Funny / Figure It Out

The 1990s original

  • In a Season 1 episode, where the contestant's secret was "Discovered New Type of Bug", as his first question at the start of a game, Marc Weiner asked the contestant if he liked imitation maple syrup, which unsurprisingly got a "no". When Danny's turn came up he used his first question to ask the contestant if he thought that Marc was a dipstick. Unsurprisingly the contestant answered "yes".
  • Danny and Lori Beth got slimed so many times throughout the series for increasingly mundane actions.
  • Every single time Kevin Kopelow gets his first question in each round in most, if not all, episodes he is in.
    • Any time Kevin gives an obviously wrong answer if he's stumped by a contestant's talent. In a Family Style episode, he guessed a pair of family members were "Abducted By Aliens in a Wisconsin Corn Field." The answer was "Carved Maze in Wisconsin Corn Field."
    • In another Family Style episode, where the two talents were "Pull Flag On Rope Over Line" and "Invented Crumb Catcher for Car", the slime tube above Kevin had a minor malfunction after the first Secret Slime Action, resulting in a never-ending small trickle of slime dropping onto his head throughout the rest of the episode. Occasionally when it was his turn to ask a question, it would cut to a closeup of the slime hitting his head.
  • In the second half of a Season 1 episode, where the contestant's talent was "First Girl Starter in Little League World Series", Josh Server asks the contestant if she was "the first girl in the world to ever think Danny was attractive." Her response was "No", which gets a response from Danny of "That's so mean." Just after that Josh answers "I love Danny!" As he hugs Danny, they both get slimed. Danny asks for more slime and gets his wish. Danny then yells, "That went right down my pants!"
  • Whenever Josh hams up his moments in the panel.
  • There were a few episodes where the entire panel got nearly or completely stumped.
    • One episode had the entire panel guessing no words on Billy. When it came time for final guesses, Danny, who went last, took one look at the board and told the contestant, "Have a good time in Jamaica."
    • There's a Season 2 episode where the entire panel guessed only one word. The contestant's talent was "Fits Body Through Coat Hanger," and the one word the panelists got was "Hanger." During the final guesses, Danny, who went last again, took one look at Billy and told the contestant, "Have a great time in New Hampshire."
    • There's a Wild Style episode where, once again, the entire panel guessed only one word. The talent was "Built Squirrel Proof Bird Feeder From Bottles", and the one word the panelists got was "Bird." Mark Saul, Shane Sweet, Arjay Smith and Steve Burns could only make half-hearted final guesses. This mixes with Awesome because Arjay guessed "Bird" with seven seconds remaining on Round 3. He even spent the remaining seconds yelling excitedly over his victory.
  • The secret slime actions in a Season 2 episode where then-Steelers quarterback Kordell Stewart was a guest panelist were: "Being a Quarterback" and "Still Being a Quarterback".
  • In a Wild Style episode, where the contestant's secret was "Teaches Dog to Fetch From Pool Bottom'', guest panelist Brian "Nasty" Knobbs saying he won't get slimed when the secret slime action happened to be "Being a Nasty Boy".
  • In a Season 1 episode, where the talent was "Plays Basketball While Riding Unicycle", Josh asks the contestant "Do you think I'm pretty?" which gets a "no" response. Later on, the Clue Recap shows the contestant doesn't think Josh is pretty. Danny says, "I do!"
  • One contestant's secret in Season 1 is being a "Member of African Stilt Dancing Group." Mike O'Malley, true to form, opens with a facetious question, namely "Are you or have you ever been a member of the Communist Party?", which triggers the word "member" on Billy the Answer Head, to everyone's amazement.
  • In a Season 2 episode, Lori Beth takes over as host for the first contestant while Summer takes her seat on the panel. The contestant's talent is "Rescues and Resuscitates Frogs", and the Secret Slime Action is "sitting in Lori Beth's seat". Summer, who knows that she is guaranteed a revenge sliming while sitting on the panel, gets slimed three times in succession.
  • The "Little Billy" segments are this because the panel purposelynote  don't try to get the right answer to the contestant's question about their talent, but opt instead to be as random as possible just so the contestant will get another prize. The results are often very comedic.
  • The first half of a Family Style episode had the talent of "Fifth Generation Cheese Wheel Makers". At the final guesses, the only word left to guess is "Fifth". Lori Beth guesses Third and then Kevin right after her guesses Fifth. What makes it so funny is how Kevin just seemed to pull it out of a hat.
  • In the second half of a Wild Style episode, the contestant's talent was "Invented Snake Escape Alarm'' and the Secret Slime Action was "getting a 'no' answer." Mark Saul begins Round 2, gets two 'yes' answers in a row and then passes. Shane Sweet also gets two 'yes' answers in a row and then passes. Arjay Smith gets a 'yes' answer, then a 'no' answer, so he gets slimed. The round is more than half over by that point!
  • Danny got an amazingly Funny and Awesome moment by accident in a Wild Style episode when CatDog appeared. The talent is "Shows Off Chinese Hairless Dog"note , and the only words left to figure out are "Off" and "Hairless." Dog guesses "Shows Chinese Movies to His Dog" not being able to come up with anything else, and then Danny easily guesses "Off." Now Danny has figured it out in the past, but it was so unexpected when he guessed "Hairless" that the audience both gasped and cheered and a shocked Summer yelled "DANNY!!!" Danny himself couldn't believe it either.
  • In a Family Style episode where Cousin Skeeter was a guest panelist, the second talent was "Invented Newspaper Delivery Machine for Dog," and the Secret Slime Action was "Just Keepin' It Real". After Skeeter got slimed, he took his hat off to wring it.
  • In a Family Style episode, the second talent is "Designed Winning Card for Mom's Birthday" and the Secret Slime Action is "wiggling your toes." In Round 2, Danny begins guessing when Lori Beth shoves a birthday cake in his face, then Amanda follows suit, and then Danny gets slimed. As Summer explains what the SSA was, Travis White throws a piece of cake at Danny and it lands on his head! As the round continues, Amanda and Lori Beth keep placing any remaining cake on Danny's head, leading to him yelling "I can't think with cake on my head!"
  • In a Wild Style episode, where the second talent was "Collects Spit Samples From Dogs Mouths"note , Kevin Kopelow was one of the regular panelists while Colin Mochrie was a guest panelist. The Secret Slime Action happened to be "having a shiny head."

The 2010s revival

  • Two funny moments took place in episode 536 (not saying the title in case some want to play along):
  • In another episode, Lulu performed the secret slime action and got slimed - just as she was saying the Word of Honor.
  • In another episode, the secret slime action was wearing socks. Everyone got slimed...except Ciara Bravo. Cue the other panelists trying desperately to find out whether or not Ciara was wearing socks or not.
  • In one episode, Jennette McCurdy refused to take her clue (a pair of shoes) out of the box fearing she would get slimed. Ironically, the Secret Slime Action was "Not Having a Clue". She managed to leave her seat before the slime hit, but Jeff went over to the panel and forced her back to her seat so she could get hit. It's made funnier by Noah Crawford chanting "Get her, get her" as Jeff tried to grab her.
  • One episode had a gem of a contestant named Grennan who was rather smarmy about his talent being guessed. Once it was, he bolted right out of his seat and backstage before he could get slimed (since the last word that completed the puzzle was the Word of Honor). Jeff had to pretty much drag him back to his seat to get slimed (and is, so far, the most Jeff's ever been slimed himself as he restrained the kid to make sure he actually got it).

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