Shawn Borgosz, a resident of Depew, New York, appeared on the November primetime series of WWTBAM on November 23, 1999, and won $1,000 for his winnings. He did get up to $16k, but lost $15,000 after answering Question #10 for $32,000 incorrectly. Here is Shawn's runthrough.

Fastest Finger First Edit

Fastest Finger First
Put the following Brad Pitt movies in the order they were released, starting with the earliest.
• A: Kalifornia • B: Seven Years in Tibet
• C: Fight Club • D: Thelma & Louise

From the 9 contestants, 3 got it right, but Shawn (with a time of 7.18 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer D-A-B-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Shawn's Run to the Million Edit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What target did William Tell split in half while it sat on his son's head?
• A: Apple • B: Balloon
• C: Snowball • D: Cantaloupe

$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
In "Miracle on 34th Street", what legendary figure must stand trial in court?
• A: Bigfoot • B: Kris Kringle
• C: Tooth Fairy • D: Paul Bunyan

$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
A business man that is in debt is said to be "in the..." what?
• A: Pink • B: Red
• C: Blue • D: Black

$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
By definition, what sport do you participate in if you are an "angler"?
• A: Curling • B: Fishing
• C: Baseball • D: Cheerleading

$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
How many face cards are there in a standard U.S. deck of 52 cards?
• A: 8 • B: 10
• C: 12 • D: 14

$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
What squad of TV commandos-for-hire would you seek out to find Mr. T?
• A: The A-Team • B: The Brady Bunch
• C: The Dirty Dozen • D: The Avengers

$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Seventeenth-century French monk Dom Pérignon is considered the father of what?
• A: Champagne • B: Sparkling water
• C: Brie • D: Baguette

$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
What constellation is known as the Hunter?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Orion - 86% • B: Andromeda - 8%
• C: Cassiopeia - 4% • D: Draco - 2%

$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Mark Twain • B: Thomas Wolfe
• C: Jack London • D: Henry Miller
While not a literary expert, Shawn used his Phone-a-Friend lifeline to call Sharon, his high school history teacher. She said the answer was A: Mark Twain, and that she was positive. That advice brought Shawn $16k.

$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
What legendary jazz vocalist was known as "Lady Day"?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Ella Fitzgerald • B: Mahalia Jackson
• C: Billie Holiday • D: Lena Horne

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