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Mark McDermott

Season 5 5-time champion: $42,880.

Mark appeared in the following 5 archived games:
#987, aired 1988-12-13 Mark McDermott vs. Rob Reilly vs. Val Webster Mark McDermott game 5.
#986, aired 1988-12-12 Mark McDermott vs. Terry Vlasich vs. Steve Holloway Mark McDermott game 4.
#985, aired 1988-12-09 Mark McDermott vs. Mary Zeiss Stange vs. Keith Herrell Mark McDermott game 3.
#984, aired 1988-12-08 Mark McDermott vs. Keith Lewis vs. Beverly Feldman Mark McDermott game 2.
#983, aired 1988-12-07 Joe Ornstein vs. Mina Wender vs. Mark McDermott Mark McDermott game 1.
Mark would later appear on Jeopardy! as Mark McDermott in the following 2 archived games:
#1198, aired 1989-11-15 Brian Wangsgard vs. Mark McDermott vs. Ouida Rellstab 1989 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.
#1191, aired 1989-11-06 Mark McDermott vs. Jim Tompkins-MacLaine vs. Peggi Malys 1989 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.

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