Mayim Bialik had one habit as a game show host that put her chances for success in jeopardy.While Bialik does seem to be giving up her hosting duties on “Jeopardy!” until the writers strike is over, she was featured on this week’s episode of the “Inside Jeopardy!” podcast, as producer Sarah Whitcomb Foss reviewed quotes about the show from the actress and fellow host Ken Jennings.
Foss also revealed the advice she gave Bialik to help her become a better host.As heard on the podcast, the former “Big Bang Theory” star spoke to the audience during a Q&A session that took place during a taping of the show.
When asked what surprised her most about hosting, she said, “I did not expect to enjoy as much watching while I’m up there as much as I do, and it’s hard not to get honestly sort of starstruck by the contestants up here.”“And I have to remember that I can’t be exceptionally surprised when they get things right, which I used to be,” she continued. “I used to be, ‘Wow, yes, you got it!’ So I try to be more chill about it, but it really is very impressive to watch the show from up there.”After reviewing the clip, Foss confirmed that Bialik’s behavior had been a bit of an issue, explaining, “I can say this is really true for Mayim.
She is constantly impressed and often even surprised at how many things our ‘Jeopardy!’ contestants can recall so quickly.”“So it was something we talked about in the beginning.Read more on nypost.com