6 People Who Should Succeed Alex Trebek on ‘Jeopardy!’, Ranked

We’ll take ‘Get That Game Show Host Money’ for $1,000, please!

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6. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Yes, the famed astrophysicist is a pedantic know-it-all. But quiet as kept, so was Alex Trebek. Go back and watch: There was nothing he loved more than telling people why they were wrong. Between that and NDT’s early-Trebek mustache, they’re damn near A-Alikes. Let the man cook!

5. Gucci Mane

No one’s had a post-prison glow-up like Radric — and if his journey from trap god to rap elder to relationship guru doesn’t feel complete, that’s because it isn’t. What better way to celebrate his forties than becoming the global ambassador for nerd-ass shit?

4. That Guy in the Barbershop Who Gets Everything Almost Right

He’s up on things — mostly. Like, he’ll break down physics by explaining that an atom is made up of electrons and Pro Tools. And he’s got more than a few conspiracy theories in his pocket. But goddamn if the dude doesn’t already…