EPISODE #5575: AMERICAN LANDMARKS
$1K Tossup: LANDMARK
L _ D _
L _ _ E R _ Y
Doris solves LADY LIBERTY. The threesome to end the week…
Doris Hill: customer service representative for a local warehouse from Memphis
Jared Mark: segment producer who’s part of a club called Club Sandwich from L.A.
Meagan Richards: concierge for a management property company whose mom was on “The Big Spin”, dad was on “The Newlywed Game” and godfather was on “The Dating Game” from Bremington, WA
$2K Tossup: FUN & GAMES
_ _ S S I _ _ / A
_ R _ S B _ E
Meagan’s TOSSING A FRISBEE to start the spinning.
FEATURED TRIP: Williamsburg, VA from hotwire worth $5,500
Jackpot Round: THING
Meagan first picks up the MDW w/ two T’s, but the house is gonna have to take it right back b/c she’s BANKRUPTED near the WC. Second, Doris strikes out w/ R. Third, Jared puts up three S’s for $900, buys an E, but then loses the $650 remainder to the same BANKRUPT. Returning to Meagan who calls up a $300 M and an A, but the other normal BANKRUPT snatches her $50 bill. Doris follows w/ a $550 T, three I’s and O’s to clean out the vowels, two N’s for the blue 1/2 KIA, twin N’s for $600, and a $900 pair of L’s. The board…
G L O _ A L
_ O S I T I O N I N G
S Y S T E M
…she knows that GPS stands for GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM to add another $2,550.
SOLE DUD: R (Doris)
BANKRUPTS: 3 (Meagan 2x, Jared)
UNCLAIMED JACKPOT: $8,200
Meagan: $2K/Doris: $3,550 1/2 KIA/Jared: $0
Mystery Round: SAME NAME
Doris first says a T while on the MW near the MDW and surprisingly takes the money for it (not too terrible, because that’s the BANKRUPT one). Next up are four E’s and three A’s, three R’s for another $2,700, and an I buy, but she ends up BANKRUPTING anyway near the WC to lose $2,950 and her plate. Jared’s second in line w/ an F and three L’s at $600 a pop (that’s next to that same BANKRUPT), and the last vowel of O, followed by an $1,800 trio of N’s, and two G’s while on the other MW…but he ends up cashing out. Two $450 S’s later…
F L O R A L / &
S L E E _ I N G
A R R A N G E _ E N T S
…he solves FLORAL & SLEEPING ARRANGEMENTS for $6,850.
SOLE BANKRUPT: Doris
Meagan: $2K/Doris: $3,550/Jared: $6,850
PP Round: PHRASE
He leads off w/ a $300 R, an A, and two T’s for another $600, but next is N for no while on the other 1/2 KIA. Megan secondly falls victim to the BANKRUPT that guy was flirting with; that’s her third one of the game. Down Doris’ road third are two S’s for $1,100, four O’s, the I to start this board, three P’s for $900 more, and a FP E to clean out the vowels.. All of that’s followed by three singles in H, L and M ($450, $500 and $400, respectively) and she’s now facing…
I / L O _ E / M _
P A S S P O R T
P H O T O
…she says “I LOVE MY PASSPORT PHOTO” for $2,850 and a trip to the The Mill Resort & Suites in ARUBA worth $5,700.
SOLE DUD: N (Jared)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Meagan
Meagan: $2K/Doris: $12,100 cash & Aruba/Jared: $6,850
$3K Tossup: AROUND THE HOUSE
S O F A
_ _ S H _ _ N S
Jared pulls out some SOFA CUSHIONS to be $2,250 off the lead.
Round 4: TV QUOTE (full $1,600 speed-up)
Two P’s are said late in this round…
L _ _ _ / L _ N _
_ N D / P R _ S P _ R
…Jared exactly recites “LIVE LONG AND PROSPER” (from “Star Trek”) for $9,600 and the win.
SOLE DUD: T (Meagan)
Meagan: $2K/Doris: $12,100 cash & Aruba/Jared: $19,450
BANKRUPT TRASH (disregarding extras): $3,650
$100K Bonus Round
Jared lands on the E of GAME.
He needs some help at the top…
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_ _ L _ R S
CMFO gives him at least the bottom word…
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C O L O R S
…but that’s all he gets, so he can’t solve VIVID COLORS for $30K.
MY EP. RATING: 6