Stan Wu from Los Angeles, California appeared on a Tax-Free Edition on February 21, 2001, but incorrectly answered the $1,000 question and left with nothing at all.

Stan's Run to the MillionEdit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not timed
The main purpose of a pocket protector is to protect your pocket from what?
• A: Pen and pencil marks • B: Spaghetti sauce
• C: Bullets • D: Loneliness and cruelty
$200 (2 of 15) - Not timed
If a check is written on an overdrawn bank account, the check is said to do what?
• A: Shred • B: Bounce
• C: Shuffle • D: Split town
$300 (3 of 15) - Not timed
By definition, a bachelor is a man who is not what?
• A: Breathing • B: Married
• C: Employed • D: Vacuuming
$500 (4 of 15) - Not timed
What mode of transportation shares its name with a deep shade of black?
• A: Tram • B: Ferry
• C: Bike • D: Jet
$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not timed
Which of the following is most closely related to a nectarine?
• A: Orange • B: Apple
• C: Peach • D: Strawberry
This is the question that first syndicated million dollar winner Kevin Smith was referring to during his final question. Stan, Regis Philbin and Kevin, while watching on TV, all misread the question as a "tangerine" instead of "nectarine," and that's why they all thought the answer was A instead of C. For that reason, he told Meredith Vieira to re-read him his top prize question.

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