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“Danger!” Fans are always quick to criticize contestants who miss questions, but the fact that the players don't know the pop culture icon seems to make viewers even more uncomfortable.

In the past few months, contestants have been provided with a photo of country superstar Garth Brooks but unable to name him, and despite being given multiple hints, contestants have been unable to name him or her. I had a hard time naming the song. And despite having great knowledge on a variety of other topics, the contestants were mercilessly skewered after these blunders aired.

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Countless “Danger!” fans seem to enjoy criticizing the show's contestants for their wrong answers. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images)

mac miller

In the episode that aired last week, players were presented with a category called “New Jazz.” One of his clues read, “His jazz trumpeter Keyon Harrold can be heard on this late rapper's 'Stay,' seen here.” A photo of Mac Miller, the popular rapper who passed away in 2018, has been released.

After being given the clue, all three contestants remained silent, and several fans of the late musician expressed their disbelief on social media.

mac miller photo

Mac Miller died from a mixture of fentanyl, cocaine and ethanol, the coroner's office said after his death in 2018. (AP)

“Oh my god, they showed his picture as a clue on Jeopardy and no one could figure out Mac Miller?!” one person wrote on X (formerly Twitter).

Another person responded: “The current Jeopardy clue had a photo of Mac Miller and I couldn't even guess any of it. SMH.”

Another posted: “Jas saw 3 manufacturers in jeopardy without even knowing who Mac Miller was. These unfarmed pigs thought they were smart. I think they should all lose their bounties for crimes like this.''

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Although he died young, Miller had an undeniably successful career. At the time of his death, he had been steadily releasing music for his 11 years, and several of his songs had gone platinum. His posthumous album, Circles, was released in 2020 and reached number 3 on the Billboard 200.

FILE - In this July 13, 2013 file photo, rapper Mac Miller joins the Space Migration Tour at Festival Pier in Philadelphia. Miller, a platinum hip-hop star whose rhymes ranged from party rap to lyrics about depression and drug use, has died at the age of 26. Miller passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018, according to a family statement released through a spokesperson. No further details are available about how he died.  (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

Rapper Mac Miller performs on his Space Migration Tour at Festival Pier in Philadelphia on July 13, 2013. (Owen Sweeney/Invision/Associated Press, File)

In addition to the hit songs he produced in the rap genre, Miller was also known for his love life. He dated pop superstar Ariana Grande from 2016 to 2018, but the couple split months before his accidental overdose.

Garth Brooks

An episode aired in November featured a category called “90s music.'' Contestants were hooked on clues focused on the country genre, although they could easily answer other questions in that category.

The $800 clue in this category, posted on Double Jeopardy, reads: “Country superstar's 'Friends In Low Places' was named 1991 CMA Single of the Year.” Ta. In addition to the written text, the clue also included a photo of the singer in question, Garth Brooks.

Garth Brooks smiles on stage at the County Music Hall of Fame and Museum wearing a tan cowboy hat and black shirt

Garth Brooks had some hit country songs in the '90s. (Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum)

No one answered, but host Ken Jennings seemed surprised, saying, “Oh, how quickly you forget.”

“Really???” a viewer asked about X while watching. “We're all screaming Garth Brooks.”

“How come these three people don’t know about Garth Brooks??” read another comment. “Even if you're not a country fan, he's one of the most famous music artists of the '90s.”

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One person wrote that it was “screaming Garth Brooks” on TV, while another called the clue “a very easy triple stumbling block.”

Garth Brooks speaks at CMT Artist of the Year

“Friends in Low Places” is one of Garth Brooks' most famous songs. (Terry Wyatt/Getty Images)

The same week the episode aired, another person spoke on TikTok about watching the episode, expressing surprise that “none of the nerds knew the answer.”

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift has become so popular over the past few years that it seems nearly impossible not to know at least a little about her, but Kyla Sedgwick did a great job with Taylor Swift on a recent episode of Celebrity. He proved that he doesn't listen to much music. It's dangerous! ”

In a category called “Taylor Swift Songs Too,” contestants were given descriptions of various items, which, as the category suggests, also included names of Swift songs. Ta.

Kyra Sedgwick

Kyra Sedgwick showed that she doesn't know much about Taylor Swift during an appearance on “Celebrity Jeopardy!'' (Getty Images)

The first tip in this category read, “Be careful! This washer cycle, using cold water and low spin speed, is recommended for lingerie and silk ties.” The correct answer was “Delicate,” a song from Swift's 2017 album Reputation, to which Sedgwick replied, “What does 'gentle' mean?”

Another clue was, “It's not yours. It's the name of a popular video game, and it comes before 'craft' or 'sweeper.'” Sedgwick called in trying to solve the clue on “Mind” before his fellow contestants came back with the correct answer: “My.”

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The last tip in this category read, “While crossing the George Washington Bridge from New Jersey, motorists will be greeted by a sign with four words (waiting for you)” . The actress speculated, “Where have you been?” But Jennings was looking for “Welcome to New York.”

Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick attend Vanity Fair's Oscar Party

Kyra Sedgwick, who married actor Kevin Bacon in 1988, gained considerable attention for her performance on game shows. (WireImage by Kevin Mazur/VF23/Vanity Fair)

Sedgwick's response in this category garnered a lot of attention, with a particularly offensive comment about It turns out Kyra Sedgwick is a total idiot. That's all.”

“Today I found out Kyra Sedgwick hated Jeopardy and has been living under a rock for 17 years,” another joked.

One social media user asked, “Is it bad that I lost respect for Kyla Sedgwick after watching her pull out of the game tonight on Celebrity Jeopardy?”

led zeppelin

Another recent episode included a hint about classic rockers Led Zeppelin. In a category called “Discography,” the $400 clue displays a photo of the band, and Jennings named his 1973 album “House of the Holy,” leaving players all confused. was.

Ken Jennings and Led Zeppelin split image

Ken Jennings warned the contestants about the reaction they would receive if they failed to recognize Led Zeppelin. (Getty Images)

After time expired without anyone making a fuss, Jennings said: led zeppelin We have fans everywhere. ”

Led Zeppelin was formed in 1968, and the original band consisted of Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and John Bonham, all names that are well known to music fans.

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Because of this, “Danger!” viewers felt passionately about the lack of recognition for this legendary band.

“Are there any LED Zeppelin idiots who realized the danger?” one person wrote to X.

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British rock group Led Zeppelin poses, circa 1969. Group members, from left, are John Paul Jones, John Bonham (bottom), Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant. (GAB Archive/Red Ferns)

Another said: “I had another amazing revelation about how old I am. None of today's 'Jeopardy' cast members look like Led Zeppelin from one of their publicity photos. I was completely shocked that we were unable to identify him.”

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“I think it's almost impossible, or a complete social failure, for three people standing within 10 feet of each other to know that they don't know who Led Zeppelin is,” Fan said.

“What kind of horribly uncivilized lives have these people lived?” asked another.


One “Danger!” Last year’s episode featured a category called “Musical Zoo.” The $800 clue in this category is: “'Nocturnal creatures are not so careful, the moon is my teacher and I am her student' comes from her song 'She Wolf.' It's something I've done.”

The song is one of the most famous songs in pop singer Shakira's catalog, and once again the clues included visual aids, with contestants shown a video of Shakira's performance.

Shakira at the 2023 MTV VMAs

Shakira was mistaken for Sia when she said, “Danger!” Contestant. (Mike Coppola/Getty Images for MTV)

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Returning champion David Biedermann tried to answer this question, but instead of naming the proper singer, he said he looked nothing like Shakira except that their names started and ended with the same letter. Not guessed Sia is another popular singer.

“It's gross that David confuses Sia with Shakira,” a viewer complained on X.

“This guy in danger guessed Sia and it was totally Shakira!!! What do you mean you don't know Shakira?!!” another of the “Hips Don't Lie” singer A fan wrote:


Another comment read, “Man in danger thought Shakira was Sia?? Where do they find them?”



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