Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – June 2, 2016

Today in Jeopardy! history: Ken Jennings’ first game. I recapped his first game from 2004 today.

Today’s contestants:

Ed Brown, a lighting designer from Pasadena, CA
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Ariel Watkins, a graduate student from Monterey, CA
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Kelly Bayles, a librarian from Tulsa, OK (1-day total: $16,900)
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Miss Buzzy Cohen? I interviewed him recently for #JeopardyLivePanel.

Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Kelly $20,600
Ed $10,200
Ariel $1,600

Final Jeopardy! category: 20TH CENTURY NOTABLES

Final Jeopardy! clue: Despite protests in 2009 some of his personal effects as seen here were sold at auction

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Click/Tap Here for Correct Response

Who is Mohandas Gandhi? (Incorrect responses, if any, will be in the comment section, as well as full stats.

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Ariel 1600 – 1400 = 200
Ed 10200 – 6999 = 3101
Kelly 20600 – 0 = 20600 (2-day total: $37,500)

This week’s Poll of the Week contains two cute dogs. Who wore the Jeopardy! hat better?

(contestant photo credit: jeopardy.com)

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1 Comment on "Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – June 2, 2016"

  1. Andy Saunders | June 2, 2016 at 4:58 pm |

    Incorrect responses to Final Jeopardy:
    Ariel: Osama Bin Laden
    Ed: (John Wayne) Gacy
    Kelly: (Ernest) Hemingway

    Stats:
    Kelly 20,200 Coryat, 27 correct, 2 incorrect, 47.37% in first on buzzer
    Ed 8,200 Coryat, 18 correct, 6 incorrect, 36.84% in first on buzzer
    Ariel 1,600 Coryat, 4 correct, 0 incorrect, 5.26% in first on buzzer

    Kelly Bayles, through 2 games:
    45 correct
    6 incorrect
    2/2 on Daily Doubles
    0/2 in Final Jeopardy
    39.64% in first on buzzer
    Average Coryat: $18,400

    Kelly Bayles, to win:
    3 games: 66.07%
    4: 43.66%
    5: 28.84%
    6: 19.06%
    7: 12.59%
    Avg. streak: 3.947 games. #Jeopardy

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