Show #7066 - Monday, May 11, 2015

2015 Celebrity Jeopardy! game 1.

Contestants

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Neil Flynn, a comedic actor from The Middle

Debra Messing, an Emmy-Award-winning actress from Will & Grace and The Mysteries of Laura

Vince Gilligan, an executive producer, director, and writer from Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul

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Jeopardy! Round

NO MORE HALF-MEASURES
SMASH BROADWAY MUSICALS
THE MIDDLE
YOUR BASIC AMERICAN HISTORY
"EZ"
LIKE SUNDAY MORNING
    $200 1
Secretariat won the 1973 Belmont Stakes by an astounding 31 of these; each one is about 8 feet
    $200 5
This "Popular" show is the untold story of the witches of Oz
    $200 3
In the 1970s we got more of the middle with the introduction of the Double Stuf variety of this cookie
    $200 15
From 1933 to 1939 this was FDR's program to use government to help Americans through the Depression
    $200 10
Asthma can make you do this, breathe with difficulty
    $200 16
First things first! Get breakfast going, maybe this egg dish that can have "-te" at the end, or not
    $400 2
A saying says advises, "spare" this unit of square measure "and spoil the child"
    DD: $1,000 6
It's set in the Jewish village of Anatevka in 1905
    $400 4
Frankie Muniz played this TV title kid who was "in the Middle"
    $400 24
In September 1620 this merchant ship left England for America; instead of cargo, this time it brought 102 passengers
    $400 11
These small pincers could help you pull out your last hair
    $400 17
At church, pay attention to this lecture from the preacher
    $600 13
Hey, Jules Verne, we think 80,000 kilometers sounds more impressive, but it's your 1870 novel, go with this title
    $600 7
Songs from this musical include "Opening Night" & "Springtime For Hitler"
    $600 14
After making a mess during this December 16, 1773 event, protestors swept the ships' decks clean
    $600 12
Shopping is always nice, like at this outdoor spot with a bloodsucking insect in its name
    $800 21
It's time to comprehend it's the nautical term for a measure of 6 feet
    $800 8
Her name was Lola & she's the showgirl (or guy) who helps save a failing shoe factory in this high-heeled hit
    $800 23
8 American soldiers lost their lives in a failed attempt to rescue hostages held at the U.S. embassy in this city in April 1980
    $800 18
Check out this daytime movie showing whose name comes from the French for "morning"
    $1000 20
The Brits would say a 140-pound person weighs 10 this
    $1000 9
It's based on a 1933 movie musical & its title song says, "Come & meet those dancing feet, on the avenue I'm taking you to"
    $1000 22
April 2015 marked the 150th anniversary of these two Civil War foes shaking hands at Appomattox
    $1000 19
Take this morning walk that, despite its name, has nothing to do with our nation's founding document

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

Vince Debra Neil
$1,400 $1,600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vince Debra Neil
$3,800 $2,800 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

TV MOMS & DADS
THE JANITOR'S CLOSET
ACTION WORDS
THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA, STACY OR GRACE
HERE BE DRAGONS
GILLIGAN'S "I"LAND
    $400 2
In 2010 Entertainment Weekly named this dad the greatest character of the last 20 years--D'oh!
    $400 13
The janitor answers to this name, as does a bald muscleman who started selling liquid cleaner in 1958
    $400 25
Slang meaning to give up a bad habit; a soccer player also does it
    $400 7
"By the Shores of Silver Lake" is one of the books in her "Little House" series
    $400 8
2 of its islands are Sicily & Sardinia
    $800 3
This dad had a rather large extended family but only 2 kids, Meadow & A.J.
    $800 28
When drains get really clogged, the janitor reaches for this cable with a serpentine name
    $800 18
To strike with a flat hand; Harry did it to little Hugo in a 2015 TV series
    $800 9
The frilly, floral prints of this British designer were very popular in the 1970s
    $800 17
Drogon is a big mean dragon in this TV series from the mind of George R.R. Martin
    $800 24
The North Atlantic Ocean holds this country, home to Europe's largest glacier
    $1200 4
Minnie Driver plays Fiona, mom to young Marcus on this series based on a novel & movie
    $1200 16
Nothing makes the janitor's life easier than the O-Cedar EasyWring this, which comes with its own hands-free bucket
    $1200 19
Pugnacious word preceding "in" when you deal with the time clock at work
    DD: $5,000 26
This regal American actress became a true member of "High Society" when she married Prince Rainier of Monaco in 1956
    $1200 12
The cathedral city of Cork is the second-largest city in this country
    $1600 5
On Showtime this Oscar winner plays Ray Donovan's charismatic ex-con father, Mickey
    $1600 15
This cleansing powder named for a legendary Greek hero is "stronger than dirt"
    $1600 20
It's how you capture a piece in checkers
    $1600 27
A superstar of the WWE, she dated George Clooney before he was a marrying man
    DD: $10,600 22
One dragon defeat was by him, now the patron saint of England
    $1600 11
Fittingly, the national soccer team of this African nation is known as the Elephants
    $2000 6
In the '80s Vicki Lawrence was the matriarch on "Mama's Family", based on a skit from this variety show
    $2000 14
Every janitor knows this bleach brand's name comes from its active ingredients, chlorine & sodium hydroxide
    $2000 21
To display a flag, or a part of your pants for non-display
    $2000 1
For years, she & fellow stylist Clinton Kelly taught us "What Not To Wear"
    $2000 23
This knight's 14th century tale had him battling dragons & a green-clad foe
    $2000 10
More than 17,500 islands, including Buru & Sulawesi, make up this equator-straddling country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vince Debra Neil
$23,200 $11,800 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE OSCARS
Last name of the only family to have a father & daughter receive Academy Award nominations for Best Director

Final scores:

Vince Debra Neil
$14,900 $21,800 $29,600
3rd place: $14,900 the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Richmond 2nd place: $21,800 to Population Services International Winner: $50,000 to Children's Miracle Network

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Vince Debra Neil
$14,200 $8,000 $14,200
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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