On Wheel of Fortune Thursday, contestant Melanie Fisher from Northern California was off to a solid start. But shortly after telling host Pat Sajak that she graduated from college in just three years while maintaining a perfect 4.0 GPA, she made a bit of a goof.
While trying to solve a puzzle which read, “_ _ L _ Y G O O _ F E L L O W” on the board, Fisher hit her buzzer and incorrectly said, “Jolly goof fellow.”
While fellow contestant J.R. Browning was quick to chime in with the correct answer, “Jolly good fellow,” viewers on Twitter were quick to have a nice laugh over Fisher’s guess.
@patsajak Wheel of Fortune I can’t stop laughing. No disrespect, but c’mon “Goof Fellow” 🤣😂🤪 G O O F 🤣😂🤪
— Always Tired (@LearnDrivel) October 8, 2021
Lmao at Wheel of Fortune
— mearn? (@mearn) October 7, 2021
Fisher would eventually redeem herself later in the game, but she wasn’t quite done with the goofs just yet. Because later in the show during a puzzle that was supposed to be “Wolves and sheep,” she guessed “Wilkes and sheep” with only the “O” and the “V” missing from the board. And, again, viewers took to Twitter with their laughter.
Is this lady for real it’s wolves #WheelOfFortune
— AshleyInDisneyWorld (@DisneyLife91) October 7, 2021
@WheelofFortune How the heck didn't any of them know it was wolves?
— charlespoet (@charlespoet1) October 7, 2021
But really, it was Melanie who got the last laugh since she ended up making it all the way to the final puzzle. And while she didn’t get the last puzzle correct, she still walked away over $20,000 richer. Not a bad little goof up.
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