'Jeopardy!' stumps contestants with Johnny Cash question

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"Jeopardy!" confused a batch of group pinch its latest Final Jeopardy! question.

In nan latest information of "Jeopardy!'s Champions Wildcard," contestants Alex Gordon, Ed Petersen and Suzanne Goldlust were competing for a spot successful nan coveted Tournament of Champions, erstwhile 1 missive took them down.

The hint for nan last mobility was, "‘It was benignant of a prodding to myself to play it straight,’ said Johnny Cash of this 1956 hit," pinch nan correct reply being "I Walk nan Line."

Unfortunately for each nan contestants, 1 missive costs them each points and clip connected nan Champions Wildcard. All 3 contestants answered "Walk nan Line," leaving retired nan missive "I."

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Fans of nan show took to Reddit to show their support for nan contestants, pinch 1 saying, "Tonight we learned location is nary one successful Jeopardy."

"Okay. It was an understandable miss successful Final Jeopardy because nan movie changed nan title for nan known song," 1 instrumentality wrote. "Hell, earlier nan movie came retired I knew group who referred to nan opus without 'I' arsenic nan title."

"That was immoderate large clip trolling by Jeopardy," different wrote. "They’re betting you retrieve nan movie title and not nan afloat title."

While astir were arguing nan reply should person been accepted, location were immoderate group defending nan show, explaining if they submitted nan incorrect answer, they should not get nan point.

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"I’m not being snarky but I don’t get this. It’s 4 words," nan Reddit personification wrote. "The title of nan opus is what it is. A movie utilizing portion of thing from a title isn’t an excuse." 

This isn't nan first clip a popular culture-related mobility has stumped contestants connected nan celebrated crippled show. 

On a November 2023 section of nan show, different state music-related mobility baffled contestants and near viewers wondering really they sewage nan mobility wrong. The Double Jeopardy mobility said, "This state superstar's 'Friends In Low Places' was named CMA Single of nan Year successful 1991" and besides featured a photograph of Garth Brooks.

Neither nan written mobility nor nan ocular assistance helped nan contestants, and clip ran retired earlier immoderate of them could buzz successful pinch an answer.

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"How do these 3 not cognize who Garth Brooks is??" 1 remark connected X, formerly Twitter, said. "Even if you aren't a state fan, he's 1 of nan astir well-known euphony artists from nan 90s."