Rob Moran, from Blythewood, South Carolina, was a contestant on season 1 of the U.S. version of the show on February 2, 2000. He walked away with $32,000 after incorrectly answering his $64,000 question. He was the 100th contestant to make it into the Hot Seat.


Fastest Finger QuestionEdit

Fastest Finger Question
Put the following architects in order according to the year of their births, starting with the earliest.
• A: Eddie Murphy • B: Adam Sandler
• C: Richard Pryor • D: Jerry Seinfeld

From the 10 contestants, 6 got it right, but Rob (with a time of 4.05 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer C-D-A-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Rob's Run to the MillionEdit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the weapon of choice of the literary figure Robin Hood?
• A: Sword • B: Bow and arrow
• C: Club • D: Mace

$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
What two clothing items were combined to make the 'skort'?
• A: Shorts, skirt • B: Skirt, dress
• C: Pants, shorts • D: Skirt, pants

$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Where does a camel store the majority of the fat it uses to sustain itself on long desert journeys?
• A: Belly • B: Legs
• C: Hump • D: Switzerland

$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the subject of the song "I'm Just a Bill" from the TV cartoons "Schoolhouse Rock"?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Bill Cosby - 17% • B: Passage of legislation - 73%
• C: Personal finances - 2% • D: Self-esteem - 8%

$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
In January 2000, what company agreed to buy Time Warner to create the world's largest media conglomerate?
• A: AOL • B: Disney
• C: CBS • D:

$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
On what does a lever balance?
• A: Counterpoint • B: Fulcrum
• C: Hinge • D: Winch

$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following is both a song by The Who and a Greek goddess?
• A: Hera • B: Nike
• C: Aphrodite • D: Athena

$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
What former NFL quarterback went on to co-host the 1980s TV show "That's Incredible!"?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Joe Namath • B: Len Dawson
• C: Terry Bradshaw • D: Fran Tarkenton

$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following is the largest non-continent island in the world?
• A: Great Britain • B: New Guinea
• C: Greenland • D: Japan

$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following animals has the closest DNA makeup to the chimpanzee?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Human • B: Baboon
• C: Gorilla • D: Lemur
Rob did not know, so he decided to call his sister Pat, who was 50% confident it was Human. He decided to go with her and $32,000.

$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following books did author Stephen King write under the name Richard Bachman?
• A: Four Past Midnight • B: Night Shift
• C: The Regulators • D: Desperation


Preceded by
Mark Gluckstern
U.S. Contestant (Season 1)
Rob Moran
Succeeded by
Mark Purvis

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