A Jeopardy! contestant became an inadvertent conservative hero on Thursday when she insulted liberals —- unintentionally, she says — with her Final Jeopardy answer. Host Alex Trebek asked contestants to identify a flower whose name is...Show More Summary
Well, this is a new one. We've shared numerous unexpected Jeopardy answers over the years, from the contestant who actually made Alex Trebek say Turd Ferguson to the guy who said Kinky Boots is the name of a Christian hymn. But we can't think of a previous example where a player lost the game... Show More Summary
As an avid Jeopardy! viewer, one gets to see all kinds of odd ducks from the farthest corners of these United States. We have grown accustomed to Alex Trebek's beautifully stilted intros — "Darlene from Akron, Ohio, I hear you have an unusual collection of old keys?" — and untraditional trivia geniuses.... More »
The Tonight Show had Hugh Jackman and Shaquille O’Neal battle in a trivia game where they each stay in a phone booth, and each round the loser had to accommodate a new person. This makes us wonder how Alex Trebek would fare as a Jeopardy! contestant.
This glorious GIF comes to us courtesy of Jimmy Fallon and The Tonight Show, who decided to cram Alex Trebek and Shaq in a phone booth together earlier this week. There was more than gentle rubbing, there was dancing. If you missed the segment, here it is in all its glory.
In further proof that celebrities will really do anything for publicity, Shaquille O'Neal and Hugh Jackman appeared on Monday's Tonight Show and actually agreed to play a game called "Phone Booth," in which they had to correctly answer...Show More Summary
With cell phones making phone booths obsolete, Jimmy Fallon found a use for these freestanding structures. Much like his innovative game Beer Hockey or his adorable trivia/puppy pageant Pup Quiz, Fallon found new, cute ways to play with his guests. Show More Summary
Deliberately confusing humanity is a demonstration of power, so it’s no wonder that Alex Trebek and other trivia game show hosts relish their jobs so much; declaring an answer wrong is the next best thing to chemically inducing an endorphin...Show More Summary
Alex Trebek Says Turd Ferguson 0:30 In fairness he was tricked into it but there's no excuse really. Submitted by: TubularGoldmine Regular Keywords: alex trebek jeopardy game show game turd ferguson Views: 52
What a week for amazing game show answers! We didn't think it would be possible to top a Jeopardy contestant actually getting Alex Trebek to say the name Turd Ferguson during Final Jeopardy. But then Steve Harvey asked the head of aShow More Summary
"The last sound emitted from earth will be a Trebek sigh."
Turd Ferguson, a name made famous by Norm MacDonald on Saturday Night Live, has returned to the headlines for a hilarious reason. As CNN recently reported a contestant on Jeopardy recently tricked Alex Trebek into reading her answer “What is the ballad of Turd Ferguson?” in the show’s Final Jeopardy round. Show More Summary
A Jeopardy! contestant this week hilariously tricked Alex Trebek into saying the name ‘Turd Ferguson’ on the air during the show’s Final Jeopardy round. Here’s how it all went down. Going into the final round, a contestant named Talia was in third place with just $600 to her name. Show More Summary
Most of us know Jeopardy! as a game where you have to make sure you add “What is or Who is” to the beginning of your answer. Sometimes the questions are insanely hard and you wonder how these contestants know the answers to these trivia questions which can date back to 1902. Show More Summary
Alex Trebek excels at embodying his buttoned-up hosting persona on the serious-minded show Jeopardy!, so it's always a treat to see him saying ridiculous phrases. In the above clip, a contestant gets him to say "Turd Ferguson."
In an inspired homage to the "Saturday Night Live" version of "Celebrity Jeopardy!", real-life "Jeopardy!" contestant Talia Lavin got Alex Trebek to utter the phrase "Turd Ferguson" on Wednesday night's episode.
Post by Jenny Erikson. What is a game show contestant supposed to do when she can't think of the correct answer to a trivia questions? One Jeopardy player decided to prank Alex Trebek into saying something naughty, and it was worth the effort. Show More Summary
Alex Trebek got pranked pretty good on yesterday's Jeopardy!. Contestant Talia couldn't solve the final clue, Entertainment Weekly reports, so instead of making a real guess, she wrote: "What is the love ballad of Turd Ferguson. P.S. Hi Mom" as her answer (er, question). Of course, Trebek then had...
There?s a certain embarrassment to being in negative numbers while playing with the family, but that?s nothing compared to an actual contestant being down thousands of dollars by the final round. Fortunately, contestant Talia Lavin made the most of a recent loss. Click To Continue Reading