"Most of this firm's 70,000 seasonal white-collar employees work only four months a year." So went the clue in the final round Jeopardy! on November 30, 2004, that would finally trip up Ken Jennings, the game show's sitting champion and at the time the most winning television game show contestant in U.S. history. By the time that clue came up, the computer scientist and trivia aficionado had already been on Jeopardy! for 74 straight games and had amassed $2,520,700 in winnings.
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