Wheel of Fortune has become one of the most popular game shows in history. People enjoy playing along, cheering when someone makes a great play and booing when they miss the obvious. Viewers sometimes sees it as a win when the contestant wins big prizes and they imagine what it would be like if they themselves would hit. Jeopardy fans can sympathize with that. But even dreamers find it hard to believe they could solve a long puzzle with just one letter showing, but one woman did just that.
When Caitlin says she is ready to solve the puzzle, Pat Sajak is shocked. He wants to advise her against the seemingly ludicrous decision, but because he is supposed to remain neutral as the game show host, all he can bring himself to say is, “What was that?”
She repeats her question, “Can I solve?”
“Okay?” the flabbergasted game show host replies.
Caitlin replies, “I’ve got a good feeling about this.”
Because it was a prize puzzle, Caitlin was willing to go for broke. And good thing she did because BAM she was going on a luxury vacation…
Not only did Caitlin have a good feeling about her answer, that was the solution!
“That’s right…” Sajak says.
When the game show host walks over to the lucky contestant, he is in total shock. Eventually, he is able to say what is on his mind.
“Well, wait a minute, you’ve gotta let me get over this first…well…how…uh.”
“I had a good feeling about it,” Caitlin quips as the audience burst out laughing.
“Well, we might as well send you to the .”