Show #7144 - Thursday, October 8, 2015

Matt Jackson game 10.

(Peabody: To convince Alex Trebek that the world adores him more with facial hair, Sherman and I set the WABAC to 1984, Culver City, Jeopardy! studios, for Alex to try...)
(Sherman: The Trebek!)
(Alex: Been there, done that.)

WE ASKED: Actress Wendi McLendon-Covey.

Contestants

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Sameer Rawal, an internal medicine resident from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Erik Latshaw, a cellar hand from Los Angeles, California

Matt Jackson, a paralegal from Washington, D.C. (whose 9-day cash winnings total $249,411)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
21st CENTURY MOVIES
STUPID ANSWERS
PIZZA!
WHOSE LIFE IS IT?
"ANY" WAY
(Alex: Each correct response will end with "A-N-Y".)
    $200 28
It's home to the state capital
    $200 2
Rosamund Pike starred as disappeared wife Amy Dunne in this film based on a bestseller
    $200 15
Singer P!nk is a cover girl for this brand of makeup
    $200 6
Naturally, Hawaiian pizza is topped with this fruit
    $200 29
Born Michigan, 1863,
assembled quite a resume as an industrialist,
died Michigan, 1947
    $400 10
Wowie! This second-biggest island is named for a Polynesian demigod
    $400 5
(Hi. I'm Wendi McLendon-Covey.) In 2012 I shared the MTV Movie Award for Best Gut-Wrenching Performance with Kristen Wiig, Ellie Kemper, Maya Rudolph, Melissa McCarthy & Rose Byrne for a scene in this film
    $400 27
What was British Guiana is now called this
    $400 26
Pizza al funghi is topped with these, perhaps cremini
    $400 25
Born Ohio, 1857,
went to court for the defense,
inherited the wind, Illinois, 1938
    $400 24
A sudden perception or insight, or a Christian festival
    $600 7
It's the northernmost & most verdant of the major islands
    $600 1
This actress' first Oscar nomination was for 2010's "Winter's Bone"
    $600 18
Dribeck's Light was the forerunner to this light German beer
    $600 11
Papa John's has a pizza called "The Meats": sausage, beef, hickory-smoked bacon, ham & this classic topping
    DD: $5,200 14
Born New York, 1929,
lived briefly in Camelot,
died New York, 1994
    $600 23
As head of this organization, Boss Tweed made quite a hall
    $800 8
Take a seat on the porch & see if you can decide which island's name is Hawaiian for "conquest day"
    $800 3
Ralph Fiennes played the concierge of the title establishment of this Wes Anderson film
    $800 17
Geneva & Lausanne are the largest cities on this lake also known as Genfersee & Lac Leman
    $800 12
Margherita pizza is topped with tomatoes, fresh mozzarella & leaves of this "royal herb"
    $800 22
Born Egypt, 1918,
camped out for peace & a 1978 Nobel Prize,
assassinated Cairo, 1981
    $800 20
"Philippine" this is a popular furniture wood
    $1000 9
In the 1860s residents were moved from its Kalaupapa Peninsula & people with a certain disease moved in
    $1000 4
Don't delete from your memory that the title of this Jim Carrey-Kate Winslet film comes from a poem by Alexander Pope
    $1000 16
This drawbridge that spans the Thames River adjoins the Tower of London
    $1000 13
Quattro stagioni means this; each quarter of the pizza represents one
    $1000 21
Born Finland, 1910,
designed for G.M., M.I.T. & J.F.K.,
met the big architect, Michigan, 1961
    $1000 19
Recite this word for a continuous repetition or enumeration, as in a prayer or supplication

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Matt Erik Sameer
$10,400 $2,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Erik Sameer
$16,800 $4,400 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

3P's, PLEASE
SITCOM MOMS
ENERGY
4-LETTER KNOWLEDGE
THEY WROTE IT
(Alex: And then, because the new TV show from DreamWorks premieres this Friday on Netflix...)
MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN
    $400 29
On this classic sitcom, Carol had 3 very lovely girls--Marcia, Jan & Cindy--& 3 stepsons
    $400 1
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a video on the monitor.) A pole vaulter's run-up builds kinetic energy that gets converted when the pole is bent & the vaulter is propelled higher by this type of stored energy in the pole
    $400 9
Of the 3 B's in classical music, he fits
    $400 28
Margaret Mitchell:
This novel
    $400 18
"Pay attention, Sherman; I've set the WABAC for this famous & dangerous June 1815 battle site;"
"Maybe that short tempered general can tell us its name?"
"Of course he can Sherman, of course he can"
    $800 27
A temporary youthful infatuation
    $800 5
(I'm Debra Messing.) This actress, singer & real-life mother of Carrie Fisher played my mom, Bobbi Adler, on "Will & Grace"
    $800 10
In plants, light energy from the sun is converted into chemical energy via this process
    $800 26
One of his titles is the primate of Italy
    $800 25
Samuel Beckett:
This 1956 Broadway play
    $800 17
"I know from his 13th century writings that visiting China during the time of Marco Polo means we're also here when this man ruled as emperor."
"That's the khan do spirit Sherman, well done"
    $1200 24
The "Howdy Doody" show debuted in 1947 as this "Playhouse"
    $1200 2
Tanya Roberts played ditzy neighborhood mom Midge Pinciotti on this series
    $1200 6
Culver City, Calif. was honored for having the USA's No. 1 govt. green fleet for using CNG, compressed this fuel
    $1200 8
The fifth emperor of Rome
    $1200 23
Carson McCullers:
"Lonely" novel about lonely people
    $1200 16
"I'm getting a little seasick aboard this pirate ship, the Queen Anne's Revenge, Mr. Peabody;"
"Yes, I too, Sherman, but it's this man's ship & in its own way..."
[Chest opens]
"...quite bootyful"
    $1600 22
Izod-wearing lifestyle covered in a 1980 "Handbook"
    $1600 3
In the '80s came the working moms: Elyse Keaton was an architect & Clair Huxtable was this
    DD: $4,000 7
Washington leads all states by getting 76% of its electricity from this renewable method
    $1600 11
He rode an 8-legged steed named Sleipnir
    $1600 21
Elmore Leonard, 1990:
An enforcer in Hollywood
    $1600 15
"Wow, a firsthand look at Galileo's experiments with mass & acceleration, thereby disproving Aristotle's theory of gravity;"
"Yes, in this city in 1589 no one could say they got..."
[Rocks crash]
"...the drop on him"
    $2000 20
To take for one's own use
    $2000 4
Before playing the mom on "The Middle", she was mom Debra Barone on "Everybody Loves Raymond"
    $2000 13
Binding energy binds a nucleus together; this abundant metallic element has the greatest & is the most stable
    DD: $4,000 12
Famous caravel of 1492
    $2000 19
John Updike:
He "is Rich"
    $2000 14
"Ancient Eygpt & Cleopatra are really dazzling, Mr. Peabody;"
"Yes, and as the last ruler of this dynasty that was originally Greek..."
[Water splashes]
"...perhaps she's in denial"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Erik Sameer
$42,400 $12,800 $3,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE EUROPEAN UNION
Since Bulgaria joined in 2007, the E.U.'s 3 official alphabets have been our Latin one & these 2

Final scores:

Matt Erik Sameer
$40,000 $19,100 $2,784
10-day champion: $289,411 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Erik Sameer
$33,400 $12,800 $3,200
34 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
15 R,
0 W
6 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $49,400

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