Quick Recap – November 11, 2015

Here’s the recap from the third of five quarterfinals – the first I’ve been able to watch “live”! If you watched our #JeopardyLivePanel ToC Preview episode on Sunday, you heard it slip out that this episode took NINETY MINUTES to tape!

Also, Kaya Chua (contestant from last season and multiple #JeopardyLivePanel panellist) was in the audience for the semifinals and finals, and has agreed to provide some audience-person thoughts next week for our coverage! I’m really looking forward to the insight!

Today’s contestants:
Matt Jackson
John Schultz
Jennifer Giles

I can’t believe these scores in the tournament so far! The players have certainly been up to the task! Also, any category where your possible response lines are “Emerson, Lake, and Palmer” and “Tinker, Evers, and Chance” are A-OK in my book!

I’ve seen a few comments as well that tonight’s game was too easy. What do you think? Leave a comment!

Also, some insight as to why the game took 90 minutes to tape:

Scores going into Final Jeopardy!:
Matt $24,900
John $17,800
Jennifer $10,400

Final Jeopardy! category: ABBREVIATIONS

Final Jeopardy! clue: Its meaning as an individual product dates to 1977; its meaning as conforming to orthodox opinion dates to 1986

Jennifer 10400 – 6600 = 3800
John 17800 – 2800 = 15000
Matt 24900 – 2 = 24898

Wild card standings:
M: Catherine Hardee
T: Brennan Bushee
W: Matt Jackson
1. Vaughn Winchell $16,599
2. John Schultz $15,000
3. Dan Feitel $14,000
4. Kristin Sausville $12,800

5. Greg Seroka $11,500
6. Jennifer Giles $3,800

(contestant photo credit: jeopardy.com)

One year ago: The Directionally Challenged Ben Ingram
Two years ago: The All-Important Fourth Game
Three years ago: The Elements of Silas
Four years ago: Tweeting Tom
Five years ago: Untitled

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