Tuesday, August 19, 2008

"Catch 21" 8/19

Here are the next three players:

Jim (Chicago)- Handyman
Rebecca Vallela (New Jersey)- Realtor
Matt Kanutsen (originally from Honolulu)- Sound technician

OPENING ROUND 1 CARDS:

JIM: 7 OF SPADES
REBECCA: 9 OF CLUBS
MATT: KING OF SPADES

Audrey Hepburn’s long black dress from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” sold at auction for how much?

A: $259K
B: $533K
C: $807K

MATT: $807,000- CORRECT (100)

CARD: 8 OF DIAMONDS; FREEZES AT 18

Which of these would best describe a resident of Connecticut?

A: Nutmegger
B: Cheesehead
C: Hoosier

JIM: Nutmegger- YOU BET (100)

CARD: KING OF HEARTS; KEEPS IT (17)

Who was convicted of tax evasion after he failed to pay the taxes on his grand prize after winning the first season of “Survivor”?

REBECCA: Richard Hatch- YOU BET (100)

CARD: JACK OF SPADES; FREEZES AT 19

JIM:
CARD #4: QUEEN OF HEARTS; REBECCA WINS (600)

OPENING CARDS IN ROUND 2:

JIM: 7 OF DIAMONDS
REBECCA: 7 OF CLUBS
MATT: 4 OF HEARTS

Which of these words is NOT part of the Pledge of Alliegance?

A: Freedom
B: Liberty
C: Republic

REBECCA: Freedom- YES (700)
CARD: 2 OF SPADES; PASSES TO MATT (6)

According to a TV Guide survey, which of these TV weddings ranked #1?

A: Luke & Lara (“General Hospital”)
B: Charlotte & Harry (“Sex and the City”)
C: Donna & David (“Beverly Hills, 90210”)

MATT: Luke & Lara- CORRECT (200)

CARD: ACE OF DIAMONDS; KEEPS IT (7 or 17)

What kind of animal is a tit mouse?

A: Rodent
B: Bird
C: Spider

JIM: Rodent- NO
MATT: Spider- TRIPLE STUMPER

Jennifer Lopez was once a member of which all-female dance crew?

MATT: “In Living Color”- ZONK ANSWER OF THE WEEK NOMINEE

A: The Rockettes
B: The Fly Girls
C: PCD

JIM: The Fly Girls- YES (200)

CARD: 9 OF DIAMONDS; PASSES TO MATT (16)

This year, Jack Nicholson revealed that he would like one more what?

A: Oscar
B: Batman role
C: Fling

MATT: Oscar- WRONG AGAIN
REBECCA: Fling- RIGHT (800)

CARD: 5 OF HEARTS; PASSES TO JIM (12)

Which Latin phrase means “in reality”?

A: et cetera
B: de facto
C: per se

MATT: per se- INCORRECT AGAIN
JIM: de facto- RIGHT (300)

CARD: JACK OF HEARTS; BUSTS MATT AND IS ELIMINATED FROM THE GAME

What musical star played Grace’s mom on “Will & Grace”?

A: Barbra Streisand
B: Ann Miller
C: Debbie Reynolds

REBECCA: Debbie Reynolds- RIGHT (900)

CARD: QUEEN OF DIAMONDS- WINS ANOTHER ROUND

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND BASE CARDS:

JIM: QUEEN OF SPADES
REBECCA: 6 OF CLUBS

In total, how many sides are there on the Pentagon?

REBECCA: 5- RIGHT

CARD: 8 OF SPADES; PASSES TO JIM (18)

Which of these colleges is Conan O’ Brien’s Ivy League alma matter?

A: Yale
B: Princeton
C: Harvard

JIM: Princeton- INCORRECT
REBECCA: Yale- TRIPLE STUMPER

Which of the following celebrities served in the Israeli Army?

A: Debra Winger
B: Barbra Streisand
C: Jamie Lee Curtis

REBECCA: Jamie Lee Curtis- WRONG AGAIN
JIM: Debra Winger- RIGHT; FREEZES AT 18

REBECCA:
CARD #3: QUEEN OF CLUBS (16)
CARD #4: 8 OF HEARTS; JIM WINS

Super Catch 21: Jim is not in the best of shape here, because he’s only the second player ever to only bring one Power Chip here…lucky for him, he gets on the board after four chances. Here’s what’s on the board so far:

HAND #1: (2H)(JC) = 12
HAND #2: 9 OF HEARTS
HAND #3: (6D)(JD)(5D) = CLEARED

PASSED: 3 OF HEARTS

CARD #5: 10 OF CLUBS; PLACED IN HAND #2 (19); GOES ON

CARD #6: 3 OF DIAMONDS; PLACED IN HAND #1 (15); GOES ON

CARD #7: 10 OF HEARTS- LOSS

He got too greedy for his own good today.

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