Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Jun. 22 – Today’s contestants are:
– Amanda, a researcher from Ohio, who has a snake that eats frozen rats;
– Jordan, a lawyer from Ontario, who went to his grandfather’s home town in Poland; and
– Ali, a secondary school teacher from British Columbia, who was the victim of a subtitles joker. Ali is a three-day champ with winnings of $67,801.
The game was wide open as the players arrived at the untouched final category of DJ about poetry, and the two men lost money while Amanda added to her score, leading into FJ with $11,600 vs. $8,800 for Jordan and $7,800 for Ali.
DD1 – SURNAMES – A popular surname in the Philippines, it’s the birthplace of an Italian Dominican theologian & saint (Ali lost $1,000)
DD2 – U.S. CITIES – This third- largest Montana City is named for a feature of the Missouri River (Ali lost $600)
DD3 – THE REAL GAME OF THRONES – Edward IV broke an arranged match from this country & wed a commoner; he fared better than Robb Stark, who lost his head (Jordan won $3,800 on a true DD.)
FJ – MEDICINE & THE MOVIES – Vestibular rehabilitation is one treatment for a condition that is also the title of this 1958 suspense film
Amanda couldn’t follow through on Alex’s demand that she defend America from the two Canadians, as they were both correct on FJ while Amanda missed. Jordan added $7,000 to win with $15,800.
Triple Stumper of the day: No one knew the “hand warmer” committed by a football kick returner who touches but does not catch the ball is a muff.
Spoiler alerts: Not only did DD3 have a “Game of Thrones” spoiler, Alex had to go and blab that in “Vertigo”, Jimmy Stewart had…well, in case you didn’t see the show, I won’t spoil it here.
DD1 – What is Aquino?
DD2 – What is Great Falls?
DD3 – What is France?
FJ – What is “Vertigo”?