Responses for show #4575 - Friday, June 25, 2004

Ken Jennings game 18.

Contestants

Michael Cudahy, a musician from Los Angeles, California

Chris Edwards, a project manager from Santa Barbara, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 17-day cash winnings total $552,959)

Jeopardy! Round responses

VULTURE CULTURE
ROCK & ROLL HEAVEN
TAILS
GEO. ABBREV.
BARTENDING
WELL, I'LL "B"
    $200 21
feathers

Ken
    $200 1
Jerry Garcia

Ken
    $200 22
a tailgating party

Michael
    $200 11
latitude & longitude

Michael
    $200 12
a twist

Chris
    $200 6
basketball

Ken
    $400 27
the condor

Chris
    $400 2
Kurt Cobain

Ken
    $400 23
Halley's Comet

Michael
    $400 13
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ken
    $400 16
cocktail

Ken
    $400 7
"Bleeding Kansas"

Ken
    $600 28
Romulus

Michael
    $600 3
Mama Cass Elliot

Chris
    $600 24
a mouse

Michael
    $600 14
Yorkshire

Chris
    $1,100 18
(Ken: I bet you don't get a lot of Mormons betting pretty high in the old bartending category. Uh...)
(Alex: Ha ha ha! But you're going to change that today! I know you can!)
(Ken: I'm gonna just bet $1,100, Alex.)
(Alex: $1,100.)
(Ken: $1,100.)
(Alex: What happened to the old $3,600 that I would have expected from you?)
(Ken: I guess I should have been drinking more in college.)
(Alex: All right. It's a good thing you weren't. Here is the clue:)

a splash

Ken
    $600 8
"Boss"

Ken
    $800 30
storks

Michael
    $800 4
Sam Cooke

Michael
    $800 25
the queue (or pigtail)

Michael
    $800 15
Soviet Socialist Republics

Michael
    $800 19
the well drinks

Chris
    $800 9
a beetle

Ken
    $1000 29
Prometheus

Ken
    $1000 5
(Alex: [*], yes, one of The Righteous Brothers.)

(Bobby) Hatfield

Ken
    $1000 26
the tailbone

Michael
    $1000 17
Air Force Base

Ken
    $1000 20
a White Russian

Michael
    $1000 10
[Applause for Ken's run of the category]

Blofeld

Ken

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Ken Chris Michael
$6,400 $1,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Chris Michael
$8,700 $2,600 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

EARLY 19th CENTURY AMERICA
COLLEGE TEAM NICKNAMES
PLACES FOR PILGRIMS
CLASSIFIED ADS: "HOME"S
WOMEN AUTHORS
COINED WORDS & PHRASES
    $400 18
Sacagawea

Ken
    $400 11
the Crimson Tide

Ken
    $400 6
St. Patrick

Chris
    $400 13
"Home On The Range"

Ken
    $400 1
Anne Rice

Chris
    $400 30
a carport

Chris
    $800 19
John Quincy Adams

Ken
    $800 12
the Ramblin' Wrecks

Michael
    $800 7
Mecca

Chris
    $800 14
home base (or home plate)

Michael
    $800 2
(Alex: "...my old friend", correct.)

Hello, Darkness

Ken
    $800 24
(Michael: What is telemarketing?)

spim

Michael
Triple Stumper
    $5,100 20
(Ken: I'm gonna bet $5,100, Alex.)
(Alex: 51. All right. I was expecting 21. But what do I know? You and I have only been together now 18 days. Here is the clue.)
...
(Alex: You know, every time you shake your head and respond in a questioning manner, you are always, always right. It is [*]. Amazing. You figure it out, and it works.)

Ohio

Ken
    $1200 22
(Michael: Who are the Friars?)
...
(Ken: [After Alex reveals the correct response] Yeah, Magic Johnson.)

the Spartans

Michael
Triple Stumper
    $1200 8
Buddhists

Michael
    $1200 15
the Department of Homeland Security

Ken
    $1200 3
Isabel Allende

Michael
    $11,200 25
(Alex: There are five other clues on the board. This one we deal with yourself. We have a minute to go.)
(Michael: Okay. Uh, I'm gonna make it a full-on Daily Double.)
(Alex: All right.)
[Applause]
(Michael: I got nothing to lose.)
(Alex: You're absolutely right.)

China

Michael
    $1600 21
(Washington) Irving

Ken
    $1600 23
(the Thundering) Herd

Michael
    $1600 9
Ayers Rock

Ken
    $1600 16
HomeTown Buffet

Ken
    $1600 4
(Michael: Who is P.D. James?)

Patricia Cornwell

Michael
Triple Stumper
    $1600 27
a beatnik

Ken
    $2000 28
John Jacob Astor

Triple Stumper
    $2000 29
the Blue Devils

Ken
    $2000 10
Fatima

Ken
    $2000 17
The Homecoming

Michael
    $2000 5
Colleen McCullough

Triple Stumper
    $2000 26
Goldilocks

Michael

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Chris Michael
$28,200 $4,600 $24,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

MEDICINE
(Alex: [To Chris] Yes. A thought about Father Damien and the lepers.)
ChrisWhat is leprosy
$0
MichaelWhat is leprosy?
$20,000
KenWhat is leprosy?
$20,601
leprosy

Final scores:

Ken Chris Michael
$48,801 $4,600 $44,400
18-day champion: $601,760 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Chris Michael
$23,800 $4,600 $14,400
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
9 R,
0 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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