Eddy McIntyre, an attorney and president of the board of a non-profit organization from Miami, Florida, was the first contestant of season 3 of the U.S. version of the show on September 27, 2001. He walked away with $64,000.


Fastest Finger QuestionEdit

Fastest Finger Question
Put these TV goofballs in the order of their debut, starting with the earliest.
• A: Cosmo Kramer • B: Gomer Pyle
• C: Jack McFarland • D: Chrissy Snow

From the 10 contestants, 2 got it right, but Eddy (with a time of 5.58 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer B-D-A-C , making it into the Hot Seat.

Eddy's Run to the MillionEdit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following is slang for an important person?
• A: Top hat • B: High heel
• C: Bigwig • D: The Reege

$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these terms means "to restart a computer"?
• A: Reboot • B: Jump-start
• C: Uplink • D: Please work this time

$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these timepieces uses a pendulum to keep time?
• A: Wrist watch • B: Grandfather clock
• C: Hourglass • D: Biological clock

$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
In what sport do players try to throw a "tight spiral"?
• A: Baseball • B: Basketball
• C: Volleyball • D: Football

$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
The hard-to-read and restrictive parts of a contract are often called the what?
• A: Paper trail • B: Package deal
• C: Fine print • D: Dependent clause

$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
"Little Havana" is a major section of what U.S. city?
• A: Cleveland • B: Dallas
• C: San Francisco • D: Miami

$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
The name of a school dance, "prom" is short for what word?
• A: Prominent • B: Promise
• C: Promenade • D: Promotion

$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
In a classic Mark Twain story, a young pauper trades identities with a boy who is a what?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Prince • B: Soldier
• C: Wizard • D: Sailor

$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
The end of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century is considered the beginning of what period in European history?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Crusades - 28% • B: Middle Ages - 41%
• C: Enlightenment - 19% • D: Reformation - 12%

$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
What animated TV series features a character whose favorite snack is Cheesy Poofs?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Rugrats • B: The Powerpuff Girls
• C: The Simpsons • D: South Park
Cartoons were not Eddy's thing, so he decided to call his friend Mike, who was 100% sure it was South Park. He decided to go with him and won $32,000.

$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Basenki, whippet and borzoi are breeds of what animal?
• A: Dog • B: Cat
• C: Fish • D: Bird

$125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
In 1963, Jean Nidetch founded what organization?
• A: AARP • B: Save the Children
• C: Weight Watchers • D: PETA
Eddy did not have a clue, so he decided to walk away with $64,000. The correct answer was C: Weight Watchers.


Preceded by
Joelle Murchison
U.S. Contestant (Season 3)
Eddy McIntyre
Succeeded by
Frank Cook

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