What's in tonight's contestants
wallets? Nothing?! Well, they may have come to the right place to
hopefully fill them up with enough cash to pay off their debts.
It's time for another episode of Pay it Off.
The first contestant ready to get paid
is Miranda who has been in the staffing industry and was recently
laid off. She plans to start her own staffing agency and hopefully
put the money in her pocket. Miranda is joined by her hubby
Carrington, who's sitting in the audience. He's also going to be
her bailout partner this time out.
1ST GAME: Whodunnit?
The subjects this time are Jamie Foxx and Redd Foxx.
*Who was once called "the funniest
dishwasher on this earth" by Malcolm X?
Redd Foxx (Right) [1/3]
*Who was born John Elroy Sanford?
Redd Foxx (Right) [2/3]
*Who made $25 for recording his first
album, "Laff of the Party"?
Jamie Foxx (Wrong, Redd Foxx)
*Who was nominated for two Oscars in
Jamie Foxx (Right) [3/3]
Mirana conquers the first game and is
off to a good start with $1,000 secured.
2ND GAME: Black Sheep
Freedom of Speech/Freedom of
Religion/Freedom to Vote
*While accepting an award, Kanye
drones on about the First Amendment which does NOT include what?
Freedom to Vote (Right) [1/3]
Bill Gates/John H. Johnson/Ted Turner
*Which did NOT gain their wealth
through a company named for them?
Bill Gates (Right) [2/3]
Hoover Dam/Redwood National
Park/Golden Gate Bridge
*If John Legend visited legendary
landmarks, which would he NOT see in California?
Hoover Dam (Right) [3/3]
Miranda achieves a clean sweep in this
game and is now to to $2,500.
3RD GAME: Don't Blink
After Miranda watches a music video,
she then gets quizzed on the following.
*What is the name of the song?
"I Luv It" (Right) [1/3]
*How many men in alleyway are wearing
2 (Wrong, 3)
*What color is the interior of the
Purple (Right) [2/3]
*What is the time on the clock?
6:45 (Wrong, 10:30)
Can Miranda stay in play with this
*How many fingers is the artist
holding up at the end?
Miranda calls on her hubby for help
and he swears he has seen four fingers in the clip. Then Miranda
thinks the artist in the video was using both his hands, so she
changes to answer to eight. Which turned out to be the right call
and is now up to $4,500 worth of cash.
4TH GAME: LineUp
Tonight, Miranda has to put the Roman
numerals in order from the smallest to the largest. And those
numerals are C, I, X, V, and M.
Miranda is semi-confident about her
response, but she is correct and now has seven large in the bank.
5TH GAME: Piece Out
In addition to the extra three grand,
Miranda is also playing for a prize package which includes a gift
set with hair and beauty products, a kids clothing shopping spree,
and a video game system with 10 games.
Her five questions are as follows...
1) In Ice Cube's "Friday" comedby
movie trilogy, what is the name of the second film?
"Friday Night"/"A Week from Friday"/"Next Friday"/"Another Friday"
"Next Friday" (Right)
2) If music star Andre Benjamin asked
to borrow a 'Benjamin,' how much money would he need?
5 Hamiltons/5 Lincolns/5 Grants/5 Jacksons
5 Lincolns (Wrong, 5 Jacksons)
3) Although they aren't related by
blood, Maya Angelou and Rosa Parks are both sisters of what oldest
Alpha Kappa Beta/Zeta Phi Beta/Delta
Sigma Theta/Sigma Gamma Rho
Delta Sigma Theta (Wrong, Alpha Kappa
4) Based only on these names, which of
the following would MOST LIKELY be a doctor who studies the brain?
Bruce Spring-spleen/Will.i.amnesia/Boyz II Abdo-men/Larynx the
5) If you've got enough bread, you can
afford what type of stylish handbag, made famous by Fendi?
Slice (Wrong, Baguette)
Miranda now has to reveal two pieces
of the puzzle which is a "thing". She guesses it's an apple
pie...and...she...is...correct! And that pie secures her $10,000
and the bonus prizes.
BONUS GAME: Back in the Black
*# of eggs in a dozen.
The base number for tonight is 12.
$500 - The # of children that Marge
and Homer Simpson have.
Less (3, Right)
$1,000 - Bill Cosby Grammy wins for
Less (7, Wrong)
And just like that Miranda's time in
Pay it Off is up and she leaves with the 10K in cash and the bonus
It's now time for another contestant
to turn their debit into credit. And that person is Elgin Tucker,
a 6th grade teacher from Macon, Georgia. Joining Elgin in the
audience are his friends Marcus and Bolla in which the latter is
his bailout partner.
1ST GAME: Black Sheep
*If you enjoy all the juicy details,
then pick the fruit that is NOT in the citrus family.
Banana (Right) [1/3]
Andrew Young/Nancy Pelosi/Michael
*Party over here! Who is NOT a
Michael Steele (Right) [2/3]
Denzel Washington/Brad Pitt/Michael
*Who did People Magazine NEVER name
the Sexiest Man Alive?
Denzel Washington (Wrong, Michael
*Who was NOT one of the Bible's
David (Right) [3/3]
Already, Elgin is $1,000 richer.
2ND GAME: The HookUp
Tonight Elgin has to match at least
three of the five the following names...
Lisa Marie Presley
...to whom they were divorced from.
Star Jones - Al Reynolds
Lisa Bonet - Lenny Kravitz
Paula Abdul - Emilio Estevez
Mariah Carey - Tommy Mottola
Lisa Marie Presley - Michael Jackson
Elgin...gets...the entire thing
correct, raising his bank account to $2,500.
3RD GAME: Don't Blink
Elgin watches a clip from Keyshia
Cole's program and answers the following.
*What blue clothing items are the
three men wearing?
Shirts (Wrong, Vests)
*What style of car is the white
Convertible (Right) [1/3]
*what color paper is in the back
pocket of the valet?
Green (Right) [2/3]
*What print is Keyshia Cole wearing in
Cheetah (Right) [3/3]
We didn't need the last question,
Elgin is now up to $4,500 and is two steps away from the bonus
game. However, this episode has ran out of time. Tune in next week
to see if Elgin can go all the way and win $25,000 here on Pay it