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Host
Réal Giguère
Broadcast
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TVA: 1991-1993

Jeopardy! was a French-language version of the game of answers & questions.

Gameplay[]

Three contestants competed, trying to win money by correctly phrasing answers in a form of a question.

The First Two Rounds[]

The contestants faced a game board of six categories each with five clues behind money amounts (30 in all). Each round lasts 6 minutes.

On a player's turn, he/she selected a category and an amount, then a clue was read. The first player to ring-in with a correct question won the value of the answer, but if he/she rung in and was wrong, the value of the answer was deducted from that player's score and the other player(s) had a chance at it. Contestants could not ring in until the clue was fully read. The player who gave the correct response (or, in the event that nobody gave the correct response, was the one who picked the clue) chose another clue. The round continued until time ran out or if all the clues were played.

Contestants who finished Double Jeopardy with $0 or less were eliminated from the game.

Money Amounts[]

  • Jeopardy! - $20, $40, $60, $80, and $100.
  • Double Jeopardy! - $40, $80, $120, $160, and $200.

Mise du Jour[]

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Present in both rounds (one in Jeopardy, two in Double Jeopardy), if a Mise du Jour (French for Daily Double) was found, the contestant who picked it could wager any or all of his/her current score. If the contestant had less than the maximum clue value of the round ($100 or $200), he/she can risk up to that amount. Only the contestant who picked it could give the response. A correct response added the wager, but an incorrect response, an improperly-phrased correct response (regardless of the round), or no response at all deducted the wager. (It is not told how many seconds is the limit, but it seems to be 15 seconds.) Either way, the contestant then chose another clue afterwards.

There was one Mise du Jour in the Jeopardy! round and two Mise du Jours in the Double Jeopardy! round.

Jeopardy! Final[]

The players were shown one last category, then during the break wrote down how much they wished to wager. The clue was then revealed, after which the players had 30 seconds to write down a response.

After time expired, the players' responses were checked one at a time starting from the lowest score. A correct response added the wagered amount, while an incorrect response, an improperly-phrased correct response, or no response deducted the wager.

The player with the highest score at the end of the round won the game and their score in cash.

Other Pictures[]

Inventor[]

Based on the American game show of the same name by Merv Griffin.

YouTube Videos[]

First portion of an episode (Gilles/Fernand/Stephane; ends shortly into Round 1)
Most of another episode (Claude/André/Robert), no credits: Part 1, Part 2

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