Show #5647 - Tuesday, March 10, 2009

2009 Celebrity Jeopardy!
From CES in Las Vegas, Nevada.


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Elizabeth Perkins, an actress from Big and Weeds

Tom Bergeron, an Emmy Award-winning host from Dancing with the Stars

Aisha Tyler, a comedienne, host and actress from Talk Soup, Friends, The 5th Wheel and Ghost Whisperer

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
    $200 14
This HBO series is loosely based on Mark Wahlberg's Hollywood experiences; if only my life were as exciting
    $200 9
In a Shaw play, she tells Caesar, "You must not be disrespectful to me, or the Sphinx will let the Romans eat you"
    $200 22
A common type of this plains plant is the Russian thistle--let's go drifting along with the tumblin' these
    $200 10
This popular American beer used croaking frogs in a 1995 Super Bowl commercial
    $200 1
An old military projectile, or a dive made with hands grasping knees
    $400 5
    $400 15
This heiress said, "Having a nightclub in your house really helps for having a party"; that's hot
    $400 12
Meryl Streep has suspicions about Philip Seymour Hoffman in the film adaptation of this Pulitzer Prize winner
    $400 25
Your lawn grass is always greener without this "roaring" yellow wildflower, Taraxacum officinale
    $400 11
On this 1950s-set sitcom, these 2 young & wacky title women worked at the Shotz Brewery
    $400 2
There's a legume in this word for a pitch hurled at a batter's head
    $600 6
    $600 19
With ex-girlfriends like Lindsay Lohan & Mandy Moore, Wilmer Valderrama has come a long way since playing Fez on this sitcom
    $600 13
Stockard Channing sang "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered" in the 2008 revival of this musical
    $600 26
Many low-growing herbs are common weeds called these, a term also used for a kind of tropical banana
    $600 16
This popular Irish beer bears the name of a classic Irish stringed musical instrument
    $600 3
In football a mighty kickoff into this area may result in a touchback
    $800 7
The Philippines
    $800 20
An on-the-town Mischa Barton got more time to pose for paparazzi after she left this teen soap in 2006
    $800 23
Sutton Foster was Broadway's "Thoroughly Modern Millie" before playing Princess Fiona in this musical
    $800 17
Bob Marley's ghost could tell you that Red Stripe is a beer from this Caribbean country
    $1000 8
    $1000 21
This celebutante has had romances with DJ AM & with rocker Joel Madden
    $1000 24
Tom Stoppard's drama "The Coast of" this ideal place was ideal indeed, winning the 2007 Tony for Best Play
    $1000 18
The 2 words that precede "Less Filling" in slogans for Miller lite

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

Aisha Tom Elizabeth
$2,200 $600 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aisha Tom Elizabeth
$2,600 $1,800 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
In 1983 Bonnie Tyler hit No. 1 singing, "Nothing I can do, a total eclipse of" this body part
    $400 11
Renaissance artist:
Botticelli or
Van Gogh
    $400 20
This spiritual leader of Tibet has said, "My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness"
    $400 1
The star Polaris is also known by this directional name
    $400 6
Change these in your house to new more efficient ones that use 1/4 the energy & actually produce more illumination
    $400 26
You won't see Edyta Sliwinska performing this, done by Southwest Indians in August to bring precipitation
    DD: $4,000 14
This daughter of Aerosmith's lead singer played Arwen in "The Lord of the Rings"
    $800 12
Pollock or
    $800 21
In 2008 we learned from Sarah Palin that "The difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull" is this
    $800 2
Castor and Pollux are the two brightest stars in this twinned constellation that's also a sign of the zodiac
    $800 7
Be wise with this kitchen appliance by putting it on energy-saver mode & making sure the door seals properly
    $1200 15
He wrote, directed & starred in "Madea's Family Reunion"; he also had a "House of Payne"
    $1200 17
Delacroix or
Van Dyck
    $1200 22
Sorry Beatles fans, he said he has "too much to do, so no more fan mail...& no objects to be signed"
    $1200 3
The cluster of stars known as the Pleiades is also called the "Seven" these family members
    $1200 8
Buy this kind of food, from the Latin for "instrumental", that's pesticide-free & often locally grown
    $1600 16
This Food Network chef hosted "Food 911" & "How to Boil Water"
    $1600 18
Pop artist:
Munch or
    $1600 23
This "In Cold Blood" author said, "Finishing a book is just like you took a child out in the yard & shot it"
    $1600 4
The 2 brightest stars in the nearby constellation Centaurus are Beta Centauri & this one
    $1600 9
In 2004 the EPA certified the Ford Escape as something that sounds contradictory, the first hybrid this
    $2000 25
This 1988 William Hurt & Geena Davis film about a writer of travel guides was based on a novel by Anne Tyler
    $2000 19
Gauguin or
    $2000 24
She quipped, "In France cooking is a serious art form and a national sport"
    DD: $2,400 5
Alnilam, Mintaka & Altinak are the 3 stars in his belt
    $2000 10
Your carbon one isn't made with your shoe but your lifestyle; calculate it at

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aisha Tom Elizabeth
$19,400 $7,400 $14,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Much of this 2001 movie remake was filmed at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas

Final scores:

Aisha Tom Elizabeth
$28,401 $14,800 $19,500
Winner: $50,000 to the International Rescue Committee and Doctors Without Borders 3rd place: $25,000 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association 2nd place: $25,000 to the New England Learning Center for Women in Transition

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Aisha Tom Elizabeth
$15,800 $7,400 $14,200
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
7 R,
0 W
19 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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Game tape date: 2009-01-09
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