Jeopardy! recap for Tue., Jan. 1 – Here are today’s contestants:
– Jonathan, a composer from California, had drone problems at his wedding;
– Maggie, a communications professional from Virginia, was stranded in Sorrento; and
– Kevin, a management consultant from Massachusetts, was trapped in a locker by nerds. Kevin is a one-day champ with winnings of $20,001.
Jonathan had the lead going into DJ and was the only player to be correct on a DD, helping him to a runaway at $16,500 vs. $7,200 for Maggie and $5,200 for Kevin.
DD1 ($800) – WORLD HISTORY – Paris’ Museum of Jewish Art & History has the stripes that were unjustly pulled off the uniform of this capt. in 1895 (Maggie lost $1,000)
DD2 ($1,600) – TEXT ALERTS – “March, or I’ll put the handcuffs on you”, he tells Jean Valjean (Jonathan won $3,500)
DD3 ($2,000) – MIDDLE “C” – In the Old Testament, this book named for a prophet follows Jonah. (Maggie lost $1,200)
FJ – U.S. NAVY SHIPS – “Peace Through Strength” is the motto of the U.S. aircraft carrier named for this man who professed the same policy
Depressingly, everyone missed FJ and Jonathan stood pat with a $0 bet to win with $16,500.
Triple Stumpers of the day: No one guessed the “angry type of rock” performed by NOFX and Black Flag is punk, or that a clue’s reference to a “mania-inducing wrestler” was about Hulk Hogan.
This day in Trebekistan: Alex’s offered up an impression of Joe Pesci from Goodfellas.
DD1 – Who was Dreyfus?
DD2 – Who is Javert?
DD3 – Who is Micah?
FJ – Who was Reagan?