Responses for show #4601 - Monday, September 13, 2004

Ken Jennings game 44.

Contestants

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Bruce England, a biochemist from Hayward, California

Dana Dolan, a writer and editor from Atlanta, Georgia

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 43-day cash winnings total $1,432,461)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

RIVER SOURCES
CAR TREK
WHAT A CHARACTER!
(Alex: Name the work that introduces each character we will give you.)
POP CULTURE AMERICA
A PEANUTS TIMELINE
YOU'RE "GOLDEN", BABY
    $200 11
the Alps

Bruce
    $200 26
Lincoln

Bruce
    $200 6
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Ken
    $200 16
Chicago

Bruce
    $200 1
Lucy

Ken
    $200 21
the Golden Gate Bridge

Bruce
    $400 12
India

Ken
    $400 27
Christine

Bruce
    $400 7
Catch-22

Ken
    $400 17
pinko

Ken
    $400 2
Peppermint Patty

Ken
    $400 22
the Golden State Warriors

Ken
    $600 13
the Yellow River

Ken
    $600 28
a Mustang

Ken
    $600 8
Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Ken
    $600 18
a silver bullet

Ken
    $600 3
Sally

Ken
    $600 23
a golden retriever

Bruce
    $800 14
the Congo

Ken
    $800 29
Lexus

Ken
    $800 9
Pygmalion

Ken
    $800 19
(Bruce: Who are Snap, Crackle & Pop?)

Crackle, Pop & Snap

KenBruce
    $800 4
Pig-Pen

Ken
    $800 24
the Golden Fleece

Bruce
    $2,200 15
the Jordan

Ken
    $1000 30
Hyundai

Ken
    $1000 10
[Applause for Ken's run of the category]
(Alex: Well done--two, uh, categories in a row. Now, before you make another selection, let me say something for Dana and Bruce: you can get involved. You are not here as Ken Jennings’s fan club. Think about that during this break.)

Treasure Island

Ken
    $1000 20
won the West

Ken
    $1000 5
[Applause for Ken's run of the category]
(Alex: Hey, you're a big Peanuts fan, and it has paid off handsomely.)

Schroeder

Ken
    $1000 25
The Golden Bough

Ken

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Ken Dana Bruce
$6,000 $0 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Dana Bruce
$16,600 $0 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

GEOLOGY
MUSIC
RELIGIOUS TITLES
(Alex: We want you to name the religion that fits the clue.)
FAMOUS KENTUCKIANS
MISHMASH
ON THE "PHONE"
    $400 17
marble

Ken
    $400 12
an Uptown Girl

Ken
    $400 7
Judaism

Dana
    $400 2
Johnny Depp

Ken
    $400 1
(Dana: What is asparagus?)

broccoli

DanaBruce
    $400 22
phonetics

Ken
    $800 18
shale

Ken
    $800 13
Dylanesque

Ken
    $800 8
Islam

Ken
    $800 3
Muhammad Ali

Bruce
    $800 27
dry

Bruce
    $800 23
homophones

Ken
    $1200 19
basalt

Ken
    $1200 14
Billboard

Dana
    $1200 9
Hinduism

Dana
    $3,000 4
(Alex: Bruce?)
(Bruce: ...Who is Minnie Pearl?)
...
(Alex: You have no money, but you're in second place.)

Rosemary Clooney

Bruce
    $1200 28
paintings

Ken
    $1200 24
Persephone

Ken
    $7,000 20
gneiss

Ken
    $1600 15
The White Stripes

Ken
    $1600 10
(Bruce: What is Bahá'i?)

Sikhism

KenBruce
    $1600 5
(Ken: Who is Phyllis George?)
...
[Applause for Dana's rebound]

Diane Sawyer

KenDana
    $1600 29
molés

Ken
    $1600 25
an Anglophone

Ken
    $2000 21
granite

Triple Stumper
    $2000 16
Andrew Oldham

Triple Stumper
    $2000 11
(Ken: What is Confucianism?)
(Dana: What is Shintoism?)
(Bruce: What is Buddhism?)

Taoism

KenDanaBruce
Triple Stumper
    $2000 6
Victor Mature

Ken
    $2000 30
(Bruce: What are divisive issues?)

wedge issues

Bruce
Triple Stumper
    $2000 26
[No applause for Ken's run of the category]

a phoneme

Ken

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Dana Bruce
$38,800 $2,000 -$4,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

COUNTRY NAMES
DanaWhat is Ecuador?
$1,999
Ken¿What is Ecuador?
$6,200
Ecuador

Final scores:

Ken Dana Bruce
$45,000 $3,999 -$4,800
44-day champion: $1,477,461 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Dana Bruce
$32,200 $2,000 -$1,800
41 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
4 R,
2 W
10 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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