Show #2572 - Tuesday, November 7, 1995

1995 Celebrity Jeopardy! game 2.

Contestants

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Dan Jansen, a world record holder and gold medal winner in speed skating from the 1994 Olympics

Melody Thomas Scott, an actress from the top-rated series The Young and the Restless

LeVar Burton, a distinguished actor and TV host from the Emmy-winning children's program Reading Rainbow

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Jeopardy! Round

ZOOLOGY
WEAPONS
WORLD GEOGRAPHY
OOPS!
THEY ALMOST STARRED IN...
LEADING "ROLL"s
    $100 23
It may shock you, but this snakelike "electric" fish can be 8 feet long
    $100 1
Weapon with the greatest "return" for your money, especially if your money is an Australian dollar
    $100 3
This narrow lake, part of Scotland's Caledonian Canal, is home to a famous monster
    $100 4
Due to leakage, 3 billion gal. of this natural resource stored by the gov't in a cavern is being sold for a loss
    $100 5
Gale Sondergaard wanted to play the Wicked Witch in this 1939 film as a glamorous woman in a tight sequined dress
    $100 16
Some people use spray deodorants, but many conservationists prefer this non-aerosol kind
    $200 2
Marvin Runyon said as of Aug. 1, 1995 any of these workers bringing a gun to the job would be fired
    $200 11
This longest river on Earth flows into the Mediterranean Sea
    $200 10
During "Carmen" in 1995, tenor Fabio Armiliato was accidentally cut by one of these long-bladed weapons
    $200 6
Walt Disney considered casting Mary Pickford as this Lewis Carroll heroine
    $200 17
When it's time to go to sleep, campers unroll these
    $300 12
An encased explosive charge set on a wall or gate; you may be "hoisted by" your own if you're too close
    $300 24
Birnbaum's Travel Guide calls this volcano the terror & pride of Naples
    $300 15
During "Tosca" in 1995, this accident happened to tenor Fabio Armiliato in the firing squad scene
    $300 7
Doris Day was asked to play Mrs. Robinson in this film, but she thought it would ruin her image
    $300 18
If you have lots of dough, you can buy a really nice one of these implements to smooth out your dough
    $400 13
Sometimes made of a 15' length of hollow cane, it uses the force of one's breath to propel a dart
    DD: $400 25
The first atomic bomb was exploded in 1945 near Alamogordo in this state
    $400 21
Leaning on a crutch offstage after the 1st act of "Tosca", tenor Fabio Armiliato fell & broke this
    $400 8
If Rex Harrison hadn't accepted this role, we would have heard Christopher Plummer "Talk To The Animals"
    $400 19
In the "Beer Barrel Polka", this line precedes "We'll have a barrel of fun"
    $500 14
Wayne LaPierre, an executive of this gun group, blamed the 1995 loss of 300,000 members on the dues increase
    $500 26
This continent's Polyus Nedostupnosti, the pole of inaccessibility, is Guinness' coldest place
    $500 22
In July 1995 the RCMP & the Secret Service had to rescue this former U.S. president from a Canadian peat bog
    $500 9
After Bette Davis turned down the role of Mildred Pierce, this rival grabbed it & won an Oscar
    $500 20
Jazz great Morton, or his sweet snack

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

LeVar Melody Dan
$1,800 $800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

LeVar Melody Dan
$3,600 $1,600 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

ART
THE 1920s
THE 1995 EMMY AWARDS
FAMOUS WOMEN
EXPLORERS
BOOKS & AUTHORS
    $200 16
Archaeological finds in 1922 included the Royal Tombs of Ur & the tomb of this boy king
    $200 5
On winning, this "Tonight Show" host quipped, "Now HBO will have to change the ending of its telefilm"
    $200 1
She retired from the screen after her 1956 marriage to Prince Rainier
    $200 18
Juan de la Costa was the master of the flagship on his 1492 expedition to the New World
    $200 11
TV's Captain Kirk, he reunites the Enterprise crew in a 1995 novel, "The Ashes of Eden"
    $400 22
He was just 22 when he illustrated his first Saturday Evening Post cover in 1916
    $400 17
In 1921 this chewing gum company "stuck" its 30-story HQ on Michigan Avenue in Chicago
    $400 4
30 years ago, this singer's 1st TV special won 5 Emmys; in 1995 her HBO special did the same
    $400 2
1 of 2 women currently serving on the U.S. Supreme Court
    $400 19
In 1808 this partner of Meriwether Lewis co-founded the St. Louis Missouri Fur Company
    $400 12
"Cosette", published in 1995, picks up where Victor Hugo left off in this 1862 classic about Jean Valjean
    $600 23
In 1538 Titian painted this Roman goddess of beauty reclining nude on a bed
    $600 3
Kelsey Grammer & David Hyde Pierce won for playing brothers on this, the best comedy series
    DD: $1,500 8
In 1993 this estranged wife of a world leader was elected president of the ANC's Women's League
    $600 20
The Victoria was the only one of his 5 ships to complete his 1519-1522 round-the-world expedition
    $600 13
In 1961 the first American edition of his "Tropic of Cancer" became a bestseller
    $800 24
He painted Mademoiselle Lala hanging by her teeth in the circus, but he's more famous for his ballerinas
    $800 6
"I've been waiting 60 years to get up on this stage" said this former TV Martian who won for "Picket Fences"
    $800 9
She was born in Kiev in 1898, grew up in Milwaukee & in 1969 became prime minister of Israel
    DD: $2,000 14
"Terms of Endearment" was his sixth novel with a Texas setting
    $1000 25
This Frenchman put himself & his cousin Tapie in his 1892 painting "At the Moulin Rouge"
    $1000 7
This Puerto Rican-born actor won a posthumous Emmy for playing Chico Mendes in "The Burning Season"
    $1000 10
Famous for her theatrics, this evangelist once gave a sermon on "God's law" dressed in a police uniform
    $1000 21
In December 1928 this future U.S. admiral established Little America in Antarctica
    $1000 15
In 1995 this author published his long-awaited sequel to "Forrest Gump", called "Gump & Co."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

LeVar Melody Dan
$12,500 $3,400 $1,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FRANCE
Jacques Chirac is the 5th president of the 5th Republic; he was the first

Final scores:

LeVar Melody Dan
$14,500 $3,300 $800
Winner: $14,500 to the Somalia Foundation 2nd place: $10,000 to the Save The Earth Foundation 3rd place: $10,000 to the Dan Jansen Foundation

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

LeVar Melody Dan
$10,400 $3,800 $1,800
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $16,000

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