Show #3157 - Tuesday, April 28, 1998

1998 Celebrity Invitational game 2.


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Alicia Witt, from Cybill

Fred Savage, from Working

Melissa Joan Hart, from Sabrina, the Teenage Witch

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: This whole category is about things that happened in The Wonder Years from 1968 to 1972.)
(Fred: For $500, for $500!)
(Melissa: I like that one!)
(Alex: And a whole category, devoted, Alicia... something for everyone!)
    $100 10
The originators of rap were people in this profession, called spinners
    $100 12
"Cases of nudity" were reported at this music festival held near Bethel, New York in 1969
    $100 20
Not surprisingly, its scientific name is Panthera tigris
    $100 1
Also called transvection, a witch may do it with the aid of a broomstick
    $100 2
On the first episode of this sitcom, Jerry did a routine about socks escaping from the dryer
    $200 11
James Iha, guitarist of this "Smashing" group, put out a solo album in 1998
    $200 16
At about 4:17 P.M. EDT, the world heard him say, "Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed"
    $200 21
The Kodiak is also known as the Alaskan brown type of this animal
    $200 7
An old English word for a liar gave us this term for a male witch
    $200 3
This director & star of "Deconstructing Harry" once said, "Eighty percent of success is showing up"
    $300 13
"No Way Out" was a 1997 hit by this "Father Figure" & the family
    $300 17
Between 1966 & 1975, this woman won the Wimbledon singles 6 times & beat Bobby Riggs
    $300 22
The velociraptor, one of these prehistoric reptiles, had clawed fingers & toes
    $300 8
One of the witches' sabbaths is Samhain, an old Celtic end of summer festival, that today is this
    $300 4
On this sitcom, Niles understates, "We're an odd little family, aren't we?"
    $400 14
"I get knocked down, but I get up again" are lyrics from this song by Chumbawamba
    $400 18
Baby doc Benjamin Spock was indicted in 1968 for telling teens to resist this
    DD: $800 23
Also called caribes, these fish with razor-sharp teeth live in South American lakes & rivers
    $400 9
A witch may c-a-s-t one of these to influence events
    $400 5
This comedian ends his TV "rants" by saying, "Of course, that's just my opinion, I could be wrong"
    $500 15
The album heard here won a 1998 Grammy as Best Album of this style of dance music:
    $500 19
Baby Doc Duvalier succeeded Papa Doc Duvalier as this Caribbean island country's ruler
    $500 6
Oscar Wilde wrote that there are only 2 tragedies: not getting what you want & this

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Melissa Fred Alicia
$1,500 $100 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Fred Alicia
$1,500 $1,300 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You'll love her, Fred!)
(Alex: Something you kids know something about.)
    $200 2
In Jane's first published novel, Elinor typifies "Sense" & Marianne stands for this title quality
    $200 15
If you're really scared, your heart is said to be "in" this part of your body -- gulp!
    $200 1
In "Kundun" 4 actors played this spiritual leader from the age of 2 to adulthood
    $200 26
How low can you get? When it reaches the Dead Sea, this river is 1,312 feet below sea level
    $200 10
The expression "There's a sucker born every minute" is attributed to this circus showman
    $200 21
No foolin', this outlaw's real name was William Bonney
    $400 3
Friends knew Jane wrote her novels even though she published them this way, from the Greek for "nameless"
    $400 16
When you mean something sincerely, you say it from this part of your heart
    DD: $1,000 6
In this film, Jodie Foster had listened to the skies since she was a young girl played by Jena Malone
    $400 27
Heavy seasonal rainfall in the Ethiopian plateau provides more than 80% of this river's waters
    $400 11
Many people considered this man seen here to be a saint
    $400 22
This Canadian TV sketch comedy troupe leaped to the big screen with "Brain Candy" in 1996
    $600 4
We don't want to leave you "Clueless" -- Sir Walter Scott gave this 1816 book by Jane a good review
    $600 17
A rapid pulsation, or a real dreamboat like Leonardo DiCaprio
    $600 7
Later in this movie, seen here, James Stewart takes over the role of George Bailey
    $600 28
Before it reaches Manaus, Brazil, this river is known as the Solimoes
    $600 12
This composer fathered 20 children, including Carl Philipp Emanuel & Johann Christian
    $600 23
Robert Redford named a ski resort in Utah after a character he played in this 1969 movie
    $800 5
In this novel, Mrs. Bennet tries to find husbands for her 5 daughters
    $800 18
The Jacksons sang about this depressing place 25 years after Elvis
    $800 8
"Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" opens with this actor playing Indy as a boy
    $800 13
Though some remains were found in 1991, the fate of this Russian grand duchess remains a mystery
    $800 24
It's old news that this Boston quintet's initials are NKOTB
    $1000 20
In "Persuasion", Wentworth returns from sea with this rank & renews his courtship of Anne
    $1000 19
Folks have been saying "Absence" does this since at least 1602
    $1000 9
Jeremy Kissner & Raquel Beaudene grow up to be these 2 actors in 1998's "Great Expectations"
    $1000 14
A spacecraft sent to explore Jupiter is named for this Italian astronomer who discovered 4 of Jupiter's moons
    $1000 25
Mean uncle Ebenezer is the bad guy in this Robert Louis Stevenson novel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Fred Alicia
$3,100 $7,100 $5,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the 5th month mentioned in the rhyme that begins, "Thirty days hath..."

Final scores:

Melissa Fred Alicia
$3,600 $12,100 $3,000
2nd place: $10,000 for the Starbright Foundation Winner: $15,000 for the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles 3rd place: $10,000 for the Convenant House California

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Melissa Fred Alicia
$3,100 $6,500 $5,400
8 R,
0 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $15,000

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