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Bob Ehrenberg, a post office clerk from Wellington, Florida, was a contestant on season 1 of the U.S. version of the show on November 21, 1999. He walked away with $32,000 after incorrectly answering his $64,000 question.


Fastest Finger QuestionEdit

Fastest Finger Question
Put the following daytime television talk shows in order of their debut, starting with the earliest.
• A: Sally Jesse Raphael • B: Queen Latifah
• C: Ricki Lake • D: The Merv Griffin Show

From the 10 contestants, 6 got it right, but Bob (with a time of 4.99 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer D-A-C-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Bob's Run to the MillionEdit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
According to the popular saying, it ain't over till the fat lady does what?
• A: Sings • B: The electric slide
• C: Cleans up • D: Shuffles off to Buffalo

$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
How many pennies are equal to one U.S. dollar?
• A: 500 • B: 100
• C: 200 • D: 400

$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What month receives an extra day during leap years?
• A: February • B: March
• C: July • D:

$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What kind of animal is cartoon character Speedy Gonzales?
• A: Rabbit • B: Tortoise
• C: Cat • D: Mouse

$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
The expression 'hitting below the belt' comes from what sport?
• A: Baseball • B: Boxing
• C: Fencing • D: Hockey

$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
What did Carol Burnett tug at the end of each episode of 'The Carol Burnett Show'?
• A: Skirt • B: Nose
• C: Ear • D: Hair

$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
What former U.S. president is known for building houses with the organization Habitat for Humanity?
• A: Gerald Ford • B: Jimmy Carter
• C: Ronald Reagan • D: George Bush

$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Jack Ryan is the main character in a series of best-selling novels by what author?
• A: Robert Ludlum • B: Scott Turow
• C: Patricia Cornwell • D: Tom Clancy

$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
What organization slogan claims "it's the toughest job you'll ever love"?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Peace Corps • B: U.S. Marines
• C: Greenpeace • D: U.S. Army

$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
In 1997, the NASA Pathfinder mission sent back pictures of what planet's surface?
• A: Mercury • B: Venus
• C: Mars • D: Jupiter

$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is currently part of the United Kingdom but not part of Great Britain?
• A: Wales • B: Northern Ireland
• C: Scotland • D: Ireland


Preceded by
John Nelson
U.S. Contestant (Season 1)
Bob Ehrenberg
Succeeded by
Jane Oviatt

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