Charles Barkley, nicknamed "Sir Charles", "Chuck" and "Round Mound of Rebound" is a Hall of Fame basketball player and sports broadcaster from Leeds, Alabama. He was a celebrity contestant during the Sports Superstars edition of the U.S. version of Millionaire on October 1, 2001 when he took the $250,000 for the Kid Care Food Program in Houston, Texas.
Sir Charles has never seen this show, but he heard it was a good one, so he used the Ask the Audience lifeline with the majority saying it's B. He went for it and won $125,000.
$250,000 (13 of 15) - Not Timed
In 1974, dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov defected to the West while on tour in what country? '50:50' and 'Phone-a-Friend' lifelines used
• A: Brazil
• B: West Germany
• C: Belgium
• D: Canada
Sir Charles used his "50:50" leaving C: Belgium and D: Canada. He thinks it's D, but while being scared he might get this wrong, he decided to call his agent Marc Perman for help who he was almost certain it was Canada. Sir Charles went with his agent saying it's Canada and won $250,000.
$500,000 (14 of 15) - Not Timed
Who other than Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation?
• A: Hannibal Hamlin
• B: Andrew Johnson
• C: Edwin Stanton
• D: William Seward
He didn't know saying "ever heard the term 'to not have a clue?" and took the $250,000 for his charity. The answer is D: William Seward.