Proposal for a
New Quiz Show: How to Catch a Millionaire
by K. A. Laity
will be allowed to petition for inclusion when
social services fail to provide funding for their
health issues. To make the final cut, they must
fight other impoverished contestants first in
general knowledge questions (to include
categories such as pop music and
television and sport),
then in advanced knowledge (i. e. history,
literature, art) and finally in a sledgehammer
duel between the final two contestants for the
big money pay off.
contestant will then seek a sports figure/investment
banker/hedge fund manager/politician/industrialist
who has been recently disgraced/jailed/exposed/caught
and who will have one million pounds/dollars/euros
attached to his/her body and released four hours
ahead of the contestant in a remote desert/a
rugged mountain/a thick jungle/Croydon.
will be allowed twenty four hours to locate the
millionaire and extract the cash and any desired
body parts/promises of wealth/bitter revenge
while the audience in studio and on line offer
hints/technical advice/exhortations to violence.
millionaire elude the contestant, they will be
freed to continue their nefarious ways. The
contestant will be eliminated.