Mt. Carmel, IL
Beau is a student struggling to pay tuition. He studied in Scotland and used his trivia skills to win free meals. He was known as "The Colonialist". He teaches people how to take standardized tests. Beau is going for $20,000 with all his lifelines available.$20,000: Though best-known for his 19-year, 6-team NBA career, who's also a businessman who owns 150 car washes and about 10% of the Five Guys franchise?
A - Shaquille O'Neal
B - Scotty Pippin
C - Isiah Thomas
D - Larry Bird
Beau says he knows this but isn't sure how well he knows it.
$30,000: For the first 30 years of its existence, which of these snacks did not have a creamy filling?
Answer: A (Shaquille O'Neal)
A - Twinkies
B - Moon Pies
C - Hostess CupCakes
D - Oreos
Beau says that Moon Pies are more marshmallow-y than creamy
. He decides to ask the audience.
Ask the Audience results:
A - 22%
B - 12%
C - 54%
D - 12%
Those two answers were the ones he was thinking, in that order. He decides to trust the audience.
$50,000: Associated with the release of dopamine, "musical frisson" is the phenomenon where music causes you to do what?
Answer: C (Hostess CupCakes)
A - sing along
B - start crying
C - tap your toe
D - get chillscommercial break$100,000: Every single day on Earth, which of the following occurs roughly 1.3 million times?
A - there's a lightning strike
B - a human gives birth
C - a commercial airliner takes off
D - someone sends a tweet
Beau says that it isn't D because the number is higher than that
. He says that if it's B that would mean 365 million people born each year. He thinks he remembers when the Earth's population was 6 billion and when it reached 7 billion
. He decides to use his 50:50.
Beau decides to go with A
Answer: A (there's a lightning strike)
Beau says that $1 million can open a lot of doors and mentions his girlfriend Nicole, who's in the audience.$250,000: Wayne Allwine and Ronni Taylor, the voice actors behind which cartoon couple, actually got married in real life?
A - Lady and The Tramp
B - Mickey and Minnie Mouse
C - Rudolph the Reindeer and Clarise
D - Belle and The Beast
Beau says that he knows that the voice actors for Mickey and Minnie are married
commercial breakMILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY" Which of these Oscar-winning actresses won one of her Oscars for playing an Oscar-winning actress?
Answer: B (Mickey and Minnie Mouse)
A - Hilary Swank
B - Jodie Foster
C - Kate Winslet
D - Cate Blanchett
$500,000: In 2016, Wikipedia announced that the single most-edited article in its 15-year history is about who or what?
Answer: D (Cate Blanchett)
A - Israel
B - Beyoncé
C - George W. Bush
D - Harry Potter
Beau calls for his +1, Will. Will says he wishes that Beau had called on him for one of the earlier questions. Will's gut says that it's B
because he thinks he read this somewhere. Beau says that B
is in a class by itself and has ongoing things that would need updating. Beau asks Will, who says that Beau should walk away. Although both believe it's B
, Beau walks with $250,000.
Answer: C (George W. Bush)