Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category 1960s TV History) for Tuesday, September 10, 2019 (Season 36, Episode 2):
The 1967 finale of “The Fugitive” drew in 78 million viewers, surpassing the 73 million who tuned into this show Sunday, Feb. 9, 1964
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Valerie Nolan, an office manager from Tonawanda, New York
|Sean Melody, a chief technologist from Raleigh, North Carolina
|Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico (7-day total: $166,500)
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Correct response: What is The Ed Sullivan Show?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
February 9, 1964 was the first television American appearance of The Beatles, taking place on the Ed Sullivan Show. The Fab Four’s performance changed attitudes towards popular music in the United States and it led to Beatlemania crossing over from the United Kingdom to the United States.
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Scores going into Final:
Sean $6,600 – $6,600 = $0 (What is I Love Lucy)
Valerie $12,200 + $12,000 = $24,200
Jason $25,300 + $300 = $25,600 (8-day total: $192,100)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) 36 TIMES THE FUN $1000 (3rd pick)
Jason 1800 +1000 (Sean 0 Valerie 0)
2) THE 20th CENTURY $1600 (4th pick)
Jason 12600 +5000 (Valerie 5800 Sean 1400)
3) PIG ENGLISH $2000 (12th pick)
Jason 20800 +2500 (Valerie 9000 Sean 3400)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 107
J! round: I GRANT YOU 5 FISHES $200; NAME-CALLING IN POLITICS $200
DJ! Round: RAINFORESTS $400 & $800; PSYCHOLOGY $400 & $800
Total $ Left On Board: $2,800
Jason $21,400 Coryat, 27 correct, 1 incorrect, 45.10% in first on buzzer, 1/2 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
Valerie $12,200 Coryat, 14 correct, 1 incorrect, 25.49% in first on buzzer, 1/2 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
Sean $6,600 Coryat, 9 correct, 3 incorrect, 23.53% in first on buzzer, 0/0 on rebound attempts (on 0 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $40,200
Lach Trash: $5,400 (on 4 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $5,600
Jason Zuffranieri, stats to date:
215 correct, 20 incorrect
9/11 on rebound attempts (on 27 rebound opportunities)
45.64% in first on buzzer (199/436)
13/16 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $26,100)
4/8 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $22,700
Jason Zuffranieri, to win:
9 games: 80.216%
Avg. streak: 12.055 games.
- I wish players would keep the game moving; it’s disappointing to have six unplayed clues like that; especially in a game so close to not being a runaway. That said, Valerie had the most deliberate gameplay of the three contestants.
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