Responses for show #8475 - Friday, September 24, 2021

Matt Amodio game 28.
Matt breaks the $1 million mark.

Contestants

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Rebecca Fox, an administrative assistant from Pasadena, California

Troy Pozirekides, a written communications specialist from Santa Monica, California

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 27-day cash winnings total $955,201)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

ROYALTY AROUND US
THE MIDDLE AGES
GET-TOGETHERS
"AND" SO FORTH
CHANNEL
NO. 5
    $200 27
a cobra

Troy
    $200 26
Crusade

Matt
    $200 29
tailgate

Matt
    $200 19
grand slam

Matt
    $200 28
Food Network

Matt
    $200 30
Beethoven

Matt
    $400 22
Prince Edward Island

Matt
    $400 21
Hanseatic

Matt
    $400 25
luau

Matt
    $400 18
spandex

Rebecca
    $400 23
MTV

Troy
    $400 24
Washington

Troy
    $600 16
the Princess phone

Triple Stumper
    $600 15
Eleanor

Matt
    $600 14
Tupperware parties

Troy
    $600 12
chandler

Matt
    $600 17
E!

Troy
    $600 20
(King) Arthur

Matt
    $800 10
(Alex) Haley

Matt
    $800 4
Thomas Aquinas

Matt
    $800 9
quinceaƱera

Matt
    $800 8
abandon

Troy
    $800 11
Starz

Troy
    $800 13
BMW

Troy
    $1000 2
(Benny) Goodman

Matt
    $1000 1
Robert the Bruce

Matt
    $3,800 5
(Matt: What's... convention?)

symposium

Matt
    $1000 7
a bandolier

Troy
    $1000 3
HGTV

Matt
    $1000 6
(Mayim: Yes, iambic [*].)

pentameter

Matt

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

Matt Troy Rebecca
$3,800 $4,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Troy Rebecca
$6,600 $5,600 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ITALY
NOVELS BY QUOTE
FURRY ROAD
NOTABLE ASIAN AMERICANS
SIGNATURE SONGS
TOUGH VOCABULARY
    $400 26
Vesuvius

Matt
    $400 24
Around the World in Eighty Days

Matt
    $400 29
a lion

Troy
    $400 30
Yahoo!

Matt
    $400 28
"Danke Schoen"

Matt
    $400 27
refraction

Matt
    $800 20
Genoa

Matt
    $800 11
Animal Farm

Matt
    $800 23
a skunk

Troy
    $800 21
Manhattan Project

Matt
    $800 25
"Conga"

Triple Stumper
    $800 22
sojourn

Matt
    $1200 5
Turin

Matt
    $1200 10
[Laughter]

Rebecca

Rebecca
    $1200 2
coyote

Matt
    $6,000 8
(I.M.) Pei

Matt
    $1200 19
[NOTE: Matt did not include the leading article in the song's title.]

"The Devil Went Down To Georgia"

Matt
    $1200 18
tatami

Matt
    $1600 4
Florence

Matt
    $2,000 1
(Rebecca: Ah... what is A Tale of Two Cities?)

Frankenstein

Rebecca
    $1600 17
wallaby

Matt
    $1600 3
(Troy: Who is Kwan?)
(Rebecca: Who is Tara Lipinski?)

Kristi Yamaguchi

TroyRebecca
Triple Stumper
    $1600 13
(Matt: What's "Bad Moon Rising"?)

"Born On The Bayou"

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $1600 16
artisanal

Matt
    $2000 6
Calabria

Triple Stumper
    $2000 9
(Rebecca: What is Slaughterhouse-Five?)

War of the Worlds

Rebecca
Triple Stumper
    $2000 12
otters

Troy
    $2000 7
(Department of) Energy

Matt
    $2000 15
"Dr. Feelgood"

Matt
    $2000 14
funicular

Matt

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Troy Rebecca
$31,800 $7,200 -$4,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORY OF THE 19-TEENS
(Mayim: [To Troy] We're gonna accept that spelling... the combination "U-I" can give us the "oo" sound as in the final "cruise" of the [*].)
...
(Mayim: [To Matt] Your total for today is $48,800, bringing you to a 28-day total of $1,004,001.)
[Cheers and applause]
TroyWhat is the Luisitania?
$7,200
MattWhat is Lusitania Titanic?
$17,000
the Lusitania

Final scores:

Matt Troy Rebecca
$48,800 $14,400 -$4,000
28-day champion: $1,004,001 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Matt Troy Rebecca
$30,800 $7,200 -$2,000
38 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
1 W
2 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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