Alex Trebek becomes the host of 'Jeopardy!' and a cultural icon

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A phone call from Canadian TV star Alan Thicke brought Trebek to the United States where he launched a career as a game show host in the '70s, which eventually led him to "Jeopardy!"
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  1. Corey Smith
    Corey Smith
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    Hearing Alex Trebek is going to be a thing in the past. Sad

  2. Aaron Peavler/Geomodelrailroader Railroad Photography
    Aaron Peavler/Geomodelrailroader Railroad Photography
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    We will miss you Alex #RIPAlexTrebek

  3. Ian Crossley
    Ian Crossley
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    What is: Grand Torino?

  4. Brodie2005 TheGamer
    Brodie2005 TheGamer
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    It's been an entire month since Jeopardy! lost their beloved host!

  5. Toy Lover
    Toy Lover
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    JeopardyJeopardy Jeopardy the

  6. Scout's Den
    Scout's Den
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    He will definitely be missed. His wife looks like an incredibly strong woman.

  7. Groomy The Clown
    Groomy The Clown
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    Alex Trebek brought a level of intelligence and sophistication to game shows. He will be sorely missed.

  8. Groomy The Clown
    Groomy The Clown
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    In what movie did Clint Eastwood utter the line, "a roll of duct tape will solve any problem."? "What is, Gran Torino."

  9. Michaelina Moelter
    Michaelina Moelter
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    He still had a good number of years left in him, but cancer took that from him😔

  10. Seoul Glo
    Seoul Glo
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    0:57 Sean Connery: Just like your mother Trebek!

  11. dm9542
    dm9542
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    He closely resembled actor Lee Horsely in some of those earlier pics.

  12. Ryan Roberts
    Ryan Roberts
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    Why is it great people like this always get hit with cancer? It seems so rare that some worthless jerk that nobody likes gets cancer...

  13. rockvilleraven
    rockvilleraven
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    I remember in 1984, for the revived version of Jeopardy, they hired Alex as the host because they show would have a long run and they felt that needed a young host like Alex. They got more than they bargained for.

  14. Joanne Beveridge
    Joanne Beveridge
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    Jeopardy with trebek is my comfort zone.

  15. Habeev07
    Habeev07
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    Concentration, Jeopardy, and To Tell The Truth. Im 31 years old and only heard of one

  16. Phung Ngoc Quynh
    Phung Ngoc Quynh
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    sean connery and alex trebek will finally meet

  17. MrMelgibstein
    MrMelgibstein
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    Alec Trebek is one of the best things to escapenfrom french occupied Canada.

  18. VibeVixen02
    VibeVixen02
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    He looks like a Canadian Burt Reynolds

  19. Liquid
    Liquid
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    Big money, no whammies!

  20. trail riding
    trail riding
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    Wow. Another COVID death. So sad. Will miss you Alex

    1. FlopsyRailwayProductions
      FlopsyRailwayProductions
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      Alex did not die of COVID-19. He had stage 4 cancer in the pancreas.

  21. I CAN SPELLE
    I CAN SPELLE
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    wtf he died??

  22. Dylan Nickerson
    Dylan Nickerson
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    A true loss to this world. You will be missed.

  23. Baby Goose
    Baby Goose
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    He was always so humble ❤️

  24. Michael Barfield
    Michael Barfield
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    Why does sam painter look like Andy worlhol?

  25. Alexander Wells
    Alexander Wells
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    Alex Trebek did other game shows Classic Concentration on NBC To Tell the Truth also on NBC Battlestars Double Dare Wheel of Fortune

  26. Jordan Kahele
    Jordan Kahele
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    amget.info/have/hqOS2od70XuskYg/video.html 👺

  27. Adrian Ramriez
    Adrian Ramriez
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    What a great man God bless RIP

  28. Vincent Fiore
    Vincent Fiore
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    Although he was dying it still feels weird knowing he’s gone

  29. Kaden Watt
    Kaden Watt
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    Man has been my idol for as long as I can remember. Rest easy.

  30. darren beller
    darren beller
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    I grew up with my grandparents watching his show Jeopardy when I was really young and he will be dearly missed. 😥

  31. Pickle Man
    Pickle Man
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    lets go

  32. Diana Fryer
    Diana Fryer
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    evanescence godsplan jse

  33. Tucker Waldrip
    Tucker Waldrip
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    My nut and bolt collection looks like that! haha

  34. andrewps84
    andrewps84
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    He’s so right about humor being a cure. Believe me, I use it in most everything I do to break tension and make people’s days.

  35. Gary Goldman
    Gary Goldman
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    R.I.P Alex 😭

  36. kirby march barcena
    kirby march barcena
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    Alex Trebek was Jeopardy! as Pat Sajak was Wheel of Fortune

  37. Justin Vill
    Justin Vill
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    This man is a saint.

  38. LunarWolf Guitar
    LunarWolf Guitar
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    He needs a movie,it would be great!

  39. kyle patterson
    kyle patterson
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    🇨🇦🇨🇦🇨🇦 A True Canadain 🇨🇦🇨🇦🇨🇦🇨🇦

  40. Daina Williams
    Daina Williams
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    I'm 35 so we know how I feel about Alex just cancel the show there will never be another

  41. Jose Cortez
    Jose Cortez
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    A roll of duct tape would solve any problem( Grand Torino) 🙌

    1. BIGBLOCK5022006
      BIGBLOCK5022006
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      Correct. Go again.

  42. Isaiah Pierce
    Isaiah Pierce
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    Rest in peace, man. See you around.

  43. antoinette Lewellen
    antoinette Lewellen
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    Always in our hearts Alex ♥️

  44. David Mata
    David Mata
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    Three game shows at a single time? That's impressive, but he wasn't the only one. The late Geoff Edwards hosted Chain Reaction, Jackpot!, and The Big Spin at the same time during the late 1980s and early 1990s.

  45. ohona islam
    ohona islam
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    He still had a good number of years left in him, but cancer took that from him😔

  46. Steven Dudley
    Steven Dudley
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    Rest in peace Alex

  47. Marco Total
    Marco Total
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    He’s the host again?! I knew he didn’t die!

  48. Wild D
    Wild D
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    How dare yo shame the OG Baywatch

  49. Jacob Ray-Bausher
    Jacob Ray-Bausher
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    Alex Trebek voiced himself in a Jeopardy-based Family Guy skit, but it was not the one shown here

    1. dlanistheman
      dlanistheman
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      The one where Adam West answers with Kebert Xela? Might have been in bad taste on the punchline of that skit

  50. Crafty Gal
    Crafty Gal
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    The only thing I disagree with in this video is that Baywatch is one of the worst shows of all time.... How rude! 😊

  51. Aerodynamic
    Aerodynamic
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    I’m 24, I grew up with Alex, watching the show after school, I cannot imagine who is going to fill his shoes.

    1. Omari good Smith and bfdi logo fan 2021
      Omari good Smith and bfdi logo fan 2021
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      I’m born before axle died

    2. Rose Belle314
      Rose Belle314
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      @Flying Death LeVar Burton?

    3. Flying Death
      Flying Death
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      The first Reading Rainbow guy is going to replace him

  52. Aldrius
    Aldrius
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    ...some of those voice overs aren't Alex Trebek. He did his own voice on Family Guy, but not in that clip.

  53. SuperSmashMaster43
    SuperSmashMaster43
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    He still had a good number of years left in him, but cancer took that from him😔

  54. #JodeeBrokeIt
    #JodeeBrokeIt
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    This was amazing story about Alex. Thank you to all that made this segment possible

  55. Mandel
    Mandel
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    Who tf dislike this?

  56. John Robert
    John Robert
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  57. Allahu Akbar
    Allahu Akbar
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    Gonna miss him. He was of the kindest and wittiest men that ever lived.

    1. ohona islam
      ohona islam
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      Gonna miss him. He was of the kindest and wittiest men that ever lived.

  58. TheLAKERSareGodsTeam
    TheLAKERSareGodsTeam
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    SUCK IT TREBEK

  59. millenniumman75
    millenniumman75
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    9:10 another game show legend.....Johnny Gilbert, who filled in for Bill Cullen on the original Price is Right, is 96! He and Alex had quite a rapport on Jeopardy! The game show world lost a big star to Heaven, but we have plenty of episodes!!! RIP Alex - you won Final Jeopardy!

  60. Shasha Yee
    Shasha Yee
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    He died on the swing in the backyard of his house sitting next to his wife Jean just like he wanted to do its very very sad :(

    1. Shadow Claw
      Shadow Claw
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      Why copy my comment?

  61. Rick0982
    Rick0982
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    What a great guy. He knew he was getting an advance and knew of his prognosis and gave the advance to charity.

  62. king of games and anime
    king of games and anime
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    Alex wouldn’t want Jeopardy to die with him, but I just can’t imagine anyone else filling his shoes.

    1. rockvilleraven
      rockvilleraven
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      When Jeopardy was revived in 1984, they decided to go with Alex because the producers felt this show would a long run and they wanted a young host, 36 years is a very long run.

    2. Memorex996
      Memorex996
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      Ken Jennings looked good today, with a tribute from him to Alex at the start and a small Thank You to Alex at the end

    3. Anthony Long
      Anthony Long
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      @rockvilleraven considering how Jennings dominated the game show and was really close to alex, i see this as a good choice.

    4. rockvilleraven
      rockvilleraven
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      @BlueWooloo Jennings is slated to be the interim host for now.

    5. 5610winston
      5610winston
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      @** No. He has his own successful game show, too entrenched in Wheel.

  63. Ricky Rocksteady
    Ricky Rocksteady
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    3:53 DYING

  64. 로라 [Laura]
    로라 [Laura]
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    I remember watching him in the late 2000s... it was our family tradition to watch Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune... Rest In Peace Alex :(

  65. es is
    es is
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    FACT: He was halfway through his contract

  66. Sanjay Rajpal
    Sanjay Rajpal
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    Watching this just breaks my heart because it just goes to show how sweet and caring this man really was God rest this man’s soul

  67. sean cain
    sean cain
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    He’s a Canadian icon you can tell by how he conducted himself a typical Canadian he was extraordinary

  68. iKyle
    iKyle
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    I will never forget you Alex, thank you for everything! *sigh* Not unexpected but much more painful then I ever thought.

  69. Shadow Claw
    Shadow Claw
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    He died on the swing in the backyard of his house sitting next to his wife Jean just like he wanted to do its very very sad :(

    1. Cole Cooper
      Cole Cooper
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      Not many get to go out on their own terms. Sounds like a great way to go to me.

    2. Michael Cartwright
      Michael Cartwright
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      @Bruce Awesomeperson Was going to lash out or something concerning that person's calloused comment. You sir, handled that with great maturely. RESPECT!

    3. Bruce Awesomeperson
      Bruce Awesomeperson
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      ​@Deez Nuts I was really mad when I read your comment and was going to yell at you, but let's not fight each other. We are all hurting together this year. There is no more room for hating each other.

    4. Bruce Awesomeperson
      Bruce Awesomeperson
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      I got to admit, at this point in 2020, I felt desensitized about this stuff after grieving so much. But when my mom told me that was how he died, it hit really hard.

    5. jmie5
      jmie5
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      I think losing him at any age would have been sad but losing him to anything other than old age is one hell of a pill to swallow. How he went is perfect but when... God, it hurts.

  70. Shadow Claw
    Shadow Claw
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    I can't believe he is dead its hard to believe but also easy to believe at the same time which is all very sad I hope whoever replaces him is just as amazing as him he is amazing!

  71. Dot
    Dot
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    Rest in peace 🌼

  72. trev N
    trev N
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    R.I.P my fellow Ontario Canadian brother. What a legend

  73. Matt k
    Matt k
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    3:39 Ow my heart...

  74. Kristoby
    Kristoby
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    Who thought we'd ever lose Sean Connery AND Alex Trebek around the same time

    1. Riley kazama
      Riley kazama
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      I know right

    2. skrenos
      skrenos
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      "We meet again Trebek"

    3. HoneyTicklesWorth
      HoneyTicklesWorth
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      samnelso I’m guessing you don’t watch a lot of SNL?

    4. Kristoby
      Kristoby
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      @Joe Murray bruh, how could I, absolute legend

    5. Joe Murray
      Joe Murray
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      Don't forget Van Halen

  75. Tadashi Satoru
    Tadashi Satoru
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    Kelly Preston died four months before Trebek, also for cancer.

  76. Benny E. Vilca
    Benny E. Vilca
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    There's no other guessing games like it,with Alex Trebek on Jeopardy!"Rest In Peace Alex and thanks for inspiring for all us and everything what you have done us.We love you,will missed you.Thanks for creating a very unique game for us.1940-2020.❤

  77. Tigers Fan All Day
    Tigers Fan All Day
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    What an icon he was!

  78. Extraneus
    Extraneus
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    i wonder if him and fred rogers are neighbors

  79. Brianca Elaina
    Brianca Elaina
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    Rip Alex trebek-you was the best ever, 1940-2020 November 8-guys he isn’t dead he just got welcomed to another jeopardy! Hopefully he will be in our next life because my grandma and grandpa watched him in 2019 they died March 4 (grandpa) 2019 my grandma died January 24 2019 they all in paradise.everyone it’s gonna be okay we can watch all his tv and movies. Alex was the best show maker then anyone else,I used to watch it with my grandma and grandpa his wife misses him and his kids and his family. We can maybe go to his funeral or look it up to see his dead body,BUT SOME IS BAD. Because some isn’t Alex they do it for likes, and they made fun of his death everyone told them to stop and he was still laughing and I was crying. Stop bullying,and cancer.

  80. Chester Benjamin Lane
    Chester Benjamin Lane
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    It has been a week since we lost our beloved Alex Trebek and he will be remembered forever and ever since I started watching him on television as a die hard fan of his work

  81. Daniel Sgro
    Daniel Sgro
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    Rip Alex Trebek. I grew up with him, everytine I come home from school my dad and my family would watch it at 4:00 pm every day. RIP a game show legend.

  82. Damien5497 Entertainment
    Damien5497 Entertainment
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    I don't think Jeopardy! can go on much longer without Trebek! :( RIP Alex Trebek

  83. jaywar69
    jaywar69
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    On this blue ball of life, he was one of the good guys! RIP Alex...

  84. Captain Nigga
    Captain Nigga
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    That is the most well-organized garage I've ever seen.

  85. Yiqian Zhou
    Yiqian Zhou
    3 ամիս առաջ

    Now Alex and Alan will be friends forever in heaven.

  86. Jacob Dominguez
    Jacob Dominguez
    3 ամիս առաջ

    RIP😢

  87. NAN2YVR
    NAN2YVR
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    Alex was a great Canadian icon 🇨🇦

  88. Duke Silver
    Duke Silver
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    One of the best damn moustaches of all time.

  89. I Am DK!
    I Am DK!
    3 ամիս առաջ

    When I saw Alex and Michael laughing (Ninja Strahan) I felt a sense of calmness. ❤️

    1. Umar Bentley
      Umar Bentley
      3 ամիս առաջ

      Indeed,both of these guys are class acts,love them both.R.I.P Alex Trebek your legacy lives on.❤❤☁️☀️🦋

  90. Dave
    Dave
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    Who else came here for the comments :) RIP Alex Trebek

  91. Rohan Padiyar
    Rohan Padiyar
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    “Jeopardy!” was a quiz show that was actually before my time, when Art Fleming was the host. The NBC television network originally carried it from 1964 to 1974. Thanks to its revival in 1984, I got to watch “Jeopardy!”, but with Alex Trebek as the host of the show. I was age 5 at that time of the premiere. I grew up on “Jeopardy!” and “Jeopardy!” grew on all of us: In our homes, whenever the show was on, playing a copy of the home game and the video game version of the show, and even in our classrooms, as a method to prepare for an exam. What Alex wished before he passed was the show to continue, Even I wished the show to continue, mainly because of the things we may or may not have been taught in school, which eventually ended up on the show. RIP Alex Trebek. Thanks for making learning fun.

    1. Rusty Wolfe
      Rusty Wolfe
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      @W Parsons Jeopardy! with Art Fleming also had a syndicated version and was revived with him in 1978 in NBC. They had a feature in that version that I've always wondered why it's never been apart of Alex Trebek's. It was called the Run A Category Bonus. They started a jackpot with $5,000 and each day a person DIDN't run a category, another $1,000 was added until a contestant finally ran a category. The jackpot was separate and wasn't added into the daily winnings. I truly wish they'd resurrect it because it would surely put an end to the idiocy of jumping all over the board, harem scarem without even knowing what a category's actually about. Ironically, Art Fleming also passed away due to pancreatic cancer.

    2. W Parsons
      W Parsons
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      Rohan Padiyar ...I remember Art Fleming growing up.

  92. JOSEPH// SMOOTS//
    JOSEPH// SMOOTS//
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    FACT: He was halfway through his contract

    1. forgetfulfunctor1
      forgetfulfunctor1
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      😆 was it a 5 year contract? I remember him saying he had 3 years left with it, so he wasn't legally allowed to die

  93. LoPhatKao
    LoPhatKao
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    One of the 2 Canadians we would have happily installed as King 2020 better not touch Cmdr Hadfield....

    1. BIGBLOCK5022006
      BIGBLOCK5022006
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      Speak not thy heresy, heathen.

    2. BattlePig101
      BattlePig101
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      Don’t even think about!

  94. Don Clark
    Don Clark
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    hes a true legend but he was 50 when he married jean, age in her mid 20s!!!! cradle robber

  95. Carol Benson
    Carol Benson
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    He passed away but Jeopardy is still showing him alive on current nightly shows.

    1. Rusty Wolfe
      Rusty Wolfe
      3 ամիս առաջ

      @Sandy Banks He normally taped 5 a day. But he wasn't able to do that with the last ones. He taped 3 on October 28th and what returned out to be his final two the next day.

    2. Sandy Banks
      Sandy Banks
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      They are taped.

    3. ZhangtheGreat
      ZhangtheGreat
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      It was Alex's wish that his final episodes be aired.

    4. Shadow Claw
      Shadow Claw
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      @antdude His last episode is coming out on Christmas as a Christmas gift!

    5. antdude
      antdude
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      @Jamie Ellis Was he able to finish?

  96. Andy Mesa
    Andy Mesa
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    TIL Alex Trebek had a smoking hot wife, well played sir.

  97. Sean T
    Sean T
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    🙁 I am sorry to learn of the passing of Alex Trebek. He was such a kind and genuine person. Jeopardy will not be the same without him. RIP Alex Trebek 🙏🏾

  98. Retroactive
    Retroactive
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    Weird timing because he just died.

  99. Boomistirr
    Boomistirr
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    RIP :( i used to watch him everyday

  100. Tony Chavez
    Tony Chavez
    3 ամիս առաջ

    [Alex Trebek arrives in heaven] Sean Connery[chuckling] :we meet again Trebek. Trebek: actually we've never officially met on earth. That was a parody of my show with actors playing both of us.

    1. Katherine Phaye
      Katherine Phaye
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      #MyNameIsBondJamesBond!