME OUT, TWO lives remaining)
Second attempt (Mike)... COMPLETE! (:24, $2500)
LEVEL 3: SPEED ERASER:
Using a pencil's rubber eraser, a contestant have to bounce seven pencils into
First attempt (Margie)... COMPLETE! (:28, $5000)
LEVEL 4: DROP BALL:
The contestant must remove a water bottle, which is on top of a five gallon
water jug, so that a golf ball drops into the jug. This must be done TWO times
out of seven.
First attempt (Mike)... COMPLETE! (:51,
LEVEL 5: TUNA ROLL:
A standard tuna tin has a beveled edge on the bottom and a wider rim on top,
causing it to circle back when rolled like a boomerang. A contestant must
boomerang these tins to knock down four soda bottles.
First attempt (Mike)... COMPLETE (:35,
LEVEL 6: BRIDGE THE GAP:
The contestant must build a continuous span of 52 standard playing cards across
two books, finishing with the empty box in the middle.
First attempt (Margie)... COMPLETE (:01, $75,000)
LEVEL 7: PINK ELEPHANT:
The contestant must swing a plastic spring to land square on their forehead.
First attempt (Mike)... COMPLETE (:46, $125,000)
LEVEL 8: FRANKENSTEIN:
The contestant, arms out-stretched, must pick up three yard sticks with size-D
batteries balanced at both ends and place them back at the starting point after
walking around the pickup point.
First attempt (Margie)... FAIL (KNOCK OUT at :38,
ONE LIFE remaining)
FINAL attempt (Mike)... FAIL (KNOCK OUT at :29,
GAME OVER). But they will split $50,000. And we'll split until SUNDAY.
For more information on the
games, to see this episode in its entirety, and to find out how to become a
contestant, go to