Monday, February 18, 2013

"Wheel of Fortune" 2/18

At least for the first Pet Lovers Week episode tonight, a dog named Norman is rolling into the studio on a scooter & we see the animated PLW intro before we see that dog coming into the studio & Pat & Vanna walking out on the dips & columns set.

$1K T-U: Around the House

R E T R A _ T A _ L E

L _ A _ H

Vicki IDs RETRACTABLE LEASH. The first three PLs of the week are as follows:

Vicki Wright
(Ozark, AR)- The owner of a four-pound miniature Chihuahua named Cujo married to Sean w/ daughter Alicia and grandkids Addison & Aden; also, there are several cats around the house
Solomon Zenquis (Philadelphia)- A commissary lot owner married to Amanda w/ four children (Nya, Layla, Solomon Jr. & Persia); he has a four-yr.-old Yorkie named Max, a 10-yr.-old Pitbull named Gunner & a four-month-old cat named Cat(herine)
Danielle Wittekind (Franklin, NC)- A director of H.R. & training for a nonprofit married to Kevin w/ two dogs named Libby & Tiger

$2K T-U: Phrase

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I _ _ _ D _ A T E L Y

Danielle's $2K richer, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.

Featured Prize: $5K from Natural Balance
This Week's $1K Cash GT: VPI PET Insurance (a Nationwide Insurance company; every time it's picked up this week, $1K will automatically be donated to an animal shelter)

meineke Jackpot R (after Jimmy is asked to come to the host's podium & admit he bought a U before going back to where he needs to be): Song Lyrics
Maingame Category Wipe This Week: Loose dog w/ Pat & Vanna chasing it

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Danielle: 6 T's ($600), E, 2 A's, 3 H's ($700), 6 I's, L ($500 + WC), 3 R's ($350), O
Vicki: G ($500 on FP), N ($900), W ($900), S ($300), M ($600), F ($500 + $5K BONUS)
Solomon: 2 Y's ($800), U

I / S T R U T

R I G H T / _ Y

W I T H / M Y / T A I L

I N / T H E / A I R

He solves "I STRUT RIGHT BY WITH MY TAIL IN THE AIR" from Stray Cats to already be on the board.

DUDS: F (Vicki), O (Danielle)
LEFT IN JACKPOT DOGBOWL: $11,650

Current Scores:

Vicki: $1K/Solomon: $1,350/Danielle: $2K WC

Mystery R: Before & After

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Vicki: R ($500 + GT- Companions for Heroes), T ($800), BANKRUPT (MDW's left side)
Solomon: BANKRUPT (next to $3.5K)
Danielle: S ($350)
Vicki: 2 L's ($500 via FP), SAME NATURAL BANKRUPT
Solomon: M ($450)
Danielle: 3 N's ($550), 2 E's, 2 G's (MW next to LaT & RISKS before even calling the consonant...$10K), 3 A's, I, O (NMV), Y ($900), J ($900), D ($300)

J O L L Y / G R E E N

G I A N T

_ A N D A

She solves JOLLY GREEN GIANT PANDA for another $12,750.

DUDS: M (Solomon), S (Danielle)
BANKRUPTS: 3 (two by Vicki, Solomon)

Current Scores:

Vicki: $1K/Solomon: $1,350/Danielle: $14,750 WC

Bonus Puzzle Blast from the Past #84 ('98)(Phrase)(DCYO):

C R Y

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A: CRY WOLF (a man solved that)

PP: What Are You Doing?

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Solomon: LaT
Danielle: 3 N's ($700), 3 I's, G ($900), E, 3 T's ($450), 3 A's, 3 H's ($300), 5 O's (NMV), C ($650), SAME REGULAR BANKRUPT
Vicki: V ($300), OTHER NORMAL BANKRUPT (her 3rd overall)
Solomon: 2 S's ($500 + 1/2 CAR next to $900), P ($500), OTHER MDW BANKRUPT (his 2nd so far)
Danielle: R ($650)

S H A R I N G

P H O T O S / O _

T H E / V A C A T I O N

I / _ O N

She'll be "SHARING PHOTOS OF THE VACATION I WON", which is to Costa Rica courtesy of Tripmasters worth $6K.

Current Scores:

Vicki: $1K/Solomon: $1,350/Danielle: $21,400 in cash & trip

$3K T-U: Thing

S U _ _ Y

D I S P O S _ T I O N

Solomon gets SUNNY DISPOSITION to skate to $4,350.

S-U: Title
FS: $1,550


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CHOICES FROM THE ALPHABET: 4 T's (& Solomon tried to call the R during the think time), 3 H's

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Danielle does it again by recalling THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE for $4,650 more.

Final Scores:

Vicki: $1K/Solomon: $4,350/Danielle: $26,050 in cash & travel
GT: $31,400

TONIGHT'S BANKRUPT TRASH (excluding extras): $10K

Usual BR #105: The Bonusland ute this week will be a Toyota Venza. Being spun on the Bonus Wheel's the I in AMERICA'S.

Topic: Living Thing

Fitting puzzle given the week's theme:

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DANIELLE'S CHOICES: MDCA- LOSS

This SHRUBBERY costs her...


















































































































































































































































...$45K, our biggest BR cash loss in a while.

$5K SPIN ID #101: CJ8599139

1/2 CAR of the Week: Ford Fiesta S (this should also be offered next week w/ that Winnebago back in play)

Every member of the audience receives a NB gift bag.

EPISODE RATING: 6

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