Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 22

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st108/230(46.96%)85/195(43.59%)
2nd102/230(44.35%)84/195(43.08%)
3rd98/214(45.79%)82/183(44.81%)
All308/674(45.70%)251/573(43.80%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 185

Out of those 185 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left podium finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 3 (1.62%)

Out of those 185 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 72 (38.92%)

Out of those 72 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 46 (63.89%)

Out of the 185 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 85 (45.95%)

Out of those 85 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 46 (54.12%)

Out of the 182 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: 27 (14.84%)

Out of the 182 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 156 (42.86%)

Out of the 182 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: 45 (24.73%)

308 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 674 possible responses in the 230 archived games analyzed. This represents a 45.70% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 136 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 117 times (86.03%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 214 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 50
RRR = 33
RWR = 24
WWR = 23
WRW = 23
RRW = 22
RWW = 21
WRR = 18

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 16 games in which two players played Final:

WW = 7
RR = 5
RW = 3
WR = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 214 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 50
RRR = 33
RWW = 29
RRW = 25
WRR = 24
WRW = 23
RWR = 15
WWR = 15

The average winner's score amongst 230 archived games was $17,929.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 22

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$21,801Willy Jay#4826, aired 2005-09-12BROADWAY MUSICALS$24,600$1,400W
2.$17,200Doug O'Brien#5024, aired 2006-06-15THE OSCARS$17,700$300W
3.$17,000Bruce Brown#4952, aired 2006-03-07GEOGRAPHIC NICKNAMES$17,789$789W
4.$16,200Van Tarpley#4976, aired 2006-04-10MEMORIALS$16,200-$1,000R
5.$15,801Bruce Lin#5046, aired 2006-07-17VARIETY HEADLINES$16,000$100RY
6.$15,799Scott Ahearn#5046, aired 2006-07-17VARIETY HEADLINES$15,900-$100R
7.$15,300William Lee#4976, aired 2006-04-10MEMORIALS$17,200$1,000RY
8.$15,199Amanda Walker#4871, aired 2005-11-14AMERICAN DESIGN$15,200-$5,400R
9.$15,000Maria Wenglinsky#4862, aired 2005-11-01THE OLD WEST$31,600$24,000RY
$15,000Jeff Knorr#5035, aired 2006-06-30CHILDREN'S AUTHORS$18,600-$10,600R
11.$14,600Kevin Marshall#4914, aired 2006-01-12CLASSIC MOVIE CHARACTERS$14,600-$8,400RY
12.$14,401Mike Leger#4833, aired 2005-09-21NOVELISTS$16,400$1,000RY
13.$14,200Jeff Cuffee#4876, aired 2005-11-21NAME THE POEM$14,200-$400W
14.$14,100Joey Bland#4861, aired 2005-10-3120th CENTURY REPUBLICANS$14,100-$3,900W
15.$14,001Tim Logue#4946, aired 2006-02-27AMERICAN WOMEN$14,400$200W
16.$14,000Vik Vaz#4882, aired 2005-11-29SPORTS HISTORY$14,000$0RY
17.$13,801Bonnie Clair#4946, aired 2006-02-27AMERICAN WOMEN$14,200-$200W
18.$13,601Candy Murphy#4926, aired 2006-01-30WORLD MONEY 2005$16,000$1,200W
19.$13,400Bob Collins#4995, aired 2006-05-05U.S. PRESIDENTS$13,400-$2,400R
$13,400Vik Vaz#5004, aired 2006-05-18LEGAL TERMS$17,400$2,000RY
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