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If you're anything like me, then you watch Jeopardy! mostly in silence—until there happens to be a music category. Then it's our time to shine!
A few times, stars from our scene have made it to the big leagues—being featured as a Jeopardy! clue. As you might expect, the contestants often don't fare too well against emo bands.
Check out some of our favorite Jeopardy! clues below. Let us know in the comments which band you want to see featured on Jeopardy!
Just a couple weeks ago, Jimmy Eat World were featured as the answer to a clue referencing their smash single, “The Middle.”
Slayer made it just a few days ago as the answer to a clue that also paid homage to some other metal legends.
— MetalInsider.net (@metalinsider) October 6, 2017
Fall Out Boy…three times
Fall Out Boy have no shortage of Jeopardy! clue appearances. Check them all out:
The rock band made an appearance as an answer in the college edition of Jeopardy! Skip to about one minute in to hear the clue.
It breaks our hearts, but no one answered this clue correctly. Don't worry—we're still into you, Paramore!
— bai ⿲ (@parabails) April 13, 2017
i hope they all lost and went home with nothing https://t.co/VbC62Ves6t
— hayley from Paramore (@yelyahwilliams) April 14, 2017
Contestants also couldn't pull through for this Kurt Vile-themed clue back in 2016.
Along with the television show, the Jeopardy! Twitter account occasionally tweets out show-style questions for followers to answer. Gym Class Heroes were featured in this one back in 2012:
— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) September 28, 2012
Brandon Flowers was the answer to this Killers-themed question in the Lead Singers category.
Plus a whole lot of emo
“Emo” was the correct response to this clue on Jeopardy last night. pic.twitter.com/rze7KuU0N7
— Washed Up (@washedupemo) April 15, 2015
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