Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 9

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st37/65(56.92%)23/42(54.76%)
2nd43/65(66.15%)28/42(66.67%)
3rd29/64(45.31%)20/42(47.62%)
All109/194(56.19%)71/126(56.35%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 17

Out of those 17 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 17 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 11 (64.71%)

Out of those 11 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 9 (81.82%)

Out of the 17 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 13 (76.47%)

Out of those 13 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 9 (69.23%)

Out of the 17 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 (29.41%)

Out of the 17 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 24 (70.59%)

Out of the 17 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 (11.76%)

109 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 194 possible responses in the 65 archived games analyzed. This represents a 56.19% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 32 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 (87.50%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 64 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 16
RRW = 12
WWW = 11
WRR = 9
RWW = 7
WRW = 5
WWR = 3
RWR = 1

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 1 game in which two players played Final:

RR = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 64 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 16
WWW = 11
RRW = 9
WRR = 8
RWW = 7
WRW = 5
RWR = 5
WWR = 3

The average winner's score amongst 65 archived games was $11,615.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 9

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$9,800Mit Robertson#1960, aired 1993-02-26NOTABLE NAMES$9,800-$2,700W
2.$9,700Garry Weischedel#1836, aired 1992-09-07BUSINESS & INDUSTRY$10,000$200RY
3.$9,300Christine Quinones#2050, aired 1993-07-02LANGUAGES$9,300-$600R
4.$9,200Phil Somerset#2048, aired 1993-06-30AMERICAN MUSICALS$9,200-$1,100R
5.$9,199Jim Maher#2046, aired 1993-06-28GODS & GODDESSES$9,200$800W
6.$9,000Michael Schill#1945, aired 1993-02-05OPERA$9,200-$800W
$9,000David Ivanov#2055, aired 1993-07-09ACTRESSES & THEIR ROLES$9,100-$1,600R
8.$8,701Camille Calman#2050, aired 1993-07-02LANGUAGES$9,900$600RY
9.$8,501Ray Agran#2042, aired 1993-06-22THE 50 STATES$10,700$1,100RY
10.$8,500Robert Slaven#1887, aired 1992-11-17NEWSPAPERS$8,500-$4,700R
11.$8,401Renny Christopher#1945, aired 1993-02-05OPERA$10,000$800W
12.$8,400John van DeWeert#2015, aired 1993-05-14ANCIENT ROME$8,400-$200RY
13.$8,200Bruce Simmons#1889, aired 1992-11-19POETRY$8,200-$2,100W
$8,200Darryl Scott#1932, aired 1993-01-19POLITICAL LEADERS$8,201$1WY
$8,200Nancy Melucci#1932, aired 1993-01-19POLITICAL LEADERS$8,200-$1W
16.$8,101Mike Boyd#2048, aired 1993-06-30AMERICAN MUSICALS$10,300$1,100RY
17.$8,100Adam Green#2019, aired 1993-05-20HISTORIC NAMES$8,100-$1,700R
18.$8,000Jim Weinstein#1836, aired 1992-09-07BUSINESS & INDUSTRY$9,800-$200R
$8,000Jennifer Read#2052, aired 1993-07-06PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATIONS$8,400-$2,400R
$8,000Noel Higgins#2056, aired 1993-07-12PHILANTHROPY$9,000-$1,800RY
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