An attorney from New York City, New York...

Tad Carithers

First appearance:
April 2000. Total winnings were $60,000 plus a Corvette.
ToC 2001. Second place $15,000.

Records/Stats:
Five-time champion.

Do you have any favorite anecdotes associated with being on the show?
My favorite part of the Jeopardy! experience was being able to re-connect with people I've known over the years, but with whom I'd lost contact, who called or wrote following my appearances. I'm still in contact with many of them today, and I have the show to thank for that. I didn't do anything crazy with the money, just got out of debt. Some people at work call me "Ken" (as in Jennings). I think that's a bit of a stretch at this point. Can't get much work done lately with people stopping by to quiz me on random topics (including my boss). Anyway, the experience has been fantastic, and I am thrilled to return. I never thought that I would be back, so thank you again.

"He finished second in the 2001 Tournament of Champions. Today he practices law in New York City..."

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 winner: $41,300.
2001 Tournament of Champions 1st runner-up: $15,000.
Season 16 5-time champion: $60,400 + a 2000 Chevrolet Corvette coupe.

Tad appeared in the following 2 archived games:
#4767, aired 2005-05-03 Bob Verini vs. Tad Carithers vs. John Cuthbertson 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 2, game 15.
#4720, aired 2005-02-25 Tad Carithers vs. Leszek Pawlowicz vs. Al Lin 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 13.
Tad previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Tad Carithers in the following 4 archived games:
#3950, aired 2001-11-02 Tad Carithers vs. Brad Rutter vs. Rick Knutsen 2001 Tournament of Champions final game 2.
#3949, aired 2001-11-01 Tad Carithers vs. Brad Rutter vs. Rick Knutsen 2001 Tournament of Champions final game 1.
#3946, aired 2001-10-29 Babu Srinivasan vs. Ryan Moore vs. Tad Carithers 2001 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1. (Sarah: You'll be...
#3945, aired 2001-10-26 Tad Carithers vs. Lan Djang vs. Kevin Keach 2001 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.

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