The Importance of Jeopardy’s Alex Trebeck

Yes, I never thought about it back in the day. Just liked it because we *did* learn things from the show. I always did like learning facts more than watching people jump up and down and scream, as they (did/do) on most “Game Shows”.

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Alex Trebeck Jeopardy

Alex Trebeck spent 36 years trucking in trivia, but his impact on popular culture and millions of lives is anything but trivial.

I have never watched a game show with the regularity I did Jeopardy! For several decades it was served up at dinner time in my home. Alex Trebek was the welcomed, gracious, erudite dinner guest who always had a place at my table.

For so many, the loss of Alex Trebeck feels so personal. And it should. For 36 years. this easy-going well-mannered man was in our homes like clockwork every single evening for 5 days a week. With his warm and steady demeanor, his was a presence that bonded generations. Jeopardy! was a family affair, and we were all contestants in our kitchens, bedrooms, and family rooms.

Trebeck celebrated a brand of mental aptitude rarely found on television. In the smartphone era when information is a google…

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Autodidact ... In 7th Heaven, since access to Internet (1998); never know where I'll land next!

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