Jacob Shaha is a lieutenant from Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He appeared on the 10th Anniversary Primetime Celebration of the U.S. version of the show and won $25,000.

Throughout the game, since Jacob was a lieutenant, Regis would jokingly compare the game to a battle.


Fastest Finger QuestionEdit

Fastest Finger Question
Put these celebrities in height order from tallest to shortest.
• A: Brad Pitt • B: Tom Cruise
• C: Conan O'Brien • D: Danny DeVito
The correct order was C-A-B-D, and 7 of the 10 contestants got it right, but Jacob Shaha was the fastest with 4.56 seconds.

Jacob's Run to the MillionEdit

$100 (1 of 15) - 15 seconds
Category: Bathing Beauties
A swimsuit competition is traditionally part of what annual event?
• A: Miss America Pageant • B: Wimbledon
• C: National Spelling Bee • D: State of the Union Undress

$200 (2 of 15) - 15 seconds
Category: Hold Me
By definition, a vase is chiefly used as a container for what?
• A: Cigars • B: Flowers
• C: Pencils • D: Books

$300 (3 of 15) - 15 seconds
Category: Don't Spray It
The chemical agent tear gas gets its name because it irritates what parts of the body?
• A: Feet • B: Elbows
• C: Eyes • D: Ears

$500 (4 of 15) - 15 seconds
Category: Bathtime Bigwigs
CelebriDucks, a brand of rubber duckies that look like celebrities includes a duckie version of what movie icon holding nunchucks?
• A: Humphrey Bogart • B: Bruce Lee
• C: James Dean • D: Woody Allen

$1,000 (5 of 15) - 15 seconds
Category: Short Stories
"Gang of mini miners harbor young hottie from beauty-obsessed stalker" is a rough plot of what classic Disney film?
• A: The Little Mermaid • B: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
• C: Lady and the Tramp • D: Sleeping Beauty

$2,000 (6 of 15) - 30 seconds
Category: Bet On It
What common casino items are slangily known as "one-armed bandits"?
• A: Roulette wheels • B: Dice
• C: Deck of cards • D: Slot machines

$4,000 (7 of 15) - 30 seconds
Category: Songs the Same
The Beach Boys and Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch both had #1 hit songs with what title?
"Ask the Audience" lifeline used.
• A: I Get Around • B: Help Me, Rhonda
• C: Wouldn't It Be Nice • D: Good Vibrations
Ask the Audience Results: A: 17% • B: 9% • C: 15% • D: 59%
Jacob decided to poll the audience, with 59% voting for D: Good Vibrations. Jacob went with them, and they were right.

$8,000 (8 of 15) - 30 seconds
Category: Final Chapter
Fittingly, which of these popular twentieth century authors is buried in Tarzana, California?
"Ask the Expert", "Phone-A-Friend" and "Double Dip" lifelines used.
• A: Edgar Rice Burroughs • B: Ray Bradbury
• C: Dashiell Hammett • D: Arthur C. Clarke
Jacob decided to ask the expert, Candy Crowley, who did not know the answer. She guessed C: Dashielle Hammett, but was not completely sure. Jacob then phone his father Steven from Draper, Utah. He guessed D: Arthur C. Clarke, but he was not exactly sure. Jacob then used his Double Dip and went with his father's guess first, which was wrong. He then went for A: Edgar Rice Burroughs, which was correct.

$16,000 (9 of 15) - 30 seconds
Category: QWERTY
On a standard QWERTY keyboard, which of these compan names can be typed using only one row of letters?
• A: BMW • B: IBM
• C: DHL • D: UPS

$25,000 (10 of 15) - 30 seconds
Category: Buzz!
Which of the following is not one of the original twelve "ailments" in the Milton Bradley game "Operation"?
• A: Writer's Cramp • B: Tennis Elbow
• C: Adam's Apple • D: Brad Basket

$50,000 (11 of 15) - 45 seconds
Category: The End of Town
Which of the following is a suffix that appears in the name of two U.S. state capitals?
• A: -ville • B: -field
• C: -polis • D: -burg
Jacob spent most of his 45 seconds thinking about the question. However, he knew it was a free guess, so, with 7 seconds left, he went for B: -field, but the correct answer was C: -polis.

The categories for Jacob's remaining questions would have been "Lost," "Body Chemistry," "Books in Books" and "A Few Words."

Preceded by
Angela Watt
U.S. contestants (10th Anniversary)
Jacob Shaha
Succeeded by
Eddie Lawhorn