Las Vegas, NV
Ariel won Season 15 of "Hell's Kitchen" and is now the head chef of Gordon Ramsey's BLT Steak in Las Vegas. She got her first job at a restaurant in New Jersey and told the manager she wanted to earn money to attend culinary school. The manager talked her out of it and mentored her. Ariel is playing for the Dreamville Foundation, a group that works with children providing mentorships, back-to-school clothing drives. She says if she wins the million everyone in the audience gets a free filet. Her +1 is her big brother Barnett.$500: Acording to an article on NationalGeographic.com, in an "Exorcist-style display," owls compensate for their fixed eyes by doing what?
A - turning their head 270 degrees
B - vomiting green goo
C - hooting in a creepy voice
D - allying themselves with Satan
$1000: "Swedish", "Thai", and "hot stone" are three of the most popular varieties of what?
Answer: A (turning their head 270 degrees)
A - necktie
B - massage
C - puppet show
D - banjo
Ariel says she could use one.$2000: Perhaps proving that you get what you pay for, 75% of all cars made by what company founded in 1906 are still on the road today?
A - Fiat
B - Ford
C - Rolls-Royce
D - Volkswagon
Ariel says she doesn't know much about cars but she does know that Rolls-Royce
is the most expensive.commercial break
Ariel didn't realize the fame that would come with winning on "Hell's Kitchen". She says people stop her in the street and recognize her, or they see her in the restaurant and want to take selfies.$3000: Recorded by a native son, what song used in many of Jamaica's tourism campaigns has the New York Times dubbed its "unofficial national anthem"?
A - Stand By Me
B - Joy To The World
C - Imagine
D - One Love$5000: Though they all may seem fitting, which of these real phobias is the only one that's correctly matched with the things its sufferers fear?
A - cryophobia: fear of whining babies
B - doraphobia: fear of animated explorers
C - triskaidekaphobia: fear of Triscuits
D - zoophobia: fear of animals
Ariel immediately rules out A, B and C, saying that A isn't specific to babies
. She also says that if the answer is B she's going to write a letter to Nickelodeon
$7000: Though it's now possible thanks to a 2015 rule change, what US sports league has never seen a game where either team has had a score of 1?
Answer: D (zoophobia: fear of animals)
Chris says that doraphobia is a fear of fur.
A - NBA
B - NFL
C - NHL
D - MLB
Ariel isn't a sports fan. She says it can't be B because that would mean only one free throw
. She opts to ask the audience.
commercial break$10,000: Founded in 2004, which of these companies has a stock ticker symbol that's the same as its name? [Reveal]
Spoiler: Ask the Audience results:
A - 19%
B - 54%
C - 18%
D - 9%
A - Amazon
B - YouTube
C - Boeing
D - Yelp
Ariel doesn't know much about the stock market but she thinks that stock symbols are 4 letters or less
.$20,000: Often called the best medicine, studies do show that laughter reduces the body's production of what stress hormone?
A - melatonin
B - thyroxine
C - insulin
D - cortisol
Ariel says she feels like she's said "D" a lot. She thinks melatonin is related to sleep, then corrects herself - "no, that's seratonin"
.MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY" Which of these movies was released in Montreal with the French title "Les Girls de Las Vegas"?
A - Mean Girls
B - Kiss the Girls
C - Uptown Girls
D - Showgirlscommercial break$30,000: Though born in VA, what actress spent her childhood in Nuremburg, where she performed in an opera at age 5, and still speaks fluent German to this day?
A - Julianne Moore
B - Sandra Bullock
C - Charlize Theron
D - Jody Foster
Ariel says her gut has an answer but she wants to confirm it so she uses her 50:50.
She's glad she didn't go with her gut because her answer isn't up there. She makes A
her final answer.
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Answer: B (Sandra Bullock)