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David Patrick, a math professor from Seattle, Washington, was a contestant on season 1 of the U.S. version of the show on November 22, 1999. He walked away with $64,000.


Fastest Finger QuestionEdit

Fastest Finger Question
Put the following family-led groups in the order their first album was released, starting with the earliest.
• A: Everly Brothers • B: Van Halen
• C: Pointer Sister • D: Hanson

From the 10 contestants, 7 got it right, but David (with a time of 5.04 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer A-C-B-D, making it into the Hot Seat.

David's Run to the MillionEdit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
According to the title of one popular '80s book, what kind of food don't 'real men' eat?
• A: Broccoli • B: Quiche
• C: Veal • D: Tiramisu

$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following instruments do you have to blow into to play?
• A: Trumpet • B: Drum
• C: Guitar • D: Triangle

$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
In which general direction are you traveling if you fly from Oklahoma City to Los Angeles?
• A: East • B: North
• C: West • D: South

$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What number is the ultimate goal when playing Blackjack?
• A: 19 • B: 20
• C: 21 • D: 22

$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following is not an example of computer hardware?
• A: Monitor • B: Web browser
• C: Hard Drive • D: Mouse

$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
In ballet, how many dancers participate in a traditional pas de deux?
• A: Two • B: Three
• C: Four • D: One

$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following roads is often used to describe the advertising agency?
• A: Bourbon Street • B: Capitol Hill
• C: Savile Row • D: Madison Avenue

$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
What is a Portuguese man-of-war?
• A: Card game • B: Jellyfish
• C: Battleship • D: Climbing plant

$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Who is the last character to be eaten by the shark in the movie 'Jaws'?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Ellen Brody - 5% • B: Quint - 65%
• C: Hooper - 15% • D: Sheriff Brody - 15%

$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
In 1993, 'Take Our Daughters to Work Day' was created by what organization?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: League of Women Voters • B: Girl Scouts of America
• C: Better Business Bureau • D: Ms. Foundation for Women

$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following topics is the focus of the popular PBS show hosted by English nun Wendy Beckett?
• A: Fine art • B: Gardening
• C: Haute cuisine • D: Bird-watching

$125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these countries is not on the equator?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Kenya • B: Ecuador
• C: Chile • D: Indonesia
David did not know, so he decided to call his friend Scott, who knew it was not Ecuador and would guess Chile. Not confident enough to answer, he decided to walk away with $64,000. The correct answer was C: Chile.


Preceded by
Jane Oviatt
U.S. Contestant (Season 1)
David Patrick
Succeeded by
Rob Berman

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