Super Bowl Game: Fickle Finger of Fate!

Super Bowl Game: Fickle Finger of Fate!


– THE SUPER BOWL IS SUNDAY. I WANT TO GIVE FOUR
FOOTBALL FANS FROM MY AUDIENCE
A CHANCE TO WIN A TICKET
TO THE BIG GAME. WE’RE GONNA START BY PLAYING
A BRAND-NEW GAME… [voice echoing] CALLED
“THE FICKLE FINGER OF FATE.” [cheers and applause] ALL RIGHT, LET’S FIND
OUR PLAYERS. WHERE ARE JEANNIE HOBART BERRY AND ARLENE HOLTAN AND JACQUELINE DOZALE AND TERESA BOROWDI? – HI.
– HI. HI. HI. HELLO. ALL RIGHT. ALL RIGHT,
WE CAN SEE WHO’S WHO HERE. – OH, GIRLS. – THAT’S RIGHT. ALL RIGHT,
THAT’S ALL RIGHT. YOU CAN MAKE FRIENDS
WITH EVERYBODY. THAT’S OKAY. WHO IS WHO?
WHAT’S YOUR NAME? – TERESA.
– TERESA. – JACQUELINE.
– JACQUELINE. – I’M JEANNIE.
– JEANNIE. – ARLENE.
– OKAY. ALL RIGHT, SO HERE’S– BY THE END OF THE SHOW, ONE OF YOU WILL BE GOING
TO THE SUPER BOWL. [all cheering] ONE OF YOU. ALL RIGHT,
SO FOR THIS FIRST GAME, THE TWO OF YOU
WILL BE A TEAM. JEANNIE AND JACQUELINE. LET’S GET JEANNIE
AND JACQUELINE TOGETHER. ALL RIGHT? – OKAY.
– OKAY. COME ON OVER HERE,
THEN. ALL RIGHT. AND YOU TWO WILL BE A TEAM,
ARLENE AND TERESA. AND NOW WE ARE READY
TO PLAY… THE FICKLE FINGER
OF FATE. [laughter and applause] HERE’S HOW IT WORKS. Y’ALL KNOW THE RULES
OF FOOTBALL, RIGHT? all: YES. – IT IS NOTHING LIKE THAT. EACH OF YOU WILL STAND
ON ONE OF THOSE FOUR PLATFORMS, AND THE FICKLE FINGER
OF FATE WILL START SPINNING, AND IT CAN CHANGE DIRECTION
AT ANY MOMENT. SO YOU HAVE TO STAY
ON YOUR PLATFORM. WHEN THE FICKLE FINGER
GOES PAST YOU, YOU’RE GONNA JUMP UP, BUT YOU HAVE TO LAND BACK
ON YOUR PLATFORM. ‘CAUSE THE FIRST TEAM TO HAVE
SOMEONE FALL OFF THREE TIMES IS OUT COMPLETELY. AND WE’RE GONNA KEEP TRACK
OF THE TOTAL NUMBER OF FALLS PER TEAM
ON THE MONITOR. TAKE YOUR PLACES. BRONCOS ON ORANGE,
SEAHAWKS ON GREEN. – OH, MY GOSH. GOOD LUCK, YOU GUYS. – GOOD LUCK,
YOU GUYS. [cheers and applause] – OKAY, WE’RE GOOD? READY, SET, GO. – OH, MY GOSH. – I’M KIDDING.
THAT’S A FALSE START. ALL RIGHT, READY? – YES. – GO. [tense music] – OH, MY GOSH. [women screaming] – ALL RIGHT, SO THAT’S ONE FALL
FOR THIS TEAM OVER HERE. – OH, MY GOSH. OKAY, I GOT IT.
I GOT IT. – ALL RIGHT. GO. [women screaming] OH. THAT’S TWO FALLS,
RIGHT? THAT’S TWO FALLS. ONE FALL EACH. OKAY, ONLY
THE FIRST FALL COUNTS. ALL RIGHT, IT’S EVEN.
LET’S GO. – OKAY. [women screaming] – OH, NO. ALL RIGHT, YOU CAN’T AFFORD
TO FALL ONE MORE TIME. – THIS IS HORRIBLE. THIS IS HARDER. – ALL RIGHT.
GO. – OKAY. [women screaming] [buzzer buzzes] – ALL RIGHT. YOU TWO ARE MOVING ON. COME ON OUT. [cheers and applause] I’M SORRY. I’M SORRY. – IT’S OKAY. [cheers and applause] YOU’RE NOT GOING HOME
EMPTY-HANDED. YOU’RE EACHIN GETTING
A 50-INCH TELEVISION SET. [cheers and applause] ALL RIGHT. AND YOU TWO,
WE WILL SEE YOU LATER ON TO PLAY ANOTHER GAME TO SEE WHO IS GONNA GO
TO THE SUPER BOWL, OKAY? WE’LL BE RIGHT BACK
AFTER THIS. [cheers and applause]

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