Responses for show #4622 - Tuesday, October 12, 2004

Ken Jennings game 55.

(Jimmy: Howdy! Come along and sing some cowboy songs, next on Jeopardy! Come on, let's go!)

Contestants

Marcy Palino, a registered nurse from Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Matt Kleinmaier, a medical student from Chicago, Illinois

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 54-day cash winnings total $1,843,100)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
COWBOY SONGS
WORD & PHRASE ORIGINS
DICKENS BOOKS BY CHARACTERS
TRICKY QUESTIONS
STOP PULLING MY CHENEY
    $200 1
Philadelphia

Matt
    $200 6
"Home On The Range"

Matt
    $200 18
a monkey wrench

Ken
    $200 12
A Christmas Carol

Matt
    $200 17
(Matt: What is two?)
(Ken: What is one of each?)
...
(Alex: Moses didn't go on the Ark--it was Noah!)
[The audience breaks out into applause.]

zero

KenMatt
Triple Stumper
    $200 7
Gerald Ford

Ken
    $400 2
Parliament

Ken
    $400 27
"Happy Trails"

Marcy
    $400 19
reindeer

Ken
    $400 13
A Tale of Two Cities

Ken
    $400 23
(Alex: [*], yes, because once you subtract it, you no longer have 55.)

once

Ken
    $400 8
Halliburton

Ken
    $600 3
the government

Matt
    $600 28
"Back In The Saddle (Again)"

Marcy
    $600 20
egghead

Ken
    $600 14
Great Expectations

Ken
    $600 24
a dog

Ken
    $600 9
Lincoln

Ken
    $800 4
Lord Archer

Marcy
    $800 29
bury me not on the lone prairie

Ken
    $800 21
Canterbury Tales

Ken
    $800 15
David Copperfield

Ken
    $800 25
a nickel & a quarter

Ken
    $800 10
Defense

Matt
    $1000 5
(Matt: What is "declaration"?)

unanimous

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
"Get Along Little Dogies"

Triple Stumper
    $2,800 22
(Ken: What is, uh, sole?)

halibut

Ken
    $1000 16
(Matt: What is Oliver Twist?)

The Old Curiosity Shop

KenMatt
    $1000 26
(Ken: What is nine?)
...
(Alex: The cue ball and 15 other balls.)

sixteen

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $1000 11
Wyoming

Ken

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Ken Matt Marcy
$5,400 $0 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Matt Marcy
$6,000 -$200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

DISCOVERY
COMEDY CENTRAL
HOME & GARDEN
LIFETIME
STYLE
SEE "NN"
    $400 11
Puerto Rico

Ken
    $400 1
deadpan

Ken
    $400 21
a four-poster

Ken
    $400 16
(Mohandas) Gandhi

Ken
    $400 26
pants

Ken
    $400 6
a kennel

Matt
    $800 12
(Ken: Who is... Stanley?)
...
(Alex: [*], yes. Stanley came later.)

Livingstone

KenMarcy
    $800 2
Mike Myers

Ken
    $800 22
the gutter

Matt
    $800 17
Will Rogers

Ken
    $800 27
(Ken: Who is Rita Hayworth?)

Dorothy Lamour

KenMarcy
    $800 7
a nunnery

Ken
    $1200 13
(Alex: Remember? The Bounty? In Tahiti? Looking for breadfruit.)

Tahiti

Triple Stumper
    $1200 3
Stiller & Meara

Ken
    $1200 23
a gazebo

Ken
    $1200 18
Anne Boleyn

Ken
    $1200 28
(Marcy: What is a caftan?)
...
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

muumuu

KenMarcy
    $1200 8
panning

Marcy
    $1,000 14
(Marcy: Who is Magellan?)

Abel Tasman

Marcy
    $1600 4
Frank Gorshin

Ken
    $1600 24
deadheading

Ken
    $3,200 19
(Ken: I'll wager $3,200, Alex.)
(Alex: If you add those two together you come up with an even...)
(Ken: Is that right? $20,000? Huh!)

T.S. Eliot

Ken
    $1600 9
annals

Matt
    $2000 15
(Lake) Maracaibo

Ken
    $2000 5
(Marcy: Who is George Carlin?)

Robert Klein

Marcy
Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
berber

Ken
    $2000 20
Lord Kelvin

Matt
    $2000 10
Bennington

Ken

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Matt Marcy
$26,000 $4,600 $400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WESTERN HEMISPHERE GEOGRAPHY
(Alex: Invaded by the United States. It's the second-largest. Canada is the largest.)
...
(Alex: Remember, folks, we do not penalize for misspelled words.)
MarcyWhat is Grenada?
$0
MattWhat is Granada
$3,500
KenWhat is Granada?
$9,000
Grenada

Final scores:

Ken Matt Marcy
$35,000 $8,100 $400
55-day champion: $1,878,100 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Matt Marcy
$27,200 $4,600 $1,400
35 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
6 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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