Today’s Final Jeopardy – Thursday, June 25, 2020


Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Characters in Children’s Lit) for Thursday, June 25, 2020 (Season 35, Episode 29):

This winged character from an early 20th century work is so named “because she mends the pots and kettles”

This episode originally aired on October 18, 2018.

(correct response beneath the contestants)


Today’s contestants:

Mark Johnson, a pastor & hospice chaplain from Rolla, Missouri
Mark Johnson on Jeopardy!
Jessica Cantrell, a museum development assistant from Adairsville, Georgia
Jessica Cantrell on Jeopardy!
Alan Dunn, a software development manager from Johns Creek, Georgia (4-day total: $87,202)
Alan Dunn on Jeopardy!

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Correct response: Who is Tinker Bell?


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More information about Final Jeopardy:

Tinker Bell is the fairy in J. M. Barrie’s series of works about Peter Pan.

Here at The Jeopardy! Fan, I think this is a great Final Jeopardy! clue. The reference to “mending the pots and kettles” a.k.a. “tinkering” is a perfect tease-out metric to point towards Tinker Bell.

Peter Pan is a favorite topic of the show’s writers as well; back in 2016, the fact that London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital has the rights to Peter Pan was the subject of a Final Jeopardy.

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Scores going into Final:
Jessica $17,000
Alan $16,800
Mark $9,400


Tonight’s results:
Mark $9,400 – $0 = $9,400 (Who is Holly Hobbit?)
Alan $16,800 + $16,800 = $33,600 (5-day total: $120,802) (Who is Tinkerbell? Love you Kim!)
Jessica $17,000 – $16,601 = $399 (Who is Fairy Godmother?)


Alan Dunn, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the October 18, 2018 game.)


Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Mark $8,200
Jessica $4,000
Alan $3,200


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Opening break taken after: 15 clues


Daily Double locations:
1) UNIONS ONLINE $800 (20th pick)
Alan 3200 +2000 (Jessica 3400 Mark 2800)
2) MYTHOLOGICAL HOMOPHONES $1600 (4th pick)
Jessica 6000 +3000 (Mark 8200 Alan 3600)
3) ONE-LETTER RESPONSES $1600 (18th pick)
Alan 8800 +4000 (Jessica 13400 Mark 9400)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 158


Unplayed clues:
J! round: THEY SING! THEY ACT! $800 & $1000
DJ! Round: FICTIONAL WRITERS $800
Total $ Left On Board: $2,600


Game Stats:
Alan $13,200 Coryat, 17 correct, 2 incorrect, 29.63% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts
Mark $9,400 Coryat, 15 correct, 1 incorrect, 27.78% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts
Jessica $15,600 Coryat, 21 correct, 1 incorrect, 38.89% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $38,200
Lach Trash: $8,200 (on 5 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $5,000


Alan Dunn, stats to date:
109 correct, 14 incorrect
5/5 on rebound attempts
37.41% in first on buzzer (104/278)
7/9 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $11,000)
5/5 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $16,240


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3 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – Thursday, June 25, 2020"

  1. This has nothing to do with today’s episode, but should be of interest to fans of the show. Hollywood writer Ken Levine (MAS*H, Cheers, Frasier) has posted the first half of a two-part interview with Jennifer Quail on his blog:

    http://kenlevine.blogspot.com/2020/06/ep180-meet-8-time-jeopardy-champion.html

    Part two will appear next Thursday. It’s full of lots of behind-the-scenes information about what it’s really like to appear on the show. She even mentions The Jeopardy! Fan at one point. Definitely worth a listen.

  2. In the one letter category, when Alex revealed the question was “What is N”, for the Knight, he said they don’t know how to spell, but he should have said the K was already used for the King.

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