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Mick Deery, from Birmingham, England, was a contestant on the UK version of the show on January 21, 2000. He walked away with £8,000.


Fastest Finger First Edit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the most, put these four creatures in order according to the number of legs they have.
• A: Spider • B: Rabbit
• C: Parrot • D: Grasshopper

From the 10 contestants, 6 got it right, but Mick (with a time of 7.17 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer A-D-B-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Mick's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these would write a problem page in a newspaper?
• A: Swing sister • B: Agony aunt
• C: Glamorous granny • D: Reverend mother

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Big Ben is part of which London building?
• A: Houses of Parliament • B: Buckingham Palace
• C: Westminster Abbey • D: St Paul's Cathedral

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these words is a slang term for the nose?
• A: Bonce • B: Lughole
• C: Schnozzle • D: Chops

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these countries shares its name with a US state?
• A: Bulgaria • B: Georgia
• C: Romania • D: Estonia

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name for individual leaves of grass, irises or gladioli?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Shoots - 6% • B: Needles - 2%
• C: Twigs - 2% • D: Blades - 90%

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which department is in charge of issuing passports?
• A: Home Office • B: Foreign and Commonwealth Office
• C: Office of Fair Trading • D: Civil Aviation Authority

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
In which cuisine are bagels a traditional food?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Southeast Asian • B: Jewish
• C: Turkish • D: Scandinavian

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which American Indian was the subject of a poem by Longfellow?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Crazy Horse • B: Pocahontas
• C: Sitting Bull • D: Hiawatha
Mick did not know, so he decided to phone his friend David, who was 75-80% it was D: Hiawatha. He went with him and won £8,000.

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
The crosses of how many saints make up the Union Jack?
• A: Two • B: Three
• C: Four • D: Five
Mick was fairly sure it was C: Four, but not enough to risk it, and already felt happy with what he won, so he decided to walk away with £8,000. The correct answer was B: Three.

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