Once the curtain came crashing down, it caused a huge scandal in the game show industry, and forced Congress to amend the Communications Act to make it illegal to fix quiz shows.6.
A couple lose all their money on 's first ever episode in 2010, couple Gabe Okoye and Brittany Mayti lost 0,000 on a question that asked, "Which of these was sold in stores first?
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So, all in all, no obvious answer from the question given.
Herb had enough of this shit, but no-one believed his story when he tried to expose Charles.To make matters worse, the investigation into proving his guilt cost nearly twice as much as the actual jackpot.2.A multiple murderer casually appears on You'd think if someone killed two people in cold blood that they wouldn't draw attention to themselves by playing darts on telly a few years later, but that's how twisted John Cooper was.His whereabouts weren't known until his death from throat cancer in 1999.5.Most 1950s game shows were as real as or wrestling America's innocence was lost forever in the '50s, when it transpired that a load of their favourite quiz shows were essentially a scripted comedy-drama. Here, his incredible geeky brain saw him unbeaten for six weeks in a row.Unknown to anyone at the time, Cooper had got away with murdering brother and sister Richard and Helen Thomas in 1985.Four years later he appeared as a contestant on Footage from the game show was later used in evidence against him, as detectives compared his image with a sketch of a suspect in the Dixons' murder. If you don't already know the story, in 2001, former British Army major Charles Ingram cheated his way to winning the jackpot in . This was the most money ever stolen from a game show. The ultimate, the classic: the peak of UK game show cheating.It wasn't until 2009 that DNA evidence was strong enough to convict him of his crimes.In 2011, he was found guilty of the murders of Richard and Helen Thomas and Peter and Gwenda Dixon. In the end, he finished in second place and took home ,000 when he should have earned a hell of a lot more (the winner that day ended up winning a huge ,000).