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Before introducing John (who is not a judge) Chris noted that the judges raised $70,000 for their charities.

$500: Which of these expressions is commonly used to refer to a mild form of punishment, usually when a more severe one is called for?
A - a slap on the wrist
B - a wish on a star
C - a shrimp on the barbie
D - a snake on a plane
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (a slap on the wrist)


$1000: "Be flirty with each other," "Send photos" and "Visit as often as finances or schedules will allow" is advice that relationship expert Michele Weiner-Davis has for whom?
A - you and your pharmacist
B - a lawyer and a judge
C - a catcher and an umpire
D - people in long-distance relationships
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (people in long-distance relationships)


$2000: What French-Swiss race car driver and mechanic died penniless, despite being the namesake of one of the most iconic American automobile brands?
A - Sven Hyundai
B - Louis Chevrolet
C - Dagmar Toyota
D - Wilhelm von Nissan IV
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (Louis Chevrolet)


$3000: With past winners including such artists as Amy Grant, the GMA Dove Awards honor musicians who perform what type of music?
A - punk
B - gangsta rap
C - Christian and gospel
D - death metal

John says he's a knucklehead when it comes to music but he thinks he knows this one.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Christian and gospel)


$5000: Which of these is the title of a famous play by Sophocles, and NOT a type of dinosaur?
A - iguanodon
B - Oedipus Rex
C - allosaurus
D - triceratops

John remembers mandatory reading of Oedipus Rex, and his grandson would be upset if John missed a dinosaur question.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (Oedipus Rex)


$7000: Which of these people has NOT at some point lived at Number One Observatory Circle in Washington, D.C.?
A - George H.W. Bush
B - Al Gore
C - Walter Mondale
D - Bill Clinton

John is pretty sure that three of these were vice presidents and one was not.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (Bill Clinton)

commercial break

John showed up for the test without his reading glasses so he took a bottle of water and used it like a magnifying glass. He was the only one in his group to pass the test.

$10,000: The wheel and axle -- one of the six simple machines -- is involved in the operation of all but which of the following?
A - a rolling pin
B - a jar lid
C - a doorknob
D - the hands on a clock

Initially John had an answer but he wants to talk through the choices first. After doing so he says he's talking himself out of what he thought. He opts for the 50:50.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
"50:50 results": A & B

His answer is still up there.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (a jar lid)


$20,000: On NBC in the '90s, Lisa Kudrow played both Phoebe on "Friends" and her twin sister Ursula, a sassy waitress on what show?
A - "3rd Rock From the Sun"
B - "Mad About You"
C - "NewsRadio"
D - "Veronica's Closet"

John knows that he doesn't know this and he hopes the audience has a better memory and watched more TV than he did.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Ask the Audience results:
A - 5%
B - 69%
C - 12%
D - 14%

That's a significant majority so he goes with the audience.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B ("Mad About You")

commercial break

MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY": Reflecting on his boyhood town, Harry Houdini reportedly said, "The greatest escape I ever made was when I left" where?
A - Terre Haute, Indiana
B - Corning, Iowa
C - Appleton, Wisconsin
D - Steubenville, Ohio
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Appleton, Wisconsin)

commercial break

$30,000: There are 9 U.N. member countries whose names start with the letter "L." Which continent has the most?
A - Africa
B - Asia
C - Europe
D - South America

John names four in Europe - Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg & Liechtenstein; in Africa he names Libya; in Asia he names Laos. He says you can't win if you don't take a chance. He's going to save his +1.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Europe)


END OF SHOW "NOISE"

John will be back on Monday.


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John Bakarich
Kansas City, KS
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Before introducing John (who is not a judge) Chris noted that the judges raised $70,000 for their charities.


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$20,000: On NBC in the '90s, Lisa Kudrow played both Phoebe on "Friends" and her twin sister Ursula, a sassy waitress on what show?
A - "3rd Rock From the Sun"
B - "Mad About You"
C - "NewsRadio"
D - "Veronica's Closet"

John knows that he doesn't know this and he hopes the audience has a better memory and watched more TV than he did.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Ask the Audience results:
A - 5%
B - 69%
C - 12%
D - 14%

That's a significant majority so he goes with the audience.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B ("Mad About You")

I'm not sure why I knew this; I didn't watch "Mad About You" but somewhere I must have picked this nugget up because I knew it before the answers were revealed.

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