Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 36

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st60/97(61.86%)52/87(59.77%)
2nd39/97(40.21%)32/87(36.78%)
3rd36/95(37.89%)32/85(37.65%)
All135/289(46.71%)116/259(44.79%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 85

Out of those 85 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 85 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 39 (45.88%)

Out of those 39 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 8 (20.51%)

Out of the 85 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 25 (29.41%)

Out of those 25 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 8 (32.00%)

Out of the 85 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: 5 (5.88%)

Out of the 85 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 64 (37.65%)

Out of the 85 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: 16 (18.82%)

135 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 289 possible responses in the 97 archived games analyzed. This represents a 46.71% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 52 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 50 times (96.15%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 95 games in which all three players played Final:

RRW = 18
RWW = 17
WWW = 17
RWR = 15
RRR = 8
WRW = 7
WWR = 7
WRR = 6

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 2 games in which two players played Final:

RW = 2

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 95 games in which all three players played Final:

RWR = 25
WWW = 17
RWW = 14
RRW = 10
WWR = 10
RRR = 8
WRW = 7
WRR = 4

The average winner's score amongst 97 archived games was $23,459.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 36

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$20,199Colin Kennedy#8052, aired 2019-09-17NATIONAL ANTHEMS$20,300-$2,700W
2.$20,000Ed Condon#8073, aired 2019-10-16WORLD LEADERS$22,600$4,000RY
3.$19,000Elise Nussbaum#8101, aired 2019-11-25BUSINESS 2019$19,800-$1,600W
4.$18,600John Hancock#8073, aired 2019-10-16WORLD LEADERS$18,600-$4,000W
5.$18,201Beth Stewart#8101, aired 2019-11-25BUSINESS 2019$21,400$1,600RY
6.$17,700Jason Zuffranieri#8052, aired 2019-09-17NATIONAL ANTHEMS$23,000$2,700WY
7.$17,000Emma Boettcher#8095, aired 2019-11-15INTERNATIONAL DISPUTES$21,600$3,815RY
$17,000Jennifer Quail#8116, aired 2019-12-16TV THEME MUSIC$17,200-$1,800R
9.$16,399Anthony Giordano#8082, aired 2019-10-291950s CINEMA$16,400-$5,600R
10.$16,001Katie Needle#8134, aired 2020-01-09LAW ENFORCEMENT$20,000$2,000RY
11.$15,797Dave Bein#8083, aired 2019-10-30WORLD CAPITALS$15,800-$1,000W
12.$15,401Kirby Copelin#8116, aired 2019-12-16TV THEME MUSIC$19,000$1,800RY
13.$15,399Erin Barry#8072, aired 2019-10-1520th CENTURY AMERICAN WOMEN$15,400-$15,200W
14.$15,201Laurel Lathrop#8061, aired 2019-09-30SYMBOLIC OBJECTS$17,600$1,200RY
15.$15,000Marlan Badgett#8137, aired 2020-01-14WORLD GEOGRAPHY$15,000-$2,200R
16.$14,801Steve Moulds#8083, aired 2019-10-30WORLD CAPITALS$16,800$1,000RY
17.$14,001Jason Marsden#8061, aired 2019-09-30SYMBOLIC OBJECTS$16,400-$1,200R
18.$14,000Jason Zuffranieri#8050, aired 2019-09-13PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES$44,400$38,800RY
19.$13,500Jennifer Quail#8109, aired 2019-12-05HOLIDAY SONGS$16,100$2,300RY
20.$13,200Emma Boettcher#8094, aired 2019-11-14OLD TESTAMENT BOOKS$13,200-$24,212R
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