On Tuesday's edition of JEOPARDY!, Ben Chan, the most recent big winner, was eliminated due to a controversial verdict that many viewers found painful.
Ben was judged wrong after giving a correct answer in Final Jeopardy, but he was disqualified because of a single misspelled letter.
A controversial Final Jeopardy decision and a single letter were responsible for Ben Chan's losing streak.
A controversial Final Jeopardy decision and a single letter were responsible for Ben Chan's losing streak.'Beatrice & Benedick' from Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing was the answer ABC's Final Jeopardy was looking for
The judgment was immediately challenged by shocked followers, with Be
vBen met with Danny Leserman, a policy communications manager from Rancho Palos Verdes, California, and Lynn Di Vito, a retired museum educator from Colorado Springs.
In episodes that aired in April, Ben bowed out of his streak after contracting Covid-19, so some viewers may have been confused to see him return last week.
After the second Daily Double was correctly answered by Lynn, Ben had $17,400, Lynn had $14,800, and Danny had $2,400 heading into Final Jeopardy.