The Grand Finale in Episode 50 was written by Ryan Vickers, Matthew Kimberlin, and Greg Peterson; Episode 70, in which Andy also was a contestant, was written by Jeremy Cahnmann; Episode 80, the James Bond themed game, was written by Andre Cormier. Otherwise, unless a listener submission is noted, all categories and questions were written by Andy Saunders.
As per the 2010 United States Census, what was the population of the United States?
What is the listed capacity of Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan, also known as "The Big House"?
As of June 11, 2017, how many performances has The Phantom of the Opera had on Broadway?
Since its debut on December 17, 1989, how many episodes of The Simpsons have aired [through the end of its twenty-eighth season]?
How many seats are there in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom?
The Chicago Cubs have played in more games than any MLB franchise, being a member of the National League since 1876. How many regular-season games have the Cubs played in their history (through June 14, 2017)?
It's just over five percent as populous as Wyoming. As per the CIA World Factbook's July 2016 estimate, what is the population of Monaco?
What is the length, in seconds, of "American Pie" - the longest song to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 music chart?
(Full length of parts one and two, not radio edit.)
To the nearest full mile, what is the length of Interstate 90, the longest Interstate Highway in the United States, running from Seattle to Boston?
How many total medals did the United States win (gold, silver, and bronze) at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro?
He has received more lifetime electoral votes for President and Vice President than anyone else in U.S. history. How many lifetime electoral votes has Franklin Delano Roosevelt received?
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar holds the NBA record for scoring the most number of career regular season points. What is that record total?
The Guiding Light aired on CBS Television between June 30, 1952, and September 18, 2009. That is a total of over 57 years. How many episodes of The Guiding Light aired on television?
How many votes did Hillary Clinton receive for President in 2016? (Popular votes, not electoral votes.)
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?
To the nearest foot, what is the height of Denali, the tallest mountain in North America?
The U.S. version of Survivor, airing since 2000, has seen thirty-four different seasons. How many different people have competed on Survivor?
(As a hint, 91 of those people have competed on multiple seasons.)
With a few million less than that of California, what is the population of Canada, as per the 2016 Canadian census?
The CSI franchise spawned four different television series, which ran for a combined thirty-six seasons. In total, how many episodes of the four CSI television series aired?
What is the combined number of teams between Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, the National Football League, and Major League Soccer?
As the crow flies, what is the distance between Toronto, ON (Toronto City Hall) and Vancouver, BC (Robson Square) in kilometers?
(The crow flies using the great circle approximation.)
The Imagine Dragons song "Radioactive" holds the record for the most number of total weeks on the Billboard Hot 100. How many weeks is that record?
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story had the highest domestic box office gross of any movie released in 2016. How much did that movie gross domestically, according to Box Office Mojo?
According to the United States Census Bureau, in 2015, how many Americans spoke Spanish as their native language?
Hank Aaron, while his home run record has been surpassed, still has more runs batted in than anyone else in Major League Baseball history. How many RBIs does Hank Aaron have?
In 1975, Bob Watson was credited with scoring baseball's one millionth run. According to Baseball Reference, how many runs have been scored in Major League Baseball games since 1876 through to the end of the 2017 regular season?
William Henry Harrison spent the shortest time as U.S. President, that being 31 days. Franklin Roosevelt spent the longest time as U.S. President. For how many days was FDR president?
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, what was the median household income in the United States in 2015?
(Income and Poverty in the United States, 2015, by Proctor, Semega, and Kollar.)
To five significant digits, what is the standard atomic weight of the element phosphorous?
How many years ago was the City of Boston founded?
It's the largest sporting venue in the United States not used for motor racing. What is the permanent seating capacity of Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky?
It's a number that is about 0.2% of Australia's population. According to their 2016 census, how many Australians identify their religion as "Jedi"?
Owing to longer television seasons when it aired, Gunsmoke is still the longest running scripted U.S. primetime television series of all time, in terms of number of episodes aired. How many episodes of Gunsmoke aired?
In their 33rd season - which ran from September 12, 2016 to July 28, 2017 - Jeopardy! aired two hundred non-tournament regular games. What were the combined winnings of the winners of those 200 games? (Do not count any consolation prizes.)
The United States has a pair of well-known cities known as Portland - one in Maine, one in Oregon. As the crow flies, how many miles apart are these two Portlands?
Unsurprisingly, it's over the length limit for funding that was set aside for it. According to the Federal Highway Administration, how many miles of Interstate highway exist in the United States?
Assuming no tiebreaker games are required, and all playoff series go their maximum scheduled distance, how many regular-season and postseason Major League Baseball games are scheduled each season?
When it reached No. 3 in 1992, "November Rain" by Guns N' Roses became the longest song ever to chart inside the Billboard Hot 100's Top 40. According to Record Research, how many seconds long is "November Rain"?
To four significant digits, what is the atomic weight of the noble gas neon?
Ray Bradbury would not have won NaNoWriMo - that is, National Novel Writing Month - with his Fahrenheit 451. What was the word count of that famous Ray Bradbury work?
It's the only state more populous than Canada. What is the population of California, as per the July 1, 2017 estimate as given by the U.S. Census Bureau?
The United Center is the largest arena by capacity currently in use in the NBA. What is the capacity for the United Center for Bulls home games?
Amtrak's Acela Express train runs between Boston, MA and Washington, DC. As the crow flies, how many miles apart are Boston and Washington?
Produced by WGBH Boston, NOVA has been airing scientific documentaries on PBS since 1974, producing as many as twenty-four episodes in some years. How many different episodes of NOVA have aired, including the most recent, which aired January 10, 2018?
Edging out Norway by two total medals, the United States won the most number of total medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. How many medals did the United States win in Sochi?
(Disclaimer: this episode was taped before a number of Russian medals were reinstated just prior the PyeongChang Olympics.)
It is the longest of the seven in its series by almost 60,000 words. What is the word count of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix?
Of course, this is a reference to Niagara Falls. What is the vertical drop of Niagara Falls in feet?
Dodger Stadium has the largest listed seating capacity of any Major League Baseball stadium at 56,000. However, what is the mean average listed seating capacity of Major League Baseball's thirty stadiums?
The 74th Academy Awards presentation, on March 24, 2002, was the longest awards ceremony in the history of the Oscars. How many minutes did it run for?
Name the number of hot dogs that Joey Chestnut ate in the 2017 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Competition on July 4, 2017 to win the title.
As per the U.S. Census Bureau, what was the population in 2016 of the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metropolitan Statistical Area?
It's a post currently held by Jeff Sessions. How many people have served as United States Attorney General? Edmund Randolph was the first to hold the post from 1789 to 1794. When coming up with your count, do not count people were acting Attorneys General.
How many official games were released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in North America over the entire history of the console?
As of April 14, 2018, how many episodes of Saturday Night Live have aired over its forty-three seasons on television? Do not count any specials when coming up with your number.
The 42nd and most recent Canadian federal election in 2015 elected members from 338 electoral districts, or "ridings," to the House of Commons. What is the total number of ridings contested in all forty-two Canadian federal elections?
In 1972, Bobby Fischer famously defeated Boris Spassky for the World Chess Championship in a match staged in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavík. What was the population of Iceland on January 1, 2018?
What is the world record point total in the decathlon, as set by Ashton Eaton in 2015?
Washington County is the most common county or parish, etc., name in the United States. In fact, more than half of the states of the U.S. have a Washington County. How many U.S. states have a Washington County or Washington Parish?
1939's Gone with the Wind is considered by IMDb to be the longest running Best Picture Oscar winner. According to IMDb, what is the running length, in minutes, of Gone with the Wind? This time includes all musical interludes in the beginning, middle, and end of the film.
How many years ago was the large Canadian city of Montréal founded?
The music video for Psy's "Gangnam Style" was the most viewed video on YouTube when it surpassed the video for Justin Bieber's "Baby" in 2012, until it was surpassed by the video for Wiz Khalifa's "See You Again." For how many days did "Gangnam Style" hold the record for most viewed YouTube video?
The Inter-Korean Summit in April 2018 marked the first time a North Korean leader set foot on South Korean territory since the signing of the Korean armistice agreement in 1953. How many days have passed between the signing of the armistice and the Inter-Korean Summit?
As this episode is being released on Victoria Day, this question is about Queen Victoria. What anniversary of her birth will be celebrated on May 24, 2018?
Idaho and Wyoming were both admitted to the Union in the same year. What anniversary of that event will they both be celebrating in 2018?
Over the course of the entire series, how many human deaths occurred in The Sopranos?
Back in 1996, Arie Luyendyk (yes, the father of the famous The Bachelor contestant) set the one-lap qualifying record in the Indianapolis 500, at 237.498 mph. How many seconds did it take Luyendyk to make one lap of the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway? You may give your answer to three decimal places.
The most attended Kentucky Derby in history took place in 2015, when how many people were at Churchill Downs?
As per the Population Reference Bureau estimates of mid-2017, how many people have been born in the history of planet Earth?
Mount Logan is the tallest mountain in Canada and the second tallest in North America. How tall, in feet, is Mount Logan?
Since the original debuted on September 13, 1990, there have been five different scripted U.S. television series from Dick Wolf that have the words "Law & Order" in their titles. How many episodes of those five series have aired?
Including both regular season and playoffs, how many total games were played in the 2017-18 NBA season?
On May 14, 1998, the Seinfeld finale became the fifth most watched series finale in the history of American television. To the nearest 100,000 people, how many people watched the Seinfeld finale?
Their total population is less than that of Canada’s least populous province, Prince Edward Island. What is the combined population of Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut, per the January 2018 Statistics Canada estimate?
How many lakes (defined as ten acres or more) are there in the U.S. state of Minnesota?
Canada Day is celebrated on July 1, and the nation will celebrate its 151st birthday this year. How many different people have served as Prime Minister of Canada?
In Episode 6 of Complete the List, Brett Chandler, of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, was defeated by Bevan Narinesingh, originally from Trinidad and Tobago. As the crow flies, what is the distance between Whitehorse and Port of Spain (the capital of Trinidad and Tobago) in miles?
Wheel of Fortune just finished its thirty-fifth season in syndication. How many episode encompass those thirty-five seasons?
This one is literally going around the world. What is the circumference of the Earth at the Equator, in miles?
How many combined points have been scored by all teams over the fifty-two Super Bowl games?
According to Box Office Mojo, Skyfall is the highest grossing Eon Productions film in the James Bond film series, grossing $304,360,277 domestically, not adjusted for inflation. Dr. No is the lowest grossing Eon Productions film in the series, grossing $16,067,035 domestically, not adjusted for inflation. What is the total United States domestic gross of all twenty-four films in the Eon Productions James Bond film series?
Hamilton is nearing its third birthday on Broadway. As of July 8, 2018, how many performances has Hamilton had on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre?
This one is going to be about badgers - Wisconsin Badgers, that is. What is the population of the U.S. state of Wisconsin, as per the U.S. Census Bureau's July 1, 2017 population estimates?
According to Broadway World, as of July 22, 2018, how much has The Lion King - the highest-grossing Broadway show of all time - grossed since it opened in October 1997 on Broadway?
There were seven books in the Harry Potter series. How many pages make up those seven books? (This is based off the original U.S. editions.)
What is the circumference of the Moon, at its equator, in miles?
Including the three tournaments and all consolation prizes, how much in prize money was awarded to Jeopardy! contestants over the show's 34th season, which concluded on July 27, 2018?
How many books comprise the original Hardy Boys Mystery Stories series, published between 1927 and 2005?
According to the Chart History section of Billboard's website, as of August 16, 2018, how many different songs did Aretha Franklin chart (in any position, from No. 1 to No. 100) on the Billboard Hot 100 music chart?
Including regular season and playoffs, how many National Football League games are scheduled for this season, which begins on September 6, 2018?
According to their official website, as of August 16, 2018, how many Subway restaurants operate in the United States?
It's about 25% farther than Seattle to Miami. What is the distance, as the crow flies, between New York City and London, England, in kilometers?
How many years ago did the country of Haiti declare its independence from France, on January 1 of that year?
If it were a U.S. state, it would just edge Pennsylvania and Illinois for the fifth most populous U.S. state. However, this question does not have to do with a U.S. state, it has to do with a Canadian province. What is the population of the Canadian province of Ontario, as per the 2016 Census?
Tom Brady led the National Football League in passing yards in 2017. How many yards did he throw for?
How many prime numbers less than 100 are there?
It's September 13, and a pivotal battle in North American History, the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, near Québec City, took place on this day. How many years ago did that battle take place?
(As stated in the episode notes, this episode was originally scheduled to be released on 2018-09-13; it was delayed four days due to changes in Andy's schedule.)
What was the United States's median household income in 2017?
In 1995, mathematician Sir Andrew Wiles published the first conclusive proof of Fermat's Last Theorem. How many years elapsed between Pierre de Fermat formulating the theorem and the publication of Wiles's proof?
The addition of two new Pokémon to Pokémon Go in 2018 means that there are now how many Pokémon in total, throughout all generations? As a clue, Generation 1 had 151, and only one of the succeeding six generations has added more to the total.
According to Box Office Mojo, of all of the movies released in 2017 in theaters, how many made over $100 million at the domestic box office during their theatrical run?
What is the total face point value of a complete set of one hundred English language Scrabble tiles?
Because the usual tiebreaker was inconclusive (the two tied players gave the same response), a second Grand Finale question was used to break the tie.
Category: Weights and Measures
Listener-submitted by Matt Carberry.
A United States gallon, by definition, is equal to exactly how many cubic inches?
In 2004, Oprah famously gave away a Pontiac G6 to everyone in her audience - a total of 276 cars. What was the combined sticker price, or cost, of all of those cars?
How many days have there been between the coronation date of Queen Elizabeth II and the airdate of today's episode (December 13, 2018)?
The Ford F-Series is the best-selling pickup truck in the United States, with just under a third of all pickup trucks sold in the U.S. being F-Series trucks. Year-to-date, through the end of November 2018, how may F-Series trucks have been sold in the United States, as per GoodCarBadCar.net?
Interestingly, an event which occurred the same year as the publication of A Christmas Carol – how many years ago did Sir Henry Cole send what is now considered to be the first Christmas card?
How many total gifts are received from one's true love throughout entirety of the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas"?
According to their official population clock, as at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on December 26, 2018*, what is the population of New Zealand?
What is the sum of the atomic numbers of the alkali and alkaline earth metals? These are located in the leftmost two columns of the periodic table.
How many words, two through fifteen letters in length, can be found in the 2015 edition of Collins Scrabble Words?
The year 2019 will be what anniversary of the Peace of Westphalia, which ended the Thirty Years' War?
According to the most recent Statistics Canada population estimate — that is, quarter three of 2019 — what's the population of Newfoundland and Labrador?
There are 193 member states of the United Nations. In how many of them does vehicular traffic primarily drive on the left?
Rounded to the nearest 1,000 people, how many people watched Super Bowl XLIX in 2015 — the most-watched television broadcast in U.S. history by number of viewers?
In September 2015, Elizabeth II became the longest reigning monarch in British history, surpassing Queen Victoria. For how many days did Victoria's reign last?
How many days were there between the air date of the first Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? episode on ABC and the air date of the final syndicated episode on May 31, 2019?
How many U.S. Presidential elections have taken place?
How many career regular-season points (goals plus assists) did Wayne Gretzky score over his 20-year NHL career?
Rounded to the nearest mile, how many miles is it — as the crow flies — between Victoria, British Columbia, on the west coast of Canada, and St. John's, Newfoundland [and Labrador], on the east coast of Canada?
How many years ago did the Ottoman army capture Constantinople, leading to the fall of the Byzantine Empire?
How many years ago was the planet Uranus discovered?
Add together: the number of distinct levels from the original 1983 Apple II version of Lode Runner; the number of stars available to be claimed in the original 1996 version of Super Mario 64; and the total number of levels, including the escape levels and GLaDOS's Chamber, in the 2007 game Portal.
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