Warning: This story accommodates spoilers concerning the Friday, June 16, episode of “Jeopardy!”
What is: No response?
All three contestants on Friday’s episode of “Jeopardy!” had been stumped by the Final Jeopardy query.
According to present recappers, the final clue got here from the American Geography class and skim: “Native Americans referred to as it Okwa-ta, or ‘huge water’; Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville would rename it for a countryman.”
Friday’s gamers included Erica Rapheal, an epidemiologist from St. Paul, Minnesota; Ben Goldstein, a content material advertising and marketing specialist from Dexter, Michigan; and Suzanne Goldlust, a advertising and marketing supervisor from Reston, Virginia.
Apparently, none of them issued the proper reply, which was Lake Pontchartrain.
“I personally discovered this to be a really troublesome Final Jeopardy clue, although, which may simply be as a result of I’m Canadian,” The Jeopardy Fan author Andy Saunders stated of the triple stumper.
“However, it does grow to be simpler if that Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville is the founding father of Louisiana. I simply don’t know what number of dwelling viewers or contestants will know who based Louisiana. (I do know, for one, guessed Lake Champlain; it will not shock me if my guess was matched by at the least one participant on stage.”
The Post has contacted a “Jeopardy!” consultant for remark.
Just final week, a special group of three contestants was stumped by 23 clues, ensuing within the lowest Coryat rating — a participant’s rating if wagering is disregarded — of the season.
One Reddit consumer claimed the identified document for “Jeopardy!” triple stumpers is 24, set in 2005.
On Thursday, viewers had been left pondering “Oh, Lord” when all three contestants couldn’t end the Lord’s Prayer.