game shows 17 Times Alex Trebek Was a Huge Jerk  

Ashley Reign
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Have you always dreamed of having the chance to show off your razor-sharp intelligence on Jeopardy? Are you such a big fan of the show that you regularly find yourself phrasing your answers in the form of a question? Not so fast there, smarty-pants - even if you answered "yes" to the above questions, there's still one aspect of the game that even a genius like you can't predict: the rapier-like wit of Alex Trebek. Some viewers even believe that Trebek can be pretty condescending - almost like he constantly needs to prove that he's smarter than the contestants. But is Trebek really a jerk, or does he just love kidding around? 

Below, you’ll have the opportunity to decide for yourself, as we’ve collected video footage of some of the moments that Jeopardy viewers found off-putting. You’ll be able to see whyTrebek has sent some viewers packing, and decide for yourself whether or not his sometimes strict, schoolteacher-style corrections really are condescending, or just the natural reflexes of a really smart guy that can’t help himself.

Check out all the times that Alex Trebek was a total jerk on Jeopardy below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 

Trebek Plays His Violin as Nerdom Burns


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He's a H-a-r-d-a-s-s When It Comes to Spelling


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Trebek Laughs in the Face of Your Pygmy Goat's Demise!


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What Is Condescending as Hell for $400?


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