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Toby Moore, a statistician from Tulsa, Oklahoma, was a contestant on season 1 of the U.S. version of the show on November 17-18, 1999. He walked away with $250,000.


Fastest Finger QuestionEdit

Fastest Finger Question
Put the following people in the order they were appointed U.S. Secretary of State, starting with the earliest.
• A: Henry Kissinger • B: Madeleine Albright
• C: Alexander Haig, Jr. • D: Cyrus Vance
From the 10 contestants, 3 got it right, but Toby (with a time of 6.14 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer A-D-C-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Toby's Run to the MillionEdit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What does a 'boom box' do?
• A: Play music • B: Demolish buildings
• C: Throw punches • D: Break dance
$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
According to Irish folklore, what will you find at the end of a rainbow?
• A: Bag of Diamonds • B: Pot of gold
• C: Bag of Silver • D: Cupcakes
$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What keeps cartoon character Pepe Le Pew from attracting his love interests?
• A: Odor • B: Taste in clothing
• C: English accent • D: Mood swings
$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What fictional swashbuckler traditionally wore a mask?
• A: Robin Hood • B: Sinbad
• C: Zorro • D: Indiana Jones
$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
On the TV series 'Gilligan's Island', how long was the Minnow's tour supposed to have lasted?
• A: Ninety minutes • B: Three hours
• C: Six days • D: Two weeks
$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following types of pasta is shaped like a corkscrew?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Fetuccini • B: Tortellini
• C: Spaghetti • D: Fusilli
Ask the Audience Results: A: 4% • B: 10% • C: 0% • D: 86%
$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
What war is depicted in the movie 'Saving Private Ryan'?
• A: World War I • B: World War II
• C: Korean War • D: Vietnam War
$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
What 1985 NFL champion recorded the ra song titled 'The Super Bowl Shuffle'?
• A: Chicago Bears • B: Miami Dolphins
• C: Pittsburgh Steelers • D: Dallas Cowboys
$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following tree leaves are a koala's primary source of food?
• A: Ginkgo • B: Sumac
• C: Eucalyptus • D: Dogwood
$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
On which grounds would you find the official grounds of the Vice President of the United States?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Mount Vernon • B: U.S. Naval Observatory
• C: The White House • D: Monticello
Toby had it narrowed down to B and C, but decided to call his friend Chris, who failed to provide an answer within the alloted time. Therefore, Toby decided to go with his hunch and locked in B: U.S. Naval Observatory, and won $32,000
$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
In 1984, what type of heart was transplanted into Baby Fae?
• A: Artificial • B: Pig
• C: Human • D: Baboon
$125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
Who composed the opera 'The Magic Flute'?
• A: Wolfgang Mozart • B: Giacomo Puccini
• C: Richard Wagner • D: Giuseppe Verdi
The klaxon called time, and Toby would return on $125,000 with 1 lifeline still available.
$250,000 (13 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following states does NOT contain part of Yellowstone National Park?
• A: Wyoming • B: Idaho
• C: Utah • D: Montana
$500,000 (14 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following characters is not considered a 'Pokémon'?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Jigglypuff • B: Frodo
• C: Squirtle • D: Pikachu
Toby did not recognize the characters, so he decided to use his 50:50, eliminating C and D. However, as he didn't know the answer, he decided to walk away with $250,000. The correct answer was B: Frodo.


Preceded by
Meredith Mansfield
U.S. Contestant (Season 1)
Toby Moore
Succeeded by
Tim Reilly

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