Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Space Exploration) for Thursday, July 30, 2020 (Season 17, Game 113):
In October 1998 this man went into space as the oldest U.S. astronaut ever
This episode originally aired on February 7, 2001.
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(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Eric Idle, an actor and comedian from Monty Python’s Flying Circus
|Dana Delany, an actress from China Beach
|Wayne Brady, an actor and comedian from Whose Line Is It Anyway?
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Correct response: Who is John Glenn?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
John Glenn became known as one of the Mercury Seven astronauts in 1959 and became the first American to orbit the Earth in 1962 on the Friendship 7 mission. He was later elected to the U.S. Senate in 1974, and while still serving in the Senate in 1998, flew on Space Shuttle Discovery (on the STS-95 mission), become the oldest person to fly in space.
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Dana $6,100 + $6,000 = $12,100 (Who is John Glenn?)
Eric $7,000 + $7,000 = $14,000 (Who is John Glenn?)
Wayne $9,700 + $2,000 = $11,700 ([Who] Who is John Glenn)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 9 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) MAMMALS $300 (clue #7)
Wayne 700 +300 (Dana 300 Eric 0)
2) HISTORIC TABLOID HEADLINES $400 (clue #8)
Eric 2300 +2300 (Wayne 4700 Dana 2300)
3) TRAVEL $600 (clue #11)
Eric 4800 +1000 (Wayne 4700 Dana 3100)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 151
J! Round: MUSEUMS OF LAS VEGAS?! $200 $300 $400
DJ! Round: HISTORIC TABLOID HEADLINES $200 AL OR GEORGE $1000 VAUDEVILLE $800 $1000
Total Left On Board: $3,900
Dana $6,100 Coryat, 14 correct, 2 incorrect, 28.00% in first on buzzer (14/50), 0/2 on rebound attempts (on 2 rebound opportunities)
Eric $4,700 Coryat, 13 correct, 1 incorrect, 22.00% in first on buzzer (11/50), 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 1 rebound opportunity)
Wayne $9,700 Coryat, 24 correct, 1 incorrect, 48.00% in first on buzzer (24/50), 0/0 on rebound attempts (on 1 rebound opportunity)
Combined Coryat Score: $20,500
Lach Trash: $1,000 (on 2 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $1,600
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