Responses for show #1255 - Friday, February 2, 1990

Contestants

Terry Swart, a medical research technician from Norwalk, California

Chris Mullins, an English teacher from Manhattan Beach, California

Gretchen Radtke, a law school graduate from Redwood City, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,250)

Jeopardy! Round responses

ANCIENT GREECE
INVENTIONS
NURSERY RHYMES
U.S. STATES
BODY LANGUAGE
I TV
(Alex: We'll figure that out as we go along.)
    $100 24
Marathon

Chris
    $100 19
a parachute

Gretchen
    $100 6
(Gretchen: Who is Old Man Finnegan?)
...
(Alex: You were on the right track...)

Michael Finnegan

Gretchen
Triple Stumper
    $100 7
Massachusetts

Chris
    $100 11
private eye

Chris
    $100 1
Desi Arnaz (Ricky Ricardo)

Gretchen
    $200 25
Alexander the Great

Chris
    $200 20
an aerosol can

Chris
    $200 17
black

Gretchen
    $200 8
Louisiana

Chris
    $200 13
buckteeth

Gretchen
    $200 2
I Spy

Chris
    $300 26
Delphi

Terry
    $300 21
Remington

Gretchen
    $300 18
Polly

Triple Stumper
    $300 9
Utah

Chris
    $300 14
a nose for news

Terry
    $300 3
Larry Hagman (Tony Nelson)

Gretchen
    $400 27
the Parthenon (the Temple of Athena)

Gretchen
    $400 22
birth control pills

Terry
    $400 29
chop off your head

Chris
    $400 10
California

Terry
    $400 15
at arm's length

Terry
    $400 4
(Terry: Who is Bonnie Franklin?)
(Chris: Who is Mackenzie Phillips?)

Valerie Bertinelli

GretchenChrisTerry
    $500 28
Sparta

Terry
    $500 23
Abraham Lincoln

Triple Stumper
    $500 30
(Alex: Look at the scores: Gretchen at $1900, Chris at $1900, and Terry also at $1900. It has been many, many months since that has occurred!)

Jack Sprat ("could eat no fat, his wife could eat no lean")

Triple Stumper
    $500 12
Texas (Dallas, Houston, San Antonio)

Chris
    $500 16
hearts & flowers

Triple Stumper
    $500 5
I Married Dora

Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Gretchen Chris Terry
$700 $1,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gretchen Chris Terry
$1,900 $1,900 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE 20TH CENTURY
PLAYS
CANADA
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
RECORD ALBUMS
FRENCH PHRASES
    $200 13
(Alex: Yeah, would have been a bargain!)

the Mona Lisa

Terry
    $200 14
the Marx Brothers

Chris
    $200 23
(Chris: What are the Northern Territories?)

the Northwest Territories

Chris
Triple Stumper
    $200 1
Fig Newtons

Chris
    $200 2
Michael Jackson

Terry
    $200 10
au contraire

Terry
    $400 19
the Hot Line

Chris
    $400 15
Sweeney Todd

Gretchen
    $400 24
Ontario

Gretchen
    $400 4
(Terry: What is Diet Pepsi?)

Diet Coke

ChrisTerry
    $400 3
"Beauty And The Beast"

Gretchen
    $400 11
(Chris: What is the real thing?)

deceiving the eye

GretchenChris
    $600 20
(Terry: What is jihad?)

Ayatollah

ChrisTerry
    $600 16
Edward Albee

Chris
    $600 6
Kellogg's

Gretchen
    $600 5
"Like A Prayer" & "Like A Virgin"

Gretchen
    $600 25
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Bon appetit !

Chris
    $800 21
(Alex: Less than a minute to go in the round.)

Douglas MacArthur

Chris
    $2,000 17
The Crucible

Chris
    $800 7
Golden

Terry
    $1,000 8
(Alex: Here comes the music...)
[The music begins to play before Alex reads the clue.]

Morton Downey Jr. ("Zip It Up")

Terry
    $1000 22
Morocco

Triple Stumper
    $1000 18
Peter Schaffer

Chris
    $1000 12
Unilever (Lever Brothers)

Triple Stumper
    $1000 9
Shirley Bassey

Terry

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gretchen Chris Terry
$4,700 $8,100 $4,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

POLITICS
(A: Terry, you'll return in two weeks to this podium to defend, because starting on Monday, we begin our Teen Tournament, with a $25,000 payoff going to the winner....see you then!)
TerryWho is Spiro Agnew?
$4,000
GretchenWho was
$4,700
ChrisWho is Cabot Lodge
$6,900
Spiro Agnew (1968)

Final scores:

Gretchen Chris Terry
$0 $1,200 $8,300
3rd place: Dessert of the Month Club 2nd place: a La-Z-Boy Signature II sleep sofa New champion: $8,300

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Gretchen Chris Terry
$4,700 $6,900 $4,100
14 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,700

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