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Bob House, from Gay, Georgia, was a contestant on the U.S. version of the show on June 11-13, 2000. He became the fourth American contestant to win $1,000,000.


Fastest Finger Question

Fastest Finger Question
Put the following Asian capitals in order, starting in the west.
• A: Tokyo • B: Beijing
• C: Seoul • D: Bangkok

From the 8 contestants, 2 got it right, but Bob (with a time of 5.85 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer D-B-C-A, making it into the Hot Seat.

Bob's Run to the Million

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
A children's bank is traditionally in the shape of what animal?
• A: Kitty • B: Piggy
• C: Horsy • D: Alan Greenspan
$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
A profile is defined as what view of the face?
• A: Front • B: Overhead
• C: Side • D: Dimly lit
The klaxon called time and Bob would return on $200 with all lifelines still available.
$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Writer Dorothy Parker said, "Men seldom make passes at girls who" do what?
• A: Own cats • B: Ride bicycles
• C: Wear glasses • D: Teach karate
$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
According to a popular song, "How much is that doggy in the" what?
• A: Window • B: Backyard
• C: Pound • D: Basket
$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What is another word for the human body part called the epidermis?
• A: Stomach • B: Skin
• C: Tooth • D: Blood
$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
In the 1990s Diet Pepsi TV ads, who sang "You've got the right one, Baby, uh-huh!"?
• A: Aretha Franklin • B: Tony Bennett
• C: Tom Jones • D: Ray Charles
$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
What kind of store did F.W. Woolworth create?
• A: 99 cent • B: 5 and 10
• C: 10 and 25 • D: Dollar
$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Where did Robert E. Lee surrender to Ulysses S. Grant, effectively ending the U.S. Civil War?
• A: Fort Sumter • B: Gettysburg
• C: The White House • D: Appomattox Court House
$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
The Black Hills mountain range is located primarily in what U.S. state?
• A: Utah • B: Colorado
• C: South Dakota • D: Missouri
$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Best-selling author Suze Orman writes books giving advice mainly on what topic?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Personal finance • B: Marriage
• C: Weight loss • D: Religion
Ask the Audience Results: A: 64% • B: 22% • C: 12% • D: 2%
$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following actors did not appear in any of the "Rocky" movies?
• A: Dolph Lundgre • B: Lou Ferrigno
• C: Mr. T • D: Hulk Hogan
$125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
What Roman emperor ordered the construction of a 73-mile-long wall across northern England?
• A: Hadrian • B: Augustus
• C: Nero • D: Marcus Aurelius
$250,000 (13 of 15) - Not Timed
In 1989, playwright Vaclav Havel became president of what former Communist country?
• A: Ukraine • B: Poland
• C: Czechoslovakia • D: Lithuania
$500,000 (14 of 15) - Not Timed
What do the six flags historically stand for in the Six Flags amusement park chain?
• A: Pioneer trails • B: Governments of Texas
• C: Classic roller coasters • D: Native American tribes
$1,000,000 (15 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following men does not have a chemical element named for him?
'50:50' and 'Phone-a-Friend' lifelines used
• A: Albert Einstein • B: Niels Bohr
• C: Isaac Newton • D: Enrico Fermi
Bob decided to use his 50:50, eliminating B and D. He thought he knew it, but he decided to phone his friend and colleague Donna, who believed it was Newton, and was real sure about it. He went with her, and made it his final answer. Regis would then exclaim "He just won a million dollars!"

Bob House: Millionaire


Bob House's Million Dollar Question - Who Wants to be a Millionaire Classic Format

Preceded by
Dianne Buchek
U.S. Contestant (Season 1)
Bob House
Succeeded by
Jason McClung