Jeopardy Encore Presentation Recap – August 24, 2016

Quarterfinal #3 of the Teachers Tournament!

This episode originally aired on May 4, 2016.

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Today’s contestants:

Ian Miller, a high school history, government, and economics teacher from Woodland Hills, CA
Hannah Krug, a high school math and physics teacher from Laurel, MD
Jill Gilbert, a middle school English teacher from Des Moines, IA

Final Jeopardy! category: THE SOLAR SYSTEM

Final Jeopardy! clue: Its surface features include ones named for Margaret Mead, Josephine Baker & Cleopatra

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What is Venus?



Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Jill $14,800
Ian $6,400
Hannah $6,200

Final results:
Hannah $6,200 – $6,199 = $1 (What is Mars?)
Ian $6,400 – $6,400 = $0 (What is Pluto?)
Jill $14,800 – $0 = $14,800 (What is Ganymede?)

Wild card standings:
Monday: Chris Tempro ($18,401)
Tuesday: Jason Sterlacci ($19,000)
Wednesday: Jill Gilbert ($14,800)

1) Lauren Gilmore $11,000 ($9,200; $4,400)
2) Nicole Throckmorton $5,000 ($10,000; $6,000)
3) Dianne Lee $100 ($2,600, $200)
4) Hannah Krug $1 ($6,200; $1,400)
5) Greg Greenzweig $0 ($6,400, $1,600)
6) Ian Miller $0 ($6,400, $0)

Daily Double locations:
1) IN THE D.C. AREA $600 (8th pick)
Hannah 1600 -1600 (Jill 1800 Ian 200)

2) U.S. GEOGRAPHY $800 (2nd pick)
Ian 400 +2000 (Jill 6600 Hannah 1400)
3) ROMAN AROUND $1600 (22nd pick)
Jill 9400 +1400 (Ian 6400 Hannah 4600)

Game stats:
Jill 15,000 Coryat, 20 correct, 1 incorrect, 31.58% in first on buzzer
Hannah 7,800 Coryat, 17 correct, 6 incorrect, 38.60% in first on buzzer
Ian 5,200 Coryat, 10 correct, 3 incorrect, 17.54% in first on buzzer

Jill Gilbert, stats to date:
20 correct
2 incorrect
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,400)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
31.58% in first on buzzer (18/57)
Average Coryat: $15,000

Hannah Krug, stats to date:
17 correct
7 incorrect
0/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$1,600)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
38.60% in first on buzzer (22/57)
Average Coryat: $7,800

Ian Miller, stats to date:
10 correct
4 incorrect
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $2,000)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
17.54% in first on buzzer (10/57)
Average Coryat: $5,200

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5 Comments on "Jeopardy Encore Presentation Recap – August 24, 2016"

  1. Watching the teachers and college tournament reruns is a reminder of the upcoming Tournament of Champions. According to the TOC tracker, over one-third of the TOC participants will be three-game winners. This seems to be a high-than-usual figure. Would this be the biggest number of three-game winners in any TOC? And the number of 5-plus winners (four) seems low, especially when compared to the last few years. Again, is there any way of knowing if this figure is unusual?

    • Andy Saunders | August 25, 2016 at 4:14 am |

      I would venture that there will be at least 19 weeks of gameplay in Season 33 sending qualifiers to a Tournament of Champions, if not more. (That’s almost half a season).

    • I’ve compiled this chart that includes the information you’re seeking at the bottom. To extract it here –

      The 26 ToCs held have included a grand total of 13 three-game winners.
      The most 3-game winners in a ToC was five in 2006 (one of whom, Michael Falk, won it); no other ToC has had more than two.

      As to Andy’s comment below, my only slight disagreement would be that it could be somewhere between 18-19 weeks of regular play. With the September 28 college test pointing toward a February 2017 College Championship, it’s quite possible we might see the ToC and College going back to back. If so, since Teen will already be Wednesday-to-Tuesday, I could easily see Feb. 1 to 14 and Feb. 15 to 28 for tournaments (as was done in Season 28). In any case, plenty of time for three-time champs to be bumped off – even Philip Tiu.

  2. what was the question about uruguay on august 24 2016

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