Complete the List, Episode 10
"Game of Thrones" Star Ed Sheeran

Thursday, August 10, 2017


Contestants: Josh Frumkin, Bruce Saunders, Melanie Tannenbaum Hepler
Categories
Someone Has Done This Eighteen TimesTry to Spell This Out
You Might Have Watched These People When You Were SickDisco Disco Duck
Hey, Alexa! Hey, Alexa!They're Wizards, Mostly
Black Gold, Texas TeaNot from the Sky

Correct, unique: 2 pointsCorrect, repeated: 1 pointIncorrect: 0 pointsPlayer doubled the category


ROUND 1
Josh - They're Wizards, Mostly

At 493, Cornelius Fudge is the 21st most often mentioned character by name in the Harry Potter series of books (the main seven). Name any character mentioned more often.
JoshBruceMelanieNot given
Harry PotterHermione (Granger)Ron WeasleySirius Black; Fred Weasley; Remus Lupin; George Weasley; Arthur Weasley; Ginny Weasley; Minerva McGonagall; Molly Weasley; Dolores Umbridge; Alastor (Mad-Eye) Moody; Vernon Dursley
Albus DumbledoreAlbus Dumbledore(Severus) Snape
Draco MalfoyDraco MalfoyVoldemort
Rubeus HagridRubeus HagridNeville (Longbottom)
ROUND 1858


ROUND 2
Bruce - Disco Disco Duck

In 2014, Billboard magazine released its top twenty hits of the 1970s, as per the Hot 100. Name a musical act that had at least one song in the top twenty.
BruceMelanieJoshNot given
The Bee GeesDonna SummerThe Jackson 5Debbie Boone; Chic; Andy Gibb; Wings; Tony Orlando & Dawn; Carly Simon; Wild Cherry; Roberta Flack; The Emotions; Walter Murphy & the Big Apple Band; Gloria Gaynor
Elton JohnAretha FranklinThe Knack
The EaglesBarbra StreisandMarvin Gaye
Rod StewartRod StewartDiana Ross
ROUND 2454
TOTAL91312


ROUND 3
Melanie - Try to Spell This Out
Listener-submitted by Ben Wiles.

Name one of the most common non-English languages, in various forms, cited as a language of origin at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, containing at least twenty words between 1996 and 2014. (For example, Old English and Middle English would both count as English.)
MelanieJoshBruceNot given
LatinGermanFrenchJapanese; Afrikaans; Yiddish; Hindi; Sanskrit; Hawaiian; Urdu; Persian; International Scientific Vocabulary
GreekSpanishItalian
ArabicDutchHungarian
HebrewRussianPortuguese
ROUND 3886
TOTAL212015


HALFTIME
0-1 year away: 1 point2-5 years away: ½ point>5 years away: 0 points

IN WHAT YEAR…Correct yearJoshBruceMelanie
did the James Cameron film Avatar premiere?2009200920092009
did the television series Bonanza air its first episode?1959196119591956
was Ed Sheeran born?1991199219931983
did the Los Angeles Dodgers most recently win a World Series?1988198819811990
did Canadian Alice Munro win the Nobel Prize in Literature?2013201519872010
was George McGovern the Democratic Party candidate for President of the United States?1972197219721972
did the Battle of the Bulge, occurring in the Ardennes Forest, begin?1944194419421944
was Martin Luther King, Jr. born?1929192919221930
HALFTIME148
TOTAL342326½


ROUND 4
Josh - You Might Have Watched These People When You Were Sick

Name a person who was won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host, an award first presented in 1974.
JoshBruceMelanieNot given
Alex TrebekAllen LuddenBob BarkerPeter Marshall; Bert Convy; Richard Dawson; Dick Clark; Betty White; Ben Stein & Jimmy Kimmel; Tom Bergeron; Meredith Vieira; Ben Bailey; Todd Newton; Steve Harvey; Craig Ferguson
(Wayne Brady won at the 45th Daytime Emmy Awards, presented in April 2018.)
Pat SajakChuck WooleryRegis Philbin
Wink MartindaleChuck BarrisDrew Carey
Monty HallMonty HallWayne Brady
ROUND 4424
TOTAL382530½
(Andy cited Hollywood Game Night as the series for which Craig Ferguson won; it was actually Celebrity Name Game.)


ROUND 5
Bruce - Black Gold, Texas Tea
Listener-submitted by Jay Johnson.

Name a country which is a member of OPEC.
BruceMelanieJoshNot given
Saudi ArabiaIraqKuwaitAlgeria; Angola; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Libya; Nigeria
VenezuelaIranOman
NorwayEcuadorQatar
CanadaUnited Arab EmiratesYemen
ROUND 54164
TOTAL2946½42


ROUND 6
Melanie - Hey, Alexa! Hey, Alexa!

According to Alexa's web rankings, name any of the twenty most visited websites in the United States, as of July 12, 2017.
MelanieJoshBruceNot given
GoogleeBayAmazonReddit; Wikipedia; Netflix; Imgur; LinkedIn; Instagram; Craigslist; Twitch; Live.com; Tumblr; Pornhub; Diply; Wikia
FacebookESPN.comTwitter
YouTubePinterestSnapchat
EtsyCNN.comYahoo!
ROUND 6626
TOTAL52½4435


GRAND FINALE
Category: USA! USA! USA!
How many total medals did the United States win (gold, silver, and bronze) at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro?
Answer and boundsBruceJoshMelanie
133
121
109
83110110
WAGER1498
FINAL SCORE215360½
Winner: Melanie Tannenbaum Hepler

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