If you, like millions of other people around the country, were watching “Jeopardy!” Thursday night, you may have noticed that Central Oregon was the answer — er, question — to a clue.
In the first half of the show, one of the categories was called “The ‘End’s’ of the Earth” — with each place containing E-N-D.
The answer under the $400 panel was: “The seat of Deschutes County, Oregon, it’s named for a curve in the Deschutes River.”
Contestant John Guszkowski, a planning consultant from Pomfret, Conn., correctly replied, “What is Bend?”
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He ended up in second place, winning $2,000.
Troy Meyer of Tampa, Fla., extended his win streak to five games. His $44,401 haul on Thursday brought his total to $214,802.
You can watch “Jeopardy!” in Central Oregon each weeknight at 7:00 p.m. on KOHD/ABC.