Steve James, from Covent Garden, London, was a contestant on series 3 of the UK version of the show on 9 March, 1999. He walked away with £16,000.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the highest, put these four countries in order by car ownership.
• A: USA • B: Ghana
• C: UK • D: Austria

From the 9 remaining contestants, 4 got it right, but Steve (with a time of 6.37 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer A-C-D-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Steve's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What did Julius Caesar allegedly exclaim when he saw Brutus among his assassins?
• A: Mamma mia! • B: Et tu Brute?
• C: Mon Dieu! • D: Gott in Himmel!

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
In the nursery rhyme, which animal jumped over the moon?
• A: Cow • B: Wolf
• C: Cat • D: Pig

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
According to the saying, what do hard workers keep to the grindstone?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Shoulder • B: Ear
• C: Nose • D: Elbow

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
If you suffered from 'amnesia', which of these would you be likely to do?
• A: Forget things • B: Overeat
• C: Fall asleep • D: Lose your balance

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What name is given to a university student who has not yet taken his degree?
• A: Graduate • B: Undergraduate
• C: Post-graduate • D: Fellow

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name of the evil nuclear power plant boss in 'The Simpsons'?
• A: Mr. Murphy • B: Mr. Burns
• C: Mr. Ford • D: Mr. Hoods

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
In which county is the holiday resort of St. Ives?
• A: Devon • B: Cornwall
• C: Kent • D: Dorset

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which football team plays home games at Bramall Lane?
'Ask The Audience' lifeline used
• A: Huddersfield • B: Sheffield United
• C: Bradford City • D: Barnsley
Ask the Audience Results: A: 5% • B: 71% • C: 7% • D: 17%

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the more common name for ferric oxide?
• A: Fool's gold • B: Ozone
• C: Rust • D: Limestone

£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Who plays a pregnant police officer in the 1996 movie 'Fargo'?
'Phone-A-Friend' lifeline used
• A: Whoopi Goldberg • B: Frances McDormand
• C: Sigourney Weaver • D: Rosie O'Donnell
Steve did not know it, so he decided to call his friend Rob, who said he would guess Rosie O'Donnel, but had no real idea. Therefore, Steve decided to walk away with £16,000. The correct answer was B: Frances McDormand.


Preceded by
Eddie Holland
UK Contestant (Series 3)
Steve James
Succeeded by
Michelle Furnell

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