Responses for Show #6239 - Thursday, November 3, 2011

2011 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.

Contestants

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Kara Spak, a newspaper reporter from Chicago, Illinois

Brian Meacham, a film preservationist originally from Anchorage, Alaska

Roger Craig, a computer scientist from Newark, Delaware

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Jeopardy! Round responses

I HAVE A PREPOSITION FOR YOU
2011 MOVIES
GOING TO PIECES
GROUP COUNTDOWN
THE LAST BATTLE
(Alex: You identify the war in which it occurred.)
THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE
    $200 14
per

Brian
    $200 16
Alzheimer's

Brian
    $200 26
a puff piece

Kara
    $200 21
(Roger: What is... a point guard?)

a basketball team

RogerBrian
    $200 8
the American Revolution

Roger
    $200 1
(Martin Luther) King (Jr.)

Roger
    $400 17
minus

Kara
    $400 15
The Help

Kara
    $400 27
Santa Claus

Kara
    $400 22
bridge

Roger
    $400 9
the War of 1812

Brian
    $400 2
the Red Cross

Roger
    $600 18
Against

Brian
    $600 7
(Jason) Bateman

Roger
    $600 28
(Kara: What is a coin?)
(Alex: No. Be more specific.)

a two-cent coin

Kara
    $600 23
(Kara: What is a threesome?)
[Laughter]
...
(Alex: Kara has obviously had much more experience than I.)

a love triangle

RogerKara
    $600 11
World War I

Brian
    $600 3
land mines

Roger
    $800 19
(Brian: What is among?)

between

Brian
Triple Stumper
    $800 6
(Kenneth) Branagh

Kara
    $800 29
a sherd

Brian
    $800 24
good cop, bad cop

Kara
    $1,000 12
the Mexican-American War

Brian
    $800 4
UNICEF

Roger
    $1000 20
contra

Roger
    $1000 10
Straw Dogs

Roger
    $1000 30
nocturnes

Roger
    $1000 25
unit

Triple Stumper
    $1000 13
the Wars of the Roses

Roger
    $1000 5
Gorbachev

Kara

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

Roger Brian Kara
$4,800 $2,200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Brian Kara
$7,600 $3,200 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
CARBON CREDITS
THEIR 4th TOP 40 HIT OF THE '60s
19th CENTURY PRESIDENTS
IT CAME FROM THE NEW WORLD
TRANSLATION EXERCISES
    $400 8
a room of one's own

Roger
    $400 24
(Kara: What is carbon?)
(Alex: No.)
(Kara: Dioxide?)

carbon monoxide

RogerKara
    $400 1
The Beatles

Roger
    $400 12
Speaker

Roger
    $400 29
tobacco

Roger
    $400 7
merci beaucoup

Roger
    $800 9
Thackeray

Roger
    $800 25
organic chemistry

Roger
    $800 5
The Temptations

Roger
    $800 14
Benjamin Harrison

Roger
    $800 30
corn (or maize)

Roger
    $800 20
(Roger: ┬┐Que es padre? What is padre?)
(Kara: What are mother and father?)

madre y padre

RogerBrianKara
    $6,000 10
Orlando

Roger
    $1200 26
graphite

Roger
    $1200 4
(Alex: [After reading the year in the clue] And I won't do the falsetto.)

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Kara
    $1200 15
Monroe

Roger
    $1200 6
the pineapple

Brian
    $1200 21
da

Roger
    $1600 11
Bloomsbury

Brian
    $1600 27
C-12 (or carbon-12)

Roger
    $1600 3
Neil Diamond

Roger
    $1600 16
(Franklin) Pierce

Roger
    $1600 18
a tomato

Roger
    $1600 22
deus

Roger
    $2000 13
Mrs. Dalloway

Brian
    $2000 28
tetrahedral

Roger
    $2000 2
(Roger: Who are The Kinks?)

Smokey Robinson and the Miracles

RogerKara
    $2000 17
[No applause for Roger's run of the category]
(Alex: You know your presidents. You did well in the category.)

Garfield

Roger
    $5,000 19
lima beans

Roger
    $2000 23
(Alex: [*], for "please", yes.)

bitte

Roger

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Brian Kara
$39,800 $8,800 $6,000
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

COUNTRIES' HIGHEST PEAKS
(Alex: The mount is called Olympus.)
KaraWhat are Greece and Cyprus?
$12
BrianWhat are ___ & ___?
$8,800
RogerWhat are Australia and Poland?
$20,200
Greece & Cyprus

Final scores:

Roger Brian Kara
$19,600 $0 $6,012
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Roger Brian Kara
$32,000 $8,600 $6,000
36 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $46,600

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Game tape date: 2011-09-26
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