Today’s Final Jeopardy – October 15, 2018

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category America in the 1930s) for Monday, October 15, 2018 (Season 35, Episode 26):

In March 1933 CBS Radio’s Robert Trout said, “The President wants to come into your home…for a little” this

(correct response beneath the contestants)


Today’s contestants:

Tosh Sagar, an environmental & public health lawyer from Washington, DC
Tosh Sagar on Jeopardy!
Sarah Sinclair, an author from Anchorage, Alaska
Sarah Sinclair on Jeopardy!
Alan Dunn, a software development manager from Johns Creek, Georgia (1-day total: $21,201)
Alan Dunn on Jeopardy!

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Correct response: What is a fireside chat?


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More information about Final Jeopardy:

Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “fireside chats” were a series of 30 radio addresses that he made between 1933 and 1944. The first address was “On The Banking Crisis”, and they ranged in topics from the National Recovery Administration to updates on World War II. During wartime, they were easily the most listened-to radio programs in the United States.


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Scores going into Final:
Alan $28,400
Sarah $13,200
Tosh $3,000


Tonight’s results:
Tosh $3,000 + $0 = $3,000
Sarah $13,200 + $3,200 = $16,400
Alan $28,400 + $1,999 = $30,399 (2-day total: $51,600)


Alan Dunn, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the October 15, 2018 episode.)


Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Alan $4,800
Sarah $4,000
Tosh $1,400


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Opening break taken after: 15 clues


Daily Double locations:
1) WHAT HAD HAPPENED WAS $600 (20th pick)
Alan 3400 -2000 (Sarah 3400 Tosh 1400)
2) ISLANDS $800 (12th pick)
Sarah 4400 +2000 (Alan 12800 Tosh 4200)
3) OPERA $1200 (18th pick)
Alan 15600 +2000 (Sarah 9600 Tosh 4200)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -1


Unplayed clues:
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $0


Game Stats:
Alan $29,600 Coryat, 31 correct, 2 incorrect, 52.63% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts
Sarah $12,000 Coryat, 17 correct, 2 incorrect, 26.32% in first on buzzer, 2/3 on rebound attempts
Tosh $3,000 Coryat, 6 correct, 2 incorrect, 14.04% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $44,600
Lach Trash: $5,000 (on 5 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $4,400


Alan Dunn, stats to date:
46 correct, 5 incorrect
2/2 on rebound attempts
38.60% in first on buzzer (44/114)
2/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $3,000)
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $19,700


Alan Dunn, to win:
3 games: 65.10%
4: 42.39%
5: 27.60%
6: 17.97%
7: 11.70%
Avg. streak: 3.866 games.


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3 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – October 15, 2018"

  1. I remember the fireside chats during WW2 very well, standing beside the big radio in a darkened house as air raid sirens sounded — we lived only a few miles from the air base on Long Island and ALL lights had to be out so that any attacking planes would not have any lights to guide them.

  2. Pizza Face Fred | October 15, 2018 at 10:42 pm |

    How could they all have known, none of whom being alive or old enough to have lived through those times? It really blows my mind, man!

    One Triple Stumper, you sure?

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