The long-running game show “Jeopardy!” Alex Trebeck, the host of the event, had a Thanksgiving message to the audience, asking them to “be grateful” and “continue to have faith.
The message was recorded earlier this year as part of the Thanksgiving Day episode. “Geopardy!” Clip Tweet Thursday morning, before the planned broadcast.
In the posthumous message, Trebeck acknowledged the unprecedented difficulties facing this Thanksgiving nation.
“You know, despite what America and the world are experiencing right now, there are so many reasons to be grateful,” Trebeck said in the video.
“More and more people are reaching out to show kindness to their neighbors, and that’s a good thing,” he said.
The spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment on when the episode was taped.
The message of the last host will be broadcast as Americans observe a very different Thanksgiving from previous years Record numbers of coronavirus infections And nearly a million people have died from the virus. Across the country, families are urged not to gather for the holiday in the hope that the outbreak will stop.
“Keep the faith,” Trebeck asked. “We are going to overcome all of this and because of that we will be a better society.”