Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time is the GOAT of low-stakes television
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Its kind of amazing that Jeopardy! still makes news. Maybe someone is in the middle of a 70-game winning streak, or a robot is playing, or someone is making an insane amount of money on the show. Somehow, you can still become a minor celebrity on Jeopardy! On Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time, three contestants are competing in a seven-night gauntlet. Three nights in, and its one of my favorite TV shows right now.
Jeopardy! is fun to watch because its a game show you feel like you can play and win. And maybe you could! As a combination of trivia, gambling, and reflexes, its the perfect combination of things no one can truly be the best at just the best in a given room. Its also easy to overestimate your performance: trivia always…