Final Jeopardy may be just one of the countless questions that are posed — time permitting — to contestants during each episode of the popular quiz show, but it is generally the most high-stakes category of the night. For that reason, coming up with each final question is a process unto itself, according to head Jeopardy! writer Billy Wisse.
During an interview with Vulture, Wisse described the Jeopardy! writers room’s approach to developing regular questions — which are approved by host Alex Trebek — Daily Doubles and the trivia competition’s game-changing conclusions.
What is, “that’s a lot of work,” Alex.
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