Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 23

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st124/230(53.91%)95/185(51.35%)
2nd120/230(52.17%)93/185(50.27%)
3rd102/217(47.00%)80/175(45.71%)
All346/677(51.11%)268/545(49.17%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 178

Out of those 178 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left podium finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 5 (2.81%)

Out of those 178 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 83 (46.63%)

Out of those 83 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 51 (61.45%)

Out of the 178 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 89 (50.00%)

Out of those 89 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 51 (57.30%)

Out of the 173 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: 37 (21.39%)

Out of the 173 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 169 (48.84%)

Out of the 173 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: 41 (23.70%)

346 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 677 possible responses in the 230 archived games analyzed. This represents a 51.11% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 143 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 126 times (88.11%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 217 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 48
WWW = 45
RWW = 26
WRW = 22
RRW = 22
WRR = 20
RWR = 19
WWR = 15

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 13 games in which two players played Final:

RR = 6
RW = 3
WR = 2
WW = 2

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 217 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 48
WWW = 45
WRW = 23
RRW = 22
WWR = 21
RWR = 20
RWW = 19
WRR = 19

The average winner's score amongst 230 archived games was $20,921.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 23

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$20,200Brendan Pimper#5198, aired 2007-03-28LITERARY FIGURES$20,200-$400W
2.$19,801Doug Hicton#5198, aired 2007-03-28LITERARY FIGURES$20,600$400W
3.$19,000Brian Lamb#5262, aired 2007-06-26FILMS OF THE '60s$19,000-$3,400R
4.$18,600Brian Stokes Mitchell#5104, aired 2006-11-16HISTORIC OBJECTS$18,600-$1,600W
5.$18,400Jim McMurtry#5081, aired 2006-10-16FROM MOVIE TO MUSICAL$18,400-$2,000RY
6.$18,201Jennifer Gotcher#5186, aired 2007-03-12WORD ORIGINS$21,800$1,800RY
7.$18,000Bret Rosson#5081, aired 2006-10-16FROM MOVIE TO MUSICAL$20,400$2,000W
$18,000Rita Schwab-Parcel#5203, aired 2007-04-04HOLLYWOOD SCANDALS$19,000$1,400RY
9.$17,700Michael Driscoll#5142, aired 2007-01-09THE 50 STATES$18,800$600W
10.$17,200Ben Schenkel#5169, aired 2007-02-1519th CENTURY MEN$22,800$600RY
11.$17,193Stephen Fritz#5168, aired 2007-02-14ORGANIZATIONS$17,196-$4,704RY
12.$17,000William Lee#5215, aired 2007-04-20O CANADA$17,100-$1,700W
13.$16,601Meryl Federman#5285, aired 2007-07-27LANDMARKS$22,000$12,800RY
14.$16,400Eric Barela#5068, aired 2006-09-27FAMOUS PAINTERS$16,400-$500RY
15.$16,201Joe Leibrandt#5085, aired 2006-10-20LITERARY TITLE OBJECTS$19,400$1,600W
16.$16,200Aiden Pink#5282, aired 2007-07-24ANIMALS$16,200-$5,600W
17.$16,000Ken Davis#5068, aired 2006-09-27FAMOUS PAINTERS$16,900$500W
$16,000Sandy Yates#5215, aired 2007-04-20O CANADA$18,800$1,700W
19.$15,800Andrew Rostan#5231, aired 2007-05-141920s LITERATURE$15,800-$7,000RY
20.$15,601Cathy Lanctot#5262, aired 2007-06-26FILMS OF THE '60s$22,400$3,400RY
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