12 Hard-To-Believe 'Jeopardy' Facts

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When I was younger, I used to find Jeopardy to be incredibly boring to watch. However, as I've aged I can't help but find myself being more and more drawn to the classic game show. Not only is it fun to join in and try to answer the questions for yourself, but the best contestants are so incredibly smart that it's hard not to be impressed. But there's a lot of stuff that the average viewer doesn't see when they tune into everyone's favorite game show. Check it out.

Alex Trebek's real name is Giorgi Suka-Alex Trebek.

His mother is French-Canadian and his father is Ukranian.