Tonight... one team will face 10 games,
each 60 seconds in length. Playing with household items could win you
$250,000. But first, you have to beat the clock. And EVERY. SECOND.
COUNTS. Tonight's team has the dream, but do they have the drive to go
all the way?
Jessica (28) & Traci (34) are sisters
from the South, looking to bring a taste of New Orleans to the 60 Second
Circle. They have the spice, but do they have the skills to win enough
money to take their family to France?
As a reminder of what's at stake...
LEVEL 1: $1000
LEVEL 2: $2000
LEVEL 3: $3000
LEVEL 4: $5000
LEVEL 5: $10,000
LEVEL 6: $15,000
LEVEL 7: $25,000
LEVEL 8: $50,000
LEVEL 9: $100,000
LEVEL 10: $250,000
Once you pass the $1000, $10,000 and the
$25,000 levels, you are guaranteed that much money. Otherwise, it's the
same game. Ten challenges, each to be accomplished in under a minute.
Complete the task, and you move to the next level. You will have three
lives to use during the game. At the end of each level, you can take the
cash and dash, or you can stay and play, and that's important, because
if you run out of lives, your game is over and you leave with the last
And of course, as the Computer will tell
you, "Failure to complete this task in 60 seconds may result in
MILESTONE LEVEL 1: NOSE DIVE:
Using petroleum jelly as an adhesive,
the contestant must transfer five cotton balls from one end of the stage
to the other... using only their nose.
First attempt (Jessica)... COMPLETE! (:14; $1000)
LEVEL 2: FACE THE COOKIE:
The team must move two cookies from their foreheads to their mouth using
only their facial muscles.
Attempt 1... COMPLETE!
LEVEL 3: ELEPHANT MARCH:
Eight bottles are placed eight feet apart in parallel lines. The
contestant much wear a standard pair of pantyhose, one leg on her head
and the other hanging with a baseball. Using the momentum of the ball,
she must knock down all eight bottles by march along a center line.
Attempt 1 (Traci)... FAIL (TIME OUT; TWO
Attempt 2 (Jessica)... FAIL (TIME OUT;
ONE life remaining)
FINAL Attempt (Jessica)... COMPLETE! (:08,
LEVEL 4: THIS BLOWS: The contestants must inflate
balloons, then use the escaping air to knock down 15 plastic cups each
ONLY Attempt 1... FAIL (TIME OUT; GAME
OVER) But they do leave with $1000.
Next team out of the gate are the
Spectrum Surfers, Eric (41; Long Beach, CA) & Rey (39; Van Nuys, CA).
They're Navy Brat brothers who are playing for cash to expand their
business, Surf Therapy, which uses surfing as therapy for autism.
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! (:23; $1000)
LEVEL 2: PUDDLE JUMPER:
The contestant must blow three ping pong balls each from one
water-filled cup to another.
Attempt 1 (Rey)... COMPLETE!
LEVEL 3: HIGH STRUNG:
Using a looped string, the contestant must transport a raw egg from one
bottle across the 60 Second Circle to another. This must be held for a
Attempt 1 (Rey)... COMPLETE! (:09,
LEVEL 4: BOOBY TRAP:
The contestant must use ping pong balls to knock a leaning potato chip
can over a soda bottle. This must be repeated three times.
Attempt 1 (Eric)... COMPLETE (:44;
MILESTONE LEVEL 5:
PUNCH YOUR LIGHTS OUT: One
contestant must throw bean bags underhand at a wall of six taplights,
turning them off. But be careful, because if you throw them at a light
you turned off, then it will turn back on.
Attempt 1 (Eric)... COMPLETE! (:14,
$10,000). And they are not done yet! STAND BY.
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