Responses for show #4578 - Wednesday, June 30, 2004

Ken Jennings game 21.

Contestants

Sue Richman, a certified public accountant from Oak Park, California

Ryan McClarren, a graduate student from Lake Orion, Michigan

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 20-day cash winnings total $662,760)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE BLUE & THE GRAY
BROWN
BLACK & WHITE TV
GREENLAND
PURPLE HAZE
"YELLOW" FEVER
    $200 9
the Potomac

Ryan
    $200 16
the Ivy League

Ken
    $200 1
77

Ken
    $200 3
(Ken: What is Iceland?)

Canada

KenRyan
    $200 21
"America The Beautiful"

Ken
    $200 26
the yellow pages

Ken
    $1,000 10
(David) Farragut

Ryan
    $400 17
Joe Paterno

Ken
    $400 2
The $64,000 Question

Ryan
    $400 4
the Arctic Circle

Ken
    $400 22
George Washington

Sue
    $400 27
the Yellow River

Ken
    $600 11
Appomattox

Ken
    $600 18
Abe Lincoln

Ryan
    $600 8
Wagon Train

Sue
    $600 5
Antarctica

Ken
    $600 23
purple prose

Ken
    $600 28
a yellowjacket

Ken
    $800 14
Jeff Davis

Ken
    $800 19
the Revolutionary War

Ryan
    $800 12
Victor Borge

Ken
    $800 6
Denmark

Ken
    $800 24
the Vikings

Ken
    $800 29
a yellow card

Ryan
    $1000 15
the Battle of Fredericksburg

Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
(Sue: What is Methodist?)
(Ken: Ooh. What's Presbyterian?)
(Ryan: What is Episcopal?)

the Baptists

KenRyanSue
Triple Stumper
    $1000 13
(Ken: Who is [*]?)
(Alex: Yes.)
(Ken: That's my Sullivan.)

Topo Gigio

Ken
    $1000 7
(Ken: What is "THOOL".)
(Alex: "THOOL-ee".)
(Ken: "THOOL-ee", apparently.)

Thule

Ken
    $1000 25
vitamin A

Ryan
    $1000 30
Yellowknife

Sue

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

Ken Ryan Sue
$6,000 $1,800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Ryan Sue
$8,400 $4,000 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

COMPOSERS
MILITARY TV SHOWS BY CHARACTER
CHICKEN OR FISH?
THE EUROPEAN UNION
"P"EOPLE
(Alex: And finally, each response will be two five-letter words in...)
5, 5
    $400 2
Mozart

Ken
    $400 7
Hogan's Heroes

Ken
    $400 1
sea bass

Ryan
    $400 16
(2 of) France, Germany, Italy, & the UK

Ryan
    $400 21
(William) Procter

Ken
    $400 30
a black widow

Ken
    $800 3
(Sue: Who is Beethoven?)

J.S. Bach

KenSue
    $800 8
(Ken: That's a great show.)

F-Troop

Ken
    $800 10
(Ken: What's a "ROOF-ee"?)
(Alex: "RUFF-ee".)
(Ken: "RUFF-ee". Sorry.)

a roughy

Ken
    $800 17
Poland

Ken
    $800 22
George Plimpton

Ken
    $800 26
(Ryan: What is Park Place?)

Water Works

KenRyan
    $2,400 4
(Alex: [*], a little bit of music from the Grand Canyon Suite.)

(Ferde) Grofé

Ken
    $1200 9
JAG

Sue
    $1200 13
cacciatore

Sue
    $1200 18
currency

Ryan
    $1200 23
(Joseph) Pulitzer

Sue
    $1200 27
a proof sheet

Ken
    $1600 5
Rimsky-Korsakov

Ken
    $1600 11
China Beach

Ken
    $1600 14
(Alex: [*], milanaise.)

Milan

Sue
    $1600 19
(Ryan: What is Commonwealth?)
(Ken: What is Economic Community?)

Community

KenRyanSue
    $1600 24
Pritikin

Sue
    $1600 28
a paper trail

Ken
    $2000 6
(Alex: [*], yes. Impressionist composer.)
[No applause for Ken's run of the category]

Debussy

Ken
    $2000 12
(Sue: Um, what is Black Sheep?)
(Alex: Be more specific. [Sue's time runs out.] Oh, sorry.)
(Sue: What's Black Sheep Squadron?)
[NOTE: Ken got the rebound, but Sue's second response would have been correct had she been able to say it in time. The show was later syndicated under that title.]

Baa Baa Black Sheep

KenSue
    $2000 15
coq au vin

Sue
    $2000 20
"Ode To Joy"

Sue
    $2000 25
(Leontyne) Price

Ken
    $2,800 29
[Ken responds instantly.]
(Alex: Oh, boy. You're fast on that one. And you're right, too.)

Bleak House

Ken

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Ryan Sue
$30,400 $3,600 $10,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORIC NAMES
(Alex: Let's go to Sue Richman. Had $10,600, she started slowly. Finished in second place. "Who is Joe and Amy?" Let me read that clue again--"treason under extenuating circumstances".)
[Laughter]
(Alex: You wanna take that back? 'Cause I assume--)
(Sue: I don't know, it's the kids, so, it is treason they're--)
(Alex: Your kids. Guilty of treason.)
(Sue: Mm-hmm.)
...
(Alex: [To Ken] And you add $4,600. I might have expected that. Taking you to $35,000. I thought you might have gone for the $700,000 total. But instead $697,760.)
RyanWho is [Tsolo crossed out] Jefferson Davis
$3,599
SueWho is Joe + Amy?
$0
KenWho is Dreyfus?
$4,600
Captain Alfred Dreyfus

Final scores:

Ken Ryan Sue
$35,000 $1 $10,600
21-day champion: $697,760 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Ryan Sue
$28,400 $3,000 $10,600
36 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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