Guessing that the "Gondola Ride Through Venice" prize meant they were heading to the country of "Paris," winners David and wife Keri instantly made us all feel a little bit better about our own knowledge of Europe.
The shining moment had us reminiscing about some other memorable game show gems.
It had already been a baffling month in the world of television competitions before David and Keri came along: Earlier in February, a synonym-challenged clan had Family Feud host Steve Harvey at his wit's end. Yes, these people managed to shock Steve Harvey – the man who once crushed a young woman's dream on live TV because he couldn't properly read a card – with the sheer immensity of their incompetence.
Then there was this classic Family Fortune contestant who we imagine was being sponsored by some sort of turkey lobby. Or he was just extremely uncreative. Who's to know?
You know how people complain about modern "everyone is a winner" attitudes that coddle children? Well these three Jeopardy! contestants did their best to turn that policy on its head by ensuring that they, each and every one one of them, was a loser.
Bob Barker got more than he bargained for when he invited contestant Yolanda to "come on down" during a Price Is Right moment that has gone down in game show history. And from then on we all knew never to wear a strapless top on our national TV debuts.
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Was former American Idol contestant Kellie Pickler faking her idiocy for attention on Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? We sure hope so. The prospect of someone who thinks Europe is a country being more successful than us is just too much to bear.
In the history of humanity, no one has ever screamed "naked grandma" with the level of enthusiasm reached by this man.
Yet another guest who is definitely, 100 percent not smarter than a fifth grader. But she shouldn't feel bad, space was a hard topic for most of us to understand. Wait, no, she should feel very, very bad: