Three Wheel of Fortune Contestants Utterly Embarrass Themselves on National Television

Ryan Phillips

Game show fails are usually made up of the rare moments when smart people look like idiots. On Tuesday we got another, but given what happened, I hesitate to make any judgements about the intelligence of anyone involved. My lord, what an embarrassment.

The category was a phrase, with the following filled in:

Feather _N
Yo_R _A_

Any sentient being would know the answer is "Another feather in your cap." Easy right? Far from it. Watch how quickly this simple puzzle devolves into chaos:

How?!? How did Laura have three shots at this and miss them all? I've never seen anything like that. It was so painful to watch. How many three-letter words end with AP? And how many was she going to try before getting it right?