Show #3260 - Friday, November 6, 1998

1998 Celebrity Jeopardy! Legends in Sports Night.


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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, a former pro basketball player and actor originally from Brooklyn, New York

Martina Navratilova, a former tennis pro and novelist originally from Prague, Czechoslovakia

Reggie Jackson, a former pro baseball player originally from Wyncote, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
This 22-year-old won the 1997 Masters golf tournament by 12 strokes, the biggest margin in its history
    $100 9
The rulers of this country weren't known as pharaohs until the 1500s B.C.
    $100 7
Smooth-skinned relative of the peach, seen here
    $100 1
This famous flop was named after Henry Ford's son
    $100 2
Take off all your clothes, or name this "lady" who rode naked through Coventry
    $100 13
It's the proper term for getting on a horse; most riders do it from the horse's left
    $200 23
In 1998 this superstar won his 10th NBA scoring title in 12 seasons
    $200 18
When asked how she'd survived the Titanic, she replied, "I'm unsinkable" -- hence, her famous nickname
    $200 8
You would expect to find this fruit in New Zealand
    $200 3
Deliver the "To Be Or Not To Be" speech in Zsa Zsa Gabor's voice, or tell us this play it's from
    $200 14
This horse seen here shares its name with a bean & a car
    $300 24
In 1997 this 16-year-old Swiss miss became the youngest in the 20th century to win at Wimbledon
    DD: $2,000 19
This future president graduated cum laude from Harvard in 1940
    $300 10
Just saying the name of this fruit makes me feel romantic
    $300 4
Duel with Johnny Gilbert, or name this U.S. statesman who died in a duel against Aaron Burr
    $300 15
Oscar Wilde called this sport seen here "The unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable"
    $400 20
John Smith said he would have had his brains beaten out with clubs if this Indian girl hadn't saved him
    $400 11
This tropical fruit may be eaten raw or cooked like squash
    $400 5
Breakdance in the middle of stage, or identify this dancing pair who starred in "Top Hat"
    $400 16
Specifically, it's the term for a female horse who's less than 4 years old
    $500 21
In 1862 Jefferson Davis named this Confederate general his chief military advisor
    $500 12
It's believed this tropical fruit originated in India where it's found in chutney
    $500 6
Give me all your money, or name this aviation billionaire who died a recluse in 1976
    $500 17
This term for riding without a saddle sounds like you have to be partially nude to do it

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Reggie Martina Kareem
$0 $900 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Reggie Martina Kareem
$100 $1,900 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Reggie?)
    $200 1
Oakland stretches along the mainland side of this large bay
    $200 10
It's the sport in common to "Happy Gilmore" & "Tin Cup"
    $200 3
Of Norway, Sweden & Denmark, this one is the largest in area
    $200 9
It's reported that it takes 43 muscles to frown & 17 to do this
    $200 8
You have our word it's Broadway's longest-running nostalgic musical set in a high school
    $200 24
Bee home
    $400 2
Oakland was founded in the 1800s soon after the discovery of this element nearby
    $400 19
Help me help you by naming this 1996 film seen here

"Booyah, touchdown!, I make millions of catches..."
    $400 4
It's the only country that borders Portugal
    $400 12
Asthma attacks involve these organs' bronchioles & the bronchi leading to them
    $400 15
"Bring Back Birdie", a 1980 sequel to this 1960 musical, didn't fly
    $400 25
Simply stated these are the facts, this is what a bald man lacks
    $600 11
This regional "rapid transit" system is headquartered in Oakland
    $600 21
In "A League of Their Own", this talk show host played third baseman Doris Murphy
    DD: $3,000 5
If you're foolishly hunting vampires in Transylvania, you're risking your neck in this country
    $600 13
In this organ's "middle" part the ossicles pass on the vibrations to the oval window
    DD: $4,000 17
This musical about a group of auditioning dancers features the songs "I Hope I Get It" & "One"
    $600 26
A computer ready to receive information over a modem is "on" this
    $800 22
1993's "Cool Runnings" told of a group of Jamaicans who formed an Olympic team in this sport
    $800 6
This "white mountain" on the border of France, Italy & Switzerland is the highest peak in Europe
    $800 14
Weighing about 3 pounds, it has more than 10 billion neurons, which works out to... argh, mine hurts
    $800 18
This "Murder, She Wrote" star has won Tonys for her performances in "Mame", "Gypsy" & "Sweeney Todd"
    $1000 23
This female drag racer was the subject of the 1983 movie "Heart Like a Wheel"
    $1000 7
Major cities on this important river include Bonn, Basel & Cologne
    $1000 16
Tear this tendon that runs from the gastrocnemius muscle to the calcaneus & you can't stand tippytoe
    $1000 20
This guitarist for The Who wrote the musical score for Broadway's "Tommy"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Reggie Martina Kareem
$100 $4,500 $12,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He lived with his girlfriend, a fat priest & a 7-foot-tall archer

Final scores:

Reggie Martina Kareem
$0 $8,999 $22,000
3rd place: $10,000 for The Mr. October Foundation for Kids 2nd place: $10,000 for PETA and Kidstuff Foundation Winner: $22,000 for Athletes & Entertainers for Kids

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Reggie Martina Kareem
$100 $8,500 $7,900
5 R,
2 W
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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Game tape date: 1998-09-02
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