Today’s Final Jeopardy – November 27, 2018


Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Actresses) for Tuesday, November 27, 2018 (Season 35, Episode 57):

In 1997 she became the first to win an Oscar for a film directed by her husband; her brother-in-law produced the film

(correct response beneath the contestants)


Today’s contestants:

Myra Guideng, a wine club concierge from Seattle, Washington
Myra Guideng on Jeopardy!
Carol Radlo, a family practice physician from Sammamish, Washington
Carol Radlo on Jeopardy!
Dylan Hamilton, a pediatric dentist from Durham, North Carolina (1-day total: $9,199)
Dylan Hamilton on Jeopardy!

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Correct response: Who is Frances McDormand?


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More information about Final Jeopardy:

Actress Frances McDormand has been married to Joel Coen since 1984, and has acted in many Coen Brothers films; winning the Oscar for Best Actress for her role as Marge Gunderson in Fargo.

An interesting factoid here, though, is that prior to 2003, the Coen Brothers were not allowed to share directorial credit, because of Directors Guild of America rules. Once the Guild determined that they were an “established duo” in 2003, they were then permitted to share directorial credit.

Also, I’d like to give credit where credit is due to the writers: they have really gotten better over the last two seasons when it comes to years on Oscars; in this case, McDormand’s first Oscar was awarded in 1997 for a 1996 film. The wording of this clue is correct.


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Scores going into Final:
Dylan $17,600
Carol $9,400
Myra $2,800


Tonight’s results:
Myra $2,800 – $2,800 = $0 (Who is Julia Roberts)
Carol $9,400 – $3,500 = $5,900 (Who is Angelina Jolie)
Dylan $17,600 – $1,201 = $16,399 (2-day total: $25,598) (Who Coppola?)


Dylan Hamilton, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the November 27, 2018 game.)


Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Dylan $10,000
Carol $3,000
Myra $1,400


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Opening break taken after: 15 clues


Daily Double locations:
1) SPORTS STUFF $600 (13th pick)
Dylan 3200 +3200 (Carol 600 Myra 200)
2) LANGUAGE $1200 (4th pick)
Carol 4200 +2000 (Dylan 10000 Myra 1800)
3) THAT’S THE NAME $1200 (14th pick)
Myra 6200 -2200 (Dylan 12400 Carol 7000)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 115


Unplayed clues:
J! round: TROPHY HUNTER $1000
DJ! Round: BRIDGE BURNERS $1600 & $2000
Total $ Left On Board: $4,600


Game Stats:
Dylan $15,000 Coryat, 21 correct, 2 incorrect, 40.74% in first on buzzer
Carol $8,600 Coryat, 15 correct, 1 incorrect, 25.93% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts
Myra $5,000 Coryat, 9 correct, 3 incorrect, 18.52% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts
Combined Coryat Score: $28,600
Lach Trash: $13,200 (on 11 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $7,600


Dylan Hamilton, stats to date:
34 correct, 5 incorrect
0/1 on rebound attempts
31.43% in first on buzzer (33/105)
3/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $8,600)
0/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $11,000


Dylan Hamilton, to win:
3 games: 46.63%
4: 21.74%
5: 10.14%
6: 4.73%
7: 2.20%
Avg. streak: 2.874 games.


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1 Comment on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – November 27, 2018"

  1. Second Tuesday with a triple stumper in Final Jeopardy.

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