History Funny / JEOPARDY

3rd Dec '16 7:51:45 AM NotThisThing
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* October 2, 2012: Final Jeopardy! is "OED's earliest citation of this 5-word phrase is 'Now, Monsieur Poirot, you would without doubt like to visit' this place." Contestant Daniel's response? "What is the bathroom?"

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* October 2, 2012: Final Jeopardy! is "OED's earliest citation of this 5-word phrase is 'Now, Monsieur Poirot, you would without doubt like to visit' this place." Contestant Daniel's response? "What is the bathroom?"bathroom?"[[note]]Correct answer: What is "the scene of the crime"?[[/note]]
19th Nov '16 2:49:46 PM Twentington
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* May 15, 2015: [[Creator/PennAndTeller Penn Jillette]] selects the first clue in the category "'Bull' ____" (where every correct response will have "Bull" in it) by asking for "[[Series/PennAndTellerBullshit Bullshit]] for $200." Naturally, the word was bleeped out.
14th Oct '16 10:09:26 AM KoopaKid17
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* Any time Alex [[{{Corpsing}} corpses]] while reading a clue.
30th Sep '16 3:11:33 PM Plactus
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* September 30, 2016: A contestant rings in on a clue in the "'Oot' & About" category before realizing her answer doesn't fit, but gamely guesses "What is kangaroot?" anyway.

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* September 30, 2016: A contestant rings in on On a clue in the "'Oot' & About" category before realizing her answer doesn't fit, category, a contestant rings in, figuring she can work through the list of marsupials to the correct one in time, but can't. Rather than stay silent, she gamely guesses "What is kangaroot?" anyway.(Correct answer: [[spoiler:bandicoot]].)
30th Sep '16 3:06:16 PM Plactus
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* September 30, 2016: A contestant rings in on a clue in the "'Oot' & About" category before realizing her answer doesn't fit, but gamely guesses "What is kangaroot?" anyway.
24th Sep '16 5:06:34 AM themisterfree
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* June 15, 2011: "Ruta Lee and Elaine Stewart rolled the giant dice on this game show. Whatever happened to that debonair fellow?" Cue pic of Trebek on the [[spoiler:''Series/HighRollers'']] set, audience laughter at Alex's ad-lib, then groans when nobody rings in.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-I2C9nmCpE June 15, 2011: 2011]]: "Ruta Lee and Elaine Stewart rolled the giant dice on this game show. Whatever happened to that debonair fellow?" Cue pic of Trebek on the [[spoiler:''Series/HighRollers'']] set, audience laughter at Alex's ad-lib, then groans when nobody rings in.
18th Sep '16 10:08:16 AM KoopaKid17
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** And [[FunnyAneurysmMoment to make matters worse,]] ''all three contestants'' [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor wrote down the same incorrect response]].[[note]]("Baton Rouge," which is the third southern-most state capital behind Tallahassee, Florida and the correct response, "Austin, Texas.")[[/note]]

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** And [[FunnyAneurysmMoment to make matters worse,]] ''all All three contestants'' contestants [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor wrote had written down the same incorrect response]].[[note]]("Baton Rouge," which is the third southern-most state capital behind Tallahassee, Florida and the correct response, "Austin, Texas.")[[/note]]
12th Aug '16 7:42:30 PM Doug86
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--->(''Category: US Cities; Clue: "Its largest airport is named for a WorldWarII hero; its second largest for a World War II battle." {[[spoiler:Correct reponse is, "What is UsefulNotes/{{Chicago}}?"]]}'')\\

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--->(''Category: US Cities; Clue: "Its largest airport is named for a WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII hero; its second largest for a World War II battle." {[[spoiler:Correct reponse is, "What is UsefulNotes/{{Chicago}}?"]]}'')\\
8th Jul '16 4:06:44 PM KoopaKid17
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* July 8, 2016: The categories for the Jeopardy! round are [[Series/SaturdayNightLive "States That Begin with Californ", "Is This a Hat", "Catch These Men", "A Petite Dejeuner", "'S' Words"]] and [[LampshadeHanging "SNL Cracks Us Up"]].
17th Jun '16 8:56:19 PM KoopaKid17
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* November 21, 1985: During the first Tournament of Champions, Steve Rogitz accidentally reads the category "The U.N." as "The Un," causing the entire studio to laugh. Alex corrects him with mock anger and proceeds to read the clue while trying not to crack up.

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* November 21, 1985: During the first Tournament of Champions, Steve Rogitz accidentally reads the category "The U.N." as "The Un," causing the entire studio to laugh. Alex corrects him with mock anger and proceeds to read the clue [[ActuallyPrettyFunny while trying not to crack up.up]].
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