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Tom Hanks Reacts to 'Jeopardy' Contestants Not Knowing Him

Tom Hanks Reacts to 'Jeopardy' Contestants Not Knowing Him

There was a viral moment on Jeopardy last week when contestants could not figure out who Tom Hanks was and now he’s reacting to the clip.

The category was “biopics” and the $200 answer was, “In A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, beloved children’s TV show host Mister Rodgers is played by this beloved actor.” Not one contestant even buzzed in to try and come up with the correct question.

“You are kidding me! What?! They didn’t even have any wrong suggestions?” Tom said in response during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

“What was the name of the category? Washed-up career choices for $800? Bad casting for $1000, Alex?” he added. Jimmy responded, “I look at it as, you inhabited that character so beautifully that even they were absorbed instantaneously.”

“I think actually, they were blinded by the red sweater,” Tom replied.

READ MORE: Tom Hanks Recalls Being ‘Threatened’ by Mr. Rogers’ Fan

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