Complete the List, Episode 40
It Seems So Obvious When You Give The Whole List

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Contestants: Ian Greig, Jeff Henderson, Andrew Long
Thanks for the FilmsWe All Had to Work Late
The Other Major LeagueHave You Mastered the Art?
Yotta, Yotta, YottaOne-Quarter American
More than HalfAlbum, Noun, One or More Recordings Produced As a Single Unit

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

Ian - Album, Noun, One or More Recordings Produced As a Single Unit

In 2015, Billboard magazine released a list of the top 200 albums of all time, as compiled by overall performance on the Billboard 200 album chart between 1963 and 2015. Name an artist who had an album in the top 25. A point system was used that gave more weight to albums higher on the chart for longer.
IanJeffAndrewNot given
The BeatlesMichael JacksonThe Beach BoysAdele; Bruce Springsteen; Garth Brooks; Alanis Morissette; Nickelback; Carole King; Whitney Houston; Lady Gaga; Herb Albert & the Tijuana Brass; Shania Twain; Fleetwood Mac; Usher; Paula Abdul; Billy Ray Cyrus; Celine Dion; Carrie Underwood; MC Hammer; Def Leppard
(The soundtracks to The Sound of Music, Dr. Zhivago, The Bodyguard, and Frozen were in the top 25, but the question specified "an artist.")
Mariah CareyBritney SpearsTaylor Swift
U2ABBAPink Floyd
The EaglesMadonnaAC/DC
ROUND 1022

Jeff - Thanks for the Films

"Thanks" can mean "thank you," or it can mean "T. Hanks" - as in, Tom Hanks. Tom Hanks has appeared in fifteen films that have grossed $100 million or more in North America, not counting inflation, according to Box Office Mojo. Name them. Voice-only roles (the Toy Story films, The Polar Express) do not count.
JeffAndrewIanNot given
Forrest GumpPhiladelphiaBigThe Da Vinci Code; Apollo 13; The Green Mile; Angels and Demons; A League of Their Own; Road to Perdition
Saving Private RyanSaving Private RyanCaptain Phillips
Catch Me If You CanSullyCast Away
You've Got MailYou've Got MailSleepless in Seattle
ROUND 2848

Andrew - We All Had to Work Late
Listener-submitted by Michael Simon.

Name someone who has served as the regular host of NBC's The Tonight Show or Late Night, or CBS's The Late Show or The Late Late Show.
AndrewIanJeffNot given
Johnny CarsonCraig FergusonJay LenoSeth Meyers; Tom Snyder; Craig Kilborn
David LettermanJimmy KimmelConan O'Brien
Steve AllenJimmy FallonStephen Colbert
Jack PaarJack PaarJames Corden
ROUND 316516

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

IN WHAT YEAR…Correct yearIanJeffAndrew
was the movie Marty first released?1955195519551955
did the first episode of the television series The Beverly Hillbillies first air?1962196519611962
was John Lennon assassinated?1980198019811980
did Lou Gehrig give his "luckiest man on the face of the earth" speech?1939192719481944
was Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones's Diary first published?1996200319971996
did the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrate upon re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere?2003199220042003
did Spiro Agnew resign as Vice President of the United States?1973197519721971
did the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explode in the Gulf of Mexico?2010201120122010

Ian - One-Quarter American

In 2013, Time magazine released a list of the 100 most significant figures in history. Name any American who made the list of 100.
IanJeffAndrewNot given
George WashingtonFranklin D. RooseveltBarack ObamaTheodore Roosevelt; Ulysses Grant; Benjamin Franklin; George W. Bush; Alexander Hamilton; Woodrow Wilson; James Madison; Mark Twain; Edgar Allan Poe; Joseph Smith; John Adams; Andrew Jackson; Elvis Presley; Robert E. Lee; Harry Truman; Grover Cleveland
(Abraham) LincolnThomas EdisonRichard Nixon
Thomas JeffersonSteve JobsJohn F. Kennedy
Rockefeller(Ronald) ReaganBill Clinton
ROUND 4664

Jeff - Have You Mastered the Art?
Listener-submitted by Nette Compton.

Name an item that is an ingredient in Julia Child's bœuf bourguignon recipe, as per Mastering the Art of French Cooking.
JeffAndrewIanNot given
beefBurgundy (red) winesaltbacon; beef stock/bouillon; tomato paste; thyme; crumbled bay leaf; butter; parsley
(olive or cooking) oilcarrotspepper
ROUND 5867

Andrew - Yotta, Yotta, Yotta
Listener-submitted by Eric Sutherland.

In the International System of Units (SI), there are twenty prefixes, from yocto (10-24) to yotta (1024). Not all of those prefixes have a power evenly divisible by three, though. Name one of the other prefixes that has a power evenly divisible by three.
AndrewIanJeffNot given
trikilogigazetta; exa; femto; atto; zepto
ROUND 64166

Category: Literature
Ray Bradbury would not have won NaNoWriMo - that is, National Novel Writing Month - with his Fahrenheit 451. What was the word count of that famous Ray Bradbury work?
Answer and boundsAndrewIanJeff
Winner: Jeff Henderson

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