Responses for show #4840 - Friday, September 30, 2005

Contestants

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Elizabeth Randisi, an attorney from Webster, New York

Will Hester, a teacher from Houston, Texas

Mark Barrett, an assistant teacher from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,000)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD LITERATURE
RETIRED JERSEYS
EAGLE-EYED
THE POLITICAL HAIR APPARENT
COLLEGE COLLAGE
MUSICAL BEFORE & AFTER
    $200 3
War and Peace

Will
    $200 30
Mickey Mantle

Mark
    $200 17
two under par

Mark
    $200 1
(Mark: [Selecting the first clue and touching his hand to his bald pate] THE POLITICAL HAIR APPARENT for $200.)

Mr. (Donald) Trump

Mark
    $200 8
seniors

Will
    $200 13
Bing Crosby, Stills and Nash

Will
    $400 4
Don Quixote

Mark
    $400 28
(Michael) Jordan

Will
    $400 18
the Boy Scouts

Triple Stumper
    $400 2
(Rudolph) Giuliani

Elizabeth
    $400 9
Ohio State

Mark
    $400 14
Old Spice Girls

Elizabeth
    $1,000 5
(Mark: Who is Jim Hawkins?)

the Count of Monte Cristo

Mark
    $600 25
Wayne Gretzky

Mark
    $600 19
Armstrong

Will
    $600 16
(Elizabeth: Who is Al Gore?)
...
(Alex: It was his running mate, [*].)
...
[After the Jeopardy! Round]
(Alex: And I misspoke a little while ago. I was one presidential election off when I said Al Gore was John Edwards's running mate. It was John Kerry.)

John Edwards

Elizabeth
Triple Stumper
    $600 10
a community college

Will
    $600 15
(Elizabeth: What is Bob Jacob Marley?)

Rita Marley's Ghost

Elizabeth
Triple Stumper
    $800 6
(Mark: What is The Stranger?)

The Plague

MarkElizabeth
    $800 26
Larry Bird

Mark
    $800 20
the Great Seal

Elizabeth
    $800 24
Trent Lott

Mark
    $800 11
Howard

Will
    $800 22
Papa John Philip Sousa

Will
    $1000 7
the Just So Stories

Mark
    $1000 27
Joe Montana

Mark
    $1000 21
(Alex: And that would be [*], which is Latin for "eagle".)

Aquila

Triple Stumper
    $1000 29
(Tom) DeLay

Will
    $1000 12
Rice

Mark
    $1000 23
George Marshall Tucker Band

Triple Stumper

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

Mark Will Elizabeth
$1,200 $2,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Will Elizabeth
$4,800 $4,800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SCIENTISTS
(Alex: Next, we want you to name the film in...)
SANDRA BULLOCK MOVIES
ONWARD TO ONTARIO
FLAGS
DOT
"COM"
    $400 18
Newton

Mark
    $400 6
The Net

Mark
    $400 26
the maple leaf

Mark
    $400 16
(Will: What is a star?)

a torch

MarkWill
    $400 11
Dorothy Lamour

Mark
    $400 1
Commerce

Elizabeth
    $800 19
celestial

Will
    $800 7
While You Were Sleeping

Elizabeth
    $800 27
Stratford

Mark
    $800 17
(Will: What is the state flag of Alabama?)

a flag of truce (or surrender)

Will
Triple Stumper
    $800 12
Dorothy Parker

Mark
    $800 2
communion

Elizabeth
    $3,200 20
(Alex: All righty. And, Will, you have a lot of catching up to do.)
(Will: Alex, I want to make it a True Daily Double.)
(Alex: All right. $6,400 if you are correct. Here is the clue...)

mercury

Will
    $1200 8
(Will: What is 28 Days Later?)

28 Days

WillElizabeth
    $1200 28
Victoria

Elizabeth
    $1200 23
(Mark: What is Hawaii?)

American Samoa

MarkWill
    $1200 13
Dorothy Gish

Mark
    $1200 3
compos mentis

Elizabeth
    $1600 21
(Mark: What is the Pythagorean theorem?)

triangulation

MarkWill
    $1600 9
Demolition Man

Mark
    $1600 29
the Hudson Bay

Mark
    $1600 24
the King of France

Elizabeth
    $1600 14
Dorothy Dandridge

Mark
    $1600 4
Portnoy's Complaint

Triple Stumper
    $2000 22
(Alex: Did you all notice? That candle went out. [*] talked about it.)

Michael Faraday

Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
Love Potion No. 9

Triple Stumper
    $2000 30
the Thames

Triple Stumper
    $2,500 25
(Alex: Hey, well done. We thought it was a China trap, but you saw through our ruse. You select again.)

Korea

Elizabeth
    $2000 15
(Alex: Who is [*]? Sorry, Mark, not quickly enough.)
(Mark: Yep!)
(Alex: But you're still in the lead with $10,800.)

Dot Richardson

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
Comanche

Elizabeth

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Will Elizabeth
$11,600 $9,200 $12,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE NOBEL PRIZES
(Alex: Something big and bad must have occurred to prevent them.)
...
(Alex: Both of you thinking of World War II, I imagine--is that why?)
...
(Alex: You guys inverted the figures. It was World War I that was the big event; that was [*].)
WillWhat is 1941?
$4,000
MarkWhat is 1941
$6,800
ElizabethWhat is 2004?
$6,000
1914

Final scores:

Mark Will Elizabeth
$4,800 $5,200 $6,900
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $6,900

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Mark Will Elizabeth
$12,600 $7,200 $12,400
22 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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