Jeopardy! fans shocked as NONE of the contestants recognized famous comic Dave Chappelle on game show

JEOPARDY! fans were shocked as NONE of the contestants recognized famous comic Dave Chappelle on the game show.

The 47-year-old comedian was featured in a question asked by interim host Ken Jennings on Thursday’s episode.


Jeopardy fans were shocked when contestants couldn’t name Dave[/caption]


They took to Twitter to call the moment ‘crazy’[/caption]

During the Double Jeopardy round, Ken read the prompt: “This comedian displayed his drama chops in A Star is Born, playing Bradley Cooper’s longtime friend.”

Despite Dave’s photo also appearing onscreen, the prompt was met with silence until the buzzer went off.

A number of Jeopardy! viewers took to Twitter to slam the contestants for not being familiar with Dave, as none of them were able to come up with the comedian’s name. 

One person wrote: “It’s crazy enough that a picture of @DaveChappelle was a $2000 clue on Jeopardy tonight – what’s more incredible is no one got it right!”

Another added: “How did nobody know that was the GREAT Dave Chappelle?!”


Fans took to Twitter to express their shock[/caption]


One person asked ‘who are these people?’[/caption]

A third chimed in: “No one recognized Dave Chappelle during Jeopardy? What is, ‘who are these people?”‘

A fourth wrote: “they showed a photo of Dave Chappelle on Jeopardy and nobody could come up with a response.”

Fans continued to express their shock on Twitter, as someone else wrote: “Watching Jeopardy last night and screaming at my TV ‘Who is Dave Chappelle, Who is Dave Chappelle???’ How can they not know who he is? Put down the book and watch some Netflix or Comedy Central. Live a little people!”

An additional fan was surprised none of the contestants seemed familiar with A Star Is Born, writing: “I think it’s less about not knowing Dave Chappelle and more about the fact that those contestants didn’t see ‘A Star Is Born’.”


Another viewer told the contestants to ‘live’[/caption]


Someone else was surprised the contestants had never seen A Star Is Born[/caption]

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Dave is best known for his work as a comedian[/caption]

Ken, 46, is currently serving as the interim host of Jeopardy.

The fan favorite- who made history by winning 74 consecutive Jeopardy! games- is filling in following the tragic death of longtime host Alex Trebek.

Once Ken’s reign as interim host comes to an end, journalist Katie Couric will serve as the show’s host for a week.

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Ken is currently serving as the interim host[/caption]

Alex hosted the game show for 36 years before passing away from pancreatic cancer at the age of 80 on November 8.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Jean, 56, and their children Emily and Matthew.

The host also shared adopted daughter Nicky with ex-wife, Elaine.


Alex tragically passed away in November[/caption] Link

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