Responses for show #8485 - Friday, October 8, 2021

Matt Amodio game 38.
Last game with Mike Richards as executive producer & writer.

Contestants

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Max Godnick, a producer originally from New York, New York

Claire Lyon, an engineer originally from Ashland, Kentucky

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 37-day cash winnings total $1,467,801)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

OCTOBER
TALES OF HORROR
SURVIVING PROHIBITION
WE LOOK DOWN ON THAT STATE
ACTOR-MOGULS
4,4
(Mayim: The responses are two 4-letter words.)
    $200 22
breast cancer

Claire
    $200 29
clown

Triple Stumper
    $200 28
(Mayim: Not quite the real thing.)

near beer

Matt
    $200 27
Arizona

Matt
    $200 20
Mary Tyler Moore

Max
    $200 30
a gray wolf

Max
    $400 21
Ironman Triathlon

Max
    $400 23
[NOTE: Matt did not include the leading article in his correct response.]

The Amityville Horror

Matt
    $400 24
Kraft

Matt
    $400 25
Massachusetts

Matt
    $400 19
Funny or Die

Max
    $400 26
road trip

Matt
    $600 16
Thanksgiving

Matt
    $600 17
reanimator

Matt
    $600 14
Miller

Matt
    $600 15
Nebraska

Matt
    $600 9
(Lucille) Ball

Matt
    $600 18
club soda

Max
    $800 13
non-violence

Matt
    $800 12
Hill House

Matt
    $800 8
Coors

Max
    $800 11
North Carolina

Claire
    $800 6
Happy Gilmore & Billy Madison

Matt
    $800 10
open book

Matt
    $2,000 3
rosaries

Matt
    $1000 2
Bird Box

Matt
    $1000 1
(Claire: What are hops?)

malt

MattClaire
    $1000 4
Oklahoma

Matt
    $1000 5
United Artists

Max
    $1000 7
West Wind

Matt

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

Matt Claire Max
$11,000 -$200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Claire Max
$14,200 $0 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE GRAND OLE OPERA HOUSE
NOT YOUR AVERAGE GEMSTONE!
PARDON MY FRENCHMAN
THE FLYING...
TECHNOLOGY
I'D LIKE A WORD WITH "U"
(Mayim: A word that starts with "U", actually.)
    $400 25
Columbus

Matt
    $400 30
radiation

Claire
    $400 28
(Alfred) Dreyfus

Max
    $400 27
(Mayim: Yes, I have no idea what a flying wedge is but I'll look it up later.)
[Laughter]

football

Matt
    $400 20
neon & xenon

Matt
    $400 29
ulterior

Matt
    $800 22
The Phantom of the Opera

Max
    $800 13
Liberty Bell

Matt
    $800 26
part of the Vichy government (a Vichy collaborator)

Matt
    $800 24
Rocky

Claire
    $800 19
(Claire: What is internal combustion?)

fuel injection

Claire
Triple Stumper
    $800 23
unalienable right

Max
    $1200 1
La Scala

Matt
    $6,000 4
(Mayim: Yes, from Mount St. Helens.)

Washington

Matt
    $1200 21
M. Butterfly

Matt
    $1200 10
(Shaun) White

Matt
    $1200 18
a laser

Claire
    $1200 9
umbilical

Matt
    $1600 3
Habsburg

Matt
    $1600 2
amber

Matt
    $1600 15
Algeria

Matt
    $1600 7
(Sally) Field

Matt
    $1600 6
elevator

Matt
    $1600 8
umlaut

Matt
    $2000 5
the Sydney Opera House

Max
    $2000 12
amethyst

Claire
    $2000 14
Martinique

Matt
    $2000 16
flying trapeze

Matt
    $2000 17
irrigation

Claire
    $2,000 11
umami

Matt

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Claire Max
$43,800 $5,600 $7,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE
(Mayim: [To Claire] [*] is a mammal with a duck bill and venomous ankle spikes that lays eggs and yes, that seems like a prank, but it's not.)
ClaireWhat is platypus?
$1,691
MaxWhat is a Zebra?
$3,601
MattWhat is duckbill platypus?
$7,000
(the) duck-bill(ed) platypus

Final scores:

Matt Claire Max
$50,800 $7,291 $3,999
38-day champion: $1,518,601 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Matt Claire Max
$38,000 $5,600 $7,600
40 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
7 R,
2 W
11 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $51,200

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