History Heartwarming / Jeopardy

12th Jan '17 1:33:30 AM jayharrison
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* November 30, 2004: Ken Jennings hugging Nancy Zerg, who had finally put an end to his 74 game streak.

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* November 30, 2004: Ken Jennings hugging Nancy Zerg, the contestant who had finally put an end to defeated him on his 74 game streak.75th appearance.



* December 2016: Contestant Cindy Stowell, who died of colon cancer before her show aired, donating her winnings to cancer research. The producers, who knew she didn't have long to live, arranged for her to have the first available airdate after her audition, and sent her recordings of her games so she could see them.

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* December 2016: Contestant Cindy Stowell, who died of colon cancer before her show seven-episode run aired, donating her winnings of $105,803 to cancer research. The producers, who knew she didn't have long to live, arranged for her to have the first available airdate after her audition, and sent her recordings of her games so she could see them.
25th Dec '16 12:24:48 AM Plactus
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* December 2016: Contestant Cindy Stowell, who died of colon cancer before her show aired, donating her winnings to cancer research.

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* December 2016: Contestant Cindy Stowell, who died of colon cancer before her show aired, donating her winnings to cancer research. The producers, who knew she didn't have long to live, arranged for her to have the first available airdate after her audition, and sent her recordings of her games so she could see them.
24th Dec '16 10:22:41 PM KoopaKid17
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* December 13, 2016: Contestant Cindy Stowell, who died of colon cancer before her show aired, donating her winnings to cancer research.

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* December 13, 2016: Contestant Cindy Stowell, who died of colon cancer before her show aired, donating her winnings to cancer research.
8th Dec '16 9:15:45 PM KoopaKid17
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* December 13, 2016: Contestant Cindy Stowell, who died of colon cancer before her show aired, donating her winnings to cancer research.
17th Apr '16 1:36:26 AM Douglasac10
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* April 14, 2016: Alex opens the show by wishing his mother a happy 95th birthday, and is clearly on the verge of tears doing so.

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* April 14, 2016: Alex opens the show [[https://www.instagram.com/p/BEMn5mWzOh1/ by wishing his mother a happy 95th birthday, birthday]], and is clearly on the verge of tears doing so.
14th Apr '16 5:59:10 PM Twentington
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* April 14, 2016: Alex opens the show by wishing his mother a happy 95th birthday, and is clearly on the verge of tears doing so.
30th Jan '16 1:25:43 PM Premonition45
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* Pre-2003: Any time a retiring 5-time champion wagers enough to tie with an opponent, making them the new champion.

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* Pre-2003: [[PassingTheTorch Any time a retiring 5-time champion wagers enough to tie with an opponent, making them the new champion.]]
30th Mar '15 12:47:35 AM Dawnwing
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->'''Colby:''' She deserved that much.

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->'''Colby:''' -->'''Colby:''' She deserved that much.
30th Mar '15 12:47:03 AM Dawnwing
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* Colby Burnett (2013) used his winnings to buy his mother (who had worked multiple jobs so that he could attend a good high school, and who had bought the encyclopedia set that started his love of learning) a house in the suburbs, so that she could move out of the dangerous neighborhood that Colby had grown up in.
->'''Colby:''' She deserved that much.
5th Jan '15 4:25:02 PM Premonition45
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* [[DefeatMeansFriendship The fact that many champions and players have become friends over the years]]. One particularly heartwarming case, the 1997 College Tournament winner Craig Barker recounts that two of his opponents start dating each other after the tournament, marrying years later.

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* [[DefeatMeansFriendship The fact that many champions and players have become friends over the years]]. One particularly heartwarming case, the 1997 College Tournament winner Craig Barker recounts that two of his opponents start started dating each other after the tournament, marrying years later.
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