CSNBayArea.com Giants Insider Andrew Baggarly returned to Jeopardy on Tuesday night as the two-time defending-champion after running away with the competition on Monday.
Baggarly had an impressive comeback on Tuesday, (although perhaps not as impressive as his last-second, Final Jeopardy shocker in his first appearance of Friday) making a 4,000 comeback in the last few questions to take command.
Below is every question that Baggarly attempted to answer, both the correct responses and the incorrect ones...
Trebek: On May 20, 1990 its first image, a star cluster in the constellation Carina, was received from space.
Baggarly: What is the Hubble Telescope?
Trebek: In June of 1965 Edward White on Gemini 4 became the first American to do this; it lasted 23 minutes
Baggarly: What is a space walk?
Trebek: Germany; Meaner Gal Elk
Baggarly: Who is Andrea Merkel? (incorrect)
Trebek: A teenage cannibal-in-the-making is featured in the prequel called him "Rising."
Baggarly: Who is Hannibal Lecter?
Baggarly: What is (the fear of) movement?
Trebek: On April 12, 1961 this Russian, the first man in space, said the Earth had a "beautiful blue halo."
Baggarly: Who is (Yuri) Gagarin?
At the first commercial break, Andy held a slim lead with 2,600, followed by Zack with 2,000 and Prudence with 1,200.
REWIND: Baggarly does it again, advances to third Jeopardy! appearance
Trebek: Andy Baggarly is our champion. He's a journalist who was a racing sausage. Ah, I see a sports story here of some kind.
Baggarly: Yeah, you know I get to vote for the Hall-of-Fame and MVP and Cy Young and all those great things. But the greatest highlight of my baseball writing career was being able to dress as the giants Bratwurst in the Milwaukee sausage race and I learned they love their cased meats in Wisconsin.
Trebek: They do indeed. Was that the race in which there was a great deal of controversy because one of the players had tripped one of the runner?
Baggarly: That happened a few weeks after I raced.
Trebek: Oh really? Aren't you glad it didn't happen while you were racing?
Baggarly: No steward's inquiries in my race.
Trebek: "Underworld: Rise of the Lycans" shows the origins of a feud between vampires and these, AKA Lycans or Lycanthropes.
Baggarly: What are "Wolf-men?" (werewolf)
Trebek: For centuries, Indian Rajahs trained this swift cat to hunt gazelles.
Baggarly: What are cheetahs?
Trebek: For a "First Daughter" you might consider this name, a Hawaiian form of Mary.
Baggarly: What is Malia?
Trebek: The third movie in this series was subtitled "Rise of the Machines."
Baggarly: What is Transformers?
After round one Zack had taken the lead with 4,600. Andy was in second with 3,200, and Prudence was in last with 2,800.
Trebek: A warning is sometimes referred to as a "shot across" this.
Baggarly: What is the bow?
VIDEO DAILY DOUBLE: (Baggarly was down 1,000 at this point, and wagered 1,400)
Question: In the age of sail, each country had it's own cut, or style, of THESE triangular sails, that enhance the steering abilities of large ships.
Baggarly: What is the jib?
Trebek: Larry McMurtry's second novel was "Leaving" this Wyoming City.
Baggarly: What is Laramie? (incorrect)
Trebek: A talented artist in his own right, this bassist provided the cover art for "The Who by Numbers."
Baggarly: Who is Pete Townsend? (incorrect)
Trebek: This city's Avenida 9 De Julio is one of the widest city streets in the world.
Baggarly: What is Buenos Aires?
Prior to this question, Baggarly was far back in second place, with 3,800 to Zack's 8,200.
Trebek: On the page, these annelids look just like a German city.
Baggarly: What is worms?
Trebek: Pleasant, like the same-spelled city on the Cote D'Azur.
Baggarly: What is Nice (France)?
Prior to this question, Baggarly was still far back in second, with 5,800 to Zack's 10,200.
Trebek: Later our fifth president, he helped secure Thomas Paine's release from a French prison in November 1794.
Baggarly: Who is (James) Monroe.
DAILY DOUBLE: (Baggarly was down 3,600, and wagered 4,000)
Trebek: Mark Twain published this man's memoirs in 1885 and called them "The best of any general's since Caesar."
Baggarly: Who is Grant?
With that correct answer, Baggarly vaulted into the lead heading into Final Jeopardy, with 10,600 to Zack's 10,200. Prudence was out of it with 3,200.
Final Jeopardy: '80s sitcom characters.
Trebek: Creator Gary David Goldberg wrote this Republican character as unsympathetic, but the actor made him lovable.
- Prudence answered incorrectly with "Who is Alex from 'Family Ties?'"
- Zack wagered everything, and answered incorrectly with "Who is Michael J. Fox?"
It all came down to Baggs' answer. If it was correct, he won. If it was incorrect and he wagered anything besides his 10,600 total, Andy would win.
Baggs played it perfectly, wagering 9,801 and correctly answering "Who is Alex Keaton?"
Baggarly won for the third time, finishing with 20,401. Both Zack and Prudence finished with 0.
Baggarly's three-day total is up to 60,402, and he goes for more tomorrow night!