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Jay Popover was one of two contestants that I saw on Walk In & Win Week in 2004. I didn't see the actual broadcasts; I saw the reruns on YouTube. Jay was considered the happiest contestant of all by Meredith Vieira when he was announced into the Hot Seat. Here is the happy camper's runthrough.

Jay's Run to the Million Edit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
The Bible is divided into two major sections called the "Old" and "New" what?
• A: Charters • B: Compacts
• C: Testaments • D: E! True Biblical Stories


$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Because it is a busy shopping day, the Friday after what holiday is known to retailers as "Black Friday"?
• A: Easter • B: Thanksgiving
• C: Independence Day • D: Valentine's Day


$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Investigators commonly refer to a crime that has gone unsolved for many years as a what?
• A: Cold case • B: Tall case
• C: Long case • D: Low case


$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What common workshop tool usually features a bubble of air within a small liquid-filled tube?
• A: Router • B: Plumb
• C: Wrench • D: Level


$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
A lightning bolt appears in the logo of what popular brand of beverage?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Gatorade - 98%/95% • B: Snapple - 2%/1%
• C: Pepsi-Cola - 0%/1% • D: Tropicana - 0%/3%
The reason why there are two percentages for each answer is because during the 2004-2006 season of syndicated Millionaire, the AOL Messaging System had an Ask the Audience feature and had its polls revealed after the studio audience's answers were shown.


$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
The animated TV series "Father of the Pride" features talking lions who star in what Las Vegas act?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Blue Man Group • B: Siegfried & Roy
• C: Cirque du Soleil • D: Penn & Teller


$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
In math, what is the term for two angles that add up to 90 degrees?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Complementary • B: Obtuse
• C: Parallel • D: Inverted
Unsure of the correct option, Jay used his Phone-a-Friend lifeline to call his 11-year old son, Jonathan. He said the answer was A: Complementary, but he was not sure. Saying "final answer" to A: Complementary, Jay won $4,000.


$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these well-known war movies is not set during World War II?
• A: The Longest Day • B: Mister Roberts
• C: The Great Escape • D: Glory


$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Under the official rules of table tennis, the top of the net must be how high above the table?
• A: 2 inches • B: 4 inches
• C: 6 inches • D: 8 inches
Approximately a couple seconds after the answers were revealed, Jay made a final decision to walk away with $8,000 without guessing. The answer was C: 6 inches.

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