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Updated on Nov 28, 2019. Posted on Nov 26, 2019

Tom Hanks Was Shown The Viral "Jeopardy!" Clip Where Nobody Knew Who He Was And OMG

"What was the name of the category? Washed up career choices for $800?"

Last week, some contestants on Jeopardy! made headlines when they were shown a picture of Tom Hanks playing Mister Rogers — and not a single soul among them could recognize the famous actor.

This is the most fucked up thing I’ve ever seen

Well, Tom stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, where it was revealed that he hadn't seen the viral Jeopardy! clip yet. So Jimmy showed it to him on air.

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And Tom was ~not very happy~ with the trio of contestants.

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"You are kidding me! You are kidding me!" Tom shouted, laughing. "They didn't even have any wrong [guesses]? Bing, Woody Harrelson? Bing, Mahershala Ali?!"

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"What was the name of the category? Washed up career choices for $800? Bad casting for $1,000, Alex?"

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Jimmy then suggested that perhaps it was a testament to Hanks's fine acting skills:

I look at it as, you inhabited that character so beautifully that even they were absorbed instantaneously.

"Okay, I'll take that, I'll take that," Tom agreed.

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"I think actually they were blinded by the red sweater," he concluded.

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You can watch Tom's full interview with Jimmy below:

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