Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 1

Out of 39 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #11.61, on average (standard deviation: 7.15).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 17; middle podium: 7; right podium: 7.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $984 (standard deviation: $849); middle podium: $439 (standard deviation: $737); right podium: $545 (standard deviation: $730).

In the Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 68% of their score on the Daily Double (standard deviation: 28%).

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double location breakdown

Row# cor./# rev.% cor.% rev.Avg. wag.Std. dev.Min. wag.Max. wag.Avg. gain/lossTDDsFearfuls
10/00%0%0/00/0
24/580%16%$740$336$500$1,200$2600/10/0
39/1369%42%$708$468$200$2,000$3380/01/1
47/978%29%$517$232$300$1,000$1832/32/2
52/450%13%$600$271$400$1,000$1000/01/1
All22/3171%79%$644$364$200$2,000$2502/44/4

On average, the J! Round DD was located 3.39 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.92).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 1

Out of 39 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #9.3, on average (standard deviation: 6.36).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 6; middle podium: 7; right podium: 7.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $1,265 (standard deviation: $623); wager range: $500 to $3,000; average gain/loss: $424

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $3,603 (standard deviation: $1,820); middle podium: $2,275 (standard deviation: $2,203); right podium: $2,210 (standard deviation: $1,773).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #18.55, on average (standard deviation: 5.61).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 13; middle podium: 5; right podium: 2.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $1,565 (standard deviation: $1,148); wager range: $100 to $5,000; average gain/loss: $535

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $5,318 (standard deviation: $2,431); middle podium: $3,250 (standard deviation: $3,133); right podium: $3,585 (standard deviation: $3,190).

In the Double Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 52% of their score on the first Daily Double (standard deviation: 29%) and 32% of their score on the second Daily Double (standard deviation: 25%). Among all Daily Doubles, the average wager as a percentage of the player's score was 53% (standard deviation: 31%).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double location breakdown

Row# cor./# rev.% cor.% rev.Avg. wag.Std. dev.Min. wag.Max. wag.Avg. gain/lossTDDsFearfuls
10/00%0%0/00/0
20/00%0%0/00/0
311/1669%28%$1,138$521$500$2,000$6631/10/2
412/2157%37%$1,424$1,106$600$5,000$6430/01/2
511/2055%35%$1,705$1,094$100$5,000$1150/00/2
All34/5760%73%$1,415$924$100$5,000$4631/11/6

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 3.98 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.83).

Highest Daily Double wagers of Season 1

WagerTDDPlayer nameGameDDClue #CategoryScoreLeadResponse
1.$5,000Roger Gerhardstein#18, aired 1984-10-03DJ!125BIRDS$5,800-$8,000W
$5,000Elise Beraru#19, aired 1984-10-04DJ!211NAMESAKES$7,700$5,600R
3.$3,500Larry Silverman#4, aired 1984-09-13DJ!126ANATOMY$6,500-$100R
$3,500Elise Beraru#17, aired 1984-10-02DJ!211VICE-PRESIDENTS$9,000$8,400R
5.$3,000Lorrie Farrely#5, aired 1984-09-14DJ!113STARTS WITH "J"$6,800$4,500R
$3,000Larry Caplan#16, aired 1984-10-01DJ!215TRIVIA$4,800-$1,000W
7.$2,000Lynn Strather#9, aired 1984-09-20DJ!16GRAMMAR$2,900-$1,600R
$2,000Richard Willing#9, aired 1984-09-20DJ!224SOVIET UNION$7,700-$1,600R
$2,000Ed Osawa#13, aired 1984-09-26DJ!227BRITISH HISTORY$6,900-$3,600R
$2,000Ben Camack#13, aired 1984-09-26DJ!19BASEBALL$4,900$1,600R
$2,000Elise Beraru#17, aired 1984-10-02J!26CARTOONS$3,400$2,800R
$2,000Elise Beraru#20, aired 1984-10-05DJ!218FAMOUS QUOTES$7,600$6,700R
$2,000Jerry Frankel#80, aired 1984-12-28DJ!118INVENTORS$4,600-$500R
$2,000Bruce Fauman#126, aired 1985-03-04DJ!125OPERA$9,300$6,600R
15.$1,900Mary Bowers#12, aired 1984-09-25DJ!19MUSIC$4,900$400R
$1,900Daniel Elias#62, aired 1984-12-04DJ!217BEES$2,900-$2,400R
17.$1,600Larry Caplan#15, aired 1984-09-28DJ!114GEOGRAPHY$5,600$3,400R
18.$1,500Nancy Teri#3, aired 1984-09-12DJ!114NEW TESTAMENT$4,100$400W
$1,500Ed Osawa#14, aired 1984-09-27DJ!14THE 20TH CENTURY$1,900-$2,900R
$1,500Larry Caplan#14, aired 1984-09-27DJ!224TRAVEL$10,200$4,400W

Season 1 games in which the Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#21, aired 1984-10-08 Joel Davidman vs. Kevin Conway vs. Diane McCain
#19, aired 1984-10-04 Elise Beraru vs. Perry Buck vs. Peggy Hesketh Elise Beraru game 4.
#77, aired 1984-12-25 Jerry Frankel vs. Fran vs. Michael Jerry Frankel game 2. Missing introductions, J! round and first...
#80, aired 1984-12-28 Jerry Frankel vs. Emmett Maguire vs. Jody Johnston Jerry Frankel game 5.
#66, aired 1984-12-10 Ric Moser vs. Brian Perachet vs. Linda Rogers Ric Moser game 2.
#11, aired 1984-09-24 Eric Grove vs. Mary Bowers vs. Dan Fuller
#10, aired 1984-09-21 Lynn Strather vs. Eric Grove vs. Clare Delaman
#5, aired 1984-09-14 Larry Silverman vs. Lorrie Farrely vs. Howard Wilson Fifth episode.

Season 1 games in which one Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#21, aired 1984-10-08 Joel Davidman vs. Kevin Conway vs. Diane McCain
#18, aired 1984-10-03 Elise Beraru vs. Roger Gerhardstein vs. Margaret Magnus Elise Beraru game 3.
#15, aired 1984-09-28 Larry Caplan vs. Louise Balabanian vs. Norm Cobb
#141, aired 1985-03-25 Steve Rogitz vs. Lonny Gulden vs. Debbi Holzinger Steve Rogitz game 2.
#77, aired 1984-12-25 Jerry Frankel vs. Fran vs. Michael Jerry Frankel game 2. Missing introductions, J! round and first...
#126, aired 1985-03-04 Bruce Fauman vs. Yvonne Buchanan vs. Bob Boed Bruce Fauman game 3.
#153, aired 1985-04-10 Mike Day vs. Monte Wasch vs. Mimi Schmidt Mike Day game 2.
#67, aired 1984-12-11 Ric Moser vs. Dale Barnes vs. Hal Akerman Ric Moser game 3.
#66, aired 1984-12-10 Ric Moser vs. Brian Perachet vs. Linda Rogers Ric Moser game 2.
#65, aired 1984-12-07 Jay Mann vs. Amy Phillips vs. Ric Moser Ric Moser game 1.
#63, aired 1984-12-05 Daniel Elias vs. Denice Fractious vs. Warren Pistell
#12, aired 1984-09-25 Mary Bowers vs. Randy Haplan vs. Ed Osawa
#11, aired 1984-09-24 Eric Grove vs. Mary Bowers vs. Dan Fuller
#10, aired 1984-09-21 Lynn Strather vs. Eric Grove vs. Clare Delaman
#4, aired 1984-09-13 Nancy Teri vs. Larry Silverman vs. Denise Stewart Fourth episode.
#2, aired 1984-09-11 Greg Hopkins vs. Lynne Crawford vs. Paul Schaffer Second episode. Three-way tie at zero.
#1, aired 1984-09-10 Greg Hopkins vs. Lois Feinstein vs. Frank Selevan Premiere episode with Alex Trebek as host.

Season 1 games in which both Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Doubles were not uncovered

#70, aired 1984-12-14 Chris Hamilton vs. Melinda Brownfield vs. Bill Hand
#61, aired 1984-12-03 Leslie Stucke vs. Daniel Elias vs. Nicholas Vallas
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