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Drew Carey, a resident of Cleveland, Ohio, appeared on two celebrity episodes of WWTBAM. The first episode, he won $500,000 for his charity, the Ohio Library Foundation. He donated $32,000 to the same charity on his second appearance. The dates of Drew's appearances were May 2000 and November 2000. Here is how Drew won a grand total of $532,000.

Fastest Finger First Edit

Fastest Finger First
Put these songs from Broadway musicals in the order they first debuted, starting with the earliest.
• A: Music of the Night • B: Ol' Man River
• C: Gee, Officer Krupke • D: Oklahoma!

From the 6 contestants, 2 got it right, but Drew (with a time of 7.38 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer B-D-C-A, making it into the Hot Seat.

Drew's First Run to the Million Edit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What is it called if you've been set up to go to dinner with someone you don't know?
• A: Blind date • B: Deaf ear
• C: Big favor • D: Purgatory


$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
According to the popular phrase, all work and no play makes who a dull boy?
• A: Pierre • B: Jack
• C: Emeril • D: Regis


$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
In an office memo, what does the abbreviation "cc" stand for?
• A: Cover charge • B: Central coordinates
• C: Carbon copy • D: Corporate clutter


$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
The mythical creature Sasquatch is also commonly known by what name?
• A: Kraken • B: Bigfoot
• C: Gnome • D: Jersey Devil


$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
In his 1961 hit song, what "runaround" girl did Dion warn to keep away from?
• A: Rhonda • B: Diane
• C: Ruby • D: Sue


$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
What mogul owns both The London Times and the New York Post?
• A: Ted Turner • B: S.I. Newhouse
• C: Rupert Murdoch • D: Barry Diller


$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
What talk-show host usually ended his monologues with the swing of an imaginary golf club?
• A: Arsenio Hall • B: Johnny Carson
• C: Mike Douglas • D: Merv Griffin


$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Armistead Maupin's "Tale of the City" chronicles the lives of people in what American city?
• A: San Francisco • B: Austin
• C: Seattle • D: New York


$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
What meat is traditionally featured in the Italian dish ossobuco?
• A: Veal • B: Chicken
• C: Lamb • D: Duck


$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Kevin Costner, Sean Connery and Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. all played what role on film?
• A: Eliot Ness • B: Robin Hood
• C: Zorro • D: Wyatt Earp


$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
The Arthur Miller play "The Crucible" is understood to be a metaphor for what 1950s event?
• A: Nuclear arms race • B: Rise of the suburbs
• C: McCarthy hearings • D: Korean War


$125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
In the famous photo of a V-J Day celebration in Times Square, a sailor is kissing a woman wearing what uniform?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: WAC - 11% • B: Nun's Habit - 1%
• C: Waitress - 10% • D: Nurse - 78%


$250,000 (13 of 15) - Not Timed
In what battle was Richard III killed, marking the end of the War of the Roses?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Queenston Heights • B: Bosworth Field
• C: Ghent • D: Falkirk
Unsure of the answer, Drew used his Phone-a-Friend lifeline to call Sam Simon, the creator of "The Simpsons". He said the answer was B: Bosworth Field and that he was very sure. Following the advice, Drew won $250,000.


$500,000 (14 of 15) - Not Timed
For what period does a utility patent give an inventor the sole right to manufacture an invention?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: 20 years • B: 14 years
• C: 50 years • D: Forever


$1,000,000 (15 of 15) - Not Timed
Who was the first NFL player to answer "I'm going to Disneyland" in the popular series of TV ads?
• A: Doug Williams • B: Marcus Allen
• C: Phil Simms • D: Joe Montana
While not sure of the answer, Drew walked away with the $500,000. His free guess was D: Joe Montana, but he would've left with $32k because the answer was C: Phil Simms.

Coming up next is Drew's second runthrough to $32,000.

Fastest Finger First Edit

Fastest Finger First
Put these U.S. presidents in the order they attended Harvard University, starting with the earliest.
• A: Franklin D. Roosevelt • B: John Adams
• C: John F. Kennedy • D: Theodore Roosevelt

From the 8 contestants, 2 got it right, but Drew (with a time of 5.18 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer B-D-A-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Drew's Second Run to the Million Edit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following body parts does a dog normally wag when it is happy?
• A: Head • B: Ear
• C: Tail • D: Spleen


$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
According to a common saying, a person who is lazy in his work is doing what "on the job"?
• A: Lying down • B: Exercising
• C: Borrowing money • D: Surfing the web


$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What color do you get when you mix red and yellow?
• A: Pink • B: Orange
• C: Purple • D: None of your business


$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What are the first words to the song "The Star-Spangled Banner"?
• A: Oh, say, can you see • B: Come on along
• C: Oh, give me a home • D: Oh, beautiful for spacious skies


$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What best-selling novelist and medical school graduate created the TV series "ER"?
• A: Scott Turow • B: Sidney Sheldon
• C: Robin Cook • D: Michael Crichton


$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following stones is used in a pedicure treatment?
• A: Granite • B: Turquoise
• C: Pumice • D: Limestone


$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these requests is the title of a 1996 hit song by Toni Braxton?
• A: Un-Do My Pain • B: Un-Break My Heart
• C: Un-Chain My Love • D: Un-Tie My Soul


$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
The Italian cooking term "alla primavera" means the dish includes what?
• A: Vegetables • B: Sausage
• C: Cheese • D: Fish


$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
In the 1979 movie "The Muppet Movie," Kermit and friends travel from a Georgia swamp to where?
• A: Hollywood • B: New York
• C: Treasure Island • D: Outer space


$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
In July 2000, which of the following announced that its male members are now allowed to wear earrings when out of uniform?
• A: U.S. Postal Service • B: U.S. Army
• C: McDonald's • D: Boy Scouts of America


$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
The 1984 Broadway musical "Sunday in the Park with George" was inspired by a painting by what artist?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Degas • B: Cézanne
• C: Seurat • D: Matisse
Unsure of the answer, Drew used his Phone-a-Friend lifeline to call Sam Simon, the creator of "The Simpsons". He said the answer was C: Seurat and that he was 100% sure. That brought Drew $64k.


$125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following is another term for stage fright?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Phonophobia • B: Odontophobia
• C: Plutophobia • D: Topophobia