A ‘Jeopardy!’ clue asked which team Gordie Howe played for. No one got it right.

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Red Wings fans watching “Jeopardy!” on Monday were probably screaming at the TV when contestants were stumped by a clue about a Detroit sports legend.

In the “There is an ‘I’ in team” category, the $1,000 clue was: “Gordie Howe played for this NHL team from 1946 to 1971.”

It was followed by silence from all three contestants.

Guest host Mayim Bialik revealed the Detroit Red Wings as the correct answer and added a fact about Alex Trebek’s Gordie Howe fandom.

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“Gordie Howe was Alex’s favorite player,” Bialik said.

You can watch the unacceptable moment below.


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