(book) "Brainiac: Adventures in the Curious, Competitive, Compulsive World of Trivia Buffs". New York: Villard Books, 2006. ISBN 1400064457
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Ken W. Jennings
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[interviewed by Charles Gibson
on Good Morning America
(1975) about his stint on Jeopardy!
(1984):] I think most people are watching at home, don't realize how important the timing on the buzzer is. ... You know, those are three very smart people every night. And most people know most of the answers. So, the buzzer is going to be what separates the men from the boys. [July 12, 2004]
Appeared in a FedEx print ad following his "Jeopardy!" loss. The ad shows Jennings at his podium during his final episode, which the screen reading the incorrect "What is FedEx?" Final Jeopardy! response. Under the photo is a caption reading "The only time when FedEx was the wrong answer".