The last featured player this week's retired Philadelphia teacher Antoinette Donaldson (she used to teach for 33 yrs.).
Categories Before Randomizing: Apt Apps, Video Jargon, Special Displays, The Cost of Living, It's Only Natural, Early Childhood, Border Towns, Attractive Terms, Prize Winnings & Giddyup
TT: Video Jargon, Special Displays, Apt Apps, It's Only Natural, Border Towns, The Cost of Living, Attractive Terms, Giddyup, Early Childhood & Prize Winnings
1. Opening for the Ramones at CBGB in '75, what group took its name from a TV term used to describe footage of interviewees?
A: Talking Heads
C: The Go-Go's
D: Oingo Boingo
B & C: 5% each
FA: Talking Heads- $500
2. Located in his hometown of Ryazan, Russia, a museum dedicated to what notable figure features a taxidermied dog on display?
A: Karl Marx
B: Ivan Pavlov
C: Boris Pasternak
D: Leo Tolstoy
FA: Pavlov- TRIPLE
3. What food brand has a Jiggle-It app in which users can play a song on an iPhone & watch a cube of the food jiggle to it?
FA: JELL-O- $7K ($8.5K)
4. As slimy as they sound, snotties are collections of bacterial growth that ooze in what places?
D: Meteor crators
FA: Caves- $10K ($18.5K)
5. As a reflection of the neighboring state, a small town on the southern border of VA has what hybrid name?
FA: Virgilina- $2K ($20.5K)
6. For decades, New Yorkers have noted the Pizza Principle, which states that the price of a slice sticks remarkably close to the cost of what?
A: A pound of lox
B: A subway ride
C: An hour of parking
D: A ticket to a Mets game
FA: Subway ride- $100 ($20,600)
7. A "sapiosexual" is strongly attracted to someone's what?
JUMP USED (A: Intelligence)- $5K
8. Though its last official combat cavalry division was dissolved in the 1950s, horse-mounted U.S. troops did engage in battle during what conflict?
A: War in Afghanistan
B: Korean War
C: Gulf War
D: Vietnam War
FA: War in Afghanistan- $25K ($45,600)
9. According to a University of Dundee study, the influence of '50s TV on baby boomers' formative yrs. has increased their likelihood to what?
A: Distrust socialist politics
B: Have a fallout shelter
C: Live in the suburbs
D: Dream in black & white
FA: Dream in B & W- $15K ($60,600)
For $63,600: What major awards ceremony initially presented its male winners w/ a scroll, money clip & a cigarette lighter?
D: Academy Awards/OSCARS
NO MORE LIFELINES (A: Tonys- she would've lost w/ the Emmys)
$100K (Bible Studies): In football, what would a "Hail Mary" pass be called if it was named after the Biblical text from which the prayer derives?
A: Gospel of Matthew pass
B: Gospel of Mark pass
C: Gospel of Luke pass
D: Gospel of John pass
FA: Gospel of Matthew pass (A: Gospel of Luke pass)
Q of the Day: Groundhog Day's traced to German immigrants who observed a similar tradition in their homeland w/ which of these animals?
$1K Contestant #26: Charlene Galenski (an elementary principal from Deerfield, MA who retired on Halloween)
This quarter-million-dollar Q would've been about Inventions:
Decades before NY's first subway trains, inventor Alfred Beach had a working model designed to transport people underground in what?
A: Pneumatic tubes
D: Horse-drawn carts
FA: Carts- NOPE (A: Tubes)
(Final notes: As of this season, next week's Million Dollar Movie Week has been named "Millionaire's Countdown to The OSCARS". There will be a red carpet for intros & a Hollywood sign above the big gameboard.)
EPISODE RATING: 6