## Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 1

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st90/163(55.21%)90/163(55.21%)
2nd78/158(49.37%)78/158(49.37%)
3rd48/106(45.28%)48/106(45.28%)
All216/427(50.59%)216/427(50.59%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 98

Out of those 98 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left lectern finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 5 (5.10%)

Out of those 98 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right lectern gave the correct response: 40 (40.82%)

Out of those 40 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle lectern also gave the correct response: 23 (57.50%)

Out of the 98 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle lectern gave the correct response: 45 (45.92%)

Out of those 45 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right lectern also gave the correct response: 23 (51.11%)

Out of the 92 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: 16 (17.39%)

Out of the 92 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 78 (42.39%)

Out of the 92 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: 27 (29.35%)

216 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 427 possible responses in the 163 archived games analyzed. This represents a 50.59% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 85 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 68 times (80.00%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 106 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 28
RRR = 21
RRW = 15
RWR = 12
WWR = 9
RWW = 8
WRW = 7
WRR = 6

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 52 games in which two players played Final:

RR = 19
WW = 12
RW = 11
WR = 10

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 5 games in which one player played Final:

R = 4
W = 1

Distribution of Final responses by lectern position out of the 106 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 28
RRR = 21
RRW = 14
RWR = 14
RWW = 11
WRW = 9
WRR = 5
WWR = 4

The average winner's score amongst 163 archived games was \$7,681.

## Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 1

1.\$10,000Lynn Strother#9, aired 1984-09-20SCIENCE\$10,900\$1,200WY
\$10,000Elise Beraru#17, aired 1984-10-02TRAVEL & TOURISM\$15,500\$14,100WY
\$10,000Elise Beraru#18, aired 1984-10-03U.S. PRESIDENTS\$13,800\$13,000RY
4.\$9,650Richard Willing#9, aired 1984-09-20SCIENCE\$9,700-\$1,200W
5.\$9,500Greg Hopkins#2, aired 1984-09-11THE CALENDAR\$9,500\$4,500W
\$9,500Ed Osawa#12, aired 1984-09-25RIVERS\$9,500-\$100RY
7.\$8,900Ed Osawa#13, aired 1984-09-26THE SOLAR SYSTEM\$8,900-\$1,600RY
8.\$8,500Jeff Anderson#129, aired 1985-03-07COLORS\$9,000\$300W
9.\$8,300Jim Burland#93, aired 1985-01-16DANCE\$8,400-\$1,600RY
10.\$8,000Toni Bond#25, aired 1984-10-12FICTIONAL CHARACTERS\$8,200\$500RY
\$8,000Bruce Hennie#129, aired 1985-03-07COLORS\$8,700-\$300WY
12.\$7,695Paul Croshier#25, aired 1984-10-12FICTIONAL CHARACTERS\$7,700-\$500R
13.\$7,500Ben Camack#13, aired 1984-09-26THE SOLAR SYSTEM\$10,500\$1,600W
14.\$7,000Denise Stewart#4, aired 1984-09-13AMERICAN GOVERNMENT\$7,200-\$2,800W
\$7,000Larry Silverman#4, aired 1984-09-13AMERICAN GOVERNMENT\$10,000\$2,800WY
\$7,000Alice Strauss#58, aired 1984-11-28TRAVEL & TOURISM\$7,100\$550W
17.\$6,795Ed Osawa#14, aired 1984-09-27BUSINESS & INDUSTRY\$6,800-\$1,900W
18.\$6,600Elise Beraru#20, aired 1984-10-05WORLD GEOGRAPHY\$9,600\$8,700WY
19.\$6,500David Berson#42, aired 1984-11-06RIVERS\$6,700\$300W
\$6,500Mark Loundy#58, aired 1984-11-28TRAVEL & TOURISM\$6,550-\$550RY
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