Responses for show #686 - Monday, September 7, 1987

First game of Season 4.

Contestants

Ken Higgins, a woodworker from Anchorage, Alaska

Phyllis Rosenthal, a substitute teacher from Jamaica, New York

Michael Seiler, a marketing manager originally from Redwood City, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $10,199)

Jeopardy! Round responses

FACTS & FIGURES
STARTS WITH "G"
COUNTRY MUSIC TRIVIA
U.S. MILITARY
POETRY
GEOGRAPHICAL "SAINT"S
    $100 13
(Michael: What is San Diego?)

Los Angeles

MichaelPhyllis
    $100 8
greed

Michael
    $100 22
Loretta Young

Phyllis
    $100 7
the Coast Guard

Phyllis
    $100 1
(Ken: What is the tide?)
(Michael: What is the sea?)

his shadow

MichaelKen
Triple Stumper
    $100 2
Saint Paul

Michael
    $200 14
Top Secret

Ken
    $200 9
a greasy spoon

Michael
    $200 23
Mel Tillis

Phyllis
    $200 15
the First World War

Phyllis
    $200 3
Saint Lawrence

Michael
    $300 19
David Hartman

Phyllis
    $300 10
a goose egg

Phyllis
    $300 24
Patsy Cline

Ken
    $300 16
battleships

Ken
    $300 4
(Phyllis: What is Saint Thomas?)

Saint Croix

MichaelPhyllis
    $400 20
because they were in love

Phyllis
    $400 11
the gums

Phyllis
    $400 25
(Alex; He was looking for it in all the wrong places.)

Johnny Lee

Triple Stumper
    $400 17
the Presidio

Phyllis
    $400 5
Saint Ives

Phyllis
    $500 21
(Ken: What is a toaster?)
(Phyllis: What is a blender?)
...
(Alex: We've got a minute to go in the round.)

an electric can opener

PhyllisKen
Triple Stumper
    $500 12
goody

Michael
    $350 26
(Ken: Who is [*]...)
(Alex: Right.)
(Ken: and [**]?)
(Alex: Correct. [***] was the 3rd one.)

Linda Ronstadt & Dolly Parton (& Emmylou Harris)

Ken
    $500 18
the Marine Corps

Triple Stumper
    $500 6
Saint Louis (Missouri)

Ken

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

Michael Phyllis Ken
$1,300 $900 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Phyllis Ken
$1,200 $2,100 $1,050

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

PRESIDENTS
INDIANS
SHAKESPEARE ON BROADWAY
BIOLOGY
ENGLAND
CELEBRITY JEOPARDY!
(Alex: And these are quotes that have been given to us by the celebrities themselves, and in this category, all of them are known primarily because of their comedy.)
    $200 17
Johnson

Ken
    $200 1
[Note: Indian words transcribed as seen on board.]

succotash

Ken
    $200 3
(Note: Phyllis says "Anthony".)

Anthony & Cleopatra

Phyllis
    $200 7
green

Michael
    $200 15
changing of the guard

Phyllis
    $200 23
Morey Amsterdam

Phyllis
    $400 19
(Phyllis: What is an address.)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Phyllis: What is [*]!)

a Gettysburg Address

Phyllis
    $400 2
a moccasin

Phyllis
    $400 4
Kiss Me, Kate

Ken
    $400 8
genes

Michael
    $400 18
Madame Tussaud

Phyllis
    $400 24
Sid Caesar

Ken
    $600 20
(Michael: Who is Taft?)

(Herbert) Hoover

MichaelPhyllis
    $600 5
[Note: Name transcribed as seen on board.]

Harvard

Phyllis
    $600 6
(Phyllis: Who is Marlon Brando?)

Al Pacino

MichaelPhyllis
    $600 9
(Phyllis: What is Darwin's...Of the Species...um.)
(Alex: Sorry.)
(Phyllis: Origin!)
...
[Note: Alex does say Origin of THE Species.]

The Origin of the Species

Phyllis
Triple Stumper
    $600 25
Princess Anne

Michael
    $800 21
(Ken: Who is Woodrow Wilson?)
...
(Alex: And we've got less than a minute to go.)

Rutherford B. Hayes

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $800 13
the Cherokees

Ken
    $800 12
(Phyllis: Who is Vivien Leigh?)
...
(Alex: Vivien Leigh played Juliet in 1950. Ken back to you...I'm sorry, 1940 was Vivien Leigh.)

Olivia de Haviland

PhyllisKen
    $800 10
an impulse

Michael
    $1,000 26
Winchester Cathedral

Michael
    $1000 22
Teddy Roosevelt

Triple Stumper
    $1000 14
Chippewa

Ken
    $1000 16
(Michael: What are The Two Gentlemen of Verona?)

Twelfth Night

MichaelPhyllis
    $1000 11
in vitro

Phyllis

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Phyllis Ken
$3,200 $5,100 $4,050

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

FAMOUS QUOTES
(Alex: The quote is, "One small step for man", is what we heard. He says he said, "One small step for a man".)
MichaelWhat is one?
$3,200
KenWhat is "A"?
$3,500
PhyllisWhat is small?
$3,001
a

Final scores:

Michael Phyllis Ken
$0 $2,099 $7,550
3rd place: Magnavox Video Escort camcorder 2nd place: Eastern Airlines fitness trip to Florida New champion: $7,550

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Michael Phyllis Ken
$3,000 $5,100 $4,200
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $12,300

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