Complete the List: Season 2, Episode 11
I Thought It Was A Very Small Sample!

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Contestants: Rachel Shuman, Brian Nieves, Ryan Vickers
Au suivant!, the game show on Radio-Canada on which Ryan will appear on February 8. (Linked page is in French.)
Chauncey's ChancesOne Day More
Higher EducationJust One NFL Team Plays Here
Happy 75th4077
A Playing Card CompanyShe Played an Oscar Winner

Correct, unique: 2 pointsCorrect, repeated: 1 pointIncorrect: 0 pointsPlayer doubled the category

Rachel - She Played an Oscar Winner

Name a movie not part of the The Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit trilogies in which Cate Blanchett appeared that grossed at least $30 million domestically, adjusted for ticket price inflation, as per Box Office Mojo.
RachelBrianRyanNot given
(The Lord of the Rings:) The Fellowship of the RingThor: RagnarokThor ("Original Recipe")Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull; Cinderella (2015); How to Train Your Dragon 2; The Curious Case of Benjamin Button; The Talented Mr. Ripley; Ocean's 8; Robin Hood (2010); The Monuments Men; The House with a Clock in Its Walls; Bandits; Elizabeth; Babel; Hanna; The Missing; Blue Jasmine; An Ideal Husband
The AviatorShakespeare in LoveSliding Doors
White OrchidPolka-Dotted OrchidThe Queen
Coffee and CigarettesCoffee and CigarettesThe Life Aquatic (with Steve Zissou)
ROUND 1222

Brian - Just One NFL Team Plays Here

Name a city in New York State whose population as per the 2010 U.S. Census is greater than 30,000 people.
BrianRyanRachelNot given
New York CityBuffaloAlbanyMount Vernon; Schenectady; Utica; Troy; Binghamton; Rome; Long Beach; Poughkeepsie; North Tonawanda; Jamestown; Ithaca
SpringfieldRochesterWhite Plains
Niagara FallsSyracuseYonkers
WashingtonPlattsburghNew Rochelle
ROUND 24128

Ryan - One Day More

Name a character named in the Spark Notes character list to Victor Hugo's Les Misérables.
RyanRachelBrianNot given
CosetteEponineJean ValjeanBishop M. Myriel; Mme. Thénardier; M. Gillenormand; Colonel Georges Pontmercy; Enjolras; Fauchelevent; Petit-Gervais; Champmathieu; M. Mabeuf; Patron-Minette (Montparnasse, Babet, Claquesous, and Gueulemer); Felix Tholomyès; Azelma
Susan BoyleClaudeMarius (Pontmercy)
Le BoulangerPierreM. Thénardier
ROUND 34416

Listener-submitted by Matt Carberry.
0-1 year away: 1 point2-5 years away: ½ point>5 years away: 0 points

IN WHAT YEAR…Correct yearRachelBrianRyan
was the film Invictus first released?2009200620082011
did the first episode of the television series Degrassi Junior High first air?1987198719951987
did Lorde's song "Royals" spend nine weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100?2013201520132009
did England win the men's FIFA World Cup?1966196519661966
did Samuel Beckett's play Waiting for Godot have its English-language premiere at the Arts Theatre in London?1955195319251932
did six colonies federate to form the Commonwealth of Australia?1901194519031957
was the detonation of Smiling Buddha, India's first successful nuclear weapon test?1974199819551975
did Benzair Bhutto become the first head of government to give birth while in office?1990197319851996

Rachel - Chauncey's Chances
Listener-submitted by David Plotkin.

According to a statistical model developed by, Chauncey Billups has an 84.4% chance of being elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Using this same model, there are twenty NBA players not currently in the Hall of Fame that have a greater probability of being elected than Chauncey Billups. Name them. (These could be both active and inactive players.)
RachelBrianRyanNot given
(Christian) LaettnerLeBron JamesSteph CurryKobe Bryant; Tim Duncan; Kevin Garnett; Chris Paul; Paul Pierce; Chris Bosh; Dwight Howard; James Harden; Carmelo Anthony; Vince Carter; Larry Faust; Tony Parker; Pau Gasol; Jack Sikma
(Dirk) NowitzkiKevin DurantSteve Nash
Dwyane WadeRussell WestbrookYao Ming
Ray AllenKyrie IrvingKyrie Irving
ROUND 4462

Brian - Higher Education

Name a European nation home to a university that was founded before, and has been in continuous operation since, the year 1500.
BrianRyanRachelNot given
EnglandScotlandFranceAustria; Czech Republic; Poland; Portugal; Switzerland
ROUND 5664

Ryan - 4077

Name a character, or the actor or actress who portrayed them, who appeared in at least fifty episodes of the television series M*A*S*H.
RyanRachelBrianNot given
(Alan) Alda
[Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce]
"Hot Lips" (Maj. Margaret Houlihan)
[Loretta Swit]
(Cpl. Maxwell Q. "Max") Klinger
[Jamie Farr]
Father Francis Mulcahy/William Christopher; Col. Sherman T. Potter/Harry Morgan; Capt. B. J. Hunnicutt/Mike Farrell; Lt. Nurse Kellye/Kellye Nakahara; Maj. Charles Emerson Winchester III/David Ogden Stiers; Maj. Frank Burns/Larry Linville; Private Igor Straminsky/Jeff Maxwell; Roy Goldman/Roy Goldman
McLean Stevenson
[Lt. Col. Henry Blake]
"Radar" (Cpl. Walter O'Reilly)
[Gary Burghoff]
"Radar" (Cpl. Walter O'Reilly)
[Gary Burghoff]
(Capt.) "Trapper" John (McIntyre)
[Wayne Rogers]
Johnson(Capt.) "Trapper" John (McIntyre)
[Wayne Rogers]
ROUND 6684

Category: The Southern Hemisphere
According to their official population clock, as at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on December 26, 2018*, what is the population of New Zealand?
Answer and boundsRachelRyanBrian
* Equivalent to 2:30 p.m. New Zealand Daylight Time on December 27.
Winner: Ryan Vickers

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