Responses for show #5455 - Friday, May 2, 2008

Tom Morris game 4.
Returning untied co-champions.
Only one contestant interview.
One clue recycled from #3811, aired 2001-03-12 and three clues recycled from #3913, aired 2001-09-12.

Contestants

Wanda Bartschat, a health care improvement specialist from Columbia, South Carolina

Paul Thomas, a theater technician from Hollywood, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $32,001)

Tom Morris, a retailer and student from Irvine, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $82,000)

Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
1980s MUSIC
SPHERES
SCIENCE GUYS
MIND YOUR BUSINESS
(Alex: And one of my favorites...)
"OO", SORRY!
    $200 1
2

Tom
    $200 11
the Bangles

Tom
    $200 13
the Stratosphere

Wanda
    $200 6
Einstein

Wanda
    $200 26
(King) Gillette

Paul
    $200 14
a harpoon

Wanda
    $400 2
(Wanda: Who is Reagan?)

FDR

TomWanda
    $400 12
(Alex: Yes, sounds like one of your favorite groups.)
(Wanda: It is.)

the B-52's

Wanda
    $400 22
hemispheres

Tom
    $400 7
(Wernher) von Braun

Tom
    $400 27
Ricola

Tom
    $400 15
a spoonful

Paul
    $600 3
the Coast Guard

Tom
    $600 19
Eddie Van Halen

Paul
    $600 23
Biosphere 2

Wanda
    $600 8
(Tom: Who is Bohr?)

(Max) Planck

TomWanda
    $600 28
cheese

Tom
    $600 16
zoom

Tom
    $800 4
the Articles of Confederation

Tom
    $800 20
Synchronicity

Paul
    $800 24
(Paul: What is the heliopshere?)

the photosphere

TomPaul
    $800 9
(Sir Isaac) Newton

Paul
    $2,000 29
the Etch A Sketch

Tom
    $800 17
a boombox

Tom
    $1000 5
Fish

Tom
    $1000 21
the Violent Femmes

Tom
    $1000 25
a bathysphere

Tom
    $1000 10
Heisenberg

Wanda
    $1000 30
Del Monte

Wanda
    $1000 18
a lampoon

Paul

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Tom Paul Wanda
$3,000 $800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Paul Wanda
$10,600 $3,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

GEOGRAPHY
FELINE FINE AT THE MOVIES
THE FRENCH THEATRE
"P"EOPLE
THE SWEET 1600s
WORD ORIGINS
    $400 8
South Australia (or Western Australia)

Triple Stumper
    $400 6
Tigger

Paul
    $400 1
Joan of Arc

Paul
    $400 16
(Cole) Porter

Paul
    $400 26
Galileo

Paul
    $400 21
salt

Paul
    $800 9
Vesuvius

Tom
    $800 7
Breakfast at Tiffany's

Wanda
    $800 2
(Paul: Who is Voltaire?)

Molière

Paul
Triple Stumper
    $800 17
(Ron) Paul

Tom
    $800 27
(Paul: What is Turner?)
(Tom: Who is Shays?)

Bacon

TomPaul
Triple Stumper
    $800 22
a cruller

Tom
    $1200 10
Stoke

Paul
    $1200 13
Geppetto

Paul
    $1200 3
Grand Guignol

Paul
    $1200 18
(Jackson) Pollock

Paul
    $1200 28
Baltimore

Tom
    $1200 23
corpulent

Wanda
    $1600 11
(Tom: What is Sweden?)

Norway

Tom
Triple Stumper
    $1600 14
The Cat in the Hat

Tom
    $3,000 4
(Alex: Paul?)
(Paul: Nothing's coming.)
(Alex: Oh, that's too bad. One of our challengers mentioned it as her favorite musical--[*]--earlier this week.)

Les Miserables

Paul
    $1600 19
(Francis Gary) Powers

Paul
    $1600 29
William of Orange

Paul
    $1600 24
(Tom: What is... [grunts] tactic?)

a strategy

Tom
Triple Stumper
    $3,000 12
(Alex: Paul?)
(Paul: I'm sorry--I'm drawing a blank again.)

Tanganyika & Zanzibar

Paul
    $2000 15
(Alex: Who is [*]? [*]. Bond, James Bond.)

(Ernst) Blofeld

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
Chaillot

Paul
    $2000 20
Powhatan

Tom
    $2000 30
(Alex: And his name was [*], hence the falconer part of the clue.)

Peregrine White

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
homage

Paul

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Paul Wanda
$13,800 $9,400 $5,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ANCIENT HISTORY
(Alex: This has been a fun show, thanks in great part to you, Wanda.)
...
(Alex: Enjoy the next two weeks, because on Monday, all of us are going to be at the University of Wisconsin as we start our annual College Championship. We'll see you there. So long, everybody.)
WandaWhat is Jericho? Hi Mom + Daddy
$5,798
PaulWhat is Jericho
$5,600
TomWhat is Jericho?
$5,001
Jericho

Final scores:

Tom Paul Wanda
$18,801 $15,000 $11,598
4-day champion: $100,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Tom Paul Wanda
$12,600 $15,400 $5,800
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
19 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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