Heather Urbanski, a graduate student from Glassboro, New Jersey, was a contestant on season 3 of the U.S. version of the show on June 27, 2002. She walked away with $125,000.


Fastest Finger QuestionEdit

Fastest Finger Question
Put these movies in order of their first theatrical release, starting with the earliest.
• A: To Kill a Mockingbird • B: Black Hawk Down
• C: The Pelican Brief • D: Chicken Run
From the 9 remaining contestants, 3 got it right, but Heather (with a time of 5.04 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer A-C-D-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Heather's Run to the MillionEdit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
A very industrious person is said to "work his" what "to the bone"?
• A: Toes • B: Fingers
• C: Elbows • D: Administrative assistant
$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these sports is played on a court?
• A: Baseball • B: Football
• C: Volleyball • D: Cross-country suing
$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
A party with a great beginning is said to "start with a" what?
• A: Bang • B: Whimper
• C: Flame • D: Dozen buffalo wings
$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these letters sometimes functions as a vowel?
• A: J • B: Q
• C: T • D: Y
$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
In a standard U.S. game of Monopoly, which of the following parts are green?
• A: Hotels • B: Houses
• C: Tokens • D: Dice
$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
The Suzuki Method is used to teach children to do what?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Play musical instruments • B: Play chess
• C: Learn math • D: Speak foreign languages
Ask the Audience Results: A: 54% • B: 12% • C: 22% • D: 12%
$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Griffith Observatory is a popular tourist site overlooking what U.S. city?
• A: Denver • B: Los Angeles
• C: San Francisco • D: Seattle
$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these dishes is not a type of soup?
• A: Minestrone • B: Consommé
• C: Gazpacho • D: Gnocchi
$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
The primary purpose of the U.S. Department of the Interior is to protect which of the following?
• A: Natural resources • B: Family farms
• C: Small businesses • D: Art collections
$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
The 1980s TV series "The Colbys" was a spin-off of what prime-time soap opera?
• A: Dallas • B: Dynasty
• C: Knots Landing • D: Falcon Crest
$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
On a pH scale, pure water has a pH of what?
• A: 1 • B: 5
• C: 7 • D: 10
$125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
Author Samuel Clemens took his pen name, Mark Twain, from a riverboat term meaning what?
• A: River bend ahead • B: Captain on deck
• C: Open the safety valve • D: Two fathoms deep
$250,000 (13 of 15) - Not Timed
What make of car was modified to become the Batmobile used in the original "Batman" TV series?
'Phone a Friend' and '50:50' lifelines used
• A: Lincoln Futura • B: '57 Chevy
• C: Buick Roadmaster • D: Cadillac Eldorado
Heather had absolutely no idea, so she decided to call her sister Nichole, who also had no idea. Therefore, she decided to use her 50:50, eliminating C and D. Still having no clue whatsoever, she decided to walk away with $125,000. The correct answer was A: Lincoln Futura.


Preceded by
Allen Rindfuss
U.S. Contestant (Season 3)
Heather Urbanski
Succeeded by
Carol Alaimo

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