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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Wheel of Fortune Recap: September 24, 2012

EPISODE #5661: WHEEL AROUND THE WORLD

We're on the generic set for this season's edition.

Taping Date: August 9, 2012 (5th)

International Greetings of the Night: Estonia, Spain and Romania.

$1,000 Tossup - ON THE MAP

_ _ _ C _ H O _ M
_ _ _ _ _ _

Joe blows it w/ STOCKHOLM, GERMANY.

_ _ _ C _ H O _ M
_ _ _ D _ _

Kim only gets that first word.

_ _ O C _ H O _ M
_ W _ D _ N

Vickie finally gets STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN. The first three players of the week...

Vickie Finch: site director for the Avondale Head Start program from Chattanooga, TN
Joe Shuto: served 3 yrs as an Army paratrooper for the 173rd Airborne Brigade and a second-year philosophy college student from Issaquah, WA
Kim Speicher: dental hygiene teacher at Penn College from Williamsport, PA

$2,000 Tossup - PLACE

_ R A _ N
S _ _ _ I O N

Kim has arrived at this TRAIN STATION to start the first round.

FEATURED TRIP (presented by the hosts of "La Ruleta de la Suerte"): cheapoair.com trip to Spain worth $6,500

Jackpot Round - BEFORE AND AFTER

This Week's 1/2 Car Prize
: SmartCar (at this point in the tapings, the 1/2 car is behind Pat)
This Week's Category Wipe: globe

Kim immediately wastes a turn w/ the BANKRUPT next to $650. Secondly, Vickie picks up that Spain trip w/ two T's. After some vowel purchases, she says S for sorry. Third, Joe finds three R's for $900, but next is a bad U purchase. Kim quickly loses another turn, this time w/ the dreaded white space. Next, Vickie and Joe BANKRUPT near top dollar back-to-back; the former loses $7K cash and trip while Joe's $650 gets wiped out. Kim's third turn isn't any better as she says D for dummy. A few letters later, Vickie picks up the 1/2 car near the pink $900 w/ M, but she then BANKRUPTS on the MDW's left side to forfeit the plate and $2,650. Joe completes the board...

R E M O T E
C O N T R O L
F R E A K

...and says REMOTE CONTROL FREAK for the house minimum.

DUDS: S (Vickie), U (Joe), D (Kim)
BANKRUPTS: 4 (Vickie 2x, 1 by everybody else)
LAT: Kim
UNCLAIMED JACKPOT: $10,800

Pre-Round 2 Scores
Vickie and Joe: $1K each
Kim: $2K

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Mystery Round - THE 90'S

Early on, Vickie puts in three T's while on the Mystery Wedge between FP and LAT. She takes the $1,100 plunge...but she's BANKRUPTED for the third time tonight (the MW reveal before the decision hasn't dropped after all). Joe's second in line w/ a B, three O's and double U's, but next is LAT. Third, Kim puts up an N and two I's to finish off the vowels. Following five R's while on the other MW...

_ O R R E S T / _ U _ _
_ I N S / O S C A R
_ O R / B E S T
_ I C T U R E

...she solves "FORREST GUMP" WINS OSCAR FOR BEST PICTURE for $6,900.

Pre-Round 3 Scores
Vickie and Joe: $1K each
Kim: $8,900

Bonus Puzzle Flashback (October 31, 2003): THINGS
CDMA gave Margaret...

_ _ M E
M _ _ _ E S

She got HOME MOVIES for $25K.

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PRIZE PUZZLE Round - FOOD AND DRINK

Joe's off and running w/ two S's for $7K. He buys every single vowel in one fell swoop and then puts in five D's for $17,500! But after a lot of work, THE SAME MDW BANKRUPT COMES BY TO BLOW UP ALL OF HIS $27,100!!! OH MAN. Kim's next w/ two R's for $1,600, but she too gets that same side of the MDW. Vickie thinks she knows it...

_ R U I _ / S A _ A D
_ O _ _ E D / _ I _ H
S H R E D D E D
C O C O _ U _

She'll be eating FRUIT SALAD TOPPED WITH SHREDDED COCONUT at the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach in HAWAII worth $6,543.

BANKRUPTS: 2 (Joe, Kim)

Pre-Tossup #3 Scores

Vickie: $7,543 cash and Hawaii
Joe: $1K
Kim: $8,900

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$3,000 Tossup - OCCUPATION

B A _ _
T _ L _ _ R

Kim collects the $3K from this BANK TELLER, giving her $11,900.

Round 4 - WHAT ARE YOU DOING? (full $1,900 speed-up)


L _ S T _ N _ N G / T _
_ / _ L _ _ L _ S T

Vickie's LISTENING TO A PLAYLIST for $7,600 and the win.

FINAL SCORES
Vickie: $15,143 cash and Hawaii
Joe: $1,000
Kim: $11,900

TOTAL MAINGAME WINNINGS: $28,043
SEASON-WORST BANKRUPT TRASH (not including 1/2 car): $40,100 cash and trip

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$100,000 Bonus Round
There's a Volkswagen CC waiting to be won. Vickie gets that G envelope.

Category: THING
Two letters in the bottom get her started...

_ _ _ _
_ N _ _ _ E


All of her chosen consonants from HGMA are up there...

H _ G H
_ N _ _ M E


...but she BLOWS IT w/ HIGH ANYTIME, HIGH ANYONE and HIGH GNOME. That means she doesn't make the HIGH INCOME of $5K, which would've payed off the taxes on that CC. She's booted out of the studio w/ $15,143.

$5K SPIN ID: DS5281238

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