Show #3437 - Tuesday, July 13, 1999

Contestants

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Karen Skochinski, a communications consultant and homemaker from Thunder Bay, Ontario

Franklin Leonard, a student from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Laura Miller, a writer from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $14,998)

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Jeopardy! Round

NICE BUNNIES
THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE
LIVE FROM THE SCENE
FICTIONAL SERVANTS
CLOTHES
RHYME TIME
    $100 30
"Silly Rabbit", this cereal is "for Kids"
    $100 7
With 54 this state has more electoral votes than any other
    $100 18
Chris Rock hit the campaign trail in 1996 to give on-the-spot commentary for this Bill Maher talk show
    $100 1
After losing her job at a bridal shop, this Fran Drescher character found work in the home of a widower
    $100 6
Trimmed & ruffled underskirt you might see at a TV junction
    $100 14
Weighty package shouldered by a frog relative
    $200 29
Title character addressed in the following audiobook
You may go into the fields or down the lane, but don't go into Mr. McGregor's garden
    $200 10
The presidential electors cast their votes on the first Monday after the second Wednesday in this month
    $200 19
In 1994 Cokie Roberts pretended to be live at the scene at this D.C. landmark when she was actually in the studio
    $200 2
This zombie butler on "The Addams Family" often played the harpsichord
    $200 8
A soldier's clothes for "tiring" nonmilitary duties like digging ditches or raking leaves
    $200 17
A non-excited ointment
    $300 26
One critic says that "Bambi" should be called this, after the little bunny that steals the show
    $300 11
In 1976 an elector from the state of Washington cast a lone vote for this man; 4 years later he received 489 votes
    $300 20
(Hi, I'm Jodi Applegate.) On assignment for NBC, I was in this city when China took control on July 1, 1997
    $300 3
He was Jack Benny's gravel-voiced valet on radio & tv
    $300 9
It can be a close fitting dress or a case for a sword
    $300 23
A speech disease-ridden rats might hear in church
    $400 27
An as-yet-nameless prototype of this character appeared in the 1938 cartoon "Porky's Hare Hunt"
    DD: $500 12
The only electoral tie occurred in 1800 when these 2 men each had 73 votes
    $400 21
In 1995 Dan Rather took exception to CBS' decision to send this co-anchor to Oklahoma City
    $400 4
In "The Sound of Music", it's the first name of the Von Trapp family governess
    $400 15
Article of clothing westerners named for the man seen here
    $400 24
A small army unit for Shiva or Zeus
    $500 28
The love of a boy brings a stuffed bunny to life in this classic book by Margery Williams
    $500 13
Including 3 from the District of Columbia, the Electoral College consists of this many electors
    $500 22
In 1994 the Larry King special "The UFO Cover-Up?" broadcast live from this "area"
    $500 5
He's Bruce Wayne's butler
    $500 16
They can be ankle-high boots worn for riding or the flaring breeches worn with them
    $500 25
A polecat who emulates the Sex Pistols

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Laura Franklin Karen
$300 -$500 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Franklin Karen
$900 $800 $4,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

NICE BUNS!
ENGLISH SOVEREIGNS
BIBLICAL GEOGRAPHY
THE SILVER SCREEN
"W"RITERS
DEATH SENTENCES
    $200 17
"One a penny, two a penny", these buns are traditionally served on Good Friday
    $200 7
1 of the 2 in 1901
    $200 12
In Exodus the waters of this river were turned into blood
    $200 15
If you want to see Mel Brooks play "Hamlet", rent this 1983 film named for a "Hamlet" soliloquy
    $200 1
He wrote a "Textbook of Biology" 2 years before "The Time Machine"
    $200 6
He concluded a 1775 speech, "But as for me, give me liberty or give me death!"
    $400 22
This Scottish quick bread may be named for the Stone of Destiny on which Scottish kings were crowned
    $400 8
1 of the 3 in 1066
    $400 13
Moab, Ruth's home, sits on the east side of this sea
    $400 18
Her performances in "Working Girl" & "Gorillas in the Mist" won her 2 Golden Globes in 1989
    $400 2
Raised on a farm, she didn't begin writing her "Little House" series until she was 65
    $400 27
Before his own death, this pop artist said, "Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can...happen to you"
    $600 23
Poppin' Fresh first advertised this company's crescent rolls in 1965
    $600 9
1 of the 2 in 1558
    $600 14
Babylon, where Iraq is now, was home to this famous feline-filled incarceration site
    DD: $900 19
(Hi, I'm Kathy Kinney of The Drew Carey Show.) I was featured in this 1990 film about which Leonard Maltin said, "Fear of spiders is taken to extremes"
    $600 3
Service aboard a minesweeper in World War II gave this author the background he needed to write "The Caine Mutiny"
    $600 28
He told James Boswell, "The better a man is, the more afraid he is of death"
    $800 24
On "Ally McBeal", John Cage is nicknamed this, a Southern roll often made with buttermilk
    $800 10
1 of the 2 in 1760
    $800 16
From Joseph to Moses, the Israelites lived in the Land O' this, a part of Egypt
    $800 20
"Fire over England", Vivien Leigh's first film with this future husband, fueled their romance
    $800 4
From 1881 to 1885 this "Ben-Hur" author served as the USA's minister to Turkey
    DD: $1,900 29
Ernest Hemingway called it "The only art in which the artist is in danger of death"
    $1000 25
This bun named for a London neighborhood resembles the American cinnamon roll
    $1000 11
1 of the 3 in 1936
    $1000 26
Mary & Martha lived in this town & so did Lazarus, sometimes
    $1000 21
Kathleen Turner auditioned for "Oliver's Story", the sequel to this film, but Candice Bergen was cast instead
    $1000 5
The cherry tree story began with the 1806 edition of his "The Life and Memorable Actions of George Washington"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Franklin Karen
$3,400 $2,000 $13,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC ISLANDS
A 900-year-old organization expelled in 1798 was allowed to return to this island in 1998

Final scores:

Laura Franklin Karen
$2,799 $676 $15,000
2nd place: Trip to International House Hotel, New Orleans 3rd place: Seiko Product Assortment New champion: $15,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Laura Franklin Karen
$3,100 $2,500 $11,900
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
29 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,500

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