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This Is ‘Jeopardy!’: How a Week of Episodes Gets Filmed in One Day

Chris Matthews of Hardball proves to be the real-world equivalent of the irascible Sean Connery in Saturday Night Live’s string of Celebrity Jeopardy! parodies. He fumbles with his buzzer, teases his fellow contestants, and replies to a Final Jeopardy! clue about dwarf planets with the question “What is a midgit?” [sic] and a Cheshire-cat grin. The Chicago Tribune’s Clarence Page profiles the charity he’s playing for—the American Institute for Stuttering—by explaining his own problems with stuttering. Thomas Friedman, who has won three Pulitzer Prizes, is repeatedly reminded to phrase his answers in the form of a question.
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theatlantic:

This Is ‘Jeopardy!’: How a Week of Episodes Gets Filmed in One Day

Chris Matthews of Hardball proves to be the real-world equivalent of the irascible Sean Connery in Saturday Night Live’s string of Celebrity Jeopardy! parodies. He fumbles with his buzzer, teases his fellow contestants, and replies to a Final Jeopardy! clue about dwarf planets with the question “What is a midgit?” [sic] and a Cheshire-cat grin. The Chicago Tribune’s Clarence Page profiles the charity he’s playing for—the American Institute for Stuttering—by explaining his own problems with stuttering. Thomas Friedman, who has won three Pulitzer Prizes, is repeatedly reminded to phrase his answers in the form of a question.

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    also this: It would be hard to top the attention-grabbing “IBM Challenge” from last year—in which Jeopardy!'s two...
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    Turd Ferguson.
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    Why does none of this surprise me?
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    Thursday and Friday will be good days - Lewis Black and Thomas Friedman PS: Ken Jennings wrote a pretty insightful...
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    I don’t think I could ever picture Jeopardy without Trebek.
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    I was geeking out last night watching Chris Matthews.
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