Last time, #20 Susie Oh
became the Bee's first two-time champ, racking up $60,000. Can she do it
again with the help of the Village People? Let's get the buzz rolling!
Susie's challengers are...
Jon, Natalie, and Eddie.
- 1968, The
Foundations, "Build Me Up Buttercup"
Band: "Why do you build me up / Buttercup baby / Just to
let me down..."
Natalie: "And jerk me around." No.
Jon: "And hang me around." Nope.
SUSIE: "And mess me around." Got it!
- 1953, Ray Anthony, "The
Band: "You put your right foot in / You put your right foot
out / You put your right foot in / And you shake it all about /
You do the hokey-pokey / And you turn yourself around..."
Eddie: "That's what it's all about." RIGHT!
- 1989, Fine Young
Cannibals, "Good Thing"
Band: "Good thing / Where have you gone / My good thing..."
Natalie: "Why's it been
Jon: "You've been gone too long." That's three!
Meeting our players
now... Susie (Pacific Palisades, CA) wants to put all of her
trophies on the hood of her car. Eddie (Santa Barbara, CA) is a
limo driver. Jon (New York City) got to see Billy Joel live...
and sing with the piano man.
Round 2, Playlist.
New game. Players
will have six categories to choose from. They relate to an
artist, title, or lyrics. Players with the highest scores move
on. The categories are...
Susie picks HAIR CLUB. Her
songs have to do with hair bands...
- 1984, Twisted Sister,
"We're Not Gonna Take It."
Band: "We've got the right to choose it / There ain't no way we'll lose
it / This is our life..."
Susie: "This is our time." Nope. "This is
Eddie goes with ALL ABOARD,
about traveling bands...
- 1981, Journey, "Don't Stop
Band: "Just a small town girl / Living in a lonely world..."
Eddie: "Took a midnight train going anywhere."
Close. It was "She took, etc..."
Jon goes with CITY BEAT,
songs with cities in their title.
- 1979, Frank Sinatra,
"Theme from New York, New York"
Band: "These little town blues / Are melting away / I'll make a brand
new start of it / In old New York / If I can make it there..."
Jon: "I'll make it anywhere." That's one for Jon.
Susie gets GIRL TALK...
songs about girls.
- 1983, Kool & the Gang,
Band: "Joanna / I love you / You're the one..."
Susie: "The one for me." One for Susie!
Eddie goes with LITTLE
BUDDY... songs by Buddy Holly...
- 1958, "Everyday."
Band: "Everyday it's getting closer / Going faster than a roller
coaster / Love like yours will..."
Eddie: "Hard to find..." Nope, it was
"Surely come my way", and Jon & Susie go to the Chorus Showdown!
Round 3, Chorus
- 1972, Stevie
Wonder, "You Are the Sunshine of My Life."
SUSIE: "You are the sunshine of my life, yeah / That's why
I'll always stay around / You are the apple of my eye / Forever
you'll stay in this heart." So
close. It was "Forever, you'll stay in my heart."
Jon, get this and
- 2003, Fountains of
Wayne, "Stacy's Mom"
Jon: "Stacy's mom has got it going on / She's all I want and
I've waited so long." Correct was:
"... and I've waited for so long."
"1935, Fred Astaire."
Susie's in... and she plays.
-1935, Fred Astaire...
"Cheek to Cheek."
Band: Heaven I'm in heaven / And my heart beats so that I can
hardly speak / And I seem to find the happiness I seek..."
Susie: "When you and I are dancing
cheek to cheek." It was "When we're out together dancing..." And
Jon is the new Champion! Susie leaves with $60,000.
But can Jon sing for
his supper? We'll see in ... The Final Countdown...
Ray: "It's the Final Countdown!"
Seven songs, seven missing phrases. For each one you get right, you
get $5000. Get five and you win $50,000. Miss three... game
"Oh well I guess it would be nice / If I could touch your
body / I know not everybody..."
Jon: "Has a body like you." Has GOT a body like you...
(1987, George Michael, "Faith")
|Song #2, with
the Village People...: "Hey hey hey hey hey / Macho
Jon: "I've got to be a macho man." That's one!
(1978, "Macho Man")
"ABC / Easy as 123 / Simple as do re mi / ABC / 123."
Jon: "ABC123." Try "Baby you and me, girl."
(1970, The Jackson 5ive, "ABC")
"Now I ain't heard the WACs recruited / Old maids for
the war / But Mommy isn't one of those / I've known her all
these years / Mommy's alright / Daddy's alright..."
Jon: "Baby's alright." Nope, not alright. "They just seem a
(1978, Cheap Trick, "Surrender")
Oh well, that's the
way it goes on the Bee, but Jon returns next time with $5000.
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