Episode 05: The Hostage
November 4, 2018
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December 1, 2018
SEASON 02 // EPISODE 06
THE CONTESTANT

Charles Ingram / Michael Larson

A British Army major and his wife devise a plan to cheat the popular television game show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.

Prelude: Michael Larson's record-breaking performance on Press Your Luck.


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Performed by Ethan Helfrich (Rest You Sleeping Giant )


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A British Army major and his wife devise a plan to cheat the popular television game show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. Prelude: Michael Larson’s record-breaking performance on Press Your Luck.