What is uncanny?
Nathaniel Miller of Yale picked an $800 “Health & Medicine” clue that read: “From a Greek word for people, it describes a disease that affects many people at one time.”
“What is a pandemic?” Miller responded.
“We’ll accept that,” host Alex Trebek said.
Miller, a sophomore, won the College Championship round with $24,001 to advance to the semifinals.
Needless to say, the internet was creeped out by the timing. (See the Twitter responses below the full episode. The pandemic exchange begins at 14:00.)