Happy Fourth of July! Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category On Broadway) for Thursday, July 4, 2019 (Season 35, Episode 214):
This play opens in Vienna in 1823, 32 years after the death of its title character
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Ryan Bilger, a student from Macungie, Pennsylvania
|Wendy Foster, a social worker from Portland, Oregon
|Charlie Jorgenson, a librarian from Loveland, Colorado (2-day total: $56,800)
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Correct response: What is Amadeus?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
The Peter Shaffer play Amadeus, winner of the 1981 Tony Award for Best Play, is a fictionalized account of the lives of composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri. The play opens many years after Mozart’s death with Salieri claiming he poisoned Mozart. The 1984 film adaptation also won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Wendy $12,400 + $12,400 = $24,800
Charlie $14,800 + $10,001 = $24,801
Ryan $34,600 + $50 = $34,650 (1-day total: $34,650)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 14 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) GRANNY SMITH $1000 (14th pick)
Wendy 1400 +1400 (Charlie 3400 Ryan 1800)
2) B.C. VIPs $800 (1st pick)
Ryan 5200 +5200 (Wendy 7200 Charlie 6000)
3) BRITISH LITERATURE (9th pick)
Ryan 16400 +7000 (Wendy 8800 Charlie 7200)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 243
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $0
Ryan $25,200 Coryat, 23 correct, 0 incorrect, 36.84% in first on buzzer
Charlie $14,800 Coryat, 20 correct, 0 incorrect, 35.09% in first on buzzer
Wendy $12,000, 15 correct, 0 incorrect, 24.56% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $52,000
Lach Trash: $2,000 (on 2 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $0
Charlie Jorgenson, final stats:
66 correct, 5 incorrect
3/4 on rebound attempts (on 7 rebound opportunities)
35.88% in first on buzzer (61/170)
3/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $11,000)
2/3 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $17,133
Ryan Bilger, stats to date:
24 correct, 0 incorrect
0/0 on rebound attempts (on 0 rebound opportunities)
36.84% in first on buzzer (21/57)
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $12,200)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $25,200
Ryan Bilger, to win:
2 games: 87.688%
Avg. streak: 8.122 games.
Tournament of Champions projections:
With a projected 56 regular-play games to go prior to the Tournament of Champions cutoff, after 500,000 simulations, our model shows:
An average of 1.9421 5+-time champions (standard deviation 1.0189).
An average of 3.0335 4+-time champions (standard deviation 1.2771).
An early cutoff took place 0.063% of the time (or a 5-game winner will be left out).
Ryan Bilger qualified 60.914% of the time.
Eric R. Backes qualified 92.466% of the time.
Anneke Garcia qualified 70.052% of the time.
Lindsey Shultz qualified 31.157% of the time.
Dave Leffler qualified 4.898% of the time.
- This was the first confirmed regular-play game that did not have James Holzhauer in it where no contestant gave an incorrect response at any point (including Final Jeopardy). All four instances of this have come since May 1, 2019.
- At $52,000, the only regular-play game in J! Archive with a higher Combined Coryat is the June 3, 2019 game where Emma Boettcher defeated James Holzhauer.
- The combined score after Double Jeopardy of $61,800 is the highest for a non-James Holzhauer regular-play game since February 17, 2016. ($69,600)
Since Alex Trebek’s diagnosis of stage 4 pancreatic cancer, many community members have been raising money. The Jeopardy! Fan Online Store is as well! All proceeds from any “Keep The Faith And We’ll Win” shirt sold will be donated to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. To date, over $370 has been raised.)
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