'We love you, Alex:' Alex Trebek gets emotional over 'Jeopardy!' contestant's answer

  • Published on Nov 12, 2019
  • "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek became emotional after a contestant's answer on Monday night. The touching moment happened during the "Final Jeopardy" round of the show's "Tournament of Champions" episode. Read more: 7ny.tv/2rvfTpy
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Comments • 2 819

    NiceYOSHICOOL 7 minutes ago

    Wow, so emotional

  • Spencer Marfy
    Spencer Marfy 10 hours ago

    I was really proud of myself for knowing the answer

  • PK
    PK 10 hours ago

    So what was the correct answer?

  • Lise Mitchell
    Lise Mitchell 12 hours ago

    What was the answer to the question ?????

  • Martin Willis Live Shows

    When he didn't know the answer, he turned that lemon into lemonade, well done!

  • Alan Malcheski
    Alan Malcheski 2 days ago

    the correct answer is Times have Changed. I wager they will keep changing.

  • thekeys2life
    thekeys2life 2 days ago

    Why did he throw his money

  • Tregg Roderick
    Tregg Roderick 2 days ago

    This is an office....stop cutting onions🥺

  • thee4thdoctor
    thee4thdoctor 3 days ago

    'We Love You Alex". WE CERTAINLY DO.

  • Ray Bans
    Ray Bans 3 days ago +1

    ...so what was the answer??

  • John w
    John w 3 days ago

    That was cool. But I wish they'd shown the actual answer.

  • Chase Richardson
    Chase Richardson 3 days ago

    I bet the guy knew the answer too, you know in life it’s about enjoying the good things, being a good man, being there for others, this guy gets it, and well I respect Alex and this man. Also life is about loving those you care about like my girlfriend, your loved ones etc. just remember “What is the Key to life is happiness? “Correct.”

  • Swainer80
    Swainer80 4 days ago

    We do, Alex.

  • Swagnum
    Swagnum 4 days ago +1

    He took away 1995 on purpose, because Alex has 5% chance of living 😢

  • Fleet Admiral Perry
    Fleet Admiral Perry 4 days ago


  • James A Lafayette
    James A Lafayette 4 days ago

    Worth it!!!!

  • Account COUNT
    Account COUNT 5 days ago

    Imma grown man, yet a tear just appeared. And I was taught real men dont cry. Yeah right.

  • The Fate of Slate
    The Fate of Slate 6 days ago +12

    He didn’t have a shot to win so he said “f it I’m bout to win anyway”

  • Vincent Aguirre
    Vincent Aguirre 6 days ago

    Buy what's the right answer!? Is it "How the West was Won"?

  • LeVelle Coley
    LeVelle Coley 7 days ago

    The man risked his $2k on a legendary moment, much respect 💯

  • angl76
    angl76 7 days ago

    What is me crying like a little baby?

  • rayyan a.
    rayyan a. 7 days ago

    Wow I was not prepared for this....I just searched for Alex Trebek arter SNL. Completely choked up now. Get better, Alex. Wish you all the best.

  • PaNDaSNiP3R
    PaNDaSNiP3R 7 days ago

    Never replace Alex. Many years from now just hologram him. Got enough sound bytes that forsure.

  • dasun13
    dasun13 7 days ago +4

    i grew up watching Jeopardy with my mother and now i can't even show her this clip because earlier this year she died from cancer. we too love you Alex

  • T Thompson
    T Thompson 7 days ago


  • Ink'd up bag man
    Ink'd up bag man 8 days ago

    I grew up with jeopardy and I wish I could tell Alex how much he means to me

  • That Shield Dude
    That Shield Dude 8 days ago

    Behind on money and don't know the answer? Go for the internet victory.

  • Nina M.
    Nina M. 8 days ago

    Where's the GoFundMe for this hero?

  • Matthew Foley
    Matthew Foley 9 days ago

    Sweet gesture, but why did bid that much? Just do a dollar homie

  • Mitchthe1soul
    Mitchthe1soul 9 days ago

    That was amazing. It's really sad what he's going through. A great and generous guy and a dang good game show host.

  • DJ Tile Turnip
    DJ Tile Turnip 9 days ago +132

    He almost sounded like he didn't care, but then you could hear he almost cried

    • Rakanadyo
      Rakanadyo 4 days ago +8

      Alex is a pretty modest guy. It probably meant the world to him, but he just seems shy about that sort of thing. He's the same was with his cancer too, he honors other people batting it but doesn't put himself out there as often.

    • Bryan Ganz
      Bryan Ganz 4 days ago +11

      He tried so hard to remain "professional"

  • Natasha T.
    Natasha T. 9 days ago


  • Moruki Tamonokuzi
    Moruki Tamonokuzi 9 days ago

    Hahaha gets emotional sike he lost everything and stayed with $5 ahahaha

  • Mandolindley Road Show

    Even if he knew the answer it and had added "We love you, Alex," it would have been nice. But this was extra special. The correct answer, by the way is - How The Other Half Lives.

  • david mincey
    david mincey 9 days ago

    We love you Alex!

  • Brian Keller
    Brian Keller 9 days ago

    Suck it Trebeck!

  • AGrayPhantom
    AGrayPhantom 9 days ago

    From what I understand, he wasn't going to win any money anyway, right?

  • Tony
    Tony 9 days ago

    "Grinch stole christmas"

  • OlymPigs2010
    OlymPigs2010 9 days ago +1

    Alex Trebek, if nothing else was a Very Big and even Exclusive Friend of the State of Israel - and not coincidentally...so was the Jeopardy TV Program! It seemed that Alex Trebek while Hosting Jeopardy used every opportunity to "Promote and to Revere and Venerate" the State of Israel and any and all "Pro Israel Supporters" ! Why did Trebek do this ? Maybe because Pro Israel Folks OWN the Jeopardy Show and they saw the Opportunity to use it as a Vehicle for their Pro Israel Propaganda? One thing neither Alex Trebek nor Jeopardy never ever did was to Promote the Palestinians or show them the least bit of Regard,Humanity or Sympathy! That the Cowardly War Mongering and Genocidal State of Israel was Systematically and Continually Abusing Torturing and Murdering Defenseless Palestinians had No Effect on the Producers of Jeopardy or on the Non Existent Sympathy and Humanity of Slickster Alex Trebek! That willing Pro Israel Propagandist Alex Trebek has the "Blood" of Innocent Palestinians on his Hands is Undeniable but it also doesn't really matter..but only to those people who want to show someone as Treacherous and Depraved as Alex Trebek their "Sympathy" for his (in comparison) Petty Health Issues !

  • gavin bp
    gavin bp 9 days ago

    I knew the answer to this and I’ve been thinking about this it a lot today....did I say it out loud and my iPhone heard it while google recorded it so TVclip algorithm could react to it?! Lol

  • Darrell Simmons
    Darrell Simmons 10 days ago

    Alex has heart and the contestant has a heart of gold.

  • Robert Johnson
    Robert Johnson 10 days ago

    A true beast of a man, and an inspiration for my life!!!!!

  • Gallium G
    Gallium G 10 days ago

    How the other side lives. Just had a quiz on it in history

  • Gabriel Sasala
    Gabriel Sasala 10 days ago +1

    I would be a lier if I was to say I didn't cry when I heard that

  • Ralph Suny
    Ralph Suny 10 days ago

    **everyone liked that** those 690 people are nobody

  • Hannah Henderson
    Hannah Henderson 10 days ago +2

    I felt so proud of myself for knowing the answer to that question. Almost as proud as I am of this man for being so sweet.

  • Huntsy
    Huntsy 10 days ago +7

    “Hey folks, it comes with the territory” - Alex Trebek

  • Amigo21189
    Amigo21189 10 days ago +78

    That is the big smile of a man who is saying to himself, "yes, I am quite certain I have chosen correctly."

  • p
    p 10 days ago +2

    We're gonna miss Alex when he is gone.

  • Dominic Padayatti
    Dominic Padayatti 11 days ago

    It’s all he needed

  • currypac
    currypac 11 days ago +61

    None of us live forever, perhaps one day Alex's headstone may simply read
    " Who is, ALEX TREBECK "

  • currypac
    currypac 11 days ago

    OMG ❤

  • Inkydink
    Inkydink 12 days ago

    Grinch stole Christmas

  • Wiliam Forsythe
    Wiliam Forsythe 12 days ago

    Alex has probably raped more women than Bill Cosby...just wait and see

    • Man In The Arena
      Man In The Arena 11 days ago +1

      And Epstein raped 50x more women than Cosby did and they were all underage. Epstein makes Cosby look like a joke.

  • Emily Cali
    Emily Cali 12 days ago


  • Yoda _
    Yoda _ 12 days ago

    WHO the hell would know the answer to that question?? Lol wtf?

  • jiggle wiggle
    jiggle wiggle 12 days ago

    Alex's Life is always important than Money. That's for show.
    Money will never rule this guy's ❤️

  • klins061
    klins061 12 days ago

    This was just a whole new level of compassion and kindness. What an incredible individual. Faith in humanity is now not completely shattered.

  • Ric Lucci
    Ric Lucci 12 days ago

    Shoulda put the year he was born. Really show you care

  • TheBsheep
    TheBsheep 12 days ago +1

    Plot twist: Alex really knows him personally and gave him the answer before the show and he still got it wrong, causing them to miss out on a bunch of money