Responses for show #4621 - Monday, October 11, 2004

Ken Jennings game 54.

(Cheryl: Go to outer space without leaving your couch. Clues from Chicago's Adler Planetarium, next on Jeopardy!)

Contestants

Tristan Mabry, a Ph.D. student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunny Schomaker, an events coordinator from Madison, Wisconsin

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 53-day cash winnings total $1,808,100)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE VIKINGS
WHICH TV SHOW CAME FIRST?
BRAND NAMES
CATHOLICISM
NURSERY RHYMES
"CC" ME ON THAT
    $200 21
(Sunny: Who is Leif Ericson?)

Erik the Red

KenSunny
    $200 16
I Love Lucy

Ken
    $200 26
a Timex

Tristan
    $200 6
lay

Tristan
    $200 10
Miss Muffet

Ken
    $200 1
Pinocchio

Ken
    $400 22
a keel

Tristan
    $400 17
The Adventures of Superman

Ken
    $400 27
Budweiser

Tristan
    $400 7
the pope

Ken
    $400 12
followed her to school one day

Ken
    $400 2
accelerate

Tristan
    $600 23
William the Conqueror

Ken
    $600 18
My Mother the Car

Ken
    $600 28
Wheat

Ken
    $600 8
baptism

Ken
    $600 13
Old Mother Hubbard

Ken
    $600 3
buccaneer

Tristan
    $800 24
Iceland

Ken
    $800 19
Green Acres

Tristan
    $800 29
(Tristan: What is Jiffy Pop?)

Jolly Time

SunnyTristan
    $800 9
(Tristan: What is Mardi Gras?)

Good Friday

SunnyTristan
    $800 14
(Alex: Doesn't rhyme--makes it tougher.)

Little Johnny Green

Triple Stumper
    $800 4
Lee Iacocca

Ken
    $1000 25
a serf (or a slave)

Tristan
    $1000 20
Starsky & Hutch

Ken
    $1000 30
(Ken: What is Capri Sun?)
(Alex: No. I was hoping Sunny would ring in with [*].)

Sunny Delight

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $1000 11
(Ken: What are our sins?)
(Alex: Be a little more specific.)

the sins of the world

Ken
    $1000 15
a bird

Ken
    $1,000 5
Ecclesiastes

Ken

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

Ken Sunny Tristan
$6,200 $800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Sunny Tristan
$9,600 $1,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE ADLER PLANETARIUM
I NEED BACKUP
TENNESSEE
FOOD HISTORY
AUTHORS BEFORE & AFTER
WHILE YOU WERE "OUT"
    $400 6
a meteorite

Tristan
    $400 21
[ERRATUM: The singer's first name is spelled "Clare", not "Claire".]

Dark Side of the Moon

Ken
    $400 16
Old Glory

Ken
    $400 26
(Ken: What's a penny?)
(Alex: No!)

a nickel (a pickle)

KenTristan
    $400 1
Upton Sinclair Lewis

Ken
    $400 11
the dugout

Ken
    $800 7
the Milky Way

Ken
    $800 22
David Bowie

Tristan
    $800 17
the Grand Ole Opry

Tristan
    $800 27
oranges

Ken
    $800 2
Henry James Joyce

Ken
    $800 12
a ragout

Ken
    $1200 8
Pluto

Ken
    $1200 23
Let it Bleed

Triple Stumper
    $1200 18
(Ken: What are the Ozarks?)
(Sunny: What are the Blue Ridge?)

the Smokies

KenSunny
Triple Stumper
    $1200 28
cheese

Sunny
    $1200 3
Dylan Thomas Mann

Ken
    $1200 13
an outboard

Tristan
    $1600 9
Tycho Brahe

Ken
    $1600 24
[ERRATUM: The singer's surname is "Denny", not "Dennis".]

Led Zeppelin

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 19
(Tristan: What is Atchison?)

Chattanooga

Tristan
    $1,000 29
Baked Alaska

Sunny
    $1600 4
Steve Allen Ginsberg

Ken
    $1600 14
Scout Finch

Ken
    $2000 10
(Alex: Basically, it's "guess a planet that's kinda far away." And in this case, it's "What is [*]?")

Uranus

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
Nicolette Larson

Triple Stumper
    $2000 20
Murfreesboro

Triple Stumper
    $2000 30
sourdough (bread)

Ken
    $2000 5
Elmore Leonard Cohen

Ken
    $2000 15
Dartmouth

Ken

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Sunny Tristan
$26,000 $2,400 $4,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

BROADWAY MUSICALS
SunnyWhat is Kiss Me Kate?
$2,000
TristanWhat is Kiss Me Kate
$801
KenWhat is Kiss Me Kate?
$9,000
Kiss Me, Kate

Final scores:

Ken Sunny Tristan
$35,000 $4,400 $4,801
54-day champion: $1,843,100 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Sunny Tristan
$26,000 $3,000 $6,000
34 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
4 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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