History Funny / Jeopardy

19th Oct '17 3:02:55 PM KoopaKid17
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* February 9, 2001: A celebrity episode had the category "Children's Literature" with this clue: "First line of the poem thought to be based on Mary Sawyer's experience at a Massachusetts school-house around 1815." [[Music/BarenakedLadies Steven Page]] [[CurseCutShort runs out of time to write]] "[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar What is 'There once was a man from Nantucket']]?", getting as far as the first two letters of the last word.

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* February 9, 2001: A celebrity episode had the category "Children's Literature" with this clue: "First line of the poem thought to be based on Mary Sawyer's experience at a Massachusetts school-house around 1815." [[Music/BarenakedLadies Steven Page]] [[CurseCutShort runs out of time to write]] "[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar What is 'There once was a man from Nantucket']]?", getting as far as the first two letters of the last word.word[[note]](The correct response is "Mary Had a Little Lamb")[[/note]].


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** Creator/SethGreen’s response: “[[SelfDeprecation What is I have no idea, I thought I was so smart]]?”
19th Oct '17 10:12:32 AM KoopaKid17
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* Two contestants have won the game with $1: Air Force Lt. Col. Darryl Scott on January 19, 1993 and Manny Abell on October 17, 2017. The latter is notable as his two opponents were beating him thirteen-fold (he had $1,000 going into Final Jeopardy; his opponents were tied at $13,700) but both lost everything upon answering incorrectly.

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* Two contestants have On at least four occasions, a player won the game with $1: $1:
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Air Force Lt. Col. Darryl Scott on January 19, 1993 and 1993.
** April 30, 1997: [[Series/TheNanny Benjamin Salisbury]] did this on a celebrity episode.
** February 9, 2001: Another celebrity game ended this way with Brandi Chastain coming out as the victor.
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Manny Abell on October 17, 2017. The latter This is notable as his two opponents were beating him thirteen-fold (he had $1,000 going into Final Jeopardy; his opponents were tied at $13,700) but both lost everything upon answering incorrectly.


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* February 9, 2001: A celebrity episode had the category "Children's Literature" with this clue: "First line of the poem thought to be based on Mary Sawyer's experience at a Massachusetts school-house around 1815." [[Music/BarenakedLadies Steven Page]] [[CurseCutShort runs out of time to write]] "[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar What is 'There once was a man from Nantucket']]?", getting as far as the first two letters of the last word.
-->'''Steven''': Alex, my self-esteem is at an all-time low right now. Can I leave now?\\
'''Alex''': No, but it's obvious that children's literature has a different meaning for you than for anybody else!
18th Oct '17 10:36:35 AM ZombieAladdin
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* Two contestants have won the game with $1: Air Force Lt. Col. Darryl Scott on January 19, 1993 and Manny Abell on October 17, 2017.

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* Two contestants have won the game with $1: Air Force Lt. Col. Darryl Scott on January 19, 1993 and Manny Abell on October 17, 2017. The latter is notable as his two opponents were beating him thirteen-fold (he had $1,000 going into Final Jeopardy; his opponents were tied at $13,700) but both lost everything upon answering incorrectly.
17th Oct '17 5:41:16 PM KoopaKid17
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** Also on June 27, 2006, "Japan-U.S. Relations" was a category.

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** Also on On June 27, 2006, "Japan-U.S. Relations" was a category.category.
** May 15, 2015: "The Pen Is Mightier" appeared as a category.
* Two contestants have won the game with $1: Air Force Lt. Col. Darryl Scott on January 19, 1993 and Manny Abell on October 17, 2017.



* January 19, 1993: Air Force Lt. Col. Darryl Scott wins with a score of $1.



* October 17, 2017: Manny Abell wins with $1.
17th Oct '17 4:48:11 PM Twentington
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* October 17, 2017: Manny Abell wins with $1.



* [[Music/WeirdAlYankovic Weird Al]] appearing on ''Rock & Roll Jeopardy!''... and [[SelfFulfillingProphecy losing]].

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* [[Music/WeirdAlYankovic Weird Al]] Music/WeirdAlYankovic appearing on ''Rock & Roll Jeopardy!''... and [[SelfFulfillingProphecy losing]].
17th Aug '17 2:23:41 PM Twentington
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* October 15, 1987: The board goes haywire and turns all the $800 boxes into $400s, so Alex [[https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzJUVd1iPNMcalFNUXBHSVFkYzg/view fixes it]] via PercussiveMaintenance.
6th Aug '17 10:54:40 AM 123456789
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** Another (repeatedly deleted from Website/YouTube) ''Phone Jeopardy!'' outtake reel ended with Alex saying "Tinker Bell" in a funny voice. When someone offstage reprimands him for the voice, he yells "Fuck 'em!"

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** Another (repeatedly deleted from Website/YouTube) ''Phone Jeopardy!'' outtake reel ended with [[https://youtu.be/H49nlqD611o?t=1m6s Alex saying "Tinker Bell" in a funny voice. voice]]. When someone offstage reprimands him for the voice, he yells "Fuck 'em!""[[PrecisionFStrike Fuck 'em!]]"
1st Aug '17 9:05:01 PM KoopaKid17
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* November 21, 1986: Alex asks Tournament of Champions finalist Marvin Shinkman how he plans to unwind when the tournament is over.
-->'''Marvin:''' I think I'll lock myself in a vault with a large, large box of stamps, take off all of my clothes and roll around in 'em.\\
(''audience laughter, Alex smirks'')\\
'''Alex:''' Marvin... Marvin you're cute (''singsong'') but you're kinky!
28th Jul '17 5:19:33 PM KoopaKid17
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* Circa 1972: Gene Shalit tackles a Daily Double in a...unique way. [[note]](Seen on the 1975 Creator/{{NBC}} GrandFinale, its original episode is destroyed.)[[/note]]

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* Circa 1972: Gene Shalit tackles a Daily Double in a... unique way. [[note]](Seen on the 1975 Creator/{{NBC}} GrandFinale, its original episode is destroyed.)[[/note]]



'''Andy:''' What is the...Whiskey A Go-Go?[[note]](The correct response is "Fraunces Tavern.")[[/note]]

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'''Andy:''' What is the...the uh... Whiskey A Go-Go?[[note]](The correct response is "Fraunces Tavern.")[[/note]]



'''Per-Gunnar Hillesoy (NOR):''' What is your...behind?\\

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'''Per-Gunnar Hillesoy (NOR):''' What is your...What's your... behind?\\



** Watson got lucky with the Daily Double, getting them both in Double Jeopardy. His logic in wagering was...odd, to say the least.

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** Watson got lucky with the Daily Double, getting them both in Double Jeopardy. His logic in wagering was... odd, to say the least.



* One contestant wagered an even amount plus $20 on the Daily Double. Alex asked why, to which the player responded that he had lost $20 during the trip to California and promised his wife that he would get it back during the game. He lost the Daily Double, but going into Final Jeopardy! had the correct response with a wager of...$20.

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* One contestant wagered an even amount plus $20 on the Daily Double. Alex asked why, to which the player responded that he had lost $20 during the trip to California and promised his wife that he would get it back during the game. He lost the Daily Double, but going into Final Jeopardy! had the correct response with a wager of... $20.



* November 4, 2011: Early in a Tournament of Champions, after two rounds of being [[CurbStompBattle curb-stomped]] by Joon Pahk, all John Krizel could write down for Final Jeopardy! was "What is I have '''no''' idea?"...while Tom Kunzen's answer consisted of [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zh-D0bVZaO8&t=8m48s just a rage face]] ([[http://www.reddit.com/tb/m0wjq and he even made a strip about it!]]). (Joon, of course, gave the right answer.)

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* November 4, 2011: Early in a Tournament of Champions, after two rounds of being [[CurbStompBattle curb-stomped]] by Joon Pahk, all John Krizel could write down for Final Jeopardy! was "What is I have '''no''' idea?"...idea?" while Tom Kunzen's answer consisted of [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zh-D0bVZaO8&t=8m48s just a rage face]] ([[http://www.reddit.com/tb/m0wjq and he even made a strip about it!]]). (Joon, of course, gave the right answer.)



** Right at the beginning, current-day Alex gets a bit cranky. "Get rid of the first card...I know my name."

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** Right at the beginning, current-day Alex gets a bit cranky. "Get rid of the first card... I know my name."
4th Jul '17 8:59:21 AM KoopaKid17
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* On two occasions, the Double Jeopardy! round consisted of categories inspired by the ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' spoof of ''Celebrity Jeopardy!'':
** September 5, 2001: "Creator/SeanConnery", "Surprise Me, Trebek", "Therapists"[[labelnote:Alex's aside]]Not "The Rapists"[[/labelnote]], "Things You Shouldn't Put in Your Mouth", "The Number After 2", and "Rhymes With 'Dog'".
** July 8, 2016: "States That Begin with Californ", "Is This a Hat", "Catch These Men", "A Petite Dejeuner", "'S' Words", and [[LampshadeHanging "SNL Cracks Us Up"]].
** Also on June 27, 2006, "Japan-U.S. Relations" was a category.



* 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"]].
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