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Jon Stewart (November 28, 1962 - ) , an actor and comedian from New York City, New York, was a celebrity contestant on the U.S. version of the show on November 13-14, 2000. He walked away with $125,000 for the Alhzeimer's Association.

WWTBAM Run Edit

Fastest Finger First Question Edit

Fastest Finger First Question
Put these social activists in order of their birth, starting with the most recent.
• A: Mother Teresa • B: Helen Keller
• C: Ralph Nader • D: Malcolm X

From the 9 contestants, 3 got it right, but Jon (with a time of 7.46 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer C-D-A-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Jon's Run to the Million Edit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
According to the old adage, what is "the best medicine"?
• A: Sugar • B: Laughter
• C: Love • D: Rogaine


$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
What phrase is commonly used to describe a poker game where large amounts of money are wagered?
• A: High-stakes • B: Deep pockets
• C: Low tolerance • D: Really unwise


$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
A person who wants to blend into the natural environment would most likely wear which of these?
• A: Bright lights • B: Orange paint
• C: Camouflage • D: 100 chameleons


$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What kind of cheese is traditionally found on pizza?
• A: Swiss • B: Gouda
• C: Mozzarella • D: Brie


$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
By definition, if you "schlep" something, what do you do with it?
• A: Eat it • B: Paint it
• C: Hit it • D: Carry it


$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
The Sahara desert is located on what continent?
• A: South America • B: Africa
• C: Asia • D: Australia


$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
In "The King of Queens" TV series, what is lead character Doug Heffernan's job?
• A: Delivery man • B: Butler
• C: Writer • D: Plummer


$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
The 1984 song "To All the Girls I've Loved Before" is a duet featuring Willie Nelson and whom?
• A: Lionel Richie • B: Kenny Rogers
• C: Luther Vandross • D: Julio Iglesias


$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
What is a hollyhock?
• A: Candy • B: Plant
• C: Insect • D: Bird


$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
In the 1984 film "This Is Spinal Tap," the band repeatedly needs to fill what position due to untimely deaths?
• A: Bass player • B: Lead guitarist
• C: Drummer • D: Lead singer


$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
During World War II, Allied troops called what equipment "Mae Wests"?
• A: Binoculars • B: Machine guns
• C: Grenades • D: Life jackets


$125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
Frank McCourt's 1996 memoir "Angela's Ashes" is primarily set in what Irish city?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Limerick - 59% • B: Galway - 12%
• C: Belfast - 11% • D: Cork - 18%
The klaxon called time and Jon would return on $125,000 with 2 lifelines still available


$250,000 (13 of 15) - Not Timed
Before Bobby Riggs's famous loss to Billie Jean Knig, who did he defeat in a "Battle of the Sexes" match?
'50:50' and 'Phone a Friend' lifelines used
• A: Betty Stove • B: Margaret Smith Court
• C: Virginia Wade • D: Evonne Goolagong
Jon did not know, so he decided to use his 50:50, eliminating A and D. Still unsure, he decided to phone his friend DJ, who was fairly sure it was Wade. Jon decided to do what Regis would do in a similar situation, and he decided to walk away $125,000. He would guess Wade, but the correct answer was B: Margaret Smith Court
Preceded by
Alec Baldwin
U.S. Contestant (2nd Celebrity Week)
Jon Stewart
Succeeded by
Drew Carey

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