Celebrities Who Have Been 'Jeopardy' ! Clues - and Their Hilarious Reactions

For these stars, seeing their name as a clue (or answer) on Jeopardy! means they've really made it. Click through to see if you got the "question" right  — and to see the stars' "daily double" takes about their blue box moments

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Who Is Lisa Rinna?

Lisa Rinna
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The actress and reality star was delighted to be known as "Mrs. Harry Hamlin" for her time in the Jeopardy spotlight. "When you are a @jeopardy question! OMG!!!!!!!! 😀" she captioned her Instagram.

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Zach Braff Jeopardy Scrubs
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Who Is Zach Braff?

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Zach Braff was ecstatic when a fan tweeted that he had become a clue on Jeopardy for his role on Scrubs, on which he starred from 2001-2010. "Guys. Jeopardy!!! I made it!!!" he tweeted in response to a fan sending him a snapshot of the clue.

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Anderson Cooper Jeopardy host
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"This Project Runway winner halted his line in 2020 to mass-produce face masks and healthcare materials."

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Who Is Christian Siriano?

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"What an honor tonight to be a @jeopardy question again!" the designer wrote on Instagram in April 2021. "Thank you @andersoncooper for being such a fabulous guest host! Who is chic AF...answer is the daily double!"

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Candace Cameron Bure
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What Is Fuller House?

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Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber in Fuller House. Netflix

The actress broke her social media hiatus to show her excitement about being included in a clue. "I guess Jeopardy! brought me back from my social media break 🙈😜," Cameron Bure wrote on Instagram. "This makes me giggle so much-being one of tonight's questions for the Greatest of All Time contestants. What is #FullerHouse."

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What Is Wasabi?

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Okay so Katie Lee herself wasn't the actual answer, but the chef and new mom was nonetheless pumped to have her quotes used as a February 2021 Jeopardy question. "Look Ma, I made it!!" she tweeted.

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John Mulaney Jeopardy Clue
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Host Alex Trebek's hint: "This comic did the standup special, New in Town."

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Who Is John Mulaney?

John Mulaney Jeopardy Clue
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The comedian shared the exciting news on Twitter by posting a clip from the show, and writing, "I turned the volume all the way up but I think [the contestant] says, 'what is John Mulaney?' Which is a good question."

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Lizzo Jeopardy clue
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Who Is Lizzo?

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The rapper was hyped to see that she was "100% that clue" on the game show. She tweeted, "THATS IT THATS IT B---- IM TAKING THIS W ALL THE WAY HOME BYEEEEE B----" accompanied by a bunch of shocked emojis.

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Celebs as Jeopardy Clues Jennifer Garner
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Who Is Jennifer Garner?

Celebs as Jeopardy Clues Jennifer Garner
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The Alias star was so excited to be an answer on Jeopardy that she photoshopped a photo of her head onto a contestant's body and shared it with Instagram.

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Mindy Kaling
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Who Is Mindy Kaling?

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Kaling was feeling #blessed to be included on the show. She tweeted, "I've been told I was a clue on @jeopardy tonight and I just feel #blessed that I could be apart of this #JeopardyJames era."

#JeopardyJames is a reference to contestant James Holzhauer, who had an epic 33 game streakjeams on the show and earned himself almost $2.5 million--the third highest overall in Jeopardy history.

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Solange Knowles
Solange Knowles
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What Is When I Get Home?

Solange Knowles
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Solange had a laugh when she was mentioned in a clue, but mostly because no one knew the answer.

The singer took it all in stride, tweeting simply, "lmaoooooo," in response to the contestants' silence.

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Ashton Kutcher
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What Is That '70s Show?

Cast of That 70s Show. FOX

It's a two-for-one clue! Kutcher was excited to see his name alongside his wife's on the iconic blue screen. Also super sweet? His response to the clue, about the show on which he met Kunis: "My girl got first billing."

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Rachel Bloom
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Who Is Rachel Bloom?

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The actress was ready to take it personally if no one buzzed in.

Bloom tweeted, "If no one gets [the answer] right it means the contestants hate women and that is the only conclusion to draw."

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Jessica Simpson
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What Is 'Ring Bearer'?

Jessica Simpson
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Simpson was so tickled by the clue that she offered to pay up even if the contestant didn't end up winning the show.

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What Is RuPaul's Drag Race?

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You better work! RuPaul was gagged and gooped to see that his Emmy Award-winning TV show was an answer to this clue. Ru tweeted that he "LOVED" being included in the game.

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Kevin Smith
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Who Is Silent Bob?

Kevin Smith
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Smith got sentimental about his inclusion on the show, saying, "Every night I used to work the register at Quick Stop, I'd always watch Jeopardy. That convenience store kid's mind would be melted if he found out he'd be a clue on the show one day."

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Billy Eichner
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What Is American Horror Story?

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Eichner absolutely lost his mind when he saw that he was a clue. He tweeted, "Oh My God I was a clue on JEOPARDY today!!! I'm freaking out!"

He couldn't help but spoil the answer himself: "WHAT IS…AMERICAN HORROR STORY!!!"

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Alison Brie
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What Is 'Gorgeous'?

Alison Brie
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Brie said that her "parents would be proud" getting to see her name on the iconic blue screen.

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Kumail Nanjiani
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What Is Silicon Valley?

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Nanjiani had his whole day made when he saw that he was on Jeopardy. Let's just hope that the contestant answering that question is better with their prize money than Kumail's character!

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Paulette Perrette
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What Is NCIS?

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Perrette, who played Abby Sciuto for a whopping 15 seasons of the crime series, was thrilled to be featured (again) on the quiz show.

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Dolly Parton
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Who Is Dolly Parton?

Dolly Parton
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The clue, of course, is referring to Parton's album, Pure & Simple, which she called her "Love of Many Colors album." The woman to get it right, Karen, unfortunately didn't win, but she was a winner in Dolly's eyes.

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Megan Mullally
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Who Is Nick Offerman?

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Mullally tweeted, "real clue from yesterday. Jeopardy is getting dank," when she saw that she (and her husband) were part of the show.

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