#ThrowbackThursday – ALAN RICKMAN ROLES


With the death of Alan Rickman this morning at the age of 69, I got to thinking: when has Alan Rickman come up on Jeopardy?

After quickly searching the J! Archive, It appears as though the biggest redeeming quality of a pretty ugly episode strategy-wise was when ALAN RICKMAN ROLES came up on June 16, 2014!

Here are the five clues! Click or tap on the clue for the correct response:

$200: As this potions professor, Alan Rickman's not wild about Harry (Potter)

Who is Snape?


$400: Alan Rickman was Col. Brandon, who wooed Kate Winslet's Marianne Dashwood, in this film based on a beloved novel

What is Sense and Sensibility?


$600: As Judge Turpin, Alan Rickman has a close shave with Johnny Depp in this 2007 film

What is Sweeney Todd?


$800: Bruce Willis said, 'Yippee-ki-yay' to Rickman's Hans Gruber in this flick

What is Die Hard?


$1000: But of course Alan Rickman played this baddie in 'Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves'

Who is the Sheriff of Nottingham?


Want to speculate on what the sixth clue in the category was? Leave a comment, and may Alan rest in peace!