He actually mumbled more than mispronounced the word. You be the judge. Some 'Wheel' fans are outraged.

A contestant on Tuesday night's episode named Paul had a chance to win a MILLION DOLLARS if he could solve the puzzle . . . and only one letter was still hidden. And he did come up with the correct answer, which was 'Corner Curio Cabinet'. ( pronounced 'cure-ee-oh').

But he pronounced the word "curio" as 'KER-oh.' Even Pat Sajak seem surprised. The producers said they would listen to the replay to make sure they didn't cheat him. They decided NOT to overturn their decision. Here's the play.