1. The Evolution of Jeopardy! 
GQ looks at how the changes in the game show reflects our nation’s shifting intelligence and how it serves as a real-time comparison for our changing culture. 
Double Jeopardy! (Then)

"In 1991, the areas of knowledge contestants were expected to be prepared for were straightforward, classic, and broad."
"Medieval Times" 
"Technology" 
"World Travel" 
"Secretaries of Defense" 
"Horses"  
"Authors’ Dedications"

Double Jeopardy! (Now)

"The 2011 edition offers two fairly specific kinds of knowledge (book-to-movie adaptations and the aforementioned "Chairs"), wordplay, and two jokes, one with a Jewish pedigree."
"Born and Died" 
"Writers on Film" 
"Like Some Coffee?"
"Chairs" 
"My Son, The Doctor"  
"Get ‘Set’"

    The Evolution of Jeopardy! 

    GQ looks at how the changes in the game show reflects our nation’s shifting intelligence and how it serves as a real-time comparison for our changing culture. 

    Double Jeopardy! (Then)

    "In 1991, the areas of knowledge contestants were expected to be prepared for were straightforward, classic, and broad."

    • "Medieval Times" 
    • "Technology" 
    • "World Travel" 
    • "Secretaries of Defense" 
    • "Horses"  
    • "Authors’ Dedications"

    Double Jeopardy! (Now)

    "The 2011 edition offers two fairly specific kinds of knowledge (book-to-movie adaptations and the aforementioned "Chairs"), wordplay, and two jokes, one with a Jewish pedigree."

    • "Born and Died" 
    • "Writers on Film" 
    • "Like Some Coffee?"
    • "Chairs" 
    • "My Son, The Doctor"  
    • "Get ‘Set’"

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    I’ve always loved a good game of Jeopardy ever since I was a kid.
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    Except I’ll never think of the Jeopardy theme song in the same way again…thanks, you.
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    Little-known fact about me, I KILL at Jeopordy. Always have. When I was 6 or 7 I started watching it with my mother and...
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    Jeopardy
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