Baggarly does it again, advances to third Jeopardy! appearance

Baggarly does it again, advances to third Jeopardy! appearance
July 24, 2012, 3:26 am
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CSNBayArea.com Giants Insider Andrew Baggarly returned to Jeopardy on Monday night, this time as champion after an eleventh-hour come from behind victory on Friday.

Baggarly really flashed his miscellaneous knowledge on Monday, jumping out to an early lead and really taking command of the contest. And for the second time, Baggs left Sony Pictures Studios at the end of the night as reigning Jeopardy! champion.

Below is every question that Baggarly attempted to answer, both the correct responses and the incorrect ones...

Trebek: Despite being told to watch out, this swinging title guy
always smashed into a tree.
Baggarly: Who is George of the Jungle?

Trebek: Guy Montag, Fire Captain Beatty.
Baggarly: What is Farenheit 451?

Trebek: Walter Lantz wife voiced this cartoon character that was inspired by a real bird.
Baggarly: Who is Woody Woodpecker

Trebek: The theme of this cartoon says Youre not fooling me cause I can see the way you shake and shiver.
Baggarly: What is Scooby Doo?

Trebek: A silencer on an English automobile is one of these to us Yanks.
Baggarly: What is a muffler?

Trebek: To put something into the boot in Britain isnt to put it into your shoe, but into this part of your car.
Baggarly: What is the trunk?
Trebek: You might get a lift in Liverpool if you know a lift is one of these.
Baggarly: What is an elevator?

Trebek: If your British sweetie says you need braces, she doesnt mean items for your teeth, but these for your pants.
Baggarly: What are suspenders?

Trebek: Macadamias originated in the rainforests of whats now Queensland in this country.
Baggarly: What is Australia?

At the first commercial break, Andy had a commanding lead with 5400, followed by Kate with 1200 and Liz with 600.

REWIND: Baggarly wins, advances to next round of Jeopardy!

COMMERCIAL

Trebek: Andy Baggarly is a writer, but he and I have something in common. We have both appeared on the television game show Card Sharks. Now when did you appear on it?

Baggarly: Well, Bill Rafferty was the host when I was on. I was 11-years-old and it was 25 years ago. It was young peoples week and I had to play the entire game in sudden death. And I wont be afraid to say I got hosed, so Im here to make up for that.

Back to the questions

Trebek: Macadamia trees produce nuts year round, so theyre considered everbearing as well as this ever term.
Baggarly: What is evergreen?

Trebek: We hope youre not in one of these, a thick cloud close to the ground that can precede bank or light.
Baggarly: What is fog?
Trebek: To get toxins out, soak Macadamias in water; its this process that sounds like a medieval barber might do it.
Baggarly: What is leech?

Trebek: Sometimes I go into one of these hypnotic states seeming induced by a magical incantation.
Baggarly: What is a trance?

Trebek: Called The Hairy One, Xilonen was the goddess of this grain, and her festival was celebrated with tortillas.
Baggarly: What is corn?

Trebek: For the Chinese, Xi Wang-Mu is the personification of this fundamental feminine force.
Baggarly: What is chi? (incorrect)

At the break, Andy maintained the lead with 7200, followed by Kate with 4400 and Liz with 4200.

COMMERCIAL

Trebek: This general was the subject of the biography The White Tecumseh.
Baggarly: Who is Sherman?

Trebek: He spent four years training to play Irish Mickey Ward in The Fighter.
Baggarly: Who is Wahlberg?

Trebek: Raging Bull was based on a book by this boxer, the subject of the film.
Baggarly: Who is Lamotta?

Trebek: Delivering 99 rectangular blocks of baked clay when you should have had 100
Baggarly: What is being one brick short of a full load?

Trebek: The name of this Warner Bros. cartoon series that preceded Merrie Melodies has come to mean crazy.
Baggarly: What is Looney Tunes?
Trebek: The best known Myronic work is a statue of a man performing this Olympic event, completing a backswing.
Baggarly: What is the discus?

DAILY DOUBLE

Trebek: In 2011 the scales went missing from a statue representing this in front of a Louisvilles metro hall.
Baggarly: What is justice?

Trebek: In 943, After 43 years as king, Constantine II retired to the monastery of this; the golf course was yet to be built.
Baggarly: What is St. Andrews?

Going into Final Jeopardy Andy still had the lead with 18,000 followed by Liz with 12,000 and Kate with 9,200.

COMMERCIAL

And now on to Final Jeopardy

Final Jeopardy: Political Literature

Trebek: The key message to this title figure in an Italian work is It is far safer to be feared than loved.

- Kate answered incorrectly with Casanova."
- Liz answered correctly with The Prince to take the lead with 20,200.
- Andy answered correctly with The Prince to regain the lead and remain Jeopardy! champion.

In the end, Baggarly finished with 24,401, for a two-night total of 40,000. Liz came in second with 20, 200 and Kate lost everything finishing with 0.

As reigning champion, Baggarly will advance to the next round, which will air Tuesday night.

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