History of Jeopardy!
How to play Jeopardy!
Seeing Jeopardy! on TV or in Person
How to become a contestant on Jeopardy!
A Salute to Game Shows
"From the Sony Pictures Studios... this is Jeopardy!"
"Now entering the studio are today's contestants. A market
analyst from Los Angeles, California, Samuel Donnigan. A telephone operator from
Reston, Virginia, Jean Selman. And our returning champion, a newspaper editor from
Rogers, Arkansas, Robert Logan, whose one-day cash winnings total $5200."
And now, here is the host of Jeopardy!, ALEX TREBEK!"
That's what we hear announcer Johnny Gilbert say every weekday at the
beginning of one of America's oldest and most popular quiz
shows currently running on television.
Jeopardy! is the quiz show that rocks the boat. That
breaks the rules. Why, you ask? Because you do not answer questions on Jeopardy!,
but you question answers.
For example, for the answer, "This Web site was
formerly known as 'Egroups'," you would respond with, "What is
Jeopardy! has had quite a history behind
it, with different hosts, different announcers, different networks, and different
sets. On this site, you can learn about all of this, as well as the present
Jeopardy!, how it plays, and how to get to the point where you, yourself could hold the
button in your hand that lights your podium, and question that answer for $1,000.
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