Do you get a thrill from climbing to a higher altitude? These five topographically-named goos, arranged in order of elevation, will have a special appeal to lovers of mountains and hills.



Pat Summitt

publication date: Friday, December 27, 2013

category: Sports

clue: No coach in the association has yet topped this one's records.

explanation: Summitt won more games than any other coach in the NCAA. The word "topped" was a play on her last name. more…

solved by: Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, and Aaron Shurtleff


Anson Mount

publication date: Thursday, December 26, 2013

category: Television

clue: Prior to his current show about trains, this actor previously starred in a show about a mountain.

explanation: Mount starred in Hell on Wheels and The Mountain. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Mike Rothstein, Aaron Shurtleff, and Erik Bates


Tom Ridge

publication date: Wednesday, December 25, 2013

category: Government

clue: Homeland security literally starts with this Pennsylvanian.

explanation: Ridge was the first Secretary of Homeland Security. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Aaron Shurtleff, and Erik Bates


Jonah Hill

publication date: Tuesday, December 24, 2013

category: Movies

clue: He has trained his dragon, jumped a street, and gotten Russell Brand to the Greek.

explanation: Hill starred in How to Train Your Dragon, 21 Jump Street, and Get Him to the Greek. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Aaron Shurtleff, and Erik Bates


Mark Valley

publication date: Monday, December 23, 2013

category: Television

clue: This star of canceled shows like Human Target and Body of Proof has seen plenty of lows in his career.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Aaron Shurtleff, and Erik Bates


Other Themes in Winter 2014

Do Overs

We all make mistakes, but now you get to fix them. These ten goos were all incorrect guesses made for other previous goos, giving you a chance to guess right what was once guessed wrong. Go »

Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd

The biggest superstars in Southern rock are undeniably Jacksonville-based Lynyrd Skynyrd, whose hits electrified the nation in the 1970s. These five goos are inspired by five of their most famous songs. Go »

The Game Masters

These ten famous people, all significant figures in their fields, would be instant experts if they applied their skills to ordinary games. The first week features five celebrities who would dominate at classic board games, and the second week switches to classic video games. Go »

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock has directed and produced some of the most indelible films in cinematic history. His legacy is honored this week with five goos inspired by five of his movies. Go »

A Few Sandwiches Short of a Picnic

This is not a good theme to play when you're hungry. Here are five goos who share their names with five kinds of sandwiches. Perhaps one of them will give you a good idea for lunch. Go »

It's an Honor Just to Be Nominated

2013 was a great year for movies, and that's reflected in the impressive array of titles nominated for Academy Awards. These five goos are the real historical figures depicted in some of the nominated films. If you can guess all five, try your hand at Predict the Oscars to win a prize. Go »

Bad News Brothers

Being elected President of the United States is an honor, but having one of these screw-ups for a sibling is not. In recognition of Presidents Day, here are five goos who embarrassed their brothers in the White House, in reverse presidential order. Go »

Winter 2014 Tournament

This winter has been an especially harsh one, and we'll all be glad to see spring weather. But there's still a few weeks left, and they bring another goo tournament. Face off against a series of opponents, trying to solve each daily goo the fastest. Only one player will survive to become the king or queen of winter. Go »

Winter 2014 Bonus Goos

These six bonus goos should be a piece of cake after an especially challenging winter tournament. Enjoy the relative cakewalk, and join us for the 60th season of Celebrity Goo Game on March 3rd. Go »