Responses for show #8341 - Monday, February 22, 2021

First game with Jeopardy! executive producer Mike Richards as guest host.

Contestants

David Maybury, a magnetics engineer originally from Richmond, Virginia

Natalie Tyson, an academic advisor from Walnut Creek, California

Sam Stapleton, a college consultant from Los Gatos, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $33,201)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE CELEB CHEF WON'T EAT THAT!
PRE-COLUMBIAN AMERICA
WATER WE DOING
POLITICAL SLANG
THERE'S A BOOK IN MY MOVIE
CROSSWORD CLUES "T"
    $200 6
(Sam: What are peppers? [*]?)

bell peppers

Sam
    $200 27
volcanoes

Natalie
    $200 8
the Bering Strait

Sam
    $200 1
lobbyists

David
    $200 11
the X-Men franchise

David
    $200 20
tomb

Sam
    $400 7
an airplane

Natalie
    $400 28
the Aztec

David
    $400 9
Lake Superior

David
    $400 2
Sunday

David
    $400 13
You've Got Mail

Sam
    $400 21
tarantula

Sam
    $600 16
wasabi

Sam
    $600 29
jade

Triple Stumper
    $600 10
the Thames

Natalie
    $600 3
Air Force One

Sam
    $600 14
(Mike: That's right, and she wins, too.)
[Laughter]

White Men Can't Jump

David
    $600 22
tricolor

David
    $800 18
pineapple

Sam
    $800 30
corn

Natalie
    $800 12
the Arabian Sea

Sam
    $1,000 4
grass roots

Sam
    $800 17
Lady Chatterley's Lover

David
    $800 23
(David: [*]. What is [*]?)

talisman

David
    $1000 25
mayo (mayonnaise)

David
    $1000 26
a mastodon

Natalie
    $1000 15
the Po

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
coattails

David
    $1000 19
Julie & Julia

Natalie
    $1000 24
(Mike: Where are we going now?)
(Sam: Uh, not, PRE-COLUMBIAN AMERICA, so THE CHEF, uh, for $1000.)
[Laughter]
(Mike: Avoiding that one.)

tomfoolery

Sam

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Sam Natalie David
$3,800 $1,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Natalie David
$6,200 $4,000 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THROWING THE BOOK AT YOU
HISTORIC SECONDS
"P" FOR SCIENCE
HAMBURGERS
ANIMALS WITHIN WORDS
PAGING DR. TV!
    $400 11
Chernobyl

Sam
    $400 16
Condoleezza Rice

Sam
    $400 5
puberty

Natalie
    $400 1
Curious George

Natalie
    $400 23
a rat (within comparatively)

David
    $400 2
The X-Files

Natalie
    $800 12
Owl Moon

Triple Stumper
    $800 21
(Sam: What is the Massachusetts Bay Colony?)

Plymouth Colony

SamDavid
    $800 6
potential

David
    $800 9
the Federal Reserve

David
    $800 26
the auk (in Milwaukee)

David
    $800 3
Chicago Med

Triple Stumper
    $1200 14
The Big Short

Natalie
    $1200 17
keep and bear arms

Sam
    $1200 7
polymers

David
    $1200 22
(Natalie: Who is Beethoven?)

(Johannes) Brahms

SamNatalie
    $10,000 27
(David: Um, what is...)

gnu (in magnum)

David
    $1200 4
(David: Who's Dr. Watson?)

Dr. Gregory House

David
Triple Stumper
    $1600 15
Herman Melville

David
    $1600 18
(Mike: He was relieved of command in September.)
[Laughter]

Bull Run

David
    $1600 8
photons

Sam
    $1600 24
chancellor

David
    $1600 28
lion (in million)

Triple Stumper
    $1600 13
The Good Doctor

David
    $2000 19
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Sam
    $3,000 20
Garfield

Sam
    $2000 10
the pistil

David
    $2000 25
"Strangers In The Night"

Triple Stumper
    $2000 29
a ewe & a ram (in bejeweled & ceramic)

Sam
    $2000 30
Transplant

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Natalie David
$17,200 $5,200 $8,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

MUSIC
(Sam: I had no idea.)
(Mike: That is apparent.)
[Laughter]
NatalieWhat is taps?!?
$3,201
DavidWhat is Taps?
$2,001
SamWhat is Love, Baby Don't Hurt Me No More
$100
"Taps"

Final scores:

Sam Natalie David
$17,100 $8,401 $10,401
2-day champion: $50,301 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Sam Natalie David
$16,000 $5,200 $18,400
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
10 R,
1 W
22 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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