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“JEOPARDY!” 7/13/17

Jill Staunton (Springfield, IL): Office assoc. who got married on a roller coaster
Terry Hanlon (Charlottesville): Grad student who wrote a research paper on the origins of GS hosts
CHAMP: Gavin Borchert

BB:
WE’RE TALKING BASEBALL
AVIAN POETRY
3 DIMENSIONAL
WEBBY AWARD WINNERS
ARGUMENT
“-ED” HOMONYM

HS:

Gavin: $2,400/Terry: $3,400/Jill: $1,800

Terry’s trying to make a strong Argument to take the championship away by hitting the DD in its $600 clue while in the lead at $5200 to Gavin’s four G’s & Jill’s $3400. Terry wagers two.

An 1860 debate at Oxford between bishop Samuel Wilberforce & biologist Thomas Huxley centered on this book.

“What is The Origin of Species?”…case closed.

SOLE TS: $1K (“-ed” at the very end)

CS:

Gavin: $4,800/Terry: $7,600/Jill: $5K

DJ!:
THEIR GAME SHOW HOST GIGS (!)
HOW INVENTIVE
12-LETTER WORDS
IT’S IOWA-ADJACENT
THAT’S THE SPIRIT!
“M”PORTANT PAINTERS

DD #1 in its $800 box as chosen by the new champ w/ $10,400- now That’s the Spirit! Terry’s made it to $8K, $2200 over Jill for 2nd. Gavin shoots for three.

First mentioned in records from Barbados around 1650.

“What is rum?”- yum.

$400, Their Game Show Host Gigs:

I see in my mind’s eye that Vincent Price hosted a show about psychic powers w/ this 3-letter abbreviated title.

Terry: “What is ESP?” ($8400)

$800:

Submitted for your approval, this award-winning writer & producer briefly hosted “Liar’s Club” in the ’60s.

Gavin: “Who is Rod Serling?” ($17,800)

$1200:

Also famous for “Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives”, this chef has hosted “Grocery Games” & “Minute to Win It”.

Jill: “Who is Guy Fieri?” ($8200)

$1600:

Known for broadcasting & podcasting, in ’16 he started hosting “The Wall”.

Jill: “Who is Chris Hardwick?” ($9800)

$2K:

This longtime CBS NEWS anchorman once helmed the GS “It’s News to Me”.

Terry: “Who is Dan Rather?” ($6400)
Gavin: “Who is Mike Wallace?” ($15,800)

The picker of DD #2 is Terry at the very end to write off the 12-Letter Words w/ $10K & everybody’s in five figures- Jill’s sitting on 13 & Gavin’s almost at 20 w/ $19,800. Terry will try to take a $1 lead heading into Final after hearing this:

The Latin for “cross” gives us this term for extreme pain.

“What is crucifixion?” is a letter short- it truly was excruciating.

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: $2K (Their GS Host Gigs)
UNATTEMPTED LT: $3600 (1st, 3rd & 4th 12-Letter Words)
TOTAL DJ! LT: $5600

MALE CORYATS:
Gavin: $17,600
Terry: $18,400

FJ! #219: THE ACADEMY AWARDS

He holds the record for time between acting nominations for the same role, 39 yrs. between 1976 & ’15 films.

TERRY: “Who is Stallone?” = $396
JILL: “Who is Nicho” (BUSTS)
GAVIN: “Who is Eastwood?” ($10K) = $9,800

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Comments on: "“JEOPARDY!” 7/13/17" (2)

  1. Dalton Higbee said:

    Okay episode.
    Grade: C.

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