Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 12

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st66/103(64.08%)42/74(56.76%)
2nd52/103(50.49%)33/74(44.59%)
3rd50/100(50.00%)30/73(41.10%)
All168/306(54.90%)105/221(47.51%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 39

Out of those 39 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left podium finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 0 (0.00%)

Out of those 39 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 14 (35.90%)

Out of those 14 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 7 (50.00%)

Out of the 39 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 20 (51.28%)

Out of those 20 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 7 (35.00%)

Out of the 39 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of games in which all three players gave the correct response: 7 (17.95%)

Out of the 39 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 34 (43.59%)

Out of the 39 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of games in which none of the three players gave the correct response: 6 (15.38%)

168 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 306 possible responses in the 103 archived games analyzed. This represents a 54.90% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 54 regular play games in which the leader going into Final Jeopardy! did not have a lock and was not tied with another player, he or she wagered to cover the second-place player 54 times (100.00%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 100 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 23
RWW = 16
WWW = 15
RWR = 13
RRW = 12
WRR = 8
WRW = 7
WWR = 6

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 3 games in which two players played Final:

RR = 2
WW = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 100 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 23
RRW = 20
RWW = 17
WWW = 15
RWR = 10
WWR = 7
WRW = 5
WRR = 3

The average winner's score amongst 103 archived games was \$12,161.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 12

1.\$12,400Joe Gurski#2710, aired 1996-05-17FAMOUS NOVELS\$12,400\$2,200RY
2.\$12,000Joe Carroll#2590, aired 1995-12-01U.S. AIRPORTS\$12,400-\$3,900W
4.\$9,290Bill Cash#2728, aired 1996-06-12THE WINTER OLYMPICS\$9,400-\$200RY
5.\$9,201Lee Karjala#2728, aired 1996-06-12THE WINTER OLYMPICS\$9,600\$200W
6.\$9,100Mary Ann McIntyre#2729, aired 1996-06-13U.S. STATE NAMES\$9,100-\$200W
7.\$9,000David Duchovny#2571, aired 1995-11-06BUSINESS & LITERATURE\$9,900\$4,200W
\$9,000David Siegel#2585, aired 1995-11-24U.S. PRESIDENTS\$10,100\$2,189RY
9.\$8,901Bill Cash#2729, aired 1996-06-13U.S. STATE NAMES\$9,300\$200W
10.\$8,600Bob Hunt#2726, aired 1996-06-10FAMOUS WOMEN\$9,500\$500RY
11.\$8,501Michael Daunt#2590, aired 1995-12-01U.S. AIRPORTS\$16,300\$3,900WY
12.\$8,201Glenn Jessee#2619, aired 1996-01-11GEOGRAPHY\$10,600\$1,200W