Alex Trebek becomes the host of 'Jeopardy!' and a cultural icon

2020-ж., 9-ноя.
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A phone call from Canadian TV star Alan Thicke brought Trebek to the United States where he launched a career as a game show host in the '70s, which eventually led him to "Jeopardy!"
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  • Hearing Alex Trebek is going to be a thing in the past. Sad

    Corey SmithCorey SmithАй мурун
  • We will miss you Alex #RIPAlexTrebek

    Aaron Peavler/Geomodelrailroader Railroad PhotographyAaron Peavler/Geomodelrailroader Railroad PhotographyАй мурун
  • What is: Grand Torino?

    Ian CrossleyIan CrossleyАй мурун
  • It's been an entire month since Jeopardy! lost their beloved host!

    Brodie2005 TheGamerBrodie2005 TheGamer2 ай мурун
  • JeopardyJeopardy Jeopardy the

    Toy LoverToy Lover2 ай мурун
  • He will definitely be missed. His wife looks like an incredibly strong woman.

    Scout's DenScout's Den2 ай мурун
  • Alex Trebek brought a level of intelligence and sophistication to game shows. He will be sorely missed.

    Groomy The ClownGroomy The Clown2 ай мурун
  • In what movie did Clint Eastwood utter the line, "a roll of duct tape will solve any problem."? "What is, Gran Torino."

    Groomy The ClownGroomy The Clown2 ай мурун
  • He still had a good number of years left in him, but cancer took that from him😔

    Michaelina MoelterMichaelina Moelter2 ай мурун
  • 0:57 Sean Connery: Just like your mother Trebek!

    Seoul GloSeoul Glo2 ай мурун
  • He closely resembled actor Lee Horsely in some of those earlier pics.

    dm9542dm95422 ай мурун
  • Why is it great people like this always get hit with cancer? It seems so rare that some worthless jerk that nobody likes gets cancer...

    Ryan RobertsRyan Roberts2 ай мурун
  • I remember in 1984, for the revived version of Jeopardy, they hired Alex as the host because they show would have a long run and they felt that needed a young host like Alex. They got more than they bargained for.

    rockvilleravenrockvilleraven2 ай мурун
  • Jeopardy with trebek is my comfort zone.

    Joanne BeveridgeJoanne Beveridge2 ай мурун
  • Concentration, Jeopardy, and To Tell The Truth. Im 31 years old and only heard of one

    Habeev07Habeev073 ай мурун
  • sean connery and alex trebek will finally meet

    Phung Ngoc QuynhPhung Ngoc Quynh3 ай мурун
  • Alec Trebek is one of the best things to escapenfrom french occupied Canada.

    MrMelgibsteinMrMelgibstein3 ай мурун
  • He looks like a Canadian Burt Reynolds

    VibeVixen02VibeVixen023 ай мурун
  • Big money, no whammies!

    LiquidLiquid3 ай мурун
  • Wow. Another COVID death. So sad. Will miss you Alex

    trail ridingtrail riding3 ай мурун
    • Alex did not die of COVID-19. He had stage 4 cancer in the pancreas.

      FlopsyRailwayProductionsFlopsyRailwayProductions3 ай мурун
  • wtf he died??

  • A true loss to this world. You will be missed.

    Dylan NickersonDylan Nickerson3 ай мурун
  • He was always so humble ❤️

    Baby GooseBaby Goose3 ай мурун
  • Why does sam painter look like Andy worlhol?

    Michael BarfieldMichael Barfield3 ай мурун
  • Alex Trebek did other game shows Classic Concentration on NBC To Tell the Truth also on NBC Battlestars Double Dare Wheel of Fortune

    Alexander WellsAlexander Wells3 ай мурун
  • 👺

    Jordan KaheleJordan Kahele3 ай мурун
  • What a great man God bless RIP

    Adrian RamriezAdrian Ramriez3 ай мурун
  • Although he was dying it still feels weird knowing he’s gone

    Vincent FioreVincent Fiore3 ай мурун
  • Man has been my idol for as long as I can remember. Rest easy.

    Kaden WattKaden Watt3 ай мурун
  • I grew up with my grandparents watching his show Jeopardy when I was really young and he will be dearly missed. 😥

    darren bellerdarren beller3 ай мурун
  • lets go

    Pickle ManPickle Man3 ай мурун
  • evanescence godsplan jse

    Diana FryerDiana Fryer3 ай мурун
  • My nut and bolt collection looks like that! haha

    Tucker WaldripTucker Waldrip3 ай мурун
  • He’s so right about humor being a cure. Believe me, I use it in most everything I do to break tension and make people’s days.

    andrewps84andrewps843 ай мурун
  • R.I.P Alex 😭

    Gary GoldmanGary Goldman3 ай мурун
  • Alex Trebek was Jeopardy! as Pat Sajak was Wheel of Fortune

    kirby march barcenakirby march barcena3 ай мурун
  • This man is a saint.

    Justin VillJustin Vill3 ай мурун
  • He needs a movie,it would be great!

    LunarWolf GuitarLunarWolf Guitar3 ай мурун
  • 🇨🇦🇨🇦🇨🇦 A True Canadain 🇨🇦🇨🇦🇨🇦🇨🇦

    kyle pattersonkyle patterson3 ай мурун
  • I'm 35 so we know how I feel about Alex just cancel the show there will never be another

    Daina WilliamsDaina Williams3 ай мурун
  • A roll of duct tape would solve any problem( Grand Torino) 🙌

    Jose CortezJose Cortez3 ай мурун
    • Correct. Go again.

      BIGBLOCK5022006BIGBLOCK50220063 ай мурун
  • Rest in peace, man. See you around.

    Isaiah PierceIsaiah Pierce3 ай мурун
  • Always in our hearts Alex ♥️

    antoinette Lewellenantoinette Lewellen3 ай мурун
  • Three game shows at a single time? That's impressive, but he wasn't the only one. The late Geoff Edwards hosted Chain Reaction, Jackpot!, and The Big Spin at the same time during the late 1980s and early 1990s.

    David MataDavid Mata3 ай мурун
  • He still had a good number of years left in him, but cancer took that from him😔

    ohona islamohona islam3 ай мурун
  • Rest in peace Alex

    Steven DudleySteven Dudley3 ай мурун
  • He’s the host again?! I knew he didn’t die!

    Marco TotalMarco Total3 ай мурун
  • How dare yo shame the OG Baywatch

    Wild DWild D3 ай мурун
  • Alex Trebek voiced himself in a Jeopardy-based Family Guy skit, but it was not the one shown here

    Jacob Ray-BausherJacob Ray-Bausher3 ай мурун
    • The one where Adam West answers with Kebert Xela? Might have been in bad taste on the punchline of that skit

      dlanisthemandlanistheman3 ай мурун
  • The only thing I disagree with in this video is that Baywatch is one of the worst shows of all time.... How rude! 😊

    Crafty GalCrafty Gal3 ай мурун
  • I’m 24, I grew up with Alex, watching the show after school, I cannot imagine who is going to fill his shoes.

    AerodynamicAerodynamic3 ай мурун
    • I’m born before axle died

      Omari good Smith and bfdi logo fan 2021Omari good Smith and bfdi logo fan 2021Ай мурун
    • @Flying Death LeVar Burton?

      Rose Belle314Rose Belle3143 ай мурун
    • The first Reading Rainbow guy is going to replace him

      Flying DeathFlying Death3 ай мурун
  • ...some of those voice overs aren't Alex Trebek. He did his own voice on Family Guy, but not in that clip.

    AldriusAldrius3 ай мурун
  • He still had a good number of years left in him, but cancer took that from him😔

    SuperSmashMaster43SuperSmashMaster433 ай мурун
  • This was amazing story about Alex. Thank you to all that made this segment possible

    #JodeeBrokeIt#JodeeBrokeIt3 ай мурун
  • Who tf dislike this?

    MandelMandel3 ай мурун
  • Gonna miss him. He was of the kindest and wittiest men that ever lived.

    Allahu AkbarAllahu Akbar3 ай мурун
    • Gonna miss him. He was of the kindest and wittiest men that ever lived.

      ohona islamohona islam3 ай мурун

    TheLAKERSareGodsTeamTheLAKERSareGodsTeam3 ай мурун
  • 9:10 another game show legend.....Johnny Gilbert, who filled in for Bill Cullen on the original Price is Right, is 96! He and Alex had quite a rapport on Jeopardy! The game show world lost a big star to Heaven, but we have plenty of episodes!!! RIP Alex - you won Final Jeopardy!

    millenniumman75millenniumman753 ай мурун
  • He died on the swing in the backyard of his house sitting next to his wife Jean just like he wanted to do its very very sad :(

    Shasha YeeShasha Yee3 ай мурун
    • Why copy my comment?

      Shadow ClawShadow Claw3 ай мурун
  • What a great guy. He knew he was getting an advance and knew of his prognosis and gave the advance to charity.

    Rick0982Rick09823 ай мурун
  • Alex wouldn’t want Jeopardy to die with him, but I just can’t imagine anyone else filling his shoes.

    king of games and animeking of games and anime3 ай мурун
    • When Jeopardy was revived in 1984, they decided to go with Alex because the producers felt this show would a long run and they wanted a young host, 36 years is a very long run.

      rockvilleravenrockvilleravenАй мурун
    • Ken Jennings looked good today, with a tribute from him to Alex at the start and a small Thank You to Alex at the end

      Memorex996Memorex996Ай мурун
    • @rockvilleraven considering how Jennings dominated the game show and was really close to alex, i see this as a good choice.

      Anthony LongAnthony Long2 ай мурун
    • @BlueWooloo Jennings is slated to be the interim host for now.

      rockvilleravenrockvilleraven2 ай мурун
    • @** No. He has his own successful game show, too entrenched in Wheel.

      5610winston5610winston2 ай мурун
  • 3:53 DYING

    Ricky RocksteadyRicky Rocksteady3 ай мурун
  • I remember watching him in the late 2000s... it was our family tradition to watch Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune... Rest In Peace Alex :(

    로라 [Laura]로라 [Laura]3 ай мурун
  • FACT: He was halfway through his contract

    es ises is3 ай мурун
  • Watching this just breaks my heart because it just goes to show how sweet and caring this man really was God rest this man’s soul

    Sanjay RajpalSanjay Rajpal3 ай мурун
  • He’s a Canadian icon you can tell by how he conducted himself a typical Canadian he was extraordinary

    sean cainsean cain3 ай мурун
  • I will never forget you Alex, thank you for everything! *sigh* Not unexpected but much more painful then I ever thought.

    iKyleiKyle3 ай мурун
  • He died on the swing in the backyard of his house sitting next to his wife Jean just like he wanted to do its very very sad :(

    Shadow ClawShadow Claw3 ай мурун
    • Not many get to go out on their own terms. Sounds like a great way to go to me.

      Cole CooperCole CooperАй мурун
    • @Bruce Awesomeperson Was going to lash out or something concerning that person's calloused comment. You sir, handled that with great maturely. RESPECT!

      Michael CartwrightMichael CartwrightАй мурун
    • ​@Deez Nuts I was really mad when I read your comment and was going to yell at you, but let's not fight each other. We are all hurting together this year. There is no more room for hating each other.

      Bruce AwesomepersonBruce Awesomeperson2 ай мурун
    • I got to admit, at this point in 2020, I felt desensitized about this stuff after grieving so much. But when my mom told me that was how he died, it hit really hard.

      Bruce AwesomepersonBruce Awesomeperson2 ай мурун
    • I think losing him at any age would have been sad but losing him to anything other than old age is one hell of a pill to swallow. How he went is perfect but when... God, it hurts.

      jmie5jmie52 ай мурун
  • I can't believe he is dead its hard to believe but also easy to believe at the same time which is all very sad I hope whoever replaces him is just as amazing as him he is amazing!

    Shadow ClawShadow Claw3 ай мурун
  • Rest in peace 🌼

    DotDot3 ай мурун
  • R.I.P my fellow Ontario Canadian brother. What a legend

    trev Ntrev N3 ай мурун
  • 3:39 Ow my heart...

    Matt kMatt k3 ай мурун
  • Who thought we'd ever lose Sean Connery AND Alex Trebek around the same time

    KristobyKristoby3 ай мурун
    • I know right

      Riley kazamaRiley kazama3 ай мурун
    • "We meet again Trebek"

      skrenosskrenos3 ай мурун
    • samnelso I’m guessing you don’t watch a lot of SNL?

      HoneyTicklesWorthHoneyTicklesWorth3 ай мурун
    • @Joe Murray bruh, how could I, absolute legend

      KristobyKristoby3 ай мурун
    • Don't forget Van Halen

      Joe MurrayJoe Murray3 ай мурун
  • Kelly Preston died four months before Trebek, also for cancer.

    Tadashi SatoruTadashi Satoru3 ай мурун
  • There's no other guessing games like it,with Alex Trebek on Jeopardy!"Rest In Peace Alex and thanks for inspiring for all us and everything what you have done us.We love you,will missed you.Thanks for creating a very unique game for us.1940-2020.❤

    Benny E. VilcaBenny E. Vilca3 ай мурун
  • What an icon he was!

    Tigers Fan All DayTigers Fan All Day3 ай мурун
  • i wonder if him and fred rogers are neighbors

    ExtraneusExtraneus3 ай мурун
  • Rip Alex trebek-you was the best ever, 1940-2020 November 8-guys he isn’t dead he just got welcomed to another jeopardy! Hopefully he will be in our next life because my grandma and grandpa watched him in 2019 they died March 4 (grandpa) 2019 my grandma died January 24 2019 they all in paradise.everyone it’s gonna be okay we can watch all his tv and movies. Alex was the best show maker then anyone else,I used to watch it with my grandma and grandpa his wife misses him and his kids and his family. We can maybe go to his funeral or look it up to see his dead body,BUT SOME IS BAD. Because some isn’t Alex they do it for likes, and they made fun of his death everyone told them to stop and he was still laughing and I was crying. Stop bullying,and cancer.

    Brianca ElainaBrianca Elaina3 ай мурун
  • It has been a week since we lost our beloved Alex Trebek and he will be remembered forever and ever since I started watching him on television as a die hard fan of his work

    Chester Benjamin LaneChester Benjamin Lane3 ай мурун
  • Rip Alex Trebek. I grew up with him, everytine I come home from school my dad and my family would watch it at 4:00 pm every day. RIP a game show legend.

    Daniel SgroDaniel Sgro3 ай мурун
  • I don't think Jeopardy! can go on much longer without Trebek! :( RIP Alex Trebek

    Damien5497 EntertainmentDamien5497 Entertainment3 ай мурун
  • On this blue ball of life, he was one of the good guys! RIP Alex...

    jaywar69jaywar693 ай мурун
  • That is the most well-organized garage I've ever seen.

    Captain NiggaCaptain Nigga3 ай мурун
  • Now Alex and Alan will be friends forever in heaven.

    Yiqian ZhouYiqian Zhou3 ай мурун
  • RIP😢

    Jacob DominguezJacob Dominguez3 ай мурун
  • Alex was a great Canadian icon 🇨🇦

    NAN2YVRNAN2YVR3 ай мурун
  • One of the best damn moustaches of all time.

    Duke SilverDuke Silver3 ай мурун
  • When I saw Alex and Michael laughing (Ninja Strahan) I felt a sense of calmness. ❤️

    I Am DK!I Am DK!3 ай мурун
    • Indeed,both of these guys are class acts,love them both.R.I.P Alex Trebek your legacy lives on.❤❤☁️☀️🦋

      Umar BentleyUmar Bentley3 ай мурун
  • Who else came here for the comments :) RIP Alex Trebek

    DaveDave3 ай мурун
  • “Jeopardy!” was a quiz show that was actually before my time, when Art Fleming was the host. The NBC television network originally carried it from 1964 to 1974. Thanks to its revival in 1984, I got to watch “Jeopardy!”, but with Alex Trebek as the host of the show. I was age 5 at that time of the premiere. I grew up on “Jeopardy!” and “Jeopardy!” grew on all of us: In our homes, whenever the show was on, playing a copy of the home game and the video game version of the show, and even in our classrooms, as a method to prepare for an exam. What Alex wished before he passed was the show to continue, Even I wished the show to continue, mainly because of the things we may or may not have been taught in school, which eventually ended up on the show. RIP Alex Trebek. Thanks for making learning fun.

    Rohan PadiyarRohan Padiyar3 ай мурун
    • @W Parsons Jeopardy! with Art Fleming also had a syndicated version and was revived with him in 1978 in NBC. They had a feature in that version that I've always wondered why it's never been apart of Alex Trebek's. It was called the Run A Category Bonus. They started a jackpot with $5,000 and each day a person DIDN't run a category, another $1,000 was added until a contestant finally ran a category. The jackpot was separate and wasn't added into the daily winnings. I truly wish they'd resurrect it because it would surely put an end to the idiocy of jumping all over the board, harem scarem without even knowing what a category's actually about. Ironically, Art Fleming also passed away due to pancreatic cancer.

      Rusty WolfeRusty Wolfe3 ай мурун
    • Rohan Padiyar ...I remember Art Fleming growing up.

      W ParsonsW Parsons3 ай мурун
  • FACT: He was halfway through his contract

    JOSEPH// SMOOTS//JOSEPH// SMOOTS//3 ай мурун
    • 😆 was it a 5 year contract? I remember him saying he had 3 years left with it, so he wasn't legally allowed to die

      forgetfulfunctor1forgetfulfunctor13 ай мурун
  • One of the 2 Canadians we would have happily installed as King 2020 better not touch Cmdr Hadfield....

    LoPhatKaoLoPhatKao3 ай мурун
    • Speak not thy heresy, heathen.

      BIGBLOCK5022006BIGBLOCK50220063 ай мурун
    • Don’t even think about!

      BattlePig101BattlePig1013 ай мурун
  • hes a true legend but he was 50 when he married jean, age in her mid 20s!!!! cradle robber

    Don ClarkDon Clark3 ай мурун
  • He passed away but Jeopardy is still showing him alive on current nightly shows.

    Carol BensonCarol Benson3 ай мурун
    • @Sandy Banks He normally taped 5 a day. But he wasn't able to do that with the last ones. He taped 3 on October 28th and what returned out to be his final two the next day.

      Rusty WolfeRusty Wolfe3 ай мурун
    • They are taped.

      Sandy BanksSandy Banks3 ай мурун
    • It was Alex's wish that his final episodes be aired.

      ZhangtheGreatZhangtheGreat3 ай мурун
    • @antdude His last episode is coming out on Christmas as a Christmas gift!

      Shadow ClawShadow Claw3 ай мурун
    • @Jamie Ellis Was he able to finish?

      antdudeantdude3 ай мурун
  • TIL Alex Trebek had a smoking hot wife, well played sir.

    Andy MesaAndy Mesa3 ай мурун
  • 🙁 I am sorry to learn of the passing of Alex Trebek. He was such a kind and genuine person. Jeopardy will not be the same without him. RIP Alex Trebek 🙏🏾

    Sean TSean T3 ай мурун
  • Weird timing because he just died.

    RetroactiveRetroactive3 ай мурун
  • RIP :( i used to watch him everyday

    BoomistirrBoomistirr3 ай мурун
  • [Alex Trebek arrives in heaven] Sean Connery[chuckling] :we meet again Trebek. Trebek: actually we've never officially met on earth. That was a parody of my show with actors playing both of us.

    Tony ChavezTony Chavez3 ай мурун
    • #MyNameIsBondJamesBond!

      Katherine PhayeKatherine Phaye3 ай мурун