EPISODE #5474: PORTS OF CALL
$1K Tossup: LIVING THINGS
H A R B O R
S _ A _ _
Jamie’s correct w/ HARBOR SEALS. Let the interviewing begin w/ this lady at the end…
Jamie Stellingwerf: part-time 1st grade teacher from Paramount, CA
Michael Rich: West Side (that’s in Rossville, GA) ES principal from Ringgold, GA
Lisa Otradovec: business analyst from Green Bay
$2K Tossup: OCCUPATION
T _ _ A T E R
C _ _ T I _
Lisa solves THEATER CRITIC for control.
FEATURED CRUISE: Alaskan Cruise from American Cruise Lines worth $12,140
Jackpot Round: MOVIE QUOTE
Lisa first spins her way to a $550 T, three N’s for another $900, four E’s, three A’s, but then the LaT. Second, Jamie picks up $5K worth of R’s, triple O’s, but then the MDW’s right-side BANKRUPT. Third, Michael sees a $550 D and a $1,200 pair of B’s pop up on the board, which now reads…
_ O _ ‘ R E / _ O N N A
N E E D / A / B _ _ _ E R
B O A T
…he recites “YOU’RE GONNA NEED A BIGGER BOAT” (from “Jaws”) for $1,750.
SOLE BANKRUPT: Jamie
SOLE LaT: Lisa
UNCLAIMED JACKPOT: $9,500
Scores after R1
Michael: $1,750/Lisa: $2K/Jamie: $1K
Round 2: BEFORE & AFTER
Jamie’s up first w/ two T’s for the MDW, two S’s for the LobsterGram gift tag, a pair of R’s for the blue 1/2 KIA; two E’s, three A’s, a $300 M, and the leftover vowels (the U was called via FP). Next, she selects two C’s for $1,600, a $500 N for the other 1/2 KIA, a $300 F, and a $7K pair of G’s. But she decides to spin again, because she’s stumped on the first word…and she gets lucky w/ a $500 L call. Let’s see the near-complete board…
L I G _ T S
C A M E R A
A C T I O N
F I G U R E S
…she says “LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION FIGURES” fora total of $26,200 cash & prizes!
MAJOR PERFECT ROUND!
Scores after R2
Michael: $1,750/Lisa: $2K/Jamie: $27,200 cash & prizes
Mystery/PP Round: PHRASE
Michael says an instant dud of T. Second, Lisa spots a $300 N and two S’s to triple up, but after her buy of four E’s is the BANKRUPT near WC. Third, Jamie picks up the cruise w/ an R and four L’s for $1,200, but she then buys the only bad vowel of this puzzle (A). Michael then puts up a $500 B, two I’s, two D’s for $600 more, twin O’s, and a $500 H. We now have…
L _ N _ H / _ I L L
B E / S E R _ E D
_ O O L S I D E
LUNCH WILL BE SERVED POOLSIDE for this guy, because he’s won $1,100 plus a $7,900 hotwire.com trip to the Franklyn D. Resort in JAMAICA.
DUDS: T (Michael), A (Jamie)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Lisa
Scores after R3
Michael: $10,750 cash & Jamaica/Lisa: $2K/Jamie: $27,200 cash & prizes
$3K Tossup: PERSON
M O D E _
C _ T I _ E N
Jamie doesn’t know the second word.
M O D E _
C I T I _ E N
Lisa proves to be a MODEL CITIZEN, so she’s up to $5K.
Round 4: FUN & GAMES (full $1,500 speed-up)
Two Y’s get called up by Lisa…
T I _ _ L I N G / _ Y
F _ N N Y / _ _ N _
…she’s TICKLING MY FUNNY BONE for $4,500.
DUDS: S (Lisa), R (Jamie), P (Lisa)
Michael: $10,750 cash & Jamaica/Lisa: $9,500/Jamie: $27,200 cash & prizes
GRAND TOTAL: $47,450
BANKRUPT TRASH (excluding WC): $5,400
MILLION DOLLAR BONUS ROUND #3
Trying to beat Michelle Loewenstein’s record, Jamie lands on that &.
A pair of something to start…
_ _ _ _ E
_ _ E _
CDMO is of little help…
_ _ _ _ E
_ D E _
She can only come up w/ a VAGUE IDEA of “I love my husband”, so she won’t be getting this…
$1M SPOT: the G
MY EP. RATING: 7 out of 10