An energy demonstrator from Waverly, Ohio...

Greg Hopkins

Season 1 1-time champion: $8,400.

Greg was the first champion on the Alex Trebek version of Jeopardy! and was also one of the very few players to lose a $0-$0-$0 game.

In the series premiere, he "demonstrated" how energy is made by using a balloon to represent an excited uranium atom.

Greg appeared in the following 2 archived games:
#2, aired 1984-09-11 Greg Hopkins vs. Lynne Crawford vs. Paul Schaeffer Second episode. Three-way tie at zero.
#1, aired 1984-09-10 Greg Hopkins vs. Lois Feinstein vs. Frank Selevan Premiere episode with Alex Trebek as host.

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