14. CELEBRITY JEOPARDY!
Name or describe any of these "alternate categories"
It seems that many are quite familiar with the skits and/or guessing what “Sean Connery” might have said. At my taping, one of the categories during rehearsal was “mixed up phrases”. When “The Pen Is Mightier than the Sword” came up (while I was in the audience), I couldn’t stop myself from laughing. I didn’t notice anyone else reacting to the response (I was still in “scouting” mode so was paying attention), so I wasn’t sure what that meant.
I decided to be fairly “lenient” on the responses here. Getting “most” of Connery’s category mangling (or the “gist” of it) - e.g. giving just “Whores’ Men” – seemed good enough to me.
I knew that “JAPAN-U.S. RELATIONS” was a category on this episode - http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=1071
– but didn’t realize that other categories that day included “FRUIT” (A Connery-to-Trebek favorite), “C”OUNTRIES, “DOUBLE MEANINGS”, and “FIVE THE “ARD” WAY”. Perhaps I’m reading too much into those category names, or maybe it was just the writers having fun…
A few entrants didn’t notice the question asked for a specific Think Different answer here, instead just listing them as for the bonus question. In those cases, I just took the first one given as the TD response. There wasn’t a big sheep here, so I don’t think it affected much:
"The Penis Mightier"
"Anal bum Cover"
"I have a chard onnay"
"Japan US relations"
Things are still very close before applying the "bonuses"... stay tuned for Final Results