It’s a bitter irony that in the same weekend that America celebrates the return of political hope, that it also loses one of its most loved television stars.

Alex Trebek fronted Jeopardy! when I first saw it on a childhood trip to America and I have been a massive fan ever since, playing the video games and enjoying older episodes thanks to modern technology. He was one of those comforting celebs, always out to entertain and inform.

Godspeed Alex, what is…iconic?