Show #2809 - Thursday, November 14, 1996

1996 Celebrity Jeopardy! game 4.

Contestants

[<< previous game]

Eartha Kitt, an actress and singer from New York City

Buzz Aldrin, a retired astronaut and author from the book Encounter with Tiber

Brett Butler, an actress from Grace Under Fire

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

BEETHOVEN
SCHOOLS
BOOKS BY THE NUMBERS
(Alex: We need a number as your response.)
FIRST AID
NATURE
THEY USED TO BE TRUCK DRIVERS
    $100 14
In English, this first name of Beethoven would be Lewis
    $100 4
This university near South Bend, Indiana awards the Laetare Medal to a leading Roman Catholic
    $100 13
The number of Snow White's dwarfs or T.E. Lawrence's "Pillars of Wisdom"
    $100 3
Most insects have 2 pairs of these attached to their backs
    $100 1
He was a Marine, a truck driver & a soda jerk before he starred in "The French Connection"
    $200 22
World Book says Beethoven was somewhat odd before he lost this sense & irritable after
    $200 7
Father Flanagan High School is operated by this facility just west of Omaha
    $200 18
In this George Orwell classic, Big Brother is the dictator of Oceania
    $200 11
Eagles usually kill their prey with these body parts
    $200 2
This handsome leading man was a truck driver before he shared "Pillow Talk" with Doris Day
    $300 6
At this Washington, D.C. college, Bill Clinton served as class president in his freshman & sophomore years
    $300 19
This 1844 Dumas novel relates the adventures of Athos, Porthos, Aramis & D'Artagnan
    $300 5
A lack of this green pigment is one thing that separates fungi from other plants
    DD: $500 9
This current monarch drove a 3-ton truck & serviced motor engines during WWII
1992 is not a year on which I shall look back with undiluted pleasure. Whereas, one of my more sympathetic correspondents, it has turned out to be an Annus horribilis
    $400 15
Douglass College, the USA's largest women's college, is affiliated with this state university of New Jersey
    $400 20
The title of this Joseph Heller novel has come to mean an impossible situation
    $400 8
A chameleon can use this organ, almost as long as its body, to catch birds
    $400 10
He drove a truck for an oil company long before he starred in "To Kill A Mockingbird"
    $500 16
Laszlo Moholy-Nagy founded the Chicago Institute of Design on the principles of this Berlin design school
    $500 21
The "firemen" in this Ray Bradbury work don't put out fires, they set them by burning books
    $500 17
The beak-to-tail measurement of the leatherback species of this sea creature can run about 7 feet
    $500 12
This British star of "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" was formerly a truck driver, a steeplejack & a fire eater

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Brett Buzz Eartha
$1,000 $900 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brett Buzz Eartha
$3,400 $2,200 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

U.S. HISTORY
AWARDS
LANGUAGES
MUSICAL THEATRE
BODIES OF WATER
POTPOURRI
    $200 18
This largest ocean supplies about half of the world's yearly supply of fish & shellfish
    $400 9
The "New Frontier" was the domestic program of his 1961-63 administration
    $400 17
Chief ports on this gulf include Kuwait City & Al Basrah, Iraq
    DD: $4,400 2
In 1898, as a result of this war, the U.S. paid $20 million for the Philippines
    $600 19
In 1994 this "Far Side" creator won a Reuben Award as Best Cartoonist of the Year
    $600 3
Of Hindi, Hungarian or Hebrew, the one spoken by more than 350 million people
    DD: $3,200 21
Act one of this show features the songs "Belle", "Be Our Guest" & "If I Can't Love Her"
    $600 5
The Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal connects this Great Lake with the Mississippi River
    $600 20
At the 1996 burial of Larry LaPrise, this song's author, we guess they put his right foot in, put his right foot out...
    $800 4
On April 19, 1993 the Branch Davidian compound near this Texas city burned to the ground after a 51-day siege
    $800 13
In 1993 Frederik W. De Klerk & Nelson Mandela shared this award
    $800 16
It was Greta Garbo's native language
    $800 15
Emily Loesser sang the part of Sarah Brown in a recent recording of this musical written by her father
    $800 8
The German name for this lake on the border of Switzerland & France is Genfersee
    $800 14
He joined the Boston Symphony as a violinist in 1915 & began conducting in the '20s
    $1000 6
In January 1946 this former first lady was the only woman on the U.S. delegation to the U.N.
    $1000 10
In 1993 this retired black Supreme Court justice received a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom
    $1000 11
The Khoisan languages of this continent are noted for their clicking sounds
    $1000 12
This Tony-winning 1992 musical starring Chita Rivera is based on a book by Manuel Puig
    $1000 7
Relax, have a rum & enjoy the sun on Walter Fletcher Beach on this Jamaican bay
    $1000 1
New ones of these in 1996 include 847 for Illinois & 330 for Ohio

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brett Buzz Eartha
$0 $4,200 -$2,500
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC NAMES
In a 1935 poem this leader wrote, "The Red Army fears not the trials of the Long March"

Final scores:

Brett Buzz Eartha
$2,000 $1,200 $0
Winner: $10,000 to charity 2nd place: $10,000 to charity 3rd place: $10,000 to the March of Dimes

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brett Buzz Eartha
$7,400 $4,200 -$2,500
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
1 W
2 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $9,100

[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.