TPiR Retro Quickcap: 2013 Salute to Military Families

In this special, military members paired up w/ a member of their families for prizes (Contestant pairing are listed w/ the military member first).

And all contestants who got on stage received a $500 gift card from, and the gift cards are included in the contestants’ totals.

First Four Military Families: Jeremy Vanderhall & Sarah Shapiro, Lindell Hooks Jr. & Demetrus Hooks, Ashley ????? & Matthew Wedge and Derrick & Tara Reyes
Safe Crackers: Lindell & Demetrus ($1,500) were locked out of St. Gregory

Next pairing: Douglas & Dale Johnson
Any Number: Jeremy & Sarah ($1,710) won the Coffee Center (GT: $2,479)

Next up: Timothy & Lucina Horton
Freeze Frame: Derrick & Tara (by default; $1,008) found the watercraft sunken in a frozen lake

SCSD #1 Winner: Tara & Derrick

Down next: Brittany Field & Leann ?????
Rat Race: Matthew & Ashley (FF sweep complete; $1,598) won the treadmill and karaoke package but resulted in a Car Wipeout (GT: $4,013)

Called up down: Jesse & Christie ?????
Most Expensive: Douglas & Dale ($2,395) found themselves in a life of luxury with those prizes (GT: $10,130)

Last call: Jacob & Alicia ????? (CC must’ve took the rest of the day off…)
Grand Game: Timothy & Lucina ($3,100) scored the Big 10 thanks to the shampoo (GT: $13,100)

All of the first six families played.

SCSD #2 Winner: Matthew & Ashley

Showcase Winner: Tara & Derrick ($31,663)

ant0824’s Rating: TBA

Skipps’ Rating: 4 (F+) (no excitement in the first half; underwhelming 4th special w/ too many gimmicks; could’ve at least used a special version of the safe)

My Rating: 4 (F+)

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J! Quickcap: 🇺🇸🎆FOURTH OF JULY ’22🇺🇸🎆

Now that the record-breaking 59-episode 3-for-3 FJ! drought for regular play was finally snapped last Friday after all those SEASON-LOWS in recent weeks, hopefully it’s a sign that better times are ahead.

Oh, and Happy 4th of July! 🇺🇸🎆

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Male challengers on Independence Day
-Andie Huskie, an educator from Geneva, NY
-Yungsheng Wang, a public defender from L.A.

Returning champion: Eleanor Dixon (1-day $20,818)

Pre-FJ! Scores: Andie: $12,200/Yungsheng: $11,800/Eleanor: $5,784 (Combined: $29,784)

Correct/Incorrect: 49/12
Rebounds/Rebound Attempts: 6/6 (2 each)

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

Coryat Score: $34,600
Lach Trash: $9,200 from 9 triple stumpers
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $10,200

Daily Double and Final Jeopardy! Correct Answers: 1 each

Winner: Yungsheng ($22,800)

Eleanor departs w/ $22,818.

My Rating: 4 (F+) (just disappointing…)

ant0824’s Rating: 3.75

Ismael’s Rating: 4 (F+)

Adam’s Rating: TBA

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TPiR Quickcap: 🇺🇸🎆FOURTH OF JULY ’22🇺🇸🎆

First Four Troops: Marshall Merriweather (Vehicle mechanical superintendent in Air Force), Samaiyah Pilot, Berlyn Hernandez (Army) and Alan McBride (Marines)
1/2 Off: Alan ($1,983) watches the $10K get sawed in half (GT: $3,437)

Next marching in: Martres Brown (Navy vet of 14 yrs.)
Squeeze Play: Martres ($780) squeezes in front of the line to Maui (GT: $10,367)

Ten-hut to: Sean McHaughan (Former Coast Guard mechanic turned Marine inspector/investigator)
Dice Game: Sean (1st-half green podium sweep; $1,548) BACKFLIPS after rolling a win (a replay of this was shown) (GT: $27,893)

SCSD #1 Winner: Alan

HUT HUT: Nathaniel Novak (Pediatric nurse in Navy)
Safecrackers: Marshall ($1,618) cracks open the prizes (GT: $7,498)

Next comrade: Gabriela Colon Rosario
Hole in One: Nathaniel ($1,020) tees off with a Car Sweep (GT: $42,630)

Last marching in while Alan is on the verge of giving 100 push-ups: Joseph Klemer
One Wrong Price: Berlyn ($1,788) denies an all-male sweep and escapes from boot camp but gets scammed on the exerciser and relieves Alan of humiliation (Roadgeek Adam mistakenly labeled this as a win)

Gets sent back to Boot Camp with little leftovers from the 4th of July BBQ party: Samaiyah

SCSD #2 Winner: Berlyn

Showcase Winner: Berlyn ($40,526) (Misc.: This is the first time a PG loser won the showcase on a 4th of July special since 2013.)

And then there was one…

My Rating: 7 (C) (two losers in showcase and smaller showcase win brought it down for me)

ant0824’s Rating: TBA

Ismael’s Rating: 6 (D+)

Adam’s Rating: TBA

Samaiyah, drop and give me ten!

No bull unfortunately due to two losers in the showcase and low-SC won.