Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Jan. 25

Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Jan. 25 – Today’s contestants are:

– Steve-O, a supply chain analyst from Ohio, has a Hopi name;
– Christopher, a non-profit consultant from California, went to a monastery to prepare for the show; and
– Aaron, a marketer from Maryland, cut it close with the birth of his second son. Aaron is a one-day champ with winnings of $14,401.

Steve-O dominated in DJ, but Aaron made enough on DD3 to stay within two-thirds of Steve-O’s score with $16,600 vs. $22,800 for Steve-O and $6,600 for Christopher.

DD1 ($600) – LYING IN STATES – Al Capone (Aaron won $1,000)

DD2 ($1,200) – POP CULTURE PORTMANTEAUS – George Clinton was the mastermind behind the groups called Parliament & this hybrid word (Steve-O won $3,000)

DD3 ($800) – EYE EXAM – In the most common form of color blindness, a person has trouble distinguishing between these 2 colors (Aaron won $5,000 – at the time he had $7,600 vs. $17,200 for Steve-O and an all-in wager would have been the best play.)

FJ – LAW ENFORCEMENT HISTORY – This U.S. group was formed to protect settlers in an area that had recently gained independence from Spain

Aaron and Christopher were incorrect on FJ, with Aaron making a strategic wager of $3,300, which shut out Christopher while forcing Steve-O to be correct to win. His plan was foiled when an overjoyed Steve-O was right, picking up $10,401 to win with $33,201.

Triple Stumpers of the day: No one knew the “M” in Muppet was derived from the word marionette, or that the encyclopedia associated with “Childcraft” is World Book.

Correct Qs:
DD1 – What is Illinois?
DD2 – What is Funkadelic?
DD3 – What are red and green?
FJ – What are the Texas Rangers?