Responses for Show #2756 - Monday, September 2, 1996

Bernie Cullen game 1.
First game of Season 13.

Contestants

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Bernie Cullen, a biology graduate student originally from Dublin, Ireland

Jim O'Leary, a police officer from Rockville Centre, New York

Kirstin Olsen, a freelance writer from Santa Clara, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,202)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

NONFICTION
FEMININE NAMES
SUPERSTITIONS
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
THE 1996 OLYMPICS
WORLD HISTORY
    $100 21
McCartney

Jim
    $100 26
Emily

Jim
    $100 6
(Kirstin: What is England?)

the United States

KirstinJim
    $100 11
Seattle

Jim
    $100 1
Michael Johnson

Kirstin
    $100 16
Tasmania

Kirstin
    $200 22
Nicholas & Alexandra

Jim
    $200 27
Ingrid

Kirstin
    $200 7
"Did you catch any?" (or "Are they biting?")

Jim
    $200 12
Maine

Jim
    $200 2
(Kirstin: What is beach volleyball?)
(Alex: Beach volleyball? All right.)
[Kirstin ruled incorrect after the first commercial break]

volleyball

Kirstin
Triple Stumper
    $200 17
Mao Tse-tung

Jim
    $300 23
Bill Gates

Kirstin
    $300 28
Shakespeare

Kirstin
    $300 8
the shamrock

Kirstin
    $300 13
Michigan

Jim
    $300 3
Muhammad Ali

Jim
    $300 18
(Jim: Who is Duvalier?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Jim: Who is Baby Doc?)

Baby Doc Duvalier

Jim
    $400 24
the Leakeys

Bernie
    $1,000 29
Sunday

Kirstin
    $400 9
her shoe

Jim
    $400 14
(Kirstin: What is Utah?)

Nebraska

KirstinBernie
    $400 4
The Pocket Hercules

Jim
    $400 19
the Peloponnesian War

Kirstin
    $500 25
Henry Kissinger

Kirstin
    $500 30
Dolores

Jim
    $500 10
a nail

Bernie
    $500 15
the Adirondacks

Jim
    $500 5
Kerri Strug

Kirstin
    $500 20
the Hanseatic League

Kirstin

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Kirstin Jim Bernie
$600 $2,000 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kirstin Jim Bernie
$3,500 $3,900 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

7 MODERN WONDERS
FAMOUS AMERICANS
ACTORS & ACTRESSES
BODIES OF WATER
CLASSICAL MUSIC
WORD HISTORY
    $200 17
the Panama Canal

Bernie
    $200 8
(Benjamin) Franklin

Jim
    $200 10
(Julie) Andrews

Jim
    $200 1
the Amazon

Jim
    $200 6
Handel

Kirstin
    $200 23
Caesar

Kirstin
    $400 18
the Golden Gate Bridge

Kirstin
    $400 9
Whitman

Kirstin
    $400 19
(Kathy) Bates

Jim
    $400 2
New Zealand

Kirstin
    $400 7
(Johann) Strauss

Jim
    $400 24
Pantalone

Kirstin
    $600 30
the Empire State Building

Bernie
    $600 11
(Zebulon) Pike

Kirstin
    $600 20
Liam Neeson

Kirstin
    $600 3
the Black Sea

Kirstin
    $600 14
Bach

Bernie
    $600 25
god be with you

Bernie
    $800 28
(Kirstin: What is Koyaanisqatsi?)

a dam

KirstinBernie
    $800 12
(Alex: The man's name was [*].)

George Wallace

Triple Stumper
    $800 21
Tim Robbins

Kirstin
    $800 4
the Dardanelles

Kirstin
    $800 15
Schubert

Triple Stumper
    $3,000 26
Cyprus

Bernie
    $500 29
(Alex: A moment ago, Bernie, you were in a distant third position; now you are in the lead.)

the Chunnel (or Channel Tunnel)

Bernie
    $1000 13
(Alex: The "Swamp Fox" was [*].)

Francis Marion

Triple Stumper
    $1000 22
(Alex: And you know her better as [*].)

Kim Darby

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
(Kirstin: What is the Great Slave Lake?)
...
(Alex: [*], yes, she had a choice, and she picked the wrong one.)

the Great Bear Lake

KirstinBernie
    $1000 16
(Kirstin: Who is Copland?)

Ferde Grofé

Kirstin
Triple Stumper
    $1000 27
a googol

Kirstin

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kirstin Jim Bernie
$7,100 $5,300 $8,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

PLAYS
(Alex: [To Jim] You picked the musical, not the play, and that will cost you.)
...
(Alex: [*], the play by George Bernard Shaw.)
JimWhat is My Fair Lady?
$5,000
KirstinWhat is Pygmalion?
$3,600
BernieWhat is "Pygmalion"?
$5,800
Pygmalion

Final scores:

Kirstin Jim Bernie
$10,700 $300 $14,400
2nd place: trip for 2 to the Caribbean + a choice of Jeopardy! video games from GameTek (First Edition, Sports Edition, or Deluxe Edition) 3rd place: Motorola's MicroTac ultra-light portable cellular phone + a choice of Jeopardy! video games from GameTek (First Edition, Sports Edition, or Deluxe Edition) New champion: $14,400 + a choice of Jeopardy! video games from GameTek (First Edition, Sports Edition, or Deluxe Edition)

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Kirstin Jim Bernie
$6,500 $5,300 $6,900
23 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
20 R,
0 W
11 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $18,700

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Game tape date: 1996-08-06
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