Trebek (L): Kris Connor/Getty Images; Drake: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella
Trebek (L): Kris Connor/Getty Images; Drake: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella
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‘Jeopardy!’ Host Alex Trebek Spits Drake Lyrics On-air, Makes the World a Better Place

What is, ‘How can I book Trebek as a bar mitzvah singer?’

by
Jonathan Zalman
October 27, 2016
Trebek (L): Kris Connor/Getty Images; Drake: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella
Trebek (L): Kris Connor/Getty Images; Drake: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella

Jeopardy!, a game show for the ages that we’ve all watched with our grandparents, bless ’em, is still fresh. And how can it not be? It’s got Alex Trebek, a master of his craft, and it’s a competition of knowledge quickness, which will never go out of style. (And that sleek blue coloring is easy on the eyes too.) Couple this with Drake, the most popular rapper on the planet, Jewish or otherwise, and you’ve got sure-fire entertainment.

On Wednesday’s episode of Jeopardy!, Trebek rapped his way through a clue for which the question-answer was Drake. He was awful in his performance of “Jumpman,” but that’s what makes it fantastic. Enjoy:

Of course, Jeopardy! has been the source of much (Jewish) entertainment. Recently, Trebek called upon a Kinky Boots-temple-going connection, Turd Ferguson, and Passover .

Jonathan Zalman is a writer and teacher based in Brooklyn.

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