Wheel of Fortune Contestant Mispronounces Solved Puzzle, Blows Chance at $1 Million

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Remember that Wheel of Fortune contestant a few weeks ago who took a wild guess in the bonus round and won himself $45,000 despite there being nearly no letters actually turned over in the puzzle?

This is the exactly opposite of that.

On Friday, Indiana University honors student Julian Batts had an entire puzzle solved for him and a $1 million card sitting in his pile of potential winnings.

But the poor guy failed to pronounce the name "Achilles" properly, costing himself a shot at bringing home some seriously big bucks. Watch the epic fail now:

Later, Batts also lost a car and a trip to London… yet still ended up making it to the bonus round.

"Julian, I don't think anyone has ever taken a more circuitous route to victory," host Pat Sajak said.

Compare this flop to other memorable moments in game show history now:

Wheel of Fortune Bonus Round Solve: Amazing!
Wow! This may be the greatest Wheel of Fortune solve in the history of this game show.

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