Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 8

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st39/63(61.90%)29/47(61.70%)
2nd33/63(52.38%)25/47(53.19%)
3rd30/63(47.62%)20/47(42.55%)
All102/189(53.97%)74/141(52.48%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 23

Out of those 23 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 23 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 8 (34.78%)

Out of those 8 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 5 (62.50%)

Out of the 23 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 10 (43.48%)

Out of those 10 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 5 (50.00%)

Out of the 23 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: 4 (17.39%)

Out of the 23 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 18 (39.13%)

Out of the 23 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: 6 (26.09%)

102 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 189 possible responses in the 63 archived games analyzed. This represents a 53.97% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 31 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 28 times (90.32%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 63 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 15
WWW = 12
RRW = 9
RWR = 8
RWW = 7
WRW = 5
WRR = 4
WWR = 3

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 63 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 15
WWW = 12
RRW = 10
RWR = 9
RWW = 7
WRW = 7
WRR = 2
WWR = 1

The average winner's score amongst 63 archived games was \$12,644.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 8

1.\$9,700Bernard Welt#1800, aired 1992-05-29VICE PRESIDENTS\$9,800-\$1,600R
2.\$9,100Jim Scott#1659, aired 1991-11-14U.S. PRESIDENTS\$10,900\$3,200RY
\$9,100Frank Epstein#1718, aired 1992-02-05FAMOUS WOMEN\$9,200-\$800RY
\$9,100Jerome Vered#1794, aired 1992-05-21AMERICAN STORIES\$24,900\$20,600RY
5.\$9,000Steve Robin#1660, aired 1991-11-15COLONIAL AMERICA\$11,200\$2,600WY
6.\$8,600Robert Slaven#1752, aired 1992-03-24OPERETTAS\$8,600\$0RY
7.\$8,400Scott Gillispie#1658, aired 1991-11-13AFRICAN AMERICANS\$8,400-\$2,900R
8.\$8,300Mark Weston#1675, aired 1991-12-06SONG STANDARDS\$8,300-\$1,300RY
\$8,300Stuart Wald#1800, aired 1992-05-29VICE PRESIDENTS\$11,400\$1,600RY
10.\$8,100Billy Baxter#1790, aired 1992-05-15AMERICAN HISTORY\$8,300-\$1,600RY
11.\$8,001Mark Born#1655, aired 1991-11-08ACTRESSES & THEIR ROLES\$8,600\$300RY
12.\$8,000Lou Pryor#1660, aired 1991-11-15COLONIAL AMERICA\$8,600-\$2,600W