Responses for show #3078 - Wednesday, January 7, 1998

Contestants

Melanie DeCarolis, an editor from Brookline, Massachusetts

Larry Blair, a software engineer from Palo Alto, California

Michael Forrest, an actor from Silver Spring, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,700)

Jeopardy! Round responses

FAIRIES
MOTTOES
THEY ALL PLAYED HAMLET
"P"OTPOURRI
ISLANDS
WET & WILD
    $100 11
Sandman

Larry
    $100 16
Boy Scouts

Larry
    $100 13
Keanu Reeves

Michael
    $100 6
Promenade

Larry
    $100 1
Greenland

Michael
    $100 26
Insect

Melanie
    $200 12
Tinker Bell

Melanie
    $200 18
Liberty Bell

Melanie
    $200 14
Mel Gibson

Larry
    $200 7
Python

Michael
    $200 2
Jamaica

Larry
    $200 27
Spaniel

Melanie
    $300 15
Sugar Plum Fairy

Michael
    $300 22
Phi Beta Kappa

Larry
    $300 19
Sir Alec Guinness

Melanie
    $300 8
(Melanie: What is yellow fever?)

Potomac fever

MichaelMelanie
    $300 3
Devil's Island

Larry
    $300 28
Water buffalo

Triple Stumper
    $400 17
Puck

Michael
    $400 24
Black Panthers

Larry
    $500 20
Stacy Keach

Melanie
    $400 9
Pulp fiction

Larry
    $400 4
Crete

Michael
    $400 29
Capybara

Larry
    $500 23
Baby

Melanie
    $500 25
(and we have a minute left...)

U.S. Military Academy/West Point/Army

Michael
    $500 21
Kevin Kline

Melanie
    $500 10
Pariah

Michael
    $500 5
Treasure Island

Larry
    $500 30
(L: What is Australia?)
(Melanie: What is Asia?)

South America

LarryMelanie
Triple Stumper

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

Michael Larry Melanie
$1,900 $1,800 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Larry Melanie
$2,800 $2,500 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

MYTHOLOGY
TRAVEL U.S.A.
ROYALTY
WOMEN IN SPORTS
DIBS!
BEFORE & AFTER
    $200 5
Helen of Troy

Larry
    $200 2
The Wright Brothers

Larry
    $200 1
Spain

Larry
    $200 24
Martina Hingis

Michael
    $200 29
Portugal

Michael
    $200 26
Moby Dick Clark

Michael
    $400 9
Pyramus

Melanie
    $400 13
(Melanie: What is Budweiser?)
(Alex: Needed the name of the brewery.)

Anheuser-Busch

LarryMelanie
    $400 19
Queen Victoria

Melanie
    $200 25
(with less than a minute to go...)

Basketball

Michael
    $400 30
Captain James Cook

Melanie
    $400 27
Marlo Thomas Jefferson

Melanie
    $600 10
Galatea

Melanie
    $600 6
Utah

Larry
    $600 20
Maximilian

Larry
    $600 14
Golf

Larry
    $600 17
Manifest destiny

Michael
    $600 28
Corn on the cobweb

Triple Stumper
    $1,500 11
history

Melanie
    $800 3
Holland

Larry
    $800 23
Sweden

Michael
    $800 7
(Melanie: What is hockey?)

Boxing

Melanie
Triple Stumper
    $800 15
Aztecs

Larry
    $800 21
My Fair Ladybug

Michael
    $1000 12
Hephaestus

Melanie
    $1000 4
Lancaster

Michael
    $1000 18
Liechtenstein

Michael
    $1000 8
Tara Lipinski

Michael
    $1000 16
Kuril Islands

Larry
    $1000 22
Mona Lisa Marie Presley

Melanie

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Larry Melanie
$8,800 $7,900 $6,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ENGLISH LITERATURE
MelanieWhat is Gulliver's Travels?
$6,000
LarryWhat is Gulliver's Travels?
$5,501
MichaelWhat Candide
$7,100
Gulliver's Travels

Final scores:

Michael Larry Melanie
$1,700 $13,401 $12,200
3rd place: Panasonic Large Color LCD Palmcorder New champion: $13,401 2nd place: Trip to Hotel Melia Don Pepe, Costa del Sol, Spain

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Michael Larry Melanie
$9,000 $7,900 $5,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
21 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $22,300

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