Alex Trebek was completely shocked when this happened on 'Jeopardy!'

October 15, 2020
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Even after 36 years, it’s still possible to surprise Alex Trebek.

On Tuesday, the longtime "Jeopardy" host was floored when the show’s Final Jeopardy! segment only featured one player.

Returning champion Kevin Walsh was the only one eligible to compete in the final part of the game.

His fellow contestants, Natt Supab and Alex Switzky, ended their portion of the game with either a zero balance or a deficit and could not continue on.

Trebek wasted no time calling out the unusual circumstance.

"Stage looks like a very lonely place right now. I cannot recall the last time we had only one player in Final Jeopardy,” the Emmy-winning host said as Walsh stood all by himself.

The game show documented the moment on social media.

The Instagram account wrote: "Who came out on top after today's Final Jeopardy! round? Hint: It was either Kevin, Kevin, or Kevin."

On Twitter, the post noted: "Today's Final Jeopardy! was no contest. Congrats on the 4th win, Kevin!"

The New Jersey-based story analyst didn’t take too long to figure out the Stephen King-inspired clue bringing his four-day winnings to $81,700.

TVLine noted it was extremely rare to have one contestant in the bonus round.

It’s happened only a handful of times over the show’s five-decade plus run with the last being in 2015 when Kristin Sausville competed against herself!

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