Crown Heights, NY
Devin's hoping to win a trip for his mom, who worked hard to raise three children. His dad was a casualty of war. If he wins the million he would make movies - he's a filmmaker.$7000: When water is poured into a certain anise-flavored liqueur, it changes from clear to milky, a phenomenon known as what?
A - kahlua reaction
B - sake syndrome
C - ouzo effect
D - mezcal miracle
Devin talks through the choices: kahlua tastes like coffee, mezcal is like tequila and sake is made from rice
.$10,000: Despite releasing their seventh consecutive #1 album in 2016, who hasn't had a #1 single on Billboard's Hot 100 chart since 2007's "Stronger"?
A - Pink
B - Taylor Swift
C - Justin Bieber
D - Kanye West
Devin knows that "Stronger" sampled a song by Daft Punk
.$20,000: Said to be the longest road in Europe at nearly 5,000 miles, the E40 connects Calais, France to Ridder, Kazakhstan, passing through all but which of these cities?
A - Aachen, Germany
B - Katowice, Poland
C - Kiev, Ukraine
D - Palermo, Italy
He was worried about this but then he said that Palermo, Italy is in Sicily and he can't see any road going there
$30,000: Modern Library's list of the 100 Best Novels includes titles containing all but which of these names of body parts?
Answer: D (Palermo, Italy)
A - heart
B - head
C - arms
D - feet
Devin says A Farewell to Arms is probably on the list, and so is Heart of Darkness. He doesn't think Happy Feet is on there
. He uses his 50:50.
He decides to ask the audience.
Ask the Audience results:
A - %
B - 35%
C - %
D - 65%
Devin observes that 65 is more than 35 but he still can't think of a novel with "head" in it. The audience looks so smart and you don't get to the million without taking a risk.
commercial break$50,000: A UCSB study found that aside from a range of grays, dogs perceive the world only in shades of what two colors?
Answer: D (feet)
Chris says that "Brideshead Revisited" was the title with "head".
A - red and green
B - orange and red
C - blue and yellow
D - violet and green
Devin has a thought but isn't sure so he calls down his +1, Dyer Hepburn. Dyer is a dog person. He has a guess also. They both think it's A
. Dyer wonders if they are confusing this with color blindness
. Dyer says it's not his money. At the risk of costing Devin $25,000, Dyer says he thought it was either A or C
. Devin toys with walking away but makes A
his final answer.
Answer: C (blue and yellow)