Responses for show #4881 - Monday, November 28, 2005

Bill MacDonald game 5.
Vik Vaz game 1.

Contestants

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Vik Vaz, a medical student from Austin, Texas

Beth Doner, a homemaker from Dearborn, Michigan

Bill MacDonald, an attorney from Bonita Springs, Florida (whose 4-day cash winnings total $75,399)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

NAME THAT BEARD
(Alex: We'll show you some beards, some photos.)
AWARDS & HONORS
BAY "B"
1987 OBITS
HOW'S THAT WORKING OUT FOR YOU?
A PROVERBIAL MESS
(Alex: You'll understand the category when we get into it.)
    $200 8
Abraham Lincoln

Vik
    $200 13
a Tony

Bill
    $200 16
(Vik: What is Miami Bay?)
(Beth: What is the Bay of Biscay?)
...
(Alex: The Bay of Biscay is in Europe.)

Biscayne Bay

BillBethVik
    $200 21
(Bill: Who is Johnny Carson?)
...
(Alex: Who is [*]? "And away we go!")

Jackie Gleason

Bill
Triple Stumper
    $200 3
a bench

Bill
    $200 1
Like father like son

Bill
    $400 10
(Vik: Who is Hatshepsut?)

Ramses II

BethVik
    $400 14
Philadelphia

Bill
    $400 17
[Beth shakes her head when Vik gets in ahead of her]
...
[The audience and players chuckle at Vik's correct response]

the Bay of Biscay

Vik
    $400 22
Andy Warhol

Beth
    $400 12
(Alex: [*], yes, indeed. Tough to do.)

chin-ups (or pull-ups)

Bill
    $400 2
Actions speak louder than words

Beth
    $600 11
Ayatollah Khomeini

Vik
    $900 15
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Bill
    $600 19
Botany Bay

Beth
    $600 23
(Bob) Fosse

Bill
    $600 24
(Bill: What are barbells?)

dumbbells

BillBeth
    $600 4
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

Vik
    $800 7
Karl Marx

Beth
    $800 27
(Warren) Beatty

Bill
    $800 18
Baffin Bay

Beth
    $800 29
Alf Landon

Vik
    $800 25
squats

Vik
    $800 5
Always look on the bright side

Bill
    $1000 9
(Bill: Who is Beckett?)

George Bernard Shaw

BillBeth
    $1000 28
(Vik: Who is Iris Murdoch?)
...
(Alex: [*], that's the book and the movie.)

The Right Stuff

BethVik
    $1000 20
the Bay of Bengal

Vik
    $1000 30
(James) Baldwin

Beth
    $1000 26
Bally (Total Fitness)

Bill
    $1000 6
Better late than never

Vik

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

Bill Beth Vik
$2,100 $2,600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Beth Vik
$3,900 $6,800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SOUTH AMERICAN HISTORY
DE CAMERON
RENAISSANCE MEN
TAKE A MICHIGANDER AT THIS
TECH. ABBREV.
SET UP THE "PIN"S
    $400 1
Columbus

Bill
    $400 11
(Vik: Who is Cesar Borgia?)
(Beth: Who is de Medici?)
(Alex: Which one?)
(Beth: Bob de Medici? I don't know.)
[Laughter]
(Alex: No, there were a number of famous de Medicis, and the one we're concerned with here is [*], not Cosimo.)
[NOTE: It appeared Bill was never given the chance to ring in on this clue.]

Lorenzo de Medici

BethVik
Triple Stumper
    $400 3
Kellogg

Bill
    $400 13
pincers

Vik
    $800 2
Juan Peron

Beth
    $800 12
chansons

Bill
    $800 6
Lindbergh

Vik
    $800 17
Pinups

Bill
    $1200 4
Pinochet

Vik
    $1200 26
(Vik: Who is... Cameron--)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Kirk Cameron

BethVik
    $1200 14
El Greco

Vik
    $3,000 8
(Vik: ...Who is... Willa Cather, Alex?)
(Alex: No. The reference to So Big was a reference to her novel.)

Edna Ferber

Vik
    $1200 24
interface

Bill
    $1200 18
pinto beans

Vik
    $1600 5
Suriname

Beth
    $1600 25
(Cameron) Crowe

Bill
    $1600 15
Raphael

Vik
    $1600 10
(Roger) Chaffee

Beth
    $1600 23
underground storage tank

Triple Stumper
    $1600 19
Mt. Pinatubo

Vik
    $5,000 7
(Alex: You are right, and you're in the lead! Well done!)

Alberto Fujimori

Vik
    $2000 21
Cameron Mackintosh

Triple Stumper
    $2000 16
Brunelleschi

Triple Stumper
    $2000 9
Terry McMillan

Triple Stumper
    $2000 22
total lung capacity

Bill
    $2000 20
Pindar

Vik

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Beth Vik
$11,100 $11,600 $14,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

HERALDIC SYMBOLS
(Alex: That is correct, the War of the Roses.)
BillWhat are red + white?
$5,701
BethWhat are Red & White?
$11,200
VikWhat are white $ red?
$9,001
red & white

Final scores:

Bill Beth Vik
$16,801 $22,800 $23,201
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $23,201

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Bill Beth Vik
$10,800 $11,600 $14,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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