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CULVER CITY, CA - APRIL 17: Game show host Alex Trebek poses on the set of the "Jeopardy!" Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Tournament Show Taping on April 17, 2010 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

Morning, Rat Rockers.   I’m still reeling over here at the double-loss of Sean Connery and Alex Trebek.   Both legends died in the last few days.

Obviously, we want to reflect on these icons and remember them in better times.   But, we also couldn’t help but think of the famous “Celebrity Jeopardy” sketches on Saturday Night Live (where Will Ferrell played Trebek and Darrell Hammond performed as Connery).

In terms of recurring skits…”Celebrity Jeopardy” ranks as one of the all-time greatest sketches that SNL has ever produced.   And reportedly Alex Trebek himself was a major fan of the segments.   We’ve grabbed five, really funny ones for ya…and put them below.   Enjoy.   And RIP to Sean Connery and Alex Trebek.

– East Side Dave

Celebrity Jeopardy! Kathie Lee, Tom Hanks, Sean Connery, Burt Reynolds - SNL

Kathie Lee Gifford (Kristen Wiig), Tom Hanks, Sean Connery (Darrell Hammond) and Burt Reynolds (Norm Macdonald) take on Alex Trebek (Will Ferrell) in a new r...

Celebrity Jeopardy!: French Stewart, Burt Reynolds, & Sean Connery - SNL

Alex Trebek (Will Ferrell) must host "Celebrity Jeopardy!" despite the incompetence of contestant French Stewart (Jimmy Fallon) and the unwillingness of Sean...

SNL40: Celebrity Jeopardy - SNL

Alex Trebek (Will Ferrell) tries his best to keep contestants Sean Connery (Darrell Hammond), Justin Bieber (Kate McKinnon), Tony Bennett (Alec Baldwin), Bur...

Celebrity Jeopardy!: Robin Williams, Catherine Zeta-Jones & Sean Connery - SNL

Contestants Robin Williams (Jimmy Fallon), Catherine Zeta-Jones (Lucy Liu) and Sean Connery (Darrell Hammond) drive Alex Trebek (Will Ferrell) crazy with the...

Celebrity Jeopardy!: Bill Cosby, Sharon Osbourne, Sean Connery - SNL

Contestants Bill Cosby (Kenan Thompson), Sharon Osbourne (Amy Poehler) and Sean Connery (Darrell Hammond) infuriate Alex Trebek (Will Ferrell) as they bumble...


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