Ohhhhhh...
I was there, to match my intellect, on national TV,
Against a plumber, and an architect, both with a Ph.D.
I was tense, I was nervous,
I guess it just wasn't my night.
Art Fleming gave the answers,
Oh, but I couldn't get the questions right-ight-ight

I lost on Jeopardy,
Baby,
(Oooh.)
I lost on Jeopardy,
Baby,
(Oooh.)

Well I knew I was in trouble now,
My hope of winning sank,
'Cause I got the Daily Double now,
And then my mind went blank.
I took Potpourri for one hundred,
And then my head started to spin.
Well, I'm givin' up. Don Pardo,
Just tell me now what I didn't win,
Yeah, yeah.

I lost on Jeopardy,
Baby,
(Oooh.)
I lost on Jeopardy,
Baby,
(Oooh.)

That's right Al--you lost! And let me tell what you didn't win: a twenty-
volume set of the Encyclopedia International, a case of Turtle Wax, and a
year's supply of Rice-a-Roni, the San Francisco treat. But that's not all!
You also made yourself look like a jerk in front of millions of people! And
you brought shame and disgrace on your family name for generations to come!
You don't get to come back tomorrow! You don't even get a lousy copy of your
home game! You're a complete loser!!

Don't know what I was thinkin' of,
I guess I just wasn't too bright.
Well, I sure hope I do better
Next weekend on The Price Is Right-ight-ight

I lost on Jeopardy,
Baby,
(Oooh.)
I lost on Jeopardy,
Baby,
(Oooh.)
I lost on Jeopardy,
Baby...


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    General CommentYeah, the original song was about how their love was in Jeopardy because they were getting married...

    Poor Al! He didn't get his Rice-a-Roni :(
    TheYipskeeon February 22, 2005   Link
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    General Commentparody of "Jeopardy" by the Greg Kihn band
    Demau Senaeon March 30, 2001   Link
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    General CommentWhich by the way originally had nothing to do with the game show of the same name.
    knuxmanon December 30, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIn the video, Greg Kihn makes an appearance at the end with a girl in a wedding dress and they drive in a convertible. Al lost on Jeopardy and he was tossed into the back seat, and they all drive off together into the sunset.
    OpinionHeadon September 25, 2005   Link

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