Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 36

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st107/190(56.32%)89/160(55.63%)
2nd81/190(42.63%)64/160(40.00%)
3rd79/182(43.41%)63/153(41.18%)
All267/562(47.51%)216/473(45.67%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 154

Out of those 154 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left podium finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 1 (0.65%)

Out of those 154 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 75 (48.70%)

Out of those 75 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 22 (29.33%)

Out of the 154 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 52 (33.77%)

Out of those 52 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 22 (42.31%)

Out of the 153 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: 9 (5.88%)

Out of the 153 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 125 (40.85%)

Out of the 153 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: 29 (18.95%)

267 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 562 possible responses in the 190 archived games analyzed. This represents a 47.51% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 109 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 102 times (93.58%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 182 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 34
RRW = 30
RWR = 28
RWW = 26
WRR = 18
RRR = 17
WWR = 16
WRW = 13

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 8 games in which two players played Final:

RW = 5
WR = 2
RR = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 182 games in which all three players played Final:

RWR = 40
WWW = 34
RWW = 22
RRW = 21
WWR = 20
RRR = 17
WRR = 15
WRW = 13

The average winner's score amongst 190 archived games was $21,990.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 36

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$23,400Sam Leon#8163, aired 2020-02-19INTERNATIONAL SPORTS$23,400-$6,800R
2.$20,199Colin Kennedy#8052, aired 2019-09-17NATIONAL ANTHEMS$20,300-$2,700W
3.$20,000Ed Condon#8073, aired 2019-10-16WORLD LEADERS$22,600$4,000RY
4.$19,000Elise Nussbaum#8101, aired 2019-11-25BUSINESS 2019$19,800-$1,600W
5.$18,600John Hancock#8073, aired 2019-10-16WORLD LEADERS$18,600-$4,000W
6.$18,201Beth Stewart#8101, aired 2019-11-25BUSINESS 2019$21,400$1,600RY
7.$17,700Jason Zuffranieri#8052, aired 2019-09-17NATIONAL ANTHEMS$23,000$2,700WY
8.$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
$17,000Sarah Jett Rayburn#8213, aired 2020-04-2919th CENTURY NOVELS$17,400$1,000RY
11.$16,601MacKenzie Jones#8163, aired 2020-02-19INTERNATIONAL SPORTS$30,200$6,800RY
12.$16,400Kimberly Flynn#8186, aired 2020-03-231970s SITCOMS$16,400-$1,400RY
$16,400Tyler Combs#8201, aired 2020-04-13RELIGIOUS WORDS$16,400-$4,200RY
14.$16,399Anthony Giordano#8082, aired 2019-10-291950s CINEMA$16,400-$5,600R
15.$16,001Katie Needle#8134, aired 2020-01-09LAW ENFORCEMENT$20,000$2,000RY
16.$15,800MacKenzie Jones#8166, aired 2020-02-24MUSIC STARS$15,800-$600RY
17.$15,797Dave Bein#8083, aired 2019-10-30WORLD CAPITALS$15,800-$1,000W
18.$15,401Kirby Copelin#8116, aired 2019-12-16TV THEME MUSIC$19,000$1,800RY
$15,401Josh Gruenberg#8159, aired 2020-02-13INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE$17,200$900W
20.$15,399Erin Barry#8072, aired 2019-10-1520th CENTURY AMERICAN WOMEN$15,400-$15,200W
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