Things We Saw Today: Jeopardy!‘s Alex Trebek Saying “Turd Ferguson”

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Alex Trebek excels at embodying his buttoned-up hosting persona on the serious-minded show Jeopardy!, so it’s always a treat to see him saying ridiculous phrases. In the above clip, a contestant gets him to say “Turd Ferguson.” It doesn’t even rattle him. You’ve got to do better than that if you want Trebek to crack. (via Jezebel)


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