I'll allow that cheating is, broadly, not great. But game shows don't exactly have the high moral ground. At the end of the day, it's all just billionaires dangling sacks of coins above us plebs. Look how we dance for our coins! How droll!
So you know what? If someone spends more time dissecting a game show than the producers ever did conceiving it, maybe they've earned a couple crisp $100,000 dollar bills. Do dollar bills even come in that denomination? I have no idea! And maybe that's the problem!
With no moral judgment whatsoever, here are a few people who may have taken semantic or technical liberties with the rules of a game show: