Complete the List, Episode 28
I Imagine There Are People Yelling at their iPods or Whatever

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Contestants: Harvey Silikovitz, Laurie MacDougall, Valerie Connors
Why Is It Fourteen Now?They Make Blockbusters
A Category About NothingThat Is So Cold
Not a Lot of SayStirred, Not Shaken
The Big 3-0 for the Big 2-0They Were England's Newest Hitmakers

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

Harvey - A Category About Nothing

Name a character that appeared in at least twenty episodes of Seinfeld. You may name either actor or role.
HarveyLaurieValerieNot given
Jerry SeinfeldGeorge Costanza
[Jason Alexander]
Elaine Benes
[Julia Louis-Dreyfus]
Ruthie Cohen/Ruth Cohen; Man on Sidewalk/Norman Brenner; Helen Seinfeld/Liz Sheridan
Cosmo Kramer
[Michael Richards]
[Wayne Knight]
George's father (Frank Costanza)
[Jerry Stiller]
George's mother (Estelle Costanza)
[Estelle Harris]
(Jacopo) "J." Peterman
[John O'Hurley]
Kenny (Bania)
[Steve Hytner]
Susan (Biddle Ross)
[Heidi Swedberg]
Jerry's father (Morty Seinfeld)
[Barney Martin]
(David) Puddy
[Patrick Warburton]
ROUND 18164

Laurie - They Were England's Newest Hitmakers

Name a Rolling Stones studio album that charted in at least the top ten in both the United States and the United Kingdom.
LaurieValerieHarveyNot given
Start Me UpStart Me UpGreatest HitsOut of Our Heads; Aftermath; Between the Buttons; Their Satanic Majesties Request; Let It Bleed; Sticky Fingers; Exile on Main St.; Goats Head Soup; It's Only Rock 'n Roll; Black and Blue; Some Girls; Emotional Rescue; Tattoo You; Undercover; Dirty Work; Steel Wheels; Voodoo Lounge; Bridges to Babylon; A Bigger Bang; Blue & Lonesome
Gimme ShelterGimme ShelterGimme Shelter
Live at AltamontDouble CherryBrown Sugar
ROUND 2000
[Archivist's note: the 1968 album Beggars Banquet was not read among the answers not given; it peaked at no. 3 in the UK and no. 5 in the US.]

Valerie - They Make Blockbusters

Not taking inflation into account, the lifetime output of sixteen different directors has a gross of at least $1.5 billion in North America. Name any of those sixteen directors.
ValerieHarveyLaurieNot given
Steven SpielbergGeorge LucasFrancis Ford CoppolaRobert Zemeckis; Christopher Nolan; Ron Howard; Tim Burton; Clint Eastwood; Chris Columbus; J.J. Abrams; David Yates; Gore Verbinski; Sam Raimi
James CameronPeter JacksonPeter Jackson
Martin ScorseseMichael BayMichael Bay
Ridley ScottQuentin TarantinoKathryn Bigelow
ROUND 31262

0-1 year away: 1 point2-5 years away: ½ point>5 years away: 0 points

IN WHAT YEAR…Correct yearHarveyLaurieValerie
was the Disney film Aladdin first released?1992199319971992
did the final episode of The Andy Griffith Show air?1968196519611968
was Michael Jackson's Thriller the Billboard year-end No. 1 album for the first time?1983198319851983
did Hank Aaron surpass Babe Ruth's career home run total?1974197419771974
was Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows first published?2007200220072007
was the League of Nations founded?1920191919391928
did Fidel Castro's forces overthrow Fulgencio Batista in Cuba?1959195919591956
did the Battle of Stalingrad begin?1942194319441935

Harvey - The Big 3-0 for the Big 2-0
Listener-submitted by Michael Simon (inspired).

On November 1, 1999, The Home Depot, Intel, and Microsoft were added to the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Sixteen companies have been on the Dow Jones Industrial Average for longer. Name them.
HarveyLaurieValerieNot given
ExxonMobilAT&TGeneral ElectricProcter & Gamble; United Technologies; 3M; Merck; American Express; McDonald's; Boeing; J.P. Morgan Chase; Walt Disney; Johnson & Johnson
General MotorsGeneral MotorsCaterpillar
ROUND 41206

Laurie - Stirred, Not Shaken
Listener-submitted by Sally Neumann.

Name any of the twenty possible answers inside of a standard Magic 8-Ball.
LaurieValerieHarveyNot given
Try againUnclear at this timeOutlook not so goodIt is certain; It is decidedly so; Without a doubt; Yes, definitely; You may rely on it; As I see it, yes; Most likely; Outlook good; Reply hazy, try again; Try again later; Better not tell you now; Cannot predict now; Concentrate and ask again; Don't count on it; My reply is no; My sources say no; Very doubtful
Ask next timeMaybeSigns point to yes
ROUND 5205

Valerie - Why Is It Fourteen Now?

In spite of its name, as of 2016, the Big Ten Conference contains fourteen full members. Name them.
ValerieHarveyLaurieNot given
MarylandMichiganAuburnIndiana; Penn State; Rutgers; Illinois; Iowa; Minnesota; Nebraska; Purdue
LouisvilleMichigan StateNotre Dame
Ohio StateWisconsinUniversity of Miami
ROUND 6481

Category: Money Matters
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, what was the median household income in the United States in 2015?
(Income and Poverty in the United States, 2015, by Proctor, Semega, and Kollar.)
Answer and boundsLaurieValerieHarvey
Winner: Harvey Silikovitz

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