EPISODE #5585: AMERICA’S GAME (WK. #3)
We wrap up what has been a wild AG Week on the set of “Fabulous Food”.
$1K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK
B _ K _ D
A L _ S _ A
Lauren isn’t sure about her guess of BAKED ALASKA…why did she have to worry — that’s correct. Friday’s fine folks…
Lauren Castello: environmental specialist for a large corporation who from Lake St. Louis, MO
Margaux Maribao: senior at UC-Riverside majoring in economics (she’s going for her Master’s Degree) who’s training to become a fitness instructor/personal trainer from Murrieta, CA
Ed Cormier: trucking company owner and basketball coach for 15 & 16 yr. olds from Providence, RI (orig. from Lafayette, LA)
$2K Tossup: RHYME TIME
A / F _ I E _ D
T O / T H _ / _ N D
Margaux’s won control w/ A FRIEND TO THE END.
FEATURED PRIZE: Vegas.com trip to Sin City worth $6K
Jackpot Round: PERSON
Her starters are a Jackpot T, an E buy, a $400 R, but then N for no. Ed secondly tries to pick up the MDW w/ an H, but that’s also a dud. Third for Lauren are a $2,200 C quartet, two L’s for the WC, and five O’s…
C O _ _ C / _ O O _
C O L L E C T O R
…she solves COMIC BOOK COLLECTOR for the remaining $1,950.
DUDS: N (Margaux), H (Ed)
UNTOUCHED JACKPOT: $6,750
Lauren: $2,950 WC/Margaux: $2K/Ed: $0
Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER
Ed’s second turn of the night sees him calling up four N’s for $3,200, two S’s for $1,800 more, an A and two I’s, followed by two TD T’s, two O’s, four FP R’s, and four E’s to clean out the vowels…but he then says a FATAL DUD of P while on the 76 gas card (it’s been there all week long) to forfeit $13K. Lauren then gets this round over w/…
_ R O _ E N / T _
_ I N N E R
R E S E R _ A T I O N S
…FROZEN TV DINNER RESERVATIONS is right.
SOLE DUD: P (Ed)
Lauren: $3,950 WC/Margaux: $2K/Ed: ZERO
PP Round: PHRASE
The lady near Pat begins w/ a $300 T, two S’s for the gas card, two R’s for $1,800 more, and twin A’s, then she says a $300 N, four L’s for $1,800 more, two I’s, a $600 K, three E’s, and two $300 M’s before she faces this…
I T ‘ S / L I K E
S _ M M E R / A L L
_ E A R / L _ N _
…she admits “IT’S LIKE SUMMER ALL YEAR LONG” for $4,650, the gas card, and a Hotwire.com trip to the Renaissance ARUBA Resort & Casino worth $5,200.
Lauren: $14,800 cash & prizes WC/Margaux: $2K/Ed: ZILCH
$3K Tossup: LANDMARK
L I _ C _ _ N
C E N _ _ _
Nothing from Lauren.
L I N C O _ N
C E N _ E _
Ed finally breaks through w/ LINCOLN CENTER.
Round 4: FICTIONAL CHARACTER
First from that guy are an $800 N, two A’s, a $900 R, I and O singles, a $500 D, a $600 pair of G’s, and an E, then come a $900 T, and $400 M and C singles to complete the bottom line before he tries to solve…
_ _ _ _ / T _ E
M A G I C / D R A G O N
…PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON is the right one for $3,500.
Lauren: $14,800 cash & prizes WC/Margaux: $2K/Ed: $6,500
Round 5: SONG TITLE (full $6K speed-up!)
Two S’s have been lit up on the top line…
T H _ / B _ S T / _ S
_ _ T / T O / _ O _ _
…“THE BEST IS YET TO COME” for…Margaux who just won the game w/ another $18K! Lauren sadly misses out on $30K and a chance to use the WC in Bonusland.
DUDS: N (Ed), L (Ed), F (Margaux)
Lauren: $14,800 cash & prizes/Margaux: $20K/Ed: $6,500
NO BANKRUPTS THIS GAME!
$100K Bonus Round
The last spin from Margaux comes to a stop on the N of SPIN.
Here’s some end letters…
_ _ _ _ E R
_ _ _ _ R
CDHA pretty much gives her the second word…
_ _ C _ E R
C H A _ R
PICNIC CHAIR is sooo wrong, but she’ll relax in her WICKER CHAIR (if she owns one) w/ the extra $30K, so away she goes as a $50K winner.
Overall this week, we gave away a total of $304,015 in cash & prizes!
MY EP. RATING: 7