Actual Jeopardy Contestant Pulls a Turd Ferguson on Alex Trebek

Norm Macdonald Turd Ferguson

“It’s funny because it’s bigger than a normal hat.”

On a recent episode of Jeopardy, a woman pulled out a 16-year-old punchline from Saturday Night Live and host Alex Trebek actually read it. The joke, delivered in the Final Jeopardy stage, cost her all her money, although she had no hope of winning the game anyway, being a distant third place.

How “Turd Ferguson” came to be, from SNL, 1999:

You may have seen a screen grab of NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers busting out a Turd Ferguson on Jeopardy — don’t be fooled, though. Rodgers’ tribute to Norm Macdonald’s Burt Reynolds happened during rehearsals for the show:

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Published on: September 17, 2015

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