Show #3008 - Wednesday, October 1, 1997

Contestants

[<< previous game]

Brooks Vault, a networking engineer from Gaithersburg, Maryland

Helen Sporher, a business owner from St. George Island, Florida

Jason Russell, a history student from Cleveland, Tennessee (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,400)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

"D" IN SCIENCE
TELEVISED HISTORY
CONNECTIONS
DOUBLE TALK
HITTITE HODGEPODGE
CHILDREN'S LIT
    $100 11
The material left behind by a retreating glacier or the slow movement of the continents
    $100 16
Video tape of this space shuttle's destruction aired repeatedly on January 28, 1986
    $100 21
He's the husband "shared" by Connie Stevens, Liz Taylor & Debbie Reynolds
    $100 26
In the 1920s Donald Duncan introduced this child's toy to America & it's had its ups & downs ever since
    $100 6
In Hittite myth, one of these insects is sent to find a missing god; sort of a game of "Hive And Seek"
    $100 1
Of all his works, the "Just So Stories" was reportedly his favorite
    $200 12
How loud you're playing your Aerosmith album is indicated by this number
    $200 17
Little was found in 1986 when Geraldo Rivera opened a vault linked to this crime boss on live TV
    $200 22
It's the element shared by water & carbon dioxide
    $200 27
It's Orkan for "hello"
    $200 7
After a 16-year war, a treaty was signed with this country & its king, Ramses II, married a Hittite princess
    $200 2
"If You Give A Moose A Muffin" is the tasty sequel to "If You Give A Mouse" this
    $300 13
In 1837 this French theatrical designer invented a new type of photography
    $300 18
The whole world was watching the protests at the 1968 Democratic Convention in this city
    $300 23
First name shared by composer Stravinsky, helicopter maker Sikorsky & "Young Frankenstein"'s assistant
    $300 28
This Mamas & Papas hit was "All I hoped it would be"
    $300 8
The army had 3-man crews & an elaborate system of horse training for these vehicles
    $300 3
She came to fame with her 1970 book "Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret"
    $400 14
Sailing ships may experience days of calm in this ocean region near the Equator
    $400 19
TV cameramen were just 20 feet away when he shot Ronald Reagan on March 30, 1981
    DD: $2,500 24
River that connects Lake Powell in Utah with the Gulf of California
    $400 29
During World War II this English "lord" broadcast propaganda for the Germans, & it wasn't funny
    $400 9
Following the Bronze Age, the Hittites helped initiate this metal's age
    $400 4
C.S. Lewis chronicled this fantasy world in 7 books, beginning with "The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe"
    $500 15
Hey, man! - that's heavy hydrogen
    $500 20
This ABC sportscaster won an Emmy for his coverage of the terrorism in Munich in 1972
    $500 25
It's the capital city shared by the Ottoman & the Byzantine Empires
    $500 30
This Washington city whose name means "many waters" was known as Steptoeville until 1859
    $500 10
The Hittite language was written in this wedge-shaped system
    $500 5
Scott O' Dell is perhaps best known for his Newberry Medal-winning novel "Island Of" these creatures

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Jason Helen Brooks
$2,600 $300 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Helen Brooks
$7,800 $400 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

CLASSICAL MUSICIANS
BEFORE & AFTER
FOODS THAT BEGIN WITH THE LETTER "Q"
(Alex: If you saw the movie "White Men Can't Jump", you'll remember this category)
DIRECTORS & THEIR FILMS
FAMOUS MOUSTACHES
AFRICAN GEOGRAPHY
    $200 11
This conductor, later seen on television, gained fame substituting on a 1943 New York Philharmonic radio broadcast
    $200 13
"Pillow Talk" star's preschool
    $200 14
This member of the pheasant family can be roasted, broiled or fried
    $200 6
Robert Zemeckis directed this 1988 Disney hit, undoubtely the biggest bunny film of the decade
    $200 1
M'zab, Tanezrouft & Suf are regions of this desert in Algeria
    $400 12
A New York City-based conductorless chamber orchestra is named for this mythic musician, Eurydice's mate
    $400 15
It's a tortilla that's been filled, folded & fried
    $400 7
He wrote of the nearly 20 years it took to bring "Gandhi" to the screen in his 1982 book "In Search of Gandhi"
    $400 2
The exit at the base of these falls is known as the Boiling Pot
    $600 24
Marilyn Horne revived many obscure roles for this vocal range just below true soprano
    $600 22
Mortuary where the deer & the antelope lie in state
    $600 16
This savory pie can have bacon bits added to the custard filling
    $600 8
He won 1967's Best Director Oscar for "The Graduate", which was only his second film
    $600 19
This TV comic known for his moustache & cigars was also known for characters such as Percy Dovetonsils
    $600 3
This mountain system in NW Africa is actually an extension of Europe's Alpine system
    DD: $1,000 25
(AUDIO DAILY DOUBLE): Heinz Holliger, heard here playing Bach, is the most famous modern performer on this instrument
    $800 23
The first black Congresswoman along the route on which cattle were driven from Texas to Kansas
    $800 17
This yellow-skinned fruit has been used for centuries in jams & jellies
    $800 9
This jury drama was the first feature Sidney Lumet directed; Henry Fonda, its producer & star, hired him
    DD: $2,500 20
(VIDEO DAILY DOUBLE): These 2 men, born 4 days apart in 1889, sported the similar moustaches seen here
    $800 4
This Congolese capital was named for the explorer who in 1880 claimed the area
    $1000 18
Most biscuits are an example of these baked items that require little or no kneading
    $1000 10
This star of TV's "Jake And The Fatman" directed the 1965 Joey Heatherton thriller "My Blood Runs Cold"
    $1000 21
In his revision of "The Elements Of Style", E.B. White recalled the carefully edged moustache of this co-author
    $1000 5
This Nigerian city is built on several islands including Ikoyi & Edo

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Helen Brooks
$9,200 $5,500 $2,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICANA
The first 24-hour 7-Eleven opened in 1963 in this city

Final scores:

Jason Helen Brooks
$7,399 $0 $100
2-day champion: $16,799 3rd place: Ducane 2004-SS Gas Grill 2nd place: Magnavox 25" Stereo Color Monitor Receiver & Hooker Furniture Entertainment Center

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Helen Brooks
$8,100 $3,800 $2,900
28 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $14,800

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv.