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Even "Jeopardy!" mocks the Detroit Lions

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by WolvEagle, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. WolvEagle

    WolvEagle Active Member

    Last night's Final Jeopardy answer was something like "As of 2010, the only current NFC team to never play in the Super Bowl."

    Only one contestant got it right, and she wasn't even the overall winner. The only guy answered "Who are ??". The woman who won answered "Who are the Jacksonville Panthers?"

    You know when the non-sports fans at "Jeopardy!" mock you, you're really, really, really bad.

    If the Lions ever do get to the Super Bowl (and, heaven forbid, win it), metro Detroit would go positively bonkers.
  2. crusoes

    crusoes Active Member

    Super Bowl? Try winning nine games. In the same season. I only hope that Matt Millen's head explodes if it happens.
  3. Pancamo

    Pancamo Active Member

    The other three are the Texans, Jaguars and Browns.
  4. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Who are the Chicago Cubs?
  5. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    An excuse for their fans to start drinking heavily.
  6. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    I was watching last month and the category was Who's your Daddy. The answer was: "Former NHL Canadian right wing and scorer Brett."

    After a few seconds of pause where nobody knew the answer, a woman buzzed in. "Who is Wayne Gretzky?"
  7. WolvEagle

    WolvEagle Active Member

    I saw that and could only laugh.
  9. Smash Williams

    Smash Williams Well-Known Member

    Hull has dual citizenship. Born in Canada while his parents were on vacation (Bobby played for the Blackhawks at the time). Grew up in both countries after Bobby signed with the WHA. Played for the American national team because he played for them on the youth teams when team Canada wouldn't give him the time of day.
  10. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    If I remember correctly, Brett is the only one of Bobby and Joanne's kids born in Canada.

    Technically, they would all be dual citizens regardless of their birthplace, with one Canadian parent and one American parent.
  11. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Ironically, isn't Trebek Canadian too?
  12. Petrie

    Petrie Guest

    In a different version of Jeopardy!, Sean Connery once called him a Canadian ponch, so I believe so.
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