Responses for show #4755 - Friday, April 15, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 2, game 3.

Contestants

Fred Ramen, a database developer and writer from New York, New York

Tom Walsh, a writer from Washington, D.C.

Michael Rooney, a college professor from Pasadena, California

Jeopardy! Round responses

"R" TOWN
POP/ROCK WOMEN
ALPHABETICALLY FIRST
HELOISE YES!
OHIO BIO
-OID
    $200 8
Rio de Janeiro

Michael
    $200 7
Aretha Franklin

Fred
    $200 15
Alabama

Tom
    $200 20
sea shells

Michael
    $200 14
(John) Glenn

Tom
    $200 21
a tabloid

Tom
    $400 19
Reykjavik

Michael
    $400 6
(Sarah) McLachlan

Tom
    $400 16
Aquarius

Tom
    $400 22
your luggage

Michael
    $400 10
Annie Oakley

Fred
    $400 26
the deltoid

Fred
    $600 24
Richmond, Virginia

Fred
    $600 3
(Natalie) Merchant

Tom
    $1,000 1
(Alex: I don't recall ever hitting a Daily Double on the very first clue of a round. But, my memory is shot.)
[Laughter]
(Michael: ESP.)

Albania

Michael
    $600 25
a cactus

Triple Stumper
    $600 11
Zane Grey

Fred
    $600 9
The Noid

Michael
    $800 2
Rotterdam

Michael
    $800 4
"Ring My Bell"

Triple Stumper
    $800 17
Amos

Tom
    $800 29
(Michael: What is water?)

sunscreen

MichaelTom
    $800 12
Eddie Rickenbacker

Fred
    $800 27
typhoid

Fred
    $1000 23
Riyadh

Tom
    $1000 5
(Bonnie) Raitt

Tom
    $1000 18
(Tom: What is Delaware?)
...
(Alex: You forgot about [*]. Back to you, though, Tom.)
(Tom: I always do.)
[Laughter]

Connecticut

Tom
Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
(Alex: Kind of a good tip, but I don't know if you want to go through the trouble of slicing [*] that way.)

strawberries

Triple Stumper
    $1000 13
Art Tatum

Triple Stumper
    $1000 28
celluloid

Fred

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

Michael Tom Fred
$2,600 $2,400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Tom Fred
$2,800 $4,600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE ISLANDS OF VANUATU
A TIM ROBBINS FILM FESTIVAL
RELIGIOUS MATTERS
HAVE YOU HERD?
CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP
HOOK THE "BARB"
    $400 12
the Holy Spirit

Fred
    $400 7
The Shawshank Redemption

Fred
    $400 6
(Alex: See? You should've started there! Get a roll going.)

St. Francis

Fred
    $400 27
bison

Michael
    $400 21
PBS

Tom
    $400 17
a barbershop quartet

Fred
    $800 13
(Port) Vila

Michael
    $800 8
Bob Roberts

Fred
    $800 2
Shinto

Fred
    $800 23
wildebeests

Fred
    $800 22
Nationwide

Tom
    $800 18
the Barbary Coast

Fred
    $1200 14
Coolidge

Michael
    $1200 1
(Michael: What is Bull Durham?)
...
(Alex: Gotta be careful when you start in the middle. You're not sure where the category is going. But, it's your choice.)
(Michael: Oh, true. RELIGIOUS MATTERS $800.)
(Alex: Ha-ha!)

Top Gun

Michael
Triple Stumper
    $1,203 3
(Fred: Oh, uh, one thousand two hundred and three dollars.)
(Alex: Of course. It makes sense, but only to me.)
[Laughter]
...
(Fred: What is Hinduism?)
(Alex: No, picked the wrong one. So you lose, and you have $4,397. Go again.)
(Fred: Well, that was my intention, I think.)
[Laughter]

Buddhism

Fred
    $1200 24
the American Kennel Club

Michael
    $1200 25
(Michael: What is Timex?)
(Fred: What is Shell?)

Rolex

MichaelFred
Triple Stumper
    $1200 11
barbels

Triple Stumper
    $1600 15
a cargo cult

Michael
    $1600 9
(Fred: What is... [*]?)
(Alex: Oh, yes. Michael hates you for getting that, 'cause that's the one that he had right in the front of his mind.)

Bull Durham

Fred
    $1600 4
(Michael: What is an egg?)
...
(Alex: A [*] growing from the navel, instead of floss. Fred?)
(Fred: Well, we're doing so well.)

a lotus

Michael
Triple Stumper
    $1600 26
the Lapps

Fred
    $300 30
(Tom: ...What is Special K?)

Pop-Tarts

Tom
    $1600 19
Barbados

Tom
    $2000 16
(Fred: What is co-dominion?)

condominium

Fred
Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
The Hudsucker Proxy

Michael
    $2000 5
(Fred: What is the Torah?)
(Michael: What is the Midrash?)
...
(Alex: Fred, back to you.)
(Fred: Well, we just have to: RELIGIOUS MATTERS for $400.)
[Laughter]

the Gemara

MichaelFred
Triple Stumper
    $2000 28
pronghorns

Michael
    $2000 29
Chick-fil-A

Tom
    $2000 20
Barbizon

Fred

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Tom Fred
$6,000 $9,100 $8,397

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

BRITISH ROYALTY
(Alex: [To Tom] No, Edward I is not [*]. Edward I is Edward Longshanks.)
MichaelWho is Edward the Confessor?
$4,500
FredWho Edward the Confessor
$706
TomWho is Edward I
$7,695
Edward the Confessor

Final scores:

Michael Tom Fred
$10,500 $1,405 $9,103
Winner: $20,000 + an advance to UToC Round 3 3rd place: $10,000 + $15,000 as a member of the Nifty Nine 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Michael Tom Fred
$5,600 $9,400 $9,600
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,600

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