Jeopardy! Season 39 returned with a model new episode on Friday, March 17, 2023, that includes a returning champion and two new gamers.
The returning champion was Stephen Webb, who had gained eight consecutive video games and banked a complete quantity of $184,881. He additionally earned his spot within the Event of Champions 2023.
Hailing from Longmont, Colarado, the info scientist returned within the newest episode to play his ninth recreation. His opponents included Kelly Barry, a advertising communications specialist from Seattle, Washington, and Mark Bernstein, a retired resolution architect from Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The sport present exams the gamers’ data by way of questions associated to a variety of matters, together with normal data, historical past, traits, and lots of extra.
At this time’s Jeopardy! winner is Kelly Barry
New participant Kelly Barry gave a troublesome competitors to 8-day winner Stephen Webb within the March 17 episode.
Within the first spherical, the classes included “Metropolis Of The Premiere, Shoe Know It, TV, You Say!, “Tri” Me, Out & About The Universe, Communicate Your Fact.”
After successful eight video games, Stephen appeared a bit drained. He gave a number of mistaken solutions and was unable to beat Kelly within the buzzer struggle. The returning champion gave 11 appropriate and 5 incorrect solutions. Kelly, alternatively, gave solely eight appropriate solutions, however most of them have been high-valued. She took the lead within the first spherical, whereas one other new participant, Mark Bernstein, landed in third place after lacking the Every day Double. He delivered 4 appropriate and one incorrect reply.
The scores of the gamers going into the second spherical have been Kelly at $5,200, Stephen at $3,000, and Mark at $800.
Within the second spherical of the Ken Jennings-hosted episode, the classes have been “The Caribbean, Songs From Motion pictures, Etymology, Irish Authors, Form Up, Ship Out.”
The Double Jeopardy spherical got here with two Every day Doubles. Mark picked each however answered just one accurately. He remained in third place, whereas Stephen and Kelly’s ranks interchanged. Kelly misplaced factors attributable to a few high-value incorrect solutions. This gave Stephen slightly push to seize the primary place on the scoreboard.
The scores of the gamers within the second spherical have been Stephen at $12,600, Kelly at $11,600, and Mark at $4,000.
Within the Closing Jeopardy spherical, Stephen’s reign got here to an finish after successful eight video games consecutively. His and Mark’s last solutions have been incorrect and thus their scores went beneath the $5,000 mark. Kelly was the one participant to offer the right response to the ultimate spherical query.
Therefore, Kelly Barry gained Jeopardy! right this moment.
Closing Jeopardy! outcomes right this moment
Within the March 17 episode, the class for the ultimate query/clue was “Statehood,” and the clue learn:
“Congress relented in 1890 after this potential state stated it will wait 100 years relatively than are available with out the ladies.”
The reply to the ultimate query was “Wyoming.”
Solely Kelly gave the right reply, whereas Mark wrote “Wisconsin” and Stephen guessed “Colorado.”
Check out the ultimate outcomes of the March 17 episode:
Kelly Barry: $11,600 + $3,000 = $14,600 (What’s Wyoming?) (1-day whole: $14,600)
Mark Bernstein: $4,000 – $2,000 = $2,000 (What’s Wisconsin?)
Stephen Webb: $12,600 – $10,601 = $1,999 (What’s Colorado?)
With right this moment’s win, Kelly grew to become the one-day champion who defeated the 8-day champion Stephen. Though the latter will not seem in season 39, he’ll take part within the Event of Champions 2023.
In the meantime, Kelly will return subsequent week for a brand new episode, airing on Monday, March 20, 2023.