06/23/1986 at 01:00 AM EDT
All the word games—$25,000 and $100,000 Pyramid, The $1,000,000 Chance of a Lifetime, even Headline Chasers and especially Super Password—require a bit of brains and a passable vocabulary. Wheel of Fortune isn't for idiots. But no question about it, Jeopardy! is the game for the well-educated and worldly, requiring knowledge of history, literature and sports and a unique dyslexic ability to answer an answer with a question.