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Rick Grimes, a resident of Falls Church, Virginia, appeared on the November primetime series of WWTBAM. His total winnings were $64,000, and his appearance took place on November 13, 1999. Here is how Rick did.

Fastest Finger First Edit

Fastest Finger First
Put the following TV shows in geographical order according to the cities in which they are set, from west to east.
• A: Seinfeld • B: Mork & Mindy
• C: Full House • D: Happy Days

From the 9 contestants, 4 got it right, but Rick (with a time of 5.19 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer C-B-D-A, making it into the Hot Seat.

Rick's Run to the Million Edit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following dances tells you to "swing your partner" and "do-si-do"?
• A: Square dancing • B: Ballet
• C: Break dancing • D: Mambo #5


$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
What kind of ghost is the animated character "Casper"?
• A: Mean • B: Friendly
• C: Amorous • D: Self-centered


$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
According to legend, what was Juan Ponce de León looking for when he discovered Florida?
• A: Lost City of Gold • B: Unicorns
• C: Fountain of Youth • D: His lost kitty


$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name of the frame that supports a canvas while an artist is painting?
• A: Color wheel • B: Easel
• C: Pigment • D: Muse


$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What director of "Apollo 13" was also one of the stars of "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Happy Days"?
• A: Henry Winkler • B: Anson Williams
• C: Don Knotts • D: Ron Howard


$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
If you want to visit the country popularly referred to as "Down Under," where would you go?
• A: Antarctica • B: Iceland
• C: Australia • D: Guam


$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following birds is a traditional symbol of peace?
• A: Hawk • B: Eagle
• C: Dove • D: Sparrow


$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
What lifestyle entrepreneur's personal worth topped a billion dollars when her company went public in October 1999?
'50:50' and 'Ask the Audience' lifelines used
• A: Oprah Winfrey - 10% • B: Jaclyn Smith
• C: Martha Stewart - 90% • D: Kathie Lee Gifford


$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Who won an Emmy for performing on "The Tonight Show" the last night Johnny Carson was host?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Tony Bennett • B: Bette Midler
• C: Barbra Streisand • D: Frank Sinatra
Not remembering "The Tonight Show", Rick used his Phone-a-Friend lifeline to call his comrade, James. He said the answer was B: Bette Midler and that he was pretty sure. Locking in B: Bette Midler won Rick $16k.


$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Where does the weather phenomenon known as El Niño originate?
• A: Mediterranean Sea • B: Gulf of Mexico
• C: Pacific Ocean • D: Atlantic Ocean


$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
What have George Dallas, Hannibal Hamlin and Alben Barkley all been?
• A: 1999 best-selling authors • B: U.S. college founders
• C: Hollywood studio chiefs • D: U.S. vice presidents


$125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following was a founding member of the Rolling Stones?
• A: Brian Jones • B: Ron Wood
• C: Jeff Beck • D: Jimmy Page
Narrowing the choices to A: Brian Jones and B: Ron Wood, Rick was about to say "final answer" to Answer A, but ultimately decided to walk away because of the money at stake. If he did lock in A: Brian Jones, he would've won $125,000. What a disappointing choice to make; walking away when you knew the answer all along.

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