Responses for show #8000 - Friday, May 24, 2019

James Holzhauer game 27. James breaks the $2 million mark.

Contestants

Susan Waller, a K-12 school administrator from Chester, Pennsylvania

Sam Kooistra, a criminal defense lawyer from Tucson, Arizona

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 26-day cash winnings total $1,991,135)

Jeopardy! Round responses

CLUES ACROSS TEXAS
(Alex: Each clue will be delivered by a personality from one of our affiliated stations in the great state of Texas.)
ADVERBS
HIP-HOP TO IT
"GREEN" BOOK
FAMOUS LEFTIES
THE BIG UNIT OF MEASURE
    $200 30
Davy Crockett

James
    $200 28
accidentally

James
    $200 29
Dr. Dre

James
    $200 25
Green Eggs and Ham

Sam
    $200 26
Bill Gates

Sam
    $200 27
a light-year

James
    $400 16
Dallas

James
    $400 18
literally

James
    $400 24
Childish Gambino

Sam
    $400 21
fried green tomatoes

James
    $400 15
Paul McCartney

James
    $11,600 22
a megaton

James
    $600 8
the Astrodome

James
    $600 17
absolutely

James
    $600 23
(Sam: Who is Bow Wow?)
(Susan: Who is Pitbull?)

Snoop Dogg

JamesSamSusan
    $600 19
Anne of Green Gables

Sam
    $600 12
(James: First bet I ever lost. Who are [*]?)

the 49ers

James
    $600 14
a nebula

Sam
    $800 7
the bluebonnet

James
    $800 13
maternally

Triple Stumper
    $800 20
"Sicko Mode"

James
    $800 4
the Green Knight

James
    $800 9
Oprah Winfrey

Sam
    $800 11
a googolplex

James
    $1000 6
the Chisholm Trail

James
    $1000 5
(Susan: What is upriver?)

downstream

JamesSusan
    $1000 10
Ill Communication

James
    $1000 3
the Green Hills of Africa

Susan
    $1000 2
M.C. Escher

James
    $1000 1
an epoch

James

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

James Sam Susan
$9,000 $1,400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Sam Susan
$24,600 $2,200 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

LET'S GO TO THE OPERA
ACTORS WE MISS
QUASI-RELATED PAIRS
IN THE KING JAMES BIBLE
PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES & A BOAT
(Alex: In honor of the 200th birthday year, a whole category devoted to...)
QUEEN VICTORIA
    $400 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Moscow

James
    $400 27
Frasier

James
    $400 26
Tom and Jerry

James
    $400 1
Pharaoh

Sam
    $800 16
West

James
    $800 24
(Alan) Rickman

Sam
    $800 25
Lady and the Tramp

James
    $800 19
be fruitful and multiply

James
    $800 23
the Honda Civic

Triple Stumper
    $800 22
Albert

James
    $1200 15
Lucia

Susan
    $1200 14
Abe Vigoda

James
    $1200 17
gin and tonic

Triple Stumper
    $1200 18
serve two masters

Susan
    $1200 20
(James: What is "Midnight Train To Georgia"?)

the "Midnight Special"

James
Triple Stumper
    $1200 21
(Alex: With less than a minute.)

A Midsummer Night's Dream

James
    $2,000 6
(Sam: What is Munich?)

Bayreuth

Sam
    $1600 13
Bill Paxton

James
    $1600 12
Pinky and the Brain

James
    $1600 7
Stephen

Sam
    $1600 11
the United States

Triple Stumper
    $1600 5
Napoleon III

Sam
    $2000 4
Rossini

James
    $2000 8
Christopher Lee

James
    $2000 9
(Sam: What is Crick and...)

Watson and Crick

JamesSam
    $2,600 2
(Sam: What are... rakes?)

pruning hooks

Sam
    $2000 10
the Mini (Cooper)

James
    $2000 3
(Sam: What is ether?)
(James: What is nitrous oxide?)

chloroform

JamesSam
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Sam Susan
$39,400 -$2,000 $1,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AROUND THE USA
SusanWhat ?
$0
JamesWhat is Sun Valley? Las Vegas Strip
$35,000
Sun Valley

Final scores:

James Sam Susan
$74,400 -$2,000 $1,800
27-day champion: $2,065,535 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

James Sam Susan
$28,200 $2,600 $1,800
37 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
3 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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