Do you know anyone that actually loves their job and money is not the focus?
Relating back to Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: -Idea of getting rich quick-finding a shortcut to success is attractive to America
Similar to running a marathon and then cheating to the finish line. Would you ever feel the sense of accomplishment?
Why are we so infatuated with cheating to the finish line? “In a matter of minutes, and right before our very eyes, an ordinary Joe or plain Jane can walk out of the show with a check for a million dollars.” –(Over the Rainbow article.)
“Americans are captivated by what many consider to be an easy avenue to achieving financial success”-Matthew Warshauer.
Exactly how popular was this show at its peak? Show brought 30 million viewers a day three days a week 240,000 people called in on each contest day.
The $64,000 question was similar to Millionaire, but couldn’t nearly compared
“The drama, the very dark stage, the very brilliant lighting, the music, the tension, that’s what differentiated Millionaire.