An episode of Jeopardy! is only about 20 minutes long. That’s enough time to form an opinion about each contestant. You will not believe the things people say about Jeopardy! contestants online! Or, maybe you’re a part of the Twitter army that commented on successful contestants like Matt Amodio and Jake DeArruda. Either way, viewers […]
Jeopardy! History: Why Do Contestants on Jeopardy! Say “What Is”?
Occasional viewers of Jeopardy!, let alone die-hard fans of the show, have certainly noticed one peculiarity about the structure of the questions. The questions and answers are… switched. At the very least, it sounds like the answers are actually the questions, and the questions come off as being answers. Have you ever thought about why […]
How Contestants Actually Prepare for Jeopardy!
Have you ever wondered how Jeopardy! contestants get ready to appear on the show? Chances are you aren’t quite sure how they prepare to compete against fellow academics and nerds alike for the chance to garner renown and win ample cash. Jeopardy! is debatably the most famous quiz show in the history of television, and […]
Here’s How to Get on Jeopardy!
Here’s the deal: You’ve been watching America’s Favorite Quiz Show™ for literally decades, and are sure that you could play better than half the contestants on any given week’s shows, but you’ve never bothered to actually pursue the fame! Glory! Money! that awaits a Jeopardy! contestant. You may be aware that you apply online somehow? […]