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Transcript 3/14/2021 - Joseph Herrera

#1 Post by BBTranscriptTeam » Mon Mar 22, 2021 5:12 pm

Joseph Herrera

fitness instructor and gym owner

His gym was closed in March and was closed for several months. He put tents up in the parking lot to provide space for workouts. The smartest person Joseph knows is Melody Tsai. She says she's concerned for Joseph if she's the smartest person he knows. She is an investor in his gym also.

$100: In August of 2020, what inhospitable U.S. location reached a scorching 130 degrees Fahrenheit?
A - Niagara Falls
B - Death Valley
C - Central Park
D - the DMV

Joseph almost makes D his final answer before correcting himself.
Answer: B (Death Valley)
$200: Including minifigures of Ross, Chandler, Monica, Joey, Rachel and Phoebe, "Central Perk" is a 1,079-piece Lego set that pays tribute to what sitcom?
A - The Big Bang Theory
B - Home Improvement
C - Friends
D - Who's the Boss

Joseph and his wife watched this show.
Answer: C (Friends)
$300: One of the three major muscle types in humans, cardiac muscle can only be found in what part of the body?
A - heart
B - liver
C - eyes
D - brain
Answer: A (heart)
$500: Which of these boats is typically the smallest?
A - schooner
B - dinghy
C - barge
D - aircraft carrier
Answer: B (dinghy)
$1000: Which of these kids' games involves one person chasing another person around in a circle?
A - hopscotch
B - dodgeball
C - Red rover
D - duck, duck, goose

Joseph just played this last night with his daughter.
Answer: D (duck, duck, goose)
$2000: is a website devoted to which of these trendy wellness topics?
A - meditation
B - ketogenic dieting
C - goat yoga
D - light therapy
Answer: B (ketogenic dieting)
$4000: In one episode of his 2020 web series "Reunited Apart" Josh Gad discusses what classic film with Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Sigourney Weaver?
A - Back to the Future
B - Home Alone
C - Ghostbusters
D - Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Answer: C (Ghostbusters)
$8000: On its final departure from Sydney in 2020, what airline's last Boeing 747 followed a flight path that, fittingly, traced the shape of a kangaroo?
A - Lufthansa
B - Qantas
C - El Al

Joseph says that B sticks out to him. Melody says that it's an Australian airline. She wonders if it went out of business. She suggests using the 50:50 and Joseph agrees.
50:50 results:
A & B
Now Joseph is pretty sure he knows the answer.
Answer: B (Qantas)
commercial break

Joseph's gym had been open since 2004. His biggest issue is people who don't rack their weights or clean up after themselves.

$16,000: In the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the inductee whose last name comes first alphabetically has what first name?
A - Yogi
B - Wade
C - Sparky
D - Hank

Joseph doesn't know Sparky's last name but knows the others.
Answer: D (Hank)
$32,000: When Oscar the Grouch's pet worm took a trip to space, Tony Bennett appeared on "Sesame Street" and crooned what playful song?
A - Slimey to the Moon
B - Mr. Bertjangles
C - That's Elmore
D - My Funny Snuffleupagus
Answer: A (Slimey to the Moon)
Joseph has to choose whether to keep Melody as a lifeline and trade out another one. Melody shakes her head but says her feelings won't be hurt either way. Joseph decides to keep "Ask the Host" and "Phone-a-Friend".

$64,000: Designer Christian Louboutin was reportedly inspired to create his shoes' signature red soles after watching his assistant do what?
A - eat a strawberry
B - polish her nails
C - arrange flowers
D - apply lipstick

Joseph doesn't know this and he decides to ask Jimmy.
Ask the host results:
Jimmy tells Joseph he doesn't know the answer but he does know something about this. On his show, female guests used to wear those distinct shoes. He thinks the two likely answers are B and D, and his final answer would be D.
Joseph goes with Jimmy's answer.
Answer: B (polish her nails)
commercial break

$125,000: The location of Malik 'Phife Dawg' Taylor Way, Linden Boulevard and 192nd Street in Queens, NY is the site of a mural honoring what hip-hop group?
A - De La Soul
B - Run-DMC
C - A Tribe Called Quest
D - The Beastie Boys

Joseph loves hip-hop and knows the answer.
Answer: C (A Tribe Called Quest)
$250,000: Named after the Greek goddess of the hunt, what NASA program aims to land the first woman on the moon by 2024?
A - Artemis
B - Hera
C - Aphrodite
D - Athena

Joseph isn't going to guess; he's going to call Darin Barber. He's a lawyer and pretty well-rounded.
Phone-a-friend results:
Joseph reads the question and answer choices with their corresponding letters, leaving 13 seconds for Darin to respond. Darin says he thinks it's the Artemis program; he's 90% sure.
Joseph trusts Darin so he goes with Darin's answer.
Answer: A (Artemis)
$500,000: A gangster cliche for "going to jail," the phrase "up the river" originally referred to a prison up what river?
A - Ohio River
B - Hudson River
C - St. Lawrence River
D - Rio Grande

Joseph says this one is tough. He's drawing a blank and doesn't want to risk what he's won on a guess. He decides to walk away. If he were to guess, he would say A.
Answer: B (Hudson River)
commercial break

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