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Ellen Makes It Rain Cash for One Lucky Fan

Ellen Makes It Rain Cash for One Lucky Fan


It is officially
fall, and the forecast says we’re going to get rain
in the next five minutes. Why? Because it’s time to
play Make it Rain. So here’s what we’re
going to do, OK? Hidden somewhere under
one of those umbrellas is $10,000 cash. Unfortunately, under all of the
other ones is a lot of water. You will stand over there. I’m going to give
you a question. And as soon as you
know the answer, you’re going to grab
that water bottle. And don’t answer until
you grab the water bottle because your opponent
can steal if it’s wrong. And every time you
get a correct answer, you get a chance to
pull one of those, OK? Could be money. Could be wet. Today’s questions are all
from 2017 California Bar Exam. [LAUGHTER] I may or may not be joking. Face the water, hands
behind your backs. Totes is not only
sponsoring this game, but it’s also the first
half of the popular phrase, “totes mcgoats.” What do you call a baby goat? Lamb. OK, no. Put that back. [BUZZER] A baby lamb? [LAUGHTER] [BUZZER] Nope. It’s called a kid, yeah, kid. Hands behind your backs. The movie It is about
Pennywise, the dancing clown. But let’s see how wise you are. Finish this sentence. A penny saved is– [INAUDIBLE] I’m sorry? Penny– Penny saved– Save– OK. You don’t– Alice, do you know? A penny earned? That is right, Alice. Wait, put that back. And stand directly under
whichever one you choose. You can go anywhere you
want, whatever you feel. Where’s the money? Oh, god. OK. Good luck. [SHOCKED AUDIENCE SOUNDS] [APPLAUSE] [LAUGHTER] No, wasn’t under that one. You were– made a
[INAUDIBLE] choice. All right, here we go,
hands behind your back. Apple recently announced
that the iPhone X will sell for $999. If my Ellen pencils cost
$1, how many pencils could you buy for the same
price as the iPhone X? $999. That’s right, before tax. Pick one. Pick whatever one you want,
stand directly under it. Ah! All right, good luck. [SCREAM] [APPLAUSE] [LAUGHTER] I don’t– I don’t know if
getting lower is going to help. It still– the water
will still reach you. OK. All right. Hands behind your backs. We all know the old Taylor
can’t come to the phone right now because he’s dead. Other than dying, give me
one good reason why someone can’t come to the phone. They’re working. Yes. They’re working somewhere
without a phone. All right, pick one. Good luck. [APPLAUSE] Nope. Oh, my gosh. All right, here we go. Hands behind your backs. Well, we’re getting
closer to the $10,000, so that’s exciting. It’s my 15th season. Holding for applause. [APPLAUSE] Thank you. What seasoning do you
commonly see around the rim of a margarita glass? Ah! Salt. That is right. [BING] Come on, Alice. [LAUGHTER] [APPLAUSE] [LAUGHTER] Good choice. Now I [INAUDIBLE]. Trina, you could have moved. You didn’t need to stay there. [LAUGHTER] Oh, boy, OK. Here we go. Hands behind your backs. Kingsman– The Golden Circle is
about a bunch of secret agents who save the world. Tell me a secret of yours. And don’t worry– [LAUGHTER] All right. Trina, tell us your secret. Um, I once stole a kid’s
bike because I really liked their bike. [LAUGHTER] All right. If you win the money, you
will go buy that child a bike. [CHEERING] [SCREAMING] [MUSIC PLAYING] You won $10,000! You’re not going
home empty handed. You’re going to get a
$1,000 Visa gift card. Alice, you’re getting a
$1,000 Visa gift card. [APPLAUSE] Totes umbrellas is
sponsoring our game. And when it rains, remember,
Totes has you covered. And they would like
to send everyone in the audience home with
a $150 Visa gift card. [CHEERING]


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