Thursday, November 08, 2012

"Jeopardy!" 11/8

Terry Parker (Cutler Bay, FL)- A wrestling coach, History teacher at Westminster Christian School & former 25-yr. Marine Colonel
Francesca Leibowitz (Brooklyn)- Poly Prep Country Day School (opened in 1854)
John Hines (Tacoma, WA)- Todd Beamer HS

First Category Chalkboard:
WHERE'S THAT?
FILL IN THE QUOTE
JEOPARDY! ENNUI
50 YEARS OF JAMES BOND FILMS (to honor "Skyfall" premiering in theaters tomorrow)
BUSINESS IS GOOD
"RE"-CESS

The $800 Bond clue gives John a shot at a DD w/ $2K; he has a $600 early lead on Terry & Franesca's a C-note in the hole. Terry tries for the doubler:

The title of the 16th Bond film, it's also what's denoted by the "00" prefix.

"What is 'License to Kill'?"...he's got $4K, but he's dipped to $3K at the first recess; Terry has 1/3 the leader's score & Franesca's currently sitting on -$800. 

ATTEMPTED LACH TRASH: $1,400
UNATTEMPTED LACH TRASH: $1,800
TOTAL LACH TRASH: $3,200

Post-J! Round Scores:
John: $7,200
Francesca: $600
Terry: $3,400

Next Six Subjects:
FIZZ ED
DOUBLE-TALK NAMES
CLEOPATRA
TOUGH 2-LETTER WORDS
RUSSIAN NOVELISTS
WEIRDPODGE

Francesca scoops out a DD in the center Cleopatra screen w/ a positive $1,400, compared to Terry's $3,400 & John's $7,600. Her $2K answer is:

When she took the throne of Egypt, Cleopatra claimed to be the living embodiment of this Egyptian goddess.

"Who is Isis?"...correct to tie for second place. The last DD hidden in the $1,600 Russian Novelists box's claimed by John at $13,200; he leads Terry by three thou & Francesca by seven. Again, for another two:

From 1945-1953, he was imprisoned in labor camps for writing a letter critical of Stalin.

"Who is (Aleksandr) Solzhenitsyn?"...that guy sends John to $15,200!

ATTEMPTED LT: $4K
UNATTEMPTED LT: $5,200
TOTAL DJ! LT: $9,200

Scores Going Into Final J!:
John: $15,200
Francesca: $7,400
Terry: $11K

CORYAT SCORES:

John: $13,600
Francesca: $6,600

Terry: $11K

FJ! TOPIC: U.S. Cities.

The seal of this historic New England city has the phrase "What a glorious morning for America" & the date "April 19".

FRANCESCA:
Response: "What is Boston?" 
FLUNK FOR $5K

TERRY:
Response: SAME AS FRANCESCA
Final score: $6,799


JOHN:
Response: "What is Plymouth?" (Correct: What is Lexington?)
Final score: $8,399- AUTOMATIC SEMI-FINALIST


EPISODE RATING: 6

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