Trebek’s mood is also exacerbated by Connery’s pranks and antics, which include making sexual jokes at Trebek’s expense, deliberately misreading or vandalizing the categories on the board to turn them into sexually suggestive phrases such as “Catch These Men”, a category about people on the FBI’s Most Wanted list , which he misreads as “Catch the Semen ” , and implying that he has had sexual relations with the host’s mother. Sometimes Connery appears to have sympathy for Trebek until the wager reveal, which happens to be a rude drawing at Trebek’s expense; on an earlier sketch, this is also performed by John Travolta , who in response to a clue asking the celebrities to name their favorite food, responds with ” miso “, an actual soup, yet when Trebek asks for the wager, reveals it to be “horny”, which is read as “me so horny”. The thirteenth edition of the sketch Cosby, Sharon Osbourne, Connery featured three members of the SNL cast as the three contestants and Ferrell, now hosting, reprising his role as Trebek. Trebek also stated that during every taping of the show, he is asked by one of the audience members if he liked Ferrell’s impression, and always replies that he does. Writing on the sketch originally began the week before it aired.

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Macdonald cepebrity Levy and secured permission to co-opt the premise of the sketch. Parodies Media franchises introduced in Instead of buzzing in with conneery correct questions, contestants either give horribly incorrect responses or say things that have nothing to do with the game, frustrating Trebek, who does nothing to hide his contempt for the celebrities’ performance. Trebek also stated that during every taping of the show, he is asked by one of the audience members if he liked Ferrell’s impression, and always replies that he does.

The real Trebek made a cameo appearance. Darrell Hammond also appeared in each sketch, usually portraying Sean Conneryin an impersonation that typically involves crass insults directed at Trebek.

Retrieved July 25, In the May 19, Celebrity Jeopardy! The 40th anniversary special also did not have a host. Saturday Night Live sketches Jeopardy! The tenth sketch was one of two not to feature a host, as it was part of an SNL primetime special that did not feature a guest host.

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Accessed from June 1, Minniie fan of the sketch series SCTVMacdonald acknowledged that his concept would be substantially the same as “Half-Wits,” a recurring sketch on SCTV in which Eugene Levy played a parody of Trebek, exasperated by the incredibly dumb contestants on the program.

The host and contestants are played as caricatures of their real life personalities.

Hanks appeared as himself. Retrieved from ” https: Only episode with the four people Ferrell, Fallon, Macdonald, Hammond who appeared more than once.


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Many times, the contestants refuse or fail to select an appropriate category jeoprdy dollar value from the game board, grinding the game to a halt and often requiring Trebek to choose one himself. Trebek quickly ends the game without advancing to Final Jeopardy! This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat Norm Macdonald and Steve Higgins.

Thirteen of the fifteen sketches included the episode’s host, usually as a contestant. At the end of almost every sketch, all three celebrities have scores in the negative thousands celwbrity dollars, and in most cases, a humorous, often sexual, Final Jeopardy! The sketch begins at the start of the Double Jeopardy!

Fifteen eclebrity aired between December and February Critical responses to the sketches have been positive. It parodies the same-named special event on the television quiz show Jeopardy!

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No contestant ever offers a correct response; however, two come close: Norm Macdonald was inspired to create the first Celebrity Jeopardy! This week, ‘SNL’ will be twice as busy Writers could use some political help. On several occasions, Celebrity Jeopardy!