Sunday, April 18, 2010

"Minute To Win It" 4/18

This is Firefighters Week, and the first one to compete is Eric Kuck, originally from Farmingdale, NY (who is a fire chief and a paramedic).

(Note: The contestant and time clock graphics are mostly red for this episode only, with a special "MTWI" firefighting logo in all of them.)

$1,000: "Dizzy Mummy"- Unwind an entire roll of toilet paper by doing several 360 degree spins. If at any time the paper rips, he will lose a turn.

1. PASS WITH :33 LEFT

$2,500: "Suck It Up"- In this playing, only two straws need to have M&Ms on top of them to complete it.

1. NONE- STRIKE ONE
2. PASS WITH :43 LEFT

$5,000: "Stick the Landing"- After tossing them on 10 tables, at least one of the water bottles have to land upright.

1. DQ- STRIKE TWO
2. PASS WITH :39 LEFT

$10,000: "Bulb Balance"- After pouring salt on some light bulbs, he has to stick an egg on two of them and have them both stay on top of the bulbs for three seconds straight.

He gets...NOTHING to work, so he's the second straight contestant to leave with that much; all three contestants who have gotten ZONKED have lost on the $10K level.

Hoping to leave with anything is L.A. firefighter Cedrick Cleveland.

$1,000: "Fish Head"- While blindfolded, he has to place a lampshade on top of his head.

1. PASS WITH :19 LEFT

$2,500: "Knock It Off"

1. PASS WITH :40 LEFT

$5,000: "Junk in the Trunk"

1. PASS WITH :49 LEFT

$10,000: "Paper Dragon"- Two rolls of party streamers have to be unrolled using only his arms and hands.

1. STRIKE ONE
2. PASS WITH :12 LEFT


$50,000: "Go the Distance"- On top of three pedestals are a shot glass, positioned five, six and seven inches respectively away from the designated start area. Using a tape measure, Cedrick must place a ping-pong ball into each one of them.

1. PASS WITH :11 LEFT

$75,000: "Mouth To Mouth"- Cedrick has to pull a dollar bill from the middle of one of four pairs of bottles, while having the bottles remain balanced at the same time.

1. PASS IN SEVEN SECONDS!

(WOF Time's Up Signal)

The bad news is that NO MONEY HAS BEEN GIVEN AWAY TONIGHT. The good news is that Cedrick will return the next time to go for at least another $50K.

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