Today’s Final Jeopardy – June 6, 2017

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category The Oscars) for Tuesday, June 6, 2017:

This man received 2 honorary Oscars in his career, & the actor who played him on film received a 1992 nomination for the role

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Tracy Bacon, a community college professor from Arvada, Colorado
Tracy Bacon on Jeopardy!
Mike Ponterotto, a film & television professor from North Hollywood, California
Mike Ponterotto on Jeopardy!
Chantelle Schofield, an E.R. social worker from Fort Myers, Florida (1-day total: $18,402)
Chantelle Schofield on Jeopardy!

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Who is Charlie Chaplin?

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Charlie Chaplin, portrayed by Robert Downey, Jr. in the 1992 movie Chaplin, received honorary Oscars in 1929 for The Circus, a second honorary Oscar in 1972, and then one in 1973 for Limelight, as it was only released in Los Angeles more than 20 years after its original 1952 release, a fact that came up in a 2010 Final Jeopardy.

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9 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – June 6, 2017"

  1. Scores going into Final:
    Chantelle $18,000
    Tracy $10,800
    Mike $5,200

    Final results:
    Mike $5,200 + $2,001 = $7,201
    Tracy $10,800 – $8,000 = $2,800 (Who is Disney?)
    Chantelle $18,000 – $4,000 = $14,000 (Who is Peter O’Toole?) (2-day total: $32,402)

    Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
    Chantelle $6,000
    Mike $4,800
    Tracy $1,200

    Opening break taken after: 15 clues

    Daily Double locations:
    1) TALK OF THE TOWN $400 (9th pick)
    Tracy 200 -1000 (Mike 3200 Chantelle 200)

    2) APPROXIMATE WEIGHTS & MEASURES $1600 (14th pick)
    Tracy 3600 +2000 (Chantelle 13600 Mike 4000)
    3) LANDMARK’S THE SPOT $2000 (20th pick)
    Mike 6400 -2000 (Chantelle 15600 Tracy 7200)

    Unplayed clues: None!

    Game Stats:
    Chantelle $18,000 Coryat, 19 correct, 0 incorrect, 31.58% in first on buzzer
    Mike $7,200 Coryat, 15 correct, 4 incorrect, 31.58% in first on buzzer
    Tracy $11,400 Coryat, 14 correct, 1 incorrect, 22.81% in first on buzzer
    Lach Trash: $12,400 (on 10 Triple Stumpers)
    Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $5,000

    Chantelle Schofield, stats to date:
    36 correct
    4 incorrect
    1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $2,000)
    1/2 in Final Jeopardy
    30.36% in first on buzzer (34/112)
    Average Coryat: $15,200

    Chantelle Schofield, to win:
    3 games: 51.42%
    4: 26.44%
    5: 13.60%
    6: 6.99%
    7: 3.59%
    Avg. streak: 3.058 games.
    Avg. Total Winnings (including possible ToC): $60,207

    With a projected 58 regular-play games to go prior to the Tournament of Champions cutoff, after 250,000 simulations, our model shows:
    An average of 2.145 5+-time champions (standard deviation 1.1319).
    An average of 3.369 4+-time champions (standard deviation 1.3714).

    An early cutoff took place 11.430% of the time (or a 5-game winner will be left out).

    Chantelle Schofield qualified 16.147% of the time.
    Tim Kutz qualified 48.322% of the time.
    Todd Giese qualified 14.005% of the time.
    Rob Liguori qualified 1.974% of the time.

  2. john blahuta | June 6, 2017 at 12:32 pm | Reply

    Ok Andy, I try my ball from TIROL (not TYROL) one more time: 1 correct.

    Possible wrong answer: Kirk Douglas.

  3. john blahuta | June 6, 2017 at 3:36 pm | Reply

    Well, at least I was right with 1 correct. So now I have to work on the possible wrong answers. Still, the price for the ball just went up slightly……

  4. The winner wins $14,000 in one day for two Tuesdays in a row.

    • Andy, how often does it occur when the winner of a game wins the same amount of money on two same weekdays in a row?

  5. You usually know these things, Andy.

    • I usually have a large flat file full of data that is set up to provide me with the numbers.

      This is not a statistic that my flat file is currently set up to track.

  6. Georgette B. Bohr | June 7, 2017 at 8:37 pm | Reply

    The answers are important to me and I wondered if a crawl could give the answer. Actually I would vote for all the answers be noted on the screen, Is that far out? I love the program and would really love to know all the answers.

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