Responses for show #4586 - Monday, July 12, 2004

Ken Jennings game 29.

Contestants

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Jennifer Lajewski, a stay-at-home mom from Oak Park, Illinois

Rich Carroll, an administrative traffic judge from Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 28-day cash winnings total $920,960)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

STATE FACTS
COMIC STRIPPERS
(Alex: We'll give the characters, you give us the title of the comic strip.)
BUSY HANDS
THE 1860s
ON THE "ROAD" AGAIN
BETTER ASK FOR DIRECTIONS
    $200 1
California

Ken
    $200 6
Dennis the Menace

Ken
    $200 11
(Alex: [*] is right, and that takes you to $6200. Takes us to our first break. Jennifer and Rich are standing there, saying, "Oh, boy, is this the way it's going to be for the entire half hour?" Perhaps not. We'll get a chance to talk to the two of you when we come back.)

touch typing

Ken
    $200 21
Wellington

Rich
    $200 16
the railroads

Ken
    $200 26
north

Rich
    $400 2
(Ken: What is my home state of [*]?)

Utah

Ken
    $400 7
Archie

Ken
    $400 12
juggling

Ken
    $400 22
(Ken: Ooh. What is... the... Preakness?)

the Belmont (Stakes)

KenJennifer
    $400 17
Road to Morocco

Ken
    $400 27
down

Ken
    $600 3
Maine

Ken
    $600 8
Spider-Man

Ken
    $600 13
a riffle

Ken
    $600 23
Gatling

Ken
    $600 18
Antiques Roadshow

Ken
    $600 28
onward

Jennifer
    $800 4
Maryland

Ken
    $800 9
(Ken: Who are the [*]?)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Ken
    $800 14
their lettuce

Ken
    $800 24
Pullman

Ken
    $800 19
(Ken: What's [*]?)
(Alex: That's right.)
(Ken: Beep beep!)

the roadrunner

Ken
    $1,300 29
(Jennifer: [Striking the Daily Double] Uh, please.)
(Alex: What do you mean, "Uh, please"? What kind of a reaction is that, "Uh, please"?)
(Jennifer: I forgot we even had them.)
...
(Jennifer: What is south?)

left

Jennifer
    $1000 5
[Applause for Ken's run of the category]
(Alex: Right, and you ran the category, and you earned $3,000 as a result. Go again.)

Connecticut

Ken
    $1000 10
[Applause for Ken's run of the category]
(Ken: Whew! Heck, let's go to BUSY HANDS for $200.)

For Better or for Worse

Ken
    $1000 15
the (Rubik's) snake

Jennifer
    $1000 25
Victor Emmanuel

Ken
    $1000 20
[No applause for Ken's run of the category]

The Road Warrior

Ken
    $1000 30
(Ken: What's a promotion?)

advance

KenJennifer

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Ken Rich Jennifer
$6,200 $0 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Rich Jennifer
$12,400 $400 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SCIENCE
I'M GIVIN' YA PEARLS!
WHO WAS PRESIDENT WHEN...
RANKS & TITLES
BULLY FOR ENGLAND!
3-D
(Alex: Each correct response will contain three "D"s.)
    $400 4
Fahrenheit

Ken
    $400 28
Pelé

Ken
    $400 29
Reagan

Ken
    $400 30
a leader

Jennifer
    $400 14
Wimbledon

Jennifer
    $400 9
fiddled

Ken
    $800 5
helium

Ken
    $800 26
Pauline

Ken
    $800 27
FDR

Jennifer
    $800 19
a cardinal

Ken
    $800 15
(Ken: Who are [*]?)
(Alex: Yes.)
(Ken: That's funny.)

the Angles

Ken
    $800 10
(Ken: What is a... afterward?)

addendum

KenRich
    $1200 6
Darwin

Ken
    $1200 25
Girl with a Pearl Earring

Ken
    $1200 1
(Alex: That's right, 1949.)

Truman

Ken
    $1200 20
Undersecretary

Ken
    $1200 16
the Irish Sea

Ken
    $1200 11
dredged

Ken
    $1600 7
Io

Ken
    $1600 24
Earl Monroe

Ken
    $3,900 2
Woodrow Wilson

Ken
    $4,100 21
(Alex: [Before Ken wagers] I've said this many times, you know what the one-day record is. You are tied with another player at $52,000 for that. You have $25,900 right now. And we still have some game left.)

constable

Ken
    $1600 17
the Teddy Boys

Triple Stumper
    $1600 12
a didgeridoo

Ken
    $2000 8
(Jennifer: What is potassium?)

iodine

Jennifer
Triple Stumper
    $2000 23
Tora! Tora! Tora!

Jennifer
    $2000 3
(Rich: Who was Jefferson?)
...
(Alex: 1799, who was [*]?)

John Adams

Rich
Triple Stumper
    $2000 22
warrant officer

Rich
    $2000 18
(Ken: What's Brighton?)

Blackpool

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $2000 13
the gold standard

Rich

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Rich Jennifer
$34,400 $3,200 $3,300
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

NAMES IN THE BIBLE
(Alex: [After revealing Ken's response] It was given to Jacob after he wrestled with an angel and that is correct. Your wager was... $17,600. You're tied with yourself again for the one-day record of $52,000! You couldn't go a buck more?! Great performance, $972,960. Will he hit a million on our next show? Tune in and find out. We'll see you then. So long.)
RichWho is Isaiah?
$3,100
JenniferWho is Abel?
$3,000
KenWho is Israel?
$17,600
Israel

Final scores:

Ken Rich Jennifer
$52,000 $100 $300
29-day champion: $972,960 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Rich Jennifer
$29,600 $3,200 $4,600
42 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
5 R,
1 W
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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