Sunday, September 25, 2016

Oz in Jeopardy!

Yup, another Oz clue already, this one from the game of September 21 (and again, I'm on top of this so fast it's not even in the J-Archive yet). In the Jeopardy! round, the category is "Poly" Wanna, which means the letters "poly" will show up in the correct response. (Naturally, the following category was Cracker, but that doesn't enter into things here.) The $600 clue proved to be this:

Yup, a clue about one of the characters from a later Oz book, and it doesn't even mention Oz! Sharon, the challenger on the right, rang in first and correctly responded, "Who is Polychrome?" Unfortunately, she ran into a complete buzzsaw of a contestant in returning champion Seth, who went on to dominate yet again, so her extraordinary Oz knowledge didn't do her a lot of good.

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