Show #2806 - Monday, November 11, 1996

1996 Celebrity Jeopardy! game 1.
New set.


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Laura Innes, an actress from ER

John Mahoney, an actor from Frasier

Beverly Sills, a coloratura soprano from the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...each correct response will begin with that letter of the alphabet.)
    $100 6
To visit Liechtenstein you have to go to this continent
    $100 16
Many friendly, warm-hearted people, like Carol Burnett & Jay Leno, are born under this "bullish" sign
    $100 21
Sad but true, "all that glitters is not" this element
    $100 10
This name for a female sheep comes from a Latin word for "sheep"
    $100 1
Without these, there'd be no guacamole
    $200 7
In 1984 women in Liechtenstein were given the right to do this nationally for the first time
    $200 17
Gomer Pyle was no genius, but this actor who played him is a Gemini, one of the most intelligent signs
    $200 11
We bet you a buck you know this is a female deer
    $200 2
This largest artery carries blood away from the heart
    $300 8
We have to be "franc" in telling you this Alpine country runs Liechtenstein's postal system
    $300 18
This sign of the ram is the sign of action, so it's perfect for action star Steven Seagal
    $300 13
If you be a female bee, you be one of these
    $300 3
Founded in 1848, it's the oldest & largest U.S. news agency
    DD: $300 9
Liechtenstein's official language is this, with the people speaking an Alemannic dialect
    $400 19
Dennis Miller is known for his "stinging" wit, so it's apropos that this is his sign
    $400 14
Female moose, whales & elephants are known by this "bovine" term
    $400 4
It's been defined as "the high cost of leaving"
    $500 12
As its anthem says, Liechtenstein is on the bank of this "maidenly" river
    $500 20
Sign shared by William Powell & Myrna Loy - appropriately, since they made those "Thin Man" films at MGM
    $500 15
A female red fox isn't a comedian, but one of these
    $500 5
Term for one who studies & collects state-of-the-art stereo equipment

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

Beverly John Laura
-$100 $0 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Beverly John Laura
$400 $1,400 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Delivered November 19, 1863, it began, "Four score and seven years ago our fathers..."
    $200 11
Chester Greenwood Day in Farmington, Maine honors the man said to have invented these ear coverings
    $200 1
In 1996 this wife of the Vice President published "A Visual Diary", a collection of her photographs
    $200 6
Shakespeare called this doomed duo "a pair of star-cross'd lovers"
    $200 21
When visiting this Portuguese capital you can sample port wine at the Port Wine Institute
    $200 26
Colgate merged with this soapmaker in 1928
    $400 17
Under the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, this river became the boundary between Mexico & Texas
    $400 12
In June Metropolis, Ill. celebrates this comic book hero, complete with a capture of villains
    $400 2
This "Sense and Sensibility" star once wrote & starred in her own BBC comedy series
    $400 7
During the Restoration, it became popular for singers & dancers to play the witches in this tragedy
    DD: $1,000 22
Ottawa, the capital of Canada, lies in the southeastern part of this province
    $400 27
Budget Rent-A-Car in Boston now rents these "hogs" at a rate of $50-$60 an hour
    $600 18
This poet & essayist spent 2 years, 2 months & 2 days living in a cabin at Walden Pond
    $600 13
Wright Brothers Day, Dec. 17, celebrates the pair's flight near this North Carolina village
    $600 3
This diminutive psychologist is said to dole out "sexual advice like good hot chicken soup"
    $600 8
The last scene of "Richard II" is set in this famous royal castle west of London
    $600 23
The Church of St. Francis in this Peruvian capital is noted for its eerie catacombs
    $600 28
The Green Giant works for this company with another jolly spokesfigure, the Doughboy
    $800 19
This pair of printmakers began their very lucrative partnership in 1857
    $800 14
Annual events in this Southern city include the FedEx St. Jude's Golf Classic & Elvis International Tribute Week
    $800 4
In 1983 she became the first American woman & the youngest American to travel into space
    $800 9
Mickey Rooney said he'd "never read Shakespeare before or since" he played Puck in a film version of this comedy
    $800 24
You'll find the Kyongbok Palace at the foot of Mount Pugak in this South Korean capital
    DD: $1,000 29
This Seattle-based coffee chain was named for the first mate in "Moby Dick"
    $1000 20
In 1854 more than 1/3 of a light brigade were killed or wounded during a battle in this war
    $1000 15
The Whole Enchilada Fiesta is an October event in this New Mexico town whose name means "the crosses"
    $1000 5
Once a teacher of English as a second language, today she's New Jersey's governor
    $1000 10
Surprisingly, Shylock only appears in 5 of this play's scenes, & he's gone by the last act
    $1000 25
The Aleje Ujazdowskie has been called the "Champs-Elysees" of this Polish capital

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Beverly John Laura
$1,400 $4,600 $6,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Ideas in his novels that have come true include space travel, television & the submarine

Final scores:

Beverly John Laura
$0 $9,200 $12,200
3rd place: $10,000 to the Society for Multiple Sclerosis 2nd place: $10,000 to Bonaventure House Winner: $24,400 to L.A. Youth Action (winnings doubled as the week's biggest winner)

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Beverly John Laura
$2,400 $5,600 $6,400
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,400

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Game tape date: 1996-09-29
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