History Funny / WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire

11th Apr '16 3:42:01 AM TheKaizerreich
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXTSUZtMhCs Ralf Schnoor's Phone-A-Friend]], overlapping with MomentOfAwesome. With a million euros on the line, he calls his friend and starts the 30 seconds with (roughly) "Hi. How are you?" and proceeds to chat casually for another five seconds. The look on host Günther Jauch's face was priceless.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXTSUZtMhCs Ralf Schnoor's Phone-A-Friend]], Phone-A-Friend, overlapping with MomentOfAwesome. With a million euros on the line, he calls his friend and starts the 30 seconds with (roughly) "Hi. How are you?" and proceeds to chat casually for another five seconds. The look on host Günther Jauch's face was priceless.


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* A few times it just so happened that the result of the "Ask the Audience" lifeline resulted in a 25% agreement for ''every single answer'', which as usual resulted in funny facial expressions and snarky comments.
20th Mar '16 8:18:28 AM KingLyger
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* More than once, a contestant has used the "Ask the Audience" lifeline, and gotten one hundred percent on an answer. That means, apparently, the only person in the entire set that didn't know the answer was the contestant in the hot seat. Every time, the host has cracked a fairly snarky joke at the contestant's expense.
27th Feb '16 9:36:50 PM pinballwiz45b
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** Another funny Super Millionaire moment is on the [[https://youtu.be/YV2I59JnH2o?t=13s very first $500,000 question.]]
12th Jan '16 9:22:31 AM speedyboris
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* During a ''Celebrity Millionaire'' episode, Norm [=MacDonald=] asked Regis if using a 50:50 after he said what he was deciding between would leave those exact choices, like there's some guy in the back trying to sabotage him. Regis assured him that the two choices had been locked in for months [[note]](this was back when the two choices eliminated by the 50:50 were ''not'' random but pre-selected by the writers, usually as the two choices the player was most likely to eliminate as incorrect)[[/note]]...but when Norm chose the 50:50 he was left with the two answers he was stuck between. Although the audience erupted into laughter, [=MacDonald=] gave Regis an absolutely majestic "WHADDID I TELL YA?" look. The whole ordeal can be seen [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDkJCvUIhoY&t=1m45s here.]]
** Of course, after the change to the 50:50 being "random", the computer left the answers the player was struggling between often enough that it led to the same allegations Norm brought up.

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* During a ''Celebrity Millionaire'' episode, Norm [=MacDonald=] asked Regis if using a 50:50 after he said what he was deciding between would leave those exact choices, like there's some guy in the back trying to sabotage him. Regis assured him that the two choices had been locked in for months [[note]](this was back when the two choices eliminated by the 50:50 were ''not'' random but pre-selected by the writers, usually as the two choices the player was most likely to eliminate as incorrect)[[/note]]...but when Norm chose the 50:50 he was left with the two answers he was stuck between. Although the audience erupted into laughter, [=MacDonald=] gave Regis an absolutely majestic "WHADDID I TELL YA?" look. The whole ordeal can be seen [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDkJCvUIhoY&t=1m45s here.]]
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]] (Of course, after the change to the 50:50 being "random", the computer left the answers the player was struggling between often enough that it led to the same allegations Norm brought up.)
** When trying for the $1 million question, Norm contemplated one answer, and Regis spoke up [[labelnote:Note]](he spoke up because on the $500,000 question, Norm abruptly said "Final answer" before Regis could say anything, and since "Final answer" locks in the answer, Regis was briefly worried Norm was going to lose a lot of money. Luckily, Norm guessed correctly)[[/labelnote]] :
--> '''Regis''': ''Please'', before you say "final answer", Norm, I'm not kidding. $468,000. Unless you're ''sure''.\\
'''Norm''': Okay, fine, forget it.\\
'''Regis''': I-it could be Pinehurst-\\
'''Norm''': Just give me the half million, we'll quit.\\
'''Regis''': All right, do you want to walk?\\
'''Norm''': Pardon?\\
'''Regis''': Do you, I have to find out if you want to walk away.\\
'''Norm''': Well no, I'm trying to answer a question, but...\\
'''Regis''': ''(holds up hands)'' I quit. It's too much for me, I can't stand it.
1st Jan '16 3:37:42 AM erforce
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* During a 2007 Movie Week, a young contestant reached [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orGNl-S2IoE the $250,000 question]], which just happened to be about [[OfficeSpace one of his favorite movies]]. His reaction has been compared to [[TheImmodestOrgasm "his [probable] o-face"]]. He answers quickly. Meredith doesn't even bother to draw out the suspense.

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* During a 2007 Movie Week, a young contestant reached [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orGNl-S2IoE the $250,000 question]], which just happened to be about [[OfficeSpace [[Film/OfficeSpace one of his favorite movies]]. His reaction has been compared to [[TheImmodestOrgasm "his [probable] o-face"]]. He answers quickly. Meredith doesn't even bother to draw out the suspense.
17th Nov '15 12:13:11 AM Gimere
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* When a contestant gets the answer wrong '''''on the first question.'''''

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* When a contestant gets the answer wrong '''''on '''''[[EpicFail on the first question.'''''question]]'''''.



* A Fastest Finger question asked "Starting with Stop, put the traffic light sequence in order according to the British Highway Code", the answer being red, red and amber, green, amber (C-B-D-A). [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTGX_4u90dg Nobody got it right.]] Even funnier is what host Chris Tarrant said to the audience before revealing the correct order "If any of them gets this question wrong, don't let them drive you home."
* In a similar vein to the above, another Fastest Finger question asked for the correct order of words in the Jack and Jill nursery rhyme, being C (Jack and Jill went up a HILL) B (To fetch a bucket of WATER) D (Jack fell down and broke his CROWN) A (And Jill came TUMBLING after). NO-ONE got it. As he's reading out the answers, Chris ponders what he's doing with his life, and just like above, bursts into hysterics when it was revealed that no-one got it.
--> '''Chris:''' '''*laughing*''' Oh, I love it! So... settle down at home, it could be a long night! So Jack and Jill's a bit high level for you, so... what shall we do now, Teletubbies? What would you like?

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* A Fastest Finger question asked "Starting with Stop, put the traffic light sequence in order according to the British Highway Code", the answer being red, red and amber, green, amber (C-B-D-A). [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTGX_4u90dg Nobody got it right.]] Even funnier is what host Chris Tarrant said to the audience before revealing the correct order "If any of them gets this question wrong, don't let them drive give you give a lift home."
* In a similar vein to the above, another Fastest Finger question asked for the correct order of words in the Jack and Jill nursery rhyme, being C (Jack and Jill went up a HILL) B (To fetch a bucket of WATER) D (Jack fell down and broke his CROWN) A (And Jill came TUMBLING after). NO-ONE '''No one''' got it. As he's reading out the answers, Chris ponders what he's doing with his life, and just like above, bursts into hysterics when it was revealed that no-one got it.
--> '''Chris:''' '''*laughing*''' Oh, I love it! So... settle down at home, it could be a long night! So Jack and Jill's a bit high level for you, so... what shall we do now, Teletubbies? ''Series/{{Teletubbies}}''? What would you like?
23rd Oct '15 3:03:34 PM WyraachUr
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* In a similar vein to the above, another Fastest Finger question asked for the correct order of words in the Jack and Jill nursery rhyme, being C (Jack and Jill went up a HILL) B (To fetch a bucket of WATER) D (Jack fell down and broke his CROWN) A (And Jill came TUMBLING after). NO-ONE got it. As he's reading out the answers, Chris ponders what he's doing with his life, and just like above, bursts into hysterics when it was revealed that no-one got it.
--> '''Chris:''' '''*laughing*''' Oh, I love it! So... settle down at home, it could be a long night! So Jack and Jill's a bit high level for you, so... what shall we do now, Teletubbies? What would you like?
29th Aug '15 10:58:42 PM pinballwiz45b
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* During a 2007 Movie Week, a young contestant reached [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5monB4fIzy8 the $250,000 question]], which just happened to be about [[OfficeSpace one of his favorite movies]]. His reaction has been compared to [[TheImmodestOrgasm "his [probable] o-face"]]. He answers quickly. Meredith doesn't even bother to draw out the suspense.

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* During a 2007 Movie Week, a young contestant reached [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5monB4fIzy8 com/watch?v=orGNl-S2IoE the $250,000 question]], which just happened to be about [[OfficeSpace one of his favorite movies]]. His reaction has been compared to [[TheImmodestOrgasm "his [probable] o-face"]]. He answers quickly. Meredith doesn't even bother to draw out the suspense.
29th Aug '15 10:54:02 PM pinballwiz45b
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* On another ''Celebrity Millionaire'' episode, Huey Lewis received '''[[EpicFail exactly no help]]''' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6uVlhRRLsw from the audience on a question.]]
8th Jun '15 3:50:18 AM bwburke94
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** A - 'That's The Last Stick.'
** B - 'That's The Last Leaf.'
** C - 'That's The Last Straw.'
** D - [[spoiler: 'I'm Moving To Canada.']]

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** A - 'That's That's The Last Stick.'
Stick.
** B - 'That's That's The Last Leaf.'
Leaf.
** C - 'That's That's The Last Straw.'
Straw.
** D - [[spoiler: 'I'm I'm Moving To Canada.']]
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