Russ Wilhelm won this season on May 31, 2019. There were 90 goos.

Players this season: Samir Mehta (88 goos solved), Russ Wilhelm (87 goos solved), Stan Iwanchuk (87 goos solved), Steve West (80 goos solved), Chris Lemler (76 goos solved), LaVonne Lemler (76 goos solved), Erik Bates (72 goos solved), Richard Slominsky (64 goos solved), Matthew Preston (55 goos solved), Aaron Shurtleff (35 goos solved), Scott Hardie (12 goos solved), and Kelly Hardie (4 goos solved).

Walt Disney

His name graces a movie, television, and theme-park empire, and it all started with a mouse. Go »

Edwin Díaz

He grew up wanting to play outfield, but once he was finally persuaded to try pitching, he found the sweet spot in the game. Go »

Rose Leslie

This wild housemaid-turned-secretary is well-known for telling a crow that he knows nothing. Go »

Katelyn Nicole Davis

This young girl committed suicide by hanging on Facebook Live after allegedly being abused by a relative in Georgia. Go »

Jussie Smollett

After he was indicted for faking a hate crime against him, one could ask: Is he really even a Chicago-based actor who has appeared in Empire and Marshall? Go »

Matthew Shepard

This Wyomingite didn't live to see his 22nd birthday, but his death has prompted significant legal and social change in the two decades since. Go »

Oscar Isaac

His roles in the Star Wars and X-Men movies have made him one of Guatemala's most famous exports. Go »

Charles Martinet

His long acting résumé is dominated by one super role, as a family of super brothers. Go »

DJ Khaled

They the best. Go »

Kenneth Alford

Under a pen name, he composed the song whistled by a bunch of POW bridge builders. Go »

Bob Ross

He painted thousands of happy little trees, and touched untold more happy little hearts. Go »

J. Cole

This rapper and producer has made a career out of coming up, falling off, warming up, cutting off, and blowing up. Go »

Catt Gallinger

This model didn't foresee the botched tattoo that cost one of her nine lives. Go »

S.E. Hinton

She didn't have any outside influences when she wrote a best-selling novel about gangs at her Oklahoma high school. Go »

Jacinda Ardern

It'll take a tough mother to lead New Zealand out of one of its darkest days. Go »

Anaïs Nin

This writer bridged America, Cuba, France, and Spain with some of the western world's first and best erotica by a woman. Go »

Carlos Santana

Despite how many people have gotten past first base with this Dominican athlete, he's not as widely associated with being smooth and sexy as his guitarist namesake. Go »

Ilhan Omar

Judging from her first two months in office, Minnesotans elected a lightning rod for controversy to represent them. Go »

Melania Trump

This immigrant fashion model is the mother of a baron, and the wife of a head-of-state. Go »

Finola Hughes

This actress plays the character Anna Devane who was the ex police commissioner, and teaches her daughters on the show about the Byrd and the Bees. Go »

Kitty Genovese

She was famously ignored by 38 witnesses, but the true story was ignored for decades. Go »

Zion Williamson

This Devil is named after the Holy Land. Go »

Howard Cosell

This brash reporter, who brought football to Monday and befriended Ali, pronounced Lennon to be dead, Frazier to be down, and the Bronx to be burning. You too could go all the way if you can recognize him. Go »

Oscar Mayer

The World's Fair, memorable TV commercial jingles, and a wiener-shaped truck have all been used to market this German immigrant's meat. Go »

Christopher Marlowe

This 16th century playwright and poet is still believed by many to have written Shakespeare's plays but that theory has long been debunked. Go »

Olivia Jade

She made plenty of green by repping sponsors on her influencer accounts, but found herself in the center of a controversial row when her parents spent their fashion and sitcom fortunes to advance her education. Go »

Israel Idonije

This Bear is named after the Holy Land. Go »

Sean Rad

Some people think it's rad that his app revolutionized dating (and dating apps). Go »

Keanu Reeves

He'd already been in action movies about surfing bank robbers and out-of-control buses, when he escaped from the Matrix twenty years ago and became an action-movie superstar. Since then, a little role about a mournful man named John Wick has brought him even more success. Go »

Rachel Bloom

Her show combines her love of funny songs, her experience with mental illness, and her leaving New York to settle in Los Angeles. Go »

Ethan Lindenberger

There's no vaccine against misinformation, but once you reach a certain age, you can get any other vaccine you want, and tell Congress about it. Go »

Erwin Schrödinger

This physicist's example about a possibly dead cat made for a popular but morbid meme. Go »

Lori Lightfoot

To outmaneuver the Chicago Democratic political machine, she'll have to tread lightly. Go »

Sam Houston

This revolutionary was elected president twice, in non-consecutive terms before being elected senator, then governor - an office from which he was ultimately removed. Go »

Ben Gleib

This is a test. Tell him why you're not an idiot. If you can't tell this game show host why then your id!otest begins now. Go »

TobyMac

Since spending the nineties talking about a capital city, he has made hit albums about diversity, transportability, and vision tests. Go »

Maxwell Caulfield

This character actor once embodied an emperor of cool, and other than that I will say no more on the record. Go »

Buddy Holly

For a young guy who performed with a bunch of crickets until the day the music died, he sure made some long-lasting contributions to rock and roll. Go »

Grant Wood

He brought a Gothic sensibility to his portraits of the Midwest. Go »

Irene Triplett

$73.13/mo may not be much but that's what you can expect from a 19th century pension. Go »

King Tubby

This pioneer of dub invented the remix. Who's the king? Go »

Katie Bouman

Here's generating an image of a woman who generates images for a living, including one that just this week showed us something in the cosmos that we'd never seen before. Go »

John Oliver

If you like last week's news delivered humorously in a British accent, he's your host. Go »

Megumi Igarashi

If this bad girl needs a getaway vehicle when the police try again to arrest her for obscenity, I know a (very) personal watercraft she could use. Go »

Yujing Zhang

Ever since the membership rates at Mar-a-Lago went up, people have been doing anything to get in. Go »

Lisa Vanderpump

If you want to go from being a Beverly Hills restaurateur to a reality TV star, there are certain rules you have to follow. Go »

Al Yeganeh

Call him a potager. Call him an entrepreneur. Call him an Iranian. Call him a jerk. Just don't call him a Nazi. Go »

Gigi Hadid

This fashion model, whose name sounds like one letter twice, is the spawn of parents who work in reality and realty. Go »

Auli'i Cravalho

We know the way, and how far she'll go to return the heart with her chicken sidekick, and Dwayne Johnson. Go »

Lloyd Price

Just because you can't think of the answer at first, doesn't mean it's not worth the price of trying. Go »

Terrence Howard

He has demonstrated both flow and hustle on his own album, but he's better known for playing a musical emperor on TV. Go »

Travis Barker

One of punk's best-known drummers has survived a lot: A highly-publicized plane crash, a marriage and reality show with a Playboy centerfold, and a long career's worth of rap/rock collaborations. Go »

Hannibal Barca

This murderous general spent a lot more time trying to invade Rome than you've spent hungry and waiting for a table at Olive Garden. Go »

Barbara Bush

First she was second lady. Second she was first lady. Third she was first mother. Go »

Lenore Skenazy

She wants kids to be free to grow up on their own. Is she the worst mother or what? Go »

Mary Sawyer

Little lamb, big story. Go »

Yasiel Puig

This Cuban native paid organized crime to help him defect to Miami so that he could play American baseball. There's no word on how many stolen bases are involved in the case. Go »

Denise Williams

This Florida woman was given a life sentence when it became clear that the gators did not get her husband, but in fact her boyfriend did. Go »

Paul Fleming

You might have eaten at one of his chains of Chinese, Mexican, Southwestern, Asian, or steakhouse restaurants, without realizing that his name or initials are hidden in most of their names. Go »

Jessie J

The "it" that she did like a dude was probably not playing with dominoes or laser lights. Go »

Hari Kondabolu

This stand-up comic and podcaster of Indian descent is so passionate about how race is portrayed in mainstream American media that he has forced a reckoning over a popular Simpsons character. Go »

Dax Shepard

Bless this actor, who went to prison after a hit-and-run accident, was an employee for a month at an idiotic bureaucracy, went on a space adventure without bringing a paddle, and was a chip off the old block in a show about parenting. Go »

Ahmed Best

Playing one of the most reviled CGI characters in sci-fi history was maybe not the best career move. Go »

Nico Walker

His long tour of duty in Iraq made him a veteran. His heroin addiction and bank robberies made him a criminal. His fruity debut novel made him a bestseller. Go »

Maximum Security

Is it appropriate that a horse named this was disqualified based on video evidence of endangering other horses? Go »

George Lopez

This American comedian and actor has a show named after him. If he really was the mayor of Reno you may want to call 911. If he was playing Santa Claus, he would have to check and see if you were naughty or nice. Go »

Justin Guarini

He parlayed fame being the first person almost to win a certain American singing competition into a record deal and a sweet gig in soda commercials. Go »

Issa Rae

This black actress is quite successful despite being awkward and insecure. Go »

Giovan Battista Bellaso

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Honor Frost

Deep down, she knew that she would someday command respect in her historic field, but she didn't hold her breath. Go »

Joe and Anthony Russo

Very few directors can say they have a film that earned more than $1 billion. These two did it three times. Go »

Beto O'Rourke

Texans rejected this punk from El Paso in favor of Ted Cruz, but he's hoping for a different outcome nationally in 2020. Go »

Father John Misty

This indie rocker might be God's favorite, but despite his stage name, he's not a priest. Go »

Frank Hayes

Some people would die to win a race. This guy did. Go »

Damian Lillard

This singing social-media star agreed to sponsorship deals with Adidas and Powerade that are potentially worth a combined sum that has a whole lot of his jersey number in it. Go »

Yisroel Goldstein

Heroism is standing up to darkness, even if it's in your own synagogue on the last day of Passover. Go »

Natasha Tynes

This expert in Middle Eastern affairs might not become a novelist as intended, if a Twitter mob that's angry about her subway photo gets its way. Go »

Theo Epstein

After breaking a long-standing baseball curse in Boston, he did it again in Chicago. Go »

Lil Nas X

He's not Lil Wayne or Nas or DMX, but he does have a huge genre-bending hit right now to rival anything they recorded. Go »

Sylvia Earle

Just as Noah had to overcome a flood, NOAA did plenty of scientific work in deep water, run by this marine biologist, a first in her field. Go »

Robert Bridges

This English poet may burn the bridges down if the new verse isn't right for a spirited man. Go »

Alessandro Farnese

It's fine if you have him confused with his grandfather, who became the third Pope Paul. It's also ok if you mistake him for his nephew, who was the governor of the Spanish Netherlands. But don't mix him up with an Italian cryptologist whose work has been misattributed to Blaise de Vigenère. Go »

Robert F. Smith

This tech billionaire, who's even richer than Oprah, put his money where his Morehouse College commencement address was. Go »

Archie Mountbatten-Windsor

The British royal family is widely associated with the "keep calm and carry on" meme, but this particular member might identify more with "I'm baby." Go »

Alan Tudyk

He's a leaf on the wind. Go »

Joey Ramone

The first voice of punk rock, and the first of his namesake band to pass away. Go »

Jesse Jackson

He spent the 1960s fighting for civil rights (starting in his native Greenville), the 1970s running a colorful non-profit, the 1980s running twice for president, the 1990s representing the District of Columbia in the Senate (sort of), the 2000s helping Barack Obama and his son run for office, and the 2010s supporting his son through his imprisonment. Go »

Caster Semenya

This champion runner from South Africa with an unfortunate last name has spent a decade proving that she's woman enough to compete... or failing to prove, based on the recent ruling against her. Go »

Jeannette Rankin

Elected to Congress before being able to vote. Go »

Charles Bronson

This tough guy was not suicidal, despite the title of his most famous film series. He also had roles in classic movies that were magnificent, great, and even dirty. Go »