A Jeopardy! contestant expertly trolled Alex Trebek with a classic SNL joke

A Jeopardy! contestant trolls Alex Trebek.
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One brave Jeopardy! contestant has finally executed the simple but perfect prank of every Saturday Night Live fan's dreams. Talia, competing on the show Wednesday night, couldn't come up with the final Jeopardy question about Oscar-nominated songs, so she wrote down an infinitely better response, channeling the game show's long-running SNL parody, Celebrity Jeopardy.

"What is the Love Ballad of Turd Ferguson," are now actual words host Alex Trebek has read aloud on national TV. It's a shameless callback to one of the sketch's most well-known jokes, in which actor Burt Reynolds (played by Norm Macdonald) appears on the show and inexplicably demands to be called Turd Ferguson. The real Trebek seems just as displeased with contestant tomfoolery as he does in Will Ferrell's impression:

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