Did ‘Jeopardy!’ use clue to troll Tom Brady, Patriots fans?
If you’re a New England Patriots fan and sat down to watch "Jeopardy!" on Wednesday night, chances are you weren’t too happy with one of the answers.
The answer-and-question game show was going along just fine, until host Alex Trebek revealed the following clue.
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— For The Win (@ForTheWin) July 16, 2015
The correct question: "Who is Peeping Tom Brady?"
Nice, "Jeopardy!" Nice.
Of course, the show often uses clever wordplay in its clues, and there’s no way to determine whether this actually was a reference to Spygate, in which the Patriots were caught videotaping the New York Jets’ signals — "peeping," if you will — during a 2007 game.
Then again, we’re not ruling out that whoever wrote this clue is a Jets or New York Giants fan who is cackling hysterically from his or her underground lair.
Regardless of actual motive, the joke certainly didn’t go unnoticed among Patriots fans.
@jerrythornton1 Did you catch that Jeopardy answer? A man who likes to look through windows & quarterbacks the Patriots. Peeping Tom Brady.
— George (@TeaPartyG) July 15, 2015
— Karuna (@Fluffy4Life96) July 15, 2015
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