Contestant Matt KingMade Jeopardy! history, but probablyHe didn’t intend it that way.
King received one the worst on Tuesday, November 23rd Jeopardy! scores ever. The lawyer from Lewisville, Texas started off strong in the football category earning $2,400, but the night quickly took a turn, with the contestant ending the game with a whopping -$6,400.
Ken JenningsThe show’s current host is. Jeopardy! Greatest of All-Time champion, let King down easy, saying, “Matt, I’m afraid you took your swings. That’s a strategy. It didn’t always pay off.”
He continued, “You were close so many times, but we’re gonna have to say goodbye to you here. You’ll finish in third place with $1,000.”
We think you might say KingRoyally failed. We had to, buddy. Nevertheless, we couldn’t do it any better.
It wasn’t all bad though, King’s performance was a highlight of the evening Jeopardy!King’s viral popularity was due to his unique appearance. Specifically, fans of the show took to Twitter to offer King their support and applaud his bold gameplay.