Responses for show #2616 - Monday, January 8, 1996

Contestants

Vince Brennan, a lighting sales representative from Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Gail Bock, an appraiser from Racine, Wisconsin

Gareth Jones, a real estate appraiser from Visalia, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $27,796)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

THE BIBLE
LAS VEGAS
SPORTS WEIGHTS & MEASURES
THE INSECT WORLD
FURNITURE
PROVERBS
    $100 2
the Ark of the Covenant

Vince
    $100 1
King Arthur

Gail
    $100 10
hockey

Gareth
    $100 18
a butterfly

Vince
    $100 7
a table

Gareth
    $100 15
wealth

Gareth
    $200 3
(Vince: What is...God? [Shakes his head.])
(Gareth: What is Jerusalem?)
...
(Alex: I bet Vince remembers now. What is [*]? "Joshua fit the battle of [*].")

Jericho

GarethVince
Triple Stumper
    $200 5
the Hard Rock Cafe

Gareth
    $200 11
the gloves

Gareth
    $200 19
(Vince: What is pollen?)

nectar

Vince
Triple Stumper
    $200 13
a stool

Gareth
    $200 21
a cow

Vince
    $300 4
Aaron

Gareth
    $300 6
Debbie Reynolds

Gail
    $300 12
second base

Gail
    $300 20
mosquito

Gail
    $300 14
an umbrella stand

Gail
    $300 22
the sun

Gareth
    $400 25
Isaac

Gail
    $400 8
Caesar's Palace

Gareth
    $400 16
golf

Vince
    $400 23
a beetle

Vince
    $400 29
antiquing

Vince
    $400 27
cross the bridge

Gareth
    $500 26
Gaza

Triple Stumper
    $500 9
(Alex: The hotel is the [*], [*]. Egypt.)

Luxor

Triple Stumper
    $500 17
(Vince: What is the pole vault?)

the bowling lane

Vince
    $500 24
a dragonfly

Gareth
    $500 30
plants (or flowers)

Gareth
    $500 28
Africa

Gareth

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Gareth Gail Vince
$1,300 $1,000 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gareth Gail Vince
$3,600 $1,700 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE 1750s
(Alex: What a decade!)
5-LETTER WORDS
AIRLINES
THEATRE
GEOGRAPHY
NEW YEAR'S EVE BABIES
    $200 1
George Washington

Gareth
    $200 14
to scald

Gail
    $200 11
Qantas

Gail
    $200 19
Neil Simon

Gareth
    $200 4
the Yangtze River

Gareth
    $200 26
Bonnie Prince Charlie

Gareth
    $400 2
Benjamin Franklin

Gareth
    $400 15
Dizzy

Gail
    $400 12
(Gareth: What is United?)

Delta

GarethVince
    $400 20
Virginia Woolf

Gail
    $400 5
Mozambique

Gail
    $400 27
Ben Kingsley

Gail
    $600 3
the British Museum

Triple Stumper
    $600 16
tonic

Gail
    $600 13
Aer Lingus

Gareth
    $600 21
Harding

Gareth
    $600 6
the Baltic Sea

Gareth
    $600 30
(Gareth: Who is Donna Summers?)
(Alex: Yes... no.)
(Judges: [Offstage] No!)
(Alex: We all jumped in at the same moment there. Gail or Vince?)
[Beep]
(Alex: Oh, I thought you might have gotten it from that one. Gareth said, "Donna Summers", but her name is [*], no "S".)

Donna Summer

Gareth
Triple Stumper
    $800 9
(Vince: Who is V[inaudible]?)
...
(Alex: Vince, it was another V, [*].)

Voltaire

Vince
Triple Stumper
    $1,000 17
(Alex: The Mystery Writers of America present this award annually, and it's in honor of Edgar Allan Poe, of course.)

the Edgar

Gail
    $800 24
(Alex: And we have about a minute to go in the round.)

Aeroflot

Gail
    $800 22
Harold Pinter

Triple Stumper
    $1,000 7
San Jose

Gareth
    $800 29
George Marshall

Gail
    $1000 10
J.S. Bach

Gareth
    $1000 18
chaff

Gail
    $1000 25
Varig

Vince
    $1000 23
August Strindberg

Triple Stumper
    $1000 8
(Vince: What is Quebec?)

Nova Scotia

GarethVince
    $1000 28
(Gareth: Who is Leeuwenhoek?)

Vesalius

Gareth
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gareth Gail Vince
$7,600 $7,900 $300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

I LOVE LUCY
(Alex: A tribute to a great television series.)
(Alex: Very famous scene from that show, mirror image scene. Let's see if you people recalled it.)
VinceWho is Henry Fonda
$0
GarethWho is John Wayne
$6,999
GailWho is Harpo Marx?
$7,301
Harpo Marx

Final scores:

Gareth Gail Vince
$601 $15,201 $300
2nd place: Gateway 2000 PC + Bassett computer workstation New champion: $15,201 3rd place: Dorling Kindersley gift certificate

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Gareth Gail Vince
$7,400 $7,700 $800
24 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
8 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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