Final evening’s Jeopardy mishap was something however music to followers’ ears. Regulars tuning into the sport present Wednesday (June 29) had been equal elements shocked and amused by contestant Halley Ryherd’s reply within the first spherical, which she guessed incorrectly when she blended up two hip-hop teams that would not be extra completely different.
Ryherd’s flub got here in the course of the “Chuck D, Occasions 3” class, which included prompts about Charles Darwin and Charles Dickens, in addition to rapper Chuck D.
Host Mayim Bialik learn the clue, “Within the Nineties, Chuck D started combating the ability on this hip-hop group with Taste Flav, a person who all the time knew what time it was,” which led Ryherd to guess, “What’s the Funky Bunch?”
Sadly for Ryherd, Chuck D had nothing to do with the Funky Bunch, which was led by Marky Mark, or as we all know him now, Mark Wahlberg. Chuck D, or Carlton Douglas Ridenhour, is a member of Public Enemy.
The combo-up had followers in stitches. Viewers shared their reactions on Twitter, the place they reacted in disbelief at Ryherd’s guess and tagged Chuck D to let him know concerning the hilarious second.
“This particular person on #Jeopardy simply thought Chuck D was within the funky bunch. She ought to get credit score for being essentially the most fallacious she might presumably be,” one fan wrote.
One other added, “Some woman on Jeopardy considering Chuck D and Taste Flav had been within the funky bunch has despatched me. I can not cease laughing. 🤣”
Positive sufficient, all of the Chuck D tags bought again to the rapper himself, who was simpler on Ryherd than most Jeopardy followers. He tweeted, “All people don’t know the whole lot… it’s why I introduce myself wherever I am going and whoever I discuss to … it’s simply courtesy. However the unhappy factor is just not understanding these different Chuck Ds.”
All people don’t know the whole lot… it’s why I introduce myself wherever I am going and whoever I discuss to … it’s simply courtesy. However the unhappy factor is just not understanding these different Chuck Ds pic.twitter.com/gxLnyVmxCp
— Chuck D (@MrChuckD) June 30, 2022
Oh, the Public Enemy/Funky Bunch confusion on Jeopardy tonight was painful.
— Alan Sepinwall (@sepinwall) June 30, 2022
I merely wouldn’t have a response to somebody complicated Public Enemy and …the Funky Bunch.
Don McLean was incorrect. Right this moment is the day the music died. #Jeopardy
— Terynce B (@TerynceB) June 29, 2022
Ryherd owned the second, tweeting after her episode aired, “I’ve discuss to my therapist about it and I believe I’m able to ceaselessly be the one who blended up Public Enemy and Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch on @Jeopardy. #mylegacy.”
And fortunate her for her, the primary spherical misstep didn’t cease Ryherd. She went on to win final evening’s episode, which means she’ll be again on our display this night. Let’s simply hope she’s somewhat extra ready this time for any hip-hop associated content material.
Jeopardy airs weeknights at 7/6c on ABC.