Responses for show #537 - Tuesday, December 30, 1986

Contestants

Steve Faber, a mail order executive from Los Angeles, California

Gerry Shefler, a tax preparer from Gibsonia, Pennsylvania

David Shear, a copy editor from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,801)

Jeopardy! Round responses

AFRICAN ANIMALS
FAMOUS QUOTES
OLD WEST
WEATHER
(Alex: A name that's very much been in the news the past year...)
IMELDA MARCOS
(Alex: And finally, this is probably in tribute to our own show...)
WE'RE #2
    $100 1
Tsetse fly

David
    $100 14
(David: What is the problem?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(David: What is [*]?)

Part of the problem

David
    $100 21
Mustang

David
    $100 10
Snow

Steve
    $100 4
Los Angeles

David
    $200 2
Sweat glands

Steve
    $200 15
Hippocrates

David
    $200 22
Hickok and Cody

Gerry
    $200 11
(David: What is winter?)
(Alex: Sorry, that is wrong... that leaves three seasons for Gerry and Steve.)

(Gerry: What is spring?)
(Alex: Sorry, that, too, is wrong. Narrows it down to two for you, Steve!)

Summer

DavidGerrySteve
    $200 5
Lyndon Johnson

Steve
    $300 3
(Alex: Yeah, you wouldn't want to sit down at a dinner table with a giraffe, would you?)
(Gerry: No.)

Tongue

Gerry
    $300 16
Baloney

David
    $300 23
Spurs

Gerry
    $300 12
Gentle

Triple Stumper
    $300 6
(Steve: Who is Adidas?)
(Gerry: Who is Nike?)

Reebok

GerrySteve
Triple Stumper
    $400 9
Gorilla

Triple Stumper
    $400 17
Lord Nelson

Gerry
    $400 24
Donkey

David
    $400 13
Front

David
    $300 7
(Alex: You know the song, but do you know the group, Steve?)
(Steve: I'll just say the--what are the Platters?)

The Coasters

Steve
    $500 18
Spitting cobra

Steve
    $500 20
A red, red rose

Gerry
    $500 25
Kansas

Triple Stumper
    $500 19
Rain

Steve
    $500 8
(Alex: [*] is absolutely right, the #2 is General Mills.)

Kellogg's

Steve

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

David Gerry Steve
$200 $0 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Gerry Steve
$1,500 $1,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

TOUGH MOVIE TRIVIA
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
KIDDIE LIT
NOTORIOUS
COMPOSERS
SEE THE USA
    $200 12
Harrison Ford

David
    $200 26
Cookies

Steve
    $200 1
Jemima

Triple Stumper
    $200 9
Attila

David
    $200 6
Mozart

David
    $200 21
Shuffleboard Hall of Fame

Gerry
    $400 13
Harlem Globetrotters

David
    $400 2
Brothers Grimm

Triple Stumper
    $400 17
Spying

David
    $400 7
Sousa

David
    $400 22
Three

Gerry
    $1,000 14
(David: I woul--Who is [*]?)
(Alex: Yes, Johnny Weissmuller and Buster Crabbe were the famous ones who played him.)

Tarzan

David
    $600 3
Puss in Boots

Gerry
    $600 18
Ivan the Terrible

David
    $600 8
Bizet

Gerry
    $600 23
(Alex: We're here. [*])

California

Triple Stumper
    $800 15
Mary Pickford

David
    $800 4
Love

Gerry
    $800 19
(Alex: [*] is right, he likes Alexis.)

Rudolph Hess

David
    $800 10
Ferde Grofé

David
    $800 24
(Alex: Well, it's from Montgomery to Richmond, so you're going through the [*].)

South or Southeast

Triple Stumper
    $1000 16
(Gerry: Who is Nancy Reagan?)

Pat Nixon

Gerry
Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
(Alex: That's right, married to director Blake Edwards.)

Julie Andrews

David
    $1000 20
Robespierre

Gerry
    $1000 11
(Igor) Stravinsky

David
    $3,500 25
(Gerry: What is Colorado and New Mexico?)

Colorado, New Mexico, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho

Gerry

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Gerry Steve
$9,300 $7,300 $1,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
SteveWhat is Venezuela?
$201
GerryWhat is Venezuela?
$3,000
DavidWhat is Venezuela
$5,301
Venezuela or Ecuador

Final scores:

David Gerry Steve
$14,601 $10,300 $2,001
2-day champion: $24,402 2nd place: a trip to Puerto Vallarta 3rd place: Alsy lamps

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

David Gerry Steve
$8,900 $4,800 $2,100
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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