Watch Jeopardy! Contestants Fail to Identify Tom Holland as Spider-Man

Tom Holland as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Avengers: Infinity War (2018).
Tom Holland as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Avengers: Infinity War (2018).
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Considering the massive fan base of the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies—and that its latest feature, Spider-Man: Far From Home, just arrived in theaters today—it wouldn't be unreasonable to expect that even the most casual of moviegoers would know the name of the actor behind the latest incarnation of the Webslinger … especially since he’s been playing the superhero since 2016. But a recent Jeopardy! question proved otherwise.

This week, as a clip uploaded to Twitter shows, Jeopardy!'s contestants were stumped when asked by Alex Trebek to name the actor who currently occupies Spider-Man's suit. The question was even accompanied by a video of Tom Holland as Spider-Man. Two players made their guesses: Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire, the previous actors to take on the character, who are both more than 10 years older than Holland.

Garfield, 35, starred as Peter Parker in Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014), before the character was brought into the MCU. For 44-year-old Maguire’s part, many will remember his iconic portrayal of the superhero in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man (2002), Spider-Man 2 (2004), and Spider-Man 3 (2007). While some people still have an attachment to Maguire in the role, Holland, 23, has since been hailed by many as the best Spider-Man portrayal to date.

[h/t ComicBook.com]

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A Diehard Fan of The Office Just Wrote a 24-Episode 10th Season—and You Can Read It Online

The cast of The Office in a scene from the series finale.
The cast of The Office in a scene from the series finale.
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Just like William Shakespeare before him, one fan of The Office has been using his time in quarantine to get a little creative, writing an entire new season of the beloved sitcom.

As Geek Tyrant reports, extreme Dunder Mifflinite Nick Janicki spent his time indoors writing a full, 24-episode 10th season of the series, and it's available for anyone to read online. Just be prepared that it may take a little time, as it's 900 pages long!

Janicki did the beloved sitcom appropriate justice by bringing back all the most crucial characters, including Michael Scott, Dwight Schrute, Pam Beesly, and Jim Halpert. To see exactly what goes down in each episode, and how Janicki's imagined 10th season plays out, you'll have to read it for yourself. The scripts are described as a "reunion season" and each one is currently available to read in PDF form. With titles like "The Dunderal," [PDF] and "Bachelor & Chill," [PDF] it sounds like fans are in for a real treat.

It might not be the long-awaited reunion fans had hoped for, but hey, it's something. As for whether or not the series will ever make like Friends and announce an official reunion, that is really anyone's guess. According to the show's creator Greg Daniels, the ensemble cast might be too big and too busy to all come back together for a new show. Thankfully, however, fans got the next big thing when many of the actors appeared on a recent episode of John Krasinski's Some Good News for a virtual wedding.

[h/t Geek Tyrant]