June 19, 2024


She beat actor Macaulay Culkin within the Closing Jeopardy spherical by simply $1.

This Nov. 14, 2011 file picture exhibits actress Rachel Dratch on the “24 Hour Play” after-party at B.B. King Blues Membership in New York. AP Picture/Evan Agostini, file

Though she could have been a “Debbie Downer” throughout her run on “Saturday Night time Dwell,” Massachusetts native Rachel Dratch’s efficiency was something however a letdown.

Lexington native and actress Dratch took the win in Wednesday’s episode of “Superstar Jeopardy!” which means she is going to advance to the semifinals. She performed towards Irish wrestler Becky Lynch and actor Macaulay Culkin of “Dwelling Alone” fame, the latter of whom she beat by simply $1.

Dratch led the scoreboard within the Jeopardy and Triple Jeopardy rounds, with scores of $3,400 and $23,000, respectively. Nonetheless, she got here in second in Double Jeopardy with Culkin main at $8,700 on the finish of the spherical.

The Closing Jeopardy class for Wednesday’s episode was Artists, and the clue was “Exhumed in 2017 to settle a paternity go well with, his mustache had ‘preserved its traditional 10-past-10 place’ in keeping with the Spanish Press.”

Every contestant answered accurately with “Who’s Salvador Dali?” Though Culkin put all $16,800 of his earnings to this point on the road, Dratch wager simply sufficient to take the lead, successful by a mere $1 with a rating of $33,601.

Dratch will now be the second Massachusetts native to partake within the “Superstar Jeopardy!” semifinals, becoming a member of Framingham native and sports activities commentator Katie Nolan, who received Oct. 11 in a tiebreaker spherical.

“Superstar Jeopardy!” contestants play for a charity of their selection, and Dratch has chosen Metropolis Harvest, a meals rescue group primarily based in New York Metropolis.

The dates for the semifinals have nonetheless but to be introduced, in keeping with the official “Jeopardy!” web site.

Watch Dratch take the win within the Closing Jeopardy spherical beneath: