WoF Quickcap: 1/9/2023


Back after a season-hiatus: 🛍Shopping Spree🛍

Someone here could win enough to be shopping at NYC’s PARK AVENUE
Emily Squiller, a 3rd grade teacher who did student teaching in Ireland from L.A.
Darren Held (🏳️‍🌈), a married man to Scott w/ two cats (Mykonos and Gracie) from Long Beach, CA (grew up in Denver since he’s a Broncos fan)
Angela Proyer-Tapp, a married lady w/ 11 kids and 15 grandkids who wanted to grow her own food and eat what she catches (and she wanted to go completely off the grid by building two or three Eartship homes) from Frisco, TX

Final Scores: Angela: $29,107 cash & prizes WC/Emily: $3K/Darren: $6,150

GT: $38,257
Tonight’s Bankrupt Trash: $4,450

Scary moments

-This episode was somewhat hampered w/ BANKRUPTs.

-S-U took way too long.

Categories in our 1st attempt to break this theme’s BR curse: PERSON/F&D/THINGS

BR car to go on a shopping spree with: Nissan Pathfinder

$100K Bonus Round: Angela pulls a SHOCKER (it may or may not be thanks to the WC) and scoops up a spoonful of RHUBARB JAM for $40K and breaks the curse after back-to-back taping day washouts on this theme set — Unbelievable!!! 🤯

Angela’s Final Total: $69,107 cash & prizes

New GT: $78,257

My Rating: 8 (B-) (BR shocker)


J! Quickcap: 1/9/2023

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Today’s challengers
-Connor Sears, a copy editor from Queens, NY
-Kelly Mraz, a music teacher from Lilburn, GA

Returning champion: Patrick Curran (2-day $45,500)

Correct/Incorrect: 50/9
Rebounds/Rebound Attempts: 3/5

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

Coryat Score: $35,800
Lach Trash: $11,200 from 10 triple stumpers
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $7,000

Daily Double Correct Answers: 3

Pre-FJ! Scores: Connor: $27,800 (LOCK)/Patrick: $12,600/Kelly: $8,200 (Combined: $48,600)

Final Jeopardy! Correct Answers: SWEPT

Winner: Connor ($28,000)

While Patrick departs w/ $47,500 (extra $1K by $1) Connor will face Max Davison from Studio City, CA and Suzanne Zgraggen from West Valley, UT next.

My Rating: 10 (A+) (almost had to take a point off for the Lach trash)

ACED! (Label of perfection)

Lightning Bull

TPiR Quickcap: 1/9/2023

The Price is Right logo

First Four: Michael Jotkowitz, Eileen Cabrera, Jared Jeffries & Kali Gudiel
One Away: Jared ($3,200) Goes One Away to a Victory (GT: $25,576)

Followed By: Christina Butler
Switch: Christina ($1,586) Switches to a Win (GT: $17,881)

Up Next: John Lewis
Vend-o-Price: Kali ($680) Goes to lunch with a First Half Sweep (GT: $5,705)

SCSD #1 Winner: Kali

Coming on in: Nathan Lasker
Coming or Going: John ($2,195) is Coming… Home a Winner (GT: $8,193)

Now Entering: Marilyn Zillotto
1/2 Off: Marilyn ($899) Gets Sliced in Half (GT: $1,249)

Coming Up Next while Marilyn perspires: Viviana Espana
More or Less: Michael ($2,553) Ends up with only 2 Prizes (GT: $5,970)

Getting Shafted to FFBC
: Eileen

SCSD #2 Winner: Michael

Showcase Winner: Michael ($50,874)

Shut the hell up, Kenneth Perkins! 😡

Total Games won: 4 out of 6 (1 Partial) – Total Winnings: $109,478

This episode did not air on some stations due to a special report.

My rating: 7

Skipps’ Rating: 7 (C+)

Boot to Gooseeggs and FFBC Victims
Eileen, You got what’s Coming

LMaD Quickcap: 1/9/2023

Let's Make a Deal logo

Perfect Deals: 1

Car Wins?: No…

Timeline ended in a TOTAL TRAINWRECK

Zonk Victims: Zachary
Zonk Survivors: Gina, Darline

Big Deal revealed by descending door numbers (Verba by default – forgoes 5n stay at Hotel Julian ($5,696))
SD (#2): LG ThinQ W/D + 4-bag laundry sorter ($2,969)- M.O. (Never Pick Door 2 Every Time)
MD (#3): ARTE FINA bedroom + GooseCreek products ($5,748)
BD (#1): Mitsubishi Outlander Sport AWC SE ($29,110)

Aired QDs:
Blair: Cheese/peppers ($300)- CHEESE
Michele: Standard deck of playing cards (Jonathan)($400)- $

My Rating: 3

Skipps’ Rating: 2 (F-) (mostly because of the Timeline trainwreck)

Zonk Contestant of the Week BearTOTAL TRAINWRECK!! (BR wipeout + $100K/$1M loss, no Jeopardy! winner, TPIR PG wipeout & LMAD game wipeout)
I’m Disgusted at Timeline getting WIPED OUT

25 Words Quickcap: 1/9/2023


Challengers w/ Greg Grunberg: Vanessa & Richard (girlfriend/boyfriend)
Champs w/ Tiya Sircar: Laura & Joel (trivia buds who met at USC) – $10K

Turn #1 answers: STEER, CINEMA, BANJO, SPARE & DONKEY; Bid: 16 (Tiya)- Champs Score First
Turn #2 answers (Vanessa v. Laura): ALBUM, STUNT, BUNCH, TOM HANKS & MECHANIC; Bid: 14 (Laura)- Unable to get STUNT

Superfan of the Day: Jim (FOX 5+)

Turn #3 answers: DAY, LENGTH, RAINBOW, PIZZA & FIRE TRUCK; Bid: 16 (Joel)- Said _TH of Rope upon returning to LENGTH (Which is a big No) (Challengers 500 – Champs 250)

Round 2
Green Words (250): PANTS, ANNOYING, RICH, HUSKY, RARE(Greg)
Yellow Words (500): TOW TRUCK(Greg), FUGITIVE(Greg), TUPPERWARE(Greg), CRUEL(Tiya), NAIL SALON(Tiya- Slotomania)

On the line: 4000 & $250 For Champs & Tiya; 2750 for Challengers & Greg

Challengers: Missed FUGITIVE (2750)
Champs (Needs 2750 to Retain): Success (Challengers are dismissed with Avon Belif and Champs’ losing streak Over)

Money Round: Marc Blurted out HABIT Which cost them the BR with 6 right – With $10K, a collette Trip to Italy

My rating: 6

Skipps’ Rating: 5 (D-)