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Game show scandals and controversies

POSTED: 11:05 AM Aug 05 2013

Social media is still howling over an eighth-grader's "Jeopardy!" spelling mistake. Here's a rundown of other scandals and controversies in game show history.

Thomas Hurley on Jeopardy
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Social media is still howling after last week's perceived slight of eighth-grader Thomas Hurley III and his misspelling of "Emancipation" during Kids Week on "Jeopardy!" Check out these other game show scandals and controversies through the years:

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