Today’s Final Jeopardy – October 11, 2018

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Broadway Musicals) for Thursday, October 11, 2018 (Season 35, Episode 24):

The title of this 1947 Lerner & Loewe musical may come from the construction seen here

A bridge, accompanying the Broadway Musicals Final Jeopardy! on October 11, 2018.

(correct response beneath the contestants)


Today’s contestants:

Kristina Johnson, a freelance writer & stay-at-home mom from Flushing, New York
Kristina Johnson on Jeopardy!
Patrick Wyman, a history podcaster & writer from Los Angeles, California
Patrick Wyman on Jeopardy!
Alex Schmidt, a writer & comedian from Pasadena, California (3-day total: $64,879)
Alex Schmidt on Jeopardy!

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Correct response: What is Brigadoon?


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More information about Final Jeopardy:

How did you do on this one, TJ!F readers?

The picture is of “Brig O’ Doon”, a medieval bridge in Ayrshire, Scotland.

(I myself thought it might have been London Bridge and went to “My Fair Lady”. Whoops.)

Of course, Brigadoon is a 1947 musical about a Scottish village that appears for only one day every 100 years.

One of my friends floated a joke idea recently about always saying “MacBeth” in a theatre and referring to Brigadoon as “The Scottish Play”. Hilarious, if you ask me!


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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!

Scores going into Final:
Alex $19,900
Patrick $14,000
Kristina $8,000


Tonight’s results:
Kristina $8,000 – $6,001 = $1,999 (What is Bridge Over Troubled Wa)
Patrick $14,000 – $2,200 = $11,800 (What is a Roman arch?)
Alex $19,900 + $8,101 = $28,001 (4-day total: $92,880)


Alex Schmidt, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the October 11, 2018 episode.)


Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Patrick $4,800
Alex $4,400
Kristina $3,600


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Opening break taken after: 15 clues


Daily Double locations:
1) I NEED A HOBBY! $1000 (15th pick)
Patrick 3200 -1600 (Alex 2600 Kristina 1000)
2) EXOPHONES $1600 (12th pick)
Alex 12800 +1500 (Kristina 5600 Patrick 3200)
3) THE 18th CENTURY $1600 (15th pick)
Patrick 4400 +4400 (Alex 16300 Kristina 5600)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 62


Unplayed clues:
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: ISLE OF DOGS $400 & $800
Total $ Left On Board: $1,200


Game Stats:
Alex $20,000 Coryat, 22 correct, 3 incorrect, 43.64% in first on buzzer
Patrick $12,800 Coryat, 17 correct, 2 incorrect, 29.09% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts
Kristina $8,000 Coryat, 11 correct, 0 incorrect, 18.18% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts
Combined Coryat Score: $40,800
Lach Trash: $5,200 (on 7 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $5,200


Alex Schmidt, stats to date:
105 correct, 12 incorrect
5/5 on rebound attempts
45.95% in first on buzzer (102/222)
5/6 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $4,500)
4/4 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $21,000


Alex Schmidt, to win:
5 games: 71.20%
6: 50.69%
7: 36.09%
8: 25.70%
9: 18.30%
Avg. streak: 6.472 games.


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  1. I got it right.

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