Pope John Paul II
publication date: Sunday, December 12, 2004 (part of Round XXIV)
clue: Is this goo Catholic?
explanation: The clue plays on the old saying, "Is the Pope Catholic?" more…
solved by: Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Mihai Rusu, Jackie Mason, Todd Brotsch, E. M., Christine Marie Doiron, Anna Gregoline, Nadine Russell, Anthony Lewis, Lori S., Phyllis Persun, Brad Htnck, John Pierpoint, Jeff Ball, Brandie Harrison, Kevin Laudadio, Chris Kiraly, and David Price
player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Chris Kiraly.
trivia: For seven years, the goo game had run on a weekly schedule, and so the publication of every hundredth goo was a landmark occasion to be marked by a celebrity of special relevance to the game. However, the goo game switched to a daily schedule in late 2004, and every hundredth goo was no longer a special occasion when it happened times each year. This goo was chosen to be #400 simply for its lack of any difficulty.