Jeopardy! has been making quite a comeback in the past few months — what with Alex Trebeck rapping and calling his contestants losers and all. But last night, a contestant on Jeopardy!’s Teen Tournament took the gameshow back for the players.
During "Final Jeopardy!," the contestant, Sabrina, didn't stumble when she didn't know the answer. Instead, she shut Jeopardy! down with an Internet-ready response worth all the Daily Doubles in the world.
Her response to the answer “Roughly half the size of Texas, it's the largest structure made by living creatures and can even be seen from space” was...
Meet Matt Jackson, a 23-year-old paralegal from Washington, D.C. who is currently crushing the competition in a nine-day winning streak on Jeopardy, and likely not going anywhere anytime soon. In a profile posted to Jeopardy's website this week, Jackson says he was encouraged to try out for the show by his friend Sam Spaulding, who finished second place in the 2010 College Championship, winning $50,000.
But there's way more to it.
People are really drawn to the very creepy smile he uses during the introduction sequence.
It's kind of wonderful.
Look at it!
The Soup thinks it's really funny as well.
And on top of that, his signature celebration move is also a thing of beauty.
Here's Jeopardy's video, letting you know the man behind the smile.