Noel talks about Frank and his system that pulled off a very nice win yesterday, as it seemed to start so badly but pulled around at the end of the game.
It's Mariette's turn to take her place at the pound table today and she does so with box 9. A very giggly and excited Mariette shows us some pics of her family before Noel gets the game under way.
4 - £20,000 a few groans for that although Mariette says it's OK
11 - 10p BIG cheers for the blue and a little dance from Mariette
10 - £1,000
17 - £750
19 - £250,000 Newbie Ray gets off to a bad start
Noel tells the banker he got a spanking yesterday!! The banker thinks Mariette is the biggest dealer on the show!! And Mariette replies by saying that if the offer is over £35,000 she will go... The banker decides not to make a money offer and instead gives Mariette the chance to SWAP her box with any remaining box, Noel asks if there are any numbers that Mariette favours? She says she is happy with her box and NO SWAP
8 - 1p Great box after the horrible one before
20 - £5,000
Mariette calls box 5 next and Noel wants to see a super wiggle if this is a low one! Mariette agrees if everyone from the wings joins in as well
5 - £10 It's dance time
Mariette calls out Conor for the next box and Noel shouts out NOOOOO in an awful scream!!!! As it's the end of the round, the banker calls and offers £7,500. Mariette says 'ohh la la' Noel and Mariette then start talking to the box!!!! Mariette says NO DEAL
13 - £50 BIG cheers and a wiggle from Noel and Conor!!
14 - £3,000
Noel coughs 'One more' to Mariette, thought we was in the Who wants to be a millionaire studio for a bit then!!!
Mariette chooses Elton next and Noel tells him to put his glasses on, so he puts on a pair of Elton John style glasses!!
6 - 50p
The banker calls and offers £10,000, Mariette goes to Ryan who says it's a good offer, but it's also a great board, Mariette says NO DEAL
7 - £1 Big cheers and a little dance from Mariette
21 - £5 Bigger cheers and a kiss for Catherine
Noel asks what Mariette is thinking, she says she is very excited and Noel says it's not surprising as you have the rhythm and the BLUES!!
22 - £100,000 Big groans all around
The banker wants to talk to the box!! Mariette asks how much is he willing to pay for her to allow him to talk to the box, the banker offers £12,500.
Mariette asks for a sweep, and she gets to do the sweep herself. Most say there is one more round in the game and to No Deal. Mariette gets Jasmine to toss a coin to decide, we don't really get to see if this really does decide the outcome or not as Mariette says NO DEAL
Chants of BLUE BLUE BLUE start
1 - £500
16 - £75,000
15 - £10,000
Mariette says there is still loads of money in the game, and Noel tries to throw his voice into the box and says 'I'm jammed full of money'!! The banker calls and offers £15,000, Noel says it put in the middle to test Mariette's courage here, Mariette goes to the pilgrims for advice and it's mixed reactions from them. Mariette says DEAL
Round 6 - proveout round
2 - £15,000
18 - £35,000 Cheers and a dance from Mariette
12 - £250
It's time for the banker with £100 and £50,000 remaining on the board, he calls and says he would have stuck at his last offer and the one Mariette took - £15,000.
Noel opens Mariette's box 9 and reveals £50,000, box 3 contains £100.
Noel calls it one all between the contestants and the banker for the start of the New Year with Mariette missing out on the chance of a bigger win.