Responses for show #280 - Friday, October 4, 1985

Chuck Forrest game 5.
Chuck sets a new total cash winnings record of $72,800.
A very brief clip of this game was seen in the 2019-04-10 episode of The Goldbergs.

Contestants

[<< previous game]

Linda Alznauer, a student and an actress originally from Los Angeles, California

Susan McGowan, an office automation manager from San Francisco, California

Chuck Forrest, a student from Grand Blanc, Michigan (whose 4-day cash winnings total $60,000)

Jeopardy! Round responses

PRESIDENTIAL MIDDLE NAMES
CELEBRITY SAYINGS
WWII TRIVIA
SCIENCE
12-LETTER WORDS
BEAR FACTS
    $100 1
Lyndon Johnson

Susan
    $100 12
Sally Field

Chuck
    $100 11
New Zealand

Linda
    $100 18
a cell

Chuck
    $100 2
a delicatessen

Susan
    $100 23
(Alex: And we have less than a minute to go in the round.)

three

Chuck
    $200 4
Jimmy Carter

Chuck
    $200 16
it's the life in my men

Chuck
    $200 13
ice cream

Triple Stumper
    $200 19
atoms

Chuck
    $200 3
a penitentiary

Chuck
    $200 24
(Alex: Yes, the National Zoo.)

Washington, D.C.

Chuck
    $300 5
Ulysses Grant

Susan
    $300 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Clark Gable

Linda
    $300 14
a U-boat (or a submarine)

Chuck
    $300 20
a scavenger

Susan
    $300 6
inauguration

Susan
    $300 25
Big Dipper

Susan
    $400 9
Taft

Chuck
    $400 15
Hitler

Linda
    $400 21
the equator

Chuck
    $400 7
the Whiffenpoofs

Susan
    $400 26
Winnie-the-Pooh

Susan
    $500 10
(James Abram) Garfield

Chuck
    $500 17
women

Susan
    $500 22
[Applause for the completion of the category]

measurement

Chuck
    $500 8
genuflection

Chuck
    $500 27
(Susan: Who is the Soviet bear?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Susan: Uh, don't know the bear's name.)
(Alex: Sorry, I can't give it to you.)

Misha

ChuckSusan

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Chuck Susan Linda
$1,800 $1,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Susan Linda
$4,400 $2,200 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE '50s
ODD CUSTOMS
THE BIBLE
CLASSIC COUNTRY
ISLANDS
FRUITS & VEGETABLES
    $200 1
Levittown

Susan
    $200 19
Greece

Chuck
    $200 12
the burning bush

Chuck
    $200 20
Oklahoma

Susan
    $200 4
Devil's Island

Chuck
    $200 2
the carrot

Linda
    $400 3
Marilyn Monroe

Chuck
    $400 21
poisoned

Chuck
    $400 15
Lot

Chuck
    $400 22
the Grand Ole Opry

Chuck
    $400 5
Krakatoa

Susan
    $400 9
eggplant

Linda
    $600 10
Adlai Stevenson

Susan
    $600 26
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

on the lips

Linda
    $600 16
(Linda: Who is Midas?)

Solomon

Linda
Triple Stumper
    $3,000 23
(1 of) Hank Williams, Sr., Jimmie Rodgers & Fred Rose

Chuck
    $600 6
(Alex: [*], I would expect a lady from San Francisco to get that.)
(Susan: Right near home.)

Alcatraz

Susan
    $600 11
grenadine

Chuck
    $800 17
Thomas (or Didymus)

Chuck
    $800 24
(Alex: The [*] Boys, you're right.)

bluegrass

Chuck
    $400 7
Santa Catalina

Susan
    $800 13
the pineapple

Susan
    $1000 18
(Alex: You're just behind Chuck, in second place!)
[Applause]

Armageddon

Susan
    $1000 25
Ernest Tubb

Chuck
    $1000 8
(Chuck: What are the Aleutians?)

the Virgin Islands

Chuck
Triple Stumper
    $1000 14
a pumpkin

Chuck

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Susan Linda
$12,800 $6,400 $1,400
(lock-tie game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY
(Alex: This man had an opportunity to clean up, ladies and gentlemen. He's been averaging $15,000. He is already our biggest money winner ever on Jeopardy! at $60,000. He had $12,800 to wager. How much did he wager? ...Not a penny. But he still adds, listen to this, he adds $12,800 for a 5-day total of $72,800. New record for Jeopardy! Congratulations to you. We're gonna retire you and we'll look for you next year on our Tournament of Champions.)
LindaWhat is Texas?
$1,000
SusanWhat is New York
$6,399
ChuckWhere is Delaware?
$0
Delaware

Final scores:

Chuck Susan Linda
$12,800 $1 $400
5-day champion: $72,800 3rd place: package of 9 Waring kitchen appliances (blender, steamer, mixer, ice cream parlor, etc.) 2nd place: White-Westinghouse SpaceSave laundry pair + Jules Jurgensen his & hers diamond watches

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Chuck Susan Linda
$10,400 $6,800 $1,400
28 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
6 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,600

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