Contestants also received a Classroom "Jeopardy!
" game that James intends to share with Northboro schools even though he is home-schooled.
Holzhauer did not return a request for comment; nor did Jennings or a "Jeopardy!
I have played the "Jeopardy!
" quick game since black Tuesday, but there is no joy in Mudville since I took the test.
King, shown in the Lincoln School library, will be a contestant on "Jeopardy!
" tomorrow night.
"I would relate it more to marijuana than I would to Jeopardy!
'," Musburger added.
" tapes three consecutive shows in the morning and two in the afternoon; for each block of episodes, about 160 people sit in the studio audience.
This is a different kind of "Jeopardy!
" and you have no idea what you're up against.
(A spokeswoman for "Jeopardy!
" said producers do not comment on individual contestants while their episodes are still running.) At the moment he seems unbeatable, but taking high-risk bets could eventually catch up to him.
" host Alex Trebek, who revealed in March that he was diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer, posted a message Wednesday thanking fans for their well-wishes and said he's feeling good and continuing with his therapy.
And with a total of $244,365 in regular-play winnings from the four episodes, his success has led the "Jeopardy!
" die-hards to wonder whether he's the show's "next great champion."
Trebek, who turned 79 last month, disclosed his late-stage pancreatic cancer diagnosis in March, when he addressed "Jeopardy!
" viewers in his usual steady, comforting tone: "Now, normally, the prognosis for this is not very encouraging," he said at the time, "but I'm going to keep working, and with the love and support of my family and friends and with the help of your prayers, also I plan to beat the low-survival-rate statistics for this disease."
He became a celebrity winning 32 consecutive 'Jeopardy!
' games and raking in more than $2.4 million (about P123 million) before he lost in early June.