Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Opera) for Wednesday, January 3, 2018 (Season 34, Episode 83):
This character’s famed entrance aria actually introduces him as a handyman, repeats his name & adds “la-la-la-la-las”
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Michael Shockley, a pro sports executive from Seattle, Washington
|Steph Bundy, a summer camp director from Oak Park, California
|Saralee Etter, a writer from Pataskala, Ohio (1-day total: $8,000)
Saralee Etter is currently the writer of three romance novels: Lydia’s Christmas Charade, Her Very Major Christmas, and A Limited Engagement.
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Correct response: Who is Figaro?
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Figaro’s entrance aria in Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, “Largo al factotum”, sees Figaro introduce himself as the city’s top-quality handyman (“Largo al factotum della citta”). Of course, the repeated “Figaro” closer to the end of the aria is well-known in popular culture.
Here’s a performance of the aria:
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Scores going into Final:
Saralee $600 + $0 = $600
Michael $9,400 – $9,400 = $0 (Who is Gepetto?)
Steph $18,200 + $601 = $18,801 (1-day total: $18,801)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
2) NOVELS WITHIN NOVELS $800 (19th pick)
Steph 6200 +2500 (Michael 7400 Saralee 600)
3) CHIEF JUSTICES $800 (27th pick) ($4800 left on the board)
Steph 16300 +700 (Michael 9400 Saralee 600)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 45
J! round: THE MEDITERRANEAN $800 & $1000, PALEOLITHIC $800 & $1000
DJ! Round: CHIEF JUSTICES $1600 & $2000
Total $ Left On Board: $7,200
Steph $16,600 Coryat, 25 correct, 3 incorrect, 44.23% in first on buzzer
Saralee $600 Coryat, 8 correct, 5 incorrect, 23.08% in first on buzzer
Michael $9,400 Coryat, 14 correct, 3 incorrect, 28.85% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $26,600
Lach Trash: $8,000 (on 7 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $12,200
Saralee Etter, final stats:
30 correct, 11 incorrect
33.65% in first on buzzer (35/104)
0/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$3,000)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $7,600
Steph Bundy, stats to date:
26 correct, 3 incorrect
44.23% in first on buzzer (23/52)
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $3,200)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $16,600
Steph Bundy, to win:
2 games: 59.13%
Avg. streak: 2.447 games.
*(Note: This model has been adjusted to take pre-Final Jeopardy! score into account instead of Coryat Score.)
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