At least he knew his “Jeopardy!” history.
Participant Brian Chang got blunt in “Final Jeopardy” on Tuesday’s episode, but managed to troll guest host Ken Jennings in the process. (See the clip below.)
“Adjusted for inflation, the nightly price that this company set in its name in 1962 is now $ 51,” the clue said.
Chang stated before his revelation that he did not have the correct answer to “What is Motel 6?”
“What is H&R Block?” he wrote with a smiling face, asking for an “Ohhhhhh” from Jennings.
For the uninitiated, “H&R Block” was the right answer that Jennings could not come up with as a contestant in 2004 and ended his record 74-game winning streak.
“Now, Brian, I know from experience that H&R Block is sometimes the right answer, but not today, I’m scared,” Jennings said.
Chang, a Chicago attorney, bet conservatively and still won the match by $ 13,201. He won again Wednesday for a two-day sum of $ 34,202.
Here is a repeat of Jennings’ amazing defeat back in the day:
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