Thursday, May 19, 2011

5/19/2011 Results

TPiR: We have a unique IUFB #1 presentation as soon as Anneliese Parish, Jerome Kimes, Lynn Armbruster & Daniel McCarthy, Jr. all come out of the Peanut Gallery- it's a three-night trip to the Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach, CA (George's podium!).

Daniel: $1K/Lynn: $1,999/Jerome: $2,100/Annelise: $1,200

ARP: $1,792

Annelise, however, WON'T be taking a $10,434 WaveRunner (Manuela at Door #3) anyplace after hitting the Range Game button at only $10,190-$10,340 on a board that started at exactly 10 grand.

Who will "Come on Down" fifth is Kelly Lang & the second PUFB's a Danby wine fridge (Gwen behind GPT).

Daniel: $875/Lynn: $1,099/Jerome: $1,100/KELLY: $800

ARP: $1,599

Jerome plays the Clock Game for $1K & a $2.5K Samsung 60" LCD HDTV (Gwen at Door #2).

1. La-Z-Boy chair ($549)(Manuela)
BIDS: $300, $350, $425, $500, $670, $650, $630, $590, $540, $580, $575, $560, $550, $545, $547 & one ups from there
TIME LEFT: :08

2. Playstation 3/XBOX 360 package ($770)(Gwen)
BIDS: $800, $750, $760, $775, WIN W/ A SECOND LEFT!

Sixth is the front row's Julienne Courtney & the third one-bid prize's a Reebok elliptical trainer (Gwen behind rising sign).

Daniel: $1,901/Lynn: $1,902/JULIENNE: $1,800/Kelly: $1,900

ARP: $2K

Lynn plays Five Price Tags for the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport (Manuela). There they are:

$23,490
$21,499
$22,640
$20,775
$25,191


1. Wristwatch/walkie talkie (Manuela)
PRICE: $30
PICK: FALSE- NO

2. Foot massage spa (Gwen)
PRICE: $150
PICK: FALSE- $99

3. flip video camera (Manuela)
PRICE: $89
PICK: TRUE- $150

4. Travel power converter (Gwen)
PRICE: $40
PICK: FALSE- NO

SOLE CAR GUESS: $25,191 (ARP: $20,775)

SHOWCASE SHOWDOWN #1:
Annelise ($1,792): 45 + 70 = OVER BY $.15
Lynn ($2,099): $.95
Jerome ($6,418): 50 + 70 = OVER BY TWO DIMES; LYNN'S IN

The next man called for is Silver Panlasigui (whose wife's named Gina according to his blue shirt) & IUFB #4 on the train turns out to be some evolution Rage power tools (Gwen).

Daniel: $911/SILVER: $800/Julienne: BUCK/Kelly: $910

ARP: $600

Julienne's assignment is to find the prize out of these three that has the One Wrong Price- an Althaise whirlpool bathtub w/ a built-in 7" LCD TV marked at $3,860 (Manuela), an Apple electronics package that includes an iMac marked at $3,175 & pairs of Cape Spade purses & wallets marked at $1,140 (Gwen). Her gut's telling her the electronics...$2,097!

Orange player #3's Brooke Capelouto & IUFB #5's a Frigidaire stainless-steel dishwasher (Manuela behind splitting sign).

Daniel: $1.5K/Silver: $1K/BROOKE: $900/Kelly: $950

All are over.

Daniel: $590/Silver: $651/Brooke: $750/Kelly: $650

ARP: $699

Silver's playing That's Too Much for something that has a color that just about matches his first name- the 2011 Toyota Corolla (Gwen at Door #3).

1. $15,206
2. $17,175
3. $19,004
4. $21,480 (after Gina asks for clarification on the kind of car)- LOSS (ARP: $18,060)

Lastly is Sylvia Butler & the concluding IUFB's a Powell gaming table w/ a couple chairs from csnstore.com (both at Door #3). Daniel will get to bid last even though he's been here the whole show.

Daniel: $651/SYLVIA: $450/Brooke: $500/Kelly: $650

ARP: $796- Daniel finally gets out of Contestant's Row!

He then plays the Grand Game w/ $5.50 as the target price. Today's groceries are Francesco Rinaldi Pasta Sauce, Liquid Plumr Foaming Pipe Snake, Sanka Coffee, Wilson Royal Blue Decorating Gel, Nestle Lil' Drumsticks & Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Topping.

1. Sauce- $1.99 ($10)
2. Topping- $2.49 ($100)
3. Drumsticks- $5.99

Snake- $4.69
Coffee- $6.69
Gel- $2.99

Bobby's Thursday Pricing Game Lineup:

1. Clock Game
2. Five Price Tags
3. Range Game
4. One Wrong Price
5. Grand Game
6. That's Too Much

SCSD #2:
Silver ($699): 20 + 35 = $.55
Daniel ($896): 50 + 75 = OVER BY A QUARTER
Julienne ($7,697): WIN W/ $.60

OFF-ROAD SHOWCASE:

Left of Door #2- Phat Cycle for men (Gwen)
Right of Door #2- Honda TRX-90 ATV (Gwen)
In Door #2- Jeep Wrangler (Manuela)

JULIENNE BIDS 26 GRAND ON JEEP SHOWCASE

MY BID FOR JEEP SHOWCASE: $26,234

BBQ SHOWCASE:

Door #1- Cook-N'-Dine Teppenyaki table (Manuela)
Door #4- Six-night trip to The Peabody in Memphis (Gwen)
Door #3- Harley-Davidson Sportster 48 (Manuela)

LYNN BIDS $20,166 ON TRIP/MOTORCYCLE SHOWCASE

MY BID FOR TRIP/MOTORCYCLE SHOWCASE: $20,234

LYNN'S SHOWCASE:
BID: $20,166
ARP: $22,494
DIFFERENCE: $2,228

JULIENNE'S SHOWCASE:
BID: $26,000
ARP: $26,404 (I would've DSWed)
DIFFERENCE: $404- WIN!

Julienne wins the Jeep & $34,101 in prizes. If only she had gone w/ my Jeep Showcase bid...

TODAY'S PG RECORD: 2-4
TOTAL WINNINGS: $46,005

TNG: Thursday's teams are walking in:

Shannon & Ciemone (who have the same shoe size)
Joe & Nancy (he forget the wedding ring 15 minutes before their wedding took place)
James & Kelly (Louisville, KY)

Round 1:

1. Would you describe your wife's rear storage compartment as a glove compartment, the trunk of a car or an entire garage?
2. "When my wife & I had our first fight about ____________, I knew the honeymoon was definitely over."
3. What musical artist's most represented in your wife's personal CD collection?

SHANNON & CIEMONE:
1. Trunk (originally garage)- TRUNK (5)
2. My flirting- FLIRTING (10)
3. Whitney Houston- JENNIFER HUDSON

JOE & NANCY:
1. Trunk (of a Cadillac)- TRUNK (5)
2. Our son- SCHEDULES (she's frequently late)
3. Janet Jackson- JANET JACKSON (10)

JAMES & KELLY:
1. Trunk- COMPARTMENT
2. Him flirting w/ a girl at a bar- CLEANING UP AFTER HIMSELF
3. Lil' Wayne (thanks to the audience)- LIL' WAYNE (5)

SECOND HONEYMOON: Windjammer Landing

ROUND 2:

1. If we were to film an extreme close-up of your husband's feet while having sex, would we think he's doing push-ups, electroshock therapy or hula-hooping?
macy's Question of the Night: "If my husband gave me free range to spruce up his wardrobe, the first thing I'd buy for him is a new ____________."
3. What's the first impression you had of your husband that you quickly learned was dead wrong?
30-POINT BONUS QUESTION: "On my husband's sexual report card, he'd get an A when it comes to ________, but he'd get a 'needs improvement' when it comes to _________."

CIEMONE & SHANNON:
1. Therapy- THERAPY (20)
2. (Pair of) shoes- SHOES (30)
3. Shy- BEING MORE OF A HOMEBODY
BONUS: Rubbing her feet & nothing- RUBBING HER FEET & NOTHING (60)

NANCY & JOE:
1. Therapy- PUSH-UPS
2. Shoes- UNDERWEAR
3. Mean at first- ANNOYING/BOTHERSOME (20)
BONUS: Getting in the mood & nothing- SEX & FOREPLAY

KELLY & JAMES:
1. Therapy- PUSH-UPS
2. Pants- PANTS (15)
3. Much younger than she thought he was (he's 16 years older than her, to be exact)- HIS AGE (25)
BONUS: Foreplay & frequency- TECHNIQUE & FREQUENCY (35)

Consolation Prize: Cuisinart Elite food processor

WoF: I still can't believe we're this close to having this last week from New Orleans be a grand slam. Let's focus on tonight's extravaganza & the $1K Food & Drink Toss-Up puzzle:

O _ S T E R S

_ _ C K _ _ _ _ L _ R

This is the dish that caused Bert Convy to blurt out "oyster" as the answer to a "Super Password" puzzle over 20 years ago; Michael knows it's OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER. Time once again to go down the line in greeting our players:

Michael Martinez (Marrero, LA)-A French Quarter bartender & crawfish fan w/ the nickname of "Cha-Cha" because he was a former 20-year ballroom dancing teacher
Jessi Cantrell (St. Rose, LA)- A woman who recently got her Master's Degree in Criminology & got engaged to Jeff; she has an identical twin sister named Abby & getting on this show was one of the items on her bucket list (also on there are skydiving & traveling to Italy & London)
Azure Bridgewater (Baton Rouge)- A Southern University at Baton Rouge sophomore who's a member of the Beta Alpha Chapter of Sigma Gamma RHO, Incorporated

$2K TU subject's On the Map:

_ H E / _ _ U T H

_ _ / _ _ _ _ C _

Jessi goes w/ THE SOUTH OF FRANCE...correct for control.

The showcased trip's to the Silverado Resort & Spa in Napa Valley worth $9,250 & the Eggland's Best Jackpot Round category's What Are You Doing? Jessi opens by calling two N's for $800 & a $300 G & buying three I's, but she then loses the rest of her money to the Bankrupt next to the $2.5K wedge. Secondly, Azure calls three S's for $1.5K, purchases an A at the start of the third & final word, calls two T's to triple up & buys three E's & two O's & U's to clean out the vowels before Bankrupting on the Million Dollar Wedge's right side to toss aside $1.5K. Following Michael's call of D for dud while on the top dollar space, Jessi lights up a $900 J & we have...

E N J O _ I N G

S _ _ U _ _ T I O U S

A _ _ E T I _ E _ S

...she's ENJOYING SCRUMPTIOUS APPETIZERS to turn her two grand into three.

SOLE DUD: $2.5K D (Michael)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (women)
LEFT BEHIND IN JACKPOT: $10,100

Once we're in a Same Name Round, Azure calls a $300 R & two S's to tack on a C-note, buys three E's, puts up three N's for the MDW, a $550 L & a $900 V & buys an A before lighting two Y's for 1,800 more dollars & buying the last vowels of two I's. After she Free Plays a $500 K, she duds out w/ M to leave the MDW & $4,300 on the table. That allows Michael to control a $600 D...

S E V E N - L A Y E R

& / S K I N N Y

D I _

...& he gets the doubler w/ SEVEN-LAYER & SKINNY DIP.

SOLE DUD: $800 M (Azure)

He also keeps command as we go into the Mystery/Prize Puzzle Round w/ a subject of Phrase; this puzzle's large. First up are four T's for that Wild Card, two N's for the Napa getaway, an $800 D but then a dud of S. Second for Jessi are a $400 R but then a dud in L while on the Mystery Wedge in between FP & Lose a Turn. Third, Azure calls her second consecutive dud of W. On Michael's second turn of the round, he has a $1,200 pair of C's, five A's & four O's lit, but he then hits the other regular Bankrupt to lose the WC & $10,750 in cash & trip. Afterwards, Jessi tries to solve this...

_ O _ / C A N ' T

_ A _ _ / _ O _ R

C A _ _ / A N D

_ A T / _ T / T O O

...she says "YOU CAN'T HAVE YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT, TOO" for $400 more & the mystery vacation to the Marriott St. Kitts Resort at The Royal Beach Casino worth $6,230, adding to her lead w/ $9,630 in cash & trip.

DUDS: L (Jessi), $450 S (Michael), $800 W (Azure)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Michael

TONIGHT'S SPIN ID: GK9954398 (Georgette K. from California)

The category of the TU valued at $3K is Proper Name:

_ _ _ A N

O ' B _ _ _ N

Now currently hosting a one-hour cable talk show on Mondays-Thursdays every week, Michael knows about CONAN O'BRIEN to go to five G's.

In the Kitchen is the Last Chance Round topic of the evening & consonants are worth $1,600 a pop. He starts w/ two N's...

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

_ _ N / _ _ _ N _ _

...he solves ELECTRIC CAN OPENER too quickly, so he'll have to settle for a second-place cash haul of $8,200. As a result, Azure gets the $1K gooseegg prize & Jessi hangs on for the victory w/ $9,630 in cash & St. Kitts.

Only $18,830 in cash & travel has been awarded up to this point on the evening.

PERFECT ROUND

TONIGHT'S BANKRUPT TRASH (excluding WC): $13,100 in cash & California

Maxwell House Big Money Round: Jenni spins the C & this latest bonus Thing lights up at the start:

_ _ T

T _ _ _ _

She calls HBCO &...

H O T

T O _ _ C

...the HOT TOPIC here's that she says HOT TONIC instead right away, but she does recover about halfway in the countdown to win...










































































































































































































...the $30K & a total of $39,630 in cash & vacation; $30K's also in the Rebuilding Together charity bank & we have a new total for the week of $307,505 in cash & stuff!

Tonight's featured entree is Trout Pontchartrain from Restaurant August (narrated by Vanna).

BTW, next April, "Wheel" will come to Portland, OR to shoot four weeks of shows!

J!: Lisa Bloomberg tries to at least get into the Tournament of Champions picture tonight at the expense of:

Beverly Jones (originally from Spokane, WA)- Non-profit attorney
Matt Neville (Hamden, CT)- Deli clerk

First Round Menu:

BESTSELLERS OF THE 1950s
SUPER BOWL MVPs
TAXED BY TAXES
YOU SAY MYANMAR, I SAY BURMA
TAKING STOCK
3 Bs, IF YOU PLEASE

The ladies are tied for first place w/ $2K, but it's Lisa who picks the Daily Double at the end of 3 B's; Matt has $600. For another $1.5K, here's Lisa's clue:

A person who hates or fears books.

"Who is a bibliophobe?"...correct she is for $3.5K. By the time the first break starts, Matt's doubled up & Lisa's just barely in Lock Game Territory w/ $4,100.

LACH TRASH (all unattempted): $3,800

After First Round:

Lisa: $6,700
Matt: $2,800
Beverly: $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Categories:

PRESIDENTS OF THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS
TATTOOED LADIES
COIN OF THE REALM
"P"s & "Q"s (each correct response contains at least one P & Q)
MILTON
BRADLEY

On the third clue in Coin of the Realm to begin this round, Matt makes it a True DD. For $6,400 or nothing, this would be the answer he's working w/:

2003: 1,000 Tugrik depicting Chinggis Khan.

"What is Mongolia?"...also the name of a toilet seat brand, he got it & is within $300 of the lead! Towards round's end, Beverly has a DD courtesy of the center spot regarding those Presidents of the Continental Congress; she's in third w/ $8K & trails Lisa by $1,900 for second, while Matt's just shy of LGT at $18,400. She's trying to climb to the $10K level after seeing this clue:

This Declaration signer from Massachusetts served the longest as President of Congress, 30 months.

"Who is John Adams?"...NOT him; it was another John, Hancock. She's dipped to six.

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: $2K (Coin)
UNATTEMPTED LACH TRASH: $4,800
TOTAL DJ! LACH TRASH: $6,800

Following DJ!:

Lisa: $11,100
Matt: $20,400
Beverly: $8,800- MATHEMATICALLY ELIMINATED

CORYAT SCORES:

Lisa: $10,600
Matt: $18,400
Beverly: $10,800

FINAL JEOPARDY! SUBJECT: Long-Running Films.

Playing in theaters since 1975, this film has had the longest continuous theatrical run in movie history.


BEVERLY:
Response: "What is the 'Rocky Horror Picture Show'?"
Wager: $800
Final score: $9,600

Lisa Bloomberg...also gets it to nearly double her Thursday cash to $22,100...but it's Matt Neville who wins this match w/ $23K. Lisa leaves w/ 57 grand.

Wipeout: The Spring season ends w/ engaged couples.

Qualifier: This begins w/ the Love Boat Launch & ends w/ a wedding cake-themed Kitchen.

Notable Qualifiers:

Cory Pinkerton & Karla Kosut (1.5 years): 7:07.1
Eric Telaak & Angela Todaro (sweethearts from college): 6:34.3

The other four teams headed to the Scareousel are Ryan Stangl & Tiffany Bartram, Adam Latka & Victoria Trapiani, Brian Hunt (no, NOT the all-time "Card Sharks" winner) & Katie Carlston and Justin Green & Kelly Konon.

Advancing to the Third Round Course titled The Wipeout Wedding Chapel:

1. Brian & Katie
2. Adam & Victoria
3. Angela & Eric

GOING TO THE WIPEOUT ZONE:

1. Brian & Katie
2. Adam & Victoria

THE WZ: BTW, Jill Wagner announces that tonight's champions will also win a one-week Disney Cruise Line voyage to the Mexican Riviera!

MEN:

Brian: 6:12.48
Adam: 9:00.86

WOMEN:

Katie: 12:08.17 = 18:20.65
Victoria: LOSS

Millionaire Thursday:

Game 1
Game 2

(Also today: On "Let's Make a Deal", Angela dropped from the $8,999 spa to a $2,478 home office behind Door #3; the Big Deal of the Day worth $33,116 was behind Door #1 & it was a Sanibel sailboat & the Mediterranean Cruise...Despite winning the first two rounds of "Catch 21" this afternoon, video gamer Dorothy Peterson from Fairfax, VA ultimately lost the maingame, $1K & the Reno trip to Sokratis right away in the final round. Sokratis then busted out in the endgame on the $5K level.)

Episode ratings:

8: "The Newlywed Game" & "Wipeout"
7: "Jeopardy!" & "The Price is Right"
6: "Catch 21", "Let's Make a Deal", "Millionaire" & "Wheel of Fortune"

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