Tom Walsh

Final Jeopardy!

Television | Ken Jennings' 74-game winning streak comes to an end
by Tom Walsh
Posted 12/11/04, 12:00 am

So the Ken Jennings era in our national life is over. After 74 victories, the Jeopardy! champ came up against two Daily Doubles and a Final Jeopardy with his name on them. He now returns to normal life with no consolation beyond $2.5 million, a book deal, fame galore, a loving family, and a whole lot of other stuff.

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