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RIP Alex Trebek

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Mwilliams685, Mar 6, 2019.

  1. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    I've thought Buzzy should replace Trebek basically since the first time I saw him play. I don't think the show needs someone to imitate Trebek. Whoever tries to do so will fail. Buzzy would bring a fun personality, a love for the show and I think he'd connect well with the contestants.
     
  2. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Who is Buzzy?
     
  3. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

  4. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    I’m tempted to put $1 dollar buck on Pauly Shore. It might seem like a waste of money but, if he gets the job, I’ll be a billionaire!
     
  5. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    Buzzy Cohen. He was among the players in the Ultimate Tournament of Champions.
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  6. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    White guy? He doesn't have a nonzero chance.
     
  7. UPChip

    UPChip Well-Known Member

    I'd love to see Mina Kimes do it but her reaction was "Is the sportsbook my mom?"

    I'd be OK with Ken Jennings or Geordi LaForge. If he can overcome a lack of formal television training, Jennings may be the better bet simply because the expectations will be lower and he's always gonna be the guy who won a ton of money on the show no matter how he does as the host.
     
  8. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    He might not, but he'd be damn good at the job. Just musing on the guy I'd like to see fill Alex's shoes. I'm not exactly conducting focus groups over here.
     
  9. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    My Vol Deplorables always called RBG by that name.

    Obscure reference to Ruth Buzzi character from Laugh-In.

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  10. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    You shoulda hit ‘em with your purse.
     
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  11. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    I have zero privileges on that site other than lurking. Even though I can still log in.
     
  12. garrow

    garrow Well-Known Member

    It ain't "Legal Jeopardy"
     
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