Responses for show #5456 - Monday, May 5, 2008

2008 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.
From the Kohl Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Contestants

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Gabrielle McMahan, a junior from Florida A&M University

Meredith Johnson, a senior from University of Minnesota

Brandon Hensley, a sophomore from Caltech

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Jeopardy! Round responses

AROUND THE WORLD
MUSICALS
AN HISTORIC OCCASION
COMPLETE IT
PLEASE DON'T SET THE DORM ON FIRE
2- OR 3-LETTER WORDS
(Alex: ...and all correct responses are homophones--words that sound exactly the same. One word will be 2 letters; its companion will be 3 letters.)
    $200 6
the ruble

Meredith
    $200 11
King Arthur

Brandon
    $200 26
(Meredith: What is NATO?)
(Brandon: What is the U.S.S.R.?)

the United Nations

BrandonMeredithGabrielle
    $200 1
Rhapsody

Gabrielle
    $200 16
hydrogen

Meredith
    $200 17
be/bee

Meredith
    $400 7
Jamaica

Brandon
    $400 12
Young Frankenstein

Gabrielle
    $400 27
the Senate

Gabrielle
    $400 2
ballot

Brandon
    $400 22
a Bunsen burner

Gabrielle
    $400 18
we/wee

Brandon
    $600 8
Monte Carlo

Gabrielle
    $600 13
a wedding album

Meredith
    $600 28
tea

Brandon
    $600 3
See

Meredith
    $600 23
Burning Man

Triple Stumper
    $600 19
or/ore

Brandon
    $800 9
the Snowy Mountains

Triple Stumper
    $800 14
Seussical

Gabrielle
    $800 29
smallpox

Triple Stumper
    $800 4
Blackbird

Triple Stumper
    $800 24
a flamethrower

Gabrielle
    $800 20
hoe/ho

Gabrielle
    $1,000 10
(Gabrielle: What is the Strait of Magellan?)

the Drake Passage

Gabrielle
    $1000 15
John Waters

Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
Slovakia

Gabrielle
    $1000 5
Agnes

Meredith
    $1000 25
spontaneous combustion

Meredith
    $1000 21
by/bye

Brandon

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

Brandon Meredith Gabrielle
$1,000 $2,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Meredith Gabrielle
$3,400 $3,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ENGLISH LITERATURE
MOVIE DIRECTORS
QUAD FOOD
OTHER GREAT LAKES
COUNTRIES IN OTHER WORDS
ANNUAL EVENTS
    $400 2
Tom Jones

Gabrielle
    $400 16
Michael Moore

Triple Stumper
    $400 18
Pop-Tarts

Meredith
    $400 1
(Lake) Victoria

Meredith
    $400 9
Turkey

Brandon
    $400 23
Honolulu

Brandon
    $800 3
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Gabrielle
    $800 17
(Alex: I'm glad to see that you students don't spend a great deal of time in movie theaters.)

Michael Bay

Triple Stumper
    $800 19
Sicilian

Meredith
    $800 7
Lake Geneva

Meredith
    $800 12
China

Brandon
    $800 24
grandparents

Meredith
    $1200 4
The Faerie Queene

Gabrielle
    $1200 28
Juno

Triple Stumper
    $1200 20
a Klondike

Meredith
    $1200 8
the Caspian

Meredith
    $1200 13
Georgia

Gabrielle
    $1200 25
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Gabrielle
    $1600 5
Treasure Island

Meredith
    $1600 29
(Brandon: Who are the Coen Brothers?)

the Wachowski Brothers

Brandon
Triple Stumper
    $1600 21
a waffle maker

Triple Stumper
    $1600 10
(Meredith: What is Lake Titicaca?)

Lake Maracaibo

Meredith
Triple Stumper
    $1600 14
Chile

Gabrielle
    $1600 26
Passover

Brandon
    $2000 6
Brave New World

Brandon
    $2000 30
Peter Jackson

Triple Stumper
    $2000 22
(Meredith: What is lutefisk?)
(Alex: No.)
[Laughter]

fish sticks

Meredith
Triple Stumper
    $2000 11
Lake Champlain

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 15
(Gabrielle: What is camel?)

Ivory Coast

Gabrielle
    $2,400 27
(Brandon: What is Pacific Union?)

Amtrak

Brandon

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Meredith Gabrielle
$4,600 $7,200 $9,000

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICAN THINKERS
BrandonWho is Thoreau?
$4,600
MeredithWho is Thoreau?
$2,001
GabrielleWho is Thoreau?
$1,000
Henry David Thoreau

Final scores:

Brandon Meredith Gabrielle
$9,200 $9,201 $10,000
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Brandon Meredith Gabrielle
$7,000 $7,200 $12,000
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W
16 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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