I’m sorry for the delay of the two previous recaps, because the modem we have in our home to connect to the Internet went down permanently. Luckily, we got a new one yesterday courtesy of an at&t serviceman. Anyway, here’s the Wed. show (and I wish sur yohan the korean shut his big effing mouth of complaining where’s the recap! >:()…
EPISODE #6133: TRIP OF A LIFETIME
$1K Tossup: EVENT
T A _ _ N G / T _ E
_ R A _ D / _ O U R
Tricia might be TAKING THE GRAND TOUR if she wins a trip this episode. Let’s start the talking with the lady in the middle…
Tricia Lynch: planning to start a women’s online boutique (and her other family members are spread all over the Caribbean) from Brooklyn
Debbie Ferguson: shoe seller from Toledo, OH
Allie Dakroup (man): Detroit Medical Center physician from Detroit
$2K Tossup: TITLE
_ R _ _ S _ _ E
_ S _ A _ _
Allie walks the plank to two grand for saying “TREASURE ISLAND”.
FEATURED COLLETTE ToaL: Australia and Fiji worth $10,458
Round 1: THINGS
He gets the WC right away w/ an S, calls up three T’s for $2,400, and buys an E and two A’s before landing on the MDW’s right side to lose $2,400 and the WC. Second, Tricia grabs the 1/2 CAR near the orange $900 w/ four N’s, only to lose the plate and the two grand right back to the other MDW BANKRUPT. Third, Debbie fills in a $650 D and two R’s for another $1,400, but LaTs out. Allie then lights up a $700 V and $800 Y…
D _ N N E R / _ A R T Y
_ N V _ T A T _ _ N S
…he solves DINNER PARTY INVITATIONS to keep the 15 Benjamins.
SOLE LaT: Debbie
BANKRUPTS: 2 (Allie and Tricia)
Allie: $3,500/Tricia: $1K/Debbie: $0
Mystery Round: QUOTATION
Tricia’s first w/ a $900 N, two A’s, but then D for dud while on the same 1/2 CAR. Second, Debbie inserts a $550 L, three E’s, and a $650 M, then she decides to solve already (wha?!)…
_ A _ _ / _ E
N _ M _ L E
_ A _ _ / _ E
_ _ _ _ _
…she was being WAY too consonative, because she recites “JACK BE NIMBLE, JACK BE QUICK” for the house minimum.
SOLE DUD: D (Tricia)
Allie: $3,500/Tricia: $1K/Debbie: $1K
PP/Express Round: WAYD?
At the start, both Debbie and Allie BANKRUPT near $650. Third in line, Tricia puts up the obvious — two TD G’s, two I’s, and four $550 N’s, then come three E’s, a $650 T, three $700 H’s, an A…but then the LaT to likely deny her of at least $11,200. Debbie then picks up the eBags gift tag w/ three S’s…
_ _ _ S S I N G
T H E / E N G _ I S H
_ H A N N E _
…and she’ll be CROSSING THE ENGLISH CHANNEL on her collette tour of LONDON & PARIS worth $10,398.
SOLE LaT: Tricia
BANKRUPTS: 2 (Debbie and Allie)
Allie: $3,500/Tricia: $1K/Debbie: $13,898 cash & prizes
$3K Tossup: PROPER NAME
_ A _ _ _ _ _
M C _ _ N _ _ _ H _ Y
Tricia’s pronunciation of MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY is good enough to quadruple her money.
Round 4: PHRASE
Her picks here are a $1K pair of T’s, a $900 H, three S’s, four S’s to throw in $2,400 and a $1,300 pair of P’s before we’ve displayed…
S T _ P / T H E
P _ E S S E S !
…STOP THE PRESSES! Tricia’s scored another $5,350.
Allie: $3,500/Tricia: $9,350/Debbie: $13,898 cash & prizes
Round 5: SHOW BIZ
First from Deb’s mouth are two $550 N’s, two $650 T’s, two E’s, but then A for awful. Second for Allie are a $1,300 pair of S’s, but then the S-U signal…
_ _ _ E _
_ N T E _ _ _ S S _ _ N
…w/ a $1,700 Final Spin. He then requests the twin R’s…
_ R _ E _
_ N T E R _ _ S S _ _ N
…we’ll go to Bonusland w/ Debbie following this BRIEF INTERMISSION and $4,700 solve by him.
SOLE DUD BEFORE BELL: A (Debbie)
Allie: $8,200/Tricia: $9,350/Debbie: $13,898 cash & prizes
BANKRUPT TRASH (excluding plate and WC): $4,400
$100K Bonus Round
Her envelopes the M of AMERICA’S.
Only the last letter to start…
_ _ _ _ _ _ _
_ _ _ E
The CAMP strategy is also of limited help…
_ _ _ _ _ _ _
_ _ M E
…and she only gets the second word of BOYHOOD HOME, so she loses $45K. Not very well played by her; she should’ve gone w/ BGHO.
$5K SPIN ID: MA1462401
MY EP. RATING: 5