Responses for show #5385 - Friday, January 25, 2008

Contestants

Joanna Ramsey, an elementary school teacher from Santa Fe, New Mexico

Ethan Brosowsky, an actor from Los Angeles, California

Murtaza Sutarwalla, an attorney originally from Houston, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $255)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE WHITE STRIPES
MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE
"FER"GIE
PINK
THE KILLERS
POP MUSIC
    $200 26
the zebra

Murtaza
    $200 1
H2O

Murtaza
    $200 16
fertile

Murtaza
    $200 6
the pinky

Murtaza
    $200 11
Cain

Murtaza
    $200 21
Satan

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 30
a candy cane

Ethan
    $400 2
Bayer

Murtaza
    $400 17
confer

Murtaza
    $400 7
pink flamingos

Joanna
    $400 12
the Unabomber

Murtaza
    $400 22
September 11

Ethan
    $600 29
cotton

Ethan
    $600 3
tin

Murtaza
    $600 19
ferrous

Ethan
    $600 8
green cards

Joanna
    $600 13
(Scott) Peterson

Joanna
    $600 23
The Duchess

Murtaza
    $800 27
a barber's pole

Ethan
    $800 4
(Ethan: What's graphite?)
...
(Alex: Something else that's dark and black.)
[ERRATUM: Graphite is an allotrope of carbon, not a different element.]

carbon

MurtazaEthan
    $800 18
Stouffer's

Murtaza
    $800 9
double word (score)

Ethan
    $800 14
(Jack) Ruby

Murtaza
    $800 24
Moulin Rouge!

Ethan
    $1000 28
Nancy Sinatra

Ethan
    $1000 5
(Alex: Weighs more because of [*].)

oxidation

Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
a conifer

Murtaza
    $1000 10
(Alex: Ah, your moms would know about [*].)

pinking shears

Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
(Joanna: Who are Sacco & Vanzetti?)
...
(Alex: I bet you that's what Joanna was thinking, but she got a little confused.)

Leopold & Loeb

EthanJoanna
    $1000 25
Las Vegas

Triple Stumper

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

Murtaza Ethan Joanna
$3,600 $1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Murtaza Ethan Joanna
$6,800 $7,200 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

PRESIDENTIAL FACTS
MICHELLE PFEIFFER PFILMS
BAWDY BABES IN BOOKS
SPEAKING IN TONGUES
IT HAPPENED IN SAN FRANCISCO
WE "ONE" YOU
(Alex: Not WE "1" YOU but WE "own" YOU.)
    $400 3
Teddy Roosevelt

Joanna
    $400 1
Hairspray

Triple Stumper
    $400 23
Hester Prynne

Murtaza
    $400 11
English

Murtaza
    $400 18
(Alex: Right, why are you grinning on this one, Murtaza?)

a waterbed

Murtaza
    $400 16
a wishbone

Murtaza
    $800 4
Yale

Murtaza
    $800 2
Scarface

Ethan
    $800 24
Guinevere

Joanna
    $800 12
Cyrillic

Ethan
    $800 19
(Murtaza: What are electric cars?)
(Ethan: What is the trolley system?)
...
(Alex: Gotta be more specific than that. What are [*]? To keep the cars from sliding down the hills.)

cable cars

MurtazaEthan
Triple Stumper
    $800 17
time zones

Triple Stumper
    $1200 5
Lincoln

Murtaza
    $1200 8
(Joanna: What is The Fabulous Baker Boys?)

Tequila Sunrise

Joanna
Triple Stumper
    $1200 25
Madame Bovary

Ethan
    $1200 13
the Isle of Man

Murtaza
    $1200 20
Candlestick Park

Murtaza
    $1200 28
Stone Mountain

Murtaza
    $1600 6
impeachment

Joanna
    $1600 9
The Age of Innocence

Triple Stumper
    $2,400 14
(Alex: [*] were very big in Indochina many years ago.)

French

Murtaza
    $1600 21
Telegraph Hill

Ethan
    $1600 29
an anglophone

Murtaza
    $2,000 7
(Joanna: [Scoffs])
(Alex: Give me a name.)
(Joanna: Who is Abraham Lincoln?)

Grover Cleveland

Joanna
    $2000 10
Stardust

Murtaza
    $2000 26
Of Human Bondage

Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
Urdu

Murtaza
    $2000 22
George Moscone

Triple Stumper
    $2000 27
a crone

Joanna

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Murtaza Ethan Joanna
$21,200 $10,800 $2,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

CLASSIC TV
(Alex: They objected, of course, for very different reasons.)
...
(Alex: [Revealing Ethan's response] Yes, indeed, Eliot Ness.)
[Lots of audience applause]
JoannaWhat is Perry Mason
$2,000
EthanWhat is the Untouchables
$10,800
MurtazaWhat is the Mod Squad?
$586
The Untouchables

Final scores:

Murtaza Ethan Joanna
$20,614 $21,600 $200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Murtaza Ethan Joanna
$20,400 $9,200 $4,200
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
7 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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