Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 7

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st61/103(59.22%)37/63(58.73%)
2nd56/103(54.37%)31/63(49.21%)
3rd48/101(47.52%)27/61(44.26%)
All165/307(53.75%)95/187(50.80%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 29

Out of those 29 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left lectern finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 0 (0.00%)

Out of those 29 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right lectern gave the correct response: 12 (41.38%)

Out of those 12 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle lectern also gave the correct response: 7 (58.33%)

Out of the 29 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle lectern gave the correct response: 13 (44.83%)

Out of those 13 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right lectern also gave the correct response: 7 (53.85%)

Out of the 29 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 (13.79%)

Out of the 29 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 25 (43.10%)

Out of the 29 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: 8 (27.59%)

165 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 307 possible responses in the 103 archived games analyzed. This represents a 53.75% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 43 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 38 times (88.37%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 101 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 26
WWW = 22
RRW = 12
RWW = 11
RWR = 11
WRR = 10
WRW = 8
WWR = 1

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 2 games in which two players played Final:

WW = 1
RW = 1

Distribution of Final responses by lectern position out of the 101 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 26
WWW = 22
RRW = 12
RWR = 12
RWW = 10
WRR = 9
WWR = 5
WRW = 5

The average winner's score amongst 103 archived games was $11,125.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 7

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$10,600Franco Recchia#1558, aired 1991-05-15POP MUSIC$10,600-$800W
2.$10,000Lynne Wexler#1480, aired 1991-01-25MONARCHS$10,600$900RY
$10,000Mary Webster#1602, aired 1991-07-16HISTORIC NAMES$10,400$800RY
4.$9,900Scott Gillispie#1558, aired 1991-05-15POP MUSIC$11,400$800RY
5.$9,700Bob Olsen#1605, aired 1991-07-19POETS$9,700-$3,800RY
6.$9,600Harry Bork#1480, aired 1991-01-25MONARCHS$9,700-$900W
7.$9,101Rick Zimmerman#1379, aired 1990-09-06ORGANIZATIONS$9,300$100RY
8.$9,100Sue Caroza#1379, aired 1990-09-06ORGANIZATIONS$9,200-$100W
9.$9,000Bill Holzapfel#1530, aired 1991-04-05FILMS OF THE '40s$9,900$900W
10.$8,900Ken DeBusk#1563, aired 1991-05-22QUOTES$8,900$700RY
11.$8,800Dave Gibboni#1544, aired 1991-04-25PRESIDENTS$8,800-$800W
$8,800Eric Newman#1566, aired 1991-05-27LITERARY CHARACTERS$9,100$200W
13.$8,700Sara Cox#1408, aired 1990-10-17AUTOBIOGRAPHIES$8,700-$1,300RY
$8,700Sean Walsh#1489, aired 1991-02-07GEOGRAPHY$8,700-$200R
15.$8,600Mark Dixon#1561, aired 1991-05-20WORLD POLITICS$8,600-$2,900R
16.$8,501Leslie Frates#1489, aired 1991-02-07GEOGRAPHY$8,900$200RY
17.$8,100Mike Brecklin#1413, aired 1990-10-24SHAKESPEARE$8,100-$1,900W
18.$8,001Phyllis Marks#1544, aired 1991-04-25PRESIDENTS$9,600$800WY
19.$8,000Jerry Standlee#1466, aired 1991-01-07ISLANDS$14,500$11,600WY
20.$7,700Mary Webster#1599, aired 1991-07-11FAMOUS DANCERS$7,700-$3,300RY
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