DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND CATEGORIES
THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS (3/5)
1-WORD FILM QUOTES (5/5) (Alex: You give me the film.)
ZEUS YOUR DADDY (5/5, including 1 correct Daily Double)
A BIT OF BRIT LIT (3/5)
COMPLETE THE ANIMAL PHRASE (3/5)
FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA (4/5, including 1 missed Daily Double)THE RIGHTS & THE WRONGS
David: 14 R (including 1 DD), 1 W
Austin: 7 R, 1 W
Marjorie: 2 R, 4 W (including 1 DD)
Clues revealed: 30Triple Stumpers
Double Jeopardy! Round Potential Lach Trash
: $8,800FIRST DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
David snagged the next Daily Double on the 13th clue. David had $10,800, Marjorie had $1,200, and Austin was at $8,200. David wagered $2,500.
ZEUS YOUR DADDY $1200: Honey, its twins! These 2 guys were often called the Dioscuri, meaning "the sons of Zeus" (but one may have had another dad)SECOND DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
It was Marjorie who snatched up the last Daily Double of the game on the 27th clue. David had $20,900, Marjorie had $1,600, and Austin was at $9,400. Marjorie made it a True Daily Double
, wagering $1,600.
FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA $1200: (First Lady Michelle Obama presents the clue.
) Speaking on opening night of the 2008 Democratic Convention
, I noted that our meeting marked the 88th anniversary of women's suffrage & the 45th of this immortal & profoundly American speech
(Alex: Say something.)
(Marjorie: Martin Luther King's speech on the Washington Monument? Or...)
(Alex: Oh, gosh. [*], [*] speech. You were so close. Sorry we can't give it to you, though.)TRIPLE STUMPERS IN THE DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND
THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS $1600: The League dug freshwater wells in the Third World & tried to eradicate this, aka Hansen's disease
(Marjorie: What is cholera?)
THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS $1200: In a rare success, the League decided in 1921 that the Aland Islands belonged to this country, not Sweden
(Marjorie: What is Norway?)
A BIT OF BRIT LIT $400: She dedicated "Jane Eyre" to fellow author William Makepeace Thackeray
(Austin: Who is Austen?)
(Marjorie: Who is Blon--Brontë? Elizabeth... Elizabeth Brontë.)
(David: Who is Emily Brontë?)
A BIT OF BRIT LIT $2000: He was the "venerable" early scholar who wrote "The Ecclesiastical History of the English People"
COMPLETE THE ANIMAL PHRASE $1600: "One ___ does not make a summer"
COMPLETE THE ANIMAL PHRASE $2000: "Strain at a gnat and swallow a ___"SCORES ENTERING FINAL JEOPARDY!
David: $23,300 (lock game
Marjorie: $0PREFINAL REMARKS
Alex: Marjorie has no money, so we have to say good-bye to her. Austin and David in the Final, and before we reveal the category, I do want to thank, on behalf of all of us here at "Jeopardy!", the First Lady Michelle Obama. It's not very often you get a first lady to do clues for "Jeopardy!" and to do them so well.FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
2011 MUSICMAKERSVENUSIAN MONOLOGUES/MARTIAN CHRONICLESLock for first place.
David: Wager between $0 (venusian
) and $1,299 (martian
), and enjoy your victory.
Austin: You've no hope of catching up... unless David does something stupid. So risk as much as $10,999; you needn't worry about falling into third place.FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
According to Billboard, the top 2 music artists of 2011 were these single-named singers, neither born in the U.S.FINAL SCORES
Austin: $11,000 + $5,500 = $16,500 (Who are Adele + Rihanna?) (2nd place: $2,000)
David: $23,300 + $700 = $24,000 (Who are Rhianna & Adele?) (5-day champion: $115,503)
Total Potential Lach Trash
: $11,200GAME DYNAMICSCORYAT SCORES
David: $22,000, 24 R (including 2 DDs), 2 W
Austin: $11,000, 14 R, 3 W
Marjorie: $1,600, 12 R, 6 W (including 1 DD)Combined Coryat
: $34,600BATTING AVERAGES
David: 25/60 = .417
Austin: 15/58 = .259
Marjorie: 12/59 = .203
Team: 52/63 = .825MISCELLANEOUS INTERESTING CLUES
CLASSICAL MUSIC $200: J.S. Bach played a mean violin but preferred this instrument with a slightly longer body & slightly shorter name
(David: What is the organ?)
UNOFFICIAL STATE NICKNAMES $400: "The Highest State"
(Austin: What is Alaska?)
CLASSICAL MUSIC $800: (Listen.
) You can hear why Beethoven's 1806 sonata has this Italian nickname containing the word "passion"
ONE NIGHT WHEN I COULDN'T SLEEP... $600: 1:58: Took my dog
for a walk; he's this breed--see why I named him Michelin Man?
HOW DO YOU GET "BY"? $1000: Found before "account", this term originated with announcers who described each punch in a boxing match
(Marjorie: What is a play-by-play?)
I MANAGE $400: In 1982 this Dodger skipper said Kurt Bevacqua "couldn't hit water if he fell out of a...boat"
(Austin: Who is Yogi Berra?)
HERSHEY'S $200: The milk chocolate Hershey bar was introduced in 1900; a version that added these came 8 years later
(Austin: What are nuts?)
(Alex: Nuts--be more specific.)
FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA $400: (First Lady Michelle Obama presents the clue.
) Campaigning in 2008, I learned about problems of military families from jobs & education to wellness; later, I began the Joining Forces initiative to highlight the issues along with this
woman whose son is in the Delaware Army National Guard
FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA $800: (First Lady Michelle Obama presents the clue.
) We've tried to increase the number of visitors
to the White House, make it more open & ensure that it's truly this house, a term used since the Jefferson Administration to show to whom it really belongs
FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA $1600: (First Lady Michelle Obama presents the clue.
, the First Dog, is this breed that has a reputation for being hypoallergenic, which works well for our family
, since our daughter Malia is allergic to dogs
FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA $2000: (First Lady Michelle Obama presents the clue.
) One of the happiest times of my life was founding the Chicago branch of Public Allies, which develops young leaders; it was one of the 1st efforts under this federal volunteerism program created in 1993CORRECT RESPONSES
the Baroque era
the Toronto Blue Jays
Castor & Pollux
I Have a Dream
the Venerable Bede
Adele & Rihanna
the people's house
a Portuguese water dog