Bernie Waspe was a contestant on series 3 of the UK version of the show on 7 March, 1999. He walked away with £8,000.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the earliest, put these four England cricket captains in order of their year of appointment.
• A: Colin Cowdrey • B: W.G.Grace
• C: Ian Botham • D: Tony Greig

From the 10 contestants, 5 got it right, but Bernie Waspe (with a time of 5.75 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer B-A-D-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Bernie's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which battle provided ABBA with the title of the Eurovision Song Contest winner in 1974?
• A: Trafalgar • B: Waterloo
• C: Agincourt • D: Little Big Horn

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which plant is a national symbol of Ireland?
• A: Rose • B: Thistle
• C: Leek • D: Shamrock

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What was the first name of the artist Picasso?
• A: Pedro • B: Pablo
• C: Diego • D: Manuel

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
According to the saying, which creatures desert a sinking ship?
• A: Cats • B: Dogs
• C: Rats • D: Sharks

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Which day immediately follows Maundy Thursday?
• A: Whitsun • B: Good Friday
• C: May Day • D: Pancake Day

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Who was the captain of 'Stingray'?
• A: Troy Tempest • B: Captain Scarlet
• C: Jeff Tracy • D: Roy Blake

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
What device converts pedal power into electricity to power a bicycle light?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Transformer • B: Dynamo
• C: Capacitor • D: Battery
Ask the Audience Results: A: 1% • B: 96% • C: 2% • D: 1%

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
The film 'Sleepless in Seattle' ends with a romantic meeting on top of which landmark?
• A: Eiffel Tower • B: Statue of Liberty
• C: St Paul's Cathedral • D: Empire State Building

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Which was the first British newspaper to issue a colour supplement?
'50:50' and 'Phone a Friend' lifelines used
• A: News of the World • B: Observer
• C: Sunday Mirror • D: Sunday Times
Bernie did not know it, so he decided to use his 50:50, eliminating A and B. Still unsure, he decided to call a friend, who suggested Sunday Mirror, but was not sure. Therefore, he decided to walk away with £8,000. The correct answer was D: Sunday Times.


Preceded by
Fe Wisher
UK Contestant (Series 3)
Bernie Waspe
Succeeded by
Tony Kennedy

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