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Richard Phillips leaves with £16,000

Richard Phillips was a contestant on the show on October 30, 2000. He walked away with £16,000.


Fastest Finger First Edit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the earliest, put these qualifications in the order they are usually achieved.
• A: MA • B: GCSE
• C: PhD • D: BA

From the 9 remaining contestants, 4 got it right, but Richard (with a time of 6.93 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer B-D-A-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Richard's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is a popular timepiece that strikes the hour with a sound like a bird call?
• A: Cuckoo clock • B: Vulture clock
• C: Eagle clock • D: Flamingo clock

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Complete the title of the 1962 film starring Marlon Brando: 'Mutiny on the...'?
• A: Twix • B: Galaxy
• C: Bounty • D: Snickers

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these words refers to a period of isolation to prevent the spread of infection?
• A: Nectarine • B: Margarine
• C: Quarantine • D: Limousine

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What was the English term for a German submarine used during the First and Second World Wars?
• A: U-boat • B: V-boat
• C: W-boat • D: X-boat

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
In the Winnie-the-Pooh stories, what type of animal is Eeyore?
• A: Donkey • B: Rabbit
• C: Kangaroo • D: Tiger

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
With which type of music is the composer Scott Joplin associated?
• A: Soul • B: Ragtime
• C: Rock • D: Country and western

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Who was the first President of the United States?
'Phone a Friend' and '50:50' lifelines used
• A: Thomas Jefferson • B: George Washington
• C: Abraham Lincoln • D: Theodore Roosevelt
He thinks he knows it, but just for being sure, he phones Tim, who tells him to go with A: Thomas Jefferson and being 75% sure. Still not confident, he uses his 50:50, remaining B and C. He goes with B: George Washington and he is right.

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is the name of a legendary island continent said to have sunk?
• A: Anubis • B: Atlantis
• C: Artemis • D: Aramis

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Which Italian pasta is shaped liked seashells?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Linguini - 5% • B: Macaroni - 5%
• C: Conchiglie - 81% • D: Tagliatelle - 9%

£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
In the first UK TV series of 'Big Brother', who was the first person to be evicted from the house?
• A: Andy • B: Nichola
• C: Caroline • D: Sada
He didn't know the answer, so he walked away with £16,000. The correct answer was D: Sada.

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