Jeopardy Encore Presentation Recap – August 12, 2016


This is the second game of a two-day final!

This game originally aired on November 20, 2015.

Today’s contestants:

Kerry Greene, a volunteer CASA guardian ad litem from Manchester, NH (yesterday’s total: $3,400)
Alex Jacob, a currency trader from Chicago, IL (yesterday’s total: $29,600)
Matt Jackson, a paralegal from Washington, DC (yesterday’s total: $3,000)

Kaya Chua was in the audience for the semifinals and finals; she provided her thoughts back in November to The Jeopardy! Fan.

Well, this one was decided on the 8th clue of Double Jeopardy; Matt did what he had to, sending $10,000 at a Daily Double. Unfortunately, he missed, and found himself playing for second — which he barely eked out from Kerry (by the margin of a single clue).

Final Jeopardy! category: PHILOSOPHERS

Final Jeopardy! clue: His last name means a type of burial place & in 1855 that’s where he went

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Who is Søren Kierkegaard?



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Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Alex $18,700
Matt $7,200
Kerry $3,200

Final Results:
Kerry $3,200 + $1,500 = $4,700
Matt $7,200 – $0 = $7,200 (Who is . . .?)
Alex $18,700 – $0 = $18,700 (Who is Thanks to everyone who works on the world’s greatest game show!!)

Final Tournament Results:
Kerry $3,400 + $4,700 = $8,100
Matt $3,000 + $7,200 = $10,200
Alex $29,600 + $18,700 = $48,300

Daily Double locations:
1) HOW MANY MILES? $800 (13th pick)
Alex 2800 +2800 (Matt 3200 Kerry 1800)

2) HOW THE EAST WAS WON $1200 (5th pick)
Alex 11800 +100 (Matt 8400 Kerry 3200)
3) THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH $1600 (8th pick)
Matt 10000 -10000 (Alex 11900 Kerry 3200)

Game Stats:
Alex 17,800 Coryat, 23 correct, 0 incorrect, 36.84% in first on buzzer
Matt 17,200 Coryat, 21 correct, 3 incorrect, 40.35% in first on buzzer
Kerry 3,200 Coryat, 9 correct, 2 incorrect, 17.54% in first on buzzer

Alex Jacob’s stats to date:
287 correct
34 incorrect
14/16 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 76,100)
2/11 in Final Jeopardy
45.74% in first on buzzer (279/610)
Average Coryat: $20,091

Matt Jackson’s stats to date:
488 correct
28 incorrect
32/35 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 126,395)
9/18 in Final Jeopardy
44.30% in first on buzzer (443/1000)
Average Coryat: $23,078

Kerry Greene’s stats to date:
192 correct
23 incorrect
5/6 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 10,500)
9/11 in Final Jeopardy
28.99% in first on buzzer (180/621)
Average Coryat: $12,255

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5 Comments on "Jeopardy Encore Presentation Recap – August 12, 2016"

  1. We love the show and could not get it tonite on our tv due to the foot ball game…glad you had it here with all the stats…thanks…Its such a great game along with Wheel of Fortune…great entertainment for seniors after the nightly news… Thanks Again

  2. ElAine Farrell | August 13, 2016 at 7:09 pm | Reply

    I was so disappointed that a football game stole Jeopardy’s spot on Friday August 12th! I was all ready to watch the 2nd day of the tournament. Glad to see that Matt won by a landslide.

  3. Was unable to see a recap of the Friday game unless I join AMazon something or other. Not into that, but at least I found our HERE who won. Wish I hadn’t missed the final.

    • Sounds like your local broadcast was pre-empted. You should express your displeasure with your local television station that airs Jeopardy. The more they hear from viewers, the less likely they may be to pre-empt the show in the future.

      I have no idea what this “Amazon” thing is but it sounds like you may have been hunting down some sort of less-than-legal web stream. Those do bad things to your computer. I wouldn’t even bother trying to hunt for them.

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