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‘Burt Reynolds’ would be proud.

In real life, Alex Trebek doesn’t have to deal with anywhere near the same amount of abuse as his Saturday Night Live counterpart, but the two world collided Wednesday night with one contestant’s Final Jeopardy answer.

Talia Lavin, a fact checker at the New Yorker, might not have won Jeopardy! last night, but she won over the Internet with a troll move that some people have been waiting to see for ages. Lavin didn’t appear to know the answer to the final question—which song from a 1999 animated movie about censorship was censored when performed at the Oscars—so instead, she went for something more creative.

Her answer resulted in Trebek, who must read what’s on the contestants’ screens, shouting out a name that Will Ferrell’s Trebek was forced to say more than once by Norm MacDonald’s Burt Reynolds.

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Lavin, who is currently retweeting people’s comments about her episode, is having the time of her life.

The answer to Final Jeopardy, by the way, was “Blame Canada” from South Park: Bigger, Better and Uncut.

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Michelle Jaworski

Michelle Jaworski

Michelle Jaworski is a staff writer and the resident Game of Thrones expert at the Daily Dot. She covers entertainment, geek culture, and pop culture and has brought her knowledge to conventions like Con of Thrones. She is based in New Jersey.

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