Responses for show #838 - Wednesday, April 6, 1988

Contestants

Joe Weidinger, an industrial designer from Phoenix, Arizona

Peter Sagal, a writer originally from New Jersey

Bob Sutton, an environmental chemist from Gainesville, Florida (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,400)

Jeopardy! Round responses

RELIGION
HUMOROUS QUOTES
SEE THE USA
TV TRIVIA
THE YEAR THAT WAS
(Alex: And since we have one category that's making its very first appearance on our program, THE YEAR THAT WAS, we give you a few clues to lead you into telling us what the year was.)
SOAP
    $100 14
marry

Peter
    $100 19
spinach

Joe
    $100 1
Honolulu

Bob
    $100 6
anchormen for the CBS Evening News

Bob
    $100 21
1927

Joe
    $100 26
Procter & Gamble

Joe
    $200 13
Judaism

Joe
    $200 20
(Joe: What is play golf?)

to drive

BobJoe
    $200 2
Hannibal

Bob
    $200 7
Amanda Blake

Joe
    $200 22
(Alex: And we've got a minute to go.)

1969

Joe
    $200 27
detergents

Triple Stumper
    $300 11
Philadelphia

Joe
    $300 16
[Alex read the quote portion of the clue in an imitative voice.]

Henry Kissinger

Bob
    $300 3
(Joe: What is California?)
(Peter: What is New York?)
...
(Alex: I'm surprised that Bob didn't take a chance on this, because the correct response is "What is [*]?")
[Bob groans loudly.]

Florida

PeterJoe
Triple Stumper
    $300 8
(Bob: Who was Thelma Tharp?)

Zelda Gilroy

Bob
Triple Stumper
    $300 25
1933

Bob
    $300 28
(Joe: What is foam or suds?)
...
(Alex: They are there to prevent [*]... scuzz... anything that starts with a "S" and sounds bad.)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

bathtub rings (or scum)

Joe
Triple Stumper
    $400 12
Canada

Triple Stumper
    $400 17
television

Peter
    $400 4
Mammoth Cave

Joe
    $500 9
All in the Family

Joe
    $400 24
1948

Bob
    $500 15
animism

Peter
    $500 18
[Alex misreads the final word of the clue as "Doobedoobedoobe".]

Frank Sinatra

Bob
    $500 5
(Alex: Doesn't quite make it to Florida, it winds up in [*].)

Georgia

Triple Stumper
    $500 10
(Lester) Flatt & (Earl) Scruggs

Joe
    $500 23
1979

Peter

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

Bob Peter Joe
$100 -$300 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Peter Joe
$1,800 $1,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

PRESIDENTS
CHINA
BOOKS & AUTHORS
THE MIDDLE AGES
FOLK SONGS
"WATER"
    $200 11
JFK

Joe
    $200 10
(Joe: What is one million?)

one billion

BobJoe
    $200 9
All the King's Men

Joe
    $200 6
(Joe: What is a joust, a match?)

a tournament

PeterJoe
    $200 25
a mockingbird

Bob
    $200 16
water buffalo

Joe
    $400 12
Warren G. Harding

Joe
    $400 21
fireworks

Joe
    $400 8
James Joyce

Joe
    $400 5
the Vikings

Bob
    $400 17
On The Waterfront

Joe
    $600 13
Gerald Ford

Bob
    $600 22
Macao

Bob
    $600 4
Ayn Rand

Bob
    $600 3
The Venerable Bede

Peter
    $600 18
(Bob: What is walk on water?)

turned water into wine

BobJoe
    $800 14
(Peter: Who is Abe Lincoln?)
...
(Alex: Remember he was a university professor.)

Woodrow Wilson

Peter
Triple Stumper
    $800 23
(Bob: Who were the Ming Dynasty?)

the Manchus (the Qing Dynasty)

Bob
Triple Stumper
    $800 2
Lord Jim

Joe
    $1,000 7
Russia

Peter
    $5 19
(Joe: I do not like Audio Daily Doubles. Five dollars.)
(Alex: Five dollars?)
(Joe: The minimum.)
(Alex: You want me to give it to you now?)
[Laughter]
...
(Joe: I think I should have bet 10 dollars. Is that [*]?)
(Alex: Yes it is, and you managed to phrase that in the form of a question. "Is that...?" Nice going. The song is called "Rolling Stone".)

Muddy Waters

Joe
    $1000 15
(Chester) Arthur

Bob
    $1000 24
(Bob: What is the Yangtze River?)

the Yellow River (Hwang Ho)

BobJoe
    $1000 1
God's Little Acre

Peter
    $1000 26
[Peter's slight smirk at this coincidence of names results in audience laughter.]

Peter the Hermit

Peter
    $1000 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

"Turkey In The Straw"

Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
(Peter: What is Bridgewater?)
[Joe rings in.]
(Alex: Bob. [pause] I mean Joe.)
(Joe: What is Waterford?)

Waterbury

PeterJoe
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Peter Joe
$3,000 $3,200 $5,005

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD TRADE
(Alex: [To Bob] Shame on you, Bob! Being from Florida you know that we produce a lot of oranges there and in the State of California. Doesn't even figure in the top 3.)
BobWhat are oranges?
$2,900
PeterWhat is a banana?
$3,100
JoeWhat are bananas?
$1,396
bananas

Final scores:

Bob Peter Joe
$100 $6,300 $6,401
3rd place: Bruce hardwood floor 2nd place: Burris reclining chair and Emerson television New champion: $6,401

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Bob Peter Joe
$3,000 $3,000 $5,700
15 R,
4 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $11,700

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