Mr. Mean & the
Last hour, we saw one team zero out and
one team win $10,000.
Our third team of the night are Mr. Mean
& the Beauty Queen, Ron (45; Palm Desert, CA) and his daughter Chloe
(17; Palm Desert, CA). They're playing for Chloe and her brother's
college. Ron likes to ride motorcycles and is seen by some to be a
little intimidating. Chloe likes to sing and do pageants. In fact, she
was in the Miss Teen California Pageant this past year.
MILESTONE LEVEL 1: MAD DOG:
One contestant must hold a ruler with
two boxes of breath mints attacked, then using mad-dog-like reflexes,
the contestant must empty the boxes. The other contestant must do
First attempt... COMPLETE! (:34; $1000)
LEVEL 2: OFFICE MAXIMUS:
The contestant have to bounce a rubber band ball to knock down three
reams of paper, a distance of 16 feet on a table.
First attempt (Chloe)... COMPLETE! (:19;
LEVEL 3: SNAP, CRACKLE & TOPPLE:
One player must arrange 13 cereal boxes as dominoes in order to get them
to topple one after the other until they hit a final open box, filling a
waiting cereal bowl.
Attempt 1 (Ron)... COMPLETE! (:02,
LEVEL 4: STICKY SITUATION:
The contestant must bounce ping-pong balls in an attempt to stick one
each on two slices of bread covered with peanut butter and one covered
Attempt 1 (Chloe)... COMPLETE! (:25, $5000)
MILESTONE LEVEL 5:
OFFICE TENNIS: The team must use
clipboards to rally a crumpled piece of paper into a wastebasket. A
carry or double-hit will mean a loss of life.
Attempt 1... FAIL (TIME OUT, TWO
Attempt 2... COMPLETE! (:08; $10,000)
LEVEL 6: 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 FOUR times out of seven.
Attempt 1 (Ron).... FAIL (ATTEMPT OUT at
:34, ONE life remaining)
Attempt 2 (Chloe).... COMPLETE! (:42, $15,000).
Ends up missing one of the freebies, but who cares, she's got the money.
MILESTONE LEVEL 7: CYCLONE:
The contestant must spin marbles inside of three soda bottles at a time.
The spins must be simultaneously held for a three-count.
ONLY attempt (Chloe).... FAIL (ATTEMPT
OUT at :55; GAME OVER). But they do leave with $10,000.
Another team will give it their all next
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