EPISODE #5694: AMERICA'S GAME
Opening Flashback Clip (1998 during "British Isles Week"): After a contestant won a Land Rover in the Bonus Round, his wife ran down and jumped on him
To wrap up this four-episode week, we're on the set of "Fun & Fit" where somebody could win that cheap FIAT 500c.
$1,000 Tossup: ON THE MAP
_ _ S M A _ _ _
_ _ R T H / D A K _ _ A
Kim locates BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA. The last solo players of the week are...
Kim Crown: property manager for a worldwide company that manages apartments from Sherwood, OR
Felicia Gretah: pre-med student by day and a bartender by night from Hollywood, FL
training to be a craps dealer at a casino and a recent graduate of Ohio
State Univ. (turf-grass science) who wants to be a golf course
superintendent from Cleveland
$2,000 Tossup: PERSON
_ E _ U L _ R
C U _ T O M _ R
Felicia acts like a REGULAR CUSTOMER.
FEATURED TRIP: Ireland from Aer Lingus Vacation store worth $5,500
Jackpot Round: FOOD AND DRINK
leads off w/ an S and a $2,500 T. But after some vowel purchases, she
BANKRUPTS near $650 to lose the $2,900 remainder. Secondly, Nick takes
three N's and O's (the latter came from FP), but nothing more from an R.
Third, Kim lights up three D's for $2,100, but that amount gets taken
right back by the other normal BANKRUPT. After Felicia falls victim to
the same BANKRUPT she got before, Nick says two Z's...
O N E / D O Z E N
_ _ A Z E D
D O _ _ _ N _ T S
...and smells Krispy Kreme's ONE DOZEN GLAZED DOUGHNUTS for $3,250.
SOLE DUD: R (Nick)
BANKRUPTS: 3 (Felicia 2x, Kim)
UNCLAIMED JACKPOT: $11,550
Pre-Round 2 Scores
Mystery Round: OCCUPATION
immediately picks up the Wild Card w/ an R but can't find any S's. Kim
secondly calls for two T's on the Mystery Wedge next to the MDW and
turns down the $2K offer...for her second BANKRUPT this evening.
Third, Felicia sees an N and two I's appear, but next is a bad E
purchase. After Nick strikes out again w/ F, Kim BANKRUPTS next to top
dollar (her third one overall). Back in control, Felicia puts up three
L's and a B...
_ _ T / _ I R
B _ L L _ _ N
_ I L _ T
...before solving HOT AIR BALLOON PILOT for $3,150.
DUDS: S (Nick), E (Felicia), F (Nick)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (both by Kim)
Pre-Round 3 Scores
Nick: $3,250 + WC
Bonus Puzzle Flashback (1984): PERSON
This woman picked the magic six (NTRLSE in that order)...
_ _ L E
_ _ R T E R
...and correctly solved composer COLE PORTER for a new Mazda.
PRIZE PUZZLE Round: SONG LYRICS
instantly hits the roadblock of R. Second, Felicia picks off three T's
and seven E's. Two spins after that, she spots three $3,500 S's. Much
later, she picks up the HomeGoods gift tag w/ a P. But after a ton of
work, she says a MAJOR DUD of M. Afterwards, Nick gives up that WC to the BANKRUPT near top dollar...
_ O _ / T O / T H E
F I S H E S / I N
T H E / D E E P
B L U E / S E A
...allowing Kim to solve Three Dog Night's "JOY TO THE FISHES IN THE DEEP BLUE SEA" for a $5,700 trip to The Mill Resort & Suites in ARUBA. Felicia's late error deprives her of $22,100 cash and prizes in that round alone.
DUDS: R (Kim), M (Felicia)
Pre-Tossup #3 Scores
Kim: $6,700 cash and Aruba
$3,000 Tossup: AROUND THE HOUSE
C L O S _ _
_ _ G A N _ Z _ R
Kim solves CLOSET ORGANIZER to move to $9,700.
Round 4: WHAT ARE YOU DOING? (full $6,000 speed-up!)
B _ R _ _ N G / _ _ / T _ _
W R _ N G / T R _ _
Kim's BARKING UP THE WRONG TREE for $30K and the big win!
SOLE DUD: S (Nick)
Kim: $39,700 cash and Aruba
Nick: $3,250 + WC
TOTAL MAINGAME WINNINGS: $48,100
TOTAL BANKRUPT TRASH (WC not included): $5K
$100,000 Bonus Round
Kim lands on the &.
1/3 of this one is given for free...
_ _ N _ _
R _ N _
GCDI lights up besides the obvious G...
_ I N _ _
R I N G
She'll be showing off her PINKY RING in the FIAT ($21,950), meaning we have a FOUR-EPISODE BR SWEEP! Her final total tonight is $66,650 cash and prizes while Rebuilding Together has reached $145K!
We definitely made the most of this four-episode span as a total of $298,014 in cash and prizes went out the door!
$5K SPIN ID: EB2650154