Denise Fowler, from Essex, England, was a contestant on the UK version of the show on January 19-20, 2000. She walked away with £32,000 after incorrectly answering her £64,000 question.


Fastest Finger First Edit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the earliest, put these cartoons in the order they first appeared on TV.
• A: The Simpsons • B: South Park
• C: The Flintstones • D: Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?

From the 9 contestants, 5 got it right, but Denise (with a time of 6.60 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer C-D-A-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Denise's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
By which name is the nut of the horse chestnut tree often known?
• A: Stonker • B: Bonker
• C: Conker • D: Plonker

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which term means the itmes collected by a woman in anticipation of marriage?
• A: Basket of hope • B: Bottom drawer
• C: Lazy Susan • D: Bottomless pit

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What are the pieces of rock that orbit the sun, mainly between Mars and Jupiter?
• A: Asteroids • B: Androids
• C: Spheroids • D: Haemorrhoids

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Citrus fruits are a rich source of which vitamin?
• A: Vitamin A • B: Vitamin B1
• C: Vitamin C • D: Vitamin D

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
The town where Shakespeare was born is situated on which river?
• A: Thames • B: Severn
• C: Trent • D: Avon

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
What is measured in reams?
• A: Oil • B: Paper
• C: Coal • D: Butter

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which US city is known as the 'Windy City'?
• A: Los Angeles • B: Chicago
• C: Miami • D: New York

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
In which of these books does the character Flashman appear?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: The Water Babies • B: Tom Brown's Schooldays
• C: Wuthering Heights • D: Pride and Prejudice

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Which future 'Monkee' played Ena Sharples' grandson in 'Coronation Street'?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Mike Nesmith - 5% • B: Peter Tork - 6%
• C: Mickey Dolenz - 15% • D: Davy Jones - 74%
The klaxon called time, and Denise would return on £16,000 with only 1 lifeline still available

£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
What is a mudskipper?
• A: Fish • B: Frog
• C: Mouse • D: Flea

£64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these films won the Best Picture Oscar?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: The Graduate • B: Citizen Kane
• C: Rocky • D: A Streetcar Named Desire
Denise didn't know, so she decided to phone her friend Sid, who guessed B: Citizen Kane. She went with him, but it was wrong. The correct answer was C: Rocky.

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