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Tony Welsh, a primary school teacher from Kettering, Northamptonshire won £64,000 on October 19th, 2000.

Fastest Finger First Deposit Edit

Fastest Finger First
Starting with the earliest, put these television channels in the order they were first seen.
• A: Channel 4 • B: ITV
• C: BBC2 • D: Channel 5

From the 8 contestants, 3 got it correct. But Tony got it right in the fastest time; a time of 4.08 seconds. The correct order was B-C-A-D.

Tony's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
In Greek mythology, a centaur was half man and half what?
• A: Horse • B: Hedgehog
• C: Hippopotamus • D: Hamster


£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
In what kind of restaurant would you be most likely to eat chicken tikka?
• A: Chinese • B: French
• C: Indian • D: Greek


£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these was an Oscar-winning film of the 1990s?
• A: The English Patient • B: The French Doctor
• C: The Swiss Nurse • D: The German Matron


£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
'Making Your Mind Up' was a number one hit single for which pop group?
• A: Screwdriver • B: Tequila Sunrise
• C: Mai Tai • D: Bucks Fizz


£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is a type of police van?
• A: Black Maureen • B: Black Maria
• C: Black Millicent • D: Black Marion


£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which classic comedy show featured the Ministry of Silly Walks?
• A: The Goodies • B: Monty Python's Flying Circus
• C: That Was The Week That Was • D: The Kenny Everett Video Show


£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Who is the patron saint of travellers?
• A: Saint Martin • B: Saint Pancras
• C: Saint Christopher • D: Saint Wenceslas


£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these kings was executed in 1649?
• A: Charles I • B: Charles II
• C: James I • D: James II


£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is an area of Canada?
• A: Airedale • B: Samoyed
• C: Labrador • D: Chihuahua
The klaxon sounded after this question, ending the October 16th, 2000 episode. Tony would return on October 19th, 2000, with all 3 lifelines still available.


£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these sportsmen is best known as a rally driver?
'50:50' and 'Phone-A-Friend' lifelines used
• A: Michael Doohan • B: Colin McRae
• C: Johnny Herbert • D: Chris Boardman
After using his '50:50' lifeline, Tony still wasn't sure, so he phoned his friend Pete, who knew it was B: Colin McRae straight away. Tony went with this answer and won £32,000.


£64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
A pluviometer is an instrument used to measure what?
• A: Hours of sunlight • B: Wind speed
• C: Rainfall • D: Temperature


£125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
In Greek mythology, what was left in Pandora's box?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Faith - 10% • B: Hope - 55%
• C: Charity - 10% • D: Justice - 25%
Despite 55% of the audience saying B: Hope, Tony decided not to risk it and walked away with £64,000. The correct answer was B: Hope.

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