EPISODE #5648: NEWLYWEDS WEEK
$1K Tossup: EVENT
B _ _ _ / M A _ ‘ S
_ P _ E C _
Mike & Katie solve the BEST MAN’S SPEECH. From left to right, here are…
Mike & Katie Lane (1 yr.): he’s about to finish two Liberty University degrees while she’s a 5th Grade teacher at Lakeside ES; they’re college sweethearts from Mechanicsville, VA and got married in a Vegas toga party
Amber & Patrick Winslow (10 mos.): she’s a master county police officer near Atlanta while he’s a lead repairs electronics technician in Norcross; they’re from Lawrenceville, GA
Elys & Kenny Perez (2 mos.): from Philly (originally from Cuba & Miami)
$2K Tossup: PERSON
_ _ _ A _ W I N _ E R
Katie triples up for the team w/ BREADWINNER.
FEATURED SH: Oceania Cruise to the Mediterranean worth $9,225
Jackpot Round: MOVIE QUOTE
First up are two L’s for $900, two S’s for the cruise and a $500 T before Mike tries to nail this one…
_ ‘ L L / _ _ _ _
_ _ _ T / S _ _ ‘ S
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…yes w/ “I’LL HAVE WHAT SHE’S HAVING” (from “When Harry Met Sally”) for a total of $10,625 in that round alone.
UNCLAIMED JACKPOT: $5,950
Lanes: $13,625 cash & cruise/Winslows: $0/Perezes: $0
Mystery Round: AUTHOR/TITLE
The Winslows start their run w/ an $800 T, five E’s, two R’s for another $1,200, three S’s for the blue 1/2 KIA, and four A’s, then they pick up the SpaFinder gift tag w/ an H…
_ _ _ _ _ A _
S H A _ E S _ E A R E ‘ S
R _ _ E _ / A _ _
_ _ _ _ E T
…and she solves WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S “ROMEO AND JULIET” for $4K cash & gift tag.
Lanes: $13,625 cash & cruise/Winslows: $4K cash & GT 1/2 KIA/Perezes: $0
PP Round: FOOD & DRINK
The Perezes waste their first turn w/ the MDW’s left side. Second, the Lanes strike out w/ L while on the other 1/2 KIA. Third, the Winslows put up a $450 S and two E’s, but they LaT out. The Perezes next BANKRUPT again courtesy of the one near TD. The Lanes follow w/ a $500 N and an O before getting the same normal BANKRUPT. Afterwards, the Winslows take two $500 T’s for that same 1/2 KIA the Lanes couldn’t get, an I, and six R’s for another $4,800. Here we go…
_ R O _ E N
S T R _ _ _ E R R _
_ _ R _ _ R I T _
…they just won $20,750 cash & KIA Soul plus a $5K trip to where they’ll enjoy a FROZEN STRAWBERRY MARGARITA — a $5K trip to the Hawks Cay Island Resort, Marina & Villas in FLORIDA!
SOLE DUD: L (Lanes)
BANKRUPTS: 3 (Perezes 2x, Lanes)
SOLE LaT: Winslows
Lanes: $13,625 cash & cruise/Winslows: $29,750 cash & prizes/Perezes: HARD LUCK
$3K Tossup: FUN & GAMES
_ I _ _ _ B _ C K
_ _ D _
The Lanes have a brain fart on their Tossup sweep bid.
_ I _ _ Y B _ C K
_ _ D E
The Winslows take a PIGGYBACK RIDE to go to $32,750.
Round 4: PHRASE
Their first letter of S stands for sorry. Second, the Perezes finally get something going w/ two $500 T’s, the same number of O’s, a $500 N, and vowel singles of A and U, then come a $550 F, the rest of the vowels (2 E’s and an I), and three L’s for another $900…
A / L I T T L E
_ U N _ L E / O F / _ O _
…A LITTLE BUNDLE OF JOY brings them another $300 and they’re off the schneid.
SOLE DUD: S (Winslows)
Lanes: $13,625 cash & cruise/Winslows: $29,750 cash & prizes/Perezes: $2K
Round 5: SHOW BIZ
First for the team at the end are a $600 T, an E, a FP I , but then N for no and the S-U Bell is heard…
_ _ _ E
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ T
…the leftover consonants are worth $1,800 apiece. After Mike says the L…
L I _ E
_ R _ _ _ C _ S T
…this episode isn’t a LIVE BROADCAST, but he makes the $3,600 solve.
SOLE DUD (before Final Spin): N (Elys & Kenny)
Lanes: $17,225 cash & cruise/Winslows: $32,750 cash & prizes/Perezes: $2K
BANKRUPT TRASH: $250
$100K Bonus Round
Amber’s spun the N of SPIN.
This biggie begins like this…
_ _ _ T E / _
_ _ _ _ L _ _ E N T
HDMA puts in besides the obvious A…
_ _ _ T E / A
_ _ M _ L _ M E N T
…but QU- defeats them and I won’t be giving them QUITE A COMPLIMENT for not winning the $50K.
MY EP. RATING: 7