Responses for show #4605 - Friday, September 17, 2004

Ken Jennings game 48.

Contestants

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Greg Taylor, a lawyer from Glendale, California

Marilyn Werner, a registered nurse from Maryville, Tennessee

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 47-day cash winnings total $1,585,061)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

ASIAN HISTORY
WE LOVE BROADWAY
THAT'S YOUNG!
ISLANDS
CLASSIC GAMES
QUASI-RELATED PAIRS
    $200 6
Tokyo

Ken
    $200 11
(Ken: What is "Puttin' On The Ritz"?)

"42nd Street"

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $200 26
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Shirley Temple

Greg
    $200 25
New Guinea

Ken
    $200 20
(Alex: Jimmy will do anything to play a game with Sofia, believe me!)

Operation

Ken
    $200 1
Tom & Jerry

Ken
    $400 7
Vietnam

Ken
    $400 12
Patrick Swayze

Greg
    $400 13
Australia

Ken
    $400 21
(Alex: Minute to go now, Ken.)

crazy eights

Ken
    $400 2
pride & prejudice

Ken
    $600 8
Phnom Penh

Ken
    $600 14
(Ken: Who is Nesmith?)
(Greg: Who is Davy Jones?)
(Marilyn: Who is Peter Tork?)
...
(Alex: Three of you had a shot at it! And there weren't that many guys involved in The Monkees.)

Micky Dolenz

KenMarilynGreg
Triple Stumper
    $600 17
Sicily

Ken
    $600 22
Mouse Trap

Marilyn
    $600 3
laurel & hardy

Greg
    $800 9
the Ming

Ken
    $2,000 15
The Seagull

Ken
    $800 18
the Channel Islands

Ken
    $800 23
(Alex: Much of the success in backgammon depends on the doubling cube. If you don't accept [*], you have to lose the game.)

the double

Triple Stumper
    $800 4
(Greg: What is pu...)

learner & low

KenGreg
    $1000 10
Wellington

Ken
    $1000 16
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Ken
    $1000 19
the Azores

Ken
    $1000 24
(Ken: What is... Blind Date?)
...
[Time expires; Ken nods knowingly.]
(Alex: You know it now, Ken?)
(Ken: [*]?)

Mystery Date

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
(Marilyn: What is stairs & steps?)

a stare & Rogers

KenMarilyn

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

Ken Marilyn Greg
$5,200 -$1,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Marilyn Greg
$10,200 -$1,000 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

MONTY PYTHON
BRING OUT YOUR DEAD
SPAM
SUMMARIZING PROUST
I'M A LUMBERJACK
KNIGHTS WHO SAY "NI"
    $400 7
Sousa

Marilyn
    $400 18
zombie

Ken
    $400 6
spiced ham

Triple Stumper
    $400 12
the Sorbonne

Ken
    $400 26
its bark

Ken
    $400 1
Nicaragua

Ken
    $800 8
Michael Palin

Ken
    $800 19
a mummy

Ken
    $800 17
Hormel

Greg
    $800 13
asthma

Ken
    $800 27
pine

Ken
    $800 2
nicknames

Ken
    $1200 9
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Ken
    $1200 20
Macbeth

Ken
    $1200 23
Burns & Allen

Ken
    $1200 14
Remembrance of Things Past

Ken
    $1200 28
(Ken: What is that there, uh, [*]?)
(Alex: [*], yeah, eh?)

wood chipper

Ken
    $1200 3
Anais Nin

Ken
    $1600 10
Life of Brian

Ken
    $1600 21
an incubus

Ken
    $1600 24
(Alex: Minute to go, now.)

Hawaii

Ken
    $1600 15
T.S. Eliot

Ken
    $1600 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds; the audience and Ken applaude for Marilyn, who just brought herself out of the hole]

Caterpillar

Marilyn
    $1600 4
Nike

Ken
    $2000 11
Terry Gilliam

Ken
    $5,200 22
(Ken: Eh, I'll wager $5,200, Alex.)
[Alex holds up his clue sheet with "5200" written on it in thick marker]
(Alex: I wrote it down before he said it.)
(Ken: It's like The Match Game.)
(Alex: Yes, The Match Game.)

poltergeist

Ken
    $2,200 25
(Ken: Who is... Wiley Post?)

Edward R. Murrow

Ken
    $2000 16
[Applause for Ken's run of the category]

Dreyfus

Ken
    $2000 5
the Nicene Creed

Greg

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Marilyn Greg
$38,000 $1,000 $2,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

MARILYN MONROE MOVIES
[The applause begins for Ken]
(Alex: Who played her husband?)
[The applause pauses]
(Ken: Don't know!)
(Alex: Joseph Cotten.)
(Ken: Ah...)
[Applause resumes]
MarilynWhat is Niagara?
$800
GregWhat is Ghostbusters Niagara
$599
KenWhat is Niagara?
$12,000
Niagara

Final scores:

Ken Marilyn Greg
$50,000 $1,800 $3,199
48-day champion: $1,635,061 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Marilyn Greg
$35,800 $1,000 $2,600
41 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
3 R,
2 W
5 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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