Responses for show #8237 - Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Contestants

Betsy Reisz, a test prep tutor from Sherman Oaks, California

Ted Fruchtman, a supply chain manager from Los Angeles, California

Cory Barger, an orchestra musician from Riverside, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,800)

Jeopardy! Round responses

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
NAME THE DIRECTOR
IT COMES FROM ANIMALS
ON THE GO
PIECES OF "EIGHT"
KEN JENNINGS ON WINNING STREAKS
(Ken: They always end, but they're fun while they last. Clues about some amazing winning streaks.)
    $200 6
(Cory: What is the Voting Rights Act?)
(Ted: What is the Equal Rights Act?)

the Civil Rights Act

CoryTed
Triple Stumper
    $200 22
Denzel Washington

Betsy!
    $200 1
down

Cory
    $200 14
a camel

Cory
    $200 7
seventy-eight

Triple Stumper
    $200 8
(Thurgood) Marshall

Ted
    $400 27
well regulated

Cory
    $400 23
Spielberg

Cory
    $400 2
sheep

Betsy!
    $400 15
a paddlewheel

Cory
    $400 10
a V-eight

Ted
    $400 9
(Warren) Buffett

Betsy!
    $2,000 28
the Equal Rights Amendment

Cory
    $600 24
Hitchcock

Betsy!
    $600 3
(Cory: What is patent [*]?)

leather

Cory
    $600 16
a monorail

Ted
    $600 11
a lightweight

Ted
    $600 19
the America's Cup

Ted
    $800 29
(Betsy: Who is Nicholas? The Second?)
(Alex: Thank you.)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]
(Betsy: Whew!)

Nicholas II

Betsy!
    $800 25
(Ted: Who is Abrams?)
...
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

Michael Bay

CoryTed
    $800 4
boar bristle

Cory
    $800 17
luge

Cory
    $800 12
a figure eight

Ted
    $800 20
(John) Grisham

Ted
    $1000 26
(Kathryn) Bigelow

Ted
    $1000 5
(Betsy: What is a beetle?)
...
(Alex: We wanted it much broader here.)

insects

Betsy!
Triple Stumper
    $1000 18
(Betsy: What is Neptune?)
(Alex: No.)
(Betsy: Ooh.)

Triton

Betsy!
Triple Stumper
    $1000 13
eight-tracks

Cory
    $1000 21
(Alex: I want to take a moment to welcome Ken Jennings to Jeopardy!; he is now going to be a member of our Jeopardy! team. Not that he hasn't been in the past, winning all that money and the Greatest of All Time tournament.)

Alexander the Great

Cory

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

Cory Ted Betsy!
$3,000 $1,800 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cory Ted Betsy!
$8,400 $4,000 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

HELLO & GOODBYE
VOLCANOES
TV SHOWS BY EPISODES
ON THE BOOKSHELF
THE SULTANS
OF STING
    $400 21
aloha

Betsy!
    $400 4
Mount Vesuvius

Betsy!
    $400 1
[NOTE: The full title of the show ends with "Recreation".]

Parks and Rec

Ted
    $400 11
Vermeer

Betsy!
    $400 16
Ferdinand & Isabella

Ted
    $400 26
(Betsy: What is semi-automated?)

surface-to-air

TedBetsy!
    $800 22
ahoy

Ted
    $800 7
Yellowstone

Betsy!
    $800 2
South Park

Cory
    $800 12
[NOTE: Betsy did not include the leading article in her response.]

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Betsy!
    $800 17
Persia

Ted
    $4,000 23
(Ted: What is... hasta luego?)

hasta la vista

Ted
    $1200 8
New Zealand

Ted
    $1200 3
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Triple Stumper
    $1200 13
All the President's Men

Betsy!
    $1200 18
Suleiman

Ted
    $1200 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Paul Newman

Cory
    $1600 24
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

godspeed

Ted
    $1600 9
Ross

Cory
    $1600 5
The Walking Dead

Ted
    $1600 14
Colson Whitehead

Cory
    $3,600 19
(Ted: What is...)
(Alex: Hurry.)
(Ted: Sheikh?)

caliph

Ted
    $1600 28
nettles

Ted
    $2000 25
namaste

Cory
    $2000 10
Krakatoa

Triple Stumper
    $2000 6
(Ted: What is Futurama?)

Rick and Morty

Ted
Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
(Betsy: Who is Danielle Steel?)
(Alex: No.)
(Betsy: Ugh!)

Mary Higgins Clark

Betsy!
Triple Stumper
    $2000 20
Atatürk

Ted
    $2000 27
(Cory: Who is Emily Dickinson?)

Sylvia Plath

Cory
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cory Ted Betsy!
$13,600 $6,400 $2,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE MUSIC BIZ
(Alex: His first name is Berry. B-E-R-R...)
(Betsy: [Audible reaction])
(Alex: I love your reaction when you miss something.)
(Betsy: I debated amongst my head voices.)
[Laughter]
Betsy!Who is Barry Gordy?
$800
TedWho is ???
$0
CoryWho is no idea :(
$0
Berry Gordy

Final scores:

Cory Ted Betsy!
$13,600 $6,400 $1,200
2-day champion: $37,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Cory Ted Betsy!
$12,200 $14,000 $2,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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