Jeopardy! is a great game show for a long list of reasons. It’s a chance to test your knowledge, and an opportunity to learn something new in the process. It’s also, sometimes, a chance to prove that you know something that ostensibly smart people do not.
For every amazing run through 18th century British literature that leaves you mute, there’s sometimes a category about something you can absolutely crush while the contestants are left hapless by your knowledge of ’90s cartoons or what have you.
If you’re a sports fan, Thursday’s first Jeopardy! round gave you one of those moments, as the three people on stage knew absolutely nothing about football. That’s probably something that was made clear right away if you were watching live, but it became very apparent at the end of the first round.
Ryan, our champion, has control of the board with one category left. Do you think there’s a certain category that he and the challengers, Sara and Justin, are not particularly knowledgable about?