Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 4

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st72/127(56.69%)62/107(57.94%)
2nd72/127(56.69%)58/107(54.21%)
3rd41/114(35.96%)33/96(34.38%)
All185/368(50.27%)153/310(49.35%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 62

Out of those 62 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 62 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 23 (37.10%)

Out of those 23 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 12 (52.17%)

Out of the 62 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 26 (41.94%)

Out of those 26 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 12 (46.15%)

Out of the 62 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: 8 (12.90%)

Out of the 62 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 49 (39.52%)

Out of the 62 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: 10 (16.13%)

185 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 368 possible responses in the 127 archived games analyzed. This represents a 50.27% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 70 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 58 times (82.86%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 114 games in which all three players played Final:

RRW = 21
RRR = 19
WRW = 19
WWW = 18
RWW = 15
RWR = 10
WRR = 9
WWR = 3

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

RW = 6
WW = 3
WR = 3
RR = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 114 games in which all three players played Final:

RWW = 21
RRR = 19
RRW = 18
WWW = 18
RWR = 15
WWR = 9
WRW = 7
WRR = 7

The average winner's score amongst 127 archived games was $10,728.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 4

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$10,600Bruce Seymour#773, aired 1988-01-06ASTRONOMY$10,700-$100W
2.$10,100Cheryl Stein#831, aired 1988-03-28TELEVISION HISTORY$10,100-$100W
3.$10,000Richard Miller#724, aired 1987-10-29100 YEARS AGO$12,600$4,100W
$10,000Kevin Frear#902, aired 1988-07-05CIVIL WAR$17,800$16,600RY
5.$9,800Bruce Naegeli#913, aired 1988-07-20THE 50 STATES$16,800$13,400RY
6.$9,400Lennie Edwards#787, aired 1988-01-2620TH CENTURY POLITICIANS$9,400-$1,000R
7.$9,201Rich Kenney#725, aired 1987-10-30THEATER$11,400$1,100RY
8.$9,000Stephen Lebowitz#887, aired 1988-06-14THE OLYMPICS$9,200-$500RY
9.$8,500Mark Holmes#724, aired 1987-10-29100 YEARS AGO$8,500-$4,100RY
$8,500Steve Kravitz#787, aired 1988-01-2620TH CENTURY POLITICIANS$10,400$1,000RY
11.$8,000Pat O'Connor#829, aired 1988-03-24EDUCATION$8,800-$800RY
12.$7,900Steve Morris#780, aired 1988-01-15PRESIDENTS$8,000-$2,400R
13.$7,602Sandra Gore#753, aired 1987-12-09THE 7 WONDERS$8,200$600RY
14.$7,600Russ Donnelly#753, aired 1987-12-09THE 7 WONDERS$7,600-$600R
15.$7,590Bruce Seymour#769, aired 1987-12-31ELECTIONS$7,600$200RY
16.$7,500Judith Seeger#716, aired 1987-10-19MYTHOLOGY$10,000-$1,200RY
17.$7,300Ron Trigueiro#821, aired 1988-03-14ANAGRAMS$7,300-$1,000RY
18.$7,000Karen Dauphin#761, aired 1987-12-21PRESIDENTIAL FIRSTS$10,000$1,600RY
$7,000Larry Frantz#829, aired 1988-03-24EDUCATION$9,600$800R
$7,000Stephen Lebowitz#886, aired 1988-06-13PRESIDENTS$8,900$1,700RY
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