One seemingly easy reply immediate has gotten three “Jeopardy!” contestants in sizzling water with followers, as they didn’t accurately end the Lord’s Prayer.
The clue that had all three contestants stumped: “Matthew 6:9 says, ‘Our Father Which Art in Heaven’ this ‘be thy identify.’”
All three contestants stood awkwardly of their place, evidently not realizing the reply as host Mayim Bialik waited for considered one of them to buzz in, however solely the buzzer for time rang out.
At this level within the recreation, each challengers Joe Seibert and Laura Blyler Scanland had been within the unfavorable with -$200 and -$400, respectively, whereas eventual winner Suresh Krishnan had $1,600 within the financial institution.
Krishnan would finish the present with $14,000, profitable his sixth contest in a row, however would in the end lose Wednesday evening.
Fans of the sport present weren’t pleased with the contestants, as they deemed it a simple clue.
“That’s ‘hallowed,’ you heathens!” “Jeopardy!” fan Lindsay Wilcox live-tweeted throughout the present.
“Hey, ‘Jeopardy’ geniuses… It’s HALLOWED. Sheesh, what a tragic world we stay in,” one other individual tweeted.
“How can all 3 adults who made it to be contestants on the present not know a minimum of the beginning of the lord’s prayer (hallowed) or Elizabeth Taylor was in National Velvet?” a 3rd tweet learn alluding to a different missed reply immediate from Tuesday nights present.
I can’t imagine individuals on Jeopardy didn’t know ‘Hallowed’ be thy identify of the Lord’s Prayer. How may they’ve by no means heard that.”
The Biblical fail, will not be the primary time this season contestants had been stumped by a clue.
June 8’s episode — which additionally featured Krishnan — had 23 clues left unanswered, 16 of which befell in “Double Jeopardy!”
The missed improper solutions led to solely 33 appropriate ones, which was seen because the lowest of the season.