Jeopardy! recap for Thur., Nov. 22 – Here are today’s contestants:
– David, a science teacher from California, had a woman change his views about cats and beards;
– Terrie, an assistant professor from Florida, had a costume party wedding reception; and
– Mary Ann, a marketing coordinator from California, collects vintage cookbooks with simple recipes. Mary Ann is a three-day champ with winnings of $67,800.
After Terrie missed DD2, Mary Ann began taking over in a major way, nailing down another runaway at $18,200 vs. $8,600 for Terrie and $2,000 for David.
DD1 (video) – THE NOBEL MUSEUM – This scarf was donated by human rights activist Malala Yousafzi from this country who, at age 17, in 2014 became the youngest Peace Prize winner in history (Terrie won $1,000 on a true DD.)
DD2 – ’99 PROBLEMS – 1899: A drought hit the north of this country, creating starvation & easy converts for a bloody uprising the next year (Terrie lost $2,000)
DD3 – PIONEERING TV – On June 25, 1951 a CBS program called “Premiere” was the first TV broadcast featuring this innovation (Mary Ann won $4,000)
FJ – 1980s MOVIES – Ebert: this film “works as science fiction, it’s sometimes as scary as a monster movie & at the end…not a dry eye in the house”
Surprisingly, only Mary Ann was correct on FJ, but she only added $500 to win with $18,700 and a four-day total of $86,500.
Triple Stumper of the day: No one knew the “little folklore men” standing guard over mines are gnomes.
DD1 – What is Pakistan?
DD2 – What is China?
DD3 – What is color?
FJ – What is “E.T.”?