Alex Trebek’s Final ‘Jeopardy!’ Episodes Air This Week

The final five Jeopardy! episodes featuring Alex Trebek will air this week.

The show’s executive producer, Mike Richards, appeared on The Today Show on yesterdayand revealed that Trebek was “in enormous pain” while filming the final batch of episodes – and in fact, he had been hospitalized just one week prior.

Despite all that, Richards says “you will not sense any of that in these episodes.  He is strong. He sounds great. He’s funny and he’s amazing.”

His final episode was originally set air on Christmas Day, but was delayed “in order to give his millions of fans a chance to see his final appearances,” the show said in a press release

Trebek died on November 8th at the age of 80, just ten days after filming those final episodes.

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