Show #3156 - Monday, April 27, 1998

1998 Celebrity Invitational game 1.

Contestants

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Dan Cortese, from Veronica's Closet

Carol Burnett, from The Carol Burnett Show

Jason Alexander, from Seinfeld

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Jeopardy! Round

WHERE YA FROM?
(Alex: We want you to name the country.)
RHYMES WITH ME
(Alex: Here's something for you, Jason...)
ALEXANDER THE GREAT
THE 70th OSCARS
CELEBRITY HEADACHES
TV FROM THE NEXT ROOM
(Alex: An all-audio category.)
    $100 10
Arnold Schwarzenegger
    $100 23
If the queen invites you to an afternoon party, you'll probably sip this
    $100 17
He's pictured on the $10 bill
    $100 11
Hours before she won her Oscar, she agreed to return to "Mad About You", for $1 million an episode
    $100 6
You could go for one of this country's Habano cigars -- if it weren't for that dreary embargo
    $100 1
[audio clue]
    $200 19
Antonio Banderas
    $200 24
Piece of equipment for Picabo Street
    $200 18
In 1876 he was granted a patent for "The Method of, and Apparatus for Transmitting Vocal or Other Sounds"
    $200 12
Confidentially, she was named Best Supporting Actress for "L.A. Confidential"
    $200 7
Traffic on this Beverly Hills street is so bad, you can't park in front of Cartier or Louis Vuitton
    $200 2
[audio clue]
    $300 20
k.d. lang
    $300 25
You might hear the "buzz" of gossip at this kind of quilting party
    $300 30
Ben Alexander played officer Frank Smith, one of Jack Webb's partners on this TV show
    $300 13
On winning for this film, Robin Williams said, "Thank you, Ben and Matt. I still want to see some I.D."
    $300 8
Paying about 60 grand for the XJ8 model of this British car, you'd think a CD player would be standard
    $300 3
[audio clue]
    $400 21
Lucy Lawless
    $400 26
In 1939 she played a "Scarlett" woman
    DD: $1,500 29
William Ivey was nominated to replace this woman as head of the National Endowment for the Arts
    $400 14
"I'm the king of the world!" exulted this director when he won for "Titanic"
    $400 9
Don't let your personal trainer work your biceps & forget these opposing muscles on the arms
    $400 4
[audio clue]
    $500 22
Elle Macpherson
    $500 27
In "Once Upon A Mattress", it was supposed to be under the mattresses
    $500 28
On March 30, 1981 he told the press, "As of now, I am in control here in the White House"
    $500 15
On winning this honorary Oscar, this director-choreographer tap-danced & sang part of his thank you speech
    $500 16
You're probably sick of having your floors scuffed by photographers from this Conde Nast "Digest"
    $500 5
[audio clue]

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Jason Carol Dan
$500 $300 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Carol Dan
$4,700 $1,500 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

WILD WOMEN IN HISTORY
A CATEGORY ABOUT NOTHING
NAME THE PLAY
FOOD & DRINK
AS THE STOMACH TURNS
(Alex: And since Jason did so well with NUCLEAR PHYSICS last time on the show, we have tough,...)
TOUGH NUCLEAR PHYSICS
    $200 21
Rumor has it this "Great" Russian empress had insomnia; with all those lovers, who could sleep?
    $200 1
It's what the trio seen here represents:
    $200 8
"We'll hang ourselves tomorrow...unless Godot comes"
    $200 6
This vegetable puts the cole in coleslaw
    $200 13
A gnawing pain in the abdomen is a symptom of the peptic type of this chronic ailment
    $400 22
Anna Sage, who set up John Dillinger, is known to history as this "Lady"
    $400 2
This channel, spun off from Nick at Nite, said it would air nothing during the last "Seinfeld"
    $400 9
"I have always depended on the kindness of strangers"
    $400 7
A lunchtime favorite, it's chicken or turkey, tomato, bacon & lettuce on 3 slices of toast
    $400 14
One of the regions of the stomach is the cardia, named for this nearby organ
    $400 29
Some quarks are classified u, d & s: "up", this & "strange"
    DD: $2,500 25
Marie Walewska was one of many women who "entertained" him during his exile on Elba
    $600 3
In this Shakespeare comedy, Hero is falsely accused of unfaithfulness & a huge fuss ensues
    DD: $3,500 10
"Hm...11 o'clock in Grover's Corners, -- you get a good rest, too. Good night."
    $600 17
Bottled in France since 1863, it's the bestselling imported sparkling water in the U.S.
    $600 15
This "fake fat" reportedly causes abdominal cramps & inhibits the absorption of some vitamins & nutrients
    $600 28
Term for the spontaneous disintegration of radioactive material, or of rotting teeth
    $800 27
Calamity Jane's memoirs spread the tale of her torrid romance with this "Wild" westerner
    $800 4
According to the title of a 1974 Billy Preston hit, this "leaves nothing"
    $800 11
"Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; or close the wall up with our English dead!"
    $800 18
Some prefer melted cheese for this classic dipping dish, others prefer melted chocolate
    $800 16
One common shape of the stomach is like this tenth letter of the alphabet
    $800 24
The first successful laser used this gem, hence the rosy light
    $1000 26
You could call this outlaw the "Mother" of all crime; she was also the mother of Herman, Fred, Arthur & Lloyd
    $1000 5
Also called the American Party, this political group's name came from its members' denials about it
    $1000 12
"Nora! Nora!...empty. She's gone."
    $1000 20
Its name means "small tubes", but this Italian pasta is actually large tubes with a meat or cheese filling
    $1000 19
Over-the-counter treatments for heartburn include Pepcid AC & this, from Smithkline Beecham
    $1000 23
These devices for upping the speeds of particles may be linear or cyclic

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Carol Dan
$11,400 $8,200 $4,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WEIGHTS & MEASURES
A unit of length measuring 6 feet, or a verb meaning to comprehend

Final scores:

Jason Carol Dan
$1,400 $7,200 $1,399
2nd place: $10,000 for the Scleroderma Research Foundation Winner: $15,000 for the Hereditary Disease Foundation 3rd place: $10,000 for the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Carol Dan
$7,400 $6,300 $4,800
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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