Responses for show #4595 - Friday, July 23, 2004

Ken Jennings game 38.
Ken sets a new single-day cash winnings record of $75,000.
Last game of Season 20.

Contestants

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Kristine O'Connell-McCoy, a former probation officer and mom from Santa Barbara, California

Sarah Mulloy, a dealer service representative from Ferndale, Michigan

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 37-day cash winnings total $1,246,660)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

THE BIG BANGLADESH
WHO'S THE MRS.?
(Alex: The current wife, you have to identify her.)
TRANSPORTATION
MYTHELLANEOUS
NOW YOU'RE TALKING MY LANGUAGE
BIRD HUNTING
(Alex: In each clue, there will be a bird. You have to find the word that indicates the bird.)
    $200 21
(Sarah: What is Hindu?)

Islam

KenSarah
    $200 6
Jennifer Aniston

Ken
    $200 28
a helicopter

Sarah
    $200 1
a flood

Ken
    $200 16
(Ken: Aw, heck, what is [*]?)
(Alex: [*], that's the language, yes.)

Swedish

Ken
    $200 11
a finch

Ken
    $400 22
rice

Ken
    $400 7
Faith Hill

Sarah
    $400 26
forklifts

Ken
    $400 2
a nymph

Kristine
    $400 17
Hindi

Ken
    $400 12
(Alex: [*], that's a bird.)

a cardinal

Sarah
    $600 23
the Sun

Ken
    $600 8
(Mary) Matalin

Ken
    $600 27
a submarine

Sarah
    $600 3
butterflies

Ken
    $600 18
(Alex: [*], Niger.)

French

Ken
    $600 13
a martin

Ken
    $800 24
Pakistan

Kristine
    $800 9
Connie Chung

Ken
    $600 29
(Alex: Hey!)
(Sarah: All right.)
(Alex: Good news for Sarah.)
(Alex: Any or all of your $1400.)
(Sarah: I would like to wager $600.)
(Alex: You've been watching Ken on our program a lot. You like to come up with an even number.)
...
(Alex: [*], yes, with the Chunnel.)

the English Channel

Sarah
    $800 4
Athena

Ken
    $800 19
Catalan

Ken
    $800 14
a rail

Ken
    $1000 25
Dhaka

Ken
    $1000 10
Julie Andrews

Ken
    $1000 30
a battleship

Ken
    $1000 5
Pegasus

Ken
    $1000 20
Quechua

Ken
    $1000 15
(Alex: [*], that's a bird.)

a bunting

Ken

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Ken Sarah Kristine
$5,200 $400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Sarah Kristine
$14,400 $2,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

OSCARS OF THE '70s
THE STING
"ROCK"Y
THE GODFATHER
DEAR JUNTA
THE FRENCH CONNECTION
    $400 1
Tatum O'Neal

Sarah
    $400 12
(Ken: What is brandy?)
(Sarah: What is vermouth?)
(Kristine: What is midori?)

crème de menthe

KenSarahKristine
Triple Stumper
    $400 11
a rock opera

Sarah
    $400 21
"Say Hey" Willie Mays

Ken
    $400 6
(Ken: I just got that Deer Hunter thing, let's do that.)

Panama

Ken
    $400 26
croupier

Ken
    $800 2
Joel Grey

Ken
    $800 13
Dune

Ken
    $800 17
Little Rock

Ken
    $800 22
(Edgar Allan) Poe

Ken
    $6,200 7
(Alex: Deer Hunter.)
(Ken: Yeah, Deer Hunter, that's funny.)
(Alex: Well, that's the way the writers wrote it; they wanted it to be funny.)

Napoleon (Bonaparte)

Ken
    $800 27
apéritif

Ken
    $1200 3
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Ken
    $1200 14
a scorpion

Ken
    $1200 18
the Dome of the Rock

Ken
    $1200 23
(Alex: Hey, guess what, I get to give a response.)

King Louis XIV

Triple Stumper
    $1200 8
Aristide

Ken
    $10,000 4
(Ken: I'm gonna wager $10,000, Alex.)
(Alex: What happened to the $3600 I am used to hearing?)
(Ken: I really like the Oscars.)
...
(Alex: Murder on the Orient Express was the film, and you're right.)

Ingrid Bergman

Ken
    $1600 15
Charlotte

Ken
    $1600 19
rock salt

Ken
    $1600 24
Timothy Leary

Sarah
    $1600 9
Burma (or Myanmar)

Ken
    $1600 29
(Ken: What is roulade?)
...
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

a roux

KenSarah
    $2000 5
Jean Renoir

Ken
    $2000 16
Abscam

Kristine
    $2000 20
Rockaway Beach (or Peninsula)

Kristine
    $2000 25
Bertrand Russell

Ken
    $2000 10
Sierra Leone

Ken
    $2000 28
triage

Ken

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Sarah Kristine
$51,400 $5,600 $4,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

SHAKESPEARE
(Alex: Kristine, dancing to the music, I love it.)
(Kristine: My two-year-old son does it, so I have to do it too.)
...
(Alex: [On revealing Kristine's response] Ooh, one of them is right, and one is wrong.)
...
(Ken: [After Alex reveals the correct responses one by one] You're killing me, Alex.)
(Alex: I know, I know, but you're killing us. Look what you won! $23,600. $75,000, a new one day record! And now a total of $1,321,660! Will it never end for this talented young man? You'll have to wait awhile to find out, we'll bring him back to start out our next season.)
KristineWhat Hamlet and King Lear
$3,000
SarahWhat are Hamlet & Titus Andronicus
$4,400
KenWhat are Hamlet and Richard III?
$23,600
(2 of) Hamlet, Julius Caesar, Macbeth & Richard III

Final scores:

Ken Sarah Kristine
$75,000 $1,200 $1,800
38-day champion: $1,321,660 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Sarah Kristine
$37,600 $5,800 $4,800
44 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
4 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $48,200

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