Sunday, September 30, 2012

Next Week in Game Shows: First Week of October '12

Now that Super GS Premiere Month's come & gone, here's how October will begin this year:

-"The Next" has its two-night finale.


-"The Voice" concludes airing its blind auditions for the season.


-"project RUNWAY" is just one week away from beginning its next finale- who will make it?


-The start of "The American Bible Challenge" semi-finals.


All this & more next week on GSK.

The Week in Review: Last Week of September '12

Player of the Week:
WINNER: Chris Consentino ($100K for charity)("Top Chef Masters")

RUNNER-UP: Jane LaGennusa ($100K)("Millionaire")
3RD PLACE: Erin Zwiener ($54,399 as three-day champ)("Jeopardy!")

Other Big Winners & Notables:

Seoul Sausage- $50K ("The Great Food Truck Race III")
The Kaysers- $51,585 ("Family Feud")
Olivia Johnson- $47,135 ("The Price is Right")
Tina Templeton- $46,828 ("TPiR")

ZONK ANSWER OF THE WEEK-
0 guess at the end of Lucky $even to start out "Price's" 41st season


SEPT. '12 PLAYERS OF THE MONTH- Olate Dogs ("America's Got Talent")

RUNNER-UP: Ian Terry ("Big Brother")
3RD PLACE: Christine Ha ("MasterChef")

"Cupcake Wars" 9/30- "CAKE WARS" SPECIAL

Usually on this program, there are four teams of two. Tonight, there are three teams of three. 

Karen Portaleo (Sugar Bomb cake artist), Michelle Boyd (SB sugar artist), Sal Rose (SB special effects artist) 

Charity Pykles George (Edible FX sugar artist), Sonny Robinson (Edible FX cake artist) & Valek Sykes (Edible FX special effects artist)
Bronwen Weber (Sweet Explosions cake artist), Susan Notter (SE sugar artist) & Casey Noel (SE special effects artist)
Judges: Pichet Ong (Sugar & Plumm owner), Paulette Goto (award-winning pastry chef) & Shanda Sawyer (creative director of Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus)

They have six hours to make a cake based around a theme.


THEME: Circus

SE
: Big top

Edible FX: A ringmaster shooting a clown out of a cannon into a ring of fire
SB: A female clown twirling two fire batons next to a ring of fire in front of a big top

TWISTS:

1. Sideshow character
2. Balancing act 
3. Take two circus foods & make something; the sugar artists had 30 seconds to grab what they wanted from a vendor's tray

Sideshow Characters:

SB: The Lobster King to replace the big top in their original concept; the female clown's hands are changed to lobster claws
SE: Half of the strongman turns into a reptile
Edible FX: Snake ringmaster w/ snake tongue & two gelatin snakes

Balancing Acts:

SE: Strongman balancing a seal on a ball & a lion in a ring of fire
Edible FX: Geyser-like water fountain w/ a seal on top of it
SB: Female clown on unicycle


Bonus Treats:

Edible FX: Frozen chocolate bananas rolled in peanut brittle & popcorn
SB: Popcorn caramel corn peanut balls
SE: Apples filled w/ popcorn mousse, caramel & peanuts

LAST PLACE-
Edible FX

$10K WINNERS- SB

"The Great Food Truck Race"- THIRD FINALE

Final Truck Stop: In Boston, the finalists are each handed three live lobsters & then need to make a New England lobster dish.
Guest Judges: Mate Christian Rodolosi & Captain Clark Sandler (The Sea Farmer lobstermen)

N
K: Lobster cakes (we ate tuna cakes yesterday) w/ a dip made up of parsley, mayo, hot sauce & lemon

SS: Tail meat slow-poached in butter w/ apple coleslaw

WINNERS
- NK ($500 bonus & the right to drive to Portland, ME immediately)


As for SS (who are in the lead at this point), they have to shuck six bushels of clams (about 600 of them in total) before they can go to Portland.


The final meeting place's the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Lebec, ME. When the two teams arrived in that city, they were separated by $5.


The third-season champions, by a final tally of $6,673-$6,570, are...














































































































































































































...SEOUL SAUSAGE!

"The Amazing Race"- 21ST SEASON PREMIERE

OPENING CLUE (Pasadena): The teams start out rappelling down a bridge to their clue attached to a backpack before they travel to where they need to go in a '13 Ford Escape Titanium 4WD. They need to drive to the airport & choose from one of two flights to Shanghai- China Airlines Flight #7 (first seven teams only; lands at 10:50 AM) & EVA AIR Flight #15 (lands at 12:05 PM).

Clue #2:
Take a taxi to the Yuanshen Sports Center Stadium, where the next clue box can be found.


ROADBLOCK:
One member per team has to score a point against a junior ping-pong champion to get their fourth clue.


Clue #4:
Head to the Cui Ping Jiu Jia restaurant at Gui Zhou Lu 107 for the next clue.


ROADBLOCK #2:
This time, somebody has to eat some frog fallopian tubes to continue on.


Clue #6:
Find a lady using an abacus at The Bund to retrieve the next clue.


FIRST PIT STOP:
The Bund Observatory, where the first eliminated team will be revealed (although the clue says they might be eliminated).


The first Double Jackpot Team will be...

























































































































...Abbie & Ryan! Now, even though I don't have too much confidence in them winning the $2M, let me tell you that the first-leg winners have won the top cash prize in six of the first 20 seasons (S1, S10, S13, S15, S19 & S20).


2. Amy & Daniel
3. Caitlin & Brittany
4. Natalie & Nadiya
5. Rob & Kelley
6. James & Abba
7. Josh & Brent
8. Gary & Will
9. Trey & Lexi
10. Jaymes & James (they were about to arrive third but immediately realized they hadn't gotten the abacus lady clue yet & had to go back)- ROB & SHEILA ELIMINATED

"Family Game Night" 9/30/12

This was the 10th episode taped this season.
 
Connect
4 Basketball:
Jordyn (sister), Tanner (son) & Brandy (mom)(Houston, TX) vs. Jayda, Jayla (twin sisters; Jayda's older by about two minutes) & Laquette (mom)(Bakersfield, CA)

WINNERS- OT (last four circles of Column #5)
PRIZES- Movie party for 50 w/ $500 Fandango card

CCCCs:

Jordyn: YRG
Jayla: GRO

SORRY!:
Diego (son), Natalie (sister) & Eddie (dad)


1. GREEN- 2 ($200)

2. BLUE- SORRY!
3. PURPLE- LOSS

1's- WHITE & RED

2- PINK
3's- SILVER & ORANGE
4's- BROWN & BLACK

They miss out on a trip to Jamaica.


Diego's
CCCC:
BGO


BATTLESHIP:
Jordan (son), Faith (sister) & Linda (mom)(Mission Viejo; their dad's a member of the Navy in the Middle East) vs. Emilio, Masato (sons) & Evan (dad)(Whittier)


1. YT: C4- MISS

2. GT: C1- SUBMARINE (D1 & E1)
3. YT: B3- BATTLESHIP (B1, B2 & B4)
4. GT: A1- SUBMARINE (A2 & A3)
5. YT: D4- CRUISER (E4)
6. GT: C5- MISS
7. YT: D3- MISS
8. GT: A4- MISS
9. YT: D2- MISS
10. GT: C2- WIN (C3)(Other Cruiser: D5 & E5)
 
PRIZES
- Two-hour arcade party (unlimited tokens) & Rolling Robots party


CCCCs:

Team Emilio: BYR
Jordan: GBR

Operation:
Sheridan (girl), Sterling (sister), Chimene (mom) & Craig (dad/real estate worker; he's 

been married to Chimene for 16 years)

This season, the game's divided into two parts. A parent (in this case, Craig) is placed in a body cast for the first part & their teammates' job is to successfully remove a chosen ailment w/ some giant tweezers. They're given one ball roll for free & can win up to three more in the first part of the game. In the second part, they get to roll for money that will be put on a gift card for a shopping spree.


Part 1:

Sheridan: Butterfly in the Stomach- YES
Sterling: Water on the Knee- YES
Chimene: Charlie Horse- NO

Now, here are the payoffs for that skee-ball board:


Ringing of the Ear: $1K

The Giggles: $700
Frog in the Throat: $800
Toxic Gas: $500
Bird Brain: $400
Bad Plumbing: $300
Phone Finger: $600
Burp Bubbles: $200
Any Miss: $100

Todd's Inspiration Roll- MISS (6-5 all-time)

 
THE ROLLS:

Sterling- BELL ($1K; her first roll bounced back to her, so she got to roll again)
Sheridan- PHONE FINGER ($1,600)
Chimene- MISS ($1,700)

RT's
CCCC:
RYG


CC WINNERS- YT

M
CCR #2:
Their dad's car caught on fire twice, so they need a new automobile badly. The board layout this week:


1. Soda, Thimble, Horse & Soccer Ball

2. Boot, Skateboard, Hat & Hamburger
3. Plane, Surfboard, Dog & Wheelbarrow
4. Pretzel, Cellphone, Iron & Cannon

Jordan
: (Diet) Soda- $800

Faith: Hamburger- $1,200 ($2K)
Jordan: Surfboard- $1,450 ($3,450)
Faith (FOR THE CAR): Cannon- GO TO JAIL (WIN: Iron)

9/30 Quick News & Notes

-"Let's Make a Deal" has been airing different clip montages for at least the first week of the season. "Katie" has done something similar for most of its first three weeks on the air.
-"Chelsea Lately" will be taking over the studio that "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" previously was in starting on October 15th. Also, earlier this week, that talk show sounded the same buzzer from "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" several times during a playing of "Know Your Coworkers" hosted by Chris Franjola.
-Military Families Week on "Wheel of Fortune" will be comprised of six episodes & air from Nov. 9-16.
-In the most recent playing of "Password" on "Late Night", Jimmy inadvertently blurted out the first part of the word HAMBURGER, causing both a different buzzer & the Tuba Gooding, Jr. loss cue to be heard.
-Former $1M "Make Me Rich!" (provided by the Michigan Lottery) winner Amanda Clayton was found dead yesterday morning due to a possible drug overdose in Ecorse.
-Seth MacFarlane presented the Outstanding Reality Competition Host EMMY last week to Tom Bergeron.

Various sources contributed to this report.

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Final September '12 Ratings Report

"Dancing with the Stars":
SP: 14.58 million (lowest-rated SP to date)
Tuesday: 11.56 million
"The Voice":
Mon. 11.93 million
Tues.: 11.25 million (both down from last week)
"The X-Factor":
Wed.: 9.45 million
Thurs.: 9.19 million
"Survivor: Philippines": 10.16 million (down from last week's SP)
"Face Off": 1.491 million- S-L
"Oh Sit!": 930K
"Hot Set": 710K
"project RUNWAY": 2.066 million (down from last week)
"The Great Food Truck Race": 1.71 million (down from last week's S-H)
"AMERICA'S NEXT top model: College Edition": 1.18 million (down from past two weeks)
"The Challenge: Battle of the Seasons": 1.225 million (up from previous week's SP)
"Top Chef Masters" (fourth SF): 1.02 million (down from third SF)
"The American Bible Challenge": 737K- S-L
"The Next": 680K

Source: The Futon Critic

DEBUT: "numbNuts"

This is a "Fear factor" version of "The Price is Right" where people from all over the Internet compete against these three Web-celebrity Stunt Masters- Crazy Mike, The Horse & Victor Lopez. Jeff Dye's the host.

1. Mike (Connecticut)


For $2.5K, while 50 feet in the air, he had to ride a bike from one side of the rig to the other while going over a wooden seesaw & some speed bumps, as well as the two unchosen Numbnuts swinging at him at the seesaw. Whoever made it the farthest the fastest won that amount of money & advanced to a final stunt for a chance at another $5K.


NUMBNUT CHOSEN:
horse


horse- FELL OFF RAMP IN SIX SECONDS

Mike- FELL OFF BUMPS AT 10.3

2. Matt (Cherokee, OK)


At a prohibited body of water in L.A. County, they were tied to the bottom of a rope attached to a black bag swung by a back hoe construction machine into the water repeatedly. The competitor who freed themselves ankle by ankle faster got the $2.5K. horse was ineligible to compete in this stunt.


NUMBNUT CHOSEN:
crazy Mike


crazy Mike- 45.2

Matt- LOSS

TO TRIPLE THE MONEY:
The two winners were each hung on a spinning steel beam & had to go from one side to the other releasing eight yellow buoys while their opponent shot tennis balls at them.


Mike- 1:02

crazy Mike- GAVE UP AT FOUR W/ 5.5 LEFT

"AMERICA'S NEXT top model: College Edition" 9/28

Challenge #4: Inside The Culver Studios, each girl had to play a character from "Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception" using technology similar to the XBOX 360's Kinect. The winner's character will be featured in that video game.
Guest Judges: Chrissy Teigen (supermodel) & Taylor Kurosaki (Naughty Dog narrative lead)

Order:

1. Laura
2. Kristin
3. Yvonne
4. Kiara
5. Allyssa
6. Nastasia
7. Victoria
8. Brittany

WINNER-
Laura


PHOTO SHOOT #5:
While shooting Punk Rock pictures in front of old trains, they also needed to withstand a tempermental owl named Groovy.

Photographer: Mike Ruiz

PS Order:

1. Laura
2. Brittany
3. Nastasia
4. Kiara
5. Allyssa
6. Kristin
7. Yvonne
8. Victoria

SCORES:

Kiara: 6/8/7/7/4.82 = 32.82
Victoria: 8/7/6/6/4.7 = 31.7
Kristin: 7/8/6/8/4.88 = 33.88
Nastasia: 7/9/5/5/5.84 = 31.84
Yvonne: 5/6/7/8/4.48 = 30.48
Allyssa: 8/8/7/7/5.69 = 35.69
Brittany: 6/10/9/8/6.07 = 39.07
Laura: 10/10/10/9/7.16 = 46.16- YVONNE SENT TO ELIMINATION HOUSE

"project RUNWAY" 9/27/12

CHALLENGE #11: They needed to design something that would be part of Heidi's new tRULy scrumptious collection, sold exclusively at BABIES R' US. Each designer's clients were a mom & child duo & every designer needed to design a look for both the toddler & the parent.
mood Budget of the Week: $150
Guest Judge: Hilary Duff
 
My Runway Song Choice:
"Baby Love" by Regina


1. Fabio (Kate & Bobby)

2. Melissa (Sue & Giuliana)
3. Dmitry (Etka & Arjun)
4. Sonjia (Amy & Jude)
5. Christopher (Nancy & Nile)
6. Elena (Tamayo & Lumi)

WINNERS-
Christopher (girls) & Sonjia (boys)

OUT- Elena (Dishonorable mention: Melissa)

"The Ultimate Fighter" 9/28/12

Preliminary #2: Sam vs. Joey
Referee: Herb

Tale of the Tape:

Age: 26/32
Height: 6'2"/5'11"
Reach: 76"/72"
MMA Record: 18-4/7-1

I thought Joey dominated this two-round fight on both sides of the game, but Junichiro Kamijo had it 19-19, while the other two judges (Glenn Trowbridge & Adelaide Byrd) each scored the bout 20-18...in Joey's favor!

"The Challenge: Battle of the Seasons" 9/26

CHALLENGE #2 ("Oil Change"): It was an olive oil wrestling tournament. The first team that won four rounds were the winners. Each round was up to 10 minutes long.

1. Jasmine vs. Ashley- ASHLEY

2. Zach vs. Dustin- DRAW
3. Nany vs. McKenzie- McKENZIE
4. Knight vs. JD- DRAW
5. Sam vs. Jemmye- SAM (2)
6. Frank vs. CJ- CJ
7. Ashley vs. Jonna- ASHLEY (3)
8. Frank vs. Derek- FRANK (WIN)
9. Trishelle vs. Jasmine- TRISHELLE
10. CJ vs. Preston- CJ (2)
11. Jonna vs. McKenzie- McKENZIE (2)
12. Alton vs. Knight- ALTON (2)
13. Jemmye vs. Trishelle- JEMMYE (3)
14. Derek vs. Dustin- DEREK (3)
15. Nany vs. Jasmine- NANY (3)
16. Preston vs. Alton- PRESTON (CLEAR)
17. Nany vs. Jonna- JONNA (CLEAR)
18. Dustin vs. Robb- DUSTIN (CLEAR)
19. Marie vs. Cara Maria- MARIE
20. Trey vs. Chet- TREY (2)
21. Devyn vs. Laura- LAURA (3)
22. Brandon vs. Trey- DRAW
23. Camila vs. Marie- CAMILA
24. Eric vs. Danny- DANNY
25. Melinda vs. Sarah- SARAH
26. Chet vs. Brandon- BRANDON (2)
27. Melinda vs. Cara Maria- MELINDA (2)
28. Eric vs. JD- ERIC (3)
29. Devyn vs. Camila- DEVYN (2)
30. Danny vs. Brandon- DANNY (3)
31. Sarah vs. Cara Maria- SARAH (3)
32. Eric vs. Chet- ERIC (CLEAR)
33. Devyn vs. Melinda- DEVYN (CLEAR)
34. Trey vs. Danny- DRAW
35. Melinda vs. Laura- LAURA

THE ARENA #2:
Danny & Melinda vs. Camila & Eric

GAME (Endurance): "Balls Out"- There were 25 silver balls hanging amongst the cable & the two teams had to push them to their opponents' side of the court. The team who had more on their side after five minutes lost.
WINNERS- Eric & Camila (10-15)

Friday, September 28, 2012

9/28 Quick News & Notes

-Meredith Viera did suffer a hand injury because of Lee Yanco's energy earlier this week on "Millionaire".
-Burton Richarson was the announcer for the pilot of "The Last Word" w/ Wink Martindale.
-A shoehorn or a chalkboard eraser could win you as much as $500 at tomorrow's "Let's Make a Deal" tapings.

Various sources contributed to this report.

"The Pyramid" 9/28

Players:
Jonathan (L.A.)- Professional gamer & father of a two-week-old baby
Karen (Diamond Bar, CA)- Attorney

First Maingame Pyramid:
WHAT'S COOKING?, HER MAJESTY, SMART & STYLIN', NAME THAT  TOON, IT'S ALL DOWNHILL FROM HERE & JUST USE THE CLIFFSNOTES


R1:


Kate & Jonathan: IT'S ALL DOWNHILL FROM HERE (downhill things)

WORDS: RAIN, A SKIER, ROCKS, A MARRIAGE, A SKATEBOARD & HEALTH (5)

Jim & Karen: WHAT'S COOKING? (words associated w/ "Breaking Bad")

WORDS: TEACHER, LAB, DRUGS, ILLEGAL, EXPLOSIONS & NEW MEXICO (4)
 
R2:


Jonathan & Kate: NAME THAT TOON

CHARACTERS: MICKEY MOUSE, ALADDIN, NEMO, SHREK, DUMBO & POCAHANTAS (10)

Karen & Jim: HER MAJESTY (words that start w/ "her")

WORDS: HERE, HERO, HERB, HERD, HERCULES, HERTZ & HERMIT (10)

R3:


Jim & Karen: SMART & STYLIN' presented by Burlington Coat Factory (things you get for back to school shopping)

WORDS: A YEARBOOK, CRAYONS, A UNIFORM, A CALCULATOR, PANTS (he started to say the word), FOLDERS & BACKPACK (13)

Karen & Jim: JUST USE THE CLIFFSNOTES (words you might hear in an English Lit class)

WORDS: NOVEL, HEMINGWAY, HOMEWORK, "FRANKENSTEIN" (she started to say it), ESSAY, POEM & FOOTNOTES (14)

$10K WC #10:
She'll give.


$100: AIRLINES: DELTA, AMERICA

$200: BOARD GAMES: YAHTZEE, MONOPOLY
$300: TYPES OF DOCTORS: PALENTOLOGIST, ORTHDONTIST, CARDIOLOGIST
$400: FAMOUS JACKSONS: MICHAEL, TITO
$500: WHY YOU DO COMMUNITY SERVICE: BECAUSE I WANT YOU TO DO GOOD FOR MY NEIGHBORHOOD, BECAUSE I CARE FOR THE PEOPLE I LIVE AROUND, BECAUSE I WENT TO REHAB AND THE JUDGE TOLD ME TO DO THIS
$750: THINGS THAT ARE WICKED: WITCHES, BOSTONIANS, REALLY COOL THINGS (in this case, the judges considered her saying "things" as an important part of the answer)

Final Maingame Pyramid This Week:
DOES THIS MAKE ANY FRANKIN-SENSE?, BLING-A-DING-DING, STAY HUNGRY, SHEARING AIDS, GOING GAGA & NOT HAVING A BALL


R1:


Ladies: DOES THIS MAKE ANY FRANKIN-SENSE? (things associated w/ the nativity)

WORDS: A BABY, A STAR, ANIMALS, AN ANGEL, A MANGER, MARY & WISE MEN (6)

Guys: STAY HUNGRY (cooking terms)

WORDS: DICE, BOIL, WHIP, BAKE, MARINATE, CHOP & KNEAD (5)

R2:


Ladies: NOT HAVING A BALL (sports that don't use any balls)

WORDS: HOCKEY, SWIMMING, SKIING, ARCHERY, HORSE RACING, GYMNASTICS & TRACK AND FIELD (12)

Guys: SHEARING AIDS (things you would find in a salon)

WORDS: A BRUSH, A MIRROR, A BROOM, CONDITIONER, CURLERS, A COMB & EXTENSIONS (12)($500)(:08 left)

R3 (same as R2):


Ladies: BLING-A-DING-DING (things associated w/ The Gold Rush)

WORDS: CALIFORNIA, PAN, DIG, NUGGETS, CLAIM, DUST & SAN FRANCISCO (19)($1.5K)(:04 to spare)

Guys: GOING GAGA

ANSWERS: MEAT, BUBBLES, WIGS, MONSTERS, FAME, "PAPARAZZI" & "POKER FACE" (17)

$15K WC #16:


$100: TYPES OF BIRDS: CANARIES, SPARROW

$200: SAUCES: BERNAISE, HOLLANDAISE
$300: FAMOUS BRIDGES: BROOKLYN, GOLDEN GATE
$400: "WHAT JUPITER MIGHT SAY": "I'M THE LARGEST PLANET IN THE UNIVERSE, I AM NEXT TO SATURN"
$500: FAIRY TALES: RAPUNZEL, SLEEPING BEAUTY, SNOW WHITE, CINDERELLA, HAPPY ENDINGS (descriptions)
$750: SHALLOW THINGS: LOW WATER, A SUPERFICIAL PERSON

All by giving the clues, Karen earns a total of $2,850.


EPISODE RATING: 6

"Family Feud" 9/28

GAME #1: Browns (whose one-day cash winnings total $935) vs. Haazs (Marysville, PA)

R1: Tell me another word for someone's rear-end that starts w/ the letter B. I have a good feeling on the top answer:


#1:
Butt(ocks)(69)(Heidi)

#2:
#3:
#4:
#5:
#6:

DUD- Behind (Sherman)

Haazs:

Susan: Backside- BA (2)
Sandy: Booty- #2 (18)
Barbie: Bodacious- X
Jodi (a receptionist w/ her husband, who's a chiropractor): Bum- #4 (3)
Heidi: Boo- XX
Susan: Badonkadonk- OTHER BA (2)
Sandy: Banana- XXX

Sherman
Steal (for 94): Bottom (4)


R2: Name a place a husband better not be when his wife's in the hospital giving birth. Buzz-in answer(s):


#1:

#2: His girlfriend's house (19)(Willa)
#3: Strip joint (14)(Susan)
#4:
#5:
#6:


Browns:

Punkin: In a bar- #1 (46)
Will: At the gym- X
Marquis (a 17-year-old who wants to be a principal): Be at work- #5 (4)
Sherman: Be at home (watching TV)- BA (5)
Willa: At a sporting event- SWEEP! (5)(186)

Double: According to 100 women, name something you'd hate to be doing when your mate takes your picture. Starter(s):


#1:

#2:
#3:

#4: Picking nose (10)(Barbie)
DUDS- Putting on lipstick (Punkin), getting dressed (Sandy) & crying (Will)

Haazs:

Jodi: Going to the bathroom- #2 (15)
Heidi: Eating- #1 (19)
Susan: Having sex- X
Sandy: Driving- XX
Barbie: Having your eyes closed- XXX

Sherman
Steal #2 (for another 88): Sleeping- INCORRECT (Other BA: Yawning)(10)


Triple: Name a tool w/ which people might injure themselves. I assume this will decide the game:


#1:
Hammer (43)(Will)

#2:
#3:
#4:


Browns:

Marquis: Saw- #3 (22)
Sherman: Drill- X
Willa: Electric screwdriver- XX
Punkin: Jack- XXX

Heidi
Steal to Go to Sudden Death: Ax- LOSS (Browns: 381)


#2:
Knife (29)

#4: Scissors (3)

FM:


1. When it comes to catching a man's eye, at what age does a woman feel invisible?

2. Name something you see in a jail cell.
3. Besides turkey, name a dish served at Thanksgiving.
4. Name a part of the body that's spelled w/ three letters.
5. Name something people are witnesses to.

Will:

1. 40- 26 (tied for the top w/ 50)
2. Bars- 9
3. Ham- 18
4. Eye- 35
5. Murders/crimes- 48
TOTAL- 136

Sherman:

1. 35- 10
2. Toilet- 23 (#1: Inmates)
3. Dressing- 31; WIN ON THE NOSE!
4. Toe
5. Jesus/God

Will
does the Spin-a-Rooni & The Browns come close to damaging the set, because they now have a two-match total of $20,935! NO FM instant replay, though.


FINAL G OF THE WEEK:
Ianitellos (Woodstock, GA) vs. Browns (Pittsburgh, PA)


R1: According to 100 married ladies, if you had a doll of your husband, name something you do to it when you're made at him. I think I've got the top answer for this survey:


#1:

#2: Throw it (22)(Mike)
#3:
#4: Stick w/ pins/stab (6)(Derek; that was my guess)
#5:
#6:

#7:

Ianitellos:

Melissa (strength trainer): Rip his head off/break parts- #3 (7)
Jeff (an auto repair business owner & part-time Progressive Rock cover band member): Cuss at it- BA (2)
Michele: Kick/hit in nads- #1 (50)
John: Put makeup on it- X
Mike: Give it away- XX
Melissa: Run over it w/ a car- XXX


Derek
Steal (for 87): Burn it- NO


#5:
Pull/rip out hair (5)
#6: Pinch it (3)

R2: Name someone who might tell you to put your hands above your head. The top answer should be a gimme, IMO:


#1:
Police officer (73)(David)
#2:
#3:

#4:
#5:

#6:

Browns:

Joe Jr. (a systems analyst for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center): Doctor- T4 (4)
Nia (who works w/ Derek on shutting down some claims): Your mom because your child's choking- X

Joe Sr.: Robber/criminal- #2 (6
Derek: Dance instructor- XX
David: Tailor- XXX

Mike
Steal (for another 83): Aerobics instructor/personal trainer (similar to Melissa's job)- #3 (6)(170)

 
T4:
TSA agent (4)
#6: Spouse/pervy lover (3)

Double: Name a specific activity that can mess up Donald Trump's hair. At this face-off:

#1:

#2: Skydiving (10)(Joe Jr.)
#3:

#4:
#5:
DUD- Walking (Jeff)

Browns:

Nia: Taking a shower- X
Joe Sr.: Storm- XX
Derek: Swimming- #1 (31)
David: Exercise- XXX

Mike
Steal #2 (for another 82): Making love- T3 (7; "Trump Bump")(252)


T3:
Sailing/boating (7)
#5: (Wind)surfing (6)


Triple: Name something you might do until your stomach hurts. Going for the shutout & the title:


#1:
Laughing (43)(Michele)

#2:
#3:
#4:


Ianitellos:

John: Crying- X
Mike: Eat (my guess)- #2 (40)
Melissa: Work out/sit-ups/exercise- #3 (10)
Jeff: Sleeping- XX
Michele: Drinking/beer- SWEEP FOR THE SHUTOUT! (3)(540)

FM #2:


1. How long after a vasectomy before a man can make whoopee again?

2. Name something that some women have trouble controlling.
3. Name a specific meat that shrinks when you cook it.
4. Name something that husbands & wives fight over the use of.
5. Name something in your house that needs organizing.

Mike:

1. Two weeks- 18
2. Their mouth- 31 (temper also counted)
3. Burgers- 33
4. Money- 21
5. Kitchen- 6
TOTAL- 109

Jeff:

1. One month- 6 (#1: One week)
2. Wallet- 22
3. Steak- 22
4. Car- 30
5. Closets- 37
TOTAL- 226

EPISODE RATING FOR BOTH: 8

"Jeopardy!" 9/28

Players:
Brendan DuBois (Exeter, NH)- Mystery/Suspense writer
Stephanie Kelleher (North Hollywood, CA)- Controller
CHAMP: Erica Mines (whose one-day cash winnings total $18K)

Friday's First Topics Coming Up:

NORTH DAKOTA
2-WORD RESPONSES
RUSSIAN FIRST NAME'S THE SAME
BEAUTY & MAKEUP
"B"4 (each correct word has four letters & starts w/ B)
AFTRA



The halftime lead belongs to Erica at the break w/ $3,200 by $1K over Brendan; Stephanie's off to a $400 beginning. Just before the start of the last played subject, Russian First Name's the Same, Brendan ends the ND clues by spotting the Daily Double w/ $4K; he trails Erica for first place by Stephanie's $1,800 score. He opts for a $1.5K try on this answer:

This largest city of North Dakota was named for a pioneer in the shipment of goods by express.


"What is Fargo?"...also a film title, he got it for $5.5K. But he drops $1K after a miss on the final clue of the round, while Stephanie's jumped to $3,800 & gets the third-place advantage at the start of Double J!
 
SOLE ATTEMPTED TS:
$1K (Russian First Name's the Same)
UNATTEMPTED LACH TRASH: $1,600
TOTAL LACH TRASH: $2,600

DJ! Slate:

FILL IN THE BLANK CANVAS
BAND NAME ORIGINS
GARDENS
NONFICTION
BRITISH KINGS NAMED EDWARD
LAST "DANCE" (each correct response ends w/ that word)

As we get later & later into the round, the DDs are hidden within Nonfiction & British Kings Named Edward...& Brendan's got a second tonight from the next-to-last British Kings Named Edward clue & w/ $11,300 & only trails Stephanie by a $100 bill for first; Erica's not too far off herself at $8,600. For $1,200 extra & the lead:

King Edward IV, a participant in The Wars of the Roses, was the son of Richard, Duke of this side in the wars.


"What is York?"...could've said that or Lancaster, but he chose correctly to lead for now w/ $12.5K! Erica then gets a shot at the last one this week w/ $10,600 attached to the $1,600 Nonfiction window; Stephanie has $11,400 & Brendan's gone to $14.5K. The current champ only gambles $600.

It's John Krakauer's epic personal account of disaster on Mount Everest in 1996.


No guess; it was Into Thin Air & that's all for the round.

DJ! LT (all unattempted):
$9,200

Pre-Final J! Scores:

Erica: $10K
Stephanie: $11,400
Brendan: $14.5K


CORYAT SCORES:

Erica: $10,600
Stephanie: $11,400
Brendan: $14,400


FJ! CATEGORY:
Toys & Games.


When Milton Bradley released this home game in 1966, competitors accused it of selling "sex in a box".


ERICA:

Response: "What is Twister?"
Wager: ALL-IN
Final score: $20K

STEPHANIE:
Response: SAME AS ERICA

Wager: $5,199
Final score: $16,599

BRENDAN:
Response: SWEEP

Wager: $8.5K
Wins w/: $23K

Erica's score tonight just happens to be her total winnings on the show.


EPISODE RATING: 7

"Wheel of Fortune" 9/28

International Intro Greeting: Romania

$1K T-U:
On the Map


_ _ _ _ H E _ S T

A _ _ A

Andre takes a 50/50 shot at it w/ SOUTHEAST ASIA...right.  Friday's set of players:

Andre Brown
(Durham, NC)- A doctorate student at the University of North Carolina who's in his third year studying Health Behavior & Health Education

Sanam Leidelmeijer (Irvine, CA)- A 30-yr.-old account manager who'll get married next yr. to Abel
Nancy Maria Schuesslin (Oxford, MS)- A Voice teacher at the Univ. of Mississippi married for 14 yrs. w/ three children

$2K T-U:
Thing


W _ S H I N G

_ _ _ L

Sorry, Sanam, but there's no such thing as a WISHING BOWL.

W _ S H I N G

W E _ L

Nancy Maria collects $2K from a WISHING WELL.
 
Last Featured Trip:
Romania w/ Turkish Airlines airfare ($8,700)


meineke Jackpot Round: Food & Drink


She calls three $500 T's to also claim the TravelSmith gift card, buys three E's & A's, calls twin H's for another grand & the vacation and two R's & S's for another $1K per pair, after which she buys the rest of the vowels (three O's, a U & two I's). Following a $500 D & B...

B A _ E D / _ O T A T O

_ I T H / S O U R

_ R E A _ / &

_ H I _ E S

...she smells a BAKED POTATO WITH SOUR CREAM & CHIVES for $13,950 worth of cash & goodies.

PERFECT ROUND

FINAL UNCLAIMED JACKPOT AMOUNT THIS WEEK: $8K

Current Scores:


N.M.: $15,950 in cash & prizes/Andre: $1K/Sanam: $0


Mystery Round:
Before & After


Andre duds out on $3.5K w/ a T call. Secondly, Sanam has found two N's for $1K & the 1/2 CAR in between $350 & $900, two I's & O's, the $800 G at the end, an E & three A's to shut down the vowel department, then the consonants she chooses afterwards are a $700 F & a $1K R pair. Board now...

_ A _ / _ A I R

_ A _

O F / R E _ _ O N I N G

...she's on the board w/ a BAD HAIR DAY OF RECKONING & also gets to lead off the next round.

SOLE DUD:
$3.5K T (Andre)

Current Scores:


N.M.: $15,950 in cash & stuff/Andre: $1K/Sanam: $2.5K 1/2 CAR


Bonus Puzzle Blast from the Past #10 (Fall '99)(On the Map)(Joe's choices were CMDO):


_ O L _ _ _ _

A:
BOLIVIA
(which he solved)

Remember, some of Vanna's dresses are auctioned off to charity.

Prize Puzzle Round:
Fun & Games


Sanam
calls a $1K T pairing for another 1/2 CAR from the same place, followed by five E's, a $500 H, an A, dos R's for another $1,400 but then the sole negative vowel of O. Second, Nancy Maria pulls up $1.5K worth of three S's, the other vowels (a U & two I's) & double V's for six more bills, but she then loses a turn w/ P. Andre then jumps in...

S U R _ I _ _ / T H E

_ I _ _ E S T / _ A V E S

E V E R

...& he'll be SURFING THE BIGGEST WAVES EVER on a $9K trip to the Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa.

DUDS:
O (Sanam), $350 P (Nancy Maria)
 
Current Scores:


N.M.: $15,950 in cash & stuff/Andre: $10K in cash & HI/Sanam: $2.5K


$3K T-U:
Event


_ A R E _ _ U S E

_ A _ _

Sanam
ups her cash winnings to $5.5K via a WAREHOUSE SALE.

Speed-Up: Phrase


$1.5K
per consonant again. After she asks for a couple M's...

_ N / M _ / _ _ M _ _ _

_ _ _ N _ _ N

...IN MY HUMBLE OPINION, everybody did good in this maingame, as she makes the $7.5K solve!

DUDS:
S (Nancy Maria), T (Andre)

Final Scores:


N.M.
: $15,950 in cash & prizes/Andre: $10K in cash & HI/Sanam: $13K

GT: $38,950

Maxwell House BR #8:
The single-star's hit again.


Topic:
Phrase


Here are the basics:


_ _ N / _ / _ _ _ E


_ / _ _ _ ?


CFVI gives Nancy Maria...


C
_ N / I / _ _ V E


_ / _ _ _ ?


...she needed at least the H's- even though you lost the VW CC, CAN I HAVE A HUG? She leaves w/ $50 shy of $16K in winnings.


$5K SPIN ID:
LF1242538 


The hosts are hugging each other to close the week.


EPISODE RATING: 6

"Millionaire" 9/28

John Exume continues.

5. Which of the following games was illegal in NYC from 1942-1976?


A: Darts
B: Ping-Pong

C: Billiards
D: Pinball

ASK THE AUDIENCE


A: 41%

B: 2%
C: 45%
D: 12%


FINAL JUMP USED
(A: Pinball)- $3K


6. French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir once said "I never think I have finished a..." what "...until I think I could pinch it"?


A: Still life

B: Landscape
C: Nude
D: Self portrait

FA:
Nude- $10K ($62.5K)


7. Norm MacDonald joked that Bob Saget had a face like "...a flower...a cauliflower" in a comedy tradition that shares its name w/ what cooking item?


A: Roasting

B: Caramelizing
C: Grilling
D: Searing

FA:
Roasting- $7K ($69.5K)


8. This year, it can be said that what historic event took place "fourscore and seven years ago"?


A: Stock market crash

B: Scopes "Monkey" Trial
C: Repeal of Prohibition
D: End of WWI

BAILOUT W/ $34,750
(A: Scopes "Monkey" Trial)


The last player this week might very well be Larisa Kline from Philadelphia.


Pre-Randomized Categories:
Familiar Phrases, End of Days, What the Text, Men Only, New Nicknames, Google Search, Dirty Stuff, Bird Formations, Scientific Statues & Knife Anatomy

Randomized Topic List: Men Only, New Nicknames (DM), End of Days, Knife Anatomy, Scientific Statues, What the Text, Google Search, Dirty Stuff, Bird Formations & Familiar Phrases

1. A hip-sounding procedure for image-conscious men, "brotox" attempts to what?


A: Whiten teeth
B: Prevent gray hairs

C: Remove wrinkles
D: Flatten stomachs

FA:
Remove wrinkles- $100 


2. In the wake of bad press this yr., what young actress was the subject of a New York Daily News cover featuring the headline "Trampire"?


A: Jennifer Lawrence

B: Kristen Stewart
C: Lindsay Lohan
D: Mila Kunis

FA:
Kristen Stewart- $6K ($6,100)


3. Timed to coincide w/ the predicted end of civilization, Spike TV's reality competition show "Last Family on Earth" cast families competing for a spot in what?


A: Spaceship
B: Treehouse

C: Life raft
D: Underground bunker


FIRST JUMP USED
(A: Bunker)- $500


4. Which of the following beverages is also the word for the part of a knife that joins the handle to the blade?


A: Tang

B: Crush
C: SoBe
D: Jolt
 
OTHER JUMP USED
(A: Tang; she would've said Jolt)- $25K


5. A statue of scientist Nikola Tesla standing atop an AC motor can be seen by visitors at what tourist attraction?


A: Old Faithful

B: San Diego Zoo
C: Niagara Falls
D: Kennedy Space Center

FA:
KSC- LOSS (A: Niagara Falls)


Glorie Austern from Secaucus, NJ's a LFAT of the show.


Subjects:
Unique Calendar, Branching Out, One fish, two fish, U Know It, Food War (DM), Trendsetters, Weekly Meetings, Computer Games, Long Distance Dedications & Foreign Prizes


1. Because its calendar begins on the birthday of Kim Il-sung, what yr. is it in North Korea?


A: 50
B: 100
C: 150

D: 200

FIRST JUMP USED
(A: 100; she would've guessed twice as much)- $7K


2. Delighting fans of their iconic school supplies, who recently released a line of adult apparel featuring their trademark dolphins & rainbow palette?


A: Ed Hardy
B: Lisa Frank

C: Cathy Guisewite
D: Paul Frank

OTHER JUMP USED
(A: Lisa Frank)- $2K


3. Known in Papua New Guinea as "the ball-cutter" due to its inclination to bite swimmers' testicles, what variety of fish was found in an Illinois lake earlier this yr.?


A: Pacu

B: Wolffish
C: Electric eel
D: Neon tetra

ATA


A: 55%

B: 34%
C: 3%
D: 8%

FA:
Pacu- $15K

 
Q of the Day:
Before hitting it big, what star was paid $200 to be an extra in Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" music video?


A: Ke$ha

B: Lady GaGa
C: Nicki Minaj

D: Taylor Swift

A:
Ke$ha


4. Before there was YouTube, a u-tube was a device commonly used by which of these professionals?


A: Gardener
B: Barber
C: Chemist

D: Locksmith

BAILOUT W/ $7.5K
(A: Chemist, which she would've guessed)


EPISODE RATING: 7

"The Price is Right" 9/28

During this episode, the Male Model Search finalists will be announced. In the meantime, having their turn in the spotlight as players are Roger Kim, Melissa Bechtold, John Parilo & Sharilyn Edwards. Today's first GUFB are two pairs of AKG headphones & a 64 GB iPod Touch (ceiling).

John: $700/Melissa: $1,100/Sharilyn: $801/Roger: $420 (ugh)


ARP: $1,197


Melissa, a restaurant manager from Temecula, gets the season's first aired shot at PAY THE RENT (Rachel). Manuela's standing next to some Franesco Rinaldi Pasta Sauce, a bottle of Bolthouse Farms 100% Carrot Juice, Whink Cook-Top Cleaner, a small container of Suave powder invisible solid deodorant, aa 16-ounce bag of Twizzlers & a box of Swans Down Enriched/Bleached Cake Flour.


My House:

Mailbox: Deodorant
L1: Juice + Sauce
L2: Twizzlers + Flour
Vault: Cleaner
 
MELISSA'S HOUSE:

Mailbox: Deodorant
L1: Sauce + Twizzlers
L2: Juice + Flour
Vault: Cleaner

$1K:
Deodorant = $1.59 (wha?)


$5K:
Sauce ($1.99) + Twizzlers ($2.29) = $4.28


$10K:
Juice ($3.79) + Flour ($3.59) = $7.38- BAILOUT (Cleaner: $5.49)


Like on the Back to School Special last Summer, only two products were out of place- the juice & the deodorant. Incidentally, she could've also won the $100K if she had switched the flour & the deodorant- that's never happened before.


(Note: The newer fireworks now surround this PG's $10K graphic.)


Taking her green podium turns out to be Kathleen Wilson & the second IUFB's a Canon digital SLR camera (Amber & Manuela).

John: $1,251/KATHLEEN: $829/Sharilyn: $1,200/Roger: $1,250


ARP: $1,899


John plays Squeeze Play for a six-night trip to the Hotel Paganelli in Venice (Rachel at Door #4). Board:

 
98583


He removes the second eight...but he took out the wrong one.

Lindsey Warren's player #6 & the third IUFB's an Ocean Kayak Scrambler 11 (Amber behind splitting sign).

LINDSEY: $700/Kathleen: $1,100/Sharilyn: $1,101/Roger: $705


ARP: $770


Roger plays Pathfinder for a '12 Dodge Charger SE (Std., UConn.)(Manuela at Door #3 w/ ramp)("PtR" cue). Board:


(0)(9)(5)(1)(0)

(8)(3)(7)(6)(9)
(6)(5)(2)(3)(5)
(4)(9)(6)(4)(7)
(0)(7)(5)(2)(9)

SPs
(Rachel):

Libman Floor Duster: $13 or $24?
West Bend hot drink maker: $30 or $50?
Bella Cakepop maker: $20 or $35?

First Turn:

1. 7- CORRECT ($ 2 7 , _ _ _)
2. 3- INCORRECT (that was my first guess for that digit, too)

Second Turn:

1. Duster is $13
2. 6- YES INDEED ($ 2 7 , 6 _ _)
3. 9- NO
 
Third Turn:

1. Cakepop is $35

Final Turn:

1. Hot drink maker is $30
2. 3- LOSS (ARP: $27,615)

SHOWCASE SHOWDOWN #1:

Roger ($813): FIRST AIRED $1K WINNER OF THE SEASON
John ($1,899): DIME + 30 = $.40
Melissa ($11,197): QUARTER + 80 = OVER BY A NICKEL

Any more money for Roger at this time...not w/ $.35.


While we still wait for the MMS finalists to be revealed, David Chrisman II enters CR & they're next bidding on an outdoor wicker bar-height dinette (Amber behind rising sign).

Lindsey: $1K/Kathleen: $1,050/Sharilyn: $800/DAVID: $750


ARP: $1,889


Kathleen plays the Bargain Game for a 32" SunBriteTV marked at $2,095 (Rachel) & the RCS BBQ marked at $2,668 (Manuela)("Fortune Hunter" variant).


BBQ: $3,668 (Difference: $1K)

TV: $2,395 (Diff.: $300)

Definitely not playing that same PG next is Claudette Madlem as she replaces Lindsey where was was in CR & the next IUFB's a Nintendo DS package (Rachel in the clam).

Lindsey: $601/CLAUDETTE: $525/Sharilyn: $475/David: $600


ARP: $760


Lindsey plays That's Too Much! for a '13 MINI Cooper HT (Std., Paint, Armrest)(Amber).


1.
$19,280

2. $20,161
3. $21,840
4. $22,990
5. $23,623
6. $25,191- LOSS (ARP: $21,150)

Khal'il Scott's the last Clock on the Wall player of the week & here's the last one-bid prize of the first aired week of S41's a Smooth Fitness Treadmill (Manuela behind GPT). Sharilyn's been here the whole day.

KHAL'IL: $1,300/Claudette: $2,200/Sharilyn: $1,200/David: $1,301


ARP: $2K

 
FFBC VICTIM #2-
Sharilyn


David doesn't really have anything to lose right now, but he's still playing One Wrong Price for an iMac 4 GB marked at $2,487 (Amber), a Golden West Billiards Table marked at $2,800 (Rachel) & nine pieces of Coach purses/wallets marked at $3,502 (Manuela).


PICK:
Table (iMac: $1,799)


As it turns out, their bacon was saved in two different ways at the end of the week.


SCSD #2:

Lindsey: $.70
Kathleen: 40 + 85 = OVER BY A QUARTER
David: 45 + 35 = $.80

MMS FINALISTS:
Rob Wilson, Clint Brink & Nick Denbeigh


WATER SHOWCASE:

Right of Door #1- Cressi SCUBA gear (Amber)
Inside the door- Trip to the Blackbird Cave Resort in Belize (Amber)
Door #2- Boston Whaler 130 boat (Manuela)

DAVID PASSES TO ROGER; ROGER BIDS $23,420 ON TRIP/BOAT SHOWCASE (ARP: $26,257)(Diff.: $2,837)

 
MY BID FOR TRIP/BOAT SHOWCASE:
$26,666

DAVID'S GERMANY SHOWCASE:

Left of Door #3- Vacation in Munich (Rachel)
In the door- Volkswagen Eos Komfort (Std., Spoiler, Mats, FAK)(Rachel)(sportscar Showcase cue)

DAVID BIDS $35K ON GERMANY/CONVERTIBLE SHOWCASE- LOSS (ARP: $48,635)


MY BID FOR GERMANY/CONVERTIBLE SHOWCASE:
$45,555
 
That means Roger's a winner w/ $28,070 in cash & merchandise.

 
TODAY'S PG RESULT
- 0-5-1

TOTAL WINNINGS- $45,815

EPISODE RATING: 6

"Let's Make a Deal" 9/28

Friday's Personal Assistant is Catherine (a wedding planner dressed as a clown); she's spotted $2.5K.

Ronald's Round (pirate): CURTAIN #2 ($1K)- WALK THE PLANK (cactus living room)

Mary Lou's R (an old lady from San Gabriel, CA dressed in mostly yellow pajamas): BB ($2K)- VESPA S-50 ($3,889)(for her grandson Tyler)
Catherine's R: KEEP ALL THE MONEY (CURTAIN #1)- Trip to Long Bay

Playing the LOTTO are Sophie (a UC-Berkeley freshman dressed as a red parrot), Kendric (pancake) & Belinda (Hawaiian).

Sophie: RED- $100

Kendric: GREEN- WIN
Belinda: BLUE- $250

This grocery store clerk from Oswenos, CA could now win:


Wayne: $5K

Tiffany: $3K
Jonathan's Piggy Bank: $30 ($29.95)
CAR (CURTAIN #3): Honda Fit MT ($16,115)

PICKS:
#1, #5 & #3


1. #3: WAYNE

2. #5: HONDA

Their current ride doesn't work so well on the intersections (his wife Brittany's wearing a fruit hat), so they turn down a Canon camcorder & Leica camera worth $1,799 (Tiffany w/ SB).


#1
: HONDA- SECOND-EVER CAR WIN IN THIS DEAL!


TODAY'S BIG DEAL VALUE:
$25,616


Chris(tine)'s Fast Deal Decision (a high school teacher dressed as a cowgirl): CURTAIN #1- Living room ($4,133)(Cookie jar: 150 X $5 = $750)


PERFECT DEAL #2


Lisa (leprechaun) & Marlie (nun) are in the Auction Deal.

SB
(Tiffany in front of CURTAIN #2): Marlie ($50 left)- Christian Dior accessories ($1,840)

Michael Kors pink leather tote ($348): Marlie- Three-night weekend getaway to The Portofino Hotel & Marina in Southern CA ($2,998)(Current total: $5,186)
CURTAIN #3: Lisa ($450 remaining)- Electrolux washer/dryer w/ AjMadison pedestals (CT: $2,886)

THE BIG RISK
(BB): NEITHER- Skateboarding gorilla


PD #3


Stephanie Italia (an unemployed bartender from Canadian dressed as eggs, bacon & toast) will soon Go for a Spin for up to the Ford Fiesta S. There's a new question board for this game, too.

CD
& MP3: MP3- YES; ELIMINATES ZONK IN BETWEEN $400 & $3K

Super Bowl Party & OSCAR Party: S.B.P.- YES; ELIMINATES ZONK IN BETWEEN $100 & $2K
High Five & Knuckle Pound: H.F.- NO

She hands back a sure $1K.


RESULT
- WINS CAR W/ THE FIRST ZONK SHE ELIMINATED (PD #4)!


Tucker (a Salem, OR native also dressed as a leprechaun) is playing a new version of the classic egg deal called Golden Egg. At least one of the three big eggs is hard-boiled; sticking w/ one of them's worth $3K. If the trader doesn't want their egg or the mystery prize, s/he can have some sure cash.

DECISION:
EGG #3- WIN (turned down both $500 & $1K; all three were good)

CURTAIN #2- Remote-controlled gorilla living room

PD #5!


BD #5:
Marly's trying to finish out this morning's budget-busting show. She tries DOOR #2 when it should've been picked yesterday...wins ALL OF THIS- a Bull BBQ package worth $2,263 (#3), a movie theater room totaling $7,828 (#1) & a Mazda2 Sport MT (Std., Paint) valued at $15,525!


In the only aired Quickie Deal of the day to wrap up this first week, Crystal (dressed as a flower) is originally offered $100 by Jonathan for a bag of planting seeds, but Jonathan then decides to let her kiss him for the same amount of money! All told, an aired GT of $72,584 in cash & stuff was given away!


EPISODE RATING: 10

"The American Bible Challenge" 9/27- FINAL PRELIMINARY GAME

TEAMS (by default): The Boys Next Door, Sweet Reeses & The Drama Mamas

R1:
MAN HAS FALLEN AND HE CAN'T GET UP


1. After the Fall, which of these did God say was a consequence for Adam- world's colors fading, life of toil, never knowing love or going bald?

Daniel (SR): Life of toil

2. After the Fall, which of these did God say was a consequence for Eve- pain in childbirth, shorter stature, colorblindness or high heels?

Matt (TBND): Pain in childbirth 

3. After the Fall, which of these was part of God's punishment for the serpent- turning poisonous, growing fans, crawling on his belly or lisping?

Crystal (TDM): Crawling on his belly
 
R2:
MAD VERSES


1. "Therefore go & make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the BANKER & of the COP & of the Holy MACKEREL."

Matt: FATHER, SON & SPIRIT (35)

2. "Trust in the HULK w/ all your DUCKLINGS & lean not on your own SHRUBBERY."

Susan (SR): LORD, HEART & UNDERSTANDING (35)

3. "And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who SKYPE him, who have been ZOMBIFIED according to his CALENDAR."

Drew (TBND): LOVE, CALLED & PURPOSE (60)

4. "How WEIRD & pleasant it is when brothers BREAKDANCE together in RESTAURANTS!"

Daniel: LOVELY, PRAY & UNISON (10)
Matt: GREAT, DWELL & UNITY (35)(A: GOOD, LIVE & UNITY)

R3:
LOVE LINES (Songs of Songs or Just Wrong?)


1. "Your teeth are like a flock of sheep coming up from the washing."

Amber & Deborah (TDM): SoS (60)

2. "Your eyes are like a cow's; like the noble bulls of Bashan."

Drew & Matthew: JW (85)

3. "Your temples behind your veil are like the halves of a pomegranate."

Daniel & Derrek: JW 

R4:
"CSI: HOLY LAND"


1. "The victims: An armor-bearer & a king/The location: A battlefield on Mount Gilboa/The motive: Two apparent suicides"- was the king's name Saul, Josiah or Rehoboam?

Amber & Deborah: Saul (110)

2. "The victim: A 98-year-old priest/Cause of death: A broken neck from falling off a chair/The location: The side of the road by the city gates in Shiloh"- was the victim Samuel, Eli or Phinehas?

Drew & Matthew: Eli (135)

3. "Missing: Joseph/Evidence: Bloody coat found by Joseph's brothers/Analysis: Blood not human. Suggests faked death"- was the animal where the blood came from a sheep, cow or goat?

Daniel & Derrek: Goat (60)

The Chosen Three #6:


Sam: Which three of these miracles are mentioned in at least three of the Gospels- cursing a fig tree, feeding the 5,000, transfiguration, miraculous catch of fish, calming the storm or healing the 10 lepers?

PICKS: Feeding the 5K, miraculous catch of fish & calming the storm (A: Transfiguration)(335)

Susan: Which three of these people from the Bible lived to be over 150 years old- Ishmael, Isaac, Shem, Enoch, Joshua or Job?

PICKS: Shem, Enoch & Joshua (A: Isaac)(260)

Crystal: Which three of these men are listed by name in Luke's genealogy of Jesus- Noah, Jesse, Jonah, Judah, Lot or Saul?

PICKS: Noah, Jesse & Judah- IN (410)

THE FINAL REVELATION #6:
THE RESURRECTION


TDM:


1. According to Matthew, who rolled back the stone that sealed the tomb?

Crystal: An angel

2. Who owned the tomb that Jesus was buried in?

Amber: PASS (A: Joseph of Arimathea)

3. Who brought a mixture of 75 pounds of myrrh & aloes to Jesus' burial?

Deborah: Mary Magdalene, Mary, Mother of James & Salome (A: Nicodemus)

4. The cloth found in the tomb was made of what kind of fabric?

Crystal: Linen

5. Jesus appeared to Didymus, who was also called by what name?

Amber: Cleopas (A: Thomas)

6. According to John 20, Jesus has marks on his hands & what other parts of his body?

Deborah: His side & his feet

7. What food did the resurrected Jesus eat w/ his disciples?

Crystal: Fish

8. Who did Mary Magdalene mistake for after The Resurrection?

Amber: Gardener

9. In First Corinthians 15, Paul says the resurrected Jesus first appeared to which apostle?

Deborah: John (her guess was late anyway)(A: Mary Magdalene)

TBND Order: Matt, Sam & Drew


Those guys missed Q's #3, #4, #6 & #9, but they did have time for one more...


FQ:
Jesus called himself The Resurrection in the life of what book of the Bible?

Matt: John- WIN W/ :02 LEFT!