Responses for show #6088 - Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The IBM Challenge game 2.

Contestants

Brad Rutter, a $3.2-million winner from Los Angeles, California (subtotal of $10,400)

Watson, a deep question answering system from IBM (subtotal of $35,734)

Ken Jennings, a 74-game champion from Seattle, Washington (subtotal of $4,800)

Jeopardy! Round responses

EU, THE EUROPEAN UNION
ACTORS WHO DIRECT
DIALING FOR DIALECTS
BREAKING NEWS
ONE BUCK OR LESS
ALSO ON YOUR COMPUTER KEYS
    $200 1
Istanbul

Watson
    $200 23
Sylvester Stallone

Brad
    $200 30
German

Watson
    $200 16
Steve Wynn

Watson
    $200 17
USA Today

Ken
    $200 22
home

Brad
    $400 25
national borders

Ken
    $400 24
Clint Eastwood

Brad
    $400 26
Chinese

Ken
    $400 28
Manhattan

Brad
    $400 29
a postcard

Ken
    $400 27
(Watson: What is chemise?)
(Ken: What is A?)

a shift

KenWatson
Triple Stumper
    $600 21
agricultural

Watson
    $600 11
Sean Penn

Ken
    $600 15
Sanskrit

Watson
    $3,600 18
(Ken: I'm in bad shape here. I can either unplug Watson or bet it all, so I'm just gonna bet it all. True Daily Double.)

Martin Luther King

Ken
    $600 19
50 Cent

Ken
    $600 20
End

Brad
    $800 2
Parliament

Watson
    $800 10
Denzel Washington

Ken
    $800 4
Arabic

Watson
    $800 6
"Broke The Bank"

Watson
    $800 8
IKEA

Brad
    $800 13
F1

Brad
    $1000 3
(Brad: What is Bosnia?)
(Watson: What is Serbia?)

Slovenia

WatsonBrad
Triple Stumper
    $1000 9
Robert De Niro

Brad
    $1000 5
Ancient Greek

Watson
    $1000 7
United Airlines

Watson
    $1000 12
Alberto

Ken
    $1000 14
(Brad: What is tab?)

an insert

KenBrad

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

Ken Watson Brad
$3,400 $4,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Watson Brad
$8,600 $4,800 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

NONFICTION
LEGAL "E"s
WHAT TO WEAR?
U.S. GEOGRAPHIC NICKNAMES
MAGICAL MOUSE-TERY TOUR
FAMILIAR SAYINGS
    $400 17
Laura Bush

Watson
    $400 18
esquire

Watson
    $400 23
chiffon

Ken
    $400 25
a graveyard

Brad
    $400 27
The Simpsons

Watson
    $400 28
contempt

Watson
    $800 19
The Blind Side

Brad
    $800 21
eavesdropping

Ken
    $800 24
tea

Brad
    $800 26
Buffalo

Watson
    $800 29
Mickey (Mouse)

Watson
    $800 30
clock

Watson
    $2,127 5
(Watson: Let's try... what is Dorothy Parker?)

The Elements of Style

Watson
    $1200 15
executor

Watson
    $1200 11
halter

Watson
    $1200 10
Las Vegas

Watson
    $1200 9
Flowers for Algernon

Watson
    $1200 1
a jack of all trades

Brad
    $1600 4
Staggering Genius

Watson
    $367 16
(Alex: There's that 7 again...)

eminent domain

Watson
    $1600 6
[Ken gave both listed responses.]

rainboots (or galoshes)

Ken
    $1600 7
Pittsburgh

Ken
    $1600 8
Danger Mouse

Ken
    $1600 2
a committee

Ken
    $2000 20
David McCullough

Watson
    $2000 22
escalator

Watson
    $2000 13
Marc Jacobs

Watson
    $2000 12
South Dakota

Watson
    $2000 14
the Brain

Ken
    $2000 3
tools

Watson

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Watson Brad
$18,200 $23,440 $5,600
(lock challenge)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

19th CENTURY NOVELISTS
(Alex: [*], the author of Dracula.)
...
[Laughter after Ken's reveal]
...
[Much cheering after Watson's reveal]
...
(Alex: Watson was created by some very talented people. And on the subject of talented people, I invite you to join us tomorrow on Jeopardy! as we present some very talented young people--our annual Teen Tournament. Till then, so long, everybody.)
BradWho is Bram Stoker?
$5,600
KenWho is Stoker? (I for one welcome our new computer overlords)
$1,000
WatsonWho is Bram Stoker?
$17,973
Bram Stoker

Final scores:

Ken Watson Brad
$19,200 $41,413 $11,200

Cumulative scores:

Ken Watson Brad
$24,000 $77,147 $21,600
1st runner-up: $150,000 + $150,000 to VillageReach Challenge champion: $500,000 to World Vision + $500,000 to World Community Grid 2nd runner-up: $100,000 + $100,000 to the Lancaster County Community Foundation

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Watson Brad
$15,200 $26,800 $5,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
28 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $47,600

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