Show #5859 - Thursday, February 18, 2010

2009-2010 Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational quarterfinal game 6.

Contestants

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Charles Shaughnessy, an actor from Mad Men

David Duchovny, an actor from Californication

Chris Matthews, a TV host from Hardball and The Chris Matthews Show

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Jeopardy! Round

OFFICIAL STATE STUFF
THE NANNY
TV ADJECTIVES
LIFE'S A (MILITARY) CAMPAIGN
CHEERY "O"s
CALI-FUN-ICATION
    $200 1
Since Wisconsin is "America's Dairyland", this is its state beverage
    $200 2
The nanny wishes Freddie didn't have a 5:00 play this; she has to get ready for her real this at 7
    $200 19
Wisteria Lane's "____ Housewives"
    $200 25
The 49 B.C. campaign of Ilerda led to victory by this Roman over Pompey's forces
    $200 14
This 3-letter Spanish word is used as a shout of approval or triumph
    $200 6
Put on your boots & head to Bakersfield, the country music hot spot known as this Tennessee city "West"
    $400 7
Minnesota's state butterfly is this one with bright orange & black wings
    $400 3
The nanny feels it's wrong that this device for spying on employees got named for her
    $400 20
America Ferrera role:
"____ Betty"
    $400 26
On Oct. 7, 2001 Operation Enduring Freedom began in this country; by Dec., the U.S. had dropped 12,000 bombs & missiles
    $400 15
The Lord Mayor of Munich taps the first keg of beer to open this annual event
    $400 8
Petaluma is in wine country but also has a tourable factory making French this--how convenient
    $600 12
Washington's state folk song, "Roll On," this, "Roll On", is about the state's mightiest river
    $600 4
When tears stream & fists bang on the floor, the nanny recognizes this 7-letter event
    $600 21
Sitcom with Kristy McNichol:
"____ Nest"
    $600 27
On June 5, 1967 this country's sudden air assault destroyed Egypt's Air Force on the ground; Syria & Jordan were next
    $600 16
The name of this type of fertile spot in the desert comes from the Egyptian Arabic
    $600 9
Disney's California Adventure has a raft ride through the simulated foothills of this mountain range
    $800 13
Nebraska's state mammal is the white-tailed this
    $800 5
Must Lily eat an entire package of this piscine Pepperidge Farm "snack that smiles back"?
    $800 23
1 of 2 current CBS daytime soaps:
"The ____ and the ____"
    $800 17
The cheerful sound of this simple wind instrument is heard here
    $800 10
There's a toy train museum in this city's Balboa Park
    $1000 22
Timmy swears mom lets him play the video game "Assassin's Creed", rated M, short for this; nanny has doubts
    $1000 24
On Discovery Channel:
"____ Catch"
    $1000 18
This type of "phile" is a lover of wines, like me
    $1000 11
The scenery & shopping of Carmel are on this peninsula

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Chris David Charles
$600 $1,800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris David Charles
$400 $1,800 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE
HEY, MATTHEWS
AD MEN
HYPHENATES
SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRIES
HOLY ____!
    $400 1
In the Bible this Roman governor asks Jesus, "What is truth?"
    $400 16
St. Matthew wrote the first of these New Testament books
    $400 11
In Nov. 2009 Eagles tight end Brent Celek celebrated a TD by striking the pose of this rum ad man; the NFL was not amused
    $400 21
This vertically challenged French artist turned to lithographs in the 1890s; entertainer Yvette Guilbert was a subject
    $400 26
This country's area is more than 45% of South America's land mass
    $400 6
Holy this food fish, from the middle Dutch for "broker"
    $800 2
This British lord & poet declared, "Truth is always strange--stranger than fiction"
    $800 17
He played Chandler on "Friends"
    $800 12
The spokescharacter for this cereal is the skipper of the Guppy
    $800 22
First names get hyphens too, as in this one of "Fried Green Tomatoes" & "Weeds" actress Parker
    DD: $3,600 27
Its name is Spanish for "Little Venice"
    $800 7
Holy this, be it Aaron's brother, the NBA's Mr. Malone or Grandma
    $1200 3
The statement that this medium is "truth 24 times a second" is attributed to Jean-Luc Godard
    $1200 18
In the 1640s Matthew Hopkins hunted these by seeing if people floated in water
    $1200 13
In a 2004 ad, Stephen Colbert was looking for Mr. This, GM's fictitious mechanic
    $1200 23
This Chicagoan was the first African-American woman elected to the Senate
    $1200 28
This country is 2,650 miles long but narrows to 55 miles wide at Illapel
    $1200 8
In "Le Morte d'Arthur", a gathering of knights saw a vision of this
    $1600 4
In "Paradise Regained", this British epic poet opined, "Hard are the ways of truth, & rough to walk"
    $1600 19
Matthew Stafford of this school's Bulldogs was the NFL's top draft pick in 2009
    $1600 14
A maitre d' named Frank Brown posed for the portrait seen on boxes of this rice
    $1600 24
After he founded the Boy Scouts, his sister Agnes founded the Girl Guides
    $1600 29
It has 2 capitals: La Paz & Sucre
    $1600 9
It was the "animalistic" signature call of both Phil Rizzuto & Harry Caray
    DD: $2,000 5
In one of her many untitled poems, this reclusive woman wrote, "Truth--is as old as God--& will endure as long as He"
    $2000 20
In 1909 a white dude, 4 Eskimos & this man reached the North Pole
    $2000 15
The namesake of this brand of canned pasta was an Italian immigrant who got a job cooking at NYC's Plaza hotel
    $2000 25
This American woman is seen here with the tools of her trade
    $2000 30
This small country gained its independence from the Netherlands in 1975
    $2000 10
It's the office or jurisdiction of the pope

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris David Charles
$10,000 $11,800 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ENTREPRENEURS
When he passed away in December 1980, flags in Kentucky flew at half-staff for 4 days

Final scores:

Chris David Charles
$20,000 $0 $20,800
2nd place: $25,000 to LaSalle College High School 3rd place: $25,000 to UNICEF Winner: $50,000 to the 1736 Family Crisis Center

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Chris David Charles
$7,200 $11,800 $10,800
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
19 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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