Responses for show #8310 - Friday, January 8, 2021

Last game with Alex Trebek as host.
Originally slated to air 2020-12-25.
Episode aired with a short clip-montage tribute to Alex Trebek at the end.

Contestants

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Jim Gilligan, an assistant professor of English education originally from New York, New York

Cliff Chang, a software engineering manager originally from Wilmette, Illinois

Yoshie Hill, an executive assistant from Colma, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $31,600)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

ARTISTS IN EUROPE
IT'S THE LITTLE THINGS
CHRISTMAS MOVIES
WEARABLE TECH
BROOKLYN '99
"BING" POT
    $200 6
Dalí

Cliff
    $200 28
Little League

Cliff
    $200 17
the Grinch

Jim
    $200 30
Fitbit

Cliff
    $200 18
Capone

Jim
    $200 23
(Yoshie: What is lyi--[*]?)
(Alex: What is [*]? You corrected yourself in time. Less than a minute now.)

fibbing

Yoshie
    $400 4
Whistler

Cliff
    $400 5
bonsai

Yoshie
    $400 16
Scrooge

Jim
    $400 29
Victoria's Secret

Jim
    $400 19
Brooklyn Bridge

Cliff
    $400 24
transcribing

Jim
    $600 3
(Claude) Monet

Yoshie
    $600 7
capillaries

Yoshie
    $600 12
It's a Wonderful Life

Cliff
    $600 13
Under Armour

Cliff
    $600 20
(Jim: Who is Teddy Roosevelt?)

McKinley

Jim
Triple Stumper
    $600 25
bribing

Jim
    $1,000 2
Rembrandt

Yoshie
    $800 8
(Jim: What are little acorns?)

little strokes

Jim
Triple Stumper
    $800 10
Elf

Jim
    $800 14
Google Glass

Cliff
    $800 21
the Los Angeles Dodgers

Jim
    $800 26
ebbing

Cliff
    $1000 1
Gauguin

Yoshie
    $1000 9
(Cliff: What is the Japanese?)

bitcoin

Cliff
Triple Stumper
    $1000 11
A Christmas Story

Yoshie
    $1000 15
(Jim: What is insulin?)

glucose

YoshieJim
    $1000 22
Motherless Brooklyn

Jim
    $1000 27
cubing

Yoshie

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

Yoshie Cliff Jim
$5,600 $1,600 -$1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Yoshie Cliff Jim
$6,800 $3,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORY OF FLIGHT
DOG IS MY COPILOT
HIT SONGS OF THE 1960s
A TRIP AROUND THE LIBRARY
6-SYLLABLE WORDS
CROSS WORLD CLUES
    $400 15
The Supremes

Jim
    $400 26
The Little Engine That Could

Yoshie
    $400 4
gastrointestinal

Cliff
    $400 13
the Mediterranean Sea

Jim
    $800 22
refuel

Cliff
    $800 19
a poodle

Jim
    $800 14
"The Lion Sleeps Tonight"

Jim
    $800 20
The New Yorker

Cliff
    $800 5
agoraphobia

Cliff
    $3,000 12
New South Wales

Yoshie
    $8,800 23
(Cliff: What is a flying squirrel?)
...
(Alex: Darn. Okay, go again.)

a glider

Cliff
    $1200 21
(Jim: What are retrievers?)

Sporting

Jim
Triple Stumper
    $1200 3
(Marvin) Gaye

Cliff
    $1200 18
Chamberlain

Cliff
    $1200 6
accountability

Cliff
    $1200 9
Côte d'Ivoire

Cliff
    $1600 24
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

the speed of sound

Cliff
    $1600 28
(Yoshie: What is a warmareiner?)
(Alex: Ohh! Sorry. You did...)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]
(Alex: And we're out of time, but you did the same thing that Cliff did a moment ago with mispronouncing "Borzoi". It's not a "warmaraner"; it's a [*].)
...
(Alex: And unfortunately for Cliff, he ends up in the red. That means he goes home with $1,000 and our happy holidays greetings.)

a Weimaraner

Yoshie
Triple Stumper
    $1600 2
Otis Redding

Jim
    $1600 17
terpsichorean

Jim
    $1600 7
prestidigitation

Triple Stumper
    $1600 10
Molokai

Yoshie
    $2000 25
Kitty Hawk

Jim
    $2000 27
(Cliff: What are boljoys?)
(Alex: I'm sorry.)
(Cliff: What is a boljoy?)
...
(Alex: Misspoke there, too bad.)

Borzoi

CliffJim
    $2000 1
(Cliff: What is "I Am The Walrus"?)

"Come Together"

Cliff
Triple Stumper
    $2000 16
Solzhenitsyn

Jim
    $2000 8
discontinuity

Triple Stumper
    $2000 11
Ebro

Yoshie

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Yoshie Cliff Jim
$12,200 -$400 $12,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WOMEN & SCIENCE
(Alex: Look at the smile, folks; he's not a good poker player, I fear.)
...
(Alex: You could have made it an even $25,000 in honor of the day, but congratulations and merry Christmas to you both. And thank you, ladies and gentlemen, for spending the time with us; we'll see you again next week.)
YoshieWhat is isotope?
$0
JimWhat is isotope?
$11,601
isotope

Final scores:

Yoshie Cliff Jim
$12,200 -$400 $24,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,401

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Yoshie Cliff Jim
$9,800 $8,400 $12,800
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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