Complete the List, Episode 15
I Think I Might Actually Believe In God Since I Made It Through That Round

Thursday, September 14, 2017


Contestants: Max Meiners, Rick Doyon, Jason Hess
Categories
Acting PresidentialMore 20th Century Greats
No Pennants in a WhileOne Question to Rule Them All
G-O-graphyYum!
The Best Songs of the Early '80sThe Name Game

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


ROUND 1
Max - The Best Songs of the Early '80s

In 2014, Billboard magazine released its top twenty songs of the 1980s, as per the Billboard Hot 100. Name any artist that had a song on the list. (The most recent song peaked at No. 1 in January 1986.)
MaxRickJasonNot given
Michael JacksonPhil CollinsMadonnaDiana Ross & Lionel Richie (together, and each individually); Survivor; Queen; Paul McCartney (& Michael Jackson); Blondie; Kenny Rogers; The J. Geils Band; John Lennon; Joan Jett & the Blackhearts; Stevie Wonder (& Paul McCartney); Dionne Warwick; Steve Miller Band
Whitney HoustonKim CarnesKatrina and the Waves
The PoliceOlivia Newton-JohnPrince
Billy JoelIrene CaraVan Halen
ROUND 1460


ROUND 2
Rick - No Pennants in a While

Name a current Major League Baseball team that has not reached a World Series in the 21st century.
RickJasonMaxNot given
San Diego PadresMinnesota TwinsSan Diego PadresAtlanta Braves; Oakland Athletics; Los Angeles Dodgers (note the release date); Milwaukee Brewers; Pittsburgh Pirates
Cincinnati RedsSeattle MarinersCincinnati Reds
Toronto Blue JaysHouston AstrosToronto Blue Jays
Baltimore OriolesWashington NationalsBaltimore Orioles
ROUND 21664
TOTAL2268


ROUND 3
Jason - G-O-graphy

Name a United Nations member whose English language name begins with a "G" or an "O".
JasonMaxRickNot given
GuatemalaOmanGhanaGambia; Guyana
GuineaGermanyGeorgia
Guinea-BissauGrenadaOkinawa
GreeceGabonGreece
ROUND 316165
TOTAL222427


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

IN WHAT YEAR…Correct yearMaxRickJason
was the film Pulp Fiction first released?1994199419941994
did the final episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show first air?2011200920072007
did Bill Haley's "Rock Around the Clock" reach No. 1 on Billboard's music charts, after it was used in the film Blackboard Jungle?1955195419541956
did the football game now known as Super Bowl I take place?1967196819671967
did William Faulkner first publish The Sound and the Fury?1929193019601932
did the North American Free Trade Agreement take effect?1994199319981993
did Henry Ford introduce the Model T Ford, at a price of $850?1908191219181912
did the Exxon Valdez cause a major oil spill in Alaska's Prince William Sound?1989198919891989
HALFTIME75
TOTAL313228½
Andy inadvertenly used two questions (1 and 6) that both had responses in the 1990s. The error was not caught during play, and no scoring adjustments were made; it was brought to his attention after the episode was released.


ROUND 4
Max - Acting Presidential

Name a President of the United States who served at least two full terms.
MaxRickJasonNot given
Ronald ReaganGeorge WashingtonBarack ObamaWoodrow Wilson; Bill Clinton
George W. BushThomas JeffersonFranklin Delano Roosevelt
Dwight EisenhowerJames MadisonUlysses Grant
Grover ClevelandJames MonroeAndrew Jackson
ROUND 4888
TOTAL394036½


ROUND 5
Rick - More 20th Century Greats

In 1999, the American Film Institure listed the top 25 male and top 25 female film stars. Name any male film star on the AFI's Top 25 that is not one of the Marx brothers.
RickJasonMaxNot given
Humphrey BogartMarlon BrandoDustin HoffmanFred Astaire; Henry Fonda; James Cagney; Gary Cooper; Gregory Peck; Laurence Olivier; Gene Kelly; Orson Welles; Kirk Douglas; James Dean; Burt Lancaster; Buster Keaton; Sidney Poitier; Robert Mitchum; Edward G. Robinson; William Holden
Tom HanksJimmy StewartJohn Wayne
Clark GableCary GrantAnthony Hopkins
Spencer TracyCharlie ChaplinSpencer Tracy
ROUND 5683
TOTAL4644½42


ROUND 6
Jason - One Question to Rule Them All

Name a character mentioned 200 or more times by name in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
JasonMaxRickNot given
Frodo BagginsBilbo BagginsFrodo BagginsAragorn (Strider); Pippin (Peregin Took); Merry (Meriadoc Brandybuck) Faramir; Saruman; Boromir; Éomer; Théoden; Denethor; Elrond
GandalfSamwise (Gamgee)Gandalf
Legolas GreenleafSauronLegolas Greenleaf
GimliSmeagol [Gollum]Gimli
ROUND 6884
TOTAL52½5050


GRAND FINALE
Category: New York City
To the nearest foot, what is the height of the Statue of Liberty, from the pedestal foundation to the tip of the flame of the torch?
Answer and boundsRickMaxJason
335
305
275
275550440
WAGER16114
FINAL SCORE664938½
Winner: Rick Doyon

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