EPISODE #6450: DISNEY GRAND ADVENTURES
$1K Tossup: CHARACTER
W _ _ _ _ _
_ H _ / _ _ _ H
Laurie gets WINNIE THE POOH and the right for her team to be interviewed first…
Laurie & Jim White (married 28 yrs.): She’s recently retired; they’re from Madera, CA
Al & Wendy Rowder: real-estate workers who’ve known each other for nine yrs. from Newaygo, MI
Tom & Diane Schenk: he’s a retired A.F. Chaplain & pastor while she’s a church organist & ES music teacher; they’re from Enid, OK
$2K Tossup: PERSON
M _ / N E _
_ I _ E K _ _ K
I don’t have anybody right now as MY NEW SIDEKICK, but Tom has solved for control.
Round 1: SAME NAME
Their first letters this evening are four $650 N’s, three A’s, a $550 D, two E’s, but then a bad O buy. Second, the Whites call up an $800 S, a $700 H, three I’s to clean out the vowels, but next is T for trouble. After the Rowders miss w/ R, the Schenks go BANKRUPT near TD to lose $2,400. The Whites follow a/ $700 G and B singles, but then the other normal BANKRUPT to give back $2,650. The Rowders then dig up a $1,400 pair of L’s…
_ I N B A L L / A N D
S E _ I N G
_ A _ H I N E
…they get a $600 bonus on a PINBALL AND SEWING MACHINE, and everybody is now in a virtual tie for first.
DUDS: O (Schenks), T (Whites), R (Rowders)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (Schenks, Whites)
Mystery Round: SHOW BIZ
From what I’ve heard, they may have stopped doing the teaser wipe of a possible Mystery Wedge gamble as of this season.
Anyway, going down the Whites’ way are a $650 T, three E’s, a $600 N, but then a bad I buy. Second in line, the Rowders pick up a $1,300 pair of H’s, five O’s, a $900 F, three $700 L’s, and a FP U, but then BANKRUPT near TD gets them to the tune of $4,050. The Schenks then put up two D’s for the Luggage Factory gift tag, and a $1,200 pair of G’s…
T H E / G O L D E N
_ G E / O F
H O L L _ _ O O D
…they recall THE GOLDEN AGE OF HOLLYWOOD for $3,200 cash & luggage.
DUDS: I (Whites), U (Rowders)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Rowders
Rowders: $2K/Schenks: $5,200 cash & luggage/Whites: $1K
PP/Express Round: EVENT
The Rowders lead off w/ a $1,400 pair of T’s, four FP A’s, but then the same BANKRUPT they got before to lose the 14 Benjamins. Second for the Schenks are three $650 N’s, a $600 C, two I’s, but then D for dud. The Whites are next w/ a $900 V, but then the D recall. The Rowders then pick off a $600 Y, two O’s, a $650 H, two E’s, a $600 R, and the last vowel of U before we finally show you…
A / V A C A T I O N
U N _ I _ E / A N Y
O T H E R
…they’ve won $1,100 plus A (DISNEYLAND) VACATION UNLIKE ANY OTHER worth $7,640.
SOLE DUD: D (Schenks; repeated by Whites)
FINAL BANKRUPT THIS WK.: Rowders
Rowders: $10,740 cash & Anaheim/Schenks: $5,200 cash & luggage/Whites: $1K
$3K Tossup: FUN & GAMES
D _ _ _ G
T H _ / T _ N G O
The Whites are DOING THE TANGO.
The last FS this week is worth $1,500. They oddly call for the W at the start, and it’s not there. After they put up the R on their next turn…
_ T ‘ S / _ _ _ R
T _ _ _ / T _ / S _ _ _ _
…IT’S YOUR TIME TO SHINE now, you two…and Laurie has solved for the $2K minimum.
INSTA-DUD: W (Whites)
Rowders: $10,740 cash & Anaheim/Schenks: $5,200 cash & luggage/Whites: $6K
BANKRUPT TRASH: $10,500
$100K Bonus Round
Al has landed on the E of AMERICA’S.
Hopefully these letters will lead them in the right direction…
_ / _ E _ T _
_ _ _ N _
DHMA puts in besides the obvious A…
A / H E _ T _
_ H _ N _
…sadly, they lose A HEFTY CHUNK of money in the form of $45K.
MY RATING: 3