My students are facing
their midterm exams this week. Let's see who are families are this
week that face the test of our favorite games.
JACOB (b'ballin' and
Brother: T.J. (cup stacker)
Mother: LISA (no mom is ever just a housewife)
Father: TIM (not THE tool man, but he's good with them)
(household royalty in every sense of the word)
Brother: CRAIG (karate kid in training)
Mother: BECKY (scrapbooking the whole house)
Father: MIKE (smooth tunes on the guitar)
Let's see what they're playing for:
SONIC WHAMMY'S PREDICTION: DOG
And when it's all said and done, the big cash will send one family
to the Dominican Republic
Cranium Brain Break: Assembly
Tonight's picture: It's Todd, of course, and he's deep in thought.
Well, it doesn't take Reagan's family all that long to think about
this photo and get it put together. They win by 2 pieces.
REAGAN'S CARD: HAT
JACOB'S CARD: BOOT
OPERATION: SAM DUNK
Reagan chooses to go second. Todd forgoes the inspiration toss this
Reagan's first toss strikes out some Bad Plumbing. Lisa answers first
for her family with Burp Bubbles. Becky, Tim AND Mike all keep flushing
350 points with more Bad Plumbing to complete the first cycle. Jacob
then gets Toxic Gas while Reagan hits Burp Bubbles. Then it goes cold,
until Tim hits Phone Finger, but it's not enough to catch up.
FINAL SCORE: 950-1200 Reagan
REAGAN'S FAMILY WINS: A Boomers gift card
REAGAN'S CARD: ROLLERBLADE
Memory is key here, as we know. Dim the lights, please.
RGYB (Jacob), GBRY (Reagan), GYBR (Reagan), YRGB (Reagan), BGYR
(Reagan), RBGY (Reagan)
Jacob's crew was really lost and going all over the place, even on the
5th point where everyone started already in sequence.
REAGAN'S FAMILY WINS: A deluxe foosball table from Hayneedle
REAGAN'S CARD: HAMBURGER
Lisa & Becky are ready to write. And Reagan has declared that Lisa
will write first.
LISA: PEAR, BERRY (PASS), (TIME UP!) EASEL
BECKY: KITE, SALSA
SCORE: 200 (TIME LEFT: 53 seconds)
REAGAN'S FAMILY WINS: A Vocopro Soundman karaoke system
REAGAN'S CARD: SOCCER BALL
Once again, Reagan likes being the anchor.
She goes second, raising Jacob and company up to the rafters.
TIM: Pinch, Sour (PASS), Deal, Sink (PASS), Suitcase (PASS), Pig,
Crossing Guard (PASS), Sleep, Roller Coaster (PASS), (TIME UP!) Cello
MIKE: Belt, Sunglasses, Pen, Sculpt (PASS), Push-Up (PASS), Calculator,
Penguin (PASS), Sewing
SCORE: 50 (TIME LEFT: 35 seconds)
REAGAN'S FAMILY WINS: A pair of Street Surfing Whiplash scooters.
REAGAN'S CARD: IRON
TWISTER LIGHTS OUT
Put your best foot forward, Jacob. You need
to win a card to avoid the shutout.
In the kids round, Reagan gets bumped right away for falling asleep on
the first command. T.J. then moves the right foot on a left foot
command, but that's because the right foot hasn't made it to the board
yet. It goes up on the next move, though, and then after a long string
of hits, Craig doubles up his feet on the same green dot. So Jacob wins
Parents are nervous, but ready. Tim takes a bit to go, but a dot
vanishes on him. And then Lisa quickly follows.
A tie game sends the kids back on the smaller floor. T.J. is almost
doing the splits, and both he and Reagan failed to find a red dot for
their left hands. Only a couple more dots vanish before they take out
Craig's hand. Jacob is the sole suurvivor again!
JACOB'S FAMILY WINS: A Photowow gift card
JACOB'S CARD: SKATEBOARD
MONOPOLY CRAZY CASH MACHINE
Jacob fights strong to avoid the shutout. But can his 2 cards be enough
to overtake Reagan, her 5 cards and her FGN cheer? (Seriously)
First, let's see Reagan's cards:
SOCCER BALL: $775
Wow, that is an insane total to beat. Let's just hope Jacob found a nice
value, at least.
WINNERS: REAGAN'S FAMILY
If you've studied this show, then you know that to have the big
advantage, and a huge card like that right at the start, you know it's
gonna take a big guy to win it. Jacob's family couldn't deliver, but
here's what they would have done it for them:
BIG MONEY CARD: PRETZEL
Looks like I'm in the doghouse with no big money. So long for now.
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