Responses for show #4039 - Thursday, March 7, 2002

Jason McCune game 3.

(Alex: This is going to be an easy half-hour for me because we have an entire category on former President Clinton, and all of the clues in that category are going to be delivered by this man.)
(Bill Clinton: Hi, I'm Bill Clinton.)

Contestants

Mitch Murov, a senior programmer and professor from New York, New York

Kristen Olson, a graduate student from Takoma Park, Maryland

Jason McCune, an actor originally from Jasper, Indiana (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,241)

Jeopardy! Round responses

GEOMETRY
TRAVEL U.S.A.
NAME THE JAMES
CRIME TIME
____ING ____
(Alex: Each correct response will be two words; the first will end in "I-N-G".)
CLOWNING AROUND
(Alex: And finally, we'll do some [*]; that's an example--two words, first one ending in "-ING.")
    $200 5
Euclid

Kristen
    $200 2
Seattle

Kristen
    $200 10
James Brown

Kristen
    $200 12
fingerprints

Mitch
    $200 20
a starving artist

Kristen
    $200 1
Ronald McDonald

Kristen
    $400 6
(Alex: It always passes through [*] of the circle--that's why it's called the diameter.)

the center

Triple Stumper
    $400 3
(Alex: Renamed to honor [*]--the Jackson Square.)

Andrew Jackson

Triple Stumper
    $400 11
James Madison & James Monroe

Mitch
    $400 13
graffiti

Mitch
    $400 21
an adding machine

Jason
    $400 25
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

Stephen King

Kristen
    $600 7
the hypotenuse

Kristen
    $600 4
(Jason: What is Oahu?)
(Mitch: What is Hawaii?)
...
(Alex: The correct response is "What is [*]?" [*]--lot of whaling there.)

Maui

JasonMitch
Triple Stumper
    $600 17
(James) Cook

Jason
    $600 14
a fence

Jason
    $600 22
growing pains

Mitch
    $600 26
Homey

Jason
    $800 8
180 degrees

Jason
    $800 29
Oklahoma City

Jason
    $800 18
James Doolittle

Jason
    $800 15
F. Lee Bailey

Mitch
    $800 23
a hitching post

Jason
    $800 27
slapstick comedy

Kristen
    $1000 9
a trapezoid

Kristen
    $1000 30
Natural History

Mitch
    $1000 19
(Kristen: Uh, "BLANKING AROUND" for $200. Or just "BLANKING".)
[Laughter]

James Oglethorpe

Kristen
    $1000 16
Pinkerton

Jason
    $4,400 24
a dissenting opinion

Jason
    $1000 28
(Federico) Fellini

Mitch

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

Jason Kristen Mitch
$800 $2,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Kristen Mitch
$10,200 $4,800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE CLINTON YEARS
ART
THE MECHANICS SPEAK
(Alex: Don't you love that?)
CRANBERRIES
ENDS IN "EE"
CLONING AROUND
    $400 1
"the Comeback Kid"

Mitch
    $400 26
etching

Jason
    $400 11
Ford

Jason
    $400 21
vines

Jason
    $400 6
a goatee

Jason
    $400 16
"Jurassic Park"

Kristen
    $800 2
Nelson Mandela

Jason
    $800 27
(Alex: And that is the statue of [*]--"Ready to go in a minute!")

the minute man

Triple Stumper
    $800 12
"The Spirit of St. Louis"

Mitch
    $800 22
bees

Mitch
    $800 7
(Alex: Ugh. Jason?)
...
(Alex: [*], and a noisy one at that.)
[Laughter]

a squeegee

Jason
    $800 17
(Jason: [Imitating Schwarzenegger] Who is [*]?)
[Laughter]
(Alex: [Also imitating Schwarzenegger] Ja.)
[More laughter]

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Jason
    $1200 3
(Mitch: What is North Korea?)
(Alex: No.)
(Mitch: Oh!)

Vietnam

JasonMitch
    $1200 28
(Mitch: What is impressionist?)
...
(Alex: You had to go one further, Mitch--[*].)

post-impressionist

Mitch
Triple Stumper
    $1200 13
a motorcycle

Jason
    $1200 23
a bog

Kristen
    $1200 8
a banshee

Kristen
    $1200 18
"Austin Powers II: The Spy Who Shagged Me"

Jason
    $1600 4
(Alex: He arranged it for [*].)

Mexico

Triple Stumper
    $1600 29
Émile Zola

Triple Stumper
    $1600 14
(Kristen: Oh...what is a bicycle?)
...
(Alex: [*]; "Ben-Hur".)

a chariot

JasonKristen
    $1600 24
(Alex: That's it, with a minute to go now.)

Ocean Spray

Kristen
    $1600 9
(Simon) Legree

Mitch
    $1600 19
"Blade Runner"

Mitch
    $2000 5
(Kristen: What is [*]?)
(Alex: [*] is right, and that takes you to $6,800; and our thanks to former President Clinton for helping us out on that category. You get to pick now, Kristen.)

Ameri-Corps

Kristen
    $1,000 30
(Jason: Who is da Vinci?)
(Alex: No, [*]; hence the pre-Raphaelites.)

Raphael

Jason
    $2000 15
(Mitch: Uh, uh...)
(Alex: Ooh! Ran out of time.)

a Panzer

JasonMitch
    $2000 25
cranberry sauce

Triple Stumper
    $4,000 10
(Mitch: [Shakes head] What is... bee?)
(Alex: No. Jason's foaming at the mouth, wanting to come up with the correct response on [*]; [*], yes. You're at $600, Mitch. There's still a lot of time.)

"Fiddle-dee-dee!"

Mitch
    $2000 20
(Alex: Yeah, fun film, too.)

"Multiplicity"

Jason

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Kristen Mitch
$22,400 $9,600 $600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

MUSICAL THEATER
MitchWhat is ?
$600
KristenWhat is Phantom of the Opera?
$0
JasonWhat Hi Boos! Cirque du Soleil?
$2,600
"Phantom of the Opera"

Final scores:

Jason Kristen Mitch
$19,800 $9,600 $0
3-day champion: $60,041 2nd place: a trip to Antigua 3rd place: a trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jason Kristen Mitch
$20,000 $9,600 $4,600
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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