Responses for show #4887 - Tuesday, December 6, 2005

Contestants

Marianna Johnson, a trademark consultant originally from Marietta, Oklahoma

Charles Bagot, a poker player and dog walker from Chicago, Illinois

Vicky Stanton, a school psychologist from Sherman Oaks, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,999)

Jeopardy! Round responses

19th CENTURY AFRICA
THE UNIVERSITY OF...
NAME THE AUTOMAKER
LISTED ON eBay
BIBLICAL ZOO
HARD "BALL"
    $200 6
the Boers

Marianna
    $200 7
the University of Mississippi

Marianna
    $200 26
(Charles: Oh, boy. Uh, what is Toyota?)
(Marianna: What is Mercury?)
(Vicky: What is Buick?)

Pontiac

VickyCharlesMarianna
Triple Stumper
    $200 12
Levi Strauss

Vicky
    $200 1
a unicorn

Vicky
    $200 17
a ballot

Marianna
    $400 22
David Livingstone

Vicky
    $400 8
the University of Pennsylvania

Vicky
    $400 27
Isuzu

Vicky
    $400 13
(Vicky: Ugh.)

Britney Spears

Vicky
    $400 2
the lion

Vicky
    $400 18
a ball boy

Charles
    $600 23
Cecil Rhodes

Marianna
    $600 9
(Vicky: What is Harvard?)

the University of Virginia

VickyMarianna
    $600 28
BMW

Vicky
    $600 14
a kidney

Marianna
    $600 3
a fox

Marianna
    $600 19
barrage balloons

Vicky
    $800 24
Liberia

Charles
    $800 10
the University of Colorado

Triple Stumper
    $800 29
Subaru

Vicky
    $800 15
(Charles: Uh, who is Jesus?)

the Virgin Mary

CharlesMarianna
    $800 4
a sacrifice

Marianna
    $800 20
a ballerina

Vicky
    $1000 25
Timbuktu

Vicky
    $1,000 11
the University of Georgia

Marianna
    $1000 30
(Alex: [After pausing a few seconds waiting for Vicky to select again] And that's it. No more clues. I was staring at the clues so much that I didn't notice that we had cleared the board.)

Audi

Vicky
    $1000 16
(Marianna: What is Lear?)
(Vicky: What is Boeing?)

Gulfstream

VickyMarianna
Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
the Red Sea

Vicky
    $1000 21
a ballista

Charles

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

Vicky Charles Marianna
$2,000 -$800 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vicky Charles Marianna
$6,400 $1,200 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

CONTEMPORARY NOVELISTS
TRACK & FIELD
GOING DUTCH
AMERICANA WORMS
IN MY CABINET
(Alex: I'll tell you who is [*], you tell me who I am. I'm the U.S. president.)
ENDS IN AN F SOUND
    $400 6
Stephen King

Charles
    $400 11
Dick Fosbury

Vicky
    $400 17
a clock

Vicky
    $400 16
an inchworm

Marianna
    $400 26
George Washington

Charles
    $400 1
Laugh

Charles
    $800 7
Elmore Leonard

Charles
    $800 12
water

Vicky
    $800 18
Tasman

Vicky
    $800 22
tequila

Vicky
    $800 27
(Marianna: Who is Kennedy?)

Johnson (LBJ)

CharlesMarianna
    $800 2
Joseph

Marianna
    $1200 8
(Isabel) Allende

Vicky
    $1200 13
(Edwin) Moses

Vicky
    $4,200 19
(Vicky: Van Mite--I don't know!)
(Alex: No. [*].)
(Vicky: Oh, never heard of him.)
(Alex: [*]. Microscope.)

Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

Vicky
    $1200 23
its tongue

Vicky
    $1200 28
Reagan

Vicky
    $1200 3
morph

Vicky
    $1600 9
(Helen) Fielding

Charles
    $1600 14
the decathlon

Vicky
    $1600 20
Erasmus

Vicky
    $1600 24
Edgar Allan Poe

Triple Stumper
    $1600 29
(Charles: Who was, uh, Kennedy?)
(Marianna: Who was Carter?)

Dwight David Eisenhower

CharlesMarianna
Triple Stumper
    $1,200 4
(Vicky: Gonna kick myself. No.)

lymph

Vicky
    $2000 10
Margaret Atwood

Vicky
    $2000 15
the plant

Vicky
    $2000 21
(Marianna: Who is Van Eyck?)
(Vicky: Who is Rembrandt?)

Frans Hals

VickyMarianna
Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
Ernie Pyle

Triple Stumper
    $2000 30
FDR (Franklin Delano Roosevelt)

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
(Vicky: Oh! What is a--nope, sorry.)
(Alex: Oh, that's too bad.)

bathyscaphe

Vicky
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vicky Charles Marianna
$13,400 $4,000 $1,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

NAMES OF THE 1930s
(Alex: He then went on to make a very, very famous announcement.)
...
(Alex: [To Charles] You might have been better off going for Charlie McCarthy or Mortimer Snerd, but you're wrong in either case.)
...
(Alex: No, the gentleman who uttered those words, [*] as he announced his abdication for the woman he loved, well, Wallis Warfield Simpson.)
MariannaWho was Roosevelt
$5
CharlesWho was Edgar Bergen?
$1,599
VickyWho was Walt Disney???
$1,600
King Edward VIII

Final scores:

Vicky Charles Marianna
$11,800 $2,401 $1,195
2-day champion: $19,799 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Vicky Charles Marianna
$18,800 $4,000 $1,200
28 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
9 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $24,000

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