Michelle Furnell, a childminder from Asheville, Hampshire, was a contestant on series 3 of the UK version of the show on 9 March, 1999. She walked away with £1,000 after incorrectly answering her £4,000 question.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the smallest, put these four quantities in order.
• A: Dessertspoon • B: Pinch
• C: Tablespoon • D: Teaspoon

From the 8 remaining contestants, 3 got it right, but Michelle (with a time of 5.73 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer B-D-A-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Michelle's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
'Plc' stands for 'Public limited ....' what?
• A: Company • B: Competition
• C: Catastrophe • D: Council

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Complete the title of this Rolling Stone's No.1 hit. 'Get Off of My ........'
• A: Bed • B: Shadow
• C: Planet • D: Cloud

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which cricket club is based at Lord's Cricket Ground?
'Ask The Audience' lifeline used
• A: MMC • B: MCM
• C: CCM • D: MCC
Ask the Audience Results: A: 3% • B: 5% • C: 3% • D: 89%

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
In which part of Britain is Dartmoor?
• A: The West Country • B: The Lake District
• C: East Anglia • D: The Highlands

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
The Queensberry rules were drawn up to govern which sport?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Horse racing • B: Boxing
• C: Football • D: Rugby

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
In 'Goldfinger', what does Oddjob use as a deadly weapon?
'Phone-A-Friend' lifeline used
• A: His hat • B: His teeth
• C: His umbrella • D: His shoes
Michelle decided to call her mother-in-law Joyce, who was 100% Oddjob used his hat. She decided to go with her and won £2,000.

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which world leader was famous for his 'little red book'?
• A: Stalin • B: Lenin
• C: Mussolini • D: Mao Tse Tung


Preceded by
Steve James
UK Contestant (Series 3)
Michelle Furnell
Succeeded by
Paul Marr

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