Responses for show #576 - Monday, February 23, 1987

1987 Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.

Contestants

Mitch Epner, a senior at Half Hollow Hills West High School from Dix Hills, New York

Brian Kalt, a freshman at Southfield Lathrup High School from Southfield, Michigan

Paul Egendorf, a senior at Tustin High School from Tustin, California

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE UNIVERSE
MYTHOLOGY
VOCABULARY
ODD JOBS
KIDDIE LIT
WHAT'S NEW
    $100 3
star

Paul
    $100 6
Egyptians

Mitch
    $100 2
angel

Paul
    $100 21
witch

Brian
    $100 1
hair

Mitch
    $100 20
earring

Brian
    $200 4
galaxies

Paul
    $200 7
heel

Brian
    $200 8
lazy

Paul
    $200 24
pigs

Paul
    $200 10
(Mitch: What is an alligator?)

crocodile

PaulMitch
    $200 22
carbonate

Paul
    $300 5
eclipse

Brian
    $300 9
Jupiter

Paul
    $300 17
soporific

Paul
    $300 25
Queen Elizabeth II

Brian
    $300 11
pushmi-pullyu

Paul
    $300 23
legs

Brian
    $400 13
asteroids

Mitch
    $400 14
Ulysses

Mitch
    $400 19
nadir

Paul
    $400 27
stilts

Mitch
    $400 12
(Brian: What is an owl?)

Nightingale

Brian
Triple Stumper
    $400 29
yoke that holds all six cans together (plastic holder)

Brian
    $500 16
hydrogen

Mitch
    $500 15
Valkyries

Brian
    $600 26
(Brian: What is mischance?)
...
(Alex: We've got a minute to go.)

mistake

Brian
    $500 28
to wake up in the morning

Triple Stumper
    $500 18
(Mitch: Who is the cat with the hat?)

Bartholomew Cubbins

BrianMitch
    $500 30
Moby Dick

Brian

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Paul Brian Mitch
$1,400 $100 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Brian Mitch
$2,500 $2,200 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE CONTINENTS
COWBOYS & INDIANS
CHEMISTRY
SITCOMS
PRESIDENTS
WHAT'S IN A NAME
    $200 2
(Mitch: What is Afri, ohh, South America?)

Africa

BrianMitch
    $200 15
(Mitch: What are the reins?)

knob on the saddle (saddle horn)

PaulMitch
    $200 3
acids

Brian
    $200 7
Family Ties

Mitch
    $200 1
Speak softly

Brian
    $200 22
Alice

Triple Stumper
    $400 9
Europe

Paul
    $400 19
Oklahoma

Mitch
    $400 16
light

Brian
    $400 11
The Cosby Show

Mitch
    $400 4
Kennedy

Mitch
    $400 25
Virginia

Brian
    $600 10
French & Spanish

Brian
    $600 20
reservation

Brian
    $600 21
[Applause and laughter]

helium

Brian
    $600 12
Larry

Mitch
    $600 5
Richard Nixon

Mitch
    $600 28
Desmond

Paul
    $800 17
3

Mitch
    $800 26
England

Mitch
    $800 23
(Brian: What is radioactive?)

metal

Brian
Triple Stumper
    $800 13
(Alex: You guys weren't around to watch in those days.)
[Laughter]

Mister Ed

Triple Stumper
    $800 6
Garfield

Paul
    $800 29
Wolfgang

Brian
    $1000 18
(Brian: What is Africa?)
(Paul: What is North America?)
(Mitch: What is Asia?)

South America

PaulBrianMitch
Triple Stumper
    $300 27
(Alex: [After Daily Double revealed] You've got a $400 lead over Brian and we've got about a minute to go in the game.)
...
(Mitch: What are cow-tying... and I don't know?)

steer roping & bulldogging

Mitch
    $1000 24
(Paul: What is oxygen?)

carbon dioxide

Paul
Triple Stumper
    $1000 14
Boulder, Colorado

Mitch
    $1000 8
John Adams (or Herbert Hoover)

Brian
    $1000 30
Yves

Mitch

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Brian Mitch
$2,500 $5,400 $5,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

FAMOUS QUOTES
PaulWhat is E = mc2
$2,499
BrianWhat is E = mc2?
$4,300
MitchWhat is E = mc2
$5,101
E = mc2

Final scores:

Paul Brian Mitch
$4,999 $9,700 $10,801
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Paul Brian Mitch
$2,500 $6,000 $6,000
15 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,500

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