Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 13

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st116/207(56.04%)85/162(52.47%)
2nd110/206(53.40%)86/162(53.09%)
3rd106/199(53.27%)85/158(53.80%)
All332/612(54.25%)256/482(53.11%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 142

Out of those 142 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left podium finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 1 (0.70%)

Out of those 142 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 76 (53.52%)

Out of those 76 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 50 (65.79%)

Out of the 142 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 79 (55.63%)

Out of those 79 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 50 (63.29%)

Out of the 141 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: 33 (23.40%)

Out of the 141 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 153 (54.26%)

Out of the 141 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: 23 (16.31%)

332 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 612 possible responses in the 207 archived games analyzed. This represents a 54.25% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 124 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 110 times (88.71%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 199 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 47
WWW = 29
RWR = 27
WRW = 26
RWW = 19
RRW = 19
WWR = 18
WRR = 14

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 7 games in which two players played Final:

RR = 4
WW = 3

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 1 game in which one player played Final:

W = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 199 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 47
WWW = 29
WRW = 28
WRR = 25
RWR = 24
RWW = 20
WWR = 15
RRW = 11

The average winner's score amongst 207 archived games was $10,889.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 13

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$11,999Michael Berman#2947, aired 1997-05-27MUSICIANS$12,000-$800W
2.$11,000Andy McKay#2791, aired 1996-10-21FAMOUS FAMILIES$11,600$1,000W
$11,000Shane Whitlock#2818, aired 1996-11-27RIVERS$11,500$400W
4.$10,498Justin Powell#2871, aired 1997-02-10THE SOLAR SYSTEM$10,500-$1,600RY
5.$10,000Mark McEwen#2926, aired 1997-04-28MOUNTAINS$11,700$5,200RY
$10,000Per Gunnar Hillesoy#2934, aired 1997-05-08ROYAL COUPLES$12,000-$3,100RY
7.$9,701Nancy Baron#2981, aired 1997-07-14WORLD CAPITALS$10,100$400W
8.$9,700Jeff Pilgreen#2981, aired 1997-07-14WORLD CAPITALS$9,700-$400W
9.$9,400Sam Waterston#2929, aired 1997-05-01QUOTATIONS ABOUT LAWYERS$9,400$3,300RY
10.$9,101Peter Braxton#2975, aired 1997-07-04COMPOSERS$10,500$700RY
11.$9,000Tanis O'Connor#2871, aired 1997-02-10THE SOLAR SYSTEM$12,100$1,600W
$9,000Alex Oleksij#2966, aired 1997-06-23U.S. PRESIDENTS$9,000-$700R
$9,000Ellen Kolb#2970, aired 1997-06-27RELIGIOUS LEADERS$9,000-$800R
$9,000Kim Worth#2970, aired 1997-06-27RELIGIOUS LEADERS$9,800$800RY
15.$8,999Kevin McDermott#2969, aired 1997-06-26POETS$10,800-$100W
16.$8,899Amanda Goad#2816, aired 1996-11-25NOTORIOUS$8,900-$300R
17.$8,800Jon Woodman#2838, aired 1996-12-25OSCAR NOMINEES$8,800$0RY
18.$8,700Kathy Robbins#2786, aired 1996-10-14NAMES IN THE NEWS$9,700$1,000RY
19.$8,699Michael Willoughby#2786, aired 1996-10-14NAMES IN THE NEWS$8,700-$1,000R
20.$8,601Bob Scarpone#2816, aired 1996-11-25NOTORIOUS$9,200$300RY
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