Responses for show #1 - Monday, September 10, 1984

Premiere episode with Alex Trebek as host.

Contestants

Frank Selevan, an advertising copywriter originally from Miami, Florida

Lois Feinstein, a freelance copywriter originally from Plainview, New York

Greg Hopkins, an energy demonstrator from Waverly, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round responses

LAKES & RIVERS
INVENTIONS
ANIMALS
FOREIGN CUISINE
ACTORS & ROLES
NUMBER PLEASE
    $100 11
(Lois: Um, the Nile... What is the Nile?)
[The scorekeeper accidentally deducts the value from Greg's podium when Lois gives the incorrect response, but fixes the problem by the next time the scores are seen after clue 12.]

the Jordan

GregLois
    $100 13
[ERRATUM: Greg responded correctly, but was never credited with the money.]

a radio

Triple Stumper
    $100 1
rats

Greg
    $100 20
chicken

Lois
    $100 3
"Thriller"

Frank
    $200 12
loch

Frank
    $200 17
a rickshaw

Frank
    $200 2
the trunk

Frank
    $200 21
sausages

Lois
    $200 4
Dan Aykroyd & Eddie Murphy

Frank
    $800 14
[Note: The Double Jeopardy! graphic is seen flashing on screen prior to the clue's reveal.]

the Volga River

Greg
    $300 18
freezing

Frank
    $300 8
[NOTE: Alex omitted "fur" when reading the clue.]

(Lois: What is sable?)
(Frank: What is mink?)
...
(Alex: Greg, do you want to try it?)
(Greg: No, thank you.)
[Laughter]
(Alex: Then I'll give you--the correct question is, "What is [*]?" [*]. Its fur turns white in the winter and it becomes an ermine.)

a weasel

LoisFrank
Triple Stumper
    $300 22
a blintz

Lois
    $300 5
Sean Connery

Frank
    $400 15
the Missouri

Greg
    $400 19
(Lois: What are snaps?)
(Frank: What is a mackintosh?)
...
(Alex: Greg? [Greg shakes his head] You don't want to try it? The right question is "What is [*]?" Lois, you've been burying a deep hole; let's see if we can change it. Frank, you make the selection, however.)

a zipper

LoisFrank
Triple Stumper
    $400 9
a hippopotamus

Greg
    $400 23
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Ch√Ęteaubriand

Lois
    $400 6
Marilyn Monroe

Frank
    $500 16
(Alex: You ran the category for us, and you ran your total up to $3,300. Make a selection.)

the Caspian Sea

Greg
    $500 10
(Greg: What is a jenny [*]?)
(Alex: We'll rule him correct on it. You got [*], and that is the right part of the question.)

mule

Greg
    $500 7
(Frank: Uh, who is...)

Colonel Chuck Yeager

GregFrank

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Greg Lois Frank
$1,000 -$300 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Lois Frank
$3,300 $200 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE BIBLE
'50'S TV
NATIONAL LANDMARKS
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
NOTORIOUS
4-LETTER WORDS
    $200 6
the walls

Greg
    $200 9
private eyes (or private detectives)

Frank
    $200 8
the Statue of Liberty

Lois
    $200 21
Nero

Lois
    $200 1
(Frank: [No response])

a shot

LoisFrank
    $400 7
(Greg: [no response])

Judas

GregFrank
    $400 10
(Frank: Who was [*]?)
(Alex: Who is [*]? That is right. Select again. Still around.)
[Frank laughs nervously.]
(Alex: How quickly they forget.)
[Laughter]

Eve Arden

Frank
    $400 16
Mount Vernon

Frank
    $400 22
Adolf Hitler

Greg
    $400 2
a zone

Lois
    $600 13
the forbidden fruit (or fruit of the Tree of Knowledge)

Greg
    $600 11
$1 million

Frank
    $600 20
Plymouth Rock

Greg
    $600 23
Stalin

Frank
    $600 3
to jump

Lois
    $800 14
Jerusalem

Greg
    $800 12
(Frank: Uh, who was... Maverick?)

the Paladin (Richard Boone)

GregFrank
    $800 19
(Alex: ...and we've got about a minute to go. Frank?)
(Frank: Where is Philadelphia?)

Independence Hall

GregFrank
    $1,000 4
what

Lois
    $1000 15
the love of money

Greg
    $1000 18
Mr. Wizard

Frank
    $1000 17
(Frank: What was the... Senate?)
(Greg: What is the House cloak room ... the House of Representatives?)

the Capitol

GregLoisFrank
    $1000 24
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

John Wilkes Booth

Frank
    $1000 5
an oath

Greg

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Lois Frank
$8,100 $3,800 $2,500
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

HOLIDAYS
FrankWhat is Martin Luther King's B-Day
$2,500
LoisWhat is Martin Luther King's B-day?
$3,700
GregWhat is Martin Luther King
$300
Martin Luther King Day

Final scores:

Greg Lois Frank
$8,400 $7,500 $5,000
New champion: $8,400 2nd place: a trip to Palm Springs + Skyway luggage 3rd place: his & hers Wimbledon tennis rackets

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Greg Lois Frank
$7,600 $3,600 $2,500
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $13,700

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