Complete the List, Episode 53
Or Does My Misery Continue?

Monday, April 16, 2018

Contestants: Gary Middleton, Robert Dimitri, Andrew Thomas
Category BustersFrom Jonesboro, Arkansas
NeverlandFrom Scranton, Pennsylvania
Vroom VroomI'll Give You a Scoop
I Hear There's a McDonald's on Every CornerHow Are There Just Seventeen?

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

Gary - I Hear There's a McDonald's on Every Corner.
Listener-submitted by Choyon Manjrekar.

Name any country that generated 300,000 tourist arrivals into the United States in the first half of 2017 (that is, January through June) as per the United States Department of Commerce.
GaryRobertAndrewNot given
United KingdomJapanCanadaSouth Korea; Brazil; Australia; Argentina; Colombia; Netherlands
ROUND 1876

Robert - Neverland.

Name a Michael Jackson song that charted inside the top 5 of the Billboard Hot 100 between 1979 and 1991 inclusive. Any appearance on the song counts.
RobertAndrewGaryNot given
Beat ItThrillerBadDon't Stop Till You Get Enough; Rock With You; The Girl Is Mine; Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'; I Just Can't Stop Loving You; Man in the Mirror; Dirty Diana; Somebody's Watching Me; We Are The World
Billie JeanBlack or WhiteSmooth Criminal
Pretty Young ThingSay, Say, SayThe Way You Make Me Feel
(pass)Off The WallBen
ROUND 2464

Andrew - From Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Listener-submitted by Courtney Smith.

Name a character or the actor who played them who was a main cast member or given starring credit for at leas six seasons on the U.S version of The Office.
(Archivist's note: names in [brackets] are the actors and characters corresponding to the answers given by the contestants.)
AndrewGaryRobertNot given
Steve Carell
[Michael Scott]
Jim Halpert
[John Krasinski]
Pam [Beesly]/[Jenna] FischerRyan Howard/B. J. Novak; Andy Bernard/Ed Helms; Kevin Malone/Brian Baumgartner; Angela Martin/Angela Kinsey; Oscar Martinez/Oscar Nunez; Kelly Kapoor/Mindy Kaling;Darryl Philbin/Craig Robinson
Kate Flannery
[Meredith Palmer]
Dwight Schrute
[Rainn Wilson]
Dwight Schrute
[Rainn Wilson]
Stanley Hudson
[Leslie David Baker]
Phyllis [Lapin]
Phyllis [Smith]
Stanley Hudson
[Leslie David Baker]
Toby Flenderson
[Paul Lieberstein]
Creed [Bratton]Toby Flenderson
[Paul Lieberstein]
ROUND 316165

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

IN WHAT YEAR…Correct yearGaryRobertAndrew
was the film Lost in Translation first released?2003199520032003
did the final episode of the television series The Dukes of Hazzard first air?1985198319821987
was "Hey, Jude" by The Beatles the year-end Billboard number-one song?1968196619671968
did the Cleveland Indians most recently win a World Series?1948195519451948
was the novel The English Patient first published?1992200319921992
did South Sudan declare its independence?2011201020112011
did the AFL-CIO union merger take place?1955194919551955
did Nelson Rockefeller become Vice President of the United States?1974197519741974

Gary - From Jonesboro, Arkansas.

John Grisham, born in Jonesboro, Arkansas, has published twenty-five novels in the legal genre not part of the Theodore Boone series. Name any of them.
GaryRobertAndrewNot given
The CourtThe FirmThe ClientThe Chamber; The Runaway Jury; The Partner; The Street Lawyer; The Testament; The Brethren; The Summons; The King of Torts; The Last Juror; The Broker; The Appeal; The Associate; The Confession; The Litigators; The Racketeer; Sycamore Row; Gray Mountain; Rogue Lawyer; The Whistler; The Rooster Bar
(The Theodore Boone series is a young adult series about legal stuff written by John Grisham.)
(pass)The Pelican BriefA Time to Kill
Legal JusticeThe RainmakerThe Rainmaker
MiseryThe BriefThe Juror
ROUND 4065

Robert - Category Busters.

Name a school whose men's basketball team reached the Sweet Sixteen in the 2018 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.
RobertAndrewGaryNot given
VillanovaLoyola - ChicagoDukeClemson; Florida State; Kansas State; Nevada; Texas A&M; Texas Tech; West Virginia
ROUND 5857

Andrew - How Are There Just Seventeen?
Listener-submitted by Katie Raney.

According to Box Office Mojo, only seventeen movies directed or co-directed by a woman have grossed at least $125 million in North America, not counting inflation. (In the case of any directors who may be transgendered, please use their expressed gender at the time any films were released.)
AndrewGaryRobertNot given
Wonder WomanA League of Their OwnDeep ImpactShrek; Brave; Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel; Twilight; Pitch Perfect 2; What Women Want; 50 Shades of Grey; Kung Fu Panda 2; The Proposal; Shark Tale; Dr. Doolittle; Mamma Mia!; Look Who's Talking; Sleepless in Seattle
A Wrinkle in TimeMiseryThe Hurt Locker
12 Years a Slave12 Years a SlaveFrozen
Point BreakPoint BreakBig
ROUND 6204

Category: Video Games
Listener-submitted by Choyon Manjrekar.
How many official games were released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in North America over the entire history of the console?
Answer and boundsGaryAndrewRobert
Winner: Andrew Thomas

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