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Charles Anderson, from Dalton, Ohio, was a contestant during the NFL Super Bowl themed episode of season 1 of the U.S. version of the show on January 29, 2000. He walked away with $64,000.


Fastest Finger QuestionEdit

Fastest Finger Question
Put the following NFL running backs in the order of their birth, from the earliest to the most recent.
• A: Emmitt Smith • B: Ricky Williams
• C: Tony Dorsett • D: Larry Csonka

From the 10 contestants, 6 got it right, but Charles (with a time of 4.26 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer D-C-A-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Charles's Run to the MillionEdit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What name has been given to NFL players who practice but do not suit up for the games?
• A: Road Squad • B: Taxi Squad
• C: Tank Squad • D: Mod Squad

$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
In an NFL game, each time is given how many time-outs at the start of each half?
• A: One • B: Two
• C: Three • D: Four

$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
According to NFL folklore, in which stadium would you find the 'frozen tundra'?
• A: Ralph Wilson Stadium • B: Foxboro Stadium
• C: Lambeau Field • D: Qualcomm Stadium

$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the brand name displayed on all official NFL footballs?
• A: Dunlop • B: Spalding
• C: Titleist • D: Wilson

$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Who holds the NFL for the longest run from the line of scrimmage?
• A: Eric Dickerson • B: Tony Dorsett
• C: Terrell Davis • D: Marcus Allen

$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
For which of the following did former coach Jerry Glanville regularly leave home-game tickets at the gate?
• A: Jimmy Carter • B: Charlie Daniels
• C: Robert E. Lee • D: Elvis Presley

$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
What was the only NFL team to win its division title in both the 1998 and 1999 season?
• A: Seattle • B: Jacksonville
• C: Washington • D: Minnesota

$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Dallas Cowboy Ed 'Too Tall' Jones took a year off from football to pursue what other sport?
• A: Basketball • B: Professional wrestling
• C: Boxing • D: Olympici bobsledding

$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
What team originally drafted Bo Jackson in 1986?
• A: Seattle Seahawks • B: Los Angeles Raiders
• C: New Orleans Saints • D: Tampa Bay Buccanneers

$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following did Kellen Winslow not accomplish during a 1982 playoff game against Miami?
'50:50' and 'Phone a Friend' lifelines used
• A: Block a field goal • B: Score a touchdown
• C: Gain 200+ yards receiving • D: Catch over 10 passes
Charles did not know, so he decided to use his 50:50, eliminating A and D. Still unsure, he decided to call his brother-in-law Mike, who was 75% that Kellen did not gain 200+ yards receiving. He decided to go with him and won $32,000.

$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following players was not part of the 49ers 'three-quarterback shuffle' in 1961?
• A: Steve Spurrier • B: Bob Waters
• C: John Brodie • D: Billy Kilmer

$125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
What NFL player holds the record for most receiving yards gained in a single game?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Randy Moss • B: Jerry Rice
• C: Flipper Anderson • D: Stephon Paige
Ask the Audience Results: A: 11% • B: 53% • C: 35% • D: 1%
Charles remembered people talking about the record, but cannot remember who did it, so he decided to Ask the Audience, from which the top answer was Jerry Rice with 53%. Still unsure, Charles decided to walk away with $64,000. The correct answer was C: Flipper Anderson.


Preceded by
Patty McGrath
U.S. Contestant (Season 1)
Charles Anderson
Succeeded by
Don Rohan

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