TheAlex Trebek era officially came to an end on “Jeopardy” on Friday. After the regular game ended, they aired a 90-second montage that featured his best vintage moments, infamous contestant quips, and that smile through the years, set toPeter Allen’s “Once Before I Go.”
The producers released the tribute early on Twitter and YouTube so we could savor it just a big longer.You can see it below.
Alex – who succumbed to pancreatic cancer in November – is survived by wifeJean Trebek, their two childrenEmily andMatthew andNicky, whom he helped raise when he was married to ex-wifeElaine Trebek Kare. Nicky, who works as a production coordinator on the show,took to The ‘Gramto pay tribute after the episode aired. “You were extraordinary!!!” adding the hashtags #JeopardyForever and #WeMissYouDad.