Matt Amodio's historic run on TV's "Jeopardy!" ends

All good things have to come to an end, and Matt Amodio's legendary run on "Jeopardy!" on Monday was that. The Yale doctoral student won 38 times and took home more than $1.5million in prize money.

Matt Amodio's historic run on TV's "Jeopardy!" ends

Amodio did not answer the Final Jeopardy! He correctly guessed the clue and was third on Monday's program. His streak was ended by Jonathan Fisher, an actor from Coral Gables in Florida.

Amodio finished No. Amodio finished second on the all time consecutive wins list, behind Ken Jennings' 74 wins. He was awarded $1,518,601 in cash, which is third behind James Holzhauer ($2,462,216), and Jennings ($2,520,000.700).

"I know that going into any bar trivia game I play, I will bring a bit of intimidation. The badge is something I like. Amodio, a Yale University fifth-year computer science Ph.D student, stated in a statement that he is someone who values knowledge and knows things.

His unorthodox approach made long-time viewers grumble. He was well-known for asking "What's ..."" instead of "Who is ...,"".

It was in the rules of the quiz show, and Amodio explained that it helped him to limit any "unnecessary parts" that could hinder his effectiveness.

The "Amodio Rodeo", which became the quiz show's name, proved to be a distraction for its producers Sony Pictures Television. It was a successful attempt to replace Alex Trebek founder.

After Mike Richards' disparaging comments about women in podcasts, Sony hired Mayim Bialik as its new guest host.

Sony stated that it would resume its search for a permanent host.

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