KEN Jennings has left Jeopardy! fans in their feelings after revealing the game show has a one-of-a-kind Lego model on stage.
His touching Twitter video showed Alex Trebek – who passed away in 2020 – hosting a scaled-down version of the real thing.
Ken, 48, shared a video of the Jeopardy!-themed model to his personal Twitter page.
His video showed an intricate replica of the set, from the lively audience members to the clue board.
Three contestants looked raring to go and, of course, it was Alex at the host podium.
Even longtime announcer Johnny Gilbert, 94, got the Lego treatment and was seated at his side podium in one of his classic red Jeopardy! varsity jackets.
Johnny now records the famous “this is Jeopardy!” intro from home, but since the model was built in 2016 he and Alex were up there in all their glory.
The current game show host captioned the video: “This Lego model of the Jeopardy! set is one of my favorite artifacts on our stage. Always nice to see Alex still hosting.”
‘WE MISS ALEX TOO!’
One fan wrote: “We all miss Alex so much, Ken. He is forever in our hearts & always our inspiration. R.I.P., Alex Trebek. We miss you.”
“It’s the Lego Movie spinoff that *should* be made!” another fan suggested.”
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Other viewers wrote they “Love everything about this.”
“That really just brightened my day, that’s super cool,” while another person said, “That looks incredible!!”
The model was built using 125K bricks, per a separate video from Lego, and took 100 hours (or 200 Jeopardy! episodes) to construct.
Other Twitter followers were contestants who said they had spotted the large model when they were competing but didn’t have time to fully appreciate how wonderfully accurate it was.
DAILY-DOUBLE HOSTING DUTIES
Over the summer, Ken and actress Mayim Bialik, 47, were announced as the permanent replacements for the late longtime host, Alex.
Alex tragically passed away from pancreatic cancer at age 80 in 2020, leaving huge shoes to fill, and it took two drama-filled years to fill them.
Ken’s current hosting block began on March 10th after Mayim’s three-week teen tournament ended and he is hosting until April 28th.
Then, Mayim will finish out the last four months of Season 39 which ends in August.
Ken took to Twitter recently to joke about what he does while Mayim was hosting the tournament after someone asked how he spends his time when he’s not filming.
“I go into one of those freezer cases from the Alien movies when Mayim is hosting, and vice versa.”
Fans took the opportunity to blast Mayim in replies to the tweet, as many viewers have made it no secret they prefer the former 74-time champ as host.
“That’s where I go when she’s hosting too,” one person wrote.
When Mayim returns on May 1, fans will still get more of Ken as he is hosting Jeopardy! Masters, a round-robin 20-episode tournament in primetime on ABC.
It’s said to be airing in the early spring but the date is TBA – it includes legends like James Holzhauer.