The Moment of Truth

Season 1 Episode 4

Episode 104 - Ray Hernandez

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Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Feb 13, 2008 on FOX

Episode Recap

The episode begins introducing 50 year-old Ray Hernandez, a cook from Corona, CA. He has been married for over 30 years, and is a father of three, grandfather of four. There with him as his supporting panel is his wife Marla, his mother Margaret, his daughters Charice and Shannon, and Shannon's boyfriend, Sam. The $10,000 round of questioning begins.

Question 1: Have you ever bought food you knew was stolen?
Answer: Yes
Polygraph Answer: True

Question 2: Have you ever flirted with any women at work?
Answer: No
Polygraph Answer: True

Question 3: If a natural disaster left thousands of people homeless, would you let a family of strangers stay in your house?
Answer: Yes
Polygraph Answer: True

Question 4: Do you think your wife is still attracted to you physically?
Answer: Yes
Polygraph Answer: True

Question 5: Are you afraid of dying because you're overweight?
Answer: Yes
Polygraph Answer: True

Question 6: Have you ever resented your mother for the way she treated your wife?
Answer: Yes
Polygraph Answer: True

And Ray has just won $10,000! He chooses to move on to the next round. He must answer five questions correctly to win $25,000. If he answers incorrectly, he leaves empty-handed.

Question 7: Have you ever looked at pornography without your wife's knowledge?
Answer: Yes
Polygraph Answer: True

Question 8: Have you ever withheld any health information from your wife?
Answer: Yes
Polygraph Answer: True

Question 9: Have you ever stolen anything from a job?
Answer: Yes
Polygraph Answer: True

Question 10: Have you ever fanta about having sex with a woman other than your wife?
Answer: Yes
Polygraph Answer: True

Question 11: Would you cheat on your wife if you knew you wouldn't get caught?
Answer: No
Polygraph Answer: True

Congratulations, Ray has just won $25,000! Mark throws in a twist. He shows Ray a card which holds two questions, one of which will be asked next. Ray doesn't hesitate, and chooses to move on to the $100,000 round, where he must answer four questions correctly to win that money.

Question 12: Have you ever resented your mother for attending your wedding dressed in black?
Answer: Yes
Polygraph Answer: True

Question 13: Would you donate an organ to your mother if it would save her life?
Answer: Yes
Polygraph Answer: True

Question 14: Can you ever forgive your parents for not accepting Marla as your wife?

Charice chooses to hit the buzzer, saving Ray from answering the question. She says that some things are better left unsaid, and that it didn't need to be rehashed. Mark gives Ray a different question.

Question 14.2: Is it important to you for people to think you have money?
Answer: No
Polygraph Answer: True

Question 15: Have you ever thought your wife deserves a better looking man than you?
Answer: Yes
Polygraph Answer: True

Ray has passed the $100,000 round with flying colors. He is again given the option to move on, or to take the money and run. He declines the option to move on, and he walks away with $100,000! That concludes tonight's episode. APRIL 2 UPDATE: Ray Hernandez is still a chef at the California Youth Authority. One month after the show, his wife was diagnosed with breast cancer. With the prize money that he has won, he and his wife are planning on renewing their wedding vows in the fall.
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