Responses for show #506 - Monday, November 17, 1986

1986 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.

Contestants

Gary Palmer, a physician from Palm Springs, California

Marvin Shinkman, a stamp dealer from Sherman Oaks, California

Donald Burgo, a college teacher from St. Louis, Missouri

Jeopardy! Round responses

STATE FLOWERS
THEATER
THE BATHROOM
SOUTH AMERICA
FAIRIES
CAESAREAN SECTION
    $100 15
blue bonnet

Donald
    $100 12
The Count of Monte Cristo

Gary
    $100 10
Bobby Darin

Triple Stumper
    $100 1
(Alex: Named for Jimmie Angel.)

Angel Falls

Donald
    $100 11
brownie

Triple Stumper
    $100 3
carpet

Gary
    $200 16
mistletoe

Marvin
    $200 17
(Gary: What is The Iguana?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)

The Night of the Iguana

Gary
    $200 13
Life

Gary
    $200 2
Chile

Marvin
    $200 20
blue

Triple Stumper
    $200 7
Little Caesar

Donald
    $300 18
North Carolina

Gary
    $300 22
end of the play

Gary
    $300 21
Jack Paar

Donald
    $300 4
French Guiana

Donald
    $300 26
Sleeping Beauty

Triple Stumper
    $300 8
Sid Caesar

Gary
    $400 19
Alaska

Marvin
    $400 24
Liberace

Gary
    $400 5
Italians

Donald
    $400 9
Sonny and Cher

Marvin
    $500 23
(Gary: What are Wyoming and Utah?)

North and South Dakota

Gary
    $500 25
(Donald: What's The Bathhouse?)

Steambath

DonaldMarvin
    $500 6
(Marvin: What is alpaca?)

vicuna

Marvin
Triple Stumper
    $500 14
(Donald: Who is Arthur Caesar?)

Adolph Caesar

Donald
Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Donald Marvin Gary
$1,000 $100 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Donald Marvin Gary
$400 $1,200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORY
INVENTIONS
LEADING MEN
GEOMETRY
SINGING DUOS
11-LETTER WORDS
    $200 1
(Marvin: What is Iraq?)
(Donald: What is Saudi Arabia?)

Egypt

DonaldMarvin
Triple Stumper
    $200 7
postage meter

Marvin
    $200 15
(his) chin

Gary
    $200 5
circumference

Marvin
    $200 24
Hall

Marvin
    $200 13
chamberlain

Marvin
    $400 2
Russia, U.S.S.R.

Donald
    $400 8
Robert Fulton

Gary
    $400 18
[ERRATUM: That is how the quotes were shown in the clue.]

Clark Gable

Marvin
    $400 9
(Marvin: What are rocks?)

ice cubes

MarvinGary
    $200 25
(Marvin: Who is Paul Williams and uh, uh, can't do it?)

Barry Gibb, Neil Diamond and Donna Summer

Marvin
    $400 14
tumbleweeds

Marvin
    $600 3
Napoleon

Donald
    $600 22
microwaves

Marvin
    $600 19
(Gary: Who is Johnny Weissmuller?)

Fernando Lamas

MarvinGary
    $600 10
(Gary: What are planes?...[*]?)

plane geometry

Gary
    $600 26
Steely Dan

Triple Stumper
    $500 16
(Alex: Part of the Concerto No. 3.)

Brandenburg

Gary
    $800 4
Austro-Hungarian Empire

Gary
    $800 23
(Gary: What is arthritis?)

blindness

Gary
Triple Stumper
    $800 20
John Barrymore

Marvin
    $800 11
Pythagoras

Donald
    $800 27
(Alex: Country and western stars.)

The Judds

Triple Stumper
    $800 17
d├ęcolletage

Donald
    $1000 6
Vatican City

Marvin
    $1000 21
[Applause]

Anthony Quinn

Marvin
    $1000 12
(Alex: 180 for each triangle.)

360 degrees

Gary
    $1000 28
Everly Brothers

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Donald Marvin Gary
$2,800 $6,000 $3,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICAN MOUNTAINS
(Alex: Well, let's see. We'll have an interesting situation. If Marvin risked everything we'll have three champions with nothing and I'll have to try and remember who was leading at the end of Double Jeopardy! in order to declare a champion.)
DonaldWhat is Hawaii?
$2,800
GaryWhat is Alaska?
$3,900
MarvinWhat is Alaska
$1,801
Colorado

Final scores:

Donald Marvin Gary
$0 $4,199 $0
3rd place: $5,000 Finalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Donald Marvin Gary
$2,800 $6,200 $4,500
10 R,
3 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,500

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