Jeopardy! recap for Mon., Jan. 29 – Here are today’s contestants:
– Maria, and teacher and learning support specialist from New Haven, CT, who calms her niece with help from “uncle Alex”;
– Ryan, a banker from SeaTac, WA, who is heading to the University of Iceland; and
– Jennifer, a freelance writer from Los Angeles, CA, who impersonated Monty Python’s killer rabbit. Jennifer is a one-day champ with winnings of $20,401.
Ryan spent most of round one in the minus column, but recovered to lead into DJ, got a pair of reversals in his favor and kept building from there, scoring a runaway into FJ with $16,800 vs, $6,000 for Maria and $200 for Jennifer.
DD1 – MYTHOL-“O”-GY – This son of Apollo & Calliope could enchant gods, people, animals & even trees with the sound of his lyre (Jennifer won $1,000)
DD2 – NATIVE SONS – A plain white fence on Hill Street is a tourist attraction in this Missouri town (Jennifer lost $1,000)
DD3 – BALLET COMPANIES – Les Ballets de Monte Carlo was created in 1985 to honor this woman who died 3 years earlier (Jennifer lost $1,000)
FJ – THE 1960s – It was already a crime to alter one of these; a 1965 law passed 393-1 in the house criminalized burning one too
Everyone was correct on FJ, with Ryan adding $4,199 to win with $20,999.
Triple Stumper of the day: The players didn’t know the chilly title weather condition for a 1997 film about 70s key parties, “The Ice Storm”.
That’s before our time: No one guessed that the Mayberry Days festival is held in North Carolina.
DD1 – Who is Orpheus?
DD2 – What is Hannibal?
DD3 – Who was Princess Grace?
FJ – What is a draft card?