Show #3396 - Monday, May 17, 1999

1999-A Celebrity Jeopardy! game 1.

Contestants

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Alyssa Milano, an actress from Charmed

Gil Bellows, an actor from Ally McBeal

Kari Wuhrer, an actress from Sliders

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Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS DATES
NAME THE MOVIE
CHARMED, I'M SURE
SLIDING
UP YOUR "ALLEY"
TONGUE TWISTERS
    $100 15
The human race really spread its wings when the space vehicle "The Eagle" landed here July 20, 1969
    $100 2
1939:
"Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore"
    $100 4
The more important a person you meet in Japan, the lower & longer you do this
    $100 3
It can be an overwhelming victory, or a mass of earth & rock rolling down a mountain
    $100 1
It's what "Peter Piper picked a peck of"
    $200 14
This Roman fell victim to assassins on the ides (or 15th) of March, 44 B.C.
    $200 9
1941:
"I guess Rosebud is just a piece in a jigsaw puzzle, a missing piece"
    $200 16
He may be addressed in conversation as "Most Holy Father"
    $200 5
It's said the noise the slide makes going up & down this fastener gave it its name
    $200 18
It's how much wood a woodchuck would chuck "if a woodchuck could" do this
    $300 13
On Jan. 1, 1901 this southern hemisphere country (that's also a continent) proclaimed its independence
    DD: $500 8
1951:
"Stell-lahhhhh!!"
    $300 21
Dr. Leo Buscaglia aside, Miss Manners says a gentleman shouldn't kiss or do this to a lady when first meeting
    $300 17
In a 1978 song he was "Slip Slidin' Away"
    $300 19
It's what "She sells... by the sea shore"
    $400 12
A Pulitzer Prize-winning photo by Joe Rosenthal served as a model for this memorial depicting a famous February 23, 1945 event
    $400 7
1994:
"Alrighty then!"
    $400 22
It's the French equivalent of the English "charmed" or the Spanish "encantado"
    $400 20
"Listen to the local yokel" do this
    $500 11
This amazingly swift of foot Olympian won 4 gold medals between August 1 & 16, 1936
    $500 6
1995:
"They may take our lives, but they'll never take our freedom!"
    $500 23
Since Robert Rubin took over the Treasury Department, he's been addressed as Mr. this
    $500 10
In turn-of-the-century New York, this area was home to the music publishing industry

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

Kari Gil Alyssa
$200 $800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kari Gil Alyssa
-$200 $1,800 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

SHAKESPEAREAN ACTORS
TRAVEL & TOURISM
SPORTS ANIMALS
PRESIDENTIAL NICKNAMES
PEOPLE
LOOK OUT "BELL"OW
    $200 2
Christopher Walken played this doomed Dane twice, in 1974 & 1982
    $200 9
A hotel in Scandinavia is destroyed every spring & rebuilt every fall as it is made out of this
    $200 30
In golf, one stroke under par on a hole is a birdie & 2 strokes under par is this patriotic birdie
    $200 25
He calls himself "The Comeback Kid"
    $200 1
Geena Davis must like smorgasbords -- she spent her senior year in high school as an exchange student in this country
    $200 14
Helll-oo! He invented the telephone
    $400 8
We assume his portrayal of Macbeth in college was a far cry from his current TV role, Andy Sipowicz
    $400 10
Yves Saint Laurent owns the lush Jardins Majorelle in Marrakesh in this country
    $400 29
This smelly mammal has given his name to the act of defeating an opponent without allowing him to score
    $400 28
He "acted" as president under the nickname "Dutch"
    $400 17
Young star seen here in a 1998 sequel
    $400 15
This fairy's love for Peter didn't pan out
    $600 7
In 1986 she played Portia in "The Merchant of Venice" onstage & starred in the film "Aliens"
    $600 11
This James Hoban-designed D.C. landmark, lit by electricity in 1891, will offer candlelight tours in December 1999
    $600 27
This type of punch, which lands on the back of the neck, is illegal in boxing
    $600 26
Barbara calls him "Poppy"
    $600 18
Dean & Davis, great-grandsons of this makeup mogul, have taken their Smashbox Cosmetics Company to the "Max"
    DD: $200 16
On July 8, 1776 it was sounded in the tower of Independence Hall
    $800 4
In San Diego in the mid-'60s, you could have seen him play Romeo before "Midnight Cowboy" made him a star
    $800 12
April is the time to be in Japan; it's Hanami, the best time to view these, sakura
    $800 6
Skater Dorothy Hamill excelled at a variation of this spin named for a humped mammal
    $800 22
He was "The Squire of Hyde Park"
    $800 19
He's the tightwad comedian heard here in the golden days of radio
    $800 24
Sailors wore these long before the groovy folks in the '60s
    DD: $2,200 3
When he directed "King Lear" onstage in the early '90s, he cast Emma Thompson as the fool
    $1000 13
Red double-decker buses travel the streets of this city in India, now officially known as Mumbai
    $1000 5
Side, pommel & vaulting are types of these used by gymnasts
    $1000 21
WWI's "The Professor"
    $1000 20
Regis Philbin has 2 middle names: Xavier & this saintly one that often precedes Xavier
    $1000 23
As one word, it's a plant also called deadly nightshade; as 2 words, a Stevie Nicks album

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kari Gil Alyssa
$2,600 $9,600 $2,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH AUTHORS
In 1954 she became the first recipient of the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America

Final scores:

Kari Gil Alyssa
$1,600 $16,200 $3,400
3rd place: $10,000 for the Kelly & Cal Ripken Foundation Winner: $16,200 for Cure Autism Now 2nd place: $10,000 for the Red Cross

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kari Gil Alyssa
$2,600 $8,400 $3,100
13 R,
5 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $14,100

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