MAYIM Bialik shouted on stage at one point, Danger! The fans were excited.
The contestants correctly guessed the video clue for Pickleball. And the TV host rewarded him by shouting “Yes!”
Mayim, 47, hosted the 14-episode High School Reunion Tournament featuring 27 former Teen Tournament contestants that debuted in 2018 and 2019.
On Tuesday, Audrey Satchivi, a senior at Indiana University of Carmel, Indiana, faces Anish Maddipoti, a junior at the University of Texas, of Austin, Texas, and Lucas Miner, a junior at Yale, of Miami, Florida.
This is the second week of the ongoing special. And the winner gets $100,000 and a slot in the 2023 Tournament of Champions.
It’s also the second time the actress is more excited than her hardworking competitors when she gets a video clue about the groundbreaking sport. This time, people were baffled.
Audrey opted for “Hobbies and Hobbies” for $400, and a video was played showing the athlete rowing.
Mayim reads: “What about taking the field in this rapidly growing sport?”
Then Anish rightly muttered: “What is a pickleball?”
Mayim’s reaction was to shout rather loudly, “YES!!”
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The camera cuts back to the nervously smiling contestants.
Lucas enters the Final Jeopardy for $16,600, Audrey for $12,600 and Anish for $7,200.
Under “Mythical Name” it reads: Her brothers Castor & Pollux saved her after Theseus stole her as a child. Greater forces will seek her later in life.”
Lucas and Audrey scored just right in “Helen of Troy” and Lucas will advance to the Special Semifinals for a top score of $25,201.
‘What exactly is that?’
A fan on Reddit was talking about the mid-game moment when someone posted a thread about the episode:
“OK, I don’t hate Mayim like some people do. But I have to ask, what exactly is ‘YES!’ behind the pickle knot?!?
“The weirdest response to an answer I’ve ever heard onstage Alex Trebek.”
A second user wondered: “I don’t know. I guess she’s a pickle fan?”
A third replied: “Mayim’s ideas about sports are fairy tales – she’s very enthusiastic about pickleball – (and) she finds curling funny.”
Last week, Mayim had to pause to laugh at the clue looking for “perm.”
The video clue under “It’s great to ‘CU'” shows the athlete on the ice.
“Pick up the broom. There’s a sporting event here,” Mayim says as the video progresses. And she started laughing without saying anything.
“What is curling?” one student answered correctly, looking less humorous.
Panting for breath and grabbing the podium of ceremonies The actress needed a second and finally told the studio audience, “That’s right, it makes me laugh every time I see it!”
One fan wrote on Reddit: “Not sure anyone ever thought the Curling concept was as funny as Mayim.”
So far, the ongoing tournament’s semi-finalists include 2018 Teen Tournament winner Lucas, Claire Sattler, Jackson Jones, 2019 Teen Tournament winner Avi Gupta, Brown’s freshman Justin Bolsen, who has become a fan favorite With the Daily Double bet featured last Wednesday and Emory’s senior Maya Wright.
The semi-finals will begin later this week as students are ejected and three remain for the two-day aggregate finals.
‘Stop trying to make Mayim happen’
dangerous! The hosting schedule for the remainder of the season was announced on Monday. “Inside Danger!” Podcast — and the audience is furious about the decision.
“Ken Jennings will be back on March 10. He will then continue the rest of his collective work. That will take us until April 28th,” says executive producer Sarah Foss. “Then Mayim (Bialik) will take over on May 1st, and she will take us through the summer.”
Following the reunion, Ken’s episodes will run from March 10 to April 28.
After that, he won’t return to host the syndicated episode until September.
Fans of the beloved game show reacted angrily to the scheduling news when posted by the Twitter account “Ken Jennings Hosting Jeopardy! this week?”
“Excellent! I’ll put it on my calendar when I come back to see Jeopardy again,” complained one user.
“I want Ken full-time… I don’t understand why they have the switch thing. Why can’t Kane be an entire season?” another complained.
“Ken! For crying out loud, he is a natural host. Mayom playing as a host is annoying. Let her be the host of a famous program, ”the third objected.
“Ugh. Hope 4/28 gets extended,” another wished.
“Danger. Stop trying to make Mayim happen. It won’t happen,” a fifth joked.
“For the love of God, just have Mayim host Celebrity Jeopardy! One contestant even admitted that her pace and the way she read clues were awful. There really is no reason why she should host a broadcast,” the sixth person even said.
Last week marked the first time Mayim hosted a regular episode of this season instead of 48-year-old Ken Jennings. She’s the only host of Celebrity Jeopardy! which closed on February 2
Fans have no secrets. that it is an adaptation Because the former 74-time champion lives and jeopardizes!
The outlet has gone so far that I have to run. headlines Liked: “Mayim Bialik is almost universally despised as a menace! host”
One point that can be measured is Mayim’s pace; namely, she paused when considering whether the contestants were correct in almost every clue.
Many fans agreed that she was doing “useful work” on the special Celebrity Jeopardy as opposed to the regular buzzer-driven show. And the former champion recently told The US Sun she should go along with it.
Ken won’t be leaving forever – he will direct the prime-time series Jeopardy! Masters on ABC, which features six fan favorites. that compete for more than 10 hours this spring.