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Carl Park leaves with $32,000

Carl Park, an auditor from Warrington, Pennsylvania, was a contestant on season 1 of the U.S. version of the show on August 22th, 1999. He walked away with $32,000 after incorrectly answering his $64,000 question.

WWTBAM RunEdit

Fastest Finger QuestionEdit

Fastest Finger Question
Put these magazines in the order they were first introduced, from the earliest to the most recent.
• A: TV Guide • B: Life
• C: Entertainment Weekly • D: Rolling Stone

From the 8 contestants, 4 got it right, but Carl (with a time of 4.84 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer B-A-D-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Carl's Run to the MillionEdit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following is not a character in the movie "The Wizard of Oz"?
• A: Glinda • B: Scarecrow
• C: Cowardly Lion • D: Gentle Ben


$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
The French word "chapeau" means what in English?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Hat - 84% • B: Horse - 5%
• C: Castle - 9% • D: Surrender - 2%


$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following is a song by the Beatles?
• A: Raspberry Beret • B: Strawberry Fields Forever
• C: Blueberry Hill • D: Cherry, Cherry


$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
On what day of the week is the federal holiday known as Memorial Day observed?
• A: Thursday • B: Saturday
• C: Monday • D: Sunday


$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
In a poem by Edgar Allan Poe, what creature is "gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door"?
• A: The Raven • B: The Crow
• C: The Ghost • D: The Bat


$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name of the dwarf trees cultivated in Japan?
• A: Bungaku • B: Shinto
• C: Ginza • D: Bonsai


$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the capital of Florida?
• A: Tallahassee • B: Orlando
• C: Miami • D: Tampa


$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Who directed the movie "Goodfellas"?
• A: Francis Ford Coppolla • B: Barry Levinson
• C: Martin Scorsese • D: Quentin Tarantino


$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
What historic document begins, "When in the course of human events..."?
• A: Declaration of Independence • B: The Constitution
• C: Gettysburgh Address • D: Magna Carta


$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the more common name for the disease known as rubella?
• A: Rickets • B: German Measles
• C: Chicken Pox • D: Scarlet Fever


$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
In the "Peanuts" comic strip, what is the name of Linus and Lucy's little brother?
'50:50' and 'Phone a Friend' lifelines used
• A: Rerun • B: Benny
• C: Pig Pen • D: Max
He recognized Pig Pen as a character, and Rerun as one of "What's Happening!", so he decided to use his 50:50, eliminating B and C. He then decided to phone his friend Bob, who would say Max but was not sure. So he decided to go with him, but, the correct answer was A: Rerun.


ReferencesEdit


Preceded by
Tom Colletta
U.S. Contestant (Season 1)
Carl Park
Succeeded by
Ginny Horvath

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