Responses for show #42 - Tuesday, November 6, 1984

Airdate approximate

Contestants

Don Branten, a computer programmer from Escondido, California

Cathy Pentecost, a music teacher originally from Phoenix, Arizona

Michael Backes, a puzzle designer originally from Tucson, Arizona (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,300)

Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
FOOD
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
TV TRIVIA
ROAD WORK
    $100 1
Ireland

Don
    $100 13
Long John Silver

Don
    $100 4
(Mike: What are Newtons?)
(Alex: Yes, what is [*]?)

Newton

Mike
    $100 14
Hershey

Mike
    $100 8
(Mike: Who is Will Geer?)

John Ritter

MikeDon
    $100 20
(Don: [*], Jack.)
[No mention is made of Don's lack of proper phrasing.]

hit the road

Don
    $200 2
Iran

Don
    $200 24
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the tortoise

Mike
    $200 5
corn

Mike
    $200 15
Mazda

Mike
    $200 9
(Don: Who is Carol Burnett?)
[Shocked audience reaction]

Vicki Lawrence

CathyDon
    $200 21
the streets of San Francisco

Mike
    $300 3
Great Britain

Mike
    $300 6
iron

Mike
    $300 16
Gerber

Mike
    $300 10
murder (murdering his wife)

Don
    $400 22
(Alex: [While the song plays] Less than a minute to go in the round, by the way, Michael.)
[Michael bops along to the song]
(Alex: The answer or question anytime, Michael.)
[ERRATUM: The singer's first name is Eddy.]
[The song was not reprised going into the break.]

"Electric Avenue"

Mike
    $400 7
a tomato

Don
    $400 17
(Don: Who is Coca-Cola?)

Pepsi-Cola

MikeDon
    $400 11
(Mike: Uh, what is sportswriter & drama critic?)

sportswriter & photographer

MikeCathy
    $400 23
(Mike: Uh, what is 42nd Street?)

Tin Pan Aley

MikeCathy
    $500 19
(Mike: Who is Wrigley?)
(Cathy: Who is Chiclet?)
...
(Alex: Chiclet, I like that. Olé, I am Chiclet.)
[Laughter]

General Antonio López de Santa Anna

MikeCathy
Triple Stumper
    $500 18
Burpee

Mike
    $500 12
(Don: What is Jackie Gleason Show?)

I Love Lucy

CathyDon

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Mike Cathy Don
$400 $600 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Cathy Don
$1,800 $1,000 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ANATOMY
THE '50s
FAMILIAR PHRASES
SPORTS
GOVERNMENT
MOVIES
    $200 2
(Mike: Uh, what is smiling?)

frowning

MikeCathy
    $200 19
a big top (tent)

Mike
    $200 13
(Mike: Uh, what is broke?)

dead

MikeCathy
    $200 1
walk

Mike
    $200 10
(Mike: What is uh,...)

an election

MikeCathy
    $200 3
(Don: Who is Mae West?)
(Alex: Wrong, I don't believe Mae West ever said that. Michael?)
[Laughter]
(Alex: At least not to a man.)

Greta Garbo

MikeDon
    $400 4
(Don: [Says nothing])

bitter

MikeDon
    $400 20
49

Mike
    $400 15
to take a gander

Don
    $400 9
love

Mike
    $400 12
(Don: What is delegate?)

a candidate

MikeDon
    $400 7
Every Which Way But Loose

Mike
    $600 5
plasma

Mike
    $600 21
Secretary of State

Mike
    $600 23
(Alex: Less than a minute to go in the round.)
...
(Mike: What is smelling sweeter than a rose?)
(Alex: Hmm, I'll give you one more shot at it.)
(Mike: What is coming out smelling sweeter than a rose?)
(Alex: [*]. All right, we'll give it to you in that case.)

Come out smelling like a rose

Mike
    $600 16
roller derby

Mike
    $800 18
(Mike: Um, what are um, lobbyists groups?)

non-partisan

Mike
    $600 11
Hollywoodland

Mike
    $800 6
(Don: What is red?)

blue

CathyDon
    $800 22
(Cathy: What is religion?)

reincarnation

MikeCathy
    $1,600 24
(Mike: Uh, hat is, um, um, cast down the glove?)
(Alex: You're thinking of throwing the gauntlet?)

throw one's hat into the ring

Mike
    $800 25
(Don: [Says nothing])
...
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]
(Alex: For the second consecutive day, Michael, you have treated the two challengers very shabbily indeed.)
[Laughter]

an anarchist

MikeDon
    $800 14
Apocalypse Now

Mike
    $1000 8
vitamin D

Don
    $1000 17
Slim Pickens

Mike

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Cathy Don
$7,800 $1,600 -$1,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE BIBLE
CathyWho is Cain?
$1,500
MikeWho is Joshua?
$800
Joseph

Final scores:

Mike Cathy Don
$7,000 $100 -$1,000
3-day champion: $31,300 2nd place: Merillat oak modular shelving system 3rd place: Char-Broil grill & Vintner Cork Master

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Mike Cathy Don
$10,100 $1,600 -$1,000
29 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
2 W
9 R,
8 W

Combined Coryat: $10,700

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