Stan Lee said the alias-using title character of this novel set during the French Revolution “was the 1st Super-hero I…read about”

Find out everything that you need to know about today’s Jeopardy episode, including the Final Jeopardy, clues and answers, and the contestants plus who won tonight!

CATEGORY: Historical Fiction

CLUE: Stan Lee said the alias-using title character of this novel set during the French Revolution “was the 1st Super-hero I…read about”

ANSWER: The Scarlet Pimpernel

About Today’s Final Jeopardy – Monday, 29 January 2024

Stan Lee, renowned for his creation of numerous iconic superheroes in comic books, identified the protagonist of “The Scarlet Pimpernel” as the earliest superhero he encountered in literature. This novel, penned by Baroness Emma Orczy and set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, was released in 1905. It centers around the character Sir Percy Blakeney, an affluent English gentleman who covertly operates as “The Scarlet Pimpernel.” He bravely rescues individuals from execution during the tumult of the revolution, employing various disguises and maintaining a hidden identity. The novel’s blend of intrigue, disguise, and heroic deeds significantly influenced Stan Lee and his subsequent work in the superhero genre of comics.

Who Won Jeopardy Tonight? – Monday, 29 January 2024

Looking to find out who won Jeopardy tonight? Scroll down below to find out everyone’s final scores, as well as the scores after the Single Jeopardy and Double Jeopardy rounds!

Returning ChampionContestantContestant
Lloyd Sy
Originally Rockford, Illinois
Professor of American Literature

Final Score: $5,800
Round 2 Score: $19,800
Round 1 Score: $3,400
Andy Tirrell
San Diego, California
Political Science & International Relations Professor

Winning Score: $22,801
Round 2 Score: $16,800
Round 1 Score: $8,400
Martha Bath
Seattle, Washington
Retired CPA

Final Score: $7,200
Round 2 Score: $11,200
Round 1 Score: $4,200

Final Jeopardy Video – Monday, 29 January 2024

Watch all the videos from today’s Jeopardy episode below, including highlights, behind the scenes outtakes and full episodes.

Final Jeopardy is the final round of the popular American television game show Jeopardy!, in which participants test their knowledge in numerous areas by answering questions. In Final Jeopardy, participants are given a single clue and must wager a percentage of their existing earnings based on their confidence in their ability to successfully respond.

Each contestant surreptitiously writes down their wager during the commercial break. The Final Jeopardy clue is presented when the programme resumes, and participants have 30 seconds to write down their solution in the form of a question (e.g., “What is…?”). When the timer runs out, the host, reveals each contestant’s response and wager in ascending order of their pre-Final Jeopardy scores. The scores of contestants are adjusted based on whether their response is correct or incorrect, as well as the amount wagered. At the end of the round, the contestant with the highest score is proclaimed the winner.

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