This “Jeopardy!” visitor host received trolled in his debut episode … Who’s Aaron Rodgers?
The Packers quarterback started his “Jeopardy!” guest-hosting stint on Monday night time, and whereas the sport wasn’t that aggressive, one contestant made it memorable. Heading into “Last Jeopardy,” returning champion Scott Shewfelt ($9,300) knew that he could not catch Brandon Deutsch ($22,300) even when he doubled his complete, so he took the chance to troll the hell out of Rodgers.
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After revealing the class was “Daytime TV personalities,” Rodgers shared this clue: “Accepting a lifetime achievement Emmy, he stated, ‘Simply take … 10 seconds to consider the individuals who have helped you change into who you’re.'”
The right response was, “Who’s Mr. Rogers?” Shewfelt determined to go along with, “Who needed to kick that area aim?”
The viewers instantly acknowledged that Shewfelt was referencing Packers coach Matt LaFleur’s choice to go for a area aim as an alternative of a landing late within the 2021 NFC championship sport in opposition to the Buccaneers. Inexperienced Bay minimize Tampa Bay’s result in 5 however by no means received the ball again, and the Bucs went on to win that sport and Tremendous Bowl 55.
“That may be a nice query,” Rodgers stated. “Must be right, however sadly for this sport immediately, that is incorrect.”
Rodgers took all of it in stride, even admitting that he needed Shewfelt to go full troll.
“I can see out on the rostrum, and I used to be like, ‘Please put one thing concerning the area aim on there,'” Rodgers advised Shewfelt. “You’ll all the time be all time in my guide, my buddy. My first present, and that is what you’ve got stated on the finish. Thanks for that.”
Not a nasty first episode for Rodgers. In reality, it was fairly, fairly good.