EPISODE #6271: HALLOWEEN WEEK
$1K Tossup: MOVIE TITLE
P _ _ _ E _ _ E I _ T
Justin solves “POLTERGEIST”. The first guests this week…
Justin Cooper: computer programmer by day & stand-up comic by night, as well as a published playwright from San Marcos, TX
Amber Geer-Jones: fascinated by photography and was formerly a part of an international singing group from Chula Vista
Danielle Insardi: grad school student going for doctorate in Physical Therapy from East Meadow, NY
$2K Tossup: WAYD?
_ _ I N _ / _ O
_ H _ / _ A M _
Justin triples w/ GOING TO THE GAME.
TONIGHT’S TRIP: the Hawthorne Hotel in Salem, MA Salem worth $6,608
Mon./Wed./Fri. Gift Tag: PartyCity
Round 1: TV QUOTE
He starts w/ an S for the WC, five T’s for $12,500, three E’s, but then A for awful. Second, Amber calls up two H’s for $1,200, two I’s, two $500 N’s and triple O’s, a $700 P and the remaining U, followed by a $900 X, a $650 R, a $500 Y, but then the LaT. Danielle then puts up a $600 L, a Z for the party supplies, and a $500 G to leave only one letter remaining…
Y O U R / N E X T
S T O P
T H E / T _ I L I G H T
Z O N E
…she recites “YOUR NEXT STOP: THE TWILIGHT ZONE” for $2,600 cash & party supplies.
SOLE DUD: A (Justin)
SOLE LaT: Amber
Mystery Round: STAR & ROLE
Amber opens w/ a $1,300 pair of T’s, a $600 H, an E, four S’s for the MA trip, two $500 C’s and four A’s before she runs into the MDW’s right side to forfeit $11,008 cash & trip. Second, Danielle takes two N’s while on the MW next to LaT and tries to multiply the $2K buyout by five…success. She follows w/ a $900 R, two $500 L’s, an I, a B for the 1/2 CAR near the pink $900, but then the LaT to leave $12,150 and her plate on the table. The same thing gets Justin, so we’re back to Amber who fills in a $500 J, the last vowel of three O’s, $600 K and D singles, and two FP W’s to complete the board…
S C A R L E T T
J O H A N S S O N / A S
B L A C K / W I D O W
…and win her first $2,450.
LaTs: 2 (those not named Amber)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Amber
PP/Express Round: PHRASE
This round’s all Danielle — she picks a $650 S, three $600 T’s, an E, an $800 H, two $3,500 N’s, five A’s, two O’s, a $500 W, a $600 M and a $500 R…
N O W / T H A T ‘ S / A
_ R E A M / _ A _ A T _ O N
…she admits “NOW THAT’S A DREAM VACATION” for $11,100 plus a trip to BELIZE at Ramon’s Village Resort worth $6K.
Amber: $2,450/Danielle: $19,700 cash & prizes/Justin: $3K WC
$3K Tossup: CHARACTER
_ _ R D
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ R T
Danielle IDs LORD VOLDEMORT of Harry Potter fame.
Speed-Up Round: FOOD & DRINK
It’s a $6K FS to kick off this week! After two P’s get requested…
_ _ R _ M _ L
P _ P _ _ R _ / B _ L L S
…Danielle munches on $24K worth of CARAMEL POPCORN BALLS!
Amber: $2,450/Danielle: $46,700 cash & prizes/Justin: $3K
BANKRUPT TRASH: $11,008 cash & trip
$100K Bonus Round
The treat that could be won here this week is a ’16 MINI Cooper Hardtop (it’s yellow w/ black stripes). Danielle lands on the *.
Category: FOOD & DRINK
_ _ _ E _
S _ _ _ S _
HMDI adds the end letters of this answer…
_ _ _ E D
S _ _ _ S H
…she has nothing; this piece of BAKED SQUASH would’ve been worth $33K.
$5K SPIN ID: AS6096002
Oh and happy 69th birthday, Pat.
MY RATING: 7