Friday, November 30, 2012

"Millionaire" 11/30- END OF ANOTHER DOUBLE MONEY WEEK

Paula will wrap up her game very soon.

5. Which of the following isn't the last name of one of Eric Cartman's friends on the long-running TV series "South Park"?

A: Polsky
B: Marsh
C: Broflovski
D: McCormick

FIRST JUMP USED (A: Polsky)- $1K

6. According to humorist Dave Barry, what U.S. state's official motto's "Brrrrrrr!"?

A: VA
B: HI
C: TN
D: AL


FA: AL- $2K ($45K)

7. In his 1806 dictionary, Noah Webster tried to "Americanize" the spelling of which of these body parts by dropping its last letter?

A: Eyeball
B: Thumb
C: Nose
D: Elbow


FA: Thumb- $1K ($46K)

8. Hoping it will compete w/ Apple's iPad, Microsoft unveiled a tablet computer this yr. called what?

A: Tray
B: Pan
C: Slate
D: Surface

OTHER JUMP USED (A: Surface; she was thinking slate)- $100

9. Long before she became a trailblazing astronaut & the first American woman in space, Sally Ride said she contemplated a career as a professional what?

A: Stuntwoman
B: Magician
C: Tennis player
D: Chef

WALKS AT $23K (A: Tennis player; she was leaning towards tennis player, who turned out to be Billie Jean King inspiring Sally)

Geologist Elyse Peterson from Bridgewater, NJ should be the last regular player this week.

Slate: Video Round Up, I'm a Believer, A Life in Movies, Searching for Santa, Early Versions (DM), Classifying Catastrophes, Organized Artists, All 4 U, Brand Names & Wedding Shows

1. Released in '91, "Ribbit!" was an unofficial sequel to what classic arcade game?

A: "Centipede"
B: "Frogger"
C: "Space Invaders"
D: "Donkey Kong"

FA: "Frogger"- $500

2. Given their extensive knowledge of primates, who once said that they believed creatures like Bigfoot do exist?

A: Jane Goodall
B: Temple Grandin
C: Jeff Corwin

D: Joan Embery

FA: Goodall- TRIPLE

3. A rap star born Christopher Wallace is the subject of a recent biopic titled what?

A: Notorious
B: Walk the Line
C: I'm Not There
D: W.

FA: Notorious- $25K ($26.5K)

4. Letting kids chart his route, what government organization recently enlisted Google Earth to help w/ its annual "Santa Tracker"?

A: USDA
B: NIH
C: NORAD
D: FEMA

FA: NORAD- $15K ($41.5K)

5. Until 1770, bread was reportedly used in lieu of what now-common school supply?

A: Glue stick
B: Rubber eraser
C: Ruler

D: Construction paper

FA: Rubber eraser- $4K ($45.5K)


Her boyfriend Carl in the audience; a clip of her running over to hug him & the two of them nearly falling in the audience's shown after the second commercial break (when she got her $25K Q right).

6. "Blind thrust", "dip-slip" & "supershear" are classifications related to what kind of natural disaster?

A: Tornado
B: Wildfire
C: Flood
D: Earthquake

FA: Earthquake- $10K ($55.5K)

7. What artist's notebook includes a "to-do" list including reminders to "Draw Milan" & get a skull?

A: Botticelli
B: Michelangelo
C: Raphael

D: Da Vinci

FIRST JUMP ISSUED (A: Da Vinci, which she knew)- $100

8. Which of these words is popular among texters even though it doesn't shorten the length of the word it's supposed to mean?

A: Luv
B: Epuf
C: Kewl
D: L8er

FA: Kewl- $3K ($58.5K)

9. Once known as "Health Kups", Dixie Cups were named after a then-popular line of what?

A: Stockings
B: Dolls
C: Musical instrument
D: Hats

OTHER JUMP USED (A: Dolls)- $7K

Q of the Day: W/ some theorizing it refers to the year Prohibition ended, "33" is a number that appears on bottles of what brand of beer?

A: Coors LIGHT
B: Sam(uel) Adams
C: Rolling Rock
D: Miller Lite


A: Rolling Rock

For $63.5K: Premiering on their wedding day, 10/11/75, Bill & Hillary Clinton were probably too busy to watch the first episode of what TV show?

A: "Entertainment Tonight"
B: "Saturday Night Live"
C: "20/20"
D: "SportsCenter"


FINAL LIFELINE ACTIVATED

B: 80%
C: 12%
D: 8%

FA: "SNL"

CM #31:


BAILOUT

$100K (Art): W/ 32,256 jigsaw pieces, "Double Retrospect" depicts a montage of 32 works by what artist?

A: Andy Warhol
B: Keith Haring
C: Roy Lichtenstein
D: David Hockney

A: Haring

EPISODE RATING: 8

1 comment:

Elyse said...

Thanks for posting! :)