WoF Recap: September 29, 2016

EPISODE #6449: DISNEY GRAND ADVENTURES

$1K Tossup: SHOW BIZ

A _ I M _ T _ _
_ _ A T U _ E / _ I L M

Georgine only gets the first word..

A _ I M _ T _ _
_ E A T U R E / _ I L M

Teri solves ANIMATED FEATURE FILM. Thursday’s couples…

Jerry & Teri Goree (married for 4.5 decades): this Bakersfield, CA couple are expecting their first great-grandchild; he retired about 10 yrs. ago as an agent from a leading insurance co. and they’re very active in church

Georgine & James Duncan (married 49 yrs.): he’s a retired die maker; she met him when she was just five

Sandy & Ad(rian) Chatigny (married 31 yrs.): from Beaumont, TX

Here’s the middle couple’s audition video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yioccIX1tRo

$2K Tossup: WAYD?

T A K I _ G
_ U R N _

Ad knows that we have to be TAKING TURNS in this game.

Round 1: AROUND THE HOUSE

First up for the middle couple are a $900 N, two E’s, an S for the WDW trip, an A, but then the LaT. Second, the Gorees call up a $2,500 T, three I’s, two K’s for the Maui Jim gift tag, and three $600 C’s, but they too hit LaT. Third, the Duncans uncover a $500 B and a $700 P, but the BANKRUPT near $650 steals their $1,200. That gives the Chatignys another chance…but not for long, because they miss w/ M. Afterwards…

_ I C K E _
P I C N I C
B A S K E T

…the Gorees get out a WICKER PICNIC BASKET for $6,050 in cash & sunglasses and $7,050 overall.

SOLE DUD: M (Chatignys)
LaTs: 2 (Chatignys & Gorees)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Duncans

Duncans: $0/Chatignys: $2K/Gorees: $7,050

 

Crossword/Mystery Round: “I’M A REAL BOY!”

The Gorees lead off w/ a $700 T, an E, but then R for roadblock. Second in line, the Duncans try four $500 P’s, a U and an S while on the MW near $650. They’ll risk $1,750…SORRY. Over to the Chatignys who put up a $1K pair of N’s, two I’s, a $1,300 pair of C’s, and three O’s to clean out the vowels…

/     /   /   /   (N)   /    /   /   / (_)
/   (P)(I)(N)(O)(C)(C)(_)(I)(O)
/    /   /        /(S)  /    /    /   / (O)
(P)(U)(P)(P)(E)(T)  /    /   / (_)

PINOCCHIO, PUPPET, NOSE, WOOD is correct to double their two grand.

SOLE DUD: R (Gorees)
THEIR SECOND BANKRUPT: Duncans

Duncans: ZERO/Chatignys: $4K/Gorees: $7,050

 

PP/Express Round: FUN & GAMES

The Duncans hit the MDW’s left side on the spot. Second for the Chatignys are a $600 N, two D’s, to triple up, three A’s, but then T for terrible while on the MDW. Third in the Gorees’ future are a FP O, two $650 S’s, two E’s, three $900 R’s, the last good vowel of I, and a $700 P. We have…

P A R A D E S / A N D
_ I R E _ O R _ S

…they’ll see PARADES AND FIREWORKS on their DISNEYLAND trip worth $9,240; they’ve also won another $4,200 in spending money.

SOLE DUD: T (Chatignys)
THIRD & FINAL BANKRUPT OF GAME: Duncans

Duncans: ZILCH/Chatignys: $4K/Gorees: $20,490 cash & Anaheim

 

$3K Tossup: PERSON

T R U S _ E D
A D V _ _ O _

Georgine finally gets a solve under her team’s belt w/TRUSTED ADVISOR.

Speed-Up: PHRASE

$1,600’s the consonant value. Triple F’s are chosen by the Gorees, but they wrongly look for A FIGHT FIT FOR A KING. A repeat of R and an S later…

_ / F _ _ S T / F _ T
F _ R / _ / _ _ _ _

$3,200 isn’t gonna make A FEAST FIT FOR A KING, but the Chatignys have solved it.

DQs: 2 (Duncans’ R repeat, Gorees’ missolve)

FINAL SCORES
Duncans: $3K/Chatignys: $7,200/Gorees: $20,490 cash & Anaheim

GT: $30,690
BANKRUPT TRASH: $2,950

 

$100K Bonus Round
Jerry lands on the M of AMERICA’S.

Category: FOOD & DRINK
Decent RSTLNE help…

_ R E S _
_ _ N E _ _ E _

FHCA’s their combo…

F R E S H
H _ N E _ _ E _

…they chomp up a $34K FRESH HONEYDEW to leave w/ $54,490 cash & Disneyland.

MY RATING: 7

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One thought on “WoF Recap: September 29, 2016

  1. jpgenius September 30, 2016 / 1:48 am

    Honestly, this episode was pretty average. Like the rest of the week so far. At least we got a BR win.

    My rating: 6

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