A political science professor originally from Chicopee, Massachusetts...
2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
1994 Tournament of Champions quarterfinalist: $1,000.
Season 10/11 5-time champion: $57,950 + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary computer game or Jeopardy! '92 home game..
Tom won 4 games ($45,690), losing his 5th, in games aired 1994-01-31 to 1994-02-04. 8 months later, he returned to the show on 1994-10-10 (because of a "clue discrepancy") whereupon he won an additional $11,990 to become a 5-time champion, just in time for the 1994 Tournament of Champions, which aired the following month. Another champion would not be invited back to play more regular play games after having lost one until Anthony Trifilio in Season 19.
Not to be confused with Season 14 player Tom Nichols, who appeared in show #3000, aired 1997-09-19.
|Tom appeared in the following archived game:|
#2346, aired 1994-11-14
Jean Grewe vs. Tom Nichols vs. Matt Morris
1994 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.
|Tom previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Tom Nichols in the following 2 archived games:|
|Tom would later appear on Jeopardy! as Tom Nichols in the following archived game:|
#4739, aired 2005-03-24
Tom Nichols vs. Eugene Finerman vs. Chacko George
2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 32.
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. The Jeopardy!
game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv