March 8, 2017


'Jeopardy!' Did a Beyoncé-Inspired 'Becky With the Good Hair' Category

Getty Images, Carol Kaelson/CBS
Getty Images, Carol Kaelson/CBS

Dinner-in-front-of-the-TV staple Jeopardy! knows how to get the internet interested in it every few weeks or so. This time it wasn't Alex Trebek spitting rap bars, but rather a Beyoncé-indebted category entitled "Becky with the Good Hair."


The answers were related to the shows Cheers and Empire and the novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Vanity Fair. This account tweeted a compilation:

The show definitely knew what it was setting up, too, tweeting directly to the Beyhive:

And though the reference was not without its critics, it did incite a Twitter party:

Know who else is inspired by Beyoncé? Little Mix, who tell us all about it in this interview: