Jeopardy - An Inside Look at America's Favorite Quiz Show - Eddy

Posted on: November 3, 2005 | Views: 694 | Comment

Eddie Timanus, 5 time Jeopardy! champion, was the first blind contestant.

On the heels of the syndicated success of Wheel of Fortune, producer Merv Griffin decided to return his classic quiz show-with-a-twist, Jeopardy! to the airwaves in 1984. It, too, was a huge success, and also marked a return to the game's tried-and-true formula of answers and questions after a modified remake six years earlier failed to catch on. 

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