Show #1 - Monday, September 10, 1984

Premiere episode with Alex Trebek as host.


Frank Selevan, an advertising copywriter originally from Miami, Florida

Lois Feinstein, a freelance copywriter originally from Plainview, New York

Greg Hopkins, an energy demonstrator from Waverly, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
River mentioned most often in the Bible
    $100 13
Marconi's wonderful wireless
    $100 1
These rodents first got to America by stowing away on ships
    $100 20
The "coq" in coq au vin
    $100 3
Video in which Michael Jackson plays a werewolf & a zombie
    $200 12
Scottish word for lake
    $200 17
In 1869 an American minister created this "oriental" transportation
    $200 2
There are about 40,000 muscles & tendons in this part of an elephant's body
    $200 21
A British variety is called "bangers", a Mexican variety, "chorizo"
    $200 4
2 "Saturday Night" alumni who tried "Trading Places"
    DD: $800 14
River in this famous song:
    $300 18
A 1920's hunting trip to Canada inspired Birdseye's food preserving method
    $300 8
When husbands "pop" for an ermine coat, they're actually buying this fur
    $300 22
Jewish crepe filled with cheese
    $300 5
He may "Never Say Never Again" when asked to be Bond
    $400 15
American river only 33 miles shorter than the Mississippi
    $400 19
This fastener gets its name from a brand of galoshes it was used on
    $400 9
Close relative of the pig, though its name means "river horse"
    $400 23
French for a toothsome cut of beef served to a twosome
    $400 6
The blonde preferred in the film "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes"
    $500 16
World's largest lake, nearly 5 times as big as Superior
    $500 10
If this species of hybrid's parents were reversed, you'd get a hinny
    $500 7
Sam Shepard played this barrier breaker in "The Right Stuff"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Greg Lois Frank
$1,000 -$300 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Lois Frank
$3,300 $200 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

'50'S TV
    $200 6
When "Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho", these took a tumble
    $200 9
Occupation of Richard Diamond, Peter Gunn & Mike Hammer
    $200 8
She came from France to harbor America's freedom
    $200 21
It was probably a lyre, not a fiddle, if he played it while Rome burned
    $200 1
Pulled the trigger or what's in a jigger
    $400 7
His price was 30 pieces of silver
    $400 10
She was "Our Miss Brooks"
    $400 16
When he was home, George Washington slept here
    $400 22
His book, translated as "My Struggle", outlined plans to conquer Europe
    $400 2
Basketball defense or Serling's twilight area
    $600 13
According to the Bible, it wasn't necessarily an apple
    $600 11
Amount Michael Anthony gave out each week on behalf of John Beresford Tipton
    $600 20
The cornerstone of Massachusetts, it bears the date 1620
    $600 23
Lenin called him ruthless, and his purges proved he was
    $600 3
Little girls do it with a rope, Van Halen does it in a song
    $800 14
Though its name means "city of peace", it's seen over 30 wars, the last in 1967
    $800 12
His card read "Have gun, will travel"
    $800 19
Site where John Hancock signed his "John Hancock"
    DD: $1,000 4
It's the first 4-letter word in "The Star Spangled Banner"
    $1000 15
According to 1st Timothy, it is the "root of all evil"
    $1000 18
Name under which experimenter Don Herbert taught viewers all about science
    $1000 17
D.C. building shaken by November '83 bomb blast
    $1000 24
After the deed, he leaped to the stage shouting "Sic semper tyrannis"
    $1000 5
The president takes one before stepping into office

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Lois Frank
$8,100 $3,800 $2,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The third Monday of January starting in 1986

Final scores:

Greg Lois Frank
$8,400 $7,500 $5,000
New champion: $8,400 2nd place: a trip to Palm Springs + Skyway luggage 3rd place: his & hers Wimbledon tennis rackets

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Greg Lois Frank
$7,600 $3,600 $2,500
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $13,700

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Game tape date: 1984-08-07
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