Entertainment Austin Rogers Extends ‘Jeopardy!’ Winning Streak Despite ‘Sherbet’ Flub

17:38  05 october  2017
17:38  05 october  2017 Source:   thewrap.com

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Winning Streak Despite ‘ Sherbet ,’ Taco Flubs . He’s not so sharp on American plays, but he sure is up on his Mexican cuisine. “@ Jeopardy I’m from Kentucky and I say “ sherbert ” as well,” wrote one Team Austin member. “# jeopardy we say sherbert in Rhode Island too,” wrote another Rogers

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Congratulations, Austin Rogers; you've won again on "Jeopardy!" -- now go have a taco to celebrate.

While Rogers muffed the Final Jeopardy round on Wednesday's episode of the game show, he still won the day's game, raking in $20,600 for the day, making his seven-day total $278,300.

The Final Jeopardy category, American Plays, bore the clue, "The latitude and longitude given by the narrator of this 1938 play would set it in Massachusetts, not New Hampshire."

The correct answer was "Our Town," and Rogers' response was a far cry from that -- he offered up "What is a taco?"

Most likely a coincidence, Rogers coughed up that answer on National Taco Day. Likely, the episode taped so far in advance that Rogers wasn't aware of it at the time, but who knows -- he looks like a man who really enjoys his tacos.

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’ Winning Streak Despite ‘ Sherbet ,’ Taco Flubs He's not so sharp on American plays, but he sure is up on his Mexican cuisineImage 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Austin Rogers Extends ‘ Jeopardy .

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During the episode, Rogers also got dinged for mispronouncing "sherbet" as "sherbert" -- a standout moment that had fans rushing to Rogers' defense on social media.

"@Jeopardy I'm from Kentucky and I say "sherbert" as well," wrote one Team Austin member.

"#jeopardy we say sherbert in Rhode Island too," wrote another Rogers supporter.

"WTH! Sure-bert is a common way of pronouncing sherbet! They should give that to Austin. #jeopardy," another disappointed viewer weighed in.

Flub or no, it's a sure bet that Rogers will go down as one of the more memorable contestants in "Jeopardy!" history.

@Jeopardy I'm from Kentucky and I say "sherbert" as well #jeopardy #goaustin #yousaysherbetisaysherbert

- Robin Fay Neal (@RobinFayNeal) October 4, 2017

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Austin Rogers Extends ‘ Jeopardy !’ Winning Streak Despite ‘ Sherbet ’ Flub . Congratulations, Austin Rogers ; you’ve won again on “ Jeopardy !” — now go have a taco to celebrate.

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#jeopardy we say sherbert in Rhode Island too

- Norm Mailer (@NormMailer) October 4, 2017

WTH! Sure-bert is a common way of pronouncing sherbet! They should give that to Austin. #jeopardy

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- Abigail Twittahfield (@mastodfow) October 4, 2017

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