Responses for show #8250 - Friday, October 2, 2020

Contestants

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Jason Lyon, a litigation attorney from Pasadena, California

Thembi Ford, a writer originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Phillip Howard, a naval officer from Santa Clarita, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,000)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

WAR, AMERICAN STYLE
BIG BUSINESS NEWS OF THE 2010s
THE SISTERS SISTERS
CLUES FROM A 1965 JEOPARDY! HOME GAME
BEASTLY REVIEWS
AFTER MATH
(Alex: Each correct response with begin with "M-A-T", but each response will come after the word "math" in the dictionary.)
    $200 1
the Revolutionary War

Phillip
    $200 30
Amazon

Jason
    $200 3
the Williams sisters (Venus & Serena)

Thembi
    $200 21
Earth

Phillip
    $200 11
an iguana

Thembi
    $200 20
a matinée

Phillip
    $400 2
the Korean War

Thembi
    $400 29
Standard and Poor's

Triple Stumper
    $400 4
Janet Jackson

Jason
    $400 22
fuzz

Thembi
    $400 16
beetles

Phillip
    $400 12
a matron (matriarch)

Thembi
    $1,000 6
the War of 1812

Phillip
    $600 26
(Thembi: What is Ford?)

General Motors

Thembi
Triple Stumper
    $600 5
the Olsens

Phillip
    $600 25
(Alex: Less than a minute.)

Saturday

Thembi
    $600 17
a spider monkey

Thembi
    $600 13
maturity

Thembi
    $800 7
Guam

Phillip
    $800 27
Encyclopaedia Britannica

Jason
    $800 9
Pippa

Phillip
    $800 23
On the Waterfront

Jason
    $800 18
a dromedary

Jason
    $800 14
matriculate

Phillip
    $1000 8
Charles Lindbergh

Triple Stumper
    $1000 28
Wells Fargo

Thembi
    $1000 10
Fanning

Phillip
    $1000 24
(Phillip: What is the third in the line?)
(Alex: [Looking to judges] Third in the line...)
(Phillip: Third off a flame.)

third on a match (three on a match)

PhillipJason
    $1000 19
a shark

Jason
    $1000 15
a matrix

Phillip

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

Phillip Thembi Jason
$6,200 $1,800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phillip Thembi Jason
$6,000 $3,800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

WE'LL GIVE YOU SOME LATITUDE
THE ACTOR WHO SAID IT
RUSSIAN OPERA
SELF-HELP BOOKS
TRANSPORTATION
LAST WORDS
    $400 6
Antarctica

Phillip
    $400 1
(Alex: Taxi Driver.)

Robert De Niro

Phillip
    $400 27
War and Peace

Phillip
    $400 24
ego

Thembi
    $400 11
(Jason: What's a wheelchair?)

a locomotive (train)

PhillipJason
    $400 25
(Alex: With less than a minute.)

conclusions

Jason
    $800 7
Somalia

Phillip
    $800 2
(Alex: The Sixth Sense.)

Haley Joel Osment

Thembi
    $800 28
Lady Macbeth

Jason
    $800 23
Deepak Chopra

Thembi
    $800 12
a gondola

Thembi
    $800 13
the valedictorian

Jason
    $1200 8
Alaska

Triple Stumper
    $1200 3
(Alex: In Psycho.)

Anthony Perkins

Jason
    $1200 29
The Divine Comedy (Inferno)

Phillip
    $1200 22
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Phillip
    $1200 14
Cadillac

Phillip
    $1200 17
a curtain

Thembi
    $1600 9
Acapulco

Triple Stumper
    $1600 4
(Alex: In The Avengers.)

Mark Ruffalo

Phillip
    $1,000 30
"Flight Of The Bumblebee"

Phillip
    $1600 20
Sense

Jason
    $1600 15
(Thembi: What is a battleship?)

a destroyer

PhillipThembi
    $1600 18
finish carpentry

Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
(Thembi: What is the Caspian Sea?)

the Aral Sea

Thembi
Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
(Alex: That was [*] in Inglourious Basterds.)

Brad Pitt

Triple Stumper
    $2000 26
Eugene Onegin

Triple Stumper
    $2000 21
Dale Carnegie

Triple Stumper
    $2000 16
Airbus

Phillip
    $2,500 19
(Alex: Thembi?)
(Thembi: What is [*]?)
(Alex: Yes! Pulled it out of thin air. Way to go, yes.)
[Thembi shimmies]
(Alex: Enjoy the moment.)

terminus

Thembi

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phillip Thembi Jason
$18,200 $6,700 $9,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ARCHITECTURE
ThembiWhat is the Leaning Tower of Pisa
$6,600
JasonWhat is the Leaning Tower of Pisa?
$9,399
PhillipWhat is the Leaning Tower of Pisa?
$1,800
the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Final scores:

Phillip Thembi Jason
$20,000 $13,300 $18,799
2-day champion: $43,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Phillip Thembi Jason
$18,400 $6,200 $9,400
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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