publication date: Sunday, August 22, 2021 (part of Summer 2021)

category: Controversy

clue: Alex Trebek became a TV institution by hosting Jeopardy! for 37 years. The guy who lasted one week should prove somewhat easier to replace.

explanation: Richards resigned as the new permanent host of Jeopardy! after recording one week's worth of episodes, when reports of his prior offensive statements and workplace conduct surfaced. more…

difficulty: very easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, and Aaron Shurtleff

player landmarks: This was the last goo solved by Mike Eberhart.

trivia: Scott accepted answers in the form of questions.


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