Responses for show #5543 - Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Contestants

Meredith Robbins, a library media specialist from New York, New York

Kevin Finn, a university lecturer from Miami, Florida

Todd Covert, a bookkeeper from Valley Glen, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $58,402)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE G-8
AT THE MOVIES
NOVEL QUOTES
STOCK IT TO ME!
LESSER-KNOWN NAMES
ENDS IN "SS"
    $200 6
France

Meredith
    $200 1
(Todd: What is, uh, Return of the Jedi?)
(Meredith: Uh, what is Attack of the Clones?)
(Kevin: What is The Phantom Menace?)

Revenge of the Sith

ToddKevinMeredith
Triple Stumper
    $200 11
Dracula

Todd
    $200 21
Wells Fargo

Meredith
    $200 26
Pringles

Todd
    $200 16
chess

Meredith
    $400 7
Canada

Todd
    $400 2
Thelma & Louise

Kevin
    $400 12
2001: A Space Odyssey

Kevin
    $400 22
Macy's

Triple Stumper
    $400 27
Al Capone

Todd
    $400 17
governess

Kevin
    $600 8
Japan

Kevin
    $600 3
American Graffiti

Todd
    $600 13
Catch-22

Meredith
    $600 23
Kellogg's

Meredith
    $600 28
"Happy Birthday To You"

Meredith
    $600 18
an albatross

Todd
    $800 9
Germany

Meredith
    $800 4
(Meredith: What is the Loch Ness Monster?)

The Water Horse

ToddMeredith
    $800 14
The Color Purple

Todd
    $800 24
Ethan Allen

Todd
    $800 29
the Big Bang

Todd
    $800 19
grass

Meredith
    $500 10
(Meredith: What is...)
(Alex: Pick a country.)
(Meredith: I have no idea.)

Russia

Meredith
    $1000 5
Jeff Daniels

Todd
    $1000 15
(Alex: And that would be Joseph Conrad's [*].)

Heart of Darkness

Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
Halliburton

Todd
    $1000 30
the Oxford English Dictionary

Kevin
    $1000 20
an abscess

Kevin

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

Todd Kevin Meredith
$3,600 $1,200 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Todd Kevin Meredith
$7,400 $3,600 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE "G"-8
(Alex: ...once again, but the correct responses will be 8-letter words that begin with the letter "G".)
CATS & DOGS
WHATCHA EATIN'?
GEOLOGY
THEY BLEW US OUT OF THE WATER
SORRY, SPORTS FANS
(Alex: You have to name the big-four professional league in which each city does not have a team.)
    $400 20
glossary

Todd
    $400 1
(Alex: [In a brogue, to Kevin] Ah, I thought you might get that one, lad.)

Ireland

Kevin
    $400 10
cream cheese

Todd
    $400 4
a meteor

Todd
    $400 13
(Kevin: Who were Anthony and Cleopatra?)
(Alex: Yes.)

Antony & Cleopatra

Kevin
    $400 12
NFL

Kevin
    $800 21
governor

Meredith
    $800 2
(Todd: What is a White Russian?)

Black Russian

Todd
Triple Stumper
    $800 19
chicken-fried steak

Todd
    $800 5
Australia

Meredith
    $800 14
Athens

Todd
    $800 15
(Alex: Houston, we have a problem--there is no [*] team in our city.)

NHL

Triple Stumper
    $1200 22
a gamecock

Todd
    $1200 3
chocolate

Todd
    $1200 25
cherries

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 8
copper

Todd
    $1200 28
the Ottoman Empire

Meredith
    $3,000 16
the NBA

Todd
    $1600 23
gangrene

Meredith
    $1600 6
a chow

Meredith
    $1600 26
chèvre

Meredith
    $1600 9
weathering

Meredith
    $1600 29
ironclads

Triple Stumper
    $1600 17
NHL

Triple Stumper
    $2000 24
guttural

Meredith
    $2000 7
a shih tzu

Todd
    $2000 27
falafel

Meredith
    $2000 11
(Todd: What is a Rift?)

the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Todd
Triple Stumper
    $2000 30
the Nile

Kevin
    $2000 18
(Alex: [*], yes. They have the Bucs, the Rays, and the Lightning.)

NBA

Kevin

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Todd Kevin Meredith
$16,800 $8,800 $15,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

MUSICALS
(Alex: And the Yankee Doodle Boy came to London just to do what?)
...
(Alex: [After revealing Todd's response] No. "Yankee Doodle came to London just to ride the ponies." He was a [*].)
KevinWhat is drummer boy?
$8,000
MeredithWhat is drummer boy?
$10,000
ToddWhat is [paper crossed out] producer?
$14,601
jockey

Final scores:

Todd Kevin Meredith
$2,199 $800 $5,700
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $5,700

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Todd Kevin Meredith
$14,200 $8,800 $16,200
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
11 R,
1 W
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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