Thank you very much, ladies and gentlemen. On behalf of all of us, welcome to America's favorite answer-and-question game, "Jeopardy!" You know how we play it; we provide the categories and the answers, and it's then up to our contestants to give us the right question. Players, as you know, anytime you recognize an answer you're free to ring in; however, I do want to caution you about the jeopardy - if you are wrong, the value of the answer will be deducted from your score. But, to help you add to your winnings, we have hidden somewhere on the board a Daily Double. If you're lucky enough to uncover that, then you'll have a chance to double any or all of your winnings up to that point in the round. And it's very important that you try to win as much money as possible, because only the player with the most cash at the end of the day will wind up keeping his or her winnings. If you're ready, then let us play "Jeopardy!"
Introduction of an institution, 10 September 1984
GeOrge Alexander Trebek