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Some sports and games have a notion of a "perfect score." For example, a perfect score in bowling is 300 (twelve consecutive strikes;) a perfect score in golf would be 18 (18 holes-in-one.)
After watching Watson destroy Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter I began to wonder what a perfect score in Jeopardy! would be.
Jeopardy! has three rounds:
Conclusion: A perfect score for a single episode of Jeopardy! is $566,400.
The actual record appears to be Roger Craig's win of $77,000 on September 14 2010.