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Alex Trebek: Perfected pro. Soothing TV presence. Authoritative voice A man with all answers (on the cards in front of him). There are many words that host the Jeopardy! who has been distributing wit and wisdom in the form of a question on our screens for nearly 35 years. We've certainly heard many of them in recent days, of the many well-wishers who paid tribute to Trebek as he announced that she had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
Still, there is another award that may be attributed less often, but is no less true: Trebek can give away some pretty bad burns. Although Trebek is rare, if not mean, he has earned the reputation of playing twice a day reckless abuse on the many candidates who dare to take his stage. It's a vivacious approach that may not work well for your average Oregon Joe, but it certainly made him enjoy looking over the years. Here are some of the times when Trebek led the board.
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