‘Peril!’ remembers Alex Trebek with a special opening Monday night


The first episode of Jeopardy! following the death of Alex Trebek aired Monday night.While still on our screens for a few months, the special episode opened with a message for longtime Jeopardy executive producer Mike Richards host.

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Before his death, Trebek recorded 35 Jeopardy! episodes that will air until Christmas Day.

Sudbury, Ont. native has spent the last year and a half battling pancreatic cancer. He still managed to record three shows a day until October 29, just ten days before his death.

Trebek died at his Los Angeles home on Sunday at the age of 80.

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He first welcomed Jeopardy! in 1984.


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