Quick Recap & Final Jeopardy – December 31, 2015

Why does Alex Trebek have a cane? Why does Alex Trebek not move around? Check this out for the answers!

Not sure why Ashley’s back today after being on the show on Tuesday? Check out the recap to Tuesday’s game here!

Today’s contestants:

Ashley Wilson, an organization development consultant from Alexandria, VA
Sandro Marchegiani, a college instructor from Windber, PA
Johnny Saunders, a retired convenience store manager from Dallas, TX (1-day total: $13,000)

Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Ashley $20,600
Sandro $10,800
Johnny $9,600

Final Jeopardy! category: AFRICAN ANIMALS

Final Jeopardy! clue: This antelope has 2 names, one from Afrikaans describing its looks and one imitating its sound; one is all we need

Click/Tap Here for Correct Response

What is the gnu/wildebeest?



Johnny 9600 – 9600 = 0 (no response)
Sandro 10800 – 9801 = 999 (What is kudu?)
Ashley 20600 + 1001 = 21601

Ashley went for the shorter of the two answers; she’ll be back to defend tomorrow! Johnny looked so sad when his response was revealed.

And Ashley will get the rare opportunity to play at all three podiums in 1 week! (with no more ties, this will be one of the last times this ever happens!)

(contestant photo credit: jeopardy.com)

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1 Comment on "Quick Recap & Final Jeopardy – December 31, 2015"

  1. If you are referring to what the contestants are standing on, than podium would be correct but I think you are intending to say that Ashley will be playing at all three lecterns in one week.

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