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>> ooh. how could somebody named stanley give birth to barack obama? but i feel like dunham sounds like a familiar name, and i don't know why i would know who made george washington's wooden teeth. that doesn't seem like a familiar name to me, 'cause i thought that was a myth. i'm gonna go with gave birth to barack obama, c, but i don't know why. does he really have wooden teeth? >> you have to lock it in. >> oh, sorry, final answer, c. [tense music] ♪ gave birth to barack obama is right. >> what does that mean? >> obama's mom was named after her father. the "a" stands for ann. [cheers and applause] >> i was a political science major. i should know if george washington had wooden teeth. >> hey, you got it right. you're still in the game. $20,000. now a shot at a $30,000 question. here it is. [dramatic musical sting] ♪
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a stickler for details, steve jobs once called a google exec to complain that what letter in google's logo "didn't have the right yellow gradient"? >> oh, man, i can see the google logo. it has all those letters. [laughter] >> that is correct. i can confirm that. >> i don't think the g is yellow. oh, but it's the second g. could be yellow. why would there be a right yellow gradient? it makes me think that it matches something, which would make me think it's an o. but i don't think both os are the same color. this is 25% guess, 'cause i don't know. >> yeah, no lifelines. >> no lifelines. >> you're at $20,000. >> yep. >> at this point you're risking $15,000 with an incorrect answer. >> i don't think i can do it.
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it seems plausible that all of those could be yellow or even two of them could be yellow and you have to choose which one's not the right yellow. so i don't think i'm gonna guess. so i think i'm gonna walk. >> final? >> final. >> all right. [applause] what would you have guessed? >> i would say the second o. >> the second o. >> oh! >> yeah, that's right. hey, emily, you're walking out of here with $20,000. congratulations. you played a great game. and we're gonna play another game right after this. [cheers and applause] [dramatic music] ♪ harrah's las vegas hotel & casino is an exciting option in the heart of the las vegas strip, home to toby keith's i love this bar & grill. the hotel also offers live entertainment seven days per week and year-round military appreciation offers. me lo mi p is h proi ream thraer asicuder wan e ersyemad, ioce son c tom ra yytoec tm p is h
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time to give away some more money, so let's welcome our next contestant: a college professor from los angeles, california, kirk vichengrad. good to have you here, kirk. >> good to be here. thanks, chris. you're about to face 14 questions, money values growing from $500 all the way up to that $1 million. [cheers and applause] you have your three lifelines. they're there if and when you need them. >> all right. >> so good luck to you. let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." all right. >> $500 question starts us off. here we go. ever since king charles i barged in there one day in 1642, it's been a tradition that the reigning uk monarch is not allowed to enter which location? >> all right, well, i'm not that much up on a lot of british history, however, i'm pretty
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sure it wasn't a "today" show studio or the medieval times restaurant or the wnba locker room. so i'm going to say the house of commons, b. final answer. >> yeah, 'cause matt lauer's a diva and would go crazy if you did that. that's right, house of commons. $500. here's your $1,000 question. according to the "new york times," which of these conditions tends to be most severe when one is travelling east? >> all right, well, i do travel east on occasion, and i would say out of those three probably the most would c, jet lag. final answer. >> that's what we were looking for. >> nice. [applause] >> two down. here's your third question. after a bloody battle in the film "gladiator," russell crowe's maximus looks up at the spectators and asks which question?
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>> well, i remember russell crowe in that movie, "gladiator," and i think he said to the crowd, "are you not entertained?" b, final answer. >> i liked your delivery better. yeah, that was it. that's $2,000. $3,000. >> okay. >> including 1976's "a pink crustacean your" and 2003's "tiki time tour," which performer has toured every year for the past 40 years? >> well, i gotta tell you, chris, i'm a huge barbra streisand fan. like, fanatic fan. crazy, crazy fan, every concert and everything, and can tell you for sure there was never a tour about pink crustaceans.
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i'm pretty sure not for tina turner or kenny rogers either. so i am going to say a, jimmy buffett. final answer. >> but are you a parrot head? >> i'm afraid not, but i will be now. >> jimmy buffett's right. >> all right. >> i didn't peg you for such a psychotic streisand fan. >> not psychotic, but... >> you went pretty deep there. >> i did, i did, i did. >> you went pretty deep there. this is a look at your $5,000 threshold question. here it is. fittingly, nintendo honors its legendary mustachioed plumber on what date each year? >> all right. i'm pretty sure they're thinking of mario and, um... the hoo-hah guy. i forget his friend. luigi, i think. luigi, i think, yes?
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and i'm not confident that i know the date of why they would be honored, however, looking at these answers, one keeps popping up because it looks a little like "mario." i'm gonna have to say a. march 10th. final answer. >> it spells out "mario." that's exactly right. you rapscallion, you. kirk, you got it. way to go. >> all right. whoo. >> $5,000 and that money is safe. we're gonna come back, play more right after this. [dramatic music] ♪ >> important message for women and men ages 50 to 85. please write down
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[dramatic music] ♪ >> welcome back to "millionaire." kirk vichengrad just got to $5,000. well done. >> thank you. >> that money is safe and still all those lifelines on the board, so you're in good shape. $5,000 not bad, but we can go bigger. let's do it. let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [cheers and applause] [dramatic musical sting] $7,000 is where we're gonna jump back into this. though still worth over $2 billion, who of the following lost the vast majority of his wealth due to a disastrous merger announced in january 2000?
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>> okay. um... larry ellison i believe does oracle. and bill gates of course with microsoft and all of that. jeff bezos is amazon. ted turner was at turner networks, i think with warner bros as well. and all these gentlemen are certainly worth a lot. over $2 billion. you know, chris, i think i'm gonna have to use-- i think i'm gonna ask the audience. >> okay. final? >> final. >> okay, audience, need some help here if you would. pick up those keypads and enter your votes now. [percussive music] ♪
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all right, kirk. take a look at the results. 71%, good majority say it's ted turner. >> okay, that is a good majority, and i was leaning in that direction. so... i will say c, ted turner. final answer. >> good job. good job, everybody. >> thank you. >> well done. yeah, he was vice chairman of time warner when it merged with aol. >> aol. >> didn't go well. poor guy, he's only worth about $2 billion. >> ugh. >> hope he's doing okay. $7,000 is where you are. going for $10,000. here's the $10,000 question. >> okay. [dramatic musical sting] ♪ >> according to glamour.com, the new dating term "cushioning" refers to doing what?
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>> hmm. um, cushioning i don't believe would be leaving a breakup note on a pillow. that just seems rude, and most people probably do it by text nowadays anyway. gaining weight during a relationship is possible, that they would be cushioning their pain with weight. getting romantic in an ikea showroom. i don't think ikea would want that, although maybe it helps with the sales of certain bedrooms, i don't know. keeping other dating prospects on the side. huh. ugh, i don't know whether to trust my instinct or not. >> what is your instinct? >> my instinct is going with b. oh, my gosh. okay, um...
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let's do the "50/50." final answer. >> okay, i'll take away two incorrect answers. >> ah-ha-ha! >> c and d. >> ah-ha-ha-ha-ha. well, i'm glad i didn't go with my instinct. so there's that. and of course now i'm second-guessing ikea. but i think i will go with d, keeping other dating prospects on the side. final answer. >> i usually say going with your gut is a great instinct. in this case, you did a good job not going with your gut. you got it. >> good. >> well done. and you got to $10,000, kirk. well played. and we're gonna keep playing right after this. [cheers and applause] [dramatic music] ♪ ♪
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>> here's your question of the day. in 1908, the superior hotel in montana became the first hotel with what now-common feature? mini-bars, turndown service, room service, or gideon bibles?
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>> answer to that question was gideon bibles. [cheers and applause] welcome back. kirk vichengrad, halfway through his game. seven questions in, seven questions to go to get to that $1 million. $10,000 in the bank. still got that last lifeline yet to be used as we now try to double your money. so let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." $20,000. according to nasa, to break free of earth's gravity, a rocket must reach an escape velocity of 11.2 kilometers per second, which is about what in miles per hour?
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>> okay. so i was dreading these math-type questions. and science. and we get them together. >> yes. all in one. >> all right, you know what, chris? i think this calls for my plus one, who i know knows science and math and hopefully will know this. so let's go with my "plus one." final answer. >> all right, eric. come on down. how you doing? >> good. how are you? >> hopefully you've got it. >> we're gonna work it out. we're gonna work this out. so conversion is always an issue. >> right. >> and i know kilometer is 1,000 meters. and a yard, there's 1,760 yards
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in a mile. approximately. >> okay. >> so... we're talking a little under a meter is a yard. so let's round it up. we'll do a thousand times 60 seconds in a minute. times another 60 seconds-- i mean, another 60 minutes in an hour. so that's 3,600 times-- i gotta do round numbers, so-- >> that's all right. >> but we'll get there. >> so far it's all greek to me, what you're saying. >> yeah, so that's 3,600 times, let's say, 10. is already 30-- we're talking 36,000. >> right. so it's over already. >> i'm thinking it's closer to d than c. so that's my thinking. >> okay. >> if i'm wrong, then i'll buy lunch. >> no, no. okay, so--okay, 'cause so-- >> so you're at $10,000,
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risking half your money. >> yes. >> risking $5,000. you'd leave with $5,000. this is a chance to get to $20,000. >> i hate to ask you this question. how confident are you in d? >> more than 50% but less than 75%. >> you got a window. >> oh, god. all right, all right. d. final answer. either way, it's all good. >> all right. >> math was almost there. c, 25,000. >> ohh! >> 1 mile equals 1.6 kilometers. >> all right. >> is the math. but that was close, boys. you gave it a shot, and you're walking out of here with $5,000. thanks so much for joining us today. for everyone who's been a part of this one, i'm chris harrison. we'll see you next time. [cheers and applause] [dramatic music] ♪ closed captioning sponsored by: o
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>> "action news," with jim gardner. >> fly eagles fly ♪ ♪ on the road to victory ♪-- >> forget about these fans taking over minneapolis, how about taking over the sky from here to minneapolis. the skyline and boathouse road giving the eagles a green solute while a thousand miles away the team is conducting its last practice and probably thinking, bring on the patriots. let's get this thing going. >> friday night, the big story, the philadelphia eagles, for one
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game truly america's team. almost every football fan that doesn't come from new england wants to see the birds thrash the patriots. brian taff and sharrie williams are in minneapolis. live at philadelphia international is trish hartman. let's start with trish at the airport. it looked like the party started before fans were boarding their planes to minneapolis. it really did, jim. today was the big travel day for fans headed to minneapolis. we caught up with fans on the last flight for the day as fans made their trip to the superbowl. >> for these eagle fans, the road to victory goes through philadelphia international airport. >> you take what you can get.
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when you go to the superbowl, whatever you can get -- >> who cares? you are on the plane. >> the atmosphere resembled a tailgate. officials say they have flown 2200 passengers from philadelphia to minneapolis this week. our other two children are flying to meet us there. >> you have patriot fans? >> no, my son left enemy territory. he only lives in boston. >> mark surprised his wife with a trip tomorrow. >> i had to call her boss. do you mind if anne's going to be out until tuesday. >> we were arguing about something. be mad at me because i'm taking to you the superbowl. >> we found quite a few fans that made their arrangements before the eagles did. >> we bought them and then he
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got injured. we were pra >> on the plane, the party continued in true underdog fashion. the fans are one step close tore an eagle victory. >> it's a chance to witness history. it's been 27 years. ♪ ♪ on the road to victory. eagles! >> these are those rally towels that everyone had on each seat in the american airline flight headed to minneapolis. extra flights will be headed out all weekend and monday, 22 extra flights to get the fans home from the superbowl. trish hartman, channel6 "action news." jim? o thank you, trish.
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from philadelphia to minneapolis, sharrie williams and brian taff are live for the experience. i'm old enough to remember when the superbowl was just a football game. that's not the case anymore. >> are you giving away your age, jim? boy have things changed since then. it's a super sized experience. today, we felt a rush, a boost of energy hit the city. fans know from both teams we are in 243 hour window before the game kicks off. >> fans have been pouring into the city all day long wanting to be part of the magic moment in minnesota. fans confronted the cold to take in the sight and sounds of the city. the buildings are awash in purple. eagle green everywhere else you look. eagle nation arrived in full force today. they are loud, proud and beyond happy to b

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