This week looks to be a fun one, because it’s called “Disney Sand & Shore” week! Just to let you know, the ALL-CASH BW will be used for the third straight season w/ the Disney themed weeks in play. Also, the 1/2 CAR tags are out of play.
EPISODE #6166: DISNEY SAND & SHORE
VTR: January 14 (1st taping of 2015)
Mickey introduces the hosts tonight.
$1K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK
P E A _ U _
B _ _ _ T L E
Andrea eats up some PEANUT BRITTLE. The first panel of the week…
Andrea Clark: Bookkeeper at family business from Valencia, CA
Rachel Paplomatas: Warren ES 5th Grade teacher from Dyer, IN
Shawn McCann: Navy Sr. Chief from San Diego
$5K SPIN ID: NK1806872 (for this week, the IDs are shown during the interview for the first contestant in line)
$2K Tossup: WAYD?
W _ A P _ _ N _
_ R _ S _ _ _ S
Shouldn’t they use it during the Secret Santa Sweepstakes? Anyway, Rachel has control w/ WRAPPING PRESENTS.
FEATURED DISNEY TRIP: Disney Cruise Line to the Caribbean worth $10,748
Mon./Wed./Fri. Gift Tag: Luggagepoint.com
Round 1: PHRASE
She first calls an $800 T, buys two E’s, but then BANKRUPTs near $650. Second, Shawn wastes a spin w/ the LaT. Third, Andrea finds a $700 H, a $900 N, an A, and two O’s, then come three $650 D’s, an S for the gift tag, but then the sole dud vowel of U. Rachel then SPINGLES for a $550 G and buys the last vowel of I, then we’ve displayed…
A N D / T H E / _ _ O _ D
G O E S / _ I _ D
…AND THE CROWD GOES WILD as she makes the solve, but those W’s were left on the table.
SOLE DUD: U (Andrea)
SOLE INSTA-LaT: Shawn
SOLE BANKRUPT: Rachel
Rachel: $3K/Shawn: $0/Andrea: $1K
Mystery Round: SONG LYRICS
Shawn’s next chance to get on the board begins w/ four L’s for $2,800, two R’s for $1,600 more, a $600 D, two O’s, and twin A’s. But after a $900 S is his second LaT of the game. Second, Andrea lights up a $700 N, and five $900 W’s…
A / W _ O L _ / N _ W
W O R L D
_ _ A _ ‘ S / W _ _ R _
W _ ‘ L L / _ _
…she exactly recites “A WHOLE NEW WORLD, THAT’S WHERE WE’LL BE” from the movie “Aladdin” for $5,200.
SOLE LaT: Shawn
Rachel: $3K/Shawn: NO LUCK/Andrea: $6,200
PP/Express Round: FUN & GAMES
Andrea’s initial letters are three $500 N’s, a $650 T, two I’s, and the same number of A’s. Those are followed by an $800 G, a $900 S, and the two remaining vowels of two O’s and three E’s. We now have…
S N O _ _ E _ I N G / A T
_ A I N _ O _ / _ E E _
…another $2,850 is hers and she might be SNORKELING AT RAINBOW REEF because she’s won a trip to the Aulani Disney Resort & Spa in HAWAII worth $7,533.
Rachel: $3K/Shawn: GOOSEEGG ALERT/Andrea: $16,583 cash & HI
$3K Tossup: LIVING THINGS
_ / G _ _ _ L E
_ _ / _ _ E _ E
Andrea spots A GAGGLE OF GEESE.
Round 4: THINGS
Her first call of R is no good. Second for Rachel are a $650 S, an E buy, but then the other normal BANKRUPT; that’s probably her other one of the night. Third for Shawn are four N’s for $3,200, a $550 G, but then the S-U signal…
E _ _ _ _ _ N G
_ N N _ _ _ _ _ _ N S
…and $1,500’s the consonant value. After an X pops up…
E X _ _ T _ N G
_ N N _ _ _ T _ _ N S
…Andrea solves EXCITING INNOVATIONS for another $4,500.
SOLE DUD (before final bell): R (Andrea)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Rachel
Rachel: $3K/Shawn: $1K GOOSEEGG/Andrea: $21,083 cash & HI
BANKRUPT TRASH: $950
$100K Bonus Round
Andrea lands on the E of GAME. Also, enter each bonus puzzle of the week on the show’s website for your chance to win a trip to the resort that she’s going to.
The last letter of it is…
_ _ _ _
_ _ _ _ _ T
PGCA are all up there…
_ _ G _
_ _ P A C T
…but she still BLOWS IT w/ HUGE IMPACT when the E was already dead. Her final total won’t have a HIGH IMPACT to the tune of $32K.
MY EP. RATING: 5