EPISODE #5773: CALIFORNIA COAST
Opening Flashback Clip (Mar. 14, 2011): Pat chases Tillman the skating bulldog on the set of Pet Lovers Week (Jim’s intro dubbed over John Cramer’s)
$1,000 Tossup: ON THE MAP (you guessed it)
H _ L _ _ _ _ _ D
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ R _
Stephanie goofs w/ HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA.
H _ L _ _ W _ _ D
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ R _
Lexi solves HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD. Playing tonight…
Lexi Felder: entertainment site digital marketer from Atlanta
Clay Blazer: Cocke County HS history teacher who lives on a farm from Parrotsville, TN
Stephanie Bariexca: Hunterdown Central HS special education and English teacher from Perkasie, PA
$2,000 Tossup: LIVING THING
G _ _ Z Z _ Y
_ _ _ _
Clay solves GRIZZLY BEAR.
FEATURED CA TRIP: California Coast Tour worth $5,500
Jackpot Round: SHOW BIZ
Clay gets going w/ two S’s via Jackpot, followed by four E’s, three $350 T’s, a single O, but then a worthless Y. Second, Stephanie uncovers a $5K pair of H’s, but she then repeats the U. Third, Lexi picks up the 1/2 CAR next to $900 w/ an R but then buys the other bad vowel of this puzzle (A). After Clay says W for worthless, Stephanie inserts the leftover three I’s…
H I T / T _
S E R I E S
T H E / _ O I _ E
…and solves the HIT TV SERIES “THE VOICE” for the leftover $4,500.
DUDS: U (Clay), A (Lexi), W (Clay)
SOLE DQ: Steph’s U repeat
UNCLAIMED JACKPOT: $9,550
Clay: $2K/Stephanie: $4,500/Lexi: $1K
Mystery Round: PHRASE
The early leader starts this big puzzle w/ four $900 T’s, six E’s, a $300 N and two $600 R’s, but the A lets down a lady for the second round in a row. Second, Lexi picks up the CA tour w/ two H’s; she follows up w/ a $700 M but then another dud in G. Third, Clay FPs two U’s but then falls victim to the BANKRUPT next top top dollar. Returning to Stephanie, she lights up a $900 D, the remaining five O’s, and four $300 L’s, but she then repeats a letter for the second time tonight (the R). Lexi then picks up the other available 1/2 CAR w/ a W and we now have…
D O N ‘ T / L E T
T H E M / _ U L L
T H E / W O O L / O _ E R
_ O U R / E _ E _
DON’T LET THEM PULL THE WOOL OVER YOUR EYES, ma’am — you’ve won $2,200 and that tour for a total of $7,700 that round.
DUDS: A (Steph), G (Lexi)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Clay
SOLE DQ: Stephanie’s R repeat
Clay: $2K/Stephanie: $4,500/Lexi: $8,700 cash and trip 1/2 CAR
Bonus Puzzle Flashback (Nov. 1997 from Denver): PHRASE
MCAP gave this woman…
M A _ E / A
_ _ S _
…but she didn’t MAKE A WISH.
PRIZE PUZZLE: FUN & GAMES
Lexi picks up her second 1/2 CAR from the one near $900 w/ two T’s, followed by two A’s, a $450 H, two E’s, and two L’s for that MDW, but the LaT nails her. Clay secondly strikes out w/ S. Stephanie thirdly gets the gas card w/ three N’s and buys the other three vowels (three I’s, two O’s, U). Next up are three $800 P’s, a $550 D, and two $700 G’s before she tries to solve…
T A _ I N G / A
D I P / I N / T H E
P L U N G E / P O O L
She pockets another $6,100 and will be TAKING A DIP IN THE PLUNGE POOL on a hotwire.com trip to the Galley Bay Resort in ANTIGUA worth $8,640.
SOLE DUD: S (Clay)
SOLE LaT: Lexi
Clay: $2K/Stephanie: $19,240 cash & prizes/Lexi: $8,700 cash & CA
$3,000 Tossup: PERSON
_ _ _ _ O
_ _ O W _
Clay’s right w/ RODEO CLOWN, so up to $5K he goes.
Consonants will be worth $1,800 in this part of the game. After three E’s are bought for free..
L _ T E – _ R E _ _ _ N _
N E _ S
This won’t make the LATE-BREAKING NEWS, but Clay solves this puzzle for the Final Spin amount.
SOLE DUD: P (Clay)
Clay: $6,800/Stephanie: $19,240 cash & prizes/Lexi: $8,700 cash & CA
CUMULATIVE TOTAL: $34,740
NO BANKRUPT TRASH
$100,000 Bonus Round
Steph doesn’t have anybody w/ her, but she’s taken the ** envelope.
Another fairly easy puzzle…
_ _ N _
_ T / _ _
PDGI gives her a good shot w/ this…
_ _ N G
I T / _ P
BANG IT UP and WING IT UP are wrong, but she will HANG IT UP w/ two seconds to spare for the $35K! Her final total is $54,240 cash and prizes.
$5K SPIN ID: SW7179385
MY EP. RATING: 7