Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 12

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st61/98(62.24%)37/69(53.62%)
2nd50/98(51.02%)31/69(44.93%)
3rd47/95(49.47%)27/68(39.71%)
All158/291(54.30%)95/206(46.12%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 36

Out of those 36 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 36 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 13 (36.11%)

Out of those 13 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 6 (46.15%)

Out of the 36 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 19 (52.78%)

Out of those 19 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 6 (31.58%)

Out of the 36 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 (16.67%)

Out of the 36 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 32 (44.44%)

Out of the 36 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: 5 (13.89%)

158 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 291 possible responses in the 98 archived games analyzed. This represents a 54.30% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 51 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 51 times (100.00%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 95 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 21
WWW = 15
RWW = 14
RWR = 12
RRW = 12
WRR = 8
WRW = 7
WWR = 6

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 3 games in which two players played Final:

RR = 2
WW = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 95 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 21
RRW = 19
WWW = 15
RWW = 15
RWR = 10
WWR = 7
WRW = 5
WRR = 3

The average winner's score amongst 98 archived games was $12,125.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 12

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$12,400Joe Gurski#2710, aired 1996-05-17FAMOUS NOVELS$12,400$2,200RY
2.$12,000Joe Carroll#2590, aired 1995-12-01U.S. AIRPORTS$12,400-$3,900W
3.$10,000Amanda Goad#2710, aired 1996-05-17FAMOUS NOVELS$10,200-$2,200R
4.$9,290Bill Cash#2728, aired 1996-06-12THE WINTER OLYMPICS$9,400-$200RY
5.$9,201Lee Karjala#2728, aired 1996-06-12THE WINTER OLYMPICS$9,600$200W
6.$9,100Mary Ann McIntyre#2729, aired 1996-06-13U.S. STATE NAMES$9,100-$200W
7.$9,000David Duchovny#2571, aired 1995-11-06BUSINESS & LITERATURE$9,900$4,200W
$9,000David Siegel#2585, aired 1995-11-24U.S. PRESIDENTS$10,100$2,189RY
9.$8,901Bill Cash#2729, aired 1996-06-13U.S. STATE NAMES$9,300$200W
10.$8,501Michael Daunt#2590, aired 1995-12-01U.S. AIRPORTS$16,300$3,900WY
11.$8,201Glenn Jessee#2619, aired 1996-01-11GEOGRAPHY$10,600$1,200W
12.$8,200Bob Hunt#2727, aired 1996-06-11ADVENTURERS$8,200-$600W
13.$8,001Beverly Spurs#2695, aired 1996-04-26EUROPEAN DRAMA$10,200$1,100RY
14.$8,000Barbara Walker#2621, aired 1996-01-15POLITICIANS$10,400$1,300RY
$8,000Derek Bridges#2710, aired 1996-05-17FAMOUS NOVELS$8,600-$3,800R
16.$7,901Mary Hirschfeld#2731, aired 1996-06-17ARTISTS$8,300$200RY
17.$7,900Ron Jin#2682, aired 1996-04-09THE CABINET$7,900-$7,900RY
$7,900Steve Hafner#2731, aired 1996-06-17ARTISTS$8,100-$200R
19.$7,887Ryan Holznagel#2585, aired 1995-11-24U.S. PRESIDENTS$7,911-$2,189R
20.$7,700Steffanie Brown#2646, aired 1996-02-19AMERICAN LITERATURE$7,700-$4,700R
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.