Complete the List, Episode 12
Because Anything Can Happen

Thursday, August 24, 2017


Contestants: Ryan Hall, George Watson, Chris King
Categories
Someone Has Done This Eighteen TimesSome Have Been Around Since 1872
The Above Joke Was Ruined on July 15 - Thank You, Switzerland!One of the Giants of American Letters
Chemistry AFGreat Classic TV Episodes
They're Good Cars, BrentNot from the Sky

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


ROUND 1
Ryan - Some Have Been Around Since 1872

Name any U.S. National Park that received one million or more recreational visitors in the year 2016.
RyanGeorgeChrisNot given
YosemiteGreat Smoky MountainsYellowstoneRocky Mountain; Olympic; Grand Teton; Glacier; Cuyahoga Valley; Hawaii Volcanoes; Hot Springs; Mount Rainier; Shenandoah; Death Valley; Haleakala; Capitol Reef
Grand CanyonMammoth CaveSequoia
Kings CanyonZionArches
Bryce CanyonAcadiaJoshua Tree
ROUND 1668


ROUND 2
George - Great Classic TV Episodes

Name a television series which placed at least one episode inside the top twenty of TV Guide's 1997 list of the greatest television episodes of all time.
GeorgeChrisRyanNot given
The Mary Tyler Moore ShowCheersI Love Lucy(Not read by Andy. Source.)
ER; The Odd Couple; The Dick Van Dyke Show; The Bob Newhart Show; The X-Files; The Twilight Zone; Fawlty Towers; Wiseguy; Columbo; The Simpsons
All in the FamilyThe SopranosM*A*S*H
The Andy Griffith ShowWKRP in CincinnatiThe Honeymooners
The Cosby ShowSeinfeldTaxi
ROUND 24416
TOTAL101222


ROUND 3
Chris - Chemistry AF

Name an element on the periodic table whose chemical symbol (NOT its name) begins with an "A" or an "F."
ChrisRyanGeorgeNot given
flourine (F)aluminum (Al)lead (Pb)actinium (Ac); arsenic (As); flerovium (Fl); francium (Fr)
(The symbol for antimony is Sb.)
silver (Ag)argon (Ar)iron (Fe)
astatine (At)gold (Au)gold (Au)
americium (Am)fermium (Fm)fermium (Fm)
ROUND 31684
TOTAL283014


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

IN WHAT YEAR…Correct yearRyanGeorgeChris
was the film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? first released?1967196719681966
did Family Feud first air on television?1976197819771977
was the Michael Jackson album Thriller first released?1982198319821981
did the Toronto Blue Jays most recently win a World Series?1993199319931997
was J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye first published?1951194719571959
was John Kerry the Democratic nominee for President of the United States?2004200420042004
did KDKA Pittsburgh, one of the world's first radio stations, begin broadcasting?1920192119201915
was George Marshall's "Marshall Plan" signed into law?1948194719471948
HALFTIME776
TOTAL372134


ROUND 4
Ryan - One of the Giants of American Letters

Name a work by John Steinbeck that has been classified as either a novel or a novella.
RyanGeorgeChrisNot given
The Grapes of WrathTravels with Charley (In Search of America)Of Mice and MenCup of Gold; To a God Unknown; In Dubious Battle; The Moon Is Down; Sweet Thursday; The Short Reign of Pippin IV: A Fabrication; The Winter of Our Discontent; The Wayward Bus; Burning Bright
East of EdenAbsalom, Absalom!The Pearl
Cannery RowCannery RowTortilla Flat
The Red PonyThe Red PonyThe Red Pony
ROUND 4827
TOTAL452341


ROUND 5
George - Someone Has Done This Eighteen Times

Name anyone who has hosted the Academy Awards at least twice.
GeorgeChrisRyanNot given
Bob HopeBilly CrystalChris RockJack Lemmon; Jerry Lewis; Conrad Nagel; David Niven; Jack Benny; Chevy Chase; Sammy Davis Jr.; Jane Fonda; Goldie Hawn; Walter Matthau; Richard Pryor; Frank Sinatra; James Stewart
(Jimmy Kimmel joined this list with the 90th Academy Awards in 2018, but was not on it at the time of recording.)
Johnny CarsonWhoopi GoldbergEllen DeGeneres
Steve MartinJon Stewart(David) Letterman
Steve AllenJay LenoSteve Allen
ROUND 51264
TOTAL354749


ROUND 6
Chris - The Above Joke Was Ruined on July 15 - Thank You, Switzerland!

Name a male or female tennis player that has won at least seven Grand Slam singles titles in the Open Era.
ChrisRyanGeorgeNot given
Serena WilliamsRoger FedererMartina NavratilovaPete Sampras; Jimmy Connors; Ivan Lendl; Mats Wilander; Margaret Court; Monica Seles; Billie Jean King; Evonne Goolagong; Justine Henin
Novak DjokovicRafael NadalSteffi Graf
Andre AgassiChris EvertBjorn Borg
John McEnroeVenus WilliamsRod Laver
ROUND 6886
TOTAL555741


GRAND FINALE
Category: Basketball
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar holds the NBA record for scoring the most number of career regular season points. What is that record total?
Answer and boundsGeorgeChrisRyan
42,225
38,387
34,549
38,59711,50047,000
WAGER15½315
FINAL SCORE56½5242
Winner: George Watson

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