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Eight Days, $227,800

by Chico Alexander
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Syn/YesTV: 7:30p/6:30c; also check listings
Host: Mayim Bialik & Ken Jennings
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  This could be the day that Ben breaks $250,000...

Ben Chan
Green Bay
philosophy professor

Joe Lasser
Colfax, IL
astronautical engineer
Nancy Duran
Stowe, VT
marketing copywriter

JEOPARDY! ROUND: Art Imitating Life, Americana, Assisting the Detective, Book-Pourri, If There Was a Problem, "Yo", I'll Solve It.

Ben starts with $800 Book-Pourri, finding the Daily Double under $600 Art Imitating Life. He goes for it on this...
- ART IMITATING LIFE for $2800: Jan Willem Pieneman's painting of this 1815 event was to go to the Duke of Wellington, but stayed in Holland.
"What is the Battle of Waterloo?" FOR THE DOUBLER, $5600! He ends up with $8400 for to $1400 for Joe. Nancy, $400 in the red, will start...

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!: Historic People, A Loss for Words, WAlking in a Redwood Forest, Pop Culture 2003, Vacation Sports, Rice Pudding.

... with $800 Vacation Spots. Joe finds the first Daily Double under $1200 Pop Culture 2003. He makes it true on this...
- POP CULTURE 2003 for $2200: In this film, the emperor of Japan wants Algren (Tom Cruise) to modernize his army but Algren deeply respects the old ways.
"What is 'The Last Samurai'?" FOR THE DOUBLER, $4400! Ben finds the other under $2000 Walking in a Redwood Forest. He wagers $2000 of his $16,400 on this...
- WALKING IN A REDWOOD FOREST for $2000: A national monument in Marin County known for old growth redwoods is named after this conservationist
"Who is Muir?" RIGHT for $18,400! He ends up with $20,800. With Joe on $7600 to $3600 for Nancy, it's once again Ben's game to lose.

- CHILDREN'S BOOKS: The original 1900 printing of this book was in a pale green dust jacket stamped in a vivid jewel tone of green.
Correct response: what is "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"?

Joe goes with "The Wizard of Oz"... and it counts. Good news for Ben, because he had that too. He adds another $24,800, giving him a total of $252,600!

Jeopardy! Masters
by Chico Alexander
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ABC: 8p/7c
Host: Ken Jennings
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  The Quarterfinals are over, and the players have been set for the Semis...

James Holzhauer
Las Vegas
self-described game show villain
Andrew He
San Francisco
software developer
Matt Amodio
Cambridge, MA
postdoctoral researcher

All scores have been reset to zero, but the scoring will remain the same: 3 points for first, 1 for second, and 0 for third. Three highest point totals will go to the finals.

JEOPARDY! ROUND: Americans in Protest, All Around the World, Signs & Symbols, Perils of Journalism, Classic Game Show Phrases, Triple Rhyme Time.

Andrew finds the Daily Double under 800 All Around the World. He wagers the lot on this.. .
- ALL AROUND THE WORLD for 1000: A gigantic 3/4 dome, Montreal's Biosphere was designed by this American for the city's 1967 expo.
"Who is Buckminster Fuller?" For the doubler, 2000! HE ends up with 5600 to 5000 for Matt. James on 2800 will get the board to start...

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!: King of the Moiuntain, & Scene, Tough Science, Spanish & Portuguese, Five for Fighting, Pure Poetry

... with the first Daily Double under 1200 King of the Mountain. He wagers everything on this...
- KING OF THE MOUNTAIN for 2800: Mont Ventour in Provence, during the Seven Years' War
"Who is Louis XV?" FOR THE DOUBLER, 5600! HE also finds the other under 1200 & Scene. He fronts 9600 on this...
- & SCENE for 9600: A memorable quote from "In the Heat of the Night" became this title of another Sidney Poitier film in 1970.
"What is 'They Call Me MISTER Tibbs!'?" RIGHT FOR ANOTHER DOUBLER, 19,200! HE ends up with 26,000 to 15,200 for Andrew & 8200 for Matt.

- LITERATURE: In reviewing this novel, Carl Jung said it took place in one single & senseless day, "on which, in all truth, nothing happens".
Correct response: what is "Ulysses"?

Everyone is right, as James wins with 30,401 to Andrew's 22,000 and Matt's 15,201.

After 1 game:

Game 2, Matt sits out for Mattea...

James Holzhauer
Las Vegas
self-described game show villain
Andrew He
San Francisco
software developer

Mattea Roach
writer & podcaster

JEOPARDY! ROUND: The Arts, The Rest Is History, Picking Up the Czech, Gems, Pop Goes the Music, The 2 Same-Spelled Words.

James finds the Daily Double under 600 Gems. He goes all-in on this...
- GEMS for 1800: The dazzling blue gem tanzanite is mined in only one place on Earth, near the foot of this 19,300-foot mountain.
"What is Kilimanjaro?" FOR THE DOUBLER, 3600! He ends up with 11,200 to 3800 for Mattea. With 1600, Andrew picks first in...

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!:Cities & Towns, Love Letters, A Life in Science, Portmanteaus, Famous Folks, The Maximum Allowed.

Mattea finds the first Daily Double under 1600 A Life in Science. She's going for it on this...
- A LIFE IN SCIENCE for 4800: His name is associated with work & this 19th C. British physicist had an occasional day job managing his family brewery
"Who is Joule?" FOR THE DOUBLER, 9600! Mattea also finds the other under 1600 The Maximum Allowed. She goes for 8000 on this...
- THE MAXIMUM ALLOWED for 8000: When relative humidity is greater than 100% clouds can form, as we're at this 15-letter point
"What is supersaturation?" ... NAILED IT for 24,000! She ends with 26,800 to 18,800 for James. ANdrew is still in it with 6400.

- HISTORIC SHIPS: This 16th century ship got its name from the crest of Christopher Hatton, which featured a deer.
Correct response: what is the Golden Hind?

The guys are right. Mattea.... went with the Hartford and lost 10,801, leaving her in second with 15,999. James gets another three.

After 2 games:

We determine the final three NEXT TIME.

Family Feud
by Jason Huhn
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Syn/YesTV: 3p/4c; also check listings
Host: Steve Harvey
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Chris, Hunter, Maddie, Wyatt, Clemoth
Athens, GA
Lisa, MArgaret, Annette, Joan, Debra
Wilmington, DE


SINGLE: A bug you'd freak out about if it crawled up your nose.
1️ Spider 49 5️ Fly/Housefly 4
2️ Cockroach 16 6️ Scorpion 2
3️ Bee/Wasp 8 7️ Centipede 2
4️ Ant/Fire ant 8 8️ Flea 2

SINGLE: 100 women, what did you use to do to your dolls that you'd like to do to your man now?
1️ Dress/Undress up 39 5️ Put makeup on 7
2️ Rip head/limbs off 17 6️ Spank them 3
3️ Fix hair 9 7️ Boss around 3
4️ Put in closet 9

DOUBLE: A job a wife has that her husband might want her to do also when she gets home.
1️ Chef 39 5️ Finance/acct'g 6
2️ Clean'g/dishwasher 33 6️ Doc/nurse 2
3️ Masseuse 7 7️ Call girl 2
4️ Stripper 6

TRIPLE: Something that when it's not working correctly you figure it must be the Russians.
1️ Computer/Web 55
2️ Gov't/Politics 25
3️ TV 7
4️ Car 3

Church family wins the game and denied the Fletcher ladies a car.

FAST MONEY: Hunter gets two #1s for 137, but thought a dog had legs but not feet. Chris closes for $20,000.
- An occasion when everyone should really turn off their cell phones: Funeral (Chris) & Church were tied
- 1-10, how patient are you?: 8
- Something that has legs, but no feet: Table (Chris)
- Something grown ups do to make a baby laugh: Funny faces (Hunter)
- A sport wher ethe ball might land in the sand: Golf (Hunter)

In the nightcap, the Erdmann family gets a second chance against the Randle family.

TRIPLE: A man might tell his divorce laywer, "I'll pay you double if I get to keep..." what?
1. The house 33
2. The car 28
3. All the $/401K 15
4. My dog 7

Larry Randle was blind as a bat on one answer that was said already. But the Randle family wins the game.

FAST MONEY: Lydia & Leslie get the family to $21,525 for three.

Funny You Should Ask
by Chico Alexander
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Syn: Check local listings
Host: Jon Kelley
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Let's Make a Deal
by Chico Alexander
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CBS: 10a/9C or 3p/2C
Host: Wayne Brady with Jonathan Mangum, Tiffany Coyne & Cat Gray
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Tara - $28,065
Tselane - $22,516 (traded from $12,915)
Donna - $9677
Christina - $6110
Chris - $5698
Megan - $5698
Jennifer - $3050
Fallon- $1000
Miguel - BMOC
Quickie Deals - $400/$700 (E=MC2)

Perfect Deals - 3

Big Deal Choice 1 - 1
Big Deal Choice 2 - 1
Big Deal Choice 3 -
Big Deal Location 1 - 2
Big Deal Location 2 -
Big Deal Location 3 -
Big Deal Wins-
Car Wins -


Prizes not won today - $55,536
Big Deal prizes not selected today - $31,786
Total for Today not won - $87,322

Total - $48,318
Total for Week - $48,318

Total with Quickie Deals - $48,718

GAMES(with win/loss/bailout)

WINFALL - 0/1/0
0 TO 80 -



It's the final Mega Money Monday of the season! We begin with ringmaster Matthew (LAPD officer) and a bankroll worth at least $100. Will he trade it for Curtain #1? CLUE: Parts of it are maple. HE picks the Curtain, giving up $3000. Next up, a Mini-Curtain that is worth less than $10,000. He sticks with the curtain, giving up an Apple package with iMac, MacBook Pro, and iPads worth $5646. One more trade, the black box... it's either a Zonk or it's worth $10,000. He goes for the curtain, giving up... pigs in wigs (ZONK!). The curtain is his... and he gets a musical instruments package with guitar, bass, and drums worth $8274!

Clown Sherri (caregiver), who was Zonked back in 1985, is back for redemption and $10,000! The game is TIC-TAC-DEAL.
- Roll 1: 8
- Roll 2: 10
- Roll 3: 8 (wasted roll). $500 to walk? No.
- Roll 4: 10 (wasted roll). And there's no way to get tic-tac-deal with this board. Zonked again.

Gumball machine Beverly (orig. Los Angeles) gets Curtain #2 or $300. SHe picks the curtain... a small box. Small box or $500? SHe takes the box... an envelope. Envelope or $1000? She takes the envelope. $2000? Envelope. $2500? Envelope. She gets a luxury ski trip (6n @ LExington & Jackson Hole) worth $9362!

Over to at-homie Clarence (Houston) gets a moment for Wayne to journal, where he's seeing double in the Big Box. Will he take the $1000 or the Big Box? He goes for the box. $1500? Box. He gets a pair of saw horses (ZONK!).

School of fish Matt (search engine optimizer at a digital marketing agency) and showgirl Karina (pharmacy tech & former Vegas showgirl) get THREE OPTIONS. The first is Curtain #1. CLUE: Designed to get wet. Curtain #2 is mobile. The Tiny Box... it's a round trip. Matt picks #2 to go away... it's a giant vacuum cleaner (ZONK!)... and it's remote controlled! Karina takes the Tiny Box, Matt gets Curtain #1. Will Matt buy out for $1000? No. He gets surfboards and tropical resort wear worth $3460! Karina is next. Will she buy out with $2000 or take that trip? She wants the trip. $2500? No. She's going to CURACAO (5n @ Renaissance Curacao) worth $8732.

Knight Christopher (corrections officer) is playing for a trip to Texas (3n @ Visit Laredo) worth $6206 in TIMELINE. His shows...
- The Walking Dead
- Brooklyn Nine-Nine
- The Good Place
He goes Walking Dead, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Good Place... 2010... 2013... 2016! That's right! Now for one more shows: "Outlander" for $10,000! Will he take a shot for it? Nope. Outlander premiered in 2014.

Last one before the Big One goes to nurse Deserae (bar attendant & music producer) & Brenda (San Tan Valley, AZ). They get a gift bag. Will they trade for a small box? Brenda will. She gets jewelry worth $2419. Deserae picks the box over an envelope. In the envelope... it's $10,000. In the box... cotton candy earrings.

BIG DEAL for $23,999: Beverly trades her ski trip for a door! She goes with #2.
- Behind Door #1: the Vault... $6237
- Behind HER door... a washer/dryer with vacuum worth $3597.
- The Big Deal was behind #3, a trip to Thailand (6n @ Paresa).

We still haven't given away the $10,000... for Scott, we'll give you $10,000 for a water bottle... He's GOT IT!

by Chico Alexander
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Syn: Check local listings
Host: Jerry O'Connell
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Chris Nolen & Jenna Rose Hanna
9th grade friends
Katherine & Renata
niece & aunt
Carson Kressley
"RuPaul's Drag Race"
Gabrielle Ruiz
"Star Trek: Lower Decks"

QUICK DRAW: Carson gets CHAIRLIFT For 100.

- DATING GAME: It's a perfecto all around with Team Carson leading, 400-300.
- PRESS MY BUTTONS: Team Carson gets ceiling fan, power strip, and faucet for 600, 1000 total. TEam Gabrielle gets phone and television for 400, 700 total.

CHOOSE YOUR WORDS category: Things you see downtown.
- TEAM GABRIELLE gets bar and billboard for 2000, 3000 total.
- TEAM CARSON gets... nothing. Team Gabrielle wins!

FINAL DRAW for a trip to New York City (Tryp by Wyndham Times Square South): Katherine draws out dollar, postcard, and tutu to win $2000 and the trip!

The Price Is Right
by Chico Alexander
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CBS/Paramount+: 11a/10C
Host: Drew Carey with Manuela Arbelaez, Alexis Gaube, Devin Goda, Amber Lancaster, James O'Halloran, Rachel Reynolds & George Gray
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Record today: breakeven
Record for week 34: 3-3
Record this season: 49-56-9
Total won today*: $110,750
Total won this week*: $110,750
Total won this season*: $1,485,179.47
Perfect bids: 0/156
Perfect Shows/Skunks: 0/0
DSWs/DOBs: 0/4
$11K/$26K SCSD Spins: 1/0
Best week: Week 1 (Premiere Week) - $496,628
Best player: Craig Dawkins - $68,986

*totals are based on the MSRP of the prizes on the tape day and rounded to the nearest dollar

Brand new week begins with Tonja Jordan, Michael Brown, Rhea Calivo, and Samuel Bason playing for a trip to Big Bear (3n @ Robinhood Resort, rental car). The $2831 trip goes to Samuel, who gets to play for a Nissan Kicks sR in LUCKY SEVEN. The board has $25,8__ with $1 in hand. He goes with 2... but it's 9. The car was $25,892.

Michael wisn a $2400 dishwasher and a shot at a pair of drift carts and a Ralph Lauren accessory package in DO THE MATH. The money line: $943. He adds to the carts... $2230. The accessories... $3173!

Erica Pagliaruo wins a $1197 set of Apple Watches. Can she win $16,000 in IT'S IN THE BAG?
- Friskies cat food for 85c? YES!
- NeuroQ oral strips for $19.99? YES!
- Kineret challah bread for $2.99? No. But she gets a second chance at the Showcase thanks to a Spin-Off win.

Meanwhile, Rhea gets a $1480 table tennis and a chance at a trip to Vermont (5n @ Sterling Rdige Resort) in BONKERS. The price is not $6754... she doesn't move the first paddle to high. The price was $8177.

Tonja gets off the schneid with a $699 smart car jump starter. Next up, an all-in-one PC, a treadmill, and a Kia Forte LXS in RAT RACE. She gets one rat from a $5.49 bottle of The Wizard's Worcestershire sauce. IT's the green one... and it's the one tha tcomes in first!

Jamerson Mayberry wins a $1288 set of air monitors and a go at a new bedroom with white-noise machine in COMING ($5017) or GOING ($7105). He comes... RIGHT! He also goes to...

... the FABULOUS SHOWCASES! First up, enjoy the view...
- Ziplining in Barbados (6n @ Yellow Bird Hotel)
- Backyard package with patio set
- Paragliding in South Africa (6n @ Onyx by Signatura)
Top winner Jamerson bids $22,500. Erica gets a push of a button...
- Coffee machine with accessories
- Massage chair
- Mazda CX30
She bids $30,500. Actual price... $46,532, a difference of $16,032. Actual price of Jamerson's Showcase... $30,588, a game-winning difference of $8088! He gets a total of $36,893!

Split Second
by Chico Alexander
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GSN: 7:30p/6:30c
Host: John Michael Higgins
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New Jersey
health & fitness company owner
Los Angeles
Air Force veteran
Los Angeles
kindergarten teacher

ROUND 1 - 100-50-25. Samantha gets a singleton from this...
- Which sneaker companies are known for these slogans: Impossible is nothing, Just do it, Life is not a spectator sport. She gets Nike for 100. The others: Adidas and Reebok.
Kamilah ends the round with...
- Red hair is a rare trait. Pick a clue and name the famous natural redhead it fits: Former Simpsons & Saturday Night Live writer, "Shape of You" singer, lead actress in Moulin Rouge. She gets Nicole Kidman, while the others miss Conan O'Brien and Ed Sheeran. AT the end of the round, Kamilah leads, 275 to 225 for Samantha. Kevin is on 125.

ROUND 2 - 200-100-50. Kamilah gets a singleton from this...
- Give the full title of the abbreviated song titles from "The Sound of Music": CEM, DRM, MFT. She gets "Climb Every Mountain". No one gets "My Favorite Things" or "Do-Re-Mi".
Then she gets...
- Whowas the first Black person to hold each of these titles in the US: House Representative, Supreme Court Justice, Vice President. She gets Kamala Harris, but no one gets Thurgood Marshall or Joseph Rainey.
Kamilah ends the round with this...
- Who are the authors of these novels: "Carrie", "Emma", "Matilda"? Kamila gets Stephen King for "Carrie". No one gets Jane Austen or Roald Dahl. She ends the round with 1275 to 525 for Samantha and 325 for Kevin.

COUNTDOWN ROUND: Kamilah in the lead needs 4 to win. Samantha needs 6, and Kevin needs 8.
- In what Olympic sport would you perform this move: lutz, half Nelson, riposte? Samantha gets wrestling, but no one gets figure skating or fencing.
- Every answer to this questions includes the consecutive letters OK, so tell me the word, OK?: used to thicken gumbo, means "empty orchestra" in Japanese, bar on a bicycle tire. Kamila gets okra, Kevin gets spoke. No one gets karaoke.
- Tell the Marvel superhero best known for using each weapon: bow & arrow, hammer, shield with a star on it. Kamilah sweeps with Thor, Hawkeye, and Captain America to win!

FINAL COUNTDOWN: Kamilah is stopped at 6.

25 Words or Less
by Chico Alexander
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Syn: Check local listings
Host: Meredith Vieira
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Jeff vs. David

Dominican Republic
Sophia & Sandy
concert friends
Gabrielle Ruiz
"Star Trek: Lower Decks"

Greg Grunberg
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Today's Superfan is Ric, who is watching on WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

- Gabrielle vs. Greg: fishing, hash browns, cleavage, Dr Pepper, numb. Greg goes with 19... and gets 250.
- Jeff vs. Sophia: pin, takeout, porcupine, tee, alarm. Jeff tries for 14 to tie... got it.
- David vs. Sandy: locker, remote, exhausted, New Mexico, beaver. Sandy declares 15... and the challengers lead, 500-250.

ROUND 2: Gabrielle will build his list first. ($250 Slotomania bonus words are in italics)
- GABRIELLE's list: teachers' lounge (1000), salty (250), Indiana Jones (500), mural (500), spare (500)
- GREG's list: underwater (500), basil (500), spring (250), bloated (1000), niece (250)
Jeff & David sweep with 2750 plus the bonus, 4000 total. Sophia & Sandy... sweep to tie it!
- SUDDEN DEATH: Nobel prize winner... genius physicist... Jeff fires with EINSTEIN to win! Sophia & Sandy leave with an Avon belif package and a copy of the home game.

MONEY ROUND: Jeff goes for it with helium, kangaroo, punch, sheriff, tail, annoy, and pregnant for a trip to Palm Springs (Agua Caliente Resort & Casino).

The Voice
by Chico Alexander
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NBC: 8p/7c
Host: Carson Daly with Chance the Rapper, Kelly Clarkson, Niall Horan & Blake Shelton
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And so it comes down to this... Five singers... Three rounds... ONE title.

- TEAM BLAKE: Grace West, Noivas
- TEAM NIALL: Gina Miles
- TEAM CHANCE: Sorelle
- TEAM KELLY: D.Smooth

Tonight, each singer will perform an up-tempo song and a ballad. The final round will take place tomorrow as a duet with their coach.

- Grace: "The Night The Lights Went Out in Georgia" by Vicki Lawrence
- D.Smooth: "My My My" by Johnny Gill
- Sorelle: "Million Reasons" by Lady Gaga
- NOIVAS: "Cold" by Chris Stapleton
- Gina: "Style" by Taylor Swift

In the middle of the round, Alex Newell takes us to Broadway with a performance of "Independently Owned" from the show "Shucked" and Lewis Capaldi singing his new song, "Wish You the Best".

- Grace: "She's Got You" by Patsy Cline
- NOIVAS: "Fly Away" by Lenny Kravitz
- D.Smooth: "What You Won't Do for Love" by Bobby Caldwell
- Sorelle: "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
- Gina: "Nothing Compares 2 U" by Sinead O'Connor

Tomorrow, we pay tribute to the outgoing coach Blake Shelton... and crown a winner.

Wheel of Fortune
by Chico Alexander
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Syn/YesTV: 7p/6C
Hosts: Pat Sajak & Vanna White with Jim Thornton
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Total for Today - $75,900
Total for Week 19 - $75,900
Total for the Season:  $5,418,062
Bonus Win Percentage: 42/91
Bonus Round Losses Cash: $45,000
Bonus Round Losses Cars:
$1,000 Consolation Prizes: 19
Triple Toss Up Sweeps/Group Misses: 13/4
Mystery Round Prizes won - 9
Car Wins: 11
Car Losses: 1 Nissan Pathfinder.
$100,000 Losses/Wins: 2/0
$1,000,000 Losses/Wins: 1/0
$1,000,000 Wedge Hit/Offered/Used/Lost:  13/35/1/10
Wild Cards Used: 18
Express Wedge Hit/Used/Crashes/won: 27/24/13/11
Bonus Prize Wedges won - 25
$2,500 Space Hit - 4
$3,500 Space Hit - 4
$5,000 Space Hit -
Bankrupt Space Hit - 106
Lose A Turn Hit - 28
Vowels Missed:
A - 14 E - 1 I - 6 O - 9 U - 1
Missed solves - 6
Repeated a letter/vowel - 5
Perfect Rounds: 39
House Minimums - 2
Gift Tags won - 26
$6,000 FINAL SPINS: 3/91
Best Week: Week 1 - XL Week - $424,320
Best Player: Ryan Ziggett - $123,090
Bankrupt Losses: $403,948 + 1 trip of unknown value
Left on the Table: $530,450 + 2 trip of unknown value
Red Podium Win - 39
Yellow Podium Win - 27
Blue Podium Win - 25
Worst Week: Veterans Week ($185,209)


BR Categories
EVENT: 6/14; 3-3
FOOD & DRINK: 9/15; 5-4
FUN & GAMES: 3/5; 2-1
IN THE KITCHEN: 2/2; 1-1
LIVING THING(S): 4/4; 2-2
PERSON/PEOPLE: 9/19; 4-5
PHRASE: 28/75; 10-18
PLACE(S): 9/19; 6-3
THING(S): 4/91; 0-4
WHAT ARE YOU DOING?: 12/16; 6-6


It's Day 1 of Grand Getaways Week!

Linda Phillipp & Riley Richmond
Stockton, CA/Los Angeles
Christine Humphrey & Jessica McPeak
Layton, UT/Davis, CA
Charles Ramos & Alexandra Reyes-Ramos
Railbookers ITalian adventure ($8799)
TOSS-UP ROUND #1: Thing. Charles & Alexandra solve A WINNING COMBINATION for $1000

TOSS-UP ROUND #2: Person. Charles & Alexandra solve DRIVING INSTRUCTOR for $2000, $3000 total

ROUND 1: Same Letter. Charles & Alexandra miss it on an E. Riley & Linda miss out on the trip. Christine & Jess get the same letter bonus for an F, solving FANTASTIC FAITHFUL FANS for $5300!

MYSTERY ROUND: Food & Drink. Riley & Linda lose a turn. Christine & Jess miss an N. Charles & Alexandra take the option after the landing... for $10,000! They solve BURGERS HOT OFF THE GRILL for $11,050 this round, giving them $14,050!

PRIZE EXPRESS: What Are You Doing? Christine & Jess are... hitting Bankrupt. Charles & Alexandra solve LOUNGING LIKE THERE'S NO TOMORROW for $3050 and a trip to St. Croix (Buccaneer Beach & Golf Resort) worth $11,150! So far, they're up to $28,250.

TRIPLE TOSS-UP is On the Map.
- Riley & Linda solve NEW JERSEY for $2000.
- ... and NEW YORK for another $2000.
- ... but Christine & Jess pick up NEW ZEALAND for $2000.
So far, Charles & Alexandra still lead with $28,250. Christine & Jess hjave $7300 cash money. Riley & Linda have $4000.

BIG MONEY ROUND: Around the House.... and we go into a Speed-Up Round with $1550 per consonant. Charles & Alexandra solve EIGHT-TRACK TAPE to cap their big night with $30,250!

BONUS WHEEL: Charles & Alexandra's options are Phrase, What Are You Doing, and Thing. They pick WHAT ARE YOU DOING?. With that, the standard six, the M in AMERICA'S, and his picks of GHM A...

_ S _ N G / _ _ _ _ _ E
_ A R G _ N

They're USING everything imaginable... except OFFICE JARGON, missing out on $40,000.

You Bet Your Life with Jay Leno
by Chico Alexander
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Syn: Check local listings
Host: Jay Leno with Kevin Eubanks
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Jay and Kevin are back with Donna, a writer in New York who's published 12 books mainly in the underserved multicultural romance novel genre, and Devon, a literary manager.
- Bingo Blitz SECRET WORDS: Diary
We open up the week with ... Check Out Those Buns or I Now Pronounce You Bruno & Veronica Mars? They go with CHECK OUT THOSE BUNS.
- $250: What do you call this burger that's covered in gooey cheese & onions but is made on grilled slices of bread instead of a bun? They say sourdough... but it was a patty melt.
- $500: In a crazy comedy, stoner buds Harold & Kumar got the munchies & combated Neil Patrick Harris to eat at what burger chain? They go with White Castle... GOOD!
- $750: TRUE OR FALSE: In ads, the Burger King was played by a young George Clooney. They go false... RIGHT!
- $1000: Originally named for a father & his 4 sons, what chain is famous for its free peanuts & 250,000 ways to order a burger? They guess Five Guys... RIGHT for $2250.
DOUBLE OR NOTHING: The hamburger is believed to have been named for a seaport town in what country? They say Germany... RIGHT for $4500!

NExt up, Maria, a Venezuelan dancer, dances with Ali, a dance instructor for kids.
- Bingo Blitz SECRET WORD: carpet.
They are sitting on .... I Like My Belmont Stakes Rare or Kiddie Lit Is Hobbit Forming. They pick KIDDIE LIT IS HOBBIT FORMING
- $250: After pushing it for an entire Dr. Seuss book, what unusual breakfast dish did Sam-I-Am finally get a diner to admit he enjoyed? They say "Green Eggs and Ham"... RIGHT!
- $500: According to his Disney theme song what resident of the Hundred Acre Wood is a "tubby little cubby all stuffed with fluff"? They say Winnie-the-Pooh... Good!
- $750: This character is undersized middle school weakling Greg Heffley from the book series "Diary of a" what? They go with "Wimpy Kid"... TRUE.
- $1000: In what book series was an inquisitive little animal from Africa brought to live in the big city by the Man in the Yellow Hat? They say Curious George... GOOD for $2500... plus $500 for Ali saying "Carpet".
DOUBLE OR NOTHING: What sequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory began right where the original story ended: Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, Charlie and the Chocolate River, Charlie and the Bubble Gum Forest or Charlie and the Diabetic Coma? They say "Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator"... RIGHT for $5500!