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Robert Essig, better known as "Bob-O", was one of the most famous contestants in the history of Super Millionaire, the spinoff of WWTBAM. The top prize at the time was $10,000,000, and Bob-O managed to get 12 questions right, getting him $1,000,000. The 13th question was worth $2.5 million, but Bob-O walked away with a million, not knowing the answer. Here is Bob-O's runthrough.

Fastest Finger First Question Edit

Fastest Finger First
Put these "one hit wonder" songs in the order they were first released, starting with the earliest.
• A: I'm Too Sexy • B: Come On Eileen
• C: Don't Worry Be Happy • D: Tubthumping

Bob-O answered correcly B-C-A-D in 5.55 seconds and was one of two who got the right answer, therefore, making it into the Hot Seat.

Bob-O's Run to $10 MillionEdit

$1,000 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
In a 2000 hit song, the Baha Men ask the now-famous question "Who let the" what "out"?
• A: Boys • B: Noise
• C: Dogs • D: Hilton sisters


$2,000 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
In February 2004, who quit her job at NBC News to focus on her duties as first lady of California?
• A: Ann Curry • B: Jane Pauley
• C: Andrea Mitchell • D: Maria Shriver


$3,000 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
"Picking up a 7-10 split" is considered the most difficult shot in what sport?
• A: Billiards • B: Archery
• C: Darts • D: Bowling


$4,000 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What term, coined in the '90s, is often used by the media to refer to chic, well-groomed men?
• A: Metrosexual • B: Machosexual
• C: Androsexual • D: Demisexual


$5,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
The subject of a famous Revolutionary War poem, the "shot heard round the world" was fired in what U.S. state?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: North Carolina - 2% • B: Virginia - 21%
• C: Delaware - 9% • D: Massachusetts - 68%


$10,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
While hosting the 1995 Oscars, who made the infamous introduction "Uma, Oprah, Oprah, Uma"?
• A: Steve Martin • B: David Letterman
• C: Whoopi Goldberg • D: Billy Crystal


$20,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
What does the "C" stand for in the medical term "CAT scan"?
• A: Collected • B: Computerized
• C: Cardiac • D: Cranial


$30,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
What movie's title character claims to "have a head for business and a bod for sin"?
• A: Working Girl • B: Tootsie
• C: Pretty Woman • D: Mrs. Doubtfire


$50,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
In the Chinese calendar, January 22, 2004 marked the first day of the Year of the what?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Rabbit • B: Dragon
• C: Tiger • D: Monkey
Unsure of the answer, Bob-O used his Phone a Friend to call his father-in-law, Mike, who said the answer was D: Monkey. To Bob-O's surprise, Mike was 100% certain. When the timer ran out, Bob-O said to the ceiling, imagining he was still talking to Mike, "All right. I'm gonna trust you, Dad. If you're wrong, I know where you live and I have your wife!" He was the first contestant to jokingly threaten his/her Phone a Friend. Anyway, Bob-O got it right for $50k.


$100,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following is not one of England's famous literary Brontë sisters?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Catherine • B: Anne
• C: Emily • D: Charlotte


$500,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
In the 120-count box of Crayola crayons, which of the following is not the name of a crayon color?
'Three Wise Men' lifeline used
• A: Fuzzy wuzzy brown • B: Mauvelous
• C: Asparagus • D: Gray matter
Unsure of the answer, Bob-O called up the Three Wise Men, which consisted of John Carpenter, Abbie Salny, and Drew Pinsky, Regis told them the question and four answers, and they said the answer was D: Gray matter and that their confidence was very low. Bob-O went with the Three Wise Men anyhow, and won $500,000.


$1,000,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
What scientist first determined that human sight results from images projected onto the retina?
'Double Dip' lifeline used
• A: Galileo • B: Copernicus
• C: Johannes Kepler • D: Isaac Newton
All along, Bob-O's gut was C: Johannes Kepler, but he wasn't sure enough to go with it, so he used Double Dip and got the first chance correct.


$2,500,000 (13 of 15) - Not Timed
The last known sighting of labor leader Jimmy Hoffa was on July 30, 1975 at what Michigan restaurant's parking lot?
• A: Machus Red Fox • B: Big Daddy's Parthenon
• C: Beau Jacks Restaurant • D: Salvatore Scallopini
The only clue that Bob-O had was the 1992 movie, "Hoffa". He did remember the scene when Hoffa disappeared, but had no idea what the name of the restaurant was. As a result, he walked away with $1,000,000. The right answer was A: Machus Red Fox.

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