Todd Kim, from Washington, D.C. was the first contestant to appear on Super Millionaire on February 22, 2004. He walked away with $500,000.

Super Millionaire Run Edit

Fastest Finger Question Edit

Fastest Finger Question
Put these reality TV series in order of their original U.S. debut, starting with the earliest.
• A: The Mole • B: The Real World
• C: Big Brother • D: The Bachelorette

From the 10 contestants, 6 got it right, but Todd (with a time of 3.61 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer B-C-A-D, making it into the Hot Seat.

Todd's Run to the Million Edit

$1,000 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
The national anthem of the United Kingdom is titled "God Save" what?
• A: The Flag • B: The Isles
• C: The Queen • D: Elton John

$2,000 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
What business icon says "You're fired" at the end of each episode of the hit TV show "The Apprentice"?
• A: Oprah Winfrey • B: Bill Gate
• C: Rupert Murdoch • D: Donald Trump

$3,000 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
According to Nabisco, "Twist, Lick and Dunk" is the proper way to enjoy what cookie?
• A: Chps Ahoy! • B: Nutter Butter
• C: Oreo • D: Fig Newton

$4,000 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What NFL team's mascosts are named Edgar, Allan and Poe?
• A: San Francisco 49ers • B: New York Giants
• C: Baltimore Ravens • D: New Orleans Saints

$5,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these man-made structures is specifically designed to prevent flooding?
• A: Levee • B: Cornice
• C: Portico • D: Turret

$10,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Ronald Reagan's father gave him what nickname as a child?
• A: Brit • B: Swede
• C: Dutch • D: Turk

$20,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Usually served cold, gazpacho is a traditional soup of what country?
• A: Poland • B: Spain
• C: Greece • D: France

$30,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
In 2004, Britney Spears spent hours married to a man who shares his name with what "Seinfeld" actor?
• A: Jason Alexander • B: Michael Richards
• C: Jerry Stiller • D: Wayne Knight

$50,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
A sentence that uses every letter of the alphabet is called a what?
"50:50' lifeline used.
• A: Conundrum • B: Rebus
• C: Pangram • D: Eponym

$100,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
What navigator disappeared along with Amelia Earhart in 1937?
"Ask the Audience" and "Phone-A-Friend" lifelines used.
• A: Fred Noonan • B: Wiley Post
• C: Floyd Bennett • D: Glenn Curtiss
Ask the Audience Results: A: 31% • B: 26% • C: 29% • D: 14%
Todd didn't know the answer, so he decided to ask the audience, which gave 31% for A, 29% for C, 26% for B and 14% for D. So, he decided to phone his friend and colleague Robert, who was fairly sure it was A. He went with him, and won $100,000.

$500,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
The first condom commercial to air on network TV ran in 1991 during the broadcast of what TV series?
"Three Wise Men" and "Double Dip" lifelines used.
• A: Nurses • B: Anything But Love
• C: Herman's Head • D: Get a Life
Todd didn't know, so he decided to ask the Three Wise Men: Nancy Christy, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Anthony DeCurtis. Nancy thought it was C, but that was just a best guess. So, he decided to use the Double Dip, answering D first, but it was wrong; then he went with C, and got it right, winning $500,000.

$1,000,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
Neurologists believe that the brain's medial ventral prefrontal cortex is activated when you do what?
• A: Have a panic attack • B: Remember a name
• C: Get a joke • D: Listen to music
Todd didn't know, so he decided to walk away with $500,000. The correct answer was C: Get a joke


Preceded by
Super Millionaire contestants
Todd Kim
Succeeded by
Robert Essig