TPiR Retro Quickcap: 5/30/2008

Since we saw that ugly episode on Wheel, here is a dishonorable mention.

Freeze Frame: W

Lucky Seven: L

Make Your Move: L

SCSD #1 Winner: Dale

Grocery Game: L

Bonus Game: L

Check Game: L

Off to the FFBC: Sandra

SCSD #2 Winner: Jason

Showcase Winner: Dale ($23,431)

ant0824’s Rating: TBA

Skipps’ Grade: F-
Skipps’ Rating: 2

Grade: F-
Rating: 1


Boot to Gooseeggs and FFBC Victims
Sandra, worst of the worst.


WoF Quickcap: 11/30/2021

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Buckle up, this is going to be a bumpy one…

Trio Wrapping Up November
Holly Gratke, a reading intervention specialist at an ES (who’s raised 125+ caterpillars-to-butterflies recently) married to Bill for nearly 30yrs. w/ four children from Moorpark, CA
Chaz Epps, a firefighter who did 3 tours of Iraq while in the Navy from Orange, NJ (He appeared on Family Feud back in 2013)
Amy Stevens, a strategic communicator in water industry married to Matt from Lake Forest, CA

Final Scores: Amy: $18,750 cash & GC/Holly: $12,150 cash & C.R./Chaz: $5,200

GT: $36,100
Tonight’s Bankrupt Trash: $1,750

Scary moments (get the Advil ready…)

-We got an incorrect letter on the mystery wedge.

-In R3, Amy attempts to solve this…

A / T _ _ R / _ _
_ _ _ T A / R _ _ A

She botches it w/ A TOUR OF SANTA ROSA not counting her A’s carefully — Have you been watching this show recently, ma’am? -__-

-After Holly & Chaz BANKRUPT back-to-back Amy has another shot at it after calling an F…

A / T _ _ R / _ F
_ _ _ T A / R _ _ A

But for some reason, she questionably decides to clean out the remaining vowels

A / T O U R / O F
_ O _ T A / R I _ A

And yet, she STILL DOESN’T know it & decides to spin once more…and pays for it w/ a BANKRUPT kissing $950 goodbye — Not very well played at all.

-We got a $0 prize puzzle win after all that damage was done.

-Way too many duds (especially R2 & S-U)…


$100K Bonus Round: Amy spills the FRESH AVOCADO DIP all over the $39K check causing it be illegible & to go void.

ant0824’s Rating: 5.25

Adam’s Grade: D+
Adam’s Rating: 4 3

Skipps’ Grade: F+
Skipps’ Rating: 4 (I’m surprised & impressed that these scores weren’t that low, given how this game went)

Grade: F-
Rating: 2

Unfortunately that is our thirteenth car shutout of the season.

Stamp of Rejection v3

Classic TPIR Recap of 9/4/72-9/8/72

This is my very First Retro Recap…

9/4: Classic Premiere
Very First Four: Paul Levine, Sandy Flournoy, Myra Carter, Connie Gunall
Any Number(1st Playing): Connie ($595) Filled in the Car Price (GT: $3,341)
New Come: Evelyn Wong
Bonus Game(1st Playing): Paul ($250) Went Perfect (GT: $1,350+)
Final Come: Elaine Heumann
Double Prices(1st Playing): Sandy $520 Went Bust
In Showcase: Connie & Paul
Showcase Winner: Paul ($4,328) (There was no DSW In the First Season)

First Four: Boo Boo Cooper, Jeannie Smiley, Lynne Stone, Libby Holzkenner
Grocery Game(1st Playing): Boo Boo ($420) went over by 8 Cents of the $7
New Come: Shirley Weiner
Bullseye I(1st Playing): Jeannie ($400) Resulted in an Ultimate heartbreak by $1
Final Come: Chris Truncellite
Double Prices: Lynn ($311) Doubled Up (GT: $721*)
In Showcase: Lynn & Boo Boo
Showcase Winner: Boo Boo ($2,011)

First Four: Lilly Kropnik, Doreen McGinis, Pauline de Luca, Dotty Sye
Grocery Game: Dotty ($437) Shopped to a Successful win (GT: $1,415)
New Come: Douy Swafford
Bullseye I: Douy ($429) Failed to get in the Target Zone
Final Come: Carol Nord
Double Prices: Carol ($277) Doubled Up (GT: $917)
In Showcase: Dotty & Carol
Showcase Winner: Carol ($3,468)

First Four: Jennie Natalie, Susan Kagan, Pearlene Baker, Lilian Sherman
Any Number: Lillian ($230) Wins Range (GT: $590)
New Come: Jackie Desnet
Bonus Game: Pearlene ($516) Hitted the Bonus (GT: $1,316+)
Final Come: Diane Sarago
Double Prices: Sue ($312) Doubled Up (GT: $592)
In Showcase: Pearlene & Sue(By $2)
Showcase Winner: Pearlene ($4,915)

First Four: Connie Howard, Fanny Isaacson, Irene Naka, Gerri Harvey
Grocery Game: Gerri ($380) Shopped to a Win (GT: $1,538)
New Come: Eli Kaplan
Bullseye I: Irene ($200) Failed to get in the Target Zone
Final Come: Claretha Baker
Double Prices: Fanny ($240) Went Bust
In Showcase: Gerri & Fanny
Showcase Winner: Gerri ($4,378)

First Ever Weekly Total of series from 1972: $26,523
Games won on the Very First Week of the Very First Season: 8/15

Week 1 of Season 1 Weekly Rating: 7 (Due to 4 PG Winners winning their Showcases)

What do you think about my Retro Recap?

J! Quickcap: 11/30/2021

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All Women Here Today
-Krys Fischer, a retired substitute teacher from Mendota Heights, MN
-Pam Schoenberg, a dentist & entrepreneur from South Salem, NY

Becomes an ultrachamp w/ a win today: Amy Schneider (9-day $342,200)

Pre-FJ! Scores: Amy: $25K/Pam: $16,600/Krys: $5,400

Correct/Incorrect: 54/3
Rebounds/Rebound Attempts: 1/1

Unplayed Clues ($ left on the board): 0 ($0)

Coryat Score: $43,200 (+$2,800 vs. yesterday)
Lach Trash: $6,800 from 5 triple stumpers (+$3,400 and +2 TS’s vs. yesterday)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $4,000 (-$6,200 vs. yesterday)

Daily Double and Final Jeopardy! Correct Answers: 2 each

Winner: Amy ($38,000 (10-day $380,200))

Amy is now the twelfth ultra-champion in the series & moves into 20th in all-time winnings (incl. tournaments)! [1]

Grade: B+
Rating: 8

ant0824’s Rating: 8

Ismael’s Grade: B-
Ismael’s Rating: 8

Adam’s Grade: TBA
Adam’s Rating: TBA

Stamp of Approval v2

LMaD Quickcap: 11/30/2021

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How Many Perfect Deals?: 2 (Jenna goes for the Big Deal)

Car Win?: No (Race to the Finish ended in a Bailout)

ZONK Victims: Angela, Chase

Big Deal revealed 2-3-1 (Jenna – Gives up Laura’s Jewelry white gold ring + monthly mani-pedis ($7,200)):
SD (#3): SAMSUNG refrigerator & dishwasher + The Farm Stand seedlings ($2,725)
MD (#2): Apple products + bumpboxx ($5,044)
BD (#1): Trip to Portugal ($12,158) + $11K- SKID SNAPPED!

$500 Quickie Deal (Keizhane): Rubber band- $

Grade: C
Rating: 7

ant0824’s Rating: 7

Ismael’s Grade: C-
Ismael’s Rating: 7

Adam’s Grade: B
Adam’s Rating: 7

WoF Quickcap: 11/29/2021

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And that’s the last of the trio of generic weeks leading up to the Disney Secret Santa sweepstakes next week.

Cyber Monday Trio
Cindy Echavarria, a music & dance lover married to Mario for 10yrs. w/ a 22y/o son in the Army from Rockland, CA
Jessie Woodcock, a graphic designer who’s visited every continent except Antarctica and she has a nephew nicknamed “Freddy Friday” (youngest of 5 nieces & nephews) because she visits him every Friday & it’s the highlight of her week from Portland, OR
Peter Moor, a MS campus tutor (& former Wrigley Field vendor; the hardest product for him to sell was peanuts because there was an 86y/o vendor whom the fans would buy them from; Pat would know because he grew up there and he says he would’ve bought them from him if he knew he were there) married to Romy for 31yrs. w/ two grown sons Spencer and Callahan from L.A. (orig. from CHI)

Final Scores: Peter: $4,850/Cindy: $22,050 cash & HI/Jessie: $16,700 cash & GC

GT: $43,600
Tonight’s Bankrupt Trash: $4,050

Unfavorable Choices: THING/PHRASE/LTs

Figures. -___-

BR Car of the Week: ’22 MINI Cooper S Hardtop 4dr. (Yes, the same unlucky one from the skunked Wk. 3)

$100K Bonus Round: Cindy wasn’t breaking the GIANT JACKPOT or driving off in the MINI.

ant0824’s Rating: 6.34

Adam’s Grade: B-
Adam’s Rating: 6

Skipps’ Grade: D+
Skipps’ Rating: 6 (ugly S-U)

Grade: F+
Rating: 4

Unfortunately that is our twelfth car shutout of the season.

J! Quickcap: 11/29/2021

If you’re wondering about TPiR results today that show is airing reruns all this week. New TPiR episodes will return 12/6.

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Going Cyber Monday Shopping for a Win (one is a LI’er)
-Andrea Asauje, a podcast producer from Allston, MA
-Nishanth Iyengar, a resident physician from Ronkonkoma, NY

Aiming for a mighty-fine nine: Amy Schneider (8-day $295,200)

Pre-FJ! Scores: Amy: $30K (LOCK)/Andrea: $5,800/Nishanth: $5,200

Correct/Incorrect: 56/9
Rebounds/Rebound Attempts: 6/7

Unplayed Clues ($ left on the board): 0 ($0)

Coryat Score: $40,400
Lach Trash: $3,400 from 3 triple stumpers
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $10,200

Daily Double and Final Jeopardy! Correct Answers: 2 each

Winner: Amy ($47,000 (9-day $342,200))

Grade: B+
Rating: 8 (tough call)

ant0824’s Rating: TBA

Ismael’s Grade: B-
Ismael’s Rating: 8

Adam’s Grade: TBA
Adam’s Rating: TBA


LMaD Quickcap: 11/29/2021

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Perfect Deals: 0

Car Wins?: No

ZONK Victims: Nick, Michelle, Jet(Gets $10K), Kathi
ZONK Survivors: Davion

Big Deal revealed by descending door numbers and increasing values (Laura – says Sayonara to Apple iMac & SONY camera/4K camcorder pkg.):
SD (#3): BOWFLEX spin bike + tote, backpack & $500 Sports Chic GC
MD (#2): $6K- M.O.
BD (#1): Smugglers’ Notch WG & trip to Ireland ($21,034)

Quickie Deals:
Sandra: BAND-AID ($300)- $
Kelvin: Thought 0°F was below 200° Kelvin (Jonathan)($300)- 255° KELVIN
Kade: Marble (Tiffany)($500)- $

My Rating: 5

Skipps’ Grade: D-
Skipps’ Rating: 5 (at least the Mega Money $10K was won; and the BD was cheap)

Ismael’s Grade: D-
Ismael’s Rating: 5

Adam’s Grade: D+
Adam’s Rating: 3

Contestant of the Week for November 22-26, 2021

Amy Schneider is your Contestant of the Week not only joining the ToC roster but also sweeping this entire week (third different champion to do so this season) & overtaking Jonathan Fisher in total winnings w/ nearly $300K. She is now just two wins away from becoming an ultrachampion. She also netted a $50K single-day win on Thursday.

Honorable mentions:

-Roman Lucco & Stacy Sheeran had an intense match on Friday’s WoF episode, each w/ a $10+ PR. When all was said & done, Roman finished w/ $24,200 cash & Mexico while Stacy prevailed w/ $26,350 cash & GC. & ultimately kicked Pepé Le Pew to the curb & drove off in the Ford Escape SEL.

-Iman Shumpert (Antwan’s hometown hero) & Daniella Karagach pulled a huge upset becoming the 30th winners of “dancing with the stars”, much to Deepscan’s dismay.

Matt King is your Zonk Contestant of the Week due to his ultra-aggressive playing sinking him down to tie w/ Christy Gibson for 3rd-worst score in Jeopardy! history (-$6,400), and was also the third straight contestant to not make FJ! (after Heidi Stumb). A whopping $16,200 combined Coryat for this episode was lost to incorrect responses in the process.

Dishonorable mentions:

-The majority of this week’s TPiR contestants (Incl. Gabrielle WIlliams posting the worst-ever performance for 10 Chances more than 44yrs. after winning prizes on her original appearance, and a weekly car game skunk occurred).

-We had our first BD skunking on LMaD this week. And on top of that, we had our first BD knockout this season.

-Round 2 of Tuesday’s WoF episode was a trainwreck, which includes a painful BANKRUPT on the MDW’s left side swiping $8,650 away from Nessa Johnson.

-Denise Fennell only won $7,177 in ping pong table & home gym out of a potential $145K cash & prizes (incl. a $91K+ car).

Wheel of Fortune Season 39 Week 11 Stats

Thank goodness for Friday.

Total This Week: $228,723

Total for the Season: $2,679,552

BR Win Record: 17-38 (.309)

BR Car Wins: 4

  • 2 maZDa CX-5s
  • 1 Volkswagen ID.4
  • 1 Ford Escape SEL

Prize Wedge Wins: 12

Gift Tag Wins: 13

MW Wins: 1

MW was Flipped-Declined: 22-10

MW Flip was $10K-Bankrupt: 8-14

$10K MW was next to LaT: 12

$10K MW was next to $650: 10

Express was Played-Passed: 13-2

Gone all the way: 8
Stopped too soon: 0
Crashes: 5

WC Usages

Maingame: 3 (1 on $600, 1 on $2,500, 1 on $3,500)

BR: 4

5-Round Games: 3

Gooseegg Victims: 10

Toss-Up Triple Stumpers: 0

Triple Toss-Up Sweeps: 7

Red Winners: 13

Yellow Winners: 24

Blue Winners: 18

This Week’s Bankrupt Trash: $16,050

Total Bankrupt Trash for the Season: $295,704

Biggest BANKRUPT: $16,750 (Nov. 12)

WCs Lost to BANKRUPT: Week: 0; Season: 14

MDWs Lost to BANKRUPTs: Week: 1; Season: 2

Top-Winning Totals: $81,225 (Sept. 13), $66,500 (Sept. 23), $65,956 (Sept. 15)

Bottom-Winning Totals: $14,550 (Sept. 22), $13,570 (Sept. 24), $12,750 (Sept. 29)

Season-High Week: $311,605 (Teacher’s Week)

Season-Low Week: $157,163 (Week 3)

Final Spins This Season

$1,500 FS: 13
$1,550 FS: 4
$1,600 FS: 9
$1,650 FS: 7
$1,700 FS: 10
$1,800 FS: 2
$1,850 FS: 3
$1,900 FS: 5
$6K FS: 2

Bonus Round Stats

PBRWs: 0
4-1 Weeks: 0
3-2 Weeks: 3
2-3 Weeks: 2
1-4 Weeks: 4
SKUNKINGS: 2 (Total Taping Day Washouts: 1)
MDBRs: 2
Letter Combo Wipeouts: 1 (TOTAL TRAINWRECKS: 0)


PLACE(S): 6/17; 2-4

THING(S): 3/53; 1-2

PHRASE: 15/34; 6-9

EVENT: 3/4; 1-2


SHOW BIZ: 1/1; 0-1


FOOD & DRINK: 3/4; 1-2



LIVING THING(S): 6/16; 2-4

WHAT ARE YOU DOING?: 10/16; 1-9


$39K: 11/31

$45K: 2/5

$50K: 0/2

$100K (or $1M): 0/2

CAR: 4/15

BR Wins Despite Losing WC to BANKRUPT: 0

Non-$100K Wins After Losing MDW to BANKRUPT: 0

Weekly Grade: D+
Weekly Rating: 6