## Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 3

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st116/213(54.46%)104/183(56.83%)
2nd113/212(53.30%)92/182(50.55%)
3rd89/189(47.09%)74/162(45.68%)
All318/614(51.79%)270/527(51.23%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 154

Out of those 154 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left lectern finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 4 (2.60%)

Out of those 154 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right lectern gave the correct response: 67 (43.51%)

Out of those 67 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle lectern also gave the correct response: 42 (62.69%)

Out of the 154 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle lectern gave the correct response: 80 (51.95%)

Out of those 80 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right lectern also gave the correct response: 42 (52.50%)

Out of the 150 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: 26 (17.33%)

Out of the 150 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 143 (47.67%)

Out of the 150 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: 20 (13.33%)

318 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 614 possible responses in the 213 archived games analyzed. This represents a 51.79% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 127 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 100 times (78.74%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 189 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 36
RWW = 31
WWW = 28
WRW = 27
RWR = 22
WRR = 18
RRW = 14
WWR = 13

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 23 games in which two players played Final:

RR = 11
WR = 7
WW = 4
RW = 1

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 1 game in which one player played Final:

R = 1

Distribution of Final responses by lectern position out of the 189 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 36
RWW = 34
WWW = 28
RRW = 21
WRW = 20
WWR = 17
WRR = 17
RWR = 16

The average winner's score amongst 213 archived games was \$8,506.

## Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 3

1.\$8,800Doug Molitor#667, aired 1987-06-30ORGANIZATIONS\$8,800-\$300RY
2.\$8,600Leonard Kendall#628, aired 1987-05-06STATE SONGS\$8,700\$100W
3.\$8,500Neil Brockman#667, aired 1987-06-30ORGANIZATIONS\$9,100\$300W
4.\$7,750Phil Marino#628, aired 1987-05-06STATE SONGS\$8,600-\$100RY
5.\$7,500John Ryan#590, aired 1987-03-13MONARCHS\$7,800\$1,700RY
6.\$7,400Marty Gertsman#658, aired 1987-06-17TRANSPORTATION\$7,600\$200RY
7.\$7,397Bob Menaker#479, aired 1986-10-09MEDICINE\$7,400-\$5,900R
8.\$7,300Karen Muranaka#492, aired 1986-10-28NEWSPAPERS\$8,900\$800W
9.\$7,100Michael Donlon#546, aired 1987-01-12KINGS & QUEENS\$7,200\$200W
10.\$7,000Dan Schaffer#530, aired 1986-12-19BLACK AMERICA\$7,000-\$700W
\$7,000Ursula Ziegler-Sullivan#555, aired 1987-01-23THE CONTINENTS\$7,100-\$2,500RY
\$7,000Rex Schultz#560, aired 1987-01-30U.S. STATES\$7,300\$300W
\$7,000John Ryan#592, aired 1987-03-17FAMOUS MEN\$7,300\$2,700RY
\$7,000Jorge Miyares#605, aired 1987-04-03THE DOLLAR BILL\$7,600-\$200W
15.\$6,999Sharon Miyasato#546, aired 1987-01-12KINGS & QUEENS\$7,000-\$200RY
16.\$6,900Anne Hallerman#616, aired 1987-04-201978\$6,900-\$2,600R
17.\$6,801Eugene Finerman#649, aired 1987-06-04FAMOUS AMERICANS\$9,800\$1,500RY
18.\$6,700Paul Rouffa#508, aired 1986-11-19MAN IN SPACE\$7,300\$600RY
\$6,700Drew Browning#648, aired 1987-06-03WORLD STATISTICS\$6,700-\$200R
20.\$6,698Michael Todaro#500, aired 1986-11-07ASIA\$6,700-\$2,200W
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