Show #5739 - Thursday, July 16, 2009

2009 Kids Week game 4.


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Parker Norton, a 12-year-old from Knoxville, Tennessee

Tayonna Jones, a 12-year-old from Indianapolis, Indiana

Jacob Hambalek, a 12-year-old from Fresno, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
Henry VI was just 9 months old when he succeeded his dad, Henry V, as king of this in 1422
    $200 16
Bruno the dog is turned into a footman for the horse-drawn pumpkin coach in this animated film
    $200 21
Spiders usually have this many eyes; one for each leg?
    $200 27
Yokohama in this country was a small fishing village of only 350 people when Commodore Perry first visited
    $200 10
In 2009 14-year-old Danny Johnson became a legend of rock when he scored 973,954 points in this game
    $200 1
They're routine tasks done around the house, & before you go out to play, you'd better do yours
    $400 5
This "boy king" was about 9 years old when he became a pharaoh around 1333 B.C.
    $400 17
This pet of Lilo's is actually Genetic Experiment 626, a fugitive alien
    $400 22
"Charlotte's Web" is about a spider who becomes friends with Wilbur, one of these farm animals
    $400 28
This largest city in Texas has a 52-mile shipping channel that links its port with the Gulf of Mexico
    $400 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew holds a proverbial glass of, well, colored liquid of some sort.) As an optimist, it's how I see this glass
    $400 2
It's the form of carbon your dad probably uses when he fires up the barbecue
    $600 8
Fyodor III was 14 in 1676 when he ascended to the throne of Russia & took this Russian title
    $600 18
In this film Rhino the hamster helps his dog hero, who doesn't actually have super powers
    $600 23
Scientifically known as Lactrodectus mactans, this "dark" spider can have a deadly bite
    $600 29
This largest Maryland city & port saw the rockets' red glare during the War of 1812
    $600 13
Even if your parents don't drive one, you should know that SUV stands for this type of vehicle
    $600 3
To make butter, you need one of these special containers in which to stir the milk or cream
    $800 9
Jeanne de Navarre was 13 when she became this country's queen in 1285
    $800 19
In this film the mouse Roddy St. James finds a new world after going down the bathroom's whirlpool
    $800 24
Stand back--it's the hairy variety of spider seen here
    DD: $500 26
Port Said in this African country was established when work on the Suez Canal began
    $800 14
In 1881 a famous gunfight took place at the O.K. Corral in this Arizona city with a "grave" name
    $800 6
The basic tools for carving stone are a hammer & this long-bladed implement seen here
    $1000 11
Isabella II, the daughter of Ferdinand VII, was just under 3 years old when she was proclaimed queen of this in 1833
    $1000 20
Lovelace is a rockhopper who will answer any of life's questions for the price of a pebble in this film
    $1000 25
Little Miss Muffet was a well-known sufferer of this phobia, the technical term for a fear of spiders
    $1000 30
This Australian port city was founded as a British penal colony in 1788
    $1000 15
This holiday that celebrates a Mexican victory in 1862 may be more widely celebrated in the U.S. than in Mexico itself
    $1000 7
One of the driest places on Earth, the Atacama Desert lies mainly in this South American country

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

Jacob Tayonna Parker
$4,200 $0 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jacob Tayonna Parker
$6,100 $2,400 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And you have to give the part of speech that is the underlined word in each clue.)
    $400 21
In 2008 people wondered whether this former president might add the title "First Man" to his resume
    $400 23
You may want to take your parents to the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum in this state
    $400 11
If your mom says you have a fever with a body temperature of 39, she's using this scale
    $400 1
The Virgin Mary was betrothed to this village carpenter
    $400 6
The galaxy that we're in shares its name with this candy bar
    $400 16
Ms. Missy Massey got mussed up & messy in Missoula, Montana
    $800 22
After his tragic assassination, he was succeeded by Andrew Johnson
    $800 27
Sweet! Learn all about sugarcane at the sugar museum on the island of Maui in this state
    $800 12
The can seen here holds this many fluid ounces
    $800 2
After he was swallowed by a great fish, he finally obeyed God's orders to go to Nineveh
    $800 7
These candies were named for their resemblance to something you hope you won't need on a boat
    $800 17
I'm sorry, but I didn't know you owned that yak when I said that
    $1200 24
In 1960 he defeated Richard Nixon by fewer than 115,000 popular votes
    $1200 28
At circus world in Wisconsin, you can visit the circus museum & ride a pony or this gray pachyderm, too
    $1200 13
For moderately active 12- & 13-year-old boys, the government recommends consuming 2,200 of these units a day
    $1200 3
Jesus gave his apostle Simon this name, from the Greek for "rock", & made him a "fisher of men"
    $1200 8
Hershey's "affectionately" introduced these in 1907; the name may be from the sound of machines that make them
    $1200 18
Paper or plastic?
    $1600 25
In 1978 he made an unsuccessful run for a Texas congressional seat
    $1600 29
Wow! The "largest children's museum in the world" is in this capital of Indiana
    $1600 14
In Portugal, ask someone how heavy he is & he'll answer you in these units, each 2.2 pounds
    DD: $1,500 4
Appropriately, the name of this guy who suffered righteously comes from a Hebrew word meaning "persecuted"
    $1600 9
As an adjective, it means "easily broken"; as a noun, it's candy made with caramelized sugar & nuts
    $1600 19
Fo' shizzle, my dizzles! I've recorded a new rap CD you'll find extremely phat
    $2000 26
As Georgia's gov., he shrank state government by merging about 300 state agencies & boards into about 30 agencies
    $2000 30
The Tactile Dome inside the Exploratorium is totally dark; you have to use this tactile sense to guide you
    DD: $600 15
If the minimum height for a ride is 3'4", you must be this many inches tall to get on
    $2000 5
This prophet's hobbies included dunking people in the river & dining on locusts & wild honey
    $2000 10
"Hungry? Grab" one of these peanut, caramel & nougat chocolate bars that also come in Cruncher & Almond varieties
    $2000 20
The roof, the roof, the roof is on fire!

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jacob Tayonna Parker
$12,600 $7,400 $15,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

As a child, she liked to play witches & wizards with her friends Ian & Vikki Potter

Final scores:

Jacob Tayonna Parker
$15,100 $7,800 $22,000
2nd place: $2,000 + Classroom Jeopardy! for his school 3rd place: $1,000 + Classroom Jeopardy! for her school Winner: $22,000 + Classroom Jeopardy! for his school

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jacob Tayonna Parker
$14,400 $8,800 $15,000
24 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2009-03-30
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