Responses for Trebek pilot #1 - Sunday, September 18, 1983

Trebek pilot 1.

Unaired.
"Personal computer" set with pull-card game board.
Announced by Jay Stewart.

Contestants

Cynthia Grove, from Toledo, Ohio

Jack Campion, from Los Angeles, California

Karen Muranaka, from Lomita, California

Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
BEST-SELLERS
SPORTS
LISTS
WILD WEST
HERBS AND SPICES
    $25 16
Ireland

Karen
    $25 7
Valley of the Dolls

Cynthia
    $25 2
Jimmy Connors

Jack
    $25 1
(Jack: Ten comman--oh, what are [*]?)
(Alex: You're right, that's the correct question!)

the Ten Commandments

Jack
    $25 8
Billy the Kid

Karen
    $25 13
garlic

Karen
    $50 22
(Cynthia: What is the U.S.--oh, no, what is Antarctica?)
(Alex: Wrong.)
...
(Alex: [*], yes, nation. Antarctica is not a nation.)

Australia

KarenCynthia
    $50 9
Stephen King

Jack
    $50 3
an eagle

Jack
    $50 10
Mr. Blackwell

Jack
    $50 18
Tombstone

Karen
    $50 14
(Jack: I had to jump in. Uh... capers!)
[Laughter]
(Alex: What are capers?)
[Cynthia rings in]
(Alex: Have you ever tried capers with ham?)
(Jack: No.)
(Alex: Ohhh, that would be a big mistake. You lose $50. You're down to $400. Cynthia, do you want to venture an answer?)
...
(Cynthia: [Mocking Jack's response after giving the correct response] Capers!)

cloves

JackCynthia
    $75 23
[Karen gives both correct responses, pronouncing the second one again a bit differently.]
(Alex: All three!)
[Laughter and applause]
(Alex: Thank you! Go again.)

Nihon (or Nippon)

Karen
    $75 24
Indecent Exposure

Jack
    $75 4
the Four Horsemen

Jack
    $175 11
[Jack's new total blinks following his correct response.]

50 ways to leave your lover

Jack
    $75 19
the Pony Express

Jack
    $75 15
(Alex: Nice going!)
(Jack: Okay.)
(Alex: See, you do know something about HERBS AND SPICES!)

cinnamon

Jack
    $100 25
(Alex: That is the right question, yes! Go--)
[The end-of-round ship's bell rings.]
(Alex: --Oh, there's the bell, and that wraps it up--you are now out of jeopardy, let's check the scores.)

Albania

Karen
    $100 5
Lew Alcindor

Karen
    $100 12
(Cynthia: Oh, who are the, uh, Wallch-skys? Oh, I can't pronounce it. Irving Wallace is the--)
(Alex: You're absolutely right.)
(Cynthia: --father's name--he changed his name and it's longer Polish name--)
(Alex: No, he changed his name from Wallechinsky to Wallace. [*]--)
(Cynthia: Thank you!)
[Applause]
(Alex: --you are right, either way, Cynthia, and you have $125. Go again.)
(Cynthia: Um, I'd like to get away from Jack and try HERBS AND SPICES for $25, please.)
(Jack: Oh, no.)
(Alex: She's gonna try and bury you, Jack.)
[Laughter]

the Wallaces (or the Wallechinskys)

Cynthia
    $100 20
[ERRATUM: Printed clue actually did miss space between "of" and "Custer's".]

(Battle of) the Little Bighorn

Jack
    $100 17
(Alex: Hey, nice going!)
(Jack: Okay!)
(Alex: That's two for you!)
[Applause for Jack]
(Alex: In a category you didn't think you knew anything about!)

sage

Jack
    $125 6
(Alex: That does it, nice going! The right question! And you're in the lead!)
[Applause for Karen]

Vince Lombardi

Karen
    $125 21
[Applause for Jack]

Bat Masterson

Jack

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

Karen Jack Cynthia
$250 $275 $25

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Jack Cynthia
$575 $950 $125

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ANATOMY
ISLANDS
THE SENATE
FOREIGN PHRASES
SAMS
THE SIXTIES
    $50 1
the lungs

Cynthia
    $50 26
Manhattan & Staten Island

Karen
    $50 14
the vice president of the U.S.

Karen
    $50 18
a la carte

Karen
    $50 6
Uncle Sam

Jack
    $50 7
Timothy Leary

Karen
    $100 2
muscles

Cynthia
    $100 16
(Cynthia: Uh, what is, uh, the [*] or Dear [*]...)
(Alex: Stay with your first question.)
(Cynthia: What is the [*]?)

Honorable

Cynthia
    $100 19
the elevator

Jack
    $100 12
Sam Spade

Cynthia
    $100 8
1969

Jack
    $200 3
bones

Cynthia
    $150 20
Bill Bradley

Karen
    $150 23
Christmas (December 25)

Karen
    $150 13
Sam Houston

Jack
    $150 9
Ralph Nader

Karen
    $200 4
a skull and crossbones

Cynthia
    $200 21
Aaron Burr

Karen
    $200 24
trousseau

Karen
    $200 15
Sammy Davis Jr.

Jack
    $200 10
(Alex: And that is our other Daily Double on the board for this round. Karen, you are now in last place, but you've got $775 to use up. How do you want to do it?)
(Karen: Uh, I'll try $200.)
(Alex: Okay. The conservative approach. You'll wind up with $575 or $975 with this answer...)
...
(Karen: Who were the Yippies?)

the Chicago Seven

Karen
    $250 5
(Alex: You're right! You swept the entire category and you're right back in good shape, you're in second place, trailing Jack by just $25. Select again.)
[Applause for Cynthia's run of the category]

the liver

Cynthia
    $250 27
(Alex: You are right.)

St. Helena

Karen
    $250 22
(Alex: What is [*]? That is right, giving you an additional $250, taking you to $1575, a $75 lead over Jack, and you're in control of the board, my dear. We've got one minute left to go.)

a bloc

Cynthia
    $250 25
modus operandi

Jack
    $250 17
[After stumbling over the clue read]
(Alex: I sounded like [*] for a moment there.)

Sam Goldwyn

Cynthia
    $250 11
Martin Luther King (Jr.)

Karen

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Jack Cynthia
$1,925 $1,800 $1,625

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. LANDMARKS
(Alex: She made it! $2125 and our new Jeopardy! champion is Karen! Oh, congratulations to you, my dear, and also to Jack and Cynthia. Great showing on both your parts. Karen, as the Jeopardy! champion, that means that the next time out, you will be here to face two new challengers. We'll look forward to your company at that time. Thank you, ladies and gentlemen, for tuning us in today. Until next time, I'm Alex Trebek, and I hope to see you soon--on Jeopardy!)
CynthiaWhat Where is South Dakota
$450
JackWhat is North Dakota?
$700
KarenWhat South Dakota ?
$200
South Dakota

Final scores:

Karen Jack Cynthia
$2,125 $1,100 $2,075
New champion: $2,125 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Karen Jack Cynthia
$2,125 $1,925 $2,025
20 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $6,075

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