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Final Jeopardy: TV Characters

The Final Jeopardy question (12/1/2014), in the category “TV Characters” was: This 8′ 2″ character made his debut in 1969 and is still going strong. It’s Kids Week on Jeopardy....

Final Jeopardy: Highways and Byways

The Final Jeopardy question (11/6/2014), in the category “Highways and Byways” was: The Hiram Bingham Highway, opened in 1948, is the last leg linking Machu Picchu with this World Heritage...

Final Jeopardy: American-born Authors

The Final Jeopardy question (10/29/2014), in the category “American-born Authors” was: In 1915, his reasons for naturalization included having lived and worked in England “for the best part of forty...

Final Jeopardy: Rock & Roll

The Final Jeopardy question (10/27/2014), in the category “Rock & Roll” was: A restaurant chain took its name from a British band’s fourth chart-topper, this 1967 song. Current champ Matthew...

Final Jeopardy: The 18th Century

The Final Jeopardy question (10/21/2014), in the category “The 18th Century” was: Losses in this event included 12 chests of Souchong. 2x champ Alexander Persaud has won $26,000 so far....

Final Jeopardy: Literature

The Final Jeopardy question (10/20/2014), in the category “Literature” was: A chapter heading in this 19th century work calls the title character “one-eyed, lame”, another calls him “deaf”. New champ...

Final Jeopardy: Literature

The Final Jeopardy question (10/16/2014), in the category “Literature” was: This title 1864 adventure is embarked upon by a descent into Iceland’s Mount Sneffels. New champ John Campbell won $16,400...

Final Jeopardy: Business

The Final Jeopardy question (10/14/2014), in the category “Business” was: Today this company markets more than 100 times the number of products found in a slogan it used in 1896....

Final Jeopardy: Fauxbituaries

The Final Jeopardy question (10/7/2014), in the category “Fauxbituaries” was: He received a real obituary in the Albuquerque Journal in 2013 noting his “long battle with lung cancer”. New champ...