‘Jeopardy!’ Invites Steve Martin On The Show After His Look-Alike Wins Tournament

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By Anita Tai.

Steve Martin may be looking in a mirror.

The actor was struck by the similarity between himself and Sam Buttrey, who won the Professors Tournament  on Dec. 17 on “Jeopardy!”.

He was so struck by the similarity that he joked on Twitter:

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Buttrey, who is an associate professor at the Naval Postgraduate School, won US$100,000 at the show’s first tournament for college professors. He will return to play in the next Tournament of Champions, via Entertainment Weekly.

The game show responded to Martin’s tweet with an open invitation:

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Mayim Balik and Sam Buttrey on ‘Jeopardy!’ – Photo: Jeopardy Productions, Inc
Mayim Balik and Sam Buttrey on ‘Jeopardy!’ – Photo: Jeopardy Productions, Inc
Jeopardy! – Season 38 – Professors Tournament – Photo: Jeopardy Productions, Inc
Jeopardy! – Season 38 – Professors Tournament – Photo: Jeopardy Productions, Inc

Martin has yet to reply to the invitation, but he may be too busy filming the upcoming second season of his show “Only Murders in the Building“. The show is set for a 2022 release date.

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