Next was Hillary Daw, the first woman to be a contestant on the show. She got up to $8,000 using all three lifelines, but the klaxon sounded to end the first night. The following night, she got up to $16,000, but walked away on the $32,000 milestone question. This is her runthrough.

Fastest Finger First Edit

Fastest Finger First
Put the following performers in the order they joined Saturday Night Live, from the earliest to the most recent.
• A: Eddie Murphy • B: John Belushi
• C: Colin Quinn • D: Phil Hartman

5 of the remaining 9 contestants got correctly B-A-D-C, but Hillary did it the fastest (4.65 seconds), making it into the Hot Seat.

Hillary's Run to the Million Edit

$100 (1 to 15) - Not Timed
What army bugle call is used to wake up the troops?
• A: Taps • B: Charge
• C: Reveille • D: Feelings

$200 (2 to 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following animals has been clocked at a land speed of 70 MPH?
• A: Cheetah • B: Greyhound
• C: Rabbit • D: Snail on Caffeine

$300 (3 to 15) - Not Timed
What substance, used to stiffen shirt collars, is also found in some foods?
• A: Fiber • B: Glucose
• C: Starch • D: Viagra

$500 (4 to 15) - Not Timed
What was the name of King Arthur's sword?
• A: Excelsior • B: Excalibur
• C: Extempora • D: Eczema

$1,000 (5 to 15) - Not Timed
What kind of vehicle is a "trawler?"
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Train - 13% • B: Boat - 75%
• C: Car - 9% • D: Airplane - 3%

$2,000 (6 to 15) - Not Timed
Which of following poker hands does not beat a "full house"?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Four of a Kind • B: Royal Flush
• C: Straight Flush • D: Three of a Kind

$4,000 (7 to 15) - Not Timed
Which TV series featured the wedding of real-life couple Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker?
• A: Hill Street Blues • B: LA Law
• C: The Practice • D: St. Elsewhere

$8,000 (8 to 15) - Not Timed
What is the capital of Iraq?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Tehran • B: Basra
• C: Baghdad • D: Riyadh
Hillary used her Phone A Friend lifeline and called Tim Hite, Jr., her brother, who thought it was C: Baghdad. He did not say how sure he was, however.

$16,000 (9 to 15) - Not Timed
What famous novel features a character named Boo Radley?
• A: The Color Purple • B: Catcher in the Rye
• C: Gone with the Wind • D: To Kill a Mockingbird

$32,000 (10 to 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following is not guaranteed in the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment?
• A: Right to Bear Arms • B: Right to Assemble
• C: Freedom of Speech • D: Freedom of Press
Hillary knew that the history professors at Kennesaw State are "looking down their noses" at her. She was stumped. Even worse, she's already used up her Lifelines. So, Hillary did the only recourse that's really available to her: take her son's advice. She walked away with $16,000. The right answer was A: Right to Bear Arms.

Photo Gallery Edit


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