Story Go Round 1/25/2003, round 1, #1

"In Five Words Or Less"

The contestant had fierce hopes that their mother would attend the live-studio-audience show. The contestant had little hope that their mother-in-law would stand still to let a favored parent be limelighted. The contestant had once hoped for a shiny red bicycle , but had only gotten a consolation prize of a second-hand hand-me-down down jacket from Down-Under. Contesting the final results, they fell into a squabble that lasted through the commercial break. Nervously , the studio execs ordered a pilot for a grittier, grimier , sultrier, more expensive, more elaborate final round. The music started late again, but no-one noticed.

Amber is purple; John is pink; Alan is blue; Terry is orange