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PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:41 pm 
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Wayne Newton

Wayne is playing for the USO. Bob Hope asked Wayne to take his place in the organization.

$500: While it's impossible for Nero to have fiddled while Rome burned, as the fiddle was invented much later, legend has it that he did play a what?
A - kazoo
B - lyre
C - double neck electric guitar
D - Yamaha keyboard
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (lyre)


$1000: The title of a song in the classic 1954 film "A Star is Born," the phrase "Born in a Trunk" means that your parents were what?
A - elephants
B - squirrels
C - human traffickers
D - actors
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (actors)


$2000: In Las Vegas in 1957, while wearing a bikini resembling a mushroom cloud, Lee Merlin was crowned what?
A - Miss Roulette Wheel
B - Miss Slot Machine
C - Miss Atomic Bomb
D - Miss Neon Lights
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Miss Atomic Bomb)

commercial break

$3000: In 1974, while partying to celebrate discovering a 3-million-year old fossil, a group of scientists settled on naming her "Lucy" after one of what band's songs?
A - Led Zeppelin
B - The Doors
C - The Beatles
D - Crosby, Stills & Nash

This isn't Wayne's genre so he decides to use his Ask the Audience lifeline.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Ask the Audience results:
A - 3%
B - 2%
C - 92%
D - 3%

Wayne says he'll stick with his people.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (The Beatles)


$5000: NJ woman Alexa Seary says she's constantly being told by co-workers to "do this" and "do that," thanks to her name sounding like two popular what?
A - children's games
B - cartoon characters
C - virtual assistants
D - fast food chains

Wayne says he doesn't have a clue. He wants to keep his +1 John in reserve so he uses his 50:50.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
"50:50 results": A & C

Wayne crosses his fingers and makes A his final answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (virtual assistants)

Wayne still gets $10,000 for the USO.

commercial break

MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY": In 2004, who became the first to receive a star on Las Vegas' brand-new "Walk of Stars"?:
A - Siegfried & Roy
B - David Copperfield
C - Celine Dion
D - Wayne Newton
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (Wayne Newton)


Wayne is called up as the "audience contestant" to play for an extra $1,000 for the USO.

$1000: In a 1964 movie, Elvis Presley exuberantly sings "Viva" what?
A - San Francisco
B - Miami
C - Las Vegas
D - Chicago
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Las Vegas)

Wayne wins another $1,000.

As the credits roll, Wayne leads the audience singing Happy Birthday to Chris.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:40 pm 
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So far so good


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Hot take: Since $10,000 is a guarantee, they should bring back cheating for celebs up to that point. That is, if they continue doing celebrity episodes.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:48 am 
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Wayne Newton

Wayne is playing for the USO. Bob Hope asked Wayne to take his place in the organization.

When I looked at Wayne all I could think of was the "uncanny divide" - he seems to have had a lot of plastic surgery.

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