Jeremy Conklin, from Mineral City, Ohio, was a contestant on Season 1 of the U.S. version of the show on May 11, 2000. He walked away with absolutely nothing after incorrectly answering his $1,000 question.


Fastest Finger QuestionEdit

Fastest Finger Question
Put these TV villains in the order they debuted, starting with the earliest.
• A: Alexis Carrington • B: Riddler
• C: J.R. Ewing • D: Tony Soprano

Of the starting 9 contestants, 6 got it right, but did it the fastest with a time of 4.89 seconds. Correct order: B-C-A-D.

Jeremy's Run to the MillionEdit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
According to the old question, "Which came first, the chicken or the" what?
• A: Turkey • B: Egg
• C: Quiche • D: Big Mac

$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the radioactive material that settles over the Earth's surface after a nuclear explosion?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Snow • B: Dandruff
• C: Fallout • D: Purple haze
Ask the Audience Results: A: 2% • B: 2% • C: 91% • D: 5%
Jeremy wasn't sure, so he asked the audience at the very early stage of the game for help with the majority voting for C. He went with them and won $200.

$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Tennis star Martina Hingis is named after what famous athlete?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Martina Navratilova • B: Billie Jean King
• C: Althea Gibson • D: Chris Evert
Jeremy was mumbling about using the 50:50, but ultimately decided to use it with A and C left. He went with A, being an obvious answer for him, and won $300.

$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the constitutionally prohibited practice of prosecuting someone twice for the same criminal offense?
• A: Double trouble • B: Double jeopardy
• C: Double entendre • D: Double hazard

$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Since 1920, what state has held the nation's earliest presidential primary?
'Phone-A-Friend' lifeline used
• A: Iowa • B: Vermont
• C: Delaware • D: New Hampshire
Jeremy didn't know the answer, decided to call his step-father Sam for help. Sam was not sure, but 60% certain it was Iowa. Jeremy followed his step-dad's advice, but he went with the wrong answer thus leaving the show with nothing. The answer was D: New Hampshire.


Preceded by
Linda Boone
U.S. Contestant (Season 1)
Jeremy Conklin
Succeeded by
Bob Shick

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