Five-Year Itch/Team Double
When we last left you, Diana (and her
partner Andy) were playing for $25,000 bankable with only one life
between them. The game... Caddy Stack.
LEVEL 7: CADDY STACK:
The contestant must use one of 350 dimples on a golf ball to stack three
of them for a three-count.
Only attempt (Diana) ... COMPLETE! (:37;
$25,000). Now let's play with house money.
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.
Only attempt (Diana) ... COMPLETE! (:00;
And then... Andy proposes... Diana, of
course... says yes!
LEVEL 9: UPHILL BATTLE:
One contestant must use the back of a spoon to keep three marbles active
upon an inclined surface without them rolling over.
Only attempt (Diana) ... FAIL (TABLE OUT
at :55; GAME OVER). But Diana's leaving with a ring, and the team is
leaving with $25,000!
Our next team are a set of identical
twins, Emily & Abigail (call her Abby) (both 13; Woodland Hills, CA.
They need the money to buy a new house with a few more bathrooms.
MILESTONE LEVEL 1: MAD DOG:
One contestant must hold a ruler with
two boxes of breath mints attached, then using mad-dog-like reflexes,
the contestant must empty the boxes. Another contestant must do
First attempt... COMPLETE! (:17; $1000)
LEVEL 2: KNOCK IT OFF:
Using a ball of yarn and a contestant's lassoing skills, the contestant
must knock off three out of six soda cans perched at various heights
while keeping the bottom one perched.
First attempt (Emily)... FAIL (TIME
OUT, TWO lives remaining)
Second attempt (Emily)... COMPLETE! (:11;
LEVEL 3: RULER OF THE WORLD:
The contestant must guide a marble down a ruler so that it comes to rest
in a hole on the ruler's far end.
Attempt 1 (Emily)... FAIL (TIME OUT; ONE
FINAL Attempt (Abby)... FAIL! (TIME OUT;
GAME OVER). But the twins will leave with $1000.
Will anyone reach the
quarter-million-dollar minute? Stay tuned...
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