The Foo Fighters were a whole 'Jeopardy!' category last night

Can You Answer These Canadian Jeopardy Questions?

The Foo Fighters have been in existence for 22 years, scooping up awards, cranking out hits, and selling millions upon millions of records. But they didn't really make it until last night, when they received this nation's highest honor: their own Jeopardy! category. Viewers of the venerable game show got to hear Alex Trebek sweetly intone such clues as "'There goes' this person, 'he's ordinary,' in a song whose video showed a building on fire." The action begins around the 5:20 mark in the video below. The contestants did reasonably well, but would've been truly screwed if one of the clues had been "This is the number of times Dave Grohl says 'the best' in 'Best of You.'"


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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - June 16 Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters at The Tibetan Freedom Concert 1996. Event held at the Polo Fields in Golden Gate Park San Francisco, California on June 16, 1995. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)
Foo Fighters during Tibetan Freedom Concert June - 1996 at Polo Fields, Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California, United States. (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)
Foo Fighters group portrait, London, 1997. L to R: Pat Smear, Taylor Hawkins, Dave Grohl. (Photo by Martyn Goodacre/Getty Images)
American rock musician Dave Grohl performing with Foo Fighters at the GMEX centre, Manchester, 6th December 1997. (Photo by Jon Super/Redferns/Getty Images)
Foo Fighters group portrait, Denver, United States, 1998. (Photo by Martyn Goodacre/Getty Images)
Foo Fighters group portrait, Denver, United States, 1998. (Photo by Martyn Goodacre/Getty Images)
Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters during 1999 KROQ's Almost Acoustic X-Mas in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)
UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: Photo of FOO FIGHTERS and Taylor HAWKINS and Dave GROHL and Chris SHIFLETT; Posed studio group portrait L-R Taylor Hawkins, Dave Grohl and Chris Shiflett, 362 (Photo by Mick Hutson/Redferns)
UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 2000: Photo of Foo Fighters (Photo by Stephen Albanese/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 1861 -- Pictured: Musical guest Foo Fighters perform on June 23, 2000 -- (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - OCTOBER 29: Dave Grohl (L) and Nate Mendel of the Foo Fighters perform as part of the Bridge School Benefit 2000 at Shoreline Amphitheatre on October 29, 2000 in Mountain View California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)
Foo Fighters during Rock In Rio II - Day 1 at Rock City in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: The rock group Foo Fighters pose with their Grammy Awards backstage at the 43rd Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles 21 February 2001. The group won for Best Rock Album, 'There is Nothing Left to Lose' and Best Short Form Music Video, 'Learn to Fly'. AFP PHOTO/Vince BUCCI (Photo credit should read Vince Bucci/AFP/Getty Images)
Foo Fighters Performing For Their Live Dvd At The Ambassador, Dublin, Ireland - 13 Jul 2002, Foo Fighters (Photo by Brian Rasic/Getty Images)
The Foo Fighters during 2002 MTV European Music Awards - Press Room at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Jon Furniss/WireImage)
BURBANK, CA - APRIL 9: The Foo Fighters, with singer Dave Grohl perform on 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' at the NBC Studios on April 9, 2003 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 8: Foo Fighters Christopher Aubrey, Dave Grohl, and Taylor Hawkins receive the Grammy for the Best Rock Album at the 46th Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on February 8, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
AUSTRALIA - JUNE 01: Photo of FOO FIGHTERS; Nate Mendel, Dave Grohl, Chris Shiflett, Taylor Hawkins (Photo by Martin Philbey/Redferns)
KINROSS, SCOTLAND - JULY 9: Dave Grohl of The Foo Fighters performs at ?T In The Park 2005? at Balado on July 9, 2005 at Kinross, Scotland. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 22: (L to R) Musicians Josh Homme of Queens Of The Stone Age, Dave Grohl of The Foo Fighters and Jesse Hughes of The Eagles of Death Metal perform during the Hurricane Katrina Benefit Concert at the Wiltern Theatre on September 22, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. The event, organized by Avalon Attractions, benefitted the Red Cross and victims of Hurricane Katrina. (Photo by Karl Walter/Getty Images)
Chris Shiflett, Taylor Hawkins, Dave Grohl and Nate Mendel of Foo Fighters (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage for VH-1 Channel - New York)
Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters during 20th Annual Bridge School Benefit Concert - Day Two at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, United States. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LONDON - JULY 07: Dave Grohl of American rock band Foo Fighters performs on stage during the Live Earth concert held at Wembley Stadium on July 7, 2007 in London. Live Earth is a 24-hour, 7-continent concert series taking place on 7/7/07, bringing together more than 100 music artists and 2 billion people to trigger a global movement to solve the climate crisis. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
Guitarist Chris Shiflett, drummer Taylor Hawkins, singer/guitarist Dave Grohl and bassist Nate Mendel of Foo Fighters attend the 2007 MTV Europe Music Awards held at the Olympiahalle on November 1, 2007 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Musician Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters accepts the Best Rock Album award onstage during the 50th annual Grammy awards held at the Staples Center on February 10, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TX - SEPTEMBER 28: Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters performs at the Austin City Limits music festival on September 28, 2008 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Dove Shore/Getty Images)
Musicians Chris Shiflett (C) and Dave Grohl (R) of Foo Fighters perform at the 2009 MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute to Neil Diamond at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 6, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Helen Mirren' Episode 1595 -- Pictured: Musical Guest The Foo Fighters appear in a skit on Saturday Night Live (Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LANDGRAAF, NETHERLANDS - JUNE 13: Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters performs on stage during the third and final day of Pinkpop Festival at Megaland on June 13, 2011 in Landgraaf, Netherlands. (Photo by Didier Messens/Redferns)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: (L-R) Musicians Dave Grohl, Pat Smear, Chris Shiflett and Nate Mendel of the band Foo Fighters arrive at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 29: Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters performs onstage at the The Global Citizen Festival in Central Park to end extreme poverty on the Great Lawn on September 29, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters perform with Rick Springfield at Hammerstein Ballroom on February 13, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 18: (L-R) Presenters Taylor Hawkins and Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters speak on stage at the 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 18, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - May 5th, 2014 - Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins and Nate Mendel of the Foo Fighters perform at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. as part of the birthday celebration for Big Tony of Trouble Funk. The band performed as surprise guests and played a set full of hits such as 'My Hero' and 'These Days.' (Photo by Kyle Gustafson / For The Washington Post via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 26: Musician Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters performs onstage during day 3 of the 2014 Life Is Beautiful Festival on October 26, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic)
WALLA WALLA, WA - AUGUST 14: Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters performs during the Gentlemen of the Road Stopover on August 14, 2015 in Walla Walla, Washington. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)
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