Responses for show #7305 - Friday, May 20, 2016

2016 Power Players Week game 5.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

Contestants

Matthew Weiner, a series creator and executive producer from Mad Men

David Gregory, a political analyst and author from CNN and How's Your Faith?

Melissa Harris-Perry, a professor and editor-at-large from Elle.com

Jeopardy! Round responses

NOT GREAT, BOB!
WOMEN IN CHARGE
ON CABLE
IT HAPPENED IN THE BIBLE
TALKING "POINT"S
AN ECO-CATEGORY
    $200 4
Bobby Knight

Melissa
    $200 1
Queen Elizabeth

Melissa
    $200 18
(David: Who is Mary Louise-Dreyfus?)
(Matthew: Who is Julia Louise-Dreyfus?)
(Alex: Yes.)
(Matthew: [Correcting his pronunciation] [*].)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

DavidMatthew
    $200 7
Noah

Melissa
    $200 13
a ballpoint

David
    $400 12
Bob Woodward

David
    $400 2
Sarah Palin

Matthew
    $400 19
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Triple Stumper
    $400 8
Jonah

Matthew
    $400 14
a checkpoint

David
    $600 3
the International Monetary Fund

Matthew
    $600 20
the Underground Railroad

Matthew
    $600 9
Samson

Melissa
    $600 15
West Point

David
    $400 5
the Walmart corporation

Melissa
    $800 10
Solomon

Melissa
    $800 16
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

a 3-pointer

David
    $1000 6
(David: Who is Janet Brewer?)
[Initially accepted as correct; reversed during the first break]

Janice Brewer

David
Triple Stumper
    $1000 11
a shofar (or trumpet)

David
    $1000 17
pointing fingers

Melissa

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

Melissa David Matthew
$2,400 $400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa David Matthew
$3,400 $2,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

BRIDGES
ORGANIZATIONS
ON THE BOOKSHELF
MAD MEN
'90s MUSIC
ECHO CATEGORY
(Alex: Because all of the responses are double-talk.)
    $400 21
London Bridge

Matthew
    $400 23
the Mayflower

Matthew
    $400 11
Carrie

Matthew
    $400 6
Mad Hatter

Matthew
    $400 1
La Vida Loca

David
    $400 16
Knock, knock

David
    $800 22
Madison County

David
    $800 27
(David: What is the Veterans of Foreign Wars?)

the American Legion

DavidMatthew
    $800 12
Dr. Seuss

Melissa
    $800 7
William Tecumseh Sherman

Triple Stumper
    $800 2
Whitney Houston

Melissa
    $800 17
(Matthew: Who is Rin Tin Tin?)

Toto (in The Wizard of Oz)

Matthew
Triple Stumper
    $1200 24
(Alex: That's the country, with a minute to go.)

Switzerland

Matthew
    $1200 28
Carl Sagan

Triple Stumper
    $1200 13
The Martian

Matthew
    $1200 8
Rasputin

Matthew
    $1200 3
Janet Jackson

David
    $1200 18
(Alex: And that lady's name was [*] Myers. David, you're in command of the board. I made a mistake a moment ago.)

Dee Dee

Triple Stumper
    $1600 25
Napoléon

Matthew
    $3,000 29
(Alex: Matthew?)
(Matthew: Ugh. Uh... wh--)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the NAACP

Matthew
    $3,000 14
The Sun Also Rises

Matthew
    $1600 9
"Mad Anthony" Wayne

Triple Stumper
    $1600 4
(Melissa: [After David beat her to the buzzer and got it right] This is not happening to me!)
(David: I wasn't gonna let--)
(Melissa: This is not happening to me!)

LL Cool J

David
    $1600 19
can-can

Matthew
    $2000 26
Colorado

Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
Furies

Matthew
    $2000 10
(Matthew: Who is Frederick?)

Mad King Ludwig

Matthew
Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
Seal

Matthew
    $2000 20
Circus Circus

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa David Matthew
$5,000 $5,800 $12,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. HISTORY
[Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser reads the clue.]
(Alex: And thank you, ladies and gentlemen, for a great reception here in our nation's capital. We will see you here next year.)
MelissaWho is Alexander Hamilton?
$1,000
DavidWho was Alexander Hamilton
$5,800
MatthewWho is Hamilton?
$900
Alexander Hamilton

Final scores:

Melissa David Matthew
$6,000 $11,600 $13,500
3rd place: $10,000 to Girls for Gender Equity 2nd place: $11,600 to Martha’s Table Winner: $50,000 to Alexandria House

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Melissa David Matthew
$5,400 $5,800 $14,200
9 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
11 R,
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,400

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