Ralph's reference to the "twelve year-old kid" was Gloria Lockerman who won $16,000 on The $64,000 Question
(1955) in September 1955. Her category was "Spelling Bee", which is why Alice challenged Ralph to spell "antidisestablishmentarianism". See more
Mr. Parker's answer about the number of times "one" appears on the dollar bill would be incorrect if referring to a current Federal Reserve Note, where the number "1" in numeral or spelled-out form appears a total of 16 times: eight times each in both numeral form and spelled out. However, at the time this was filmed, the dollar bill in circulation was a Silver Certificate, where the numeral appears 9 times and spelled out 16 times for a total of 25. See more
Let's say you know all there is to know about popular songs. There's just one thing that you're overlooking, Ralph: You're going on a television show, a big television show. Millions of people are gonna be looking at you, and big money at stake. Why, you're liable to get nervous and forget what you do know. Any person can do that.
Are you kidding? I'm at my best when I'm under pressure.
Oh, that's right, I forgot. You're always calm. You have to be, in the kind of work you do. You're ...