Alex Trebek shades terribly boring ‘Jeopardy!’ game

Thursday night's episode of "Jeopardy!" was such a snooze-fest that even Alex Trebek had some shade to throw on it.

While the game showed an abnormally high number of wrong answers, there were also at least ten scenarios which involved none of the contestants answering at all, Yahoo! reports.

When the category of "baseball manager" kept proving fruitless, Trebek even became concerned that none of the answers in that category would be correct. "This isn't going to be a repeat of the football category from last year, is it?," he quipped, referring to the 2018 game when contestants couldn't come up with a single correct answer.

As the game headed into the "Final Jeopardy!" portion of the evening, the highest total sat at just $5,600 - a low-ranking score when you consider "Jeopardy!'s" history.

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 04: TV personality Alex Trebek (L) and Jean Currivan Trebek attend the 43rd AFI Life Achievement Award Gala honoring Steve Martin at Dolby Theatre on June 4, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for AFI)
BURBANK, CA - APRIL 26: TV personality Alex Trebek (L) and Jean Currivan Trebek attend The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on April 26, 2015 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for NATAS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12: TV host Alex Trebek (L) and Jean Currivan Trebek attend the celebratory dinner after the special tribute to Sophia Loren during the AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi at Dolby Theatre on November 12, 2014 in Hollywood, California. on November 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for AFI)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 05: Jean Trebek (L) and TV personality Alex Trebek attend the 2014 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jane Fonda at the Dolby Theatre on June 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California. Tribute show airing Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 9pm ET/PT on TNT. (Photo by Michael Buckner/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 04: TV personality Alex Trebek (L) and Jean Trebek attend the 2014 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jane Fonda at the Dolby Theatre on June 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California. Tribute show airing Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 9pm ET/PT on TNT. (Photo by Kevin Winter/WireImage)
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"Okay, low scores as we get set for Final Jeopardy! Not a big winner coming up," Trebek announced to the audience.

Sure, the game wasn't as riveting as some of the more recent "Jeopardy!" take-downs we've seen, but fans couldn't get over Trebek's snarky demeanor throughout the whole thing - especially as he signed off the show by promising a better game next time.

"We'll see you tomorrow," he said. "The categories will be different, I promise."

Despite Thursday night's disappointing game, "Jeopardy!" celebrates 8,000 episodes total today. "We couldn't have done it without you, the fans," a caption reads on the "Jeopardy!" Instagram account.

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