The NFL quarterback has been guest-hosting the popular game show all week as it continues to hunt for a permanent replacement for 亚历克斯·特雷贝克, WHO died in November after a lengthy battle with stage 4 胰腺癌.
The football player was hit with a sobering moment about what the contestants knew, or rather didn’t know, about his team early on in the night. The second clue of the game was a $ 400 one from the category “Title Waves.”
在 a video from the game 发布到推特, the prompt reads: “In the 1960s these midwesterners earned 5 NFL Championship trophies.”
After Rodgers finished reading, he was stunned when none of the three contestants even buzzed in to venture a guess.
“绿湾包装工!” an exasperated Rodgers replied with his arms spread after the time had run out.
从那里, he read a follow-up clue for $ 600 about another sports team and joked “哦, you know that one,” when a constant immediately got it correct.
Viewers at home were quick to take to Twitter to note how amused they were by the moment, with some even praising Rodgers’ performance as the host and likening it to that of Trebek.
“I love @AaronRodgers12 as the host, he has the same snark level as Alex!” 一个人写道.
“绿湾包装工!! Come on contestants! This is the most fun I have had watching Jeopardy! Aaron come back soon!” 另一个写道.
“听, as far as I’m concerned, Aaron Rodgers can do whatever the hell he wants. And I don’t even like the Packers. That’s how much I like Aaron Rodgers,” 三分之一指出.
不幸, 罗杰斯’ time behind the podium will come to an end on Friday when his guest-hosting stint is finished. 然而, the football player recently hinted that he would not turn down the role if it were offered to him permanently.
Speaking on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Radio show “Pat McAfee 秀,” the Green Bay Packers quarterback was asked about his ever-growing hair and beard. Like many, Rodgers has been growing his hair out during the coronavirus quarantine as many barber shops are closed down.
“I decided to kinda clean that up a little bit. There was conversation. I think there was a lot of people that wanted me to kind of shave to the skin… I don’t do that a whole lot, but if that was a prereq to get the full time gig, no problem with it at all, no problem with it at all,” 他说.
When the host asked if that statement was the start of his campaign to take over for Trebek for good, Rodgers doubled down on his stance.
“I would love to be the host of ‘Jeopardy!,’ yes,” 他说.
至今, the popular game show has not announced any plans to install a permanent host, opting instead to keep bringing on celebrity guests. 然而, fans recently petitioned 对于 “读彩虹” 和 “星际迷航: 下一代” actor Levar Burton to take on the job.