"Angela Watt from Oxford, MI, about to
face one of the biggest challenges of her life! She's got two lifelines
left, and still eight questions away from winning $1 million! But
Angela's the mother of twin boys, so surely she can handle ANYTHING!
Find out and cheer her on as the return of Millionaire to primetime
With those words, Angela Watt makes her
return to the Hot Seat with $4000 and two lifelines remaining, her PAF
and her Expert. Tonight's Expert is CNN senior political correspondent
Candy Crowley. So far, she's banked 52 seconds in addition to the 45
she'll already have once she gets up there.
Angela is apparently a frisky attorney,
but on New Year's Eve, she "just has to let it out" by "getting a little
naked" at midnight.
( $8,000 ) Proper Pronunciation
What is the correct French pronunciation of the restaurant term that is
A: Pree feeks
B: Pricks fixay
C: Pricks feeks
D: Pree fee
She goes with A after having Regis repeat
it. Good to go to $8000!
( $16,000 ) Namely Speaking
What celebrity nickname would most aptly apply to the author of the 1903
novel "The Call of the Wild"?
She goes with J-Lo for the milestone...
and she gets to see the milestone. The author was Jack London.
( $25,000 ) The Long Walk
If you walked due north from El Paso, Texas to Canada, which of these
states would you not pass through on your journey?
Angela has an idea, but she decides to
Phone-a-Friend. She calls up Linda. "Wyoming." Just made it under the
gun. Too bad it's wrong. It was B, so Angela leaves with $1000.
But her loss could be the gain of one of
THESE ten... And they ARE...
Jacob Shaha - Fort Campbell, KY
JaNelle Pluff - Flower Mound, TX
Robert Brown - Bronx, NY
Michael Rooney - Sierra Padre, CA
Liz Bollinger - Valrico, FL
Kathy Hall - Longmont, CO
Randy Davis - Wichita, KS
Xann Wilson - Brooklyn, NY
Scott Gardner - Rindge, NH
Eddie Lawhorn - Huntsville, AL
And tonight's first FFF.
Put these celebrities in order from tallest to shortest.
A: Brad Pitt
B: Tom Cruise
C: Conan O' Brien
D: Danny Devito
Correct: CABD. And the next person in the
The next player to move into the big chair was... JACOB SHAHA! Jacob is
a lieutenant in the US Army who just got back from Iraq and is about to
go back to Afghanistan. Looking on is his wife. They've been married 6.5
years with one child and another on the way. Can he march his way to
( $100 ) The Bathing Beauties
A swimsuit competition is traditionally a part of what annual event?
A: Miss America Pageant
C: National Spelling Bee
D: State of the Union Address
Jacob goes with A... and he's right.
( $200 ) Hold Me
By definition, a vase is chiefly used as a container for what?
Going with B... and that's good for $200.
( $300 ) Don't Spray It
The chemical agent tear gas gets its name because it irritates what
parts of the body?
C is good again.
( $500 ) Bathtime Bigwigs
CelebriDucks, a brand of rubber duckies that look like celebrities,
includes a duckie version of what movie icon holding nunchucks?
A: Humphrey Bogart
B: Bruce Lee
C: James Dean
D: Woody Allen
He goes with B... And he's right!
( $1,000 ) Short Stories
"Gang of mini miners harbor young hottie from beauty-obsessed stalker"
is a rough plot of what classic Disney film?
A: The Little Mermaid
B: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
C: Lady and the Tramp
D: Sleeping Beauty
Jacob goes with B for the guaranteed
( $2,000 ) Bet On It
What common casino items are slangily known as "one-armed bandits"?
A: Roulette wheels
C: Decks of cards
D: Slot machines
He goes with slot machines... Good for
( $4,000 ) Song's the Same
The Beach Boys and Marky Mark and The Funky Bunch both had #1 hit songs
with what title?
A: "I Get Around"
B: "Help Me, Rhonda"
C: "Wouldn't It Be Nice"
D: "Good Vibrations"
Jacob uses his ATA.
Jacob goes with the audience. They're
almost always right... and they're right in this case.
It's Jacob's wife's fault that he is in
the Hot Seat. Like any good lieutenant, he was just following orders.
( $8,000 ) Final Chapter
Fittingly, which of these popular twentieth century authors is buried in
A: Edgar Rice Burroughs
B: Ray Bradbury
C: Dashiell Hammett
D: Arthur C. Clarke
Fifteen seconds tick past, and Jacob goes
to the Expert. Candy has a wild guess of C. Then he goes to the PAF
lines and his father Steven. "I would guess Arthur C. Clarke." He
finally uses the Double Dip. First guess is D... Not it. Second guess is
A... RIGHT! But now he has no lifelines remaining.
Jacob is a member of the 101st Airborne.
( $16,000 ) QWERTY
On a standard QWERTY keyboard, which of these company names can be typed
using only one row of letters?
He goes with DHL... and that's right!
( $25,000 ) Buzz!
Which of the following is not one of the original twelve "ailments" in
the Milton Bradley game Operation?
A: Writer's Cramp
B: Tennis Elbow
C: Adam's Apple
D: Bread Basket
He goes with B.... and he's locked into
( $50,000 ) The End of Town
Which of the following is a suffix that appears in the name of two US
He takes the freeball on B... But he's
wrong. It was C (Annapolis and Indianapolis), so he goes away with
Put these dance crazes in the order they
first became all the rage in the US, starting with the earliest.
A: The Hustle
B: The Twist
C: The Achy Breaky Heart
D: The Moonwalk
Correct: BADC. And next to play for a
million... EDDIE LAWHORN! He's 51-year-old and recently unemployed. As
in "Friday". He used to be a computer software tester... or a
"professional nerd". Now why can't a nerd win a millionaire?
( $100 ) Romance Lanaguage
By definition, pillow talk is a discussion between two people who are
A: At dinner
B: In bed
C: On a bus
D: On the set of "Millionaire"
It's not D. He goes with B... and we're
on our way.
( $200 ) Sticks of Gum
According to Wrigley, what brand of chewing gum has been the nation's
top-selling cinnamon gum since 1987?
A: Juicy Fruit
C: Big Red
C is his final... and he's right!
( $300 ) Envelope, Please
Which of these awards is presented by the International Academy of
Digital Arts and Sciences to honor excellence on the Internet?
He goes with B... Good for $300.
( $500 ) Culinary Schooling
Which of these food names consists of two words that each happen to be
the name of a prominent American university?
A: Fava bean
B: Maple syrup
C: Pine nut
D: Brown rice
D is his final... nailed it.
( $1,000 ) Bulls on Parade
A crowd of people are running away from a bull on the cover of the 2008
Fodor's guide to what country?
Locks in A... Locks in $1000! The Expert
is now live...
( $2,000 ) No Girls Allowed
Because it focuses on the relationship of its two male stars, which of
these 2009 films was often labeled a "bromance"?
B: Angels & Demons
C: Paul Blart: Mall Cop
D: I Love You, Man
Eddie has to ATA.
He goes with the audience... and they're
( $4,000 ) Monster Devices
A device some people fear will accidentally create a black hole, the
Large Hadron Collider is a what?
A: Particle accelerator
B: High-powered laser
D: Gamma-ray telescope
He goes with A, easily. And he easily
gets to $4000.
( $8,000 ) Stop That!
What bad habit has the technical name rhinotillexomania?
Rhino is "nose", so it's B. Good again!
Quick how-do-you-do to the wifey in the
( $16,000 ) You Rule!
Because one of her rulings ended a 1995 strike, Supreme Court pick Sonia
Sotomayor has been called "the judge that saved" what?
He goes with C... and he's right! Next
one is for Cold Hard Cash.
( $25,000 ) Cold Hard Cash
If you have three bills, each one featuring a different face from Mount
Rushmore that appears on paper currency, how much money do you have?
He goes with Washington, Jefferson, and
Lincoln for $8... And that's good for $25,000!
( $50,000 ) The Gloved One
Which of the following accurately describes the clothing Michael Jackson
wears on the cover of the 1982 album "Thriller"?
A: White shirt, white jacket, black pants
B: White shirt, black jacket, black pants
C: Black shirt, white jacket, white pants
D: Black shirt, black jacket, white pants
Eddie calls his PAF, Joey (interestingly
enough, one of his other PAFs was Bob Shore of Jeopardy! fame). "He's
wearing a black shirt, white jacket, white pants. 100% sure. Go get'em."
Eddie agrees... and he's right! Eddie will play for $100,000 next
... because it's time to dance with
Olympic-medal winning Shawn Johnson. At 17, she's the youngest
solo-player to ever sit in the Hot Seat. She's playing for Blank
Children's Hospital in her hometown of West Des Moines, IA. She'll
donate $25,000... but it can be bumped up to $50,000 if she gets this
( $50,000 )
In the cheeky holiday song "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer", which
of these details is not revealed about Grandma?
A: She drank too much egg nog
B: She lost her hearing aids
C: She wore a wig
D: She was on medication
Shawn can't remember the lyrics, so she
goes to the audience...
Not the best percentage, but she goes
with B... and she's right! $50,000 to the charity.
Next time, Eddie Lawhorn will take on the
$100,000 question with Connie Chung standing by to help. From New York
(and from my little corner of Cyberspace) GOOD NIGHT!
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