I wasn’t aware of this, but according to Bobby McBride, Rick Galten’s $130,565 from last night is a NEW ONE EPISODE RECORD for a male contestant!
EPISODE #6162: WHEEL AROUND THE WORLD
$1K Tossup: SONG LYRICS
_ N E / _ I G H _
_ _ / _ _ N G _ _ K
Eric solves the ’85 Murray Head song “ONE NIGHT IN BANGKOK”. These players have the daunting task of following up that big win…
Eric May: field consultant for a quick-service restaurant industry from Sacramento
Lisa Joseph: actress, event planner & Zumba fan/aspiring instructor from West Orange, NJ
Megan Solis: raiser of Boerboels from Hawi, HI
$2K Tossup: WAYD?
S A D D _ I _ G
T H E / _ _ R S E S
Megan’s SADDLING THE HORSES.
FEATURED TRIP: lisbon.BUZZ worth $8,150
Tues./Thurs. Gift Tag: TravelSmith
Round 1: BEFORE & AFTER
She kicks off w/ an $800 T, two S’s for the 1/2 CAR near the pink $900, three I’s, and an E, followed by three $800 R’s, three A’s, two $900 G’s, two $550 N’s, double U’s, a $700 D, the last vowel of O, and two $900 M’s. We now have…
M O I S T U R I _ I N G
_ R E A M
A N D / S U G A R
MOISTURIZING CREAM AND SUGAR don’t go great together IMO, but she’s scored another $8,350.
Megan: $10,350 1/2 CAR/Eric: $1K/Lisa: $0
Mystery Round: TITLE
The man in the middle says a quick dud in S. Second, Lisa calls up five T’s for the TravelSmith gift tag, three E’s, two H’s for the same 1/2 CAR, an A, two I’s, and a FP O, after which she says three L’s for the Lisbon trip, a $900 C, and the leftover U…
T H E
L I T T L E / E _ _ I _ E
T H A T / C O U L _
…and yes, she can solve “THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD” for a total of $14,050 cash & prizes.
SOLE DUD: S (Eric)
Megan: $10,350 1/2 CAR/Eric: $1K/Lisa: $14,050 cash & prizes 1/2 CAR
PP/Express Round: PHRASE
Fresh off that nice MR, Lisa instantly duds out w/ T. Second, Megan BANKRUPTs near $650 to lose her plate. Third for Eric are four N’s for $2,600, buys of an I and two A’s, two D’s for that same 1/2 CAR, a $500 C, but then a baddie of R. Lisa’s second turn sees her putting up two $500 W’s, spending half of her money on the last vowels of two O’s and U’s, lighting up two TD P’s…and saying a MAJOR DUD of S. Afterwards…
C A N / I / _ U _ P
U P / A N D / D O W N
N O W ?
…Megan asks “CAN I JUMP UP AND DOWN NOW?”, and she will do so after learning that she’s won a trip to COSTA RICA’S Lapaz Waterfall Gardens.
DUDS: T (Lisa), R (Eric), S (Lisa)
SOLE INSTA-BANKRUPT: Megan
Megan: $16,450 cash & C.R./Eric: $1K/Lisa: $14,050 cash & prizes
$3K Tossup: THING
_ O O _ / _ _ E A N
F U N
Eric qudruples up w/ some GOOD, CLEAN FUN.
Speed-Up Round: FOOD & DRINK
We hit the big one on this Tuesday night! After three C’s are requested…
T R _ _ L _ – _ _ C _ _ R
C L _ B / S _ N _ _ _ C H
…Lisa chomps up a $36K TRIPLE-DECKER CLUB SANDWICH!
Megan: $16,450 cash & C.R./Eric: $1K/Lisa: $50,050 cash & prizes
BANKRUPT TRASH: just a plate
$100K Bonus Round
She didn’t bring anybody along, but Lisa lands on the E of AMERICA’S.
The right vowel could make or break her on this one…
_ _ _ T _ S
_ N _ / _ _ _ E _ S
CFHO gives her…
_ H O T O S
_ N _ / _ _ _ E O S
…she goofs w/ PHOTOS AND CAMEOS, but she’ll likely be uploading PHOTOS AND VIDEOS of her “WHEEL” journey, especially this solve worth…
…the darn minimum for a final total of $82,050 cash & trip.
$5K SPIN ID: KM01588
EP. RATING: 9