Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 9

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st50/88(56.82%)28/51(54.90%)
2nd57/88(64.77%)36/51(70.59%)
3rd43/87(49.43%)27/51(52.94%)
All150/263(57.03%)91/153(59.48%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 22

Out of those 22 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 22 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 14 (63.64%)

Out of those 14 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 10 (71.43%)

Out of the 22 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 14 (63.64%)

Out of those 14 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 10 (71.43%)

Out of the 22 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: 6 (27.27%)

Out of the 22 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 28 (63.64%)

Out of the 22 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: 3 (13.64%)

150 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 263 possible responses in the 88 archived games analyzed. This represents a 57.03% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 38 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 32 times (84.21%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 87 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 24
WWW = 14
RRW = 14
WRR = 11
RWW = 9
WRW = 7
WWR = 6
RWR = 2

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 87 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 24
WWW = 14
RRW = 11
RWW = 10
WRR = 9
RWR = 7
WWR = 6
WRW = 6

The average winner's score amongst 88 archived games was $11,816.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 9

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$13,000Phoebe Juel#2013, aired 1993-05-12NAMES IN THE NEWS$13,000$1,600RY
2.$11,400Nelson Brooks#2013, aired 1993-05-12NAMES IN THE NEWS$11,400-$1,600R
3.$9,800Mit Robertson#1960, aired 1993-02-26NOTABLE NAMES$9,800-$2,700W
4.$9,700Garry Weischedel#1836, aired 1992-09-07BUSINESS & INDUSTRY$10,000$200RY
5.$9,300Christine Quinones#2050, aired 1993-07-02LANGUAGES$9,300-$600R
6.$9,200Phil Somerset#2048, aired 1993-06-30AMERICAN MUSICALS$9,200-$1,100R
7.$9,199Jim Maher#2046, aired 1993-06-28GODS & GODDESSES$9,200$800W
8.$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
10.$8,701Camille Calman#2050, aired 1993-07-02LANGUAGES$9,900$600RY
11.$8,501Ray Agran#2042, aired 1993-06-22THE 50 STATES$10,700$1,100RY
12.$8,500Robert Slaven#1887, aired 1992-11-17NEWSPAPERS$8,500-$4,700R
13.$8,401Renny Christopher#1945, aired 1993-02-05OPERA$10,000$800W
14.$8,400John van DeWeert#2015, aired 1993-05-14ANCIENT ROME$8,400-$200RY
15.$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
18.$8,101Mike Boyd#2048, aired 1993-06-30AMERICAN MUSICALS$10,300$1,100RY
19.$8,100Adam Green#2019, aired 1993-05-20HISTORIC NAMES$8,100-$1,700R
20.$8,000Jim Weinstein#1836, aired 1992-09-07BUSINESS & INDUSTRY$9,800-$200R
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