Responses for show #4944 - Thursday, February 23, 2006

Contestants

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Carolyn Eichner, a historian and professor of women's studies from Tampa, Florida

Bonnie Clair, an attorney from St. Louis, Missouri

Samantha Kaji, a supervisor from Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,900)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

SHAKESPEARE TITLES IN OTHER WORDS
THE ACADEMY AWARDS
WHAT'S ON YOUR HEAD?
LESSER-KNOWN FOLKS
GUNS
"TRANS" MISSION
    $200 1
(Bonnie: [*]! What is [*]?)

The Tempest

Bonnie
    $200 2
Julie Andrews

Bonnie
    $200 17
a top hat

Bonnie
    $200 12
dams

Samantha
    $200 26
a Gatling gun

Carolyn
    $200 9
Transportation

Samantha
    $400 4
Hamlet

Samantha
    $400 3
(Samantha: Who is Annie Sullivan?)

Helen Keller

SamanthaCarolyn
    $400 19
a Panama

Bonnie
    $400 18
boxing

Samantha
    $400 27
Smith & Wesson

Bonnie
    $400 13
a transformer

Samantha
    $600 5
Much Ado About Nothing

Samantha
    $600 8
(Bonnie: Who is Mancini?)

Irving Berlin

BonnieCarolyn
    $600 20
polo

Bonnie
    $600 23
Mason

Bonnie
    $1,500 28
Derringer

Bonnie
    $600 14
transcendental meditation

Samantha
    $800 6
The Taming of the Shrew

Samantha
    $800 10
Life Is Beautiful

Bonnie
    $800 21
(Bonnie: What was a point?)
(Alex: Be a little more--)
(Bonnie: Uh, what was [*]?)
(Alex: That's better.)

a cone

Bonnie
    $800 24
(Alex: [*], yes, famous story.)

Lindbergh

Samantha
    $800 29
(Bonnie: What is Remington?)
...
(Alex: That's a [*], the other one.)
[ERRATUM: The firearm shown was actually a Marlin model 336.]

Winchester

Bonnie
Triple Stumper
    $800 15
[Samantha laughs the clue, then laughs some more at having been beaten to the buzz-in by Carolyn.]
(Carolyn: What is the Trans-Canadian Highway?)

Trans-Canada Highway

SamanthaCarolyn
    $1000 7
The Merchant of Venice

Samantha
    $1000 11
Disney

Triple Stumper
    $1000 22
(Alex: Samantha, you didn't ring in--)
(Samantha: Sorry.)
(Alex: --to come up with [*]?)
(Samantha: You know I thought--yeah, I thought maybe. I never heard of one. [Laughs])
(Alex: No?)

a Mountie hat

Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
(Alex: First president was [*].)

Archbishop Makarios

Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
Sten

Bonnie
    $1000 16
the Transamerica Pyramid (the Transamerica Building accepted)

Carolyn

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

Samantha Bonnie Carolyn
$4,600 $600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Samantha Bonnie Carolyn
$5,800 $5,300 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORY'S MYSTERIES
BASHIN' FASHION
SEAS TEASE
FOOD, DUDE
COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE
RHYME TIME
    $400 1
the Bermuda Triangle

Carolyn
    $400 7
Paris Hilton

Bonnie
    $400 17
the Adriatic

Carolyn
    $400 4
(Bonnie: What is... a fish taco?)

the Baja

BonnieCarolyn
    $400 23
Harvard

Samantha
    $400 12
Abby's tabbies

Samantha
    $800 2
Atlantis

Carolyn
    $800 19
Christina Aguilera

Bonnie
    $800 18
(Samantha: What is the South Sea?)

the South China Sea

SamanthaBonnie
    $800 8
teriyaki

Bonnie
    $800 25
(Samantha: What is William & Mary?)

Holy Cross

Samantha
Triple Stumper
    $800 13
Trump's rumps

Samantha
    $1200 3
Easter Island

Bonnie
    $1200 20
Lara Flynn Boyle

Samantha
    $1200 24
the Caribbean Sea

Bonnie
    $1200 9
pork

Bonnie
    $1200 28
Brandeis

Bonnie
    $1200 14
Taft's drafts

Samantha
    $2,000 5
(Carolyn: What is Santiago de Campastello?)

Fatima

Carolyn
    $1600 21
Cher

Bonnie
    $1600 29
the Bering Sea

Triple Stumper
    $1600 10
Hot Dog on a Stick

Triple Stumper
    $1600 26
Emerson

Bonnie
    $1600 15
Roger's Dodgers

Carolyn
    $2000 6
(Samantha: Who is Elijah?)

Ezekiel

Samantha
Triple Stumper
    $2000 22
Carson Kressley

Bonnie
    $1,800 30
(Bonnie: What are the Baltic & the Mediterranean?)
(Alex: Nope. You had to look further north. What are [*]?)

the North Sea & the Baltic Sea

Bonnie
    $2000 11
satay

Carolyn
    $2000 27
(2 of) Bryn Mawr, Vassar, & Barnard

Triple Stumper
    $2000 16
(Bonnie: [*]?)
(Alex: No.)
(Samantha: What is [*]?)
(Alex: That's it. Forgot to phrase it in the form in the form of a question, Bonnie. Sorry about that.)

Vegan Regan (Regan Vegan accepted)

SamanthaBonnie

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Samantha Bonnie Carolyn
$8,200 $13,900 $5,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

EUROPEAN FICTION
(Alex: It's all about Gregor Samsa, who "awoke to find an amazing discovery".)
CarolynWhat is Metamorphasis?
$4,500
SamanthaWhat i
$6,000
BonnieWhat is the Metamorphosous
$2,501
Metamorphosis (by Franz Kafka)

Final scores:

Samantha Bonnie Carolyn
$2,200 $16,401 $9,500
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,401 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Samantha Bonnie Carolyn
$8,200 $14,800 $7,000
17 R,
4 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,000

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