A legend has passed.
Alex Trebek was in the homes of tens of millions of Americans for decades. He defined what it was to host a game show in an era when that job was all but obsolete. And for many, Trebek was someone who was just always there, a reliable comfort and the host of a show most family members could agree on no matter how different their viewing tastes were.
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Linda Holmes, NPR pop culture critic
There may not be a better clip than this one that sums up Alex Trebek’s impact pic.twitter.com/QnMjwOYyK9— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) November 8, 2020
Flash back to a Jeopardy contestant using his final Jeopardy to tell Alex Trebek, who had advised he had stage 4 pancreatic cancer: “We ❤️ You, Alex”. It makes him nearly break down with tears of joy. 😭 RIP #AlexTrebek #Jeopardy pic.twitter.com/Jp7f10LOIB— Jim Genac (@Jim_Genac) November 8, 2020