Jeopardy! Season 39 returned with a model new episode on Monday, April 24, 2023, that includes three opponents. Whereas one was the returning champion, the opposite two have been new gamers. After successful two competitions, Emma Hill Kepron returned to the sport present to defend her third win towards newcomers. As per the format of the Emmy-winning sequence, the highest-scoring participant will advance to the subsequent episode.
The official synopsis of Jeopardy! reads:
“A returning champion and two challengers take a look at their buzzer expertise and their data in a variety of educational and in style classes.”
Within the newest episode, Emma, a librarian from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, performed towards two new contenders — Année Tousseau, an editor from Alameda, California, and Dillon Hupp, a growth director from North Little Rock, Arkansas.
At present’s Jeopardy! winner is Dillon Hupp
Emma Hill Kepron maintained her successful streak of as much as two video games and will have received her third sport as nicely. Sadly, her luck was not on her aspect within the closing spherical.
Within the April 24 episode, the classes for the primary spherical included “African Geography, Synonyms & Antonyms, Non-Video Video games, American Lit, That’s An Animal Sound, Beatles ’S’ongs.”
Returning champion Emma didn’t play nicely in comparison with her earlier performances. She gave solely 4 appropriate solutions and one incorrect response. New participant Année Tousseau, accurately and incorrectly, answered the identical variety of questions as Emma. Dillon Hupp performed splendidly within the first spherical as he gave 15 appropriate solutions, which included a Each day Double. Though he incorrectly answered two questions, it didn’t have an effect on his scores.
The primary spherical scores have been Dillon at $7,400 Emma at $1,800, and Année at $1,200.
Within the second spherical of the episode hosted by Ken Jennings, the classes have been “Greek Historical past, Y Is The Solely Vowel, The United Nations, Wherefore Artwork, Thou, Native Boy, Made Good.”
Emma didn’t surrender after her first-round efficiency. She crawled again to the highest rank after successful two Each day Doubles. Though she and Dillon’s Double Jeopardy scores have been separated by simply $500, she took the lead and marked the opportunity of successful her third sport. Whereas Dillon ranked second, Année landed in third place with a reasonably low rating.
The scores of the gamers within the second spherical have been Emma at $14,700, Dillon at $14,200, and Année at $3,200.
Within the Ultimate Jeopardy spherical, Dillon bagged the win as he was the one participant to reply the ultimate spherical accurately. Emma and Année failed to provide appropriate solutions.
Therefore, Dillon Hupp received Jeopardy! at the moment.
Ultimate Jeopardy! outcomes at the moment
The ultimate spherical of the April 24 episode got here below the class of “U.S. Geography,” and the ultimate query/clue learn:
“Interstate 25 connects these 2 state capitals, 1st & 2nd in elevation, & in between runs via No. 3, Denver.”
The right reply to the ultimate clue was “Santa Fe & Cheyenne.”
Solely Dillon gave the proper reply, whereas Emma wrote “Cheyenne and Salt Lake Ci” and Année guessed “Albany + Boston.” Though Emma’s half-answer was appropriate, she didn’t get any factors for that.
Check out the ultimate outcomes of the April 24 episode:
Dillon Hupp: $14,200 + $7,799 = $21,999 (What are Cheyenne & Santa Fe?) (1-day whole: $21,999)
Emma Hill Kepron: $14,700 – $7,000 = $7,700 (What’s Cheyenne and Salt Lake Ci)
Année Tousseau: $3,200 – $3,199 = $1 (What Albany + Boston)
With at the moment’s win, Dillon ended Emma’s successful streak as he turned the one-day champion. Année, then again, needed to go dwelling with only one greenback in her pocket.
Dillon will now return to the subsequent sport to play his second spherical on the competitors sequence. The subsequent episode will air on Tuesday, April 25, 2023.