This “Jeopardy!” visitor host bought trolled in his debut episode … Who’s Aaron Rodgers?
The Packers quarterback started his “Jeopardy!” guest-hosting stint on Monday night time, and whereas the sport wasn’t that aggressive, one contestant made it memorable. Heading into “Last Jeopardy,” returning champion Scott Shewfelt ($9,300) knew that he could not catch Brandon Deutsch ($22,300) even when he doubled his whole, so he took the chance to troll the hell out of Rodgers.
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After revealing the class was “Daytime TV personalities,” Rodgers shared this clue: “Accepting a lifetime achievement Emmy, he mentioned, ‘Simply take … 10 seconds to consider the individuals who have helped you develop into who you’re.'”
The right response was, “Who’s Mr. Rogers?” Shewfelt determined to go together with, “Who needed to kick that discipline purpose?”
The viewers instantly acknowledged that Shewfelt was referencing Packers coach Matt LaFleur’s choice to go for a discipline purpose as a substitute of a landing late within the 2021 NFC championship sport in opposition to the Buccaneers. Inexperienced Bay lower Tampa Bay’s result in 5 however by no means bought the ball again, and the Bucs went on to win that sport and Tremendous Bowl 55.
“That could be a nice query,” Rodgers mentioned. “Needs to be appropriate, however sadly for this sport in the present day, that is incorrect.”
Rodgers took all of it in stride, even admitting that he needed Shewfelt to go full troll.
“I can see out on the rostrum, and I used to be like, ‘Please put one thing concerning the discipline purpose on there,'” Rodgers informed Shewfelt. “You’ll at all times be all time in my guide, my buddy. My first present, and that is what you’ve got mentioned on the finish. Thanks for that.”
Not a foul first episode for Rodgers. In truth, it was fairly, fairly good.