Amy Schneider’s Winning Streak on ‘Jeopardy!’ Ends in Loss to Rhone Talsma

1/27/2022 3:35:00 AM

The game-show champion lost to a librarian from Chicago.

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The second-longest streak in “Jeopardy!” history ended Wednesday, as Amy Schneider lost after 40 consecutive wins

The game-show champion lost to a librarian from Chicago.

Amy Schneider debuted on ‘Jeopardy!’ in November and finished in fourth place on the game show’s list of all-time cash winners in regular-season play.

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The previous highest scoring actual woman (Julia Collins) must be so proud. Dethroned by the patriarch. It was just cruise control to another usual boring runaway victory...and then right near the end of double jeopardy, a daily double...and then a missed final jeopardy for the knockout...dang that went sideways fast

I didn’t think it was a difficult question. Bangladesh was the only country that popped into my head. Goes to show you. I thought Ken Jennings also lost on a fairly easy question. My nephew! That's a man.... Thank God Top 5 Jeopardy All-Time Winners are all male. Including Amy. Loved watching you play Jeopardy Amy. You are a role model and a lot of fun to spend time with!

Julia Collins. 2014. Still top female winner. 20 game streak. She had an terrific run I can’t believe it. I’ve been watching Amy for weeks. You had one hell of a ride. On to new adventures.

‘Jeopardy’ Champion Amy Schneider Beats Matt Amodio's Winning StreakSchneider claimed her 39th victory Monday, beating Amodio's streak for second-most consecutive wins on the gameshow.

That sigh of relief .. now you can get back to a “normal” life.. and my 7 pm time slot is more flexible… you thinking of memorializing the experience in a book? Even my wife who’s not judgmental gets miffed when “shes” the longest winning female contestant… don’t worry I told her she not woke like me 😂

Dear WSJ, Instead of screwing up a game show tweet, you should be supporting Freedom of the press by standing behind Julian Assange. Have integrity, be brave. Why is the WSJ talking about this? Wt? ... it's 7:38. You are aware what time this show is on? Spoiler! No one will miss him Wtf I live in California.

Thanks for the spoiler… you had to tweet while it’s airing? In the spirit of JerrySeinfeld I’m canceling my subscription out of spite :) Well at least you waited for the east coast. Sigh

'Jeopardy' champ Amy Schneider beats Matt Amodio's streak for second-most consecutive wins Amy Schneider claimed her 39th ‘Jeopardy' victory on Monday, making her the contestant with the 2nd-most consecutive wins in the game show's history. Go Amy! We’ll done man.

Dude looks like a lady 🎶 celebration song. God CalledUp Bravo!!!!🙌👏👏👏💪 I watched almost every episode over this period. Complete dominance, great job Thanks a lot. I guess it serves me right for scrolling Twitter during the first commercial break. spolieralert

‘Jeopardy’ champ Amy Schneider becomes No. 2 on all-time wins, behind only Ken Jennings Amy Schneider extended her winning streak on Monday’s episode of “Jeopardy!' and became the constant with the second-most consecutive wins of all time. Atta Boy! Gee thanks for ruining it for most of us in markets that haven't aired it today yet. rude Posting this before it airs on the west coast is rude. Why would you give away the end of the program before it is showing in the rest of the country?!

Local librarian dethrones ‘Jeopardy!’ champ Amy SchneiderAll that researching paid off Wednesday for local librarian Rhone Talsma , whose victory on “Jeopardy!” broke the 40-game streak of the seemingly invincible Amy Schneider . She racked up $29,600 on Wednesday’s episode to defeat Schneider with $19,600. Ken Jennings rigged it! Truthfully, great run for Amy. Wth, has this even aired in Chicago?

‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Amy Schneider’s Win Streak EndsChicago librarian Rhone Talsma dethroned Schneider after 40 games on Wednesday's show.

‘Jeopardy!’ champ Amy Schneider owns show’s second-longest winning streakOn Monday night, 'Jeopardy!' champ Amy Schneider won her 39th game, breaking the 38-game record set last October. It's the second-longest winning streak in the show’s history. “She is also the first woman to earn more than $1 million in winnings in regular season play and is the first transgender contestant to qualify for the show’s Tournament of Champions.” (Raises hand with quizzical look,… looks around then quietly puts hand back down)

The game-show champion lost to a librarian from Chicago Amy Schneider debuted on ‘Jeopardy!’ in November and finished in fourth place on the game show’s list of all-time cash winners in regular-season play.Jeopardy! history! Schneider claimed her 39th win Monday, surpassing Matt Amodio as the second-most winning contestant on the long-running game show.Reuters LOS ANGELES - Reigning"Jeopardy" champion Amy Schneider is coming for Ken Jennings' hall-of-fame spot.By Ariana Brockington After extending her streak on Monday’s episode of “Jeopardy!,” Amy Schneider officially became the contestant with the second-most consecutive wins of all time.

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