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'Jeopardy!' Fans Aren't Holding Back Their Thoughts After Watching LeVar Burton Guest Host

goodhousekeeping.com
 2021-07-27

Cover picture for the articleBest known as the beloved host of Reading Rainbow, LeVar Burton is currently living out one of his biggest dreams as Jeopardy!’s latest guest host. On Monday, the former Star Trek actor made his Jeopardy! debut, an opportunity he says he just couldn’t pass up. For nearly a decade, the 64-year-old Roots star has been vocal about wanting to take over the podium when the late Alex Trebek retired. Now, LeVar is helping honor Alex's legacy on the beloved quiz show, officially joining a roster of celebrities, TV personalities and past Jeopardy! prodigies.

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Tiffaney the Enchanted
07-28

Hearing his voice, makes my heart sing! ❤ Since his early days of acting and Reading 🌈, He has always delivered his words with eloquence and enthusiasm. He made me want to know more...that's what Jeopardy should be. R I.P. Alex.

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T_Height
07-28

I'm sure most of my generation is bias because he taught and helped raise us through reading 🌈 but he still delivered and should definitely be considered

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I see ya!
07-28

I grew up watching him as a kid truth be told he taught me and many others kids growing up in the 90s how to read amd love it!! he would be an excellent host

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