Cash Cab, the game show on TV where people who enter the cab are asked questions as they are driven to their destinations, and win money for their correct answers. is in financial difficulty.
Recently, a "fare" was picked up at 80th and Amsterdam, a group of four young men got into the van cab, closed the door and settled in for their ride.
Blinking ceiling lights were turned on, and the green and orange lights that blinked overhead were not aware of the trouble that they foretold.
"Hi, I'm Ben Bailey, and you are in the Cash Cab. I ask questions all the way to your destination, and you can rack up cash all the way to your destination, do you want to play?"
"Yes, of course," came the reply.
"What are your names, guys?"
"Albert, William, Devon, Arthur," came their reply.
"Hey, great guys, where are you headed?"
"Los Angeles, California," the four, obviously well educated, Phi Betta Kappa voices chimed in.