Catherine has the chance to swap out a lifeline, so she decides to give up the 50:50 and use Brad Rutter for one more question. Her rationale is that the 50:50 always chooses the two that the contestant was already debating about.
$64,000: What type of restaurant ws being reviewed in a newspaper article that was fittingly titled "All You Need Is Larb"?
A - Mexican
B - Greek
C - Italian
D - Thai
Catherine says she could guess but that would be stupid. Her first instinct is to "Ask the Host". She only thinks she knows it. Jimmy Kimmel doesn't know it, but he doesn't think it's Mexican, and he knows it's not Italian. He thinks it's Thai but he's not 100% certain because he doesn't typically eat Thai food. He advises her to choose "D". That's what she thought it was.
Jimmy says that his computer screen says that larb is a meat salad.
A - The Americans
B - Orphan Black
C - Westworld
D - Killing Eve
Catherine "nixes The Americans for some reason." She says she'd better ask Brad, unless he makes a noise that would indicate not to ask him. She asks Brad.
$250,000: The investigation that resulted in the 2019 college admissions scandal was known internally at the FBI as what?
A - Operation Legally Blonde
B - Operation Animal House
C - Operation Varsity Blues
D - Operation Moneyball
"Varsity Blues seems right," Catherine says. She thinks she knows but she isn't sure so she decides to use her Phone a Friend lifeline. Her PAF is Tom Duffield, a motion picture production designer, who worked on Patriot Days, Hell or High Water, and Ed Wood. He was art director for Bettlejuice also.
Catherine and Jimmy discuss more about Upward Bound House and Catherine says that people can donate household goods as well as money.
$500,000: The small Pacific island of Yap is famous for having what unusual form of currency?
A - poisonous snakes
B - giant stone disks
C - chunks of raw diamond
D - fossilized feces