Show #3750 - Friday, December 15, 2000


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Roland Hess, a network administrator from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Elizabeth Elliott, a bookstore manager from Bend, Oregon

John Draz, a culinary school instructor from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify each beer's country of origin.)
(Alex: In this case, a whole category about Louisiana parishes.)
    $100 16
The California Gold Rush started the first big wave of immigration from this Asian nation
    $100 21
"...we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds..."
    $100 1
    $100 6
The dark side of sunny suburbia comes to the surface for Kyle MacLachlan in this kinky 1986 film
    $100 26
Hurd & Houghton became Houghton, Osgood & finally Houghton him
    $100 11
The name of this, Louisiana's most populous parish, is just 1 word -- no "New"
    $200 17
In the 1880s the Mahdi led a revolution in the Sudan to restore the prominence of this religion
    $200 22
(Hi, I'm Wayne Brady of Whose Line Is It Anyway?) This comedian reportedly uttered the now classic line, "Anyone who hates children and dogs can't be all bad"
    $200 2
    $200 7
Hugh Grant learns to say "Fuggedaboudit" in this 1999 mob comedy
    $200 27
These "books" named for 2 magazines include "Chickamauga" & "Chicken Breasts" as well as the Fix It Yourself series
    $200 12
In parish names this word precedes John the Baptist & Martin
    $300 18
As Secretary of War from 1904 to 1908, William Howard Taft oversaw construction of this waterway
    $300 23
"If I ever want to have an affair with a married man again, especially if he's president, please shoot me"
    $300 3
    $300 8
A researcher fiddles with sharks' brains to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease in this watery 1999 thriller
    $300 28
Charles Little's publishing partner, he's not the same man who sang "Licking Stick" & "Soul Power"
    $300 13
Sensibly, Lincoln is a northern Louisiana parish & the parish named for this opposing president is in the south
    $400 19
In 1939 he wrote to FDR to present the military potential of an uncontrolled fission chain reaction
    $400 24
In 1987 he declared, "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"
    $400 4
    $400 9
Milla Jovovich starred in the 1991 sequel to this 1980 film, called "The Definite Brooke Shields Vehicle"
    $400 29
In 1953 Henri Filipacchi launched the paperback series "Livre de Poche", literally this type of "book"
    DD: $200 14
A parish is named for this "colorful" river passing through Louisiana en route to the Mississippi
    $500 20
Born aboard the Mayflower in the New World, he grew up to be a captain of militia, & maybe a falconer too
    $500 25
We're going to "Beat the Colts" on Sunday, "I guarantee it"
    $500 5
    $500 10
Songs in this movie include "Aloha Oe", "Rock-A-Hula Baby" & "Can't Help Falling in Love"
    $500 30
Name shared by the publisher of the Harry Potter books & a type of medieval philosopher
    $500 15
These 2 adjacent parishes are named for the rising of Jesus & of Mary into heaven

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

John Elizabeth Roland
$2,100 $1,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Elizabeth Roland
$3,600 $1,700 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

2 OUT OF 3
    $200 26
Controversy erupted when this woman, now queen, wed a German who was once a member of the Hitler Youth
    $200 12
2 of the 3 Bs of classical music
    $200 1
Bird associated with Aeneas Williams & Mark McGwire
    $200 21
If you loved "Joanie Loves Chachi" (& who didn't?) you may have heard his 1983 album "The Boys Are Out Tonight"
    $200 2
Perhaps you should neuter your dog before he reads this classic in which Pongo fathers 15 pups
    $200 7
He coined the phrase "The Greatest Show on Earth" to promote his show in 1872
    $400 27
Before he was king, William II served in the Peninsular War as aide-de-camp to this British duke
    $400 13
2 of the big 3 automakers
    $400 17
Encarta says its "two-note call has been invoked in many musical compositions as well as in... clocks"
    $400 22
He hit the pop charts with his own version of "Love Me Tender" in 1962, 21 years before "The Thorn Birds"
    $400 3
Your dog notes the Wizard gave the Scarecrow a brain & the Lion courage, but this little dog didn't even get a bone
    $400 8
This expression of "relative" simian astonishment dates back to the 1920s
    $600 28
As queen of the Netherlands during WWII, she symbolized Dutch resistance
    DD: $1,000 14
2 of the 3 feature films in which James Dean had starring roles
    $600 18
The Whooping species of this is on the endangered list
    $600 23
Philip Michael Thomas was the co-star of this cop series when he released his album "Somebody" in 1988
    $600 4
Watch your dog perk up his ears when this Homeric hero returns to Ithaca & his dog Argus
    DD: $1,000 9
This phrase for a sycophant comes from the tradition of a student giving shiny fruit to the teacher
    $800 15
2 of America's 3 manned space projects designed to eventually put a man on the moon
    $800 19
Some of these flightless birds found in the forests of Australia have wattles like turkeys
    $800 24
This actress who played Buddy on "Family" once recorded a rock album with her little brother Jimmy
    $800 5
Your dog will admire White Fang, a wolf-dog who bravely saves his master's family in a story by this author
    $800 10
David Letterman said the president loves to hear this 6-word McDonald's mantra
    $1000 16
2 of the 3 main islands of the U.S. Virgin Islands
    $1000 20
From Old French for "raven of the sea", these greedy, web-footed birds have a distensible neck pouch
    $1000 25
Jason Alexander sang the song heard here in the 1995 TV remake of this musical about a rock star:

"Gray skies are gonna clear up, put on a happy face..."
    $1000 6
If your dog is howling sadly, he may just have read this kids' book about a hunting dog with a mighty voice
    $1000 11
It's the name of Poison's second album, or a 5-word phrase used by a doctor about to look at your tonsils

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Elizabeth Roland
$7,000 $3,700 $4,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Made available for download in July 2000 by UCSC, the 739MB file of this "Project" consists of As, Ts, Gs & Cs

Final scores:

John Elizabeth Roland
$8,201 $7,200 $8,199
3-day champion: $26,002 3rd place: Zenith 36" High-Resolution TV 2nd place: Trip to Venetian Hotel & Resort, Las Vegas

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Elizabeth Roland
$6,600 $4,900 $4,100
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $15,600

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Game tape date: 2000-10-24
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