Bob Shick, a firefighter from Lancaster, Ohio, was a contestant on season 1 of the U.S. version of the show on May 11, 2000. He walked away with $125,000.


Fastest Finger QuestionEdit

Fastest Finger Question
Put these musicians named George in order of their birth, starting with the most recent.
• A: George Thorogood • B: George Gershwin
• C: George Harrison • D: George Michael

From the 8 remaining contestants, 6 got it right, but Bob (with a time of 5.43 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 an old expression, "Ignorance is" what?
• A: Lucky • B: Silly
• C: Bliss • D: A way of life

$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
If you're caught crossing the street illegally, which of the following might you be charged with?
• A: Sleepwalking • B: Jaywalking
• C: Speed walking • D: Treason

$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the word for an agent who recruits people for specific jobs at other copmanies?
• A: Hostess • B: Bookie
• C: Headhunter • D: 99

$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What is used to make calculations on the ancient tool called the abacus?
• A: Holes • B: Matchsticks
• C: Stars • D: Beads

$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What street is associated with the department store chain Saks?
• A: Fifth Avenue • B: Tenth Avenue
• C: First Avenue • D: Broadway

$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
What breed of dog was Rin Tin Tin?
• A: Collie • B: Spaniel
• C: German shepherd • D: Poodle

$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
The human "windpipe" is medically known as what?
• A: Gullet • B: Trachea
• C: Esophagus • D: Septum

$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
According to their lyrics, what shoes do rappers Run-D.M.C. wear "to roam all over coliseum floors"?
• A: Adidas • B: Nike
• C: Converse • D: New Balance

$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
In 1998, what did the American Film Institute vote the greatest U.S. movie of all time?
• A: Lawrence of Arabia • B: Casablanca
• C: Gone With the Wind • D: Citizen Kane

$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
The Fianna Fail is a major political party of what country?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: France • B: Ireland
• C: Belgium • D: Germany
Bob decided to call his friend and fellow firefighter Dainan, who was sure it was Ireland. He decided to go with him, and won $32,000.

$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
By what name has television host Don Herbert been known since 1951?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Buffalo Bob • B: Bozo the Clown
• C: Mister Rogers • D: Mr. Wizard

$125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
What was the second state to be officially admitted into the Union?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Connecticut • B: New Jersey
• C: Pennsylvania • D: Delaware
Ask the Audience Results: A: 18% • B: 20% • C: 54% • D: 8%

$250,000 (13 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following nations changed its name to Myanmar in 1989?
• A: Burma • B: Kiribati
• C: Liberia • D: Bhutan
Bob had no clue, so he tried to talk it out. He eliminated Liberia, but after some thinking, he could not narrow it down further. He was leaning towards Burma, but still unsure, he decided to walk away with $125,000. The correct answer was indeed A: Burma.


Preceded by
Jeremy Conklin
U.S. Contestant (Season 1)
Bob Shick
Succeeded by
Ron Trigueiro

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