Season 10 (1993-1994)[edit | edit source]
- At the beginning of this season, Johnny's catchphrase is changed to say at the start of every episode, which is: "Celebrating its 10th year, as America's favorite answer and question show, this is Jeopardy!".
- This is the last season to be produced by Merv Griffin Enterprises, who had been credited as such since the first season.
- The opening credits have changed to the Jeopardy! 10th-anniversary logo on the game board. After that, the Jeopardy! 10th-anniversary logo zooms out and stays onscreen, and then, it breaks into pieces.
- The copyright card looks similar to early Season 7 episodes, but with a cloud background, and an upside down triangle that has a light in it, and the rectangle is blue and larger with a burgundy border on it.
- Season 10 of Jeopardy! kicks off on September 6, 1993.
- The Jeopardy! 10th-anniversary championship was supposed to be a tournament featuring the first nine Tournament of Champions winners from the first nine seasons of Jeopardy!. However, they couldn't do it that way because the first two Tournament of Champions winners, the late Jerry Frankel died of AIDS on July 13, 1987, and Chuck Forrest had to work overseas.
- From November 1, 1993 to November 4, 1993, whichever contestant becomes Jeopardy! champions gets a chance to select which 1 of the 9 participants from each Tournament of Champions semi-finals and finals will compete in the 10th-anniversary championship, which came after the Tournament of Champions.
- Tom Nosek won the Tournament of Champions and went on to be a participant in the 10th-anniversary championship.
- The week of the November 29, 1993 episode, which is the 10th Anniversary Tournament, featuring semi-finalists and finalists from past Tournament of Champions.
- On the December 23, 1993 episode, during the Video Daily Double segment, we have the Merv Griffin Enterprises griffin, the Columbia Pictures torch lady, and the TriStar Pictures Pegasus, and TriStar wins as the best answer.
- In this season's College Championship, the winner was awarded a dodge prize along with the trophy, and $25,000.
- Jeff Stewart, a Brigham Young University chose the pickup truck.
- On later episodes of this season, Johnny said the 1992 catchphrase.
- Season 10 of Jeopardy! wraps up on July 22, 1994.
- Summer reruns air from July 25-September 2, 1994. Reruns later air on weekends from 1994-1995.
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