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Matthew Norways, a bank trader from Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, was the last contestant on series 2 of the UK version of the show on 13 January, 1999. He walked away with £1,000 after incorrectly answering his £16,000 question.

WWTBAM RunEdit

Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the most recent, put these four films in order by when they were released.
• A: 2001: A Space Odyssey • B: E.T.
• C: Apollo 13 • D: Star Wars

From the 10 contestants, 6 got it right, but Matthew (with a time of 6.98 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer C-B-D-A, making it into the Hot Seat.

Matthew's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What would you generally dry in a tumble dryer?
• A: Your hair • B: The dishes
• C: Your clothes • D: The cat


£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
For what form of transport is Venice famous?
• A: Trams • B: Steam engines
• C: Vintage cars • D: Gondolas


£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Into how many degrees is a circle divided?
• A: 100 • B: 180
• C: 250 • D: 360


£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
By what name is George O'Dowd better known in the pop world?
• A: George Michael • B: Boy George
• C: George Harrison • D: Meat Loaf


£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Which film introduced the character Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle?
• A: The Dirty Dozen • B: Serpico
• C: Death Wish • D: The French Connection


£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
In which city's harbour is the island of Alcatraz?
• A: Los Angeles • B: Seattle
• C: New York • D: San Francisco


£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
What would an Australian do with a 'wobble board'?
• A: Surf the waves • B: Drive it
• C: Eat it • D: Play it


£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
What are the wide grassy plains of Southern Russia called?
• A: Pampas • B: Veldt
• C: Prairies • D: Steppes


£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Who invented jeans?
'Ask the Audience' and '50:50' lifelines used
• A: Will Wrangler - 29% • B: Ethan Lee - 17%
• C: Levi Strauss - 51% • D: Calvin Klein - 3%

SourcesEdit


Preceded by
Denis Burton
UK Contestant (Series 2)
Matthew Norways
Succeeded by
Paul Ricketts
(Series 3)

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