Responses for show #5876 - Monday, March 15, 2010

First show consolation prizes appeared in lectern score displays at the conclusion of the game.

Contestants

Nick Gorski, a journalist from Charlottesville, Virginia

Rachel Pildis, a software developer from Oak Park, Illinois

Robert Knecht Schmidt, a patent agent from Cleveland, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,799)

Jeopardy! Round responses

STORY PROBLEMS
A PIECE OF HISTORY
LINENS & THINGS
MOVIES' ALTERNATE ENDINGS
HYBRIDS
(Alex: You have to give us the two things that make up the one.)
JIM RHYME
    $200 1
The Hound of the Baskervilles

Rachel
    $200 16
Gutenberg

Robert
    $200 6
a doormat

Robert
    $200 18
Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Robert
    $200 27
a grape & an apple

Nick
    $200 11
a brim

Robert
    $400 2
The Hobbit

Nick
    $400 17
Einstein

Nick
    $400 7
a fitted sheet

Robert
    $400 22
Little Shop of Horrors

Rachel
    $400 28
stagnation & inflation

Robert
    $400 12
grim

Rachel
    $600 3
A Tale of Two Cities

Rachel
    $600 23
Moon rocks

Robert
    $600 8
a tapestry

Nick
    $600 19
I Am Legend

Nick
    $1,200 29
[Lots of applause after Robert's correct response, which lasts longer than usual as Robert waits for Alex to select the last clue for him]

picture element

Robert
    $600 13
prim

Robert
    $800 4
The Bourne Identity

Robert
    $800 24
the Titanic

Robert
    $800 9
a doily

Rachel
    $800 20
Clerks

Nick
    $800 25
(Robert: What is a tangerine and an orange?)
(Rachel: What is a tangerine and a grapefruit?)
[Originally ruled incorrect; reversed before the Double Jeopardy! Round]
(Alex: Correct response: what is [*], which is very similar to a grapefruit.)

a tangerine & a pomelo

RobertRachel
    $800 14
whim

Nick
    $1000 5
Crime and Punishment

Nick
    $1000 26
cuneiform

Robert
    $1000 10
a sham

Rachel
    $1000 21
(Rachel: ...I'm sorry.)
(Alex: Oh, that's too bad. Nick or Robert? Uh, oh, Robert?)
(Robert: ...What is Miami Vice? [Shakes head])
(Alex: No. ...Not in Saudi Arabia. It was called [*]. [*].)

The Kingdom

RobertRachel
Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
cybernetic organism

Robert
    $1000 15
swim

Rachel

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

Robert Rachel Nick
$2,200 $4,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Rachel Nick
$5,800 $4,200 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

STORY PROBLEMS
ATHLETES' COUNTRIES OF BIRTH
CLASSICAL TV THEMES
KENTUCKY IS JUST DUCKY
FROM THE DUTCH
(Jimmy: Safety, service and security...)
THE CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL
    $400 2
(Nick: What is 5?)

71

RachelNick
    $400 7
Masterpiece Theatre

Robert
    $400 12
Virginia

Rachel
    $400 1
a cruise

Nick
    $400 17
BMW

Rachel
    $800 3
(Rachel: What is 60?)
...
(Alex: [*], 4 times 8, correct.)

32

RobertRachel
    $800 8
(David) Brinkley

Robert
    $800 13
bluegrass

Robert
    $800 18
.08

Nick
    $1200 4
26

Rachel
    $1200 9
Hitchcock

Robert
    $1200 14
Churchill Downs

Robert
    $1600 5
(Rachel: What is a penny, a dime, a nickel and a quarter?)
(Robert: What is a penny and three dimes?)

a penny, a quarter & two nickels

RobertRachelNick
    $2,000 10
(Robert: No, no, no...)
(Alex: "No"? What do you mean, "No"? Why "No", young man?)
[Edited out of show:]
(Alex: Haven't you done well with the Daily Doubles so far?)
(Robert: Not in this category...)
(Alex: Not in this category?)
[End of excised banter]
(Robert: Uhhm...)
(Alex: You trail Nick by $3,000 even.)
(Robert: Let's try $2,000.)
...
(Robert: ...Who is Javier--who--I don't know.)

Gioachino Rossini

Robert
    $1600 15
KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken)

Nick
    $1600 22
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

a quack

Rachel
    $4,000 6
(Alex: The Daily Double, and you benefited from their mistakes. You can add to your lead.)
...
(Alex: [*] is right. You know your Pythagorean theorem.)

5

Nick
    $2000 21
Canada

Rachel
    $2000 11
Sergeant Preston

Triple Stumper
    $2000 16
(Robert: Who is John C. Frémont?)

John C. Breckinridge

Robert
Triple Stumper
    $2000 20
furlough

Nick
    $2000 19
an Amber alert

Rachel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Rachel Nick
$5,400 $9,800 $14,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

RELIGION
RobertWho is Mary Baker Eddy
$0
RachelWho is Eddy?
$2,200
NickWho is Mary Reddon?
$4,801
Mary Baker Eddy

Final scores:

Robert Rachel Nick
$5,400 $12,000 $9,999
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Robert Rachel Nick
$6,800 $9,800 $12,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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