Ever since it first came on the scene in 1964, Jeopardy! has captured the hearts of grandparents and nerds everywhere. If you were to take a walk around your neighborhood on any given weeknight, you could easily identify the Jeopardy! fans. They're the ones yelling at their television sets:
"Who is Shakespeare?"
"What is the Panama Canal?"
"Why didn't you wager more, Debra?!"
If you were taking that walk on Tuesday night, you would have heard something more along the lines of:
This steely-eyed naval officer is Manny Abell.
via: YouTubeOn Tuesday night, he entered the Jeopardy! arena as a 2-day champion. However, by the Final Jeopardy round, things weren't looking good for Abell. He had only $1,000. He wagered $999 on Final Jeopardy and got the answer incorrect, leaving him with one measly dollar. ONE DOLLAR!
But then, something pretty miraculous happened:
Sometimes a dollar goes a long way! 💵 Head over to #JBuzz for more on this moment: https://t.co/91ZLtoYmpI https://t.co/5CbxtielYF— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy!)1508295640.0