"Episode 1.3" -
Great to "bee" with you again, as six more players "just
wanna have fun." Let's help Joey get some players tonight! #80,
#136, #60, #109, #217 (who can't sing, but is about to win), and
#25 are in the game for $50,000... Let's get started!
- 1987, Billy Idol, "Mony Mony"
Band: "Here she come now, saying Mony, Mony / Shoot'em down turn
around, come on Mony / Hey, she give me love..."
#80: "... and I feel alright now!" RIGHT!
- 1991, CeCe Peniston, "Finally"
Band: "Finally / It has happened to me / Right in front of my
face / My feelings can't describe it / Finally / It has happened
to me / Right in front of my face..."
#136: "And I just cannot hide it." RIGHT!
- 1987, Debbie Gibson, "Only in
Band: "Every time I'm telling secrets / I remember how it used
to be / And I realize how much I miss you..."
#60: "And I can never be free..."
#109: "You're the only one I wanna see..."
#217: "And I realize how it feels to be free..." THAT's the
- 1996, Toni Braxton, "Unbreak My
Band: "Unbreak my heart, say you love me again / Undo this hurt
that you caused when you walked out the door..."
#25: "And walked out of my life." We have our four!
Round 2, Lyrics Scramble:
First up are #80 Monica (Pembroke
Pines, FL; works for a nonprofit) and #136 Jean (London,
Lyrics are jumbled... Unjumble
- 1969, the Jackson 5ive, "I Want
You Back" (too for much look it's to late now second take me a)
Monica: "Now it's too late"...
WRONG. Correct line: "Now it's much too late for me to take a
- 1998, Aerosmith, "I Don't Wanna
Miss a Thing" (every moment with is treasure you moment spent I
Jean: "Every moment spent with you is a moment I treasure." Jean
Next up, #217 Erin (Hanford, CA;
server) vs. #25 Shaun (San Diego; play director).
- 1989, Depeche Mode, "Personal
Jesus" (make receiver life I'll the believer you up a)
Erin: "I'll lift up
a...." Nope. Correct: "Lift
up the receiver, I'll make you a believer."
- 1973, Lynyrd Skynyrd... "FREE
BIRD!" (see places too to many there's got 'Cause I've)
Shaun: "'Cause there's too many places I've got to see." Shaun
Round 3, Sing the chorus:
- 1995, Deep Blue Something,
"Breakfast At Tiffany's"
Jean: "And I said what about Breakfast at Tiffany's /
you said I think..." BUZZ, wrong.
Correct: "She said, I think I remember the film / and as I
recall I said we both kinda liked it / and I said well that's
one thing we got..."
- 1983, Donna Summer, "She Works
Hard For the Money"
Shaun: "She works hard for her
money"... The correct answer is in the title.
- 1979, Robert Palmer, "Bad Case
of Lovin' You (Doctor, Doctor)"
Jean: "Doctor, doctor / give me the news / I gotta bad case of
lovin' you / No pill's gonna pill-cure my
ills." Oops, it's another case of "Gotta-Take-Your-First-Answeritis."
"No pill's gonna cure my ill." was the line.
- 1983, ZZ Top, "Gimme All Your
Shaun: "I gotta sing something from ZZ
Top..." No, but nice try.
We're down to one final
tiebreaker. Artist and year will be given. First one to buzz in
can either play or pass. The song: 1973, Billy Joel.
Jean's in... She passes it.
Shaun, for the title, the song is "Piano Man."
Band: "It's 9 o'clock on a
Saturday, / The regular crowd shuffles in / There's an old man
sitting here next to me..."
Shaun: "Makin' love to his tonic
and gin." That's a win! Now the hard part begins, as we head
to... The Final Countdown...
Ray: "It's the Final Countdown!"
I just said that!
The band will play seven songs.
For each phrase you sing correctly, you win $5000. Get five out
of seven, you're going home with 50 large... But if you get three strikes, it's
"I'm every woman, it's all in me / I can read your thoughts
Shaun: "Every single thing you say..." Wrong. Correct:
"Every one from A to Z."
(1992, Whitney Houston, "I'm Every Woman")
"Daylight come an' me wan' go home / Come, Mr. Tally Man..."
Shaun: "Tally me banana." We're on the board.
(1956, Harry Belafonte, "Banana Boat Song (Day-O)")
"You're a rich girl / and you're going too far / 'cause you
know it don't matter anyway..."
Shaun: "You can rely on your
old man's money..." It was THE old man's money.
(1977, Daryl Hall & John Oates, "Rich Girl")
"Girl / You really got me going / You got me so I don't
know what I'm doing / Yeah / You really got me now / You got
Shaun: "I can't sleep at night." That's two!
(1964, The Kinks, "You Really Got Me")
"Doctor, doctor, won't you please prescribe me
something / A day in the life of someone else / 'Cause I'm a
hazard to myself / Don't let me get me..."
"Don't let me get me..." Strike three... It was
"'Cause I'm my own worst enemy."
(2001, Pink, "Don't Let Me Get Me")
But hey, $10,000 for half an
hour's work ain't too bad.
Next week, a new repertoire and
six new singers waiting to take it on... and hopefully take it
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