Responses for show #5844 - Thursday, January 28, 2010

Contestants

Rebecca Dixon, a graduate student and musician from Vancouver, Washington

Matt Perez, a knowledge base coordinator from Wayne, Michigan

James Poulos, a grad student and writer from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,600)

Jeopardy! Round responses

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
THE SONGS OF BRIAN WILSON
KIDDY LIT
DOG CATCHING
(Alex: You have to find the dog breed contained in each clue.)
SAUDI ARABIA
10-LETTER "W"ORDS
    $200 3
harmonica

James
    $200 22
Rhonda

Rebecca
    $200 16
Alice in Wonderland

Matt
    $200 17
boxer (in box erratically)

James
    $200 2
sword

Rebecca
    $200 11
(James: What's the pomegranate?)

watermelon

JamesRebecca
    $400 7
Wales

Matt
    $400 27
"Good Vibrations"

James
    $400 23
Curious George

Rebecca
    $400 18
collie (in Collier's)

Matt
    $400 1
Sunni

James
    $400 12
watchtower

Matt
    $600 8
guitar

James
    $600 28
"Wouldn't It Be Nice"

Rebecca
    $2,200 24
Pippi Longstocking

Rebecca
    $600 19
husky (in thus Kyle)

James
    $600 4
The Muppet Show

James
    $600 13
wallflower

Matt
    $800 9
steel drum

James
    $800 29
"Surfer Girl"

James
    $800 25
Jacob

Triple Stumper
    $800 20
mastiff (in Christmas tiffs)

James
    $800 5
(Richard Francis) Burton

James
    $800 14
watercolor

Rebecca
    $1000 10
(James: What's the violin?)

cello

JamesRebecca
    $1000 30
"In My Room"

Rebecca
    $1000 26
(Matt: What is Black Beauty?)
...
(Alex: That was Anna Sewell, I believe. This was [*].)

My Friend Flicka

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $1000 21
beagle (in club Eagle)

James
    $1000 6
(Matt: Who is Fahd?)

Abdullah

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
wanderlust

Rebecca

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

James Matt Rebecca
$2,200 $400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Matt Rebecca
$6,000 $0 $7,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

NON-MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
FROM PAGE TO SCREEN
IN THE CABINET
EMINENT VICTORIANS
3 "T"s
CALLIGRAPHY
    $400 21
barometer

Matt
    $400 11
Public Enemies

Matt
    $400 16
Teapot Dome

James
    $400 1
Florence Nightingale

Matt
    $400 26
attachment

Rebecca
    $400 6
crossbar

Matt
    $800 22
kaleidoscope

James
    $800 12
Dan Brown

Rebecca
    $800 17
(James: What is Secretary of State?)

Attorney General

JamesRebecca
    $800 2
(Joseph) Lister

Matt
    $800 27
tattletale

Rebecca
    $2,000 7
flourish

Matt
    $1200 23
hourglass

Matt
    $1200 13
Julie and Julia

Matt
    $1200 18
Labor

Matt
    $1200 3
Livingstone

Matt
    $1200 28
throttle

Rebecca
    $1200 8
hairline

James
    $1600 24
Geiger counter

James
    $1600 14
My Sister's Keeper

Rebecca
    $5,000 19
Energy

Matt
    $1600 4
Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Triple Stumper
    $1600 29
(Alex: [*], or tattered, yes.)

tatters

Rebecca
    $1600 9
baseline

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
altimeter

Matt
    $2000 15
The Time Traveler's Wife

Rebecca
    $2000 20
(James: Who is Robert Reich?)

Bruce Babbitt

James
Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
(Matt: Who is Gladstone?)
...
(Alex: Hence the word "bobbies" for the officers.)

Robert Peel

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $2000 30
(Alex: One of his good works, The Rose [*].)

Tattoo

Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
serif

James

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Matt Rebecca
$9,200 $14,200 $16,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

19th CENTURY ARTISTS
(Alex: [Coming to Rebecca] Look at Rebecca.)
[Rebecca breathes heavily.]
(Alex: She can barely contain herself because she wrote down "Who was Cezanne?" Do you know who the artist was for that painting?)
(Rebecca: I hope it was Cézanne.)
(Alex: It was [*]. Yes.)
(Rebecca: Yes!)
(Alex: And you risked $11,000. So you're the new Jeopardy! champion.)
[Rebecca squeals.]
(Alex: $28,402 for this young lady who gets to play again tomorrow to wrap up the week.)
[Rebecca squeals.]
(Alex: It will take her that long to compose herself, I'm sure.)
[Rebecca squeals.]
(Alex: We'll see you all tomorrow. Way to go, Rebecca!)
[Rebecca squeals. After she shakes hands with Alex, she folds over her lectern and pounds on it.]
JamesWho was Degas?
$9,099
MattWho is Degas Manet
$7,100
RebeccaWho was Cezanne?
$11,602
Paul Cézanne

Final scores:

James Matt Rebecca
$101 $7,100 $28,402
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,402

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

James Matt Rebecca
$9,200 $9,600 $15,200
17 R,
4 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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