Alex Trebek slammed over boy's 'Jeopardy!' spelling gaffe

Thomas Hurley III lost a $3,000 wager during the Final Round of Kids Week Jeopardy over a...

Thomas Hurley III lost a $3,000 wager during the Final Round of Kids Week Jeopardy over a misspelling. (Youtube)

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Thomas Hurley III lost a $3,000 wager during the Final Round of Kids Week Jeopardy! over one letter: Instead of writing 'Emancipation,' he wrote 'Emanciptation.'

Jeapardy! host Alex Trebek called him out for the "badly misspelled" word, and Hurley was disqualified from the final.

See what happened for yourself in the YouTube clip below


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