**Contestants: Rene, Eric, Lindsay**

**Cash Builder Round: Each contestant goes one by one. The contestant will answer open-ended questions read by Brooke Burns. Each correct answer is worth $5,000 (no penalty for incorrect answers) and the money is put towards "The Chase."**

Rene is first. Rene answers seven correct, earns $35,000.

**The Chase: The contestant and "The Beast"/"The Chaser", Mark Labbett lock in answers to the same multiple choice question. The money from the cash builder round is put on a money ladder, where The Beast sets amounts of money for the contestant if s/he wants to move closer or farther from The Beast, then the contestant chooses. If the contestant answers the correct amount of questions, that money is sent to the team's bank for The Final Chase.**

Earned (5 correct needed): $35,000

One step closer to the bank (4 correct needed): $15,000

One step farther from bank (6 correct needed): $80,000

**Rene selects the $80,000.**

Question 1: Rene is correct; The Beast is correct. Rene is five steps away from the bank; The Beast is two behind Rene.

Question 2: Rene is correct; The Beast is correct. Rene is four steps away from the bank; The Beast is two behind Rene.

Question 3: Rene is correct; The Beast is correct. Rene is three steps away from the bank; The Beast is two behind Rene.

Question 4: Rene is correct; The Beast is correct. Rene is two steps away from the bank; The Beast is two behind Rene.

Question 5: Rene is correct; The Beast is correct. Rene is one step away from the bank; The Beast is two steps behind Rene.

Question 6: Rene is correct; $80,000 goes into the team's bank.

Eric plays Cash Builder. Eric answers six correct, earns $30,000, moves onto The Chase:

Earned (5 correct needed): $30,000

One step closer to the bank (4 correct needed): $10,000

One step farther from the bank (6 correct needed): $90,000

**Eric selects the $30,000.**

Question 1: Eric is correct; The Beast is correct. Eric is four steps away fron the bank; The Beast is three steps behind Eric.

Question 2: Eric is correct; The Beast is correct. Eric is three steps away from the bank; The Beast is three steps behind Eric.

Question 3: Eric is correct; The Beast is correct. Eric is two steps away from the bank; The Beast is three steps behind Eric.

Question 4: Eric is correct; The Beast is correct. Eric is one step away from the bank; The Beast is three steps behind Eric.

Question 5: Eric is incorrect; The Beast is correct. Eric is still one step away from the bank; The Beast is two steps behind Eric.

Question 6: Eric is incorrect; The Beast is correct. Eric is still one step away from the bank; The Beast is one steps behind Eric.

Question 7: Eric is correct; an additional $30,000 goes into the team's bank.

Lindsay plays Cash Builder. Lindsay answers seven correct; earns $35,000, moves onto The Chase:

Earned (5 correct needed): $35,000

One step closer to the bank (4 correct needed): $5,000

One step farther from the bank (6 correct needed): $100,000

**Lindsay selects the $35,000.**

Question 1: Lindsay is correct; The Beast is correct. Lindsay is four steps away from the bank; The Beast is three steps behind Lindsay.

Question 2: Lindsay is correct; The Beast is correct. Lindsay is three steps away from the bank; The Beast is three steps behind Lindsay.

Question 3: Lindsay is correct; The Beast is correct. Lindsay is two steps behind the bank; The Beast is three steps behind Lindsay.

Question 4: Lindsay is correct; The Beast is correct. Lindsay is one step behind the bank; The Beast is three steps behind Lindsay.

Question 5: Lindsay is correct; an additional $35,000 is sent into the team's bank.

**The Final Chase: All three contestants are in The Final Chase, which means they will start out three steps ahead of The Beast. Rene, Eric, Lindsay need to answer as many questions as they can in two minutes, buzzing in separately. The Beast will answer a different sets of questions. If The Beast cannot answer as many correct as the contestants answered, the contestants split $145,000. If The Beast catches the contestants, the contestants leave with $0.**

Rene: 5 correct; 2 incorrect (72% correct)

Mark: 7 correct; 3 incorrect (70% correct)

Lindsay: 2 correct; 1 incorrect (67% correct)

**The contestants are 17 steps ahead of The Beast.**

The Beast is up. If The Beast is wrong, the contestants have a chance to rebound with a correct answer, which pushes The Beast back.

**The Beast answers 17 correct in 1:58 (0:02 remaining); The Beast had 6 incorrect (contestants rebounded 3)**

**The Beast wins; contestants leave with $0.**
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