Quick Recap & Final Jeopardy – December 23, 2015

Why does Alex Trebek have a cane? What happened? Why is he staying at his podium? Answers here!

Alex, at the top of the show, said that Theresa was under a lot of pressure to defend her title. How do you feel at home when he says that?

Today’s contestants:

Chandreyi Ghosh, a housewife from Atlanta, GA
Joe Quackenbush, an attorney from Tampa, FL
Theresa Tejada, a project coordinator from Allen Park, MI (1-day total, $21,599)

Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Chandreyi $25,200
Joe $17,200
Theresa $5,600

Final Jeopardy! category: BABY GIRLS’ NAMES

Final Jeopardy! clue: In 2014 it was No. 1 in Sweden and, thanks to an animated movie, in the top 300 for U.S. baby girls for the first time in decades

Click/Tap Here for Correct Response

What is Elsa?



Theresa 5600 + 5600 = 11200
Joe 17200 – 10000 = 7200 (Astrid)
Chandreyi 25200 + 9201 = 34401

(contestant photo credit: jeopardy.com)

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7 Comments on "Quick Recap & Final Jeopardy – December 23, 2015"

  1. i was watching the show last night and a black lady was the champion the day before but she was going first in double Jeopardy. All of a sudden she is no longer on the show in double jeopardy. What happened to her?

    • At least one local TV station played part of the wrong episode between the first interview and Double Jeopardy.

  2. I watched the episodes with Chandreyi Ghosh and noticed that she appears to have an enlarged thyroid, otherwise known as a goiter. I understand this can be a common problem, but as I work in a medical clinic, I am just curious if she had been evaluated for the enlargement. I hope all is well, and she did amazing in the rounds in which she participated!

  3. Claudia, the music teacher, the winner from a few days ago, had to go take a job.(?)
    Alex said they were going to bring her back next week or something .

    • Isn’t Claudia the lady their bringing back because of the way the Final Jeopardy question was worded? They asked about the astronauts on the first moon landing crew. One of them had the same last name as the first female pilot of a space shuttle (Collins). She got it wrong by saying “Aldrin”. They’re letting her come back because the question made it sounds like it was one of the astronauts who landed on the moon. The lady who won got it wrong but only bet enough so she still won, the guy got it right but didn’t bet enough, and Claudia got it wrong and lost. Alex said it was their mistake. She must have complained to the producers. I don’t blame her.

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