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‘Jeopardy!’ Followers React to Participant Who ‘Completely Wrecked the Competitors’

‘Jeopardy!’ Followers React to Participant Who ‘Completely Wrecked the Competitors’


[Warning: The following contains MAJOR spoilers for the June 28, 2023 episode of Jeopardy!]

This season of Jeopardy! has produced some combined reactions from followers, particularly about the construction of clues and low profitable scores. They’ve needed to see a bit of extra problem and thrill, however they obtained an entertaining present within the Wednesday, June 28 episode thanks to 1 participant’s runaway sport.

Competing within the episode have been returning champ Chris Ban (one-day winnings of $13,000), Vic Goel, and Bryan White. And whereas there have been some supposedly straightforward clues they couldn’t reply within the episode, it was nonetheless an evening of robust enjoying that followers have been completely satisfied to see.

Chris received followers over within the June 28 sport after dedicating his win to his late brother. Sadly, he didn’t turn out to be a two-day champ on this episode. By the point of the primary break, he was in third place with $0. Vic was in second at $400, and Bryan was within the lead with a hefty $4,000. Bryan would maintain onto his lead for the remainder of the sport.

Going into Double Jeopardy, Chris pulled into second place with $1,200, however Bryan was nonetheless comfortably forward with $6,600. Vic had slipped into third with $600. Because of a string of appropriate solutions, together with some Day by day Doubles, Bryan massively elevated his winnings in Double Jeopardy.

Getting into into the ultimate spherical, he was sitting fairly with $18,400 vs. Chris’s $4,800 and Vic’s $4,200. So long as he didn’t make an unwise wager, the win was Bryan’s to take. On condition that no wager from his rivals would assist them match Bryan’s rating, it was a runaway sport.

Everybody answered the Remaining Jeopardy clue accurately (one other welcome change for followers who’ve usually famous the frequent “triple stumper” Remaining Jeopardy clues this season). The class was “Medical World.” The clue: “He created a chest drain valve that aided inhaling wounded troopers in Vietnam however is best recognized for a lifesaving measure.” The proper reply was, “Who was Heimlich?”

In the long run, the scores have been Chris with $8,550, Vic with $8,200, and Bryan with $20,130. Whereas some followers felt the clue was too easy for a last take a look at, others on the Jeopardy! Reddit web page have been extra so listening to Bryan’s spectacular gameplay.

One fan stated Bryan “completely wrecked the competitors.” One other praised his efficiency whereas nonetheless noting the convenience of the ultimate query. “Spectacular sport by Bryan at this time! Glad that Chris obtained a win in earlier than at this time’s runaway commenced, and at the very least the FJ was a triple get,” they wrote. “Is it too early to ask which FJ this season was the simplest? Heimlich got here to me fairly shortly.”

Chris himself responded to this remark equally praising his competitor. “He completely SMOKED me on the buzzer. What a champ. I really feel extra wins coming for him this week. Good man, too. Good luck Bryan!!” Chris wrote. In response to Chris’s be aware, one fan stated “Bryan appears to be a robust contender for a [Tournament of Champions] berth.”

What do you consider Bryan’s efficiency? Does he have the makings of a repeated Jeopardy! winner? Tell us what you considered the episode within the feedback beneath.

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