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Barbara McGee was a contestant on the show on November 10-11, 1999. She walked away with £64,000.


Fastest Finger First Edit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the earliest, put these four British prime ministers in chronological order.
• A: Margaret Thatcher • B: David Lloyd George
• C: Harold Wilson • D: William Pitt the Younger

From the 9 contestants, 7 got it right, but Barbara (with a time of 4.72 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer D-B-C-A, making it into the Hot Seat.

Barbara's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Kangaroos are native to which country?
• A: Peru • B: Kenya
• C: Australia • D: Ireland

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which collective word refers to wolves, hounds, cards and lies?
• A: Stock • B: Bag
• C: Screed • D: Pack

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
'The Kiss' and 'The Thinker' are famous works by which French sculptor?
• A: Auguste Rodin • B: Gerard Depardieu
• C: Eric Cantona • D: Sacha Distel

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Bobbing for apples is a tradition most associated with which time of the year?
• A: Hallowe'en • B: Easter
• C: Christmas • D: May Day

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What kind of curtain did Winston Churchill say divided the eastern and western halves of Europe?
• A: Iron Curtain • B: Bamboo Curtain
• C: Silk Curtain • D: Red Curtain

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which film featured the Wet Wet Wet single 'Love Is All Around'?
• A: The Bodyguard • B: Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves
• C: Ghost • D: Four Weddings and a Funeral

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
What was the profession of Mrs Doyle in the TV sitcom 'Father Ted'?
• A: Doctor • B: Nun
• C: Housekeeper • D: District nurse

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which country represents the letter I in the phonetic alphabet?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Iran - 4% • B: Italy - 20%
• C: Israle - 8% • D: India - 68%

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name of the Pope's bodyguard?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Swiss Guard • B: Spanish Guard
• C: French Guard • D: Italian Guard

£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
On a compass, which point lies directly opposite north-northwest?
• A: North-northeast • B: South-east
• C: South-southwest • D: South-southeast

£64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Where was the Queen Elizabeth liner destroyed by fire?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Hong Kong • B: Long Beach
• C: Casablanca • D: Tokyo
Barbara didn't know, so she phoned her friend Tony, who inmediately said A: Hong Kong, even before she even told the 4 possible answers. She went with him, and won £64,000. Then, the klaxon called time, and Barbara would return on £64,000, but with no lifelines available

£125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
What was the name of Angus Deayton's character in the sitcom 'One Foot in the Grave'?
• A: Peter • B: Philip
• C: Patrick • D: Paul
Barbara didn't know, so she decided to walk away with £64,000. The correct answer was C: Patrick.

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