This is Alice Hattley, a
mother and community leader who could use a hand up in
helping to build up their South Central LA community.
Assisting in that endeavor, her daughter Ja'ire.
Alice Hattley and her
husband started a nonprofit out of their home church,
helping out with food and clothes. Three years ago,
Alice's husband passed away, leaving the nonprofit's
future in severe doubt, especially when they lost her
house. But even as these dark forces surround her, she
still continues to help out those less fortunate than
Simply put... Alice
Hattley... We're playing for thousands of dollars in
cash tonight, because.... YOU DESERVE IT!
Here's how it works. There are five
who/what/where puzzles, worth, in order, $10,000, $25,000, $50,000,
$100,000, and $250,000. In total, there is $435,000 to be won, and every
penny of whatever she wins goes directly to Alice. Each puzzle has 10
clues. The first one is free, but the others will have to be bought with
a portion of the total puzzle's value. You will have one - and ONLY one
- guess at the puzzle. If you are correct, whatever money is left is
yours to give no matter what. If you are wrong, you forfeit the rest of
The clues to be bought will be assigned
to a random dollar value. She will have to pick a clue and give back the
corresponding dollar amount in order to see it.
$10,000 ROUND: WHAT
FREE CLUE: Holiday Decoration
Ja'ire can't think of garlands, so we're
going to split up the cash.
$100 - $200 - $300 - $400 - $500 - $1000
- $2000 - $2500 - $3000
CLUE #2 - $100: Inspired Many Songs
Now she's thinking about Christmas
CLUE #4 - $400: Courtroom
... not thinking about Christmas anymore.
CLUE #7 - $3000: Red & White Stripes
Starting to think about the flag.
CLUE #6 - $300: On the Moon
Ja'ire locks in AMERICAN FLAG... For
$6200.... THAT IS CORRECT! (other clues: Stars, Uncle Sam, Pledge
Allegiance, Betsy Ross, Patriotic Symbol). That is money in the bank, no
one's going to touch it. But let's add to it.
Right now, Alice is getting her hair did
for her big moment to come later in the show.
$25,000 ROUND: WHAT
FREE CLUE: Over 50K in NYC
She thinks about people and cabs, but it
isn't cabs. There's only 13,000 of those. Thanks, Ben Bailey.
$100 - $200 - $300 - $400 - $1500 - $4000
- $5000 - $6000 - $7500
CLUE #2 - $100: Stop and Go
CLUE #5 - $300: Some Have Windows
CLUE #6 - $6000: 11, 12, 14
We've gone from cabs to subways.
CLUE #4 - $400: Vertical
Cab cars.... Subway cars... ELEVATOR
cars? Remember, no elevators have a floor 13, because it's considered
bad luck. But is it good luck for Ja'ire? ... IT IS! (Other clues:
Shaft, "Love In An...", Lift, Instead of Stairs, Going Up?)
ROUND TOTAL: $18,200
GAME TOTAL: $24,400!
$50,000 ROUND: WHO
FREE CLUE: Famous Couple
Starting with a clue, but first, the
$500 - $1000 - $1500 - $3000 - $5000 -
$6000 - $8000 - $10,000 - $15,000
CLUE #6 - $1500: Teens
I'm sorry, but Justin Bieber and his hair
doesn't count as a couple.
CLUE #4 - $6000: Family Drama
CLUE #3 - $15,000: Italy
Now how the French do you get Jay-Z and
Beyonce from "Italy"?
CLUE #9 - $500: Leo & Claire
CLUE #1 - $8000: Tragic Ending
She starts to think about Romeo &
Juliet... it's a $19,000 play... She continues...
CLUE #7 - $5000: Balcony
Now Ja'ire is locked on to ROMEO &
JULIET... For $14,000... CORRECT! (Other clues: Classic Play,
Shakespeare, Star-Crossed Lovers)
ROUND TOTAL: $14,000
GAME TOTAL: $38,400!
And I know we're only on show #2, but it
looks like ABC is prepping for a best-case scenario. That said... if you
would like to play for a deserving person in your life, go to
abc.com/casting for the
$100,000 ROUND: WHAT
FREE CLUE: Hot Trend
Nothing there, so we split...
$1000 - $2000 - $3000 - $4000 - $10,000 -
$12,500 - $17,500 - $20,000 - $30,000
CLUE #3 - $30,000: 1971
CLUE #2 - $2000: AM Traffic
CLUE #4 - $12,500: Over 50 Countries
CLUE #8 - $20,000: Chain
CLUE #1 - $17,500: Mermaid
CLUE #6 - $10,000: Tall Is Small
CLUE #5 - $4000: Frappuccinos
Now we're thinking about Starbucks. ....
and we're locking in. STARBUCKS... IS RIGHT! (Other clues: Seattle,
About Clue #1: the Starbucks logo
features the image of a mermaid. Technically a siren.
ROUND TOTAL: $4000
GAME TOTAL: $42,400!
$250,000 ROUND: WHO
FREE CLUE: Top 5 on Twitter
That whittles it down... in more ways
$2500 - $5000 - $7500 - $15,000 - $25,000
- $30,000 - $40,000 - $50,000 - $75,000
CLUE #2 - $5000: Basketball Player
How about Kobe... or Lebron... or Lamar
CLUE #3 - $75,000: Best-Selling Author
(C-Note: I'm playing along here... Barack Obama?)
CLUE #5 - $40,000: #44
(C-Note: .... Barack Obama.)
CLUE #7 - $7500: Columbia
CLUE #8 - $50,000: Leading Man
All of a sudden, she's thinking Barack
Obama. This is a $72,500 play. We're lighting it up. BARACK OBAMA... for
$72,500... YES WE CAN! (Other clues: not given)
That gives us a game total of $114,900!
And it's all yours, Mama Hattley. And why? Because YOU DESERVE IT!
We salute another hero next time.
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