Responses for show #4982 - Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Bob Mesko game 5.

Contestants

Melissa Garber, a copy editor from Orlando, Florida

Luis Sandoval, a production scheduler from Los Angeles, California

Bob Mesko, an arts administrator from Denver, Colorado (whose 4-day cash winnings total $48,998)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THOU CANST BIBLICALLY QUOTE ME
(Alex: We want you to name the person who speaks the lines.)
THE BEST PICTURE OSCAR WINNER
YOU SAY TOMATO
STATE OF DISASTER
SILK
"ZO" FAR SO GOOD
    $200 1
Eve

Melissa
    $200 18
Shakespeare in Love

Bob
    $200 7
a skunk

Luis
    $200 26
Washington

Melissa
    $200 16
a figure eight

Luis
    $200 2
the zodiac

Melissa
    $400 12
Daniel

Bob
    $400 19
(Bob: What is... Chinatown?)

Chicago

BobLuis
    $400 8
cherry tomatoes (a plum tomato accepted)

Melissa
    $400 27
New Jersey

Bob
    $400 17
stockings

Luis
    $400 3
Zorba

Bob
    $600 13
Judas Iscariot

Triple Stumper
    $600 20
The French Connection

Bob
    $600 9
(Luis: What is Africa?)
(Melissa: What is North America?)

South America

BobLuisMelissa
    $600 28
Massachusetts

Bob
    $600 22
parachutes

Luis
    $600 4
a zoologist

Melissa
    $1,200 14
Jonah

Bob
    $800 21
The Silence of the Lambs

Melissa
    $800 10
apple

Luis
    $800 29
(Bob: What is California?)
(Luis: What is Oregon?)

Alaska

BobLuis
Triple Stumper
    $800 24
the mulberry tree

Triple Stumper
    $800 5
Zola

Bob
    $1000 15
Joseph

Melissa
    $1000 23
(Melissa: What is Mister Roberts?)
(Luis: What is Mr. Smith Goes to Washington?)

Mrs. Miniver

BobLuisMelissa
    $1000 11
nightshade

Bob
    $1000 30
West Virginia

Melissa
    $1000 25
Justinian

Bob
    $1000 6
Zoroaster

Melissa

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

Bob Luis Melissa
$4,400 $400 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Luis Melissa
$7,000 $200 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

PLAYWRIGHTS
ORDER IN THE COURTROOM TV
THE NEAREST NATIONAL CAPITAL TO...
SHRIMPING
(Alex: We're gonna need both names in each response in...)
ANOTHER ATTEMPT AT ALLITERATION
WEBSTER'S 2005 TOP WORD SEARCHES
(Alex: That is, of course, on Merriam-Webster's Internet web site.)
    $400 16
O'Neill

Melissa
    $400 1
(Bob: What is The Practice?)

Boston Legal

BobMelissa
    $400 21
Havana

Luis
    $400 26
(Melissa: What are jumbo shrimp?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Melissa: Ooh... I don't know.)
...
(Alex: Jumbo shrimp and colossal shrimp are usually referred to as [*]. That's what we're going for.)

prawns

Melissa
Triple Stumper
    $400 11
Ronald Reagan

Melissa
    $400 2
a tsunami

Bob
    $800 17
Beckett

Bob
    $800 3
Perry Mason

Bob
    $1,200 22
Mexico City

Luis
    $800 27
a turtle

Melissa
    $800 12
Howard Hughes

Bob
    $800 5
pandemic

Bob
    $1200 18
Harold Pinter

Triple Stumper
    $1200 4
Matlock

Melissa
    $1200 23
Reykjavik

Melissa
    $1200 28
(Melissa: What is seaweed?)

rice

LuisMelissa
    $1200 13
Paul Prudhomme

Luis
    $1200 7
contempt

Triple Stumper
    $1600 19
Bertolt Brecht

Bob
    $1600 6
Night Court

Melissa
    $1600 24
(Luis: What is Madrid?)
...
(Alex: [*], in Morocco, yes.)

Rabat

BobLuis
    $1600 29
butterfly

Melissa
    $2,000 14
Ken Kesey

Luis
    $1600 8
(Luis: Who is the College of Cardinals?)

the Conclave of Cardinals

BobLuis
    $2000 20
Clifford Odets

Bob
    $2000 10
L.A. Law

Melissa
    $2000 25
Wellington, New Zealand

Triple Stumper
    $2000 30
(Alex: No one wants to ring in and try to come up with [*]. Little [*].)

swimmerets

Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
Billy Budd

Bob
    $2000 9
(Melissa: What is ethics?)

integrity

Melissa
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Luis Melissa
$19,000 $3,000 $9,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICAN POLITICIANS
LuisWho is Jimmy Carter?
$0
MelissaWho is John McCain?
$9,600
BobWho is Jimmy Carter
$601
Jimmy Carter

Final scores:

Bob Luis Melissa
$19,601 $3,000 $200
5-day champion: $68,599 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Bob Luis Melissa
$18,600 $2,200 $9,800
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
18 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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