EPISODE #5643: GREAT ADVENTURES
$1K Tossup: PHRASE
A T / A / M O M _ _ _ ‘ S
_ _ _ I _ E
AT A MOMENT’S NOTICE, Nora’s on the board among this next group…
Nora Stetson: 3rd grade teacher at Clover Avenue ES and an online shopper from L.A.
Tawana Johnson: from Snellville, GA (orig. from Willacoochee
Eric Schurley: 5th grade teacher at Rose Warren ES from Vegas
$2K Tossup: RHYME TIME
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O _ / _ E / S _ _ A R E
Eric says “BE THERE OR BE SQUARE”.
FEATURED g ADVENTURE: Peru worth $8,886
Jackpot Round: TV TITLE
Here he goes w/ a $500 N at the end of the board, four E’s, quad T’s for another $2K, and two O’s, then come three H’s and an S at TD apiece but then the BANKRUPT next door to burn up $14,500; darn. Second for Nora are two L’s for a $1K, three A’s, two $600 W’s and the remaining vowels before she puts two TD R’s…
T H E / L A T E
L A T E / S H O W
W I T H / _ R A I _
_ E R _ U S O N
…and solves “THE LATE LATE SHOW” WITH CRAIG FERGUSON for $6,450 more.
SOLE BANKRUPT: Eric
UNCLAIMED JACKPOT: $14,600
Nora: $7,450/Tawana: $0/Eric: $2K
Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER
This board starts w/ a $550 R, six E’s, two FP A’s, a TD Y, and two O’s to round out the vowels, followed by a $300 N, three T’s for the green 1/2 KIA, the same number of H’s for $2,700 more and two M’s for the Peru trip. Now we have…
M O R E / T H A N
M E E T _ / T H E
E Y E
_ H A _ O _
…there’s MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE SHADOW — she just won $16,936 cash & trip!
Nora: $24,386 cash & trip 1/2 KIA/Tawana: NOTHING/Eric: $2K
PP Round: SONG LYRICS
Now finally getting to hear from Tawana, she puts in seven T’s for $3,500, an I, two A’s, and two O’s, followed by a $1,500 S trio, the last vowels of four E’s and a U, the $300 H, a B for that MDW, two $550 Y’s and three R’s. On Vanna’s board…
S O / Y O U
B E T T E R / _ E T
T H I S / _ A R T Y
S T A R T E _
…she solves P!nk’s “SO YOU BETTER GET THIS PARTY STARTED” for $6,350 and a $6,900 Howire.com trip to the Almond Beach Village in BARBADOS.
Nora: $24,386 cash & trip/Tawana: $13,250 cash & trip MDW/Eric: $2K
$3K Tossup: THING
_ _ L L
C _ _ L _ C T _ O N
Nora tries DOLL COLLECTION…yes to go over $27K.
Round 4: ON THE MAP
Here we go w/ a $600 pair of S’s, an E, three A’s, and three R’s to add another $2,400, but it’s S-U Mode time…
_ A R R _ S _ _ R _
_ E _ _ S _ _ _ A _ _ A
…the leftover consonants each pay off at $1,600. Three N’s pop up next…
_ A R R _ S _ _ R _
_ E N N S _ _ _ A N _ A
…and she locates HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA for $7,300 and the win!
Nora: $34,686 cash & trip/Tawana: $13,250 cash & trip/Eric: $2K
BANKRUPT TRASH: $14,500
$100K Bonus Round
Nora lands on the *** at the last split-second.
Going up first is/are…
_ _ L _ _
_ E _ T _ E R
CDMA gives her a shot…
_ A L M _
_ E A T _ E R
…but it’s NOT a type of FEATHER according to her. Lost in this BALMY WEATHER is the $30K.
MY EP. RATING: 7