EPISODE #6355: DISNEY SEA & SHORE WEEK
$1K Tossup: PLACE
S A N _ Y
_ _ O R _ L I N E
Marianita & Troy could soon be relaxing on a SANDY SHORELINE at the expense of these opponents…
Marianita & Troy: worked in youth ministry for 13+ yrs.
Melissa & Mike Brown (Willow Springs, IL): she’s a flight attendant for a large airline while he’s a polka rm. supervisor in Joliet
Cheryl & Rudy Vlasak: she’s a stylist while he’s a telephone lineman for 18 yrs.
$5K SPIN ID: DW1883745
$2K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK
_ R E _ K
_ _ L A _
Marianita & Troy triple up w/ a GREEK SALAD.
Round 1: FUN & GAMES
Their openers are a $900 T, an E, but then R for roadblock. Second, the Browns call up a $2,700 S trio, buy two A’s, but then BANKRUPT near TD to lose $2,450. Third, the Vlasaks dig up a $900 D, but then buy a worthless U. M & T then say a $1,500 trio of N’s and buy an I…
T A _ / D A N _ I N _
_ E S S _ N S
…they solve TAP DANCING LESSONS for just the $2K minimum.
DUDS: R (M & T), U (Vlasaks)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Browns
Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER
The Browns go for the obvious gamble after starting w/ an N while on the MW near $650…nothing there. Second, the Vlasaks put up two $650 R’s, two A’s, but then S for sorry. Third, M & T try a $500 C, a $650 P, an E, a $600 L, but then the sole dud vowel of I. The Browns follow w/ a FP B, but then the LaT. The Vlasaks then light up a $1K M to leave only two vowels remaining…
B _ M P E R
C A R
L _ A N
…we give ’em a BUMPER CAR LOAN in the amount of $2,050 to start the next round.
DUDS: S (Vlasaks), I (M & T)
SOLE LaT: Browns
SOLE BANKRUPT: Browns
PP/Express Round: PHRASE
Here go the Vlasaks w/ two $700 S’s, two I’s, two $500 N’s, three E’s and a G while on EXPRESS. They’ll hop aboard.
Current Bank: $2,900
Next Choices: 3 R’s…D…2 A’s…2 T’s…2 Y’s…and two H’s (vowels remaining)
A N Y T H I N G / Y _ _ R
H E A R T / D E S I R E S
…these are also Song Lyrics from “When You Wish Upon a Star”, and they’ve solved “ANYTHING YOUR HEART DESIRES” for $12,650 plus an Adventures by Disney trip to NYC worth $6,230.
M & T: $3K/Browns: NIL/Vlasaks: $20,930 cash & trip
$3K Tossup: THING
S _ _ _ _ N G
P O _ _ _
Rudy doesn’t know it (he was gonna go for SWIMMING POOLS from what I’ve heard).
S T _ Y I N G
P O W E R
The Browns are finally off the schenid w/ STAYING POWER.
Round 4: LIVING THINGS
After the Browns start w/ a $1,400 pair of S’s, it’s S-U time…
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ S
_ _ _ / _ _ _ _ _ S _
…w/ a $1,700 FS. After the frontloading P pops up…
P R _ _ R _ _ / D _ G S
_ N D / _ _ T _ _ S _
…Marianita & Troy catch these PRAIRIE DOGS AND CATFISH for $5,100.
M & T: $10,100/Browns: $3K/Vlasaks: $20,930 cash & trip
BANKRUPT TRASH: $2,450
$100K Bonus Round
Cheryl’s strong spin lands on the W.
Some end letters to start…
_ _ _ _ _ S
_ _ _ _ _ S E R
Unfortunately, they WIPE OUT of the game w/ BGHI, and they don’t realize that Mozart was a FAMOUS COMPOSER for the $33K.
MY RATING: 5