Howard had Gary's, Jon Hein's and Sal's children into the studio to play a game, Dad or Dummy? Howard first spoke to Jon's daughters, Rachel, 12, and Emily, 9, who both mentioned they disliked Sanjaya and that they thought Jon was "a good dad."
Next, Howard talked to Gary's kids, Jackson, 12, and Lucas, 9, and told them he'd see them this weekend at Gary's dinner party. Jackson and Lucas went on to say they "loved" their new house, and Jackson admitted he was popular at school because he was a football player, even though Lucas said otherwise. Howard then got to Sal's son, Antonio, 7, who Robin noted seemed more mature than his dad. Antonio then said he was a drummer and a bowler and that he wanted to be a comedian when he got older.
Howard proceeded to have Gary, Jon and Sal leave the studio so he could ask their children questions to see how well they knew their fathers. Howard then announced there were cash prizes available in the contest, and that he'd make their dads let the kids to spend it in any way they wanted if they won.
Here are the questions – with the first two being worth five points each, the third and fourth questions being worth 10 points, and the final one being worth 25 points – Howard asked the kids, as well as their responses:
• What is your dad's favorite TV show? The Hein girls answered "The Office," Gary's sons went with "ER," and Antonio said "American Idol."
• What is your dad's grossest habit? Gary's kids picked "farting," Antonio picked the same thing, and Jon's daughters said he picked their noses in public.
• What is the last thing your parents fought about? Antonio noted it was over the time they went on vacation to Florida last month, Jon's daughters said it was when Jon had his cell phone off while their mom tried to call him, and Gary's sons went with picking up after their dog, Murphy, when he went to the bathroom.
• What is the most annoying thing about your dad? Jon's daughters said it was that Jon won't let them vote on "American Idol," Gary's sons claimed it was how he made them wear heavy jackets in cold weather, and Antonio picked how Sal "nags" him to do certain things.
• What was the last thing your dad yelled at you about? The Hein girls said it was the time they recently tried to turn on the heater in their car, Gary's kids went with the time he yelled at Lucas for not liking football, and Antonio chose the time Sal got mad at him over who a balloon belonged to at a birthday party.
Howard then had Gary, Jon and Sal back into the studio, and here were the answers they gave to the questions:
• What is your dad's favorite TV show? Jon incorrectly went with "Lost," Gary chose "Survivor," which was also wrong, and Sal picked another wrong answer, "Drake & Josh."
• What is your dad's grossest habit? Jon got five points when he said it was cleaning out his daughters' noses, while Gary and Sal also got the points when they answered "farting."
• What is the last thing your parents fought about it? Jon was incorrect when he guessed it was his daughters' bedtime, Gary got 10 points when he picked it was him not "paying enough attention to the dog," and Sal was wrong when he guessed "burping and farting at the table."
• What is the most annoying thing about your dad? Gary was wrong with his answer of making his sons "go to bed early," Sal was also incorrect when he said he was "on the computer too much," and Jon got the wrong answer as well when he said it was the way he removed the knots from their hair.
• What is the last thing your dad yelled at you about? Sal was wrong when he said it was the time Antonio removed his iPod from his dresser, Jon was given the 25 points when he said "yelling at his daughters in the car," and Gary and his kids won $200 when his guess of not going to bed on time put the team in the lead. Howard proceeded to award the Hein girls $150 and Antonio $150 to split with his siblings who couldn't come with him to work.
Before they left the studio, Howard had the kids repeat, among other things, that "cash is king," while Artie made Gary's sons say "the Mets are gay." However, when Sal whispered to Antonio to ask Robin, "Can I see your boobs?" Howard pointed out he'd gone too far, even though Sal admitted he thought his idea was funny.