Show #5899 - Thursday, April 15, 2010

2009-2010 Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational quarterfinal game 8.


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Hill Harper, an author and actor from CSI: NY

Rebecca Lobo, a future Women's Basketball Hall of Famer and ESPN analyst originally from the WNBA

Neil Patrick Harris, an actor from How I Met Your Mother

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "I want a blanky". Each correct response will be three letters.)
    $200 1
Poe rhymed, "Thy naiad airs have brought me home / To the glory that was Greece / And the grandeur that was" this
    $200 9
Shirley Schmidt &
Murphy Brown
    $200 17
From plants of the genus Strychnos, this was the prescription of 19th c. killer Dr. Thomas Cream
    $200 12
The town of Lobo in Culberson County, Texas is one of these "haunted" communities
    $200 4
It's a hidden advantage you keep "up your sleeve"
    $400 2
Duran Duran sang, "Her name is Rio & she dances on the sand... Oh Rio, Rio, dance across" this 2-word Texas river
    $400 10
Bar owner Sam Malone &
Dr. John Becker
    $400 18
Hosmany Ramos, a plastic surgeon from this country, smuggled drugs, committed murder & stole Pele's watch
    $400 13
Joe Eubanks uses the name Lobo when competing in this pro "sport" that often involves tag teams & pile drivers
    $400 5
The military strategy used in the early days of the Iraq War was known as shock & this
    $600 3
"See the pyramids along the Nile, see the sunrise on" this
    $600 11
Thomas Magnum &
Chief Jesse Stone
    $600 19
In 2010 a Detroit doctor was convicted in a $4.2 million scheme to defraud this program for the elderly
    $600 14
The band Los Lobos "Goes Disney" in a 2009 album whose tracks include "The" this this this "Room"
    $600 6
Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" ends with the sound of this striking a tree
    $800 20
Springsteen said to "Put your make-up on, fix your hair up pretty and meet me tonight" in this N.J. gambling town
    $800 22
Detective Mary Beth Lacey &
Maxine Gray
    $800 15
The 1962 film "The Legend of Lobo" told the story of the life & adventures of one of these critters in the Southwest
    $800 7
Newcastle is a popular brand of brown this
    $1000 21
Ogden Nash started a limerick, "There was an old man of" this city in India "who coated his tonsils with butta"
    $1000 23
Charlie Salinger &
Jack Shephard
    $1000 16
The web browser called Lobo uses this programming language that sounds like an Indonesian island
    $1000 8
It can also mean to mimic, ya big hairy...

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Neil Rebecca Hill
$2,200 $1,600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Neil Rebecca Hill
$4,000 $2,800 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
This day once usually fell every 4 years on March 4; now, it's Jan. 20
    $400 11
    $400 16
The name of this little colony may come from a Greek isle
    $400 2
"Thriller-Live", which opened in London in 2009, is a song & dance celebration of his career
    $400 1
This company goes by GE
    $400 23
Songs in this 1942 film include "Little April Shower" & "Thumper Song"
    $800 22
The first play of a soccer or football game
    $800 12
The neon light
    $800 17
What's now this "Granite State" was named for a county in South Central England
    $800 3
Rowan Atkinson recently picked a pocket or 2 as Fagin in this musical
    $800 7
Smile & say cheese for this picture-perfect company, EK
    $800 24
This character's patronus spell summons a magic stag that's good for warding off dementors
    $1200 28
It's a 5-syllable formal ceremony for admission into an organization such as a college fraternity
    $1200 13
The motorcycle
    $1200 18
This southern colony was named for a king of England, the II of that name
    $1200 4
With the haunting taking place in Coney Island, "Love Never Dies", the sequel to this musical, opened in London in 2010
    $1200 8
Dinner should be delivered in less than 30 minutes from this, DPZ
    DD: $2,000 25
In this 1978 film Robert De Niro says, "One shot is what it's all about"
    DD: $600 29
This 5-letter word is from the French & means "to make one's first appearance"
    $1600 14
The cotton gin
    $1600 19
Virginia was named for this "Virgin Queen", maybe at the suggestion of Sir Walter Raleigh
    $1600 5
In 2000 she made a "Splash" in London playing the Marilyn Monroe role in "The Seven Year Itch"
    $1600 9
BAC: It's in the money biz
    $1600 26
In this film Helen Mirren encounters a fitting stag, an "imperial 14 pointer"
    $2000 30
On June 7, 2007 Bill Gates spoke at this graduation ceremony at Harvard
    $2000 15
The telescope
    $2000 20
The wife of King Charles I gave her name to this colony
    $2000 6
In 2007 Jessica Lange took to the London stage as Amanda Wingfield in this Tennessee Williams drama
    $2000 10
What's really rad is that the stock symbol for this drugstore chain is really RAD
    $2000 27
In the film version of a Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings tale, this title creature keeps returning to Jody Baxter's farm

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Neil Rebecca Hill
$13,000 $8,400 $2,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The title of this Beatles song is a Yoruba phrase that means "life goes on"

Final scores:

Neil Rebecca Hill
$9,000 $4,400 $0
Winner: $50,000 to Food On Foot 2nd place: $25,000 to St. Mary's School 3rd place: $25,000 to Manifest Your Destiny Foundation

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Neil Rebecca Hill
$12,800 $8,400 $2,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
0 W
10 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $23,200

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Game tape date: 2010-03-13
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