Sean McGrath, a Washington, DC middle school teacher, impressed many despite being the last of the three candidates
McGrath, who teaches at Paul Public Charter School in DC, explained how he broke his foot on the dance floor at a friend’s wedding. “So I take music literally, and the Backstreet Boys came and they said Rock your Body, and I bruised my foot. I had to crawl into the hospital… was in a boot for six weeks and then I was out on the dance floor again,” he explained.
There’s a new “Jopardy!” Contestant in town and fans of the American TV game show can’t stop drooling over him. Mayim Bialik, who is hosting the show for the fifth straight week, introduced Sean McGrath, a teacher with a serious injury.
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Sean appeared on the show along with two other contestants – Allison and Eric.
“Eric went into the opening round on ANCIENT HISTORY with a $600-$800 true daily double and then picked up four more correct answers before the first commercial break. Although Allison and Sean played well, they were both way behind after 30 hints.),” reports The Jeopardy Fan.
“The game was pretty much decided by Double Jeopardy’s Clue #2; Eric opted for an $8,800 true daily double and hit it to take a very comfortable lead. Although Allison and Sean played well, their respective performances were no match for Eric today, and the game was all but over at Clue 13 after Eric won another $5,000 for the final daily double of the game. Results for the finals saw Eric at $32,600, Allison at $10,400 and Sean at $5,800,” the website adds.
Meanwhile Jeopardy! Fans have been busy crushing on the Washington, DC middle school teacher. One user tweeted: “Sean looks like Jude Law and Tom Hiddleston had a love child. #Jeopardy.” Another said, “Sean on #Jeopardy tonight really reminds me of Michael Mando! Similar voice and facial expressions.” A third wrote, “Sean kinda cute. #Jeopardy,” with a thumbs-up gif.
A fourth added, “One of tonight’s #Jeopardy contestants is making me feel things… down there.” A fifth mused, “Hope someone saved Sean McGrath a month on the Hot Men of Jeopardy calendar.” Michael Toughill , a former Jeopardy! The player suggested: “J! Spinoff idea: Stephenie Meyer, Sean and I live together in a mansion. I didn’t think about the rest of the show, but I mean, that’s enough, right? #Jeopardy #NewMoon.”
Previously, fans of the game show were disappointed to see rideshare driver Ryan Long, after 16 wins and the ninth longest streak on Jeopardy! ever. Defeated in the final round, he earned a total of $299,000 from the show. “These famous Philadelphians don’t mind you, Ryan!” tweeted the official Jeopardy! Account.