Fans Get Angry at ‘Jeopardy’ Host Mayim Bialik, Writers For Marijuana Joke


Mayim BialikIt has been a tough battle against the Jeopardy! fans. The writers and she are currently in serious trouble over a joke about marijuana. Let’s find out what’s going on.

An Off-Color Joke

The category was “Ripped From The Headlines”On the 24th of May, Jeopardy!. The answer is “Marijuana issue sent to this ‘committee’ generally composed of members of both houses of a legislature.”Ryan Long, reigning champion and cat fosterer, guessed bipartisan committee but was wrong.

The correct question was “what is a joint committee.”Bialik also added “Get it?”It was funny, as there was some laughter. This is a simple double entendre, involving both the meanings of each word. “joint.”Bialik, and the Jeopardy!It is not uncommon for writers to be the first to notice this.

The 2015 Massachusetts Senate President Stanley Rosenberg proposed legislative action on marijuana. He emphasized the futility of the venture, noting that it would all be conducted in joint committees. Rosenberg laughed and explained. “That’s really funny. I didn’t try to be funny. They are called joint committees.”You would think that a joke good enough to make a politician laugh would be enough. Jeopardy!.

Bialik: Immediate Hatred

Although the joke was well received by most people, some Twitter users weren’t happy with what they heard. One user wrote, “Oh, but won’t the #Jeopardy writers PLEASE think of the children watching, and their delicate ears that were just exposed to a cannabis reference?”It almost sounds like a SimpsonsRefer toIt was, however, still a powerful message for some people.

Twitter being Twitter, the conversation slowly grew into a mass of Bialik. Some Her defense was fought. The original tweeter deleted it and wrote afterward “things can continue to snowball without your knowing it.”

One user responded personally to the comment, noting how alcohol is more dangerous than cannabis. “ignorant jokes like yours don’t help.”Twitter is divisive and nothing more.

Another person pointed it out as a non-issue. What if an actual baby did? “get it,” then they’ve already been exposed to weed.

Bialik can’t win

Bialik was the centre of controversy just a few months ago when she briefly called out the opening round of Jeopardy!The “single Jeopardy” round. Twitter went wild, and Bialik addressed this matter. She explained, “It’s not like Mayim’s going rogue! Everything is very carefully monitored. There’s a thing in my ear, I promise.”

Bearing this in mind, the one-off joke probably isn’t even her fault. The Big Bang TheoryStar has been blasted for more than Trebek. This one joke about marijuana was far more ridiculous than it was harmful. Let’s hope everyone can move on.

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