Show #554 - Thursday, January 22, 1987

The 24th clue of the Double Jeopardy! Round & Final Jeopardy! appeared on Season 6, Episode 8 of The Goldbergs.


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Maryanne Cerra, a teacher from Cooper City, Florida

Ed Zimmerman, a textbook supervisor from San Diego, California

Jerry Salzman, a systems analyst originally from Akron, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,882)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
The U.S. & Canada border on this, the world's largest freshwater lake
    $100 6
Song in which Bobby Darin asked, "Would you marry me anyway? Would you have my baby?"
    $100 3
On Aug. 1, 1873, these, the Natl. Historic Landmark on wheels, 1st began climbing "halfway to the stars"
    $100 26
In their "Bests & Worsts" issue, TV Guide called it "Best reason to go to bed early on Saturday night"
    $100 4
On TV, letter which falls between Howard & Smith
    $200 15
Of the Red River, Yellow Rier & Blue River, the one not a major river in Asia
    $200 25
Some English children carve lanterns out of giant beets on "Punky Night", similar to this U.S. festival
    $200 12
In her #1 hit, it's the condition under which Eileen Barton would've "baked a cake"
    $200 18
Enactment of this law on Aug. 14, 1935 created an instance need for "FICA" spaces on paychecks
    $200 24
Vanity Fair called this prince "5 times better looking than & half as intelligent as Charles"
    $200 5
For Bruce Springsteen, it's the 1st letter which follows "Born in the..."
    DD: $500 1
River mentioned by name in a verse of this song:

[Instrumental music plays]
    $300 13
Were this true, Tevye the Milkman would own "1 long staircase just going up & 1 even longer coming down"
    $300 19
Dr. P. Blaiberg died on Aug. 17, 1969 after surviving this kind of operation for 19½ months
    $300 17
Leonard Maltin bitingly called this Grace Jones flick "the most anemic vampire movie I've ever seen"
    $300 8
It can precede "shirt" or "square"
    $400 2
The largest man-made lake in the United States
    $400 9
In "Camelot", this wouldn't occur in springtime, summer, winter or fall
    $400 20
On Aug. 23, 1926, Italian-born R. Valentino died; exactly 1 year later, this Italian-born pair was executed
    $400 22
A critic said this singer "sounds more than ever like a man doing a bad Bob Dylan impression"
    $400 10
The 1st of the 3 letters on button #3 of a touch-tone phone
    $500 7
1 of 2 rivers on which you can find a German city named Frankfurt
    $500 14
Jimmy Soul advised "Get an ugly girl to marry you" in this 1963 #1 hit
    $500 21
Gold was discovered in Aug. 1896 on a tributary of this Canadian river near Alaska
    $500 23
Laurence Olivier said directing this "Prince & the Showgirl" star was "enough to make a man cut his throat"
    $500 11
It's the other letter spotlighted in cereal commercial with line "J is for Jack"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Jerry Ed Maryanne
$1,100 -$400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Ed Maryanne
$3,100 $300 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Side supported by Japan
    $200 25
The plural of titmouse
    $200 23
In 1985 & 1986, his fans honored this dead horse with concerts called "Live Ed" & "Edstock"
    $200 8
Carrie Fisher said of her divorce from this "1-Trick Pony" star: "Short people, short marriage"
    $200 16
U.S. corporation earning the largest profit in this computer maker
    $200 9
What the "W" stood for on the brass plate which read "W. Rabbit" on the door of his house
    $400 2
In 1917, U.S. entered the war, but this power pulled out of it due to internal problems
    $400 22
Phasianus Colchicus, this game bird might be found in the wild under grass, not glass
    $400 26
For playing this ruler as a youth, Jan Niklas won TV Guide's "A Tsar Is Born" award
    $400 10
Of Picasso's 4 children, the number that were legitimate
    DD: $1,600 17
Of hard work, intelligence or knowing right people, more feel this is needed for success, said Newsweek
    $400 7
Words written in currants on small cake Alice found under the table
    $600 3
Baron von Richthofen was Germany's top air ace; he was America's
    $600 21
During courtship, the male frigate bird inflates to enormous size the red pouch found here
    $600 18
Ghoulish cartoonist who made his 3rd wife part of his "Family" by marrying her in a pet cemetary
    $600 11
19th century immigrant Eberhard Faber made his mark in the U.S. as a manufacturer of these
    $600 4
Of him, the Gryphon said, "it's all his fancy, that: he hasn't got no sorrow, you know"
    $800 14
Gavrilo Princip
    $800 28
A critic said this producer "is fast becoming the P.T. Barnum of patriotic spectaculars"
    $800 19
Roger Vadim called this ex-wife "a monster of efficiency who often made me think of a robot"
    $800 12
Majority of flashlight & radio batteries sold in the U.S. are made by this company
    $800 5
This pair stood so still Alice forgot they were alive
    $1000 15
Tho Ben Franklin 1st proposed it in 1784, it was Germany which 1st adopted it, in 1915, to aid war effort
    $1000 24
From Latin for "bonebreaker", this large bird of prey is often called a fish hawk
    $1000 27
Panama issued postage stamps to commemorate this, broadcast live worldwide from Panama City, in 1986
    $1000 20
A talk show host since Oct. 1, 1961, same day as Johnny Carson, he taped his last show Aug. 20, 1986
    $1000 13
Aptly enough, 1 of 3 companies currently under contract to bake these is the Little Brownie Company
    $1000 6
According to Humpty Dumpty, you can receive them 364 days of the year

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Ed Maryanne
$11,700 $2,500 $2,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1904, this city hosted the Democratic National Convention, a World's Far & the Olympics

Final scores:

Jerry Ed Maryanne
$14,700 $4,950 $1,173
3-day champion: $35,582 2nd place: trip to Palm Springs + Amelia Earhart luggage 3rd place: Emerson VCR

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jerry Ed Maryanne
$10,300 $2,500 $2,600
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
13 R,
5 W
7 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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Game tape date: 1986-10-15
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