Today’s Final Jeopardy – Wednesday, July 29, 2020


Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category JFK) for Wednesday, July 29, 2020 (Season 17, Game 112):

In an interview, Jackie confided that JFK regularly fell asleep listening to the soundtrack of this Broadway play

This episode originally aired on February 6, 2001.

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(correct response beneath the contestants)


Today’s contestants:

Charles Barkley, a former pro basketball player from Turner Network Television
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Martha Stewart, a TV personality from Martha Stewart Living
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Jeff Probst, a TV personality from Rock & Roll Jeopardy! and Survivor
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Correct response: What is Camelot?


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More information about Final Jeopardy:

Interestingly, Camelot was written by Lerner and Loewe—Alan Jay Lerner was a Harvard classmate of John F. Kennedy. The title song quickly became an unofficial theme of the administration. Jackie confided that John would listen to it before bed in an interview which ran in the December 6, 1963 issue of LIFE Magazine.


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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!

Scores going into Final:
Jeff $3,500
Martha $2,300
Charles $1,800


Tonight’s results:
Charles $1,800 – $1,800 = $0 (What is Cats)
Martha $2,300 + $1,000 = $3,300 (What was Camelot)
Jeff $3,500 – $1,200 = $2,300 (What is Sound of Music (was it a play?))


Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Martha $1,500
Jeff $1,100
Charles $0


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Opening break taken after: 12 clues


Daily Double locations:
1) ROCK & ROLL JEOPARDY! $1000 (clue #10)
Jeff 1200 -600 (Martha 700 Charles 0)
2) AMERICAN HISTORY $1600 (clue #22)
Martha 4300 -2000 (Jeff 3500 Charles 1800)
3) Unplayed!
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -97


Unplayed clues:
J! Round: TREASURE ISLAND $300 $400 $500 “X” CALIBER $300 $400 $500
DJ! Round: AMERICAN HISTORY $1000 WHEN MGM WAS GRAND $200 $400 $600 $800 $1000 SCIENCE $400 “GOLD”EN NUGGETS $200
Total Left On Board: $7,000


Game Stats:
Martha $4,300 Coryat, 15 correct, 4 incorrect, 40.91% in first on buzzer (18/44), 0/0 on rebound attempts (on 2 rebound opportunities)
Jeff $4,100 Coryat, 16 correct, 3 incorrect, 38.64% in first on buzzer (17/44), 0/1 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Charles $1,800 Coryat, 4 correct, 1 incorrect, 11.36% in first on buzzer (5/44), 0/0 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $10,200
Lach Trash: $4,900 (on 9 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $4,900

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2 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – Wednesday, July 29, 2020"

  1. Disappointed episode. No daily double correct answers resulted a shutout.

  2. Will the REAL J! p-l-e-a-s-e come back!
    I miss the shows with day-to-day continuity, where scores really matter.
    Next week I hope?

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