Steve Fayne, a casino employee from Egg Harbor, New Jersey, was a contestant on season 1 of the U.S. version of the show on February 21-22, 2000. He walked away with $0 after incorrectly answering his $500 question. However he did return on the Zero Dollar Winner special and won $64,000.


Fastest Finger QuestionEdit

Fastest Finger Question
Put the following states in alphabetical order, according to their 2-letter postal abbreviation.
• A: Montana • B: Massachusetts
• C: Maine • D: Maryland

From the 7 remaining contestants, 2 got it right, but Steve (with a time of 3.72 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer B-D-C-A, making it into the Hot Seat.

Steve's Run to the MillionEdit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What is another common term for the bur that forms on a potato?
• A: Ear • B: Eye
• C: Snout • D: Tater Tot

$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
What medal do you get for third place in the Olympics?
• A: Silver • B: Gold
• C: Bronze • D: Tin
The klaxon called time and Steve would return on $200 with all 3 lifelines still available.

$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
If you are 'tickling the ivories', what instrument are you playing?
• A: Piano • B: Trombone
• C: Drums • D: Cello

$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
According to the nursery rhyme, which child is 'full of grace'?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Monday's • B: Tuesday's
• C: Thursday's • D: Saturday's
Ask the Audience Results: A: 42% • B: 38% • C: 8% • D: 16%


Preceded by
Dan Demars
U.S. Contestant (Season 1)
Steve Fayne
Succeeded by
Kevin Francis

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