Alex Trebek Sets Record as Host of 'Jeopardy!'

After the show came back in 1986, it has been an after dinnertime and news favorite for the many generations.
2:17 | 06/16/14

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It true jeopardy champ Alex trip back himself he now holds the new record for hosting a single game show and after thirty years of answers and questions we look back. At his very first final jeopardy. That was the moment it started -- were more -- -- run. They were different polluted trademark mustache. News welcome to America's favorite answering question -- Jeopardy and this was held at Berry burst a pursuit ended the category as you know is holidays the final jeopardy answer is. They -- January starting in 1986. Good luck. The music the food and -- But he -- Martin Luther King Day is the correct question and I think that's acceptable. If at all three of them got a bright holiday had been signed into law by President Reagan and -- get to take effect. Pellets to -- begin this week -- that new record 6829. Episodes 4161569. Answers. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- barker gave a -- 300 million dollars in prizes. Once he -- the contestants have. Yes welcome to life. It got us thinking about other milestones the game show host who kissed the most our surveys. -- Dawson the family feud he really has more than 20000 contestants -- all. And the -- -- the men with milestone at a white sitting the world record were clapping. He's now -- -- 100000 times per season more than three and a half million -- since it all began. And it's Pepsi Jack now right behind -- to -- but as we all know it's -- the contestant the show. People your time starts now. A group of pill -- Tonight Alex to back himself the answer to a new clue who has hosted more episodes -- any other. -- -- open for many more years to come from Al extra back.

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