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A: This game show is celebrating 50 years. Q: What is ‘Jeopardy!’?

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"Jeopardy!" debuted on NBC in 1964 -- 50 years ago

Show was a huge success on the network, has lasted 30 years in syndication

Quiz show has become part of pop cultural fabric

Host Alex Trebek has guided the show since 1984

CNN —  

It’s an enduring game show that engenders affection while challenging even the most erudite among us.