Answer: This competitor will give Jeopardy! über-champs Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter a run for their money in 2011. Question: What is Watson, IBM's Jeopardy!-playing computer? So have IBM's scientists really solved the puzzle of quickly answering questions posed in natural language?
Along with hitting the lottery and scoring the winning touchdown in the Super Bowl, winning big money on a game show ranks up there on the list of American dreams. Here are some stories of game show heroes and heroines, and what they did after the check arrived and the bright lights faded.