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The original British version of the quiz show that's become a worldwide hit. Host Chris Tarrant asks hopeful contestants a series of questions, each more difficult than the last. As the questions get harder, the prize money increases, until at last the lucky (or smart) contestant reaches the million-pound prize. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The first UK winner of the jackpot was Judith Keppel in 2000. She correctly identified Henry II as the English husband of Eleanor of Aquitaine, and subsequently became a regular on Eggheads (2003). See more »

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You've still got your 50/50 and your phone-a-friend! hehe
7 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

This was a good show. It started off and for like the next 6 months it ROCKED! But, unfortunately ITV obviously milked this show too much by putting it on too often! The show became very monotonus and predictable (stand up Chris Tarrant! lol) My theory is that ITV should have sheduled this show at like once a week (maybe on a Saturday!) then people like me wouldn't have got so bored with it so easily. Shame. 8/10


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