Responses for show #5056 - Monday, September 11, 2006

First game of Season 23.
Updated "HD-friendly" set.
New title graphics.
Jeopardy! begins broadcasting in HDTV.

Contestants

Dan Cordova, a sales representative from Santa Ana, California

Lauren Hirs, a market research analyst originally from Plano, Texas

Brad Jeffcoat, a student from Vidalia, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,400)

Jeopardy! Round responses

23
(Alex: In honor of our 23...)
YEARS
NAME THE NFL COACHING LEGEND
STATE INSECTS
____ & ____ BRANDS
WEATHER WORDS
    $200 13
Psalm 23

Lauren
    $200 23
'29

Dan
    $200 1
George Halas

Dan
    $200 19
the monarch

Lauren
    $200 3
Ben & Jerry's

Lauren
    $200 8
fog

Brad
    $400 14
the Canterbury Tales

Dan
    $400 24
1974

Dan
    $400 2
Jimmy Johnson

Lauren
    $400 20
(Alex: [*], [*], fly away home.)

the ladybug

Triple Stumper
    $400 4
Arm & Hammer

Brad
    $400 9
funnel

Lauren
    $600 15
Marathon

Dan
    $600 25
1917

Brad
    $600 5
Don Shula

Brad
    $600 28
(Lauren: What is the bee?)
(Alex: The bee? Be more specific.)

the honeybee

Lauren
    $600 16
C&H

Dan
    $600 10
a weathercock

Triple Stumper
    $800 21
Latin

Lauren
    $800 26
1968

Brad
    $800 6
(Alex: Yes, same name.)

George Allen

Brad
    $800 29
the dragonfly

Brad
    $800 17
J&B

Dan
    $800 11
typhoon

Brad
    $1000 22
(Alex: You picked the right one. Good for you.)

the Tropic of Cancer

Dan
    $1000 27
1949

Lauren
    $1000 7
(Alex: [*], Washington Redskins, yes.)

Joe Gibbs

Brad
    $2,500 30
(Brad: What is...)
(Alex: Hurry.)
(Brad: I--I don't--I have no idea.)

the praying mantis

Brad
    $1000 18
Bausch & Lomb

Dan
    $1000 12
meteorologist

Brad

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Brad Lauren Dan
$4,800 $1,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Lauren Dan
$4,500 $3,800 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

MOTHER RUSSIA
NON-BOND CONNERY
(Alex: You have to give the title of the film.)
DICKENS CHARACTERS
YOU DO THE MATH
MUSIC
CROSSWORD CLUES "F"
    $400 1
the Nazis

Brad
    $400 12
The Hunt for Red October

Lauren
    $400 11
Bob Cratchit

Dan
    $400 18
2

Lauren
    $400 26
counterpoint

Lauren
    $400 6
fox

Lauren
    $800 2
Stalin

Brad
    $800 14
The Untouchables

Dan
    $800 13
Bill Sykes

Dan
    $800 19
640

Lauren
    $800 27
Spanish Symphonie

Lauren
    $800 7
fermentation

Lauren
    $1200 3
Sunday

Dan
    $1200 15
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Dan
    $1200 23
Dombey & Son

Lauren
    $1200 20
1111

Lauren
    $1200 28
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Triple Stumper
    $1200 8
(Dan: What is footman?)

flatfoot

Dan
Triple Stumper
    $6,000 4
(Dan: What is Gorki?)

Pushkin

Dan
    $1600 16
The Rock

Dan
    $1600 24
the Pickwick Club

Triple Stumper
    $1600 21
15

Brad
    $1600 29
return to the beginning (start over)

Lauren
    $1600 9
fatigues

Lauren
    $2000 5
St. Basil's

Lauren
    $2000 17
Robin and Marian

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
(Dan: Who is Nicholas Nickleby?)

David Copperfield

Dan
Triple Stumper
    $1,000 22
(Brad: What is 1/30?)

1

Brad
    $2000 30
a chamber orchestra

Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
furlough

Brad

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Lauren Dan
$8,300 $15,400 $2,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

PLANTS
DanWhat is yams?
$1,999
BradWhat is Tapioca?
$8,300
LaurenWhat is tapioca?
$1,201
tapioca (or cassava)

Final scores:

Brad Lauren Dan
$16,600 $16,601 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Brad Lauren Dan
$11,800 $15,400 $8,000
14 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
20 R,
0 W
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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