Responses for Show #165 - Friday, April 26, 1985

Contestants

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Mark Singer, an attorney and Sunday school teacher from Los Angeles, California

Joan Kantor, a controller originally from Brooklyn, New York

Doug Miller, an assignment editor from Houston, Texas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $16,000)

Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. CITIES
TRIVIA
HUNTING
HISTORY
AUTOMOBILES
SILLY SONGS
    $100 3
(Joan: What is New York?)
...
(Alex: I think it's early-game jitters for you two.)

Los Angeles

DougJoan
    $100 11
Napoleon

Doug
    $100 1
(Doug: [Selecting the first clue] All right, well I'm a history major in college. Let's try HISTORY for $100.)
...
(Doug: What is Chicago?)
...
(Alex: I want to caution you, Mark. I saw you hitting your buzzer, but remember, you were warned before the program that if you keep ringing in repeatedly, you automatically lock yourself out, and I cannot recognize you until you have successfully rung in. We go back to Doug. I like that, by the way. 1666 for the Great Chicago Fire.)
(Doug: A lot of Indians.)
(Alex: Yes, that cow was very young in that, uh, day.)

London

Doug
Triple Stumper
    $100 16
(Doug: Uh... what is, uh... I don't know. Sorry.)
...
(Mark: I say "eensy weensy".)

the spider

DougMark
    $200 4
Buffalo

Doug
    $200 12
(Doug: Uhh... what is a sword?)
(Joan: What is an arrow?)

nails

DougJoanMark
    $200 2
(Joan: What is Israel?)
(Doug: What is Syria?)
...
(Alex: Anybody else? Mark? You want to try it?)
(Mark: Yeah.)
(Alex: Take your thumb off the button. Take your thumb off. Now ring in. There you go!)
(Mark: Hooray!)
(Alex: Now try it.)
(Mark: What is [*]?)
(Alex: Right. Now that you know how it works, don't make a mistake again.)

Jordan

DougJoanMark
    $200 17
crack corn

Mark
    $300 5
New York City

Mark
    $300 13
the Chinese

Doug
    $500 8
[The song began playing before Alex read the clue.]

World War I

Mark
    $300 18
(Doug: What are reading, 'riting, and 'rithmatic?)

the tune of a hickory stick

Doug
Triple Stumper
    $400 6
(Alex: Glad you didn't say Tallahassee.)

Jacksonville

Doug
    $400 14
the pawn

Doug
    $400 9
the Japanese

Mark
    $400 19
No. 9

Mark
    $500 7
[Applause]

the Capitol

Mark
    $500 15
(Mark: What is Entertainment and Sports Network?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Mark: What is the... the Entertainment... So--Specials Report--)

the Entertainment Sports Programming Network

DougMark
    $500 10
[Applause]

the Dominican Republic

Doug
    $500 20
(Doug: Uh, what is at the c-c-c-corner?)
(Mark: What is at the door?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Mark: What is at the d-d-d-d-d-door?)
[Laughter]
(Alex: [Laughs] Don't you love it, folks? They're gonna try and get away with murder on this show!
No, no, no, no! No way, Jose! Where Katy will be waiting is [*], not the d-d-d-d-d-door. We're having a stuttering contest.)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]
(Alex: [Imitating the end-of-round signal] D-d-d-d-d! There we go again! I'm sick of it! I don't want to put up with this anymore!)

at the k-k-k-kitchen door

DougMark
Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 7):

Doug Joan Mark
$400 -$300 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Joan Mark
$1,100 -$500 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ARCHITECTURE
PRESIDENTS
CARDS
INDONESIA
MEDICINE
LITTLE BIG MEN
    $200 17
(Doug: Ohh... Lord. Uh...)
(Joan: What is the Tudor style?)
(Alex: Wrong.)
[Gasps as Joan's score drops to -$2,700]

Georgian

DougJoan
Triple Stumper
    $200 8
John Kennedy

Doug
    $200 16
(Joan: What is...)

honeymoon

DougJoan
    $200 3
Bali

Mark
    $200 19
acupuncture

Doug
    $200 1
(Alex: [Misquoting the song] Got no reason for living.)

"Short People"

Doug
    $400 18
the fa├žade

Joan
    $400 9
(Doug: Uh, who is, uhh... Franklin Delano Roosevelt?)
(Joan: Who is Woodrow Wilson?)
(Mark: Who is Herbert, who is [*]?)
(Alex: [*], right, yes, indeed. Glad you didn't give all of Herbert's, uh, Herbert [*]'s name.)

Calvin Coolidge

DougJoanMark
    $400 20
(Alex: Less than a minute to go in the round.)

a dead man's hand

Joan
    $400 4
(Mark: What is tie-dyeing?)

batik

Mark
Triple Stumper
    $400 23
a heart pacemaker

Joan
    $400 2
(Doug: Uhh... what is, uh, who is Tom Thumb?)
...
(Alex: The second time we've heard about him. We thought we would catch you, and we caught our champion.)

Napoleon

DougMark
    $600 10
(Alex: That's right, replacing Harrison.)

John Tyler

Mark
    $600 21
(Joan: What is pinochle?)
[Gasps as Joan's score drops to -$2,500]

canasta

Joan
Triple Stumper
    $600 5
(Joan: What is France?)
(Mark: What is the Netherlands?)
...
(Alex: You two, Joan and Mark, were not reading that clue properly. We said, "this European principality". France is a Republic. The principality is [*].)

Monaco

JoanMark
Triple Stumper
    $600 13
Dustin Hoffman

Doug
    $800 26
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Bauhaus

Doug
    $800 11
(Joan: Who is Teddy Roosevelt?)
...
(Alex: Some sources say he voted once, for his own election, by the way.)

Zachary Taylor

JoanMark
    $500 6
New Guinea & Borneo

Mark
    $800 14
(Doug: How about [*]?)
(Alex: How about [*]? That is phrased in a--in a question-like manner also, so it is right.)

General Tom Thumb

Doug
    $1,000 25
(Joan: What is style and order?)

(2 of) Doric, Corinthian & Ionic

Joan
    $1000 12
(Joan: Who is... Lincoln?)
(Mark: Who is Thomas Jefferson?)

John Adams

JoanMark
Triple Stumper
    $1000 22
(Joan: What is Old Maid?)

The Gin Game

JoanMark
    $1000 7
[Applause]

(General) Suharto

Mark
    $1000 24
(Joan: What is bacteria?)
(Doug: What is rabies?)

anthrax

DougJoan
Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
Alan Ladd

Joan

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Joan Mark
$2,100 -$5,100 $4,700
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

FAIRY TALES
[Doug wrote "Hi Mom" under the 00 cents portion of his wager.]
(Alex: Ladies and gentlemen, may I give you some advice, those of you in our studio audience? After the program, it might be a good idea to take Mark out and play poker against him, because you will beat him. He does not have a good poker face.)
(Mark: No.)
DougWhat is Hansel + Gretel
$2,000
MarkWhat is Snow White?
$450
Cinderella

Final scores:

Doug Joan Mark
$100 -$5,100 $4,250
2nd place: 17 cu. ft. frost-free White-Westinghouse refrigerator-freezer + Vitamaster Station One compact exercise unit 3rd place: Bushnell 910 mm objective lens focal length astronomical telescope New champion: $4,250

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Doug Joan Mark
$2,100 -$4,100 $4,800
15 R,
10 W
4 R,
13 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $2,800

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Game tape date: 1985-01-08
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