Responses for Show #5749 - Thursday, September 17, 2009

2009-2010 Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational quarterfinal game 1.
Andy Richter sets a new single-day winnings record for Celebrity Jeopardy! games of $68,000.

Contestants

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Andy Richter, an actor/comedian from The Tonight Show

Dana Delany, an actress from Desperate Housewives

Wolf Blitzer, a journalist from The Situation Room

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Jeopardy! Round responses

CHINA, BUT NO BEACH
THE SITUATION COMEDY ROOM
ANDY IS DANDY
SCIENTISTS
2-LETTER WORDS
SURPRISE ME, TREBEK!
(Alex: Surprise me, Wolf, where do we start?) (Wolf: Uh, I won't surprise you.)
    $200 2
Beijing

Andy
    $200 1
All in the Family

Dana
    $200 7
Andy Roddick

Andy
    $200 24
(Carl) Sagan

Dana
    $200 13
it

Andy
    $200 18
chicken

Wolf
    $400 9
Shanghai

Andy
    $400 3
M*A*S*H

Dana
    $400 8
Andy Warhol

Wolf
    $400 25
Edison

Andy
    $400 14
ox

Andy
    $400 19
the Liberty Bell

Andy
    $600 23
(Alex: Yes, with a minute to go.)

Mao Tse-tung

Dana
    $600 4
Two and a Half Men

Andy
    $600 10
Andy Garcia

Dana
    $3,000 26
Albert Einstein

Andy
    $600 15
the id

Andy
    $600 20
Rip Van Winkle

Dana
    $800 5
How I Met Your Mother

Triple Stumper
    $800 11
Andy Summers

Andy
    $800 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Jacques Cousteau

Andy
    $800 16
ad

Andy
    $800 21
Britain

Wolf
    $1000 6
The Dick Van Dyke Show

Andy
    $1000 12
Andy Hardy

Dana
    $1000 17
[Applause for Andy's run of the category]
(Alex: Well done in the category, you're an expert in two-letter words, Andy! You have your serious face on all of a sudden, too, good for you!)
(Andy: [Grins, points to mouth with index finger])

Yo!

Andy
    $1000 22
Lyndon Baines Johnson

Andy

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

Wolf Dana Andy
$400 $2,200 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Wolf Dana Andy
$1,400 $3,600 $11,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

IN THE BOOKSTORE
"E" TIMES 3
(Alex: Each correct response will have the letter E three times in it.)
WHAT A DECADE IN THE U.S.
DESPERADO HOUSEWIVES
WOLF IT DOWN!
(Alex: And finally, in honor of Andy...)
PEOPLE SEXIEST MAN ALIVE
    $400 14
(Wolf: Who is Julia Childs?)
[Originally ruled correct; reversed before first Daily Double at clue 18]

Julia Child

Wolf
Triple Stumper
    $400 19
(Wolf: What is, uh, Jerusalem?)

Bethlehem

WolfAndy
    $400 1
(Andy: What is the 1950s?)
(Alex: No.)
(Andy: Ooh!)

the 1940s

WolfAndy
    $400 3
Kobe

Wolf
    $400 9
Brad Pitt

Dana
    $800 15
(Dana: Who is Chelsea Field?)

Chelsea Handler

DanaAndy
    $800 20
(Wolf: What is a defendant?)
...
(Alex: What is [*]. Correct response has to have those three "E"s, "defendant" does not.)

the defense

Wolf
Triple Stumper
    $800 2
Indiana

Andy
    $800 5
a corn dog

Andy
    $800 10
George Clooney

Andy
    $1200 16
Tolstoy

Andy
    $1200 21
levee

Andy
    $1200 4
(2 of) Coolidge, Hoover, Wilson & Harding

Andy
    $1200 26
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

copyright

Dana
    $1200 6
a tamale

Dana
    $1200 11
Johnny Depp

Dana
    $1600 17
Arthur Miller

Andy
    $1600 22
breeches

Andy
    $1600 24
(Wolf: What is a crash?)

a panic

Wolf
Triple Stumper
    $1600 7
(Wolf: What is fettuccine?)

mostaccioli

WolfAndy
    $1600 12
Tom Cruise

Andy
    $10,000 18
(Alex: And Andy, you know there's a $50,000 minimum guarantee, and you're at $25,800, but before I ask you how much of that you want to wager, we have a score change to announce.)

Hemingway

Andy
    $2000 23
(Dana: What is an excerpt?)
(Andy: What is edited?)
(Alex: No.)
(Andy: Oh, no.)
(Wolf: Annodated?)
...
(Alex: Because, Dana, your response was on the right track, but you were missing one "E". We have less than a minute to go, now, Andy.)

excerpted

WolfDanaAndy
Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
Gilded

Andy
    $2000 8
a tandoor (oven)

Andy
    $2000 13
Matt Damon

Andy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Wolf Dana Andy
-$4,600 $4,800 $39,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

FAMOUS ACTORS
WolfWho is Ronald Reagan
$1,000
DanaWho is Ronald Reagan?
$4,500
AndyWho is Ronald Reagan
$29,000
Ronald Reagan

Final scores:

Wolf Dana Andy
$2,000 $9,300 $68,000
3rd place: $25,000 to the American Cancer Society 2nd place: $25,000 to the Scleroderma Research Foundation Winner: $68,000 to St. Jude Children's Hospital + an advance to the semifinals

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Wolf Dana Andy
-$4,600 $4,800 $28,600
5 R,
6 W
11 R,
2 W
32 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,800

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Game tape date: 2009-08-05
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