Responses for show #4618 - Wednesday, October 6, 2004

Ken Jennings game 51.

Contestants

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Bill Carter, a personal fitness trainer from New York, New York

Kathryn Dorminey, an evaluations analyst from Arlington, Virginia

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 50-day cash winnings total $1,699,700)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

GEOGRAPHY "B"
TV WEAPONS
A YEN FOR JAPAN
FAMILY MEMBERS
THE CHURCH LADY
ISN'T THAT SPATIAL?
    $200 11
Brooklyn

Ken
    $200 21
Klingons

Ken
    $200 6
wasabi

Ken
    $200 16
apples

Ken
    $200 1
chaplains

Ken
    $200 30
a co-op

Ken
    $400 12
Branson

Ken
    $400 22
KAOS

Ken
    $400 7
karate

Bill
    $400 17
Homo sapiens

Ken
    $400 2
Mary Magdalene

Bill
    $400 29
a barracks

Bill
    $600 13
(Ken: What... are... [*]?)
(Alex: Yes.)
(Ken: Oh, really?)

the Bavarian Alps

Ken
    $600 23
(Bill: Who is Barney Gumble?)

Barney Fife

KenBill
    $600 8
the belly (or the stomach)

Ken
    $600 18
percussion

Ken
    $600 3
Tammy Faye Bakker

Ken
    $600 26
a triplex

Ken
    $800 14
Bulgaria

Kathryn
    $800 24
Xena (Warrior Princess)

Ken
    $800 9
Guam

Triple Stumper
    $800 19
the Romance languages

Ken
    $800 4
Aimee Semple McPherson

Bill
    $3,600 27
a pagoda

Ken
    $1000 15
(Kathryn: What is Byrd?)

the Beaufort Sea

Kathryn
Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
Witchblade

Ken
    $1000 10
the chrysanthemum

Ken
    $1000 20
(Ken: What are [*]? [smiles wanly because he missed this in a Daily Double during his 2004-07-14 game])

sulfas

Ken
    $1000 5
Deborah

Ken
    $1000 28
(Ken: What is chez?)

maison

Ken
Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Ken Kathryn Bill
$4,800 -$200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Kathryn Bill
$14,200 -$200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD HISTORY
SONG LYRICS
LITERARY PAIRS
FROM A TO E
ART APPRECIATION
OTHER USES FOR ANIMALS
    $400 1
Sicily

Ken
    $400 5
a homecoming queen

Bill
    $400 11
the Owl & the Pussycat

Ken
    $400 26
the Astrodome

Ken
    $400 16
Art Garfunkel

Kathryn
    $400 21
a bat

Bill
    $800 2
Casablanca

Ken
    $800 6
in his kiss

Ken
    $800 12
Tweedledee & Tweedledum

Ken
    $800 27
an anecdote

Ken
    $800 17
Arthur C. Clarke

Bill
    $800 22
a cat-o'-nine-tails

Ken
    $4,600 3
the Nile

Ken
    $1200 7
"Here Comes The Sun"

Ken
    $1200 13
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern

Ken
    $1200 28
an antidote

Ken
    $1200 18
(Ken: Who is Art Linkletter?)

Arthur Godfrey

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $1200 23
a frog

Kathryn
    $1600 4
India

Bill
    $1600 8
"School's Out"

Ken
    $12,000 14
(Ken: [Thinks] Who are... uh, uh, [*] and, uh, [*]?)
(Alex: Yep.)
[Ken breathes a huge sigh of relief--at over 25 seconds between the clue reveal and the completion of the response, this was perhaps the longest time ever provided a contestant for a Daily Double!]

Heloise & Abelard

Ken
    $1600 29
the aperture

Ken
    $1600 19
(Arthur) Rimbaud

Ken
    $1600 24
a seal

Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
Augsburg

Ken
    $2000 9
"Union Of The Snake"

Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
the Duke & the King

Ken
    $2000 30
acetone

Ken
    $2000 20
(Arthur) Zimmerman

Kathryn
    $2000 25
a slug

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Kathryn Bill
$49,200 $3,400 $4,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

2004
(Alex: Narrows it down. We're not finished with the year.)
(Alex: The election's in November, but the Electoral College meets later, and there will be three [*] in the state of Wyoming.)
...
(Alex: [After Ken's response is revealed] No way to talk about our electors!)
KathrynWhat are electors?
$3,399
BillWhat ambassadors
$2,380
KenWhat are the 3 Stooges
$10,800
electors

Final scores:

Ken Kathryn Bill
$38,400 $6,799 $2,220
51-day champion: $1,738,100 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Kathryn Bill
$32,600 $3,400 $4,600
41 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
4 R,
1 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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