Eddie Holland, an assistant club steward from Burgess Hill, West Sussex, was a contestant on series 3 of the UK version of the show on 9 March, 1999. He walked away with £4,000.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the largest, put these four sports in order by the number of players in a team
• A: Association Football • B: Polo
• C: Rugby League • D: Netball

From the 10 starting contestants, 2 got it right, but Eddie (with a time of 7.68 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer C-A-D-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Eddie's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What was Noah's famous vessel?
• A: A raft • B: A catamaran
• C: An ark • D: A battleship

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which sport involves a fine leg and an extra cover?
• A: Polo • B: Rugby Union
• C: Cricket • D: Baseball

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Henry Ford is quoted as saying that people could have a model T in any colour as long as the colour was ......?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Black - 85% • B: Blue - 8%
• C: Orange - 1% • D: Pink - 6%

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Who is the owner of a dog called 'Gromit'?
• A: Wallace • B: Horace
• C: Harris • D: Pollock

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Who is 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice' in Disney's 'Fantasia'?
• A: Goofy • B: Donald Duck
• C: Pluto • D: Mickey Mouse

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
If you practise 'nepotism' which people do you favour?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Women • B: Neighbours
• C: The elderly • D: Your relatives
Eddie had an idea, but decided to call his friend and teacher Martin, who said it was "Your relatives". He decided to go with him and won £2,000.

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which American president was nicknamed 'Ike'?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Kennedy • B: Truman
• C: Ford • D: Eisenhower

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Who wrote 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'?
• A: Tennyson • B: Coleridge
• C: Shelley • D: Keats
Eddie did not have a clue, so he decided to walk away with £4,000. The correct answer was B: Coleridge.


Preceded by
Sheridan Booth
UK Contestant (Series 3)
Eddie Holland
Succeeded by
Steve James

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