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Regis Philbin, the first host of the American WWTBAM, was chosen as the 10th anniversary primetime revival's final celebrity contestant by Meredith Vieira, who was said to have been so by rumours. He was asked a $50,000 question and won the money for his charity, the Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx. Here is how Regis won $50k.

Regis's Charity Question Edit

$50,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following has never been the answer to a winning million dollar question on the primetime version of "Millionaire"?
'Double Dip' lifeline used
• A: Richard Nixon • B: Peru
• C: The Grapes of Wrath • D: 93 million

(A = John Carpenter, B = David Goodman, C = N/A, D = Dan Blonsky)

In the meantime, during an episode of "Live with Regis and Kelly", a skit based on WWTBAM featured Regis as the contestant and Anil Kapoor as the host. This indicates a promotion for Anil's newest film, "Slumdog Millionaire".

Regis's Skit Questions Edit

None (1 of 4) - Not Timed
Kelly's character on "All My Children" was named...?
• A: Hope • B: Faith
• C: Hayley • D: Harley


None (2 of 4) - Not Timed
Your anniversary is on what date?
• A: March 1 • B: February 1
• C: March 2 • D: February 2


None (3 of 4) - Not Timed
This college football team had the worst season in their history with a record of 3 and 9 in 2007.
• A: Notre Dame • B: USC
• C: Michigan • D: Florida State


None (4 of 4) - Not Timed
During World War II, what famous American General jeopardized his career by slapping a soldier who was recovering in a hospital?
• A: MacArthur • B: Patton
• C: McCain • D: Nimitz
As Regis was making a monologue on how he knew the answer to this question, a commercial break occurred and the scene cut to Regis saying "Final Answer" to B: Patton with Kelly Ripa at his side.

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