Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 3

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st40/76(52.63%)36/63(57.14%)
2nd40/75(53.33%)34/62(54.84%)
3rd30/66(45.45%)26/54(48.15%)
All110/217(50.69%)96/179(53.63%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 25

Out of those 25 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 25 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 14 (56.00%)

Out of those 14 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 10 (71.43%)

Out of the 25 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 14 (56.00%)

Out of those 14 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 10 (71.43%)

Out of the 25 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: 6 (24.00%)

Out of the 25 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 28 (56.00%)

Out of the 25 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: 2 (8.00%)

110 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 217 possible responses in the 76 archived games analyzed. This represents a 50.69% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 41 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 35 times (85.37%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 66 games in which all three players played Final:

RWW = 13
RRR = 12
WWW = 11
WRW = 9
WRR = 7
RWR = 6
WWR = 5
RRW = 3

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 9 games in which two players played Final:

RR = 5
WR = 4

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

R = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 66 games in which all three players played Final:

RWW = 14
RRR = 12
WWW = 11
WRW = 8
WRR = 6
RWR = 5
WWR = 5
RRW = 5

The average winner's score amongst 76 archived games was $8,863.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 3

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$8,800Doug Molitor#667, aired 1987-06-30ORGANIZATIONS$8,800-$300RY
2.$8,500Neil Brockman#667, aired 1987-06-30ORGANIZATIONS$9,100$300W
3.$7,500John Ryan#590, aired 1987-03-13MONARCHS$7,800$1,700RY
4.$7,000Rex Schultz#560, aired 1987-01-30U.S. STATES$7,300$300W
$7,000John Ryan#592, aired 1987-03-17FAMOUS MEN$7,300$2,700RY
6.$6,700Paul Rouffa#508, aired 1986-11-19MAN IN SPACE$7,300$600RY
7.$6,599Steve Cowie#480, aired 1986-10-10THE CIVIL WAR$6,600-$4,601W
8.$6,500John Ryan#591, aired 1987-03-16WORLD POLITICS$6,900$2,500RY
9.$6,300John Ryan#593, aired 1987-03-18U.S. CITIES$6,700$1,400RY
10.$6,000Nancy Neff#560, aired 1987-01-30U.S. STATES$7,000-$300RY
11.$5,900Paul Schindler Jr.#482, aired 1986-10-14BUSINESS & INDUSTRY$5,900-$2,800W
12.$5,700Meg Shreve#655, aired 1987-06-12MOVIE CLASSICS$5,700-$3,000RY
$5,700Lennie Magida#678, aired 1987-07-15MYTHS & LEGENDS$5,700-$3,100W
14.$5,600Irene Grzywacz#640, aired 1987-05-22PRESIDENTS$5,600-$1,000W
$5,600Al Lewis#661, aired 1987-06-22RELIGION$5,600-$5,400W
16.$5,500Sherman Allen#496, aired 1986-11-03VICE PRESIDENTS$5,700$200RY
17.$5,400Beryl Arbit#508, aired 1986-11-19MAN IN SPACE$6,700-$600R
18.$5,300Wade Ballard#460, aired 1986-09-12THE CALENDAR$5,300-$2,100W
19.$5,200Fern Cogar#460, aired 1986-09-12THE CALENDAR$5,300-$2,100W
$5,200Scott Myers#618, aired 1987-04-22THE OSCARS$5,200-$600W
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