It took 45 years, but “Jeopardy” finally saw its first-ever tie breaker during Thursday night’s show.
A geography question in Final Jeopardy stumped all three contestants, bringing down contestants Laura McLean and Sarah Norris to $6, 799. They were obviously a little surprised at the prospect of a tie, and one contestant even shrugged, throwing up his hands (he was the unlucky, definite loser).
The game show recently changed its rules concerning ties, causing the contestants to go into the show’s first sudden death round. Host Alex Trebek gave one more category, and the contestants had to hit their buzzer first, like a normal round.
The final, tie-breaking category? “Way Back in 2017.”
Wait, we might actually know this one.
The big answer: “Her April decision to call a snap parliamentary election proved less than brilliant on June 8.”
McLean, the reigning champion, was quick on the draw with the correct question, “Who is [Theresa] May?”
Her total prize over two days was $19,598. Congrats!
Watch the clip above.